Tag: "drip" at medical news
'Super' aspirin and clot buster drug may help heart attack victims avoid surgery
... They are also administered through an intravenous drip
orinfusion. According to lead investigator of the study, Elliott Antman, M.D., director ofthe Coronary Care Unit at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, "The trialtested the hypothesis that the platelet blocker is a potent and safe addition tothrom...
Physics tip sheet #11 - May 1, 2002
...ink.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v88/e198102 2) How drops drip
A. D'Innocenzo, F. Paladini, and L. Renna Physical Review E (Print issue: May 2002) Understanding dripping has engineering applications from control of ink-jet printers to biochip arrayers. Dripping shows a wide variety of characteristics from period...
American Thoracic Society news tips for June (first issue)
...with cough lastingtwo months or more are postnasal drip
syndrome, asthma, and gastroesophageal reflux disease. These illnesses should be considered first despite what appears to be even more "obvious"causes such as smoking or chronic interstitial pneumonia. According to the experts, atroublesome cough ca...
Hope for patients with advanced bowel cancer
...gh the side effects. 5-FU is given by intravenous drip
and research is underway to find other easier means of delivery. Bowel cancer affects nearly 150,000 people in the USA and around 35,000 people in the UK each year. It can arise in any part of the colon or rectum and is a leading cause of death. "T...
Chronic cough significantly impacts life quality in women
... Chronic cough is most often caused by a postnasal drip
syndrome from nose and sinus diseases, asthma, or gastroesophageal reflux disease," said Ms. French. "If a precise cause for a patient's cough can be found, specific therapies can be used to treat the source, which will greatly reduce the incidence ...
Study: New neurons can get out of spinal cord
...nto the spinal cords of paralyzed rats, a constant drip
of molecules that block the nerve-repelling activi...ect. So the team implanted the rats with a pump to drip
these myelin "de-squelchers" in the vicinity of the animals' spinal cords. As a result, some motor n...
International MRC trial finds a routine treatment for head injury may do more harm than good
...bo treatment. Both treatments were delivered by a drip
over a 48 hour period. Dr. Ian Roberts, the clinical co-ordinator of the trial, from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, said: "Head injury is devastating. World-wide, millions of people, particularly young people, are killed or seri...