Tag: "driven" at medical news
Wanted: Holistic approach to cancer treatment
... the advancement of cancertherapy. The strategy is driven
by the financial necessity to develop a drugthat will return a profit on the investments needed to obtain FDA approval andthen covering the cost of marketing that drug. An interview with former congressman Berkley Bedell (D-Iowa), who helped foundt...
Success of plasma centers could hurt Red Cross, study finds
...cruitingstrategies since the 1970s, Anderson says, driven
in part by for-profitagencies' desire to improve the quality of the blood plasma supply. A largepercentage of paid donors historically have come from the underclass andhomeless populations, groups that tend to suffer from malnutrition, drug and/oralc...
Updated Results On Heart Assist Device Presented At International Transplant Meeting
... placed on the Novacor LVAS, anelectromagnetically driven
pump surgically implanted in the abdomen thatconnects to the heart's main pumping chamber, the left ventricle. An electroniccontroller and battery pack worn on a belt or as a shoulder bag provide power. Their outcomes were compared to a group of 35 ...
...ically: therate of 17 deaths per 100 million miles driven
in snowmobiles was much higherthan the rate of 2 deaths per 100 million miles driven
in on-road motorvehicles. The authors estimated that during the two-year period, on-road motorvehicl...
Study Offers Hope For Immune Reconstitution After HIV Infection
...ual's T cells after his or her viral load has been driven
down by highlyactive antiretroviral therapy (HAART)," says NIAID Director Anthony S. Fauci,M.D. "Moreover, the technique developed to track newly produced T cells couldprove to be a valuable research tool for monitoring immune reconstitution inHIV-...
Study Finds Less Intensive Treatments May Not Maintain HIV Suppression
...py (HAART) - even aftertheir viral loads have been driven
below the level of detection by currentassays - po...n hold virus production at bayafter HIV levels are driven
down by intensive therapy. The multicenter studyenrolled more than 500 individuals, each of whom ha...
Policy Methods For Eliminating Child Labor
... current political efforts to curb child labor are driven
by emotions rather than the results of scholarly investigation and that their contribution helps fill the void of serious studies of child labor. "This is a field of study where prescription has outstripped analysis by a wide margin," they say in the...
Dying To Quit: Why We Smoke And How We Stop
... 20 or 30 pounds after quitting may be genetically driven
and that the small weight gain most quitters experience merely brings their weight up to what is considered normal. In assessing why so many of us continue to smoke, Brigham explores the behavioral economics of tobacco use. For many smokers, she poi...
Enhancing Night Visibility Using UV Technology To Be Tested On Virginia Tech's Smart Road
... (FEB. 19, 1998* -- BLACKSBURG, VA) Have you ever driven
in a pouringrain or thick fog, uncertain where the edge of your lane or the road is? Haveyou ever barely missed a pedestrian on a dark night because you could not seethem? Researchers in Virginia Tech's Center for Transportation Research and theVir...
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