Tag: "during" at medical news
AIDS Treatments Seek To Eradicate Virus, Restore Immunity
...ients by giving them massive doses of immune cells during
theircombination drug therapy, according to cellul...s in the plasma, bloodcells, and tissue before and during
the therapies. In addition to the SPIRAT grant, of which there are nine in the country,the...
Study Says Machine Sensors Applicable To Human Ills
...hnology Roadmap Workshop held in Albuquerque, N.M. during
April 21-24. "We recognize that people are not ma...rical activityexcept for the period just before or during
sudden cardiac death when itbecomes regular. This parallels complex mechanical systems which also sh...
DNA Imaging to Design Better Drugs
...lexes. Williams and Bottomley presented this work during
the 211th <AHREF="http://www.acs.org/">American Chemical Society nationalmeeting in New Orleans in late March, and have submitted it forpublication in the Proceedings of the National Academy ofSciences . Dr. Jonathan B. Chaires of the <...
Digital Speech Analysis Tests Sobriety
... produced by theopening and closing of the glottis during
voiced speech. Cummingsconcentrated on voiced sounds in order to study the glottal excitationwaveform, which is known to be important in the subtle parts of naturalspeech, such as emotion and style. She discovered distinct differences between normal...
Use Of Surfectant Therapy Widens Gap In Death Rate Of Black And White Newborns
...e four St.Louis-area neonatal intensive care units during
1987-89 and 1991-92, beforeand after approval of s...ncidenceof RDS rose slightly from 60 to 65 percent during
the two time periods.However, Hamvas said the death rate for these newborns fell by only 11percent. ...
Chemists Develop Probe To Detect Changes In Imaging Agents Inside Body
...." Lee presented her results from in vitro testing during
therecent Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry. She is nowtesting her probes on live animals in collaboration withradiology professor Anthony McGoron who presented their workat the Society of Nuclear Medicine meeting in Denver, Colorado inJu...
Emory Doctors Discuss "Killing Heat" In This Week's NEJM
...e opening shelters or giving fans to poor citizens during
heat waves are "not enough," they say. "Unfortu...messages. They should also open their facilities during
the hottest hours of the day." "Utility companies often suspend shut-off activities dur...
Alzheimer's disease center seeks patients for new drug studies
...rget various sections of the brain that degenerate during
the course of the disease. Alzheimer's disease affects approximately 4 million Americans. The UT Southwestern clinic currently sees about 300 patients. For more information about the new drug studies and other clinic research, call (214) 648-8696....
Study Demonstrates Safety & Effectiveness Of Asthma Drug
...rshey MedicalCenter. Puffing on the inhalant only during
an attack of coughing or wheezing issufficient for mild asthmatics, according to Zwillich. Data collection andstatistical analysis for the multi-center study was designed and managedby Vernon M. Chinchilli, Ph.D., of the Center for Biostatistics and ...
Means To Predict Which HIV+ Infants Will Rapidly Develop AIDS Outlined By Emory University Researchers
...majority of immunoglobulin-producing B lymphocytes during
gestation and infancy. The team did indeed find ...ity to the thymus and which can cross the placenta during
gestation) to cause early thymic disruption... "In addition to their pathogenetic importance, our fi...
Stents Work Well, But Are Costly: Will Hospitals Continue To Use Them?
... the need for repeatangioplasty and bypass surgery during
the year following the procedure.Reduced follow-up procedures allow stenting to recoup some of the extracosts associated with this form of therapy." Up to 25 percent of patients who had angioplasty will need a repeatprocedure in the follow-up year,...
UW, Siemens Unveil New Panoramic Ultrasound Imaging Application Using Programmable Technology
...patents have been issued to both the UW andSiemens during
the collaboration. Siemens funded the UW research with $1million and holds an exclusive license to the UW core technology. "This is asuperb example of how industrial and university partners can work togetherto develop technologies for the needs of to...
It Matters Where, In America, You Suffer A Heart Attack
...both the initial hospitalization of these patients during
1990-1993, and they tracked what happened to them ..., where managed care was reputedly more widespread during
the study period, rated the best for both the initial hospitalization and up to a year later. "Th...
Postmature Infants Not As Easily Calmed As Other Newborns
...ling than did the normal-term infants.For example, during
the five-minute period in which they received the sugarsolution, the postmature babies exhibited nearly three times asmany tremors of the arms, legs or hands. Ongoing research has led Smith and her colleagues to thesurprising hypothesis that the swee...
Johns Hopkins To Announce AIDS Capitated Care Program
...mmense AIDS care data base the service has amassed during
the last eightyears. "This data base, which was started in 1989, has helped us study theimpact of an integrated network of care using highly specialized services on aspecific group of patients with a medically complex disease." The goal of Moore ...
Hospital Noise Disrupts Sleep For Patients, In The Critical Care Setting
...patients spent a huge percentage of the time awake during
the night." The authors suggest that hospitals ...re associated with 28sleep arousals in one patient during
a one-hour period. In another patient, 34sound peaks were correlated with 42 arousals in one hour. ...
Childhood Sex Abuse Impacts Adult Relationships
...tionships with their mothers or primary caregivers during
childhood. "In other words, our findings suggest that how sexual abuse affects overall mental health in later life depends on the quality of the abused girl's childhood attachment. Girls with a secure, responsive relationship in childhood with their...
Routine Dental X-ray May Be A Valuable Tool In Stroke Prevention
...mic radiograph is a wide-angle frontal X-ray taken during
a patient's first visit to establish the initial condition of the teeth and surrounding bone and at periodic intervals thereafter as needed. The article prompted little follow-up outside of military veteran populations. The UB investigation i...
ACTG Protocol 185 Enrollment Halted
...ss than or equal to 500/mm3 who were receiving AZT during
pregnancy for medical indications. Women could re... 21% of women had received AZT prior to as well as during
the current pregnancy. The preliminary results from Pediatric ACTG Protocol 185 are consistent with ...
Kids Near Airports Don't Read As Well
...ure -- not noisy episodes that might have occurred during
the testing sessions. Evans and Maxwell, whose stu...al Protection Agency; such an office was abolished during
the Reagan administration. They point to other health concerns related to chronic noise, including ...
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