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Hopkins Researchers Develop Under-The-Skin Implant For Pain Treatment
... eager to offer patients the polymer, which can be easily
implanted before patients return to their villages. Villagers, many of whom cannot read or write and do not own clocks, will not need to store medicines or remember when and how to take them. The new drug delivery system is also appealing to Indian...
Partial Liquid Breathing Improves Lung Function, Chances of Survival in Sick Preemies
...hrough the air sacs and into the blood stream more easily
and efficiently. "The successful introduction of liquid into the lung and the ability of infants to breathe with liquid allows us to ventilate the lung at lower pressure, which causes less damage," Leach said. "If we can decrease the amount of lung...
Benefits Of New Diet Drug Don't Outweigh Risks
... use of the diet pill. "People do lose weight more easily
with Redux (d-fenfluramine) than with a placebo, b... an average of 25 percent of calories from fat can easily
produce a deficit equal to or greater than the amount of weight lost by chronically taking diet pill...
Common Drug-Capsule Coating Not As Inert As Previously Thought
...k of biological activity -- are incorrect, you can easily
headoff in a wrong direction. We need to take a closer look at what fundamentalmaterial properties generate desired biological responses." PEG's changing configuration may provide a vital clue, Leckband said. "We are now in a position to investigat...
Unique Interactive Health Kiosks Distributed In Michigan
...ol of Public Health. Strecher says the kiosks are easily
expandable and there are plans to add five to seve...ith its television format," he says, "allows us to easily
generate new channels, new risk factors, add them in a seamless way, then each year, add on and refi...
Chemist Turns To Self-Assembly To Create New Drugs
...cktail party don't hit itoff, the two monomers can easily
break away from their metalmooring if the resulting compound doesn't succeed in binding thetarget molecule. This gives them the chance to try their luck ina new alliance. With current methods, there's no way to gobackward and rework the drug candidat...
X-ray Microscope Designed To Study Jet Engine Components Now Probes Tooth Dentin
...th andthe plastic filling. Strong bonds form easily
between restorative materials and the surfaceename...ess the liquid fillingpenetrates moist dentin more easily
than drier dentin -- much as a moist spongemore quickly absorbs water than a dried sponge, Sally Mar...
Scientists Create Extremely Sensitive Test For Detecting Radiation Damage
... writer said. "For instance,scientists should more easily
detect the type and frequency of DNA lesions inliving tissues after exposure to environmental radiation or chemicalcarcinogens."...
New Treatment Targets Most Malignant Brain Tumors
... Astatine-211 to antibodies thatcan be quickly and easily
carried out by a technician, we can now evaluate t...heAstatine to the antibody that can be quickly and easily
carried out by atechnician. However, Bigner and the other Duke scientists emphasized that c...
Dying To Quit: Why We Smoke And How We Stop
...death at an earlier age. Why can some smokers quit easily
while others fail over and over again? Here, Brigham details the myriad behavioral factors at work and discusses not only the symptoms most quitters experience, but the length of those symptoms and the extent to which they disrupt smokers' lives. Sy...
One-Time Needles Don't Reduce HIV Among Addicts, Study Shows
..."You'd think that distributing syringes that can't easily
be infected or passedamong addicts would cut the s... engineering anddistributing syringes that are not easily
shared. Currently, there are severaldifferent possible designs of difficult-to-reuse syringes, also ...
Voluntary HIV Counseling And Testing Reduce Risk Behavior In Developing Countries
...ticipants. The team set up free counseling centers easily
accessible to local residents ofNairobi, Kenya; Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania; and Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.The researchers selected 3120 individuals and 586 couples responding toadvertisements about the study. These participants were then random...
Three INEEL Inventions Win International Recognition
...s a majorbreakthrough in pesticide research and is easily
and inexpensively produced. The 36th annual compe...ch. It offers an extraordinary taxonomic range, is easily
andinexpensively produced, has an excellent shelf life, and may be used to protectcrops in the field...
New Elementary School Program Lowers Cardiovascular Risks In Children
...rection to take. The positive results of the more easily
implemented classroom-wide approach were stronger and reached more children. Dr. Harrell speculates that the reason this approach is more successful is that it avoids stigmatization of children with risk factors, capitalizes on positive peer pressur...
Controlling Collagen Levels May Be Key To Fighting Organ Failure Caused By High
... echocardiogram. Diez says the ability to easily
measure collagen levels could lead todrugs that help prevent organ damage in people with high blood pressure. "It isa development which can be anticipated in the immediate future. Nevertheless,we are aware that further studies are necessary to vali...
Jefferson Physician Warns Further Study Of DHEA's Safety Needed
...s and misapplications of this powerful and all too easily
available hormone. Dr. Goldberg also cautions that like any drug, there may be drug-drug interactions. He is, however, encouraged that much more research is being done on DHEA. "Now, the National Institutes of Health are conducting studies on i...
Beyond Pharmaceuticals: Business And Academic Leaders Forecast The Future Of "Combinatorial Chemistry"
...tween carbons. Chemicals called olefins, which are easily
derived from crude oil and naturalplant oils, provide a cheap source of building blocks for Click Chemistry,Sharpless says. Simple reactions create "sticky spots" on olefins, which allowthem to be "stitched" together with a single heteroatom. From th...
Study Shows Three-Drug "Cocktail" Needed To Keep AIDS Virus Curbed
...s and then reduce it to something simpler and more easily
tolerated,"Eron said. "At least in these patients, reducing therapy just didnt work." The researchers, led by Dr. Diane V. Havlir of the University of California at SanDiego, found that virus particles that were undetectable in infected patien...
Low Socio-Economic Status Heart Patients Need More Than Just Aggressive Cardiac Procedures
...of patients after treatment are complicatedand not easily
solved, Tung said. Most need to drastically change theirlifestyles, may need physical rehabilitation, and need to take heartmedications -- aspects of continuing medical care that can be either out ofreach or not fully understood by most low SES pat...
Study Shows Foreign-Trained Doctors Can Ease Rural Physician Shortages
...Their role in alleviatingunderserviceshould not be easily
dismissed." The Federal Office of Rural Health Policy supported the study.Information analyzed came from the American Medical Association and the U.S.Bureauof Health Professions....
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