Tag: "effective" at medical news
Study shows promise in identifying kidney failure
...unacceptably delayed. Ironically, even tragically, effective
preventive and therapeutic measures are widely available, but rarely administered in a timely manner due to the lack of early biomarkers of kidney failure," Dr. Devarajan said. The Lancet study used as its model children undergoing cardiopulmonary by...
International breast cancer prevention study launches in the United States and Canada
...nhibitors. As a result, we think this could be an effective
approach to preventing it from developing in the f...th important information about another potentially effective
tool for breast cancer prevention." Women enrolled in the ExCel research study will be randomize...
Geodon effective in psychiatric emergencies; Sharply reduces time in restraints
...k University Hospital found that medication was as effective
in treating the severe agitation associated with a...erely agitated patients, particularly because it's effective
in treating agitation, whatever the apparent cause," he said. Doctors recommend that patients treate...
Pitt marks 50th anniversary of its Salk polio vaccine with reunion, scientific symposium
...955, announcement that declared the vaccine "safe, effective
and potent" and ushered in a new era of hope that polio could be conquered. A community celebration on April 10 will recognize Pittsburgh's own and the nation's first "Polio Pioneers" the polio victims, who, in 1953, were the first to receive the ...
Primary care office strategies may increase colon cancer screening
... real-world primary care practices is feasible and effective
enough to warrant considering wider dissemination." (Arch Intern Med. 2005; 165: 661 666. Available post-embargo at www.archinternmed.com .) Editor's Note: This work was supported by a grant from the American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Ga....
Acupuncture found to lower elevations in blood pressure
...wo hours. "This type of electroacupuncture is only effective
on elevated blood pressure levels, such as those present in hypertension, and the treatment has no impact on standing blood pressure rates," said Longhurst, a cardiologist who is also the Lawrence K. Dodge Professor in Integrative Biology. "Our goal ...
Bullying among sixth graders a daily occurrence, UCLA study finds
...aid Juvonen, who has served as a consultant to the effective
"Cool Tools" safe school program at UCLA's Corinne...Juvonen and Nishina said, is that schools can take effective
actions to reduce bullying, and can teach students strategies for coping with and responding to bull...
Hopkins begins human trials with donor adult stem cells to repair muscle damaged from heart attack
...udy shows their tremendous potential in developing effective
therapies for heart disease, and avoids the controversy surrounding destruction of embryos to obtain the embryonic variety," he adds. "Among its many benefits are that adult stem cells are readily available from a number of donors, and grow in larg...
Research offers hope of new treatments for liver damage
...tage scarring of the liver). Currently, we have no effective
treatment for liver cirrhosis which is associated with internal bleeding, liver failure and the development of primary liver cancer. There is a huge imperative to develop new approaches to the treatment of liver scarring. Exciting insights such as th...
Child care may affect entire community's risks of infection
...ood hygiene, Dr. Huang added. "The vaccine is very effective
and prevents infection. In addition, wash [children's] hands and encourage their friends to wash their hands." Toys should also be cleaned regularly to reduce the risk of infection among playmates. Calling the pneumococcal model "a highly simplified ...
NIH state-of-the-science panel calls for 'demedicalization' of menopause
... severe and persistent, the panel found nothing as effective
as estrogen therapy for alleviating those symptoms. Low-dose estrogen has been shown to be effective
for many women, although some require larger doses to relieve hot flashes. Concerns about the risks ...
Cardiac deaths peak in sleep hours for patients with sleep apnea
...ere unavailable. Previous studies have proven CPAP effective
in OSA symptom relief and in raising nighttime oxygen levels in the blood, however. "At the very least, the study may help us better understand why people should die in their sleep at all. We now know that persons with sleep apnea have a peak in su...
Stanford patient is first to test new treatment for peripheral arterial disease
...als for the drug-eluting stent. If proven safe and effective
in this phase - expected to be completed in a little more than a year after the 60 patients have been treated - a second, larger trial will look more closely at the long-term success of the stent in a larger population. It will be six months to a yea...
Opponents of needle-exchange programs should think about their message to drug users
...lean needles in exchange for their used ones is an effective
means of reducing the incidence of blood-borne dis...he CDC have endorsed access to clean needles as an effective
measure for reducing the incidence of blood-borne diseases and increasing access to treatment for dr...
Yale technology translates to sonic golf training tool
...his professional expertise to produce a unique and effective
realtime audio biofeedback device for teaching and training golf. Grober developed a golf club that has motiondetecting sensors, similar to those used for safety airbag deployment in cars, embedded in the shaft. Sonic Golf's unique feature is the use...
Chronic fatigue patients show lower response to placebos
...absence of a cure, Bateman has found that the most effective
treatment for CFS combines improving symptoms with medication, helping patients retain physical conditioning when possible and using psychological and psychiatric interventions to help patients adapt to living with chronic illness. She doesn't disco...
Depression linked to insomnia in HIV patients
...Reid says. Behavioral treatments, he adds, "are as effective
as drug treatments in persistent primary insomnia, but they have yet to be evaluated in people with HIV." Reid and colleagues says further research is needed to learn whether insomnia adds to the disabling burden of HIV, especially in patients who h...
UNH launches 2nd spinout company with NIH grants
...loped his technique for polarizing xenon, the most effective
in the world, with previous NIH funding. The new g...ld grow dramatically. "If we can demonstrate it is effective
in not only assessing and monitoring diseases, but also in helping determine --whether a patient sho...
ESC releases the first European Guidelines on Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (PCI)
...symptoms, both reperfusion strategies seem equally effective
in reducing infarct size and mortality. Therefore, thrombolysis is still a viable alternative to primary PCI, provided that it can be delivered within 3 hours after onset of chest pain or other symptoms. 11. Primary PCI compared with thrombolysis si...
Targeting mutant B-Raf protein reduces melanoma development
...noma increasing at about 4 percent per year and no effective
treatments available for advanced-stage disease, i... of the disease, and thus, the development of more effective
long-term treatment options for patients." The study, titled "Mutant V599EB-Raf Regulates Growth and...
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