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Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine By U-M Researcher Is 93% Effective
...ned. Maassab, who was a research assistant for
Dr. Thomas Francis Jr., founderof the U-M epidemio...g Administrationnext summer to license the vaccine for
use in children and healthy adults....
New Approach To Multidrug Resistance
... way to suppress production of the pump longenough for
cancer drugs to work. Therapies for
cancer treatment often use chemicals that impair the geneticmachinery of cells. In previous studies,...
"Super Aspirin" Holds Long-Term Benefits For Some Patients Who Undergo Balloon Angioplasty
...tents, have dramatically improved success rates for
nonsurgical coronary revascularization, complications following balloon angioplasty remain an important problem associated with mortality. An intravenous "super aspirin" called abciximab (ReoPro™, Centocor, Inc., Malvern, PA) adm...
Condemnation May Be Driving Circumcised Women From Health Care
... and at a refugee clinic, thendeveloped guidelines for
circumcised women, illustrated by casestudies. The guidelines include sample questions American phy...
New Ultrasound Technique Is Alternative To Cerebral Angiography
...okea stroke. This new method would reduce the need for
cerebral angiography and therisk that goes with it...t risk of stroke not only during the procedure but for
several hoursafterward. And, said Hirsch, "the risk is exponential depending on their age andtheir h...
3D Ultrasound Gives Better View Of Brain's Arteries
...searchers were able to choose the best perspective for
viewingthe intracranial arteries. With 3D, relationships among the arteries wereeasier to see and understand. Future applications of contrast-enhanced transcranial ultrasound and 3Dreconstructions include pinpointing cerebral hemorrhages. T...
Ultrasound Helps Pediatric Heart Surgeons After Open Heart Surgery
...ial Doppler ultrasound is giving doctors a newtool for
monitoring the brain during open-heart surgery in ..." Rodriguez said. The investigators looked for
the correlation between how well thesurgeon thought that the heart was de-aired versus the readings ...
Studies Find Public Policies For Children And Teenagers Not Very Effective
...levision programming is popular public policy, but for
the mostpart it has failed to prevent harm. Three ...king skills,resist peer pressure, increase respect for
authority and delay theonset of experimenting with alcohol, tobacco and other drugs. Thesestudents w...
Scientists Track Effectiveness Of Migraine Drugs With Ultrasound
..., Korea, said that he has found an objectivemethod for
determining the success of treating patients who g... such as beta blockers, dilate the vessels toallow for
more regular blood flow. The patients in this study received various prescribed drugs form...
Ultrasound Detects Pathology In Patients With Whiplash
...ve they have a new cost-effectiveimaging technique for
evaluating the soft tissues of the spine. ...nd that ultrasound is a valuable imaging technique for
evaluatingpatients with whiplash -- which doctors call post-traumatic neck pain -- and lowback pain...
Psychiatric Symptoms May Signal Brain Damage From Diet Pills
... to achieve weight loss." "I think there is cause for
concern that people who take fenfluramines are at risk for
a host of problems," said McCann, chief of anxiety disorders research in the NIMH Biological Psychia...
Duke Obtains FDA Designation For Pompe Disease Therapy
...stration has approved DukeUniversity's application for
Orphan Drug Designation for
a new therapy forPompe disease, an inherited and usually lethal glycogen storage diseasethat often a...
New Test May Improve Treatment Of Kidney Disease
... right treatment is often a frustrating experience for
physicians andtheir patients. Now, research a...dict in somecases what medications might work best for
each patient. If a patient's white blood cells are suppressed by the medications, it ishoped ...
Antioxidant-Enhancing Drug Partly Rescues Noise-Induced Hearing Loss
..., researchers atthe University at Buffalo's Center for
Hearing and Deafness have found. Results... amounts of noise, such as those near anexplosion, for
example, through the use of this drug." Noise-induced hearing loss, a major health problem i...
Cancer Protection Compound Abundant In Broccoli Sprouts
...extracts of the sprouts to groups of 20 femalerats for
fivedays, and exposed them and a control group tha...ed and pending patents. A systematic search for
dietary sources of compounds that increaseresistance tocancer-causing agents led the Hopkins group t...
Study Demonstrates The Benefits Of Mammography In Women Under 50
...y were presented October 22 at the AmericanSociety for
Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology's (ASTRO) annua.... Bradley said, which makes it an effective method for
detecting breast cancerearly. Dr. Bradley also said that the treatment results for
Common Drug-Capsule Coating Not As Inert As Previously Thought
..., Ill. -- Polyethylene glycol (PEG) is widely used for
drugencapsulation and as a protective surface coating for
biomedical applications. Its popularity as a surface coating has been based -- in part -- on thebeli...
A Helping Hand Could Save An Ailing Heart
... determine health status. After adjusting for
age and initial health status, those who had feltthey needed more help were 3.2 times more likely to have died during that yearthan those who had said they did not need any help. Those who had said theyneeded much more help were 6.5 times more likel...
Unique Interactive Health Kiosks Distributed In Michigan
...he Michigan Interactive Health Kiosk Project calls for
about 50 computers---housed in kiosks similar to those used for
automated bank-teller machines---to be deployed in Michigan communities. It is hoped that additiona...
Many Medical Screening Tests May Be Unnecessary.
...n patients request screening tests---such as those for
breast cancer and prostate cancer---that may be il...learned health care decisions. "For most diseases for
which there is a potential screening test, the effectiveness of screening is controversial," the art...
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