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UT Southwestern Receives FDA Grant To Continue Studies Of Cancer-Fighting Drug Not Used For Past 50 Years
...hen went throughchemotherapy. The cancer was gone for
a year, but then she discovered a lump inher groin. Hormonal therapy prevented enlargement for
a while, but the lumpstarted growing again. She again underwent chemotherapy, but tests soon showed...
Bringing Clinicians Up To Speed On Stats And Business Is Goal Of Nih Grant To Emory University Center For Clinical Evaluation Sciences
...n "the patient." Researchers at the Center for
Clinical Evaluation Sciences at the EmoryUniversit...heNational Institutes of Health to develop a model for
helping healthprofessionals appreciate and become fluent in the linguistics of informatics,clinical ...
'Bathtub' Equation Aids Diabetes Research
...he explains. Mathematical models provide the basis for
much of Finegood's research on theturnover of cells in the development of diabetes, a disease which afflicts1.5 million Canadians. Finegood was given the Canadian Diabetes Association's Young Scientist awardin 1995 and also holds a Medical Scientist ...
NIH Honors Emory Researcher With Merit Award For Work On Renin-Angiotensin System
...earch in Time) awards extend thenormal time period for
a research grant, providing a few outstandinginvestigators with the opportunity for
long-term stable support that willenhance their continued scientific creativity and lessen the admin...
Planning Researcher Finds Best Neighborhoods Aren't Always Best At Preventing Infant Mortality
...onferences. The firstis Nov. 6 at the Association for
Collegiate Schools of Planningmeeting in Ft. Lauderdale, followed by a Nov. 12 presentation atthe American Public Health Association meeting in Indianapolis. Auffrey said the areas doing "something right" despitepoverty, illiteracy and the effects of...
Affordable, Hand-Held Biosensor For Diagnostics
...sent a new type of practical and affordable device for
avariety of medical applications. Potential uses range from the screening ofchemicals for
drugs to diagnosing illness at the bedside without having to sendsamples to the lab. The wor...
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory collaborates with USDA in development of pasteurization process
...ton University, is a collaborative national center for
plasma science and technology leading to an attrac...warm plasma in a fusion device -- are being tested for
pasteurizing raw liquid foods such as eggs, fruit juices, and milk. "This is another example of app...
Some Good News In Treating Infection Common To HIV Patients
... Immunology. Bactrim is considered by the Centers for
Disease Control to be the medication of choice in... now used as a part of standard clinical treatment for
HIV patients with specific infections....
Intralase Will Develop Laser Systems For Eye Surgery
...oard of Regents has approved a license agreement for
a new U-M company---IntraLase Corporation---which ...will develop and market a new generation of lasers for
eye surgery and other high-precision medical applications. The company is being formed in collabora...
Targeted Protein Toxin Effective Against Persistent Brain Tumors
...uch more work remains before the drug may be ready for
marketapproval. In a related study in the same is...h onthe brain and nervous system and a lead agency for
the Congressionallydesignated Decade of the Brain....
Jefferson Researcher Finds New Digital X-Ray Technology May Cut Costs And Improve Patient Care
...aid. The X-rays can also be stored in the computer for
easy and quick access by physicians. Digital X-...7;Ive been working on this technology myself for
25 years, he added. It had to come at some point. Patients can also gre...
Benefits Of Annual Mammography Outweigh Radiation Risks Of Cancer
...y women who were treated with radiation therapy for
benign breast conditions or who were given chest fluoroscopies during tuberculosis treatment in the 1920s. Such women received up to 2,500 times more radiation than a woman gets during a mammogram. Yet, he says, "theres still thi...
Women Say Overwhelming Yes To Ultrasound In New Study
...uch so, that many are willing to pay out of pocket for
it if their insurance company won't cover the proc...omen between the ages of 15 and 44 who were at U-M for
their first obstetrical visit. Among the other findings in the study: 83 percent of the women sa...
Cattle: Latest Weapon In The War On Cancer?
...shing cannot support the predictedgrowth in demand for
this product." However Dr Harper's work has estab...extra-cellular matrix, making itfar more difficult for
it to spread, or metastatise." The factors go by the family name of glycosaminoglycans æ or G...
Drug Regimen Reduces Atrial Fibrillation After Heart Surgery
...n. Administering a cardiac drug called amiodarone for
several days prior to surgery, however, reduces th...y, 64 patients were given oral doses of amiodarone for
a minimum of seven days before elective heart surgery and 60 patients received a placebo. One in fo...
Society Of Actuaries Surveys Experts On Longer Life Spans And Forecasting Mortality For Social Security
...mortality improvement in the NAFTA countries calls for
developmentof forecasting methods with greater hee...incorporate random shocks to the system to account for
catastrophes, whetherthey be war or epidemics, and other unanticipated twists." Survey resu...
Challenges To Native American Health Care Even More Profound Than Those Facing The U.S. Health System In General
the first time at the management needs in the Nati...vice. The move toward assumption of responsibility for
thedelivery of services has coincided with tighter resource constraints. Fifty-sixpercent of Native ...
Mammography Messages Need To Be Tailored For Older Women
...r of finding a cancerous lump was the majorbarrier for
those already considering getting tested. Skinners...das often if older women visit a private physician for
specifichealth-care needs. And health-care clinics may be closer to mammographysites or be able to a...
Cardiovascular Costs, Deaths Projected To Rise In 1998
...sult of heart disease and stroke."Costs are rising for
several reasons," says Martha N. Hill, R.N., Ph.D.... - in 1996 than in 1995. Most recent costestimates for
heart transplants are for
1993 when the first-year cost averaged$209,100. The estimated annual follo...
Natural Estrogens May Help Protect Women From Brain Damage During Stroke
...mage. "What we have is a possible explanation for
the well-documented but poorlyunderstood clinicalo...rvation that premenopausal women are at lower risk for
stroke damage thanmen of the sameage," says Patricia D. Hurn, Ph.D., senior author of the study and ...
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