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Physicians' Opinions Influenced By Drug Industry
... "This study emphasizes why it is important for
physicians to clearlydisclose their financial rela...o ensure that readersand journalists can determine for
themselves if there is any potential bias inan author's position," says Detsky. "Editors of journals...
Medicare Approves UM Medical Center For Lung Transplants
...er must perform at least 10 lungtransplants a year for
two years and must have a one-year patient surviva...e would have to travel severalhours away from home for
their transplant," says John V. Conte, M.D., directorof heart-lung transplant surgery at the Univers...
Penn Researchers Initiate Ground-Breaking New Trials To Treat
...ally advanced cases oflung cancer and mesothelioma for
patients who are generallyconsidered untreatable a...atments withphotodynamic therapy (PDT) and surgery for
patients who otherwiseare not candidates for
surgical treatment. There is a significant population o...
Stress: It's Not Just All In Your Head; Scientists Map The Wear And Tear Of Daily Life
...llostatic load," which is the price our bodies pay for
theability to adapt to stress. "From the standpoin...llowed a group of successfully aging elderlypeople for
three years using common tests to measure, for
example, bloodpressure, blood glucose levels and cort...
Rats Receiving Ginkgo Biloba Learn Quicker, Live 20 Percent Longer Than Controls, UB Study Finds
..." Winter stated in the article. Two major reasons for
the lack of progress, he noted, are a lack of agre...ositive effects of EGb 761 in animals, a substance for
which abundant evidence exists of at least a modestly beneficial clinical effect in humans, is encou...
Researchers Finding May Boost Effectiveness Of Anti-HIV Drugs
...do so well on thedrugs. And even in those patients for
whom anti-HIV therapy is very effective --whose bl...al Investigation, published bythe American Society for
Clinical Investigation. In cell cultures that express large quantities of Pgp, the VUMCresear...
Scientific Foundations For Regulating Drug Product Quality
...n from the Scientific Foundations and Applications for
the Biopharmaceutics Classification System (BCS) a...assification guidance that will be used as a basis for
approving waivers for
in vivo bioequivalence trials; and Comprehensive coverage and discussion of...
Targon And Duke Cancer Center Sign $3.75 Million Agreement To Produce Advanced Anti-Cancer Drugs
...ive Cancer Center. The terms of the agreement call for
Targon's provision of $3.75 million, over the next...ent. Targon will have a period of exclusive review for
such inventions. Both parties hope that Targon's early and exclusive review of new technologies will...
American Heart Association Comment: Lancet (Jan. 24, 1998) Report
...open the door" to the exploration of newtreatments for
preventing heart attack deaths in healthy individu...ofadverse reactions, including hemorrhagic stroke, for
individuals who have highblood pressure," says Fuster. Furthermore, because the study was conducted...
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Enhances Short-Term Brain Plasticity
...ion. This plasticity is thought to be responsible for
much of the recovery seen in people who have suffe...ten use part of the brain region normally employed for
vision toprocess sensations from their fingertips, which helps them read Braille. However, in other ...
Should Drugs Be Used In The Treatment Of Obesity: A Point-Counterpoint
...n, coronary disease,diabetes), while Hirsch argues for
a moratorium until drugscan be better targeted to specific causes of obesity yet tobe defined.To see a full text version of this article, please click here to view the PDF....
Chemists Closing In On Commercial Potential Of Alkanes
... use of alkanes as environmentallybenign feedstock for
clean-burning fuels and a host of petrochemicals, ...oseconds (billionths of a second). To slowit down for
detailed study, Bergman and Bradley Moore, another chemist who alsoholds a joint Berkeley Lab-UC Ber...
Organ Rejection Drug Also Shows Promise For The Treatment Of Kidney Disease
...immunosuppressive drug mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) for
afewmonths, some patients showed dramatic improvem...dicine. "MMF showsconsiderablepromise, especially for
patients who are having problems with steroids. It waswell-toleratedwith no evidence of serious tox...
Bi-Monthly Boosts Of Aspirin Benefit Heart
...merican HeartAssociation (AHA), aspirin is advised for
individuals who have had a heartattack or stroke o...offers protection against heart attacks or strokes for
onlyabout 25 percent of individuals for
whom this inexpensive household drug isappropriate. ...
Researchers Study 'Natural' Screen For Cancer
...atre stage light provides the filtered blue light, for
example. A highly sensitive camera capable of read...ericin transmits an imageback to a computer screen for
closer scrutiny. "Hypericin gives us a very natural way of screening for
various types ofcan...
Survey Finds Increasing Popularity Of Acute Stroke Teams In U.S. Hospitals
...o the brain. Such teamshave been hospital staples for
years; however, the emergence of similar teams toh...l Center neurologist. "It only makes sense for
a team to respond just as quickly to a brainattack as a heart attack -- the goal in both is to begin...
Study Finds Incidence Of Stroke Over 40 Percent Higher Than Previously Stated Figures
...h year. This figure comes from the NationalCenter for
Health Statistics and is based on the Atherosclero.... "With theadvent of new and effective treatments for
acute stroke, we can now project withgreater accuracy those parts of the population who will benefit...
Survey Finds Acute Stroke Teams Gaining Prevalence
...rofessor of medicine at Duke University. "Thecosts for
most of these ASTs are very modest. In all cases, we found that theASTs were helpful for
using hyperacute therapies." The survey found that acute stroke teams are a fairly r...
Addicted Doctors Need Special Service
... with addicted doctors. We need a special service for
doctors addicted to drugs or alcohol) Click belo...l require Acrobat Reader to view file. Click here for
PDF document In an editorial in this week's BMJ, Strang et al argue that a dedicated service for
Heart Attack Survivors Can Lower Stroke Risk By Taking Cholesterol-Lowering Drug, Study Says
...ve years. The data showed a 32 percent lower risk for
the drug group. A totalof 216 people (92 on pravas...her a stroke orTIA, a risk reduction of 27 percent for
those getting pravastatin. These findings held up when the team adjusted the results for
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