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Laser Shown Effective In Patients Who Are Not Candidates For Bypass Surgery Or Angioplasty
...herapyor continued treatment with heart medicines, found
that 71 percent of thepatients treated with the laser showed significant decrease in chest pain(angina), compared to none of those receiving medical therapy. The heart laser system, which uses a carbon dioxide laser, was developedby PLC Medical...
Study Shows Gum Disease Increases Risk Of Future Heart Disease
...a Indians, so it was not a factor," he added. "We found
a powerful association between the existence of pe...utes of Health when severe periodontal disease was found
among them, and then for a 10-year study of periodontal disease in diabetics. The new findings on t...
Common Carbohydrates May Prove To Be Substitute For Dietary Fiber
... carbohydratescontaining simple sugar molecules -- found
in many fruits and vegetables. For years, oligosa... 1968 study of men who ate beans and other legumes found
thatthe bad side effects were caused by stachyose and raffinose, which now areknown to be undesirabl...
Duke Study Uses Tiny Temperature Changes To Probe Water-Exclusion At Protein Binding Sites
...ction occurred in normal or heavy water. But Toone found
that thetemperature changes in the two solutions differed. And that meant that waterplays a major part in driving the reaction. In his new report for the ACS meeting, he will describe what he callsa novel application of the solvent isotope effe...
UNC-CH Study Shows State Protects HMO Clients Poorly
...ice plans across the state. In general, we found
that the North Carolina Department of Insurance does a relatively good job enforcing current state HMO laws, she said. However, North Carolina lacks an adequate array of laws to ensure that consumers are fully protected. Silberman...
Researchers Gain Insights Into Drugs Used For Manic-Depression
...prescribed forepilepsy, called valproate, was also found
to be effective. Cliniciansdiscovered that best results often occurred by using a combination of bothdrugs, especially in patients who have a form of the disease that recursfrequently. "Lithium can be very effective but it can cause gastroin...
Antimicrobial "Bug Spray" Found In Human Lung Cells
...tudying lung damage from cystic fibrosis (CF) have found
a natural "bug spray" that lung cells "squirt" on ...d for an antimicrobial compound similar to the one found
in cow throats, and found
hTAP. Pedersen speculates that cells in other areas at high risk for infec...
Study Injects New Interest In How Vaccines Work
...niversity study. Purdue researcher Stanley Hem has found
that aluminum hydroxide, a small particle used to ...unt of aluminum-26, a form of aluminum that is not found
in nature. By incorporating aluminum-26 along with aluminum-27 -- the naturally occurring form of al...
Milk Extract May Heal Wounds And Smooth Wrinkles
Researchers have found
that Cleopatra might have been right all along -some of the chemicals found
in milk could be very good for your skin. Theymay even speed up the healing of wounds. The scientis...
TB Prophylaxis Unnecessary In HIV-Infected People With Anergy, Study Suggests
...s that received either daily INH or placebo. They found
that thenumber of cases of active TB disease that developed in each group during thesix-month study period did not differ significantly. "Our findings suggest that giving INH to people in this group is probably notwarranted," says lead author Fred M....
Mother's Milk: Nutrition And Nurture For Infants -- And The Best Defense Against Disease
...y produced inthe pituitary gland, Clevenger's team found
that tissues in the breast are ableto make the hormone, too. Clevenger notes that, in the adult stomach, the proteins that constitutethe antibodies, hormones, and growth factors in breast milk would not surviveexposure to the digestive acids....
New Approach To Multidrug Resistance
Dartmouth researchers have found
a way to dramatically restore the effectivenessof ...ool in multidrug resistance. The researchers have found
a novel way to suppress production of the pump longenough for cancer drugs to work. Therapies for c...
Combination Of Interventions Are Found To Be Most Effective In Improving Driving Behavior Among Teenagers
...terature on what works inchanging driving behavior found
that educating youths about gooddriving behavior a... (APA) Annual Convention in Chicago. "What we found
in this comprehensive review," said researcherJohn R. Mattox, II, M.S., from the University of Memph...
New Ultrasound Technique Is Alternative To Cerebral Angiography
...scranial Doppler and duplex carotid ultrasound and found
nostatistical difference in the results. This shows, Hirsch said, that "if you arebasing the indication for (surgery) solely on the measurement of (blockage), youcan do it safely and non-invasively. The combination of the two (ultrasound)methods give...
3D Ultrasound Gives Better View Of Brain's Arteries
...sound from 20patients, Delcker and his colleagues found
two things: First, identification of intracranial arteries significantly improvedafter the patients received an intravenous contrast agent. Second, with the 3D images generated by the prototype workstation, theresearchers were able to...
Ultrasound Helps Pediatric Heart Surgeons After Open Heart Surgery
...h air isejected, Rodriguez said. "We have found
that one of the advantages of doing this kind ofmonitoring is if you see lots of air, you can tell the surgeon he needs to domore deairing -- it is a feedback system," Rodriguez said. By monitoring the patient, it helps them determine if ac...
Studies Find Public Policies For Children And Teenagers Not Very Effective
... lack of effect on drug usage, theresearchers also found
that the program made no difference in astudent's ...hasn't worked very well, say psychologists whohave found
that the sex education curriculum ignores the importanceof family and social skills development and ...
Scientists Track Effectiveness Of Migraine Drugs With Ultrasound
WINSTON-SALEM, NC-- A Korean neurologist has found
a way to use ultrasoundto monitor how well migrain...g Medical Center in Seoul, Korea, said that he has found
an objectivemethod for determining the success of treating patients who get migraines, evenduring th...
Ultrasound Detects Pathology In Patients With Whiplash
... Diagnostic Services Inc., in Cleveland,Ohio, have found
that ultrasound is a valuable imaging technique for evaluatingpatients with whiplash -- which doctors call post-traumatic neck pain -- and lowback pain. They are able to detect disc bulges and herniations and otherabnormalities of the joints...
New Test May Improve Treatment Of Kidney Disease
...on patients' white bloodcells in tissue plates,and found
a wide range of responses among the patients. The... medication -- haveresponded quickly tomedications found
effective in the assays. Others have been helped by a lowerdose of medication thanpreviously though...
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