Tag: "have" at medical news
Duke Study Suggests New Class Of Drugs Could Bypass Leptin Loop
...eoryconfirmed by studies showing that obese humans have
elevated leptin levels yet remain obese.Researchers around the country theorize that leptin remains elevated because the fat cells neverreceive its "slimming" signal. In studying the leptin loop, Duke researchers discovered they could applya hormon...
AIDS Treatments Seek To Eradicate Virus, Restore Immunity
... time," said virologist MichaelGreenberg. "We will have
a detailed picture of what is happening tothe virus and to immunity in these patients, and their response to the differenttherapeutic modalities." Working with Dr. George Shaw, a researcher from the University of Alabama,Greenberg will measu...
Study Says Machine Sensors Applicable To Human Ills
...ontributions to fluid mechanics and acoustics that have
beenapplied to naval and commercial vehicle propulsion systems, drag reductionin ships, planes and land vehicles, ship, submarine and airplane propellerdesigns, pump and fan designs and other applications ranging from the U.S.Space Shuttle to vacuum ...
DNA Imaging to Design Better Drugs
...igning drugs and knowing exactly how they work may have
justgotten easier, thanks to researchers at Georgi...istry graduate studentsand their research advisors have
developed a new way to examine andquickly map how nucleic acid ligands, in some cases anti-cancer dr...
Digital Speech Analysis Tests Sobriety
... thing with sober versus intoxicated speech? If we have
a sample ofsomebody's speech from an accident or a...hinglike that yet." More importantly, researchers have
to compare their results againstother factors that alter the way a person speaks, such as speechimpe...
Use Of Surfectant Therapy Widens Gap In Death Rate Of Black And White Newborns
...8, 1996 -- Premature infants with undevelopedlungs have
a better chance of surviving today due to the adve...rapy, which has been shown to be effective,did not have
the anticipated effect on the disparity in the black and whitenewborn death rates once it became wid...
Chemists Develop Probe To Detect Changes In Imaging Agents Inside Body
...bof producing the probes which are so fragile they have
to beencased in a tiny capillary of glass. "You ca...ee. "It's very difficult when you're makingit. You have
to be careful breathing or else it just flies away." Lee hopes her probes will lead to the developme...
Testosterone May Affect Learning Skills; May Be Put In Tablet Form
...swings and other side effects in some men. Studies have
shown that recently developed testosterone skin patches also deliver the hormone at a steady level for a long period. Other authors were Kathy Lesh, R.N., Donald R. Hoover, Ph.D., and Richard P. Allen, Ph.D....
New Colorectal Cancer Treatment Available
...s through their first line therapy. Until now, we have
had no effective second line therapy to offer these patients, so we are very excited to have
a more effective treatment option," said Dr. Saltz. Researchers are planning to enroll approximately...
Emory Doctors Discuss "Killing Heat" In This Week's NEJM
...ion and fear," the authors say. "Air-conditioners have
been turned off by victims who felt they could not afford the utility bill. Homes can become super-heated if the windows are nailed shut to thwart burglars. Some residents will not leave their home unguarded. Others are simply too proud or too fea...
Hopkins Researchers Develop Under-The-Skin Implant For Pain Treatment
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Oncology Center have
developed the first under-the-skin narcotic drug i..., governments in developing countries historically have
limited the availability of narcotics for the management of pain." Grossman says physicians in Indi...
Discovery Hints At Multitude Of New Targets For Drugs
...o target drugs to one body tissue, pharmacologists have
traditionallylooked for subtypes of a receptor uni... of estrogen,"he said. "But until now, researchers have
believed that it wasn't possible.Now, however, this paper shows that we can do exactly the same with...
Alzheimer's disease center seeks patients for new drug studies
...western are hoping to enroll about 15 patients and have
set a maximum of 24 patients for the study. The 48...omen between the ages of 40 and 90. They also must have
a relative or friend who can take them to regular appointments and respond to researchers' inquiries...
What Makes Tics Tick? Clues Found In Tourette Twins' Caudates
For the first time, scientists have
a neurobiological explanation for the variation in...archers at the National Institute of Mental Health have
traced such symptom differences to "supersensitivity" of certain neurotransmitter receptors in the ...
Tacrolimus Stops Rejection Of Kidney Transplants
...s. Previous studies in liver transplant recipients have
also demonstrated a similar results. Transplant centers participating in the study include the University of Chicago, the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Johns Hopkins, Univ. of Calif. at San Francisco, Mount Sinai Hospital (NY), Univ. of Calif....
Partial Liquid Breathing Improves Lung Function, Chances of Survival in Sick Preemies
..., develops because the lungs of these tiny babies have
yet to secrete surfactant, the substance that prevents the air sacs from collapsing. Conventional therapy for this condition -- increasing the pressure and oxygen concentration inside the lung in an effort to force more oxygen into the blood stream...
Study Demonstrates Safety & Effectiveness Of Asthma Drug
...also demonstrates that asthma patients continue to have
a goodresponse to inhaled beta-agonists, even afte...en. "Hershey was our bank and without themwe would have
been buried under an avalanche of data." "Each patient's data must be kept separate," said Drazen. ...
Scientists Produce New Anti-Malarial Compound
Johns Hopkins University scientists have
developed new chemicalcompounds that show promise ...expensive and impractical. The Hopkins researchers have
previously developed syntheticversions, or analogs, of artemisinin; the synthetic drugs havebeen sho...
Study Shows Major Savings In Supervising TB Care
...ehensive approach..." Researchers at Johns Hopkins have
shown for the first time that spending more time a...resistant TB. "Many doctors and health departments have
felt that DOT is too expensive because of the cost of hiring nurses to monitor each patient's treatm...
Raising The Retirement Age In The United States Could Save Billions In Social Security Payments
...y dollar now spent on people 65 to 69 yearsold who have
retired with full Social Security benefits. The sa...be solved by a job shift (i.e.,older workers would have
to assume the job slots for younger workers ifthe number of younger workers decline.) "Furthermore,...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10