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Combined Therapy Improved Care Of Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Proper Use Of
New Oral Medications Evaluated
...A estimates. Approximately seven million Americans have
been diagnosed with this disease, andanother eight million remain undiagnosed. In the study, Yale and HHMI physicians, scientists and nurses evaluatedthe efficacy and physiologic effects of these two oral medications in 29patients who suffer ...
BioNumerik Reports Preclinical Antitumor Data On Two Novel Supercomputer Engineered Anticancer Agents At 89th Annual AACR Conference
...ohns Hopkins Oncology Center, stated, "These drugs have
thepotential to make a significant impact on curre...ophilic, BioNumerik believes its Karenitecins will have
enhanced tissuepenetration, drug delivery and bioavailability compared to water solublecamptothecins...
National Health Study Launched On The Internet
...reatments aremost effective, as well as drugs that have
heretofore unrecognized effects, bothbeneficial an...arning system for drugs or dietarysupplements that have
serious side effects." Williams notes that vitamins and dietary supplements are widely consumed yett...
Clinical Pharmacists Improve Outcomes Of Heart Failure Patients
..., who has a doctorate in pharmacy. "These patients have
achronic disease that can be managed with appropri...tients, Gattis said. "Clinical pharmacists have
been extremely helpful -- both for physiciansand patients -- in evaluating the side effects of drugs...
Disagreements Between Clinical Trial Oversight Committees And Physicians Can Affect Drug Trial Results
...e drugs, Duke University MedicalCenter researchers have
found significant differences in heart attack rate...lings are final. Differences of opinion have
become common as large multi-center trialsuse more subtle measurements, or endpoints, to determine t...
Poor Heart Disease Patients Pay More For Medications, Get Less Preventative Care
...NTA - Doctors know that heart disease patients who have
a limitededucation and few economic resources are ... low-income individuals," Tung said. "Noone should have
to choose between food and medication." Duke researchers Lai Choi Lam, Nancy Clapp-Channing...
First Trimester Screening For Down Syndrome Possible, NICHD-Funded Study Finds
...pregnancy--earlier thanprevious screening regimens have
permitted, according to a study appearing inthe Ap...risk, and cost of cvs and amniocentesis,scientists have
sought ways to screen pregnancies with simpler tests that wouldprovide an indication of women with a...
Effects Of Physical Activity On Preterm Birth
...rcise or occupationalactivity alone. These studies have
generally ignored physical activityassociated with... often if they lived in housing projects and might have
to walk often inorder to get to the grocery store or reach public transportation. However,leisure t...
Anti-Clotting Drug May Cause Potentially Fatal Platelet Disorder
...in,some anti-cancer drugs and oral contraceptives, have
been associated with thesyndrome. TTP has...nded to include personswho undergo angioplasty and have
a cardiac stent implanted during the procedure.Fifteen cases of ticlopidine-associated TTP were foun...
Keeping Score On Doctors: Report Says Flaws In Counting Must Be Addressed To
..."scorecards" are here to stay, so as physicians we have
theresponsibility to be sure the methods used to g... ingeneral, sound, it had several flaws that could have
skewed results. They chosePennsylvania because it was the first state to implement a government-spon...
New Research In Battling Alzheimer's Impact On Memory
... researchers at Case Western ReserveUniversity may have
found the first step in the formation of toxic pla...chem, Inc. in Kingston, Ontario, Canada,scientists have
found about 100 small organic molecules that bind to thebeta-peptide implicated in Alzheimer's disea...
Adding Progestins May Negate Heart Protection From Estrogen Replacement Therapy
... heart attack or stroke. Previous studies have
found that women taking estrogen lowered theirrisk of heart disease by 30 percent. However, in most cases, the women weretaking estrogen alone. The effect of ERT plus progestins has not been well researched, notesVogel. Estrogen prot...
Increased Public Access To Defibrillation Could Prove Potentially Cost-Effective And Life-Saving
...r to other common medical treatments. "You have
to compare this with other efforts to improve surv...e took $2 billion in one yearand bought AEDs, we'd have
over a million, or 1 defibrillator for every 300people. You can view one defibrillator per 300 peop...
Higher Prices Won't Stop Teenage Smokers
ITHACA, N.Y. -- Boosting taxes on cigarettes will have
a far less dramatic effect on rates of teen-age sm... In fact, say the researchers, higher taxes will have
"a statistically insignificant impact" on whether young people decide to start smoking. The Cornel...
Acceptability Of Alternative Health Care Growing In U.S.
...ects of Western biomedicine," Gordon said. "People have
found that often it isineffective in curing chroni...zes cure rather than prevention. Manymedicines can have
serious side effects, biomedicine can be very austere and uncaring, costs have
soared and the benefi...
Successful Cancer Therapy May Doom Later Treatments To Failure
...ngineered too large for the microscopic doors they have
to pass through. Equally perplexing, some...s lose their efficacy after only a fewrounds. Many have
chalked up these failures to the development ofresistance -- when successive rounds of chemotherapeu...
Clot-Busters As Effective As Surgery To Clear Blockages In Legs
... to save the brain during a stroke.Now, physicians have
shown that clot-busting drugs(thrombolytics) can s...e, including many surgeons, still think thatif you have
a blocked artery in the leg, you need an operation.That's not necessarily true any longer." Fra...
Study Questions Common Practice Of Steroid Administration To Induce Lung Development In Premature Infants
...emature infantsget off mechanical ventilators, may have
serious side effects. The study, which w... get off the ventilatorearlier. Although steroids have
been used to treat ventilator-dependentpremature infants who were developing chronic lung disease at...
Heart Laser Surgery: An Alternative To Transplantation
... 20% each year. Many of these individuals can not have
bypass surgery and are potential heart transplant candidates. According to Dr. Jeevanandam, "Due to the lack of sufficient numbers of donor hearts, TMR offers a cost-effective alternative to heart transplantation without the side effects of immunosu...
"TRAMAH" Model Seeks To Improve Emergency Response Paper Uses Maryland As Test Region
...hey say,political concerns and historical patterns have
interfered. In response, theresearchers used operations research to bolster trauma systems design. TRAMAH was applied and tested from two different perspectives. The first assumedthat no existing trauma care resources were present. Resources were thu...
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