Tag: "healthy" at medical news
AIDS Treatments Seek To Eradicate Virus, Restore Immunity
...s, we hope toreconstitute a new immune system from healthy
thymic tissue in patientswhose own thymus has been...e cancer,"said Smith. Then, to restore a healthy
immune system, Smith will give the patientsa transplantation of blood stem cells. Another alternativ...
Shark-Liver Substance May Slow Growth Of Brain Tumors
...y slowed blood vessel cell growth without damaging healthy
cells, according to Henry Brem, M.D., co-author of the studies and director of neurosurgical oncology at Hopkins and Allen K. Sills, M.D., lead author and a Hopkins neurosurgery resident. "We're encouraged by these initial findings," says Brem, who s...
Study Says Machine Sensors Applicable To Human Ills
... He points out that researchers alreadyknow that a healthy
heart exhibits complex, variable electrical activityexcept for the period just before or during sudden cardiac death when itbecomes regular. This parallels complex mechanical systems which also showno regularity until a fault occurs which leads to sy...
MRI-Guided Cancer Surgery
...o reach all parts of the malignancy while avoiding healthy
tissue. As the physicians work, they can actually see the tumor die. Hines' previous surgeries had sidelined him for weeks at a time. After repeated trips to the operating room, doctors said there was nothing more they could do. For the expe...
TB Prophylaxis Unnecessary In HIV-Infected People With Anergy, Study Suggests
...idual with active TB." Although only 10 percent of healthy
people infected with TB bacteria everdevelop activ...of injection occurs in mostTB-infected people with healthy
immune systems. However, HIV-infected peoplewith suppressed immune systems often exhibit anergy, a ...
Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine By U-M Researcher Is 93% Effective
...mer to license the vaccine for use in children and healthy
Training Urged For Mothers Of Children With Cancer
... resolve emotional andbehavioral problems in their healthy
children. Mothers of children with cancer ...eneficial spillover effect on both her ill and her healthy
child'scoping." They studied 170 mothers and healthy
siblings of children with cancerfrom Ho...
Cardiovascular Costs, Deaths Projected To Rise In 1998
...istical Update, 65.7 million Americans exceed the healthy
weight rangedefined by U.S. dietary guidelines, a43 percent increase over figures compiled for 1960-62. One reason may be that 33percent ofoverweight men and 41 percent of overweight women reportedly are not physicallyactive during their leisure time...
Targon And Duke Cancer Center Sign $3.75 Million Agreement To Produce Advanced Anti-Cancer Drugs
...ll, while not interfering with similar pathways in healthy
cells. Targon's support will enable us to develop such necessaryclinical measures." The Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center became one of the one of thenation's first comprehensive cancer centers in 1972 under the National Cancer Act. It is rec...
American Heart Association Comment: Lancet (Jan. 24, 1998) Report
...ewtreatments for preventing heart attack deaths in healthy
individuals at highrisk. Other studies that have ... of whether warfarin and aspirinshould be given to healthy
individuals without known risk factors," says Fuster. Policy and clinical decisions cannot be based ...
"Powerful New Tool" For AIDS Is Reported In Science
...gher degree of efficiency in AIDS patients than in healthy
people without HIV infection, but more important is their body's capacity to form new cells. "We at Berkeley/UCSF are very excited about the prospects for this technology," stated Marc Hellerstein, M.D., Ph.D., the Principal Investigator of the study...
Personality, Thought To Be Stable Over Time, Changes In Healthy People Who Take A Widely Used Anti-Depressant
...l fellow Brian Knutson,PhD. Twenty-three mentally healthy
men and women, average age 27, who took theanti-depressant paroxetine for four weeks as part of the study scored lower onsurvey questionnaires used to measure hostility and exhibited more engaging andcooperative behavior in puzzle-solving tasks with ...
Exercise, Classroom Instruction Cut Kids' Cholesterol, Study Finds
...drenperform well on tests, but the old adage about healthy
minds and healthy
bodiesgoing together still applies," Harrell said. N...
Effects Of 15% Oxygen On Breathing Patterns And Oxygenation In Infants
... He concludes by saying that so long as a child is healthy
there is no epidemiological evidence to indicate that it is unsafe for it to fly during its first year. Contact: Professor Anthony Milner, Professor of Neonatology, United Medical and Dental School, St Thomas's Hospital, London...
Extreme Fatigue Increases Risk Of Blood Clot Formation
...period for fibrinolysis and coagulation factors in healthy
volunteers. Initial psychological assessments were made in 334 men, and a group of 15 exhausted volunteers was selected. Exhausted subjects evidenced impaired fibrinolysis (higher levels of plasminogen activator inhibitor-1) compared to non-exhaust...
New Radiation Procedure Targets Liver Malignancies
...th external beam irradiation and excluding as much healthy
liver tissue as possible. For each patient a dose is then selected which should maximize the potential benefit of radiation without exceeding an estimated 10 percent chance of developing radiation-induced liver disease. At this point, 21 patients ha...
Mice Free Of Anxiety By A Deficient Stress Hormone Receptor--A Hint For A NewTherapeutic Regimen In The Treatment Of Depression And Anxiety
...mone cortisol. For patients with a depression, and healthy
individuals with a geneticpre-disposition for depression, it has been shown that the down-regulation ofthe stress hormone cortisol is altered. In pharmacological studies, it has beenshown that antidepressants are able to down-regulate elevated cortis...
Study Reveals Possible Clue For Racial Differences In Prevalence Of High Blood Pressure
...d BloodInstitute, report that the blood vessels of healthy
blacks don't relax as muchas healthy
whites. Blood vessels relax and widen during stress to redirectblood flow to muscles involved in th...
New Study Indicates Lightning Can Kill Without Leaving a Mark
...said Wachtel. "It is known that perfectly healthy
people go off hiking in themountains and suddenly succumb to heart attacks," said Wachtel. "We think thishypothesis may help explain some of these occurrences." Lightning can kill at any altitude, the researchers stressed. In onecase cited ...
UNC-CH Researchers Learning Ways To Help Black Women Cope With HIV
..."she said. "We use mothers' concerns about staying healthy
so they can take careof their children to motivate them." Information packets discuss diet and exercise; understanding, preventingand managing infections; preventing and managing female problems; and copingwith depression, thinking problems, ...
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