Tag: "into" at medical news
Radiography used to identify teens with sleep apnea
... 80% of apneic and 78% of non-apneic adult snorers into
high- and low-Respiratory Disturbance Index (RDI) groups. (Sleep apnea is a temporary suspension of breathing during sleep, with potentially serious consequences.) Researchers at Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH) wondered whether simila...
Age shouldn't be a factor in kidney transplantation
...nger make the argument that transplanting a kidney into
an older recipient is a wasted organ," said Robert Stratta, M.D., director of Transplantation Services at Wake Forest Baptist. About 50 percent of the more than 60,000 people on the waiting list for kidney transplants are age 50 or older. Wake Fores...
Philanthropist Paul F. Glenn launches labs for aging research at Harvard Medical School
...ON, MA--Seeking to accelerate the pace of research into
the molecular mechanisms that govern aging, philan...heir leadership in this area of science." Research into
extending lifespan is not new. For more than 70 years, a calorie restricted diet has been known to ...
Nursing mothers having surgery -- How long a wait to breastfeed safely?
... Studies of narcotic and benzodiazepine transfer into
breast milk are under way at Feinberg and Evanston Northwestern Healthcare. Avram and co-researchers presented results of their study at the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics annual meeting in Orlando, Fla., on March ...
Tumor-targeted immune cells cure prostate cancer in mice without causing systemic immune suppression
... inserting a mutated form of the TGF-beta receptor into
CD8+ T cells, Lee and associates transplanted the tumor-specific immune cells into
mice that had been given a particularly aggressive form of prostate cancer, called TRAMP-C2. TRAMP-...
Failure to count Iraqi casualties is irresponsible, say experts
...taly and Australia call for an independent inquiry into
Iraqi war-related casualties. "We believe that the... underestimate casualties," since they do not take into
account deaths during the first 12 months since the invasion, only include violent deaths reported t...
New NHS payment system 'is no panacea'
The new NHS payment system has already run into
problems and requires careful monitoring, say rese...nd complexity of treatment, but it has already run into
problems. The planned roll-out across all NHS trusts for April 2005 has been restricted, while there...
Houston meeting kicks off collaboration to advance cancer research
...t, our collaboration will lead to greater insights into
the biology of cancer, and help us take advantage of advances in genomics and proteomics to create new diagnostic tests and targeted therapies for cancer." Both institutions have invested in technology transfer and collaborative applied research ini...
Study examines lessons learned at Africa's first public antiretroviral treatment clinic
...r young nurses and doctors and counselors to enter into
a specialized profession of HIV/AIDS care," Dr. Marlink added. The Botswanan government's ongoing support of efforts to control the spread of HIV/AIDS has been a key to the creation of the ARV clinic. "From President [Ketumile] Masire to President [F...
Drug that hinders blood vessel growth under study in ovarian cancer
...stage of their disease at diagnosis, many women go into
clinical remission following surgery and chemotherapy. Afterward, they are followed with regular physical exams and monitoring of CA 125 levels. CA 125 is a tumor marker expressed in about 90 percent of ovarian cancer cells in patients with advanced ...
2005 H. Trendley Dean Memorial Award
...rants that integrate these three areas of research into
a research agenda addressing dental caries, the most widespread and costly disease of childhood (supported by four US Federal agencies). Most of his efforts are focused directly on having an immediate but lasting impact on the publics health. In the ...
2005 Wilmer Souder Award
...ed laboratories in Europe and through his insights into
real-world problems from his on-going practice of clinical dentistry. A notable feature of his work is the combination of scientific techniques he brings to bear on these problems. These include IR spectroscopic mapping, environmental SEM, and x-ray ...
2005 Salivary Research Award
...e-rich proteins that play a role for their sorting into
secretion granules. These studies have led to the ...ule in secreted proteins that ensure their sorting into
secretion granules, and that this process therefore is of a passive nature. In recent years, there ...
2005 Behavioral Sciences & Health Services Research Award
...sured, and invariably incorporates recent thinking into
the analysis and discussion. Thanks to his very pedagogical way of presenting his views, Dr. Hausen has the rare ability to stimulate a debate instead of just rejecting misinterpreted data or analyses performed in an inappropriate way....
Awards & fellowships at the International & American Association for Dental Research General Session
...pportunities for investigators to conduct research into
the development of innovative and novel compounds, biomaterials, or devices with a direct impact on the qualify of life of the public. The awards are in the form of unrestricted research grants, and the winning teams will share $225,000. The 2005 win...
New scale predicts recovery of consciousness from coma after brain injury
...vere brain injury. The test stimuli were organized into
eight subscales, including social knowledge; taste and swallowing; olfactory; proprioceptive (perception of one's body in space) and vestibular (balance); auditory; visual; tactile; and testing-readiness. The investigators found that DOCS accurately...
Women less likely to get quality heart attack care
...sures. Although the new data do not give insights into
the factors that caused the gender difference, Jani and Eagle note that the female patients were on average older and more seriously ill, with more co-existing health problems, than the male patients. This fits the known pattern of heart disease amon...
End AIDS drug waiting lists, HIV care providers tell policymakers
... be updated to deal with the transformation of HIV into
a chronic disease, and funded appropriately to serve its function filling the void for low-income people living with HIV/AIDS."...
Two years after gene therapy treatments, severe angina patients showed prolonged clinical benefit
...was delivered in defined doses by direct injection into
the heart muscle. Results of the follow-up study,...on at 200, 800 or 2,000 mg dose, injected directly into
the heart muscle with a hypodermic needle after a mini-thoracotomy, a surgical incision in the chest...
Panacea or Pandora's box
...tand that their programs must seamlessly integrate into
an institutional context of infinite complexity o...re designed to transform paper-based prescriptions into
computerized orders sent directly the hospital's pharmacy. Since then, published studies have credi...
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