Tag: "intolerant" at medical news
Compound In Meat Prevents Diabetes, Study Suggests
...ker Diabetic Fatty rat, which is obese and glucose intolerant
and therefore mimics human adult-onset diabetes. The rats were given supplemental doses of CLA for two weeks. At the end of the experiment, all of the control rats had developed diabetes and none of the rats on CLA had developed the disease. Previous...
People Who Are Diabetic And Glucose Intolerant Can Benefit From "Statin" Drug Therapy, Even If Cholesterol Levels Are Normal
...ith diabetes," Sacks says. "Those whowere glucose intolerant
and received pravastatin had a lower rate of coron...ns of glucose in the blood. Peoplewho are glucose intolerant
could become diabetic if their condition is nottreated. People with or without diabetes who have ab...
ENBREL (Etanercept) Receives FDA Approval For Treatment Of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
...polyarticular course JRA who were refractory to or intolerant
ofmethotrexate therapy. In part 1 of the study, which lasted 3 months, allpatients received ENBREL. Fifty-one of 69, or 74 percent, of these patientsdemonstrated a positive clinical response and entered part 2 of the study, whichlasted an additiona...
AstraZeneca reaffirms belief in CHARM study
...tricular function and those tolerant of as well as intolerant
of ACE inhibitors. For these reasons we believe...ts with impaired left ventricular function who are intolerant
of ACE inhibitors. This allows a comparison of Atacand (candesartan cilexetil) and placebo without ...
Yale study shows 25 percent of obese children are at high risk for developing diabetes
...dolescents tested by Yale researchers were glucose intolerant
and at high risk for developing diabetes, according to an article published Thursday in the New England Journal of Medicine. Sonia Caprio, associate professor of endocrinology and pediatrics at Yale School of Medicine and senior author of the articl...
'Glutaid' on the horizon? Study may someday spell relief for people on gluten-free diets
...at some gluten. Products like Lactaid, for lactose intolerant
individuals, contain an analogous enzyme that breaks down lactose, Khosla explained. Exactly how the peptide causes intestinal damage isn't completely clear yet. Thus far, scientists have figured that the autoimmune reaction to gluten is related to a...
Fructose intolerance could be the culprit in unexplained abdominal pain and gas
...8 percent. "If a patient is found to be fructose intolerant
and symptomatic, the doctor may recommend a low-fructose diet," said Beyer. "But in severe cases, antibiotic therapy may be required to provide relief."...
First-line use of voriconazole yields better outcomes for life-threatening fungal infection
...m and Scedosporium apiospermum in patients who are intolerant
of or don't respond to other therapy. Voriconazole is available in both IV and oral formulations....
Drug holds promise as an alternative for sickle cell patients unable to tolerate standard treatment
...ddition, patients had to be either resistant to or intolerant
of hydroxyurea. Between November 2001 and February...nts with sickle cell disease that are resistant or intolerant
of hydroxyurea is noteworthy. However, further study is necessary to better define how or if this ag...
Medication provides effective treatment for moderate to severe psoriasis
... for patients with severe disease unresponsive to, intolerant
of, or lacking access to [other therapies]. Only when rigorous, long-term, and competitive efficacy and safety data demonstrate that the new immunomodulating therapies, including efalizumab, are safer than established therapies and at least nearly as...
American Thoracic Society journal news tips for November 2004 (second issue)
...h multidrug-resistant TB or with patients who were intolerant
of first-line agents. The study appears in the second issue for November 2004 of the American Thoracic Society's peer-reviewed American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. ...
Prialt receives positive CHMP recommendation for intrathecal treatment of severe chronic pain
...ronic pain who were inadequately controlled by, or intolerant
to, opioids. Prialt has been awarded orphan drug status in the European Union; products with orphan drug status are for the diagnosis, prevention or treatment of life-threatening or very serious rare diseases or conditions. "We are encouraged by t...