Tag: "may" at medical news
Sex selection popular among infertile women
...ection is not without controversy. Some believe it may
lead to imbalances in society's sex ratio and cont...e recent findings, the researchers suggest that it may
be important for clinics, and perhaps society, to determine what is an acceptable use of nonmedical ...
Drug that hinders blood vessel growth under study in ovarian cancer
A drug that may
help prevent recurrence of ovarian cancer by inhib...ed stage four. Patients in remission today may
opt for an additional year of chemotherapy, which may
delay recurrence but does not always translate...
2005 Salivary Research Award
...ing widespread in different mammalian tissues that may
be important in a late step in exocytosis. Dr. Castle is also responsible for demonstrating a total of four pathways of secretion in parotid cells--the constitutive, the constitutive-like, the minor regulated, and the major regulated pathways--and f...
Awards & fellowships at the International & American Association for Dental Research General Session
... The three most recent living IADR Past Presidents may
select an Honorary Member who has made significant...rted by the Endowment Fund of the JDR. Nominations may
be made by any person, and the papers to be chosen must describe work which has very significantly a...
Common anesthetics appear safe for developing fetal brain
..., the Duke researchers said that the current study may
be more realistic, since it is was conducted under...te inhalation anesthetic exposure during pregnancy may
not be deleterious to the fetus," said lead researcher James D. Reynolds, Ph.D., research director o...
Emergency clopidogrel could save thousands of lives46,000-patient heart attack trial results
...the benefits and minimise any potential hazard, it may
generally be prudent to wait until a heart attack patient's condition has stabilised before starting beta-blocker therapy." Professor Liu Lisheng of the Fuwai Hospital, co-chair of the study's steering committee, emphasised the value of such internat...
Study examines consequences of Thailand's 'war on drugs'
...itiating drug use. "Some participants in the study may
not have fully reported their injection drug practices out of fear of the government's war on drugs. This could lead to increased risky syringe behaviors, which contribute to the spread of HIV. More research is needed to monitor the effects of Thaila...
Women less likely to get quality heart attack care
...ortality reduction benefit as men. That difference may
be in part because women patients were less likely than men to have a one-on-one session with doctors or nurses before they went home, to help them understand and "take charge" of the medicines and lifestyle changes that could improve their health. B...
Decreased levels of 'good' cholesterol in children with Progeria may cause premature heart disease
... levels of HDL cholesterol, or "good" cholesterol, may
contribute to premature heart disease in children ...ne that regulates the metabolism of fat and sugar, may
be linked to the disease process and prove helpful in finding treatments. Progeria is a rare, fata...
Violence exposure and traumatic stress reactions can lead to poor health in children
.... While preventing family and community violence may
be beyond the control of health care providers, th...entions to increase the mothers' safety and health may
improve their ability to protect their children. In addition, health care providers may
be able to ...
How effective are herbal supplements in reducing illnesses in children?
... supplements in women is increasing. Many mothers may
also be giving herbal supplements to their childre...onth. Studies of A. paniculata have shown that it may
also reduce the risk of upper respiratory infections. Evening primrose oil is derived from the seed...
Two years after gene therapy treatments, severe angina patients showed prolonged clinical benefit
...f the Phase I data demonstrate that VEGF-2 therapy may
be associated with prolonged clinical benefit in p...re repeated in the GENASIS trial, VEGF-2 treatment may
result in a new class of therapeutics for the treatment of refractory angina." Richard E. Otto, Pre...
Panacea or Pandora's box
...mark study. However, while illegible handwriting may
have been resolved satisfactorily by CPOE systems, other risks of medical-errors are accentuated. After identifying 22 ways in which medication errors were facilitated by the CPOE system analyzed, Koppel and his research team grouped error types i...
Emory Study finds HIV is not an independent risk factor for severe heart disease
...lable. At that time, the severity of HIV infection may
have been greater, leading to the association between HIV infection and CAD that was noted in these earlier studies." In addition to Dr. Sola and Dr. Patel, the Emory research team included Tarek Helmy, MD (principal investigator); Divya G...
New system for the analysis of facial movement in three dimensions
...e been enervated due to the injury, their movement may
be recovered over a period of two years maximum, w...reading movement at the mouth corners. The patient may
move her or his face spontaneously with highly acceptable symmetry, despite having been affected by ...
Emotional memory study reveals evidence for a self-reinforcing loop
...ngs suggest why people subject to traumatic events may
be trapped in a cycle of emotion and recall that a...he event," said Dolcos. "Or, remembering the event may
trigger the emotional reaction associated with the event, which in turn could trigger more intense r...
Researchers close in on breast cancer vaccine
...an antigen (a small protein that the immune system may
recognize). The primed T-cells then would prolifer... with mammaglobin-A antigens on their surface also may
display antigens that come from multiple parts of the mammaglobin-A molecule. Further experiments co...
Student identifies electrical changes preceding heart failure
...the freedom to pursue questions in medicine that I may
have through research." On March 10, Steven Knapp, university provost and senior vice president for academic affairs, will host the 12th annual Provost's Undergraduate Research Awards ceremony, which honors the 45 winners who conducted their projects...
Combining PET and CT scans leads to more accurate radiation therapy for lung cancer patients
...f the smaller radiation fields, the radiation dose may
theoretically be increased without increasing the ...-effects compared to CT-based planning alone. This may
lead to a higher chance of achieving tumor control."The study showed that the two non-invasive imagi...
Simple question from your doctor can help identify your risk for breast cancer
...minority women at increased risk for breast cancer may
be at particular risk of not being identified. O...ot inquired about at all. Additional factors that may
have an impact on this discussion between patient and doctor may
include brevity of patient visits o...
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