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Rape Victims Find Relief From Posttraumatic Stress Using The Antidepressant Zoloft.
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Stents Work Well, But Are Costly: Will Hospitals Continue To Use Them?
...ing costs about $13,000-- roughly $2,000 to $3,000 more
than regular angioplasty. To many cardiologists...bsorbthe differences in reimbursements will become more
of an issue."These are growing problems that are going to concern hospitals inthe future wh...
UW, Siemens Unveil New Panoramic Ultrasound Imaging Application Using Programmable Technology
... Theresult will be clinical applications developed more
quickly and costeffectively. The ultrasound image...ratory and by Siemens Ultrasound Group, canperform more
than four billion operations per second and matches the powerof 40 high-end Pentium processors. It u...
It Matters Where, In America, You Suffer A Heart Attack
...cal, economic, and quality-of-life information for more
than 2,300 patients across the United States to pa...ional procedures and hospital stays varied widely, more
than they expected. "The contrasts were quite striking, including some large differences in efficien...
Postmature Infants Not As Easily Calmed As Other Newborns
...lution, the postmature infants showedsignificantly more
trembling than did the normal-term infants.For example, during the five-minute period in which they received the sugarsolution, the postmature babies exhibited nearly three times asmany tremors of the arms, legs or hands. Ongoing research has led Smi...
Benefits Of New Diet Drug Don't Outweigh Risks
...-term use of the diet pill. "People do lose weight more
easily with Redux (d-fenfluramine) than with a pla...als in which patients remained on fenfluramine for more
than three months. His analysis is published in the January/February issue of Healthy Weight Journ...
Hospital Noise Disrupts Sleep For Patients, In The Critical Care Setting
...so that attempts can be made toreduce the sound to more
acceptable levels, he said. Millman suggests that...ibrating mode and train doctors and nurses tospeak more
softly. An alternative approach may be to determine if the use ofear plugs or noise cancellation equ...
Program Provides Treatment For Prison-Released HIV-Positive Women
...se treatment on release from prison,resulting in a more
than 50-percent decrease in the recidivism rate, say BrownUniversity medical personnel, reporting in the American Journal of PublicHealth. They say the program could serve as a model for other states tomeet the need for community follow-up for HIV-...
ACTG 315 Preliminary Results: Drug Cocktail Restores Partial Immune Function
...ncrease in CD4+ T cells couldbe attributed to both more
memory cells (those that have encounteredHIV before) and more
naïve cells (those not exposed to HIVor another antigen before), while naïve cells are pri...
Childhood Sex Abuse Impacts Adult Relationships
...men who were sexually abused as children also show more
signs of post-traumatic stress disorder than other college women, particularly if they had less secure and responsive relationships with their mothers or primary caregivers during childhood. "In other words, our findings suggest that how sexual abuse...
NIAID Stops AIDS Study Prematurely Because Drug 'Cocktail' Boosts Survival
...o convert human genetic material known as DNA into more
virus. The Food and Drug Administration approved use of the combined ZDV and 3TC in November 1995, in part because of a national study Eron led and published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Indinavir has been approved for about a year. "The...
Drug And Radiation Treatment May Shrink Pancreatic And Gastric Tumors
...removed surgically. "Paclitaxel makes tumors much more
sensitive to being killed by radiation,"said Safran, an assistant professor of medicine in the Brown University Schoolof Medicine, based at The Miriam Hospital and at Rhode Island Hospital. "The new treatment can be used to shrink localized tumors,...
Routine Dental X-ray May Be A Valuable Tool In Stroke Prevention
... of stroke -- in 5 percent of the dental X-rays of more
than 2,700 new patients in UB's dental clinics. A...smokers. Several patients with calcifications had more
than one risk factor for atherosclerosis. Carter said the presence of calcification confirms t...
ACTG Protocol 185 Enrollment Halted
...rial allowed enrollment of HIV-infected women with more
advanced disease and lower CD4+ T cell count than ...394 had delivered 402 liveborn infants, and one or more
diagnostic HIV test results were available in 379 infants. The estimated overall rate of mother-to-i...
Common Carbohydrates May Prove To Be Substitute For Dietary Fiber
...ge bowel. The foods with oligosaccharides also are more
pleasing,and you don't have to eat as much to get the same desired effect." In two comprehensive studies published in the January issue of the Journalof Nutrition, U. of I. researchers documented how fructooligosaccharidesand xylooligosaccharides en...
Duke Study Uses Tiny Temperature Changes To Probe Water-Exclusion At Protein Binding Sites
...s atoms suchthat it's especially hydrophobic, much more
so than you might have guessedby simply looking at... with other heavy water molecules about 10 percent more
stronglythen normal water molecules interact with each other. This subtle difference means bin...
MRI-Guided Cancer Surgery
...the operating room, doctors said there was nothing more
they could do. For the experimental procedure, he ...ware that drives the machine so it can make images more
rapidly. As a result, the image acquisition rate has risen from one frame every two minutes to one p...
Laser Offers Hope For Heart Patients With No Alternatives
... U.S. Food and Drug Administration(FDA). To date, more
than 350 patients have undergone the procedure int...ure and after threemonths, we can clearly see that more
of the heart muscle is oxygenated andfunctional." During the procedure, surgeons gain acce...
Researchers Gain Insights Into Drugs Used For Manic-Depression
...s mood swings by helping shift the levelof calcium more
toward normal when levels are either abnormally high duringmania or low during depression," he said. "This seems to occur by thesimultaneous elevation of IP3 and the down-regulation of the IP3 receptor." In the current research, the UW scien...
Substance from Grapefruit Juice May Make Medications Safer
...ce could enable manufacturers to produce safer and more
effective medications. One of the most interesting findings from the University of Michigan study is that, after taking grapefruit juice, CYP3A4 levels were virtually the same for everyone in the study. This is important because, normally, there ar...
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