Tag: "new" at medical news
York study tests enhanced care for depression patients
...hers at the University of York are investigating a new
method of organising care for some of the three million adults in the UK who suffer from clinical depression. The innovative regime known as 'collaborative care' has been developed over the last decade, principally in the USA, but it has never been u...
IADR & GSK announce 2005 Innovation in Oral Care Awards
...ast year and look forward to the progress of these new
awards from such innovative scientists and clinicians among IADR's global membership."...
Study examines racial differences among children to environmental tobacco smoke exposure
CINCINNATI -- A new
study may help explain why African American children suffer disproportionately from tobacco-related illness. The Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center study shows that African American children with asthma have significantly higher levels of ...
Meditation may reduce heart disease risk
...nts and their pressures tended to stay lower. This new
study, being presented during the 63rd Annual Scientific Conference of the American Psychosomatic Society held March 2-5 in Vancouver, focused on 111 of those adolescents, 57 who meditated and 54 controls. MCG researchers found among the meditators ...
New substance that improves the photodetection of bladder cancer gains market approval
..., hexaminolevulinate, is the active substance in a new
pharmaceutical product that has been developed by the Norwegian company PhotoCure ASA. The new
product will be sold under the name Hexvix. Photocure ASA won approval March 2 for market release of...
Chest radiographs can predict risk of death in SARS patients
...ymptoms by using chest radiographs, according to a new
study by researchers in Hong Kong. This early dete...n the treatment for a patient, such as introducing new
drugs, using more aggressive treatment or transferring the patient to a specialized unit. They also ...
Cryoablation is effective in treating cancer patients' pain
... a cancer patient's pain, preliminary results of a new
study show. The study, which appears in the March... This was a pilot study to determine how well this new
technology can provide pain relief, said Dr. Dupuy. "We are beginning another study that will look a...
Innovation prize finalists announced in 'Science of Better'
...sts faced by the Medicare system in the 1980s; and new
methods of conducting online product procurement auctions, managing the supply chain, and fighting AIDS. Innovations at IBM, Motorola, GM, NBC, Mars, and Merrill Lynch, as well as the U.S. Army, the City of New Haven, and Texas Children's Hospital, ...
Ten-minute emergency room intervention for problem drinkers
...2003 a total of 250 patients were counseled in the new
procedure. Co-authors are Michael Pantalon, Linda Degutis, David Fiellin, M.D., and Patrick O'Connor, M.D....
Job satisfaction? Not much for Britain's hard slog 'robot' workers
...eclining job satisfaction in Britain, according to new
research sponsored by the ESRC. Feelings of insecurity, too high expectations and people being 'over-educated' and unable to find work to match their qualifications, are largely dismissed as factors, in the study led by Professor Francis Green of the...
Men more likely to get screened for prostate cancer than colon cancer, U-M study finds
...g cause of cancer death in men, but according to a new
University of Michigan Health System study, fewer than half of men surveyed were up-to-date with colon cancer screenings. What men do pay attention to is prostate cancer. And that has researchers thinking an annual prostate cancer screening might be ...
Most advanced CT scanner improves imaging of heart, avoids need for surgical inspection
...re performing this critical diagnostic test." The new
scanner installed at Hopkins is an Aquilon 64 CFX ... heart attack and stroke, but they are rare. "This new
generation of technology puts CT scanning among the first diagnostic tests performed, whereas it has...
$4 million grant boosts University of Michigan campaign for a new children's hospital
...ch will advance the hospital's campaign to build a new
facility. The Carls Foundation grant carries with...a formal application by the U-M Health System, the new
grant moves Mott closer to the creation of a new
state-of-the-art hospital that will provide patient...
Both inherited traits and tumor mutations affect response to treatment of leukemia
...n a car, driving leukemic cells ("blasts") to make new
DNA rapidly, thus enabling the blasts to multiply. Cancer drugs targeting TYMS are used to put the brakes on this accelerator gene. Previously identified risk factors for relapse included genetic mutations in the leukemia itself (BCR-ABL, MLL-AF4 or ...
Increasing physician volume requirement could improve mammogram accuracy, study concludes
...g mammography in the United States, according to a new
study in the March 2 issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Certain patient characteristics, such as age and breast density, are known to contribute to mammographic accuracy, but it is not known how the characteristics of physicians...
Other highlights in the March 2 JNCI
...py, or a choice of the two methods, according to a new
study. It is generally accepted that colorectal ca...ed with an increased risk of endometrial cancer. A new
study has found that this risk is similar in pre- and postmenopausal women, increases with duration ...
'Artery clearing' system does not provide benefit for patients undergoing PCI
...ls before advocating the widespread application of new
technologies." (JAMA. 2005;293:1116-1118. Available post-embargo at JAMA.com )...
Older women can benefit from chemotherapy to treat breast cancer
...reases with increasing age, and almost half of all new
breast cancers in the United States occur in women...y were aged 65 years or older; about 50 percent of new
breast cancer diagnoses occur in women in the older age group." In conclusion the authors write, "t...
Studies address issues of risk and survival in rapidly increasing GI cancers
... the American Gastroenterological Association shed new
light on risk factors and predictors of survival associated with two types of cancer that are among the most rapidly increasing in the Western world esophageal and stomach cancer. Women, Overweight Survive Longer with Esophageal and Stomach Cancer...
New laparoscopic hysterectomy offers quicker recovery time than traditional surgery
... her plans. She eventually opted, however, for a new
procedure offered at UT Southwestern Medical Cente...vical hysterectomy. In the procedure, surgeons use new
technology to remove the uterus and sometimes one or both ovaries through tiny incisions. Unlike in ...
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