Tag: "nine" at medical news
Who Cares For You When You're Ill
...Institutional Settings," focuses on NPs and PAs at nine
healthmaintenance organizations (HMOs) and multispecialty clinics (MSCs). Physicianswere also interviewed, most of whom spoke favorably about NPs and PAs, but somedid not. "In our study we discuss the expanded scope of practice and autonomy of NPs a...
Breast-Feeding Hormone Lowers Nursing Moms' Blood Pressure
...f other women for one hourafter feeding and six to nine
points lower during sleep. They were also aboutfour to five points lower during daytime ambulatory monitoring, Light said. The study suggests that mothers who nurse their infants are much more likely tobe high oxytocin reactors than bottle-feeders, 5...
UCSF And Eight Other Medical Centers Chosen For National Cancer Institute's Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium
... of California San Francisco has been named one of nine
academicresearch medical centers to form the Pedia...a year for five years to fund the consortium asthe nine
centers work together to conceive, develop and carry out pilot studiesand early trials of promising ...
Trial Begins For First Artificial Liver Device Using Human Cells
...LAD. The next 18 patients willbe divided randomly, nine
to receive the treatment and nine
to receive standardtherapy....
First Trial Comparing Adderall To Ritalin For ADHD Shows It To Be Longer-Lasting, Equally As Effective
...ial and recreational settings. The children spent nine
hours a day in theprogram. Each child received one of the following medications twice a day, every day, inrandom order: 10 mg of Ritalin, 17.5 mg of Ritalin, 7.5 mg of Adderall, 12.5 mgof Adderall, or placebo. All children in the study were already ...
Anabolic Steroids May Help Dialysis Patients Fight Fatigue And Gain Lean Body Mass
...requiring dialysis increasesapproximately seven to nine
percent every year and the average age of patientsis rising. Johansen says her groups' findings indicate nandrolone decanoatetherapy may have an important positive impact on the physical capabilities andquality of life for dialysis patients of all a...
Female Soccer Players Perform Best On A High-Fat Diet, UB Study Finds
... from men's," he said. The study involved nine
female collegiate soccer players who ate threediets in a randomized crossover design -- their normal diet, normal diet plus415 calories of oil-roasted peanuts per day, or normal diet plus an equal amountof extra calories from carbohydrate-rich energy...
Mayo Clinic Researchers Identify Predictors of Intracranial Saccular Aneurysms
...ere located in theback of the brain as compared to nine
percent of aneurysms in people withoutdiabetes," says Robert D. Brown, M.D., a Mayo Clinic neurologist. "We alsofound that among all people that had an aneurysm, women who had a pregnancy inthe past were at increased risk of having multiple aneurysm...
Postpartum Help Needed To Keep Recent Mothers From Resuming Smoking Habit
... researchers who know that most otherpeople who go nine
months without a puff have become non-smokers. As a consequence, a research study reported in the May issue of theAmerican Journal of Public Health takes the first stab at trying to preventpregnant women from resuming their smoking habits aft...
Patients Treated Successfully For Hodgkin's Disease Are At 9 Times The Risk For Developing Second Cancer
...s treated for Hodgkin's Disease aschildren were at nine
times the risk of developing a second cancer, with... the more prevalent secondcancers were found to be nine
times greater than for persons without Hodgkin'sdisease in both males and females. The relative ris...
Heart Drug Finds New Use In Patients With Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome
...with WPW. Koehler was given Ibutilide when he was nine
years oldand developed atrial fibrillation during an EP study. The Ibutilide allowed theelectrophysiologists to continue their work and safely eliminate Koehler's twoaccessory connections. Normally, electrical impulses flow in a controlled rhythm fr...
British Adolescents Need Government Support To Help Clean Up Their Act
... for 20 per cent of all pregnancy terminations and nine
per cent of births. Girls aged 16-19 years had the highest rates of gonorrhoea, genital chlamydia infection and warts, of all women. These findings lead the authors to conclude that there is substantial sexual ill health among teenagers in England ...
Sex Differences Found In Proportions Of Gray And White Matter In The Brain: Links To Differences In Cognitive Performance Seen
...e standard deviation above the average - therewere nine
men and only one woman," Ruben Gur says. "Of these nine
men, seven hadgreater white-matter volumes than any of the women in the study. This suggeststhat, in...
Melanoma Patients' Sentinel Lymph Nodes (SLNS) Play A Strong Role In Disease Prognosis, UCSF Study Reports
... percent (9) died by the end of the study. Of the nine
deceased patients, 44 percent died of melanoma and 56 percent diedof causes unrelated to the disease. Study participants underwent a SLN dissection using selective techniques calledpreoperative lymphoscintigraphy and intraoperative lymphatic mapping....
New Strategy May Succeed At Extending The Life Of Transplanted Kidneys
... transplanted kidney continues to function foronly nine
years. Now, doctors at the University of Maryland Medical Center say anew strategy to extend the function of transplanted kidneys shows promise. In a study of 60 people who had received kidney transplants and were showingsigns of kidney deterioratio...
Intestine Transplant Results Reported At American Society Of Transplantation Meeting
...ceived a small bowel and liver has survived nearly nine
years. In the last year, since adding the drug daclizumab to the anti-rejection drugregimen, surgeons have been able to achieve a 92 percent one-year survival,reported Dr. Abu-Elmagd. The results are based on 14 patients. Overall, those who had the ...
UCSF Study Shows That An Herbal Therapy Reduces PSA Levels By Half In Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer
...rpreliminary results. Study participants received nine
capsules daily ofPC-SPES. The majority of these men are still enrolled in the clinical trial andcontinuing treatment at this time. "Our findings suggest that PC-SPES may have efficacy as a treatment for somemen with prostate cancer," said Eric Smal...
A simulator for space fitness
...ean and Earth Science and Technology and involving nine
UHcampuses, the Hawaii Space Grant Consortium is one of 52 across the nationsupported by NASA to prepare future space scientists. The UH program annuallyoffers undergraduate fellowships and traineeships. Recipients often come fromengineering, mathema...
Emory University researchers say cholinergic agents may offer relief from tics in adults with Tourette syndrome
... Tourette syndrome symptoms was noted in astudy of nine
affected adults after they received a medication not usuallyprescribed for this neurologic disorder, according to data presented by EmoryUniversity researchers at this week's 3rd International Scientific Symposium onTourette Syndrome. Low ...
ILEX Oncology & LeukoSite report results from pivotal Phase II CAMPATH (R) trial; Results suggest new hope for refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia
...ients, the median life expectancy is usuallysix to nine
months. In the trial, patients participating at th... planned. "CAMPATH is the most advanced of ILEX's nine
compounds and we are anxious tomake it available to patients," said Richard L. Love, president and c...
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