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Study examines lessons learned at Africa's first public antiretroviral treatment clinic
...erected, and they now accommodate more than 11,000 patients
being treated at the clinic. Clinic staffing changes were also necessary. Initially, medical personnel were rotated in from inpatient hospital wards in order to gain outpatient care experience. However, to ensure consistent care for clinic patients, ...
Drug companies and governments must act on fake drug problem
...urchased drugs are fakes. The estimated 192,000 patients
killed by fake drugs in China alone in 2001 gives ...y is a big benefit to our health but it is harming patients
and itself by not warning the public of fake products when they arise." Dr. Akunyili, the Director-...
Sex selection popular among infertile women
...mately equal numbers. "We found that 41 percent of patients
surveyed would use preimplantation sex selection i...ight be." Researchers conducted a survey of female patients
at a hospital-based infertility clinic to determine the demand and preferences for nonmedical sex se...
Drug that hinders blood vessel growth under study in ovarian cancer
... MCG is among some 25 centers nationally enrolling patients
in remission to see if the investigational drug A6...mal studies and showed "encouraging responses" in patients
with advanced ovarian cancer in Phase 1 clinical trials, according to Virgil Thompson, president and...
2005 Oral Medicine and Pathology Research Award
...s research, Professor Johnson examined and treated patients
in his clinic at the King's Dental Institute (London, UK), taught dental students and post-graduate students, and is the Editor of the journal Oral Diseases. As the new head of the first new dental school in Australia in nearly 60 years, he will be i...
Common anesthetics appear safe for developing fetal brain
...cally involves a combination of drugs, renders the patients
temporarily unconscious during the surgery. The earlier study -- the results of which led to much discussion in the anesthesia community -- involved putting newborn rat pups in a static chamber, where they inhaled various anesthetics. The results of ...
Emergency clopidogrel could save thousands of lives46,000-patient heart attack trial results
...art attack treatments, and were seen even in older patients
and those presenting several hours after the onset...e out of every 100 patients. So, for every million patients
having a heart attack, giving this simple additional treatment for about two weeks would save 5,000 ...
Breakthrough in medical research: New chemotherapy gives hope to brain tumour patients
...emodal) to radiation therapy increases survival in patients
suffering from glioblastoma, a very aggressive for...the tumour allowed for the identification of those patients
most likely to benefit from this type of treatment. The findings are leading to a new standard of ca...
American Academy of Neurology presents 57th Annual Meeting in Miami Beach
...ogy Now, the AAN's forthcoming health magazine for patients
and caregivers. On April 13, the AAN Foundation's first Auction Gala: Make Research Happen will raise funds for clinical research fellowships in neurology. The Auction Gala will provide a memorable evening that includes dinner, the chance to bid on s...
Computerized order entry systems can increase risk of medication errors
... are estimated to injure or kill more than 770,000 patients
in hospitals annually, according to background information on the article. Prescribing errors are the largest identified source of preventable hospital medical error. Computerized physician order entry (CPOE) systems are widely viewed as crucial for ...
Women less likely to get quality heart attack care
... men. That difference may be in part because women patients
were less likely than men to have a one-on-one ses... a year of leaving the hospital among heart attack patients
whose doctors and nurses followed standard national guidelines for their care, and used the discharg...
End AIDS drug waiting lists, HIV care providers tell policymakers
...o waiting lists for essential anti-AIDS drugs that patients
need in order to live. In meetings with key congr...r "New at HIVMA." "Without Ryan White, many of our patients
would have to go without lifesaving medical treatments and care," says HIVMA Vice President Daniel K...
News tips from the 2005, 54th Annual Scientific Sessions of the American College of Cardiology
...ound safe in animal experiments. In a study of 33 patients
undergoing 38 separate scans, the researchers adju... the electrical leads and surrounding tissue. All patients
and devices were closely monitored during the scans, some of which lasted up to 1.5 hours, and repea...
Two years after gene therapy treatments, severe angina patients showed prolonged clinical benefit
...f the Corautus' earlier Phase I study of VEGF-2 in patients
with severe angina. In this trial, Vascular Endoth...ion Investigational Study"), which will enroll 404 patients
with Class III or IV angina that are not suitable candidates for traditional revascularization proce...
Many children are undervaccinated or have delayed vaccinations in their first 2 years of life
... in the best position to assess the needs of their patients
to determine reasons for delay. Evidence-based solutions exist for many of these needs, such as reminder-recall systems, extended office hours, expanding availability of pediatric care, and education regarding the importance and safety of vaccinatio...
Blood pressure treatment could cut risk of strokes and heart attacks
...ld be stopped, due to far better results for those patients
on the new treatment. The newer treatment strategy...ave been collected and analysed. Investigators and patients
will be informed of the final results of ASCOT when these data become available. The results will be...
Emory Study finds HIV is not an independent risk factor for severe heart disease
...differentconclusion. Emory researchers studied all patients
who underwent cardiac catheterization(due to acute...tlanta between January 2001 and December 2001. The patients
were evaluated for HIV infection, common cardiac risk factors, HAART, and findings on coronary angio...
New system for the analysis of facial movement in three dimensions
...mic techniques. A static technique is suitable for patients
over 70. In general it consists of re-suspending t... facial inserts and muscle transplants, some fifty patients
have been treated, the largest series in the state. If the face muscles have been enervated due to t...
Researchers close in on breast cancer vaccine
...mmaglobin-A, we plan to conduct clinical trials in patients
who are at very high risk for breast cancer and in patients
who have had a relapse after initial treatment," Mohanakumar says. "We want to see if giving patient...
Student identifies electrical changes preceding heart failure
...h in the Department of Medicine. "By the time most patients
are diagnosed with heart failure, it's too late to... improvements in medical therapy, the prognosis of patients
with heart failure remains very poor, with almost 20 percent of patients
dying within one year of in...
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