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Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine By U-M Researcher Is 93% Effective

...h Aviron, Maassabhas been refining the vaccine and proving that it is not virulent to humans. Aviron expects to file an application with the Food and Drug Administrationnext summer to license the vaccine for use in children and healthy adults....

Advisory: Nasal Spray Influenza Vaccine

...h Aviron, Maassab has beenrefining the vaccine and proving that it is not virulent to humans. He is currently in the Phase 1 trial of a cold-adapted respiratory syncytialvirus vaccine, a viral pathogen that produces bronchitis in infants and childrenand is responsible for high morbidity rates in infants. Ma...

Microwaves May Provide Early Detection Of Breast Cancer

...the microwave sensor. Phantoms arewell-established proving grounds for new techniques and are used for routinecalibration of existing mammography equipment. The microwave sensor has not yetbeen tested on humans. The breast-phantom tests showed that the laboratory prototype sensor couldeasily detect one-quar...

Setbacks To Health Progress In Central America

...ntinent has been mobilized in an exemplary manner, proving theimportance of what we call Pan Americanism", she said. "As an Organization we feel pride in having developed for almost 20 years adisaster preparedness capacity", she said. In addition the SUMA project, a toolfor the management of humanitarian su...

Research Links Healthy Biological Clock To Longevity

... clock had their lifespan increasedby 20 per cent, proving the importance of circadian rhythms to the health andlongevity of an organism. Once the biological clock of a hamster begins to deteriorate, death occurswithin three months. However, when University of Toronto psychologist MartinRalph transplanted a ...

100 years of Freud's interpretation of dreams

...ocus of much of modernneuroscience. And dreams are proving to be a foundation for much of thatresearch. After a brief period when dreams were thought to be little more thanmental fireworks, scientists are finding that they provide many insights intothe mind's workings. Freud called dreams the "royal road to ...

Robotics go where no surgeon has gone before

... arms to perform coronary artery bypass surgery is proving safe and appears to be effective, according to researchers at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions. The aim of the research is to create a safe, less invasive means of performing coronary bypass surgery, a lifesaving procedure in whic...

Chiropractic neurologists managing patients' autism, stroke, other disorders, according to Journal of the American Chiropractic Association (JACA)

...eat the whole body, chiropractic neurology is also proving helpful in the management of injuries from whiplash accidents, traumatic brain injuries, stroke, weight problems, sleep apnea, and many other clinical disorders, according to the JACA article. Currently, there are 525 board-certified chiropractic n...

Finding offers clue to understanding addiction relapse

...ng injected, they still showed increased movement, proving they had been conditioned to the environment. Tissue from the brains was then scanned microscopically for signs that the gene called Fos was being produced, a technique used to precisely pinpoint brain activity. As expected, the scientists saw incr...

Duke orthopedic surgeon bucks conventional wisdom; develops surgical approach for broken collarbones

... on new injuries and more than 30 on malunions, is proving to be agreat success. Those surgeons who in the past questioned Basamania's medical sense now eithersend their patients to him or learn how to do it themselves. "Previously, the only surgical treatment for fractured clavicles involved attaching the ...

Initial clinical study shows safety and bioactivity of cancer vaccine

...t collected in such trials, is highly important in proving that the cancer vaccine is working in the patient and other influences are not at work. "Some studies examine only if there is a reduction in tumor growth, but this would only show part of the story," he said. "You wouldn't see the subclinical ch...

Improving communications and support for doctors, patients and partners

...partners have been diagnosed with breast cancer is proving to be a success, it was reported at the conference today. So far 52 men have taken part in the ARC Breast Cancer Partners Programme, and 47 have completed it, according to Mrs Ursula Courtney, director of the ARC Cancer Support Centre in Dublin, Irel...

Hormone therapy for breast cancer - the treatments of the future

... that this is why the new aromatase inhibitors are proving even more effective than tamoxifen, a selective oestrogen modulator or SERM. Although tamoxifen acts largely as an antioestrogen in breast cancers it actually exhibits pronounced oestrogenic activity when oestrogen levels are very low," said Professo...

Cancer center study shows state's workplace smoking laws are effective

...hibiting cigarette smoking in indoor workplaces is proving effective at reducing the amount of exposure to secondhand smoke among adult workers. These findings, based on data from telephone surveys conducted in 1990, 1992, 1996 and 1999, are reported in the May 2002 issue of the American Journal of Public He...

Stanford researcher dusts off old drug; uncovers new anti-rejection properties

... that the drug - which languished on shelves after proving ineffective in early trials - would become popular in 1999 as a way to prevent rejection of transplanted organs. Now, new studies from Stanford University Medical Center have found that the drug can also protect blood vessels of transplanted h...

Preliminary US study findings support excellent results with CYPHER Sirolimus-eluting Stent

...ciated with the CYPHER Sirolimus-eluting Stent are proving to be remarkably similar from study to study," said Dr. Leon. "Sustained evidence of minimum in-stent late lumen loss is one of the most reliable indicators cardiologists have to gauge the long-term efficacy of interventional therapy." "The angiogra...

Studies yield key insights in preventing destruction of insulin-producing cells

...y the risk of diabetes. This knowledge is already proving extremely valuable for prevention efforts that will be tested in upcoming clinical trials." The findings of the low-dose insulin injection trial, one of two trials that make up the Diabetes Prevention Trials-Type 1 (DPT-1), have laid the groundwork f...

Botox proving successful at preventing headaches

... amounts of the most deadly toxin known to man are proving effective at preventing debilitating headaches. At a press conference prior to the annual meeting of the American Headache Society in Seattle, Todd Troost, M.D., from Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, today reported success rates as high...

Researchers identify pathway that helps keep weight in check

...y years, but previous research was unsuccessful in proving its importance for diet-induced thermogenesis. In this study, we've done something more selective by creating genetically engineered mice with no capability at all for betaAR action." The next step, he says, will be to identify the tissue that is be...

New procedure kills liver tumors without surgery

...thod for removing liver tumors, doctors say RFA is proving to be a successful alternative because it can be done quickly, with little pain and minimal recovery time, and as often as needed. In one extreme case, the patient had the procedure nine different times to destroy a total of 26 tumors. Indeed, Harri...

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