Tag: "provoking" at medical news
U of M researcher says Viagra may cause permanent vision loss in some men
...e the blood vessels and nerves are tightly bundled provoking
NAION," says Pomeranz. The onset of NAION within hours after ingestion of Viagra in 14 patients supports an association between the use of the drug and NAION. Based on the fact that 14 cases of NAION have now been reported soon after the use of Via...
The sustained benefits of very early treatment of rheumatoid arthritis with anti-TNF-alpha therapy
...r necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha a protein known for provoking
inflammation have been successfully used to curtail the activity of rheumatoid arthritis among other chronic inflammatory conditions. Recently, a team of researchers in the United Kingdom set out to test the effectiveness of anti-TNF-alpha therapy ...
UCLA brain researchers uncover new clues to SIDS
...ndings suggest that the irregular brain mechanisms provoking
CCHS may also underlie sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Children afflicted by the two conditions share many of the same symptoms and health problems. AUTHORS: Ronald Harper, Ph.D., professor of neurobiology, and Paul Macey, Ph.D., neur...
Behavior patterns of some nursing home residents may provoke other residents, resulting in injuries
...ents may get themselves in trouble by accidentally provoking
an attack due to wandering into another residents' 'personal space.'" The authors conclude: "Injured residents were more likely, perhaps unknowingly, to 'put themselves in harm's way,' be verbally aggressive, and be cognitively impaired. Interven...
American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for February 2004 (first issue)
...upational asthma years after their exposure to the provoking
agent has been eliminated, suggesting that the residual effects are the cause of persistent airway hyperresponsiveness and asthmatic symptoms. Canadian investigators presented data for 103 subjects with occupational asthma 8 years after their exposu...
New centers to research, reduce asthma disparities
...stress, smoking, and exposure to diesel exhaust in provoking
asthma symptoms. The Centers will also collaborate on training activities -- a critical feature of the program. "This initiative does not just support individual projects," emphasized Dr. Lenfant. "The partnering institutions in each Center will te...
Tumor vaccines via dendritic cells
...is or other tumor antigens. Still, concerns about provoking
autoimmunity by this means will need to be addressed before it can be considered for use in humans....
Type 1 diabetes safely arrested with short-term use of new drug
...on, the monoclonal antibody was humanized to avoid provoking
an immune response in the host against the drug. ... to retain the desired binding specificity without provoking
an immune response as a mouse antibody would. It is less toxic than cyclosporine and other earlier...
Angina sufferers find significant relief with noninvasive technique
... groupwas able to do so for longer periods without provoking
abnormalelectrocardiograms, the researchers reported. Use of nitroglycerin in the active group was lower, but not by a statisticallysignificant degree. In an editorial assessing the treatment in the same issue of the cardiologyjournal, Richard Conti...