Tag: "rebound" at medical news
Study Shows Three-Drug "Cocktail" Needed To Keep AIDS Virus Curbed
...nfected patients aftertriple-drug therapy began to rebound
during the less rigorous maintenance treatment. Forethical reasons, the double-blinded study was then halted in January. Patients receivingthe one or two-drug regimens were returned to the more effective three-drug combination. During maintenance th...
Study Finds Less Intensive Treatments May Not Maintain HIV Suppression
.... Theprimary endpoint of the study was viral load rebound
- defined as twoconsecutive viral load measurement...opies/ml. The investigators found that viral load rebound
occurred in a total of 51 studyparticipants: four in the triple-therapy group, 24 in the double-ther...
Behavioral program boosts antibody that fights breast cancer
...ly sawtheir antibody levels rebound
at eight and 12 months aftersurgery. But antibody levels remained low for non-participants. The fact that the mucin antibody response was strongerin progr...
Some HIV patients show no viral rebound after stopping drugs
...ug therapy. The other three subjects had thevirus rebound
significantly. The researchers noticed that in those patientswhere the virus was suppressed, there was "a broad and strong" HIV-specificimmune response. It appears that temporarily discontinuing drugs allowed thevirus to make its presence known jus...
ICAAC highlight: MAC prophylaxis can be safely discontinued in HIV-infected
patients who respond to HAART
...bacterial pneumonia among patients withsignificant rebound
in CD4+ T-cell count. Interim results are similar to thefindings of the ACTG study....
Rebound of HIV and reappearance of HIV reservoirs in patients treated with IL-2& combination antiretroviral drugs following cessation of therapy
...resting CD4+ T cells which are responsible for the rebound
in plasmaviremia, a hypothesis that will be illuminated by further studies." Co-authors of Drs. Chun and Fauci include Richard T. Davey, M.D., DelphineEngel, and H. Clifford Lane, M.D. NIAID is a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). ...
Social support and confidence predict medication adherence for AIDS patients
...from the prescribed routine can allow the virus to rebound
and become resistant to antiretroviral drugs. Catz and colleagues report that 18 percent of the patients were "nonadherent" -- defined as having missed at least one dose of the HAART regimen per week. Nonadherent patients were more depressed than ...
Scientists declare global warming and human impacts are combining destructive forces on coral reefs
...opulations--as well as fishing in adjacent areasto rebound
dramatically in fewer than five years. Other symposium studies helped shed light on the spread of diseases in coral reef ecosystems and suggested possible breakthroughs in helping coral reef ecosystems survive coral bleaching and ideas for helping c...
Study offers hope for chocolate-loving reflux disease sufferers
... the esophagus and how long it took the acidity to rebound
to normal levels. Researchers also determined the pressure of the lower esophageal sphincter, located at the junction between the stomach and the esophagus. In a person who does not suffer from GERD, the sphincter acts as a valve and allows substance...
Stopping statins may cause rebound that triples risk of death
...dicated that suddenly withdrawing statins causes a rebound
phenomenon. Rather than simply returning to norma...t the withdrawal of statins in humans results in a rebound
phenomenon and has an adverse impact on patients with acute coronary syndromes, says Hamm. A placeb...
Reducing antiepileptics in VNS (TM) patients does not impair seizure control
...(Vagus Nerve Stimulation) Therapy does not cause a rebound
increase in seizure rates, according to a study presented at a poster session today at the 54th annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) in Denver. To successfully manage epilepsy, we try to maximize seizure control, while minimiz...
Drug developed at Duke appears effective in treating respiratory failure in newborns
...apped in the lung) and its use is complicated by a rebound
effect in which after therapy is stopped, the prob...als are extremely reactive atoms implicated in the rebound
phenomenon, as well as in the potential damage to other tissues and organs," Stamler said. "This pro...
USF headache specialist writes Q&A book in Spanish
... avoid self-medication in order to prevent chronic rebound
headaches," Dr. Wilson said. "I want this book to help people gather information that will help them communicate more effectively with their physicians." Dr. Wilson, an associate professor of neurology, is a national and international headache exper...
Nation's two largest medical specialty groups issue migraine treatment guidelines
... actually lead to more headaches, sometimes called rebound
headaches." "Headaches are the seventh leading reason patients in the United States visit their physician," said Eric M. Wall, MD, MPH, the AAFP representative for guideline development. "It is important that physicians know the evidence supporting ...
Chaos theory may help explain patterns of alcohol abuse, studies suggest
... his intake of alcohol had not yet had a chance to rebound
following a decrease, he said. This may be one important reason why alcoholics so often relapse after treatment. The results of these studies, if replicated and attempted with larger groups of patients, may also have implications for a controversy in...
JCI table of contents, January 20 2005
... T cells target HIV in a relationship on the rebound
After a break in antiretroviral drug therapy in HIV-positive patients, the virus rebounds and begins to multiply. While this was feared to destroy, perhaps irreversibly, patient HIV-specific CD4+ T cells that are preferentially infected by the viru...