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Preventing Stroke: The Choice Between Aspirin And Warfarin
...ch lessen the tendency of blood to clot. Thelatest research
appears in the April 22, 1998, issue of The Journa...ciences Center atSan Antonio. "Stroke prevention research
is absolutely vital. The number of strokes hasrisen so dramatically in recent years that we must fi...
Widely Used Therapy May Not Be Effective In Treatment Of Acute Stroke
...sda,Maryland, is the nation?s leading supporter of research
on the brain and nervoussystem and a lead agency for the Congressionally designated Decade of the Brain. (1) Adams, H.P., Jr., Bendixen, B.H., Kappelle, L.J., Biller, J., Love, B.B.,Gordon, D.L., Marsh, E.E., and the TOAST Investigators: Classifi...
New Stroke Treatment Likely To Decrease Health Care Costs And Increase Quality Of Life
... The NINDS is the nation's principal supporter of research
on the brainand nervous system and a lead agency for the Congressionally designated Decadeof the Brain. The Institute supports and conducts a broad program of basic andclinical neurological investigations and is part of the National Institutes ofHea...
Antibiotic Prophylaxis Could Help Prevent Respiratory Infections in the Critically Ill
...ken on a widespread scale and suggest that further research
is undertaken in this area. Contact: Dr Alessandro Liberati, Italian Cochrane Centre, Laboratory of Health Services Research, Mario Negri Institute, Milan Italy firstname.lastname@example.org...
Some Young Children May Grow Out Of Peanut Allergy
... al in this week's BMJ. Based on findings from research
conducted at the University of Southampton and So...initially assumed. Hourihane et al cite previous research
which suggests that changes in the dietary habits of the British population towards vegetarianism an...
UB Plants "Seeds" By Investing In Research Projects; Researchers Leverage Investment 14 Times Over
...ides faculty with "seed" money to pursue promising research
ideas has yielded $14 in external funding for ever...ving lives, thanks to the program's investments in research
on new technologies, assistive devices and fundamental mechanisms behind common medical conditions, ...
Chemical Society's Highest Award Goes To Ronald Breslow
...msen, the chemist credited with bringinglaboratory research
to the American university. "What I do is ...k-based Breslow. For example, he said, his research
group has a novel approach to riddingthe body of cancer: don't kill the cancer cells, but make them ...
PITT Researchers Demonstrate Human Brain's Natural Mechanism For Guarding Against Errors
...ished in Friday's edition of Science. "Our research
shows the brain has its own built-in system for detectingcompetition between two possible yet incompatible responses to a situation,"explained Cameron S. Carter, M.D., associate professor of psychiatry andpsychology. "When this system detects the co...
Area of Research Outlined For Promising New Cancer Drugs
...blood chemist Francis J. Castellino. Basic research
conducted in Castellino's laboratory contributed t...ntprotein, plasminogen. Results from this in vivo research
are expected to yieldgreater understanding of the angiostatin-plasminogen relationship in cancer,Cas...
Cost-Effective Treatment Possible In Africa For HIV-Positive Pregnant Women If Drug Prices Lowered
...also call vertical transmission. "The goal in our research
was to determine under what circumstances, if any,...ies," said Elliot Marseille, DrPH, MPP, UCSFsenior research
associate and lead investigator of the study. "When we did this study, we had to make educated gues...
Earliest Warning Sign Indicates Need To Test For Condition Associated With Fetal Deaths
...r during an eight-year period. Results of the research
were reported here today (May 11, 1998) by Lawrence J. Gugino, M.D., UB associate professor of gynecology and obstetrics and lead author, at the 46th annual clinical meeting of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Chorioamni...
Communication Between Doctors And Asthma Patients Is Key
... each year,'' she said. Clark recently completed a research
project in which 80 physicians underwenttraining on how to communicate and educate patients about asthma. Clark'sresearch team studied 650 asthma patients to determine the effect communicationhad on patient outcomes. "Asthma patients have to manage ...
Researchers Synthesize Compounds For New Class Of Antibiotics
...ent issue of the Journal of Organic Chemistry, the research
teamreported that they have chemically synthesized myxopyronin A and B, two naturalcompounds known to block replication of drug-resistant strains of bacteria.Before this breakthrough, the compounds could only be isolated from theirbacterial source, a...
Scientists Create Extremely Sensitive Test For Detecting Radiation Damage
...ch betterthan we can now." A report on the research
appears in the May 15 issue of the journalScience. Besides Leadon, a member of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive CancerCenter, authors are Drs. X. Chris Le, James Z. Xing, Jane Lee and MichaelWeinfeld of the University of Alberta. Ionizing rad...
Compound In Meat Prevents Diabetes, Study Suggests
...s and cheeses may prevent diabetes, according to a research
team from Purdue University and The Pennsylvania S... blindness, coronary heart disease or strokes. The research
on CLA's ability to control Type II diabetes was published in the March 27 issue of Biochemical and ...
V. Craig Jordan Will Present Results Of Raloxifene Breast Cancer Study At
American Society For Clinical Oncology Meeting
...lence in Medicine for his breast cancer prevention research
and the BlockAward for Distinguished Achievement in Cancer Research from The Ohio StateUniversity. Most recently, he was named the Sixth Laureate of the Cino del DucaAward for Oncology in Paris. He also is a fellow of the Royal Society ofChemistry a...
ONYX Pharmaceuticals Reports Phase II Clinical Trial Results At ASCO Meeting
...ase,notedDavid H. Kirn, M.D., director of clinical research
at Onyx. "We have seen significant tumor regression in the patients treated to date,including some complete responses, and this is a dramatic early finding,"Dr. Kirn said. "But we have only evaluated ten patients at this point. While weare encour...
University Of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute Study Confirms Efficacy Of Taxol Regimen In The Treatment Of Advanced Lung Cancer
...ty outreach and for its commitment totranslational research
that rapidly brings new cancer therapies from thelaboratory bench to the patient's bedside. For additional information aboutthis study, please contact the UPCI's Cancer Information and Referral Servicetoll-free at (800) 237-4PCI(724)....
Polish Dumpling-Like Particle Has Potential In Drug Delivery
...They turned to colleague Tomasz Kowalewski, Ph.D., research
assistant professor of chemistry at Washington University, a Polish native who is an expert in atomic force microscopy (AFM), and operates one at Washington University. This microscope is a new, powerful tool that can visualize nature's tiniest objec...
National Office Of Drug Safety Is Needed, Experts Say In JAMA
...eeded initiatives inlong-term drug testing, safety research
and education at the nation's medicalcenters." They add, "This investment in drug safety has the potential to savethousands of lives and prevent tens of thousands of serious injuries each year." Furberg is a professor and chairman of ...
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