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Scientists Report Cancer Fighting Drug As Possible Treatment For Multiple
...nk that peoplewith MS may benefit." Leidtke, now a research
associate at Rockefeller, did thework in the labor...ute for Medical Research, thefirst U.S. biomedical research
center. Rockefeller faculty members have madesignificant achievements, including the discovery that ...
New Survey Finds Physicians Seek More Clarity In MS Diagnosis And Management
..."Neurologists need to better understand thepresent research
trends, specifically as they relate to classifying...ris & Associates, Inc., one of the nation'sleading research
and opinion groups, and senior counselor on this MS survey. "Iam confident that the findings of the...
UCSF Study Finds Drug Treatment Can Be Cost Effective In Tanzania And Thailand
For HIV-Positive Pregnant Women
... Marseille,DrPH, MPP, lead investigator and senior research
associate with the UCSF AIDSResearch Institute and...t the Genevameeting; and Joseph Saba, MD, clinical research
specialist, United Nations AIDSProgram. Last week, Glaxo Wellcome and other pharmaceutical manufa...
World's First Producer To Repair Brain Damage From Stroke
...osticLaboratory. This trial is one of many research
initiatives of the University ofPittsburgh Stroke Institute and is supported by Layton Bioscience, Inc. For additional information about this historic procedure, please accessthe News Bureau section of the UPMC Health System web page at http:...
Three INEEL Inventions Win International Recognition
.... This represents a majorbreakthrough in pesticide research
and is easily and inexpensively produced. The 36t...ays, "These awards show the world we haveexcellent research
talent here at the INEEL. This recognition gives us a chanceto recognize their creative spirit and h...
Research Explains Lithium's Dual Anti-Manic/Anti-Depressive Effect
...lithium brings them up into the stableregion. The research
findings support clinical observations, he noted. "It takes a few weeks before lithium begins to relieve depression and mania inbipolar patients," he said. "It's now apparent an adaptive reuptake mechanismthat brings glutamate within a 'normal' rang...
Drug Prevents Hearing Loss Caused By Brain Tumor Therapy
...d the National Institutes of Health. VA research
provides improved medical center care for veterans...ys a crucial role in educating futurephysicians in research
and clinically oriented areas. A patient who has undergone blood-brain barrier treatment and who ha...
Lupus Foundation Of America Awards Summer Internship To Student Working At Wistar Institute
...Gina Finzi Memorial Student Summer Fellowship fora research
project she is conducting at The Wistar Institute....ge young scientists to participatein lupus related research
under the supervision of an established scientificinvestigator. It will support Ms. Seo's work in D...
Walking Or Bed Rest OK For First Stage Of Labor, UT Southwestern Research Shows
...necology; Mary AnnKelly, obstetrics and gynecology research
nurse; Marcy Garcia, certified nursemidwife in obstetrics and gynecology; Rebecca Burpo, faculty associate inobstetrics and gynecology and Parkland Nurse Midwifery School faculty member; and Dr. Kenneth Leveno, professor of obstetrics and gynecology....
DFG To Fund Four New Research Units
...gemeinschaft (DFG) has decided to set up four new research
units. This programme is designed to help establish new lines of research
which to date have not adequately, or not at all, been pursued in Germany. The four units will be ba...
Early Medical Abortion With Mifepristone (RU 486) And Misoprostol Is Highly Acceptable To American Women
...pregnancy. "Our trial results accord with previous research
findings that early medicalabortion is desirable to the women who choose it," said Beverly Winikoff, M.D.,lead author of the study. "Despite socioeconomic or cultural differences, viewsof the participants in this trial resonate with those of women li...
"Green Chemistry" Cleans Up Environment And Renders Synthetic Drugs
...ndly and useful," said David Gonzalez, a chemistry research
assistantat UF. In a process known as ?Gre...ed in the 1960s at the University of Illinois,with research
continuing at the University of Texas and the University ofIowa. At UF, chemist Tomas Hudlicky has w...
Anti-Depressants: Miracle Drugs Or Placebos With A Buzz?
...faith is maintained in thesetreatments. This is a research
question whose importance may even exceed thatof the specific effects of the drugs themselves." Article: "'Listening to Prozac but Hearing Placebo: A Meta-Analysis ofAntidepressant Medication," by Irving Kirsch, Ph.D., University of Connecticut,Sto...
Epilepsy Drugs Useful To Treat Alzheimer's, Studies Find
...tia, most from Alzheimer's disease. Tariot's research
group of about 20 doctors, nurses, andother staff is currently conducting about 20 studies withapproximately 225 patients. The carbamazepine and divalproexstudies included patients from Monroe Community Hospital, St.John's Home, the Jewish Home, St. ...
Black Teen-Agers With Severe Asthma Are Three Times More Likely Than White Teens To Be Steroid Resistant
... white teen-agers tohave steroid resistant asthma, research
at National Jewish Medical and ResearchCenter has found. "Our results suggest that children with steroid-resistant asthma are more likelyto be African-American, to have required treatment with oral steroids at anearlier age and to require larger amou...
By Losing (Molecular) Weight, A Clot-Dissolving Drug May Be In Better Shape To
Help People Avoid A Repeat Heart Attack
... Women's Hospital in Boston. "In theory, this new research
might allowphysicians to prescribe relatively unsupervised long-term self-administration ofanti-clotting therapy, sort of an insulin-like injection for coronary arterydisease." By using enoxaparin, researchers were able to control von Willebrand fact...
Parenting CD-ROM Helps Reduce Children's Behavioral Problems
...s apparent success. "There's been a lot of research
that suggests interactive computertechnology promo...use it's so interesting." Gordon presented research
on the program's effectiveness July 11 at theannual meeting of the Coalition for Marriage, Family an...
Infants With Eye Problem Sought For NIH-Sponsored Study Of Congenital Esotropia
...red byKenneth Wright, M.D., physician, surgeon and research
associate atCedars-Sinai Medical Center, the study will be conducted by NIH-certifiedinvestigators at 100 participating centers throughout the United States. Thestudy is in progress now, and researchers hope to gather information from200 babies with ...
Doctors Are Underprescribing Key Blood Pressure Drug In Heart Attack Patients
Most Likely To Benefit, Study Says
...neand cardiology at UCSF and associate director of research
at Genentech, Inc.In their findings, the researche...ks inthose patients without contraindications. The research
study, as well as the National Registry of Myocardial Infarction 2,an observational study, were supp...
USC/Norris Study Finds No Benefit Of Finasteride In Preventing Prostate Cancer In Men At Elevated Risk
...he disease. USC/Norris researchers have long led research
on the role of the male hormonesandrogens in spurring prostate cancer growth. Ross and his colleagues firstproposed that lowering levels of the androgen most active in the prostate,called dihydrotestosterone (DHT), could possibly prevent prostate ca...
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