Tag: "researchers" at medical news
"Happy Hour" Is Unhappy For Many Cardiac Arrest Victims
...theafternoon, as well as in the morning, according researchers
reporting in today'sCirculation: Journal of the American Heart Association. Leonard Cobb, M.D. and Alfred P. Hallstrom, Ph.D. at the department ofbiostatistics and the division of cardiology at the University of Washington,Seattle, used recor...
Three INEEL Inventions Win International Recognition
Breakthrough technology developed by researchers
from Lockheed Martin IdahoTechnologies Company hav...esearch andDevelopment 100 Awards. Three groups of researchers
were selected for the honorfrom only 100 awards presented internationally. The winning Idaho Nationa...
Research Explains Lithium's Dual Anti-Manic/Anti-Depressive Effect
...roceedings of the National Academy ofSciences, the researchers
found that in mice brains, lithium exerts a push/pulleffect on the neurotransmitter glutamate, eventually causing it to level off ina stable zone where it can control both extremes. "Glutamate is the primary excitatory neurotransmitter, carrying mes...
Drug Prevents Hearing Loss Caused By Brain Tumor Therapy
...nal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, researchers
with thePortland U.S. Department of Veterans Affai...ients lost only 3.7decibels. The Portland researchers
previously had paved the way for brain tumortreatment with carboplatin and similar agents by pioneer...
Mostly In The Mind
...ther than their effects onbrain chemistry, say two researchers
in the US. Irving Kirsch of the University of Connecticut and Guy Sapirstein ofWestwood Lodge Hospital, Needham, analysed 19 studies on selectedantidepressants and sedatives-including tricyclics and the newer Prozac-typedrugs-involving 2318 p...
Walking Or Bed Rest OK For First Stage Of Labor, UT Southwestern Research Shows
...Medical Center at Dallas obstetrics and gynecology researchers
have concludedthat walking during the first stage ...ein the bed-rest group were allowed to sit up. The researchers
compared suchfactors as duration of the first stage of labor, the need for laboraugmentation with m...
DFG To Fund Four New Research Units
...y to human bone than has been possible so far. The researchers
will try to gain a better understanding of the interactions of animate and inanimate matter and expect to come up with fundamental findings to be used in designing biologised implant surfaces. If formerly a farmer knew exactly what the yield of ea...
Policy Methods For Eliminating Child Labor
...tually raising the standard of living, the Cornell researchers
say. Here's how their model works: Imagine a stabl...efforts be targeted at the adult labor market. The researchers
say that current political efforts to curb child labor are driven by emotions rather than the result...
By Losing (Molecular) Weight, A Clot-Dissolving Drug May Be In Better Shape To
Help People Avoid A Repeat Heart Attack
...ulation: Journal of the American HeartAssociation, researchers
say that enoxaparin -- a slimmed-down form of thec... for coronary arterydisease." By using enoxaparin, researchers
were able to control von Willebrand factor, a"reactant" protein released into the bloodstream when b...
Parenting CD-ROM Helps Reduce Children's Behavioral Problems
...ily and Couples Education. For one study, researchers
recruited 72 parents whose children had beeninvolv... to dobetter in school. In a second study, researchers
recruited 38 mothers of middle schoolstudents in Athens County. Parents were randomly assigned to th...
Studies Indicate An Effective Treatment For Steroid-Induced Osteoporosis
...ing and treating steroid-induced osteoporosis. The researchers
found that either dose of alendronate, added to ca...ing estrogenwho received 10 mg of alendronate, the researchers
noted. Post-menopausal womentaking steroid treatments are among those at the highest risk forsteroi...
'Mutual Insurance Pool' Could Improve Transplant Organ Shortage
Two Simon Fraser University researchers
say a chronic shortage of human organsneeded for t...o provide one'sown organs upon death." The researchers
initially came up with the insurance pool idea as asolution to the growing need for organs for child...
Infants With Eye Problem Sought For NIH-Sponsored Study Of Congenital Esotropia
...he United States. Thestudy is in progress now, and researchers
hope to gather information from200 babies with the eye disorder by December of 1998. While it is common for newborns' eyes to turn out (exotropia), it is unusualfor them to turn in, or 'cross' (esotropia), says Dr. Wright. "The purposeof this study,"...
Doctors Are Underprescribing Key Blood Pressure Drug In Heart Attack Patients
Most Likely To Benefit, Study Says
... Journal of the AmericanCollege of Cardiology, the researchers
evaluated data on 200,000 myocardialinfarction pat... research at Genentech, Inc.In their findings, the researchers
report that prescription of ACE inhibitortherapy, used to reduce blood pressure, increased to 38.7 p...
USC/Norris Study Finds No Benefit Of Finasteride In Preventing Prostate Cancer In Men At Elevated Risk
... no provenway to prevent the disease. USC/Norris researchers
have long led research on the role of the male ho...ecially significant in lightof this ongoing trial, researchers
say. "Ours are the first data to address thequestion of whether finasteride prevents disease. The re...
A Concentration Killer: Study Shows Brain Chemistry Defect Is Key To Attention
Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder In Adults
...ttsburgh Medical Center. In the study, the researchers
analyzed the brains of 17 ADHD adults withpositron...nia, ordepression. In future studies, the researchers
plan to determine the affect of ageon the finding. "We want to find out whether children with ADHD ...
Lack Of Data For New Heart Drugs Is Causing Concern
Trial And Error ONE of the researchers
who exposed the dangers of using albumin in patientssuffering from serious burns or shock says new drugs for high blood pressureface unanswered questions regarding their safety. Two weeks ago, Ian Roberts of the Institute of Child Health in ...
Paying Attention To High Blood Pressure Programs A Good Investment In Reducing
...Journal of the American Heart Association,Japanese researchers
say that not all public health programs are created equal. They found that a more intense, community-integrated program helped people muchmore than a minimally-integrated program. Men exposed to the more aggressiveprograms did a better job of contro...
Controlling Collagen Levels May Be Key To Fighting Organ Failure Caused By High
...to organ failure has not beenunderstood. However, researchers
from the University of Navarra School ofMedicine i...ate collagen degradation," says Diez. The researchers
also found that people who had enlarged hearts beforeentering the study had smaller, more normal-siz...
Mini-Pill Increases Risk Of Chronic Diabetes In Women With History Of Diabetes During Pregnancy
...risk of later developing type-2 diabetes. Now, USC researchers
saythat using the mini-pill -- progestin-only birt...he American Medical Association. In the study, USC researchers
followed 904 Latina women who had developedgestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) during a recent pregn...
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