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Study Finds Less Intensive Treatments May Not Maintain HIV Suppression
...or adherence to even one component ofa regimen may result
in viral load rebound. "Although the results of this trial are somewhat disappointing," notes Dr.Havlir, "they should not discourage future attempts to simplify therapies forHIV. Data from this trial and from other recently completed trials argue t...
Comprehensive Effort Needed To Prevent And Treat Traumatic Injuries
...ong people under age 35in the United States. They result
in nearly 150,000 deaths, 2.6 millionhospitalizati...ministration. The reduction has come largely as a result
of federallegislation, road improvements, better vehicle design, and changes in behavior. Such a com...
Scientists Discover How Aspirin Reduces Inflammation
...e proteins involved in the destruction of IkB. The result
isthat NF-kB remains sequestered outside the cell's nucleus thereby preventing theNF-kB-induced inflammatory response. This process, in addition to the inhibitionof inflammatory mediators known as prostaglandins, likely explains many ofaspirin's infl...
Safe Water, Medicines, Insecticides Greatest Needs After Mitch
... reduce the riskof outbreaks that could arise as a result
of Mitch. Dr. Hugo Prado, of PAHO's Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Relief Program,says "after a disaster such as Hurricane Mitch, outbreaks and epidemics are notautomatic. Public health problems are a consequence of other issues, such as thedest...
Lifetime Risks And Costs Of Heart Disease Much Higher For Obese
...ld, moderate, and severe obesityrespectively. As a result
of these increased risks, average expected lifetime medical-carecosts for the treatment of heart disease are as much as $6,000 higher forseverely obese individuals compared to those individuals who are not obese. Formen, expected lifetime costs of h...
Setbacks To Health Progress In Central America
...ovember 1998- The effects of Hurricane Mitch could result
insetbacks to health progress in Central America, ...ating effects of theHurricane Mitch, she said. The result
of Hurricane Mitch, she said, is that "All the diseases thatafflicted people in Central America are...
WFU And IntraVec To Develop Innovative Cancer And HIV Treatments
...trategies may soon be available to patients as the result
of theefforts of a new company, IntraVec, Inc., formed by Wake Forest University,where the basic research was done. IntraVec will manage the development process. IntraVec will build on research done at Wake Forest University School ofMedicine...
Discarded Treatment For Heart Attacks May Yet Prove To Be A Life-Saver
...out of cells. It alsoreplaces potassium lost as a result
of cell damage. And it may inhibit theinsulin resistance that occurs in heart attacks. Insulin resistance preventscells from using insulin effectively. The trial was not intended to determine GIK's effectiveness in heartattack patients, bu...
Signal Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Results In Preclinical Study Of Novel Drug Leads For Treatment Of Osteoporosis
...cular targets that activate or deactivategenes and result
in disease. Signal is advancing the application of genomicsbeyond identifying and elucidating the functions of genes to designing novelclasses of disease-modifying drugs that selectively regulate the activation ofdisease-causing genes. The Company ...
Study Offers Hope For Immune Reconstitution After HIV Infection
...from naïve to memoryphenotype, presumably as a result
of cellular proliferation accompanying thisprocess." The researchers also found that TREC quantity declines significantly with age. Still, they detected TREC-containing T cells in blood samples from persons asold as 73 years. Elderly persons with in...
Despite Progress, More Action Needed To Protect Medical Students From Exposure
To Disease Through Accidental Needlesticks, UCSF Study Finds
...ts in thestudy reported contracting a disease as a result
of an accidental exposure. The study, reported in an article appearing in the January 5 edition of theAnnals of Internal Medicine, included 1,022 third and fourth-year medicalstudents from the classes of 1990-1996 who trained at UCSF-affiliated hospi...
Comprehensive Heart Failure Program At Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
...ryor heart transplant. Such measures will not only result
in a better quality oflife for the patient, but also in reduced costs for healthcare services. Forexample, one component of the program is a 24-hour-a-day, seven-day-a-weekpharmacy service where patients can call in when they need an adjustment tothe...
UK Faculty Members Find Way To Speed Response Of Viagra
...e firstone is being absorbed," Dittert said. "The result
would be an overdose." Dittert and Anwar Hussain, Ph.D., professor in the UK College of Pharmacy,developed the nasal spray at their company, New Millennium PharmaceuticalResearch Inc. (NMPRI) located at Advanced Science and TechnologyCommercializatio...
Ultrasonography Predicts Heart Attack/Stroke Risk
...ness of the walls of two arteriesin the neck. The result
gave vital information beyond that available from anassessment of the standard cardiovascular disease risk factors, such as highblood pressure and high blood cholesterol. The NHLBI is part of the National Institutes of Health. The findinga...
Vanderbilt Cancer Center Discovery May Help Overcome Resistance To Anti-Breast Cancer Drug
...uld make sense that increased TGF-beta levelswould result
in a reduced anti-tumor effect by tamoxifen. To test their hypothesis, the researchers repeated the experiment in "beigemice," which lack natural killer activity. They found that the combination oftamoxifen and TGF-beta antibodies did not have an ant...
Millions Of Americans With Glaucoma Could Save Sight With Early Detection, Treatment
...have their eyes examined for the disease, whichcan result
in blindness when left untreated. In the U.S., as ...lood pressure, which also has few symptoms but can result
in serious problemsif not controlled," Dr. Berlin stated. "If glaucoma is detected early, treatmentc...
Women With Cancer Want More Control
...ementary therapies. Some women are tumor free as a result
of theirtreatment options; some are still confronting disease. The women interviewed areamong the opinion leaders in the intersecting worlds of cancer advocacy, thewomen's health movement, and alternative/complementary medicine. "Historically there h...
Campaign Targets Oral Complications Of Cancer Treatment
... the winner is the patient. Oral complications can result
from all forms of cancer treatment, including radiation to the head and neck, chemotherapy for any type of cancer, and bone marrow transplantation. Among the most common complications are painful,inflamed gums; mouth ulcers; bleeding; infection; and...
An Ergonomically Redesigned Analgesia Delivery Device Proves Safer And More Efficient
... serious injuries occur each year in the U.S. as a result
of medical accidents (Van Cott, 1993). It is belie...interface is less prone to mode errors is likely a result
of it's menu display, providing the user with a global view of options for mode selection on a singl...
Growing Younger By Keeping Up Regular Physical Activity
... Some decline in physical ability is an inevitable result
of normalaging, but inactivity can hasten this decline and result
in all-too-rapid ratesof muscle atrophy, decreased endurance, and loss of flexibility and balance,a...
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