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Low Socio-Economic Status Heart Patients Need More Than Just Aggressive Cardiac Procedures
...the aggressive procedures." For Tung, the results
show that heart procedures aren't magic bulletstha...tions of their overall health. Taken together, the results
of these two tools give researchers an insight intoa patient's quality of life, Tung said. T...
Famous Faces Activate More Parts Of The Brain
... seen a facebefore if it was famous. "These results
suggest that activation patterns do not depend solely onthe type of material used but rather reflect the types of information availablefor encoding such materials," says Kelley. "It also suggests that it's a good idea to pay attention to some...
Commercial Scale Cultivation Of Pharmaceutical-Producing Tobacco Possible, Virginia Tech Scientists Find
BLACKSBURG, Va., Nov. 11, 1998 -- The results
from a summer of research show that pharmaceutical...protein, Cramer said. So successful have been the results
that Cramer hopes that next summer's field trials will include limited quantities of plants with tar...
Mechanism By Which Estradiol Protects Women From Heart Disease Suggested By Emory Team
... withestradiol during in vitro fertilization. "Our results
showed that estradiol at physiologic concentration...y oxidized by peroxidases -- including MPO. "..our results
rule out an antioxidant effect at physiologic concentrations ofestradiol," says senior author Sampat...
Researchers Splice Severed Spinal Cords
... for about 36 hours after removal.Borgens says the results
of studies in live animals will shed more light on howpermanent the new technique might be. Borgens and Shi applied polyethylene glycol, or PEG -- a nontoxic,water-soluble polymer used in medicine and cosmetics -- across the region of theguinea p...
Faster Relief From Influenza Symptoms For 'High Risk' And Otherwise Healthy Patients With Inhaled Zanamivir
... 71 per cent in high risk patients. Thesewere the results
of two Phase III clinical trials of zanamivir repo...illness, but also made it lessdebilitating. These results
convincingly demonstrate the efficacy ofzanamivir." Compared with those receiving placebo, patients ...
Tobacco Will Kill One Third Of Chinese Men
...rging tobacco hazards in China: 2. Early mortality results
from a prospective study) Click below to download PDF document You will require Acrobat Reader to view file. Click here for PDF document China now consumes one third of the world's cigarettes. In this week's BMJ researchers report on the largest...
New Drug Boosts The Power Of Traditional Cancer Therapies, UF Animal Studies Show
...nal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics. "The results
with combretastatin A-4 prodrug are very encouragi...rmine dosages and to compare its tumor-destruction results
with standard treatments. Combretastatin, a small organic molecule found in the bark of the African ...
Discarded Treatment For Heart Attacks May Yet Prove To Be A Life-Saver
... no GIK. There were no significant differences in results
or adverseeffects between the two GIK groups. Some people in all three groups receivedreperfusion therapy and some did not. According to the researchers, almost every study finding, including thenumber of patients suffering heart failure or ...
Differences In Brain Function Found For Attention Deficit Disorder
...od. Follow-up studies will be required before the results
of this study on a smallnumber of boys can lead to brain-based methods of diagnosis, caution the leadresearchers, Research Associate Chandan Vaidya and Associate Professor JohnGabrieli of Stanford's Department of Psychology. Theirs is the first study...
A New Era In Newborn Screening
...es of PKU whileeliminating 90 of 91 false positive results
produced by the routine method. In an accompanying Editorial in Clinical Chemistry, Harvey Levy sees a'sea-change' in newborn screening. Moreover, the Editorial's author points outthat during his 30 years with the New England Newborn Screening Progra...
Antabuse May Inhibit Fatal Reaction To Anesthetic
... a condition known as "halothane hepatitis," which results
in swift andfatal liver damage in approximately 50 percent of cases. For four decades, thisproblem has been recognized in anesthesia, yet the mechanism by which it occurshas been incompletely understood. Drug metabolism is the process by whic...
Low "Health Literacy" Increases Hospitalizations
...costscould be reduced substantially." "The results
of this study are not entirely unexpected, based onprevious studies showing that better educated people have better health," Bakersaid in an interview. "But we really don't know why patients with limitedreading skills were more likely to be hospital...
New approach supercharges immunotherapy
...f the immune system into play againstcancer. Early results
from the first clinical trial of this approach will bepresented December 5th at the American Society of Hematologists meeting in MiamiBeach, Florida. This phase-1 clinical trial -- designed not to assess effectiveness but todetermine the optimal dose...
Maxim Phase II Clinical Trial Highlights Substantial Increase In Leukemia-FreeSurvival For Acute Myelogenous Leukemia Patients
...aceuticals (AMEX: MMP, SSE: MAXM)announced updated results
from an ongoing Phase II clinical trial of its lea... in remission with Maxamine Therapy. The updated results
will be presented today by Mats Brune, M.D., and ElisabethWallhult, R.N., Department of Hematology, ...
USC Researcher Lights Up The Immune System To Help Heart Transplant Recipients
...ses that affect large populations of patients. Our results
combined with additional experience with this technology suggest that this therapy could be used to treat a variety of autoimmune diseases, including inflammatory bowel disease and ulcerative colitis. It may also have a dramatic impact on the...
Osteoporosis Drug Evista (Raloxifene) Cuts Newly Diagnosed, Invasive Breast Cancer Risk By More Than 60 Percent
...n will discuss thesefindings, which are the latest results
from Eli Lilly and Company's ongoingstudies of raloxifene, at the 21st San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium in SanAntonio, Tex., on Saturday, Dec. 12. Jordan, a professor of cancer pharmacology at Northwestern UniversityMedical School, is als...
Cherry Hamburgers Lower In Suspected Carcinogens
...thier for you than regular hamburgers,based on the results
of a study by scientists looking into this unusualcombination. Adding cherries to hamburger meat retards spoilage and reduces the formation ofsuspected cancer-causing compounds known as HAAs (heterocyclic aromaticamines), according to researchers at...
Best Use Of Angiostatin May Be To Enhance Radiation Therapy
...ch as ionizing radiation,"note the authors. "These results
suggest a new approach to the design ofclinical trials with angiostatin and other anti-angiogenic agents." The research team, led by Ralph Weichselbaum, M.D., professor and chairmanof radiation oncology atthe University of Chicago, tested the anti-...
Dynavax Demonstrates Ability Of Immunostimulatory DNA Sequences To Inhibit Symptoms Of Allergic Asthma In Animal Model
...responseto an allergic challenge. The researchers' results
showed that administration ofISS-DNA inhibited both airway hyperresponsiveness and eosinophil infiltration byexerting a significant inhibitory effect on the generation of eosinophil-activecytokines (IL-5, GM-CSF and IL-3). Moreover, while both ISS-DN...
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