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Corrected metabolism leads to health benefits and weight loss

A revolutionary weight loss program that balances metabolism and hormone levels has stabilized a variety of medical conditions such as diabetes, arthritis and high blood pressure, says a leading Canadian General Practitioner. The Metabolism Correcting program beg...

End AIDS drug waiting lists, HIV care providers tell policymakers

... since the introduction of HAART. Access to these revolutionary medicines and the medical services required to deliver and manage their use should be given precedence when Congress renews Ryan White this year." "Lack of funding has, furthermore, forced some states to start waiting lists for anti-AIDS drugs," note...

Changing chemistry helps explain estrogen threat to the heart

...means is that menopause is a good thing, a sort of revolutionary endocrinology idea," says Dr. White. "Menopause is adaptive because a woman is not supposed to have as much estrogen when she gets older because it can kill her." He holds up a graph plotting the dramatically dropping rates of tetrahydrobiopterin ove...

Northwestern Memorial Hospital receives $10 million commitment to support preeminent heart program

... first surgeon in the United States to perform the revolutionary Maze procedure using high intensity focused ultras...the Siemens Medical Solutions' MAGNETOM Avanto - a revolutionary new magnetic resonance (MR) technology. This state-of-the-art scanner, which has become a major com...

New breast cancer test could save lives

...chers at the University of Bristol is developing a revolutionary new test to detect breast cancer at an early stage. If successful, this test will be effective for women of all ages; given that breast cancer is the largest killer of women between the ages of 35-55 in Europe, the test could have a dramatic effect ...

Anti-depressants used during pregnancy linked to neonatal withdrawal syndrome

...or early childhood, and hope that the next wave of revolutionary new compounds is right around the corner."...

Rice student wins award for revolutionary MRI research

...arch in Nanotechnology for his efforts to create a revolutionary new class of contrast agents that could, for the first time, allow magnetic resonance imaging of individual cells. "Balu is one of the best graduate students I have worked with in my 30 years at Rice," said Lon Wilson, professor of chemistry and Sith...

How are we doing? Researchers aim to measure national well being

... of GNP with a measure of aggregate happiness is a revolutionary idea." The NIA is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. In the DRM, participants revive memories of the previous day by writing a short diary. They are told to think of their day as a ...

New research tool aids study of national well-being

... of GNP with a measure of aggregate happiness is a revolutionary idea." Using the DRM method, the researchers asked 909 women to recall the previous workday as a sequence of episodes and rate the psychological and social aspects of those activities. Results were compared to experiments based on more common ...

New research results: 'Heart jacket' shown to be effective

...University School of Medicine. "It's a potentially revolutionary approach." Heart failure is a condition in which the heart can't circulate enough blood to meet the needs of the body. Patients who have the problem typically have enlarged hearts that continue to get larger and weaker as the condition progresses....

UT Southwestern Moncrief Cancer Center is first in Texas to treat patients with TomoTherapy

... the TomoTherapy Hi-Art System. "TomoTherapy is a revolutionary improvement in radiation oncology, providing additional reassurance for both doctors and patients," said radiation oncologist Dr. Jerry Barker. "The combination of CT imaging and treatment delivery allows visual confirmation that the tumor is being p...

Cancer researchers seek to predict tumor growth

...chools of medicine and engineering have launched a revolutionary investigation in cancer research as part of a National Cancer Institute (NCI) effort that challenges engineers and oncologists with the development of a systems biology approach to gain understanding and to unlock issues of the most complex cancer bi...

New study to use electronic medical records to improve care of patients with diabetes

...es. The question is, what is the best means to use revolutionary new health technologies to improve decision-making and outcomes? That is what we hope to answer," said Cebul. C. Martin Harris, M.D., chief information officer and chairman of the Information Technology Division at The Cleveland Clinic, is the co-pr...

First medical test on CD gets good results

...he life sciences labs would fall in love with this revolutionary CD system for ELISA because it's easier, faster and cheaper to use," said Shang-Tian Yang, professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at Ohio State and collaborator on the project. Yang and Lee are founding a company to commercialize the CD t...

4 out of 5 eligible patients missing opportunity to benefit from latest HIV breakthrough

...to patients' daily treatment routine. "FUZEON is a revolutionary therapy and for the majority of patients the significant improvements in health far outweigh the burden of the injection. It is alarming that many of these patients offered FUZEON are not accepting the offer due to the fear of injection and are miss...

Nanoshells cancer treatment proves effective in first animal test

HOUSTON, June 21, 2004 -- A revolutionary new form of cancer therapy in development at Rice University and its licensee, Nanospectra Biosciences Inc., has proven effective at eradicating tumors in laboratory animals during the first phase of animal testing. The noninvasive cancer treatment u...

Childproof packaging new designs could save lives

... Based on this philosophy, the team produced three revolutionary designs: 'Slide': a container with three buttons that must be aligned to release the lid. 'Tri': a container with three buttons that must be pressed gently but simultaneously. 'Poke': a tube with an internal catch that can only be release...

Corkscrew device retrieves clots, quickly reverses stroke damage

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 5 A revolutionary tiny corkscrew that captures blood clots from vessels deep inside the brain can "almost instantly" reverse damage caused by ischemic stroke, according to the first report on the safety and efficacy of the device presented today at the American Stroke...

Scientists discover connection between obesity and diabetes

... Institute at the University of Denver have made a revolutionary discovery that for the first time establishes a biochemical connection between obesity and Type 2 Diabetes. This study was published in this month's Journal of Endocrinology. Type 2 Diabetes occurs when the body either doesn't make enough insulin or...

Space science joins battle against cancer

...nds are excited about another application for this revolutionary technique. The national research organisation TNO/TPD has developed this imaging technology for medical use. Using this technique, scientists can now obtain images of skin or tissue that are of much higher resolution than currently available. The te...

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