Tag: "right" at medical news
Laser Shown Effective In Patients Who Are Not Candidates For Bypass Surgery Or Angioplasty
...ronary bypass are so good, and patientsfeel better right
away, that I can't see the laser procedure supplantingit," Lowe said. "But for those who have failed all other therapies,TMR is quite promising." In terms of cost, a typical TMR procedure ranges somewhere between angioplastyand bypass surgery....
Duke Study Uses Tiny Temperature Changes To Probe Water-Exclusion At Protein Binding Sites
... the rest of the holes on the protein that are the right
size andshape to accommodate the ligand?" "We hypothesized that a binding site might arrange its atoms suchthat it's especially hydrophobic, much more so than you might have guessedby simply looking at the number and types of atoms in the bindi...
Laser Offers Hope For Heart Patients With No Alternatives
...ronary bypass are so good, and patientsfeel better right
away, that I can't see the laser procedure supplantingit," Lowe said. "But for those who have failed all other therapies,TMR is quite promising." In terms of cost, a typical TMR procedure ranges somewhere between thoseof angioplasty and byp...
Milk Extract May Heal Wounds And Smooth Wrinkles
...earchers have found that Cleopatra might have been right
all along -some of the chemicals found in milk could be very good for your skin. Theymay even speed up the healing of wounds. The scientists are not suggesting people should follow the ancient Egyptianqueen's example and take baths in milk. Instead ...
Condemnation May Be Driving Circumcised Women From Health Care
American physicians are right
to condemn the practice of femalecircumcision, but researchers say that physicians' condemnation of the practicemay have the unintended effect of driving circumcised women away from the healthcare they need. Carol R. Horowitz, MD, of Mount Si...
New Test May Improve Treatment Of Kidney Disease
...the medicationsbesides trial and error,finding the right
treatment is often a frustrating experience for physicians andtheir patients. Now, research at Johns Hopkins may help provide some answers to the puzzle. By harvesting white blood cells from patients, placing the cells in tissueculture plat...
Planning Researcher Finds Best Neighborhoods Aren't Always Best At Preventing Infant Mortality
...he odds to find out what the odds-beatersare doing right
so that their efforts can be applied to other at-risk neighborhoods. Aiding him in this research are health planning administrationgraduate assistants Nina Ruparel and Carl Mandley....
Targon And Duke Cancer Center Sign $3.75 Million Agreement To Produce Advanced Anti-Cancer Drugs
...grams. Additionally, Targon will receive a right
of first review of certaininventions in the field of cancer therapy made by Duke during the term of the agreement. Targon will have a period of exclusive review for such inventions. Both parties hope that Targon's early and exclusive review of new te...
American Heart Association Comment: Lancet (Jan. 24, 1998) Report
...e researchers in thestudy were able to develop the right
dosage so that the benefits outweighed therisk, " ... is abalancing act; it appears they have found the right
balance." Individuals with high blood pressure taking both drugs had the highest risk forbleeding i...
X-Rays: How Big A Risk To Kids? UF Researchers Seek Answers
...l me what the actualdose was?,' no one can do that right
now," said Kathleen Hintenlang,assistant radiation control officer at Shands hospital at UF and one offour researchers heading the project. "If the parent asks what the riskwas, nobody can give a quantitative answer." Hospitals routinely ta...
UF Psychiatrists Use Antidepressants To Treat Smoking Addiction
...hard an addiction to crack as heroin or cocaine -- right
up there with the biggies." Up to now, many physicians have relied solely on the nicotine patch, which helps smokers cope with acute withdrawal symptoms. "Social prohibitions, the stigma and health information that smoking is bad for ...
Chemical Society's Highest Award Goes To Ronald Breslow
.... "I had a laboratory in thebasement of our house, right
near the air duct next to our furnace," he said."My father was a physician, and I remember his patients would come streaming outof his office upstairs sometimes when I made something that really smelled bad.But he didn't mind." "I thought the...
PITT Researchers Demonstrate Human Brain's Natural Mechanism For Guarding Against Errors
...ressed each time the target appeared andone on the right
for every other combination. Dr. Carter and his c...oices: follow standard procedureand turn into the right
lane, or obey the new rules and stay in the left. TheACC detects this competition and tells the bra...
Communication Between Doctors And Asthma Patients Is Key
...rtant tostaying out of the hospital as getting the right
asthma medicine, a new study bya University of Michigan researcher shows. Noreen M. Clark, dean and professor of the School of Public Health at U-M,discusses her findings in this month's issue of Pediatrics, a publication of theAmerican Academy of Pe...
World's First Producer To Repair Brain Damage From Stroke
...troke on a 62-year old woman with paralysis of the right
legand arm and loss of most speech. This trial marks a transition in stroke medicine from prevention anddamage-limiting efforts to restoration of lost brain function. While fetalhuman and fetal animal cell transplants have been tried for neu...
Mostly In The Mind
...s." Wessely says Kirsch and Sapirstein are right
to point out that sideeffects can alert a patient in a trial to the fact they are getting an activedrug rather than a placebo. "If patients know they're getting treatment, theirexpectation will be raised and with it their optimism that they will get ...
'Mutual Insurance Pool' Could Improve Transplant Organ Shortage
...ng. "The insurance benefit is the priority right
to an organ if anindividual falls into the recipie... thenumber of organs available." Given the right
factors, Vining and Schwindt believe the mutualinsurance pool has the potential to bring supply and ...
Remembering Your Medications: Older Are Wiser
...rgetting to take the pills your doctorordered--the right
number of the right
kind at the right
times--will affectmore and more people who are trying to manage diabetes, depressi...
Brain Regions Identified That Influence What We Remember Or Forget
...r not," Brewer said. Activity in one region of the right
prefrontal lobe and several areas on theright and left inner aspects of the temporal lobes -- called the medial temporallobe system -- did predict whether the individuals would later remember thepicture very well, somewhat or not at all, he said. The...
University Of Kentucky One Of First To Use New Technique To Treat Atrial Flutter
...days later I went to the hospital, and they put me right
in intensive care. It was pretty scary." Atrial flutter is one of several different heart arrhythmias. By some estimates, it accounts for 5 percent of all emergency room visits. While not usually life-threatening in itself, flutter can limit work o...
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