Tag: "should" at medical news
AIDS Treatments Seek To Eradicate Virus, Restore Immunity
...gh-dosechemotherapy and radiation. These two steps should
reduce the HIV "viralload" to virtually nil, at the same time destroying the cancer. "Wewant to kill the cells that house the virus as well as the cancer,"said Smith. Then, to restore a healthy immune system, Smith will give the patientsa t...
Study Says Machine Sensors Applicable To Human Ills
...stem failure. "In 10 to 15 years, heart patients should
be able to put on the equivalentof a 'wrist watch' that is a wireless link to a hospital," Hall says.The constant surveillance will alert physicians as soon as a patient becomesat risk so that they will be able to intervene in "the golden 20 minutes"...
Use Of Surfectant Therapy Widens Gap In Death Rate Of Black And White Newborns
... greater social equity," Hamvas said. "Theemphasis should
be on preventing these babies from getting here early."...
Emory Doctors Discuss "Killing Heat" In This Week's NEJM
... "(Public) money spent on fans (for poor citizens) should
be redirected elsewhere" since "...fans are useles...cal governments in high-risk areas of the country should
consider modifying their building codes to require every hotel and apartment building to provide an...
Hopkins Researchers Develop Under-The-Skin Implant For Pain Treatment
... in the July 1996, issue of Pain, and human trials should
begin within a year, he said. Grossman and his team began developing the pain polymer five years ago as an inexpensive, abuse-resistant way of offering pain management to people in developing nations, where cancer rates are high, but little or no tre...
Study Demonstrates Safety & Effectiveness Of Asthma Drug
...tients in this country have mildasthma, this study should
result in a substantial decrease in the overallcost of asthma care," he added. According to the NHLBI, asthma affects more than 13 million Americans. Thefrequency, severity of illness, and death rate from the disease have beenincreasing steadily for...
Postmature Infants Not As Easily Calmed As Other Newborns
...vior ofinfants who remain in the uterus after they should
have beenborn. The babies generally do not behave normally, although theyusually are given no special attention. An estimated 10 percent of babies are born with a condition knownas Clifford's postmaturity syndrome, but little research has beendone to...
ACTG 315 Preliminary Results: Drug Cocktail Restores Partial Immune Function
...cludes. "Our findings also suggest that physicians should
becautious about backing off from OI prophylaxis once it is indicated,despite early increases in CD4 counts." In the three-month analysis, Dr. Lederman's group found that the increase in CD4+ T cells couldbe attributed to both more memory cells (thos...
NIAID Stops AIDS Study Prematurely Because Drug 'Cocktail' Boosts Survival
...s been approved for about a year. "The people who should
be thanked and congratulated for this study and others like it are the people who participated in the trials," Eron said. "They not only have done something that will improve their own care, but they have volunteered to do something that will clearly...
Routine Dental X-ray May Be A Valuable Tool In Stroke Prevention
...vessel," she said. "But when we find it, patients should
be referred to their physician immediately for a full work-up." Individuals should
not consider it strange that their dentist would be the first to warn them about stroke, Carter said...
ACTG Protocol 185 Enrollment Halted
...ered HIV testing. All HIV-infected pregnant women should
be offered the Pediatric ACTG Protocol 076 regimen...ZT regimen for reduction of perinatal transmission should
be part of whatever treatment an infected woman receives during pregnancy for her own health. No sho...
Duke Study Uses Tiny Temperature Changes To Probe Water-Exclusion At Protein Binding Sites
...tant, he reasoned,then the net temperature changes should
be the same regardless of whetherthe reaction occu...rporate them into the structure of a candidatedrug should
help it bind much more efficiently," he said. Much of his work in this area was done in collab...
UNC-CH Study Shows State Protects HMO Clients Poorly
...f coverage -- the handbooks for enrollees -- which should
explain covered benefits and exclusions sometimes were incomplete and often confusing, she said. Plans used technical language, which made some descriptions of covered or excluded services unintelligible. Likewise, appeals mechanisms were not uniform...
Substance from Grapefruit Juice May Make Medications Safer
...sage would be equally effective in everyone. What should
people who regularly take drugs that are metabolized by CYP3A4 do? "Consistency is the key," Dr. Lown says. "If you regularly drink grapefruit juice, don't change. If you are on these drugs and don't normally take them with grapefruit juice, you m...
The Condom Conundrum--How Are We Going To Teach Safe Behavior If Parents Are Afraid To Talk To Their Children About Sex?
...r, parents have to teach these things just as they should
tell their children about the harmful effects of d...s have different standards for what their children should
or shouldn't know," she says. At the same time parents, by and large, don't talk to their children ...
Learning From Experience: New Pattern Recognition & Detection Helps Radiologists Analyze Digital Mammograms
...ly suggestregions of mammograms or other data that should
be given closerattention, based on past observations. Furthermore, the system providesconfidence information related to the similarity between the imagerythat is being analyzed and the past data archived in the database. One of the advantages of GTR...
Milk Extract May Heal Wounds And Smooth Wrinkles
... wounds. The scientists are not suggesting people should
follow the ancient Egyptianqueen's example and take baths in milk. Instead they have extracted a fewof the thousands of substances found in milk, and have found they can greatlyspeed up wound-healing in animals. The extract will soon face its next m...
TB Prophylaxis Unnecessary In HIV-Infected People With Anergy, Study Suggests
...ine. "Clinicians who care for people with HIV/AIDS should
take note of this importantfinding," says NIAID Director Anthony S. Fauci, M.D. "This study suggests thatwe can make more efficient use of TB prevention resources by focusing onHIV-infected persons with known TB infection or who have close contact w...
Mother's Milk: Nutrition And Nurture For Infants -- And The Best Defense Against Disease
...y say. In thegreat majority of situations, mothers should
be strongly encouraged by theircaregivers to breastfeed their infants and given the necessary support to enablethem to succeed....
Combination Of Interventions Are Found To Be Most Effective In Improving Driving Behavior Among Teenagers
...e programs instructed the youths how theyshould or should
not drive and enforced consequences forinappropriate behaviors. The best interventions included minimumdrinking age and blood alcohol concentration laws, curfews anddelayed licensure laws. Graduated licensing (experience andcompetency are rewarded wi...
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