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Robotic technology to help Ohio State University heart surgeons

...s technology have been successfully conducted inEurope in the past several months. The technology has also been used for various non-cardiac surgicalprocedures as well....

Summer fun could be source of infections: ASM book discusses potential risks, diagnostic signs and preventive measures

...ly wooded areas.While the disease is often treated successfully if caught early, many people donot know the early signs and don't seek treatment until the disease hasprogressed. Infections of Leisure lists the diagnostic signs of Lyme disease andsuggests preventive measures, such as tucking pants legs into socks ...

Walking markedly improves mental abilities of those over 60

...tterable to process and ignore irrelevant cues and successfully complete tasks thanwere those who had done only toning exercises. Processing relevant information and discarding distractions are essential toexecutive control, a term that covers such things as planning, inhibition andtemporarily maintaining informa...

Combination immune therapy kills melanoma in mice

...alled vitiligo, occurs inmany patients who recover successfully from advanced melanoma. "Thisdepigmentation is what has me really excited about this therapy because of thecorrelation between vitiligo and successful therapy in humans." One question dogging the researchers is a concern that CTLA-4 blockade mightal...

Positive outlook, sense of self-control can predict new coronary events, says Carnegie Mellon study

...ioned 298 patients (199 male and 99 female) whohad successfully undergone angioplasty. Angioplasty, a minimally invasiveprocedure, has been used for nearly two decades to treat coronary artery diseaseby relieving blockage in major arteries leading to the heart. The admission diagnoses for the 298 patients were co...

13 lifelines successfully used in unique umbilical cord blood transplant into ailing adult

...ood banking facilities,located in Philadelphia has successfully completed one of the first transplantsof 13 separately donated umbilical cord blood collections into one 350 lb. adultpatient suffering from Acute Myelogenous Leukemia. The transplant was unique in several respects. The blood was grouped solely by...

A leading cause of blindness may be controlled by simple course of oral antibiotic

...e known for decades that we had the antibiotics to successfully treatthis disease when cases developed, but we didn't seem to have the right drugdelivery method to control the infection over time. Now we know that we do, andwe are very excited at the promise of these results," says Julius Schachter,Ph.D., profes...

A leading cause of preventable blindness may be controlled by simple course of oral antibiotic

...e known for decades that we had the antibiotics to successfully treatthis disease when cases developed, but we didn't seem to have the right drugdelivery method to control the bug over time. Now we know that we do, and weare very excited at the promise of these results," said Julius Schachter, PhD,professor of l...

Double transplant frees patient from need for immunosuppressive drugs

...s with blood-cell cancers and kidneyfailure may be successfully treated with the same approach." The researchers are particularly intrigued by the fact that, while the effect ofmixed chimerism - no conflict between the donor and recipient immune systems -continues in this patient, the actual chimeric state seem...

12-year-old Oregon girl is first child to receive new bone growth material in her skull

...ever have BMP applied to existing bone and have it successfully grow. BMP hasbeen used to successfully grow bone in animals for many years. "Emily can't wait till more of her skull has grown in and the d...

Mitral valve repair at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center gets Los Angeles dentist on the road to recovery

...Through the years, we have developed techniques to successfully repair most of these mitral valves, which is a real advancement in cardiac medicine." Dr. Trento likens the mitral valve to a "parachute with strings" attached to the heart muscle. "Sometimes these strings break and, if there are several in one area,...

OSU Medical Center uses robotic heart surgery technique

... the technology have been successfully conducted in Europe during the past several months. Michler said there are many patients expressing interest in the benefits of the new robotic technology. Patients are ...

'Revolutionary' treatment for birth defect improves survival of newborns

...oms whose sick kids ended upbeing born and treated successfully here (at Shands) say that their obstetricianhad told them their unborn baby was going to die. "Our data is so painstakingly researched and reported, that after people read itthey have no choice but to believe it. Our 92 percent survival rate isunsurp...

UT Southwestern to study lipodystrophy syndrome in HIV-infected patients

...new class of drugs, called protease inhibitors,has successfully delayed the onset of AIDS in people infected withh...ntlipodystrophy and lipid abnormalities while also successfully treating HIVdisease." Garg, a senior investigator in the Center for Human Nutrition at UTSouthwester...

Drug offers new hope for victims of cardiac arrest

...nclusive. "Stopping the cardiac arrest and successfully getting patients to thehospital is a big step, but it's only the first hurdle," said Kudenchuk. "Thenext step is to determine whether drugs like amiodarone can improve long-termsurvival after cardiac arrest. " Amiodarone is marketed as Cordar...

Conference on arthroplasty will highlight innovations in joint replacement treatment

... dogs, robotic surgery for hipreplacement has been successfully performed on more than 4,000 humans and may ultimately become morepopular in the future. 2) Virtual Reality and the Visible Human for Orthopedics Education andResearch, Victor M. Spitzer, Ph.D, Center for Human Simulation, University ofColorado Scho...

MGH researchers identify angiogenesis inhibitor in gallbladder cancer

... researchers added an antibody to TGF-beta-1,which successfully blocked angiogenesis suppression. Finally the researchers studied samples of human gallbladder tumors frompatients treated at the MGH and analyzed them for the presence of TGF-beta-1. In all samples studied, even though they were different grades of...

First brain cancer surgeries using new space-age probe are successful

...cations on Earth. "This technology has been successfully used to further commercialresearch in crop growth," said Mark Nall, manager of NASA's Space ProductDevelopment Program, part of the Microgravity Research Program Office at theMarshall Center. "Now, a small business has taken the techno...

Treatments reduce strep-triggered symptoms of OCD and tics in some children

...wereworsened by a common strep infection have been successfully treated with plasmaexchange (PEX) and intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG). Dr. Susan Swedo andcolleagues at the National Institutes of Health reported their findings in theOctober 2 issue of Lancet. In previous studies, Dr. Swedo and others observed t...

For early detection of Alzheimer's, loved ones know best

...y activities," Morrissays. He recalls a banker who successfully managed his finances until he was in hisearly 80s. But one spring, the banker shipped his records to an accountant. Thatwould be normal behavior for someone who had never prepared his own tax return. But the banker always had, so something was amiss....

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