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Doctors and patients call on politicians to save lives of cancer patients

...ach and if the national authorities make available sufficient resources to provide adequate numbers of doctors, nurses and other health care providers."...

Epilepsy study shows memory loss after brain surgery

...onventional surgical technique. Most often SAH is sufficient to eliminate recurrent seizures in patients. ...

Mobile phone use and acoustic neuroma

... Other centers within the INTERPHONE study where a sufficient number of long term mobile phone users can be included primarily the Nordic will contribute valuable data. This Swedish study, and eventually other INTERPHONE reports, will be reviewed by the scientific community and a coherent evaluation will grad...

Call for randomised criminal-justice trials

...Formal experiments, including the randomisation of sufficient numbers of offenders, are needed to inform judicial approval or "licensing" of new criminal-justice disposals before they are implemented nationally. 'Like doctors, judges should have access to studies comparing salient outcomes in large numbers of ...

Circumcised newborns respond best to anesthetic relief

...e American Academy of Pediatrics, but they are not sufficient to recommend the procedure routinely for all newborn boys. Parents who want their sons circumcised for religious, cultural or personal reasons should talk to their physicians about anesthetics that can lower pain and stress, the Academy says. "When d...

Gender and sex hormones affect the brain's pain response and more, according to new studies

...re before birth or on the first day after birth is sufficient to enable males to regain their 'male phenotype' as long as they are exposed to testosterone in adulthood," says Craft, "whereas exposing females to testosterone soon after birth is insufficient to completely change them into the male phenotype in te...

Mixed signals to blame for restless legs syndrome

...less iron is available. If the iron was present in sufficient amounts, the feedback process would signal the cells to stop or slow TH production." Connor's team first made the connection between iron deficiency and elevated TH levels by examining the brains of iron deficient rats. After weaning, the rats were d...

Increased investment in radiotherapy will improve cure rates for European cancer patients

...pean health ministries to move quickly to allocate sufficient resources to make sure that all patients eligible for radiotherapy are treated in a timely manner, according to accepted guidelines", said Prof. Baumann. "Radiotherapy is a cost-effective and proven treatment for cancer that can cure and reduce suffe...

IDSA recommends ways to strengthen HHS's pandemic influenza plan

...and realistic plans to rapidly create a vaccine in sufficient quantity, as well as a system to track the distribution of vaccine and antivirals. Antiviral supply: IDSA recommends stockpiling antiviral drugs that can be used to treat influenza and stop the spread of infection. A specific strategy should be de...

Studies demonstrate positive data in treatment of hepatitis C

... School, the new findings provide researchers with sufficient evidence to demonstrate promising results for hepatitis C patients who have not responded to existing therapies. A viral infection, hepatitis C is transmitted through exposure to infected blood. The virus, which affects an estimated 4 million indivi...

Brain regions activated by food craving overlap with areas implicated in drug craving

...ubjects received enough of the beverage to provide sufficient calories and nutrients. A control group was allowed to eat whatever they wanted, along with several servings of the vanilla supplement. Each subject provided names of two foods that they "really like." To trigger cravings during the fMRI scan, ...

ZETIA(R) co-administered with fenofibrate provided complementary lipid lowering efficacy

...udy revealed that when diet changes alone were not sufficient in mixed hyperlipidemia, the co-administration of ezetimibe and fenofibrate significantly lowered LDL cholesterol, compared to fenofibrate alone. ZETIA co-administered with fenofibrate also improved HDL cholesterol and triglyceride levels similar to...

Method developed to replicate stem cells from the heart

... to isolate heart stem cells and reproduce them in sufficient quantities, in excess of 100 million cells, that most think would be suitable for therapy. "Our biopsy method was very effective, and within four weeks, most of the sample tissue produced enough heart stem cells for more advanced clinical testing," a...

St. Jude scientist to lead NCI Pediatric Preclinical Testing Program

...The program will develop procedures for generating sufficient preclinical information to allow pediatric oncology researchers to reliably prioritize new agents for study in children with specific cancers. The increasing number of anti-cancer agents potentially available for clinical testing makes a rational age...

Morphine for chest pain increases death risk

... they advise cardiologists to begin treatment with sufficient doses of nitroglycerin to relive pain before resorting to morphine. In their analysis of the clinical data and outcomes of more than 57,000 high-risk heart attack patients -- 29.8 percent of whom received morphine within the first 24 hours of hospita...

Panel offers recommendations for monitoring adverse events from dietary supplements

...found that while both the FDA and the MET IDRs had sufficient information to permit the preliminary step in dete...n), a substantially greater number of FDA IDRs had sufficient information to permit prioritizing the signals, because (1) a relatively high percentage of FDA repo...

The NIH funds network to study drug-induced liver injury (DILIN)

...ing drug-induced liver disease is the absence of a sufficient cohort of well-characterized patients in whom to carry out clinical, genetic, immunological and biochemical investigation," says Jose Serrano, M.D., Ph.D, director, NIDDKs' Liver and Biliary Diseases Program and coordinator of the DILIN. "DILIN will ...

Examination of possible conflicts of interest to influence look at suspected adverse drug reactions

...FDA colleagues can be trusted to do the job, given sufficient resources. However, it is also critical that the nation commit to adequately funding CERTs (Centers for Education and Research in Therapeutics), a Center for Drug Surveillance, or some analogous structure, to complement the regulatory mission of the...

Small study shows SAMe may improve treatment of depression

...le to some antidepressants, but there has not been sufficient research on oral SAMe preparations or comparisons with available antidepressants." A substance that is found in every human cell, SAMe (S-Adenosy-L-Methionine) is a commonly used dietary supplement. Although some reports had suggested it might be u...

Virtual colonoscopy shows significant promise as colorectal cancer screening option

...s in the country confounds the issue of training a sufficient supply of physicians able to deliver care to patients on a widespread and consistent basis." As a service to AGA members and their patients, the AGA assembled a task force of gastroenterologists, radiologists and epidemiologists to undertake a critic...

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(Date:4/14/2014)... orphaned by HIV/AIDS in South Africa may provide insight ... behavior issues in other areas of the world, which ... that could lead to successful interventions. , A ... United Nations mentions that due to the HIV/AIDS pandemic, ... African, children are at an increased risk for mental ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... A new study shows that moderate to severe ... risk of stroke, cancer and death. , Results of ... to severe obstructive sleep apnea were four times more ... times more likely to have a stroke (HR = ... (HR = 3.4), and 2.5 times more likely to ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... Dallas study involving serious youth offenders, the answer to one ... seven years: "How long do you think you,ll live?", According ... offending over time., Author Dr. Alex Piquero said the study ... of them offend at very high rates and commit more ... much later in life offend much less., "In a lot ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... with symptoms increasing dramatically during some of the most important ... has found. , Depressive symptoms increased on average by 68 ... young men, who were around 25 years old when they ... their children. The results of the study were published April ... is the first to identify when young fathers are at ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... Lower weight babies and babies who aren,t breastfed ... risk of developing chronic inflammation and related health ... study. , "There were good reasons to hypothesize ... inflammation in adulthood," says Thomas McDade (Northwestern University), ... in the Child & Brain Development program. "It ...
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