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TB Prophylaxis Unnecessary In HIV-Infected People With Anergy, Study Suggests
...ncreasesthis risk. A number of studies have shown that
daily treatment with theantibiotic isoniazid (INH)... for DiseaseControl and Prevention (CDC) suggested that
INH preventive therapy be given toanergic HIV-infected individuals at high risk for TB. High-risk i...
Mother's Milk: Nutrition And Nurture For Infants -- And The Best Defense Against Disease
...the infant. Long known to be true, too, is that
breast-fed babies experience fewerand less serious...ants. "What researchers have discovered is that
breast milk is much more thanjust food," says Charles V. Clevenger, MD, PhD, an assistant professor ...
Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine By U-M Researcher Is 93% Effective
...iopharmaceutical company in Mountain View, Calif., that
licensed the vaccinetechnology from the U-M. "The clinical trials demonstrate that
the vaccine is safe, immunogenic,genetically stable and highly effective. It is very gratifying to ...
Training Urged For Mothers Of Children With Cancer
...t, disfigurement, and the perceived threat ofdeath that
is embodied in the word "cancer," is not a skill w...hemselves and their healthy children,they reported that
their general well-being and physical health were not as highas reported by mothers who did not have...
New Approach To Multidrug Resistance
...e the effectivenessof chemotherapy in cancer cells that
have become resistant to its effects. Thetechnique...y tumors -- a molecular pump called P-glycoprotein that
flushes drugs out ofcells. The study, conducted by Associate Professor of Pharmacology andToxicology...
Combination Of Interventions Are Found To Be Most Effective In Improving Driving Behavior Among Teenagers
...re on what works inchanging driving behavior found that
educating youths about gooddriving behavior and tr...g behavior," said Mattox. Those interventions that
actively involved young drivers inlearning, according to the review, were better at influencing some...
"Super Aspirin" Holds Long-Term Benefits For Some Patients Who Undergo Balloon Angioplasty
...reated with ReoPro™. In an editorial that
accompanies the study, David L. Fischman, MD, a...vast advantages of ReoPro™ but points out that
patient profiles, drug costs and other interventional alternatives are issues to consider when...
Condemnation May Be Driving Circumcised Women From Health Care
...ractice of femalecircumcision, but researchers say that
physicians' condemnation of the practicemay have t...he August 1997Journal of General Internal Medicine that
"Although there is ample media andpolitical attention to this volatile issue, there is a relative d...
New Ultrasound Technique Is Alternative To Cerebral Angiography
...ng the brain without usingcurrent risky techniques that
can provoke a stroke. Researchers from Brazil and Canada will report that
acombination of two forms of ultrasound -- transcranial Doppler ultrasound andduplex carotid ultras...
3D Ultrasound Gives Better View Of Brain's Arteries
... goldstandard, ultrasound is being applied in ways that
were only dreams a few yearsago. Why are t...ermany, and recentlyavailable in Europe, is so new that
its use in the United States has yet toreceive formal approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administrat...
Ultrasound Helps Pediatric Heart Surgeons After Open Heart Surgery
...id. "Several problems mayoccur during this surgery that
may potentially damage the brain." Rodrigu... concern is the small particles and bubbles of air that
are ejectedfrom the heart to systemic circulation during surgery, Rodriguez said. "We don'tknow exac...
Studies Find Public Policies For Children And Teenagers Not Very Effective
...ug use as policy makers had hoped, saysa new study that
looks at the program's long-term effects. "The only clear effect that
D.A.R.E. had six years after theprogram was that
male high school seniors who participated in thepro...
Scientists Track Effectiveness Of Migraine Drugs With Ultrasound
...ram atSamsung Medical Center in Seoul, Korea, said that
he has found an objectivemethod for determining the success of treating patients who get migraines, evenduring the periods when the patient does not have a headache. Chung will present his findings August 15th at the meeting of Internationa...
Ultrasound Detects Pathology In Patients With Whiplash
...ostic Services Inc., in Cleveland,Ohio, have found that
ultrasound is a valuable imaging technique for eva...ly incomparison. Additionally, Kirsch said that
there are also potentially significantdynamic changes that
can be seen, measured and evaluated using...
Psychiatric Symptoms May Signal Brain Damage From Diet Pills
... (hence "fen/phen"), an amphetamine-like diet drug that
counteracts the fenfluramines' tendency to induce drowsiness. The study cautions that
if the animal findings apply to humans, the brain damage "would be expected to occur in almost every...
Duke Obtains FDA Designation For Pompe Disease Therapy
...University Medical Center researchers hope tobegin that
trial in 1998. Pompe disease is an incapacitating...ring from Pompe disease lack sufficient enzyme for that
chemical conversion.As a result, glycogen accumulates and destroys skeletal, heart, and lungmuscles....
New Test May Improve Treatment Of Kidney Disease
...ells are suppressed by the medications, it ishoped that
the patientwill respond favorably to treatment. B...re insensitiveto the medications, the testsuggests that
the traditional approach to treatment may be ineffective, and thateither higher doses ormore than on...
Antioxidant-Enhancing Drug Partly Rescues Noise-Induced Hearing Loss
...chillas, amammal with an auditory range similar to that
of humans. In earlier work, the researchers showed that
the stress of loud noisescauses an increase in free radicals in the inner ear, which can damage or k...
Cancer Protection Compound Abundant In Broccoli Sprouts
...ofsulforaphane, a compound they identified in 1992 that
helps mobilize the body'snaturalcancer-fighting re...for fivedays, and exposed them and a control group that
had not received the extracts toa carcinogen,dimethylbenzanthracene. The rats that
received the ext...
Study Demonstrates The Benefits Of Mammography In Women Under 50
... under 50 and over50. He said the study indicated that
screening mammography was effective forall the age groups represented. "The tumors that
were detected throughmammography were generally smaller and less appeared aggressive under themicros...
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