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TB Prophylaxis Unnecessary In HIV-Infected People With Anergy, Study Suggests
...ent with a front-line TB drug,a study supported by the
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases(NIAID) has found. The study is reported in the
July 31, 1997 issue of The NewEngland Journal of Medicine. "Clinicians who care for people with HIV/...
Mother's Milk: Nutrition And Nurture For Infants -- And The Best Defense Against Disease
... serving mothers and infants will joinin observing the
sixth annual World Breastfeeding Week. The aim of the
event,sponsored by La Leche League International and the
World Alliance forBreastfeeding Action, is ...
Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine By U-M Researcher Is 93% Effective
... by Hunein F. Maassab, professorof epidemiology at the
University of Michigan School of Public Health, ha...cine triggers an early, local antibody response in the
nasalpassages---a powerful first line of defense and a key element in the
preventionof influenza. S...
Training Urged For Mothers Of Children With Cancer
...motional and physical distress than other women in the
general population,according to Olle Jane Z. Sahler, M.D., of the
University of Rochester,Rochester, NY, and colleagues from the
Sibling Adaptation to Childhood Cance...
New Approach To Multidrug Resistance
...searchers have found a way to dramatically restore the
effectivenessof chemotherapy in cancer cells that ...School, with colleagues from themedical school and the
Norris Cotton Cancer Center, is reported in the
currentissue of Clinical Cancer Research. One of the...
Combination Of Interventions Are Found To Be Most Effective In Improving Driving Behavior Among Teenagers
...ely to Curb Risky Behavior Behind the
Wheel as a Speeding Ticket CHICAGO -- Motor vehicle crashes are the
leading cause ofdeath among 15-20 year olds in the
United States, according to theNational Highway T...
"Super Aspirin" Holds Long-Term Benefits For Some Patients Who Undergo Balloon Angioplasty
...;, Centocor, Inc., Malvern, PA) administered in the
catheterization laboratory before an angioplast... to arterial walls and reclogging vessels after the
procedure. Results of a multicenter study published in the
August 13 issue of The Journal of ...
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 ne...
New Ultrasound Technique Is Alternative To Cerebral Angiography
...ld give physiciansthe means to assess blockages in the
arteries serving the
brain without usingcurrent risky techniques that can provoke a stroke. Researchers from Braz...
3D Ultrasound Gives Better View Of Brain's Arteries
...an wheel a scanner bedside and obtain 3D images of the
brain'sarteries. Abnormalities measured on...y will explain on August 14th in a presentation at the
InternationalNeurosonology '97 conference sponsored by the
World Federation of Neurology andthe Bowm...
Ultrasound Helps Pediatric Heart Surgeons After Open Heart Surgery
...rasound is giving doctors a newtool for monitoring the
brain during open-heart surgery in children. This non-invasive method can tell the
cardiovascular surgeon andanesthesiologists how successful the
surgeon has been in removing air from...
Studies Find Public Policies For Children And Teenagers Not Very Effective
...sion programming is popular public policy, but for the
mostpart it has failed to prevent harm. Three stud...D.A.R.E.), school-based sex education programs and the
Children's Television Act(CTA) will be presented at the
American Psychological Association's(APA) 10...
Scientists Track Effectiveness Of Migraine Drugs With Ultrasound
...eadaches. Dr. Chin-Sang Chung, director of the
Stroke and Headache Program atSamsung Medical Cent...at he has found an objectivemethod for determining the
success of treating patients who get migraines, evenduring the
periods when the
patient does not hav...
Ultrasound Detects Pathology In Patients With Whiplash
...new cost-effectiveimaging technique for evaluating the
soft tissues of the
spine. Investigators at Ultrasound Diagnostic Services Inc., in Cleveland,Ohio, have found ...
Psychiatric Symptoms May Signal Brain Damage From Diet Pills
...depression, cognitive and sleep problems, suggests the
first author of a newly published report on fenflu...ramine and its chemical cousin dexfenfluramine, in the
August 27 issue of the
Journal of the
American Medical Association. An estimated 50 million peopl...
Duke Obtains FDA Designation For Pompe Disease Therapy
...gible for FDA grants to support a clinicaltrial of the
therapy. Duke University Medical Center researcher...ting condition caused by an inherited deficiencyof the
enzyme acid alpha glucosidase. Acid alpha glucosidase normally degradescellular stores of glycogen i...
New Test May Improve Treatment Of Kidney Disease
...tinued to stump physicians. With no means to test the
medicationsbesides trial and error,finding the
right treatment is often a frustrating experience for physicians andtheir patients. Now, resear...
Antioxidant-Enhancing Drug Partly Rescues Noise-Induced Hearing Loss
...y free-radicaloxidative damage to sensory cells in the
inner ear, and a drug called R-PIA canlessen the
extent of damage by enhancing antioxidant activity, researchers atthe University at Buffalo's Center...
Cancer Protection Compound Abundant In Broccoli Sprouts
...mpound they identified in 1992 that helps mobilize the
body'snaturalcancer-fighting resources and reduces...logy. Talalay's research team fed extracts of the
sprouts to groups of 20 femalerats for fivedays, and exposed them and a control group that had not r...
Study Demonstrates The Benefits Of Mammography In Women Under 50
... of this latest study were presented October 22 at the
AmericanSociety for Therapeutic Radiology and Onco...) annual meeting inOrlando, FL. Presenting the
study was Dr. Jeffrey Bradley, lead study author from theUniversity of Chicago. Dr. Bradley'...
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