Tag: "therapy" at medical news
UCSF Study Shows That An Herbal Therapy Reduces PSA Levels By Half In Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer
...tudy include those who had never received hormonal therapy
before(hormone-nave) and patients with hormone-res...ted with hormonal therapies. However, overall, the therapy
was welltolerated. According to Small, PC-SPES may work in part like a hormonal therapy
Mayo Clinic Cardiologist Available To Discuss New Guidelines On Treatment Of Stable Angina
...improve patient outcomes. Vitamin E and Vitamin C therapy
have not yet been proven. Chelation therapy, garlic and acupuncture are not effective and in some casesmay be potentially harmful. Use of electron beam computed tomography has not been clearly demonstrated tobe a beneficial diagnostic technique....
ENBREL (Etanercept) Receives FDA Approval For Treatment Of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
...portant milestone -- approvalof the first biologic therapy
for the treatment of moderately to severely active...alswho worked with us to extend this important new therapy
to the thousands ofchildren who suffer from this potentially devastating and chronic disease." ...
Study shows combining antiplatelet drug Abciximab with clot-buster is effective in treating heart-attack patients
...mation of blood clots, and a low-dose clot-busting therapy
may provide heart-attack patients with a new and m...s, 77 percent of patients treated with combination therapy
achieved this level of blood flow, compared with 62 percent given alteplase alone. "Beginning with...
Angina sufferers find significant relief with noninvasive technique
...ogress knew whether they were receiving the active therapy
orthe control. Compared to the control group, the "active" EECP treatment patients experiencedsignificantly less frequent angina attacks. Although the two groups were able toexercise on a treadmill for about the same length of time, the EECP-active g...
'Super' aspirin and clot buster drug may help heart attack victims avoid surgery
...s, 77 percent of patients treated with combination therapy
achieved thislevel of blood flow, compared with 62...lone. Clot-buster drugs currently are the standard therapy
for treating heart attacks. However, they are not always effective and many individuals develop recu...
Medical tip sheet for June 4 (a)
...ajortransplant centers throughout the country. The therapy
was developed atCedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Consisting of infusion ofintravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG), it appears to be helpful in preventingrejection in difficult cases when other medications have failed, according toStanley C. Jord...
Study suggests a drug treatment for abdominal aortic aneurysms
... rupture and cause sudden death. "If we had a drug therapy
that could inhibit the enlargement of abdominal ao...nts. "Theremaining question is whether doxycycline therapy
can reduce aneurysm growth inpatients over a period of years," Thompson says. "If that proves to be ...
Scientist explain a drug's paradoxical action: discovery may lead to new therapies for breast cancer, early puberty
... Provera. Often prescribed as ahormone replacement therapy
during menopause, it sometimes is used to treatsma... pathway than MPA does. That may mean thatadditive therapy
would be effective - several drugs working on differentpathways, each at lower doses than if it were...
Postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy linked to increased risk for certain types of rarely occurring breast cancer
CHICAGO --- Using hormone replacement therapy
during menopause increasesa woman's risk for devel...h Study to determine if use of hormone replacement therapy
was associatedwith subsequent risk for specific types of breast cancer. "We observed a posit...
Report: tuberculosis control programs inadequate in developing countries
...tuberculosis-preventing drug isoniazid."Preventive therapy
for tuberculosis needs to be standard care for HIV-infectedpersons in developing countries," says Chaisson. Screening for tuberculosis in hospitals and clinics, HIV testing andcounseling centers, and prisons will help identify the large, hidd...
New gene therapy may allow patients to 'grow' their own bypass around blocked leg arteries
...ase I clinical trials to test in humans a new gene therapy
thatmay have the potential to help the body grow n...ial to determine the safety andtolerability of the therapy
to treat patients with severe peripheral arterialocclusive disease (PAOD), or critical limb ischemia...
ILEX Oncology & LeukoSite report results from pivotal Phase II CAMPATH (R) trial; Results suggest new hope for refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia
...ed prior alkylating agents and failed fludarabine therapy
(median of three priortreatment regimens). For th...ymph nodes, liver and spleen. Standard front line therapy
consists of alkylating agent based drug regimens. Fludarabine is theonly approved drug for the trea...
Hopkins study shows combined hormone therapy increases muscle, decreases fat in postmenopausal women
A combined hormone therapy
of estrogen and androgen may improve body composit...but further study is necessary todetermine if this therapy
is effective in other groups, including women withchronic conditions such as diabetes or cancers."...
Experimental testosterone patch shows promise for treating diminished sexual function in surgically menopausal women
...d inactive (placebo) patches. Estrogen replacement therapy
wascontinued throughout the study. The women completed a questionnaire to assesstheir sexual function at the beginning of the study and at the end of thetreatment period. They also completed a questionnaire that assessed theirpsychological well-being...
Immune system rebounds for some children with AIDS, finds UF study
...r, zidovudine anddidanosine. Strong antiretroviral therapy
such as the type used in the study now is thestand...howed signs of rejuvenation in T cellnumbers. "The therapy
is having a dramatic impact on the management of HIV-infectedchildren," Sleasman said. "We're seeing...
Rosenbaum discovers "hidden clue" on cardiogram
...ts quickly for ventriculararrhythmia and prescribe therapy
to prevent sudden cardiac arrest."...
Faculty research contributes to new cervical cancer treatment
...enter. Rose said that this new combination therapy
-- called chemoradiation --will have a sweeping im... fluorouracil, or hydroxyurea.Cisplatin-containing therapy
was more effective than hydroxyurea. The exact cause of cervical cancer is unknown, but the ...
No need to treat "simple" febrile seizures in young children
... who has seizuresthat require daily anticonvulsant therapy
receive that therapy, we also areeager that no child be given anticonvulsants or other medicationsunnecessarily."...
Unexpected target may unlock the door to fighting sepsis
...sin the antibody group were so low was because the therapy
preserved the capacityof neutrophils to produce hydrogen peroxide---a vital product in the ability ofwhite blood cells to kill bacteria. They took blood samples and stimulated theneutrophils to produce hydrogen peroxide. The neutrophils taken from ra...
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