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International Meeting To Reduce Neonatal Mortaltiy
...irth weightand maternal malnutrition, reproductive tract
infections, infectious diseases(pneumonia and diarrhea), malaria and exposure to toxic substances. An international meeting funded by USAID's Child Health Research Project andhosted by the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, May 10-12, 1999 willsy...
New Clinical Data Indicates LEUKINE Maintains Viral Suppression And Extends Duration Of Antiretroviral Therapy Utility In People With AIDS
...such as bacterial pneumonia,bacteremia and urinary tract
infections) determined that LEUKINE increased themedian time to first event by 41 days in both cohorts. Further, the incidenceof these events was lower in the LEUKINE group (67 percent) as compared to theplacebo group (78 percent). ...
New Three Year Follow-up Data Of Novantrone In Multiple Sclerosis
...g/m2 armwere nausea, alopecia (hair loss), urinary tract
infection, menstrual disorder,and transient neutropenia (a reduced number of white blood cells). Multiple sclerosis is a chronic, debilitating disease of the centralnervous system that afflicts more than 300,000 Americans and more than onemil...
Study Finds Olestra Chips Don't Generate Gastrointestinal Woes
...or absorbedand passes through the gastrointestinal tract
essentially unchanged. "There's been a lot of interest in it because it allows people to eatcertain snacks with fewer calories from fat," he said. "Interest also is highbecause of anecdotal reports in the past year or so saying it caused unpl...
Promising New Drug Uses Antibody Targeted Chemotherapy To Fight Leukemia
... and sores both in the mouth and in the intestinal tract
(frequentsources for opportunistic infections). CMA-676 treatment does not produce theseeffects. As with all standard chemotherapy treatments, CMA-676 produces atemporary suppression of bone marrow and blood cell counts. CMA-676 is administered as ...
Faster Relief From Influenza Symptoms For 'High Risk' And Otherwise Healthy Patients With Inhaled Zanamivir
...elivereddirectly to the surface of the respiratory tract
- the only site of influenzavirus infection in humans. It also means that high levels of the drug reach thesite of virus replication. Zanamivir has been developed by Glaxo Wellcome under licence from an Australiancompany, Biota Holdings. This licen...
UNC Researchers Find Drug-Resistant HIV In Semen
...ready had evolved virus in their blood and genital tract
thatcontained mutations known to decrease the susc.... Inother words, do our drugs get into the genital tract
both in men and women? Isthere some block to that, and are they getting in at levels high enough tos...
Wine Drinkers May Be At Lower Risk Of Certain Cancers Than Beer Or Spirits Drinkers
...pirits, which increase the risk of upper digestive tract
cancers considerably. In their study of over 28,00...y be at a lower risk of developing upper digestive tract
cancer than drinkers who have a similar intake of beer or spirits. They suggest that this may be du...
'DES Daughters' Had Increased Rates of Cancer; An Animal Study Shows 'DES Granddaughters' May Too
...aughters may have an increased risk ofreproductive tract
cancers, an animal study published today suggests.... While both generations had increased reproductive tract
cancers,fertility was impaired only in the female mice exposed to DES in utero (the 'DESdaughters') ...
Promising Results For Woman-Controlled Anti-HIV Product
...se chain reaction) help to explain how the genital tract
can have highlevels of HIV replication even when the virus is not readily detected in theblood. Media Contacts: Kenneth Mayer 401-729-2776 firstname.lastname@example.org...
Antibiotic Prophylaxis Could Help Prevent Respiratory Infections in the Critically Ill
... ventilation in intensive care develop respiratory tract
infections. In this week's BMJ Dr Alessandro Libe...c prophylaxis was used, the numbers of respiratory tract
infections fell by over two thirds and overall mortality was reduced in critically ill patients. H...
Four-Year Study Shows Long-Term Effectiveness Of Proscar In Treating Enlarged Prostates
...inary retention, a painful blockage of the urinary tract
requiringcatheterization. "This clinical t...y to prevent furthercomplications such as urinary- tract
infections, bleeding and bladderstones. Almost 60 percent of men over the age of 50 experienceproble...
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