Tag: "treated" at medical news
Philanthropist Paul F. Glenn launches labs for aging research at Harvard Medical School
...d a similar pathway. It enabled 30 percent of the treated
human cells to survive gamma radiation, compared to 10 percent of untreated cells. In a Nature paper published in July 2004, Sinclair's team showed that resveratrol had a similar impact in higher organisms: worms and flies. In worms, lifespan was ext...
Sharing clinical trial results with participants may be beneficial
...ct on their lives. 88 (94%) believed they had been treated
with dignity and respect; and 66 (70%) would recommend participation in a clinical trial to others. Dr Partridge comments: "Our results suggest that sharing of clinical trial results is well received by participants. Although most patients were comf...
Study examines lessons learned at Africa's first public antiretroviral treatment clinic
...ey now accommodate more than 11,000 patients being treated
at the clinic. Clinic staffing changes were also n...her chronic diseases that would normally be easily treated
in the West," Dr. Marlink said....
Sex selection popular among infertile women
...ew survey says a significant number of women being treated
for infertility would choose the sex of their next child if given the option -- and those as yet childless would choose baby girls and boys in approximately equal numbers. "We found that 41 percent of patients surveyed would use preimplantation sex s...
2005 Oral Medicine and Pathology Research Award
...on to his research, Professor Johnson examined and treated
patients in his clinic at the King's Dental Institute (London, UK), taught dental students and post-graduate students, and is the Editor of the journal Oral Diseases. As the new head of the first new dental school in Australia in nearly 60 years, he ...
Breakthrough in medical research: New chemotherapy gives hope to brain tumour patients
...ement of survival. At 2 years only 10% of patients treated
with radiotherapy alone were alive, compared to 26% of patients receiving the combination of both radiotherapy and temozolomide chemotherapy. If patients were to be selected according to their molecular profile - the investigators analysed the functi...
Women less likely to get quality heart attack care
...lysis of records from 2,857 heart attack survivors treated
at Michigan hospitals before and after a major qua...ore pronounced in men. Overall, both men and women treated
in the four months after the quality effort began had a better chance of being alive a year after th...
Two years after gene therapy treatments, severe angina patients showed prolonged clinical benefit
... not amenable to revascularization. Patients were treated
in dose-escalating fashion at 200, 800 or 2,000 mg...e study reports reflected that 80% of the patients treated
experienced an improvement (decrease) in angina class of two or more levels and 40% of the patients ...
Northwestern Memorial physicians encourage screenings during colon cancer awareness month
...eath in the United States even though if found and treated
at an early stage, the opportunity to cure it is 90 percent or better. Screenings are used to reveal the presence of polyps, which are growths of tissue projecting from the inner lining of the colon or rectum. Some polyps are more dangerous than oth...
Cigarette smoke worsens respiratory infections in infants
...owing 206 children since they were hospitalized or treated
in the Emergency Department at St. Louis Children'...tigator of the RBEL study. After the children were treated
at the hospital and recruited into the study, Castro and colleagues looked at medical records and me...
Cognitive behavioral therapy and medication is effective in the treatment of panic disorder
...bling and costly anxiety disorders and is commonly treated
in primary care settings, according to background information in the article. This randomized, controlled trial assesses the extent to which the benefits of evidence-based, specialist-delivered, panic disorder interventions can be generalized to prim...
Beta-blockers may help broader group of patients with heart problems
...ound that after five years, 65 percent of patients treated
with beta-blockers were alive, compared to 50 percent of those who received no beta-blockers. Beta-blocker therapy still showed a strong survival benefit after researchers adjusted for patients' age, gender, hypertension, diabetes and coronary artery...
Study finds drug eluting stents as effective as vascular brachytherapy in preventing restenosis
...ific Sessions today showing that patients with ISR treated
with a sirolimus-eluting stent (SES), which relea...revent restenosis, fared at least as well as those treated
with vascular brachytherapy (VB). Moreover, the patients who received the drug eluting stent had few...
Study says rare allergic reactions to drug-eluting stents may raise risk for heart attack
...rsensitivity reactions to SES should be caught and treated
early -- because those allergic to components of ...nd when hypersensitivity does occur it needs to be treated
in a timely manner and the increased risk of MI should be recognized," Dr. Alameddine states. In ad...
Portable system offers dialysis patients 'liberating' changes
...and Acute Dialysis Units. Dr. Kraus says patients treated
with the System One therapy have more stable blood...out 70 patients with kidney failure nationwide are treated
with NxStage System One, a third of which of these treated
at IU and Clarian Health. Kidney failure...
Three anti-platelet drugs used in combination are safe
...evidence of increased risk of bleeding in patients treated
with aspirin plus clopidogrel plus cilostazol and we also found that adherence to treatment was high," says Emory Heart Center cardiologist William Weintraub, MD, Director of the Emory Center for Outcomes Research, who participated in the study. "Thi...
Depression predicts heart rhythm abnormalities in heart attack patients
...y monitored. Ventricular tachycardia, which can be treated
with such drugs as beta blockers, occurs whenever ventricles beat more than 100 times in a minute. In some cases, the tachycardia may only last for a few beats; however sustained periods of tachycardia can cause ventricular damage needing immediate a...
New treatment options for some difficult cancers improve survival and quality of life
...s of cancer reported at the meeting that have been treated
with a combination of surgery and intraperitoneal ...majority of patients with low grade tumors who are treated
with surgery and IPHC. High grade lesions result in significantly lower survival rates even with th...
New trials for counseling caregivers and patients with Alzheimer's begin
...r. Mittelman says, "People have traditionally been treated
separately, with the spouse in one room and the person with Alzheimer's in another, but they have to go home and live together afterwards, so we're trying to help them do that." These studies are part of the NYU Silberstein Institute's Psychosocial ...
Sunflower seed oil can protect low birth weight babies from infection
...re assessed daily for signs of infection. Infants treated
with sunflower oil had around 7.0 infections per 1...und 10.8 infections per 100 days. Overall, infants treated
with sunflower seed oil were 41% less likely to develop infections than controls. The effect was eve...
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