Tag: "two" at medical news
AIDS Treatments Seek To Eradicate Virus, Restore Immunity
...lion grant from the National Institutes of Health, two
setsof experiments will be conducted that aim to a...ive Researchon AIDS Therapy (SPIRAT), and involves two
protocols. The first protocol will enroll 24 patients who are HIV-positive, and whoagree to...
Shark-Liver Substance May Slow Growth Of Brain Tumors
...lls' rate of growth fell by up to 83 percent after two
days, while the tumor cells treated with squalamine were unaffected. Results of a second study showed that time-release capsules containing squalamine slowed the growth of new blood vessels caused by tumors in rabbits' eyes by up to 43 percent after ...
Study Says Machine Sensors Applicable To Human Ills
...illancesystems, can be used to combat disease, the two
researchers say. Hall predicts that in about five years, a person could go to a physician'soffice and insert an arm or a leg into an acoustic measuring device thatwould identify incipient cracks or other flaws in the bone. Although anx-ray can now ...
DNA Imaging to Design Better Drugs
...of Technology. Using a scanning force microscope, two
chemistry graduate studentsand their research advisors have developed a new way to examine andquickly map how nucleic acid ligands, in some cases anti-cancer drugs,bind to and alter DNA at the molecular level. This new method works by imaging indivi...
Digital Speech Analysis Tests Sobriety
...doctoral student specializing in linguistics. The two
researchers approached Cummings after hearing abou...nd legalissues, such as a person's refusal to give two
samples for comparison. "Now, if you ever got really, really lucky, and you found somethingthat you...
Use Of Surfectant Therapy Widens Gap In Death Rate Of Black And White Newborns
...h-weightinfants of all races decreased between the two
intervals, from 220 deathsto 182 deaths per 1,000 ...idence of RDS for whites remained stable duringthe two
time periods, the study found the mortality rate for these newbornsdropped 66 percent. In black very...
Discovery Hints At Multitude Of New Targets For Drugs
...s that behaveddifferently from either of the first two
classes. The compounds functionedas agonists in s...one receptor type is a phenomenon;the discovery of two
is a paradigm," said McDonnell. "It's likelythat these findings will extend to other receptors, such...
Tacrolimus Stops Rejection Of Kidney Transplants
...st to repeated or uncontrollable rejection to only two
to four percent, a significant advance. This multi-center report confirms an earlier kidney study from the University of Pittsburgh that found nearly identical results. Previous studies in liver transplant recipients have also demonstrated a similar ...
Study Demonstrates Safety & Effectiveness Of Asthma Drug
...receive eitherthe inhaled beta-agonist, albuterol, two
puffs four times a day, or an identical-appearingp..., therewere no significant differences between the two
groups in measures of lungfunction, asthma symptoms, or quality of life that could be attributed tot...
Scientists Produce New Anti-Malarial Compound
... inatemisinin and the new compounds, that contains two
oxygen atomsbound together, a structure called a p...urce of electrons that rupture the bondbetween the two
adjacent oxygen atoms in the peroxide structure.The result is an oxygen free radical -- an atom with...
Study Shows Major Savings In Supervising TB Care
... care and health care worker salaries for DOT with two
other strategies, conventional individual drug therapy and fixed-dose combination individual drug therapy. In conventional individual drug therapy, patients take several different anti-TB pills individually, a practice that many TB patients find inc...
Raising The Retirement Age In The United States Could Save Billions In Social Security Payments
...ecurity trust fund over the long term, accordingto two
university researchers. Increasing the normal ret...te to revenues through income andother taxes," the two
researchers wrote in a report prepared for theSocial Security Administration, which funded the study...
Fertilization Protein Structure To AID in Leukemia Treatment
...ge has been reconstructed. The image reveals that two
of the molecules combine together to create a hole, or molecular cavity, between the proteins. Inside this cavity the protein traps the DNA building blocks and rearranges their pattern of chemical bonds to synthesize the messenger. In leukem...
A Surgical Semiconductor Laser With More Precision And Power
... semiconductor lasers with 6 to 12 watts of power, two
tofour times as powerful as current devices. Curre...ntation" -- Agrawal and Marciantepropose inserting two
extra layers of slightly modified semiconducting material on either side of the active layer ofgalli...
Means To Predict Which HIV+ Infants Will Rapidly Develop AIDS Outlined By Emory University Researchers
...est positive for HIV can generally be divided into two
groups: those in whom AIDS symptoms develop quickly and aggressively -- within the first one to two
years of life -- and those in whom symptoms may not appear for a number of years. Until now, doctor...
Stents Work Well, But Are Costly: Will Hospitals Continue To Use Them?
...le for setting Medicare reimbursementrates, to set two
different prices for the two
procedures. But so far, HCFAhas been unwilling to do this, Peterson said. Another solution may be ...
It Matters Where, In America, You Suffer A Heart Attack
... in GUSTO, a large international trial that tested two
different clot-busting drugs. The sample represents "real world cardiology," Eisenstein said. Physicians in the GUSTO trial were not given guidelines on how to treat their patients during the study, he said. He added that patients were treated both a...
Premature Birth Sometimes Can Adversely Affect Infant's Ties To Mother
... of secure parent-infantrelationships in the first two
years. "At 19 months, 75 percent ofnormal full-ter... 50 percent. At 14 months, thedistributions of the two
groups were about the same, but there was a shiftto insecurity at 19 months." Based on the mothers'...
Program Provides Treatment For Prison-Released HIV-Positive Women
.... It relies on aseven-member team of four doctors, two
nurses and a social worker to assist thewomen. The...rced by the doctorand other team members." All but two
of the 41 women in the program were incarcerated for drug orprostitution charges or both. Thirty-thr...
Early Menopause Stress Related In Developing Countries
...ut 43 years old at menopause." Holman proposes two
possible explanations. Rural women in developing ...e is characterized biochemically by high levels of two
hormones, luteinizing hormone (LH) and follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) and low levels of estrog...
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