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AIDS Treatments Seek To Eradicate Virus, Restore Immunity
...nts, we hope to be able to helpthem keep the virus under
control while restoring their health." B...s going on around the country. Fundingfor the CIL, under
the direction of Bolognesi, has just been renewed bythe NIH for seven years....
Digital Speech Analysis Tests Sobriety
...edu/research/DSP/">speech changes whenproduced under
emotional stress or with linguistic effects such ...ight showcharacteristic changes in speech produced under
alcohol," Chin said. For her thesis work, Cummings used digitized speech collected fromseveral peop...
New Colorectal Cancer Treatment Available
...1 or Camptosar, was cleared on June 14 by the FDA, under
its accelerated approval regulations, for use as a second line treatment in patients whose disease has recurred or progressed after standard therapy. Dr. Leonard B. Saltz, of the Gastrointestinal Oncology Service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Ce...
Hopkins Researchers Develop Under-The-Skin Implant For Pain Treatment
...lease birth control implant. It will be inserted under
the skin through a tiny incision made under
mild, local anesthetic. The polymer contains a highly concentrated powder form of the commonly used...
Alzheimer's disease center seeks patients for new drug studies
...said the clinic also has several other drug trials under
way. Only one Alzheimer's medication, Cognex, has received approval from the Food and Drug Administration. About 25 percent of Alzheimer's patients can tolerate an adequate dose of Cognex, and a quarter of those have shown improvement, Svetlik said. ...
Tacrolimus Stops Rejection Of Kidney Transplants
...phocyte antibodies-can usually bring the rejection under
control. About 10 to 15 percent of patients, however, experience uncontrollable or repeated bouts of rejection. These patients require additional therapy; however, the side effects of repeated courses of standard antirejection therapies-increased ris...
Partial Liquid Breathing Improves Lung Function, Chances of Survival in Sick Preemies
... with severe respiratory distress syndrome are now under
way and results are promising, Leach said....
Study Demonstrates Safety & Effectiveness Of Asthma Drug
...t relaxes smoothmuscles of the airways. It is sold under
the brand names of Ventolin andProventil. The stu...our bank and without themwe would have been buried under
an avalanche of data." "Each patient's data must be kept separate," said Drazen. "Allof the people ...
Means To Predict Which HIV+ Infants Will Rapidly Develop AIDS Outlined By Emory University Researchers
...dren may prove particularly beneficial in children under
the age of six months," the authors conclude. "Therapeutic approaches will need to be more aggressive among these infants, with earlier use of antiviral agents and perhaps even immune reconstitution with thymic transplantation (currently being explo...
Premature Birth Sometimes Can Adversely Affect Infant's Ties To Mother
... security forvery low birth-weight babies was just under
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' self-report data on the impact of the infants on theirfamilies, Mangelsdorf theorizes that a de...
Early Menopause Stress Related In Developing Countries
..., disease load, the stress of nursing and general under
nutrition, their bodies stopped cycling. However, just as the follicles in their ovaries experienced atresia before they entered puberty, the follicles continue to degenerate even though they are not menstruating. Eventually, all their follicles w...
ACTG Protocol 185 Enrollment Halted
...d the low ability to detect a treatment difference under
the current study design, the DSMB recommended that further enrollment into the study be discontinued and that all patients currently on study continue follow-up according to the protocol, without further administration of HIVIG or IVIG immunoglobuli...
MRI-Guided Cancer Surgery
...being conducted at Case Western Reserve University under
the direction of Jonathan Lewin, M.D. It is a safety and feasibility study focusing on patients with isolated kidney tumors smaller than a tennis ball and no other hope. In the procedure, Lewin inserts a probe resembling a hypodermic needle ...
Kids Near Airports Don't Read As Well
...round noise and distinguish word sounds (phonemes) under
quiet conditions. The tests, with the exception of the initial auditory test, were conducted by Elissa Tolle and Pegauy Santil, 1996 Cornell graduates in human ecology, who were both seniors at the time. When the data were analyzed, the researchers...
New Drug For Parkinson's Disease Proves Effective, Study Finds
...n pharmacies around the nation beginning next week under
the brand name Mirapex, developed by Pharmacia & Upjohn and Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc. The study of pramipexole dihydrochloride's effects onpatients at 20 hospitals around the nation, led by researchers at the University of Roches...
TB Prophylaxis Unnecessary In HIV-Infected People With Anergy, Study Suggests
...tively)," says Dr.Gordin, "indicate that TB may be under
much better control than in 1991 when theCDC suggested that INH preventive therapy might be useful in anergic patients." Dr. Gordin adds that in addition to saving the considerable programmatic costsassociated with administering prophylactic INH to a...
Cancer Protection Compound Abundant In Broccoli Sprouts
... Talalay says. Clinical studies are currently under
way to see if eating a few tablespoonsof the sprou...ce of cells and tissues tocarcinogens arecurrently under
development, but will require years of clinical trials todetermine safety andefficacy," Talalay note...
Study Demonstrates The Benefits Of Mammography In Women Under 50
50 benefit from screening mammography as much as w...Bradley's study focused on 869 women who were both under
50 and over50. He said the study indicated that screening mammography was effective forall the age ...
Many Medical Screening Tests May Be Unnecessary.
...ncer and prostate cancer---that may be ill-advised under
certain circumstances. A University of Michigan p...dary when patients claim entitlement to such tests under
their insurance plans, when health advocacy and professional groups recommend their use, or when med...
UT Southwestern Receives FDA Grant To Continue Studies Of Cancer-Fighting Drug Not Used For Past 50 Years
...ded Phase II clinical trial of the drug is already under
way.The first patient enrolled in the trial, which focuses on leukemia patients, isin complete remission. Four other institutions are participating in the Phase II study: TheUniversity of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences Pritzke...
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