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Unique Interactive Health Kiosks Distributed In Michigan
...e program, called "Health-O-Vision," developed and updated
by experts at the U-M. Currently, there are five ...U-M, allowing for information on the systems to be updated
as needed. Strecher says his group plans to closely monitor feedback from health kiosk users. It's...
New Guidelines Stress Early Potent Drug Cocktails, Individualized Therapy
...ting AIDS in people infected with HIV,according to updated
recommendations from International AIDS Society-USApresented at a media briefing Saturday, June 27, in Geneva. Two years ago, the panel of independent physicians and scientists published thefirst major peer-reviewed guidelines advocating combination ...
Maxim Phase II Clinical Trial Highlights Substantial Increase In Leukemia-FreeSurvival For Acute Myelogenous Leukemia Patients
...im Pharmaceuticals (AMEX: MMP, SSE: MAXM)announced updated
results from an ongoing Phase II clinical trial of... treated in remission with Maxamine Therapy. The updated
results will be presented today by Mats Brune, M.D., and ElisabethWallhult, R.N., Department of Hema...
Heart Experts Call For Action Against Missed Opportunities To Prevent Heart Disease In Women
...r otherprofessional health organizations, provides updated
recommendations for closingwhat the AHA and ACC say is the wide gap between what is known to prevent heartdisease in women and what actually is being done. The scientific statement, "Guide to Preventive Cardiology for Women,"which is publishe...
Asthma In American Indian And Alaska Native Children
...hildhood Asthma Study Team, points to the need for updated
research. "We knowthat both the prevalence and severity of asthma are increasing in our country.We also know that high rates of asthma are strongly associated with being poorand that a large proportion of American Indian people live in poverty. Thus,...
Newly Updated HIV Treatment Guidelines For Adults And Adolescents Available On The World Wide Web
version of the Guidelines for the Use of Antiretro...nes wereconstructed as a "living document" and are updated
frequently by the Panel. "We feel that the Guidelines are an invaluable resource to all health car...
American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology update guidelines for treatment of heart attack
...ology (ACC) and theAmerican Heart Association have updated
important sections of guidelines onheart attack tr...ge of Cardiology. "This marks the first time we've updated
guidelines using the Internet," says.Thomas J. Ryan, M.D., of Boston University Medical Center, chai...
American Heart Association updates 'mini stroke' guidelines
...the treatment of "mini-strokes," that have led to updated
guidelines that appear in this month's Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association. The updated
TIA guidelines are aimed at helping physicians better treat patients who've had mini-strokes. A "...
Risk map will help predict encephalitis outbreaks
...ears, Day hopes to have maps posted by January and updated
monthly through April, after which updates would become weekly through the end of mosquito season. Day and his colleagues begin tracking St. Louis encephalitis in Florida each January. A series of events has to occur for an epidemic to take place. T...
San Francisco study shows antiretroviral treatment continues to improve AIDS survival
...lected on patients at the time of diagnosis and is updated
annually. In this study, researchers looked at survival in two ways: by determining the median (midpoint) time of survival for patients and determining the proportion of persons surviving two years after diagnosis. They found that survival increas...
UT Southwestern Nobel laureate leads bold project changing way scientists conduct research
...//afcs.swmed.edu) on molecule pages maintained and updated
by AFCS investigators. Planning for AFCS began in 1999 after the NIGMS started a series of meetings to discuss "new ways to do science in the post-genome era," said Gilman. NIGMS has called the AFCS funding "glue grants - grants to glue together dif...
New car drivers exposed to toxic emissions
... out when in any new car A salesman who regularly updated
his locally built car and found he became lethargic on long trips (e.g. from Melbourne to Geelong) when the car was new Dr Brown says, Measurements made during the CSIRO study found total volatile organic compound (TVOC) concentrations were initially...
Modest survival benefit from chemotherapy for patients with glioma brain tumours
...K, did a systematic review and meta-analysis using updated
data on individual patients from all available randomised trials that compared radiotherapy alone with radiotherapy combined with chemotherapy. Data on around 3000 patients from 12 randomised controlled trials were included. Patients given chemother...
Treatment guidelines for HIV infection announced by international panel of AIDS experts
...ternational AIDS Society -USA (IAS-USA) is issuing updated
guidelines for treating HIV disease in adults. The recommendations take into consideration new antirertroviral drugs and treatment regimens and support using a the CD4 cell count as the primary indicator for when to start therapy. Reported in the sp...
American Heart Association updates heart attack, stroke prevention guidelines
...onsensus panel that worked on the update. The updated
guidelines incorporate new findings and expert opinion that have emerged since the American Heart Association published the recommendations in 1997. They reflect recent data on the degree of risk imposed by specific risk factors and the new efforts ...
For the blind, a computer navigation system with its own map
...lks to buildings to streets. It also can be easily updated
to include construction activities or other temporary landscape changes on campus. The system matches the user's location obtained using Global Positioning System technology with the information provided by the database server in real time. The voi...
Lowering cancer risk in postmenopausal women
Note: This release has been updated
since its original posting. Since 1980, the Dieta...chronic diseases. The Guidelines are reviewed and updated
every 5 years to reflect current nutritional research. In an article published in the American Jour...
D.C. surveillance system considered a model for early disease detection
Note: The embargo date for this release has been updated
since its original posting. An automated tracking system that receives data from all military medical facilities in the Washington, D.C., area could serve as a model for designing a national system for detecting outbreaks of diseases and biological ...
UK researchers develop novel treatment for fibroids
...nce, which produces a thermal image of the fibroid updated
every three seconds. Bare laser fibres are inserted into the needles and a laser is used to 'zap' the fibroid with thermal energy. The MR image turns from blue to green as the temperature reaches the optimum level of 55C. The 'real time' colour image...
New recommendations to prevent high blood pressure issued
...High Blood Pressure Education Program (NHBPEP) has updated
its recommendations to prevent hypertension (high blood pressure). New recommendations include adequate intake of potassium and an eating pattern rich in fruits, vegetables, and low-fat dairy products and reduced in saturated and total fat. The advi...
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