Tag: "will" at medical news
AIDS Treatments Seek To Eradicate Virus, Restore Immunity
...ional Institutes of Health, two setsof experiments will
be conducted that aim to annihilate HIV from infec...an expert on the virus. "While we can't predictHIV will
be totally eliminated from patients, we hope to be able to helpthem keep the virus under control whi...
Study Says Machine Sensors Applicable To Human Ills
... six to 15 years less hazardous acoustictechniques will
be coupled with better identification of bone fail...o a hospital," Hall says.The constant surveillance will
alert physicians as soon as a patient becomesat risk so that they will
be able to intervene in "the ...
Chemists Develop Probe To Detect Changes In Imaging Agents Inside Body
... or else it just flies away." Lee hopes her probes will
lead to the development of evenbetter imaging agents, because the probes will
show radiologistswhat happens chemically to the imaging agent as it travelsthrough the bloodstream. ...
Testosterone May Affect Learning Skills; May Be Put In Tablet Form
...tudy, funded by the National Institutes of Health, will
be presented June 14 at the International Congress...l Institutes of Health and Watson Pharmaceuticals, will
be presented June 12 at the International Congress of Endocrinology's annual meeting in San Francisc...
New Colorectal Cancer Treatment Available
...arge-scale, international, multi-center study that will
evaluate the use of the new drug as a first line t...ancer patients with metastatic disease. The study will
be supported by Pharmacia & Upjohn, Inc., the company which has overseen the development of the drug...
Emory Doctors Discuss "Killing Heat" In This Week's NEJM
...re nailed shut to thwart burglars. Some residents will
not leave their home unguarded. Others are simply too proud or too fearful to seek refuge in a 'public' shelter. "(Public) money spent on fans (for poor citizens) should be redirected elsewhere" since "...fans are useless when heat and humidity rea...
Hopkins Researchers Develop Under-The-Skin Implant For Pain Treatment
...the continuous-release birth control implant. It will
be inserted under the skin through a tiny incision...e release of pain medication. "Different polymers will
be available to meet the needs of a particular patient, so that patients requiring more pain control...
Maternal Exposure To Crack Cocaine Produces Stressed Newborns
...nerable babies. With the properchild rearing, they will
do fine. If the resources are available, it's possibleto intervene with drug-abusing moms early in their pregnancies to try andproduce optimal newborns." However, Lester said that the newborns of most crack-using mothers arelikely reared in environme...
Discovery Hints At Multitude Of New Targets For Drugs
...," said McDonnell. "It's likelythat these findings will
extend to other receptors, such as the male androg...ls. We believe this extremely exciting realization will
bring the nextwave in the understanding of hormone action and drug development." McDonnell ...
Alzheimer's disease center seeks patients for new drug studies
...sease Center. "We are hopeful that these new drugs will
prove beneficial to at least some of the patients who experience the devastating symptoms of Alzheimer's." Svetlik said the clinic also has several other drug trials under way. Only one Alzheimer's medication, Cognex, has received approval from the ...
Tacrolimus Stops Rejection Of Kidney Transplants
... Although about half of kidney transplant patients will
experience at least one episode of rejection, a temporary boost in their medications-increased doses of corticosteroids or anti-lymphocyte antibodies-can usually bring the rejection under control. About 10 to 15 percent of patients, however, experien...
Raising The Retirement Age In The United States Could Save Billions In Social Security Payments
...tillmight choose to retire at 65, even though they will
be penalized for doingso, or they might even file for disability benefits, Tolley said. "Changing feelings of entitlement could have a significant impact onactual realized savings," Tolley said. "This impact could be positiveor negative." Manton no...
Means To Predict Which HIV+ Infants Will Rapidly Develop AIDS Outlined By Emory University Researchers
...own conclusively how to predict which HIV+ infants will
fall into which category. Thymus dysfunction was ...s," the authors conclude. "Therapeutic approaches will
need to be more aggressive among these infants, with earlier use of antiviral agents and perhaps eve...
Stents Work Well, But Are Costly: Will Hospitals Continue To Use Them?
...art Association. And if that happens, heart care will
take several steps backward tothe detriment of pat...ure: This year, it is estimatedthat 170,000 stents will
be inserted in American hearts, compared to almostnone five years ago. Peterson performed a det...
UW, Siemens Unveil New Panoramic Ultrasound Imaging Application Using Programmable Technology
... to develop new diagnostic applications. Theresult will
be clinical applications developed more quickly an...ound Group vice president,stated, "This technology will
significantly decrease the amount of time andcost involved in moving an idea for a new ultrasound im...
Postmature Infants Not As Easily Calmed As Other Newborns
...eir mothers. A scientific paper about the findings will
be published in theJanuary issue of the Journal of Physiology and Behavior. Thepaper was written by Smith, Marie J. Hayes, a psychologyprofessor at the University of Maine, and former graduatestudents Shawn M. Roberts of the University of Maine andEl...
Premature Birth Sometimes Can Adversely Affect Infant's Ties To Mother
...s and a barely 50 percentchance that a secure bond will
form with the children, researchers report. The findings provide new insight on how medical technology's ability tokeep increasingly younger babies alive may impact early cognitive development.Researchers gathered information about 37 babies, who we...
Benefits Of New Diet Drug Don't Outweigh Risks
...iet pills. We also know these changes in lifestyle will
not only lower body weight but also reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer as well. "Yet, Americans have a love affair with the idea of a 'magic bullet,' and this is inflamed by the advertising and pharmaceutical industries," Levitsky ...
Johns Hopkins To Announce AIDS Capitated Care Program
...n.Also one of the first in the nation, the program will
use Hopkins specialistsand its network of sub-spec...or of the divisionof infectious diseases. Hopkins will
announce details of the program, called "Moore Options," ata press briefing Thursday, Jan. 16 at 10 ...
Program Provides Treatment For Prison-Released HIV-Positive Women
...rs after the women are out determines whether they will
beback," said Timothy Flanigan, M.D., associate professor of medicine and one ofthe program's leaders. "The program's intervention tries to establish a medicalrelationship with women in prison and maintain that bond. The doctors who seethe women in p...
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