Tag: "combination" at medical news
Spot on treatment for acne
... a stand-alone topical treatment or more likely in combination
with other existing treatments. The company has already been in talks with several interested companies, who are waiting to see whether the initial results can be repeated in a larger study group. ...
New study shows promise in reducing surgical risks associated with surgical bleeding
... were applied topically to the bleeding site(s) in combination
with an absorbable gelatin sponge. The primary endpoint was the time it took for hemostasis to occur, as measured by the incidence of hemostasis within 10 minutes. Secondary endpoints included the incidence and severity of adverse events and the inci...
Parents' depression can weigh on children
...hilds quality of life. The researchers looked at a combination
of factors, namely health, emotional well-being, academic performance and social status. Children whose parents were struggling or who reported more problems with peers tended to have a lower overall score for quality of life. Both bullying and par...
Chemotherapy with bevacizumab increases risk of blood clots in arteries
... Journal of the National Cancer Institute . The combination
of chemotherapy and bevacizumab has been shown to ...ll lung cancer. Among patients treated with the combination
therapy, 3.8 percent experienced blood clots in their arteries, compared with 1.7 percent of patient...
Study suggests nonpharmaceutical interventions may be helpful in severe influenza outbreaks
...tes were associated with the timing, duration, and combination
of non-pharmaceutical interventions. The researche...activated concurrently represented the most common combination
implemented in 34 cities (79 percent); this combination
had a median (midpoint) duration of four wee...
Michigan-CDC study supports value of social restrictions during influenza pandemics
...ality was associated with the timing, duration and combination
of NPIs. St. Louis, Missouri, for example, closed schools and cancelled public gatherings relatively early in the pandemic and sustained these measures for about 10 weeks. The analysis shows that St. Louis had one of the largest drops in mortality wh...
Controlling prescription drug expenditures: a case report of success
... of Medicine. However, we present the results of a combination
of strategies used in concert. The manuscript describes a three-year observational study conducted at the Medical Center, comprised of Wake Forest University Health Sciences and North Carolina Baptist Hospital. The institution, with more than 11,00...
Novel candidate biomarker for heart failure also strongly predicts risk of death
...onger predictor of death than was NT-proBNP, and a combination
of both biomarkers gave the most accurate prediction for all study participants We have confirmed the potential importance of ST2 to predict risk. What we dont have now is information on how ST2 changes after adequate heart failure treatment and wh...
Shining light on pancreatic cancer
...ions is the same. Each patient was scanned using a combination
of elastic light-scattering and low-coherence enhanced backscattering techniques developed by Backman and his colleagues over the last five years. The researchers developed the four-dimensional elastic light scattering fingerprinting (4D-ELF) and low...
6 out of 10 doctors aren't frustrated that patients can't lower cholesterol
... Portugal (61.5%) were most likely to recommend a combination
of statins and lifestyle changes, with doctors in Finland (31%) and France (36%) least likely to adopt this approach. Lifestyle changes alone were most likely to be recommended by doctors in Finland (62%) and France and Denmark (both 50%), w...
Hib vaccine: A critical ally in Asia's effort to reduce child deaths
...ssis (DTP) vaccine with a DTP-Hib combination. The combination
vaccine did not require additional injections or v...nce to introduce a DTP-Hepatitis B-Hib pentavalent combination
which they hope to introduce into the routine childhood immunization program in 2008. Despite a gr...
AstraZeneca announces SYMBICORT is now available in the US
... older. Administered twice daily, SYMBICORT is a combination
of two proven asthma medications budesonide, an i...ing beta2-agonist (LABA). For many patients, this combination
treatment offers improved asthma control as early as day one that is sustained over 12 weeks. SYMBI...
New survey uncovers how insomnia affects job performance and safety
...trouble falling asleep, and 55.38% suffered from a combination
of both symptoms. To our knowledge, this is the f...60;.01), staying asleep (41.76%, p<.001) and a combination
of both (41.72%, p< .001) compared to good sleepers (23.56%). Falling asleep unintentionally ...
ESA satellite guides polar explorers across disintegrating sea ice
...port based on data from ESA's Envisat satellite. A combination
of all-weather ASAR (Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar) sensor and optical MERIS (Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer) image data are routinely analysed by Leif Toudal Pedersen from the Danish National Space Centre (part of the Danish Technical Un...
Meningitis: effectiveness of preventive vaccination demonstrated
...). The conjugated vaccine, however, is based on a combination
between this same sugar and an antigenic protein and renders an effective durable immunity. It could therefore be used in a routine preventive vaccination campaign. But it is costly. Its high price, at 11 to 22 euros per dose, means it remains inacce...
Study shows Diachrome improves blood sugar control in people with type 2 diabetes
...d clinical study that showed Diachrome, a patented combination
of chromium picolinate and biotin, significantly improved glycemic control in patients with poorly controlled blood sugar levels who were being treated with oral anti-diabetic medication (OADs). Patients in the treatment group showed significant imp...
Research shows survival benefit for leukemia patients treated with arsenic trioxide
...py. The enhanced effectiveness of the experimental combination
also resulted in better overall survival after three years among 86 percent of the patients who received the arsenic trioxide regimen, compared to 79 percent for patients on the standard treatment. Up to 30 percent of patients with APL will relapse...
U-M study finds lymphoma drug effective over long term
...atment often involves intensive chemotherapy, or a combination
of chemotherapy and the monoclonal antibody rituximab. These treatments are usually given every three weeks over a span of up to six months and can cause many unpleasant side effects, including nausea, hair loss and infections. Bexxar, whose chemic...
Antipsychotic drugs increase risk of death in older people with dementia
...study of 259 people with subacute low back pain, a combination
of exercise and advice directed by physical therapists improved pain and function in the short term (Article, p. 787). At six weeks, patients who received real exercise and real advice had less pain and more mobility than a group who received sham e...
Bias in statin trials, failure to control malaria, and more
...malaria in sub-Saharan Africa is artemisinin-based combination
therapy or ACT (a combination
of drugs, one of which is from the artemisinin group of malaria drugs). The standard treatment, chol...
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