Tag: "believe" at medical news
Community MRSA is re-emergence of 1950's pandemic
...nt toxin, called Panton-Valentine leucocidin. They believe
that their findings suggest that this particular CA MRSA clone has evolved from the earlier 80/81 type, developing resistance to meticillin antibiotics over the last 30-40 years, possibly through several intermediate steps. "At the time of the 1950s ...
Sucampo submits new drug application for lubiprostone
...ficant product milestone in Sucampo's history. We believe
lubiprostone could provide an important new treatment option for the millions of people who suffer from chronic constipation and its difficult symptoms," said Sachiko Kuno, Ph.D., president and chief executive officer of Sucampo. "Our studies sugges...
American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for April 2005 (first issue)
... organ preservation fluid used. The investigators believe
that expected graft ischemic time should be incorporated into the decision-making process at the time of graft acceptance. The investigators note that the effect of graft ischemic time on the relative risk of death seemed to peak in the first year a...
Asthma patients' immune systems respond differently with allergies
...at was done with the prostaglandin challenge. They believe
these studies will contribute to a better understanding of asthma, allergy and other inflammatory disease and guide the pharmacogenetic development of new therapies. Dr. Leal-Berumen's coauthors are Drs. Elsa Sanchez, Maria Cepeda, Aleli Valenzuela, ...
Autistic children's abnormal metabolic profile findings
...equency of several genetic polymorphisms that they believe
may increase the risk of autism in specific combin... tract, and the immune system, and the researchers believe
they may contribute to the neurological, gastrointestinal and immunologic pathology that occurs in a...
Cognitive therapy works as well as antidepressants, but with lasting effect after therapy ends
...venting relapses after the end of treatment. "We believe
that cognitive therapy might have more lasting eff...nti-anxiety properties. The researchers further believe
that cognitive therapy patients might have done better at Penn due to the experience level of the th...
Teens believe oral sex is safer, more acceptable to peers
Young adolescents believe
that oral sex is less risky to their health and emotions than vaginal sex, more prevalent among teens their age and more acceptable among their peers. They are also more likely to try oral sex, according to a UCSF study published in the April 2005 is...
Differential heart-attack risks among blacks, whites remain mystery
...ues that line blood-vessel walls. Some researchers believe
the adhesive property causes a chain reaction in which first LDL cholesterol and then calcium builds up on the inner walls of blood vessels. Although African-Americans typically have two to four times the amount of Lp(a) in their blood as whites, the...
...eir own homes through care in the community and we believe
that our research can improve their care and quality of life." Dr. McAdams already has his eye on the next stage of development for Impedimap, which will be to incorporate a wound healing system into the bandage. "There's a market for monitoring, but...
Hormonal birth control, bacterial infections in women linked to increased shedding of type-2 herpes
...eatment for it is effective," Dr. Cherpes said. "I believe
that treatment of BV will be shown to be an effective therapy to reduce the risk of HSV-2 shedding, but, again, further work is required." Vaginal GBS becomes problematic when bacterial colonization is heavy; in pregnant women, GBS can result in infa...
Asthmatics naturally deficient in antiviral immunity, report scientists
... them behave like normal cells again. The team now believe
this discovery could lead to a potential new treatment for asthma attacks by using a device similar to an asthma inhaler to top up the levels of interferons in the lungs....
OHSU researchers demonstrate how Alzheimer's disease impacts important brain cell function
...umented occurrence in Alzheimer's. The researchers believe
it's possible that defective mitochondria in Alzheimer's neurons may not move effectively and may not supply adequate levels of Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP). ATP is an important cellular chemical that bonds at nerve terminals for normal neural comm...
Painless test using teardrops may speed diagnosis of Sjgren's syndrome
... the condition is unknown. In general, researchers believe
that the immune system attacks the glands that produce tears and saliva, resulting in dry mouth and dry eyes. Although the disease is generally not life-threatening, it can produce serious symptoms, including fatigue, difficulty swallowing, joint pai...
Blood test can accurately diagnose heart failure in emergency patients
...eptide class of cardiac biomarkers as a whole. We believe
NT-proBNP testing should now become a routine component of evaluation for patients with shortness of breath in emergency department settings." Januzzi is an assistant professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Co-authors of the study all fro...
Tissue engineering experts discuss orthopaedics applications
...features of other cell types, and some researchers believe
they could be used to replace defective insulin-producing cells in the pancreas, as well as to treat Alzheimer's, liver, heart, muscular and vascular diseases. Robert Nerem, Ph.D., director of the Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bio...
Bad outcomes related to, but not caused by, misdosing of clotbusters in heart attack patients
...ed out not to be the case." While Granger does not believe
that the results of this analysis will change clinical practice, he does believe
that hospitals and physicians should not withhold beneficial drugs because of concern over misdosing...
Bugs in the gut could help doctors develop individualised healthcare
...nth in Nature Reviews Microbiology the researchers believe
that gut microbes, which influence both the bioche...effects, both good and bad, on an individual. They believe
the exact composition of these microbes in the gut may lead to variations in the effectiveness of dr...
Scientists identify protein that controls cancer cells
...e even broader than this initial study showed. "We believe
it may be good target for anti-cancer therapy, but...Even if Fra-1 it not the ideal treatment target, I believe
we're on the right track to identify one," said Debinski. The research was funded in part by the Bra...
ACP and ACP Foundation launch 3-year effort to improve diabetes care
... K. Francis, MD, FACP, FACC, president of ACP. "We believe
this intensive three-year project, combining an emphasis on highest standards of care, measurable goals for practice in office settings, and research can dramatically improve diabetes care." "To tackle diabetes, we are looking beyond our 116,000 m...
Execution by lethal injection is not humane or painless suggests study
...er in this week's issue of THE LANCET. The authors believe
the use of lethal injection should cease in order to prevent unnecessary cruelty and a public review into anaesthesia procedures during executions is necessary. Lethal injection is the most common way people are legally put to death in the USA. It ha...
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