Tag: "best" at medical news
Mayo Clinic researchers develop new treatment for incurable recurring form of adult brain cancer
...hnique to help predict which patients will respond best
to this treatment. Mayo researchers will present t...useful in screening patients to help determine the best
candidates for the drug. Says Dr. Galanis, "This could allow us to customize drug administration to ...
Infants with rare genetic disease saved by cord blood stem cells
...ed out of 4 million per year in the U.S. they are best
treated if patients are diagnosed and treated in e...g. In fact, transplantation in newborns yields the best
long-term outcomes and newborns tolerate the transplants more easily than older babies and children....
Women rising to the challenge of weightlessness
...amily every day by phone. "My partner is doing his best
to get by without me", says one, with a big beamin...with the study for another month it is Dorotha who best
sums up the general feeling: "I think I could have but now that I know I'll soon be getting up, I wa...
Stanford bioethicists want stronger protections for women donating eggs for stem cell research
...en undergo considerable risk - donating eggs is at best
uncomfortable and at worst deadly. When Cho looked over the consent forms for the South Korean study she found they were lacking details about exactly how risky the egg collection can be. "They were never told about the risk of infertility or death,"...
Radiology residents can accurately assess after-hours patients for stroke
...all are often the logical choice for providing the best
on-site expertise in reading time-sensitive head CT scans in many teaching hospitals, whose initial interpretation is later confirmed by an attending radiologist, said Linda Tang, MD, a resident at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose, CA, a...
ESMO Minimum Clinical Recommendations
...s are a tool for clinicians to help them offer the best
care to their patients on a daily basis. They also...elief that every cancer patient is entitled to the best
possible treatment available. The use of medicine is now a fundamental aspect of cancer therapy and,...
Study finds benefits, less organ rejection using immunosuppressive combination for heart transplants
...hich combination of immunosuppressive agents works best
in helping patients fight off rejection of their new heart after transplant surgery, a new study led by researchers at the UCLA Heart Transplant Program showed that one particular combination using tacrolimus (TAC or Prograf) had significant anti-rej...
Men with spouses, partners, fare better after prostate cancer treatment
.... In 2004, the Jonsson Cancer Center was named the best
cancer center in the western United States by U.S. News & World Report, a ranking it has held for five consecutive years....
New national effort seeks a more rational organ allocation system for kidney transplants
...e to review guidelines to assure we are making the best
possible use of scarce and life-giving resources," says Mayo Clinic transplant surgeon Mark Stegall, M.D., who chairs the group. The review group, the Kidney Allocation Review Subcommittee, is a nationwide collaboration of transplant specialists who ...
Harvard Medical School and Project A.L.S. join forces to target ALS research
...hat the fastest way to our goal was recruiting the best
and brightest researchers throughout science and t...of HMS is to create and nurture a community of the best
people committed to leadership in alleviating human suffering caused by disease," said HMS dean, Dr....
Bones don't pay a price when fat is lost through exercise
... mass. "Older people are very concerned about how best
to reduce their body fat as a means of preventing other health problems, such as heart disease and diabetes," says lead study investigator and exercise physiologist Kerry Stewart, Ed.D., a professor of medicine and director of clinical exercise physi...
Risk factors associated with elderly hospital deaths: Dependence on others and being too thin
...ation of functional status and low body mass index best
predict death in the hospital," Thomas said. "This is good news because functional status can potentially be corrected. We already are working on this at our specialized ACE (Acute Care of the Elderly) Unit that encourages hospitalized elderly patien...
Breathing disorders during sleep are common among asthmatics, may help predict severe asthma
...ng that apnea symptoms rather than asthma severity best
predict daytime sleepiness. The investigators hope that attention to the overlap of sleep apnea and asthma might one day lead to better nighttime sleep and daytime alertness for asthmatics. In addition to Teodorescu, Bria and Chervin, the authors are...
A 'mind-reading' mum - rich or poor - is key to baby's progress
...ts progress in predictable ways, but it is not the best
means of anticipating later language and play skil...ng her social and financial status, which gave the best
steer as to the child's development. Dr Meins said: "In recent years, largely through Government ini...
A warning for women on HRT don't skip your next mammogram
... "A BreastScreen mammogram every two years is the best
way to find cancer early," said Ms Stagoll. "Findi...g breast cancer at an early stage offers women the best
chance of successful treatment and recovery."...
Penn study points to how COX-2 inhibitors can eventually lead to heart disease
...n growths in the large bowel of patients whoto the best
of study authors' knowledgewere at low risk of heart disease. "While the results of these trials are not conclusive, they are compatible with a gradual transformation of increased cardiovascular risk during continued dosing with either Celebrex or Vi...
VCR - First implant in Europe
...nt care protocols used by clinicians to obtain the best
results for our patients," Dr Sutton said. He added Ventracor would carefully expand the number of European hospitals participating in the trial to accelerate acquisition of clinical evidence to support a successful application for European regulato...
Post-marketing analysis examines cholesterol-lowering drugs' side effects
...g this drug is low, and that statins are still the best
drugs for treating elevated cholesterol and reduci...e to offer their patients what is still one of the best
tools we have for treating elevated cholesterol." In the primary analysis, researchers looked for s...
Ontario's mental health care evaluated
... of standardized care delivery approaches based on best
practices. Only 27 per cent of facilities use feedback from clients to improve program quality. "This report provides information that will enhance our understanding of mental health care across the province," says Cliff Nordal, president and CEO ...
Witnessing gun violence increases likelihood that a child will also commit violent crime
... importance of personal contact with violence, the best
model for violence may be that of a socially infec...e for social medicine researchers is to choose the best
one - is violence a product of families, akin to a hereditary disorder? Or is violence like an envir...
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