Tag: "coming" at medical news

October 17 news briefing highlights groundbreaking cancer studies at ASTRO Annual Meeting

... be more easily removed helps keep the cancer from coming back. Presented by Pascale Romestaing, M.D. Radiation, Hormone Therapy After Surgery Cures Breast Cancer Doctors in Austria found that radiation therapy combined with hormone therapy after surgery is more effective in keeping the cancer from retu...

New grant program helps create radiation therapy programs

... States right now and it will only increase in the coming years if we don't do something to reverse the problem. I truly believe this grant program is a step in the right direction," said John J. Kresl, M.D., Ph.D., a radiation oncologist at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center and Barrow Neurological I...

Cervical cancer vaccine proves effective: Test results

... "It is very encouraging to see such great results coming out of Australian research, and developed in conjunction with Australian company CSL, and international pharmaceutical company Merck & Co. "It is sad that Dr Jian Zhou, who was my research partner, passed away before the work was publicly recognised...

Lancet publishes proactive study: Diabetes treatment reduces risk of heart attacks & strokes

...ews of the results in the medical press during the coming year." Dr Michael George, Managing Director of the Takeda European Research and Development Center commented, "In light of these excellent results Takeda is working on preparations for a label change for ACTOS." Study design and results as presented...

Surveillance data suggest that preschoolers drive flu epidemics

...erlying disease," Mandl says. "But if avian flu is coming in and you want to stop it from spreading, you might want to vaccinate the people who are transmitting it to everyone else. In a pandemic, where people are getting sick and dying, you might want to reallocate who gets the vaccine." The study drew its...

Hypnotherapy an effective treatment for IBS

... a less expensive alternative to new, costly drugs coming onto the market. "We've found it to help all the symptoms, whereas some of the drugs available reduce only a few," he said. "As IBS can be a life-long condition it could clearly be a very valuable option for patients; however it is not suitable for...

Rutgers College of Nursing faculty member to receive distinguished alumna award

...Who in America, and Who's Who in the World. Before coming to Rutgers College of Nursing in 2003, she was acting associate dean for educational services, director of undergraduate programs and a professor at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Nursing at Edwardsville, IL. From its headquarter...

Supportive spouse may reduce effect of job strain on blood pressure

...ther?" There's a practical use for the information coming from this study, Tobe said. He advised that people who have high job strain and/or low marital cohesion should see their family doctor for a blood pressure check. If a harmonious relationship has deteriorated, blood pressure needs to be checked. "H...

Polar explorer delivers rare snow-depth data to ESA for CryoSat validation

...and. A realistic protocol will be developed in the coming months and part of the plan is to visit other scientists in the field working on the EGIG (Expdition Glaciologique Internationale Groenland) - Line, which runs across Greenland's central ice sheet. It was first traversed in 1959 and has been a site f...

Funding for biomedical research doubles in last decade

...ors. The proportion of biomedical research support coming from industry sources remained relatively constant and was 56 percent for 1994 and 58 percent for 2003. The federal government and foundations spent $1.4 billion on health policy and health services research in 2002. Federal funding for health servi...

Kids at risk of TV / videogame seizures - Experts release new recommendations on reducing risk

... noticed an increase in the number of young people coming to them following these incidents. The Epilepsy Foundation, which has been watching this trend, believes that seizures from visual stimulation are a significant national health problem. Physicians on the Epilepsy Foundation's Task Force on Photosens...

Breast cancer screening trial shows digital mammogram benefits

... be used to develop and improve mammography in the coming years. And that is good news for women's health." The primary aim of the trial, dubbed the Digital Mammographic Imaging Screening Trial (DMIST), was to compare the diagnostic performance of digital and film mammography. Women enrolled in the trial ha...

National study shows black immigrants' health erodes the longer they live in US

...xamined the health of about 3,000 black immigrants coming from the top regions of black emigration: The Caribbean, Africa, South America and Europe. The researchers focused on three measures of health: self-rated health, disability and hypertension. Compared to U.S.-born blacks, those born in Europe -- a m...

Many choose more aggressive breast cancer surgery despite breast-sparing option

...ation therapy, there's a higher risk of the cancer coming back than with mastectomy, surgery that removes the whole breast. But many of these recurrences are caught early and treated effectively, so overall survival rates are the same for either type of surgery. The study authors suggest that's a detail the...

Global malaria experts meet at Menzies

...n O'Dea, says that these key international experts coming to Darwin reflects the profile MSHR's malaria research team has earned internationally. "Menzies has an international reputation in malaria research in our region through a long standing collaboration with the Indonesian Ministry of Health," said Pro...

Tsunami raises questions about disaster mental health, Science reports

...aid she really appreciated that people were always coming by to check on her and ask how she was doing. I think that's probably indicative of how people are responding, at least in the areas I visited. They're not always sure what the psychosocial aid is all about, but they're grateful that people seem to c...

UK Center for Research on Violence Against Women director to receive national justice award

...catalyst for safety reforms on UK's campus. Before coming to the University of Kentucky, Jordan served for eight years as executive director of the Governor's Office of Child Abuse and Domestic Violence Services. During her time in that position she oversaw the expansion of Kentucky's Children's Advocacy Ce...

Artemisinin-based therapy may not be the best treatment for uncomplicated malaria in Africa

...on their own, they have a high risk of the malaria coming back and hence must be combined with other antimalarials to work best. Artemisinins may also slow down development of resistance to the partner drug. But although combinations including artemisinins have been widely advocated, they are expensive and...

Only 51 per cent of hospital staff followed hand washing guidelines before hygiene campaign

...5 per cent staff of staff washed their hands after coming into contact with bodily substances, although this was an improvement on the 42 per cent recorded before the campaign. And the number washing their hands actually fell in one category, with only 47 per cent washing their hands before starting or resu...

The bad breath cure

...d tongue in a majority of patients. However, odor coming from the back of the tongue may indicate post-nasal drip. Bad breath also may occur in people who have an infection, gum disease, diabetes, kidney failure, or a liver malfunction. Xerostomia (dry mouth) and tobacco also contribute to this problem. ...

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

(Date:10/18/2014)... sample of patients with undiagnosed, suspected genetic conditions, a ... a higher molecular diagnostic yield than traditional molecular diagnostic ... . The study is being released to coincide with ... Exome sequencing, which sequences the protein­coding region of the ... present in a cell or organism), has been rapidly ...
(Date:10/17/2014)... the University of Copenhagen have shown for the first ... of Cystic fibrosis patients, giving them the opportunity to ... chronic infections. , The study also discovered the bacterial ... patients was halted or slowed down by the immune ... the oxygen and helped "suffocate" the bacteria, forcing the ...
(Date:10/16/2014)... Virginia Institute of Marine Science have received a ... to identify the streams and wetlands most vulnerable ... help local governments and citizens conserve these important ... dataset of tidal-marsh observations first gathered by VIMS ... baseline can today,s researchers accurately map the slow ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Study examines type of exome sequencing and molecular diagnostic yield 2Study examines type of exome sequencing and molecular diagnostic yield 3Scientists opens black box on bacterial growth in cystic fibrosis lung infection 2EPA grant will help localities conserve headwater wetlands 2EPA grant will help localities conserve headwater wetlands 3
Other Tags
bodilydumposomehalloweenprojectedhammerplanktonpuzzlingtortoisefenfluramineisoflavoneelasticitycorrelationadvertsuncloganythingcelebrate