Tag: "could" at medical news
Community MRSA is re-emergence of 1950's pandemic
... of a clone that caused a pandemic 40-50 years ago could
mean that community acquired MRSA will spread fast...essful, but also shows why community acquired MRSA could
pose such a serious public health challenge in coming years. "The community acquired MRSA clone has ...
Advanced prostate cancer previously considered inoperable may be operable, curable
...pinion after being told their cT3 prostate cancers could
not be surgically removed. "It's considered inope...e being denied surgical treatment when indeed they could
have had surgery," Dr. Zincke says. The cancer survival rates for cT3 prostate cancer with radical p...
Rockefeller University researchers are changing the face of drug addiction treatment
...perant conditioning, we suggested to them that you could
achieve a better outcome if you don't simply rewar...k says, "and he educated people at the HHC so they could
implement it." Contingency management is designed to reinforce small steps, especially at the beginn...
Implanted medical device aims to lower blood pressure
...control their blood pressure with medications, and could
conceivably reduce the need for pressure-lowering ...ll be followed for life. "Findings from this study could
have a significant impact on how we are able to treat hypertensive patients in the future," Illig sa...
Sucampo submits new drug application for lubiprostone
...one 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 suggest that lubiprostone...
Autistic children's abnormal metabolic profile findings
... then looked at common polymorphisms in genes that could
directly or indirectly affect these metabolic path...mbinations of these and additional genetic changes could
promote the chronic metabolic imbalance seen in the children and thus increase the risk of the disor...
Urban neighborhoods affect how people think about health
...ities are less likely to seek preventive care that could
help them better manage their illnesses. In too many instances, this means that residents are forced to turn to emergency care in the form of expensive hospital emergency rooms." Barnes found that difficulty in obtaining adequate, affordable, accessi...
Study shows new antipsychotic drug prevents brain loss in schizophrenia
...om progressing. If our findings are confirmed, one could
argue that we should treat new patients with atypi...oms to medications. To see if antipsychotic drugs could
slow the initial brain changes in new patients, Dr. Lieberman and colleagues at 14 sites in North Am...
Pezcoller Foundation-AACR International Award for Cancer Research
...es, Cantley's laboratory discovered an enzyme that could
phosphorylate a unique position on phosphatidylinositol (the 3 position of the inositol moiety), revealing a new lipid not previously known to exist in nature. More importantly, this lipid was produced only when cells were stimulated with growth fac...
Cognitive therapy works as well as antidepressants, but with lasting effect after therapy ends
...itive therapy is not for everyone, and its success could
depend on variables such as the expertise of the therapist and the patient's willingness or ability to take the therapy to heart," DeRubeis said. "The key to establishing any form of treatment is rating its effectiveness in comparison to treatments ...
Teens believe oral sex is safer, more acceptable to peers
...ore frequent, sexually transmitted infection rates could
rise if those who engage in oral sex do not use barrier protection, they pointed out. "There is not much data about the chances of sexually transmitted infections due to oral sex, but there is a real risk," Halpern-Felsher said. "When teens are engag...
Angiogenesis factor may help tumors prepare the way for spread to lymph nodes
... normal mice in order to identify differences that could
be attributed to elevated levels of VEGF-A. The t...." Detmar notes that this newly identified process could
be a promising target for therapies designed to prevent the further spread of metastatic cancer, whi...
Education program reduces incidents of shaken baby syndrome
... study shows that an effective prevention campaign could
potentially save the lives of many children and significantly improve the lives of many others." The study titled, "Preventing Abusive Head Trauma Among Infants and Young Children: A Hospital-Based, Parent Education Program," was published April 4, ...
A probe, not an echo
...n characteristics, so that computerized algorithms could
display in color-coded fashion one tissue in red, ...hus assisting visualization in 3D. The technology could
also be used to isolate one type of tissue , allowing, for example, all the blood vessel structures ...
Once-a-month injectable medication helps treat alcohol dependence
...ndence with a once-a-month injection of naltrexone could
improve long-term treatment outcomes, according to a study in the April 6 issue of JAMA. Alcohol dependence is a major public health problem, which worldwide is the fourth leading cause of disability, according to background information in the articl...
Antioxidant may have adverse effects in head and neck cancer patients
.... To determine whether antioxidant supplementation could
reduce the risk of second primary cancers in head and neck cancer patients, Isabelle Bairati, M.D., Ph.D., of the Universit Laval in Qubec City, Qubec, and colleagues conducted a multicenter, double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized trial among 5...
Maternal iron deficiency disrupts mother/child interaction
...he mother. Iron deficiency is easy to correct and could
be a big part of post-partum problems with mother/child interactions."...
Studies examine menopausal hormone therapy and risk of breast cancer recurrence
...of the hormone therapy used in the Stockholm trial could
explain why the trial's results differed from those of the HABITS trial. "Although it is tempting to speculate that treatment regimens with estrogen and a minimum of progestogen may be safe, the management of menopausal symptoms and quality of life f...
Music improves sleep quality in older adults, researchers find
... study is quick and easy to learn is low cost, and could
be used readily by nurses," Good said. "It is easy to use and does not cause side effects." Sleep disorders can result in tiredness, fatigue, depression, greater anxiety, irritability, pain sensitivity, muscle tremors and lack of daytime alertness. L...
...n affect the healing process. "It's a system which could
be used to prove something either way - if it works or not. How else do you prove if something is healing a wound, " said Peter O' Hare. O'Hare believes Impedimap will save health services money and "provide better focussed and less invasive care for...
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