Tag: "could" at medical news
Hormonal birth control, bacterial infections in women linked to increased shedding of type-2 herpes
...lso linked to a higher frequency of HSV-2 shedding could
be important in controlling the spread of HSV-2. "...tal herpes, treating the bacterial infections that could
predispose women to higher HSV-2 shedding frequency is probably one of the best ways to keep the vir...
Vaccine against cervical cancer and genital warts shows promise
...irus that causes cervical cancer and genital warts could
reduce persistent infection and disease by 90%, su... screening. Inclusion of HPV 6 and 11 in a vaccine could
also diminish the incidence of genital warts. In developing countries that have not implemented scre...
Salk's legacy, current and future challenges to vaccine development topic of briefing
...lu and malaria, and for those unknown viruses that could
easily sicken or kill entire populations. To commemorate the Salk polio vaccine anniversary, Pitt is holding a two-day symposium, "Remembering Polio: The History and Future of Vaccine Development." More information is available at http://newsbureau....
Scientists discover way to control allergic reactions
...tion was reduced. At the same time, this discovery could
also have implications for autoimmune diseases suc...ressively more difficult to manage. This discovery could
be crucial in helping to alleviate the worst effects." To date the team have carried out these studi...
Asthmatics naturally deficient in antiviral immunity, report scientists
...nterferons when they encounter respiratory viruses could
help in the development of new treatments for asth...l 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 ...
Insomnia, falls in elderly linked
..., combined with other mental and physical factors, could
lead to falls. People with insomnia may get out of...its. It slows down a person's reaction time, which could
reduce the likelihood of quick corrective maneuvers that might prevent a fall from happening....
People can learn motor skills by watching
... that such a system linking observation and action could
facilitate motor learning." In the experiments, the researchers asked subjects to move a handle that was part of a robotic device to guide an on-screen cursor to targets. They then divided the subjects into groups who watched videos of a person learn...
Money doesn't buy happiness - - except when disability strikes
...chological downfall when disability strikes. There could
be some psychological factors associated with a person's ability to accumulate wealth that could
also make them more resilient when they become disabled. But in all, they say, the research is the f...
Bacterial infection associated with heart attack in young men
...the subjects were in the military, the researchers could
examine blood samples that were collected and stored in the Department of Defense's serum repository before the men had their heart attacks. They found that high levels of C. pneumoniae antibodies in blood were associated with the occurrence of heart...
Vigorously active adolescents are leaner, fitter
... April American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. "We could
not show that the amount of minutes spent in moderate activity such as walking to school was related to how fat they were, although it did have some impact on cardiovascular fitness. The implication is that you need to do vigorous activity if you w...
Dr. Gutin selected as Fulbright Senior Specialist
...rcent of the public is in the bad category. If you could
get everybody who is in the bad category into the good category, the impact on public health would be greater than any other lifestyle change." Dr. Gutin and others at the MCG Georgia Prevention Institute work to do just that. He has been principal ...
People with peanut allergy at risk of allergic reaction to lupin flour
...hat adults and children with an allergy to peanuts could
also be allergic to lupin flour-a substance that is used in some European countries as a potential replacement for soya flour. Food manufacturers in these countries are using it in certain specialty breads, bakery goods and catering foods, and a smal...
Belgium doctors treating critically ill infants favour legalising euthanasia
...ding treatment, using drugs to alleviate pain that could
potentially shorten life, or using drugs with the explicit intention of shortening the patient's life. The use of lethal drugs in minors is illegal in Belgium. However, the study found that lethal doses or lethal drugs were administered in 17 cases (...
Post-traumatic stress disorder common among refugees in western countries
Refugees settled in western countries could
be about ten times more likely to have post-trauma...ple are classified as refugees worldwide. Refugees could
be at excess risk of psychiatric morbidity because of forced migration, traumatic events, and resett...
Lupus and the role of Epstein-Barr virus
...es in Morgantown, West Virginia. "One explanation could
be that there are more opportunities for reinfecti... to the immune response to EBV and loss of latency could
vary by race, with the same difference being related to the differential risk of SLE." ...
Lack of vigorous activity linked to functional decline in older adults with arthritis
...o their calculations, the functional deterioration could
have been reduced by as much as 32 percent. "The...ed in regular physical activity to change behavior could
reduce subsequent functional decline among these persons by almost a third."...
Institute of Medicine news: Review of HIVNET 012 study
...y so that the effectiveness and safety of the drug could
be thoroughly assessed." Previous evaluations of HIVNET 012 left lingering uncertainties about the trial's results, suggesting the need for a definitive, objective review. The IOM focused on the scientific validity of the study's conclusions based o...
OHSU develops instant, computerized notification system to communicate patients' end-of-life wishes
...al records are obtained. The end-of-life documents could
then be sent to the treating hospital electronically....
Liver may be source of 'good' cholesterol
...ter. "Understanding more about how HDL is produced could
lead to new treatments to raise its levels." Learning more about Tangier disease could
help people with less severe cholesterol disorders, Parks said. Low levels of HDL are associated wit...
Data show cyclosporine inhalation solution improves long-term survival in lung-transplant patients
...longing survival in lung-transplant patients. CyIS could
be a breakthrough therapy to address this unmet need." The randomized double-blinded, placebo-controlled pivotal study of CyIS was conducted at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. The study began in 1998 and enrolled both single- and do...
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