Tag: "died" at medical news
Study, meta-analysis examine factors associated with death from heatstroke
...e and two years. Fifty-eight percent of patients died
within 28 days. Patients who died: more often c...tihypertensive medications long-term (33 of 48 who died
vs. 13 of 35 survivors) had a higher average body temperature on hospital admission (41.3 degree...
'Heroes of Chemistry' honored for medical, energy, environmental breakthroughs
...eceived his Ph.D. from the ETH Zurich, in 1991. He died
in April of 2006. Peter Bhlmayer, Ph.D., is a Senior Research Scientist and Program Team Head in the department of Autoimmunity and Transplantation at Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research. He received his Ph.D. in 1979 from the University...
Not all 'drug-related deaths' are 'drug-related'
...rtem drug profiles - they were more likely to have died
from the toxic effects of anti-depressants, anti-psychotics and analgesics than from taking 'problematic' drugs (e.g. heroin, crack cocaine/cocaine). Generally the figures also excluded deaths related to drug misuse, such as those caused by bacterial...
It's time to look at health risks in a new light, authors say
...d a medication and one that did not. If one person died
among 100 people who took medication, the death rate would be 1 percent. If two people died
among 100 people who did not take medication, that death rate for that group would be 2 percent. The...
Heat-related deaths in middle, high school football players spikes in 2006
... any kid should be on it. Its a list of boys who died
playing or practicing football, kids whose body te...y. Five young athletes, from 11 to 17 years old, died
of heat stroke in 2006. The trend was declining. The last time there were more than five was 1972, w...
Method shows promise for early detection of pancreatic cancer
...te, Billy Carter and Joseph Cardinal Bernardin all died
from it; Luciano Pavarotti is fighting the disease. The overall five-year survival rate is less than 5 percent; most patients die within the first two years. If detected early, when the tumor can be successfully removed, however, the survival rate is...
Worcester Polytechnic Institute to host national forum on locating first responders inside buildings
... Cold Storage Warehouse, in which six firefighters died
within feet of exits they could not locate, and supported by more than $3 million in awards from the U.S. Department of Justice, a WPI research team has been developing precision personnel location and tracking technology that employs principles from...
New grant fulfills wish of late Baltimore Orioles team photographer
...oles team photographer for 36 years, Jerry Wachter died
of MCC in 2005. MCC is linked to sun exposure and age. While other types of skin cancer such as melanoma are far more well-known, MCC is very deadly. Its 5-year relative survival rate is just 60 percent, compared to 91 percent for melanoma. The numbe...
Where is the most dangerous place to travel over the holiday?
...eriously, said Munnich. In 2005, 23,549 Americans died
on rural roadways. We are right to focus significant attention and resources on preventing things like AIDS, SARS, e coli poisoning, and skin cancer, but we cant forget that this public health problem is even more deadly....
Taking animals out of laboratory research
... and left a 100,000 legacy to the charity when she died
last year. Their daughter Sarah will also attend. This legacy forms part of FRAMEs contribution to the remodelled laboratory. The overall cost of expanding and refurbishing the Laboratory has been shared equally between FRAME and the University. Dr...
MU researchers find mechanisms that may unlock answers to Alzheimer's disease
.... Alois Alzheimer, when he diagnosed a patient who died
of a dementia-type illness at age 55. ...
New Orleans levee report finished by panel including University of Texas at Austin engineer
...eptable for a major U.S. dam. A thousand people died
in New Orleans, and the system failed once in 40 years, said the international risk assessment expert. Thats way off the chart of acceptable risk if you compare the system to major U.S. dams, which have governmental oversight and must meet federal sa...
E/Tablet technology may provide benefits to patients, researchers
...t information -- like gender and what your grandma died
of -- never changes," said Amy Abernethy, M.D., an oncologist and lead investigator on the study. "E/Tablets allow patient information to be stored permanently and confidentially. We also found that patients are satisfied with the tablets, that they ...
Agent slows aging in mice
...ed median lifespan, when half the control mice had died
of natural causes associated with aging. This is the first time to my knowledge when an agent has been shown to extend median life span in three laboratories, says Miller, professor of pathology at the U-M Medical School and associate director of ...
Susan G. Komen for the Cure and American Society of Clinical Oncology partner in national initiative
...se that still kills more Americans every year than died
in all the wars in the 20th century, said Nancy G. Brinker, founder of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Partnerships like this are the new norm providing immediate help to the growing cancer needs in this nation and worldwide -- as it is estimated that ...
Study: Directly observed HIV therapy for children is promising
.... Because treatment started so late, 22 children died
of AIDS within the first six months. The remaining 95 children were treated for at least six months or as many as 18 months. Trained childcare workers administered the generic drugs, in liquid or pill form, twice daily. The results: The number of i...
Human antibodies protect mice from avian flu
... non-H5N1 mAbsrapidly developed severe illness and died
within a week. In contrast, all the mice that rece...-influenza mAbs. All the mice in the control group died
within 10 days of infection, while 58 of the 60 treated mice survived. All four H5N1 mAbs conferred ...
High pretreatment PSA velocity predicts worse outcome
...ty. As expected, men who had multiple risk factors died
from their disease significantly earlier than thos...only identified high-risk factor. Of those men who died
with only one identified high-risk factor, 88 percent of RP-treated patients and 80 percent of RT-tr...
New reforms could cut the number of unexplained infant deaths
...he was imprisoned but won her appeal in 2003. She died
in March this year. The consequences of the case, says Jonathan Gornall, have been devastating for her family and far reaching for the medical and other professions involved. Protocols introduced as a direct result of the case will be obligatory ...
COX inhibitors may weaken protective qualities of estrogen hormone therapy
...ice Research Database who had heart attacks or who died
from coronary heart disease and compared them with 7,005 control participants. The researchers found that use of estrogen replacement therapy was associated with a significantly lower risk of heart attack than non-use. However, in women who used NS...
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