Tag: "diseases" at medical news
Home health care devices focus of FDA Conference at UH
...those patients with complex birth defects, chronic diseases
and terminal illnesses. Included in these various...subgroups are disabled children with multi-symptom diseases
(i.e. cerebral palsy) who require a multidisciplinary approach; elderly people with problems such as...
'SCHIP funding levels too low' ACP tells Senate Finance Committee Leaders
...or to the growing numbers of patients with chronic diseases
covered by federal government, funds from higher tobacco taxes should be applied to the SCHIP reauthorization and to avert Medicare physician payment cuts. Provisions to replace Medicare physician fee cuts. Under current law, a 9.9 percent Medicare ...
Program announced to improve care in developing areas for patients with blood disorders
... by ASH to advance the care of patients with blood diseases
around the world, including work with the World He...is two weeks. HVO training programs focus on local diseases
and health conditions, and the procedures and skills taught are relevant, realistic, and sustainable...
SAGE to publish British Journal of Infection Control
...round infection prevention and control, infectious diseases
and public health that frequently dominate political and public discussion. In recent months the journal has featured topics such as extremely-drug resistant Tuberculosis, hand hygiene developments, and the MMR vaccine debate. The journal has a r...
Hib vaccine: A critical ally in Asia's effort to reduce child deaths
...ce challenging the commonly held notion that these diseases
are rare in Asia, said Dr Abdullah Baqui, Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA. Our research shows that routine Hib vaccination is a feasible and highly effective way of preventing death related to Hib ...
AstraZeneca announces SYMBICORT is now available in the US
...eneca. Asthma is one of the most serious chronic diseases
in the U.S. It is estimated that more than 20 million Americans suffer from the condition and, if not properly managed, asthma can be life-threatening. The U.S. availability of SYMBICORT holds great promise for millions of Americans that suffer fr...
Taking animals out of laboratory research
...ch while still maintaining crucial work to defeat diseases
that affect millions of people. The new FRAME Al...ical research must continue to find treatments for diseases
which lessen the quality of human and animal life. New consumer products, medicines, and industrial ...
Award winning book co-edited by Rutgers College of Nursing Dean updated with new information
...g, re-emerging and antibiotic-resistant infectious diseases
that continue to increase at an alarming rate arou...ing to the emergence and reemergence of infectious diseases
and microbial resistance in a broad context, said Lashley, who is also the interim director of the N...
Columbia dentists to improve oral health in sub-Saharan Africa
...Saharan Africa, where the vast majority of chronic diseases
are left undetected and untreated. The initiative ...d to supporting the oral health program. Chronic diseases
will soon become the leading cause of health problems in the developing world, and oral health condi...
Future therapies for stroke may block cell death
...enes in patients who suffer from neurodegenerative diseases
or stroke is being developed by researchers at the...istone deacetylase inhibitors in animal models for diseases
such as Parkinson's and Huntington's disease, and even stroke." Stroke can cause permanent neurolo...
Aging stem cells in mice may hold answers to diseases of the aged, Stanford study finds
...ions accumulate that could be at the root of blood diseases
that strike people as they age, according to work done in mice by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. "This and our previous work points out why older people are more likely to get blood diseases, such as leukemia or anemia, ...
Researchers develop criteria to detect bone mass deficiencies in children with chronic diseases
...ol to help determine whether children with chronic diseases
like Crohns, juvenile arthritis and anorexia nervosa or those undergoing cancer treatment are at increased risk for bone mass deficiencies, fracture or osteoporosis as they get older, according to a new study whose lead author is a researcher at Ci...
High-Need Physician Workforce Incentives Act endorsed by American College of Physicians
...the needs of an aging population with more chronic diseases
and to support a new model of delivering carethe patient-centered medical homethat will result in better outcomes for patients and more efficient use of resources. Rep. Burgess today also introduced two other bills, one that would create a pathway...
UK scientists set their sights on cure for AMD
...ability of developing life-changing treatments for diseases
such as AMD. Professor Alistair Fielder, Senior Medical Adviser of Fight for Sight, the leading eye research charity, said: "We are excited about the work of Professor Pete Coffey and his team regarding developments in the treatment of AMD. The Lon...
Snoring in children might be an allergic type disease
...n with rhinitis were similar to those for allergic diseases
in a group of children who have been monitored sin...hat snoring forms part of the spectrum of allergic diseases
in childhood, he said. While the study findings are limited to children with rhinitis, Dr Marshall...
AMPAKINE compounds a new potential treatment for respiratory depression
...c animal models for a variety of neurodegenerative diseases
. The two classes of AMPAKINE drugs operate at different binding sites on the AMPA_type glutamate receptor. Cortex has partnered with several leading pharmaceutical companies for specific therapeutic applications of ampakines. The company has an ...
Aluminum foil lamps outshine incandescent lights
...sed as photo-therapeutic bandages to treat certain diseases
such as psoriasis that can be driven into remission by narrow-spectrum ultraviolet light, Eden said....
Medicalizing the human condition
...ajectory toward turning all human differences into diseases
or disorders and subjecting them to medical treatments. This thought-provoking study offers valuable insight into not only how medicalization got to this point but also how it may continue to evolve....
Adding radioimmunotherapy to chemo may help patients with lymphoma
... those patients who were at highest risk for their diseases
to relapse. Our next step is to compare the tumor characteristics of the patients who relapsed to those who had an early complete response, said Dr. Jacobs. ...
MUHC-led international team identifies gene responsible for blindness in infants and children
...d may become a model for identifying other retinal diseases
and causes of blindness in the future, says Dr. Koenekoop, who is also associate professor in Ophthalmology and Human Genetics at McGill University. The same international research team identified the CEP290 gene last year, the most common genetic...
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