Tag: "effective" at medical news
New treatment boosts muscle function in myasthenia gravis
...irst time weve been able to show that antisense is effective
and safe when taken orally for a neurological disease, said study author Zohar Argov, MD, with Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center in Jerusalem and member of the American Academy of Neurology. Oral delivery of antisense has long been sought af...
DNA vaccine against multiple sclerosis appears safe, potentially beneficial
...cium, a lipid-lowering drug previously shown to be effective
in autoimmune conditions. After 13 weeks, participants who initially received placebo received four injections of BHT-3009. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and other safety evaluations were performed at the beginning of the study, and again after ...
Study suggests loss of 2 types of neurons -- not just 1 -- triggers Parkinson's symptoms
... no cures for Parkinson's disease, some moderately effective
treatments are available, but most target the dopamine neurons only and are effective
for only a limited amount of time. In light of this study, it's quite possible that simultaneously t...
New treatment effective in counteracting cocaine-induced symptoms
...ystem could be muted. They found that the drug was effective
in reversing the actions of cocaine on heart rate,...ation of cocaine.Dexmedetomidine proved to be more effective
than intravenous saline, which was used as a placebo in another group of study participants. Cocaine...
New cause of tamoxifen resistance in breast cancer cells discovered at Lombardi
...r. Anti-hormonal therapies are some of the most effective
treatments for breast cancer because estrogen, a natural female sex hormone, can drive the growth of the tumor. Tamoxifen and other anti-hormonal therapies cut off the tumors access to estrogen, causing the tumor to stabilize and sometimes even shrin...
New study shows promise in reducing surgical risks associated with surgical bleeding
...g evidence that recombinant technology is safe and effective
because it means that we may be able to avoid using blood or blood products from other people or animals and automatically diminish the risk of infection and the associated immunologic responses that have been noted in the past. The randomized, dou...
New study counts the economic cost of persistent pain in Australia
...At least 50 per cent of patients who get access to effective
treatment get back to a reasonable lifestyle, offering savings on hospital and doctor visits, x-rays, surgery and medications, not to mention improved productivity. ...
NIH scientists target future pandemic strains of H5N1 avian influenza
... constantly mutate, however, and vaccines are most effective
against the highly specific strains that they are made from. This makes it difficult to predict how effective
a vaccine made today will be against a virus that emerges tomorrow. Dr. Nabel and his colleagues s...
UCLA researchers awarded $9M contract for study identifiying antibiotic treatment for MRSA
...complicated skin and soft tissue infections may be effective
in treating MRSA, or methicillin-resistant Staphyl...LA. We are hopeful to be able to identify the most effective
antibiotic treatment for these infections. Last year, the research team reported in The New Engla...
Warfarin better than aspirin at stroke prevention in elderly people with atrial fibrillation
Warfarin is more effective
than aspirin in prevention of stroke in people with a certain type of irregular heartbeat who are aged 75 or over, conclude authors of an Article published in this weeks edition of The Lancet. Dr Jonathan Mant, University of Birmingham, UK and col...
Despite claims, not all probiotics can treat diarrhea say experts
Several probiotic products are marketed as effective
treatments for acute diarrhoea in children, but a ... commercially available probiotic preparations are effective
in children with acute diarrhoea, say the authors. The effectiveness of Lactobacillus GG was not u...
'Heroes of Chemistry' honored for medical, energy, environmental breakthroughs
...ts and inventing environmentally friendly and more effective
technologies. The awards specifically honor "chemical innovators whose work has led to the welfare and progress of humanity" in a significant way in the past decade. The scientists were part of multidisciplinary teams representing Chevron Phillips ...
Drug-eluting stent controversy explored in the American Heart Hospital Journal
...arch findings, as well as redefinition of safe and effective
outcomes, will lead future stent technology in the optimal direction. ...
New research discovers independent brain networks control human walking
...icantly enhance our understanding of motor skills, effective
therapeutic approaches and the true adaptive nature of the brain. The walking adaptations studied here represent a form of short term learning from practicing on this unusual treadmill. Investigators set different speeds for each belt of the treadm...
Parents' depression can weigh on children
...id. Helping parents take care of themselves and be effective
listeners is a starting point....
Study suggests nonpharmaceutical interventions may be helpful in severe influenza outbreaks
...es, and individuals adopt what they perceive to be effective
social distancing measures or nonpharmaceutical in...path. Although these urban communities had neither effective
vaccines nor antivirals, cities that were able to organize and execute a suite of classic public hea...
Michigan-CDC study supports value of social restrictions during influenza pandemics
...9. Although these urban communities had neither effective
vaccines nor antiviral medicines, they were able t...on of time for the development and distribution of effective
vaccines and antivirals, while reducing the crush on essential infrastructure. By better understan...
Rutgers professor Bart Krekelberg is named 1 of 20 US Pew Scholars for 2007
... eye movements, it may be possible to develop more effective
treatments or early detection methods for such disorders. Born in the Netherlands and now residing in Hoboken, NJ, Krekelberg has a masters degrees in theoretical astrophysics and in cognitive artificial intelligence from Utrecht University, and ea...
High blood pressure problems largely misunderstood by sufferers
...s shown by people with high blood pressure impedes effective
treatment, as emphasized in a new study published in Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. In a systematic review and metasynthesis of eleven qualitative studies published between 2000 and 2005, including more than 500 patients, sig...
UIC researchers to develop new drugs to fight bioterrorism
...eutical Sciences. The center will discover new and effective
medicines to fight bioterrorism and assist the college in obtaining additional funding sources to develop medicines to fight other infectious and chronic diseases such as tuberculosis, cancer, neurodegenerative diseases and bipolar disorder. "Anthr...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10