Tag: "events" at medical news
Antioxidants show no clear benefit against cardiovascular events, death in high-risk women
...do not appear to reduce the risk of cardiovascular events
or death among women at high risk for heart diseas...pants were followed up for the occurrence of heart events
(including stroke, heart attack and bypass surgery) or death through 2005. During the average stud...
DNA vaccine against multiple sclerosis appears safe, potentially beneficial
... drug-associated laboratory abnormalities, adverse events
or the number and volume of contrast-enhancing [visible on MRI] lesions on brain MRI with BHT-3009 treatment compared with placebo, the authors write. In fact, there was a trend toward a decrease in the number and volume of contrast-enhancing lesions...
New study shows promise in reducing surgical risks associated with surgical bleeding
...nts included the incidence and severity of adverse events
and the incidence of antiproduct antibodies. The study demonstrated that both rhThrombin and bThrombin had comparable efficacy, with 95 percent of patients in each treatment group achieving hemostasis within 10 minutes. The two treatments had simi...
Pathway links inflammation, angiogenesis and breast cancer
...lecular and Cellular Oncology says of the chain of events
described in the journal. Inflammation is linked to breast cancer, liver cancer and cancers of the gastrointestinal tract. The research team set out to discover whether angiogenesis - the creation of new blood vessels - plays a role in cancer forma...
Warfarin better than aspirin at stroke prevention in elderly people with atrial fibrillation
...chers found that in the warfarin group, 24 serious events
occurred 21 strokes, two intracranial haemorrhage...bolus. In the aspirin group, there were 48 serious events
44 strokes, one intracranial haemorrhage, and three systemic emboli. Thus patients taking warfarin ...
Study suggests nonpharmaceutical interventions may be helpful in severe influenza outbreaks
...c of 1918-1919 is among the most deadly contagious events
in human history, resulting in approximately 40 million deaths worldwide, including 550,000 in the United States, according to background information in the article. The historical record demonstrates that when faced with a devastating pandemic, many...
Statin drugs may delay progressive artery damage in children
...llow-up, no serious clinical or laboratory adverse events
were reported, as well as any untoward effects on ...to appropriately estimate the incidence of adverse events
in children on statin treatment. Optimal age for beginning statin therapy in FH children remains un...
European heat waves double in length since 1880
...summer temperature change underestimated heat wave events
in western Europe by approximately 30 percent. Paul Della-Marta and a team of researchers at the University of Bern in Switzerland compiled evidence from 54 high-quality recording locations from Sweden to Croatia and report that heat waves last an ...
Takeda responds to the FDA advisory committee recommendation
...e was no difference in the number of macrovascular events
between standard of care and ACTOS, and standard o...as no increase in mortality or total macrovascular events
with ACTOS. The ACTOS Prescribing Information was recently revised by the FDA to include this re...
Sucampo Pharmaceuticals submits supplemental new drug application for Lubiprostone to treat IBS-C
...oups showed a similar incidence of serious adverse events
(1% in both the lubiprostone and placebo groups) and related adverse events
(22% in lubiprostone vs. 21% in the placebo group). The most common treatment-related adverse event...
Polish journalist scoops first prize in prestigious European award
...lists writing cancer stories and details about ESO events
targeted at journalists interested in learning more about cancer. Details about how to nominate someone for the 2008 Best Cancer Reporter Award can be found on the CMS Website. ...
IOF Bone Apptit campaign wins prestigious communications award
...amme for Bone Health, with workplace and community events
were held in more than 30 countries. Participating companies included Fonterra Brands, Tetra Pak, Interpublic Group, Novartis, Roche, Lilly and GSK. ...
U of M researchers assess effectiveness of computerized physician order entry system
... five of the twelve studies, the number of adverse events
from drugs errors did not decrease. More than one-half million patients suffer injuries or death from adverse events, causing up to $5.6 million annually per hospital, according to the review....
Intensive-care patients with alcohol problems are more likely to require mechanical ventilation
...lcohol consumption not only causes serious adverse events
such as alcohol intoxication and accidents, but also increases the chances of developing life-threatening medical illnesses such as pneumonia, asthma, chronic obstructive lung disease, infections and respiratory failure. De Wit recommended that cl...
Reduced greenhouse gas emissions required to avoid dangerous increases in heat stress
...ected in the scenario by up to 50 percent. "Rare events
today, like the 2003 heat wave in Europe, will bec... greenhouse gas concentrations is staggering. Rare events
become the norm, and the extreme events
of the future are unprecedented in their severity." A 2003...
Extended duration work shifts risky to the safety, well-being of medical interns, patients
...0 percent more fatigue-related preventable adverse events
resulting in the death of the patient. Moreover, interns who reported a medical error that resulted in an adverse patient outcome were more than three times as likely to report high stress in that month. "These results suggest that extended durati...
Future therapies for stroke may block cell death
...ity. During and after a stroke, certain cellular events
take place that lead to the death of brain cells. Compounds that inhibit a group of enzymes called histone deacetylases can modulate gene expression, and in some cases produce cellular proteins that are actually neuroprotective -- they are able to bl...
Study outlines how stroke, head injury can increase risk of Alzheimer's disease
...d how a stroke can trigger a series of biochemical events
that increase amyloid-beta production in the brain, says Giuseppina Tesco, MD, PhD, of the MGH-MIND Genetics and Aging Research Unit, the papers lead author. These findings raise the prospect of novel therapies that could interfere with this proces...
GSK announces launch of largest ever Phase III trial in lung cancer treatment
...clinical study, the most commonly reported adverse events
were mild local (pain, redness, swelling) or syste...s withdrawn from the clinical trial due to adverse events
possibly related to the MAGE-A3 treatment. Based on available results, GSKs MAGE-A3 ASCI may have th...
AMPAKINE compounds a new potential treatment for respiratory depression
...ccidents, or illnesses. The majority of adverse events
occurring with these drugs take place during the d...n. Although only 0.5%-1.2% of total adverse drug events
caused by prescription medications are respiratory in nature, these serious side effects account for...
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