Tag: "favorable" at medical news

Advanced prostate cancer previously considered inoperable may be operable, curable

...15-year survival is a long time." In addition to a favorable survival rate for the cT3 prostate cancer patients studied, the Mayo Clinic researchers also found urinary incontinence rates and complications were akin to those for cT2 prostate cancer. Some of the patients studied with cT3 prostate cancer had add...

Patients with heart disease can lower cardiovascular risk factors with exercise, stress management

...ress management training were also associated with favorable improvements in certain cardiovascular risk markers, compared with usual care patients. "Results of this randomized controlled trial demonstrate that behavioral treatments provide added benefits to routine medical management in patients with stable...

Study shows statin use before or after stroke improves recovery

...fore a stroke were 1.6 times more likely to have a favorable outcome compared to patients never exposed to stat...fter a stroke were 2.6 times more likely to have a favorable outcome than those not on statins. "These results are very exciting and suggest that, unless contra...

New treatment 'roadmap' improves odds for unusual brain aneurysm

...nts with unclippable thrombotic aneurysms had more favorable results when treated with bypass and occlusion, rather than with thrombectomy (removal of the clot) and reconstruction of the parent arteries with clips. With aneurysm occlusion, the surgical team completely shuts down the affected artery, but in or...

SKCC's Gennadi Glinsky addresses predicting risk in cancer treatment outcome

...und in tumor cells, there is a high probability of favorable therapy outcome. SKCC is in the process of setting-up a clinical trial to evaluate the utility of a genetic test measuring the expression profiles of the 11-gene signature as a prognostic and therapy outcome marker. Gennadi Victor Glinsky, M.D., Ph.D...

Clinical trial of gefitinib for advanced lung cancer closes early

...nn Arbor. This analysis did confirm, however, the favorable survival seen with the chemotherapy and radiation regimen previously reported by SWOG**, and thus patients currently entered in the trial are being advised to complete this part of their treatment. "Based on the analysis, the use of gefitinib followi...

Some Alzheimer's patients can benefit from drug memantine

...erence to it suggests that the results may be less favorable than those in published studies," McShane says. Dementia researchers caution that the drug does not protect brain cells from the disease. "Memantine is a symptomatic treatment for Alzheimer's disease, not a cure for it," says Dr. Piero G. Antuono, a...

Diabetes and pizza: Slow and steady insulin delivery wins the race

...ght-hour period, may keep glucose levels in a more favorable range than a single dose of insulin or a double dose taken over a shorter period." This study titled, "Optimal Insulin Pump Dosing and Postprandial Glycemia Following a Pizza Meal Using the Continuous Glucose Monitoring System," was published in the...

Study shows doctors and patients think differently about clinical trials

...and patients are aware of clinical trials and have favorable attitudes toward them," said Neal J. Meropol, M.D., a medical oncologist at Fox Chase Cancer Center and lead author of the study. "However, there is a significant discordance in perceptions of psychosocial barriers to participation. Namely, oncolog...

Presence of high-risk prostate cancer can be predicted without a biopsy, new study says

...f aggressive cancers and are not associated with a favorable prognosis. High-grade prostate cancer, the most lethal type, has a Gleason score of 7 or greater. "Our nomogram identifies the men who are most likely to have high-grade tumors and are most likely to benefit from a biopsy," Garzotto said. "Knowing...

Chemo-radiation therapy treatment gives head-and-neck cancer a 1-2 punch

...tients with earlier-stage disease. "Based on these favorable results, we should certainly consider a bigger phase III clinical trial for this technique in a wider, broader group of patients." Physicians at 11 university medical centers recruited 67 patients for the study, and performed the treatment in 61 pati...

Tobacco brands still common in PG-13 movies, despite '98 Master Settlement

...t, undermines the intent of the MSA and limits the favorable impact the MSA could have on preventing youth smoking."...

Study finds drug works against scleroderma lung disease

... effects of scleroderma's lung scarring. "We found favorable effects with cyclophosphamide, but we want to do better," he said....

Study shows Philip Morris pursued tobacco regulation to enhance its image

...apart from other companies in an effort to achieve favorable regulation from a Republican-dominated Congress, according to Malone, who is an associate professor in the UCSF School of Nursing. The study is published in the June 2005 issue of the international journal Tobacco Control. First author is Patricia ...

Association between depression severity and poor glycemic control among Hispanics with diabetes

...ation of Hispanic primary care patients might have favorable effects on diabetic outcomes."...

Study supports whooping cough booster shot for adolescents

...$1,100 per case prevented. These estimates -- less favorable than those for Haemophilius influenza B (Hib) or measles vaccination, but similar to those for pneumococcal vaccination -- were highly sensitive to assumptions about disease incidence, vaccine efficacy, side effects, and vaccine costs, the authors wr...

Teen-agers with Type 1 diabetes already developing cardiovascular disease

... cardiovascular disease and lower among those with favorable levels of high-density lipoprotein, the so-called "good" cholesterol. Kaufman noted that researchers also tested for certain markers in the blood that are related to inflammation of the inner artery walls. Researchers believe these markers, such as f...

Anti-tobacco ads associated with reduced smoking and increased anti-smoking attitudes among youth

CHICAGO — Reduced cigarette smoking and more favorable anti-smoking attitudes were found among youth expo...-tobacco media campaigns were associated with more favorable antismoking attitudes and beliefs among youth and reduced youth smoking," the authors write. "The st...

Other highlights in the July 20 JNCI

...ronous contralateral testicular cancer and overall favorable survival rate do no support routine biopsy of the opposite testicle in men diagnosed with testicular cancer. Contacts: Pernille Lnne Mrkhagen, Public Relations, Radiumhospitalet, +47-22934000/5716, pernille.lonne.morkhagen@radiumhospitalet.no Na...

Efforts to improve hospital care

...ions or provision of counseling, and the trend was favorable for all three of the measures that did not show statistically significant improvement." Hospitals with the poorest initial performances improved the most over the two-year period studied by the JCAHO team. The CMS study reports on the variations in c...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... trials to treat tuberculosis could be the basis for ... bacteria, fungal infections and parasites, yet evade resistance, according ... collaborators. , Led by U. of I. chemistry professor ... drug SQ109 attacks the tuberculosis bacterium, how the drug ... to malaria and how targeting multiple pathways reduces ...
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