Tag: "hope" at medical news
Prevalence of drug-resistant gonorrhoea increasing in South Africa
...used by the infection. Professor Sturm states: "We hope
that this report expedites action from the DoH to do rapid nationwide surveillance to assess the extent of the problem in South Africa. In addition, an urgent review of the syndromic management guidelines, with a view to replacing ciprofloxacin as fi...
Adult stem cells aid recovery in animal model of cerebral palsy
...okines, at least in part, attract the cells, so we hope
it will work even when given through the bloodstre...inical-grade cells would expedite such a move. "We hope
this will eventually be something that can be used in the neonatal intensive care unit in babies wit...
Novartis MS drug shows promising results
...the University Hospital in Basel, Switzerland, "We hope
that the magnitude of benefits shown in Phase II will be confirmed in the larger scale Phase III study program expected to be launched soon." Based on the positive Phase II study results, Novartis is in discussions with regulatory authorities about t...
Mayo Clinic receives $15 million to launch innovative neuroscience research program
...ched by Mayo Clinic. "People want to know there is hope
around the corner," says Mr. Applebaum. "Translational research is the seventh inning of research and there often isn't enough funding at that point to move the research findings quickly to the patient. And, there needs to be a strong educational com...
Synthetic protein eases arthritis symptoms in mice
...p a more stable form of P60 PLAD. Ultimately, they hope
to test the protein in clinical trials....
Northwestern receives major award for nanotechnology cancer center
...cologic cancers. Using nanotechnology, researchers hope
to provide a screening tool that identifies patients in early stages of ovarian cancer, when treatments are most effective. Center researchers also will combine advanced research in molecular and cell biology with nanotechnology with the ...
Vast majority of adults at risk of becoming overweight or obese
...t and obesity increase the risk of poor health. We hope
these results will serve as a wake-up call to Americans of all ages," adds Nabel. "Even those who are now at a healthy weight need to be careful about maintaining energy balance to avoid gaining weight. Taking simple steps to make sure that the overa...
Hopkins study shows living kidney 'paired donation' an effective strategy in overcoming donor-recipient incompatiblities
...ly important," Montgomery said, "because it offers hope
to patients who have compatibility issues that make it difficult for them to find suitable donors." KPD is a process in which living incompatible donor-recipient pairs are matched with other living incompatible donor-recipient pairs in order to find ...
New model shows gender differences in high blood pressure, Jefferson scientists find
...ps us prescribe the correct drugs more quickly. We hope
the work might lead to better, more specific ways to treat high blood pressure than currently used diuretics and specific receptor blockers." She notes that even though these mice have hypertension, their blood vessels are not enlarged, which is typi...
New insights into cost-effectiveness of implanted heart device
...tered into a national ICD registry," she said. "We hope
that as this data is collected and analyzed, we will be able to better distinguish the high-risk patients from the low-risk patients. This should help to make ICD use more cost-effective." The two trials that found no benefit were CABG-PATCH and DINA...
Study proves genetic variations influence cystic fibrosis' severity
...better understand its function in lung disease, we hope
it will allow us to design better and more specifi...netic variants across the entire human genome. Our hope
is to be able to identify most of the important gene modifiers in CF so that they can be used for pr...
Federal grant to expand MCG pipeline programs for minorities
... been involved with before," Ms. Cayruth said. The hope
is that the oldest camp graduates also will attend...n the grant expires. Ms. Sykes-Brown and Ms. James hope
the success of the programs will provide more under-represented Georgians for the overall medical sc...
Consensus panel calls for expanded role of needle biopsies, MRI and less invasive procedures
...ast-conserving surgery rather than mastectomy. "We hope
this consensus encourages doctors to review the methods they currently use and helps women become more aware of their options," Silverstein said....
Shift in brain's language-control site offers rehab hope
...le shifts with aging--a discovery that might offer hope
in the treatment of speech problems resulting from...n recover completely. "This knowledge may give new hope
for rehabilitation of brain function in adults after stroke or traumatic brain injuries," said Dr. S...
Merck investigational vaccine GARDASIL prevented 100 percent of cervical pre- & non-invasive cancers
... president, Merck Research Laboratories. "We have hope
that GARDASIL will continue the great Merck tradition of developing medicines and vaccines that make a real difference in people's lives." GARDASIL was designed to target HPV types 16 and 18, which account for 70 percent of cervical cancers, and HPV ...
Gold nanoparticles show potential for noninvasive cancer treatment
...work still needs to be done, but at some point, we hope
to be able to inject these compounds into patients with cancer in a search-and-destroy mission. Finding cancers not apparent to the eye will help physicians detect cancers earlier. Exposing the cells to the correct amount of light would then cause de...
OHSU studies program that converts patient wishes into medical orders
...s. For example, in the state of Oregon researchers hope
to determine whether POLST usage is related to the...HSU Center for Ethics in Health Care. "Overall, we hope
some of the lessons we learn through this research will aid all states in improving their end-of-lif...
Cervical cancer vaccine proves effective: Test results
...said. "We have produced a second vaccine which we hope
will do this, however clinical trials are still at a very early stage. "A therapeutic vaccine to treat already infected individuals is much harder to develop than a vaccine to prevent infection." Professor Frazer hails from Scotland and trained as a...
NCI grants $12.1 million for USC center to study obesity and cancer
...rs," Bernstein says. "By focusing on children, we hope
to learn how to impact obesity early in life by increasing physical activity and changing environmental factors, and to uncover some of the biological mechanisms that link obesity and physical activity to cancer risk." The USC TREC research program f...
VGTI researchers receive $12.6 million to study West Nile virus in the elderly
...(T and B cells). Through these studies, scientists hope
to determine the specific factors that increase susceptibility to West Nile virus. "We would like to find out what in us deteriorates with age allowing the virus to have a greater ability to create serious illness.," explained Nikolich-Zugich. The...
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