Tag: "inadequate" at medical news
'Surprising' findings reported about iron overload
...n damage when severe iron deposition occurs due to inadequate
control of iron absorption by the small intestine. The first major report of findings in the five-year, 100,000-person study will be published tomorrow, April 28, in The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). The University of Alabama at Birming...
Reducing malarial transmission in Africa
...s oily food for adequate absorption there might be inadequate
drug levels in the blood of many treated individuals. The authors conclude that although co-artemether as a first-line treatment is not likely to reduce overall transmission of Plasmodium falciparum within the community it might reduce selective tr...
NIH awards funding to biotech firm for heart disease
...cells to repair ischemic heart tissue caused by an inadequate
blood supply to the heart. The balance of the funding from the NHLBI is expected to be awarded later this year, contingent on successful completion of the Phase I study. Arteriocyte is a start-up company spun out in 2004 from Case Western Reserve U...
Trusts perform better on chemical incidents but protective suits and tents still imperfect
...e frequent battery failures the suits had inadequate
flexibility at the knees, shoulders and elbows when lifting some suits leaked in the foot area At both hospitals, the process of assembling the shelter took approximately four minutes but at one trust, estates personnel erected the shelter...
Special physical therapy technique successful for chronic back pain
... have become weak and shortened through stress and inadequate
or overuse. This process improves symptoms by correction of the patient's posture and decompression of the spinal canal. "These results are exciting, because other treatments for severe and chronic back pain have limited or no benefit, and the pain r...
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