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Rats with migraines provide Jefferson scientists insights to improved drug strategy

...of the induced headache prevents the headache from progressing to the debilitating sensitization state. "Physicians have used intravenous DHE as a standard treatment for patients admitted to the hospital for their migraines," Dr. Oshinsky notes. "The data in this new study suggest that more patients can benefi...

Clinical diagnosis of Alzheimer's may be delayed, says major clinical trial

...ho took the drug donepezil were at reduced risk of progressing to a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease (AD) during ... of Health and Human Services. "While the delay in progressing to Alzheimer's disease had a limited effect in this case, it comes at an early stage of memory loss,...

Delay in Alzheimer's disease onset seen for first time

...ients treated with donepezil had a reduced risk of progressing to Alzheimer's disease compared to patients who took placebo, an inactive pill. Although the patients treated with donepezil initially progressed to Alzheimer's disease at a slower rate than patients treated with vitamin E or placebo, the risk of pro...

Lowering resistance to insulin may delay or prevent onset of type 2 diabetes

...lucose levels are stable, which means they are not progressing toward diabetes, or rising, which means they are progressing. "If they continue to worsen, despite weight control and exercise, medications such as pioglitazone can be used to slow or stop their progression to diabetes."...

Report describes details of four transplant recipients who contracted rabies from donor

... the diagnosis should be considered in any rapidly progressing neurological disease," the authors conclude. (Arch Neurol. 2005; 62:873-882. Available post-embargo at www.archneurol.com .) Editorial: Transmitting Rabies Through Organ Transplatation In an accompanying editorial, Karen L. Roos, M.D., of Indiana...

Cedars-Sinai medical tipsheet for June 2005

...t takes place in the newly formed blood vessels of progressing brain tumors have now been documented in the most common type of breast cancer, as well. The molecular shift occurs in major proteins called laminins, important constituents of blood vessels. As tumors become increasingly invasive, the laminins norma...

Airport screening unlikely to prevent spread of SARS or influenza

...d proportion of people infected with influenza and progressing during any flight was still less than 10%. Because the proportion of individuals detected is highest from cities with the longest flight duration, screening passengers from the Far East and Australasia derives the most benefit. But, even then, the se...

Test predicts risk of liver scarring after transplant, study shows

...cipients with hepatitis C who are at high risk for progressing to advanced fibrosis. But it would be important to confirm this in a larger independent, prospective study," Russo said....

Ventracor Limited

...Recruitment in our clinical trial program has been progressing well with three US patients implanted to-date, bringing the total number, including the completed Pilot Trial, of VentrAssist implants to over 30 globally," Dr Sutton said. As noted previously, Ventracor is currently undertaking additional screening ...

Nutrition expert evaluates new weight-loss medication

...to increase each year, and the risk of these folks progressing to obesity - and the resulting more serious medical problems - is significant."...

Calls to prevent chronic disease 'juggernaut'

...s that Australia is facing, and we look forward to progressing this work further," Professor Glasgow said....

New RSV treatment for at-risk infants under study

...pies under study can help prevent RSV from quickly progressing from the sniffles to a severe respiratory infection. "Most mothers will tell you, 'My baby is coughing.' That's the first clue. The next thing they know, their baby is not breathing," says Dr. Bhatia. RSV is a common virus that is a yearlong threat i...

New studies identify advances in treatment of chronic myeloid leukemia

...er six vaccinations, six patients with persisting, progressing disease reached a complete response, with three of them achieving an undetectable level of BCR-ABL transcript. In addition, three patients starting vaccinations with persistent molecular disease further reduced their BCR-ABL level, with one reaching...

Building interoperability into medical information

...entiality. A number of standardisation efforts are progressing to provide EHRs interoperability. However, an exchange of well-structured and machine-processable EHRs has not been achieved yet in practice. ARTEMIS provides the desperately required interoperability between medical information systems through sema...

Unique vascular dysfunction in women's heart disease described in major journal supplement

...nue to cause symptoms but remain undiagnosed until progressing to a critical stage. An update on findings from The Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation (WISE) Study, a multi-center, long-term investigation sponsored by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, is presented in a supplement to the Feb. 7, 200...

Study finds incidence of hypertension reduced with early intervention

...festyle modifications reduces the risk of patients progressing to hypertension, a new study involving researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center has concluded. The findings, appearing in an upcoming issue of The New England Journal of Medicine, are the result of a four-year study of more than 800 patients who...

Cell therapy slows progression of an inherited neurological disease; Improves motor skills in mice

...asticity, progressive dementia, motor disturbances progressing to paralysis, and blindness. There is no cure; the only current treatment is a bone marrow transplant. Ernesto Bongarzone, PhD, and his colleagues at the San Raffaele Scientific Institute in Milan, Italy, transplanted cells that produce myelin into ...

President's budget proposal cuts critical infectious diseases programs to the bone

...n waiting lists for medications they need to avoid progressing to full-blown AIDS and death. The president's proposal would add $95 million to the program's $2 billion budget, but that is nowhere near enough. "This program needs a substantial investment from the federal government to provide access to lifesaving...

Should older men be screened for prostate cancer?

...e appropriate for those cases where the disease is progressing more quickly. In the face of these uncertainties, what is the appropriate age to stop screening? Although guidelines suggest that men 75 years or older may not benefit from screening, surveys continue to show high rates of screening in this populati...

Post-mortem brain studies reveal features of mild cognitive impairment

...e impairment, are thought to have a higher risk of progressing to clinical Alzheimer's disease. Little is known about how this condition affects the physical structures of the brain. In the first study, Ronald C. Petersen, Ph.D., M.D., Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minn., and colleagues compared t...

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