Tag: "protection" at medical news
Antioxidants show no clear benefit against cardiovascular events, death in high-risk women
... use of these individual agents for cardiovascular protection
does not appear warranted....
Trials underway for 'essential' new TB vaccine
... "In children, the current vaccine provides some protection
against severe forms of the disease, but there is clearly room for improvement," explains Dr McShane. "The rise in the number of cases of multi-drug resistant forms of TB plus the increasing number of cases of TB in people living with HIV means a new...
Childhood sun exposure may lower risk of MS
... Angeles. Exposure to ultra violet rays may induce protection
against MS by alternative mechanisms, either directly by altering the cellular immune response or indirectly by producing immunoactive vitamin D. The study also found the protective effect of sun exposure was seen only among female twin pairs, but ...
SAGE to publish British Journal of Infection Control
...nd control professionals, public health and health protection
specialists, pharmacists, allied health professionals, and primary care professionals. SAGE and the Infection Control Nurses Association will both be working together to provide an essential resource for all health professionals in infection preve...
AMPAKINE compounds a new potential treatment for respiratory depression
...vine, CA) believe that AMPAKINE drugs may provide protection
from drug-induced respiratory depression, while simultaneously allowing the sedative or analgesic to continue working as it was intended. The drug tested in this study belongs to a novel class of molecules known as AMPAKINE compounds being devel...
National Academies Advisory -- June 8 public briefing on LANL groundwater protection
...al Research Council report reviews the groundwater protection
program at Los Alamos National Laboratory and identifies technical issues the laboratory should address to enhance the program's effectiveness. Groundwater contaminants at the 36-square-mile site stem from nuclear-weapons work that was done there dur...
New Orleans levee report finished by panel including University of Texas at Austin engineer
...firms the vulnerable nature of the citys hurricane protection
system. In the report, the panel estimated that de...herent risk of the 350-mile, New Orleans hurricane protection
system. As part of assessing the risk and making recommendations for future improvements, the pa...
International studies show high efficacy for HPV vaccine
...ous cervical lesions. We demonstrated significant protection
against serious HPV-related diseases, including hi...ardasil, also demonstrated a high efficacy rate in protection
from HPV types 6 and 11, which together cause about 90 percent of all cases of genital warts. All fo...
Vaxfectin-formulated measles DNA vaccine elicits long-term protection in nonhuman primates
... year old) nonhuman primates confirmed by complete protection
following challenge more than one year after vacci...Neutralizing antibody levels exceeded the accepted protection
threshold prior to the second injection at Week 4, peaked at Week 5, and remained well above the acc...
Doctors have key role in preventing and detecting child neglect and abuse
...ocal support networks for people involved in child protection
are essential, whether they are specialists in the field or simply those who might encounter an occasional case. Failure to set up and use such resources indicates professional weakness. No clinician can opt out of recognising and responding to abuse...
Human antibodies protect mice from avian flu
...researchers say, that human mAbs may provide broad protection
against variant H5N1 virusesa desirable quality in any therapeutic aimed at the constantly evolving flu virus. Taken together, the findings from this international collaboration are encouraging, says Dr. Subbarao. They show that fully human mAbs wi...
HIV and malaria combine to adversely affect pregnant women and their infants
...study. "We set out to understand how women acquire protection
against malaria during pregnancy and how HIV infec...rs that protection. By understanding how they lost protection
in the face of HIV we learned how they acquired protection
against malaria in the first place." P...
New reforms could cut the number of unexplained infant deaths
...is expected from ambulance crews, A&E staff, child protection
co-ordinators, coroners, GPs, midwives, paediatric...staffing to carry out these new protocols. Child protection
has become something of a "poisoned chalice" for paediatricians and pathologists, says the writer, a...
COX inhibitors may weaken protective qualities of estrogen hormone therapy
...mmatory drugs (NSAIDs) may undermine any purported protection
against heart disease in participants taking estrogen therapy. The results were described this week in PLoS Medicine. Premenopausal women are less susceptible to heart attack and stroke than are males of the same age group, an advantage that is l...
Ireland Cancer Center researcher lays out benefits of aspirin to prevent colon cancer
...or development of drugs that might provide similar protection
as aspirin or COX-2 inhibitor drugs for developing colon cancer but with a lesser risk of adverse side effects. "Interventional trials have shown a decreased risk of the development of colon cancer in high-risk subjects who were given aspirin or C...
JCI table of contents -- May 17, 2007
...ts infection results in a delicate balance between protection
and immune reactivity to our own normal tissues. A better understanding of the origin and fate of B cells, which have the ability to generate dangerous autoantibodies that cause autoimmune diseases such as lupus and arthritis, is needed. Mature B c...
Better health twice as likely for nonsmokers who live and work with smoking restrictions
...environment continues to move toward comprehensive protection
at the workplace, the household increasingly will ...d as smoke-free air legislation spreads, a rise in protection
from secondhand smoke at home can be expected. "However, this does not, preclude the need to take a...
Testosterone may help men with multiple sclerosis
...e of an appreciable anti-inflammatory effect, this protection
may not be limited to MS, but may be applicable to those with non-inflammatory neurodegenerative diseases," including amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or Lou Gehrig's disease, the authors write. In addition, lean body mass (muscle mass) increased an a...
High-dose anticlotting drug cuts heart attack, death risk in half
...f antithrombotic management for PCI is to maximize protection
from thrombotic complications during and shortly after PCI, while minimizing bleeding and costs." Clopidogrel interferes with the action of platelet cells, which stimulate the formation of blood clots. Interventional cardiologists give patients a l...
Drinking farm milk reduces childhood asthma and allergies but raw consumption remains unsafe
...to develop a safe product that still provides good protection
against these common childhood diseases. Researc... dairy products and eating farm eggs also provided protection
against hayfever. However, these foods only provided increased protection
when the children also dra...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10