Tag: "protection" at medical news
Study finds unexpected results in acid suppression between two OTC heartburn treatments
...for consumers to identify their needs in heartburn protection
in order to select the most appropriate treatment."...
Researchers warn milk eliminates cardiovascular health benefits of tea
...he flavonoids in tea that mainly contribute to its protection
against cardiovascular disease. Senior researcher Dr Verena Stangl, Professor of Cardiology (Molecular Atherosclerosis) at the hospital, said: "There is a broad body of evidence from experimental and clinical studies indicating that tea exerts anti...
MU researcher placing eye implants in cats to help humans see
...lop surgical techniques. We also are examining the protection
the implants might provide to the retinal cells that are dying due to disease progression with the hope that natural sight can be maintained much longer than would be possible in an untreated patient." Narfstrom, the Ruth M. Kraeuchi-Missouri Prof...
ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- January 3, 2007
... their molecular lock might provide an unbreakable protection
against forgery. ARTICLE #1 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE "A Molecular Keypad Lock: A Photochemical Device Capable of Authorizing Password Entries" DOWNLOAD PDF http://pubs.acs.org/cgi-bin/sample.cgi/jacsat/asap/pdf/ja065317z.pdf DOWNLOAD HTML http...
NIAID DNA vaccine for H5N1 avian influenza enters human trial
...ew technologies, such as DNA vaccines, can provide protection
against such viruses. "This vaccine is aimed at newer strains of the H5N1 virus that currently pose a threat in Indonesia and represents an example of our ability to respond to shifting viruses with modern technology," says Dr. Nabel. The study w...
Medication does not appear to offer benefit for certain heart attack patients undergoing PCI
... 90. "It remains unclear whether other myocardial protection
strategies including anti-inflammatory, antiapopto...g promising experimental treatments for myocardial protection
to the clinic," the authors write....
New details on how the immune system recognizes influenza
...veloping influenza vaccines that can provide broad protection
against multiple strains of the virus. "This stud...ped towards one strain might provide at least some protection
against the other strain. Using a software tool they developed, the LIAI team found hundreds of co...
New treatments prevent brain injury hours after stroke in rats
...es the cell to die. Significantly, GT provided no protection
at all against either PARG or AIF when administere...ys that because both compounds provide significant protection
hours after the onset of ischemia, both studies have important potential implications for treatment ...
More people in US dealing with financial burden of health care costs
..., i.e., insured persons without adequate financial protection
from high out-of-pocket costs. By this definition, we estimate that 17.1 million insured persons younger than 65 years were underinsured in 2003, including 9.3 million persons with private employment-related insurance, 1.3 million persons with privat...
Consumer-driven health plans slow to catch on, 2nd annual survey finds
...consumer-driven plans are removed, such as lack of protection
for prevention and chronic care management within the deductible that may cause patients to delay or avoid getting needed care. Karen Davis, Commonwealth Fund president, said, Despite their tax benefits, consumer-driven health plans are not attrac...
5-year study shows Gleevec's potency against chronic myeloid leukemia
...they elicit, they will offer patients even greater protection
from relapse and possibly even better survival," he said. Druker emphasized, however, that Gleevec and the other kinase inhibitors do not cure CML, they only control it. The researchers' findings showed that there remains a reservoir of aberrant ce...
Rockhampton part of worldwide fight against respiratory infections
...logies and non-injection type delivery systems for protection
against a range of respiratory bacterial infections. As part of the strategy, the Centre is examining the interactions between the various bacteria involved in the respiratory systems to see how they compete and interact with each other, thus influ...
World's largest clinical trial into rare bone cancer 'well underway' conference hears
...al trials across the Union and introducing greater protection
for patients had unwittingly created a number of obstacles to establishing non-commercial clinical trials. "Unfortunately the type of trials that we undertake to improve therapies using existing drugs now fall under the same regulations as trials b...
Exposures to the insecticide chlorpyrifos in pregnancy adversely affect child development
...rovides new opportunities for prevention. However, protection
of children's health and development would be best served by thorough testing of chemicals before they are marketed." The investigators controlled for other exposures that might have contributed to developmental problems such as socioeconomic factors...
Can the Stanley Cup playoffs harm your hearing?
... the vast numbers of fans that do not wear hearing protection
to hockey games, thousands are at risk for hearing damage," said the researchers. Most people don't consider the risk of excessive noise exposure when participating in leisure activities, say the researchers, even though such noise over a period of ...
Pilot study successful in taming allergic reactions to food
...al, Burks said, is to offer food allergy sufferers protection
from accidental ingestion of items that provoke reactions and, eventually, to induce complete or near-complete tolerance to those items. Burks and his colleagues modeled the study on a commonly used method for treating seasonal allergy sufferers t...
More insight into Alzheimer's disease with Stanford discovery of possible cause
...using molecules that work like TGF-beta to provide protection
against Alzheimer's, but they had trouble getting them into the brain, said Wyss-Coray. Those proteins, or the cells used to carry them, are too large to enter the brain through the bloodstream. To sidestep that problem, Wyss-Coray is working with c...
New study shows Actonel almost halves the risk of hip fractures compared to alendronate
... Universit Claude Bernard, Lyon. "Earlier fracture protection
means that fewer patients will suffer the devastating consequences of an osteoporotic fracture, helping to both preserve patients' quality of life and to reduce the economic burden of healthcare.' The REAL (RisedronatE, ALendronate) retrospective c...
Precautionary approach suggested to protect pregnant women and children against industrial chemicals
...sceptibility during early development suggest that protection
of the developing brain should be a paramount goal of public health protection
A precautionary approach, which is now beginning to be used in the EU, would mean that early indicat...
Sunscreens with benzophenone-3 unsuitable for children
...eens that contain benzophenone-3 provide effective protection
against both UVA and UVB radiation, but these prep...hese results. Benzophenone-3 provides effective protection
against both UVA and UVB radiation. The substance has been available since the 1980s. "There has ...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10