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Anti-HIV drug has potential to prevent transmission in women

...al transmission of HIV. Although condoms can offer protection from HIV, in many societies women's legal and soci...y use the gel if it were available and they wanted protection from HIV transmission....

JRRD special issue on hearing and hearing loss

...sting hearing loss. Poor implementation of hearing protection programs and a lack of audiometric testing during medical treatment leave patients vulnerable to unrecognized and untreated hearing loss until speech communication is impaired. Ultimately, hearing loss prevention requires education to reduce occupati...

Study finds significant reduction in respiratory illnesses in babies breastfed six months vs. four

...breastfeeding for six months also provides greater protection against gastrointestinal infections, she added. The current findings appear in the February 2006 issue of Pediatrics. They were first reported in 2002 at a joint meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies and American Academy of Pediatrics in Baltim...

The long research road to a new vaccine

...vaccine, it did not provide sufficiently effective protection against rotavirus infection. During the 1980s, the...ovine-human rotavirus virus that promised improved protection against rotavirus disease. Specifically, the reassortant virus incorporated the human versions of tw...

JCI table of contents, January 26, 2006

...f Clinical Investigation, goes on to show that the protection against MS is due to the failure of the innate imm...bition by kidney cells, and show that loss of this protection renders cells susceptible to injury. TITLE: Altered renal tubular expression of the complement inh...

Mice studies illustrate potential of chimp/human antibodies to protect against smallpox

...strated that the hybrid antibodies provide instant protection against the vaccinia virus and likely smallpox and are potentially more potent and more specific than the treatment we currently have available," says Dr. Purcell. The hybrid antibodies also offer a potentially significant advantage over VIG as a tre...

Current interpretation of data protection law hampers medical research

Overly strict interpretation of the data protection law is hampering epidemiological research (the study of the causes, distribution, and control of disease in populations), argue researchers in this week's BMJ. The UK Data Protection Act 1998 is intended to accommodate medical research. The law allow...

Obesity lawsuits lessons learned from tobacco litigation

... to focus on public health lawsuits under consumer protection statutes that decrease the industry's incentive to use a scorched earth strategy and encourage the industry to improve the nutritional content of its products and to change its marketing practices."...

Medications and cough syrups may cause cavities

...and acids. A fluoride toothpaste can provide extra protection against decay. If brushing is not possible, rinsing the mouth with water can minimize the risk. Tips for taking medicine: Take the medication at meal times instead of bedtime Rinse with water or chew sugar-free gum afterwards Take calcium supple...

Abstinence is healthy goal for teenagers but research critiques abstinence-only educational policies

...rovide information about contraceptive options and protection from STIs, have successfully delayed initiation of sexual intercourse. The review of U.S. policies and programs also finds ethical problems with abstinence-only programs, because they provide misinformation to teenagers and withhold information nee...

SUVs no safer than passenger cars for children, new study finds

...icle should know that SUVs do not provide superior protection for child occupants and that age- and size -appropriate restraints and rear seating for children under 13 years are critically important because of the increased risk of a rollover crash." In the 2005 Partners for Child Passenger Safety Fact and Tr...

Building interoperability into medical information

...ds and provides comprehensive security and privacy protection mechanisms. Currently, the industry's Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) initiative proposes the Retrieve Information for Display (RID) integration profile to allow users retrieve and display patient-related documents on systems other than t...

Free care by Florida emergency physicians climbs faster as uninsured patient visits increase

...s, yet we do not enjoy the same sovereign immunity protection as paramedics, police and firefighters." FCEP and its parent organization, the American College of Emergency Physicians, advocate for fair reimbursement to defray the cost of emergency care and medical malpractice reform. The USF study did not speci...

Effective government/industry collaboration bolsters flu vaccine supply

... one that can be studied more rapidly than showing protection against disease. The Fluarix study demonstrated that after vaccination, study volunteers produced protective antibodies in the blood that the FDA assessed were highly likely to predict effectiveness in preventing flu....

Polio vaccination strategies assessed as eradication nears

...tially protected from spread of poliovirus. Better protection may be achieved by enhancing IPV further, they said. However, an accompanying editorial by Harry F. Hull, MD, and Philip D. Minor, MD, at the Minnesota Department of Health and the U.K. National Institute for Biological Standards and Control noted t...

New Israeli study finds vaccinating all toddlers against hepatitis A

...8 to 24 month bracket confers "herd immunity," the protection extended to family members and the community in general when a large portion of a population is vaccinated. In addition, the most significant decrease in hepatitis A levels after the introduction of hepatitis A immunization in toddlers was seen in t...

Fish oil prevents potentially deadly decline in heart rate variability

...ds, was associated with a marginal, nonsignificant protection from the effects of particulate matter on heart rate variability." "Fish oil as a source of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids could be considered as a potential form of preventive measure to reduce the risk of arrhythmia and sudden death in elderly...

Evidence links cocaine abuse and Parkinson's disease

...sly published their findings that exercise confers protection on mice that otherwise would have developed PD following treatment with MPTP; and that the rise in the level of GDNF appeared to be key to that protection. The article appeared in the special October 2004 issue of Molecular Brain Research called "Mol...

TRAF3 protein is a key part of the early immune response to viruses

... during immune responses, such as inflammation and protection against viruses. In addition, some cytokines contain anti-inflammatory activities, which curb potentially harmful inflammation. The researchers showed that TRAF3 is not only essential for production of type I interferons, but also for production of ...

Australians of the year forge partnership for burns drug development

...a Wood. The deal will progress the use of the cell protection Phylomers in the treatment of burn injury. Phylogica CEO Dr Stewart Washer said preliminary research results look promising. "One of the major problems with burns is that the time taken to heal often leads to severe scarring. What we've seen in early...

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