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Two drugs combined more cost-effective safer for managing arthritis in high-risk patients

...lems, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug alone proved the most cost-effective. Over a one-year timeframe, researchers tracked a hypothetical group of 60-year-old patients with chronic arthritis who require long-term non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug therapy for moderate to severe arthritis pain. Sin...

Stanford gut check shows diversity of intestinal ecosystem

...tween individuals had been suspected, but our data proved to be a dramatic confirmation of this belief." An interesting corollary of this finding is that the ability to create a comprehensive census of the microbes living inside a person could have implications for human forensics. Unlike people's genetic m...

Number and quality of kidney transplants much greater if national matching program adopted

...y called optimization. This technology has already proved successful in facilitating tasks such as airline scheduling and online driving directions. They then created a mathematical model that uses simulated pools of incompatible donor/recipient pairs to determine if their new matching algorithm might impr...

Short sugar chains-a future drug for Alzheimer's?

...eys, and the spleen. The heparanase-producing mice proved to be completely resistant to amyloidosis of the liver and kidneys, organs with pronounced overproduction of the enzyme and therefore very short heparansulfate fragments. On the other hand, they did develop amyloid in the spleen, which had avoided ov...

Early detection of lung cancer

...a and Israel participated. Results The research proved the efficacy of this imaging technique for the early-stage detection of lung cancer. The published results correspond to the first 1000 persons who took part in the project at the University Hospital. Concretely, cancer was detected in 14 individuals...

Who needs health care the well or the sick?

... UK against the waiting times for interventions of proved effectiveness and the neglect of care of frail elderly people. Are we sure that the balance sheet of preventive activity really offers more good than harm? A tax on preventive drugs sold in rich countries could be used to fund drugs in poor countries...

Lessons to be learnt from life at the very limit

...ummit on Everest without supplemental oxygen, have proved them wrong. Confronted with physiological and environmental extremes a few remarkable people are somehow able to adapt and find the will to climb this mountain. But how in this seemingly lethal hypoxic environment is it possible? For a molecule upon...

Monitoring program finds serious, unreported adverse drug reactions

... funded entirely by government grants. RADAR has proved to be a powerful new instrument that supplements existing FDA surveillance systems and has helped save hundreds to thousands of patient lives, said lead author Charles L. Bennett, M.D., who directs the adverse drug reaction surveillance program. Benn...

Two-thirds of patients brush off their dentist's advice, study suggests

...had followed the dentist's advice when our records proved they had not, has implications for the profession, especially in our increasingly litigious society." "Patients must understand their health is mainly their responsibility, and if they are not going to comply with the advice of health providers like ...

Vitamin D, taxotere combination promising for advanced prostate cancer

...ncer. And, the toxicity of the combination therapy proved to be no greater than for research subjects who received docetaxel alone. Calcitriol is a naturally occurring hormone and the biologically active form of vitamin D. "The data strongly suggest that DN-101, given in combination with docetaxel, will...

New partnership launched to accelerate and evaluate national malaria control program in Africa

...uce illness. And yet effective malaria control has proved a challenge, particularly in Africa, where the disease burden continues to grow. The burden of the disease is straining health systems across the continent and slowing economic development. "The solution is to put into place strong and sustained mal...

Chest CT can be first step to identifying if patient has had a heart attack

... enhanced CT is performed, said Dr. Haramati. This proved true in the clinical setting; the one patient who had had a recent heart attack showed reduced enhancement on the CT examination, she said. The CT examination must be correlated with medical records and other cardiac tests to confirm a recent heart a...

UCLA study tackles aging issues of adults with developmental disabilities

...ty and satisfied with their lives. These findings proved unrelated to age, gender and medical care, and were inversely correlated with depression. "One of the things our research shows is that we really need to develop and investigate programs that promote healthy aging," said Aronow. "We need to help peo...

Mayo Clinic creates 'Office of the Future'

... calories a person burns during everyday tasks. It proved the long-discussed concept of a "slow metabolism" as a factor in obesity. It also showed that people can increase their caloric "burn rates" by integrating more movement into their daily regime. Dr. Levine calls this process "non-exercise activity th...

Prevalence and severity of mental illness in the United States

...reatment models. Widespread failure to disseminate proved interventions may, in fact, explain why large unmet needs persist in the United States, despite earlier efforts to address this problem." (Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2005; 62:629-640. Available post-embargo at www.archgenpsychiatry.com ) Editor's Note: ...

UIC developing drug for SARS

...vention for testing on a live virus, the prototype proved to be 1,000 times more effective than the original compound in inhibiting 3CLpro. However, Johnson, said, the prototype drug blocked several, but not all, of the enzyme's pockets. "The goal is to create compounds that will block all possible binding ...

Patients with disease, cancer of the esophagus benefit from new technique developed by OHSU surgeons

...quires cutting through the patient's chest. But it proved so difficult and time-consuming that most surgeons...In their paper, the researchers state that LIE has proved effective in removing precancerous tissue as well as other noncancerous esophageal disease with fewe...

Fish oil supplements may be harmful to patients with abnormal heart rhythms

Fish oil supplements have proved effective in reducing the risk of sudden cardiac death, but a new study shows the oil may actually increase life-threatening abnormal heart rhythms in patients with implanted defibrillators. The study, led by heart researchers at the Portland Veter...

Nanoparticles carry cancer-killing drugs into tumor cells

... the drug given alone. Nanoparticle treatment also proved to be far less toxic to mice in the study than the anticancer drug alone. "In our longest trial, which lasted 99 days, 30 percent to 40 percent of the mice given the nanoparticle with methotrexate survived," says Jolanta Kukowska-Latallo, Ph.D., a U-...

European working time directive may put doctors' and patients' lives at risk

...shifts. Recent studies from the United States have proved the risks to patients and doctors of long working hours. Any shift system should have as few successive night shifts as possible, with a maximum of three consecutive nights. A single night shift, with a day off before and after, is reported to show t...

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