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Which drugs should health plans cover?

...ers' premiums on expensive medicines that offer no real advantage? These issues are addressed by experts f...assumptions of such models. 2. Give more weight to real health outcomes than changes in risk factors. 3. Look at the full range of alternatives rather than ...

Adolescents feel less biological pressure to head to bed early

...the adage 'early to bed, early to rise' presents a real challenge for adolescents," says Carskadon. The study subjects were seven pre/early pubescent children, and six mature adolescents who underwent 36 hours of sleep deprivation as their brainwaves, or electroencephalograms (EEGs) were monitored. The re...

New studies examine the evidence on probiotics in IBS

...which affects more women (80%) than men. IBS is a real medical condition, but it is not life threatening, and will not lead to other serious diseases. In IBS, the GI tract may function differently, processing more slowly (or more quickly) than the average person. While the cause of this different "pace...

New studies gauge knowledge, attitudes and preferences of patients with irritable bowel syndrome

...which affects more women (80%) than men. IBS is a real medical condition, but it is not life threatening, and will not lead to other serious diseases. In IBS, the GI tract may function differently, processing more slowly (or more quickly) than the average person. While the cause of this different "pace...

Study findings show improvement in work attendance after consistent treatment of IBS

...which affects more women (80%) than men. IBS is a real medical condition, but it is not life threatening, and will not lead to other serious diseases. In IBS, the GI tract may function differently, processing more slowly (or more quickly) than the average person. While the cause of this different "pace...

Combination microbicides protect monkeys against HIV-like virus

...or the development of a microbicide for use in the real world," says Dr. Moore. Jim Turpin, Ph.D., of NIAID's Topical Microbicide Team, says, "Just as we've seen with combination antiviral medicines, this study shows that if you can hit two or more different targets of the virus, the greater the effectiv...

The 2nd WADA Symposium On Gene Doping

Gene doping is a real danger but anti-doping science is making progress Gene therapy research has reached a critical phase. Already practised on humans as part of strictly controlled experiments, gene therapy promises to become a widely available form of treatment for ...

Albert Szent-Gyrgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research to Harvard's Harold F. Dvorak, M.D.

...iogenesis. His work is now being utilized in very real practical applications, offering hope for angiogenesis-centered treatments to halt and even reverse tumor growth." Published in 1983 in the journal Science, Harold Dvorak, M.D. and his colleagues were the first to show that tumor cells secreted VPF a...

Duke engineers developing ultrasound devices combining 3-D imaging with therapeutic heating

...it. That temperature increase was enough to ablate real tissue, he said. According to that earlier symposi...ough to be inserted through vascular pathways into real hearts for visualization and ablation trials. "We've had the design intuition that allows us to do a...

Major EU grant to develop cancer-fighting cells

...als in the future and are hopeful it could lead to real improvements in treatment." Professor Nic Jones, head of the Paterson Institute for Cancer Research where the project will be based, said: "Developments in cancer treatment are likely to require major team efforts, and we are delighted that the conso...

Is it okay to sign Alzheimer's patients up for research studies?

...derstand what it entails? What if the research has real risks, is unlikely to benefit her, but could lead to advances that will help future patients with Alzheimer's? A new study sheds light on these questions, which may come up more often as potential treatments require more involved and invasive researc...

Phenolic compounds may explain Mediterranean diet benefits

... virgin olive oil is more than fat because it is a real juice with other healthy micronutrients," said Francisco Prez Jimnez, M.D., Ph.D., from the Reina Sofia University Hospital in Crdoba, Spain. The researchers, including lead author Juan Ruano, M.D., Ph.D., fed breakfasts including olive oil (that was...

Vaccine for follicular lymphoma

...ins to be demonstrated that this result provides a real benefit to the patient. Better response hoped for than with quimiotherapy only With the research work carried out at CIMA and the University Hospital it is known that 50% of the patients treated with quimiotherapy relapse within13 months. Moreover,...

Study: N.C. parents want tobacco use prevention to become higher priority

... many ways," Goldstein said. The campaign features real stories from N.C. children about tobacco experiences, illnesses and diseases of their loved ones. "Policymakers should note that advocating for tobacco use prevention in North Carolina is an issue that parents across the state support, especially inc...

Johns Hopkins flu expert calls for mandatory vaccination of health care workers

...lem. From a hospital policy standpoint, this is a real patient safety issue and vaccination can be viewed as a means of protecting patients from influenza exposure and the related mortality seen among vulnerable populations. Vaccination should be presented as such to both health care workers and every ho...

Preventing another Vioxx

...t U-M. In the paper, he and his colleagues present real data from clinical studies, and hypothetical simul...ve to do a risk-stratified analysis, but there are real safety issues at stake if it isn't done," he explains. He notes at least one incident in which the ...

Cardiac pump can extend life in end-stage heart failure

... can extend life. The findings also point out the real challenges that doctors and their heart failure patients face. "We need to refine patient selection for these pumps and work to minimize the complications associated with mechanical heart technology," Rogers said. "Further, we need to continue to fo...

Study shows success and less risk in treating kids with heart rhythm problems

...This system allows us to see multiple catheters in real time and guide their movements in three dimensions. We can record electrical activity in specific locations to help plan and deliver RF treatment." RF (radiofrequency) catheter ablation treatment uses electrical current transmitted at very high freq...

Drinking decaffeinated coffee may be harmful to heart health

...n increases ApoB and LDL-cholesterol. "There is a real difference between caffeinated and decaffeinated coffee and, contrary to what people have thought for many years, I believe it's not caffeinated but decaffeinated coffee that might promote heart disease risk factors that are associated with the metab...

World-first test of sun-damaged skin launched

...their behaviour until they are threatened with the real possibility of it affecting them. "That's where our skin test has the advantage. People who take it get a highly personalised assessment of the risks they are facing from the sun, which depends on factors such as their genetic skin type, lifestyle,...

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