Tag: "receive" at medical news
Implanted medical device aims to lower blood pressure
...arger, nationwide trial will begin. Trial patients receive
the device as part of a minimally invasive surgical procedure, followed typically by a one- or two-night stay in the hospital. The device initially will be tested for effect in the operating room and then turned off for one month, to ensure there are...
Study finds radiation therapy for prostate cancer nearly doubles risk for rectal cancer
...eat prostate cancer. The study found that men who receive
radiation for prostate cancer have about 70 percen...ay's technology, some portions of the rectum still receive
a high dose of radiation. Therefore, the risk of rectal cancer may still exist and thus, until prove...
Radiation therapy for prostate cancer nearly doubles the risk of rectal cancer
...ciation (AGA) journal Gastroenterology . Men who receive
radiation for prostate cancer have a 70 percent hi...echnology, some portions of the rectum might still receive
a high dose of radiation. Therefore, the risk of rectal cancer may still be substantial and thus, u...
Urban neighborhoods affect how people think about health
...nfluenced by neighborhood poverty and whether they receive
subsidized health care, such as Medicaid, says a P... stay home from work," she said. "People who don't receive
treatment for their illnesses may face more expensive complications later in life. "Yes, individuals...
AACR establishes new lectureship in honor of Dr. Jane C. Wright
...ton, D.C. (April 1-5, 2006). The winner will also receive
an honorarium and a commemorative plaque. Award Eligibility: Nominees need not be members of AACR Nominees need to be currently engaged in cancer research There are no restrictions with regard to race or gender The Award will be presented to an indiv...
Pezcoller Foundation-AACR International Award for Cancer Research
...g, at its location in Trento, Italy. Cantley will receive
a cash prize of 75,000 and a medallion. "Dr. Cantley's contributions to cancer are profound," said AACR Chief Executive Officer Margaret Foti, Ph.D., M.D. (h.c.). "In addition to opening up a key regulatory pathway of oncogenesis that is manif...
AACR awards scholarships for minority and underrepresented scientists
...al professional benefit to the awardees. They will receive
complimentary registration, travel expenses, and a...17 AACR-MSI Faculty Scholars chosen this year will receive
$1,800 for use toward expenses associated with attending the AACR Annual Meeting or Special Conferen...
In treatment of depression, cognitive therapy and medication both effective
...ents. Study participants were randomly assigned to receive
antidepressant medication (n = 120), pill placebo (n = 60), or cognitive therapy (n = 60). Those in the medication group were given paroxetine or placebo for eight weeks, with doses increasing as tolerated. After eight weeks of treatment, for those u...
Early home environment and television watching influence bullying behavior
CHICAGO Four-year-old children who receive
emotional support and cognitive stimulation from their parents are significantly less likely to become bullies in grade school, but the more television four-year-olds watch the more likely they are to bully later, according to an article in the April...
AACR celebrates 20th anniversary of minority scholar awards
...ior recipients of Minority Scholar Awards who will receive
special recognition during the ceremony include: Charles Richard Thomas, Jr., M.D., Associate Professor & Vice Chairman, Dept. of Radiation Oncology, San Antonio Cancer Institute, CTRC/Grossman Cancer Center, San Antonio, Texas Olufunmilayo I. Olopad...
Study shows that a kidney transplant can reverse heart failure
...how long a person can remain on dialysis and still receive
a cardiac benefit from a kidney transplant. "Our ... have both kidney failure and heart failure, is to receive
a kidney transplant as soon as possible." He says this group of patients should be encouraged to s...
Young scientists awarded for achievements in cancer research
...future of cancer research, recipients of the award receive
financial support to attend two consecutive Annual Meetings. His contributions are matched by the AACR. In addition, all undergraduate student Annual Meeting registrants are invited to participate in the Undergraduate Student Caucus taking place on S...
Injectable drug, combined with counseling, shows promise in treating alcohol dependence
...cohol-dependent patients were randomly assigned to receive
either an injection of long-acting naltrexone or a placebo injection; 624 ultimately received at least one injection. In addition to an injection, all participants received low-intensity counseling consisting of 12 sessions during the six-month study...
Once-a-month injectable medication helps treat alcohol dependence
...inking alcohol-dependent adults were randomized to receive
treatment and 624 received at least 1 injection. Participants received either an intramuscular injection of 380 mg. of long-acting naltrexone (n = 205), 190 mg. of long-acting naltrexone (n = 210), or a matching volume of placebo (n = 209), each adm...
Studies examine menopausal hormone therapy and risk of breast cancer recurrence
...8 breast cancer patients were randomly assigned to receive
either menopausal hormone therapy for 5 years or no treatment. The trial was similar to the HABITS trial but used a hormone therapy regimen that differed in composition and timing. In the Stockholm trial, after a median of 4.1 years of follow-up, the...
Risk of HIV transmission highest in early stage of infection
...ted persons are aware of their infection status or receive
the antiretroviral drugs used to treat HIV infection. Cohen and Pilcher recommended that increased attention be paid to those recently infected, and that measures such as partner notification, counseling services, and novel biological interventions b...
Children's hospital neurologist receives Young Investigator Award in spinal muscular atrophy
...t Children's Hospital Boston, has been selected to receive
the 2005 Young Investigator Award in spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). SMA is the leading genetic killer of infants and toddlers. Sahin will be honored during the American Academy of Neurology 57th Annual Meeting held April 9 16, 2005 in Miami Beach, F...
ISHLT updates guidelines for heart and lung transplants
...ant candidates and determining the treatments they receive
while awaiting donor organs is under review by the...ing time for an organ. Simply put, patients should receive
donor organs when they will be better with the transplants than without them. Because the standards...
Once-a-month naltrexone successfully used to treat alcohol dependence
...cohol dependent patients were randomly assigned to receive
either an injection of long-acting naltrexone or a placebo injection; 624 ultimately received at least one injection. All participants received 12 counseling sessions during the six-month study in addition to the medication. Long-acting naltrexone wa...
Case finds dental patients agreeable to tobacco interventions
...ental clinic where students from the dental school receive
their clinical training. Lewis will present findings from the study, "Dental Patients Who Use Tobacco: Attitudes Toward Tobacco Cessation Promotion" for the International Association of Dental Research and the American Association for Dental Researc...
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