Tag: "safe" at medical news
New treatment boosts muscle function in myasthenia gravis
... been able to show that antisense is effective and safe
when taken orally for a neurological disease, said study author Zohar Argov, MD, with Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center in Jerusalem and member of the American Academy of Neurology. Oral delivery of antisense has long been sought after since...
DNA vaccine against multiple sclerosis appears safe, potentially beneficial
A newly developed DNA vaccine appears safe
and may produce beneficial changes in the brains a... five, nine, 13, 26, 38 and 50 weeks. BHT-3009 was safe
and well tolerated, provided favorable trends on brain MRI and produced beneficial antigen-specific ...
New study shows promise in reducing surgical risks associated with surgical bleeding
...increasing evidence that recombinant technology is safe
and effective because it means that we may be able to avoid using blood or blood products from other people or animals and automatically diminish the risk of infection and the associated immunologic responses that have been noted in the past. The r...
'Heroes of Chemistry' honored for medical, energy, environmental breakthroughs
...l product for packaging foods and allowing for the safe
and economical shipment and storage of food products around the world. Ronald D. Knudsen, Ph.D., is a former senior research associate at Chevron Phillips Chemical and is now a senior consultant for the company. He received a Ph.D. in organic ch...
Drug-eluting stent controversy explored in the American Heart Hospital Journal
...n of research findings, as well as redefinition of safe
and effective outcomes, will lead future stent technology in the optimal direction. ...
Wireless technology shows promise in diagnosing pediatric intestinal disease
...ts that wireless capsule endoscopy is a useful and safe
technique to study small bowel health in children. While the technology has become widely used in adult treatment, this is the first study to examine its use in pediatrics. The small bowel has always been difficult to evaluate, due to its size and ...
Sports concussion research using fMRI provides insight for safe return-to-play decisions
...critical decisions about concussion management and safe
return to play, added Dr. Lovell, who is founding ...chnology that is providing further insight now for safe
return-to-play decisions in young athletes and may help shape guidelines in the future. The s...
Inhaled nitric oxide safe for tiny preemie lungs, UCSF study finds
...CSF provides evidence that inhaled nitric oxide is safe
and effective for the prevention of the most common type of long-term lung disease of very premature infants. Chronic lung disease is a major source of morbidity in these infants. Neonatologists have been trying to figure out how to prevent it for ...
It's time to look at health risks in a new light, authors say
... lead to far fewer deaths from these diseases" How safe
is the water we drink and the air we breathe" How should we interpret the daily flood of news reports on sometimes contradictory medical studies" A new book, co-written by a Johns Hopkins University professor and an outside colleague, seeks to exam...
Nottingham center to help UK to meet its carbon targets
... at CICCS could cut such CO2 releases to zero in a safe
and reliable manner. The Centre will work on research at the interface of science and engineering, industry and international cooperation in order to accelerate technological innovation in the field and lead to a wider deployment of carbon capture ...
Trials underway for 'essential' new TB vaccine
...s ever induced with a vaccine. "This vaccine is safe
and stimulates very high levels of the type of immune response we think we need to protect against TB. It is important for us to test whether or not this vaccine does work to stop people getting TB," says Dr McShane. Following successful safety tri...
Cancer research summaries
... that long-term cancer survivors might be a fairly safe
donor group, concluded the authors....
Home health care devices focus of FDA Conference at UH
...are industry together must work toward providing a safe
environment for the use of medical devices in the ... and their care providers who want to benefit from safe
medical treatment in a home environment. As this phenomenon continues to grow, however, the FDA, in...
Are parking garages safe during hurricanes?
...efuge of last resort and at what wind speeds it is safe
for emergency vehicles to continue responding to emergencies during hurricanes. Schmidlin has studied severe weather including hurricanes, tornadoes, storms and lightning for more than 15 years....
ESA satellite guides polar explorers across disintegrating sea ice
...the MERIS optical instrument, it helped me predict safe
and unsafe areas in the sea ice and provide this crucial information to Alain and Dixie in field via the International Polar Foundation." The Arctic Arc expedition is part of the International Polar Year 2007-2008. Alain Hubert and Dixie Dansercoer...
Night shift nurses more likely to have poor sleep habits
...deprivation in nurses is essential for maintaining safe
working conditions." The amount of sleep a person gets affects his or her physical health, emotional well-being, mental abilities, productivity and performance. Recent studies associate lack of sleep with serious health problems such as an increas...
Rising skin cancer rates are more likely to affect wealthy people, says 12-year review
...ion of society face greater risks than others, the safe
sun message is one that we all need to heed if we are to halt rising skin cancer rates concludes Dr Hoey....
Avian influenza on people's minds
...y and egg products should be cooked to the minimum safe
internal temperature of 165 F. However, even if ... that even after receiving reassurances that it is safe
to eat chicken, it would take an average of nearly five months for most Americans to begin eating it...
International Workshop on Cities, Science and Sustainability
...ld include (but will not be limited to): access to safe
drinking water, sanitation, reducing air pollution, improving housing and construction, reducing crime, improving energy, access to healthcare, land use planning, transport, greening urban spaces, creating jobs in sustainable-development, waste dispo...
Study shows Diachrome improves blood sugar control in people with type 2 diabetes
...t was used in these studies has been recognized as safe
by many of the worlds leading government and acade...ax chromium picolinate and biotin have been deemed safe
by the FDA and are also Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) for use in foods and supplements. ...
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