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World first medical treatment announced by researchers

... had no lung bleeds, and the steroid dose has been significantly reduced. Dr Marcus Cooke, Senior lecturer in the...We noted that levels of oxidative stress increased significantly following every bleed. With this in mind, and on the basis that antioxidants can potentially boost ...

Treatment outcomes of patients with HIV and tuberculosis

... tuberculosis (TB), relapse rates were found to be significantly higher in HIV-infected patients compared to HIV-un...treatment outcomes. HIV-infected patients were significantly more likely to develop drug resistance (4.2 percent in HIV-infected versus 0.5 percent in HIV-uninfe...

Liver cancer patients with high serum levels of hepatitis B virus face poorer outcomes

...with high pre-chemotherapy levels of HBV DNA had a significantly increased incidence of severe hepatitis which was ...hs. Patients with high pre-treatment HBV DNA had a significantly higher incidence of developing severe hepatitis during chemotherapy and had poorer survival. Other f...

Susan G. Komen for the Cure and American Society of Clinical Oncology partner in national initiative

... physicians to tackle the complex issues of how to significantly improve quality of care for patients everywhere, regardless of their resources. We are very pleased to be working with Komen for the Cure on this extraordinary partnership. The initiative will also focus on solutions to the projected shortfalls of...

Lilly studies try to shed light on impact of race

... to 8.1 months in the Caucasian arm, which was not significantly different. African-Americans demonstrated slightly lower incidences of grade 3/4 toxicities (constitutional, hemorrhagic and metabolic). The ALIMTA study reviewed a post-hoc analysis of pooled data from six previous trials, including one Phase III...

Veterinarians at increased risk of avian influenza virus infection

...group, the veterinarians who worked with birds had significantly higher levels of antibodies in their blood against the H5, H6 and H7 avian virus strains, indicating previous infections with these viruses. The infections were likely due to the mild forms of avian influenza virus that have occasionally circulated a...

Folic acid supplementation lowers stroke risk

...erent evidence that folic acid supplementation can significantly reduce the risk of stroke in primary prevention." But they caution: "To efficiently assess the efficacy and causality of folic acid supplementation on stroke, future clinical trials should be done in regions without grain fortification, with a long...

Human stem cell treatment restores motor function in paralyzed rats

...ints. All nine animals grafted with hSSCs achieved significantly better motor scores than those in the control grou...uropean Journal of Neurosciences. In that study, significantly improved motor function, measured by a suppression of spastic movements and improved muscle tone, wa...

Second SPORT study shows surgery advantage for spinal stenosis and slipped vertebra

...their condition, patients who had surgery reported significantly reduced pain and improved functionality. Surgical patients saw relief from symptoms fairly quickly, reporting major improvements as early as six weeks after their operation. Non-operative treatments included physical therapy, steroid injections,...

JRRD releases single-topic issue on pain and pain management

...rs. We found that persons with both disorders were significantly different from those with neither disorder on all variables and that they had greater physical and psychosocial stressors. In addition, persons with either PTSD or chronic severe pain alone were more likely to have a chronic medical condition, higher...

Once-fatal metabolic disorders treatable, says Stanford/Packard researcher

...led with a rapid start of intravenous drug therapy significantly improves the survival rates of people with the condition, called urea cycle disorders. The condition affects proteins in the liver that are necessary to process the by-products of protein metabolism. "Historically, the prognosis for patients with u...

Focused ultrasound relieves fibroid symptoms in women

...procedure effectively shrinks uterine fibroids and significantly relieves fibroid-related symptoms in women, according to the results of a multicenter clinical trial reported in the June issue of the journal Radiology. Magnetic resonance-guided, focused ultrasound surgery (MRgFUS) allows radiologists to precisely ...

Dentists need more training in oral cancer detection

...ng to the Oral Cancer Foundation. Survival has not significantly improved in decades. The death rate for oral cancer is higher than for cervical cancer; Hodgkin's disease; and cancer of the brain, liver, testes, kidney or skin (malignant melanoma). Early detection is essential in increasing the survival rate f...

Increasing radiation dose shortens treatment time for women who choose breast sparing treatment

...ation course that follows a lumpectomy. Radiation significantly reduces the chance that cancer will recur in the affected breast, but the usual time commitmentfive days a week for six or seven weekscan be a barrier for choosing this treatment option. In the first known study of its kind, published in the June 1, ...

Soy nuts may improve blood pressure in postmenopausal women

...ad normal blood pressure. "Soy nut supplementation significantly reduced systolic [top number] and diastolic [bottom number] blood pressure in all 12 hypertensive women and in 40 of the 48 normotensive women," the authors write. "Compared with the TLC diet alone, the TLC diet plus soy nuts lowered systolic and dia...

Community-associated staph infections involving antibiotic-resistant bacteria increase

...ns increased rapidly between 2000 and 2005, adding significantly to the overall burden of staphylococcal disease," the authors write. "Epidemiological analysis suggests that control measures could focus initially on core groups that have contributed disproportionately to risk, although CA-MRSA becomes endemic as i...

High pretreatment PSA velocity predicts worse outcome

... had multiple risk factors died from their disease significantly earlier than those with one factor. Of the men who underwent treatment with RP or RT, 44 percent and 28 percent, respectively, had pre-treatment PSA velocities of > 2 ng/ml/year as their only identified high-risk factor. Of those men who died wit...

'Smart' mice teach scientists about learning process, brain disorders

...Cdk5 is removed from the brain, the levels of NR2B significantly increase, and the mice are primed to learn, Dr. Bibb said. "We made the animals smarter, but in doing so and applying this technology, we also found biochemical targets that hold promise for future treatments of a variety of cognitive disorders," ...

Experimental gene therapy 'abolishes' arthritis pain and lessens joint damage

...e therapy can nearly eliminate arthritis pain, and significantly reduce long-term damage to the affected joints, according to a study published today in the journal Arthritis and Rheumatism. While the study was done in mice, they are the first genetically engineered to develop osteoarthritis like humans, with the ...

Coffee consumption may lower blood uric acid levels -- the precursor of gout

...sults showed that levels of uric acid in the blood significantly decreased with increasing coffee intake, but not with tea intake. In addition, there was no association between total caffeine intake from beverages and uric acid levels. These results were similar to those found in the only previous study on the top...

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(Date:10/29/2014)... — Cambridge, MA and Hebei, China — BGI Tech ... quality sequencing of the Jujube genome. Jujube is the ... the Jujube genome is particularly difficult to sequence due ... It is the first time that a genome in ... has been recently published in Nature Communications ...
(Date:10/29/2014)... October 29, 2014 – Ghrelin is a hormone released ... intake. Alcohol is commonly viewed as a psychoactive substance ... a highly caloric food. , This knowledge, combined ... hypothesis that ghrelin has the potential to stimulate alcohol ... this in humans and found that, as they had ...
(Date:10/29/2014)... new study on a large cohort of kidney cancer ... of the disease -- and reveals an apparent link ... cancer, particularly in Romania. , The research, by an ... and Genome Quebec Innovation Centre in Montreal, underscores the ... acid. The compound, found in plants of the Aristolochia ...
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