Tag: "therapeutic" at medical news
Rockefeller University researchers are changing the face of drug addiction treatment
...otivation to stay in treatment and increases their therapeutic
progress. The new study is one of the largest ever...rst from the staff, people who come from different therapeutic
traditions," Kellogg says. "In general, we tend to punish people for doing things that are wrong, so...
Asthma patients' immune systems respond differently with allergies
...xpressions of their disease with a wide variety of therapeutic
responses. That's why Dr. Leal-Berumen's laboratory became interested in studying the different response of these cytokines in asthma patients when they were and were not experiencing allergies. The study involved 10 patients with clinical diagnosis ...
Children's hospital neurologist receives Young Investigator Award in spinal muscular atrophy
...ted with SMN protein in axons may provide possible therapeutic
targets for SMA in the future."...
A possible new phase for rheumatoid arthritis treatment
...arthritis suggests that this phase may represent a therapeutic
window", said Dr Karim Raza....
Hemodialysis causes antioxidant loss leading to long-term complications
...can result in long-term health problems. Potential therapeutic
options to restore balance in patients are also reviewed. Oxidative stress, an imbalance between toxic compounds and defense mechanisms, and prevalent in the dialysis process, has been linked to numerous adverse complications in end-stage renal disea...
Scientists to study actions of botanical oils
...us with an incredible opportunity to determine the therapeutic
potential of fatty acids found in several natural oils to treat sufferers of many of the most common diseases that affect mankind." According to the National Institutes of Health, of which NCCAM and ODS are part, botanical products are widely used by...
'Nanoshells' simultaneously detect and destroy cancerous cells
...ls testing are promising. Nanoshells developed for therapeutic
applications have already been evaluated by Nanospectra Biosciences Inc., the Houston-based company that is commercializing the technology, with no ill effects found, according to Drezek. Drezek and West have successfully tested the separate imaging ...
Study challenges current treatment for mild asthma
...this purpose -- to generate meaningful data on new therapeutic
approaches." Participating centers in the trial, in addition to UCSF and Harvard, were: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center and Harlem Lung Center, New York; National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver; University of Wisconsin, Madison; and ...
Drug can reduce bodyweight and cardiovascular risk factors in obese people
...so have the possibility to individually target the therapeutic
strategies according to phenotype characteristics and to the pathophysiological mechanism inducing the disease."...
Prostate cancer therapy - study suggests new molecular screening theory
...l 15th) -- Levels of the Smad7 protein may predict therapeutic
response in patients with prostate cancer accordin...ients are most likely to benefit from a particular therapeutic
approach, we can reduce the possibility that a patient will undergo treatment that has side-effects ...
Hormone aids recovery in rats with hemorrhagic stroke
...one marrow to produce red blood cells, has shown a therapeutic
effect on rats who have suffered an intracerebral ...is is the first evidence that erythropoietin has a therapeutic
effect in hemorrhagic stroke," said study authors Dong-In Sinn, MD, and Jae-Kyu Roh, MD, of the Stro...
MR spectroscopy may be superior for determining prostate cancer prognosis
... the prostate, since that situation requires other therapeutic
approaches such a chemotherapy or drugs that block testosterone's action. Although MR spectroscopy has been used for many years to measure the chemical composition of materials, including biological samples, it has not been useful for analyzing tum...
Alternate view for pathology of AD
... key insights to accelerate the development of new therapeutic
inroads." In addition to Lee and Smith, co-authors represented the key contributions and insights of a decade-long team-effort by current (George Perry, Ph.D., Matthew R. Garrett, Paula Moreira, and Xiongwei Zhu, Ph.D.) and former members (Quan Liu,...
Patients' lives at risk from substandard drugs say heart specialists
...ptokinase must be carefully controlled to maximise therapeutic
activity while avoiding adverse effects. Too low a dose won't restore blood flow in the artery and too high a dose could cause a bleed in the brain. "While we analysed only one sample from most of the batches albeit testing more than one vial and us...
Virtual colonoscopy: Virtually promising
...colonoscopy for screening, it was a diagnostic and therapeutic
procedure. Unlike colonoscopy, most screening test...scopy is a screening test, a diagnostic test and a therapeutic
procedure all in one, which may be considered an advantage by some people; however the downsides mus...
Spice it up or just veg out, either way you may be helping to defend against cancer
...r 5194, Dr. Srivastava and colleagues examined the therapeutic
benefits of phenethyl isothiocyanate (PEITC), a constituent of cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, on ovarian cancer. Ovarian cancer, one of the leading causes of gynecologic cancer-related deaths among women in the United States, is often detec...
Researchers develop 'genetic blueprint' to predict response to esophageal cancer treatments
...p physicians predict response to a wide variety of therapeutic
drugs before treatment even begins." Esophageal ca...) that are less effective at doing so provide more therapeutic
benefit to patients, Wu says. Patients with CT variant had a median survival of 29 months and those ...
CML found to wield 'death factor' that kills normal blood marrow cells
...iscovery they hope may some day lead to additional therapeutic
strategies. In a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), they found that CML does not "crowd out" normal blood cells in the bone marrow, as has long been thought, but actually kills those healthy ...
Technique may speed drug production, reduce costs and waste
...e drugs now on the market or form the basis of new therapeutic
drugs. Lautens says this new molecular-level technique could equal big savings and less environmental impact. "In order to make a hundred kilograms of these best-selling drugs, there are often hundreds of litres of solvent used, not to mention the ma...
Pregnant women with epilepsy face dilemma
...neurosurgery, pharmacology, neuroepidemiology, and therapeutic
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