Tag: "therapy" at medical news
Drugs users are increasingly more cautious with needles
...ers with just hepatitis C. The side effects of the therapy
might also be the cause of the increased chance of...to a considerable fall in AIDS mortality.The HAART therapy
is not able to cure HIV. However there is a considerable increase in the life expectancy of HIV-infe...
Glucosamine-like supplement inhibits multiple sclerosis, type 1 diabetes
...s the cells that attack the body, making metabolic therapy
a rational approach to prevent or treat these debi...eases. The UC Irvine study defines how metabolic therapy
with the sugar GlcNAc and other related nutrients modifies the growth and autoimmune activitiy of T-...
SCAI'S Hildner Lecture traces progress through 30 years of interventional cardiology
...restenosis. For a time it was hoped that radiation therapy
inside the coronary artery would be the answer. Instead, drug-eluting stents held the day, and as a result, six-month restenosis rates have fallen from approximately 40 percent in the early days of PCI to just 57 percent today. Recently, drug-eluti...
Dealing deadly cancers a knockout punch
...the most exciting findings of Reolysin combination therapy
were reported at the American Association for Canc...ct that was observed in this study. "Combination therapy
results for reovirus in animals are particularly encouraging because they suggest that Reolysin can ...
SCAI's 'Therapies in Evolution' showcases exciting future of interventional cardiology
...boratory. Recent studies have shown that stem cell therapy
not only markedly improves symptoms in patients with heart failure but also halts enlargement of the heart. Also on the docket is intriguing evidence that catheter closure of a hole in the heart may bring relief from migraine headaches for some pat...
Panel offers expert analysis on causes, prevention of stent thrombosis
...t least 1 year. If it appears they cannot continue therapy
for that long, many interventional cardiologists are choosing to implant a bare metal stent instead. A far less common suspect in stent thrombosis is stent fracture. When stent struts separate, they leave a gap that exposes the artery and becomes t...
Chemotherapy more effective when given before breast cancer surgery
...emotherapy can give clues about the outcome of the therapy
and help guide further treatment. The Cochrane review showed that tumors shrank more in some of the women who received preoperative chemotherapy than in others. "Different factors could have influenced the reported rates," the researchers write, "i...
Counseling, coping skills could reduce arthritis disability
...ew paid the most attention to cognitive-behavioral therapy
a treatment based on changing unhelpful patterns ... for pain management. An important facet of this therapy
was training in specific coping skills, such as using relaxation techniques and pacing daily activit...
Patients with 'bleeding' strokes less likely to get prevention treatment
... weight-reduction management and smoking cessation therapy
at discharge. High cholesterol, diabetes, overwei... but the least likely to receive smoking cessation therapy
in the study. "We're not clear why these patients were less likely to receive smoking cessation ther...
Scientists from the CIMA investigate a molecule for diagnosing hypertensive cardiopathy
...ances that can lead to a revolution in the current therapy
used. Finally, they spoke of atherosclerosis (arte...s (whether cerebral or heart attacks) and cellular therapy
in order to minimize its consequences....
New research helps overcome major CPAP problem
...he first time, a group based cognitive behavioural therapy
(CBT) intervention has been demonstrated to markedly increase acceptance and adherence to CPAP treatment for sufferers of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The results of the Australian based study, published this month in the international publicatio...
Heart Failure 2007
...ns) The human testis a realistic cell source for therapy
(G. Hasenfuss) Monday 11 June: Room 1 at 08.30 CRP and natriuretic peptides do they tell a different story" T.A. McDonagh (London, GB) Room 2 at 08.30 Levosimendan is a first-line drug in the management of acute heart failurePro:...
Cognitive therapy can reduce post-traumatic stress in survivors of terrorist attacks
is an effective treatment for post-traumatic stres...cent NICE guidelines recommend cognitive behaviour therapy
as a treatment of choice (alone or in conjunction with drugs) for post-traumatic stress disorder. Ho...
HPV infection linked to throat cancers
...d seeing a survival benefit, but it may not be the therapy
alone thats causing this. It could also be the increasing percentage of treatment-friendly HPV cancers," suggests Gillison. Researchers would still need to assess how to safely ratchet back therapy, which causes severe swallowing, breathing and tal...
$10M grant to VCU to develop new cancer treatments
...ter researchers to develop a new form of radiation therapy
that will enable the safe administration of more aggressive cancer treatments. The NCI's Project Program Grant, titled "Image Guided Adaptive Radiation Therapy," or IGART, was awarded to Jeffrey F. Williamson, Ph.D., professor of radiation oncology a...
No evidence older women generate new eggs
...tom line is that women should not expect stem cell therapy
to treat egg infertility or menopause in the foreseeable future." The traditional view of fertility holds that women are born with all their eggs and they are released one by one (occasionally two) at each ovulation. At menopause, few to no mature...
Study implicates protein as a trigger of advanced prostate cancer recurrence
...ule. "The study is telling us this is a target for therapy
and perhaps a very important target for therapy," Earp said....
Combined molecular-targeted and hormonal therapies offer promise in treating ovarian cancer
...ay 08, 2007 -- A combination of molecular-targeted therapy
and hormonal therapy
may be the most promising area of research for those seeking an effective treatment for ovarian canc...
Agent protects cells from lethal effects of radiation even if given after exposure
...ding a way to protect healthy cells from radiation therapy
aimed at destroying cancer cells. "In radiation therapy, you want to give a dose of radiation to a tumor and reduce the exposure to surrounding, healthy tissues," Hunt said. "This is difficult because a drug has to distinguish between tumor and norma...
Angioplasty reduces long-term cardiac risk among heart patients with 'silent' ischemia
... 1997, to determine whether PCI compared with drug therapy
improves long-term outcome of asymptomatic patient...pared with 28.9 percent among patients in the drug therapy
group, despite fewer drugs. "We found a persistent benefit of PCI compared with optimized drug the...
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