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Baby aspirin better for your health, University of Kentucky study says

...ead author of the report, "the downside of aspirin therapy is an increased tendency for bleeding (particulary from the GI tract). We believe the minimum effective dose should be utilized (75-81 mg)." However, Campbell notes, "We also believe more study in this area is warranted to determine if the minimum do...

National Autism Conference slated for June

...nal behavior analysis, medical intervention, music therapy and occupational therapy intervention, play-based assessments, social-emotional assessment, and social skill instruction will...

UW study tests topical honey as a treatment for diabetic ulcers

...iabetic ulcers. Eddy first successfully used honey therapy a few years ago with a patient who was facing amputation after all medical options had been exhausted. Experts believe that treating wounds with honey has tremendous potential for the approximately 200 million people in the world with diabetes, 15...

Employers who recognize the impact of migraine may help to improve workplace productivity

...ity time was 13.5 hours per month prior to TOPAMAX therapy vs. 5.1 hours per month following TOPAMAX therapy). Migraine sufferers taken from three previous phase III clinical trials were evaluated as part of the study. All were clinically diagnosed with migraine and experienced at least three to 12 migrain...

HCV patients survival after liver transplantation is not improving

...hat advanced donor age together with steroid pulse therapy and over immunosuppression can explain differences in outcomes. "The association with worse outcomes in recent years, and the controversy that seems to surround this observation, is likely due to differences in distribution of these variables from st...

New, less painful wound treatment for pediatric patients

Houston May 02, 2007 -- Negative pressure wound therapy is a new innovation in treating severe and complex...th children, and can be life-saving. "This wound therapy is usually delivered via a vacuum system which applies negative suction pressure to the wound base t...

Literature review shows spinal manipulation beneficial for neck pain

...ration. Researchers also found that mobilization therapy was beneficial in improving patients' pain levels, with many achieving full recovery after six to seven weeks of treatment; however, the current evidence did not support a similar level of benefit from massage therapy. Neck pain is a very common co...

New research disproves belief that group psychotherapy extends the lives of cancer patients

...ence supports the idea that participating in group therapy will extend their lives. However, in a paper appearing in the May issue of the Psychological Bulletin, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine concluded after an extensive research review that there is no compelling eviden...

Monthly interpersonal psychotherapy prevents relapse of depression in many women

...und that once-per-month maintenance IPT, a form of therapy which focuses on relationships and interpersonal e...re able to recover from a depressive episode using therapy alone. The Pittsburgh study looked at 99 women whose depressive episodes remitted after outpatient...

First clinical trial of gene therapy for childhood blindness

...sing animal models has demonstrated that this gene therapy can improve and preserve vision. During trials, th... treat an eye disease using administration of gene therapy vectors to human retinas, the team have carried out extensive pre-clinical testing. The purpose of t...

Researchers identify new therapy for patients with Crohn's disease

...ohns disease has no known medical cure. One common therapy is a series of intravenous infusions of infliximab... who continued to have symptoms despite infliximab therapy or who could not take infliximab due to an allergic reaction. Researchers found that 21 percent of p...

Other highlights in the May 2 JNCI

...ith indolent and mantle cell lymphomas who require therapy and for patients with follicular lymphoma," the authors write. Contact: Holger Schulz, holger.schulz@uni-koeln.de , +49 221 71077019 New Lung Cancer Models Predict Risk with Modest Accuracy Researchers have developed three lung cancer ris...

Combination treatment stymies breast cancer growth

...ent involved is a new approach known as "targeted" therapy because the protein (in this case, HER-2) driving a tumor to grow is first identified in a patient's tumor and then specific drugs are used to block that particular growth pathway in the cells, said Dr. Kent Osborne director of the Breast Center and ...

Molecular marker may help identify pancreatic cancer, and possibly predict survival time

...ad. Such patterns may be able to be used to direct therapy in patients with metastatic tumors of unknown primary neoplasms or to help discriminate between benign and malignant neoplasms that would otherwise be indeterminate by routine histologic and immunohistochemical analysis." "More importantly, data s...

New data shows once a day LAMICTAL XR is effective in patients with partial epilepsy

...ORMULATION Lamictal is indicated 1) as adjunctive therapy for partial seizures, primary generalized tonic-cl...e age of 16 years receiving Lamictal as adjunctive therapy for epilepsy, and 0.3 percent (3 per 1000) in adults on adjunctive therapy for epilepsy. In clinica...

JCI table of contents: May 1, 2007

...pens up the possibility of applying revertant cell therapy to other individuals with EB caused by LAMB3 mutat... efforts to develop and improve strategies of gene therapy for potentially fatal skin diseases." TITLE: Revertant mosaicism in junctional epidermolysis bullo...

Iyengar yoga can promote well-being in women breast cancer survivors

...iving antiestrogen or aromatase inhibitor hormonal therapy participated in the study. Time since diagnosis was approximately four years. None had any experience with Iyengar yoga. The subjects were randomized to either yoga (n=10) or a wait-list control group (n=9). Beginning level Iyengar yoga classes we...

Biofeedback on abnormal mechanics lowers risk for stress fractures, pain under kneecap

... - and also effective - retraining in the physical therapy clinic at the University of Delaware using basic mechanical information, mirrors and advice to listen to the sound of ones own feet hitting the ground. The two studies underway in Dr. Davis' laboratory now are with runners who were selected for the...

Exercise science principles strengthen swallowing rehabilitation

... can. Many patients have improved with traditional therapy techniques, but I think that more research will lead to better therapy and greater outcomes in a shorter amount of time." ...

HIVMA opposes The Gambia's unproven AIDS remedy

...patients who had been doing well on antiretroviral therapy but stopped taking the drugs in order to qualify t... untested. It is highly unethical to stop a proven therapy to try an unproven one. We are extremely concerned that President Jammeh would recklessly experiment...

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