Tag: "through" at medical news
NCI's Patient Navigator Research Program: Questions and answers
... navigator will assist patients and their families through
the cancer care continuum. Examples of navigation...ivers) to help them access and then chart a course through
the healthcare system and overcome any barriers to quality care. A patient navigator can be a regist...
NIAID begins clinical trial of West Nile virus vaccine
...n 1999. The virus usually is transmitted to humans through
the bite of a mosquito that has been infected afte...ected bird or animal. The virus also can be spread through
blood transfusions, organ transplants and breastfeeding, as well as from mother to child during preg...
Gene expression pattern predicts multiple drug resistance, treatment failure in pediatric leukemia
... the resistance is "built into" the leukemic cells through
a particular pattern of gene expression, rather than acquired through
genetic mutation during treatment. Cross-resistance to multiple drugs suggests a poor prognosis and ...
Learning software developed by Rutgers-Newark scientist helps 450,000 students with reading
... language and reading can be dramatically improved through
the intensive use of these six- to eight-week programs involving computer-based suites of exercises. And educators have responded. Currently, public school districts in areas ranging from Juneau, Alaska, to Palm Beach, from St. Louis to Connecticut,...
Research reveals emotional trauma parents face when a child is diagnosed with diabetes
... hospital, ranging from a few days after diagnosis through
to 12 months. Half of the parents took part in a series of three interviews and the remainder were interviewed once. "The intensity of their emotions surprised us and is perhaps not realised by other healthcare professionals working in this field" sa...
The Neurosciences and Music in Leipzig: Registration boom and over 140 posters
...ally at the meeting in Venice will be highlighted through
the presentation of recent "practical" results, where these methods have been successfully applied for several years. The posters, sent to the Foundation, demonstrate the energy enforced towards a scientific validation of research currently in progre...
American Society of Travel Agents urges healthy travel for consumers
...ly starting 1-2 days before the trip and continued through
one week after the return. The most common side e... route by ingesting contaminated food or water, or through
close person-to-person contact. Hepatitis A can result in jaundice, weakness and can even cause liv...
Anthrax treatments' cost effectiveness shown in Stanford study
...cal agents capable of crippling a developed region through
death and disease. "Anthrax has been weaponized; it's lethal and it's available," said Owens. "As we point out in our paper, a serious anthrax attack could be catastrophic." If inhalational anthrax is left untreated, the mortality rate approaches 100...
Patients' lives at risk from substandard drugs say heart specialists
...nd medium term safety and efficacy as demonstrated through
clinical trials. But, once a drug reached the open market, systematic long-term evaluation was more difficult, with assessment relying on a combination of government-sponsored vigilance, spontaneous reports and epidemiological monitoring. Present arr...
Institute of Medicine news: Human resource crisis in HIV/AIDS
...nical expertise could help meet the "2-7-10" goals through
public service abroad. The federal Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator asked the Institute of Medicine to study options for placing such workers in the 15 focus countries. "In addition to this proposed corps of highly skilled health and man...
Number and quality of kidney transplants much greater if national matching program adopted
...bined with new mathematical techniques for sorting through
them to find the best possible organ matches, will not only allow more people to get the transplants they need, but will dramatically cut health care costs, reduce disruptive and unnecessary travel for patients, and insure that transplanted kidneys h...
Spice it up or just veg out, either way you may be helping to defend against cancer
...d in the study were at levels that may be achieved through
The Cochrane Library newsletter, 2005, issue 2
...cal experiences and the relationships that develop through
them can be a dynamic force for change. Since the 1950s therapists have claimed that this means of communication and expression can help people with serious mental illness develop relationships and address issues they can't cope with using words alon...
NSAIDS okay for tonsillectomy, new study finds
...c tonsillectomy. The studies included 955 children through
age 16. All of the trials analyzed whether severe bleeding that required additional surgery occurred more frequently when NSAIDS were used instead of other painkillers. However, such events are rare under any circumstances. "All the papers studied h...
Kidney donation program may provide more matches for previously incompatible recipients and donors
...ormed at few institutions, with matches identified through
local or regional patient databases. UNOS has recently proposed a national live donor KPD program through
the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network, but regulatory obstacles to a national program st...
Being obese, underweight, associated with increased risk of death
...71-1975) and NHANES II (1976-1980), with follow-up through
1992, and from NHANES III (1988-1994), with follow-up through
2000. The authors then applied those relative risks to the NHANES 1999-2002 data to estimate excess ...
CML found to wield 'death factor' that kills normal blood marrow cells
...en thought, but actually kills those healthy cells through
use of a unique cell "death factor." Those destructive proteins, known as lipocalin 24p3, work to promote the development of leukemia by giving the cancer room to grow and spread, making it easier to invade the bone marrow and spleen, say the researc...
World-leading scientific databases now accessible via handhelds
...ake CAS information available on the platforms and through
the tools gaining the most rapid and widespread us...ntific databases, called CAS Mobile TM , available through
its STN and SciFinder services in the near future....
Study shows antibiotic treatment does not reduce risk of secondary cardiac events
...f antibiotics for this purpose had not been tested through
a randomized clinical trial. The investigation of ... have been exposed to C. pneumoniae, which spreads through
the air and causes pneumonia or mild repiratory disease, at some point in their lives. This study, c...
Researchers determine two arthritis medications are safe and effective for children
...ay to properly assess a medication for children is through
a randomized, controlled trial. The 'Pediatric Rule', enacted by the U.S. Congress and supported by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), has increased the number of drug trials in children with arthritis," added Dr. Silverman. Juvenile rheumatoid ...
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