Tag: "treat" at medical news
Diabetes, hypertension and obesity negatively effect joint replacement outcomes
...ents and they will need to know how to effectively treat
them, said the researchers. Of three conditions that the researchers studied, obesity conferred the highest risk of post-operative complications and the need for additional post-discharge care. The findings of the Duke analysis were published June 1,...
UVa Health System doctors study surgery to stop epileptic seizures
...ain, which has increased our ability to surgically treat
epilepsy effectively," said Dr. Jeff Elias, assistant professor of neurosurgery and director of the Functional Neurosurgery Program at UVa. During epilepsy surgery, neurosurgeons open the cranium and remove the part of the brain where the seizu...
Pacemakers and defibrillators for the survival of patients suffering from heart insufficiency
...ith a defibrillator, which also has the ability to treat
the cardiac arrhythmias that can occur with some of these patients. In some cases the implantation is began in a conventional manner through the right auricle and ventricle, the left ventricle being subsequently accessed through the coronary venous s...
Cancer killing virus shows early promise against colorectal cancer
...sue and are considered a promising new strategy to treat
tumors. They have already been shown to be effective against chemotherapy-resistant cancers in preclinical studies. The specific strain of virus investigated by Prof. Kemeny's team was NV1020, weakened and altered form of herpes simplex virus type-1,...
Newly published summer camp health guideline advises parents, camp directors
...commends that its members -- the pediatricians who treat
many of America's children -- get involved with camps in their local area to make sure that health policies and standing orders are up-to-date. They can also act as medical backups to the nurses and paramedic-trained camp health officers on site at c...
Mental illness exacts heavy toll, beginning in youth
...order can lead to a more severe, more difficult to treat
illness, and to the development of co-occurring me...esses develop, which only become more difficult to treat
as they accumulate, according to the researchers. Severity and Comorbidity of Mental Disorders ...
Possible treatment found for 'chemobrain'
...ad undergone radiation and chemotherapy in 2001 to treat
breast cancer. "I couldn't concentrate or focus l...re thankful that new treatments are being found to treat
the fatigue and other side effects of chemobrain." After treatment with d-MPH, she added, "I can th...
Breast cancer uses growth factors to lure stem cells
...ma also uses VEGF but not FGF2. "You don't want to treat
every tumor alike," says Dr. Ritter. They believe ...g now is looking at more precise, specific ways to treat
cancer on cellular level. This requires an immense understanding of tumor biology and what is going ...
Omega-3 offers hope for new anti-breast cancer drugs
...ith a commonly used anesthetic to develop drugs to treat
breast cancer, according to research published today in the journal Breast Cancer Research. Compounds of Omega-3 fatty acids and propofol reduce the ability of breast cancer cells to develop into malignant tumours, inhibiting cancer cell migration by...
New eye treatment technology wins Kaye Award for Hebrew University researcher
... charged emulsions for improving drug delivery to treat
eye diseases has won for Prof. Shimon Benita of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem School of Pharmacy a Kaye Innovation Award. The award was presented on June 6 during the 68TH Hebrew University Board of Governors meeting. Novagali Pharma, a drug de...
Control of TB epidemic requires more effective drugs, better tests, and focus on latent infection
...stepped-up effort targeting programs to detect and treat
the large number of people with latent TB infection who are at increased risk for progression to active TB is a strategy for enhancing TB control efforts in the U.S., the authors say. Effective treatment of active TB requires a minimum of six to nine...
Goals for TB control reachable for most of world
...detect 70 percent of new cases and to successfully treat
85 percent of these cases. Dye and colleagues conducted a study to determine if these goals will be met in 2005, as well as the goal of halving TB prevalence and deaths globally between 1990 and 2015. The researchers used data from DOTS (initially a...
Veterans of first Gulf War have more chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia
...don't know of anything special in regard to how to treat
Gulf War-deployed veterans with these syndromes compared to people who were never in the military," Eisen says. "Often the most important thing for someone who's not feeling well is to know that they have a medically recognized condition. And that t...
Johns Hopkins study shows home test kits highly effective against sexually transmitted diseases
...ple ages 11 to 18. "It is hard enough to find and treat
young people for Chlamydia, but our overall mission is to keep them healthy and free from getting reinfected," says Gaydos. Out of nearly 1,000 students who tested positive for Chlamydia at 11 area schools and were successfully treated, the researche...
New memory drug works best in combination with older remedy
...in's memory-making ability, drugs could be used to treat
this symptom and to improve the quality of life for patients who have a disease that has a slow progression over years." SGS742 has been found in clinical trials to be beneficial to humans with mild cognitive impairment. The Johns Hopkins team invest...
Johns Hopkins team finds 'ancestral' hepatitis-C virus at the root of evolution in infections
...mericans. "Hepatitis C is extremely difficult to treat
if it becomes chronic," says infectious disease specialist Andrea Cox, M.D., Ph.D., an assistant professor at Hopkins who was lead author of the first study. "While approximately 30 percent of patients have a strong enough immune response to rid the...
Johns Hopkins AIDS expert says global strategy needed to combat 'feminization' of HIV/AIDS
...progress is to continue on how best to prevent and treat
the disease, then developing specific strategies that empower women will be key to its success."...
Adults and children use over-the-counter hydrocortisone creams in safe amounts
...nerally apply the product that is commonly used to treat
these conditions over-the-counter hydrocortisone ...iant with directed uses was in using the creams to treat
cuts. It also was used to treat
acne, athlete's foot, arthritis and jock itch, against the recommend...
Mayo collaboration: Discovery blocks breast cancer growth, stimulates immunity
... by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat
a different disease, cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. The Experiment and its Findings The researchers studied the effects of the IL-2 immunotoxin in two groups of about a dozen mice each. All mice were injected with invasive human breas...
Research linking obesity and asthma shows weight reduction may provide therapy for asthma sufferers
...such as weight loss, may provide a new approach to treat
asthma. "The incidence of asthma and obesity is in...ide physicians and patients with a new approach to treat
this debilitating disorder. Methodology The relation between eotaxin and obesity was studied in m...
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