Tag: "treatment" at medical news
Survival differences by race most apparent in advanced stages of breast cancer
...white women may be exacerbated by the more complex treatment
regimens used for more advanced breast cancer. ...
Spot on treatment for acne
...hase 1 study in nine healthy human volunteers, the treatment
was seen to reduce the excretion of sebum by the s...g sebum production has been the holy grail of acne treatment
for 30 years, and there has been little success aside from Roaccutane which has significant side eff...
Using coxibs and NSAIDs to treat osteoarthritis
...tion (AHA) made recommendations with regard to the treatment
of OA.1 A number of these recommendations are challenged in the Editorial2 in Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, with particular concern about their impact on appropriate use of these agents. The Editorial questions the recommendation made in the AHA ...
Patient-centered approach can backfire
...the patient emotionally, and involving patients in treatment
decisions. Some patients prefer that style and r...most satisfied with care and most likely to follow treatment
plans -- like taking medication or making diet changes -- if they see a doctor whose attitudes towar...
New treatment boosts muscle function in myasthenia gravis
ST. PAUL, Minn. - A new type of treatment
significantly reduces the severity of muscle weakness in myasthenia gravis (MG), giving hope for a new class of drugs to treat neurological disorders, according to a study published in the August 14, 2007, issue of Neurology, the medical journal of t...
DNA vaccine against multiple sclerosis appears safe, potentially beneficial
...visible on MRI] lesions on brain MRI with BHT-3009 treatment
compared with placebo, the authors write. In fact,...ic DNA vaccines can be developed for prevention or treatment
of related diseases, such as type 1 diabetes mellitus, systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arth...
Drug interactions with warfarin
...lsalicylic acid) are key therapeutic agents in the treatment
of cardiovascular diseases. In this study, Joseph Delaney MSc, Dr. James Brophy and colleagues looked for drugdrug interactions in 4,028 cases with a diagnosis of gastrointestinal bleeding and 40,171 matched controls in the United Kingdom. They docum...
Grandparents, older adults encouraged to seek help for a sleep disorder
...improve sleep should be considered for addition to treatment
programs for pain management in osteoarthritis and...stosterone in the morning. A brief behavioral treatment
for insomnia appears to be a promising intervention for older adults who suffer from insomnia. ...
New treatment effective in counteracting cocaine-induced symptoms
...stern Medical Center researchers have discovered a treatment
that counteracts the effects of cocaine on the hum...eded, study authors said, to determine whether the treatment
would be effective for acute cocaine overdose in the emergency room and to gauge whether it would be...
New cause of tamoxifen resistance in breast cancer cells discovered at Lombardi
...ugs throwing their lives into limbo once again as treatment
schedules are changed and new side effects develop...re, Clarke also hopes to develop a new therapeutic treatment
based on this discovery. He believes that the XBP1 pathway can be targeted in patients receiving tre...
New study shows promise in reducing surgical risks associated with surgical bleeding
...able efficacy, with 95 percent of patients in each treatment
group achieving hemostasis within 10 minutes. The two treatments had similar safety profiles, although antibody development was significantly lower in patients treated with rhThrombin compared with bThrombin (1.5 percent versus 21.5 percent, respecti...
Reanalysis of controversial meta-analysis says writing off rosiglitazone may be premature
...rug marketed by GlaxoSmithKline as Avandia for the treatment
of type 2 diabetes, came under fire after an article published online May 21 by the New England Journal of Medicine linked it to significantly increased risk of heart attack and cardiovascular death. That article was based on a meta-analysis conduc...
Nationwide data highlight encouraging trends, 'staggering' costs of ESRD
...st 9, 2007) Recent progress in the prevention and treatment
of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in the United St...lled erythrocyte-stimulating agents (ESAs) for the treatment
of dialysis-related anemia. Most important, the probabilities of survival for U.S. ESRD patients h...
New study counts the economic cost of persistent pain in Australia
...plosion of knowledge about persistent pain and its treatment
over the past 10 years, yet it remains under-treat...0 per cent of patients who get access to effective treatment
get back to a reasonable lifestyle, offering savings on hospital and doctor visits, x-rays, surgery ...
Seat belt injuries could signal more serious trauma in children
...spine tenderness, and neurological deficits. Ideal treatment
of possible spinal-cord injury starts at the scene of the accident with proper stabilization and transportation of the victims. If a child with a spinal fracture has not been stabilized properly, movement can injure more tissue. In general, seat be...
UCLA researchers awarded $9M contract for study identifiying antibiotic treatment for MRSA
...ore whether various off-patent antibiotics for the treatment
of uncomplicated skin and soft tissue infections m... be able to identify the most effective antibiotic treatment
for these infections. Last year, the research team reported in The New England Journal of Medicin...
Despite claims, not all probiotics can treat diarrhea say experts
...de: the efficacy of probiotic preparations for the treatment
of acute diarrhoea in children is related to the individual strains of bacteria, and physicians should choose preparations based on effectiveness data....
Preventive treatments in elderly people needs rethinking
... of assessing the benefits and harms of preventive treatment
in elderly people. Preventive health care aims t...sophisticated model is needed to assess preventive treatment
in the elderly that takes a wider perspective when balancing potential harms against putative benefi...
Hormone regulates fondness for food
...lly bland foods) and develop severe obesity. After treatment
with leptin, their hunger is reduced, they become ...night fast) but also after theyd just eaten. After treatment
with leptin, the response in these patients normalised so that the nucleus accumbens was activated p...
'Heroes of Chemistry' honored for medical, energy, environmental breakthroughs
...tally friendly polyester production process, a new treatment
for patients with iron-overload from transfusions,...tzerland, developed Exjade (deferasirox) as a new treatment
to help patients who get an iron overload from blood transfusions. A breakthrough in removing excess...
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