Tag: "treatment" at medical news
New hope for severe heart disease patients
...st phase of the study into the safety of the G-SCF treatment
gave hope to the patients taking part. Many of the...heart. "The 20 patients trialling the innovative treatment
responded extremely positively, with most experiencing a reduction in angina and finding that they w...
Researchers find deadly prescription drug effects 6 years before FDA
...n the incidence of the drug reaction, outcomes and treatment
or prevention. Our hypothesis is that the quality, not the quantity counts, Bennett said. A small number of very good case reports is better than a large number of very bad case reports. Bennett leaped into pharmacovigilance -- as the field is ca...
Human antibodies protect mice from avian flu
...ubbarao, the survival rate was excellent even when treatment
was delayed for three days. Spurred by these results, the NIAID investigators next tested whether the H5N1 mAbs might be used to treat mice infected with a related but distinct H5N1 virus. Although the four mAbs used in the experiment originated a...
Treating HIV in war zones -- Public health emergencies need rapid advice from WHO
In this weeks press release: HIV treatment
can be effectively delivered in conflict settings ...r readers straight to the online articles HIV treatment
can be effectively delivered in conflict settings HIV treatment
can be delivered even in settings...
Syphilis screening, lithium fights neurodegeneration, monoclonal antibodies against avian flu
...dont find out they are infected in time to receive treatment
to save their babies. In a study published in t...t provide rapid results, allowing women to receive treatment
(usually the antibiotic penicillin) immediately. Even though the cost of rapid test kits is higher t...
High pretreatment PSA velocity predicts worse outcome
...e cancer-specific mortality (PCSM) rates following treatment
with radical prostatectomy (RP) or radiation thera...an those with one factor. Of the men who underwent treatment
with RP or RT, 44 percent and 28 percent, respectively, had pre-treatment PSA velocities of > 2 ...
Most pediatric chemotherapy mistakes reach patients
...scalation of care, of which five patients required treatment
or longer hospitalization. Of the 387 chemotherapeutic agents reported, the ones most commonly associated with errors were part of the antimetabolite class (40 percent), which includes Methotrexate (15 percent) and Cytarabine (12 percent). Almost h...
Aggressive treatment for whiplash does not promote faster recovery
...f evidence suggests that the type and intensity of treatment
received shortly after the injury have a long-last...of patients and that practice guidelines recommend treatment
shortly after the injury. However, it may be that doctors responding to pressure from patients use t...
ECP may be effective in treating Crohn's disease
...agents. A 50% response rate after 3 months of ECP treatment
was noted in the study, using standard disease activity criteria, as presented this afternoon at a scientific research session of Digestive Disease Week (DDW). The majority of patients who responded to ECP therapy had a notable improvement in their ...
Experimental gene therapy 'abolishes' arthritis pain and lessens joint damage
...r round of osteoarthritic inflammation. To date, treatment
of arthritis is dominated by drug treatments like ... be injected anywhere in an injured joint, and the treatment
will find the nerve endings," said Kyrkanides, whose work on genetics in dentistry led to broader ap...
UCLA pediatrician honored with prestigious achievement award
...stic immunology laboratory and in the research and treatment
of primary and secondary immune deficiency disorde... the uses of immune globulin in the prevention and treatment
of infections. Stiehms most important contributions to understanding the functioning of the immune s...
Withdrawn MS drug returns to market
...ng FDA approval, natalizumab, a medication for the treatment
of multiple sclerosis (MS) and other inflammatory ... release of natalizumab ushers in a new era in the treatment
of MS," says Dr. Olaf Stve , author of the study, noting, however, that while the short-term risk-be...
Both alcohol and neighborhood characteristics can affect intimate partner violence
...s the business of the criminal-justice system, the treatment
community, community advocates, and so forth. Furthermore," he added, "there are important public-policy implications for findings such as these; suggesting that a comprehensive approach to IPV would not only include some form of intervention at the...
Binge drinking leads to neurocognitive deficits among college students
...to prevent alcohol abuse, and further attention to treatment
programs designed for adolescents is warranted."...
Hepatitis C negatively impacts HIV
...ement in HIV outcomes may be achieved by effective treatment
of HCV infection in patients who are adherent to ART."...
Different type of iron supplement is better at boosting iron levels
...ave led to an even greater discrepancy between the treatment
effects associated with NaFeEDTA and electrolytic iron. "Consumption of whole maize flour fortified with high-dose NaFeEDTA reduced iron deficiency anaemia, iron deficiency, and anaemia in Kenyan children." In an accompanying comment, Dr Ted Grei...
What exactly is repetitive strain injury?
... can also find it difficult to suggest appropriate treatment
for RSI, although several studies have shown exercise to be beneficial both for providing symptom relief and improving the activities of daily living. Other treatments such as massage or use of ergonomic keyboards at workstations are also regularl...
Clinical review -- A psychological approach to the management of irritable bowel syndrome
...vioural therapy) is as effective as antidepressant treatment
and its benefits last longer. Hypnotherapy has a...commend its widespread use and suggested that this treatment
option should be restricted to specialist centres dealing with more severe cases of the syndrome. ...
Complications of type 2 diabetes in young people -- a ticking bomb
...r adherence of adolescents with type 2 diabetes to treatment
programmes could place them at high-risk of developing these early complications. Dr Orit Pinhas-Hamiel, Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes Department, Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Ramat-Gan, Israel and Dr Philip Zietler, Department of Ped...
Hepatitis B patients' understanding of infection and treatment deficient
...irus, though just more than 60 percent had been in treatment
for about a year. 31 percent said they knew speci...ok those measurements. 37 percent did not discuss treatment
goals with their physicians, yet 88 percent of these respondents felt they should be doing this. 51...
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