Tag: "two" at medical news
New prognostic markers help identify risk of relapse
... levels of MRD was pioneered at CCIA. However, the two
prognostic factors (low ANC and high MRD) were found to predict outcome by distinct mechanisms and to have independent prognostic significance. "These results are very promising," says A/Prof Marshall. "If ANC levels can complement MRD levels at the ...
No evidence that calcium and vitamin D prevent fractures
...y care clinics. The women were randomly split into two
groups. The treatment group received advice from a... falls. All women were monitored for an average of two
years. Over the monitoring period, fracture rates were lower than expected but did not significantly...
Tumor detection, data encryption to benefit from UH research
...Park in 2000. Also benefiting from this award are two
UH doctoral students who will have the opportunity to work with Sharma on his research for the next three years. "This award is supposed to be a jump start for young professors, and historically, that's what it's done," Sharma said....
Patients with pituitary gland tumors are often misdiagnosed
...times are typically one month, down from more than two
months previously. Becker has performed approxima... approach to access the pituitary gland during the two
and half hour surgery. This approach allows surgeons to go up the nasal cavity in a minimally invas...
Enrollment progress for European approval trial
...ed Chief Executive Officer, Colin Sutton PhD, said two
implants were conducted at The Alfred hospital in Melbourne and one at Royal Perth. Dr Sutton said 20 patients had now been implanted with the VentrAssist TM left ventricular assist system 11 as part of the current CE Mark Trial which is gathering...
Fiber supplements may lower cardiovascular risk in type 2 diabetics
... "The remarkable observation is that this works on two
sides: It decreased LDL and increased HDL by signi...um carbonate. It was administered in 5-gram doses two
to three times daily 5 to 10 minutes before eating. "When it is in the intestines, the fiber decrea...
Lipoprotein abnormalities found in severely obese children
..., he said. In this study, differences between the two
groups include: Low levels of "good" large HDL p...ree percent of white children were identified with two
or more blood lipoprotein levels associated with metabolic syndrome (small LDL, low numbers of large...
Journal study suggests many glaucoma patients don't take medication properly
...Robin's study compares medication refill rates for two
groups of glaucoma patients. The first group takes a single medication for one year without needing a second medication to control intraocular pressure. The second group takes the same single glaucoma medication for one year, but then a second glauc...
Social connections: Could heartwarming be heart-saving?
... by extension, inflammation -- may be elevated for two
reasons in men who are socially isolated. First, social isolation may influence health behaviors such as smoking and physical activity, which in turn affect IL-6 levels. Second, socially isolated people are often depressed and under more stress tha...
Watching metals melt, nanometer-scale views inside cells
...2-416-1437, firstname.lastname@example.org . PLENARY SESSION At two
plenary and awards sessions, distinguished speaker...ion in size, weight, and cost for performing oneof two
core functions of flow cytometry: cell detection with veryhigh sensitivity. Instead of mainframe la...
Northwestern's cancer genetics program ID's gene variant that increases colon cancer risk
...mutation in these genes. The number of carriers of two
copies of the TGFBR1*6A gene was 13-fold higher th...suggesting that TGFBR1*6A homozygosity (possessing two
identical forms of a particular gene, one inherited from each parent) is associated with a particula...
Giving children access to drug clinical trials is crucial, clofarabine approval shows
...ed or refractory ALL that developed after at least two
regimens of treatment. Researchers say it has been... improve the efficacy and minimize the toxicity of two
similar drugs, cladribine and fludarabine. The other author of this paper is Peter Kirkpatrick (Nat...
Excess oxygen worsens lung inflammation in mice
...n. While they sustained moderate lung damage, only two
died. Another group of 15 mice with acute lung inf...the oxygen-induced loss of natural adenosine. Only two
mice in this group died, and exacerbation of lung inflammation by oxygen was prevented. The investig...
HIV treatment not affected by hormonal birth control
...investigated whether there were any effects on the two
main markers of HIV disease progression, which are CD4 cell count and viral load. The researchers did not find an association between hormonal contraceptive use and changes in CD4+ cell count or time to viral load suppression after initiation of HAAR...
Mayo Clinic researchers discover genetic glitch in the heart's electrical system
...occurs." In the Mayo Clinic Proceedings article, two
cases were studied by Mayo Clinic researchers in which both individuals were proficient swimmers. A teenage girl died at swim team practice, after being found floating facedown in the swimming pool. She had just finished swimming four laps. Efforts t...
Simple questions may determine children's exposure to smoke
... samples were collected from 291 healthy children, two
weeks to three years of age, at a primary care cli...f the mother reports that she is a nonsmoker, then two
more questions can be asked at that point: 'do others who live or frequently visit with you smoke?' ...
Medication or psychotherapy effective in treating depressed patients when the other is not
...sion rates were not significantly different in the two
groups. "Among chronically depressed individuals, CBASP appears to be efficacious for nonresponders to nefazodone, and nefazodone appears to be effective for CBASP nonresponders," the authors write. "For patients with chronic depression, the present ...
Response of New York City public school children to September 11
...nd zero school; severe exposure, defined as having two
or more direct or one or more family exposures; moderate exposure, one direct and no family exposure; mild exposure, no direct or family exposure; and media exposure, having spent "a lot of time" watching television coverage. Direct exposure consiste...
Too many doctors fail to follow guidelines and to prescribe best treatments for heart patients
...g to the guidelines for these three drugs plus the two
other commonly used drugs, cardiac glycosides and diuretics. "This means there is a high proportion of patients who are not receiving the best possible treatment for their condition, and who suffer worsening symptoms and even death as a result." Pati...
American Thoracic Society journal news tips for May 2005 (first issue)
... medications in the last month, and 16 percent had two
different types of pain medications. The researchers said that neither the use of aspirin nor the use of ibuprofen was associated with the prevalence of either asthma or COPD. However, they point out when their results were combined with those of pr...
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