Tag: "understanding" at medical news

Hepatitis C negatively impacts HIV

...n affects HIV disease progression is important for understanding the optimal timing and sequencing of therapies for...r (BMC), this study has important implications for understanding the optimal management approach for co-infected patients. "Our results suggest that HCV infection m...

Hepatitis B patients' understanding of infection and treatment deficient

...ts with chronic hepatitis B are deficient in their understanding of the lifelong disease and often do not comply with the drug regimens necessary to control it, according to a new UCLA survey that suggests improved patient involvement in disease management decisions could be the key to fixing this problem. The n...

Early education for the health care team -- Bringing nursing and medical students together

...nce the student learning experience, improve their understanding of otherprofessional groups and their confidence in interacting with each other." "Ultimately we also hope to improve the patients experiences that they feel their concernsare a priority, are truly considered in interdisciplinary forums and dealt wi...

Women with breast cancer do not get potentially life-saving information, survey reveals

... It was designed to find out women's knowledge and understanding about adjuvant endocrine (hormone) therapy and their risk of recurrence, their involvement in treatment decision-making and their information and support needs. "The survey results clearly indicate that the information needs of women receiving ad...

Study reveals aspirin's colorectal cancer prevention mechanism

...benefit most from regular aspirin therapy and that understanding the mechanism of this effect will lead to new preventive and treatment strategies."...

Stem cells provide clues to cancer spread

Scientists have made a breakthrough in understanding how cancers spread in what could lead to new ways ...redict that this will lead to a huge growth in our understanding of cancer spread and the development on several new approaches to stopping it."...

Endoscopic procedures advance physician knowledge and patient care

...te for use in children, some may lead to increased understanding of disease pathology and better diagnosis of certain disorders in the pediatric population. Wireless Capsule Endoscopy (WCE) is not widely used in small children (no FDA approval for children Researchers from children's hospitals throughout Europ...

Malaria 2007 -- Progressing research, persisting challenges

...r disease prevention and diagnosis; improvement in understanding risk factors and disease severity, particularly in children; and treatment and surveillance approaches in the face of evolving drug resistance." "Notably, few submitted manuscripts for this theme issue on malaria evaluated completely novel approach...

New doctors' test kit to help prevent debilitating osteoporosis

...ears ago, has provided landmark advances in global understanding of osteoporosis. "We have shown that a tendency to fall over, weak muscles and low bone density all contribute to the risk of osteoporotic fractures and that bone and weight loss are predictors of poor health outcomes," said Professor Eisman. "We...

Yoga and elevated brain GABA levels

... McLean Hospital. "This study contributes to the understanding of how the GABA system is affected by both pharmacologic and behavioral interventions and will help to guide the development of new treatments for low GABA states," said co-author Domenic Ciraulo, MD, professor and chairman of the department of psych...

Chronic gum disease associated with tongue cancer

...ciation is confirmed, it has a potential impact on understanding the etiology of oral cancer as well as on its prevention and control."...

Retinol lotion reduces the fine wrinkles from natural aging of skin

...esearch serves as an important step forward in the understanding of how aging skin can be improved, researchers say. In the past, it was everyone believed that retinoids would treat only photoaging, or damage from exposure to sun. This is the first systematic, double-blind study showing that it improves any kind...

HIV's effect on white blood cells questioned by new research

...mperial. He said: Scientists have never had a full understanding of the processes by which T helper cells are depleted in HIV, and therefore theyve been unable to fully explain why HIV destroys the bodys supply of these cells at such a slow rate. Our new interdisciplinary research has thrown serious doubt on one p...

Transplanting human gut bugs into mice helps understanding of metabolic system

...akeup, have been transplanted into mice to further understanding of the human and animal metabolic system, reveals ...in human and animal bodies. The new study involved understanding the major role that gut microbes have in determining how the body absorbs fat and digests fibre, and...

Brain research poised to dramatically advance global society

...initiative dedicated to reaching the next level of understanding the human brain--the yet-to-be-discovered inner wo...he development of MRI scanners and progress in the understanding of Alzheimer's disease and mental illness. Using these advances as a basis for further exploration i...

The hepatitis C link: Diagnose, treat, transplant

...r College of Medicine. "These studies advance our understanding for the potential for developing markers to detect liver cancer, to increase our capacity to treat hepatitis C and provide evidence that livers from persons with hepatitis C can be successfully used for transplantation." Is Autotaxin (ENPP2) the L...

International cooperation boosts EarthCARE

...Japanese partners to address the need for a better understanding of how the interactions between clouds, aerosols a...ng Planet Programme. EarthCARE will improve our understanding of the relationship between the three-dimensional structure of clouds and aerosols and radiative flu...

NIH study tracks brain development in some 500 children across US

...ow these children over time, we will have a better understanding of whats happening....

A first glimpse at healthy brain and behavioral development

...ow these children over time, we will have a better understanding of what happens in adolescence." "In the past, studies of structural brain development and often studies of cognitive development were performed on samples of convenience that weren't necessarily representative of the overall population," Waber ad...

How insulin-producing cells develop -- new finding could help fight against diabetes

...n INSERM Unit at Necker Hospital, Paris, hope that understanding how to switch on the gene that produces beta cells...lls in vivo, enables researchers to gain a greater understanding of when and how different genes are being switched on. ...

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(Date:7/31/2014)... studies have shown that marine noise can affect animal ... the Universities of Bristol and Exeter and the cole ... demonstrated that boat noise stops embryonic development and increases ... the sea slug Stylocheilus striatus used in ... away and later feed on toxic alga but this ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... A deep-sea octopus protected and tended her eggs until ... published July 30, 2014 in the open-access journal ... Aquarium Research Institute and colleagues. , Octopuses typically have ... females protect and take care of their fertilized eggs ... eggs for 1 to 3 months, but little is ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... University of Helsinki and the Universitat Autnoma de Barcelona ... changes which have taken millions of years to occur. ... of mice teeth, induced in the laboratory, scientists have ... observed in the fossil registry of rodent species which ... To modify the development of their teeth, the team ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Boat noise impacts development and survival of sea hares 2Deep-sea octopus has longest-known egg-brooding period 2Scientists reproduce evolutionary changes by manipulating embryonic development of mice 2
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