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Clinical data suggest potential versatility of ALIMTA-based regimens in lung cancer
...in NSCLC, and ALIMTA has shown synergistic effects when
combined with platinum-based drugs. , This preli...reproduce and spread. The most common side effects when
ALIMTA is used as monotherapy are disorders of the blood and lymphatic system, gastrointestinal diso...
Adding medication improves recovery for elderly with depression, says Pitt School of Medicine study
...nough to suggest that augmentation should be tried when
older adults depression is not improving, said Dr. Dew. ...
Mouse model points to possible new strategy for treating rare muscle disease, kidney disorders
...tudy the mutant mice until they reach an older age when
researchers can assess any onset of muscle weakness. In addition, NHGRI clinical researchers recently observed a temporary, but significant, improvement in muscle strength among HIBM patients who received intravenous immune globulin G an effect that...
Agent slows aging in mice
... the difference at a point called median lifespan, when
half the control mice had died of natural causes a...h aging. This is the first time to my knowledge when
an agent has been shown to extend median life span in three laboratories, says Miller, professor of ...
World first medical treatment announced by researchers
...nown as oxidative stress. Oxidative stress occurs when
the production of free radicals, highly reactive chemicals, outweighs antioxidant defences. This leads to a great deal of damage to cells, and in particular DNA, the cells blueprint, and is likely to be responsible for the fibrosis, as the lungs try...
Journal Sleep: Advanced cancer patients have less quality sleep
...u. "Poor sleep quality must be taken into account when
treating cancer patients. Clinicians must appreciate the often multifactorial nature of sleep disruptions in order to achieve a better and more efficacious treatment regimen." ...
Journal Sleep: Longer CPAP use at night can normalize one's daytime functioning
...s your body to stop breathing during sleep, occurs when
the tissue in the back of the throat collapses and blocks the airway, which prevents air from getting into the lungs. Effects of OSA include cardiovascular disease, an increased risk of hypertension, stroke and diabetes. Other effects include day...
Treatment outcomes of patients with HIV and tuberculosis
... received intermittent or standard 6-month therapy when
compared to those receiving daily or longer treatm...fected in terms of the optimum length of treatment when
using rifamycine. "Standard 6-month therapy may be insufficient to prevent relapse in patients wi...
Study tests oral insulin to prevent type 1 diabetes
...ith the disease have type 1 diabetes, which occurs when
white blood cells vital to the bodys defenses against infectious diseases attack insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas. The insulin these cells produce regulates how the body uses and stores sugar and other food nutrients for energy. Researc...
Brain inflammation may be friend, not foe, for Alzheimer's patients
...lammation in the brain may not be so bad after all when
it comes to Alzheimers disease. In the June 1 i...that a key inflammatory regulator, a known villain when
it comes to parsing out damage after a stroke and other brain injuries, seems to do the opposite in ...
Transformation for people with AIDS on the horizon
... may be comparable to the landmark events of 1996, when
the near miraculous effects of combination therapy were first observed, they write. The drugs are the HIV integrase inhibitors, R5 inhibitors, and etravirine (TMC125) a second generation non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor. Some cauti...
Men worry more about penile size than women, says 60-year-old research review
...but Wylie and Eardley found no overall differences when
they collated the results of various studies. ...essful. They authors are, however, very cautious when
it comes to treating a psychological condition like small penis syndrome with gadgets or surgery. ...
Mayo researchers discover overdiagnosis of long QT heart syndrome
...ss of the disorder may lead to diagnosing patients when
they dont have the syndrome and then prescribing t...sts because there is a risk for overdiagnosis. And when
that happens, some of the treatments that patients may receive when
they carry this diagnosis -- suc...
New mothers often not asked about depression, UNC survey finds
...their doctor. Were expected by society to be happy when
we have a child so sometimes its hard to talk about the fact that women feel sad, or that its hard being a new mother, Sleath said. The Patient Health Questionnaire and the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale are formal tools physicians and others...
'Energy Up' demonstrates success as obesity intervention program for inner-city girls
...g, and acknowledges that many young people overeat when
they know it is bad for them. "Energy Up" looks at causes, as opposed to being reactionary. The program frames overeating within the realm of food addiction, something that no other American school based program does. Studies show that binge eating...
Folic acid supplementation lowers stroke risk
...alyses, an even greater reduction of risk was seen when
the treatment lasted over 36 months (29% less risk); if it reduced the concentration of homocysteine in the blood by more than 20% (23% less risk); or if the patient had no previous history of stroke (25% less risk). The study also found that in ar...
Human stem cell treatment restores motor function in paralyzed rats
...ience, which is now online. We demonstrated that when
damage has occurred due to a loss of blood flow to the spines neural cells, by grafting human neural stem cells directly into the spinal cord we can achieve a progressive recovery of motor function, said Marsala. This could some day prove to be an e...
Second SPORT study shows surgery advantage for spinal stenosis and slipped vertebra
...ion that would allow them to make informed choices when
faced with a decision of how to treat their back condition," said lead author Dr. James N. Weinstein, professor and chair of orthopaedics at Dartmouth Medical School and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Although back surgeries are among the mos...
Study: Who claims to be a pediatrician?
... rheumatology, cardiology, oncology and neurology when
needed. 5. Health care philosophy. Does the pediatrician share your views on health care for your child? It's important that parents find a pediatrician who agrees with their views on what keeps a child healthy, disease prevention, and treatment op...
How brain pacemakers erase diseased messages
...of these model cells and watched what would happen when
the cells were electrically stimulated at various ...cally experience the greatest relief from symptoms when
their devices are tuned by physicians to deliver rapid pulses, Grill said. Patients' symptoms can ac...
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