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New Spinal Cord Stimulation System Launched

...Boston Scientific's Pain Management Business. "The advances in the new Precision Plus system will help to enhance the treatment information for the clinician, enabling programming improvements that are designed to significantly impact patient outcomes and clinical results." EGL Scan (Electronically Generate...

Benefits From the Use of the Internet in Healthcare Applications Highlighted

...ations have had to adapt to numerous changes, from advances in diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to the emergence of concepts such as managed care and telemedicine. The e-Health model represents another such change with far-reaching implications for healthcare organisations. In such a scenario, the Intern...

Significant Advances in VCJD Prion Detection

Scientists have made significant advances towards the development of a technique that could be used to confirm whether someone is infected with variant CJD . The technique, which has so far been used mainly in animal models, works by mimicking and accelerating the replication of prions - a...

Medical Science Strides-No Guarantee For Pre-Mature Babies

... not usually the end of their struggle. Though advances in medical technology have improved their chances of survival, the percentage with major complications, such as blindness, deafness and cerebral palsy, has not changed. Says neonatologist Jonathan Muraskas of Loyola University Medical Center, Illin...

Folicacid Fortification Very Beneficial

...grains is generally considered one of the greatest advances in public health policy, says Mason, who is also an associate professor at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts. But since the time that the food supply in North America was fortified with folic acid, we have been experienci...

HIV Prevention Programs on a Massive Scale Turn Out Economical

...s in the world. UCSF is a leading university that advances health worldwide by conducting advanced biomedical research, educating graduate students in the life sciences and health professions, and providing complex patient care....

Milk Thistle Extract Effective in Cancer Treatment

..., and HIV, reporting on such subjects as: Recent advances in the use of milk thistle Clinical trials evaluating the safety and efficacy of milk thistle. The molecular makeup of silymarin. Benefits of silymarin use before and during toxic insults to the liver, including damage from alcohol; cancer chemo...

Uninsured Adults Increase Medicare Costs

... if caught early. This is a group for whom medical advances in recent decades have had an impressive impact on health. If people with diabetes, hypertension, or heart disease are uninsured, they often have to forego very cost-effective therapies, says McWilliams. Providing health insurance coverage for unin...

Tumor Painting to Fight Against Cancer

... remains a primary form of cancer therapy. Despite advances in surgical tools, surgeons currently rely on color, texture or blood supply to differentiate tumor from normal tissue, a distinction that is often subtle and imperfect. The limitations of this method contribute to cancer growth or patient mortalit...

Diabetes may Lead to More Complications

...mproved diabetes mellitus treatment modalities and advances in critical care and trauma resuscitation likely contributed to comparable mortality rates between the two groups, despite the greater morbidity associated with having diabetes mellitus". Previous studies have demonstrated that diabetes reduces the...

Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma Shows Steady Increase

...e, the authors note, as may improved detection and advances in medical technology. An epidemiological investigation using population-based data is important to better understand this disorder, they conclude. However, these data may be useful in planning public health strategies, identifying risk factors and...

Gene Linked With Restless Leg Syndrome Spotted Out

...turn, more rational and better treatments. "Future advances will depend upon additional monies which to this point have come solely from private foundations and industry, notes Dr. Rye. The study is published in the in the online edition of the New England Journal of Medicine and will appear in an upcoming ...

Wounded British Troops Wait Hours to Reach Hospital

...nd that Vietnam comparisons were misleading due to advances in military capabilities. Parker, writing in the...hat comparisons with Vietnam were misleading, with advances in warfare since then meaning that larger areas such as Iraq and Afghanistan could be successfully c...

Rare Womens Lung Disease May Yield Insights Into Common Diseases

...y dependent, she points out. Despite the current advances being made by researchers like Henske, there is still an enormous amount that we do not yet understand about sex and gender differences in health and disease, ground that will hopefully be covered by researchers in the future....

Diabetic Womens Death Rate Shows No Decline

...ly no show of decline in their death rate. All the advances in medical science have reduced cardiovascular diseases to quite an extent and extended lives. But sadly it does not seem to apply to women with diabetes. The rate of premature death among American men with diabetes has dropped dramatically over th...

Desalination of Sea is Not a Solution to Tackle Global Water Scarcity: WWF

...d largest city. According to the studys authors, advances in technology should attempt at developing alternative "manufactured water" systems, such as treating waste water. "The basic problem is that by taking sea water and producing fresh water, you are going to get a stream of fresh water, which is what...

Bush Again Vetoes Embryonic Stem Cell Research Bill

... cell research. "We're already seeing remarkable advances in science and therapeutic uses of stem cells draw...order will make it more likely that these exciting advances continue to unfold," the White House said after Bush signed the executive order. As before, Bush's...

LifeCycle Pharma Forms Scientific Advisory Board in Solid Organ Transplantation

... Center, Indianapolis 'As LifeCycle Pharma advances its product portfolio within organ transplantation, the Scientific Advisory Board will provide an instrumental role in guiding our research and development programs,' said Dr. Flemming Ornskov, President and CEO of LifeCycle. 'We have attracted estab...

The International Diabetes Federation Launches US$ 10 Million Grant to Improve Diabetes Care

...nd Company. "Although there have been tremendous advances in science, particularly through landmark clinical trials, diabetes still continues to rise, and the related morbidity and mortality have not been reduced. Translational research is needed to identify practical strategies that can improve the lives o...

Eating Fish Oil can Save Eyesight: Study

...ions, the disease has also become more common with advances in medical care that have vastly improved the survival rates of highly premature infants. In the United States, where the study was conducted, some 30,000 children weighing less than 1.25 kilos (2 pounds 12 ounces) are born each year. Half develop ...

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