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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research
...working by lowering AB42, Dr. Golde knew very high doses
of the NSAIDs would be needed to make a difference... developing the disease, might decide to take high doses
of an over-the-counter AB42-lowering NSAID, such as ibuprofen. Because of the side effects associate...
White Blood Cell Booster May Help Cancer Patients Avoid Deadly Complications
...were known to help patients receiving very intense doses
of chemotherapy, this study showed that the drugs are also a benefit to cancer patients receiving more common chemotherapy doses, Kuderer said. Recently revised American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and National Comprehensive Cancer Center Ne...
Maxygen Initiates Phase IIa Clinical Trial of MAXY-G34 in Breast Cancer Patients
...d as a multiple ascending dose study, with planned doses
at 10, 30, 60, or 100 micrograms per kilogram of M... of the Phase IIa trial is to identify one or more doses
of MAXY-G34 that effectively treat chemotherapy-induced neutropenia. Patient tolerability, safety, a...
Daily Dose of Dark Chocolate Helps the Heart: Study
...e worried that any benefit could be offset by high doses
of sugar, fat and calories. The study conducted by German researchers at the University of Cologne sought to examine the effect of consuming small amounts of dark chocolate -- which has lower levels of sugar and fat, said the study appearing in the...
Patients Find Healthy Vein in Old Austrian Mine
... carry serious health risks. At Bad Gastein, low doses
of this colourless and odorless gas have been found to boost the ability of human cells to repair themselves. The World Health Organisation issues regular warnings that high exposure to radon can increase the risk of lung cancer. It has been a majo...
Diabetics Risking Health by Using Alternative Medications Without Consultation
...ts and may even reduce their conventional medicine doses
and modify the timing of doses
so they aren't taking both together," she said. "While it might be impossible for Western medicine...
Common Environmental Chemicals Hamper Ovary Development in Foetus
...t exposing a developing female sheep foetus to low doses
of commonly present environmental chemicals can disturb the development of the ovary. The study was conducted by a team of researchers led by Dr. Paul Fowler at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK. As part of the study to know the effect of...
EpiCept Accelerates Development of Phase I Clinical Study for Cancer
...U.S. cancer centers and will administer increasing doses
to small groups in approximately 30-40 patients with advanced stages of solid tumors. The primary objectives of the study are to determine the safety (maximum tolerated dose) and the pharmacokinetic profile of the drug. The study will also characteri...
A New Therapy to Protect Cancer Patients Against Infertility
...ect the ovary in women receiving potentially toxic doses
of chemotherapy. We are now hoping to carry out a ...es of 18 and 35 years who were due to receive high doses
of cyclophosphamide, a chemotherapy drug. They knew that GnHR analogues were already used for the ...
Napo Obtains Special Protocol Assessment Agreement From FDA for Crofelemer
...ety of crofelemer at 125mg, 250 mg and 500 mg oral doses
twice daily (p.o.b.i.d) for the treatment of HIV-Associated Diarrhea. The 'adaptive design' of the ADVENT trial -- Adaptive trial design has been advocated by the FDA to improve efficiency of clinical trials. The ADVENT trial will be executed in tw...
High-risk Patients Need Better Guidance on What is and Isnt a Heart Attack
...specific, for example, recommending no more than 3 doses
and 15 minutes between treatments leaving it to t... spray with them at all times, to take two metered doses
immediately if they get chest pain and to wait 5 minutes before calling an ambulance. They should no...
Hormone Replacement Therapy Liberation at a Cost
... burning HRT is the most effective treatment. Low doses
of HRT can relieve these symptoms. The paradigm of treating menopause symptoms with the lowest effective dose of hormone therapy, for the shortest period necessary, is very sensible. - Hugh Taylor Doctors no longer recommend HRT solel...
Analysis of Hemoglobin Level Control in Dialysis Patients
...ation of the variation of hemoglobin level and ESA doses
through representation as waveforms," says Dr. Wil...normal) hemoglobin levels, and the use of generous doses
of ESAs, in patients with kidney disease," Dr. Will explains. (A separate debate concerns the use of...
Pain Doctor in Virginia Sentenced to Five Years Imprisonment
...itz's theories about the propriety of massive drug doses
for patients in chronic pain. William E. Hurwitzs 61, pain-management clinic in a suburb of Washington, D.C., drew patients from across the country. Hurwitz was one of the most outspoken doctors in the United States advocating liberal use of opiate...
Study Finds Most Women Getting Wrong Dose of Fertility Drugs
...oing fertility treatments may be getting the wrong doses
of fertility drugs meant to stimulate their ovaries . This, the researchers state, not only means that the drugs may not work properly, but also that they may be exposing women to a greater risk of side effects. During each menstrual cycle, women ...
Patients Taking Inhaled Steroids may Develop Pneumonia
...admission rate for pneumonia increased with higher doses
of inhaled steroids and that reduction in risk was observed once the medications were stopped. Among all patients taking inhaled steroids, there was a 53 percent increase in pneumonia deaths within 30 days of being admitted to the hospital. The inv...
Vitamin C may Not Help You from Getting a Cold
...d including more than 11,000 people who took daily doses
of at least 200 milligrams of Vitamin C. The review, according to the researchers at the Australian National University and the University of Helsinki, also shows that vitamin C (ascorbic acid) does little to reduce the length or severity of a cold...
Insecticide and Repellent Combo Effective in Eliminating Malarial Mosquitoes
...t it significantly reduced the necessary effective doses
against the mosquitoes (about 6 times that of the insecticide applied alone), to attain an efficacy equivalent to that of deltamethrin. The nets treated with the two mixtures in the laboratory were subsequently tested in field trials, in the rice-g...
New Treatment Boosts Survival Chances for Child Leukaemia
... called Prednisone -- the children were given tiny doses
of drugs usually designed for treating a related form of cancer, acute myeloid leukaemia. The key ingredient was Cytabarine, which in lab-dish tests have been shown to be highly effective against lymphoblasts, as immature lymphocyte cells are calle...
Alcohol Consumption may Help to Protect Against Rheumatoid Arthritis
...es, but also gives an idea of the relevant alcohol doses
necessary, Kallberg said. The findings of the study were presented at EULAR 2007, the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology in Barcelona, Spain....
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