Tag: "failure" at medical news
First Baby Born from Eggs Matured and Frozen in the Lab
...rovides hope for women who have had sudden ovarian failure
or who cannot be administered drugs that help egg ...two and six weeks. Women who suffer sudden ovarian failure
would not have time to wait for traditional methods, and so the new technique could therefore help t...
Drinking Problem Plagues 30% Americans
...l syndrome. Alcohol abuse is also characterized by failure
to fulfill major role obligations at work, school, or home; interpersonal, social and legal problems; and/or drinking in hazardous situations. They also have a negative impact on the economy and cause enormous distress and impairment said the rese...
Complementary Therapy may Reduce Pregnancy Chances in Women
...rch. Or it may simply be that persistent treatment failure
encourages women to seek out CATs because they are more willing to try anything to get pregnant. The next step for the researchers is to study the same group over a five year period and see how many become pregnant in the longer term. It is importa...
Diabetic Skip Jabs to Stay Slim
...es related to the disease such as blindness, heart failure
and kidney disease. Cardiovascular disease can result from long periods of insulin abuse as well as nerve damage. This dangerous practice can also induce a diabetic coma and even death. The type 2 form of the disease develops later in life and is a...
New Drugs Show Promise in Fighting Drug-Resistant HIV
...ly one active agent to a patient experiencing drug failure
usually results in the rapid, predictable development of resistance to that agent. Very seldom do patients get the chance to receive two potent new investigational agents in one clinical trial. The DUET trials were one of the first to give the patien...
Autophagy may Lead to Heart Disease
... heart muscle, particularly in decompensated heart failure
an inability of the muscle to function and mainta...hen tested the role of autophagy by inducing heart failure
in mice with the varying autophagic responses. Mice with amplification of autophagy fared worse in...
New Blood Vessels can Be Created from Bone Marrow Stem Cells: Study
...d discomfort at the donor site, and a high 10-year failure
rate. During the course of study, the researchers used a fluorescent marker protein and a tissue-specific promoter for alpha-actin, a protein found in muscles that is responsible for their ability to contract and relax, to develop the new method fo...
Overdose of Paracetamol was Dropped
...lure, accounting for as many as 50% of acute liver failure
cases. Author contact: Karen Thomas (University of Calgary)by phone: (001) 403.220.2431 phone or via email firstname.lastname@example.org...
Concerns Raised Over Risks for Patients and Staff in Australian Hospital
...f, parents and patients. HIGH risk of electrical failure
and loss of power, including in wards and dialysis areas. HIGH risk of failure
of the lifts. HIGH risk of potential death or injury in the event of fire due to non-compliant sys...
Global Warming: Lessons of History Help the Future
...otato, the staple crop; India's was inflicted by a failure
of monsoon rains; and Ethiopia's by a drought. B... deeper impact, he says. In other words, a harvest failure
radiates out into the wider economy and then degenerates into a killer famine....
Fat Horses Face Health Problems
...or in DLACS, are co-investigators. Laminitis is a failure
of the connective tissue bond between the horses hoof and the bone within the hoof, explains Dr. Pleasant, noting the highly publicized struggle that the racehorse Barbaro had with the disorder as a result of his catastrophic injury at the 2006 Preak...
Boffins Identify Gene That can Protect Humans from Nephronopthisis
...es kidney degeneration during childhood and kidney failure
requiring organ transplantation. The insights might help design effectual and non-invasive therapies. The team has discovered that mutations in the gene GLIS2 can lead to nephronopthisis (NPHP) in both humans and mice. Mathias Treier and his gro...
Pharmacogenomic Market Gaining Greater Acceptance Across Europe
...h as cancer, Alzheimer's disease, stroke and heart failure
represent the highest cost burden to the healthcare systems. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan, European Personalised Medicine and Pharmacogenomics Market, finds that revenues in this market totalled $57.1 million in 2005, and are likely to reach $...
New Therapies for Kidney Diseases
...degeneration during childhood that leads to kidney failure
requiring organ transplantation. The insights migh...rting early on in childhood often leading to renal failure
before the age of 30. So far, kidney transplantation in early age has been the only way to save p...
Researchers Develop First Mouse Model of Lung Transplantation
...formed each year in the United States. The high failure
rate of lung transplants is a huge problem, says l...ses the risk of chronic rejection and the eventual failure
of the organ. This is why the mouse model is so critical. It will allow us to understand the molecul...
Nepal Develops More Effective Drug for Typhoid
... 72 hours for the Gatifloxacin group. The clinical failure
was observed in 37.6 percent of the Cefixime group 3.5 percent of the Gatifloxacin group. "The study revealed that Gatifloxacin is better than the established drug for typhoid," said Buddha Basnyat, who led the research team. He said Gatifloxacin i...
Lower Mortality Rates in Hospitals With Good Quality Care
...cute myocardial infarction (AMI), congestive heart failure
(CHF) and pneumonia, three common medical conditions. These findings show that these quality indicators, which are widely available on the web, are very helpful in identifying low mortality hospitals, said Ashish Jha, Assistant Professor of Health...
Character Test for Australian Visa Subjective
...gh the commonwealth has sought to get around their failure
in Brisbane this morning to stop Haneef from getting bail, by using the Migration Act to achieve this end," he said. "Andrews could have made a decision on Haneef when he was charged over the weekend - why wait until now?" he said. "It is doubtfu...
Manufacturer to Pay $20 Million for Improperly Promoting a Sleep Disorder Drug
...ed Natrecor's sale to people with congestive heart failure
who have trouble breathing while doing minimal activity, Scios has been accused of improperly promoting frequent injections of the drug in out-patient settings. South San Francisco-based Genentech also has acknowledged that federal prosecutors are ...
Nigerian Health Authority Crackdown On Sub-Standard Health Institutions
...s become imperative. This is mainly due to their failure
to comply with the laid down rules and regulations guiding health practice in the state. This has been in spite of a series of meetings and dialogues on the need for the operators to improve their sanitary habits and engage professionals in their ope...
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