Tag: "group" at medical news
A new century of Alzheimer's disease research
... Ratios predict risk Dr. Younkin joined a core group
of researchers and physicians at Mayo Clinic alrea...r’s away In the late 1990s, Dr. Golde’s research group
as well as other investigators discovered that compounds that inhibited production of AB actually in...
Advanced therapy offers cure for relapsed cancer patient
...th a stem cell transplant can provide a cure for a group
of patients with relapsed testicular cancer,” said Rafat Abonour, M.D., associate professor of medicine in the division of hematology/oncology and associate dean for clinical research at the IU School of Medicine. Although the number of relapsed tes...
Infertility Breakthrough With First Birth from Lab-matured Egg
...ease, and three other women in the 20-person trial group
are pregnant by the same technique, researchers sa...ting in this southeastern French city. The trial group
comprised 20 women, whose average age was about 30, who had been diagnosed by ultrasound to have pol...
Electric Field Therapy to Zap Cancerous Tumours
...therapy, which will test the treatment in a larger group
of patients. The researchers have tested the treatment successfully on 15 types of cancer cells, including human breast, lung and skin cancer cells so far and are hoping that the therapy might be useful in treating a variety of cancers. "Our bas...
Rosehips may Be an Effective Alternative for Rheumatoid Arthritis
...months. Thirty-three were randomly assigned to a group
taking LitoZin on top of their regular medication. The remaining 41 were given a "dummy" capsule containing no active ingredients. The patients were asked to fill in standard questionnaires used to assess pain, and the ability to carry out everyday...
Bio-defense Lab Ordered Shut Down as Researchers Get Infected
... the Sunshine Project, an Austin, Texas, nonprofit group
that monitors biodefense research safety. The group
used Texas freedom-of-information requests to obtain documents about the lab incidents. In April, ...
Dow Acquires Wolff Walsrode from Bayer
...Dow has taken full ownership of the Wolff Walsrode group
of companies on June 30, 2007. The acquisition will deliver considerable top line synergies for Dow, driven by application expertise and worldwide growth in demand for cellulosics. The acquisition is expected to be financially accretive by the end o...
Complementary Therapy may Reduce Pregnancy Chances in Women
... who do not want to use conventional one or one or group
counselling. The study also found that women who...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 important to do t...
Skin Rashes Signifies Longer Survival in Cancer Patients
...up. This increased rate of rashes in the placebo group
makes some sense, Wacker said, because rashes are ...creatic cancer patients with rashes in the placebo group
did not experience an increase in survival compared to placebo group
patients without a rash. In t...
Yawning Actually Helps You Keep Awake
...ved protective mechanism in our brain that makes a group
more alert. The researchers spent months observ... by empathic mechanisms which function to maintain group
vigilance, the Daily Mail quoted lead researcher, Dr Gordon Gallup, as saying. For the study, the ...
Chronic Insomnia can Lead to Anxiety Disorders and Depression
... anxiety disorders and depression. Compared to the group
of participants without chronic insomnia in both surveys, the group
with chronic insomnia had increased associations to having developed anxiety disorders and depressio...
Ambitious Gastric Cancer Research Project Proposed in Singapore
.... So hopefully for advanced stages of cancer, this group
of patients will benefit through availability of new drugs." The team assures patients that its work is in line with international standards. Says Associate Professor Yeoh Khay Guan, Lead Principal Investigator, Singapore Gastric Cancer Consortium,...
Epilepsy Increases Suicide Risks
...ople with newly diagnosed epilepsy as a vulnerable group
that require special attention." ``The effect on d...d Burns, public relations manager at U.K. advocacy group
Epilepsy Action, ``Many aspects can be affected like employment, schooling and social life.'' Pa...
Survey Finds Wide HIV Ignorance in the UK
... 1982. About a quarter of people in the same age group
actually believed that condoms actually initiate the growth of HIV as they have holes that let HIV in. More than one in ten young people believed that kissing spreads the growth of the HIV virus. HIV ignorance is not restricted to youngsters, fo...
A Drug That Helps Cut Alcohol Craving
... the group. The drinkers assigned to the placebo group
averaged 16.2 heavy drinking days a month before the study, and 10.6 to 12.0 during the trial. The researchers noted some side effects among participants in the nalmefene group, including nausea, abdominal discomfort, as well as energy and sleep di...
Common Environmental Chemicals Hamper Ovary Development in Foetus
... the ovaries from the foetuses of sheep in control group
with treatment group. The control group
was grazing fields fertilised with inorganic fertiliser, while the treatment group
was grazing diges...
Great Lakes Fish in Canada Heavily Polluted
Great Lakes are a group
of five large lakes in North America on or near th... Canada-United States border. They are the largest group
of fresh water lakes on Earth. A report released by Environmental Defense shows that levels of t...
Insight Into Neural Stem Cells Has Implications For Designing Therapies
...ain throughout life, are not a single, homogeneous group
. Instead, they are a diverse group
of cells, each capable of giving rise to specific types of neurons. The finding, the team says, sign...
Dinner Guest Recover Bodies in Freezer
...er while helping to clear up after a dinner with a group
of friends Tuesday at the man's home in the city of Verviers, 78 miles east of Brussels, and discovered the bodies. The guest fled the house and called the police. The police immediately detained the man. It is believed that the bodies have bee...
New "second-line" AIDS Drug Shows Promise in Trials
...s, 56 and 62 percent of patients in the etravirine group
had achieved this goal, The Lancet paper says. Among the "placebo" group, the rate was 39 and 44 percent. Side effects were "mild or moderate" in severity, with generally little difference between the etravirine-takers and the placebo group. Etra...
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