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Prescription Drug - Helps People Stop Smoking

...an extensive patient education program, which will outline the do's and don'ts at each stage of the smoking cessation therapy....

A unique factor in breathing disorder

...were also overweight. Hence by looking at a facial outline one could diagnose or predict breathing problems....

Best Drug for SARS

...in this week’s issue of The Lancet, the scientists outline results of a study comparing the standard drug used in SARS patients, ribavirin, with four additional antiviral drugs: 6-azauridine, pyrazofurin, mycophenolic acid, and glycyrrhizin. All were tested against two isolates of the SARS virus taken from S...

Antipsychotic Drug Linked to Pulmonary Embolism

...and the drug clozapine. Investigators from Norway outline the experiences of a 28-year-old man who was admitted to the hospital with a psychotic disorder. Doctors began treatment with the antipsychotic drug olanzapine at 10 milligrams per day, gradually upping the dose to 30 milligrams per day. The man also...

Urine Test for Kidney Cancer

...lished in this week’s Cancer Research, researchers outline a method based on an analysis of a person’s urine. Kidney cancer accounts for about 3 percent of all cancers. About 32,000 cases were identified in the United States in 2003. Doctors currently use several methods to diagnose the disease, including m...

Mad Cow Disease Might Be Linked to Blood Transfusions

... to a recent study. In two studies, investigators outline the possibility that the variant form of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD), which has been linked to a prion protein found in cattle with bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), can be transmitted through an intravenous route. The first study analyz...

Sudden Cardiac Death: Diabetes May Be The Culprit

... a strong risk factor for sudden cardiac death and outline the importance of glucose level at every stage of diabetes severity....

Are Women Not Hearty Enough Towards Seeking Heart Care?

...ir heart condition. The findings of the study that outline variability in the disease perception could be used in designing awareness programmes for preserving cardiac function. It such issues are addressed in an appropriate way, then the currently existing gender gap in the health care delivery ca be minimi...

JRRD Focuses On Issues Such As Spinal Cord Injury and Prosthetics

...proved movement control. In this study researchers outline a multimethod approach to prosthetic prescription for individuals with lower-limb amputations. An initial study on tactile sensory characteristics of the lips showed that the lips required very low intensities for effective electrotactile stimulati...

Victorian Initiative: Coffers Are Ringing For an Upcoming Cancer Agency

...d soon, during the pre-budget statement, will also outline the other medical initiatives on the anvil, along with details of financial assistance for the projects. Treasurer John Brumby has said that the main thrust of this cancer initiative, will initially call upon improved treatment measures for prostrate...

Asia Arming up to further the AIDS fight

...of a UN AIDS report, UN officials were prompted to outline the causes of the rapid spread of HIV/AIDS in Myanmar and Vietnam // , which is inadequate prevention measures and accessibility to treatment. Even Thailand, which was originally a HIV/AIDS haven, has shown remarkable decline in rates of HIV, almos...

Media Charged With Sensationalism

...ay lead people to feel suicidal. These guidelines, outline practical measures for those in the media to refer to when dealing with this sensitive subject.” he added. The guidelines, published by the HSE’s National Office of Suicide Prevention, in alliance with the Samaritans and the Irish Association of S...

Creation of Cytomegalovirus Vaccine by an Innovative Method

...l of Virology, researchers at The Wistar Institute outline an innovative approach that could be used to create such a vaccine. The Wistar scientists began with the observation that mice harbor a species-specific form of CMV that is unable to sustain an infection in humans and is completely harmless to the...

Innovative Method for Creating a Human Cytomegalovirus Vaccine Outlined

...l of Virology, researchers at The Wistar Institute outline an innovative approach that could be used to create such a vaccine. The Wistar scientists began with the observation that mice harbor a species-specific form of CMV that is unable to sustain an infection in humans and is completely harmless to them...

Special Section of JCS Addresses Vascular Anomalies

... a role. Several articles in the Special Section outline the current treatment strategies and techniques for patients with hemangiomas and other vascular anomalies. Some authors focus on specific approaches for patients with more complex or rare vascular lesions. Others highlight advances in understanding ...

Tuberculosis Experts Outline Proposals to Speed Up Drug Development

...regulators, policy makers, donors and activists to outline practical proposals to fill the gaps in TB drug research and development (R&D). "We are failing people with TB," said Dr. Tido von Schoen-Angerer, Director of MSF's Campaign for Access to Essential Medicines. "Diagnosing and treating TB is one of t...

Scientists Reverse Mad Cow Disease in Mice

...Council led by Dr.Giovanna// Mallucci were able to outline the role of drugs in the treatment of this deadly disease. This team was able to divest the mice from the pattern of memory and activities linked with mad cow disease. This was accomplished by removing the specific gene that was responsible for the...

Women’s Health Takes the Spotlight in Ma

... both health care professionals and consumers that outline sex differences across a wide range of diseases an...h.org. The Society’s “Just the Facts” publications outline sex differences between women and men in a wide range of areas. There are fact sheets tailored for b...

Improving Body Image Key to Treating Eating Disorders

...hey look like, and then contrast it with an actual outline of their body. Often patients overestimate the size of their bodies. Seeing the difference between their estimated size and their real size can be enlightening for patients. "Patients gain some important insights through the body image groups whil...

Mobility can be improved in elders with exercise

... subject was asked to use the finger to follow the outline of a sinusoidal curve, with its peaks and valleys, on a computer screen. 'More force--which is indicated by a corresponding higher firing rate of neurons--is exerted just before you begin the upturn toward one peak and then it eases off again in th...

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