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Steroids may Reduce Recurrence of Asthma

...from hospital after having an asthma attack have a relapse within two weeks. There is considerable debate about the best way of treating people who have asthma attacks, including the dose, method of delivery and timing of delivery of corticosteroids. Our research found clear evidence that people who arrive...

Steroids may Reduce Chances of Asthma Relapse

...ged from hospital after having asthma attack had a relapse within two weeks. There is considerable debate about the best way of treating people who have asthma attacks, including the dose, method of delivery and timing of delivery of corticosteroids. Our research found clear evidence that people who arrive...

New Innovation in Clubfoot Treatment

...e traditional brace, considering rates of clubfoot relapse were less with the new orthosis than those reported in several series using the traditional brace," Dobbs said. "Although our experience with the dynamic brace has been favorable, a randomized study comparing the dynamic orthosis to the traditional...

INVEGA Receives Marketing Authorization In EU For Treatment Of Schizophrenia

... with INVEGA showed a significantly longer time to relapse compared to placebo. From the three six-week clinical trials, treatment-emergent adverse events(iv) (TEAEs) reported in 5% or more of subjects treated with INVEGA and at least twice the placebo rate for at least one dose included: akathisia (i.e. r...

INVEGA(TM) Gets Marketing Authority from EU to Treat Schizophrenia

... with INVEGA showed a significantly longer time to relapse compared to placebo. -- From the three six-week clinical trials, treatment-emergent adverse events(iv) (TEAEs) reported in 5% or more of subjects treated with INVEGA and at least twice the placebo rate for at least one dose included: akathisia (i.e....

Reduction in Nicotine Craving Predicts Ability to Quit

...tte of the day may be a novel predictor of smoking relapse that should be tested in future studies. Toll said it is known that smokers who light up immediately after waking are more dependent on nicotine and may have more trouble quitting smoking than those who do not. Existing evidence also suggests that...

Lymphocyte Count Found to Be a Predictor of Survival for Young Patients With Leukemia

One simple blood test could predict relapse or survival for children and young adults with acu...significantly predict which patients are likely to relapse and those who will not. This prediction may help physicians decide how aggressively to treat a le...

Researchers Claims to Have Found Cure for Hepatitis C

...yet not been determined whether they experienced a relapse or re-infection with the virus....

Heart-Assist Device Gives Culver City Man a Good Quality of Life

... cancer of the lymph nodes. When he had a lymphoma relapse in 2005, a course of chemotherapy further damaged his heart. The combination of ailments left Heiner in a medical Catch-22. His heart was so weak he needed a transplant, but guidelines of the International Society of Heart & Lung Transplantation su...

Treatment Outcomes of Patients With HIV and Tuberculosis

... patients with culture-positive tuberculosis (TB), relapse rates were found to be significantly higher in HI...llowing a rifamycin-based regimen. Furthermore, TB relapse rates were higher in HIV-infected patients who received intermittent or standard 6-month therapy whe...

Arsenic Poison can Make Longer Life of Leukemia Patients

...n Chigago. "The difference in survival rates and relapse rates are great enough to justify including arsenic trioxide in standard first-line treatment" of acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) a rare form of acute myeloid leukemia (AML), Powell argued. In the Phase Three clinical study of 518 adults with th...

Cell Genesys Reports Additional Data From Phase 2 Clinical Trial of GVAX Immunotherapy for Pancreatic Cancer

...ths later. Patients were monitored for evidence of relapse and survival, as well as the occurrence of adverse events and induction of immune response. An earlier Phase 1 trial of GVAX immunotherapy for pancreatic cancer was conducted by the Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center in 14 patients who also ...

Study Finds Lymphoma Drug Effective Over Long Term

...f patients were still alive and half had not had a relapse of their disease, according to researchers from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center. The patients had follicular lymphoma, a type of cancer that is not considered to be curable using traditional treatments. Even if patients initi...

A New Target for Cancer Therapy-Integrin Alpha7 Molecule

...grin alpha7 expression is associated with clinical relapse of human cancers. They also investigated whether integrin alpha7 has tumor suppressor activity. To determine whether mutations in integrin alpha7 contribute to cancer, Dr. Luo and his collaborators sequenced the integrin alpha7 genes from 66 human ...

Cord Blood Transplant Benefits Blood Cancer Patients

...y when HLA types are mismatched. Rates of leukemia relapse also are lower with mismatched umbilical cord blood transplants. This study also showed that in addition to having a good match, higher cell doses for umbilical cord blood transplants improved survival rates. The study was done by extensive review ...

Abbott's Humira(r) (Adalimumab) Gets Approval by EU for Crohn's Disease Treatment

...the intestines (resection), half will experience a relapse within five years. "After I was diagnosed with Crohn's, the unpredictable symptoms made working and relationships difficult. I was afraid to leave the house," said Rocio Lopez, a HUMIRA clinical trial patient. "With HUMIRA, my Crohn's symptoms are ...

Reduction in Nicotine Craving Predicts Ability to Quit

...tte of the day may be a novel predictor of smoking relapse that should be tested in future studies. ” Toll said it is known that smokers who light up immediately after waking are more dependent on nicotine and may have more trouble quitting smoking than those who do not. Existing evidence also suggests tha...

Alcoholics by All Means Should Avoid Stress During Early Abstinence

... axis responsiveness plays a role in early alcohol relapse following detoxification in alcoholics." Resear... alcohol-dependent subjects are more vulnerable to relapse during early abstinence." "Given that the HPA axis remains ‘stunned’ for at least one month from ...

MS Drug Helps Reduce Vision Loss

A drug that slows disability and reduces relapse rates in multiple sclerosis (MS) has been found to also reduce vision loss in patients with relapsing MS. //Vision loss is one of the most common and debilitating symptoms of MS. The findings are published in the April 17, 2007, issue of Neurology?, ...

Clinical Studies Evaluate Potential Treatments for Mouth Ulcers

..., all patients who improved during the trial had a relapse within a month following treatment. "According to the present data, 1 percent pimecrolimus cream seems to be an effective and well-tolerated treatment for oral erosive lichen planus," the authors write. "Further studies on a larger population with...

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