Tag: "research" at medical news
Hyperthermia With Chemotherapy Improves Sarcoma Healing
...e of the University of Munich. Their spectrum of research
extends from clinical analysis of deep hyperthermia for cancer therapy up to biological research
in the areas of immunobiology and cell biology. The head of the Clinical Co-operation Group Hypert...
Evidence Underlying Repeated Courses of Steroids for Preterm Birth may Be Unsound
...rchers, the analyses of subgroups of people in the research
studies were not done correctly, and may have been misleading. The authors of the report stressed the need for a long-term follow-up to fully understand the benefits and risks of repeated courses of steroids. Until that happens, say the researchers...
New Genetic Clue to Type 1 Diabetes
...it often emerges in a patient's early years. The research
led by Hakon Hakonarson, of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, adds to the list of suspected genes, spotted on Chromosomes 6, 11, 1 and 2, each of which appear to play different roles in the disease. Diabetes is a chronic condit...
Efficacy of Lyme Disease Vaccination Examined
... Lyme disease vaccination, its authors suggest the research
also sheds light on the controversy over whether girls should receive the HPV vaccine to fight cervical cancer. Ticks spread Lyme disease, which is usually treatable by antibiotics. However, late detection or a poor response to antibiotics can lead...
Cytokine IL6 as a New Chemotherapeutic Target for Ras-driven Cancers
...l model by suppressing IL6 activity. While further research
is needed to determine the effectiveness of IL6 targeted cancer therapies, these initial results are encouraging. "Targeting secreted proteins that Ras activates has opened the door to inhibit the oncogenic signal of Ras via druggable proteins," st...
Suntan Helps to Prevent the Cancerous Effects of Ultraviolet Rays
A recent research
has found that a suntan is the bodys best effort t...om the sun or artificially at a tanning salon. The research
is published in the July 2007 issue of the Harvard Health Letter....
Surgical Repair of Athletic Hernia Speeds Return to Play
...turning athletes to competition, according to new research
released today at the 2007 Annual Meeting of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine at the Telus Convention Center. Dr. Brunt and colleagues studied the results of more than 60 athletic hernia repair surgeries to evaluate the experien...
Genetics is Not the Reason for Family Break-ups
... and Family Research. The researchers used a new research
design, the study of the children of twins, to assess assumptions in traditional family studies. The design helps explore the role that genetic and environmental factors play when studying how parents influence their offspring. D'Onofrio said the f...
Shoulder Protection by Throwing Motion in Baseball Players
According to new research
of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine at the Telus Convention Center , Adaptive changes occur in the arm bone and soft tissue of the shoulders of young athletes participating in youth baseball and help protect them against injury. ...
C -reactive Protein is the Marker for Cardiovascular Disease
...selected, and the children were invited to a sleep research
center. Obese children were excluded from the study, because the condition is now viewed as a low-grade systemic inflammatory disorder, and is associated with increased risk for cognitive deficits. At the sleep center, the children underwent overn...
Key Mechanism to Emergence of Strep Bacteria
...re dangerous invasive forms. The UCSD-Australian research
team sought to identify what special characteristi...evere forms of strep infection, said Walker. The research
team used genetically engineered mice expressing human plasminogen and infected them with M1T1 strep...
Nasal Cannula Treatment for Sleep Apnea Patients
..., of Johns Hopkins Asthma and Allergy Center. The research
was reported in the second issue for July 2007 of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine published by the American Thoracic Society. The proof of concept study included 11 patients with mild to severe apnea-hypopnea disorders...
Walking Upright Saves Humans 75 Pc More Energy Compared to Apes
...for adult chimpanzees and humans. The only other research
study on chimpanzee locomotor cost, conducted in 1973, used juvenile chimpanzees, which have different locomotor mechanics and costs than adults. The team also examined the early hominin fossil record, which they found to include predicted changes...
Right Foods Could Improve Drug Effectiveness, Lower Drug Costs
...ave released their expert comments after examining research
that showed taking a breast cancer drug with fatty...experiments on their own, calling instead for more research
to gauge the effects of drug-combinations on patients. "The one thing that should not be anticip...
Researchers Find New Target for Anti-cancer Drugs
...cology and cancer biology and senior member of the research
team. We found a specific target that could be susceptible to drugs, and if these findings are proven true in human trials, we could have a new way of treating ras-dependent cancers, Counter added. The researchers discovered that the overactive r...
Scorpion Venom may Help Treat Cancer
...tcomes," said James Olson, a doctor who led the US research
team. By joining the chemical chlorotoxin to a fluorescent marker, Olson and his team created a molecular beacon that lights up tumours. Painting a suspect area with the compound makes it easier for surgeons to remove every bit of cancer without da...
Worms are Killing the Planet
...re harm than good to the environment, according to research
in Germany . "Worms produce a significant amount of greenhouse gases. Recent research
done by German scientists has found that worms produced a third of nitrous oxide gases when used for...
Patients Not Complying With Their Dermatologic Problem
...or of dermatology. Feldman says that dermatology research
studies that involve electronically recording pati...ip is an important part of the equation. He said research
shows that if patients are satisfied with their physician visit three days afterwards, they are more...
The Queen Of All Contraceptives Released
... have been exchanged, a barrage of advertising and research
highlighting the debilitating effects of periods a...e value of higher education for women, a flurry of research
asserted that womens cycling constitutions made them unfit for sustained mental and physical labor. ...
Poor Ventilation may Cause Lung Disorders Inn Inuit Children
...ary, Dr. Pamela Orr notes that the results of this research
come as no surprise to those who live, work and study in the Canadian North. However, it is not clear whether crowded housing and inadequate ventilation are risk markers (reflecting an association with other risks, for example poverty) or risk fact...
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