Tag: "respond" at medical news
Biologics valuable treatment option for patients with inflammatory bowel disease
... a heterogeneous disease and some patients may not respond
to biologics, so the appropriate role of these age...ding whether intense therapy is needed and who may respond
to biologic agents. But many factors remain unknown and many important outcomes remained undefined o...
Advanced therapy offers cure for relapsed cancer patient
...IANAPOLIS -- Testicular cancer patients who do not respond
to traditional therapy can be cured with high-dose.... About 90 percent of testicular cancer patients respond
to traditional therapy, which involves multiple courses of cisplatin, first used successfully in the...
Therapeutic Cancer Vaccine Trials
...e these vaccines in trials tend to live longer and respond
better to subsequent treatment. In the July 1 i...er evidence that patients who receive vaccines may respond
better to subsequent chemotherapy or hormone treatment. The specific results or endpoints of the...
Anchoring Lives Aboard Warship: Nimitz
...ective is to maintain a high level of readiness to respond
to any emergency situations, said Captain Michael C Manazir. The hospital corpsmen and healthcare professionals staff six ``battle dressing stations'' throughout the ship during all drills and in case of need. From vaccination, to eye check-up, den...
Autism Children can Be Diagnosed Within One Year of Age
...arby person. Compromised ability to initiate and respond
to opportunities to share experiences with others: Children with ASD infrequently monitor other peoples focus of attention. Therefore, a child with ASD will miss cues that are important for shared engagement with others, and miss opportunities for le...
FDAs Gesture for Firm Manufacturing Drug for Cushings Syndrome
...he normal function of cortisol is to help the body respond
to stress and change. It mobilizes nutrients, modifies the body's response to inflammation, stimulates the liver to raise the blood sugar, and it helps control the amount of water in the body. Another adrenal cortex hormone, aldosterone, regulates sa...
WBC Selective About Sugar
...Fink has discovered that neutrophils recognize and respond
to a specific form of sugar called beta-1, 6-gluca...al Cell Host & Microbe. We showed that neutrophils respond
in a completely different way to slight changes in sugar composition. If we are able to use this uni...
Kaposi Sarcoma Arise from Multiple Cells
...this study were more aggressive and less likely to respond
to therapy, Gill writes. Contact: Article: Antoine Gessain, firstname.lastname@example.org, +33 0145688937 Editorial: Parkash Gill, email@example.com, (323) 865-3909...
Senior Church Leaders in Lesotho Pledge to Fight AIDS
...religious leaders and faith-based organisations to respond
to the HIV epidemic, it said....
Nodal Status is the Best Predictor in Esophageal Cancer
...elp find ways of pinpointing individuals who might respond
best to neoadjuvant treatment, John Vincent Reynolds and colleagues followed the progress of 243 patients who were treated with chemotherapy and radiation before surgery over 5 years. They paid particular attention to the histomorphological respons...
Human Membranes Crystal Structure may Help Tailor Asthma Drugs
...w pharmaceutical alternatives, as not all patients respond
to the existing medicines. Now, scientists at the Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics have, with the help of the two EU networks Eicosanox and E-Mep, elucidated the three dimensional structure of the LTC4 synthase at 2.0 resolution. ...
HIV Drug Combo can Boost Immune Marker in Long-term Patients: Study
Patients who successfully respond
to drugs that combat the AIDS virus can see a key ...cells only occurs, though, if patients continue to respond
well to the drugs and can keep their HIV count to below 50 copies per microlitre, the authors warn. ...
Katrina Evacuees Made To Remain In Toxic Air
... some problem, the clock is running on our duty to respond
to them." FEMA is accused of not testing any occupied trailers after March 2006, when it initially discovered formaldehyde levels at 75 times the U.S.-recommended workplace-safety threshold. Formaldehyde, a common wood preservative used in constru...
Artificial Trans Fat Banned in Chain Restaurant in King County
...heir kids and themselves. I hope chain restaurants respond
by putting nutrition information on menus everywhere, not just where they are required to do so by law. Many restaurants are already abandoning partially hydrogenated oil for deep-frying and baking, and the rest need not wait for more of these measur...
Math Model Helps Identify Genes That Attack Hepatitis C Virus
...w isolated the genes that show which patients will respond
to treatment. Until now, all patients received treatment for an extended period of time without knowing whether or not they would respond. In the future, we hope to find other medications that will be more effective in activating all of the 37 genes,...
Experts Identify Vaccine Target for HIV
...individual candidate genes. Since different people respond
differently to infections, a better understanding of how immune system genes control responses to infections should help us to design better treatments and more effective vaccines, Goldstein said. CHAVI was designed to do big science, and the resul...
Government Mulls Closure of Hospital Where a Woman Died Unattended in ER
...ient is left unattended. King-Harbor must still respond
to a separate federal report, not yet released, that found emergency room patients in immediate jeopardy of harm or death. That survey was based, in part, on the experience earlier this year of a brain tumor patient who waited fruitlessly in an emerg...
New Genetic Studies Carried Out in Cancer Therapy
...to predict whether or not a particular tumor will respond
to treatment,using a functional genomic screen. Resistance to chemotherapeutic drugs is the primary cause of treatment failure in patients with metastatic cancer. Dr. Julian Downward from the Cancer Research UK London Research Institute and colleag...
The Danger in Candy Cigarettes
...andy and gum look-alike products allow children to respond
to tobacco marketing and advertising long before they are old enough to smoke a cigarette, comments Dr. Klein, the corresponding author. The continued existence of these products helps promote smoking as a culturally or socially acceptable activity. ...
Weizmann Researchers Developed Control Switch for Protein Activity
...ed proteins are screened to identify the ones that respond
to the drug in a desired manner. The researchers...ngineered proteins is needed to find the ones that respond
to the drug. With their greater resources, biotechnology companies will be able to create much large...
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