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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

... Genetics agreed, and in 2006 the company reported results from a phase II clinical trial enrolling 207 patients with mild Alzheimer’s. The study found that r-flurbiprofen produced functional and cognitive improvements, ranging from 34 percent to 48 percent, in patients who took the highest dose, 1,600 milli...

White Blood Cell Booster May Help Cancer Patients Avoid Deadly Complications

...nal Institutes of Health. This study compiled the results of 17 trials involving more than 3,000 patients receiving chemotherapy of varying intensity to treat several different types of cancers. The researchers found that nearly 40 percent of the patients who did not receive the white blood cell booster ear...

Scientists Identify Antibodies That Block Human and Animal SARS Viruses

...h one, but still susceptible to the other. "Our results demonstrate novel potential antibody-based therapeutics against SARS that could be used alone or in combination...these human antibodies could be also used for diagnosis and as research reagents in the development of vaccines and inhibitors," summari...

Pure Pomegranate Juice Helps Reverse Erectile Dysfunction Function

...proved erections with the placebo (p=0.058). These results compare favourably to a recent 24-week study using...h statistical significance. The strong directional results of this pilot study are encouraging because almost half of the test subjects experienced a benefit s...

Electric Field Therapy to Zap Cancerous Tumours

...wo years after their therapy began. The positive results of the study were so encouraging that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has allowed the researchers to skip Phase II and move directly to a Phase III clinical trial of the therapy, which will test the treatment in a larger group of patients. T...

Adult Stem Cells Show Promise for Peripheral Vascular Disease

...rolled study from November 2003 to March 2006. The results were published in the Journal of Geriatric Cardiology which publishes original peer-reviewed clinical and experimental reports on all aspects of cardiovascular disease in the elderly. A second study was completed during the same period comparing th...

UK Sports Clubs Failing to Run Comprehensive Health Checks on Professional Players

...ports Medicine. The findings are based on survey results from 65 professional clubs, covering football (pre...t a general medical history should be taken. The results from this study showed that almost nine out of 10 of the professional football clubs and over half o...

UK Army Personnel Involved in Iraqi Invasion Not at Risk from Depleted Uranium

...stances in which exposure might have occurred. The results showed that there were no differences in depleted uranium levels among the four groups. And the findings showed that levels were very close to those that would be expected from absorption of naturally occurring uranium. In cases where higher levels...

Drinking Problem Plagues 30% Americans

...ross section of the American population.The survey results published in the current issue of the Archives of general Psychiatry indicate many of those persons never received treatment. People aged 30 to 44 showed the highest rate of abuse, and men were more than twice as likely as women to report struggli...

Translating Structure into Function

...versity, tested the prediction experimentally. The results confirmed the prediction. Almo, a professor of biochemistry at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, further confirmed the finding by determining the substrates atomic level structure through x-ray crystallography. To tell the truth, we were very su...

Daily Dose of Dark Chocolate Helps the Heart: Study

... disease by five percent, the authors wrote. The results of the trial were "intriguing," the study said, as...of dark chocolate in other populations and look at results over a longer period....

Skin Rashes Signifies Longer Survival in Cancer Patients

...) or a grade 1 rash (5.7 months). "These different results may be associated with the addition of gemcitabine with Tarceva, or the lower dose of Tarceva in this study, but we just don't know," he said. Wacker points out that lack of a rash doesn't necessarily mean that patients will not benefit from Tarcev...

Elderberry A Natural Boost to Skin

... Peter Curtis who is leading the project. If the results of our study are positive, it may lead to innovations in skin health products and may also give us vital information about diets which promote healthier hearts....

Yawning Actually Helps You Keep Awake

...aring a nose plug; or just breathe normally. The results showed that 50 per cent of people told to breathe normally or through their mouths yawned while watching other people yawn, while none of those told to breathe through their noses yawned. The researchers also found that subjects who held a cold pack ...

Chronic Insomnia can Lead to Anxiety Disorders and Depression

...ann said. "From a clinical point of view, these results imply that individuals reporting chronic insomnia, in addition to receiving adequate treatment for their sleep disturbance, should be carefully examined for the presence of anxiety disorder as well as depression," Neckelmann added. The researchers ...

Ambitious Gastric Cancer Research Project Proposed in Singapore

...f the Singapore Gastric Cancer Consortium achieves results through its new five-year research project. It is bringing together clinicians and researchers from four public hospitals, two universities, and leading research institutes such as the Genome Institute of Singapore. Says Yong Ying-I, Permanent Se...

Chemical Injections for Fat Removal

...rhaps the most rapid clinical application of these results will be in both cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery, said co-author Stephen Baker, M.D., D.D.S, associate professor of plastic surgery at Georgetown University Hospital. The ability to add fat as a graft would be useful for facial rejuvenat...

Combination of Bronchoscopic Techniques is Very Effective for Lung Lesions

...eripheral lung lesions new appears feasible. The results of the prospective, randomized and multicenter trial were reported in the first issue for July 2007 of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, published by the American Thoracic Society. The study recruited 120 patients with...

Therapeutic Cancer Vaccine Trials

... chemotherapy or hormone treatment. The specific results or endpoints of these clinical trials, however, were not the long term survival of patients, but rather the degree to which the vaccine caused tumors to shrink. According to the researchers, since they didnt achieve their primary endpoints, these v...

Nutrition Education Has Proved to Be Futile

...eviewed promoted fruits or vegetables. The study results come amid reports that the government will fork out over a billion dollars this year to help insure that Americans eat properly. One would just have to take a look at the figures associated with the American population and associated obesity rates. M...

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