Tag: "said" at medical news
Asthma may actually be prevented by Dust and Dirt
...in processes in the body that may lead to asthma," said
Andy Liu, M.D., a National Jewish childhood asthma specialist and principal author of the article in the issue from 11.6.00 of The Lancet. Because asthma rates are very low in many agriculture-based countries and farming communities-compared to metr...
Fibroids unlikely to Turn Cancerous
...rare that a fibroid tumor could become cancerous,' said
Dr. Nelson Teng, chief of gynecologic oncology at the Stanford University School of Medicine.Fibroids are benign growths in the uterus which sometimes cause discomfort, pain and bleeding. According to Dr. Kevin Reynolds, chief of gynecologic oncology...
Virus Level could Predict Cervical Cancer Risk
...r for development of cervical carcinoma (cancer),' said
Agnetha Josefsson and scientists at the University...sieni, of Britain's Imperial Cancer Research Fund, said
the research underlined the key role that HPV infection plays in the development of cervical cancer....
Human Genome Project Achieves Technological Triumph
... on the moon, but I believe it is more than that," said
Dr. Michael Dexter, the director of the Wellcome Trust, which funded the British part of the Human Genome Project. "This is the outstanding achievement not only of our lifetime but perhaps in the history of mankind," Dexter told a London news confere...
Cancer Doctors Okays Controversial Prostate Therapy
...o expand the guidelines to include brachytherapy," said
Dr. Howard Sandler, head of radiation therapy onco...bout not putting brachytherapy in the guidelines," said
Dr. Laurence Baker, associate chief of hematology/oncology at the University of Michigan and chairm...
Epileptic Seizures Can Be Duec to Heart Problem
British researchers have said
that Many people thought to have epilepsy may have a heart problem instead. In a study, researchers closely examined people diagnosed with epilepsy who did not respond well to medication or had symptoms unusual for the disorder. They found that more ...
Bypass Heart Surgery Performed Without General Anesthesia
...from the team of doctors who performed the surgery said
that patients who are operated in this way may not have to go to the intensive care unit at all and this surgery may be undertaken as a day case surgery once it is perfected. Speaking about the other profound advances in the bypass surgery Dr.Zenati ...
AIDS Disaster in India is Imminent
...superpowers--the big threat to India is HIV/AIDS," said
Dr. Ishawar Gilada, the secretary general of the P... prevent this from becoming a very major problem," said
Dr. Roy Anderson, an epidemiologist at the University of Oxford in Great Britain who spoke at a pres...
Blood Cells Capable of Regenerating Liver
... University School of Medicine, who led the study, said
in a statement. So his team decided to look and se...s process. Writing in the journal Hepatology, they said
they examined the livers of two women who had received bone marrow transplants from men. Bone marrow...
Painkillers Do Not Shorten Dying Patients' Lives
...between competent symptom control and euthanasia," said
Nigel Sykes, one of the authors of the study."This study dispels the myth that good pain control at the end of life means killing the patient. People should not fear that taking morphine for pain need shorten life, and any doctor with such a worry ab...
Drug May Make Breathing Easier for Millions
...y half of the 600 million people with the disease, said
Dr. Bartolome Celli. Celli is chief of pulmonary a...l well-being improve by between 30 and 50 percent, said
Abortion Pill approved by FDA
...lated to the safe and effective use of this drug," said
Dr. Jane Henney, commissioner of food and drugs. "The FDA's review and approval of this drug hasadhered strictly to our legal mandate and mission as a science-based public health regulatory agency."...
Poor health care in Russia maybe causing Decline in its Population
Medical officials in Russia have reported to have said
that more than two-thirds of births in Russia are ...45.3 percent in 1992 to just 30 percent last year, said
Olga Frolova, head of the statistics department of Russia's Academy of Medical Science. She thinks t...
Novel "CYCLOSPORINE CAPSULE FORMULATION" to be launched
...a 'me too' generic cyclosporine capsule in Europe" said
Jean-Jacques Bienaimi, President and CEO. "This is a very positive development for SangStat. Compared to our current capsule product, we believe it has a stronger patent position and improved product characteristics." SangStat competetors Novartis ...
Nobel Prize for Medicine shared by Three scientists
...ation. The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institute said
that these discoveries had been crucial for an understanding of the normal function of the brain and have resulted in the development of new drugs and anti-depressants like Prozac. The studies have also helped in better understanding of Parkinsons di...
Indian Prime Minister has successful Knee Replacement Surgery
...ent on very well, to my satisfaction," Dr. Ranawat said
at a press briefing. ``He (Mr. Vajpayee) was awake and comfortable throughout the operation and is now in the recovery room. He is not on any sedative. I talked to him after the operation.'' Dr. Ranawat was assisted by two surgeons....
Consensus on "Combination Therapy" for Breast Cancer
...tricia Eifel of Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, said
to one of the medical news agencies that, "Women with breast cancer have more treatment options and a better chance of surviving their disease than ever before. At the same time, making treatment decisions has become a more complex process for them a...
Inhaled Steroids Safe & Effective for Children with Asthma
...en raised about their possible effects on growth," said
Dr. Claude Lenfant. "CAMP confirms their effectiveness while providing reassuring evidence about their safety." "We hope these results will convince more physicians, and parents as well, that treating children with mild to moderate asthma with inha...
White Cells Count Can Predict Heart Attack Death Risk
...od cell count is in the range of 3,000 to 10,000," said
Bhatt. "In our study about half of the patients in the top 25 percent were at the top of that normal range and half were higher." Bhatt, presented the study detailing his finding at the American Heart Association meeting recently. He said, "The Clev...
International community warns India on HIV situation
... Union Health Minister, Dr.C.P.Takhur, the experts said
if corrective measures are not taken India might become another Africa in ten years. Last week, Dr. Takhur had claimed, “AIDS will not increase in India, of that I am very certain. I think with the efforts that we are now making the progress of the d...
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