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General Anesthesia Safe For Children On Ketogenic Diet Suffering From Epilepsy

...e encouraging. While serum glucose levels remained stable in all patients throughout the procedure, most of the patients had a decrease in serum PH and bicarb levels. No increase in seizure frequency was observed in the perioperative period...

Two doctors suspended for wrong brain surgery

...he unfortunate patient, Kevin Walsh, was listed as stable after a corrective surgery was conducted on the right side of the brain to remove the clot. The faux pas occurred as a result of Walsh’s CT scan being placed backward on the viewing screen before the surgery. Both the suspended doctors had no recent...

A treatment for blindness

...time they were 10 years old. Treated eyes remained stable at 22 percent. In addition, when the children were evaluated at 5.5 years old — most eyes that hadn't been treated had a visual acuity of 20/40 or better than those that had been treated. At the ten-year follow up, though, these findings dissipated a...

Reduced POD linked to fatal asthma attacks

...stance. The researchers studied 113 patients with stable asthma attending an outpatient clinic. The patients were asked to regular follow-up every three months for up to 2 years and were required to comply with recording daily peak flow measurements and treatments on a diary card for the first month. Res...

Undertaking the obesity epidemic

...eight and one fourth of those keeping their weight stable were using a combined strategy of calorie restriction plus at least 120 minutes of exercise a week. It seems that exercise is where the strategy falls down, so it's interesting to note that another study by doctors shows that completely sedentary peo...

Composite fillings to hasten work procedures

...um phosphates and has a tendency to convert to the stable dental mineral hydroxyapatite, which is the main i... photocurable polymer composite resins — making it stable or degradable, depending on your intended application. The most proximate application of nonbiodegr...

Chemists Discover Cation Considered Too Unstable To Exist

...te student Lijun Lin discovered that the cation is stable in the solid state for weeks at room temperature a...the molecule when trying to figure out how to make stable organic cations in the laboratory. When Lin came to Lambert with the crystal structure of a molecule...

Stem Cells Have Few Mutations

...mbryonic stem cells were actually more genetically stable than some adult cells. Jay A. Tischfield, a researcher at Rutgers University and a co-author of the study, everybody has assumed that the embryonic stem cell had a mutation rate, we show that it is actually lower than what you find in the adult cells...

Alternative to blood Transfusions

...n 'bridge' that helps keep acutely anemic patients stable during and after surgery. It can also fill an unmet medical need when compatible red blood cells are not readily available or when there is a need or preference to avoid blood transfusions."...

Change in weight not a risk in healthy men

...th rates over the subsequent eight years. Men with stable weight or no weight gain had the lowest risk of heart disease and death from heart disease. Those with fluctuating weight did have an increased risk, but this could mainly be attributed to pre-existing disease. Losing weight and gaining it again - pe...

Response to chemotherapy could be measured by Prostate-Specific Antigen Doubling Time

... taking was partial remission in 6 patients (15%), stable disease in 13 (32%) and progressive disease in 21 (53%). PSA remained stable or decreased in 4 of the 6 patients who experienced a partial remission (67%), in 7 of the 13 who ha...

Novel Anti-Neutrophilic Effect produced by Salmeterol in mild asthma patients

...tients, between the ages// of 18 and 55, with mild stable asthma who were randomized to receive salmeterol (50 micrograms b.d), fluticasone propionate (250 micrograms b.d), or placebo. They investigated the effect of salmeterol on the numbers of inflammatory cells in biopsy samples of distinct immuno-phenot...

New lung cancer vaccine on the anvil

...they remained cancer free. Five other patients had stable disease for 33, 19, 12, 10, and three months after vaccine treatment. Anti-tumor immune responses were seen in 18 of 22 patients. Nine of the patients had to leave the study early because of rapid disease progression. Dranoff said that the vaccine, a...

Old theory of adaptation confirmed by new study

...nts in their life, but they eventually return to a stable level of well-being. Researchers from Michigan Sta...or bad events they then returned to their baseline stable emotional state. The study also revealed various other findings like those individuals who are happy...

Baby born to SARS mother is healthy

...er giving birth, but the surviving mother was in a stable condition in PrincessMargaret Hospital, the statement added....

Antibiotics May Help Prevent Strokes

... kill these bacteria, the plaque might become more stable and less likely to cause a stroke. To study the link between antibiotics and stroke, Dr. Paul Brassard, from Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal, and colleagues compared antibiotic use between 1888 stroke patients and 9440 similar people who didn't e...

China says patient may have SARS

...SARS report on Friday said the patient remained in stable condition....

The Best Way To Relieve Chest Pain

...open blocked vessels. For the study, 101 men with stable coronary artery disease were randomized to either the daily exercise program or intervention with a stent, which is a minimally invasive angioplasty procedure where a tiny, flexible tube (stent) is used to prop open blocked arteries. All of the men ...

Genetic Pills A Future Thought

...d eventually make gene therapy treatments that are stable enough to take as a pill. Gene therapy holds the promise of curing diseases such as diabetes, cystic fibrosis or Parkinson's disease by replacing damaged or missing genes. Most approaches have used some kind of genetically modified virus to carry t...

A Urine Test Could Predict Rejection In Transplant Patients

...l patient’s needs, prescribing lower doses to more stable patients or increasing doses for patients who show early signs of rejection....

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