Tag: "taking" at medical news
FDA Nanotechnology Task Force takes positive step forward
...chnology, and I applaud the Task Force and FDA for taking
this approach. Finally, the extensive nanotechnology “to do” list outlined in the report should remind Congress, as it considers FDA’s 2008 budget, that it needs to fix the problem of FDA’s chronic underfunding. The agency urgently needs more resour...
A new century of Alzheimer's disease research
... being treated at the three Mayo campuses are also taking
part. With the generous permission of participants, researchers are routinely collecting blood samples to define genetic profiles and look for changes in blood chemistry, including proteins that are sent floating downstream from the brain. “We wa...
White Blood Cell Booster May Help Cancer Patients Avoid Deadly Complications
... leading to poorer outcomes, she added. "Patients taking
a drug known as granulocyte colony-stimulating factor early in their chemotherapy were about half as likely to develop dangerously low white blood cell counts with fever, and half as likely to die from infection," Kuderer said. "This study represents...
Infertility Breakthrough With First Birth from Lab-matured Egg
...er cells. For women who are infertile with PCOS, taking
hormones to stimulate egg production can lead to potentially fatal overstimulation of the ovaries. Thus, obtaining immature eggs from unstimulated ovaries, and then coaxing them towards a pregnancy, is a major step forward for patients in this grou...
First Baby Born from Eggs Matured and Frozen in the Lab
...ed. "Ovarian stimulation is also time-consuming, taking
between two and six weeks. Women who suffer sudden ovarian failure would not have time to wait for traditional methods, and so the new technique could therefore help them save and freeze several eggs before it is too late," Holzer said. "The techni...
Tougher Tobacco Rules Urged at Global Anti-smoking Talks
...ion is bringing prices down. Tobacco companies are taking
the loopholes of regulations," he told reporters. "The government needs to implement tougher control measures to prevent a sharp rise in tobacco consumption," he added. Health advocates also called for governments to open talks on a new treaty to...
Beijing Says Food Safe for Olympic Athletes, Tourists
...ood industry, said that dangers do exist but it is taking
extensive measures to ensure quality and safety in... a recent tour of food inspection sites. "We are taking
into account the security of the people and the consumers and also the need to avoid panic." City ...
Rosehips may Be an Effective Alternative for Rheumatoid Arthritis
...al drugs experienced significant improvement after taking
capsules of rosehip powder for six months, a pilot.... Thirty-three were randomly assigned to a group taking
LitoZin on top of their regular medication. The remaining 41 were given a "dummy" capsule containing...
Bio-defense Lab Ordered Shut Down as Researchers Get Infected
...rmed illness. "We are unequivocally committed to taking
all appropriate steps to ensure we are in full compliance with all CDC and any other relevant policies and regulations," he said. The Sunshine Project, in a statement e-mailed to journalists today, said the problems it found at Texas A&M show that ...
Pond in High Artic Drying Up Due to Global Warming
...the salts behind. That same evaporation process is taking
place with these ponds, he said. So there is a rise in the concentration of salt in the remaining water. Weather records show there has been no decline in rain and snowfall in the region but Environment Canada has reported that Arctic temperatures h...
Test-tube Babies: Mood Swings are Key to Fertility Choice
...iety of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE), taking
place in this southeastern French city. Newton said he next planned to see whether giving women full and accurate information about risk influenced their decision on how many embryos should be transferred. 'If infertility patients were to gain a ...
Skin Rashes Signifies Longer Survival in Cancer Patients
...ion for Cancer Research, reports that for patients taking
Tarceva who developed a moderate to severe rash, s...ue to the rash, Wacker said he fears those who are taking
Tarceva outside of a clinical trial may be likely to stop treatment. "Some patients are stopping t...
UK Uneasy Over Involvement of Doctors in Terror Attacks, but Not Panicking Over Non European Medics
...t, in the matter of employing overseas doctors or taking
in students from countries under the scanner for t...le doing all they can to prevent unsuitable people taking
up employment in the NHS, employers also have a duty to look after the rights of their staff and thi...
Sporty Spice Fears That She Might Never Get Pregnant
... crazy time. I was living off adrenaline and wasnt taking
care of myself, she said. I had put pressure on myself to look a certain way. I found it hard to feel worthy of what was happening because it was so incredible. I went to the gym and trained constantly. I wasnt eating properly. I wanted to get as p...
Aguilera's Dad Confirms Her Pregnancy Rumours
...s. "She's thrilled. She's feeling wonderful and taking
good care of herself. She's been planning this for a while, so her health is better than it's ever been," the source said. The source revealed that the 'Back To Basics' singer hopes to follow the footsteps of successful women who have managed their...
Chemical Injections for Fat Removal
...onic stressors, like disagreements with your boss, taking
care of a chronically ill child, or repeated traffic road rages, could be acting as an amplifier to a hypercaloric diet when protracted over time. Depression may also be acting as a stressor. Not only were the stressed mice much fatter, they began ...
Reduction in Antidepressant Leads to Suicidal Risks
...uicidal thinking and behavior among young patients taking
these drugs, according to background information in the article. In December 2003, the Committee on Safety of Medicines [the U.K. drug regulatory agency] declared the risk-benefit profile of all selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidep...
Anti-depressants Do Not Increase the Overall Risk of Most Birth Defects
Two separate studies have revealed that taking
SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors), a...st birth defects. However, each study found that taking
SSRIs during pregnancy is associated with a small increase in the risk of certain rare birth defects...
Diabetics Risking Health by Using Alternative Medications Without Consultation
...dicines, or that they might 'get into trouble' for taking
them. "The evidence is that patients are using ...oses and modify the timing of doses so they aren't taking
both together," she said. "While it might be impossible for Western medicine to learn all about co...
Diabetic Skip Jabs to Stay Slim
... I could eat less carbohydrates, but when you stop taking
the insulin its like bulimia the food just goes through you. By skipping the injections I could lose a huge amount of weight, but I was not aware of the damage I was doing. A small study carried out by researchers in Oxford in 1999 examined the l...
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