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The insect vector always bites twice
...ld be used to improve strategies of prevention and care
of young patients in the context of seasonal transmission of the disease. The objective of the work conducted on human African trypanosomiasis was to analyse the antibody response to identify exactly, in total saliva extract of Glossinia flies, th...
Studies to find better ways to preserve human eggs, ovarian tissue under way
...we tell patients is that right now the standard of care
for people who are going through cancer therapy is to use egg donors later on,” says Dr. Adelina M. Emmi, reproductive endocrinologist and medical director of MCG Reproductive Laboratories of Augusta. Treatment for leukemia and cervical, ovarian, ...
Rising skin cancer rates are more likely to affect wealthy people, says 12-year review
...mportant that we plan ahead so that we are able to care
for patients with skin cancer without compromising other chronic dermatological diseases.” The authors – from the Dermatology Department at the Royal Victoria Hospital and Queen’s University Belfast - say that their research reinforces the ne...
U-M researchers discover gene switched off in cancer can be turned on
...rgeted therapies have dramatically improved cancer care
in recent years, because they thwart the specific genes which drive the development and progress of cancers. They typically have few toxic side effects, unlike traditional chemotherapy, making them more tolerable as a long-term treatment or in combin...
Study investigates 'divorce' among Galapagos seabirds
...Then, it takes another 100 to 120 days of parental care
until the baby bird can fly. The parents will usu...nd again, a male looks a little ragged from taking care
of junior, his mate is likely to choose another. A male’s capacity to raise offspring, a quality th...
Risk of stroke doubles if diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes
...improve the motivation of both patients and health care
providers to aggressively control cardiovascular risk factors soon after diagnosis.” said Jeerakathil....
Clot-dissolving agent may be beneficial in treatment of severe frostbite
...ile many other areas of burns, trauma and critical care
have advanced significantly in their treatment modalities, the saying ‘Frostbite in January, amputate in July’ is still relevant today.” Kevin J. Bruen, M.D., and colleagues at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, studied the anti-clotting agen...
Male circumcision overstated as prevention tool against AIDS
... the profession can be legalized and treatment and care
provided to the practitioners, there would be much more reason to be hopeful. But, and this is the key, programs of action can not just be voluntary. Too many innocent people are dying and there is too much disregard for human life among infected pro...
New vaccine prevents CMV infection and disease in mice
... infect others through saliva. “Children in day care
settings, for example, or adults who are sexually ... such as females prior to child-bearing years, day care
providers, organ transplant recipients, or as part of regular childhood immunizations. “This app...
Treating HIV in war zones -- Public health emergencies need rapid advice from WHO
...wait until a conflict is over before launching HIV care
programs, say a team from Médecins Sans Frontières... times of insecurity Establishing links with HIV care
programs in neighboring regions, allowing displaced patients to continue to receive care
Gene expression patterns predict rapid decline in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis patients
...enter, division of pulmonary, allergy and critical care
medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, these findings offer strong evidence that rapid progressors represent a distinct clinical phenotype compared with the usual slower progressing patients. "We are only now starting to really und...
How to look at dinosaur tracks
...esearchers explain. “[They] demonstrate that great care
should be taken when describing fossil footprints that have been exposed to subaerial erosion, because the shape, dimensions, and general appearance of the footprint become seriously altered by erosion.? Geologists also must account for whether the...
Chronic fatigue syndrome impairs a person's slow wave activity during sleep
...p disorder are urged to consult with their primary care
physician, who will refer them to a sleep specialist....
Cancer patients monitor fatigue in real time
...radiation treatment, but it's difficult for health care
professionals to accurately assess its severity. ...ed with acute myelocytic leukemia may seek medical care
because of the extreme fatigue," Hacker said. "Cancer can cause fatigue directly or indirectly by sp...
UQ research heralds vaccine technology breakthrough
...said RSV cost millions of dollars a year in health care
in Australia and billions in the United States. It...f the vaccine will include a huge saving in health care
costs," Professor Tindle said. "(It will also) relieve the burden of worry on thousands of parents...
HIV survival improves if patients stay in care
People with HIV who drop out of care
do not live as long as those who remain under a do... alive, understanding the value of regular medical care
is crucial," said Dr. Thomas Giordano, assistant professor of medicine ?infectious diseases at BCM a...
Thymus transplants gives hope to babies with fatal immune disease
...arkert said. "We have a remarkable team that takes care
of these children in tightly controlled conditions during this important early period." Typically, children remain in the hospital for two to three months after transplantation as physicians work to keep infections at bay as the child's immune sys...
Spreading viruses as we breathe
...gate the global effect of dried droplets in health care
facilities to see how viruses were spread around the world. ...
Sleep quantity affects morning testosterone levels in older men
... urged to discuss their problem with their primary care
physician, who will issue a referral to a sleep specialist. ...
NIDA study identifies genes that might help some people abstain from smoking
...ccess rate of cessation programs by helping health care
providers choose the most appropriate treatment based on individual differences.? Dr. Uhl and his colleagues performed a genome-wide analysis on the DNA of two types of nicotine-dependent individuals, one that was able to successfully quit the ciga...
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