Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Drug Trial News Stories - May 2004

Date Title Comments Rating
2004-05-31 Greater the time spent in cars, higher the likelihood of obesity 0 None
2004-05-27 Physicians need to understand comorbidities to better help cancer patients 0 None
2004-05-27 New study challenges current thinking about varied response to hepatitis C treatment in different racial groups 0 None
2004-05-27 Brain cells containing the chemical histamine are critical for waking 0 None
2004-05-25 Combination of two types of radiation therapy is better for treating brain cancer 0 None
2004-05-25 Columbia University to study link between diabetes and early dementia 0 None
2004-05-25 In one unusual circumstance smoking may actually be good for you 0 1
2004-05-25 Some smokers may be genetically predisposed to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 0 None
2004-05-25 People in Michigan with low incomes may be more likely to develop brain cancer 0 None
2004-05-25 Link between diabetes and early dementia 0 None
2004-05-25 Pediatric asthma patients given a certain inhaled corticosteroid had a 29 percent lower risk of ending up in emergency 0 None
2004-05-24 People with low incomes are more likely to develop brain cancer 0 None
2004-05-24 Weekly cycles of once-daily anti-HIV drugs could reduce cost of HIV treatment 0 None
2004-05-24 Study shows herpes is common in suburban populations, with Denver up to 20 percent 0 None
2004-05-24 Results from first Canadian study of patient safety in hospitals 0 None
2004-05-24 Clinical use of immunoassays not recommended as a primary means of assessing environmental fungal exposure 0 None
2004-05-24 African-Americans more likely to die of colon cancer 0 None
2004-05-24 Fifteen Australian lives were saved in one month as a result of pharmacists intervening in medicine management 0 None
2004-05-23 Combination therapy may be useful in humans with spinal cord injury 0 None
2004-05-21 First study to mathematically quantify the emotional impact of music 0 None
2004-05-20 Weekly cycles of once-daily anti-drugs could reduce cost of HIV treatment 0 None
2004-05-20 Oxygen delivered through the nose may improve poor vision caused by diabetic macular edema 0 None
2004-05-20 Dietary supplement reduces body fat mass in overweight adults by as much as nine percent 0 None
2004-05-20 Study has important implications for African Americans who suffer from high blood pressure 0 None
2004-05-19 Causes of hepatitis and potential therapies that may improve care presented in study 0 None
2004-05-19 Accurate and effective new methods for diagnosis of Inflammatory bowel diseases 0 None
2004-05-19 Patients with leukemia or lymphoma who undergo hematopoietic-cell transplantation and survive can expect full recovery to take 3-5 years 0 None
2004-05-19 New study of tumor genetics may help to treat patients with head and neck cancer 0 None
2004-05-19 Enteric-coated aspirin is less potent than plain aspirin 0 5
2004-05-19 Financially burdened patients more likely to die after coronary revascularization 0 None
2004-05-19 Anti-clotting treatment underused at many hospitals 0 None
2004-05-19 Comparison study shows low-carbohydrate, high-protein diet loses more weight than low-fat, low-cholesterol, low-calorie diet 0 None
2004-05-19 Body size is a major predictor of high blood pressure 0 None
2004-05-19 Dark chocolate and cocoa may help arterial stiffness 0 None
2004-05-19 Job strain and marital stress factors are a deadly blood pressure increasing duo 0 None
2004-05-19 Study into the duress of space travel as part of a Mars expedition to be staged in the Australian desert later this year 0 None
2004-05-18 Oxygen delivered through the nose may improve poor vision caused by diabetic macular edema 0 None
2004-05-18 Male cannabis users are needed for an Australian study 0 None
2004-05-18 Study comparing the efficacy of REMICADE® to Azathioprine alone and in combination With REMICADE® 0 None
2004-05-18 High levels of troponin I (TNI) protein in the blood helps identify possible heart damage after cancer treatment 0 None
2004-05-18 Study helps to visualize how brain develops with age 1 None
2004-05-17 Study finds greater weight loss among the low-carbohydrate dieters than high-carbohydrate dieters 0 None
2004-05-17 FDA to determine health significance of low furan levels in foods 0 None
2004-05-17 Study examines impact of cochlear implants 0 3
2004-05-15 Glucose metabolism could be used to selectively destroy cancer cells 2 4.5
2004-05-15 Risk of artery plaques increased by use of HIV drugs 0 None
2004-05-15 Study to find the best diet to reduce heart disease and diabetes 0 None
2004-05-14 Baby food companies exposed as evidence presented to UK Parliament and Lancet study reinforces list of health risks of artificial feeding 0 None
2004-05-14 Study of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for severe, treatment-resistant lupus 0 None
2004-05-14 Largest study comparing leading hepatitis C treatments 0 None
2004-05-14 Embryonic stem cells may hold the key to regenerating damaged heart muscle 0 None
2004-05-12 Viragen and University of Miami to advance anti-cancer study 0 None
2004-05-12 Landmark study to identify the best dietary strategies to reduce heart disease and Type 2 diabetes 0 None
2004-05-11 68 percent of smokers want help quitting 0 None
2004-05-11 Increasing number of cases of wet age-related macular degeneration 0 None
2004-05-10 Chronic respiratory symptoms are prominent among Alaska Native children 0 None
2004-05-10 Low back pain - does it need costly scan? 0 None
2004-05-10 New studies on the diagnosis of interstitial cystitis and the treatment of prostatitis 0 None
2004-05-10 Less educated people have more severe stress 0 None
2004-05-10 Identifying the addiction genes, new treatments for addiction, and the possibility of individually tailored drugs 0 None
2004-05-09 90's saw significant increase in blood pressure among children 0 None
2004-05-08 Scientific assessment of the health significance of very low levels of furan 0 None
2004-05-07 Study has found the Sars virus in sweat glands and the intestine 0 None
2004-05-06 Study finds British hospitals are still austere, cold, smelly and poorly maintained 0 None
2004-05-06 Study of interrelationship neuroticism and stressful life events in predicting episodes of major depression 0 None
2004-05-05 Study sheds new light on children with a severe form of acute lymphoblastic leukemia 0 None
2004-05-05 New studies put spotlight on replicative capacity of beta cells 0 None
2004-05-05 Survey reveals important information about pregnancy health 0 None
2004-05-04 Study finds problems in medication prescribing for vulnerable older patients 0 None
2004-05-04 AMA survey shows Americans happy to increase state alcohol taxes 0 None
2004-05-03 Australian Schizophrenia study dispels myths 0 None
2004-05-03 Protein in human milk reduces risk of obesity 0 None
2004-05-03 Study shows those with weak immune systems should avoid the shower 0 None
2004-05-03 Survey reveals surprising attitudes about joint replacement 0 None
2004-05-03 Eating habits matter as much as medicine for those with type 2 diabetes 0 5
2004-05-03 Misconceptions lead to late diagnosis of melanoma in African Americans 0 None
2004-05-03 Study suggests that the vitamins, such as E, C, and beta carotene, could raise bad form of cholesterol 0 None
2004-05-03 Study identifies key factor causing low iron and anemia in patients with infections and major inflammatory diseases 0 None
2004-05-03 Study suggest that decriminalization of marijuana does not lead to increased drug use 0 None
2004-05-03 Australia continues to lead the way in asthma management and education 0 None
2004-05-01 Scientists find genetic link between prostate cancer and hereditary form of breast and ovarian cancer 0 None
2004-05-01 Treatment for sleep apnea could save 980 lives and $11.1 billion each year 0 None
2004-05-01 Breastfeeding helps against low weight infants and infection 0 None
2004-05-01 $9 billion cost of depression in senior citizens 0 None


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