Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Drug Trial News Stories - July 2006

Date Title Comments Rating
2006-07-31 Future looks bleak for victims of 'elephant man' drug trial 0 None
2006-07-30 Vegan diet best for diabetes 0 5
2006-07-27 A tipple a day keeps heart attacks away 0 None
2006-07-27 COX-2 inhibitors prescribed to reduce gastrointestinal toxicity prior to the market withdrawals 0 None
2006-07-27 1 in 5 youth with diabetes has heart risk 0 None
2006-07-27 Prebiotics hinders development of skin allergy in babies at high risk 0 None
2006-07-27 Promising therapy for Lou Gehrig's disease delivers antisense drug directly to nervous system 0 None
2006-07-26 Advance care planning is not about documents - it is about persons and their relationships 0 None
2006-07-26 Coexistence and specialization of pathogen strains on contact networks 0 None
2006-07-26 Active transportation increases adherence to activity recommendations 0 None
2006-07-26 Midlife physical activity and mobility in older age 0 None
2006-07-26 Response to overdose among injection drug users 0 None
2006-07-26 Periodic 'deep inflation' helps prevent ventilator-induced lung injury 0 None
2006-07-26 Ice cream illusions: bowls, spoons, and self-served portion sizes 0 None
2006-07-26 Increasing rates of diabetes among U.S. adults 0 None
2006-07-26 High rates of off-label prescriptions for antidepressant, anticonvulsant and antipsychotic drugs 0 None
2006-07-26 Feeding solid foods to infants before 6 months of age can increase the risk of allergies 0 None
2006-07-26 Study shows heart drug digitalis safe in patients with diastolic heart failure 0 None
2006-07-26 New nerve-stimulation treatment for epilepsy helps! 0 None
2006-07-26 HIV mutation clue to why only some people develop AIDS dementia 0 None
2006-07-26 Combining chemotherapy with radiation therapy after the surgical removal of cancer in the pancreas improves survival 0 None
2006-07-26 Reduced levels of antiinflammatory cytokines in patients with chronic widespread pain 0 None
2006-07-26 Estradiol and its metabolites and their association with knee osteoarthritis 0 None
2006-07-25 Strength training exercise can help overweight teens reduce risk of diabetes 0 None
2006-07-25 Water for wound cleansing 0 None
2006-07-25 Eszopiclone significantly improves sleep in elderly people with chronic insomnia 0 None
2006-07-25 Naltrexone may increase the urge to drink 0 None
2006-07-25 Mechanism linking alcohol to reduced risk of cardiovascular disease may be related to inflammation 0 None
2006-07-25 Interaction of proteins in the intestinal system may be allergic indicators 0 None
2006-07-25 Men transmit multiple sclerosis to their children 2.2 times more often than women 0 None
2006-07-25 Cigarette smoking appears to promote the consumption of alcohol 0 None
2006-07-25 Low-glycemic index diet promotes weight loss 0 None
2006-07-25 Paternal relatives and family history of breast cancer 0 None
2006-07-25 Effect of obesity on image quality: Evaluation of dictated radiology reports 0 None
2006-07-25 Scientists identifiy the way MDM2 protein can trigger the spread of cancer 0 None
2006-07-25 Is there improvement of 'vascular depression' after carotid artery stenting? 0 None
2006-07-25 First study to demonstrate IVIg effective longer than a year 1 None
2006-07-24 Nicotine promotes growth of established tumors 0 None
2006-07-24 People who donate a kidney to help someone else often suffer financially to do so 0 None
2006-07-24 Gleevec may cause heart problems 0 None
2006-07-24 Link between psychological stress and ovarian tumor growth 0 None
2006-07-24 Loss of Matrilin-3 gene leads to osteoarthritis 0 None
2006-07-24 Increasing deaths from opioid analgesics in the United States 0 None
2006-07-24 Endogenous sex hormones, cognitive decline and future dementia in old men 0 None
2006-07-24 New molecular target for obesity 0 None
2006-07-24 Promoting culturally appropriate colorectal cancer screening through a health educator 0 None
2006-07-24 Active mind and body slows Alzheimer's progression 0 None
2006-07-21 Alcohol consumption quadruples risk of injury 0 None
2006-07-21 Long term ibuprofen therapy given after brain injury worsens cognitive abilities 0 None
2006-07-21 Antibiotics should not used to treat a runny nose 0 None
2006-07-21 International physical activity guidelines for young people need to be changed 0 None
2006-07-21 Giving up driving may be fast lane to aged care 0 None
2006-07-21 Tobacco control policy advocacy attitudes and self-efficacy among ethnically diverse high school students 0 None
2006-07-21 Psychotherapeutic interventions for cannabis abuse 0 None
2006-07-21 Hyperactive girls more likely to develop heart problems later in life 0 None
2006-07-21 Exercise for type 2 diabetes mellitus 0 5
2006-07-21 Ergonomic and physiotherapeutic interventions for treating work-related complaints of the arm, neck or shoulder in adults 0 None
2006-07-20 Study reveals the best cosmetic treatment techniques for earlobe tears 0 None
2006-07-20 Biomira Stimuvax prostate cancer study results published 0 None
2006-07-19 Drugs given to stop nausea and vomiting after surgery help only a few people 0 None
2006-07-19 A high sugar content, low caffeine drink does not alleviate sleepiness but may worsen it 1 None
2006-07-19 Study indicates heart damage from some cancer drugs worsens over the years 0 None
2006-07-19 Neuraminidase inhibitors for preventing and treating influenza in healthy adults 0 None
2006-07-19 Alcoholics Anonymous and other 12-step programmes for alcohol dependence 0 None
2006-07-19 Little evidence that wandering prevention works in dementia 0 None
2006-07-19 Vaccines for preventing influenza in the elderly 0 None
2006-07-19 Conjugate vaccines for preventing meningococcal C meningitis and septicaemia 0 None
2006-07-19 Humidified air inhalation for treating croup 3 None
2006-07-19 Structured treatment interruptions (STI) in chronic unsuppressed HIV infection in adult 0 None
2006-07-19 Drugs for preventing postoperative nausea and vomiting 0 None
2006-07-19 Childbirth experience can be improved with the help of a trusted friend 0 None
2006-07-19 Dieting may not help cancer patients 0 None
2006-07-19 Highly active antiretroviral therapies associated with reduced infections in HIV-infected children 0 None
2006-07-19 Certain genetic variations increase risk of the vision disorder age-related macular degeneration 0 None
2006-07-19 Outlook on life is formed in childhood 0 None
2006-07-19 Study establishes safety of spinal cord stem cell transplantation 0 None
2006-07-19 Sleep deprivation doubles risks of obesity in both children and adults 0 None
2006-07-18 Digital mammography results in technologists' time savings but physician time loss 0 None
2006-07-18 Exercise improves physical health, quality of life for breast cancer survivors 0 None
2006-07-18 Study sheds light on how we form new memories 0 None
2006-07-18 Donepezil slows brain shrinkage in some patients with mild cognitive impairment 0 None
2006-07-18 Executive function and Alzheimer's disease 0 4
2006-07-17 Alzheimer's disease linked to raised blood sugar levels 0 3
2006-07-17 Pioglitazone shows promise in treating Alzheimer's 0 None
2006-07-17 Timely referral for intestinal transplantation may reduce mortality rates 0 None
2006-07-13 Key deficiencies found in brains of people with autism 0 None
2006-07-13 Long, healthy life tends to run in some families 0 None
2006-07-13 Girls tread a fine line between friendship and bullying 0 None
2006-07-12 Women with mutations in BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes can reduce cancer risk by having ovaries removed 0 None
2006-07-12 Female smokers have higher risk of lung cancer than male smokers but lower death rates 0 None
2006-07-12 Type 2 diabetes is associated with primary open angle glaucoma in women 0 None
2006-07-12 "Magic" mushrooms create profound mystical experience and change behaviour 0 5
2006-07-12 New study sets out to find why people don't donate organs 0 3
2006-07-12 Move around and shake those bits and you'll live longer! 0 None
2006-07-11 Study shows high survival for patients with torn aortas who get surgery 0 None
2006-07-11 Government unlikely to hit target on incapacity benefit number 0 None
2006-07-11 Determining the genetic composition of brain cancers informs treatment, predicts outcome 0 None
2006-07-11 Fombonne's autism research is dangerously inaccurate 2 None
2006-07-11 First trial to investigate effects of cannabinoids on progression of multiple sclerosis 0 None
2006-07-11 Study finds sleep vital for memory 0 None
2006-07-10 Focussing on performance measures may lead to inappropriate antibiotic use 0 None
2006-07-10 People with Parkinson disease can be apathetic without being depressed 0 None
2006-07-10 Women who harbor multiple HPV type infections are at higher risk for cervical lesions 0 5
2006-07-10 Can't sleep? - you're probably not rich enough! 0 None
2006-07-10 Do guidelines for the treatment of osteoporosis in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) matter? 0 None
2006-07-10 Brits to trial bird flu vaccine on humans 0 None
2006-07-10 Combination of anastrozole and a synthetic hormone called goserelin may slow male breast cancer growth 0 None
2006-07-10 Which inflammatory markers predict the appearance of a stroke? 0 None
2006-07-10 Two-thirds of patients say Uprima didn't work for them 0 None
2006-07-10 A randomized trial to improve early detection and prevention practices among siblings of melanoma patients 0 None
2006-07-10 New findings on cystic fibrosis-related diabetes 0 None
2006-07-10 Faulty molecule closely linked to Alzheimer's 0 None
2006-07-10 New study into Australia ageing gracefully 0 None
2006-07-09 Cell survival depends on chromosome integrity 0 3.5
2006-07-09 Statins stop the replication of the hepatitis C virus 0 None
2006-07-09 The inability to recognize faces can be inherited 1 5
2006-07-09 Life expectancy in Europe 0 None
2006-07-09 Older farmers are at high risk for injury when they stop taking prescribed pain medications 0 None
2006-07-09 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients using beta-agonist inhalers are at risk 0 None
2006-07-06 The secret to a long active life is to eat less 0 None
2006-07-05 Adopting multiple healthy habits may significantly lower risk of coronary heart disease in men 0 None
2006-07-05 Small towns share big-city obesity problems 0 None
2006-07-05 Media coverage of obesity outweighs smoking cessation stories 0 None
2006-07-05 Chantix may help smokers quit 0 None
2006-07-05 UK smokers most likely to cash in on cheap cigarettes 0 None
2006-07-05 Bioengineered tissue implants regenerate damaged knee cartilage 0 None
2006-07-05 Keeping neurons in synch reduces epileptic seizures by 90% 0 None
2006-07-05 Sildenafil boosts high altitude exercise up to 45% for some cyclists 0 None
2006-07-05 Study shows eggs survive in older ovaries 0 None
2006-07-05 Nuclear test study rules out radiation link 0 None
2006-07-05 Dopamine drug leads to new neurons and recovery of function in Parkinson's 0 None
2006-07-05 Safety of popular painkiller Tylenol questioned 0 3
2006-07-04 Some common inhalers double death rate in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients 0 None
2006-07-04 Varenicline effective in helping smokers quit 0 None
2006-07-04 Hospital quality measures do not fully account for the variation in hospital death rates for heart attack patients 0 None
2006-07-04 Pomegranate juice helps fight prostate cancer 0 None
2006-07-04 Obesity associated with psychiatric disorders 0 None
2006-07-04 Popular antihistamine used to help young children sleep is ineffective 0 None
2006-07-04 Exposure to radioactive iodine increases the risk of thyroid cancer 0 5
2006-07-04 Dopamine drug may lead to new ways of treating Parkinson's and other neurodegenerative diseases 0 None
2006-07-04 Women who survive childhood cancer are more likely to suffer premature menopause 0 None
2006-07-04 Body measures and colon cancer risk 0 None
2006-07-04 Maturation of tissue engineered cartilage implanted in injured and osteoarthritic human knees 0 None
2006-07-04 Prostatic irradiation doesn't lead to any appreciable increase in rectal cancer risk 0 None
2006-07-03 External catheters reduce risk of urinary tract infection in men 0 None
2006-07-03 Gabapentin is as effective as estrogen for menopause symptoms 1 2
2006-07-03 Clozapine has serious health consequences 0 None
2006-07-03 Parameters associated with patient outcomes in lymph node positive prostate cancer 0 None
2006-07-03 Mild sadness provokes depressive thinking in some recovered patients 0 None
2006-07-03 Benadryl does not improve infant sleep 0 None
2006-07-03 Evidence that environmental factors such as common infections may be a trigger for diabetes 0 None
2006-07-03 Early drinking lifetime risk 0 None
2006-07-03 Graduated driver licensing reduces fatal crashes 0 None
2006-07-03 Strong link between obesity and mood and anxiety disorders 0 5
2006-07-03 Minimally invasive angioplasty and stenting restores blood flow to kidneys 0 None
2006-07-03 Drinking alcohol early in life increases alcohol dependence throughout life 0 None
2006-07-03 New genetic findings relating to the tau mutation 0 None
2006-07-03 Potential permanent genetic cure for hemophilia A 2 4.5
2006-07-03 Multiple cancer biomarkers detected simultaneously 0 None
2006-07-03 Pomegranate juice helps fight prostate cancer 0 None


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