Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Drug Trial News Stories - August 2006

Date Title Comments Rating
2006-08-31 Modern radiation therapy ups lung cancer survival 0 None
2006-08-31 Parkinson's symptoms alleviated by electrical stimulation to the brain 0 None
2006-08-31 Fruit and veggie juice help prevent Alzheimer's 0 None
2006-08-31 Omega-3 fatty acids may prevent more sudden deaths than defibrillators 0 None
2006-08-31 Relation of parent-teen agreement on restrictions to teen risky driving over 9 months 0 None
2006-08-31 Circulating tumor cells in the peripheral blood of patients with renal cell carcinoma 0 None
2006-08-31 Most effective treatments for people with coronary artery disease 0 None
2006-08-31 Tumor necrosis factor A antagonist use and cancer in patients with rheumatoid arthritis 0 None
2006-08-31 Preventive home visits postpone mortality: a controlled trial with time-limited results 0 None
2006-08-30 VIOXX reduces risk of colorectal polyps 0 None
2006-08-30 Older twins hold the key to ageing well 0 None
2006-08-30 Preoperative Functional MR Imaging localization of language and motor areas 0 None
2006-08-30 Whole-brain T1 mapping in multiple sclerosis 0 None
2006-08-30 Celebrex shown to reduce incidence of potentially pre-malignant colorectal polyps 0 None
2006-08-30 Swedish HIV vaccine study shows prmoise 0 None
2006-08-30 Excessive exercise and eating disorders go hand in hand 0 5
2006-08-30 Study aims to lower diabetes risk in youth 0 None
2006-08-30 Nature changes wording of news release for work that reports method of creating stem cells without destroying embryos 0 None
2006-08-30 Antiretroviral drug Lopinavir selectively kills HPV-infected cells in lab tests 0 None
2006-08-30 Obesity might lead to more aggressive ovarian cancer 0 None
2006-08-30 Young people are more likely to use condoms with a casual sex partner than with their main partner 0 None
2006-08-30 Cellegy ends phase III microbicide trial in Nigeria 0 None
2006-08-30 FDA advisory panels almost always recommend approval for new drugs and devices 0 None
2006-08-29 Katrina takes it's toll on survivors mental health 0 None
2006-08-28 Remote Scottish isles may provide genetic clues to osteoporosis 0 None
2006-08-24 Drug combo could reduce risk of severe asthma attacks 0 None
2006-08-24 Prevalence of herpes in the U.S. is declining 0 None
2006-08-24 Studies examine effects of hospital closures, affordability of coverage 0 None
2006-08-24 Health care proxy selections often unexpected 0 None
2006-08-24 Study shows diabetes link to colon cancer - smokers with type-2 diabetes face the greatest risk 0 None
2006-08-24 Fat people shorten their lives 0 None
2006-08-21 No matter how you do it tobacco is a killer 0 None
2006-08-21 Variances in patterns of care for patients with prostate cancer failing primary therapy 0 None
2006-08-21 Does involvement of the collecting system by energy ablation techniques used to treat small renal masses increase the risk of complications 0 None
2006-08-20 Bladder urothelium in PBS/IC shows distinct differences in keratin profiles 0 None
2006-08-20 A tissue marker of poor prognosis in clear cell renal cell carcinoma 0 None
2006-08-20 'Culture of medicine,' not fear of malpractice, prompts physicians to withhold information about Medical errors from patients 0 None
2006-08-20 Strokes more likely to occur early morning and early evening 0 5
2006-08-17 Body mass index cannot reliably predict the outcome for patients with heart disease 0 None
2006-08-17 All forms of tobacco use or exposure are harmful 0 None
2006-08-17 Chinese men harming wives by smoking too much 0 1
2006-08-17 Worrying trend emerging on blood alcohol levels in the emergency department 0 None
2006-08-17 Fewer physicians accepting Medicaid beneficiaries as new patients 0 None
2006-08-17 Intermittent androgen deprivation in biochemical recurrence of prostate cancer after radiotherapy 0 None
2006-08-17 Pomegranate juice may decrease PSA progression in patients with cancer recurrence after treatment 0 None
2006-08-17 Rate of disabilities higher among U.S. residents with lower incomes 0 None
2006-08-17 Study: Collecting duct carcinoma 0 None
2006-08-16 Strokes will cost U.S. $2.2 trillion over the next 45 years 0 None
2006-08-16 Racial differences in hepatitis C viral responses 0 None
2006-08-16 Chemotherapy and breast cancer - side effects underestimated 0 4
2006-08-16 Natural HIV immunity 0 5
2006-08-16 First treatment for Hunter disease 0 3
2006-08-16 Autism affects the functioning of virtually the entire brain 0 None
2006-08-16 Lose weight but the cellulite remains 0 2
2006-08-16 When a patient is diagnosed with prostate cancer, what determines whether he will receive early androgen ablation? 0 None
2006-08-16 Trying to improve on the activity of Interferon-Alpha in metastatic renal cell carcinoma 0 None
2006-08-15 Iomai launches study of vaccine patch for travelers' diarrhea 0 None
2006-08-15 Findings shed new light on BRCA1 and BRCA2 breast-cancer gene mutations in older and African-American women 0 None
2006-08-15 Truckies with sleep problems a danger on the road 0 None
2006-08-15 Diets rich in copper and trans fats increase the risk of mental decline 0 4
2006-08-15 The role of transurethral resection of the prostate and biopsy of the peripheral zone after pepeated negative biopsies in the diagnosis of prostate cancer examined 0 None
2006-08-15 Waist-hip ratio should replace body mass index as indicator of mortality risk in older people 0 5
2006-08-15 Treating battlefield injuries and pain in veterans from Afghanistan and Iraq 0 None
2006-08-15 Drug trial fiasco induced immune system overload in patients 0 None
2006-08-15 Breast cancer 'wonder drug' Herceptin carries a risk for heart problems 0 None
2006-08-14 Argatroban may promote opening of arteries following stroke 0 None
2006-08-14 Varenicline shown to help 'quit smoking' 0 None
2006-08-14 Some brains wired to encourage fidgeting 0 None
2006-08-14 Lipitor reduces the risk of a second stroke 0 None
2006-08-14 Neuren presents phase 2 clinical trial strategy for NNZ-2566 0 None
2006-08-09 Lipitor reduces stroke risk 0 None
2006-08-09 Pig out once and you could damage your arteries! 0 None
2006-08-08 GenoMed's West Nile virus trial endorsed by expert 0 4
2006-08-08 Oxy-Q may help prevent colon cancer 0 None
2006-08-08 Adherence by Africans to antiretroviral regimens 0 None
2006-08-08 Rett syndrome can also strike males 0 None
2006-08-08 Prospective Huntington At Risk Observational Study 0 None
2006-08-08 Atp7a determines a hierarchy of copper metabolism essential for notochord development 0 None
2006-08-08 New screening program effectively roots out toddlers' cavities 0 None
2006-08-08 Social isolation and loneliness can affect both psychological and physical health 0 5
2006-08-08 Drug given to stop miscarriages doubles breast cancer risk for daughters 0 5
2006-08-08 Wrestling on TV encourages teen violence 0 4
2006-08-08 One dose of ketamine may help reduce severe depression 0 None
2006-08-08 Just one meal high in saturated fat can reduce the ability of the body's "good" cholesterol 0 None
2006-08-08 Low-fat vegan diet treats type 2 diabetes more effectively than a standard diabetes diet 0 None
2006-08-08 Valproate poses high risk for fetal death and birth defects 0 None
2006-08-08 Older people with high waist-hip ratios have a higher mortality risk than those with a high body mass index 0 None
2006-08-07 Long-term effects of in utero influenza exposure in the post-1940 U.S. population 0 None
2006-08-07 Latex in food wrappers, packaging and rubber gloves must be declared 0 None
2006-08-07 Combination of free counseling and nicotine replacement therapy significantly increases odds of quitting 0 None
2006-08-07 Relationships between spirituality and science in the human brain 0 None
2006-08-07 New method of delivering a dose of radioactive iodine 0 None
2006-08-07 Watching wrestling may lead to dating violence 0 1
2006-08-06 Nurses suffer from work-related low back pain more often than workers in other professions 0 None
2006-08-06 Spray-on skin helps children suffering burns cope with the trauma of scarring 0 1
2006-08-06 Impact of adolescent overweight on adult mortality 0 None
2006-08-06 Tocotrienol - a potent neuroprotective agent 0 None
2006-08-04 Literacy at less than a ninth-grade level almost doubles the five-year risk of mortality among elderly people 0 None
2006-08-03 Diagnosis and referrals for kidney disease fall well short of need 0 None
2006-08-03 Poorer countries better at health grant implementation 0 None
2006-08-03 Stopping antiretroviral therapy in HIV-infected patients could be beneficial 0 None
2006-08-03 Highly active antiretroviral therapy for HIV remains successful 0 None
2006-08-03 Patients receiving treatment with radioisotopes may trigger security alarms 0 None
2006-08-03 Longer needles best for infant immunisation 0 None
2006-08-03 Examination not sensitive enough to detect breech babies 0 None
2006-08-03 Women more likely to categorize themselves as overweight than men 0 None
2006-08-03 Most Americans do not know when to get cancer screening tests 0 None
2006-08-03 Researchers have found that increasing paternal age is significantly associated with increased rates of spontaneous abortion 0 None
2006-08-03 Adding protein to a sports drink won't make you race faster 0 None
2006-08-03 Older patients with atrial fibrillation have higher rates of major hemorrhage in the brain 0 None
2006-08-03 New framework for understanding physician medical errors 0 None
2006-08-03 Curry compound may prevent colon cancer 0 None
2006-08-03 Bone marrow lesions in the knee may be hereditary 0 None
2006-08-03 Smokers who experience significant pain smoke more 0 None
2006-08-02 UK recommendations on the availability of common painkillers are being contravened 0 None
2006-08-02 Variation in the CHEK2 gene may triple a woman's risk of developing breast cancer 0 None
2006-08-02 Different genes may be responsible for causing autism in boys than in girls 0 None
2006-08-02 Trial of Topotecan following Carboplatin and Paclitaxel in treatment of ovarian cancer 0 None
2006-08-02 Race affects medication adherence 0 None
2006-08-02 Uterine cancer may be clue to Lynch syndrome 0 None
2006-08-02 Protein CD86 raises antibody output 0 None
2006-08-02 Response to transarterial chemoembolization as a biological selection criterion for liver transplantation in hepatocellular carcinoma 0 None
2006-08-02 Stress reactions and perceived difficulties of lay responders to a medical emergency 0 None
2006-08-02 Gout is a significant independent risk factor of heart attack 0 None
2006-08-02 Molecular switch that regulates fat and cholesterol production identified 0 None
2006-08-02 fMRI shows "gambling" structures in the brain 0 None
2006-08-02 Computer-aided detection essential in preventing breast cancer 0 None
2006-08-02 Likelihood of hemorrhage on warfarin is relatively small 0 None
2006-08-02 Practical advice and individualized attention can help people with HIV stick to a consistent drug regimen 0 None
2006-08-02 Novelty aids learning 0 None
2006-08-02 Human papillomavirus type 16 and 18 variants 0 None
2006-08-02 Mice more complicated than humans when it comes to telomeres 0 None
2006-08-02 Tuberculosis relapse due to low weight gain after initial treatment 0 None
2006-08-02 New insights into brain organisation 0 None
2006-08-02 Altering fatty acid levels in diet may reduce prostate cancer growth rate 0 None
2006-08-02 Conception and pregnancy put at risk by marijuana use 0 None
2006-08-02 Strong link between specific genetic variations and an increased risk of stroke in younger women 0 None
2006-08-02 High blood pressure linked with a decline in walking ability in later life 0 None
2006-08-02 Placebo study - brain activity predicts treatment results before medication begins 0 None
2006-08-02 Long-reaching damage of the tsunami on mental health 0 None
2006-08-02 Iraq war takes more of a toll on returning soldiers 0 None
2006-08-02 New, shorter tuberculosis treatments could advance control 0 None
2006-08-01 Do close surgical margins predict if breast cancer will return? 0 None
2006-08-01 Spatial organisation of the nervous system in primates and worms 0 None
2006-08-01 Domestic violence during pregnancy increases risk of early childhood mortality 0 None
2006-08-01 Volatile organic compounds and pulmonary function 0 None
2006-08-01 Knee bone marrow lesions may be hereditary 0 None


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