Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Drug Trial News Stories - September 2006

Date Title Comments Rating
2006-09-28 Diabetics get transplanted cells and eliminate the need for insulin shots 0 None
2006-09-28 Two glasses of red a day may prevent Alzheimer's 0 None
2006-09-28 New drug gives hope to lung cancer victims 0 None
2006-09-28 NHGRI funds assessment of public attitudes about population-based studies on genes and environment 0 None
2006-09-28 New clues about virulence of 1918 influenza virus 0 None
2006-09-27 Making sense of food labels not that easy for some 0 None
2006-09-21 Black people with bladder cancer more likely to die of the disease than white 0 None
2006-09-21 Serious knife injuries are increasing 0 None
2006-09-21 Protein linked to heart disease found to be more prevalent in low-income people, minorities and women 0 None
2006-09-21 Insulin receptor stops progression of Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2006-09-21 Acne drug leads to depression-related behavior in mice 0 None
2006-09-21 Walking may not provide significant health benefits 0 None
2006-09-21 Here's egg in your eye: a prospective study of blunt ocular trauma resulting from thrown eggs 0 None
2006-09-21 High hourly air pollution levels more than double stroke risk 0 None
2006-09-21 Study reveals white blood cells can both hurt and help transplanted kidneys 0 None
2006-09-20 Risks of gastrointestinal ulcers linked to aspirin use might outweigh its benefits for the heart in certain patients 0 None
2006-09-20 Cabernet Sauvignon may reduce incidence of Alzheimer's Disease 0 None
2006-09-20 Fetal survival following preeclamptic pregnancy has improved 0 None
2006-09-20 Carbon monoxide shown to reverse symptoms of pulmonary hypertension 0 None
2006-09-20 p120 catenin protein can stop metastasis or promote it 0 None
2006-09-19 Aromatase inhibitors improve survival of advanced breast cancer patients compared to tamoxifen 0 None
2006-09-19 Having breast implants does not increase mortality risk 0 None
2006-09-19 Outpatient thyroid surgery appears to be safe for the majority of patients 0 None
2006-09-19 Earlier detection and treatment of kidney cancer not decreasing mortality 0 None
2006-09-19 Kin recognition and the perceived facial similarity of children 0 None
2006-09-19 Study compares sprint versus endurance training 0 None
2006-09-18 Most working adults shopping for individual insurance turned down or found it too costly 0 None
2006-09-18 Latest studies reveal more risks with Vioxx 0 None
2006-09-18 Acupuncture for low back pain provides long-term benefit 0 None
2006-09-14 Fewer than half of studies conducted on effect of medications on children are published 0 None
2006-09-14 Can hearing voices in your head be a good thing? 0 None
2006-09-13 Raloxifene reduces breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women 0 None
2006-09-13 Studies on effects of drugs on children often not published 0 1
2006-09-13 Tobacco companies find it hard to contest nicotine study 0 None
2006-09-13 Australian world first in cancer therapy screening 0 None
2006-09-13 Study extends the number of antigenic peptides that can be produced from a single protein 0 None
2006-09-13 Industry using third parties to manage public concerns about genetic screening 0 None
2006-09-13 Life expectancy in the U.S. - differences 0 None
2006-09-13 Concerns that stem cell study could influence future embryonic stem cell legislation 0 None
2006-09-13 High copayments for 'specialty pharmacy' medications has little effect on use 0 None
2006-09-12 Study compares delivery methods of schizophrenia medicines 0 None
2006-09-12 Eating mandarins reduces the risk of liver disease, hardened arteries and insulin resistance 0 None
2006-09-12 Seniors who feel their 'mind is going' could very well be right 0 None
2006-09-12 New Yorkers lied to in aftermath of 9/11 0 None
2006-09-12 Link between weight loss and dementia 0 None
2006-09-12 Older adults who complain their "mind is going" may be losing a part of their brain along with their memory 0 None
2006-09-12 Inhaled corticosteroids reduce COPD mortality risk 0 None
2006-09-12 Fewer young men in Canada are being diagnosed with cancer 0 None
2006-09-12 Wearing a bike helmet might make a car collision more likely 0 None
2006-09-12 Rivastigmine improves memory loss for traumatic brain injury patients 0 None
2006-09-12 Weight loss may be a preclinical indicator of Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2006-09-12 Zolmitriptan nasal spray may be safe and effective in treating painful cluster headaches 0 None
2006-09-12 Vitamin D cuts the risk of pancreatic cancer 0 None
2006-09-11 Study's findings on breast density might complicate models for assessing breast cancer risk 0 None
2006-09-11 Using anti-inflammatory drugs after hip replacement could do more harm than good 0 None
2006-09-11 Colchicine delays development of hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with hepatitis virus-related liver cirrhosis 0 None
2006-09-07 Weakened immune response resulting from HIV infection can lead to trouble when it comes to treating malaria 0 None
2006-09-07 Study shows how the plague bacteria Yersinia pestis causes disease 0 None
2006-09-07 Trial shows H5N1 vaccine safe and effective 0 None
2006-09-07 New radiotherapy/chemotherapy strategy improves outcomes for children with medulloblastoma 0 None
2006-09-07 Genetic link to chronic fatigue 0 None
2006-09-07 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital learning from 9/11 0 None
2006-09-07 Sex differences in general mental ability 0 1.3
2006-09-07 Protein test on lung cancer cells predicts who will benefit from chemo 0 None
2006-09-07 Fewer deaths from cancer in the U.S. 0 None
2006-09-07 Elective Caesarean births put babies at three times the risk of dying 0 None
2006-09-07 Diabetes risk down three times with newer hypertension drugs 0 None
2006-09-07 Closing in on lethal arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia in young athletes 0 None
2006-09-06 Some researchers question conclusion in Nature study that stem cells can be created without destroying embryos 0 None
2006-09-06 Long hours cause of medical errors among residents 0 None
2006-09-06 Tenecteplase study halted 0 None
2006-09-06 Ultrasound targets angioplasty 0 None
2006-09-06 The B7 family of co-regulatory ligands is implicated again in the pathogenesis of renal cell carcinoma progression 0 None
2006-09-06 Long-term oncologic outcomes: A 40 year radical prostatectomy single institution series 0 None
2006-09-05 Infant and neonatal mortality rates are higher with voluntary caesarean sections than with vaginal births 0 None
2006-09-05 Elderly atrial fibrillation patients lack adequate application of current management guidelines 0 None
2006-09-05 Immunotherapy for heart failure 0 None
2006-09-05 Identifying international differences in outcomes among patients with atherothrombotic disease may enhance strategies for risk reduction and prevention 0 None
2006-09-05 Advanced Biventricular Pacemakers to all patients with AV-block? 0 None
2006-09-05 When to use bare-metal stents, when to use drug-eluting stents 0 None
2006-09-05 Study highlights differences in Anthropometric characteristics between Asian and European population 0 None
2006-09-05 Useful insights into mechanisms of catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia 0 None
2006-09-05 The heart can heal itself 0 None
2006-09-05 Cardiovascular disease prevention program for Chile 0 None
2006-09-05 Test on viability of heart muscle identifies patients who will benefit from angioplasty after clot-lysing therapy for an acute heart attack 0 None
2006-09-05 Aspirin resistance: Fact or fable? 0 None
2006-09-05 Preventing bleeding is key to the treatment of acute coronary syndromes 0 None
2006-09-05 How effective is continued Plavix therapy in patients undergoing a repeat stent procedure? 0 None
2006-09-05 One of the largest Japanese cardiovascular trials confirms angiotensin receptor blockade protects people who have a wide range of cardiovascular diseases 0 None
2006-09-05 Parents describe their spiritual needs when facing a child's death 0 None
2006-09-05 More aggressive treatment with statins necessary to lower LDL cholesterol in patients with coronary heart disease and metabolic syndrome 0 None
2006-09-05 Reproductive technologies and designer babies 0 None
2006-09-05 New test for acetaminophen poisoning 1 None
2006-09-05 Permanent renal parenchymal defects after febrile UTI are closely associated with vesicoureteric reflux 0 None
2006-09-05 Children of alcoholics bear the scars for years to come 0 None
2006-09-05 Chemical concerns over skincare 0 None
2006-09-05 Drug-coated stents increase the risk of blood clots 0 None
2006-09-04 Anticipation plays a powerful role in human memory 0 None
2006-09-04 Dementia patients battle to receive proper information 0 None
2006-09-04 Juice lowers Alzheimer's risk 0 None
2006-09-04 Individuals with major depression have an exaggerated inflammatory response to psychological stress 0 None
2006-09-04 Improvements needed in China heart care 0 None
2006-09-04 Reducing contrast material injection in elderly patients lowers cost of exam and risks 0 None
2006-09-04 Bone protection by estrens occurs through non-tissue-selective activation of the androgen receptor 0 None
2006-09-04 Induction of potent antitumor immunity by intratumoral injection of IL-23 transduced dendritic cells 0 None
2006-09-04 New hope for patients with lung and joint disease 0 None
2006-09-04 MRI better than MDCT for determining if and how far breast cancer has spread into the breast ducts 0 None
2006-09-04 U.S. Army to trial of Glypromate to reduce brain injury from cardiac arrest 0 None
2006-09-04 Study examines relationship between salad consumption and nutrient levels in the bloodstream 0 None
2006-09-04 Women have a greater risk of death from long-term oxygen therapy compared with the men 0 None
2006-09-04 Bipolar disorder costs twice as much in lost productivity as major depressive disorder 0 None
2006-09-04 'Portion distortion' is why we're all getting fatter! 0 None
2006-09-04 Nature to change study reporting method of creating stem cells without destroying embryos 0 None
2006-09-01 Review examines surgical approaches for posterior urethral distraction defects in boys 0 None
2006-09-01 New developments in the technique of partial nephrectomy 0 None
2006-09-01 New technique to statistically analyze results of clinical trials 0 None


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