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  • complications
  • JUNE 5, 2018) A treatment designed to reduce bloodstream infections due to central venous catheters that had worked well in lab studies and is commonly used around the world, but had not been rigorously tested, failed to protect young cancer patients from recurring or new infections and left them at higher risk for complications. (eurekalert.org)
  • The study focused on the effectiveness of ethanol-lock therapy for treatment and prevention of bloodstream infections and related complications in pediatric cancer patients with central venous catheters, known as central lines. (eurekalert.org)
  • But about 25 percent of pediatric cancer patients develop central line-associated bloodstream infections that disrupt cancer treatment and sometimes result in hospitalization, long-term complications or death. (eurekalert.org)
  • Two phases are usually distinguished: an initial phase in which the individual with PD has already developed some disability for which he or she needs pharmacological treatment, and a second stage in which the patient develops motor complications related to levodopa usage. (wikipedia.org)
  • regimens
  • Noopur Raje, MD, assistant professor of medicine and director of the Center for Multiple Myeloma at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School said, however, that cost was often not a major factor in selection of treatment regimens for multiple myeloma. (medpagetoday.com)
  • The study, published in the journal Cancer, showed up to $1 billion could be saved in the U.S. each year if treatment regimens with lower cost but equal effectiveness are chosen by doctors for their patients, t he International Business Times reported . (newsmax.com)
  • researchers
  • The researchers identified 2,642 treatment episodes for the 1,900 multiple myeloma patients in the study. (medpagetoday.com)
  • The researchers are now investigating the genetic signals of the residual parasites that are present three days after treatment to see if the drugs have affected them, effectively selecting a particular type of parasite. (healthcanal.com)
  • While insurance plans vary in their deductibles and contracts with various treatment providers, researchers were concerned patients paying high out-of-pocket costs might delay or avoid treatment, which could lead to more averse outcomes. (newsmax.com)
  • One of the most of the most widely used commercial chemicals to kill bedbugs are not effective because the pesky insects have built up a tolerance to them, according to a team of researchers from Virginia Tech and New Mexico State University. (scienmag.com)
  • doctors
  • And many worry that it will be difficult to recruit stroke patients (and their doctors) into studies that randomly assign them to receive tPA alone or in combination with endovascular treatment. (wfit.org)
  • We know treatment works, but getting enough doctors to prescribe it remains a significant challenge. (chcf.org)
  • onset
  • The start of L-DOPA treatment may be delayed by using other medications such as MAO-B inhibitors and dopamine agonists, in the hope of causing the onset of dyskinesias to be retarded. (wikipedia.org)
  • time
  • Regardless of treatment chosen, "These patients require considerable time and attention from their physicians. (medpagetoday.com)
  • The new research showed for the first time that ACT treatment did not immediately clear all the malaria parasites in some children in Western Kenya. (healthcanal.com)
  • But the first guess about why the artery-clearing devices didn't improve outcomes is that patients didn't get the treatments in time. (wfit.org)
  • Even a one-hour delay in the time to treatment negates the benefit" of a higher rate of artery clearance, Dr. Mark Chimowitz of the Medical University of South Carolina notes in an editorial accompanying online publication of the three studies in the New England Journal of Medicine . (wfit.org)
  • The stimulation was performed at slightly different times (unsynchronized), at the same time (synchronous), or only a quick burst (sham) to give the impression of receiving full treatment. (psychcentral.com)
  • substance
  • Successful completion of substance abuse treatment programs is important because it predicts greater likelihood of getting off drugs, abstinence from alcohol, and being employed six and 12 months after treatment completion. (medicalxpress.com)
  • Previous research suggests that minorities undergoing substance abuse treatment may need more of the services, which include help with employment, housing, and mental health care, and they seem to be more sensitive to a lack of these services. (medicalxpress.com)
  • Colloidal silver is also widely marketed as an alternative health substance which can treat everything from skin complaints to bacterial and viral infections, cancer and AIDS. (eurekalert.org)
  • approaches
  • Helping primary care clinics to integrate buprenorphine treatment, including a report on practical approaches to expanding access. (chcf.org)
  • Methods
  • Additionally, several of his books were the authoritative books on the subject for a number of years, namely The Nature of Stuttering, The Treatment of Stuttering and Speech Correction: Principles and Methods, the latter book being the first textbook in the field. (wikipedia.org)
  • Early
  • Patients with Lyme disease who are diagnosed early, and receive proper antibiotic treatment, usually recover rapidly and completely. (schnauzers-rule.com)
  • That's why City of Hope recently launched a new initiative to educate African-American men about this risk, and encourage them to seek early screening and treatment. (cityofhope.org)
  • dose
  • The same dose that used to be taken daily without effect can become lethal after the process of detox (withdrawing off of an opioid), leading to high death rates for patients not on medication treatment. (chcf.org)
  • After high-dose treatments, the body reacts, sometimes quite severely. (wikipedia.org)
  • Symptoms
  • Treatment in the initial state aims to attain an optimal tradeoff between good management of symptoms and side effects resulting from enhancement of dopaminergic function. (wikipedia.org)
  • practices
  • Most practices would send someone suffering from depression to a doctor, or accept modern medicine as treatment. (csun.edu)
  • medications
  • NEW ORLEANS -- Results of a cost analysis that compared multiple myeloma treatments found that treatment with bortezomib (Velcade) was associated with less out-of-pocket expenses than was treatment with the oral medications lenalidomide (Revlimid) and thalidomide (Thalomid). (medpagetoday.com)
  • develop
  • He subsequently joined a graduate program in speech pathology at Iowa, where he and other graduate students tried to develop "practical techniques" of a treatment for stuttering. (wikipedia.org)
  • patient
  • Pinsky said that the differences in costs were greatest for Medicare patients, with the adjusted patient costs nearly twice as high for thalidomide ($8,824) and nearly three times as high for treatment with lenalidomide ($12,568), compared with bortezomib ($4,395). (medpagetoday.com)
  • An angiogram of a 48-year- old patient after treatment for a stroke. (wfit.org)
  • We've all heard this wish from a gap-toothed patient.Orthodontic treatment with CLEAR ALIGNERS is a quickly growing sector of orthodontic treatment. (practo.com)
  • found
  • They tested 154 of the 300 children in the trial using the new method and found that around a third had residual sub-microscopic parasites remaining three days after starting ACT treatment, levels which would not have been detected using a microscope. (healthcanal.com)