XML Feed for RxPG News   Add RxPG News Headlines to My Yahoo!   Javascript Syndication for RxPG News

Research Health Careers World General

 
  Home
 
 Latest Research
 Cancer
 Psychiatry
 Genetics
 Surgery
  CTVS
  Transplantation
 Aging
 Ophthalmology
 Gynaecology
 Neurosciences
 Pharmacology
 Cardiology
 Obstetrics
 Infectious Diseases
 Respiratory Medicine
 Pathology
 Endocrinology
 Immunology
 Nephrology
 Gastroenterology
 Biotechnology
 Radiology
 Dermatology
 Microbiology
 Haematology
 Dental
 ENT
 Environment
 Embryology
 Orthopedics
 Metabolism
 Anaethesia
 Paediatrics
 Public Health
 Urology
 Musculoskeletal
 Clinical Trials
 Physiology
 Biochemistry
 Cytology
 Traumatology
 Rheumatology
 
 Medical News
 Health
 Opinion
 Healthcare
 Professionals
 Launch
 Awards & Prizes
 
 Careers
 Medical
 Nursing
 Dental
 
 Special Topics
 Euthanasia
 Ethics
 Evolution
 Odd Medical News
 Feature
 
 World News
 Tsunami
 Epidemics
 Climate
 Business
Search
Exams
  gre
  ielts
  mrcgp
  mrcgp books
  mrcog
  mrcog books
  mrcp
  mrcp books
  mrcpath
  mrcpch
  mrcpch books
  mrcpsych
  mrcs
  mrcs books
  plab
  usmle

Subject Forums
  Anaesthesia
  Anatomy
  Biochemistry
  Biophysics
  Biostatistics
  Cardiology
  Dermatology
  Embryology
  Endocrinology
  ENT
  Forensic Medicine
  Gastroenterology
  Genetics
  Gynaecology-Obstetrics
  Haematology
  Medicine
  Microbiology
  Nephrology
  Neurology
  Ophthalmology
  Orthopaedics
  Paediatrics
  Parasitology
  Pathology
  Pharmacology
  Physiology
  Preventive Medicine
  Psychiatry
  Radiology
  Respiratory Medicine
  Rheumatology
  Toxicology
  Surgery

Latest Research : Surgery : CTVS Last Updated: Nov 17th, 2006 - 22:35:04

Latest Research : Surgery : CTVS
Older blood associated with worse outcomes after repeat heart surgery
Older stored blood transfused into patients undergoing repeat heart surgery is associated with a significant increased risk of death, both during a patient's hospital stay and over the longer term following discharge, according to a new analysis by researchers from Duke University Medical Center and Columbia University.
Jun 22, 2006, 23:34

Latest Research : Surgery : CTVS
Preventing spinal cord injury during aortic surgery
Surgery to repair aortic aneurysms often comes with a high price: neurological deficits, but new research points to a possible defense against spinal cord injury during aortic surgery. The paper by Roseborough et al., "The mitochondrial K-ATP channel opener, diazoxide, prevents ischemia-reperfusion injury in the rabbit spinal cord," appears in the May issue of The American Journal of Pathology.
Jun 22, 2006, 17:13

Latest Research : Surgery : CTVS
Drug-eluding stents seems to be a viable alternative to CABG for patients with severe coronary artery disease
Severe stenosis (blockage) to the left main coronary artery - a condition commonly called a "widow-maker"- can result in sudden death. For nearly 30 years, the gold standard for treatment has been coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG).
Feb 28, 2006, 17:50

Latest Research : Surgery : CTVS
Women's increased risk of mortality after coronary artery bypass surgery is due to infections
For years, experts have puzzled over the fact that women who have heart bypass surgery are far more likely than their male counterparts to die within days or weeks of their operation. This gender gap means many "extra" female deaths among the 270,000 Americans who have bypass surgery each year.
Feb 28, 2006, 17:27

Latest Research : Surgery : CTVS
Different Drug-Releasing Coronary Stents Show Similar Effectiveness
Use of coronary stents that release the drugs sirolimus or paclitaxel produced similar results in patients with new coronary artery lesions, according to a study in the February 22 issue of JAMA.
Feb 23, 2006, 15:01

Latest Research : Surgery : CTVS
A novel collapsible heart valve can revolutionize the present invasive open heart surgery in children
Children with congenital heart defects may soon have an alternative to invasive open heart surgery that will mean less time in the hospital, a quicker recovery and no need to break open the breastbone, thanks to a new collaboration between researchers at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science and pediatric cardiologists at Mattel Children’s Hospital at UCLA.
Feb 14, 2006, 17:35

Latest Research : Surgery : CTVS
Lung-volume reduction surgery strongly recommended for end-stage emphysema patients
Tens of thousands of Americans living with emphysema would benefit from a surgical procedure that removes part of the lung, according to national research presented yesterday by a Saint Louis University cardiothoracic surgeon.
Jan 30, 2006, 20:23

Latest Research : Surgery : CTVS
Causes of cognitive loss following coronary artery bypass surgery identified
Minimizing trauma to the body's largest artery – the aorta – during heart bypass surgery can significantly reduce cognitive loss that often follows the operation, a team from Wake Forest University School of Medicine reported today (Jan. 21) in the Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.
Jan 22, 2006, 14:54

Latest Research : Surgery : CTVS
Minimizing aortic manipulations can significantly reduce the incidence of cognitive deficits in CABG patients
Minimizing trauma to the body's largest artery – the aorta – during heart bypass surgery can significantly reduce cognitive loss that often follows the operation, a team from Wake Forest University School of Medicine reported today (Jan. 21) in the Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.
Jan 21, 2006, 18:08

Latest Research : Surgery : CTVS
Drug-eluting stents may cause allergic reactions
Drug-eluting stents have greatly reduced the risk of repeat blockage of heart arteries, but researchers from Northwestern Memorial Hospital have found that in some patients, the stents can cause allergic reactions that can have serious consequences. They stress that physicians and their patients should be aware of this potential and know the symptoms.
Dec 20, 2005, 00:10

Latest Research : Surgery : CTVS
Minimally invasive surgery more patient friendly for the elderly with lung cancer
Like their younger counterparts, some elderly patients who have early stage non-small cell lung cancer can benefit from a minimally invasive surgical procedure to remove part or all of a lung, according to a study conducted by thoracic surgeons at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and described in The American Surgeon, the journal of the Southeastern Surgical Congress and the Southern California Chapter of the American College of Surgeons.
Dec 7, 2005, 03:50

Latest Research : Surgery : CTVS
Intact fat tissue around internal mammary artery during CABG surgery provides better blood flow
A team of McMaster researchers has discovered that fat tissue surrounding thoracic arteries may be beneficial in patients undergoing coronary bypass surgery.
Dec 6, 2005, 05:49

Latest Research : Surgery : CTVS
MC-1 Demonstrates Statistically Significant Reduction in Post-operative Mortality after Bypass Surgery
Medicure Inc. (TSX:MPH)(AMEX:MCU), a cardiovascular drug discovery and development company is pleased to report positive results with its FDA Fast Tracked cardioprotective product, MC-1, in the Phase II MEND-CABG study. The MEND-CABG study is a double blind, parallel group, randomized, placebo-controlled study in 901 patients who underwent coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. Based on the positive results, the Company plans to move forward with a pivotal Phase III clinical development program for MC-1.
Dec 6, 2005, 03:29

Latest Research : Surgery : CTVS
Heparin antibodies increase mortality in heart surgery patients
New research suggests that patients who develop antibodies to the anti-clotting drug heparin nearly double their risk of death or serious complication after heart surgery.
Dec 5, 2005, 06:12

Latest Research : Surgery : CTVS
Adult Stem Cells via Endoscopic Injections Can be Used to Treat Heart Failure
Two leading cardiac surgeons in adult stem cell therapy for heart disease presented the use of adult stem cells via endoscopic injection to treat heart failure patients during their talks at the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation Fall Education Meeting: “Synergy: Mechanical and Biological Cardiac Support - Recovery, Replacement, and Repair with Cellular Therapy.”
Nov 21, 2005, 00:05

Latest Research : Surgery : CTVS
Robotic CABG with Stenting Speeds up Recovery
Combining robotically assisted coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG) with stented angioplasty shows promise for treating extensive coronary artery disease, researchers reported at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2005.
Nov 20, 2005, 23:52

Latest Research : Surgery : CTVS
Patients with Peripheral Artery Disease are Under Treated
Despite the fact that clogged arteries in the legs usually mean clogged arteries near the heart, doctors often fail to give heart-protecting drugs to people with severe leg blood vessel blockages, a new University of Michigan-led study finds.
Nov 20, 2005, 23:33

Latest Research : Surgery : CTVS
Pexelizumab being investigated to reduce perioperative mortality in patients undergoing CABG-CPB surgery
Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals (P&GP), a division of The Procter & Gamble Company, announced today the completion of enrollment for the pivotal Phase III PRIMO-CABG2 efficacy trial of pexelizumab. This agent is being investigated for reducing mortality and myocardial infarction (heart attack) following coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery.
Aug 11, 2005, 01:05

Latest Research : Surgery : CTVS
OLYMPIA Registry to Become Largest Drug- eluting Stent Registry
Scientific Corporation ("BSC") today announced that it has completed enrollment in the transitional phase of the world's largest drug-eluting stent registry. The OLYMPIA registry plans to enroll more than 30,000 patients at more than 600 centers in the United States, Europe and other international locations.
Jun 21, 2005, 10:40

Latest Research : Surgery : CTVS
Bypass surgery free of long-term Brain effects
A broad retrospective review of the effects of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) on memory and other brain functions concludes that, while there may be transient short-term effects, the procedure itself probably does not cause late or permanent neurological effects.
Apr 25, 2005, 19:38

Latest Research : Surgery : CTVS
Results From Edifoligide (E2F Decoy) Phase 3 Trial for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Failure
Corgentech Inc. (Nasdaq: CGTK), and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) today announced top-line results from PREVENT IV, a Phase 3 clinical trial evaluating the use of edifoligide (E2F Decoy), an investigational product, to prevent vein graft failure following coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery.
Mar 31, 2005, 21:26


Headlines
Latest Research
Phase Ib Trial Is Evaluating Bavituximab Administered With Common Chemotherapy Regimens
Treatment with hormones improves visual memory of postmenopausal women
Sleep Apnea Treatment Curbs Aggression in Sex Offenders
Occupational therapy improves quality of life for dementia patients
Gene Expression Profiling Not Quite Perfected in Predicting Lung Cancer Prognosis
Scientists design simple dipstick test for cocaine, other drugs
British scientists create artificial stomach
Pregnant women with lupus are at higher risk for complications
Memories: It's all in the packaging
Seven-point system gauges seriousness of heart failure in elderly
New Effort to Treat Stroke More Effectively
Keeping A3G in action represents a new way to attack HIV
Fighting HIV With HIV Virus Itself
Children’s Belly Fat Increases More Than 65 Percent
Common Antacids Could Help Keep Gingivitis at Bay
New way of tracking muscle damage from radiation
New brain-chemistry differences found in depressed women
Retina can provide a very reliable way of diagnosing cerebral malaria
Hormone therapy does not improve quality of life for women
Anxiety sensitivity linked to future psychological disorders
Rising abdominal obesity among kids causes concern
How cells adhere so firmly to blood vessel walls
Cot death could be linked to brain defect
C. elegans provides model for the genetics of nicotine dependence
Resveratrol Increases Lifespan of Obese Mice
Uric acid levels closely related to hypertension in Blacks
Predicting survival in liver transplant patients
American College of Cardiology announces new initiative to improve safety for patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes
Two-component lantibiotic with therapeutic potential discovered
Hope remains for Alzheimer's sufferers
New Insight into Cell Division
Breast cancer chemotherapy may deterioration in cognitive function
Many adults with psychiatric disorders may also have undiagnosed ADHD
Lisdexamfetamine dimesylate (NRP104/LDX) is generally well-tolerated.
Cognitive Decline is Often Undetected - Study
Are influenza vaccines worth the effort?
Researchers find a gene variant that protects against development of IBD
New research into csd genes could help designing strategies for breeding honey bees
Is TROPHY misleading?
I-ELCAP study: Lung cancer can be detected early with annual low-dose CT screening
A light daily exercise program may reduce the incidence of colds
Atrial Fibrillation linked to Reduced Cognitive Performance
Genomic signatures to guide the use of chemotherapeutics
Anxiety Disorders and Physical Illness
Human Memory Gene Identified
Making the connection between a sound and a reward changes behavioral response
Medical induction of labor increases risk of amniotic-fluid embolism
Researchers Create First Working Invisibility Cloak
Laser Analysis Points to Brain Pigment's Hidden Anatomy
Link between short sleep duration and obesity uncovered
Medical News
Google could help diagnose difficult medical cases
Overseas Doctors hit by new British HSMP immigration rules
Mental health problems threaten the knowledge economy
Indians among worst affected by TB in Britain
Bihar to get eight new private medical colleges
Future of sexual and reproductive health at tipping point according to global study
Profiles of serial killers have limitations
Concerns over abortion law in the US state of South Dakota
European Alcohol Strategy Threatened by Industry Tactics
Raine Study: Breastfeeding boosts mental health
Severe discrimination based on race and ethnicity in medical-school admissions at University of Michigan
Small But Substantial Proportion Of Surgical Residents Interested In Part-Time Training
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Opens the National Center for X-ray Tomography (NCXT)
States That Easily Grant Immunization Exemptions Have Higher Incidence Of Whooping Cough
The need for "exercise prescriptions."
Robot wheelchair may give patients more independence
Study calls for 39 percent more family physicians in USA
Sleep-related breathing disorder can increase risk of depression
Mandarin oranges decrease liver cancer risk,atherosclerosis
The future of plastic surgery
Parents drink, Suffer the Children
University of Pittsburgh to host Global Health Conference
EMCare now available via Dialog and Datastar
IOF to launch 'Bone Appétit' campaign on October 20
Mental health units should not be exempt from smoking ban
Fewer Girls Under China's One Child Policy
Online video games found to promote sociability
Community model effective in allotting anti-AIDS medication
FDA safety alerts for automated external defibrillators occur frequently
Conjoined American twins separated
Young teens see pregnancy as a way to enhance relationships
Increased understanding of what helps or hinders disclosure could help patients
Food labels should list trans fats to help reduce coronary heart disease
NHS may be buying surgical equipment unethically
Is it time to give NHS more independence?
A mother's attentiveness to baby's distress is important
University of Leeds receives Gates Foundation grant for material approach to malaria prevention
Indian scientists develop Elisa tests for avian influenza
High Common Daily Activity Levels Reduce Risk Of Death
How Group Dynamics Affect Fitness and Eating Habits
DDT in moms harmful to kids, study
Ultraviolet radiation from sunbeds increases skin-cancer risk
Drug approval processes may have delayed warnings about safety of Paroxetine
Tuberculosis control and impact of socially excluded groups
Pertussis Endemic Among UK School Children
Building a safer NHS: How safe are the patients?
Hospital Performance Results Do Not Always Reflect Patient Outcomes
EPICURUS: Job satisfaction is the most critical factor for life satisfaction
Humans could learn a lot from ants
A Placebo a Day, Keeps the Doctor Away
Careers
Certification of UK doctors would improve quality of care
Exam nerves affects students' immune defence
Jefferson Acquires Wills Eye Residency Programs
Hyderabad ISB student offered 10 million annual pay
Work permit rule hits Indian doctors in Britain
JIPMER Pondicherry set for revamp
Factors in religious sensitivity for medical students
AMA Sets Out Strategy To Get More Doctors Working in Rural and Regional Australia
NHS dentists increased by 1,100 in a year
Major Increase in U.S. Medical School Enrollment
Revised GRE® General Test to Premiere in October 2006
Birrell Report Reflects AMA Recommendations on OTD Assessment
World’s First Internet-Based English-Proficiency Test
Low numbers of state school students enter medical school
Renewed interest in young physicians to pursue research careers
States Must Increase Advanced Surgical Training (AST) Places
Women doctors and their careers: what now?
Number Of Students In U.S. Medical Schools Remains Constant
Record Number Of Trainee Residents And Fellows In US
Foundation Trust Network reaches historic agreement with Royal Colleges
On Call Induced Intoxication in Junior Doctors - Research
Royal College of General Practitioners announces GP certification unit
Second Counseling Breakthrough for All India Medical PG Seats
Stop Passing the Buck on Surgical Training
Virtual Celebration Encourages Exploration of Genomic Careers
Survey Of 76,000 Nurses Probes Elements Of Job Satisfaction
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis ranked 3rd in U.S.
New Junior Doctor Training Curriculum Launched
Kalam's Clarion call to the Young Scientists to become Continuous Innovators
JCHMT assessment tools are now available
Indian Health Minister Visits AIPGE Counseling Center
EEA Doctors to face Pre-Registration Identity Checks in UK
Surgical Training in UK seriously compromised by EWTD
Supreme Court of India sought information about numbers of All India Medical Post Graduate (PG) Seats
Shortfall predicted in number of surgeons in UK
Overseas doctors are finding it difficult to get jobs in UK
Overseas junior doctors warned to expect unemployment in the UK
New GMC guidance for Pre Registration House Officer (PRHO) training
RCGP conference on GP appraisal
Extra exam sessions of IQE to speed up overseas dental recruits
Discussion of Step 2 CS Case Content is Irregular Behavior
Special Topics
New approach will pinpoint genes linked to evolution of human brain
Accelerating Loss of Ocean Species Threatens Human Well-being
New genetic analysis forces re-draw of insect family tree
Cell Phone Use Associated with Decline in Fertility
Marijuana-like Chemical Can Restore Sperm Function Lost to Tobacco Abuse
Reporters struggle to cover comas in newspaper articles
Drug Company Research Reports Should Be Read With Caution
Giant insects might reign if only there was more oxygen in the air
Infection Status Drives Interspecies Mating Choices in Fruit Fly Females
Waiting For Trial Results Sometimes Unethical
NHGRI Funds Assessment of Public Attitudes About Population-Based Studies on Genes and Environment
Mother birds give a nutritional leg up to chicks with unattractive fathers
Mammals Evolve Faster on Islands!
A Bacterial Protein Puts a New Twist on DNA Transcription
Physicians More Likely To Disclose Medical Errors That Would Be Apparent To The Patient
Dissecting Doctor Patient Dialogue
Why Does Sex Exist?
Pseudogenes Research Reinforces Theory of Evolution
Non-human primates may be linchpin in evolution of language
Primates developed close-up eyesight to avoid a dangerous predator
Doctors inadvertently help terminally ill patients to die sooner
Parsing the Functional Fields of the Auditory Cortex
Declining Human Fertility is Evolutionary Adaptation
Study shows that threat displays may prevent serious physical harm
How animals learn from each other
Thermal Adaptation in Bacterial Viruses
Genetic quality of sperm worsens as men get older
Songbirds boost size of eggs when hearing sexy song
Small naps a big help for young docs on long shifts
Why women live longer than men
Indian medical students protest quota policy across the country
VitaCig - Cigarettes with Vitamin C that don't stain teeth
Indian scribe pleads for mercy killing
A sneeze could give away your personality traits
Two-week-old embedded arrow surgically removed
Fruitfly study shows how evolution wings it
Woman delivers baby on road in West Bengal
Tantalizing clue to the evolutionary origins of light-sensing cells
Relationship of brain and skull more than just packaging
Restoring virtue for Rs.20,000!
Responsibility in gambling?
Living with boyfriend? You could become obese
Children's Viewing Time May Increase Requests For Advertised Products
Researchers And Parents Should View Media As A Public Health Issue
Zugunruhe! Resident Birds Display Migratory Restlessness
What Does Evolution Do with a Spare Set of Genes?
Value of services provided by insects is $57 billion in U.S.
British student to investigate dogs' barks
Two foetuses removed from 45-day-old baby
Evolutionary biology research techniques predict cancer
World News
Tomatoes in Restaurants Linked to Salmonella Typhimurium Outbreak
Are Flu Vaccines Worth the Effort?
Lessons from SARS may help prepare for bird flu
Incomplete vaccination could worsen the spread of avian flu
First Compilation of Tropical Ice Cores Shows Abrupt Global Climate Shift
Singapore facing unprecedented outbreak of Fusarium keratitis
East Asia may experience less drastic climate change
Scientists aim to thwart use of flu as bioweapon
Pakistani poultry industry demands 10-year tax holiday
Pandemic prevention plan approved for Asia Pacific
H5N1 threat puts human flu back in spotlight
Bird flu hits ninth poultry farm in Pakistan
Conjunctivitis caused by H7 avian influenza in a UK poultry worker
75 die of malaria in Assam, over 300,000 affected
Bird flu strain makes Britain slaughter chicken
China confirms new human case of bird flu
Chhattisgarh chicken samples test negative for flu
EU for support to bird flu-hit poultry market
Pakistan culls 40,000 chickens to control the outbreak of H5 strain
Pakistan suspects first human case of bird flu
Malaria alert in Tripura
RealOpt - Computer Program to Halt Pandemics
Pakistan confirms fourth bird flu outbreak
Madhya Pradesh relaxes ban on transporting poultry
Fresh bird flu scare in Pakistan
Malaria epidemic kills 50 in Assam
Thousand birds die in Orissa poultry farm
Pakistan confirms bird flu outbreak near Islamabad
Assam health alert after malaria claims 35
Bank notes, photocopiers could help check epidemics
WHO confirms Indonesia's 33rd bird flu victim
Bird flu small dark cloud on world economy: IMF
Unusual Outbreak of Streptococcus suis with Symptoms of Toxic Shock Syndrome in China
More donor money needed for bird flu: UN official
First case of H5N1 virus confirmed in Britain
Bird flu scare: Bangladesh burns Indian chicks
91 infants die in Indian hospital, probe ordered
Avian flu lab likely in Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary
U.S. Unlikely To Have Enough Vaccines To Stop Avian Flu Pandemic
Third bird flu case among humans confirmed in Egypt
Pakistan confirms presence of bird flu
Meningitis claims 34 lives in Delhi in three months
Attractive birds more immune against bird flu
Culling operations completed in Maharashtra
Rapid diagnostic test for viral hemorrhagic fevers developed
Minor mutations in avian flu virus increase chances of human infection
Egypt reports second suspected human case of bird flu
43 Percent of Swaziland Population is HIV Positive
Bhopal shrugs off flu scare
Egypt confirms first human death of bird flu

Chief Medical Editor: Dr Sanjukta Acharya; Managing Editor & Founder: Dr Himanshu Tyagi; Editors: Dr Rashmi Yadav, Dr Ankush Vidyarthi; Chief Correspondent: Dr Priya Saxena
© Copyright 2004 by rxpgnews.com
Contact Us