According to a study, researcher declined that Head and Neck Surgery is one of eight otolaryngology training programs in the U.S. to receive the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Institutional Research Training Grant (T32) for interdisciplinary research training in Otolaryngology.
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A Phase 2 clinical trial of an investigational universal influenza vaccine intended to protect against multiple strains of the virus has begun in the U.S. The study is sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, and is being conducted at four U.S. sites that are part of the NIAID-funded Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Units (VTEUs).
The trial is testing an experimental vaccine called M-001 for safety and its ability to produce potentially broad protective immune responses, both on its own and when followed by a standard, licensed seasonal influenza vaccine.
Soil-transmitted helminths (STHs) infect nearly 1.5 billion people around the world and can contribute to stunted growth and development in children. Expanding control programs to be administered at the community level may have a greater impact on STH infections in children than school-based programs, researchers now report in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases.
A study declines that taking care of illness during a terminal period, due to infection or trauma. When they are older caused by chronic medical conditions such as heart, kidney or lung disease, diabetes or dementia. The good news is that we are living longer. The bad news is that many more of us will live long enough to die from complicated health conditions which often need care over many months or even years.
Postoperative chemoradiotherapy after gastric cancer resection does not improve overall survival, compared with postoperative chemotherapy alone, according to results from the international CRITICS trial.
In another push for Ayurveda, a combined research by the Directorate of Ayurveda and Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is probing the effects of ayurvedic medicines in the treatment of osteoporosis in women over 40 years of age.
About 1,000 women have been screened in the bone health clinic of the National Institute of Research in Reproductive Health (NIRRH) in Naigaon. Of these, 200 women were diagnosed with osteoporosis. The Ayurvedic treatment, comprising Mukta Shukti medicine, will be undertaken for three months on these women.
New data show that 18.7% of patients with gonorrhea are not receiving the treatment regimen recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
A new study shows that U.S. hospitals are running short of the injectable opioids and anaesthesia drugs that most surgery patients need during and after their procedures. More than 98% of anesthesiologists responding to the survey said they regularly experience shortages of these drugs. And recent efforts by the federal government to curb the opioid crisis—by cutting back on the raw materials used to make opioids.
In this article, researchers report a series of cases of solitary pulmonary hydatid cyst managed with a new minimally invasive technique using video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery with mini-thoracotomy in order to prevent spillage and facilitate management of the residual cavity and control of the associated bronchial fistulas.
The post-approval study evaluating the safety and efficacy of MitraClip in a real-world, commercial setting was presented today as late-breaking clinical science at the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) 2018 Scientific Sessions.
The prospective, single-arm, multi-center, observational study entitled, The Abbott Post-Approval Study 1 MitraClip Registry: 1-year Results of the First 2,000 Patients in the Transcatheter Valve Therapy Registry, is the first to include echocardiographic, functional and quality of life outcomes.