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Georgia Regents University research targets most difficult breast cancer

...tumor-specific and have since been able to narrow that to 45 candidates that could point the way toward a genetic target for drug therapy, Hawthorn said. The problem is choosing the right ones to focus on, she said."The sequencing part is really easy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/we-think-pink/2013-10-19/georgia-regents-unive
Ga. bill would nudge HIV patients into treatment

...program.HIV patients in treatment typically would have their viral load tested twice in 14 months.Patients taking the drug therapy not only see their health improve, and also are much less likely to transmit the disease.O'Neal said people drop...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-06/ga-bill-would-nudge-hiv-
Nurse clinician honored for efforts

...began her nursing career more than 20 years ago, life expectancy had increased to the late 20s.Now, because of new drug therapies, it's close to 40. She said the oldest patient currently being treated in the adult CF center is in her 70s...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-29/nurse-clinician-honored-effor
Surgeons' new strategy aims to prevent rejection

...life-saving procedure, and some contend that it does not justify exposing the patient to a lifetime of the standard drug therapy with potentially toxic side effects. It is one reason the most vocal opposition to hand transplantation came from hand...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/22/met_512306.shtml
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...for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics Award for Experimental Therapeutics. Dr. Buccafusco researches new drug therapies for Alzheimer's disease, exposure to chemical warfare agents and drug addiction. - Glenn Bedell , the administrative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/17/yrb_191303.shtml
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TB patient might need 2-month stay at Denver facility

...calls from friends and family and underwent a host of drug therapies Saturday as he settled in for what could be a two-month...could include surgery to remove infected tissue if the drug therapies don't work. Doctors at National Jewish have said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/06/03/met_130841.shtml
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Campaign stresses education on cardiovascular disease

...specific risk factors for developing heart disease and what you can do to keep them under control. - Ask: Do I need drug therapy to get my risk factors under control? - Ask: Is my weight appropriate for my height? - Ask for specific numbers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/07/liv_80188.shtml
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Testing is key to prevention, experts say

...someone but are not strong enough to make some good choices about the relationship they're in," she said. Better drug therapies and more knowledge about the disease have reduced AIDS death rates dramatically during the past decade, Dr. Presnell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/01/met_27780.shtml
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Novel drug helps smokers quit, but not as much as hoped

...less impressed than I'd hoped to be," said Dr. Timothy Gardner, a Delaware cardiologist who led the heart association program committee. "I'm not sure 22 percent at one year would be as good as we would hope for drug therapy."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/16/liv_23274.shtml
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Results of MCG sickle cell study released

...in the United States and two in Canada. Dr. Adams hopes there will be another study that will include some kind of drug therapy. For example, hydroxyurea, a cancer drug, has shown some preliminary evidence of stroke prevention but has not been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/05/met_436356.shtml
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