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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
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-
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
Lincolnton couple hoping to renew vows facing mounting challenges

...leg's giving out now," he said. He was hospitalized a month ago for seizures, then seemed to recover with new drug therapy and even danced at his sister's wedding last weekend."And Eli hates dancing," Cheryl said.Then early Monday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-08-29/lincolnton-couple-hoping-rene
GHSU cancer trials ongoing, encouraging

...advanced prostate cancer and pancreatic cancer.Another rapidly growing area is molecular targeted agents, or MTAs ? drug therapies that target the molecules involved in cancer growth. We're using MTAs in clinical trials here for cancers such as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2012-12-15/ghsu-cancer-tria
Pharmacist Job in Augusta, Georgia US | Monster.com

... Skill in researching pharmacology literature to determine optimal treatment. Ability to design the optimal drug therapy for prescriptions. Ability to manage the inventory process. Knowledge of federal and state accrediting organization...

http://jobview.local-jobs.monster.com/Pharmacist-Job-Augusta-GA-US-120716633.asp
Healthcare Services
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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Biz bits

...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
Your Business
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
Metro
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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