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Oral Vaccine Protects Infants From Severe Rotavirus Diarrhea

...dehydration, by 75 percent, and decreased hospital admissions by 70 percent. These findings, says Dr. Kapikian, are consistent with observations of naturalinfection, which confers better protection against severe disease than againstmild illness. "We would not anticipate that a live, attenuated vaccine would...

Particulate matter causing air pollution

...ts included prematuredeath, and increased hospital admissions and emergency room visits; increasedrespiratory symptoms and disease; decreased lung function; and alterations inlung tissue and structure and in respiratory tract defense mechanisms....

Drinking during pregnancy has yet another consequence: premature delivery

...c costs. "Prematurity is the most common cause of admissions into the neonatal intensive care unit," said Dr. Sokol. "Neonates spend tremendous lengths of time in neonatal intensive care units, and these costs add up to a very big hit on the national cost of healthcare." Cook's study of pregnant mice looked c...

Alexion and Yale discover harmful complement activation in patients with acute coronary syndrome

...here are approximately one million annual hospital admissions in the United States and Western Europe for patients with acute coronary syndrome. Alexion's C5 complement inhibitors are designed to selectively block the production of inflammation-causing proteins in a process of the human immune system kn...

Gulf war veterans report more ill health than other service men and women

...ngly, there have been no excess deaths or hospital admissions among the veterans, says the authors, but symptoms in a substantial group of veterans suggest a "significant decline in health." And they conclude that the effects of inoculations and pesticide handling warrant further investigation. An accompanying ...

Genetic markers key to identifying schizophrenic patients who can benefit from clozapine

... In the United Kingdom, one in 15 British hospital admissions is due to adverse drug reactions; here in the United States, some 106,000 patients die and 2.2 million are injured each year by adverse reactions to prescribed drugs. A significant inter-individual variability can be found in clinical response during...

Bacteria can't do their thing if they don't have cling

...tgren. Each year they account for 100,000 hospital admissions and 8 million doctor visits. UTIs mainly affect women, about half of whom experience at least one UTI and 20-40 percent of whom develop recurrent infections. UTIs begin when bacteria gain a foothold on cells lining the kidney or bladder and grow into...

Location of ulcerations in diabetic patients may be explained by blood flow

... 2003 (San Diego, CA) -- Sixty percent of hospital admissions of patients with diabetes are caused by complications of foot ulcers. More than 70 percent of these admissions require surgical intervention with 40 percent resulting in amputations. Of those with below knee amp...

Hemocellular Therapeutics establishes licensing agreement with UNC, ECU

...ol and Prevention has reported more than 4 million admissions to non-federal hospitals nationwide in 1999 where active bleeding was the primary or secondary diagnosis. In addition, tens of thousands of deaths are estimated to occur nationwide each year due to issues related to bleeding. "We see tremendous impli...

ICSI and IVF are safe results from worlds largest, longest running study

... growth; Medical illnesses were similar. Hospital admissions for ICSI and IVF children were higher but were still very low with less than 1% admittance for all the groups; There were no differences in verbal, performance or total IQ between the groups: girls scored higher than boys in all three groups; There w...

Hope available for patients with anemia and myelodysplastic syndrome

...60;13 g/dL in men. Data on mortality and hospital admissions over a four-year period were obtained from death records and the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) Medicare database. Anemia was identified in 12.5 percent of the patients. During the four-year follow-up period, anemic persons...

K-State business researchers to help with major study on food supply veterinary medicine

...s study also will provide valuable information for admissions officials and faculty of veterinary colleges for recruiting and training the type of students likely to pursue a career in food supply veterinary medicine," said Dr. John Thompson of the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges. Andrus' ar...

4 October press briefing to focus on minority recruitment to science and engineering programs

...e as a quantitative "plus factor" in undergraduate admissions decisions. The mixed Grutter and Gratz messages, issued in June 2003, triggered confusion among academic, non-profit, and federal institutions seeking to extend the benefits of education to all. Standing Our Ground features a "legal primer" to help ...

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