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"Genetic Factors Influencing Cholesterol Response To Diet"
...he LDL response to a low-fat (20%)diet in 72 young women
(nearly all pattern A) categorized according to theirparents' LDL patterns. As predicted, the LDL reduction was much greater indaughters with two pattern B parents than in those with two pattern A parents,and intermediate in daughters with one patte...
Women Younger Than 30 Need To Be Screened For Chlamydia
Inexpensive screening of all sexually active young women
under 30 forChlamydiatrachomatis infection would v...gclinics in Baltimore, showed that screening young women
under 30 at familyplanning clinics forchlamydia is the most efficient way to identify infected women...
Researchers Investigate Years Before Menopause
... first morning urine samples fromapproximately 150 women
ages 35 to 60 for six months of each year during t...is a daunting task, understanding variations among women
and being able to modelchanges could benefit women
in such ways as guiding women
and their physician...
Age-Based Screening Is Cost-Effective Method To Control Chlamydial Infection
Screening all women
younger than 30 years of age may be the most cost-... screeningenables clinicians to identify and treat women
with chlamydial infections and nosymptoms, thus preventing many occurrences of serious sequelae, suc...
Genetic Test For Alzheimer's May Improve Diagnostic Reliability
...is of dementia. The study examined records of1,108 women
and 1,080 men. Each patient examined had a battery of clinical andbehavioral tests, followed by numerous laboratory and brain imaging studies. Thepatients were followed throughout the course of their disease and their brainswere examined upon death. ...
26 National Alzheimer's Disease Centers Collaborate On Study Of The Utility Of Genetic Testing For Alzheimer's
... were ultimately able to examine records of 1,108 women
and 1,080 men submitted by theADCs. The average age of the study participants at diagnosis was 72 and theaverage age at death was 77. Ninety-seven percent of those studied wereCaucasian, thus limiting the extent to which these findings can be gener...
Leftover Fetal Cells May Affect Development Of Scleroderma
...ues report in the Feb. 21 issue of TheLancet, that women
with scleroderma have significantly higher levels ...The disease is at least three times more common in women
thanin men. The peak incidence occurs between ages 35 and 54. The course of thedisease varies grea...
Study Is First Ever To Document Protein Therapy Induces Creation Of New Blood Vessels To The Human Heart
...ents. Twenty patients -- 14 men and 6 women
who were at least 50 years old --who had no prior history of heart attack or cardiac surgery had an operation toclear blockages in more than one vessel. All of them had stenosis -- narrowedblood flow due to atherosclerosis -- in their internal mamma...
Jefferson Researchers Find Correlation Between Gene And Endometrial Cancer
...gher risk than normal of returning disease. The women
were also more likely to die of the cancer. The... cancer was four and a half times more likely in women
with these lower levels of the gene," he points out. "In patients with endometrial cancer, and...
Pet-Owning Couples Are Closer, Interact More Than Pet-Less Couples, UB Study Shows
... beneficial effect on blood pressure, and that for women
living alone who have little contact with the outside world, a pet provides the same beneficial effects on cardiovascular health as social interactions. Allen's research is funded in part by the Waltham Research Center for Pet Nutrition located ...
Women Can Inherit Drinking Problem Too, Study Finds
...mportant role in determining alcohol dependence in women
aswell as in men. The study contradicts the long-h...in men, the tie between genetics and alcoholism in women
has beenuncertain, said the paper's lead author, Andrew Heath, Ph.D., a professor ofpsychiatry at Wa...
Federal Food Aid Makes Healthier Children
...ed at the benefits of the WIC program for pregnant women
and the effects of food stamps on household diets, few studies have evaluated the effect of either program on nutrition, particularly in preschoolers. Yet, about half of the participants in the WIC program are preschoolers. Such evaluations are ...
Over 4700 Technical Sessions Will Reveal New Findings At National Chemists' Meeting In Dallas, March 29 - April 2
... chemical industry Roles and accomplishments of women
and minorities in chemistry Chemical patents related to chocolate and toys Tributyltin compounds in the aquatic environment Causes of smog & ozone in major world cities, such as Paris, Mexico City andJohannesburg The role of atmospheric ...
Discovery By Fertility Specialist Offers Promise Of Reducing Multiple BirthsTied To Fertility Treatment
... They have important implications for women
undergoing fertility treatments, Sullivan said, ... development of one or two follicles in women
undergoing fertility treatment while preventing multiple ovulations and thus...
Non-Surgical Treatment Ends Pelvic Pain In Women
...atment offers hope to the estimated 15 percent of women
20 to 40years old with the condition, which is cau...od pooling, the technique relieved pain in 9 of 11 women
treated at Hopkinsand Tripler Army Medical Center in Hawaii. Venbrux reported results of th...
Sex Differences In Heart Disease May Be Due To Enzyme That Breaks Down Fat
...disease,the cause of heart attack. Pre-menopausal women
have lower cholesterol levelsand higher HDL levels...t disease risk increases after menopause, and some women
havechanges in their lipoproteins like those associated with higher hepatic lipase. It would be very...
Soy Phytoestrogens Reduce Carotid Atherosclerosis As Much As Premarin
... riskranging between 20 and 60 percent compared to women
who were not using estrogenreplacement therapy. But an English study found no benefit, and a third hintedthat estrogen replacement therapy might actually be making strokes more severe. "Given the uncertainties about the effect of estrogens on...
Soy Protein With Phytoestrogens Inhibit Atherosclerosis Progression As Well As Premarin
...to preventcardiovascular disease in postmenopausal women
at least in part because itinhibits atherosclerosis. And one key issue is whether soy phytoestrogens work as well as Premarin-- the standard mammalian estrogen therapy. The research team headed by Mary S. Anthony, M.S., a research ass...
Research: Breast Cancer Gene Screening Not Warranted For All
... gene known as BRCA1 that isbelieved to predispose women
to breast cancer should not be done routinelybecau... screening of breast cancer patients or unaffected women
inthe absence of family history would waste considerable money and is more likelyto yield results th...
New Study Of BRCA1 Shows No Need For Widespread Screening Of American Women
who do not have a strong family history of breast ... draw thisconclusion after a case-control study of women
of all ages with breast cancer,selected without regard to their family history. Their study...
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