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September/October 2004 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet

...Visits to family physicians frequently involve the concurrent care of multiple problems that billing data do not adequately reflect. Analyzing physician logs from 572 patient encounters, researchers found that physicians report managing an average of 3.05 problems per encounter but record only 2.82 in the chart...

Sedentary overweight people get insulin boost from short term exercise; CVD risks trend down

...ady have diabetes." Positive CVD trend in concurrent study Both the NEG and ZERO groups of eight each were matched for age (30-60) and other physical characteristics and involved previously sedentary, overweight subjects who trained for six consecutive days on the treadmill walking at 60-65...

Other highlights in the November 17 JNCI

...ancer The addition of neoadjuvant chemotherapy to concurrent chemoradiation may be a promising approach for treating patients with inoperable advanced head and neck cancer, according the authors of a 10-year follow-up of a randomized trial. In 1986, a randomized phase III trial began in which 237 patients with...

INEEL honors five scientists as Laboratory Fellows

... programs in welding research, welding automation, concurrent weld inspection, and machine sensing, diagnostics and control, among others. Smartt is an editorial board member for the International Journal of Science and Technology of Welding and Joining, and a key reader for the American Welding Society's Weldi...

New breast cancer study shows hormonal therapy not enough

...those treated with tamoxifen alone; 53 percent for concurrent chemohormonal therapy; and 60 percent for sequenti... 1,477 patients. A total of 550 patients received concurrent chemohormonal therapy (CAFT) (cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, 5-fluorouracil, tamoxifen); another 566...

Three Yale scientists receive Ellison Medical Foundation awards

...us agent affect the body's defenses against other, concurrent infections. Medzhitov is a pioneer of research on innate immunity -- defenses that are present at birth, rather than generated adaptively by the immune system in response to specific pathogens. John Carlson will explore new approaches to the desig...

Grid expectations for networked computing: From global Earth monitoring to black hole detection

... is to apply Grid technology to enable distributed concurrent design from these facilities. Meanwhile at ESRIN, a pilot e-collaboration study called THEmatic Vertical Organisations and Implementation of Collaborative Environments or 'The Voice' intends to build up a user infrastructure allowing groups of us...

15 generations of untrained jocks, couch potatoes show big physiological adaptations

...resentations: These research results reflect three concurrent presentations at IUPS. Each is listed below with the lead author. Other authors involved in all three papers are listed below. The authors will be in attendance 12:30 p.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday April 5, Physiology session 936, Physiological genomics of the ...

New findings support a central role for NMDA receptors in learning and memory

...hat NMDA receptors can respond in a special way to concurrent events on both sides of a synapse. Acting in this way as "coincidence detectors," NMDA receptors may help neurons form stronger or weaker connections with each other depending on whether they are repeatedly stimulated together. Neuroscientists strong...

Cigarette smoke exacerbates alcohol's effects on defense against Streptococcus pneumoniae

...o the rats' lungs, which is further exacerbated by concurrent smoke exposure. "Our study is the first to have reported showing that alcohol consumption in rats impairs the beating of their tracheal cilia, and that this correlates with increased movement of S. pneumoniae into their lungs," said Gentry-Nielsen...

Concurrent radiation, chemo, followed by surgery lengthens lung cancer patients survival

...if they receive combined modality therapy, such as concurrent radiation and chemotherapy followed by surgery, ac...o groups: the first group (194 patients) received concurrent chemotherapy and radiation. The second group (202 patients) received a regimen of chemotherapy and ...

Maternal alcohol use increases the risk of newborn infections

...nisms in pregnant women who smoke. Therefore, the concurrent abuse of both alcohol and smoking in the mother may synergistically affect the developing immune system. However, our data suggest that maternal alcohol use increases the risk of newborn infections even if she did not smoke. More studies are needed ...

IUMS 2005

...nly the second time since 1966, will feature three concurrent congresses with bridging plenary sessions on topics common to all three congresses. The opening session on the evening of Saturday, July 23, will feature a keynote by Nobel Laureate David Baltimore, President of the California Institute of Technolo...

Insects develop resistance to engineered crops

...nsecticidal proteins. "Our findings suggest that concurrent use of single- and dual-gene Bt plants can put the...d Bt-resistant insects allowed them to explore the concurrent use of single- and dual-gene Bt plants in a way that could not be done with cotton or maize, althoug...

Nerve protector could make for new stroke treatments

...e action of tPA as a clot buster, while preventing concurrent nerve damage," he suggests. "This would improve stroke therapy." The researchers are now working on chemical derivatives of SB-3CT, to determine the chemical formula that best blocks the activity of MMP-9 in the safest possible manner. Other coauth...

Woods Hole Research Center plans controlled burn in Amazon rainforest

..., it is hoped that the fire experiment, along with concurrent studies of riparian zone recuperation, soil management, and water quality, will help this and other companies improve the ecological management of their properties. Grupo Maggi provides no funding for this research....

New ECCO 13 data emphasise vital importance of cervical cancer detection, treatment and prevention

...nths and no detrimental effects were observed from concurrent administration to HIV-positive women. Instead, what was found to be significant was the teletherapy dose patients received this was associated with significant inter-country variability. Lowest levels were recorded in Zimbabwe (mean 22.4 Gy) where a...

Brainstem blocks pain to protect key behaviors

...d thereby evoke a state of vigilant eating without concurrent sensory suppression." "We have known for a long time that these cells could be manipulated by opioids, such as morphine," said Mason, "but we had no good explanation of what their natural role might be." Their prime location -- in the brain stem, th...

PCBs, furans may factor in risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma

...hrough-out the last half of the twentieth century, concurrent with the use and environmental dispersion of synthetic PCBs. Although their production has been banned for more than 25 years in the United States due to toxicological concerns, PCBs persist in the environment and remain in humans because they break ...

Interim long-term follow-up data show AMG 531 increases platelets in patients with ITP

...ectomy before study entry and eight were receiving concurrent corticosteroids for ITP. Overall, 47 percent of p...een weeks 18 through 25. Of the eight patients on concurrent corticosteroids, 50 percent (n=4) discontinued corticosteroid treatment and 25 percent (n=2) had at ...

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