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Digital Speech Analysis Tests Sobriety
..., such as speechimpediments, injuries, diseases or even
common colds. Ataxic dysarthria,for example, is a neurological condition that causes a person to soundintoxicated. With more than a year's worth of work behind her and at least thatmuch to go, Cummings hopes to soon isolate a distinct set of paramet...
Emory Doctors Discuss "Killing Heat" In This Week's NEJM
...estions: "Since access to air-conditioning for even
a few hours each day is protective, local governments in high-risk areas of the country should consider modifying their building codes to require every hotel and apartment building to provide an air-conditioned lobby." "Relatives, friends and n...
Study Demonstrates Safety & Effectiveness Of Asthma Drug
...e to have a goodresponse to inhaled beta-agonists, even
after months of daily use, contraryto earlier repo... regular beta-agonist usemight induce tolerance or even
adverse effects, leading to diminished controlof asthma in some patients, and some hypothesized that...
Study Shows Major Savings In Supervising TB Care
...t's treatment. We have shown that not using DOT is even
more expensive because people taking medicine without supervision are more likely to fail therapy," says Chaisson. The findings also support a 1978 Baltimore city decision to set up a DOT program in which health care workers regularly visit patients...
Raising The Retirement Age In The United States Could Save Billions In Social Security Payments
...ike the retirement age to 70, and Manton said he's even
heard talk of raisingit to 72. He acknowledged th...5. Those people stillmight choose to retire at 65, even
though they will be penalized for doingso, or they might even
file for disability benefits, Tolley s...
Means To Predict Which HIV+ Infants Will Rapidly Develop AIDS Outlined By Emory University Researchers
...Emory group involving the virus may provide other, even
earlier, methods of identification. "The recent r..., with earlier use of antiviral agents and perhaps even
immune reconstitution with thymic transplantation (currently being explored by the Emory group)." O...
Postmature Infants Not As Easily Calmed As Other Newborns
...almingfitful, crying babies, and keeping them calm even
after they nolonger taste the solution. But if the same sugar solution isgiven to an infant born with Clifford's syndrome, the sweet tastehas a less calming effect immediately, and there is no sustainedcalming after the taste is gone. Barbara Smith, ...
Benefits Of New Diet Drug Don't Outweigh Risks
... nausea. Nevertheless, some researchers argue that even
though d-fenfluramine has an increased health risk... far outweigh the modest weight loss they achieve, even
when taken for years."...
Early Menopause Stress Related In Developing Countries
...red puberty, the follicles continue to degenerate even
though they are not menstruating. Eventually, all their follicles will be exhausted, and they will enter true, biological menopause. Holman notes that improved nutrition, better medical care and fewer pregnancies will all occur as these countri...
NIAID Stops AIDS Study Prematurely Because Drug 'Cocktail' Boosts Survival
...patient information, recommended halting the study even
before all patients were enrolled because results were so dramatic. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine enrolled 97 patients, which was the most in the United States. UNC-CH was among four centers that completed a stud...
ACTG Protocol 185 Enrollment Halted
...ld in a population of women with advanced disease, even
when receiving AZT, would be significantly higher than that observed in women with less severe disease receiving AZT (in Pediatric ACTG Protocol 076, the transmission rate was 7.6% from AZT-receiving women). On March 21, 1997, the study's independent...
Common Carbohydrates May Prove To Be Substitute For Dietary Fiber
...matory fattyacids, protective action was increased even
more. Fahey suggests that peoplehospitalized with bowel disease might benefit from their results. In a third study, yet to be published, Fahey's lab will report that artichoke,chicory, onion, garlic, leek, shallot, chives and asparagus contain highl...
The Condom Conundrum--How Are We Going To Teach Safe Behavior If Parents Are Afraid To Talk To Their Children About Sex?
...ch them what moderate and responsible drinking is, even
before they're old enough to drink. We should also tell them clearly and frankly what our family values about sex are, and explain why we don't want them to have sex too soon. These messages are not contradictory."...
New Drug For Parkinson's Disease Proves Effective, Study Finds
...patients slowly declines over a period of years or even
decades, with the hardest-hitunable even
to stand or walk. Current drugs reduce the symptoms, but their effects wane with time. Pramipex...
Milk Extract May Heal Wounds And Smooth Wrinkles
... in milk could be very good for your skin. Theymay even
speed up the healing of wounds. The scientists are not suggesting people should follow the ancient Egyptianqueen's example and take baths in milk. Instead they have extracted a fewof the thousands of substances found in milk, and have found they can...
Training Urged For Mothers Of Children With Cancer
...ith childhoodcancer, however, often challenges and even
exceeds the kinds of support on whichmothers typically rely." All of the mothers tended to seek support from friends and familymembers, but didn't consider such support helpful when the diagnosis of cancerwas associated with increased emotio...
Scientists Track Effectiveness Of Migraine Drugs With Ultrasound
...tients usually have a highvelocity of blood flow, even
without a headache, because their blood vesselsare constricted and the blood moves at a faster rate, Chung said. The pain of a migraine headache comes when the blood vessels dilatesuddenly. Conventional treatment, such as beta blockers, dila...
Psychiatric Symptoms May Signal Brain Damage From Diet Pills
...rain serotonin neurotoxicity are largely unknown," even
though the neurotransmitter is thought to be important "in a variety of brain functions, including cognition and memory and the regulation of mood, anxiety, impulsivity, aggression, sleep and neuroendocrine function." In fact, McCann cites case repo...
Bringing Clinicians Up To Speed On Stats And Business Is Goal Of Nih Grant To Emory University Center For Clinical Evaluation Sciences
...language of population-based science isforeign and even
intimidating to many doctors, nurses and other healthprofessionals who were taught to focus on "the patient." Researchers at the Center for Clinical Evaluation Sciences at the EmoryUniversity School of Medicine have been awarded a $107,570 gr...
Mammography Messages Need To Be Tailored For Older Women
...ealed by mammograms. However, women who were not even
consideringgetting mammograms were somewhat more l...oundto be a significant concern, and should become even
less of afactor as Medicare begins covering annual mammograms this year. The study also found that ...
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