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Duke Study Suggests New Class Of Drugs Could Bypass Leptin Loop
... does with signaling the brain that the stomach is full
-- a discovery that could leadto a new class of drugs that bypass the leptin brain circuit and target the fat cell itself. Duke researchers say their study, reported today in the journal Nature,is the first to demonstrate how leptin initiates the b...
Raising The Retirement Age In The United States Could Save Billions In Social Security Payments
...s by requiring them to waituntil age 70 to receive full
Social Security benefits, instead of the currentre... on people 65 to 69 yearsold who have retired with full
Social Security benefits. The savings wouldnot be nearly as great if there were a large increase in ...
ACTG 315 Preliminary Results: Drug Cocktail Restores Partial Immune Function
...ch Agenda Committee," comments Dr. Fox, "thattakes full
advantage of the capabilities of the Immunology AdvancedTechnology Laboratories. This resource will greatly expand ourunderstanding of HIV immunopathogenesis, opening up exciting horizonsfor understanding what happens in the course of disease itself...
Routine Dental X-ray May Be A Valuable Tool In Stroke Prevention
...d be referred to their physician immediately for a full
work-up." Individuals should not consider it strange that their dentist would be the first to warn them about stroke, Carter said. "Many systemic diseases make their presence known first in the oral cavity," she added. "Dentists are really...
NIH Honors Emory Researcher With Merit Award For Work On Renin-Angiotensin System
...d mice, suggestingthat testis ACE is necessary for full
male fertility (Laboratory Investigation,1994). In addition, mice lacking somatic ACE have an unusual renal phenotypecharacterized by the inability to effectively concentrate urine. "These are very fundamental questions that go to the very ba...
Should Drugs Be Used In The Treatment Of Obesity: A Point-Counterpoint
...ecific causes of obesity yet tobe defined.To see a full
text version of this article, please click here to view the PDF....
"TRAMAH" Model Seeks To Improve Emergency Response Paper Uses Maryland As Test Region
...itional information on the conference, including a full
list of workshops, isavailable at http://www.informs.org/Conf/Montreal98/ The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) isan international scientific society with 12,000 members, including Nobel Prizelaureates, dedicat...
Infant Feeding Recommendations
...thacaNew York, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org View the full
text of this article at http://www.faseb.org/ajcn/abst98/may/garza.pdf...
Health Workers May Experience Costly Dislocation As Health Spending Growth Slows
...se Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projections, a full
2.6 million jobs will be added in the health sector between 1990 and 2005 and growth in other sectors would also occur due to continued demand. Bishop concludes that "the nation's need for a more efficient and effective health sector cannot be held ...
ONYX Pharmaceuticals Reports Phase II Clinical Trial Results At ASCO Meeting
... 1998. At that time,the company will evaluate the full
complement of data and determine the nextstep in clinical development of ONYX-015. Depending on the outcomeof current and future clinical studies, it could be several years, if ever,before ONYX-015 is available to cancer patients, the company caution...
Scientists To Prepare Advisory Report On What's Been Learned About The Possible
Adverse Health Effects of Electric Fields
...comments can be made byprior arrangement. For the full
agenda, additional information or registrationinformation send a request by fax to (919) 541-0144 or call (919) 541-7534 orvisit the EMFRAPID website. The Working Group report will be available forpublic review and comment in late July. Indi...
Abstinence Reduces HIV For High-Risk Women - Even Those Who Relapse - Study
...change their subjects. Looking at the glass ashalf full
rather than half empty, they look at programs that produce anincomplete change in risky behavior not as failures but as partial - and welcome- successes. The study, "Effect of Relapse to High-Risk Behavior on the Costs and Benefits ofa Program to Sc...
About The Care Of Patients Before They Are Admitted To Intensive Care
... investigated on a national scale to ascertain the full
extent of the problem and advocate an national confidential inquiry. They suggest that one way of dealing with the problem may be to increase the seniority of the doctors assessing and treating this type of patient. (For example in Oxford, the tra...
Extreme Prematurity Brings Two-Fold Increase In Risk Of Repeating A Grade, Needing Special Education
...d special education compared with children born at full
term, a new study at the University at Buffalo has shown. However, the special needs of these children are no greater than those of babies born prematurely before the use of surfactant and other advanced treatments that now enable neonatologist...
Walking Or Bed Rest OK For First Stage Of Labor, UT Southwestern Research Shows
...his study brings the debate of walking or bed rest full
circle sincethe first of the century. Bloom explained that J. Whitridge Williams, in thefirst edition of his obstetrics textbook in 1903, stated, "During the firststage of labor the patient usually prefers to move about her room, andfrequently is mor...
Paying Attention To High Blood Pressure Programs A Good Investment In Reducing
...ple in two rural towns in northeastern Japan. The full
interventionprogram included high blood pressure e...nificant declines instroke incidence in men in the full
intervention community when compared to the1960s. There was a 42 percent reduction in stroke incide...
Remembering Your Medications: Older Are Wiser
...we found," saysPark. "Having a life that's overly full
leaves little time to attend to healthconcerns." For doctors, the implications of the research are clear. "Consider prescribingsimpler drug regimens for busy, middle-aged patients, not for older patients,"says Park. For middle-aged people too busy t...
Study Shows Efavirenz Promising In Treating Pediatric HIV Infection: Leads To Approval Of New Drug For Testing HIV-Infected Children
...y. Additional follow-up through the full
48-week course of the study will be important to determine if the drop in viral load is long-lasting and if the regimen will be well tolerated in children over time. The study...
National Science Foundation Awards Knowledge And Distributed Intelligence Grants
...rking together. These 40 new grants represent the full
complement of research themes (KN, LIS, and NCC) w... an advisory panel of 235 experts representing the full
spectrum of scientific disciplines within the purview of the KDI initiative. "We were impressed wit...
Doctors And Patients Should Co-Sign Prescriptions
...n prescriptions) Patients do not always take the full
course of the tablets they are prescribed and sometimes doctors are not sure of what patients really want, say Dr Joe Colllier and Professor Sean Hilton who have written a letter in this week's BMJ. They say that to resolve this mismatch and improve...
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