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Study of energy and health in Africa focuses spotlight on charcoal and forest management
Berkeley and Boston -- A new
study by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, and the Harvard School of Public Health finds that promoting cleaner, more efficient technologies for producing charcoal in Africa can save millions of lives and have significant climate...
Study shows promise in identifying kidney failure
...hil gelatinase-associated lipocalin, or NGAL, as a new
biomarker for diagnosing kidney failure (also call...id. These studies have paved the way for designing new
treatments for humans. "The NGAL gene was one of the most upregulated in animal models with acute re...
Strategy effective against drug resistant tuberculosis
...ents. In the final year of the study, only 7.8% of new
patients were carrying drug resistant strains, and there were no new
cases of MDR tuberculosis. However, patients with drug resistant tuberculosis, particularly MDR tube...
First head-to-head study to compare lidoderm patch and Celebrex in treating pain
...n Pain Society, Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc. released new
clinical trial data which found patients receiving... these findings since there is a critical need for new
approaches to managing this type of pain." OA affects more than 20 million Americans annually and...
UMaine study looks at infants and chronic nighttime crying
...y to shed light on a growing problem in Japan with new
parents, who are becoming fewer as Japan's birth r...ehavioral pediatrics and child psychiatry. It is a new
field for research, Fukumizu says. Many tired parents have been asking pediatricians why their child...
Hormonal treatment improves survival in high-risk prostate cancer patients
...e cancer can improve survival rate, according to a new
study published in the April 1, 2005, issue of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics, the official journal of ASTRO, the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology. The study, conducted between1987 and 1992, sep...
Chronic pain treatments more effective when taken together, new study shows
...than from either drug administered individually, a new
Queen's study funded by the Canadian Institutes of...esthesiologist at Kingston General Hospital. "This new
treatment approach has the potential to dramatically improve quality of life for people suffering fr...
UNC study: Most N.C. family practitioners engage in unrecognized community service
...e volunteer community service activities, a unique new
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill study concludes. Often, that unpaid service has no connection with where they work and receives no public support from their employers. "Philanthropy and community service are integral parts of American soc...
New study in 'Nature' demonstrates protection against cell death during heart attack
CINCINNATI -- A new
study, conducted at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and published in the journal Nature , has uncovered a fundamental mechanism by which cells die a finding that could quickly lead to improved emergency treatments for heart attack and...
Late developers may run higher risk of infection than sexually mature younger teens
...ecific effects on particular infections. A recent new
partner or use of a condom was associated with a lower risk of chlamydial infection, while the use of emergency contraception doubled the risk. Sex during a period also increased the risk of bacterial vaginosis. Smoking conferred protection against H...
International breast cancer prevention study launches in the United States and Canada
Boston-March 30, 2005 Today, a new
clinical trial evaluating a novel approach to brea...ated that exemestane can prevent the occurrence of new
cancers in the opposite breast of women who have already had breast cancer, suggesting that it may a...
Early onset of puberty the EU gets serious
...number of children and can eventually give rise to new
reproductive patterns," says Professor Olle Sder, vice coordinator of PIONEER at KI. "It's also been shown that girls who reach puberty early are affected in a way that can have consequences for their future, both socially and financially. It's also ...
Satellite survey enhances knowledge of Tuscan landslides
... for each year of the last half century. However a new
service based on satellite imagery can provide early warning of areas susceptible to landslides, by highlighting tiny millimetre-scale slope motion that occurs ahead of larger-scale movement. The ESA-funded Service for Landslide Monitoring (SLAM) is...
Hausman to give keynote address at 'Breastfeeding, Motherhood and Feminism' symposium
...patterns in recent decades have brought women many new
opportunities. But along with these gains come challenges, including the well-documented work-family dilemma -- the struggle to be employed and provide for a family's health and well being at the same time. A woman's ability and willingness to breast...
HIV testing should be routine part of primary health care for sexually active
...e, according to recent CDC data, and 35 percent of new
cases of HIV diagnosed from 1999 to 2002 were acqu... even when the prevalence of HIV is low, we need a new
approach," says Timothy P. Flanigan, MD, chief of infectious diseases at The Miriam Hospital and a p...
Geodon effective in psychiatric emergencies; Sharply reduces time in restraints
...to quickly relieving agitation, the results of the new
study showed a reduction in physical restraints. ...traints lowers the chance for complications. This new
medication really does represent a significant new
option in emergency treatment of severely agitate...
UW study shows blacks and Latinos are more satisfied with physicians of the same race
...ns from the same race or ethnicity, according to a new
study published in the March-April edition of the ...nt vs. 29 percent). "These findings may point to new
ways to address racial and ethnic disparities in health care," Chen said. "Addressing discrimination...
Brain activity prior to treatment flags vulnerability to antidepressant side effects
In a finding that opens new
doors to determining susceptibility to antidepress...antidepressant. "This finding shows the promise of new
ways for assessing susceptibility to antidepressant side effects," said Aimee M. Hunter, lead author...
March/April 2005 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...t be the best choice for everybody, according to a new
study out of the Medical University of South Carol...e systems increasingly focusing on the individual, new
research out of the University of Texas Health Science Center shows the need for a concurrent focus ...
Pitt marks 50th anniversary of its Salk polio vaccine with reunion, scientific symposium
...cine "safe, effective and potent" and ushered in a new
era of hope that polio could be conquered. A com...Pittsburgh Medical Center) Disease as a Weapon: A new
Challenge for the 21st Century This day also will include a moment of remembrance and re-enactment ...
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