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New marker for early diagnosis of kidney failure identified
...renal injury. Diagnosis using serum creatinine was possible
only one to three days after the initial injury. However, testing for high concentrations of NGAL could diagnose kidney failure in two hours. Professor Devarajan concludes: "Effective therapeutic measures for kidney failure are available but are oft...
The trust game: Measuring social interaction
...ross geographical boundaries. The study was made possible
by hyperscanning or hyperscan-fMRI, a breakthrough that allowed Montague and his colleagues to synchronize the scanning of two interacting brains. Without this, the researchers could not have looked at both brains at once, a factor that made the res...
UCSF study offers insight into human circadian rhythms
...s who have FASPS, as well as a sixth relative with possible
FASPS, have asthma and migraine with aura (a neuro...of a migraine). While they have not investigated a possible
link, the scientists have taken note. "We're going to follow the same approach we always have," says...
Satellite survey enhances knowledge of Tuscan landslides
... Basin Authority. "Most of all because it has been possible
to combine the technical and scientific informatio... in support of decision making. This is not always possible
with such highly innovative projects." A workshop for current and potential Italian SLAM users is ...
Hausman to give keynote address at 'Breastfeeding, Motherhood and Feminism' symposium
...or structures of which she is a part. If it is not possible
to incorporate the practice into her daily schedule, she will probably not do it. Recent national data show that most women introduce formula early and do not breastfeed for very long, thereby decreasing the health benefits of the practice. Hausman's...
Geodon effective in psychiatric emergencies; Sharply reduces time in restraints
...l Hospital Psychiatry, also suggest that it may be possible
to reduce by as much as 40 percent the time severely agitated patients spend in restraints during psychiatric emergencies. Additionally, the researchers at Stony Brook University Hospital found that medication was as effective in treating the severe...
OHSU scientists test medication to treat involuntary weight loss
... brain that are crucial to weight control, and the possible
connection between infant hormone exposure and lifelong weight issues. Another key role of the center is to provide a base of expertise for public (community) education, and serve as a source for continuing education in the treatment of weight-relate...
Uric acid and heart disease
...tion of disease but in the eight studies where all possible
confounders had been removed this predictive role was lost. What this paper does not do is directly address the question of whether or not serum uric acid is involved in causing CHD although it does suggest that serum uric acid levels are unli...
Primary care office strategies may increase colon cancer screening
...rovided with resources, tools, and support to make possible
positive changes also completed follow-up questionnaires. Medical records of 551 patients showed a significant increase in the number of patients who became up-to-date with screening recommendations (38.7 percent to 56.1 percent) and tests (34.4 per...
Raw food vegetarians have low bone mass
... and inflammation is low," he says. "We think it's possible
these people don't have increased risk of fracture but that their low bone mass is related to the fact that they are lighter because they take in fewer calories." Fontana says more study is needed to prove that raw food vegans have light-but-healthy ...
Fat may promote inflammation, new study suggests
... next five leading causes of death combined. "It's possible
that modifying the inflammatory proteins through m...sor of internal medicine. "The findings point to a possible
treatment target for new drugs. Our goal is to learn more about how these proteins are produced and ...
Some brain cells 'change channels' to fine-tune the message
...s for the kind that keeps calcium out, it might be possible
to harness that switch to prevent the cells from dying. "But that's a big 'if' at this point," says Huganir....
Billions in cost estimated for firefighter injuries
...t estimation models--one with a narrow approach to possible
related firefighter injury costs, the others with broader views of economic impacts. Fire departments can use the information to plan their fire prevention and firefighting strategies. NIST plans to use the study as an aid to determining what new res...
Vaccine against childhood pneumonia shows promise
...eumococcal conjugate vaccines available as soon as possible
to children who need them most is extremely important." (Quote by e-mail; does not appear in published paper) In an accompanying commentary, Marilla Lucero and Gail Williams, write that studies on a seven-valent (7PCV) and a nine-valent pneumococcal ...
Risky surgery not always necessary to treat cervical disease
...cines (used to treat and also prevent) now present possible
cures without invasive means, thereby eliminating these risks. Chemoprevention involves the use of micronutrients or pharmaceutical agents to delay or prevent the development of cancer from HPV in currently healthy patients. Progress and treatment o...
Chronic fatigue patients show lower response to placebos
...ome chronic, says Cho. The authors propose several possible
explanations for the surprisingly low placebo resp...helping patients retain physical conditioning when possible
and using psychological and psychiatric interventions to help patients adapt to living with chronic ...
New studies show mixed results on epilepsy drugs and birth defects
...to control seizures with only one epilepsy drug if possible
and the importance of planning carefully how epile...t physicians and women have as much information as possible
about these medications," said Diego Wyszynski, MD, PhD, of Boston University School of Medicine and...
Success of liver transplantation may be most influenced by three risk factors
... for a variety of reasons are being considered for possible
transplant. Determining which factors have the most impact on patient and graft survival rates could help increase the donor pool and shorten the wait for liver transplantation, the authors suggest. Derek E. Moore, M.D., of the Vanderbilt University ...
TB Alliance announces new drug discovery program with GlaxoSmithKline
...digm based on novel drugs. This shift will only be possible
with a robust and dynamic drug pipeline. The compounds from this discovery program may attack the bacillus in new ways, overcoming resistant strains and speeding time to cure. The TB Alliance's objective is to develop an entirely new therapeutic reg...
Strengths and failings of U.S. health care 'system' are driven by embedded vested interests
...erview as well as focused research articles. Made possible
by sponsorship from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, this special issue of JHSB--titled "Health and Health Care in the United States: Origins and Dynamics"--examines the efficacy of U.S. health care in the world context. While the United States i...
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