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Disorganization, Lack Of Closeness Characterize Families Where Children WithAsthma Skip Taking Medication, National Jewish Researchers Find
...quences of behavior aren't expressed to the child, according
to NationalJewish Medical and Research Center rese...imate and level oforganization within the family," according
to the article. Using a standardizedquestionnaire, families that agreed with the following statemen...
Unhealthy Lifestyles Not Primary Cause Of High Mortality Rates
...lity among low-income and less educated Americans, according
to a new University of Michigan study. Sci...Americans with low levels of income and education, according
to Paula Lantz , assistant professor of health management and policy at the U-M School of Public...
Synthetic Detergent Found To Fight Multi-Drug Resistance
...uldbe effective in treating multi-drug resistance, according
to a University ofToronto study published in the June issue of the American Journal ofPhysiology. The detergent reduces the amount of chemotherapy drugs required to treatmulti-drug resistance by blocking a drug pump in cancer cells. The res...
Nitrosamines Play Important Role In Cancer Linked To Smoking
...bacco as the source of this carcinogenic exposure, according
toHecht. He maintains that this finding strengthens the argument that passivesmoking causes lung cancer. By developing the ways in which cancer is formed by cancer-specific nitrosaminesin animal models, their fate in humans can be more fully determi...
Brain Tumor Treatment In Multicenter Tests
... patientsin the U.S. with brain cancer metastases, according
to principal investigatorDr. Matthew Ewend, assistant professor of neurosurgery at the University ofNorth Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. The Food and Drug Administration has already approved the biodegradablepolymer wafer for treatm...
Health Risk To "Cigarette Babies" Is Neglected, Duke Scientist Charges
...ach year as well as massive numbers of cribdeaths, according
to a Duke University Medical Center pharmacologist. Also neglected are the severe neurological problems in "cigarettebabies" of smoking pregnant women. This neglect comes despite the fact that the widespread, chronicingestion of nicot...
States Must Be Held Accountable For New Health Plans For Children
...ountable for meeting the goals of thenew programs, according
to two new reports from a committee of the Institute ofMedicine. Congress must devote adequate funding to track the effectiveness ofthe state programs, and federal and state officials must develop new tools tomonitor the programs' impact on access t...
More Bad News For Fast Food Fans
... of arteries and increase the risk of heartdisease according
to researchers at the San Francisco Veterans Affai...dized cholesterol arepresent in the American diet, according
to the researchers. Large amounts ofoxidized cholesterol are found in fried and processed foods, wh...
Abstinence Reduces HIV For High-Risk Women - Even Those Who Relapse - Study
...ost of HIV,even if the women subsequently relapse, according
to an article in this month'sspecial edition of a journal published by the Institute for Operations Researchand the Management Sciences (INFORMS). "There are two key findings here," said Dr. Margaret L. Brandeau of StanfordUniversity, who co-authored...
New Data Show Dangerous Interaction Between Blood Pressure Drugs
...r (CCB) drugs to control their high bloodpressure, according
to four case reports that will be published in Jul...s who are already taking mibefradil and a-blocker, according
to the researchers. They write: "These patients had othermedical conditions and other medications -...
Montana Anti-Cancer Discovery Sublicensed To Major Drug Manufacturer
...ancer, and about one in 70 develops ovariancancer, according
to the National Cancer Institute. Addition... almost $941 million in sales worldwide last year, according
toForbes Magazine. The cost of taxol ranges between $1,000 and $2,000 atreatment. The drug ...
Educational Intervention Can Reduce Sexual Behaviors Known To Transmit HIV
...lfand more than double the regular use of condoms, according
to researchers at theJohns Hopkins School of Public Health. The School was one of seven sites acrossthe country participating in the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)Multi-site HIV Prevention Trial, a new study of behaviors in mostly low-in...
Intervention can help reduce risky sexual behavior, according to results published in Science
...behaviors can have a profound publichealth impact, according
to the authors. Adds Stover, "Our study is a good startin terms of identifying an intervention that reduces risk, but we areencouraging new investigators to extend the follow-up period in future studies."The NIMH study is just one of a series of pap...
Study Reveals Possible Clue For Racial Differences In Prevalence Of High Blood Pressure
...ferences in the prevalence of high blood pressure, according
to a report inthis month's Hypertension: Journal of the American Heart Association. In a study of blood flow in people during mentally stressful conditions, JulioA. Panza, M.D., and researchers at the National Heart, Lung, and BloodInstitute, report ...
One-Time Needles Don't Reduce HIV Among Addicts, Study Shows
...se will find HIV rates not dropping butincreasing, according
to an article in this month's special edition of a journalpublished by the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences(INFORMS). "You'd think that distributing syringes that can't easily be infected or passedamong addicts would cut ...
Drug Combination Including New "Super Aspirin" Drug Cuts Risk Of Death Or Second
...-termbenefit rather than only an immediate effect, according
to a study released intoday's Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. The drug, lamifiban, is in a class of drugs called "platelet IIb/ IIIareceptor blockers," which prevent platelets from forming blood clots thatobstruct bloo...
Antidepressants Can Lead To Mouth Infections
...y mouth" by reducing theability to secrete saliva, according
to F. P. M. L. Peeters, MD, and M.W.DeVries, MD, of Maastricht University and A. Vissink, DDS, PhD, of UniversityHospital Groningen, The Netherlands. Recent years have seen both improved detection of depression and the"almost universal appl...
Modafinil Improves The Quality Of Life Of Narcolepsy Patients
...thout the debilitating side effects ofother drugs, according
to a University of Michigan researcher. "Narcolepsy can greatly impact a patient's quality of life. Patients treatedwith modafinil in this study were more alert and their ability to perform usualactivities was significantly improved,'' said Ann E. R...
New Report Demonstrates That Following Guidelines Improves Clinical Practices, Reduces Liability Costs
...- $2,834 versus $72,767, a 96 percent difference-- according
to a report released today by MMI Companies, Inc. The reportindicates that aggressive implementation of risk modification guidelines notonly reduces the cost of claims but also enhances patient safety. The new report is based on MMI's comprehensive ...
Safe And Effective Treatment For Acute Repetitive Seizures
...tive seizure episodes in both children and adults, according
to a studypublished in the June 25, 1998, issue of The New England Journal of Medicine*and funded by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke(NINDS). Acute repetitive seizures are episodes of multiple seizures thatdiffer from the ...
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