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Success of liver transplantation may be most influenced by three risk factors
... Nashville, Tenn., and colleagues reviewed data on all
adult patients who underwent liver transplant for end-stage liver disease at Vanderbilt University Medical Center between January 1, 1991 and July 31, 2003 to determine which of a number of previously identified risk factors had the greatest impact o...
WISE study starts in Toulouse: 60 days of bed-rest for terrestrial female astronauts
...psychological wellbeing. External experts reviewed all
scientific protocols of the study prior to selection, and the responsible French ethical committee in Toulouse has approved the integrated study design of WISE. With the European Space Agency's future plans for human space exploration, the results e...
Use of inhaled corticosteroid led to fewer hospitalizations for young children with asthma
...ions and control asthma when taken regularly. Not all
controllers are strictly anti-inflammatory. About Pulmicort Respules?(budesonide inhalation suspension) Pulmicort Respules uses a nebulizer to deliver the medication to children, making the delivery more consistent. It is the first and only inhale...
Scientist works on innovative treatments for brain tumors
...f the cells of glioblastomas the least curable of all
human cancers. The majority of the 17,500 brain tumors diagnosed each year in the United States are glioblastomas. Patients have a median survival time of nine to 12 months and a five-year survival rate of 1 to 5 five percent. Debinski found that gl...
Mailman School of Public Health receives Manhattan Tobacco Cessation Center grant
... to promote systematic screening and counseling of all
tobacco users. Through partnerships with leading...ning and implementing interventions to ensure that all
smokers are identified and linked to effective treatment, the program: Provides ongoing technical...
Pushy parents can be bad for their children's health
... 2001. The children, whose average age was 14, had all
been diagnosed with severe abdominal pain, with no obvious organic (physical) cause, which had greatly disrupted their lives. They had been given the normal battery of tests for severe abdominal pain, including blood samples, ultrasound, and endoscop...
Cavity prevention tips for pre-school age children
...termine if their child is at risk for cavities? It all
begins with that first trip to the dentist. The f...ke of sugary foods," says Dr. Soxman. "Essentially all
children are at risk to some extent or another," says Dr. Howley. "So the same basic principles appl...
Hospitals may now be more willing to partner up with former adversaries
...nagement from a randomly selected cross-section of all
acute care hospitals operating in 2001. More than ninety percent of the hospitals reported that QIOs had initiated specific interventions, most commonly providing educational materials, benchmark data, and hospital performance data. The majority of...
Energy and sports drinks attack enamel
...here was significant enamel damage associated with all
beverages tested. Results, listed from greatest to... agrees that it is healthier to drink a soft drink all
at once rather than sipping for a long period of time....
Alcohol relapse adversely affects 10-year liver transplant survival
...bstinence from alcohol was required. Patients were all
given the same immunosuppressive regimen, consisting of cyclosporine A, steroids and azathioprine. By the end of the third month following transplant, azathioprine was stopped and prednisone was progressively tapered over the first year. Follow-up pe...
Giant iceberg B-15A edges past floating ice pier
...ching. It would now appear that any contact if at all
between the drifting iceberg and the land-fast floating ice tongue is likely to be a consequence of being 'brushed' or 'bumped' by the broader trailing end of the iceberg, much like the wide turns made by a long trailer behind a truck or the stern o...
Storage time and temperature effects nutrients in spinach
...y found that substantial nutrient loss occurred at all
storage temperatures, the cooler temperatures retained more nutrients for a longer period of time. Keeping spinach in the refrigerator will slow down its nutrient loss. The spinach kept at 39 degrees retained only 53 percent of its folate after eig...
College alcohol problems exceed previous estimates
...hol and determination of college student status of all
persons who die from falls, drownings, poisoning, homicide, suicide, and any other kind of injury, we lack the most dependable yardstick by which to measure the magnitude of alcohol-related fatal injuries among college students, and whether this figu...
Obtaining patient consent for clinical audit is unworkable without extra resources
...only one refusal was received. Gaining consent for all
admissions was difficult and varied widely across units. The gaining of consent was unrelated to ethnicity or level of deprivation but was better for those who had a longer hospital stays and was worse for older children. The extremely low refusal ra...
Diagnostic test for range of blood disorders on the horizon
...red point mutation in JAK2 is present in virtually all
patients with polycythaemia vera and in about half of those with either essential thrombocythaemia or idiopathic myelofibrosis. It is also important to acknowledge the work of several other research groups who have similar data submitted for publicat...
Protein that helps skin cancer spread identified by Stanford researchers
...ein altogether. The remaining cancer-prone samples all
contained just a fragment of the protein. Both typ... of keeping the skin intact. Khavari stressed that all
this work took place using human cells. "Cancer processes are very different in humans and mice," Kh...
Patient with drug-resistant form of HIV identified
...e drawn from this case, therefore, is that despite all
the advances that have been made in understanding this virus and all
the progress that has been made in developing new drugs, prevention remains the most effective strat...
Public policy should address the social factors behind ill health
...) writes that health status should be a concern to all
policy makers, not just those within the health se...stice." In an accompanying commentary, which names all
the members of the new Commission, Lee Jong-wook (Director-General, World Health Organisation) state...
Acupuncture relieves pelvic pain during pregnancy
...y morning and evening using a recognised scale and all
women were assessed by an independent examiner at the end of the treatment period. After treatment, both the acupuncture group and the stabilising exercise group had less pain than the standard group in the morning and in the evening. Reduction of pe...
Costs of antidepressants could have funded effective alternatives
... Between 1991 and 2002, prescriptions per head for all
antidepressants increased almost three-fold and the total cost (adjusted for inflation) increased by 310m. These costs could have been used to deliver cognitive behaviour therapy to 1.54 million patients, more than a third of the adults in the UK wit...
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