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Emory Study finds HIV is not an independent risk factor for severe heart disease
...s a differentconclusion. Emory researchers studied all
patients who underwent cardiac catheterization(due to acute coronary syndrome or an abnormal cardiac stress test) at GradyMemorial Hospital in Atlanta between January 2001 and December 2001. The patients were evaluated for HIV infection, common cardi...
Student identifies electrical changes preceding heart failure
...studied, and a second to ensure the performance of all
experimental protocols and the proper acquisition of data by the computer. "He's been a huge mentor for me," Hahn said of Akar. "Being an undergraduate, you still have to have direction. He's given me guidance, freedom and credit." Tomaselli also pra...
Cigarette smoke worsens respiratory infections in infants
...s to recognize. By two years of age, 95 percent of all
children have been exposed to RSV, but the symptoms can range from a mild cold all
the way to serious pneumonia, which requires a child to be hospitalized and placed on a ventilator. ...
eDocAmerica launches Hispanic Website for members
...r international business. Our block of business in all
of Latin America, not just South America, is Spani...ticipants from more than 300 companies who live in all
50 U.S. states and 26 foreign countries. eDocAmerica charges a low monthly fee per employee for a c...
Even mild depression increases long-term mortality in heart failure
...patients fare," Jiang said. "Approximately half of all
patients with heart failure will die within five years of diagnosis, and we believe that our study appears to identify a group of these patients who are at a higher risk for dying." Heart failure is a condition marked by the inability of the heart mu...
Gender gap for lung cancer rates narrowing
... compared the survival of early-stage patients who all
underwent surgery, they found that after two years, 74.3% of women survived, compared to 66.0% of men, and, after five years, 56.8% of women survived, compared to only 48.3% of men. Researchers speculate that the difference in survival can be attrib...
News briefs from the journal CHEST, March 2005
... Netherlands, assessed the PICU medical records of all
children with LTA who received IV sodium biocarbon...ioxide level, a significant increase in pH, and in all
but one case, a successful way to avoid mechanical ventilation. The study appears in the March issu...
Researchers discover link between insulin and Alzheimer's
...esearchers found that insulin and IGF I and II are all
expressed in neurons in several regions in the bra... the frontal cortex, hippocampus and hypothalamus all
areas that are affected by the progression of Alzheimer's. Conversely, in the cerebellum, which is g...
Tobacco industry pays scientists to challenge secondhand smoke's link to infant death risk
...gn even after the landmark 1998 settlement between all
of the major U.S. tobacco manufacturers and 46 sta...ed a consultant to write a comprehensive review of all
known risk factors for SIDS. Philip Morris was to provide the literature review, and the hired scien...
College students at no greater risk of alcohol-related problems than peers
... The college students also exceeded their peers in all
yearly, monthly, and weekly alcohol use, as well as weekly binge drinking, although daily drinking was more common among those not in college. Although college students were drinking more, they weren't more likely to be diagnosed with alcohol depende...
English-speaking Hispanic youth more likely to have sex early
...intercourse than white youth, when controlling for all
other predictors, the researchers found. However, ... help to improve the health and health outcomes of all
children," the authors write. "Precise identification of the salutary components of traditional Lati...
Current daily smoking may be associated with increased risk for suicidal thoughts and attempts
...c disorders. Nearly nine hundred people completed all
three investigations. During the ten-year follow-up, nineteen participants attempted suicide, while 130 reported having suicidal thoughts. The researchers found that current daily smoking, but not past smoking, as reported at the beginning of each of...
Cognitive behavioral therapy and medication is effective in the treatment of panic disorder
...ficantly higher than those receiving usual care at all
points--at three months, 20 percent versus 12 perc...ficantly higher than those receiving usual care at all
points--at three months, 46 percent versus 27 percent, and at 12 months, 63 percent versus 38 percen...
Beta-blockers may help broader group of patients with heart problems
...tolic heart failure, makes up nearly 50 percent of all
CHF patients-and these patients have very similar mortality and morbidity as those with reduced ejection fraction," says Padmini Varadarajan, M.D., advanced cardiac imaging fellow in the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine at the Keck School of Med...
Serum sodium level is a major predictor of a poor prognosis for heart failure patients
...ns each year. "These findings illustrate that not all
heart failure is created equally heart failure accompanied with hyponatremia is especially dangerous. Levels of serum sodium may prove a useful and easily accessible risk assessment tool in the clinical management of patients hospitalized for heart...
University of Manchester awarded 826k for brain science and mental health research
...ental health research in the country. Importantly, all
of our projects fuse basic sciences with clinical application and will make a significant difference to our understanding and treatment of stroke, dementia and mental illness." The call for research proposals followed two themes: 'Pathfinders', to de...
Portable system offers dialysis patients 'liberating' changes
...em One therapy have more stable blood pressure and all
of them have reduced or completely stopped their b...he energy level I have now is so much higher. It's all
so very liberating." That freedom is what allowed Rick Skiles to go on his first extended vacation ...
Common schizophrenia symptoms often overlooked by physicians, according to expert panel
...t of the brain disease. Comprehensive treatment of all
schizophrenia symptoms is possible and many people...falls short in controlling depression while 49% of all
respondents said their doctors place "a great deal" of importance on depression when making treatmen...
Proteins found in urine of pregnant women could help diagnose preeclampsia
...o between two of the proteins correctly identified all
the women who had severe preeclampsia. "It will take several years to develop a new diagnostic test," said Buhimschi. "Many factors are present in the serum and blood, but only the relationship between them has diagnostic significance." The proteins ...
Breast implant Website launched by leading plastic surgery societies
...nd cons of the only devices currently approved for all
uses by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) -- saline implants -- as well as the advantages and disadvantages of silicone implants. Silicone implants have been available for reconstructive and breast revision surgery since 1992. The site also...
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