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Researchers confirm Vioxx nearly doubled cardiovascular risks in cancer prevention study
...tors examined the use of cardio-protective aspirin among
patients and found that it did not skew findings on the overall risk of Vioxx treatment....
Small increases or 'blips' in HIV levels do not signal mutations leading to drug-resistant HIV
...endent laboratories. "The lack of any consistency among
the tests performed on blood samples confirms that there is no danger from these blips in viral load," says study lead author and infectious disease specialist Richard Nettles, M.D., an assistant professor at Hopkins. "These blips can be attributed t...
Mothers' exposure to air pollutants linked to chromosome damage in babies
... known as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), among
non-smoking African-American and Dominican mothers residing in three low-income neighborhoods of New York City -- Harlem, Washington Heights and the South Bronx. "Although the study was conducted in Manhattan neighborhoods, exhaust pollutants are pre...
Another look finds promising proteomics test is not biologically plausible
... only misdiagnosed three healthy individuals. But among
others who subsequently tested the study's data for reproducibility were Baggerly and his colleagues (Kevin Coombes, Ph.D., and Jeffrey Morris, Ph.D., from M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, and Sarah Edmonson, M.D., from Baylor College of Medicine). They...
Johns Hopkins scientists receive presidential medals
...ion," said Snyder. "I feel honored to be included among
other distinguished neuroscientists who have also received the award, especially my friend and colleague Vernon Mountcastle." Snyder was born in 1938 in Washington, D.C., where he was also educated. In 1955, he entered Georgetown in a premedical prog...
No increase in sexual risk taking among gay men in HIV-study
...d not increase during 18 months of follow-up, even among
men who at study entry thought the vaccine being t...n who did not report such sex, and four times that among
men who reported taking risks with HIV-positive partners....
Alcohol's damaging effects on adolescent brain function
...ified subtle but important brain changes occurring among
adolescents with Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD), resul...ents, such as "blackouts," are particularly common among
young drinkers and may be at least in part due to disrupted neural plasticity in the hippocampus, wh...
Flu vaccination benefits people of any age with high-risk medical conditions
... 75,227 patient-observations, 30,861 of which were among
high-risk patients younger than 65, is the first l...espiratory and cardiovascular disease (87 percent) among
high-risk persons of working age," the authors stated. According to the researchers, the study is co...
COX-2 inhibitors associated with blood pressure elevation
...n a future print edition of the journal. NSAIDs, among
the most widely prescribed drugs for pain relief, are associated with gastrointestinal side effects. As a result there has been a significant preference to prescribe COX-2 inhibitors over conventional NSAIDs, even when patients do not meet specified ...
Flu vaccination impact on elderly deaths may be over-estimated
...nfluenza vaccination reduces winter mortality risk among
the elderly by 50 percent may substantially overes...ly. Their model incorporated information on deaths among
the elderly from pneumonia and influenza and all other causes from 33 winter seasons from 1968-2001....
NHLBI study shows smoking cessation programs improve survival
...grams can significantly improve long-term survival among
smokers. Supported by the National Heart, Lung, an...s. After an average of 14.5 years, the death rate among
those in the smoking cessation program was about 15 percent lower compared to those who received usu...
Cardiology losing out as women 'turned off' by family unfriendly specialty
...hat cardiology was one of the most popular choices among
women. "The failure of cardiology to attract womenindicates that a substantial proportion of the talent pool is being lost to other specialties," they write. "If this is not corrected, it will prove increasingly difficult to maintain high standards ...
Wine keeps women's hearts beating healthily
...f alcohol consumed was important. HRV was highest among
women who drank wine, even after taking account of other influential factors, such as age, weight, and smoking habit. Beer and spirits had little impact on HRV. The favourable effects on HRV may be one of the reasons why wine protects heart health, s...
14-year study finds that quitting smoking adds years to life
...are widely regarded as the gold standard for proof among
clinical studies. "We know that people who smoke should quit smoking," said one of the study authors, John E. Connett, PhD, professor of biostatistics of the University of Minnesota School of Public Health. "This study showed that with very simple lu...
Murder, eyewitness identification and the limits of human vision
...oftus also testified as an expert witness, noting, among
other things, that identifying a person from 450 feet was the equivalent of sitting in the centerfield bleachers at New York's Yankee Stadium and being able to recognize someone in the box seats behind home plate. The jury convicted the four men ...
Northwestern Memorial Hospital receives $10 million commitment to support preeminent heart program
...am in Northwestern Memorial's history. It is also among
the largest gifts given to the hospital in the pas...porary bridge to transplantation. Results rank among
nation's best Since April, the hospital's risk of death for coronary artery bypass, and first time ...
Rutgers College of Nursing faculty member is funded to develop an interactive computer system
...es in an effort to reduce HIV sexual risk behavior among
women in urban communities. Jones, assistant profe...sexual practices, according to Jones. "HIV/AIDS among
urban women is one of the most pressing public health problems in Newark, Jersey City and the surrou...
Researchers offer emergency workers a lifeline
...kers explain the factors that contribute to trauma among
emergency services professionals and the impact it has on the individuals and their families. The authors also offer guidance in designing intervention programs for distraught workers. "The death of a child, either in an accident or at the hands of a...
Morbidly obese pay nearly twice as much for health care
...7 percent more than obese adults. The excess costs among
morbidly obese adults resulted from greater spendi...rchers say. "The economic burden of morbid obesity among
U.S. adults is substantial," says David Arterburn, MD, assistant professor of internal medicine and ...
International trial of two microbicides begins
...nal Institutes of Health, represents a partnership among
various research institutions in Africa and the United States. Although no licensed microbicides are available to the public currently, scientists hope these agents--designed to be applied to the surface of the vagina to prevent sexually transmitted ...
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