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US life expectancy about to decline, researchers say

...tic rise in obesity, especially among young people and minorities, is from a special report appearing in ...idental mortality, such as car accidents, suicides and homicides combined," said Olshansky, who is professor of epidemiology in the UIC School of Public He...

Benign separation process being advanced for pharmaceutical industry

...ate student in chemistry at Virginia Tech, Taylor, and J. David Pinkston of Procter & Gamble Pharmaceutic...ision of Medicinal Chemistry presentations. Taylor and other students have been working with Pinkston for three years. Zheng recently joined the team and i...

Employees with diabetes are not more tired

...omatically more tired due to a combination of work and illness. However, Dutch researcher Iris Weijman fo... with diabetes who have several chronic conditions and those who experience inconvenience from their illness do have a higher risk of fatigue. Employees w...

Mountaineering doctors hike medicine to new heights with Xtreme Everest

...orld's tallest mountain to look death in the face and take its pulse. The medical research team will mak... 8,000 metres where the human body has struggled - and frequently failed - to survive. The Centre for Aviation, Space and Extreme Environment Medicine (CA...

University seeks recruits for arthritis study

...oms. The study will investigate the way depression and pain impact on the thinking processes of those wit...d: "Depression is common in people with arthritis, and arthritis patients are twice as likely to suffer from depression as members of the general populatio...

Teenage highs and lows

...use? Involvement with other substances (alcohol and cigarettes), delinquency and school problems have been established as the three most important risk factors in identifying teenag...

Liverpool to lead 20M Department of Health initiative to develop medicines for children

...d to treat children have been designed for adults, and have not been properly tested on the young. Health professionals use their skill and judgement when prescribing medicines for children but uncertainty can result in inappropriate dosing...

Specialist care gives better rate of survival

A better network of care and access involving specialists and family physicians is needed to save the lives of more heart patients, especially rural residents, ac...

Explosion of child obesity predicted to shorten us life expectancy

...lshansky of the University of Illinois at Chicago, and colleagues concludes that obesity now reduces aver...her conclude that if the current epidemic of child and adolescent obesity continues unabated, life expectancy could be shortened by two to five years in th...

Doctor suggested cannabis for pain relief, says one in six medicinal users in the UKMUHC study

...ults of our UK survey, including the extent of use and reported effects, lend support to the further development of safe and effective medicines based on cannabis" says lead author Dr Mark Ware principal investigator and pain...

Mechanism of RNA recoding: New twists in brain protein production

...study may help explain the remarkable adaptability and evolution of animal nervous systems--including the...n unalterable "read only" copy of the genetic code and the RNA as a "writable" working copy that cells can edit extensively--adding, deleting, and modifyin...

9.2 million cosmetic plastic surgery procedures in 2004 - up 5%

...ing a greater public awareness of cosmetic surgery and may attribute to the growth in procedures, however... ASPS. "These statistics show a strong, continued, and healthy increase in cosmetic surgery that mirrors the 4.4 percent economic growth of the United Stat...

Brain imaging study may hold clues to onset of schizophrenia in people at high risk

...duals experiencing early symptoms of schizophrenia and may reflect biological changes that precede the on...e in tasks requiring executive function, attention and working memory, but the neurobiological bases of this remains unclear," said Dr. Aysenil Belger, the...

Disfigured patients may be forced to forego surgery

...ompany denials, restrictions on covered procedures and a new tactic of excluding specific procedures may be forcing some adults and children to live with painful medical conditions or disfigurement. This restrictive access to care c...

Half-million cosmetic plastic surgery procedures for Hispanics in 2004 - up 49% from 2000

...dures in 2004, an increase of 49 percent from 2000 and a 7 percent increase from 2003, according to stati...can Americans with 5 percent (461,000 procedures), and Asians with 3 percent (276,000 procedures). "This tremendous growth shows that Hispanics have adopte...

Aspirin's potential ability to prevent colon polyps may not apply equally to all

The association between regular aspirin use and a reduced risk of precancerous colon polyps may be...s at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) analyzes data from the Nurse's Healt...

Massive weight loss patients create mass appeal for body contouring procedures

...s are choosing these procedures as awareness grows and as plastic surgeons apply improved surgical techni...buttock (3,500), lower body (9,000), thigh (8,000) and upper arm lifts (10,000). There were 43 times more lower body lifts and 30 times more upper arm lift...

Research suggests possible blood test for multiple sclerosis

...h by Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center and colleagues suggests that one day, doctors may be a...s a "fingerprint," or distinct pattern of proteins and peptides in people with MS. Proteins are made by genes, and the information locked in genes is "expr...

'Chemistry and Flavor of Hispanic Foods' one-day symposium, March 15

SAN DIEGO, March 15 Mat, queso blanco and frijoles: these are just a few examples of the boo...s becoming increasingly commonplace in restaurants and grocery stores throughout the country. The trend is fueled by this country's fast-growing Hispanic p...

Compound may help prevent diabetes in fast-food fans

...rs to slow down fat absorption to a healthier rate and reduce the likelihood of developing insulin resist...ed for half-a-century as an additive in many foods and drugs, mostly to provide texture, but the researchers believe this is the first study to demonstrate...

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