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Alcohol researchers identify new medication that lessens relapse risk

...t of theNational Institutes of Health. Naltrexone, another opioid antagonist that is selective for the mu receptor, wasapproved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 1994 for use in alcoholismtreatment. The newer nalmefene is a "universal" opioid antagonist that works onall opioid receptors. Men and w...

Inflammatory pain may help deter inflammatory diseases like arthritis

...C San Francisco researchers report that itmay play another crucial role - helping to prevent the body from slipping intothe chronic inflammation associated with such diseases as arthritis, colitis andasthma. The finding, published in the September issue of Nature Medicine, provides thefirst evidence -- afte...

New study finds a mouthful of reasons to consider hormone replacement therapy

...s ofhormone replacement therapy may be able to add another benefit to their list --protecting their teeth. A ...ronary artery disease. "While the study points to another possible benefit of hormone replacementtherapy, women also need to consider the risks," said Dr. Rob...

Mitral valve repair at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center gets Los Angeles dentist on the road to recovery

...d to returning to his part-time dental practice in another week. He was gradually increasing his exercise, walking about half an hour each day and climbing 400 to 500 stairs. "I feel excellent now, and I'm getting stronger every day," he related. Dr Trento urges patients with serious mitral valve problems to...

Scientists provide first detailed maps of wiring circuitry in the living human brain

...s wentforward and to the top of the brain, whereas another group went to the back ofthe brain where visual information is processed. The two groups of fibers camevery close together to run side-by-side when crossing to the other side of thebrain, but their wires did not intermix. Next, the researcher...

Why prostate cancer homes to bone

...The cells and tissue extract areseparated from one another by a special membrane consisting of a filtercontai...lso induced enzyme activity in breastcancer cells, another type of cancer that readily spreads to bone, but wasinactive against cancers that do not metastasize...

Poor health is a major factor for early retirement, according to UCSF researchers

...s 45-70 are Latino,African-American, Asian or from another minority group compared to just 24percent among those age 70 or older. Californians ages 45-70 are considerably more likely to report high levels ofhousehold income than those over age 70. About half of those 45-70 live inhouseholds with annual hou...

Follow-up phone calls by nurses benefit cancer patients

... man, pneumonitis in a woman, urinary stricture in another man." Mishel also points out that adherence to management methods is improved."For example, the doctor may teach prostate cancer patients Kegel Exercises, butif no one checks up on the patient they may do them incorrectly or sporadically,neit...

OHSU researchers test medication that targets fever without side effects

...ofecoxib, other patientsreceived ibuprofen and yet another group was given a placebo. Researchers foundthat all the patients treated with ibuprofen and rofecoxib witnessed a similardrop in fever, despite the fact that the drugs work in very different ways. Most fever reducers currently on the market targ...

Study suggests some unruptured aneurysms do not need treatment

...eurysms, which may be discovered incidentally when another aneurysm ruptures, or if they produce symptoms, such as headache or cranial nerve palsy, due to compression of neighboring structures. Co-authors of the UCSF study were Daryl R. Gress, MD, UCSF associate professor of neurology and James G. Kahn, MD, ...

Revived drug prevents malaria, skirts drug resistance

... Atovaquone's different approach may skirt another stumbling block inmalaria prevention: keeping pati... for three weeks, thensomewhat less frequently for another eight weeks, getting blood tests for theparasite as well as an interview geared to pick up symptoms....

University Of Wisconsin to launch center to study how emotions affect health

...cuits linked to resilience and vulnerability in In another part of the study, scans will be taken of the women before and afterthey learn and practice meditation to see if it produces biological changes inthe brain that make it easier to cope with stress. CONTACT: Richard J. Davidson, Vilas Professor of Psyc...

UI study indicates physicians' questions are often not pursued

...ived errors of physicians.He is already working on another study related to this, attempting to find theproportion of doctors' questions that can be answered with existing evidence. Ely's research team included Eric R. Evans, a staff physician at the UI StudentHealth Service. The paper appeared in the August...

Gamma/Delta T cells essential to regulating airway hyperresponsiveness in asthma, other lung diseases, according to National Jewish researchers

... to theresearch. In comparison, mice deficient in another type of T cell did not haveairway constriction, leading the scientists to judge that gamma/delta T cellshave a suppressive effect on airway hyperresponsiveness. "This was a very surprising finding," Dr. Lahn said. "Even more surprising wasthat every...

Study finds problems with buying drugs on the Internet

... drugs not approved by the FDA. require a link to another Web site to purchase the drug. lack a mechanism to ask a registered pharmacist questions. do not provide a U.S. phone number and address....

New data provide further evidence of effectiveness of targeted delivery of Relenza and efficacy in both A&B strains

....Amantadine is only active against influenza A. In another reported study, the effect of Relenza treatment on the incidence ofcomplications and antibiotic prescriptions was determined3. Analysis of threephase III studies revealed that among 609 patients receiving 10mg of active drug(bid), there was a 28 per...

Treatment of insulin resistance may have the potential to reduce long-term complications of type 2 diabetes

...litazone was also added to existing treatment with another oral anti-diabetes drug (a sulphonylurea). When compared with sulphonylurea plus placebo, the addition of rosiglitazone (4 mg/day) reduced insulin resistance by 32% over 26 weeks. Over 1400 individuals with type 2 diabetes were included in these stud...

Who should have heart bypass surgery? New guidelines will help doctors, patients decide together

...too many potential complications and shouldopt for another approach. A set of comprehensive guidelines for physicians - based on a review of over 750studies of coronary artery bypass and its alternatives - is being published inthe October issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. It waspre...

New alternative medicine center opens at OHSU

...tamin E in the treatment of multiple sclerosis. In another separate study,ginkgo biloba will be tested for its effectiveness in preventing or delaying theimpacts of Alzheimer's disease. A third project will center on yoga and itsbenefits for seniors and people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. The fourthpro...

Novel neural net recognizes spoken words better than human listeners

...dsof submarines in the hubbub of the open seas, is another possible user.Potentially, the system's novel unde...in time," he explained. "Theycommunicate with one another in a 'language' whereby the 'meaning' imparted tothe receiving neuron is coded into the signal's tim...

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