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Study Shows Gum Disease Increases Risk Of Future Heart Disease
ORLANDO, FLA. -- Persons with gum disease are
at high risk of developing heart disease in the future, particularly if they also are
diabetic, researchers in the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine have found. Result...
Routine Dental X-ray May Be A Valuable Tool In Stroke Prevention
...he University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine are
the first to show, in a general population, that a...will be a powerful tool for detecting patients who are
at risk but don't know it." Of the 550,000 people who suffer a stroke annually, most have no sy...
ACTG Protocol 185 Enrollment Halted
...eliminary results from Pediatric ACTG Protocol 185 are
consistent with accumulating information from oth...addition to those children living with AIDS, there are
approximately 10,000 other children infected with HIV who have not yet developed AIDS. Furthermore,...
Common Carbohydrates May Prove To Be Substitute For Dietary Fiber
...In a turnaround from previous beliefs, researchers are
finding a growinglist of benefits to human and ani... large bowel. The foods with oligosaccharides also are
more pleasing,and you don't have to eat as much to get the same desired effect." In two comprehensi...
Duke Study Uses Tiny Temperature Changes To Probe Water-Exclusion At Protein Binding Sites
...o all of the rest of the holes on the protein that are
the right size andshape to accommodate the ligand?...up this finding by reporting that the waythe atoms are
arranged in a molecule plays a crucial role in determininghow important water reorganization is to l...
MRI-Guided Cancer Surgery
...hers. A fifth continues to spawn new tumors, which are
being treated. The sixth and most recent patient i...ll, but it is still early. Duerk and Lewin are
presenting their scientific methods and clinical results this week at the Fifth Scientific Meeting a...
Laser Offers Hope For Heart Patients With No Alternatives
...scle, Duke University Medical Center heartsurgeons are
testing a promising new therapy for patients with ...ny kind causes crushing heart pain (angina). They are
a tragic and unhappygroup of patients because they are
so incapacitated and we can do very littlefor...
UNC-CH Study Shows State Protects HMO Clients Poorly
...an adequate array of laws to ensure that consumers are
fully protected. Silberman directed the st...es. ensure that written materials for consumers are
complete and understandable. track problems associated with HMOs over time. make data comparin...
Kids Near Airports Don't Read As Well
...orraine Maxwell, both environmental psychologists, are
in the Department of Design and Environmental Anal... increases in worldwide, ambient noise levels that are
a byproduct of economic development, particularly prevalent among economically underdeveloped countr...
Researchers Gain Insights Into Drugs Used For Manic-Depression
...the levelof calcium more toward normal when levels are
either abnormally high duringmania or low during depression," he said. "This seems to occur by thesimultaneous elevation of IP3 and the down-regulation of the IP3 receptor." In the current research, the UW scientists showed that, likelithium...
Guidelines Offer Ways To Curb Antibiotic-Resistant Infections
...by organisms that no longer respond to antibiotics are
increasing alarmingly fast in hospitals and health...ealth-care settings needing control measures. They are
long-term care, home health, hospices, doctors' offices and outpatient clinics, schools for the phys...
Substance from Grapefruit Juice May Make Medications Safer
...study. This is important because, normally, there are
large differences in CYP3A4 levels between individ... What should people who regularly take drugs that are
metabolized by CYP3A4 do? "Consistency is the key," Dr. Lown says. "If you regularly drink grapefr...
The Condom Conundrum--How Are We Going To Teach Safe Behavior If Parents Are Afraid To Talk To Their Children About Sex?
...s, birth control and safe sex with our children we are
giving an inferred message that it is OK to have s...eenagers, she says aren't smart about sex and they are
confused about expected sexual behavior. "Our society is saturated with sex, but primarily the neg...
Learning From Experience: New Pattern Recognition & Detection Helps Radiologists Analyze Digital Mammograms
...sign process that creates database addresses which are
searchable in acomputationally efficient manner. ...mple.Among the types of data the system can search are
acoustical signal waveforms, one-dimensional signals and acoustics, sonar, ultrasound andradar signa...
Study Injects New Interest In How Vaccines Work
...could be produced by the antigen alone. Antibodies are
proteins made by the immune system to fight off fo...timulate the immune system to create antibodies -- are
condensed and collected on the surface of aluminum hydroxide particles. Since 1934, aluminum hydroxi...
New Drug For Parkinson's Disease Proves Effective, Study Finds
...s." About one million adults in North America are
afflicted byParkinson's disease, in which several hundred thousand cells in a tiny region of the brain die for unknown reasons. Thispea-sized part of the brain produces dopamine, a neurotransmitter that's key to the control of movement. Parkinson's, ...
Milk Extract May Heal Wounds And Smooth Wrinkles
...en speed up the healing of wounds. The scientists are
not suggesting people should follow the ancient Eg...sts from the CSIRODivision of Human Nutrition, who are
now working closely with industry partnersunder the umbrella of the Cooperative Research Centre for ...
Mother's Milk: Nutrition And Nurture For Infants -- And The Best Defense Against Disease
... Clevenger's team found that tissues in the breast are
ableto make the hormone, too. Clevenger no...osure to the digestive acids. "But infants are
different from adults, and one of the ways they aredifferent is that their stomachs don't make as mu...
Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine By U-M Researcher Is 93% Effective
...n the preventionof influenza. School age children are
major carriers of the disease. Influenzakills 20,...ublic Health. "The results of the clinical trials are
thesuccessful culmination of three decades of dedication and innovation by Dr.Maassab and his resear...
Training Urged For Mothers Of Children With Cancer
Health researchers are
urging special training in problem-solving skillsfor mothers who are
raising children with cancer, to help resolve emotional andbehavioral problems in their healthy chil...
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