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Diet rich in foods with Vitamin E may reduce Alzheimers disease risk

...02 Archives of Neurology, a JAMA publication, also associates vitamin E with protection against more general cognitive decline. (Reporting of additional detail on this study is embargoed for July 14, 2002, 4 p.m. ET.) Both studies were supported by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) at the National Institute...

Physicians and dentists play important role in smoking practices of the elderly

...3,402 households across Canada. Dr. Kaplan and his associates used the health files of 13,363 persons age 65 and...e likely to be current smokers. Dr. Kaplan and his associates hope that the study will help guide dentists and physicians when they see their older patients. Alth...

Study: ER docs can give stroke clot-busters safely, but patients need to get to ER faster

...Besides Scott, the studys authors include research associates Lisa A. Davis, RN, MSN, CCRC and Shirley Frederiksen, M.S., RN, CCRC; and Rodney Smith, M.D., an adjunct clinical assistant professor of emergency medicine. In addition to this study, UMHS stroke researchers are exploring stroke prevention, epidemio...

Magnetic fluids offer hope for damaged retinas

...believed to be less toxic to cells. Riffle and her associates are also attempting to coat the experimental nanoparticles with silica material shells so that they will not lose their magnetism over time, giving them the potential to be permanently implanted, she says. Magnetic fluids have been used in industry f...

UCLA scientists discover African strain of AIDS in two American infants

...rolled at 50 sites For one year, Krogstad and his associates followed 181 infants and children whose HIV-positive mothers had transmitted the virus to them at birth. Treated at 50 sites throughout the United States and Puerto Rico, the children ranged from 4 months to 17 years. Sixty-two percent were African A...

2 is orange but 'two' is blue

...arge four, it took on the dark green color that he associates with four. But when his attention was directed to the small twos, the color suddenly switched to orange.The researchers also created figures in which different parts of the letters or numbers were presented separately to WOs right and left eyes. So h...

Younger age explains why smokers more likely to survive heart attacks

...types of heart attacks suffered. Gourlay and his associates found that the age difference between smokers and non-smokers accounts for almost all the observed difference in mortality rates. Thus, smokers primarily have their relative youth to thank for their improved short-term chances of survival. The small ...

New sensor upgrades artificial bomb sniffers

...raining problems could be eliminated, Walt and his associates say. Billions of the sensor beads can be made at once, as needed, whether daily, weekly or yearly, providing a continuous replacement stock, according to the researchers. To test their sensor, the researchers developed a stock of polymer beads that...

Wolfgang Glasser receives ACS award for wood chemistry, bio-based composites research

...ral Resources. More than 50 students and research associates have completed thesis and research studies in his laboratory, resulting in more than 200 publications, four edited books, and 14 patents. He has also served as an external examiner for dissertations and graduate committees in Europe, Scandinavia, Mal...

Researchers develop white wine with health benefits similar to red

...y than those found in the red wine, Aviram and his associates say. The addition of alcohol to the fermentation process resulted in an increase in the sugar level of the wine, producing a sweet, dessert-type white wine. The researchers are currently trying to modify the method to create a dry white wine with t...

Smoking prevention programs may miss minority teens

...the studys authors Jennifer B. Unger, PhD, and her associates at the University of Southern California School of Medicine. "As the U.S. population becomes increasingly multicultural, it will become increasingly important to develop adolescent smoking prevention programs that will be relevant and effective fo...

Safer estrogen targets painful intercourse in older women

...researchers. To reduce the risks, Hochberg and his associates created a modified version of estradiol, which is the major human estrogen. The new formulation stimulates vaginal cells but afterward is rapidly destroyed by the body's enzymes, which prevent it from circulating to other tissues and organs. Applied...

Ultrasonic microprobe may rapidly detect, identify cancer

...eering professor Doug Jones, postdoctoral research associates Karen Topp, Pengi Han and Michael Oelze, and graduate student Mark Haun....

One more visit could close demographic gaps in infant immunization efforts

...e fully immunized, says Elizabeth T. Luman and her associates at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This was reflected in the finding that children who were fully vaccinated averaged six immunization visits, while children who didnt receive all their shots averaged five visits. Vaccinatio...

Attachment helps young children inhale asthma medications, UF researcher says

...the small pressurized canister the public commonly associates with the treatment of adult asthma patients. It requires patients to press down on the device and inhale as the medication is released, then hold their breath for 10 seconds. The inhaler system Hendeles recommends is a modification of the MDI and i...

Drugs made from polymers, the stuff of plastics

...ent surgery, the researcher says. Uhrich and her associates are also making a polymer version of para-aminosalicylic acid, a drug used to treat tuberculosis that can irritate the stomach - a side effect they hope to avoid. Other possibilities include polymer versions of antibiotics that release medication s...

Research study maps formation process of certain type of breast cancer

...ative cells and causes them to die. Biswas and his associates have been carrying out this study with support from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health Breast Cancer Research Program. Dana-Farber researchers are currently searching for other substances that can hinder the over-proliferation of ER-negati...

Chemists take new approach to fighting resistance

...at a wide range of diseases, Dr. Mobashery and his associates created a new type of antibiotic with built-in lig...-regenerating" Antibiotic Dr. Mobashery and his associates also designed a new antibiotic based on a modified version of an aminoglycoside antibiotic, which is...

Novel molecule blocks pain receptor system

...ety of neurological disorders, Dr. Iwasawa and his associates predict. ...

Researchers discover alcohol-sensitive membrane channel

...itutesof Health. Joanne M. Lewohl, Ph.D., and her associates identified the effect of ethanol on the G-protein-coupled inwardly rectifying potassium channel (GIRK).GIRKs are widely distributed in the brain and play a major role in regulating inhibitory responses in the central nervous system. They act by regul...

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