Tag: "authors" at medical news
Simpler blood thinning medication effective for preventing blood clots and stroke
...ronary events in future studies is warranted," the authors
write. (JAMA. 2005;293:681-689. Available post-em...limitations and underutilization of warfarin," the authors
write. (JAMA. 2005;293:690-698. Available post-embargo at JAMA.com ) Editor's Note: This study was...
Certain gun storage practices can reduce risk of youth firearm injuries, suicide
...ntion of firearm injuries in this population," the authors
write. (JAMA. 2005;293:707-714. Available post-embargo at JAMA.com ) Editor's Note: Funding for this study was provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Editorial: Storing Guns Safely in Homes With Children and Adolescents In ...
Patients with cancer have highly increased risk for blood clots
... increased risk to develop venous thrombosis," the authors
conclude. (JAMA. 2005;293:715-722. Available post-embargo at JAMA.com ) Editor's Note: This research was supported by grants from the Netherlands Heart Foundation and from the Dutch Cancer Foundation....
AACR recognizes women in cancer research
...andidates must be scientists-in-training and first authors
of meritorious scientific papers selected for presentation at AACR Special Conferences, or the Annual Meeting. They must be members of Women in Cancer Research (WICR), full-time graduate students, medical students, residents, clinical fellows or the...
Birth size and adult cancer risk
...with increased risk of certain adult cancers," the authors
report. "However, our findings suggest that positi...sed risks of adult heart disease and diabetes, the authors
conclude, "Both circulatory disease and cancer need to be considered in determining the net effect o...
Marijuana use affects blood flow in brain even after abstinence
...her studies of marijuana users, according to study authors
Ronald Herning, PhD, and Jean Lud Cadet, MD, of the National Institute on Drug Abuse in Baltimore, Md. The study involved 54 marijuana users and 18 control subjects. The marijuana users volunteered to take part in a month-long inpatient program. The ...
Gender bias in child growth evaluations may miss disease in girls
...sity of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. All three authors
were from the Penn School of Medicine....
HIV-infected parents report limiting physical contact with their children
...ts about the limited transmissibility of HIV," the authors
write. "Although it is encouraging that parents rarely withheld interactions that did not involve the potential exchange of saliva, it is concerning that more than one quarter of parents restricted interactions 'a lot' because of fears of contagion."...
Parents have complex opinions about notification laws for minors' access to contraception
...eliefs about the appropriate role or parents," the authors
write. "Educating parents about the potential negative consequences of parental notification could change their support of PNLs." (Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2005; 159: 120 125. Available post-embargo at www.archpediatrics.com .) Editor's Note: Thi...
Over-the-counter supplement appears effective in treatment of midlife-onset depression
...tential therapeutic agents are needed, the study's authors
suggested. DHEA has been previously reported to ha...eatment, the researchers found. In conclusion the authors
write, "At present, there are no predictors of response, and with a 50 percent response rate one wou...
Parents comfortable with vaccination for sexually transmitted infections for adolescent children
...t so concerned about the source of infection," the authors
concluded. "Clearly, the severity of disease and t... effective if it is taken up widely, the editorial authors
added. "Thus, it will take a body of research on STI vaccine acceptance, such as that being conducte...
Bone density appears to recover after adolescents discontinue injected contraceptive
... Alexander, M.D., Director of the NICHD. The study authors
wrote that 10 percent of female U.S. female adoles...nced significant gains in bone density. The study authors
wrote that the increase in bone mineral density after discontinuation of DMPA is similar to the bone...
Mother's depression associated with increased risk of child's antisocial behavior
...tween maternal depression and children's ASB," the authors
write. "However, our findings also suggested that children exposed to maternal depression were significantly likely to have conduct problems through a risk process that operates environmentally over any contributions of their parents' antisocial pers...
Study explores risks of obesity in children with kidney transplants
...n during dialysis and post-kidney transplant," the authors
write, noting that obesity is an increasing proble...rse effect on allograft and patient survival," the authors
write. Some transplant centers are not performing transplants on extremely obese children because of...
Dedicated hospital stroke centers improve quality of acute care
...getting to the hospital, fast," Potter said. The authors
also report reduced complications at certified str.... Adams, M.D. Statements and conclusions of study authors
that are published in the American Heart Association scientific journals are solely those of the stu...
Anti-depressants used during pregnancy linked to neonatal withdrawal syndrome
... published in this week's issue of THE LANCET. The authors
of the study conclude that doctors should avoid or cautiously manage the prescribing of these drugs to pregnant women with psychiatric disorders. SSRIs were introduced in 1988 and are becoming the gold standard treatment for depression and a wide spe...
The research assessment exercise is damaging UK medicine
...g burden, which is often difficult to fulfill. The authors
write that the RAE should be abolished. They believe that research councils and major charitable foundations have efficient peer-review mechanisms, which can recognise and reward research excellence without compromising the roles of clinical academic...
Alcohol: Global burden on health similar to tobacco and high blood pressure
... analysis of UK alcohol related mortality data the authors
estimate that a 10% rise in British alcohol prices...rs and types of outlets. Despite this evidence the authors
highlight the fact that research findings on effective alcohol control measures fail to impact on po...
Government approach to cutting hospital stays may be misleading
...or admission to the Evercare programme* (which the authors
are also evaluating) and one of the criteria being... admissions in 1997-8 but only 3.2% in 2002-3. The authors
say that further research to refine the definition of 'high risk' groups for interventions to reduce...
Least protection offered to those most at risk of sudden cardiac death
...ality in healthcare highlighted in this study, the authors
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