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First Evidence Found Of Link Between Gum Disease And High Alcohol Consumption, Low Dietary Antioxidants
...cohol from any source weredivided into four groups based
on consumption level, starting with five drinksper...analysis, the subjects were divided into twogroups based
on attachment level, the amount of gum detachment from underlyingbone. Linking the data on alcohol c...
NHLBI Clinical Trial Stopped Early: Successful Ventilator Strategy Found For Intensive Care Patients On Life Support
...fetyand Monitoring Board (DSMB) on March 10, 1999, based
on data on the first 800patients which showed approximately 25 percent fewer deaths among patientsreceiving small, rather than large, breaths of air from a mechanical ventilator. The ARDS Network Study of Ventilator Management in ARDS, schedu...
"Plugs" For Drugs Promise Mightier Medicines
...ons, are released into the body. The technique is based
on a molecular"plug" that attaches to and temporarily blocks the action of the drug. Once themedication enters the circulation, the "plug" is gradually disconnected. This,the scientists believe, releases relatively low but steady quantities of thedru...
Novel Biological Interaction Found To Explain Blood Vessel Growth To Tumors
...astyear to produce a drug for human cancer therapy based
on the angiostatinmolecule. Pizzo and Moser set out to study what happened when angiostatin "bound" on thesurface of endothelial cells. They looked for where angiostatin's "key" fit intothe cellular "lock" that then shut down vessel growth. Since pl...
Poor Health In Pregnancy And After Childbirth Tied To History Of Abuse
...vs. 10 percent of women without histories ofabuse, based
on a self-report scale. Thus, according to Leserman, "the women with abuse histories looked worse on ourmeasures during pregnancy and they stay in poorer health after giving birth."She points out that although both the abused and non-abused women stu...
Managed-Care Systems Could Save By Eliminating Restricted Access To Dermatologists
...ave direct access to dermatologists.This figure is based
on Medicare reimbursement rates for office visits....r conservative estimate," he said. The results are based
on data about office visits to doctors as recordedin the National Ambulatory Medical Care surveys fo...
Exercise Is The Best Means Of Weight Control In Teenagers
Onset of adolescent eating disorders: population based
cohort study over 3 years The best means of tackling the increase in obesity in young people is to encourage them to take exercise rather than go on a diet, say researchers from Australia in this week's BMJ. In their study of nearly 2,000 male and...
'Motion Blindness,' Not Just Poor Memory, Causes Alzheimer's Patients To Lose Their Way
... motion when getting around. The findings are based
on experiments in Duffy's VisualOrientation Laboratory. Patients sit in a chair and watchcomputer-generated moving patterns of dots of light on a screensix feet wide and eight feet high. The moving dots form patterns,like snowflakes rushing at the wi...
National Study Suggests Heart Attack Severity May Be Declining
...uring the study, two of three indicators that were based
on the electrocardiograms showed an increase in severity. However, a different kind of measure based
on enzymes in the blood that confirm heart attacks showed declining severity, despite the developme...
Low Educational Level Increases Risk For Congestive Heart Failure
...dy mass index (a numerical way to measure body fat based
onweight and height). Other factors, such as diabetes, educational level,physical inactivity, cigarette smoking and alcohol consumption, were included inthe analysis. The low educational level was included because previous studieshad found an assoc...
Brain Activity Differs In Introverts And Extroverts, UI Study Shows
... have shown that introversion and extroversion are based
onvariations in brain function, but those studies did not describe all thelocations found in this study. The UI researchers examined 18 healthyindividuals using positron emission tomography (PET) scans, which can provide ahigh-resolution image of the...
Emory Receives $14 Million Federal Grant To Coordinate 50-Site Brain Attack Prevention Trial
...America. The Clinical Coordinating Center will be based
inthe Department of Neurology at the Emory University School of Medicine, theStatistical Coordinating Center in the Department of Biostatistics at theRollins School of Public Health of Emory University and the PharmacyCoordinating Center at Emory Uni...
New Research Identifies Outcomes And Future Trends Based On Past Behaviors, Experience
...Eisenberg, M.D. warns, "However valid,predictions based
on patient findings in this century can only be projected tothe next with caution " preventative and therapeutic measures now underdevelopment are likely to alter "illness course" in ways that cannot beanticipated."...
Tip Sheet: Think About Your Health In April
...ealthyCommunities." The following story ideas are based
on research by George A. Kaplan, professorand chai...lished inthe Journal of Gerontology. The study is based
on a survey of 574 peoplebetween the ages of 65 and 102. One-fourth of those who participated in th...
Cervical Screening Has Reduced Incidence And Mortality From Cervical Cancer
...ality from cancer of cervix in England: evaluation based
on routinely collected statistics) The large rise in the number of women having smear tests has reduced the incidence of invasive cervical cancer in England by more than one third (35 per cent) claim researchers in this week's BMJ. Dr Mike Quinn a...
First Trial Comparing Adderall To Ritalin For ADHD Shows It To Be Longer-Lasting, Equally As Effective
...issueof Pediatrics. Pelham concluded that, based
on the trial findings, Adderall should beadded to ... should be part of the child'scontinued treatment, based
on the child's behavior. Parents also rated thechild's behavior at the end of each day. Anal...
Rice, Medical Center Institutions Join Forces On Health Initiative
... Dr. Alvin R. Tarlov of HarvardUniversity--will be based
at Rice's James A. Baker III Institute for PublicPolicy. As another component of this cooperative health policy initiative,Baylor College of Medicine has joined Rice to establish an endowed chair for ascholar who will specialize in health po...
BioNumerik Reports Data On Two Novel Supercomputer Engineered Anticancer Agents At 90th Annual Meeting Of The AACR
...ed anticancer drugs, including taxane and platinum based
agents. BioNumerik's karenitecin is a novel silicon-containing anticancer compound thathas demonstrated potent antitumor activity at concentrations as low as parts pertrillion in laboratory testing with human cancer cell lines and in animalsbearing ...
Brain Resolves Sensory Contradictions By Creating Its Own Reality
...ing a sensation of movement that couldbe happening based
on the sensory information. The researchers say their work could be an important step towards understandingthe causes and finding treatments for some balance disorders. "The NationalInstitutes of Health recently reported that 50 percent of Americans...
Carnegie Mellon, Pitt Team Show That Adult Brains Compensate For Damage To Language Systems After Stroke Occurs
...which appear in the journal Stroke this month, are based
onfunctional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) scans showing that brain functionassociated with language shifted away from the stroke-damaged area of the adultbrain to the corresponding area on the undamaged side of the brain. The findingsshow the "h...
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