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Scientists show hormone involved in cryptorchidism

... differentiation and proliferation. Parada and Nef believe thatfactor is Insl3. Seventy-five percent of the mice born with some Insl3 activity (one active gene)had partial unilateral or bilateral cryptorchidism that self-corrected afterbirth. "This is very similar to what happens in most cases of human crypt...

For heart disease patients, depression takes heavy toll

...ersity ofWashington, Seattle shows. The scientists believe depression decreases heart disease patients' ability tofunction on a daily basis by amplifying their heart disease symptoms andreducing patients' interest in daily activities. "Since coronary disease ranks behind only musculoskeletal disorders in pro...

Many patients taking drugs for chest pain even after chest pain is gone; gamma knife a good alternative to surgery for many brain problems

...David Holmes, a Mayo Clinic cardiologist. "But we believe that thereis the potential to save people from the side effects, costs, and inconvenienceassociated with taking these drugs. We plan to develop guidelines to identifywhich patients need to continue taking medications after successful angioplastyand ...

Weizmann Institute scientists develop a potential future treatment for myasthenia gravis

...oachin clinical trials, but we have good reason to believe that an effective treatment for humanpatients can now be developed," said research team leader Prof. Sara Fuchs ofthe Institute's Immunology Department. The team includes graduate students Dora Barchan and Sin-Hyeog Im, and Prof.Miriam Souroujon of T...

New medicare coverage makes TMR procedure more readily accessible to patients with severe angina and no options

...trip with two30-year-olds and held my own. I can't believe how much the TMR has helped - Iwas in the hot sun, on my feet six or seven hours and climbing over rocks, butit really didn't bother me. I feel like I'm getting better all the time."...

Dental students help close care gap at Indian reservation

..." according to the externship agreement. Officials believe that students whoparticipate in such externships are more apt to apply for commissions with the PHS upon graduation. Tommasone served two years as a PHS officer at a reservation in Oklahoma after earning his dental degree at CWRU in1968. Officers in ...

New, less invasive repair of major artery defect

...back to us everysix months for examination. But we believe that for some patients it clearly hasthe potential to reduce the risks of aneurysm repair."...

Keck Foundation funds research to repair the injured spinal cord

... University and deanof the School of Medicine. "We believe that Washington University, with its longtradition of neuroscience, neurosurgery and rehabilitation research, will becomeone of the leading spinal cord injury centers in the world." More than 500,000 Americans are paralyzed from injury to the spinal ...

Scientists can now see sense of smell

...tory system is the sensory system of choice, andwe believe we can see the early stages of learning at the olfactory bulb level.Since our system is very rapid and non-invasive, we think it offers anextraordinary pathway to studying learning." Such learning experiments could involve imaging changes in ...

Stress may increase susceptibility to infectious disease

...the body's immunesystem now believe they know enough to show that stressactually does weaken a person's health. Dozens of studies have shown that stress can alter thelevels of certain biochemical markers in the body ...

UI study finds types of decision-making deficiencies depend on area of brain damage

... this type of conflict, Bechara and his colleagues believe thatpeople generate two emotional signals -- a positive signal triggered by therewarding impact of money resulting from the bribe, and a negative signalresulting from the fear of being caught. If the negative/fear emotion isstronger than the positive...

Surgical pain increases risk of infection, study shows

...University in St. Louis. "Many of us in the field believe that oxygenation of tissues is the key to thebody's ability to fight infection," Sessler said. "Inadequate pain treatmentdecreases oxygenation and thus reduces the effectiveness of the body's majorline of defense against infection: cells called neutr...

Duke/Novalon researchers identify potential mechanism behind tamoxifen resistance in breast cancers

...oxifen is administered to thecell, the researchers believe that tamoxifen resistance begins when the elusiveprotein binds to this new site. What happens next to cause resistance isunclear, but researchers have shown they can block resistance by plugging up thepocket with other proteins, two of which have bee...

Doctors find muscle-builder cream caused sex development in toddler

...curs. "We want to make it clear that we believe the father was not treatinghis son with testosterone," D'Ercole said. "This was an accident. "Parents should be aware that androgens in both cream and pill forms arenow widespread and that they present a potentially serious health threat t...

Stress common in AIDS victims who respond well to drug therapy

...prevention. According toBrashers, "Some people now believe that the improved treatments means thatunsafe sex isn't as big a problem, because ifthey get infected, they can begin treatment. What they don't realize is thatthere are significant problems associated with a lifeon antiretroviral therapy."...

Treatment for ADHD appears to reduce risk of substance abuse

... researchers add that, while there is no reason to believe that these resultswould not apply to all children with ADHD, studies are needed in larger, morediverse groups of children - including more girls and a broader ranges of agesand ethnic backgrounds. Along with Biederman and Wilens, the paper's coauthor...

New anti-angiogenic proteins discovered

...rombospondinprotein," said Dr. Iruela-Arispe. "We believe that the original parent of suchgene may have arisen 700 to 900 million years ago. Each member of the familymay have a slightly different natural function." The two proteins were found in a systematic search of the HGS human genedatabase. The initi...

For-profit hospital ownership means higher costs, Dartmouth-VA study finds

...tmouth College. "Advocates of for-profit hospitals believe that they are more likely to respondto market forces to produce high quality services at lower costs," saysSilverman, also an instructor at DMS. "Previous work has focused on the costs of individual services. We haveexamined the impact of hospital ...

Many Virginians would increase taxes for K-12 education, study finds

...y conducted by thecenter found that few Virginians believe the state is spending "too much" on itsservices. F...years-old. Almost two-thirds of Virginians believe public schools do a good job ofteaching math and science, although 40 percent of respondents with so...

Infant pain may have long-term effects

...egivers daily face discrepancies between what they believe should be done toalleviate the pain of their [infant] patients and what they actually do to reachthat goal," said Porter. "Much of the early evidence for the long-term effects of pain and stress onnewborns has come from animal studies," said Porter. ...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... Cesar A. Arias, M.D., Ph.D., at The University of ... a new superbug that caused a bloodstream infection in ... 17 issue of The New England Journal of ... a class of highly-resistant bacteria known as methicillin-resistant ... cause of hospital and community-associated infections. The superbug has ...
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