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X-ray Microscope Designed To Study Jet Engine Components Now Probes Tooth Dentin
...serve the bonding process, the UCSFresearchers now can
offer a better explanation of the reasons bonds succeed andfail. When dentists prepare a tooth for bonding a filling, they use an acid todemineralize the surface of the cavity. This process removes the mineralmaterial from the dentin, leaving ...
Tighter Chemical Binding = Better Meds
...nding generally leads to a more effectivedrug that can
be given in lower dosages, thus reducing unwanteds...some medications thatbind to a protein called FKBP can
stimulate the growth of nerve and braincells, which makes them excellent candidates for treating spi...
X-Rays: How Big A Risk To Kids? UF Researchers Seek Answers
...ould you tell me what the actualdose was?,' no one can
do that right now," said Kathleen Hintenlang,assis...ect. "If the parent asks what the riskwas, nobody can
give a quantitative answer." Hospitals routinely take measurements from X-ray machines to e...
Exercise, Classroom Instruction Cut Kids' Cholesterol, Study Finds
... -- Vigorous exercise and health education classes can
cutadolescents' cholesterol levels and reduce thei... Note: Harrell can
be reached through the meeting press room at (505) 982-6615 or 982-8816 in Santa Fe today and at her...
Optical Technology Projects Images Directly Into The Eye
...o make the pixelssmall enough. Existing techniques can
therefore not improve the quality of pictures covering a wide field of vision. However,projecting light directly onto the retina with a laser produces an extremely high-quality picture. The laser beam narrows the lightdown to tiny points which are so...
Researchers Identify Biochemically Distinct Pain Phenomena, Conclude Better Pain Relief At Lower Morphine Doses Is Possible
...ays. "Pain is not a single phenomenon that can
always be attacked with onetype of analgesic drug," according to Basbaum, chairman of anatomy and researchscientist with the W.M. Keck Foundation Center for Integrative Neuroscience atUCSF. Yu Qing Cao, a graduate student in Basbaum's lab, c...
Drug Is First In Decade To Show Promise Treating Generalized Anxiety Disorder
... worry over routine life activities. The condition can
beserious enough to impair social and job function... While sedatives help reduce symptoms, they can
cause physiologicdependence leading to subsequent withdrawal distress, Davidson said. Moreover,they ...
Is Ritalin As Effective--And As Harmless--As It Could Be?
...ans. (Radiotracers emit signals as they decay that can
becollected by a PET scan to generate images.) The...er colleagues say their results illustrate how PET can
be usedto study the pharmacokinetic properties of chiral drugs. What's more, they say,because of its...
Combined Therapy Improved Care Of Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Proper Use Of
New Oral Medications Evaluated
...nce higher than normal blood glucose levels, which can
lead tocomplications. Type 2 diabetes, the most common type of diabetes, is considered to bethe leading cause of blindness, renal failure and loss of limb, according to theAmerican Diabetes Association (ADA). It also is the fourth leading c...
BioNumerik Reports Preclinical Antitumor Data On Two Novel Supercomputer Engineered Anticancer Agents At 89th Annual AACR Conference
...nduced renal, emesis and bone marrowtoxicities and can
increase cisplatin's antitumor activity. It also ...umor effect by BNP7787. We havefound that BNP7787 can
safely and effectively protect against up to a 500%increase in the dosage of cisplatin, a 100 percen...
National Health Study Launched On The Internet
...survey on the Internet. The National Health Survey can
be found on the World Wide Web at http://www.healt...n their health status. At no charge, participants can
choose tohave their dietary analysis sent to their physicians, health counselors, orwhomever they ch...
Clinical Pharmacists Improve Outcomes Of Heart Failure Patients
...armacy. "These patients have achronic disease that can
be managed with appropriate medications, such as ACEinhibitors. Pharmacists can
be useful in helping optimize drug therapy forthese patients, many of whom are taking as many as a d...
Disagreements Between Clinical Trial Oversight Committees And Physicians Can Affect Drug Trial Results
... same guidelines. We're nowlooking at changes that can
be applied worldwide in the trials we're nowdesigning." While the outcomes of these trials are important to the companies whosedrugs are being tested, they have no influence once the trial begins. "The companies, of course, have in...
Anti-Clotting Drug May Cause Potentially Fatal Platelet Disorder
...ot formation following placement ofcardiac stents, can
cause a rare but potentially deadly disease. The d... -30- (Editor's note: Dr. Bennett can
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Keeping Score On Doctors: Report Says Flaws In Counting Must Be Addressed To
...e they are comparing apples to apples, or rankings can
become skewed andunfairly penalize high-quality me...dd, if simplecorrections are made, such scorecards can
be a good way to ensure quality care. "We are questioning whether these types of scorecards ...
Adding Progestins May Negate Heart Protection From Estrogen Replacement Therapy
...ss cholesterol inthe blood and high blood pressure can
damage the endothelium, resulting in adecrease in ...ve, may help determine whether ERT with progestins can
reduce the deathrate of cardiovascular disease. "These studies are important because thecurrent stu...
Increased Public Access To Defibrillation Could Prove Potentially Cost-Effective And Life-Saving
...e at theUniversity of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. "We can
train and equip police or membersof the public." ...lion, or 1 defibrillator for every 300people. You can
view one defibrillator per 300 people as likely improvingsurvival by 5 percent. The cost per life s...
Warfarin Continues To Be Underused As Stroke Preventive
...ful evidence that the blood-thinning drug warfarin can
preventstrokes in people with atrial fibrillation -- a type of irregular heartbeat -- thedrug continues to be seriously underprescribed, according to a study by twophysicians from the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). The report by RandallStaffo...
Fat: It's Not For Breakfast Anymore; Study Finds Fat Linked To Clotting
...ican Heart Association findsthat a fatty breakfast can
cause elevations in a blood-clotting factor, calle...circulates in the bloodstream, and elevated levels can
"leadto an explosive" formation of the enzyme thrombin. Thrombin is a catalyst inthe formation of f...
Acceptability Of Alternative Health Care Growing In U.S.
...hasizes cure rather than prevention. Manymedicines can
have serious side effects, biomedicine can
be very austere and uncaring, costs have soared and the benefits of biomedicine are often poorly dis...
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