Tag: "could" at medical news
American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for March 2005 (second issue)
... that children with upper and lower airway disease could
be less physically active, and, therefore, predisposed to obesity. The research is published in the second issue for March 2005 of the American Thoracic Society's peer-reviewed American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine . NEW NONI...
Mayo Clinic discovers 'new pathway' against pancreatic cancer
...esearchers determined this by showing that if they could
decrease GSK-3 Beta protein or inactivate it using small molecular inhibitors, they could
likewise decrease NF Kappa B -- and deprive the pancreatic cancer cells of a means to grow and survi...
Community care tops medical care at preventing heart disease in black Americans
...CA exercise programs, and the community care group could
attend classes in water aerobics, line dancing and basketball led by a community health worker. Throughout the study, all decisions about risk-factor reduction and care by the nurse practitioner were checked twice monthly with a physician. For iss...
Prostate cancer screening practices examined
...methods. "We were hopeful some years ago that men could
just have the PSA blood test, because men hate the rectal exam," Andriole says. "We've found that if you omit the DRE, you'll miss a certain percentage of cancers." Three-fourths of the men with positive PLCO screens went in for further diagnostic ev...
SAM on the favorable recommendation by FDA Advisory Committee for Boostrix
...rrent tetanus-diphtheria booster vaccine for teens could
help prevent this disease in adolescents and may help reduce the risk of transmission to the other vulnerable population, infants," concluded Dr. Rickert....
Ethical discussion should come before research
...yos that combine genetic material from two species could
open the door to unanticipated harmful consequence...barrier between humans and animals is broken down, could
science unintentionally initiate the next pandemic?" said Jones. "We need to do these things in a th...
Study of obese diabetics explains why low-carb diets produce fast results
...lations about low-carb diets. Further, weight loss could
not be explained by a change in metabolism, anothe...consumption by 1,000 calories a day. Although they could
have, they did not compensate by eating more proteins and fats and they weren't bored with the food ...
Mountain life spells longer life
...quired to walk uphill regularly on rugged terrain, could
give the heart a better work-out....
New study shows how very low-carb diets take off the pounds
...iabetes mellitus, ate a regular diet in which they could
eat anything and as much as they wanted. They ate about 3,000 calories and 300 grams of carbohydrates per day and remained at entry weight. In the following two weeks, when restricted to 20 grams of carbohydrates per day, as specified in the Atkins ...
Newly discovered pathway might help in design of cancer drugs
...abotage DNA's ability to reproduce, a finding that could
eventually lead to the development of new anti-cancer drugs and therapies. The method could
enable future doctors to target treatment more precisely, rather than directing chemotherapeutic med...
HIV-1 spread through six transmission lines in the UK
... in condom use has been reported since 1990, which could
explain the equilibrium reached for the number of ...the present, although the absence of older strains could
also reflect a sampling bias in this study....
Rhesus monkeys reason about perspectives of others in obtaining food
...e 115 monkeys tested only took the grape when they could
tell that a person was not looking at them. The ex...antiago in Puerto Rico. Flombaum said the research could
help shed light on the causes of autism. "There are many studies showing that autistic children don'...
Binge drinking can impair both mood and cognitive performance
...recent increase in female college student drinking could
increase the incidence of females seeking treatment for alcohol dependence over the next decade or two." Crews added that these findings also provide important biological data on how binge drinking may be associated with the psychological makeup of i...
New fingerprint visualization method uses X-rays to reveal missing clues
...ct and, in addition, reveals chemical markers that could
give investigators new clues for tracking criminal...e worlds largest scientific society. The technique could
be especially promising for tracking down missing or lost children, according to the researchers. Ch...
In solution, tiny magnetic wires scatter light
...wires - each 200 times thinner than a human hair - could
one day serve as magneto-optical switches. The switches could
aid in fields such as photonics, where light, rather than electricity, relays information. "In a bro...
Finances, not having a dentist are primary barriers to seniors receiving needed dental care
...ides a snapshot of dental care to the elderly that could
be relevant anywhere there are high concentrations of low-income older citizens. Results of the study were presented today (March 12, 2005) at the International and American Association on Dental Research general session being held in Baltimore. K...
Routine dental panoramic X-rays not necessary, study shows
...nts receive routinely, called the panoramic X-ray, could
be used selectively in some cases instead of as a routine diagnostic tool. Results of the study were presented today (March 11, 2005) at the International Association on Dental Research General Session, being held in Baltimore. "You can't assess ca...
Radiography used to identify teens with sleep apnea
...and, OH) wondered whether similar radiographic use could
identify adolescent orthodontic patients with high RDI scores. The investigators studied the case histories of 590 patients between 7 and 18 years of age attending the orthodontic clinic at Case Dental School. They recorded age, gender, height and we...
Age shouldn't be a factor in kidney transplantation
...st University Baptist Medical Center. The findings could
help alleviate a serious shortage of organs for transplantation. A study of 144 kidney transplants found that at least a year after surgery, success rates were comparable, regardless of the age of the donors or recipients. The results were reported t...
Philanthropist Paul F. Glenn launches labs for aging research at Harvard Medical School
...at a compound found in red wine called resveratrol could
stimulate this pathway in yeast cells. The yeast ...d might have contained a life-giving molecule that could
one day be given to people. Although there has been much interest in the SIRT1 gene, humans actually...
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