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Treated Clothing Detoxifies Pesticides
...reactivated simply by washing them withbleach. The development
was detailed today at a meeting of the American ChemicalSociety, theworld's largest scientific society. Past studies report that up to 97% of pesticides entering the body do so throughthe skin. Currently, workers exposed to high levels of pesticides ...
National Study Suggests Heart Attack Severity May Be Declining
...art attacks showed declining severity, despite the development
of more sensitive measurements. A third kind of..."Continued commitment of resources to research and development
in these areas, to the implementation of new knowledge into medical practice and to the monitoring...
The Whole Truth From Five-Year-Olds
...ad been removedfrom their parents. While the child development
literature is rifewith studies about children's understanding oftruth and lies, nobody had ever examined theunderstanding of these concepts among maltreatedchildren - much less the children who end up independency court. Neither had anybody ever look...
HbA1 Predicts Coronary Artery Disease In Female But Not Male Type 1 Diabetics, Says University Of Pittsburgh Researcher
...assess the role diabetes control might play in the development
orprogression of CAD, the team analyzed eight-year incidence data from thePittsburgh Epidemiology of Diabetes Complication Study. This is a 10-yearprospective study of 658 subjects whose insulin-dependent diabetes was diagnosedin childhood. The ave...
News Tips Friday, March 26, 1999
...ere is growingevidence linking inflammation to the development
of atherosclerosis. Researchers combined these two ideas and investigated the association betweeninflammation and physical activity in a group of 5,888 healthy men and womenover age 65 involved in the Cardiovascular Health Study. The study found tha...
Non-Invasive Techniques To Visualize Heart Disease Confirm Importance Of Pre-Menopausal Risk Factors, Find U. Of Pgh. Researchers
... women who modifythese factors will decrease later development
of heart disease." The study, involving 219 women ...factorsin these women, we may be able to delay the development
of heart disease orprevent it altogether in post-menopausal women. These steps could significantlyd...
Changes In Levels Of LDLc From Pre- To Post-Menopausal Years Not Valuable Indicator Of Heart Disease, Reports University Of Pittsburgh Researcher
.... Kuller continued, "It is possible to prevent the development
of theunderlying cause of heart disease in women b... elevated risk factors canmake a difference in the development
of heart disease. "If a woman has elevatedrisk factors, there are very effective therapies includin...
Sexually Oriented Internet Sites Are Popular And Non-Problematic For Most People, But Pose Risks For Some
...of chat rooms, whichoffer more interaction and the development
of relationships (49% females to 23%males) to visual erotica (50% males to 23% females). Most individuals reportedthat they go on line for sexual pursuits from home (78.8%); 5.8 percent admittedusing an office computer; and 12.7 percent said they ...
Inhibiting Growth Of New Blood Vessels Reduces Heart Disease Plaque In Mice
...that halt thegrowth of blood vessels inhibited the development
of artery-clogging depositsknown as plaque, as wel... "These early results in animals suggest that the development
of certaintiny new blood vessels within plaque may contribute to the progression of heartdisease," s...
Rice, Medical Center Institutions Join Forces On Health Initiative
...the James A. Baker III chair will ultimatelyaffect development
of the health policies in the United States that play acritical role in all of our lives, both as providers and consumers," said Dr.Ralph D. Feigin, president and CEO of Baylor College of Medicine. Baker Institute Director Edward Djerejian sa...
IOM Report Offers New Look At U.S. Vaccine Priorities
... into fourgroups, from most to least favorable for development
(see page 4). But the IOMreport stresses that thi...r. A1985 report focused on priorities for vaccine development
in the United States,and a second report, published in 1986, focused on vaccine development
Study: Birth Defects Decrease Survival, Childbirth, Boost Risk Of Similar Defects
...nbetween 1967 and 1982. Although impaired physical development
during pregnancyis known to boost a baby's chance of death after birth and during infancy,investigators conducted their analysis since less is known about later survivaland reproduction. Also, no one has assessed the risk of dissimilar defects inthe ...
BioNumerik Reports Data On Two Novel Supercomputer Engineered Anticancer Agents At 90th Annual Meeting Of The AACR
...ance of supercomputer simulations. Thepreclinical development
time for BioNumerik's three drugs has averaged 18 to 24months compared to the pharmaceutical industry average of 6 years. Inpreclinical animal studies, orally administered karenitecin demonstratedexcellent antitumor activity against common human sol...
UCSF Study Shows Novel "Stress-Sharing" Prosthetic Device To Save Legs With Cancer Stimulates Bone Development
...rinvestigation at UC San Francisco and has been in development
for over tenyears. "For patients with cancer of... examinations inthese cases showed bone growth and development
around the implant as early asfive months, said the researchers. In addition, X-rays also show inte...
Clemson Scientists Refining Natural Immune System Booster
...GregWilson, vice president of research and product development
at Animune. "This new test and production process will provide cutting-edgetechnology to perfect our immunological products and provide an invaluable toolfor physicians to access the T-cell immune response" Wilson said. The immune tra...
Artery Temperatures Identify Hot Spots On Plaque That May Rupture And Trigger Heart Attack
...nd inflammation may play a significant role in the development
ofatherosclerosis. Temperature elevations could p...g to the theory of inflammation as a factor in the development
ofatherosclerosis, local increase of temperature could be detected in plaques,"Stefanadis says. "Our...
UK Researchers Receive Grants To Examine Benefits Of Aerobic Exercise For People With Spinal Cord Injuries
...d (SCI) patients, few researchers have pursued the development
of astructured exercise program for them. "Acute rehabilitation hospitals do a good job working with SCI patientsto a certain point," said David Gater, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor,Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, UK Co...
New Three Year Follow-up Data Of Novantrone In Multiple Sclerosis
... V. Phillips, senior vicepresident, pharmaceutical development
for Immunex. "The next step is to filedata with the FDA to seek an expanded label for the use of NOVANTRONE in MS." Results of the featured follow-up data showed a marked difference in thenumber of patients who had an Expanded Disability Sta...
USC Historian Sifts World's Oldest Printed Medical Books For Clues To Riddle Of Gender
...ces in theoryand the great differences between the development
of European and Chinesecivilizations, there was a surprising similarity in the social practice ofmedicine on opposite sides of Eurasia in the 15th and 16th centuries. Medicine was sex-segregated, its science was close to daily life,professionalism wa...
Study Reveals Gender Affects Lung-Cancer Development
...cally reverse precancerous lesions and blockcancer development
- for those at high risk." The scientists found that men had a significantly higher incidence ofprecancerous lesions in the large central airways than women. They also foundthat fewer women than men had high-grade preinvasive lesions. Because womende...
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