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'DES Daughters' Had Increased Rates of Cancer; An Animal Study Shows 'DES Granddaughters' May Too
...r of the uterus, in female mice whose mothers were exposed
to DES in utero-- while in the uterus. The subseq...t generation of female mice reported today was not exposed
to DES. While both generations had increased reproductive tract cancers,fertility was impair...
Study Ties Cerebral Palsy To Inflammation And Blood-Clotting Abnormalities
...hshowed that babies of normal birthweight who were exposed
to infection in thewomb had nine times the normal risk of developing CP. Other recent studies havelinked prenatal infection to premature birth, which increases the risk of CP. However, the lengthy time needed to confirm a diagnosis of CP has made it...
Altered Brain Chemistry In Bulimia Nervosa Patients Persists After Recovery, According To UPMC Researchers
...eavy emphasis onslimness. But while all women are exposed
to these cultural mores, only a smallpercentage develop an eating disorder. Our study may have identified abiological risk factor that plays a part in deciding who develops a disorder,"explained Dr. Kaye. "This study is important because it will he...
Prenatal Cocaine Exposure Leads To Lower Child IQ Scores, Language Skills
... scores 3.26lower than children who were not exposed
to the drug. The cocaine effect waseven more pronounced with the language tests, which registered twice as largean effect from cocaine exposure as the tests for IQ. For many people, the difference of three IQ points would be neglig...
Painful Births For Babies Could Lead To Violent Suicide In Adulthood
...ly committed suicide were more likely to have been exposed
to birth complications and were subjected to twice as many interventions at birth than their siblings. They also found that the mothers of these babies were, on average, given fewer painkillers. The authors conclude that obstetric procedures shoul...
Antabuse May Inhibit Fatal Reaction To Anesthetic
...o prevent damage to organs in workerswho have been exposed
to Freon, or other hazardous chemicals, in indust...ould recommend disulfiram as a treatment forpeople exposed
to carcinogens, or in other situations where we want to interceptthe process of metabolism," Kharasc...
Science Is On The Trail Of Sexual Predators That Dope Women
...t, the antibodies are fixed to a solid support and exposed
toa urine sample mixed with the enzyme-linked 7-aminoflunitrazepam. Any metabolitepresent in the urine competes with the enzyme-metabolite complex, preventing itbinding to the antibodies. The more metabolite there is in the sample, the lessenzyme bin...
Views Of Tamoxifen And Synthetic Estrogen In Action Provide Clues For Designing Better Drugs
...s up a co-activatorbinding site that is ordinarily exposed
by estrogen or by synthetic estrogenssuch as DES. Tamoxifen causes one region of the receptor to rotate out of place,not only preventing it from functioning but packing it into a groove where a co-activator protein is thought to bind. A related paper...
UK Faculty Members Find Way To Speed Response Of Viagra
...s transferred directly intothe blood without being exposed
to the alkaline intestinal fluids. UK researchersalso have made the active ingredient into an aqueous solution and made it soluble inwater. Hussain has studied nasal drug delivery systems for more than 15 yearsand Dittert for more than...
Reassuring Findings About Infants Exposed To Zidovudine
to zidovudine (ZDV, AZT) in utero and as newborns ...mately two-thirds. The children in PACTG 076 were exposed
to AZT or aplacebo in utero and during labor and delivery, and also as newborns for sixweeks. The r...
Cancer Added To Hangover Headaches
...indicates the cellular nucleotide pool and DNA are exposed
constantly toacetaldehyde even without drinking alcoholic beverages," says Shibutani. Scientists at Kyoto University in Japan and at the Fox Chase Cancer Center inPhiladelphia also contributed to the Biochemistry paper....
JAMA Study Shows Jefferson Medical College Program Brings Family Physicians To Small Town America
...hool in rural areas ofPennsylvania. This training exposed
him to inpatient and outpatient settings,giving him hands-on understanding of the practice of family medicine in a ruralarea. "Practicing family medicine in a rural area truly means providing awide-range of comprehensive health care for the e...
Improved Medications Can Nip Allergy Season In The Bud
...he cross-breeding ofplants and flowers, people are exposed
to an increasing variety of agents thatthey may result in hypersensitivity." Which is why it's even more important tobe aware of the medications available to help manage the signs and symptoms ofallergy season, he stressed....
Morning Coffee Boosts Blood Pressure, Stress Hormones All Day
...uring normal working conditions, whilesubjects are exposed
to a range of moods and activities. "You can measure how caffeine affects people in the laboratory, but thatdoesn't tell you what effects the drug has in the real world when people areexposed to normal stressors and activities," he said. ...
Prenatal Smoking Leads To Antisocial Behavior In Children
San Diego, CA -- Children exposed
to prenatal smoking tend to show antisocialtendencies by adolescence, University of Chicago researchers reported Friday. Lauren S. Wakschlag, Ph.D., and Sydney L. Hans, Ph.D. presented dataindicating that children whose mothers smoked before the ch...
Space Research May Accelerate Development Of Flu-Fighting Drug
... even prevent the development of symptoms in those exposed
to thevirus. One of these neuraminidase inhibitors was developed through ground andspace research conducted in partnership by NASA and the Center forMacromolecular Crystallography at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. The compound was...
UB Oral Biologists Find Link Between Gum Disease And Passive Exposure To Tobacco Smoke
...disease. Analysis of the data showed that persons exposed
to passive smoking were atsignificantly increased ...l gum bleeding increased 11/2-21/2 fold in persons exposed
tohousehold smoke. Passive smoking also was a risk factor for tooth loss, resultsshowed. Grossi sa...
Common Dental Bleaching Ingredient May Promote Growth Of Precancerous Oral Lesions, UB Dental Researchers Find
...nsitive drug, to accumulate in cancer cells. When exposed
to light,cells that are changing or are already ca...cantly more fluorescence in the cheek-pouchlesions exposed
to hydrogen peroxide than in lesions not exposed. Thesefindings suggest that this common bleaching ...
Vinegar Offers Dependable Test For Cervical Cancer
...sueharboring precancerous lesions turns white when exposed
to vinegar. The testidentified almost twice as many cases of disease as did Pap smears. A simple screening test such as this is urgently needed, the authorssay, because only 5 percent of women in developing countries are routinelyscreened fo...
T-Cell Memory Finding May Provide Key To Cancer, AIDS Vaccines
...d and went after their targets as soon as theywere exposed
to them again. Although mice with normal immune systems take two orthree days to mount an immune response, these memory T cells respondedimmediately." The finding is particularly encouraging for those interested in vaccines astherapy for HIV infected...
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