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Neurotransmitter-Induced Electrical Activity Identified As Key Regulator Of Synaptogenesis
...correlate of learning and memory. The findings
reported by Kirsch and Betz in nature 392, 717-720 indicate that adequate neuronal activity is also a prerequisite for synapse formation. These similarities in the molecular events underlying learning and memory and those op...
Cost-Effective Treatment Possible In Africa For HIV-Positive Pregnant Women If Drug Prices Lowered
...San Francisco AIDS Research Institute (ARI). Study findings
showed other factors combined to produce a cost-ef...medical and economic sense," he said. The research findings
are reported in the May issue of AIDS. Co-investigatorsare James G. Kahn, MD, MPH, UCSF associate p...
Communication Between Doctors And Asthma Patients Is Key
...f the School of Public Health at U-M,discusses her findings
in this month's issue of Pediatrics, a publication of theAmerican Academy of Pediatrics. "We know more about treating asthma than ever before, but at the same time thereare more people hospitalized for asthma than ever before and the death rate foras...
Compound In Meat Prevents Diabetes, Study Suggests
...l and the results were remarkable," she says. "The findings
in diabetic rats open the door to novel dietary intervention in Diabetes mellitus." Charron suggests that more information is needed, however. "Caution must be taken in these therapies, because liver abnormalities have been recently reported in a sma...
V. Craig Jordan Will Present Results Of Raloxifene Breast Cancer Study At
American Society For Clinical Oncology Meeting
...er drug researcher V. Craig Jordan willpresent the findings
of one of Eli Lilly Company's studies of the drugraloxifene (EvistaR) at the American Society for Clinical Oncology meeting inLos Angeles on Sunday, May 17. More than 10,000 postmenopausal women age 41 to 80 taking EvistaR forapproximately 3...
New Drug Prevents Breast Cancer In Postmenopausal Women, UCSF Researchers Report
... risk of breast cancer in women by70 percent. "Our findings
are very exciting because they show that it may be...d lead author of the study. Cummings presented his findings
today (May 18) at the annual meeting of theAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology. UCSF researchers f...
ONYX Pharmaceuticals Reports Phase II Clinical Trial Results At ASCO Meeting
...lity of responses. We will be able to discussthese findings
with greater confidence when we have seen them repeated in alarger number of patients over a longer follow-up period," Dr. Kirn said. Patients participating in the ONYX-015/chemotherapy study may or may not havereceived prior chemotherapy, but all h...
Wistar Scientist Awarded American Cancer Society Grant For Study Of Tumor
...arget for anti-cancertherapies." His laboratory's findings
on the structural properties of theP16INK4 protein are expected to provide a framework for the design of P16INK4imitations that can be used in the treatment of cancers caused by abnormal CDK4activity. The Wistar Institute, established in 1892, was th...
New Radiation Procedure Targets Liver Malignancies
...s country," McGinn says. A paper detailing the U-M findings
will be published in the June issue of the Journal of Clinical Oncology . The next phase of the research involves further increasing the radiation dose in an additional group of patients (because the current formula has been found to over-estimate t...
Mice Free Of Anxiety By A Deficient Stress Hormone Receptor--A Hint For A NewTherapeutic Regimen In The Treatment Of Depression And Anxiety
...yother symptoms correlated with depression. These findings
have now led to the assumption that new drugs which suppressCRHR1 function might be able to reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety inpatients. The clinical use of CRH-antagonists could therefore lead to a fasterand more effective therapeutic respo...
Scientists To Prepare Advisory Report On What's Been Learned About The Possible
Adverse Health Effects of Electric Fields
...mposiums on various types of studies. Laboratory findings
and theoreticalmechanisms of action were reviewed in March 1997, epidemiology findings
inJanuary 1998, and in vivo and clinical studies in April 1998. The working group writing ...
Health Risk To "Cigarette Babies" Is Neglected, Duke Scientist Charges
... fetus during that early period, said Slotkin. His findings
showthat nicotine does most damage to the fetus during the second and thirdtrimesters, meaning that pregnant women have a "window of opportunity" early inpregnancy to quit smoking. Slotkin also calls for a large increase in medical research a...
Teen Marijuana Use Is Fueled By Change In Attitudes
...h-, 10th- and12th-graders. That is one of the key findings
from a University of Michigananalysis of the reasons behind historic fluctuations in teen marijuana usepublished in the current (June 1998) issue of the American Journal of PublicHealth. The analysis, conducted at the U-M Institute for Social Researc...
More Bad News For Fast Food Fans
...applicableto humans, the researchers believe their findings
are clearly cause for concern. "With the popularity of fried foods and the wide-spread fast food industry,oxidized fats are common in the Western diet and could contribute to heartdisease," says Staprans. "Our research leads us to believe that heat...
Abstinence Reduces HIV For High-Risk Women - Even Those Who Relapse - Study
... Management Sciences (INFORMS). "There are two key findings
here," said Dr. Margaret L. Brandeau of StanfordUniversity, who co-authored the operations research study about the value of HIVscreening and counseling programs for women. "One is that relapses occur, evenat the best treatment programs. And two, eve...
Duke Physicians Find Intensive Radiation Therapy Can Save Lives, Improve Quality
Of Life For Patients With Head And Neck Cancers
...n be controlled much more frequently. The findings
of the phase III clinical trial appear in the June 18 issueof the New England Journal of Medicine. The research was funded in part by theDuke Comprehensive Cancer Center. "The improvement for these patients was significant enough that this n...
About The Care Of Patients Before They Are Admitted To Intensive Care
...Quillan et al have identified". They say that the findings
need to be investigated on a national scale to ascertain the full extent of the problem and advocate an national confidential inquiry. They suggest that one way of dealing with the problem may be to increase the seniority of the doctors assessing ...
New Report Demonstrates That Following Guidelines Improves Clinical Practices, Reduces Liability Costs
...f MMI's clinical risk modification programs. "The findings
from this report reinforce and support our philoso... there is a nationalfocus on patient safety, these findings
help our healthcare providers identifypatterns of care that put patients at risk for injury, and als...
Study Finds St. John's Wort Can Cut Alcohol Consumption
...fewer side effects." Rezvani presented his findings
Tuesday (June 23) in Hilton Head, S.C.,at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism. He also willpresent them in Copenhagen next week at a meeting of the International Societyof Biomedical Research on Alcoholism. St. John's wor...
New Study Indicates Lightning Can Kill Without Leaving a Mark
by a group of Colorado researchers indicates lightningcould be the culprit in a number of unexplained fatal heart malfunctions in theoutdoors in recent years, including some in the state's high mountains. In an article published in the June ...
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