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Cases Of Eye Malformations In Babies Higher In Rural Areas
...chool of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, report the findings
of their study of all such cases in England between 1988-94. They found that there was very little evidence to support the presence of any strongly localised environmental exposures, for example to pesticides, causing clusters of children to be born...
Candles with lead wicks emit lead into the air
...vascular and blood systems," Nriagu said. Nriagu's findings
are consistent with an Australian study due to be published inthe journal, Science of the Total Environment. In that study, Mike van Alphenof Lead Sense, an independent consultancy in Australia involved in environmentallead testing, lead exposure in...
Exercise Can Help To Exorcise Stroke Risk
...ious study in northern Manhattan had shown similar findings
in women andminorities. The Harvard Alumni Health Study started in 1962 as researchers tracked thehealth of people who graduated from Harvard between 1916 and 1950. In thestudy, researchers assessed physical activity in 1977 and followed men from 19...
Reduced Heart Disease Risk In Middle Age Lowers Eventual Medicare Costs
...ally reduce future Medicare costs. "These findings
imply improved quality of life -- the prolongation ofindependent and productive living, with a decreased burden on family andsociety," said Martha L. Daviglus, M.D., assistant professor of medicine at theMedical School, who was lead author on the stu...
AIDS Prevention: Does It Work? Paper Suggests New Way To Assess Prevention
...ednesday,October 28. The researchers present their findings
on Sunday, October 28 from4:30 - 6 PM. Linking Prevention and the Epidemic Given the complexity of HIV, the UBC simulation model hypothetically recreatesthe epidemic and, more significantly, possible interventions, including how eachwould impact th...
University Of Pittsburgh Chosen By NCI As One Of Three Pioneer Sites ForBiocombinatorial Chemistry Research
...ionally recognized forbringing laboratory research findings
to the clinic where patients have theadvantage of exceptional treatment opportunities. rmc/10-21-98...
Clinical Trials Announced Using Non-Invasive Innovative MRI To Diagnose Breast Tumors
...nd breast sonography sometimes result in ambiguous findings
which could indicate cancer. Too often, we believe, women are told to come back in six months to be re-checked," Dr.Kelcz said. "We were very favorably impressed with the excellent results obtained using Prof. Degani's new method of breast imaging....
Prenatal Cocaine Exposure Leads To Lower Child IQ Scores, Language Skills
... by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The findings
appear in the Oct. 23, 1998, issue of Science, and providethe first systematic glimpse at the long-term effects of prenatal cocaine exposure.Until this point, most studies have involved only infants and preschoolers. "The good news ...
Hormone Therapy Increases Survival Of High Risk Prostate Cancer Patients
...f radiation oncology and medicine,will present his findings
today (October 28) at the annual meeting of theAmerican Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (ASTRO). "Our study showed a 20 percent increase in survival after eight years for highrisk prostate cancer patients who continued to receive hormonal ...
New Study Finds Anonymous HIV Testing Linked To Earlier Participation In Testing And Follow-Up Medical Care
...cisco General Hospital Medical Center." "Our study findings
show two important outcomes. Anonymous testing is ... vs. 643 in the confidential group). Study findings
showed: Persons who underwent anonymous HIV testing tended to be in an earlierstag...
Study Finds Less Intensive Treatments May Not Maintain HIV Suppression
...sue of the New EnglandJournal of Medicine. Similar findings
from a French research study are reportedin the same issue. "These findings
suggest that patients who have responded well to intensiveantiretroviral therapy, as evidenced by pr...
Cure Rate Soars For Some AML Patients Receiving High-Dose Drug
... cytarabine. The ramifications of these findings
are tremendous, said Bloomfield. A... Its an excellent example of how clinical findings
can spur new laboratory research and perhaps improve cancer treatment in the future. T...
Ovarian Hormone Could Play Key Role In Easier, Safer Childbirth
...s a researcher who reports a series of significant findings
onrelaxin's effects on the cervix in humans andrat...and softeningof the cervix during pregnancy -- the findings
"encourage the view that relaxinhas similar effects in the human cervix,"Sherwood said. In a separat...
How Ritalin Enhances Memory: Clues Provided By Brain Scans of ADHD Patients Using The Drug
...tiple unfinished tasks, Dr. Schweitzer says."These findings
expand upon earlier data on AD/HD that suggested there wasunderactivity in AD/HD and show us that there are also areas that areoveractive," saysDr. Schweitzer, who is assistant professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciencesat the Emory University Sc...
Pairing Two Drugs With Angioplasty May Offer Best Success In Treating Heart Attacks
...mab and asingle dose of reteplase. If the findings
are confirmed and expanded in a larger clinical trial,pairing the drugs with angioplasty may offer a new standard of care for heartattacks, said the trial leader, Dr. Magnus Ohman, a cardiologist at the DukeClinical Research Institute. "Most...
This Week's Forecast May Be A Heart Attack
...and treatments for heart disease and stroke. The findings
suggest that at least with regard to temperature, some preventivemeasures might reduce the risk of heart attack when temperatures turn unusuallycold. For instance, bundling up for winter weather and improving heatinsulation in homes may be helpful, ...
Study Reveals Possible Link Between Osteoarthritis, Diet
...ct for vitamin E on arthritis. "These new findings
are exciting because they indicate some of thesecompounds may be very important, but obviously the work still is preliminary,"Jordan said. "We and others need to do a lot more research with larger groupsbefore we can say anything definitive about the...
Advisory: Researchers Present Work At Annual Meeting
... and health education, will unveil the preliminary findings
of a new study that examines who is using emergency contraceptive pills (ECP), how often and why. The ongoing study is based on the charts of 1,200 patients who were prescribed ECPs from January 1996 to January 1998, and on a sample of 1,000 patient...
UCSF Study Finds DHEA Benefits Cardiovascular Function
...ching DHEA's effects on heart disease, willpresent findings
on the topic at the AHA conference. The UCSF group showedpreviously that DHEA dilates the coronary arteries in a similar way toanti-anginal drugs like nitroglycerin and increases the function of theendothelial cells, which create the inner lining of ...
Famous Faces Activate More Parts Of The Brain
... right side of the brain." Kelley will present his findings
Nov. 9 inLos Angeles at the annual meeting of the...d to them," Petersen adds. Kelley will present his findings
at 1:45 p.m. Pacific Time on Monday, Nov. 9, inPetree Hall D at the Los Angeles Convention Center. T...
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