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Oregon Health Sciences University Researcher Presents Results Of Clinical Trials Of Possible Stroke-Fighting Drug
...on Stroke Conference A stroke-fighting drug up for
possible approval by the U.S. Food and DrugAdminis...eriod.Interneuron submitted a New Drug Application for
citicoline to the FDA inDecember. The drug is already being marketed in approximately 30 countries. ...
American Heart Association Comments On Report: "Missed Opportunities In
Preventive Counseling For Cardiovascular Disease - United States 1995"
... Ambulatory MedicalCare Survey by the U.S. Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention's Center forHealth ...h-care providers, we must accept some of the blame for
patientnon-compliance," says Greenland. Non-compliance means that patients do not follow recomm...
SOA Study Says Social Security Financing Would Be Relatively Unaffected By Largest Expected Mortality Improvements, But Uncertainty Persists
...es an uncertainty that can and should be accounted for
inmortality projections on which social security f...the 1998 Annual Meeting of the AmericanAssociation for
the Advancement of Science, Feb. 12-17, Philadelphia. Thesession, entitled "Social Security in NAFTA...
Are Deprived Areas A Greater Drain On Out Of Hours Workload?
... extent to which deprivation influences the demand for
out of hours medical care is not fully explained. ...o the A&E department generated high levels of work for
both general practice and A&E services, with no evidence of one service substituting for
the other. ...
Cardiovascular Disease Epidemic Threatens Developing Countries, Global Economy
...s in developing nations represent a growing market for
medical productsand services. "If a large number ...Medical Sciences in New Delhi, One reason for
the epidemic of cardiovascular disease is the surge inlife expectancy due to declines in infectious ...
Duke Researchers Identify New Pulmonary Syndrome Associated With Bone Marrow Transplantation For Breast Cancer
...t if not treated promptly can limit therapychoices for
women undergoing high-dose chemotherapy and bone marrowtransplantation (BMT) for
breast cancer. The Duke team followed 45 women and found side effects to the lungs thatwere ...
Radon, Especially In Combination With Smoking, Contributes To Lung Cancer Deaths
...exposed to radon appear to be at even greater risk for
lung cancer, because the effects of smoking and ra... substantially more information than was available for
the Research Council's 1988 and 1991 reports on the health effects of radon, the committee developed...
Enhancing Night Visibility Using UV Technology To Be Tested On Virginia Tech's Smart Road
...ot seethem? Researchers in Virginia Tech's Center for
Transportation Research and theVirginia Department...ject from theFederal Highway Administration (FHWA) for
enhanced night visibility research,Tom Dingus, center director, announced. Dingus is co-director of ...
Unpasteurised Milk Is An Unacceptable Risk To Public Health
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PDF document In a letter published in this week's BMJ, de Louvois and Rampling report research into over one thousand samples of unpasteurised milk, bought in 242 retail outlets in England and Wales. The authors found that 41 samples from 26 separa...
Diuretic Drugs May Have Clot-Busting Effects
...es of people to identify the"co-factors" necessary for
platelet clumping. They found that one factor is thehormone adrenaline (called epinephrine), which helps stimulate the heart andconstricts the blood vessels -- actions that can raise blood pressure. Thescientists found that chloride, a mineral natur...
MIT Solution To Math Problem Could Lead To Better Dental Implants, More Resistance To Missiles
...properties of certain materials that willsave time for
automotive factory workers who check the quality o...han they expected. There are standard ways for
measuring the properties of a singlematerial by "indenting" it. An indentor works by poking the mate...
Yale Medical Students Use Artwork To Sharpen Diagnostic Skills; Innovative Teaching Method Aims To Improve Observation Of Patients
... observe pre-selected paintings at the Yale Center for
British Art,and make judgments about how thoughts ...nkingabout the same kind of observational exercise for
residents in the orthopaedicsand rehabilitation department, which is chaired by her husband, Gary E....
Penn Researchers Create Drug To Help Target Attack On Cancerous Tumors
...iation Oncology, was recently approved by the FDA for
a Phase I clinical trial at the University of Penn...ctrode is currently considered the standard method for
measuring the tumor's oxygen content. However, by using EF5 with the needle electrode, we will have ...
Hollywood Increases Film Portrayals Of People With Disabilities
...n Best Picture, Best Actor andBest Actress in 1991 for
its depiction of serial killers, and viewers may w...oblems quickly in his mind wonthe Best Actor award for
"Rain Man" in 1988, very few autistic people aresavants. "We have seen a dramatic increase i...
Chemist Turns To Self-Assembly To Create New Drugs
...gs, thenplucking out the most promising candidates for
further study. Miller's system shifts the bur... closelymirrors how nature finds the best compound for
a job. If thetechnology can be expanded for
industrial use, it would offer afaster way for
"Powerful New Tool" For AIDS Is Reported In Science
...sh, based upon objective evidence, the proper time for
an individual AIDS patient to begin taking medication and which medication is best suited for
this particular individual. (A description of this new technique was published in the 20 January 199...
Research Trial To Test New Drug For Diabetic Neuropathy
...g shows great promise to improve nerve conduction for
patients with diabetic neuropathy," says Zachary ...ing patients. "Currently there is not treatment for
diabetic neuropathy. We can only treat the diabetes which, at best, will stabilize the neuropathy,"...
Four-Year Study Shows Long-Term Effectiveness Of Proscar In Treating Enlarged Prostates
...ty Study (PLESS), the longest trialof drug therapy for
men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). ... Bruskewitzfrom the University of Wisconsin Center for
Health Sciences; Drs.Patrick Walsh and H. Logan Holtgrewe from the Brady UrologicalInstitute of John...
New Math, High-Tech Imaging Solving Old Riddle: How Does The Brain Operate When We Think?
.... The work, done in animals, offers promise for
studying the brain at work,by measuringnot only ho...ea. "The technique of fMRI has been available for
eight years, but no one knewexactly howto interpret changes in the magnetic signals caused by change...
Do Asthma Treatments Affect Childhood Growth?
...mpaired growth, but many of these have not allowed for
socioeconomic influences on growth. In a General ... Officer, National Asthma Campaign, Tayside Centre for
General Practice, University of Dundee, Scotland firstname.lastname@example.org...
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