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Training Urged For Mothers Of Children With Cancer
...versity of Rochester,Rochester, NY, and colleagues from
the Sibling Adaptation to Childhood CancerCollabor...mothers of children with cancerdiffered in any way from
the general population before the diagnosis," theauthors write. "The magnitude and relative rarity o...
New Approach To Multidrug Resistance
...ilton at Dartmouth Medical School, with colleagues from
themedical school and the Norris Cotton Cancer Cen... for P-glycoprotein isinducible, activated by cues from
its environment, investigators were interestedin how it would be affected by cancer chemotherapy dru...
Combination Of Interventions Are Found To Be Most Effective In Improving Driving Behavior Among Teenagers
... review," said researcherJohn R. Mattox, II, M.S., from
the University of Memphis, "is thatpreventative me...a drinkingdriver and to help prevent their friends from
driving afterdrinking." Some of the antecedent interventions (primary preventionstrategies that...
"Super Aspirin" Holds Long-Term Benefits For Some Patients Who Undergo Balloon Angioplasty
...ory before an angioplasty can prevent platelets from
sticking to arterial walls and reclogging vessels after the procedure. Results of a multicenter study published in the August 13 issue of The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) demonstrate a favorable effect on long-term...
Condemnation May Be Driving Circumcised Women From Health Care
...nintended effect of driving circumcised women away from
the healthcare they need. Carol R. Horowit...during the last decade, 93percent of them refugees from
Ethiopia, Eritrea and Somalia, where more than 80percent of the women are circumcised. "Ther...
New Ultrasound Technique Is Alternative To Cerebral Angiography
...ues that can provoke a stroke. Researchers from
Brazil and Canada will report that acombination of...ckages lower inthe carotid artery where it emerges from
the main artery leading from
3D Ultrasound Gives Better View Of Brain's Arteries
...han on two-dimensional (2D) ultrasound,researchers from
Germany will explain on August 14th in a presentat...analyzing the 3D images of transcranial ultrasound from
20patients, Delcker and his colleagues found two things: First, identification of intracran...
Ultrasound Helps Pediatric Heart Surgeons After Open Heart Surgery
...ow successful the surgeon has been in removing air from
theheart and if further action is needed. ...in Ottawa, Canada, have studied about 60 patients from
infants to 18year olds and intend to double this number by the end of the study. The invest...
Studies Find Public Policies For Children And Teenagers Not Very Effective
...er,keep teenagers who were already sexually active from
having sex orhaving unprotected sex. More research...t examined children's programmingreports that came from
48 stations who submitted license renewalfiles to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Kunke...
Psychiatric Symptoms May Signal Brain Damage From Diet Pills
...n neurotoxicity and primary pulmonary hypertension from
fenfluramine and its chemical cousin dexfenflurami... the NIMH Intramural Research Program and grants from
the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) . NIMH and NIDA are components of the National Institu...
Duke Obtains FDA Designation For Pompe Disease Therapy
...lucose, a primary energy source. Patientssuffering from
Pompe disease lack sufficient enzyme for that chemical conversion.As a result, glycogen accumulates and destroys skeletal, heart, and lungmuscles. Pompe disease is rare, affecting approximately one child out of every100,000. If symptoms appear durin...
New Test May Improve Treatment Of Kidney Disease
...o the puzzle. By harvesting white blood cells from
patients, placing the cells in tissueculture plates andexposing them to common steroid and immunosuppressant medications, scientistscan predict in somecases what medications might work best for each patient. If a patient's white blood cells ar...
Cancer Protection Compound Abundant In Broccoli Sprouts
...to focus more attentionon efforts to preventcancer from
arising," he adds. Fahey and Yuesheng Zhang, ...to Brassica Chemoprotection Laboratory, and grants from
the CancerResearchFoundation of America and the American Institute for Cancer Research. Talalay...
Study Demonstrates The Benefits Of Mammography In Women Under 50
Women under 50 benefit from
screening mammography as much as women over 50, aU...e study was Dr. Jeffrey Bradley, lead study author from
theUniversity of Chicago. Dr. Bradley's study focused on 869 women who were both under 50 an...
Common Drug-Capsule Coating Not As Inert As Previously Thought
...at prevents proteinsand other biological materials from
sticking to foreign or man-made materials. Recent ...polymer surface. "Not only did the polymer switch from
a protein-resistant stateto a protein-attractive state, we found the presence of the protein appeare...
A Helping Hand Could Save An Ailing Heart
...if they believe they have adequate help whenneeded from
family and friends in performing daily tasks such ...ient believes he or she is receiving adequate help from
others inperforming daily activities. In 1993 the researchers surveyed 820 patients in Canad...
Unique Interactive Health Kiosks Distributed In Michigan
...ichigan throughout October, was funded by proceeds from
the state tobacco tax. The highly interactive sys...r says his group plans to closely monitor feedback from
health kiosk users. It's hoped that in the very near future, people using the kiosks will be able t...
Many Medical Screening Tests May Be Unnecessary.
...l Fetters , M.D., and Mack Ruffin IV , M.D., both from
the U-M Department of Family Medicine, and Laurence B. McCullough, Ph.D., of Baylor Medical College....
UT Southwestern Receives FDA Grant To Continue Studies Of Cancer-Fighting Drug Not Used For Past 50 Years
...eat adults, but Ingrid Cofield, a49-year-old woman from
Rowlett, Texas, is glad he made an exception. Cofield was one of several adults Kamen enrolled in a Phase I trial ofthe drug aminopterin last year. Phase I trials usually are conducted to see what doses of drugs patientscan tolerate...
Bringing Clinicians Up To Speed On Stats And Business Is Goal Of Nih Grant To Emory University Center For Clinical Evaluation Sciences
...ool of Medicine have been awarded a $107,570 grant from
theNational Institutes of Health to develop a mode...be taught by center staff as well as other faculty from
Emory?smedical, public health and nursing schools, Atlanta?s Veterans Affairs MedicalCenter and More...
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