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Exercise, Classroom Instruction Cut Kids' Cholesterol, Study Finds
... Six hundredmiddle-school students, ages 11 to 14, from
five rural N.C. schools in threecounties participated in the evaluation announced today. Subjects were divided into four groups. During the 1995-96 school yearthey received both physical activity and classroom training, either one or theother...
Diuretics And Beta-Blockers Are Best Drugs To Combat High Blood Pressure, Study Finds
...ity School of Medicine in St. Louis, analyzed data from
6,100 veterans treated at six Hypertension Screeni... The 46-month hypertension study, which ran from
May 1989 to February1993, did not follow a traditional randomized model. Instead, it relied on"real-...
Optical Technology Projects Images Directly Into The Eye
...t DelftUniversity of Technology (TUD) with support from
the Netherlands Technology Foundation (STW) and from
Philips. The RSD technique produces an image by using a spot of light to draw a series of lines und...
ACS Industry Pavilion Features Chemistry's Cutting Edge
... brewmasters from
Molson and Stroh, who will discuss theirnon-tradit...try will be addressed by a panel ofsenior managers from
top U.S. chemical companies and investment firms who willdiscuss trends and how they will affect che...
Researchers Identify Biochemically Distinct Pain Phenomena, Conclude Better Pain Relief At Lower Morphine Doses Is Possible
... We may perceive pain as a continuum ranging from
irritating tounbearable, but a UCSF research team ... By measuring how long it took mice to move away from
applied mechanicalpressure, or how many seconds they licked skin where hot pepper extract had beenap...
Declining National Rates Of HIV-Related Deaths And Illnesses Due To Combination Antiretroviral Therapy With Protease Inhibitors
... found that the numberHIV-related deaths decreased from
almost 30 per 100 person-years in 1994 toabout 9 p...es of combination antiretroviral therapy increased from
25 percent ofpatients seen in 1994 to 94 percent by June 1997, with dramatic increases notedin presc...
Is Ritalin As Effective--And As Harmless--As It Could Be?
...r an estimated 2 millionor more children suffering from
attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, couldbe ...ase. Paper ORGN 3 will be presented by Y. S. Ding from
10:05 to 10:50 a.m., Sun.,March 29, in the Convention Center,Ballroom A I, Level 3. # # # # A nonpr...
Combined Therapy Improved Care Of Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Proper Use Of
New Oral Medications Evaluated
...hese two oral medications in 29patients who suffer from
type 2 diabetes, a chronic disease that requiresin... The study was supported, in part, by grants from
the National Institute ofDiabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, a component of the NationalInst...
BioNumerik Reports Preclinical Antitumor Data On Two Novel Supercomputer Engineered Anticancer Agents At 89th Annual AACR Conference
...d, forexample, complete tumor remissions increased from
13% (with a 50% mortality ratedue to cisplatin toxicity) in cisplatin only treated subjects to a 63% completeremission rate with no mortality or toxicity in subjects pretreated with BNP7787prior to the same toxic dose of cisplatin. In addition to de...
Clinical Pharmacists Improve Outcomes Of Heart Failure Patients
...sicians in and out of the hospital and oftensuffer from
other disorders. A Duke University Medical Center...care. More than 3 million Americans suffer from
the debilitating effects ofheart failure, with 400,000 new cases diagnosed each year. It is estimat...
Disagreements Between Clinical Trial Oversight Committees And Physicians Can Affect Drug Trial Results
ATLANTA -- After reviewing the data from
four of the largest multi-centerrandomized clinica...ecause physicians treat their patients differently from
hospital tohospital, and from
country to country in clinical trials, we need to have asystematic way...
First Trimester Screening For Down Syndrome Possible, NICHD-Funded Study Finds
...oas Trisomy 21, is a genetic abnormality resulting from
either an extra copy ofchromosome 21 or from
an extra portion of the long arm of the chromosome. Therisk of the condition increases sharply with ...
Anti-Clotting Drug May Cause Potentially Fatal Platelet Disorder
...ompiled clinical data onticlopidine-associated TTP from
at least 60 patients. Of these, almost twothirds w...e prevention. These cases were identified from
five sources: reports from
the FDA,previously published reports, case summaries from
a survey of 20 ...
Keeping Score On Doctors: Report Says Flaws In Counting Must Be Addressed To
...counted separately, so if a patient wastransferred from
one hospital to another for further treatment and ...elyrepresented; Combine information from
all hospital stays for each patient. The researchers argue that doctors and hospitals need t...
New Research In Battling Alzheimer's Impact On Memory
... MEDI 211 will be presented by Michael G. Zagorski from
2:55 to 3:35 p.m.,Thurs., April 2, in the Conventi...per MEDI 214 will be presented by Donald F. Weaver from
4:55 to 5:30 p.m.,Thurs., April 2, in the Convention Center Ballroom A IV, Level 3. 3/23/98 ...
Adding Progestins May Negate Heart Protection From Estrogen Replacement Therapy
...ogestins may subtract some of the heart protection from
ERT, according toa study by Keld Sorensen, M.D., a..., M.D., D.M.Sc., associate professor in cardiology from
the cardiologydepartment at Skejby University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark. The research teamalso incl...
Warfarin Continues To Be Underused As Stroke Preventive
...rprescribed, according to a study by twophysicians from
the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). The rep...received prescriptions for warfarin, based on data from
the National AmbulatoryMedical Care Survey from
1989 to 1996. Although warfarin use increased from
Need For HIV Guidelines For Health Workers In Developing Countries
...ol School of Tropical Medicine and David Wilkinson from
the Medical Research Council in South Africa, exam...he issue of the risk of occupational HIV infection from
patient to health worker in the developing world. The authors note that the prevalence of HIV infect...
Higher Prices Won't Stop Teenage Smokers
...h smoking has dropped to 25 percent of U.S. adults from
40 percent since 1964, teen-age smoking has been r...ing techniques to make a computer analysis of data from
the National Education Longitudinal Survey, a 1988 study of about 12,000 students in grades 8, 10 a...
Fat: It's Not For Breakfast Anymore; Study Finds Fat Linked To Clotting
...ets, each of whichcontained 50 percent of calories from
fat, were tested. The diets differed infatty acid composition. One had palmitic acid (a highly saturated fat found inanimals); one had stearic acid (found in beef and cocoa butter) and the othertwo contained different ratios of linoleic and linolen...
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