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Acceptability Of Alternative Health Care Growing In U.S.

... alternative practitioners per capita.That finding from Alan Osborne's research in California, Oregon and Washington appears inchapter 7 of "Alternative Therapies: Expanding Options in Health Care." Gordon said, "It may be that both alternative practitioners and their patients are attracted toseco...

Protecting Breast Feeding From Breast Milk Substitutes

(Protecting breast feeding from breast milk substitutes) In an accompanying editorial in this week's BMJ, Dr Anthony Costello, from the Institute of Child Health, says that like the tobacco companies, the promotional activities of t...

Baby Milk Manufacturers Are Breaking The Rules

...ess infant deaths each year and to protect mothers from pressure to use substitute breast milk. Taylor's ...e nationally, breast feeding will not be protected from the commercial pressures from substitute manufacturers. Contact: Professor Andrew Tomkins, Centre f...

Procter & Gamble Supports Yale University Collaboration For Public Health Training Throughout China

...niversity has received a five-year, $400,000 grant from TheProcter & Gamble Co. to help develop a new public health training program in thePeople's Republic of China. Yale's Department of Epidemiology and Public Healthwill collaborate with the new Union School of Public Health in Beijing. The col...

Successful Cancer Therapy May Doom Later Treatments To Failure

...ftestosterone resulted in a reduction of pore size from 200 nanometers (nm) toless than 7 nm within 48 hours in a testosterone-dependent tumor. "That tells you that you just can't make a drug and expect it to work on alltumors," says Jain. Sue Hobbs and Wayne Monsky, an MD-PhD student andpostdoctoral fel...

Clot-Busters As Effective As Surgery To Clear Blockages In Legs

...thSciences University School of Medicine concludes from the samedata that drug therapy does not improve clinical outcome. Citingthe increased risk of bleeding, he concludes, "For the timebeing, I do not regard thrombolytic therapy as first-linetreatment for acute arterial thromboembolism of the legs." ...

Study Questions Common Practice Of Steroid Administration To Induce Lung Development In Premature Infants

...h-weight infants whoweighed between 1 and 3 pounds from 12 centers of the NICHD Neonatal ResearchNetwork. ...ic lung disease,neonatologists try to wean infants from ventilators as soon as possible. Dexamethasone is a therapy that neonatologists use becaus...

Heart Laser Surgery: An Alternative To Transplantation

.... Jeevanandam. Approximately 250,000 people suffer from end-stage coronary artery disease and that number ...sion therapy." Based upon scientific registry data from the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), there are currently about 3,945 patients waiting for a ...

International Study Raises Hopes For Heart Transplant Patients

... transplant recipients. Clinical results obtained from 24 research centers in five countries were reporte...an rejection. Based upon scientific registry data from theUnited Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), there are currently about 3,945patients waiting for a he...

"TRAMAH" Model Seeks To Improve Emergency Response Paper Uses Maryland As Test Region

...auma systems design. TRAMAH was applied and tested from two different perspectives. The first assumedthat ...ns Hopkins University. It was supported by a grant from the Agencyfor Health Care Policy and Research. Operations Research Convention in Montreal The pape...

Studies Look At Threshold Effect Of Cholesterol-Lowering "Statin" Drugs

...fit do individuals who have had a heart attack get from reducing their low-density lipoprotein, (LDL), or 'bad' cholesterol levels from low to very low levels, (below the recommended 100 milligrams/deciliter)? Is it considerable, small...

Most People Cant Identify Stroke Symptoms

...le reported getting their information about stroke from television, newspapers, magazines, and doctors in ...h t-PA were up to 30 percent more likely torecover from a stroke with little or no disability. Since the study waspublished, the challenge has been informi...

Preventing Stroke: The Choice Between Aspirin And Warfarin

...nds ofAmericans who have the most or least to gain from the use of anticoagulants suchas warfarin to preve...as many as 80,000 strokes a year. The findings are from Part III of a decade-long study called Stroke Preventionin Atrial Fibrillation (SPAF), designed to f...

New Stroke Treatment Likely To Decrease Health Care Costs And Increase Quality Of Life

Results from a new study show a greater than 90 percent probabi...atients not treated witht-PA. The study used data from the NINDS t-PA Stroke Trial,(2) in which theaverage length of a hospital stay was shorter in t-PA-t...

UF Psychiatrists Use Antidepressants To Treat Smoking Addiction

...to smoking, who are getting antidepressant effects from smoking. They love smoking; it's a source of pleas...than 400,000 deaths in the United States each year from cancer, stroke and cardiovascular disease, according to the American Lung Association. UF p...

Researchers Identify Candidate Immunosuppressant With Fewer Side Effects

... key molecule in the pathway thattransmits signals from the T cell receptor to the nucleus. The key differ...blockthe active site of calcineurin and prevent it from acting on any other moleculeswithin the cell. The peptide, on the other hand, only blocks specific b...

Tackling The Long Term Problem Of Antibiotic Resistance

... In an editorial in this week's BMJ Professor Hart from the University of Liverpool considers the conclusions drawn by the House of Lord's Select Committee on Science and Technology which offers answers to the concerns:- is there a problem of antibiotic resistance; how does resistance arise; whose fault ...

Beware Of Adverse Drug Reactions

...actions) "Adverse drug reactions have taken over from syphilis and tuberculosis as the great mimics of o...ften underestimated, say Dr Munir Pirmohamed et al from the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics at the University of Liverpool in this week's BMJ. ...

Antibiotic Prophylaxis Could Help Prevent Respiratory Infections in the Critically Ill

... In this week's BMJ Dr Alessandro Liberati et al, from the Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research in Italy, investigate the use of antibiotic prophylaxis to prevent this type of infection happening. The authors found that if the most effective antibiotic prophylaxis was used, the numbers of r...

Research Offers New Tool In Fight Against Prostate Cancer

ANN ARBOR---Research from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Centerstrongly suggests that PSA tests can reliably gauge the effectiveness ofchemotherapy for advanced prostate cancer. A reliable method of assessing a cancer patient's response to treatment isimporta...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... that as many as 10 million older Americans suffer ... and isolation. , However, new research a project ... Americans for six years found that Internet use ... by more than 30 percent. , "That,s a very ... professor of telecommunication, information studies and media who led ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... 17, 2014 By discovering a new mechanism that ... stroke, researchers at UC Irvine and the Salk Institute ... limit or prevent stroke-induced brain damage. , A complex ... of death and primary reason for disability in the ... stroke and lets blood-borne material into the brain, causing ...
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