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Comprehensive pituitary center at Cedars-Sinai brings together under one roof
medical, surgical, research and other components
...surgeon doesn't have to call the endocrinologistto get
the most recent hormonal profile. It's all right there," said Dr.Shahinian. MEDICAL MANAGEMENT AND RESEARCH Because Cedars-Sinai is one of the nation's premier facilities when it comes topituitary disease research and treatment, the Pituitary Cente...
Walking markedly improves mental abilities of those over 60
...shrink and blood flow decreases. The benefits you get
from walking are in thevarieties of cognition that...ut significantresult, Kramer said. "Whether you'd get
improvements across the board withhigher levels of fitness or a lifetime of staying in shape, who kn...
Exercise and encouraging a return to normal activities can help low back pain sufferers
... who participated in the classes felt more able to get
back to normal activities. These patients also tended to use fewer healthcare resources and took fewer days off work, say the authors. The authors conclude that based on their findings, this type of exercise programme should be more widely available...
Doctors find muscle-builder cream caused sex development in toddler
...their muscles and strength," he said. "If children get
hold ofthem they could face some significant problems." First, children are not ready to develop sexually during the first fewyears of life, D'Ercole said. Those with premature sexual development can face avariety of serious social problem...
Stress common in AIDS victims who respond well to drug therapy
...tunsafe sex isn't as big a problem, because ifthey get
infected, they can begin treatment. What they don't realize is thatthere are significant problems associated with a lifeon antiretroviral therapy."...
Boys treated with Ritalin, other stimulants significantly less likely to abuse drugs later
...ly less likely to abuse drugs andalcohol when they get
older, according to a new study funded by two comp...en will abuse stimulants and other drugs when they get
older, this studyshows exactly the opposite," says NIDA Director Alan I. Leshner. "Treating theunde...
New pain relief treatment for spinal compression fractures related to osteoporosis available at Mayo Clinic
...lievingpatients of their pain and enabling them to get
out of bed and on with theirlives is not only healthier physically and mentally, but makes good economicsense. "A typical vertebroplasty usually costs less than $1,000 which is significantlyless than would be spent on skilled nursing care alone when ...
New study shows abuse homicides more common than records reveal
...es every year around Christmas when a few children get
hurt by some toy,"she said. "Where is the outcry for these 800 children killed by parents or othercaregivers?" Support for the study came from the U.S. Department of Justice, the N.C.Department of Crime Control and Public Safety, the Gover...
Red wine can help maintain immune system, UF researcher finds
...m. So it's OK to drink a glass of redwine. You can get
the benefits without any apparent harm on immunity." Percival said there are many different compounds in red wine and in grapes thatcould be contributing to the results, but she has not yet pinpointed whichspecific compound aids in maintaining normal...
Many Virginians would increase taxes for K-12 education, study finds
...trating the state as an excellent or good place to get
a college or universityeducation. Respondents over...e in telemarketing, it has become moredifficult to get
Virginians to answer their phones. In order to assess theimpact on survey response rates, in recent ...
Sleep plays role in managing childhood chronic pain
...s, such as"I'll always be in pain," or "I'll never get
to sleep," are similarly effective. The researchers speculate that long-term sleep deprivation may be one importantfactor in the development of chronic pain conditions in some children....
American Home Products announces FDA approval for Sonata (Zaleplon): A breakthrough approach to treat insomnia
...t can be taken on an as-needed basis to helppeople get
the sleep they need, while reducing the likelihood of those next-dayeffects." The Impact of Insomnia Insomnia affects nearly 84 million Americans, according to the NationalSleep Foundation (NSF). Insomnia may be caused by a number of factors,...
Study suggests potential new approach to glaucoma therapy
...But we have many clinical situationswhere we can't get
the pressure low enough to avoid damage," said Ber...rats with elevated eye pressure. Otherrats did not get
the drug. After six months, the researchers found that theuntreated rats lost 36 percent of their re...
Renowned researcher in prenatal diagnostics joins Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
...'re looking to see if wemight be able to use it to get
a more accurate measurement," he said. "We'll be looking at three-dimensional ultrasound in several ways," said Dr.Snijders. "We want to see whether 3D improves the accuracy and reproducibilityof the neck measurement. In addition, if we find an incre...
High-achieving children off to a good Head Start academically and socially, but study shows some are not 'turned on' by school
...y 'sort of'when asked how well they like school or get
along with their teacher. "I'm worried about the future because they are moving into a periodwhere they will be facing a lot of peer pressure to be just like everyone else,even though they really are not. It's a time when they will need the ...
12-year-old Oregon girl is first child to receive new bone growth material in her skull
...o on August 23 isdifferent. This surgery will help get
her one step closer to eliminating theneed to wear a bright pink bike helmet to school in order to protect the softtissue of her skull where holes in the bone have formed. Physicians at Oregon Health Sciences University's Doernbecher Children'sHospi...
Behavioral program boosts antibody that fights breast cancer
...men in the program were more likely than others to get
the full dosage of their chemotherapy, andshowed lower levels of depression and reported higherquality of life. The results suggest that the program -- which includedtraining in relaxation, stress redu...
Statement from Dr. Claude Lenfant, director, NHLBI and Dr. Phillip Gorden, director, NIDDK
...of these risk factors and efforts are necessary to get
health providersand patients to improve risk factor control. Much of what we know about the cardiovascular complications of diabetes - andhow they can be prevented or treated - has come from studies supported by NHLBIand NIDDK. In fact, in recent y...
New HIV drug intervention cheap and effective
...African mothers cannot afford AZT and often do not get
prenatal care, thereby missing their chance to begin treatment. To address the needs of developing countries, scientists have developed more feasible and less expensive "short-course" drug regimens that can be started late in pregnancy. All involve ...
New test can better uncover hidden breast cancer
... everyone withearly stage breast cancer. "Once you get
this information, you get
a better idea of the nature of thetumor," Cote said. "The ability to identify those patients who nee...
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