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Cereal Lessens Colon Cancer Risk
...to processed wheat bran in cereals. "Youwould not get
the same results from processed wheat bran in bread, for example,because there is very little shear involved in that processing," says Yokoyama. Major funding for the research was provided by the Kellogg Company. Dr. Davis will present his pa...
Tiny Pellets Could Deliver Alzheimer's Drugs
...r to the traffic patterns in Boston: As you try to get
from one place to another you face blockages from one-way streets to barriers," he says. "We can control the molecules' pathways out of the polymer in just the same way by using restricted openings and crowding." Saltzman tested the delivery system...
Sunlight Poses Universal Cataract Risk
...e general public-- those who work indoors and only get
sunlight during leisure activities in theyard or o...of sunlight exposure appears to be lifelong. "Kids get
sunburned justlike adults," West says. "So there's no reason to think they are more resistantthan ad...
Guidelines Not Necessarily Guiding Physician Behavior, Study Says
...re, butmany people with heart disease may not even get
that much, say researchers in areport in today's Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.Researchers evaluated the hospital charts of 225 cardiac care unit patients todetermine how physicians at an academic hospital followed the latest...
University Of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) Study: Parents' Wishes, Uncertainty Determine Resuscitation Of Premature Infants
...days of treatment is ethically acceptableto try to get
more certain of a baby's chance of surviving to lead a reasonablyhealthy life." In most foreign countries, treating very premature infants is lessaggressive than in the United States, she said. By David Willi...
Better Survival For Women With Breast Cancer -New Evidence On Chemotherapy
...er Awareness Month One in 12 women in the UK will get
breast cancer at some time in their lives -nearly 32,500 new cases every year. Breast cancer is the most common cancer inwomen in the UK. The Imperial Cancer Research Fund is working hard to find new answers to breastcancer and currently spends more ...
University Of Kentucky One Of First To Use New Technique To Treat Atrial Flutter
...that I've had the problem for years, but it didn't get
really bad until last year," he said shortly befor...surgery. "I was so short of breath I almost didn't get
through our homecoming parade. A few days later I went to the hospital, and they put me right in int...
University Of California San Francisco Dental School Launches Pilot Program For Pre-Dental Students
...at helping students from disadvantaged backgrounds get
into dentalschool -- and hopefully boost the numbe...meoverriding factor that hindered their ability to get
into dental school thefirst time around, said Charles Alexander, PhD, UCSF School of Dentistryassist...
Prescription Counseling Necessary For Hospital Patients
... counseling, there often isn't time to get
to patientsbefore they leave." According to the research, three out of four formerhospital patients could remember what a drug was prescribed forand how to t...
Dobson Must Quit Denial Of Rationing
...itability of rationing is finally accepted "we can get
down to the serious business of discussing how to devise the appropriate mechanisms... involved". The author proposes that a National Council for Health Care Priorities would provide a forum and a focus for the rationing debate in the UK. However,...
UNC Researchers Find Drug-Resistant HIV In Semen
...lichealth, that the goal of treatment should be to get
the virus to immeasurablelevels, both in the blood... more about our drugs. Inother words, do our drugs get
into the genital tract both in men and women? Isthere some block to that, and are they getting in at...
New Short-Acting Anesthetics Cut Recovery Time
...will bedriven by patient demand. "Patients want to get
over whatever it is they'rehaving done as quickly as they can, with little interruption in their normallives," he said....
Human Patient Simulator Assists Training Physicians In New Drug
...react. Byusing different scenarios, physicians can get
experience just as if they weretreating human beings. He explains that a human patient simulator was transported to 58 citiesacross the U.S. in 1996 and 1997 so physicians could learn how to use the drug.A total of 836 anesthesiologists and...
UCSF Recruting Breast Cancer Patients For Herbal Therapy Study
...apy. In addition, this will enable researchers to get
abetter approximation of the herbal therapy's benefits in terms of a patient'slowered side effects. It is a double-blind study, meaning that neither the patient nor thedoctor will know who is receiving the herbal treatment or placebo. Allpar...
New Study Finds Anonymous HIV Testing Linked To Earlier Participation In Testing And Follow-Up Medical Care
Anonymous HIV testing programs encourage people to get
tested earlier andtherefore to begin medical treat... We wanted to find out if this strategy worked to get
people atrisk for HIV infection to come in earlier for testing and care," said principalinvestigator...
Future Workers Will Receive MSAs
... to MSAs, thereby radically changing how employees get
medical benefitsover the next decade," concludes Burchfield. Battistella's research focuses on the organization and financing of personal health services, managed health care delivery systems, and health and welfare policy in postindustrial nations...
Comprehensive Effort Needed To Prevent And Treat Traumatic Injuries
... of accidental or unauthorized use if the gun does get
intotheir hands; and building community coalitions to make youth environments safer. In addition to the success in reducing motor vehicle injury, progress has beenmade in reducing occupational, residential, and recreational injuries. Thethree federa...
Why Do We Make It Difficult For Students To Hear In Class?
...60. Reporters who wish to cover the workshop may get
complimentaryregistration by contacting John Erdreich at 973-731-7002. With nearly 7000 members, the Acoustical Society of America isthe largest scientific organization in the United States devoted to acoustics.The National Counci...
Duke Physicians: Clinicians Have Ethical Obligation To Consider Alternative Medicine
...standissues of the safety of treatments and how to get
more information on optionsthey are considering. "It may be easier for clinicians to accept a patient's choice ofalternative therapy if there are no known effective conventional ways to treat acondition. And there are cases when we would be ...
Low Socio-Economic Status Heart Patients Need More Than Just Aggressive Cardiac Procedures
... bad at the beginning, but we alsoexpected them to get
much better," Tung said. "What is so striking is afterrevascularization how much worse the low SES people felt compared to the higherSES people. We saw at least a 30 to 40 percent reduction in the functionalstatus and quality of life despite having...
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