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First UK cases of previously rare disease reported in gay men

...se of antibiotics. But sometimes the primary ulcer goes unnoticed, and if left untreated, this can progress to chronic infection with the formation of skin pouches (fistulas), abscesses, and narrowing of the anus as well as problems with the lymphatic system. In these cases, surgery is often necessary. T...

Economist: Cuba's state-run baseball doesn't go to bat for players

...icier players. "In a market-driven league, talent goes to the team that is most willing to pay for it, wh...related to its fan base." Baird said. "In Cuba, it goes to the team that has a larger population. In both cases, the result is imbalance among the teams in...

Child care may affect entire community's risks of infection

...ends child care than for a non-attendee. The model goes one step further: it predicts that communities with more children in child care for a longer period of time have higher carriage rates of pneumococcus among both child care attendees and non-attendees. The study suggests that child care attendance ma...

Mechanism of RNA recoding: New twists in brain protein production

...clear--serious problems can occur when RNA editing goes awry. RNA recoding defects cause neurological problems in all of the animals examined to date....

Chemists identify immune system mechanism for methamphetamine binges

...Methamphetamine is a powerful psychostimulant that goes by a number of common names, including "speed," "ice" and "crank." It is often made in make-shift laboratories using over-the-counter drug ingredients, particularly cold and allergy medicines. Available as a powder or crystal, the drug can be injecte...

Cardiologists underestimate racial and ethnic disparities in care

...s look in their own back yards and understand what goes on in their own hospitals and practices," she said. "Even if awareness is slow to increase, some data suggest that improving quality of care through the use of practice guidelines can play an important role in addressing racial and ethnic disparities...

HIV-1 spread through six transmission lines in the UK

...ssion, introduced in the early and mid 1980s. This goes against the prevailing belief that one initial entry of HIV-1 was responsible for the spread of the epidemic. "Since 1990 there have been important changes in Britain's social attitudes and awareness of HIV-1 and AIDS. Despite a very recent increase...

Brain imaging studies investigate pain reduction by hypnosis

...passed on to the brain stem. From there the signal goes to the mid-brain region and finally into the cortical brain region that deals with conscious perception of external stimuli like pain. Processing of the pain signal through the lower parts of the pain network looked the same in the brain images for b...

History of broken bones overlooked when treating osteoporosis

...fractures of the ankle, hip, backbone (which often goes undetected) and especially the wrist after age 20 are two to 10 times more likely to be at future risk of osteoporosis. Results of the study, which also involved McMaster University and the Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, appear in the February i...

Brain-scanning technologies need standards, according to Stanford researcher

...nd every scan would be staggering. "When a subject goes into the study, does he or she know it might not be a medical professional who looks at the brain images?" Illes said. Another issue that research subjects may not realize is that if a benign tumor is found during a scan and listed on their medical r...

Medication helps alcoholics control drinking

...al change from the abstinence-only philosophy that goes back at least as far as Prohibition. Naltrexone is most effective, says Volpicelli, in a treatment program "designed to support the notion that while one drink is not great, what you really want to stop is excessive drinking." While few professionals...

Changing chemistry helps explain estrogen threat to the heart

A piece of the topical puzzle of how estrogen goes from protecting women from heart disease to apparently increasing their risk later in life may have been found. Medical College of Georgia researchers have found changes in blood vessel chemistry that may explain the dramatic flip-flop in estrogen's...

Gender bias in child growth evaluations may miss disease in girls

...liac disease, an intolerance to proteins in wheat, goes untreated, it may raise a child's risk of other autoimmune diseases, such as type 1 diabetes or thyroiditis. On the other hand, she added, overzealous evaluation of boys who are short but healthy may carry its own social costs: "Evaluating and treati...

Least protection offered to those most at risk of sudden cardiac death

...hese deaths occur when the heart's rhythm suddenly goes out of sync, causing the heart to stop. But an 'inverse care law' is effectively in operation in England, say the report's authors, with areas with those most at risk given the least amount of effective treatment. The West Midlands, North West and S...

Rat whisking may provide insight into debilitating eye disorder

...orks when it is normal in order to understand what goes wrong when it is broken," he said....

Mayo Clinic researchers create 'obedient virus'; First step to use measles virus against cancer

... area was at an impasse. Not any more. "The virus goes where it's meant to go, and it destroys the tumors in a targeted way,'' says Dr. Russell. Background Biology Natural viruses are cellular parasites. To reproduce more viruses, they need to bind to a partner on their target cell, fuse membranes to e...

Views from space help oil prospectors see deep underground

...that not all the signal is reflected and that some goes through." WesternGeco has so far used remote sensing data for sites in Algeria and Argentina. "We have started with desert areas because they are a relatively simple case with unchanging landscapes," Laake concludes. "But, the technol...

Monkey 'pay-per-view' study could aid understanding of autism

...ial machinery" of the brain and how this machinery goes tragically awry in autism -- a disease that afflicts more than a million Americans and is the fastest growing developmental disorder. In an article published early online by the journal Current Biology, Duke University Medical Center neurobiologists ...

Risk and intimate relationships: Can hope triumph over experience in an age of 'messy' lives?

...a result, a traditional marriage, in which the man goes out to work and the woman stays at home, may be put under as much strain as one where both partners pursue high-powered careers." People have more choice over partnering, reproduction and, to a lesser extent, the contribution they make to the family...

National Academies news: Academy honors 17 for major contributions to science

...solar physics andsolar-terrestrial relationships - goes to EDWARD J. SMITH, seniorresearch scientist, Jet ...ment in any field of science (materials in 2005) - goes toROBERT J. CAVA, professor, department of chemistry, PrincetonUniversity, Princeton, N.J. Cava was...

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