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Childhood Sex Abuse Impacts Adult Relationships
...e and are not expected to change much as the women grow
older," Feerick said. On measures of trust, sexually abused women scored 10 points lower than non-abused women on a 108-point scale. Through statistical analyses, the researchers found this difference to be largely explained by the quality of adult ...
Laser Offers Hope For Heart Patients With No Alternatives
...e laboratory, we are examining why the capillaries grow
intothe channels," Lowe said. "It could be that the addition of certaingrowth factors could improve outcomes. Once we figure out how it works,we can then make it work better." Since it takes time for these new capillaries to grow, patients...
Psychiatric Symptoms May Signal Brain Damage From Diet Pills
...eting neurons by pruning these axons, which do not grow
back in monkeys, although studies show that they do in rodents. And since human brains are more like those of monkeys, any such damage in humans would also likely be permanent, according to McCann. "However, the neurotoxic potential of fenfluramin...
Researchers Study 'Natural' Screen For Cancer
... "Tumors are greedy," says Rawicz. "Cancer cells grow
fast and eat more,and tend to accumulate more of the hypericin -- even 10 times more than normalcells -- so once it is absorbed, we can illuminate the patient in a dark room andsee these localized red spots. We can say, 'this is where the cancer is.'...
SOA Study Says Social Security Financing Would Be Relatively Unaffected By Largest Expected Mortality Improvements, But Uncertainty Persists
..., they would add to the uncertainties that seem to grow
every day. "So it is increasingly important for retirement planners to face theseuncertainties. Fortunately, mathematical processes exist that actuaries can useto identify, quantify and manage risks and uncertainties." Project sponsor...
Duke Researchers Identify New Pulmonary Syndrome Associated With Bone Marrow Transplantation For Breast Cancer
...to the patient (autologous transplant), where they grow
and createa new immune system. In some cases, women receive bone marrow from donors(allogeneic transplant). "We have long known that the higher the dose of chemotherapy, the betterthe cancer kill rate is," Folz said. "In patients receivi...
Successful Cancer Therapy May Doom Later Treatments To Failure
...immune-deficient mouse model that Jain was able to grow
enough kinds of tumors to tackle the question of blood vessel pores systematically. He and hiscolleagues injected fluorescently labeled particles of increasing size in to theblood vessels of the six tumors at various locations and watched to see whic...
Some Young Children May Grow Out Of Peanut Allergy
...lop a sensitivity to peanuts early in life seem to grow
out of their reaction as they get older, say Dr Jonathan Hourihane et al in this week's BMJ. Based on findings from research conducted at the University of Southampton and South Manchester University Hospitals, the authors stress that children ...
Chemical Society's Highest Award Goes To Ronald Breslow
...nction in digestion or repair, but they canquickly grow
-- differentiate -- into various adults that can. In turn, adultcells work but don't multiply rapidly. Cancer cells, simply put, are cells that fail to differentiate. "Theyjust go around and around the cell cycle, and keep multiplying," expla...
Health Workers May Experience Costly Dislocation As Health Spending Growth Slows
...b growth, health sector jobs arestill projected to grow
at an annual rate of 1.6% from 1990 through 2005, more rapidly than is projected for total jobs in the economy. According to these Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projections, a full 2.6 million jobs will be added in the health sector between 1990 a...
Novel Therapy To Treat Lung Cancer Patients Enrolling Patients At UCSF Cancer
...d rheumatoidarthritis, Jablons said. Cancer tumors grow
and spread, interfering with the functions of heal...trients andoxygen. MMPs help these new vessels to grow
by breaking down the matrix to pavethe way for advancing blood vessels. During the clinical trial of...
Study Shows Potential For Quelling AIDS Nerve Pain
...n nerve cells. It also prods those nerve cells to grow
and to communicate with other cells. In the study, presented at this year's International AIDS Conference inGeneva, the patients got injections of either a moderate dose of lab-createdNGF, a higher dose or a placebo. Throughout the 18-week t...
National Science Foundation Awards Knowledge And Distributed Intelligence Grants
...to the formation of microscopic cracks; and cracks grow
to break the wing.The multidisciplinary research team will use computers to explicitly model defect dynamics at each scale. The team will exploit novel software techniques to link supercomputer simulations with visualization utilities and a suite of...
Commercial Scale Cultivation Of Pharmaceutical-Producing Tobacco Possible, Virginia Tech Scientists Find
...on in Virginia. The results have shown that we can grow
this tobacco at very high densities. In fact, the higher the density the better, from the viewpoint of extracting proteins." With the support of state Sen. William Wampler Jr. of Bristol, former Gov. George Allen and Gov. Jim Gilmore included $554,...
Pursuing The Next Generation Of Arthritis Treatment
...40million Americans and that figure is expected to grow
dramatically as babyboomers age. Current treatments, such as medications, are only partiallyeffective and they can cause serious, sometimes fatal, side effects. "The kinds of treatments we're testing represent the first realpotential for g...
Now Is Time To Design Brain-Saving Drugs Specifically For Children, UCSF Neurologist Says
...in continues to develop andchange, as some neurons grow
and make connections and others are pared away.Whe...ts survive an incident of asphyxiabut whether they grow
up with the ability to learn and remember. "It is notenough to save brain cells," Ferriero says. "We...
Nature's Hardest Puzzle
...ham explains, "the elongated apatite crystals will grow
solelyon their end faces, becoming ever longer. W...down the amelogenin proteins, thecrystals start to grow
on all of their faces. They thicken, clump together andcreate mature enamel." Apatite crystals grow...
Comprehensive Heart Failure Program At Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
...seases as high bloodpressure and diabetes. As they grow
older, the likelihood of congestive heartfailure increases. By working with primary care physicians and others in thecommunity, we hope to identify at-risk patients early, provide appropriatetreatment early and track the results for even better heart...
Visual Environment Can Affect Even Healthy Eyes --- Nature Works With Nuture For Good Vision
...or the eye's powerful optic capability. As babies grow
older, the eyes grow
in length so that by age one in monkeys and age four in humans, about 95% of the growth is complete....
Nurse Practitioners Reducing Costs, Expanding Care
...ared to $36,400 for an RN. The field isexpected to grow
right along with the demand for primary health care providers. Wilkerson says the field has a number of rewards in addition to highersalaries. "Advanced practice nurses have a lot more flexibility in terms of the kindof work they do and when ...
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