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More evidence of cannabis-induced psychosis
...apeutic drugs as part of a controlled trial, which had
been approved by an ethics board as safe for the s...ienced psychotic effects just as strong as if they had
smoked cannabis. These findings, highly unexpected in such a controlled environment, are published t...
Strategy effective against drug resistant tuberculosis
...stant tuberculosis, particularly MDR tuberculosis, had
an increased likelihood of treatment failure and d...at implementing DOTS in a health jurisdiction that had
a moderate rate of drug resistant tuberculosis decreased the transmission of both drug susceptible a...
Exercise-induced shortness of breath not always caused by asthma
...s troubling the patient in 117 cases, Although EID had
previously been attributed to asthma in 98 of thes...rcise-induced dyspnea was simply that the patients had
reached their natural limits for exercising, and their shortness of breath was an entirely normal re...
Study shows soy is well accepted in school lunches
...less of the meatless nuggets, because the students had
strong preconceived notions of the flavor, shape, ...l standpoint, the spaghetti made with soy products had
22 percent fewer calories and 43 percent less fat than the meat version," Klein said. "The chili mad...
It's winning, not losing, that triggers violence at sports events
...ght on the day of the match. On days when no match had
been played, the average number of assault cases f... away, and won or lost, they found that the result had
a significant impact on the figures. When Wales won its matches, the average number of assault injur...
First UK cases of previously rare disease reported in gay men
...etherlands, most of whom were also HIV positive or had
other sexually transmitted infections, including h...n gay men, 17 of whom were HIV positive. Four also had
hepatitis C infection. Five thought they had
caught the infection in mainland Europe, while the oth...
Late developers may run higher risk of infection than sexually mature younger teens
...omen from three sexual health clinics. All of them had
started having periods within the preceding five y...vical cancer. Over half of those infected with HPV had
at least one other infection. Around one in four tested positive for chlamydia, which is associated...
International breast cancer prevention study launches in the United States and Canada
...s in the opposite breast of women who have already had
breast cancer, suggesting that it may also be able... of Medicine, revealed that 32 percent fewer women had
a recurrence in their breast cancer when they switched to exemestane after two to three years of tam...
U of M researcher says Viagra may cause permanent vision loss in some men
... . Seven patients, aged between 50 and 69 years, had
typical features of NAION within 36 hours after in...ead to permanent vision loss." All of the patients had
at least one arteriosclerotic risk factor, including hypertension, diabetes, hypercholesterolemia, o...
Geodon effective in psychiatric emergencies; Sharply reduces time in restraints
...0 minutes, whether the patients were psychotic, or had
abused alcohol or drugs, their agitation scores dr...ere suffering only from psychiatric conditions, 10 had
abused alcohol, and 28 had
abused various forms of drugs. The study's authors cautioned that this o...
Brain activity prior to treatment flags vulnerability to antidepressant side effects
...actors. The study enrolled 32 healthy subjects who had
never suffered from depression. All underwent a one-week, single-blind placebo lead-in before being randomized to four weeks of double-blind treatment with the antidepressant venlafaxine or placebo. Members of the research team met with subjects at s...
March/April 2005 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...munity centers, researchers found the intervention had
a persistent, although modest, effect on screening...n a greater number of targeted screening tests and had
26 percent greater odds of mammography screening compared to patients at control clinics. Although s...
Do minorities survive hospitalization better than others?
... part of this study. Over 25,000 of these patients had
DNR orders. Women were 19% more likely to have DNR orders than men and non-Hispanic whites were 43% more likely to have DNR orders than other ethnicities. Those with a DNR were more likely to die during their hospital stay. Writing in the article, S....
Pitt marks 50th anniversary of its Salk polio vaccine with reunion, scientific symposium
...pidemic in the United States peaked in 1952, polio had
struck nearly 58,000 people--mainly children and y... prevent. Children not as lucky, who got polio and had
been confined to hospital wards, some in total isolation from their parents, or handicapped by leg b...
Unexpected benefit seen in treating HER-2 breast cancer with new preoperative drug combo
...al Oncology . "This is a far better result than we had
anticipated and seems to suggest that simultaneous... Oncology. After only 34 of a planned 164 patients had
completed therapy, the trial's Data Monitoring Committee stopped the clinical trial because of the o...
Mouse model reveals potential way to reduce cardiac deaths in kidney patients
...the skeletal weakening brought on by kidney damage had
normal phosphorous levels and decreased signs of v...could prevent bone weakening in mice whose kidneys had
been damaged or removed. For the new study, researchers worked with a mouse model of metabolic syndr...
Consumers with disabilities empowered by American Disabilities Act
...wareness of the and to evaluate whether conditions had
improved over the years 1994-1998 in public transportation, public facilities/theaters/stores, public attitude toward the disabled, and portrayals of disabled people in the media and advertising. Slightly more than half (54.3%) of the respondents re...
Uric acid and heart disease
...n the eight studies where all possible confounders had
been removed this predictive role was lost. What this paper does not do is directly address the question of whether or not serum uric acid is involved in causing CHD although it does suggest that serum uric acid levels are unlikely to be a maj...
Professionalism and professional ethics in medicine
...s found that 23.2 percent of HIV-infected patients had
physicians with negative attitudes toward injectio...re cared for by physicians with negative attitudes had
a significantly lower rate of exposure to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) than either p...
Raw food vegetarians have low bone mass
...d grains and legumes, dressed with olive oil. They had
been on this diet for an average of 3.6 years. The...owth factor 1 (IGF-1). Those on the raw food diet had
lower body mass indices and significantly lower bone mass in important skeletal regions such as the ...
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