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Rasagiline reduces disability for patients with advanced Parkinson's disease
...entacapone) when compared with placebo. Rasagiline had
a safety profile similar to that of the placebo and its once daily regimen was convenient to administer. The drug was well tolerated in the old-age group (d70). Professor Rascol states: "This study has shown that rasagiline is an effective, safe and ...
Tumor-targeted immune cells cure prostate cancer in mice without causing systemic immune suppression
...ted the tumor-specific immune cells into mice that had
been given a particularly aggressive form of prost...er), seven or 21 days (advanced cancer) after they had
been injected with the prostate cancer cells. Lee and co-researchers found that the tumor-reactive ...
Alcohol intervention attempted for violent males
... sentencing for an alcohol-related violent offence had
no effect on alcohol consumption or re-offending at three months, but did spark increased awareness of and willingness to tackle alcohol problems....
Fractured leg bone not the end of Tutankhamen mystery
...e head. Mr Connolly, however, found that the bone had
been dislodged from the top of the neck and not the skull as previously thought. He continues: "It is possible that the vertebrae could have been broken when Egyptian priests removed the brain. We believe there was a substantial delay between death...
Teen athletes continue tobacco use, despite severe consequences
...des toward tobacco. Almost 40% of the students who had
ever used tobacco had
an oral lesion, and this finding was strongest for smokeless tobacco users. Tobacco use was much mor...
Will your kids grow up to be fat?
...ension) in young adulthood. Compared with boys who had
a childhood BMI below the 75th percentile, boys between the 75th and 85th percentile of BMI as children were four times more likely to become hypertensive. Boys at or above the 85th percentile were five times more likely to become hypertensive. "Ther...
Failure to count Iraqi casualties is irresponsible, say experts
...the Lancet published research suggesting that Iraq had
suffered around 100,000 excess deaths since the 2003 invasion, but the UK government rejected this survey as unreliable. The experts call for a large, scientifically independent study to "remove uncertainties that remain," but both the British and A...
Steady rise in HIV among heterosexuals in the UK
... in the United Kingdom. Sixty two per cent (1,179) had
a sexual partner who was infected outside Europe, while nearly a third had
a partner infected in Europe (including the United Kingdom). For 8% (153), the partner's country of ...
Openness is key to winning the war over MMR
... high level of coverage achieved before that point had
so far reduced the risk of contracting the diseases that parents began to see the vaccine itself as more of a threat to their children. He believes that the explanation for the reversal lies not with Wakefield or even with parents who took his claims...
Sharing clinical trial results with participants may be beneficial
...gret their decision, 13 (15%) felt the information had
had an important effect on their lives. 88 (94%) believed they had
been treated with dignity and respect; and 66 (70%) would recommend participation in a clinical tria...
Study examines lessons learned at Africa's first public antiretroviral treatment clinic
...th HIV/AIDS, recently established in Botswana, has had
its share of trials and errors. However, the obsta... immediately inundated with patients, some of whom had
to wait four or five months to begin ARV treatment. Physical space for consultation and counseling ...
Sex selection popular among infertile women
...5 percent did not have any children and 48 percent had
children of all the same sex. Half of the women wh...oose to select the sex of their next child if they had
to bear the cost. Sex selection is not without controversy. Some believe it may lead to imbalances ...
2005 Research in Dental Caries Award
...pects of the dental caries process. Always she has had
her eye on practical clinical applications of research knowledge. She has contributed much regarding when and when not to "drill and fill" caries lesions, how to determine whether carious tissue has been removed, and whether this has clinical outcome...
2005 Research in Prosthodontics and Implants Award
...vely documented in peer-reviewed journals and have had
a beneficial effect on the practice of implant dentistry. Dr. Naert has had
a long and productive career and has made numerous contributions to prosthodontics....
2005 Salivary Research Award
...e many novel and important contributions that have had
a highly significant impact on our understanding of the molecular mechanisms of exocytosis. These include analysis of secretory granules and their membrane components; demonstration of a proton pump in secretion granules, the role of pH in aggregatio...
2005 Oral Medicine and Pathology Research Award
...r its 83rd General Session. Professor Johnson has had
a distinguished career in an unusually wide area o...ies, periodontal diseases, and oral cancer. He has had
a particular interest in the recognition of oral cancer by dentists, and has campaigned vigorously f...
2005 Geriatric Oral Research Award
...ns affect the elderly, Dr. Meurman's findings have had
significant implications for the identification and treatment of oral-facial disorders in geriatric populations. His work in the development and application of molecular biological techniques for detecting oral pathogens from saliva and oral mucosal...
Dartmouth researchers find where musical memories are stored in the brain
...itory cortex remained active even though the music had
stopped." The researchers say that this finding extends previous work on auditory imagery and parallels work on visual imagery, which both show that sensory-specific memories are stored in the brain regions that created those events. Their study, how...
Common anesthetics appear safe for developing fetal brain
...s possible to what might be expected in humans, we had
to do something new." General anesthesia, which ty...to produce these actions in the adult brain but it had
not been appreciated that such effects could also occur in the fetal brain, he said. Besides the oxy...
Emergency clopidogrel could save thousands of lives46,000-patient heart attack trial results
...pirin for the emergency treatment of heart attacks had
been shown previously to reduce the risk of death and repeat heart attacks by about one quarter. The objective of COMMIT/CCS-2 was to see whether adding clopidogrel to aspirin might be even more beneficial than aspirin alone. Beta-blockers are proven...
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