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Raising The Retirement Age In The United States Could Save Billions In Social Security Payments

...ed to be a 32-hour work week." Manton noted in an interview that limited changes in the normal retirementage a...al Security payments, he said. Tolley noted in an interview that one of the problems with implementingan older retirement age is that many people in the United ...

Penn Researchers Initiate Ground-Breaking New Trials To Treat

...)662-7296. Select patients are also available for interview uponrequest....

New Drug Prevents Breast Cancer In Postmenopausal Women, UCSF Researchers Report

...of preventingbreast cancer. Note To The Media: To interview Steven Cummings, M.D., please contact Abby Sinnott in UCSF newsservices at (415) 885-7277....

USC/Norris Study Finds No Benefit Of Finasteride In Preventing Prostate Cancer In Men At Elevated Risk

...urnal of Cancer, 78 (3) August 1998. To set up an interview with Dr. Ross, Dr. Cote or Dr. Skinner, please call EvaEmerson at 323-442-2830....

Drug Reduces Heart Attack, Death Rates In Patients With Unstable Angina

... like bypass surgery. Harrington said in an interview that patients also were followed for sixmonths and the effects persisted. "Given the public health consequences of this disease, we feel this drugprovides yet another alternative for patients who don't respond to othertreatments," Harrington ...

Altered Brain Chemistry In Bulimia Nervosa Patients Persists After Recovery, According To UPMC Researchers

...//www.upmc.edu. NOTE TO EDITORS: To arrange an interview with Dr. Kaye, please call CraigDunhoff at (412) 624-2607, or e-mail to dunhoffcc@msx.upmc.edu....

Study Indicates That Medicare Costs Are Higher -- And Survival Rate Is Better --At Major Teaching Hospitals Survive Climate Change

... student Shin-YiChou. Sloan noted in an interview that for-profit companies are becomingincreasingly involved in services that were once handled exclusively bygovernment and nonprofit entities, including prisons, schools and medicalclinics. "The argument for for-profits has been, "Let's b...

Morning Coffee Boosts Blood Pressure, Stress Hormones All Day

...he ishaving a very stressful day," Lane said in an interview before the meeting. "Ifyou combine the effects of real stress with the artificial boost in stresshormones that comes from caffeine, then you have compounded the effectsconsiderably." During the two-week study, the subjects experienced, on ave...

Heart Valve Abnormalities Examined In Relation To Duration Of Diet Drug Use

...n/phen combination. Ryan said in an interview that results of the new study are similar toseveral smaller studies on fen/phen use that have been reported in the lastyear. The difference in this study is that more patients were included, and thestudy was designed to examine duration of drug use. ...

Poor Health In Pregnancy And After Childbirth Tied To History Of Abuse

...hed sexual abuse histories throughresponses to key interview questions, such as, "Had anyone ever succeeded intouching the sex parts of your body or made you touch the sex parts of theirbody by using force or threatening to harm you?" Physical abuse was tapped byasking, "Had anyone, including family or friend,...

Stress Hormone Tied To Depression And Conduct Disorder In Pregnant Teens

...eirchildren. Blood samples were drawn at the first interview and the hormone,corticotropin releasing hormone (CRH), was measured. The researchers found that lower CRH concentrations in the blood earlyin pregnancy were associated with a greater number of conduct disorder symptomsduring early, but not la...

Stress Speeds Progression To AIDS

...her suchstress that might occur to someone. And we interview them in detail about thecircumstances - the financial impact, how close they were to the person whodied, how long they lived with the partner before they broke up." The researchers then apply a numerical rating to these circumstances, based on amanua...

Wanted: Holistic approach to cancer treatment

...hen covering the cost of marketing that drug. An interview with former congressman Berkley Bedell (D-Iowa), who helped foundthe Office of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (OCAM) of the NationalInstitute of Health (NIH), opens the book, and veteran journalist Peter BarryChowka, who has been a consultant...

More than half of homeless children have symptoms of depression

...h mother participated in an interview regarding her family and the experience ofbeing homeless. Each mother also filled out the Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL), while each child completed theChildren's Depression Invent...

UK researchers examine personality and social behavior changes in patients following stroke

...thopedic disease participated in a semi-structured interview in their home. Each patient'sspouse also participated in the discussion. All interactions were videotaped. Two graduate student observers watched portions of the videotapes andmade judgments about the personality and social competency of th...

UCSF Center for Health and Community receives over $11 million for infertility treatment research

... have." For three of the studies, researchers will interview a group of 600 Bay Areacouples who have received consultations for ART and will follow theirexperiences. A fourth study on medical outcomes for babies born afterinfertility treatment will compare 5,000 births from fertile women with 5,000births from...

Analysis suggests women treated for breast cancer do better with axillary node dissection

NOTE TO EDITORS: A videotaped interview with Dr. Carol Scott-Conner is availableupon request. Please contact Tom Moore at 319-356-3945. IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The good news: The rate of breast-conserving surgery to treatbreast cancer has increased steadily since the mid 1980s. The potential ...

Talk with the experts: The American Psychiatric Association's 1999 Fall Components Meeting

...24 through Saturday,September 25. To schedule an interview with a psychiatric expert on one of the issues listedbelow, or to find out about additional issues, please call or email Erin Murphyat 202-682-6324/ emurphy@psych.org . Major issues include: Psychiatric Aspects on Violence Psychiatric Dime...

Revived drug prevents malaria, skirts drug resistance

... getting blood tests for theparasite as well as an interview geared to pick up symptoms. The blood tests included new methods sensitive to human red blood cellscarrying parasites as well as conventional microscopic searches for theparasites in blood. As a more precise check, the researchers also used ...

For early detection of Alzheimer's, loved ones know best

...orris assesses a patient, he conducts a structured interview with aspouse, adult child, close friend or colleague. "That helps us determine notonly how an individual has changed relative to his or her own past performancebut also whether that change is interfering with everyday activities," Morrissays. He reca...

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(Date:4/14/2014)... 2014, Perth, Australia. Drug discovery company Proteomics International ... of a companion diagnostic (CDx) test with the ... The research team authenticated the panel of biomarkers ... samples. Seven biomarkers were validated at high stringency ... The mass spectrometry data was then cross-validated using ...
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(Date:4/11/2014)... the processes that control brain cell production could pave ... brain-related disorders. , Scientists have gained new understanding of ... how and when nerve and brain cells are formed ... and keeps it healthy. Their findings could help explain ... which is a fundamental characteristic of many diseases including ...
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