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'Energy blocker' kills big tumors in rats
... other tumors in people. "Liver cancer usually isnt
detected in people until its difficult or impossible to treat, and many other aggressive cancers spread to the liver, so we need more treatment options," says Peter Pedersen, Ph.D., professor of biological chemistry in the Institute for Basic Biomedi...
Doctors focus on pupil size for safety of laser vision correction
...an doctors have thought in deciding who is and who isnt
a good candidate to have laser vision correction surgery, according to results announced today at the annual meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology in Ft. Lauderdale. The findings should help doctors choose patients who a...
Study: Cognitive therapy at least as effective as drugs in treating severe depression
...f cost," DeRubeis said. "Our study indicates that isnt
true, especially over the long term." Developed at Penn in the 1960s, cognitive therapy encourages depressed patients to challenge the judgments and misperceptions that underlie their despair views such as "Im a bad person and dont deserve to have a...
Estrogen may dictate what problem-solving strategy brain uses
...non-spatial, strategy. This suggests that estrogen isnt
just good for all kinds of memory. Rather, it is ...s are important, because they reveal that estrogen isnt
just up- or down-regulating something. It is shifting what individuals are good at solving without...
Smaller aneurysms best left alone
...l and post-surgical teams. If smaller AAA surgery isnt
advisable with our excellent surgery-survival rates, its hard to imagine it being justifiable anywhere else."The VA Cooperative Studies Program (CSP) funded this study. VA research will continue to investigate new ways of lessening risk among patien...
Spiral scan sees stroke blockage more clearly
... stroke patients. It may turn out that the patient isnt
having a stroke at all, as happened with four of our patients, says Lev, who is director of the neurovascular laboratory at Massachusetts General Hospital and an assistant professor of radiology at Harvard Medical School in Boston. It may be a seizu...
UF study shows strength training improves aerobic power in seniors
...nsion and death," Vincent said. "Strength training isnt
just for helping you look good at the beach. These findings indicate that healthy older adults should incorporate resistance weight training into a comprehensive exercise regimen to increase muscular strength, cardio-respiratory endurance and physica...
Breast cancer under threat from the new ethics say top cancer specialists
...inical researchers," he said. "They feel the game isnt
worth the candle." The topic will be the subject of the final conference debate tomorrow. To set the scene for the delegates, Professor Baum has turned to George Orwells famous novel 1984 for inspiration for a short satirical drama entitled 2084, whi...
UCSD team reviews pituitary gland development, from a common primordium to distinct cell types
...ranscriptional regulatory factors. We know there isnt
a single dedicated transcription factor for each gene. Instead, a combination of factors binding to the unique DNA sequence of each target gene is required, Scully says. Among the research mentioned in the article is work from the Rosenfeld lab on Pi...
Tourettes, other tic disorders far more common than once thought
... see a child with tics, its a sign that the wiring isnt
quite right, says Kurlan, chief of the Cognitive a...ing, Kurlan says. On the other hand, maybe a child isnt
doing all that well. If the child is struggling in school or having trouble making friends, perhaps ...
Getting older and feeling weaker?
...age on work capacity. "Physically demanding work isnt
going away," Nussbaum remarks. During the mid-1990s, he notes, about 12 percent of workers were over 55 years of age and that is expected to rise to 15 percent within five years. Many of these workers are doing the same sort of physical work from as...
Another cold? The best advice is still plenty of rest and fluids
...re research is needed, taking zinc to treat a cold isnt
likely to harm most people....