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Integration of agriculture, medicine requires new ways of thinking

DENVER (Feb. 15, 2003)--As the links between foods and human health become ever clearer, so does the necessity of integrating gene-based agricultural and medical sciences research, according to Charles Muscoplat, dean of the University of Minnesota College of Agricultural, Food and Envi...

American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for June 2003 (second issue)

...igators said that although circumstantial evidence links IL-5 and eosinophils to the pathophysiology of asthma, this relationship remains unproved. They noted that larger clinical trials to assess the efficacy of anti-IL-5 antibodies should be performed to address many important questions related to point...

Physics and medicine in San Diego

...ge ( http://www.aapm.org/meetings/03AM/ ) contains links to the full program. In early August, the site wi...ge ( http://www.aapm.org/meetings/03AM/ ) contains links to the full program and hotel information for the meeting. With proper credentials, journalists cove...

HIV infection may bump up risk of heart disease in younger patients, UCLA study finds

...e drugs. There were no statistically significant links between antiretroviral therapy and HIV, or between HIV and coronary heart disease, in men over 34 and women over 44. "Coronary heart disease is rare in younger people," said Currier, associate director of the UCLA Center for Clinical AIDS Research a...

Green teas cancer-fighting allure becomes more potent

...ceptor. After she graduates Palermo plans to study links between environmental agents and childhood leukemia....

Deadly 'Drug Corner' moves to your computer

...ynack, BA, found that 53 of the first 100 web-page links generated by typing in the term "no prescription codeine" were sites that offered to sell directly or indirectly opiate medication without a prescription, and 35 of those sites also sold barbituates, benzodiazepines, hallucinogens and other prescript...

UNC study: Trails, places to excercise, streetlights can boost activity levels

...al of Health Promotion, a special issue devoted to links between community and neighborhood design and heal...overweight or obese, she said. To examine possible links between neighborhood characteristics -- such as places where people can be physically active -- and ...

Finding the link between fat and high blood pressure

...he goal of this study is to test a hypothesis that links adolescent obesity to cardiovascular disease through impaired stress-evoked pressure natriuresis. This is an interesting and novel hypothesis, and will be adequately approached by the proposed studies. Whether or not the hypothesis turns out to be co...

UCSD-TCAG collaboration to focus on transformation of genome-based knowledge into health benefits

...l conduct genomic studies aimed at elucidating the links between multi-gene associations and the prediction and outcome of disease, with the goal of moving patient treatment closer to personalized drug therapy geared to an individual's genetic makeup. Palmer Taylor, Ph.D., dean of the UCSD School of Pharma...

Even though it prevents fracture, HRT not recommended, say Pittsburgh researchers

...oes not override the therapy's well-known negative links to heart disease and breast cancer, report University of Pittsburgh researchers in the October 1 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. "Our study found that estrogen plus progestin increased the bone mineral density and decreased ...

Conference on Forgiveness

...nd gender differences, child sex abuse, biological links with primates World's Top Scientists present findings at Conference on Forgiveness October 24-25 Over 40 of the top scientists in the world who study forgiveness are reporting on their research at a conference in Atlanta October 24-25 at the Wes...

HFES Annual Meeting papers feature work on critical health and safety issues

...ve measures are technically based, but the missing links are the human factors and organizational issues that contribute greatly to the strength of the security system. Existing human factors research on CSI is limited, but these researchers applied tools from cognitive engineering to examine computer sec...

Vitamin D deficiency emerges as new epidemic

...as rickets and osteoporosis, mounting research now links chronic vitamin D-deficiency with increased risks of certain cancers, diabetes, hypertension and diseases of the immune system. Drink Up As the Conference attendees discuss public health strategies, experts say one of the best ways to meet recomm...

UCSF & SF Bay Area receive federal funds to expand breast cancer / environmental research

...alth experts to investigate possible environmental links to breast cancer and the high incidence of the disease in some regional counties. Announcement of the new Bay Area Breast Cancer and the Environment Research Center was made today (October 14) by the National Institutes of Health. UCSF will serve as ...

Teens struggle to find accurate, useful health information online

... at the drug company's Web site, a site dense with links and information. They then had difficulty finding ...cise and understandable. Long paragraphs, too many links and difficult vocabulary all make it more likely that teens won't find the information they need, ev...

Income important in tracking health status

...poverty. "Decades of research on how social class links to health outcomes have shown that a lack of health insurance, living in impoverished neighborhoods, and social and contextual barriers to accessing health care place people in poverty at a disadvantage with respect to preventing disease, managing il...

Childhood obesity and behavior problems linked

...alyses, the researchers were able to see the clear links between the two conditions even after correcting for such contributing variables as a child's gender, race, poverty status, television habits, use of behavior-modifying medicines, and educational history, and factors relating to the obesity status, s...

Mens social isolation linked to higher heart disease risk

...d CRP, IL-6 and fibrinogen as potential biological links between friends, family and health. As part of that study, researchers drew and froze blood samples in 1988. They gave a questionnaire to participants to gauge their social relationships. The questions included marital status, the number of clos...

New drug to treat enlarged prostate developed at UCL

...ecomes available. The next step will be to develop links with investors interested in developing this drug for the treatment of BPH. "Research has shown that this type of compound can also be used to treat erectile dysfunction (impotence). The future for this line of research is therefore promising since ...

HRT and breast cancer: better prognosis more likely due to frequent screening than hormone use

... outcome, the researchers found several compelling links between HRT use and improved prognosis that did suggest a true impact on tumor biology: Among women with a history of continuous-combined HRT, who received estrogen and progestin daily, 73 percent developed estrogen-receptor-positive (ER+) and pro...

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(Date:10/30/2014)... cancer care respects the fact that a patient,s ... requires treatment. Over a third of cancer patients ... of their conditions. And, increasingly, care providers are ... patients navigate mental health challenges. A University of ... journal Psycho-Oncology asks an important question: ...
(Date:10/29/2014)... The development of minimally and even non-invasive technologies is ... for instance, to carry out a range of operative ... scalpel, leaving only tiny scars as a result. Similar ... active agents to patients – instead of using injections ... be possible to supply them via a plaster which ...
(Date:10/29/2014)... certain prostate cancer medications are linked with an increased ... congestive heart failure or prior heart attacks. Published in ... and patients weigh the benefits and risks of the ... levels of male hormones in the body to prevent ... treatment for prostate cancer. Despite its anticancer effects, ADT ...
(Date:10/28/2014)... and outer body and organ surfaces in the human ... in the inner ear," said Moritz Gegg. Cilia – ... are precisely positioned on many of these epithelial cells. ... coordinated so precisely that for example mucus can be ... from sensory inner ear hair cells," added Heiko Lickert. ...
(Date:10/28/2014)... NY (October 27, 2014)—Although oral hormonal therapy is ... women with hormone receptor–positive tumors, about one-half of ... A study by Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) ... aromatase inhibitors (the most common type of hormone ... brand-name counterparts, increased treatment adherence by 50 percent. ...
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