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Signal Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Results In Preclinical Study Of Novel Drug Leads For Treatment Of Osteoporosis
...the positive effects ofestrogen by inhibiting bone loss
in postmenopausal women, while avoiding some ofest...develop advanced stages of osteoporosis due to the loss
of estrogenfunction. In the study, two series of drug leads were tested in parallel withestrogen an...
Osteoporosis Drug Evista (Raloxifene) Cuts Newly Diagnosed, Invasive Breast Cancer Risk By More Than 60 Percent
...shown to protect postmenopausal women against bone loss
andosteoporosis-related fractures and also lowers cholesterol. Raloxifene is indicated for the prevention of postmenopausalosteoporosis in the United States and is currently approved for marketing in 36countries worldwide, including the Unite...
Diabetes & Holiday Foods: Cedars-Sinai Physician Offers Tips To Maintain Healthy Holiday Balance
...lurry vision from time to time, unexplained weight loss
and fatigue. Formore information, please call 310-855-3870....
Views Of Tamoxifen And Synthetic Estrogen In Action Provide Clues For Designing Better Drugs
...he buildup of artery-cloggingplaque, prevents bone loss
leading to osteoporosis, and may even postpone theonset of Alzheimer's disease. These benefits disappear at menopause, when womenstop making significant amounts of estrogen. Although taking replacementestrogen can restore these benefits, and prevent ...
Ultrasound Measurement Of Neck Arteries May Help Doctors Identify Older Adults
At Increased Risk For Heart Attack And Stroke
...els to look for diabetes, and objectivemeasures of loss
of memory and brain function. The goal of the study is to learn as much as possible about thelifestyles and the physical condition of the participants at the outset to seehow these factors affect the evolution of heart attacks and strokes....
Millions Of Americans With Glaucoma Could Save Sight With Early Detection, Treatment
...ressure that damages the optic nerve, resulting in loss
of side vision that canprogress without treatment. Dr. Berlin, who is also Director of the GlaucomaInstitute/Beverly Hills, recommends that those with a family history of thedisease or are in a high risk group, particularly African-Americans, should ...
Children Of The Great Depression By Glen H. Elder, Jr.
...al, from material want in household, some fathers' loss
of status andauthority, some mothers' forced assumption of domestic dominance; some childrenwere thrust into early employment or household responsibility, and somedeveloped mixed or negative images of their beleaguered parents. Yet theymanaged well o...
Growing Younger By Keeping Up Regular Physical Activity
... ratesof muscle atrophy, decreased endurance, and loss
of flexibility and balance,according to Kyriakos S. Markides, Ph.D., and colleagues at the University ofTexas Medical Branch in Galveston. Reporting in the winter issue of Behavioral Medicine, the researcherscite numerous studies that demonst...
Rigorous Evaluation Of "Hospitalist" Model Needed To Determine Impact Of This New Medical Specialty, According To UCSF Health Policy Researchers
...ing physicians will be dissatisfied because of the loss
ofcontrol of their hospital patients, he added. There have also been concernsthat costs may actually be higher for the hospital and, perhaps mostimportantly, health status outcomes may be affected adversely by the transfer ofresponsibility of a pati...
When It Comes To Heart Attacks, Size Apparently Does Matter
...n MI -- the death of heart muscle from the sudden loss
of blood supply -- as a key part of the principal measurement of whether or not the patient benefited from the therapy. Since not all MIs are clear-cut, however, a committee of cardiologists not involved in the patient's care must determine whether...
UB Oral Biologists Find Link Between Gum Disease And Passive Exposure To Tobacco Smoke
...ors of gum disease. The risk of severe attachment loss
increased 11/2-2 fold, while the riskof severe gingival gum bleeding increased 11/2-21/2 fold in persons exposed tohousehold smoke. Passive smoking also was a risk factor for tooth loss, resultsshowed. Grossi said longitudinal studies are needed to...
NIA Launches National Study To Treat Mild Cognitive Impairment
...455-0655 and at www.memorystudy.org. Normal memory loss
generally associated with aging is characterized b...rgetting to pick upsomething at the store. Memory loss
associated with MCI is more severe andinvolves continuing problems in delayed recall of information....
Launch Of Nationwide Clinical Trial: Memory Impairment Study
...clinical condition associated with abnormal memory loss
will beunveiled, Monday, March 15, 1999, at the Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Avenue.Info: 301-496- 1752....
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center's Prenatal Program Pushes the Frontiers of Diagnosis From the Second Trimester Into the First
...ine risk for having amiscarriage from the observed loss
rate at the time of the procedure -- for bothCVS and amniocentesis -- the difference is not statistically significant. Infact, as more women understand the true risks and benefits of CVS, many morewill probably choose CVS over amnio." Carrie Yoshida,...
Study Of Women And Hearing Reveals Need For Routine Hearing Tests
Although hearing loss
is among the most common chronic conditions in wom...d on hearing in women. "Women experiencing hearing loss
who fail to gain the appropriate support fromfamily, friends and professionals not only are likely t...
MIT Touch Lab Research Explores The Hand
...t's easier to live with a damaged hand than with a loss
ofsight or hearing. Nevertheless, as Touch Lab scientists and others learn more about thehand, Dr. Srinivasan foresees "a suite of devices that could be common for handevaluations." (He doubts that in the near future a single device could doe...
UI Study Finds Social Support May Increase Longevity Of People With Schizophrenia
...ers, resulting in increased social isolation and a loss
of socialsupport. Patients with schizophrenia may also be less likely to seek and receiveneeded medical care, Christensen said. He added that it will be important to examine whether social supportinterventions can have a positive effect on the health...
New Chemicals Could Lead To First Bone Growth Pill
...te new bone growth -- rather than merelyretardbone loss
-- were described here today at a national meeting...akdown without newbone formation. The result is a loss
of bone mass and increased susceptibilitytofractures, most commonly in those age 45 and older. The ...
Wake Up To Stroke -- Night Strokes Linked To Long Delays In Care
... leg on one side of the body and sudden dimness or loss
of vision orspeech, particularly in one eye. Othe... understanding, sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss
ofbalance or coordination, and sudden severe headache with no known cause. "This study underscores t...
Can We Prevent Hearing Loss In Elderly Women?
Research shows that age-related hearing loss
may be related to nutritional status. A recent assessment of 55 women between 60 and 71 years ofage found that women with impaired hearing had lower blood levels of vitamin B-12 and folate than women with normal hearing. This study,published in the A...
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