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Ritalin and Prozac: Study finds more kids using both drug types together
...oms, including a persistent sad or irritable mood, loss
of interest in previously enjoyed activities, and difficulty sleeping or oversleeping, are often mistaken as part of the normal course of growing up. But if the disorder is spotted early, treatments like psychotherapy, medications and changes in the ...
Making kidney transplants last longer: Large UM study finds newer drug is better
...ute rejection, the threat of chronic rejection and loss
of the kidney within a few years still looms," say... The study shows that MMF protects against kidney loss
due to chronic failure even when the effects of acute failure prevention were eliminated. Nearly 86 ...
Taking public health to the streets works
...rcent suffer mental retardation, hearing loss, and loss
of limbs as a result of the disease, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Under the management of the Auckland Public Health Department, local individuals in the New Zealand study were trained to visit homes and communi...
Castagnolis discover compound in tobacco that may protect against Parkinson's disease
...of a compound in tobacco that protects against the loss
of dopamine in mice and thereby may protect against the development of Parkinson's Disease. "Joanna Fowler, a scientist at Brookhaven National Laboratory in New York, found by positron emission tomography (PET) imaging that smokers' brains have 30 t...
Overactive bladder episodes completely controlled in 40 percent of elderly patients treated with once-a-day Oxybutynin
... urge urinary incontinence (sudden and involuntary loss
of bladder control resulting in wetting accidents), urgency (the urgent need to empty the bladder) and frequency (frequent urination). Ditropan XL is the first and only once-a-day treatment for overactive bladder approved by the FDA and is marketed ...
Brain scans of Gulf War veterans show brain damage
...mon question is whether these levels of brain-cell loss
found in these veterans are clinically important,"...oo damaged to function. The varying magnitude of loss
of brain function explains why some veterans are sicker than others are, while some suffer only mild...
Hurricane tip sheet
...ng the highest rate of coastal erosion and wetland loss
in the nation. 70 percent of Louisiana's populati...s show that natural areas recover well with little loss
of sand. However, developed areas of the beach responded unfavorably, with major land losses. The ...
Canada's leading arthritis investigators and practitioners meeting to discuss latest developments in arthritis research
...e of various agents in preventing or reversing the loss
of bone and cartilage -the latest studies on arthritis and genetics and how this could be used to identify people with a predisposition to arthritis -the role of consumers in arthritis research The Canadian Arthritis Network is part of the federal Ne...
New drug works well as sole epilepsy therapy for difficult-to-treat patients
...se too much electrical energy and trigger a sudden loss
of control over movement, thought or awareness. The most common type of seizure, occurring in up to 70 percent of seizure disorders, is a partial seizure, which begins in a localized area of the brain. Secondarily generalized seizures begin in one ar...
Two studies compare triple nucleoside therapy Ziagen® + Combivir® with protease inhibitorplus Combivir® regimens in therapy-naive patients
... and vomiting (16 percent), diarrhea (12 percent), loss
of appetite/anorexia (11 percent) and insomnia and other sleep disorders (7 percent). Only 2 percent of the occurrences of these adverse events were severe (grade 3 and 4) and these were in patients experiencing nausea, and nausea and vomiting. Lacti...
In initial gene therapy trial, Jefferson scientists report successful gene transfer in Canavan disease
... progress quickly, may include mental retardation, loss
or inability to acquire motor skills, difficulty feeding, loss
of muscle tone, poor head control, and an abnormally enlarged head. Death comes within the first dec...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Science: animal study points to new method for halting life-threatening blood pressure decline during septis
...erapy, successful outcomes are limited because the loss
of normal responses to dopamine and norepinephrine hampers the ability of the clinician to sustain blood pressure. Death from septic shock often comes despite the administration of progressively larger doses of dopamine and norepinephrine because th...
Bringing bone to the right places
...s - like estrogen and calcitonin - aim to stem the loss
of bone mass rather than rebuild the bone. Proteins generally known as "growth factors" stimulate certain types of cells necessary for bone growth. The growth factors, the researchers hope, can help re-grow lost bone mass to the areas that need it. A...
First human studies promising for popular nutritional supplement
...ould help control weight, fat, diabetes and muscle loss
The long-awaited first results of human studies ...linked this to the supplement. The average weight loss
was equivalent to a 160-pound person losing two or three pounds over 12 weeks, according to Ola Gudm...
Molecular architects create new cancer preventives
...um to seep from the bones. If not for the calcium loss
problem, large doses of vitamin D could be used to... tumors without any significant effects on calcium loss
or weight gain, which is usually adversely affected by vitamin D. The most effective preventive comp...
Supplements that target fat loss
metals that protect themselves
Supplements that target fat loss
metals that protect themselves
ammonia air pollution
decoys that stop viruses
beefed-up plastic wrap
a vitamin for cancer prevention
a kinder, gentler aspirin
and more at the 220th national mee...
California labor market is strong, but workers in poor health don't benefit, UCSF study reports
... poorer working conditions and lower earnings. Job loss
can also lead to symptoms of depression. Among peo...e past year alone. No groups were immune from job loss
(13 percent of those with at least a bachelor's degree lost a job in the past three years), although...
Testosterone skin patch improves sexual functioning in surgically menopausal women
...study indicates that women who have experienced a loss
of sexual functioning after such surgery may bene... many such women who take estrogen still report a loss
of sexual desire, activity and pleasure, as well as reduced overall sense of well being. Norm Ma...
Clinical trial results show single-dose Zithromax® as effective as 10 days of Augmentin® in treating children's ear infections
...nfections can occasionally cause temporary hearing loss
and may impair speech and language skills, parents should understand the importance of seeking proper treatment. Physicians will often prescribe an antibiotic since bacteria are a frequent cause of ear infections. Most antibiotics require 10 days o...
New drug takes multiple approach to prevent brain damage from stroke
...trials, he continued. Strokes can cause paralysis, loss
of motor function and cognitive problems. It interrupts the flow of blood in the brain, which causes cells to die. Ischemic stroke, which accounts for more than 80 percent of all strokes, is the result of a blood clot in the brain, according to the A...
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