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American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists Dietary Supplements Forum examines science behind nutraceuticals
...ents. So how do consumers know when products have lost
their potency? Do botanicals react differently in hot, cold, humid, or dry environments? A professor at the University of Minnesota will address the issue of shelf life testing for dietary supplements....
New research reveals jury bias against whiplash lawsuits
...in pain for the rest of your life. If you haven't lost
or broken anything, don't expect much in the way of compensation from a jury of your peers. A new study by a nationally known expert on jury behavior finds that potential jurors are skeptical of people who file "whiplash" lawsuits. Valerie Hans...
Bringing bone to the right places
... loss, but also will have the potential to restore lost
bone mass," Uludag said. Other researchers have pr...th factors, the researchers hope, can help re-grow lost
bone mass to the areas that need it. As we age, however, the number of such cells decreases. For th...
First human studies promising for popular nutritional supplement
...s. In another Norwegian study, people who took CLA lost
statistically significant amounts of weight, witho...ted and exercised and, as expected, most initially lost
weight, according to Michael Pariza, Ph.D., director of the universitys Food Research Institute, and...
Repairing brain damage from stroke may be possible with brain cell transplants
...ese transplants really help patients recover their lost
abilities." The patients received either two m...e that occurred within hours to efforts to restore lost
brain function from a stroke that occurred as long as six years before. "To be able to produce s...
Put a polymer in your tank
...some hydrocarbons remain unburned. The energy thus lost
could be used to power the engine more efficiently, according to Waters. Unburned hydrocarbons - some of which may be carcinogenic - also add to pollution, he says. To increase the amount of oxygen available for combustion, oxygenates such as MTBE...
California labor market is strong, but workers in poor health don't benefit, UCSF study reports
...not show symptoms of depression in 1999, those who lost
their jobs between 1999 and 2000 were more than tw... have worked in the past three years report having lost
a job during this time, and about one in thirteen report having lost
one in the past year alone. No...
More protests against abortion pill
...'s plans for misoprostol, but says it has recently lost
patent protection for the drug and that other companies could produce it. Stephen Fielding, who has studied misoprostol at the University of Rochester in New York, says the drug has so many uses that the company "will get a lot of heat from physician...
Survey finds chronic pain sufferers unsatisfied with pain treatments
...an $100 billion each year in health care costs and lost
productivity. The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations adopted standards that recognize the right of patients to appropriate pain assessment and management. Physicians and patients need to understand that pain can be manag...
Differences in brain function make it hard for people with schizophrenia to interpret other people's feelings
... what makes us human, it is an essential attribute lost
in schizophrenia. The next challenge is to see whether current treatments can reverse these deficits in social cognition."...
Low dose estrogen improves bone health
...e spine, wrist and hip. Some 18 million more have lost
enough bone to make them more likely to develop osteoporosis. More than 80 percent of these 28 million people are women. Osteoporosis is costly both in dollars and in human suffering. Hip fractures alone amount to $10 to $14 billion in health care ...
Work-site wellness programs
...s include: reduce tobacco use; reduce the cost of lost
productivity in the work place due to alcohol and ...k-related injuries resulting in medical treatment, lost
time, or restricted work activity; insure more workers; and insure more workers with preventive serv...
Bad habits, non-cholesterol risk factors in youth linked to fatty plaques
...le habits were unchanged. If an obese young adult lost
weight and maintained a non-obese state for 10 years, a conservative guess is that they would cut their risk in half. "So the combined effect of both smoking cessation and weight loss/maintenance could reduce this persons risk of heart attack to one...
Men with chronic schizophrenia lose brain volume faster
...ger periods of time in the interval between scans, lost
brain tissue faster," Mathalon said. "This is consistent with the emerging, yet, unproven, idea that having psychotic symptoms might actually be associated with some kind of toxicity to the brain." He said the theory that schizophrenia involves a neu...
UNC study shows family-directed program can reduce adolescent tobacco, alcohol use
...tes, tobacco-related health care later in life and lost
productivity, the scientist added. ...
Novel antibiotic provides rapid relief from symptoms of tonsillitis/pharyngitis, study shows
... faster return to usual activities, and fewer days lost
from work or school, for people with tonsillitis/p...quent reasons for physician consultations, and for lost
time from work or school. Ketolides are a novel addition to the macrolide-lincosamide-streptogrami...
Safer estrogen targets painful intercourse in older women
...ienced by many postmenopausal and other women with lost
or diminished ovarian function, the condition can result in pain during sexual intercourse. The study will appear in the June 7 issue of the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Chemical Society, the world's large...
Newer form of 'gold standard' drug helps kidney transplant patients do better in long term
... term kidney, or allograft, survival; patients who lost
their new kidneys within 6 months of transplant were excluded. Differences in patient gender, race, use of other medications and other factors were corrected for. In all, 92.4 percent of those who used the newer form of cyclosporine still had their n...
New UNC center plans intensive studies of retired athletes suffering disabilities
...told they had suffered a concussion." Of those who lost
consciousness while playing in the 1940s, 87 percent were not restricted from play then, and among those active in the 1980s, 52 percent were not kept from playing, he said. Seventy-four percent of quarterbacks, 70 percent of defensive backs, 68 perc...
UC Davis study: fewer Californians dying of lung cancer, pulmonary disease as smoking decreases
...y count for this phenomenon we can point to lives lost
from continued smoking and lives saved by reducing smoking in California." The results follow the adoption of Prop. 99, which increased taxes on cigarettes by 25 cents a pack to pay for anti-smoking advertising and smoking cessation programs. Prop. ...
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