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The European Society of Cardiology launches Women at Heart

...ing on non-typical pain or symptom patterns. They may misdiagnose a woman with heart problems as her symptoms do not follow the more typical 'male' patterns learned in training. Women's patterns need to be better understood, outlined and reported to clinicians". Next steps Professor Priori says, "W...

Epidemiologist Trichopoulos receives $5.8 million Department of Defense 'Innovator Award'

... and insulin-like growth factors while in the womb may cause the disease years later. The grant, for $5.8...er genes involved in hormone exposure and response may affect the association of perinatal characteristics with adult breast cancer risk Trichopoulos is w...

Waist size linked to diabetes risk in adult men

...ed waist circumference cutoff of 40 inches for men may need to be lowered. "Many of the men who developed type 2 diabetes had measurements lower than the cutoff," explains Wang, "and the risk associated with waist circumference increased at a much lower level." While nearly 80 percent of the men in this ...

Countywide forecasts of water use available for Illinois, Midwest

...findings of the study, and recommends actions that may improve water-use forecasting and infrastructure planning for drinking water systems. Project sponsors for the Illinois study were the Illinois State Water Survey and the SIU-Carbondale department of geography and environmental resources, with fundin...

Yale authors raise concerns regarding regionalized heart attack care

... heart attack care has focused on what its upsides may be, without adequately considering how realistic s...nistration) believes the adoption of such a system may require a large-scale reorganization of U.S. health care. "Assuming that regionalizing care could be...

Virginity pledges do not reduce STD risk: May encourage high risk sexual behavior

...urnal of Adolescent Health. The virginity pledges may even encourage higher risk sexual behavior among y... be diagnosed and treated for STD infections, they may be more likely to have those infections for longer periods than non-pledgers. "If pledgers have in...

US life expectancy about to decline, researchers say

...four to nine months. "The magnitude of that effect may sound trivial to some, but in fact it's greater th... two to five years in the next 50 years -- that it may eventually exceed the current life-shortening effects of cancer or ischemic heart disease. The findi...

Benign separation process being advanced for pharmaceutical industry

... Gamble Pharmaceuticals have made a discovery that may allow a green-chemistry technique known as supercritical fluid chromatography (SFC) to be used in drug development. The research will be presented at the 229th American Chemical Society national meeting in San Diego on March 13-17. Drugs must be wate...

Mechanism of RNA recoding: New twists in brain protein production

...y the information molecule inside cells. The study may help explain the remarkable adaptability and evolu...idn't explain how they were determined or how they may have evolved. His new study does both. By comparing the same highly edited RNA from over 30 insects,...

9.2 million cosmetic plastic surgery procedures in 2004 - up 5%

...a greater public awareness of cosmetic surgery and may attribute to the growth in procedures, however, these shows have not caused a rampant increase. The number of cosmetic plastic surgery procedures increased 5 percent in 2004, with more than 9.2 million procedures performed a growth rate steady with...

Brain imaging study may hold clues to onset of schizophrenia in people at high risk

CHAPEL HILL -- Images of brain activity may hold clues to the onset of schizophrenia in people...s experiencing early symptoms of schizophrenia and may reflect biological changes that precede the onset of diagnosable illness, the study indicates. Ident...

Disfigured patients may be forced to forego surgery

... and a new tactic of excluding specific procedures may be forcing some adults and children to live with p...for these medically necessary procedures, patients may be forced to live with painful medical conditions or disfigurement. "The increase in denials and the...

Half-million cosmetic plastic surgery procedures for Hispanics in 2004 - up 49% from 2000

...lls. "There are physicians and non-physicians who may prey on Hispanic patients because of language barriers building a false sense of trust with the patient simply because they too speak Spanish. Little 'clnicas' and 'boutiques' are not the best places to have cosmetic surgery." To help ensure opti...

Aspirin's potential ability to prevent colon polyps may not apply equally to all

...se and a reduced risk of precancerous colon polyps may be strongest in those with particular genetic vari...y our group and others have suggested that aspirin may help prevent colon polyps, but since aspirin therapy also has risks, it would be helpful to identify...

Research suggests possible blood test for multiple sclerosis

...nter and colleagues suggests that one day, doctors may be able to diagnose multiple sclerosis (MS) with a simple blood test. The findings are reported in the current issue of the Journal of Molecular Neuroscience. "In some patients, it is difficult to conclusively diagnose MS," said Jagannadha Avasarala,...

'Chemistry and Flavor of Hispanic Foods' one-day symposium, March 15

...es of beans, which previous studies have suggested may fight cancer, heart disease and diabetes. ( AGFD 9...ies. Now researchers at the University of Illinois may have found another reason to sip the potent brew (aka Yerba mat), considered Argentina's national dr...

Compound may help prevent diabetes in fast-food fans

...HPMC isn't likely to prevent obesity, the compound may reduce the chances that obese people will develop diabetes and its deadly complications, particularly heart disease, the researchers note. This study was funded by the USDA. "Obviously, the less fat you eat, the better off you are. But if you're goin...

Community-based care beats standard clinic in lowering heart

... Having a health clinic in the apartment next door may not be everyone's idea of a good neighbor. But a ...n Baltimore. "A mainstream model of medical care may not be the answer for eliminating disparities in this population," she said. The study included 364 ...

Chemists identify immune system mechanism for methamphetamine binges

...dence in laboratory studies that the immune system may be able to recognize methamphetamine and boost tol.... But ironically, people who abuse methamphetamine may build up antibodies to the drug itself, so they require increasing amounts to get high, resulting in...

Cardiologists underestimate racial and ethnic disparities in care

... quality of care stratified by race/ethnicity data may help increase awareness, Lurie said. "It's great to have solid national and statewide data, but one of the important ways to increase awareness of disparities is to help health plans, doctors and nurses look in their own back yards and understand wh...

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