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Condemnation May Be Driving Circumcised Women From Health Care

... The Journal of General Internal Medicine, a monthly peer-reviewedjournal of the Society of General Internal Medicine, publishes original articleson research and education in primary care. Dr. Carol R. Horowitz may be contacted at (212) 241-6868...

New Study Indicates Lightning Can Kill Without Leaving a Mark

...the Lightning Data Center research groupthat meets monthly in Denver to discuss the medical aspects of lightning andother electrical injuries and deaths. Wachtel, who has spent much of his career researching the impact ofelectromagnetic fields on human health, said the results of the research aresti...

Cedars-Sinai Medical News Tips

...heir families withpsychological support as well as monthly updates on the latest in treatmentoptions, including radiation, chemotherapy and future strategies using genetherapy and immunology. The series of programs combines medical updates withpsychological support groups. Interview: World-renowned brain sur...

Hypertension: Getting Pharmacists Involved Can Help

...tise. The Journal of General Internal Medicine, a monthly peer-reviewed journal of theSociety of General Internal Medicine, publishes original articles on researchand education in primary care. For information about the Journal, contact: Margo Glen Alderton, (215) 823-4471. ....

Hunter College Biologist Marie Filbin Identifies Mechanism That Blocks All Inhibitors Of Nerve Regeneration; Breakthrough Reported In Neuron Magazine

...94, she co-authored an article in this prestigious monthly on another startling discovery: MAG's ability to inhibit the regeneration of nerve cells. She also found that applying MAG antibodies to the affected cells had the reverse effect and actually fostered nerve regeneration. Marie T. Filbin, a resident ...

For Breast Self-Examination, Once A Month Is Quite Enough

...according to a team of British scientists.Not that monthly breast self-examination isn't an effective way of detectingearly symptoms of breast cancer for women with a family history of the disease. More than 90 percent of breast cancers are found by women themselves, somestudies show. But examining one's bre...

Penn Researchers Find Chemoembolization Effective For Liver Tumors

...ight hospital stay. It is performedrepeatedly on a monthly basis, with an average treatment regimenof approximately three sessions. "With chemoembolization we can offer a less taxing and effectivetreatment for liver cancer," said Dr. Soulen. "Although notcurative, it can extend and preserve a more normal li...

New strategy recommended to combat hepatitis

...ROHEP) appears in the July issue ofHEPATOLOGY, the monthly peer-reviewed journal of the American Association ...hose to modify the length oftreatment based on the monthly measurements of hepatitis B virus in the blood. Janssen indicates that continuing therapy for up to ...

Financial stress doubles periodontal disease risk

... is largeenough? Do you have difficulty in meeting monthly payments of your family bills? And, how often is it that you don't have enough money to afford the kindof food, clothing, medical care, or leisure activities you and your family needor want? Further studies are needed to help establish the time cour...

High-achieving children off to a good Head Start academically and socially, but study shows some are not 'turned on' by school

... meanswell off because 64 percent of them reported monthly incomes of $1,500 or less. While the study clearly shows how effective low-income parents inencouraging their children, Robinson believes high-achieving children are atrisk for not fully developing if society doesn't take an active role inpr...

Study reveals how brain controls eating in normal rats

...rvard Medical School is published August 27 in the monthly journal Neuron. "We're starting to understand the brain pathways underlying body weight regulation," says senior author Joel Elmquist, DVM, PhD, a neuroendocrinology researcher at BI-Deaconess and assistant professor of neurology and medicine at Harv...

Seasons may change heart attack risk

...ery disease between 1985 through 1996. The average monthly number ofdeaths resulting from coronary artery dis...mperatures andcoronary deaths when calculated on a monthly basis. Researchers say this couldbe due to an increased workload on the heart during the winter, hi...

Risk map will help predict encephalitis outbreaks

...y hopes to have maps posted by January and updated monthly through April, after which updates would become weekly through the end of mosquito season. Day and his colleagues begin tracking St. Louis encephalitis in Florida each January. A series of events has to occur for an epidemic to take place. The first...

Humans can regrow liver from bone marrow

...ort for HEPATOLOGY's July issue. HEPATOLOGY is the monthly peer-reviewed journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD). "The whole notion of a bone-marrow cell traveling around, becoming anything it wanted, is the first time I've had an idea that I couldn't see the limits of." T...

Compounds also present in alcoholic beverages may explain chocolate cravings

... the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, a monthly peer-reviewed journal of the American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific society. The researchers are the first to find that ordinary cocoa and chocolate bars contain a group of alkaloids known as tetrahydro-beta-carbolines, according t...

Irradiation, refrigeration can add to beneficial effects of wine grapes

... the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, a monthly peer-reviewed journal of the American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific society. Spanish researchers found that low levels of ultraviolet irradiation can significantly boost amounts of resveratrol, according to Francisco Tomas-Barberan...

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute opens Zakim Center for Integrated Therapies

...clinical and patient educational programs. Through monthly complementary therapy lectures, professional education seminars, and providing evidenced based information to patients and staff, the center seeks to increase education and communication among patients and their physician regarding the benefits of co...

Study at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center investigates effectiveness of two popular dietary supplements to improve symptoms of osteoarthritis

...atory drug; or a placebo. Patients will receive a monthly supply of capsules and must take the required dosage daily. Patients may choose to participate in the study for six months or can take part in a two year study that will evaluate whether the supplements taken over a longer period of time actually i...

Toward a better burger: "Where's the selenium?"

...ry Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, a monthly peer-reviewed journal of the American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific society. A key objective of the study - conducted by U.S. Department of Agriculture researchers - was to determine whether a direct connection exists between conc...

Attitudes to body weight might explain some of the difference in weight across socioeconomic groups

...alth. A random sample of 2690 households from the monthly Omnibus Survey of the Office of National Statistics was surveyed in March 1999. The survey aimed to find out about attitudes to weight and weight control among different socioeconomic groups. Ideal weights differed little across the groups. Half of ...

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