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Hormone therapy may be most protective in women with healthiest blood vessels
...e time, researchers suspected that progestin could negate
the effects of estrogen on the blood vessels. But most animal and human studies have shown that estrogen and the estrogen/progestin combination have similar effects on the vessels. In the United States, most women taking hormone replacement therapy t...
Gout drug shows promise in treating chronic heart failure
...icals has focused on using antioxidant vitamins to negate
their effect. This represents an alternate strategy of preventing the formation of oxygen-free radicals." It is also possible the drug reduces concentrations of uric acid, the culprit in gout. Earlier studies have shown an association between morta...
A low-sodium diet does not raise blood cholesterol levels
...armful effects of sodium reduction on lipids might negate
the beneficial effects on blood pressure, and there are some who say that could be harmful," said Appel. "Our results are persuasive: sodium reduction to the recommended level or lower has no effects on lipids." The results reported today came fro...
New insights into hormone therapy highlight when estrogen best aids brain
...sibility that the progesterone component of HT may negate
at least some of the positive neural actions of estrogen." In another study, Brinton and Shuhua Chen, MD, of the University of Southern California School of Pharmacy investigated the effect of HT initiation on cognitive degeneration. The researcher...
Pediatricians can help immigrant mothers by explaining child development, NICHD study suggests
...plexity to the clinician's tasks, but to eschew or negate
such considerations risks access to vital information about the child patient," the authors concluded. ...
Substance protects resilient staph bacteria
..." Dr. Otto says. "If a vaccine can be developed to negate
the effect of the PGA, it could be highly successful against all pathogens in which PGA is a basis for disease development, such as Staph and anthrax." The group used genetic and biochemical analyses to show that PGA is produced in S. epidermidis. Th...