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Very low-carbohydrate diets work for men and upper body fat

... should be considered by practitioners. The highly negative un-scientific response of critics, if anything, encourages us in this direction."...

Common antidepressant may affect youth's bone development

...red an SSRI. "These findings indicate a potential negative impact of SSRIs on the skeleton and point to a need for further research into the prescribing of these drugs to children and adolescents," said lead author Stuart J. Warden, P.T., Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, IU ...

Hepatitis C at epidemic levels among young injectors in London

...ency Centre for Infections. Of those that were HCV negative or HIV negative at the first interview they found 42 percent and 3.4 percent were infected with HCV and HIV respecti...

Following heart care guidelines saves lives

...ysis, the hospitals termed process-worsening had a negative 4.6 percent adherence to the guidelines and an average 3.1 percent increase in mortality. On the other end of the spectrum, the hospitals with the largest improvement had a 15.6 percent increase in adherence and a 37 percent decline in death rates. ...

Respiratory infections, not air pollution, pose winter health threat for children with asthma

...ir pollution has been blamed for a wide variety of negative health effects, a three-year study of asthmatic children in Denver, published in the November Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, indicates that it does not lead to significant worsening of asthma during the pollution-heavy winter months. Upp...

News tips from the Journal of Neuroscience

...ggest that the nicotinic receptors associated with negative reinforcement (withdrawal) may be different from those associated with positive reinforcement, which occurs during the early stages of addiction. ...

Occult hepatitis B in dialysis patients

...ation with occult HBV. People with occult HBV test negative for HBV surface antigen (HBsAg) but positive for H...ere found to have occult HBV, that is, they tested negative for HBsAg and positive for HBV-DNA. "The results of this study indicate that in this North American...

New brain cells develop during alcohol abstinence, UNC study shows

...oholics have a difficulty in ability to understand negative consequences." In the new study, senior co-author Crews and co-author Nixon found inhibition of neurogenesis, or brain cell development, during alcohol dependency, followed by a pronounced increase in new neuron formation in the hippocampus within fo...

Dopamine key to learning likes and dislikes, says Colorado U. team

... were off their medication were more influenced by negative outcomes, according to Frank. "Because Parkinson's disease is caused by lower levels of the brain chemical dopamine, and the medications increase concentrations of this chemical, these results provide strong evidence that dopamine levels play a crit...

Pediatricians can help immigrant mothers by explaining child development, NICHD study suggests

... in the November issue of Pediatrics, could have a negative impact on children's development, with mothers possibly missing warning signs that their children need medical attention or early intervention services. The authors added that pediatricians could assist parents who lack knowledge of child development...

Capsule endoscopy aids in detection of small bowel tumors inaccessible to other diagnostic tests

...wel after patients had undergone an average of 4.6 negative evaluations. Of the tumors found, 65 percent were...n. These 72 patients had previously undergone 334 negative procedures (an average of 4.6 each) including 115 colonoscopies, 111 upper endoscopies, 32 small bow...

Study of trends in celiac disease

...ence of malignancy. There was a highly significant negative linear trend in presentation with diarrhea over ti...ver the 52 years, there was a markedly significant negative trend in the duration of symptoms. "Fewer patients present with diarrhea and more are detected throu...

FOSRENOL (R) maintains bone health status of end-stage renal disease patients

... adenomas in male mice. Lanthanum carbonate tested negative for mutagenic activity in an in vitro Ames assay u...ster ovary cells. Lanthanum carbonate also tested negative in an oral mouse micronucleus assay at doses up to 2000 mg/kg (1.7 times the MRHD), and in micronucl...

Appendix rupture in children associated with race and health insurance status

...early surgical exploration. In fact, high rates of negative exploration for appendicitis have been tolerated t...its complications. In essence, one complication (a negative exploration) is encouraged to decrease the incidence of another complication (appendiceal rupture). ...

New insights into hormone therapy highlight when estrogen best aids brain

...n elevation of a brain protein associated with the negative aspects of brain aging, while estrogen-treated mic...ts memory during aging," says Bimonte-Nelson. "The negative outcome of several studies evaluating the combined estrogen/progesterone HT may be due, in part, to ...

OHSU study: Testosterone deprivation makes men forget

...ese results, Bussiere and Janowsky say, point to a negative effect of testosterone deprivation in the hippocampus, which is responsible for storing information from the first few seconds on. Both the prefrontal cortex and hippocampal memory systems commonly show declines with aging and are associated with pro...

Mothers have brains primed for care

...s. Nurturing through touch can lessen some of the negative effects of early stress. "Understanding the mechanisms at work in parenting and the effects of disruptions to the bonds created between parents and children is vitally important," says Bruce McEwen, PhD, of Rockefeller University. "It directly infl...

High-fat diets hammer memory, more than a waistline worry

...ty calories may improve memory and help reduce the negative effects of stress and aging on thinking and learning, recent animal studies suggest. Other work shows that diets high in fats and carbohydrates may worsen cognitive losses due to sleep apnea in those prone to the condition. Nearly two-thirds of a...

Study examines reasons for late-stage breast cancers

...nce of interval cancers--cancers diagnosed after a negative screening mammogram--would not change. "[E]fforts directed at improving the socioeconomic status of women in lower strata might indirectly have a greater effect on reducing breast cancer mortality than efforts directed at attaining universal mammogra...

Large portion of late-stage breast cancers associated with absence of screening

...rcent of women with late-stage breast cancer had a negative mammogram one to three years before their diagnosis. "These findings show that improvements in both the implementation of mammography and in the methods we use for early detection could reduce late-stage disease," said Taplin. The researchers also f...

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(Date:4/18/2014)... School of Medicine researchers have been awarded two-year grants ... Nordisk announced this month. Of the 110 initial submissions ... Science Forum Program, only four projects were funded, three ... are Jonathan Powell, M.D., Ph.D.; G. William Wong, Ph.D.; ... a professor of oncology, will use his $500,000 proof ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... Fraser University psychologists have made a brain-related discovery ... attention-deficit disorders. , This discovery opens up the ... or suppress a specific brain activity that the ... , The Journal of Neuroscience has ... John McDonald, an associate professor of psychology and ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... A discovery by Northwestern Medicine scientists could lead to ... scarring in people with scleroderma. , Fibrosis, or ... tightening of the skin and lungs can lead to ... The concept for new therapeutic options centers on findings ... Medicine-Rheumatology, who identified the role that a specific protein ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Scientists have identified the first genetic variant specifically ... sub-type accounting for around 10-15 per cent of ... study of the breast cancer sub-type, called invasive ... genetic causes of this particular kind of breast ... The research, published today (Thursday) in the journal ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... According to a study published today in PLOS ... world where malaria is common can mount an immune ... them to avoid repeated bouts of high fever and ... in their bloodstream. The findings may help researchers develop ... by the malaria parasite. , Each year, approximately 200 ...
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