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COOL AID safe after stroke, may deter side effect of clot-busters

...tients who received hypothermia were compared with nine similar patients who were kept at a normal tempera...nt) hypothermia patients died compared with two of nine (22 percent) of nonhypothermia patients. On a scale that measures the range of disability, score...

Spaghetti gets protein boost from corn gluten meal

...ding to eight trained taste testers and a panel of nine consumers who gave the product a forks-up, Wu said. Normal spaghetti is made using durum wheat, although other types of wheat or cereals can also be used. The added processing steps would add slightly to the cost of spaghetti, but would also increase...

Pelvic floor exercises can reduce incontinence in women

...ndomly allocated to two groups. At five, seven and nine months after delivery, nurses taught the treatment group to follow a daily intensive pelvic floor exercise programme with bladder training if necessary. The control group did not receive any visits from researchnurses. A year after delivery, women in...

Care of head injuries falls well short of recommendations

...osurgical units at Addenbrooke's Hospital, serving nine of the 10 district hospitals, and Oldchurch Hospital, serving six district general hospitals. The nationwide audit of A&E departments obtained responses from 206 out of a possible 256. Only six hospitals in the Eastern Region audit felt they had adeq...

Garlic supplements can impede HIV medication

...she says. For the first three days of the study, nine healthy, HIV-negative volunteers received doses of saquinavir, one of a class of drugs called protease inhibitors that are effective at slowing the progression of HIV infection. The research team drew samples from the volunteers blood to measure thei...

New fund brings children from Europe for lifesaving surgery

...hirteen year old Marta Biedrzyck and the second on nine year old Agata Holod, both from Poland. A third child, nine year old Kordian Kurpiewski is arriving at Kennedy Airport, Monday, December 17 at 4:30pm courtesy o...

Pitt's transplant team uses standard stem cell procedure in unique way for recipient of living donor kidney transplant

...onor bone marrow with their transplants, including nine living donor kidney transplant recipients. As with the earlier transplants with bone marrow, the aim of the new treatment is to boost the level of chimerism, with the idea that tolerance is more likely to follow and successful weaning can occur. (Non...

New study confirms periodontal disease linked to heart disease

...tenance of dental implants. Periodontics is one of nine dental specialties recognized by the American Dental Association....

Over the counter cough medicines may be an unnecessary expense

...icines with placebo in adults with acute cough. In nine trials, active treatment was no better than placebo. The positive results in the other six studies were of questionable clinical relevance, say the authors. Because of the small number of trials, these results should be interpreted with caution, say ...

Researchers observe abnormalities in brains of autism patients

...the study, scientists examined the brain tissue of nine autistic patients and nine controls using five measures: columnar width, peripheral neuropil space, mean interneuronal distance...

Imaging tool helps locate recurrent prostate cancer

... showed the extent of the disease: One-hundred and nine men (59 percent) had disease confined either to the prostatic bed or the local lymph nodes, while 75 (41 percent) had disease that had spread into distant lymph nodes and/or bone. Comparisons to other imaging techniques showed that only 11 percent o...

Mecca pilgrims a priority for meningococcal vaccination

...ccal vaccination this year. Thirty-three cases and nine fatalities were reported in England and Wales, a s...ransmission of the outbreak strain continues, with nine new cases arising during the 6 months since those described in this paper....

Intensive exercise improves body's ability to process blood sugars

...entary people on an intensive exercise regimen for nine months, followed by a one-month "de-training" peri... to stimulate glucose metabolism, was higher after nine months of exercise, and the fasting insulin levels were lower," Slentz said. "Just as importantly, 3...

Leptin replacement therapy reduces metabolic abnormalities in patients with rare fat disorders, researchers report

...y. Eight of the participants were diabetic and all nine participants had high triglycerides levels ranging from 445 to 9,560 milligrams per deciliter. Normal triglyceride levels are 150 mg/dL or below. The study participants received leptin injections under the skin twice a day for four months. After four...

Pregnancy and childbirth a major cause of death among Afghan refugee women

...r proportion than any other cause. 16 liveborn and nine stillborn infants were born to women who died of maternal causes; six of the liveborn infants died after birth. Therefore, 60% (15 of 24) of infants born to these women were either born dead or died after birth. Compared with women who died of non-ma...

Effective treatment for children with ADHD and chronic tic disorders

...deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). As many as nine in 10 children with tic disorders also have ADHD. Previously, the use of medications most commonly prescribed to treat children with ADHD had been discouraged for those who also had tic disorders, either because their benefits had not been clinicall...

Cancer patients emotional needs often undetected by oncologists

...t the University of Sydney reviewed transcripts of nine oncologists consultations with 298 adult cancer pa...al consultations, the patients asked an average of nine direct questions and gave an average of three indirect verbal cues signaling that they needed inform...

Early breast and ovarian cancers detected in high-risk women

...was detected in twelve patients in this group with nine of the tumors diagnosed at the earliest stage. Hal... be warranted in women at hereditary risk. Twenty- nine women chose to undergo preventive removal of breast tissue (risk-reducing or prophylactic mastectomy...

Research links level of spina bifida defect and need for shunt after newborn surgery

... Sutton and his colleagues showed that only one of nine surviving patients who underwent fetal spina bifida surgery required a shunt within 6 months of surgery. In contrast, 81 percent of the 297 infants followed in the current study, all of whom had surgery after birth, required shunts. Our current study...

Burnout of young doctors affects careers, recruiting and patient care

...rticle, p. 358). Of these, half were depressed and nine percent misused alcohol. Residents suffering from burnout were less satisfied with their careers than unaffected residents. They reported giving suboptimal patient care at least once a month. Another article in the March 5 Annals reported the resul...

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