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Higher incidence of rejection following early steroid withdrawal

...ieties by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. and is available online via Wiley InterScience at http://www.interscience.wiley.com/journal/livertransplantation . The normal course of treatment after liver transplantation includes calcineurin inhibitors (a class of immunosuppressants) and steroids to minimize rejecti...

Iris Murdoch's last novel reveals first signs of Alzheimer's disease

...ease, according to a study published in the latest online issue of Brain. As part of their on-going research into the effects of Alzheimer's disease on language, scientists at University College London and Medical Research Council's Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit decided to compare three of Dame Iris Mur...

Mayo Clinic discovers potential marker for aggressive kidney cancer

...w therapies. The findings are published in today's online issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, http://www.pnas.org. Significance of the Mayo Clinic Research This is the first time this molecule has been demonstrated to be expressed on kidney cancers. Prior to the Mayo Cl...

Herpes virus offers new hope in curing cancer

...es simplex virus. The study appears in the current online issue of Pediatric Blood and Cancer, the journal of the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. Neuroblastomas are solid cancerous tumors that usually begin in the nerve tissues of the adrenal gland, but may also begin in the nerve tissues...

Antibiotic rifampicin shows promise for fighting Parkinson's disease in lab tests

...emistry and Biology, which is mailed and published online on November 29. Aggregation of the protein known as alpha-synuclein into insoluble fibrils is thought to be a critical step in the development of Parkinson's disease, a progressive movement disorder resulting from the death of nerve cells in the b...

University of Utah study suggests cellular waste to blame for a form of blinding eye disease

...n. The study is published in the November 24, 2004 online version of the journal Human Molecular Genetics ( http://hmg.oupjournals.org ). Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) is one of the most common causes of blindness. It affects one in 3,500 people or approximately two million people worldwide. Patients ...

Study highlights importance of pesticide worker dermal exposure

...rker health. The study is published in the current online issue of Annals of Occupational Hygiene. "Although our study's findings aren't unexpected, they highlight the significance of dermal exposure among pesticide workers," said Laura Geer, the study's lead author and a PhD student in the Bloomberg School...

FDA tried to discredit whistleblower over drug safety claims

...coxib (Vioxx), according to two articles published online by the BMJ today. Dr David Graham, Associate Director in the FDA's Office of Drug Safety, said that the FDA was "incapable of protecting America against another Vioxx." He also indicated that five other drugs currently on the market may be endangerin...

Risk of muscle-damaging disorder low for most commonly prescribed statin drugs

...e December 1 issue of JAMA is being released early online today because of its relevance to current events. Disorders of muscle are among the most discussed adverse effects associated with the use of lipid-lowering agents (statins), according to background information in the article. Fibric acid derivativ...

Examination of possible conflicts of interest to influence look at suspected adverse drug reactions

...sicians and patients. The article, released early online today because of its relevance to current events, is to be published in the December 1 issue of JAMA. According to background information in the article, "For medicines that are effective, prompt approval provides rapid access to the health benefits ...

JAMA editors call for major restructuring of postmarketing surveillance system

... December 1 issue of JAMA, is being released early online today because of its relevance to current events. "To improve the necessary measures to monitor the safety of marketed drugs, the drug approval process must be decoupled from the postmarketing safety and surveillance system. It is unreasonable to ex...

Chocolate ingredient could put a stop to persistent coughs and lead to new cough medicines

...persistent coughs. According to research published online in FASEB Journal the team have discovered that theobromine, a derivative found in cocoa, is nearly a third more effective in stopping persistent coughs when compared with codeine, currently considered the best cough medicine. Professor Peter Barnes, ...

'Sit-down' rounds improve outcomes for kidney dialysis patients

... the American Society of Nephrology and available online Nov. 19. Sit-down rounds provide an opportunity for the patient care team to thoroughly assess progress, address problems and tailor strategies, says Neil R. Powe, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A., senior author of the study and director of Hopkins' Welch Center...

New protein 'stop sign' alters blood vessel growth

...lts of the studies, published today in the express online edition of Science, are of special interest to researchers trying to prevent blood flow that nourishes tumors or exploit the signals vessels emit during growth to help regrow damaged nerves. During an animal's prenatal development, protein "signs" t...

An apple a day could protect against brain-cell damage

...in Geneva, N.Y. In a study that recently appeared online and is to be published in the November/December 20...es, berries and onions. This study, which appeared online recently, will be published in the December issue of the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry...

Brain inflammation found in autism

...ing to a new study published November 15, 2004, in online edition of Annals of Neurology ( http://www.interscience.wiley.com/journal/ana ), the scientific journal of the American Neurological Association. The researchers found strong evidence that certain immune system components that promote inflammation a...

NIAID launches influenza genome sequencing project

...able through GenBank, an international, searchable online database funded by NIH, and the NIAID Bioinformatics Resource Center, a Web-accessible collection of genetic sequence information accompanied by data analysis tools. "Influenza viruses present formidable scientific and public health challenges beca...

New WHO study asks, 'How happy are you with your lot in life?'

...hcare they receive. The researchers have set up an online survey to collect information on the factors that contribute to the quality of life of people in Britain. The results will be used to create a survey that doctors can use to assess a patient's perception of their quality of life and work out the ...

Premature infants with lung disease may continue to need replacement substance to ease breathing

...Pennsylvania published the study in the October 20 online edition of the journal Pediatric Research. It was the first study of surfactant dysfunction in infants beyond the first week of life. "We studied premature babies who require mechanical ventilation to breathe after one week of age," said Philip L...

Stanford study reveals that cells linked to asthma and eczema also help cure deadly illness in mice

...results are to be published in the Nov. 14 advance online edition of Nature. The first authors, Marcus Maurer, MD, and Jochen Wedemeyer, MD, were postdoctoral fellows in Galli's laboratory during the study. "What we have uncovered in this study is a new role for the mast cell, which is to limit the amount o...

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