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NIH state-of-the-science panel calls for 'demedicalization' of menopause
...ut the risks associated with estrogen use may rule out
this treatment option for some groups of women. Th...the challenges in this area of research is teasing out
which symptoms are associated with menopause and which are simply the result of aging," noted the pa...
Cardiac deaths peak in sleep hours for patients with sleep apnea
...causes heart rhythm disturbances. Dr. Gami pointed out
that about a fifth of North American adults have sleep apnea; most remain undiagnosed. Snoring is often a symptom, as is inability to stay awake during the day. The standard treatment is continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), a mask worn at nig...
Treatment of cardiac lesions without anaesthesic
...ans of a special device. This procedure is carried out
at the Haemodynamics Unit with angiographic techni...r into the interior of the heart and which spreads out
like an umbrella inside the right and left auricle. Once the right location has been identified, the...
Mental health service costs offset by savings in other public sectors
...udy, says, "Mental health services that keep youth out
of the juvenile justice system, for example, not o...as non-system-of care communities but getting more out
of them. Foster is continuing his analysis of the 67 system of care communities selected for evalua...
Stanford patient is first to test new treatment for peripheral arterial disease
...sted yet capable of popping open and straightening out
again without breaking. That's not necessary for the heart. In addition, the total dosage of the drug coating must be higher on the long leg stent than in a small stent in the heart." The stent used in Erickson's leg was made by Cook, Inc., a large m...
Specific test key to determine whether or not allergy symptoms are really allergy-related
...o, Szeinbach did a study and found that nearly two out
of three patients treated for allergies were not truly allergic. "Millions of people suffer unnecessarily because they really don't have allergies," she said. "They're often prescribed medications such as antihistamines that don't help the problem, s...
Extreme exertion, emotion can spark repeat heart attacks
... Andrew Steptoe of University College London point out
that the triggers for heart attacks may be quite d... more than three times a week. Nevertheless, point out
the authors, the absolute risk of cardiac events after any single bout of activity remains less than...
Abuse and HIV status linked to suicide risk
... as to gauge anxiety and depression. They also set out
to learn how these outcomes differed based on women's HIV and abuse experiences. The women were all living in low-income, urban neighborhoods in Baltimore, Md. Of the 611 women interviewed, 31 percent reported having thought about suicide and 16 perc...
African-American women with endometrial cancer have more aggressive cancer than Caucasian women
...e study of data from four treatment trials carried out
by the Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG) in a clinical trial setting where patients receive similar care, to determine if outcomes remain poor for African-American women with endometrial cancer. The GOG is an NCI-funded national cooperative group tha...
Infant vernier acuity is comparable to that of adults
...nal Science Foundation. The researchers first set out
to establish a "benchmark" to which vernier acuity could be compared. The benchmark they chose was the ability to see small differences in contrast. Adults (ages 20 to 48) were tested 6.096 meters (20 feet) from the contrast stimuli, and healthy thre...
Recovered king of beasts returns to his home, thanks to unique operation
... his nervous system appeared. I was asked to carry out
a neurological examination. I saw that he stood on... certainty only after death. "We decided to carry out
this operation that had never before been performed anywhere," said Dr. Shamir, "and in doing so we ...
Flu pandemic coming, US not prepared
...y unpredictable. Even this season, after starting out
with a shortage, millions of doses of flu vaccine will likely be thrown away. To secure vaccine supplies for the future, the government needs to guarantee it will buy a set amount of vaccine each season, and buy back a percentage of unsold vaccine a...
Employment prospects good for most cancer survivors -- but not all
...rs surveyed in a Penn State study were disabled or out
of work four years after treatment, but a minority...work after four years was 84 percent. One worker out
of eight quit work because of cancer within four years of being diagnosed, with women more likely to...
Simple intervention encourages sun protection behaviors
... a sunless tanning lotion. All the students filled out
a second questionnaire on their intended future sunbathing and sun protection behaviors. The students were contacted a month later in a "surprise" telephone follow-up, of which they had not been informed. "Neither the intervention alone nor the inter...
WISE study starts in Toulouse: 60 days of bed-rest for terrestrial female astronauts
...e Canadian Space Agency (CSA). It is being carried out
by MEDES, the French Institute for Space Medicine and Physiology, in the clinical research facility at the Rangueil hospital in Toulouse, France. WISE needs 24 female volunteers altogether, who will remain in bed for a total duration of 60 days. Th...
Aloe vera: Natural, home remedy treats canker and cold sores
...e soil is dry. Do not over water. To get the gel out
of the plant, use scissors to snip off an inch of the leaf. Squeeze the leaf that was snipped off. The gel will squeeze out....
Envisat enables first global check of regional methane emissions
...cal land regions. The report concerns work carried out
by the Institute of Environmental Physics (IUP) at the University of Heidelberg in cooperation with the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KMNI), based on interpretation of methane observations made by the SCanning Imaging Absorption Spectro...
Giant iceberg B-15A edges past floating ice pier
...iling currents are transporting it into deeper and out
of McMurdo Sound, right past the far end of the Dr...arctic continent, the long narrow tongue stretches out
to sea as an extension of the land-based David Glacier, which flows through coastal mountains of Vic...
Chemical decoy shows promise for slowing Alzheimer's by acting as decoy
...nce of sialic acids, could lure toxic beta amyloid out
of circulation and prevent its accumulation and binding to actual brain cells. If beta amyloid doesn't bind to the brain cells, most scientists believe that it won't be able to kill the brain cells, the researchers say. Good's group then designed a ...
Protein that helps skin cancer spread identified by Stanford researchers
...t the researchers had studied previously. It turns out
that the difference in cancer formation had to do with the type of alteration in the children's collagen VII gene. The cancer-resistant skin cells were from children who lacked the collagen VII protein altogether. The remaining cancer-prone samples a...
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