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UCLA study: Nearly a third of drug ads in medical journals contain no references for medical claims

...lications for comparison. Researchers found that out of 438 pharmaceutical ads, 126 or 29 percent, offe...aceutical companies. The companies responded to 37 out of 88 requests for data-on-file, but over half of the responses indicated that the information woul...

Truth in advertising

...blications for comparison. Researchers found that out of 438 pharmaceutical ads, 126 or 29%, offered no ...aceutical companies. The companies responded to 37 out of 88 requests for data-on-file, but over half of the responses indicated that the information woul...

Cardiology losing out as women 'turned off' by family unfriendly specialty

...rate as one made of glass," they write. They point out that the gender disparity is all the more worrying, given that women now comprise 59% of medical school applicants and that the quality of female applicants to all specialist registrar posts appears to be better than that of their male peers. In card...

Bacteria collection sheds light on urinary tract infections

...ccording to a team of bacteriologists. "We found out that UTIs may be caused by ingesting food contamin...d have been difficult for the researchers to carry out the research, according to DebRoy. The Gastroenteric Disease Center has been collecting E.coli sampl...

COX-2 product offers good and bad news in 'test tube' strokes

...iseases, nerve cell death is thought to be carried out in part by a huge release of glutamate, an important signaling molecule in the brain. In their experiments with brain cells and brain tissue from rats, the Hopkins researchers used glutamate to simulate the aftereffects of a stroke. After strokes and...

New highly active agents against sandfly fever

..., Pasteur Institute and CNRS scientists(1) carried out investigations on this chemical family. Some of the many quinolines synthesized in the laboratory have antiparasitic properties, especially against leishmaniases, others have antiretroviral activity. Biological trials in the mouse have already confir...

Murder, eyewitness identification and the limits of human vision

...ere. Loftus began his research, and in 2003 found out that a newspaper reporter turned journalism professor had his students interview people involved in case. Four of the jurors admitted conducting an experiment during a break in the trial, thinking they had permission to do so. They had one or more ...

Northwestern Memorial Hospital receives $10 million commitment to support preeminent heart program

...Northwestern Memorial skyrocketed from about 300th out of 350 heart programs in the Midwest to number two last quarter in the number of valve products used, according to Edwards Lifesciences. In May of 2004, Northwestern Memorial became the first hospital in the Midwest and the third in the nation to ...

Herb used to treat diabetes works like modern-day prescription drugs, study suggests

...ght now he and his colleagues are trying to figure out what dose of the herb is most effective, and when it should be taken relative to a meal. "We want to know how long it takes for the herb to bind to the enzymes that break down carbohydrates," Hertzler said. "The participants in this study took the he...

Mayo Clinic identifies key cellular process in prostate and other cancers

...In particular, the Mayo Clinic team wanted to find out what disables FOXO1 tumor suppressor, and how it works -- in hopes of reversing the process to find a new cancer therapy strategy. The Experiment The Mayo Clinic research team knew from previous research: FOXO1 possesses tumor suppressor functi...

Falling in love in three minutes or less

...t wants what the heart wants and it can figure it out fairly quickly, according to evolutionary psychologists at the University of Pennsylvania. The researchers studied dating data from 10,526 anonymous participants of HurryDate, a company that organizes "speed dating" sessions, and found rare behavior...

Dialogue & personal example work best for parents in drug talks with teens

.... In the study, 44 percent of the respondents (66 out of 151) recalled that parents talked about the pot...a no-tolerance policy, with rules clearly spelling out rewards and punishments for behaviors involving alcohol and drugs. Penalties can include loss of all...

South Africa in denial over number of deaths from HIV/AIDS

...sociated with HIV/AIDS prevents many from speaking out about the true cause of illness and death among friends and family and leads doctors to record uncontroversial diagnoses on death certificates. The South African Government needs to face the truth about HIV mortality states the editorial. The Lancet...

Women successfully treated to prevent preterm labor at low risk for recurrent episode

..."We found that if you stopped labor once, only one out of nine women would come back with a repeat episode, which is about a baseline risk for preterm delivery," says Brian Brost, M.D., Mayo Clinic high-risk pregnancy specialist and study co-author. "Most babies will do just fine -- they are delivered ne...

Brain synapse formation linked to proteins, Stanford study finds

... neurons form in the brain during development turn out to rely on common but overlooked cells, called gli...e, but he suspects what few synapses the mice eked out were thanks to the remaining thrombospondins or perhaps other glial proteins. "Had we been able to k...

Newly identified gene cluster on mouse X chromosome provides insights into fertility

... journal Cell, the scientists showed that knocking out just one of the genes resulted in reduced fertilit...m cells to survive," Wilkinson says. "If you knock out Rhox5, many more germ cells die than would normally." The researchers do not know why the Rhox genes...

Herbal extract as effective as commonly prescribed anti-depressant

...ring 2000 -2003. At the end of the trial half (61 out of 122) of those who took St John's Wort found their symptoms in decline, whilst only a third (43 out of 122) of those taking Paroxetine went into remission. Participants also suffered more side-effects...

UT Southwestern doctors track Oklahoma Alzheimer's patients via telemedicine

... dementia in the American Indians. "After finding out that the Choctaw Nation had a video-conferencing setup, we thought this might be a better way to serve the population," said Dr. Myron Weiner, professor of psychiatry and neurology and a specialist in age-related dementia. Dr. Weiner said this is t...

Teaching a less obvious medical skill -- Ethical decision-making

...to medical students, who are accustomed to seeking out the single correct answer to any question. And while many people consider a doctor's degree or specialty when choosing a physician, patients rarely wonder how their doctor makes ethical decisions. Yet a physician's ability to reason ethically can co...

Early HIV screening prolongs life and is affordable, Stanford study shows

...game. "We know from other studies that people find out late in the course of the HIV infection-when they're almost to AIDS or already have AIDS," said Owens. "The current approach [to screening] is clearly inadequate." Owens, along with first author Gillian Sanders, PhD, and their team at the VA, Stanfor...

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