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Scientists Create Extremely Sensitive Test For Detecting Radiation Damage
...ted ladder. "There is little doubt that, over
the foreseeable future, we will see anexplosion in the number of reports making use of this seminal technique in thevarious fields of life sciences, from toxicology to molecular biology,"according to an accompanying editorial in Science. "Arm...
Compound In Meat Prevents Diabetes, Study Suggests
...s it is possible that CLA may have some advantages over
current drug therapies on overall health. "When ra...be to see if the weight loss is real and sustained over
time, and the second thing will be investigating whether CLA just delays the onset of diabetes for a...
New Drug Prevents Breast Cancer In Postmenopausal Women, UCSF Researchers Report
...rowth in a woman's breasts and uterine lining, and over
time, may increase herrisk of breast or endometrial cancer. At the same time, however, estrogen has been proven to significantly reduce awoman's risk of osteoporosis and may reduce her risk of heart disease.Raloxifene was approved for the prevention ...
ONYX Pharmaceuticals Reports Phase II Clinical Trial Results At ASCO Meeting
...e seen them repeated in alarger number of patients over
a longer follow-up period," Dr. Kirn said. Patients participating in the ONYX-015/chemotherapy study may or may not havereceived prior chemotherapy, but all have failed other forms of up-fronttherapy, i.e. surgery and radiation. Toxicities observed...
University Of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute Study Confirms Efficacy Of Taxol Regimen In The Treatment Of Advanced Lung Cancer
...78,000 new cases in 1997. Lung cancer accounts for over
one-fourth (28 percent) of cancer deaths in theUni...rostate and breast cancer combined. At this time, over
halfof the lung cancer cases in the United States are in men, but the number ofwomen diagnosed each ...
National Office Of Drug Safety Is Needed, Experts Say In JAMA
... 5,000 drugs already in the pharmaciesor available over
the counter. They noted that the agency's Division ofPharmacovigilance and Epidemiology has only seven physicians and oneepidemiologist. In a reorganization expected later this year, the office willbecome the Office of Post-Marketing Drug Risk Assess...
Metrifonate, A New Alzheimer Drug, Helps Behavior Problems
...mental decline associated with Alzheimer's disease over
thesix-month study. The drug is under review by the Food and Drug Administration asa treatment for patients in the mild to moderate stages of the condition. "There have been anecdotal reports that patients who take drugs in thisclass seem bri...
First Patients Enrolled In NIH Clinical Trial On Effects Of Marijuana In HIV Patients
...A total of 63 patients are scheduled to beenrolled over
the next 18 months. In order to be eligible for the study,patients must already be undergoing treatment with either indinavir ornelfinavir, the two most commonly prescribed protease inhibitors for HIVinfection. "Our main goal is find out what is saf...
Study Leads To New Standard Of Care For Treating Unstable Angina: Heart-Attack
Risk Reduced By 47% With Use Of Tirofiban
...ng of large cholesterol plaques thathave built-up, over
time, near the outer walls of the heart chamber. "At thepresent time, we treat this condition with a combination of heparin and aspirinbecause both of those drugs have unique properties that encourage thedissolution of plaques," explains Howard Herr...
Dermatologists Recommend Raising Age for Insurance Coverage for Acne Drugs to Age 40 -- or Beyond
...panies may cover tretinoinprescriptions for adults over
the cut-off age, but only if their doctor getspre-authorization from the company to issue the prescription. Feldman and Fleischer undertook their study to give insurance companiesa more rational basis for setting age criteria for tretinoin co...
Dying To Quit: Why We Smoke And How We Stop
...on of cigarette smoking. She considers the debate over
whether smoking is an addiction or a habit and whe...ction and the pure pleasure of smoking usually win over
the seemingly far-off prospect of eventual ill-health or death at an earlier age. Why can some smoke...
Unhealthy Lifestyles Not Primary Cause Of High Mortality Rates
...e, compared with people with annual family incomes over
$30,000, those with incomes of less than $10,000 were over
three times as likely to die, and those with incomes between $10,000 and $30,000 were more than twic...
Acute Urinary Retention And BPH-Related Surgery: Predicting Those At Highest Risk And Prevention With Finasteride
...her acute urinary retention ora surgical procedure over
the four-year period. According to the researcher...hese outcomes by approximately 50% inall subgroups over
the four-year period....
Nitrosamines Play Important Role In Cancer Linked To Smoking
...Minneapolis. In the first comprehensive review in over
a decade, Hechtsummarizes all the peer-reviewed studies of the biochemistry, biology, andcarcinogenicity of these tobacco- specific nitrosamines. The tobacco specificity of these carcinogens is important, Hecht says, becausethey provide a link betw...
Health Risk To "Cigarette Babies" Is Neglected, Duke Scientist Charges
...gnancy kills between tens of thousands andpossibly over
a hundred thousand babies each year in utero," he ...cology texts inuse in the U.S., which "showed that over
80 percent of the pages devoted tosubstance abuse concerned illicit drugs, just over
10 percent conc...
ACE-Inhibitors Score High In Reducing Heart Attack Deaths
...e twocomplications were much more common in people over
age 75, and there was noevidence of a survival adv...in that part of theheart. A group with heart rates over
100 beats per minute (bmp) had 22.7 fewer deathsper 1,000; The group with heart rates between 80-99 ...
Abstinence Reduces HIV For High-Risk Women - Even Those Who Relapse - Study
...eled a group of 10,000 intravenousdrug using women over
a two-year period. If there are 25% relapses to ri...ow they continue working to maintain safe behavior over
a period oftime. Another benefit is in improved attitude: Researchers now credit intervention,even ...
UCSF Study Finds Popular Blood Thinner Does Not Weaken Bones
... study, which tracked 6,052 women age 65 and older over
two years, found thatwarfarin users had no greater...d the bone density and number offractures in women over
two years, rather than at a single point in time, Jamalsaid. In addition, the UCSF study focused exc...
Educational Intervention Can Reduce Sexual Behaviors Known To Transmit HIV
...reductions across a range ofsexual risk indicators over
a one-year period. The more intervention sessionsthe participants attended, the less high-risk behaviors they engaged in. Among men who took the seven-session intervention, for instance, theincidence of gonorrhea fell by half. Gonorrhea is ...
Intervention can help reduce risky sexual behavior, according to results published in Science
...IV-related sexual riskin this population, at least over
a one-year period. In the United States, r... that theparticipants' behavior is really changing over
time," says co-author EllenStover, director of NIMH's Division of Mental Disorders, Behavorial Resea...
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