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Learning From Experience: New Pattern Recognition & Detection Helps Radiologists Analyze Digital Mammograms
...form when Barnes began the project in 1991, andfew people
had taken time to digitize what they had. Dr. DebraMonticciolo, director of breast imaging at <AHREF="http://www.emory.edu/WHSC/">Emory University School ofMedicine's Department of Radiology, provided initial data; the dataBarnes later used ...
Antimicrobial "Bug Spray" Found In Human Lung Cells
...iseases like tuberculosis kill more than 7 million people
every year. "People have always thought that the lungs only attacked infections via the classical immune system--B cells, T cells and other immune cells," says Pete Pedersen, Ph.D., Hopkins professor of biological chemistry. "But lung cells apparen...
Study Injects New Interest In How Vaccines Work
...o see a lot of lumps and nodules in the spot where people
get vaccinated, but there are very few reports of such nodules at the site of vaccination." Though these questions nagged him for years, Hem said he didn't have a way of testing the theory until a few years ago, when Purdue established a laboratory f...
Milk Extract May Heal Wounds And Smooth Wrinkles
...ling of wounds. The scientists are not suggesting people
should follow the ancient Egyptianqueen's example and take baths in milk. Instead they have extracted a fewof the thousands of substances found in milk, and have found they can greatlyspeed up wound-healing in animals. The extract will soon face its...
TB Prophylaxis Unnecessary In HIV-Infected People With Anergy, Study Suggests
...land Journal of Medicine. "Clinicians who care for people
with HIV/AIDS should take note of this importantfi...th active TB." Although only 10 percent of healthy people
infected with TB bacteria everdevelop active TB disease, co-infection with TB and HIV dramatically i...
Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine By U-M Researcher Is 93% Effective
...or carriers of the disease. Influenzakills 20,000 people
each year in the United States alone. The results of the 10-site study were announced July 14 by the NationalInstitute of Allergic and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and Aviron, thebiopharmaceutical company in Mountain View, Calif., that license...
New Ultrasound Technique Is Alternative To Cerebral Angiography
...metimes called "brain attack," kills about 150,000 people
inthe United States each year and is the third lea...e can leavebrain functions impaired. About 500,000 people
suffer strokes each year. A major cause of stroke is arteriosclerosis, or hardening, of thec...
Psychiatric Symptoms May Signal Brain Damage From Diet Pills
...ican Medical Association. An estimated 50 million people
have taken the drugs, often in combination with...t loss." "I think there is cause for concern that people
who take fenfluramines are at risk for a host of problems," said McCann, chief of anxiety disorders ...
Cancer Protection Compound Abundant In Broccoli Sprouts
...emical analysis. "Even if that were possible, people
would still have to eat unreasonablylarge quantitiesof broccoli to get any significant promotion of Phase 2 enzymes," Talalay says. Clinical studies are currently under way to see if eating a few tablespoonsof the sproutsdaily can supply the sam...
Unique Interactive Health Kiosks Distributed In Michigan
...et safety and immunization. "Our goal is to reach people
in a way they can relate to and enjoy, so the kios...k users. It's hoped that in the very near future, people
using the kiosks will be able to get a print-out that will give them a personal plan of action, tail...
'Bathtub' Equation Aids Diabetes Research
...in the number of cells. It's simple math. But most people
canunderstand bathtubs better than beta cells." Finegood will explain her research at the first lecture in the fallpresident's lecture series on Wednesday, Oct. 29 at 4:30 p.m. in the HalpernCentre. Finegood didn't start out studying diabetes because...
NIH Honors Emory Researcher With Merit Award For Work On Renin-Angiotensin System
...rstanding and cloning this receptor, we have given people
an immense,powerful tool to study the regulation of blood pressure and to understand thismultisystem process that maintains our blood." In a 1994 article in Nature, Bernstein described the unique messagingpathway used by the AT1 receptor to...
Challenges To Native American Health Care Even More Profound Than Those Facing The U.S. Health System In General
...ervice (IHS) abound. While nearly 60% of Indian people
live off reservation in cities; funding forservices to them meets less than 20% of the estimated need. IHS lacks the authority to enter into risk contracts with state Medicaidprograms at a time when states are moving rapidly to managed care plans. ...
Cardiovascular Costs, Deaths Projected To Rise In 1998
... is lost productivity resulting from the number of people
who areill or have died as a result of heart disea... of all, as the populationincreases and ages, more people
will be having heart attacks and strokes. Andwhile we're developing new and better ways to treat the...
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Enhances Short-Term Brain Plasticity
...to be responsible for much of the recovery seen in people
who have suffered brain damage due to trauma, stro... Thesechanges are often beneficial. For example, people
who have been blind from anearly age often use part of the brain region normally employed for vision...
Bi-Monthly Boosts Of Aspirin Benefit Heart
...f asprin per day. A control group consistedof 200 people
who did not take aspirin and 23 individuals who were given asingle 500-mg (considered a regular dose by European standards) dose of aspirin. After three months of aspirin treatment, researchers sampled theparticipants' blood to test t...
Study Finds Incidence Of Stroke Over 40 Percent Higher Than Previously Stated Figures
...ccording to the American Heart Association,600,000 people
have a stroke each year. This figure comes from t...troke study, funded by NINDS,counted the number of people
who had suffered recurrent strokes -- informationnot fully represented in previous epidemiological s...
Heart Attack Survivors Can Lower Stroke Risk By Taking Cholesterol-Lowering Drug, Study Says
...cantly reduce the risk of a stroke orministroke in people
who have previously suffered a heart attack. ...gressive with a strongdrug to lower cholesterol in people
who've had a heart attack or stroke becausecholesterol reduction should reduce the amount of atheros...
Researchers Show That Stroke Awareness Programs Are Effective; Also Find That Women Are More Likely To Get The Message
...blic knowledge ofstroke by randomly sampling 1,314 people
by telephone in the cities ofBloomington and Norma...e survey consisted of anopen-ended question asking people
if they could name any warning signs forstroke. Researchers found that 43 percent of those ...
Cardiovascular Disease Epidemic Threatens Developing Countries, Global Economy
...dical productsand services. "If a large number of people
from the purchasing middle classesare going to be ...scular disease deaths in developing countries were people
younger than70, compared to almost 27 percent for industrialized countries. As a result,the World H...
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