Tag: "pits" at medical news
Chemoprevention backgrounder: Working for a future of cancer chemoprevention
...being tested here, including a clinical trial that pits
aspirin against the NSAID Sulindac. Despite promising results testing COX-2 inhibitors, none of M. D. Anderson's researchers suggest that healthy people take these drugs to ward off cancer. "We need to be sure that the long-term benefits of these an...
Study: Dental sealants for children on Medicaid can reduce dental costs
...eceived sealant treatments, which fill grooves and pits
in teeth, especially chewing surfaces on molars. The team reviewed subjects experiences over eight years. Researchers analyzed what happened to the childrens teeth using information on costs of fillings and extractions in dentists claims filed for r...
Engineering pits beneath London Underground tracks are helping to save lives
...ondon Underground: Observational study Drainage pits
underneath the railway tracks of London Underground trains greatly reduce the number of deaths from people falling or jumping in front of trains, claim Mr Tim Coats and Mr Darren Walter from the Royal London Hospital in this week's BMJ. Coats and Wal...