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Use Of Surfectant Therapy Widens Gap In Death Rate Of Black And White Newborns
...rograms may help reduce prematurebirths and deaths related
to prematurity. "We've made great strides with our technology and treatment, butthese advances may not result in greater social equity," Hamvas said. "Theemphasis should be on preventing these babies from getting here early."...
What Makes Tics Tick? Clues Found In Tourette Twins' Caudates
...s. They speculate that the caudate nucleus may be related
to the compulsive component of tics, whereas the dopamine dysfunction there may be the "common link between the ideational and motor components of Tourette Syndrome." Other NIMH researchers participating in the study included: Drs. Douglas Jones, Mi...
Rape Victims Find Relief From Posttraumatic Stress Using The Antidepressant Zoloft.
...sitively totreatment. "Sertraline reduced PTSD and related
symptoms in these rape victims," theauthors report. "The mean Clinician Administered PTSD Scale (CAPS) scoresdecreased by 53 percent... "If supported by a larger controlled trial, the use of SSRIs like sertralineshould be considered an option in the ...
It Matters Where, In America, You Suffer A Heart Attack
...en focus on short-term big-ticket costs like those related
to the use of cardiac catheterization and angioplasty," Mark said. "This study shows that judging the balance between costs and quality of care requires a longer-term perspective." The percentage of patients who were given a diagnostic cathet...
Benefits Of New Diet Drug Don't Outweigh Risks
...abnormal dreams and that discontinuing the drug is related
to depression, delusion, hypertension and nausea. Nevertheless, some researchers argue that even though d-fenfluramine has an increased health risk associated with it, the risks associated with obesity are far greater. They argue that these risks ca...
ACTG 315 Preliminary Results: Drug Cocktail Restores Partial Immune Function
...se itself in terms of response to therapy." Other related
ACTG studies includeACTG 328, which is evaluating interleukin-2 plus HAART directedat restoring the immune response, and ACTG 334, cyclosporin plusantiviral therapies, aimed at blocking the immune activation thatmay potentiate viral replication. NIA...
Kids Near Airports Don't Read As Well
...ministration. They point to other health concerns related
to chronic noise, including hearing damage, chronic cardiovascular activation, elevated annoyance and irritation, motivation problems such as learned helplessness, and impaired cognitive development and reading achievement. "These effects have all be...
Learning From Experience: New Pattern Recognition & Detection Helps Radiologists Analyze Digital Mammograms
...hermore, the system providesconfidence information related
to the similarity between the imagerythat is being analyzed and the past data archived in the database. One of the advantages of GTRI's new approach is that as digitalsensors/scanners achieve higher resolution, GTRI's classification systemcan exploi...
Ultrasound Helps Pediatric Heart Surgeons After Open Heart Surgery
...on is needed. "Our investigation basically related
to brain function during cardiacsurgery in childre...he amount of air that is ejected to circulation is related
tothe effectiveness of the de-airing procedure," Rodriguez said. The investigators looked fo...
Targeted Protein Toxin Effective Against Persistent Brain Tumors
...re the drug may be ready for marketapproval. In a related
study in the same issue of Nature Medicine,(2) NINDS investigatorsled by Dr. Oldfield and colleagues from the National Cancer Institute and theNational Human Genome Research Institute report on the first clinical trial ofanother new therapy, which u...
Rats Receiving Ginkgo Biloba Learn Quicker, Live 20 Percent Longer Than Controls, UB Study Finds
...eliably detect deficiencies in learning and memory related
to age. In the current study, Winter used 20-month-old rats, which were assigned a diet that included either ginkgo biloba extract or no extract. Over several weeks, the animals performed tasks in the radial maze that required them to master new ch...
Enhancing Night Visibility Using UV Technology To Be Tested On Virginia Tech's Smart Road
... The research team will address questions related
to manufacturing,environmental health, and economi... humanfactors research program, both familiar with related
FHWA research; DavidSliney, a private consultant who has done research dealing with UV headlightsyst...
Deaths Related To Intrapartum Asphyxia - Is There A Problem With Prevention?
to intrapartum asphyxia - Is there a problem with prevention?) In a related
editorial in this week's BMJ, Spencer notes that more research needs to be conducted into recognitio...
Do Deaths Of Babies From Birth Asphyxia Vary Depending On When They Are Born?
(Numbers of deaths related
to intrapartum asphyxia and timing of birth in all...thors propose that errors of judgment are probably related
to mental fatigue and so staff should be aware of how their performance may vary at different times....
Personality, Thought To Be Stable Over Time, Changes In Healthy People Who Take A Widely Used Anti-Depressant
...ts scored lower on measuresof hostility, inversely related
to blood levels of the anti-depressant. "From a so...y, and to a lesser extent anxiety andsadness, were related
to blood levels of the anti-depressant, while measures ofpositive emotionality were apparently unaff...
Cost, Use Of Health Services Is Not Affected By Physician Compensation: A StudyOf Washington State Medical Groups/Managed Care Organizations
...ime period.Results found no significant difference related
to physician payment and patientcosts and utilization. "This study penetrated to the level of how the medical group compensated theindividual physician," Conrad noted. "Because of this, it helps provide aclearer picture of the amount of incentives...
Effects Of Physical Activity On Preterm Birth
...1989. The women were asked about physicalactivity related
to three areas: physical activity of daily life, w...isk of preterm delivery. Physical activity solely related
to the women'sjobs did not appear to have any adverse effect on their pregnancy. -end-...
Cardiac Arrests Outside Hospital - Survival Could Be Improved By Better Public Awareness Of Symptoms
...r to view file. Click here for PDF document In a related
editorial in this week's BMJ, Evans reiterates the recommendations made by Ruston and Norris and in particular stresses that as two thirds of all cardiac patients die at home, basic life support training should be targeted at close relative and frien...
New Research In Battling Alzheimer's Impact On Memory
...ourteen research papers on Alzheimer's disease and related
issues will bepresented here this week at the national meeting of the American ChemicalSociety, world's largest scientific society. DESIGNING BETA-AMYLOID PLAQUE INHIBITORS IN ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE With the aid of high-powered instruments, researchers ...
Procter & Gamble Supports Yale University Collaboration For Public Health Training Throughout China
...h workers." Merson also cited health risks related
to environmental pollution fromthousands of new factories in China and the import of billions of tons of industrial waste, such as used cars and machine parts, which gener...
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