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Bi-Monthly Boosts Of Aspirin Benefit Heart
...ive household drug isappropriate. The new research
suggests that aspirin therapy can work more effect...tos and JuanaBalles and colleagues carried out the research
at the University Hospital La Fe,Valencia, Spain in collaboration with Marcus' laboratory. A...
Researchers Study 'Natural' Screen For Cancer
...iversity in Kiev, and PhD student Sergiy Dets. The research
is supported by his own company, Andrew Engineerin... Rawicz says all of the group's projects grew from research
towards thedevelopment of an artifical eye, which he began several years ago. "We've simply taken wh...
Study Finds Incidence Of Stroke Over 40 Percent Higher Than Previously Stated Figures
... African-Americanpopulation, and the need for more research
on stroke prevention and treatment,he adds. ...amount of money spent by the federal government on research
aboutstroke already is low "when compared to any disease that's such a major killerand disabler," st...
Researchers Show That Stroke Awareness Programs Are Effective; Also Find That Women Are More Likely To Get The Message
... listen tostroke messages than men. Their research
was presented here today at the American HeartAssociation's 23rd International Joint Conference on Stroke and CerebralCirculation. In a five-month span, researchers from the Central Illinois NeuroscienceFoundation were able to reduce by near...
SOA Study Says Social Security Financing Would Be Relatively Unaffected By Largest Expected Mortality Improvements, But Uncertainty Persists
...conducted the study. "In addition,we know from our research
that more attention must be directed to the support oflarger populations of the elderly." Results of the project were announced at the Society of Actuaries' (SOA)session, 8-11 a.m. Feb. 17, during the 1998 Annual Meeting of the AmericanAssoci...
Duke Researchers Identify New Pulmonary Syndrome Associated With Bone Marrow Transplantation For Breast Cancer
...nal ofRespiratory and Critical Care Medicine. The research
was supported by twoNational Institutes of Health ...would develop DPTS. Joining Folz in the research
were Dr. Stephen Wilcznski, Dr. JeremyErasmus, Dr. William Petros and Dr. James Vredenburgh, all fro...
Enhancing Night Visibility Using UV Technology To Be Tested On Virginia Tech's Smart Road
...the first example of how the smart road will bring research
toVirginia Tech and the Center for Transportation ...ate the safety benefits of thesystem. The research
team will address questions related to manufacturing,environmental health, and economic impact, as w...
Unpasteurised Milk Is An Unacceptable Risk To Public Health
...in this week's BMJ, de Louvois and Rampling report research
into over one thousand samples of unpasteurised milk, bought in 242 retail outlets in England and Wales. The authors found that 41 samples from 26 separate retail outlets, contained potentially harmful bacteria, including campylobacter (19 samples),...
Diuretic Drugs May Have Clot-Busting Effects
...al of the American Heart Association. New research
has found that the drug -- one of the most commonlyprescribed blood pressure medicines -- may help blunt blood clotting bypreventing platelets from clumping. Platelets are disk-shaped blood componentsthat help form clots. Blood clots normally form...
"Powerful New Tool" For AIDS Is Reported In Science
...on rates opens up a whole universe of clinical and research
questions to direct measurement." Initial in vivo ...cal instrumentation, the Company is engaged in two research
and development programs to expand its product base. The first program, a result of initial researc...
Research Trial To Test New Drug For Diabetic Neuropathy
Hershey, Pa. --- A multi-center clinical research
trial is underway to test a new drug to treat diabetic neuropathy, a common complication of diabetes that impairs nerve function in the lower extremities and can lead to foot ulcers and sometimes amputation. The drug is known as PN401 and was d...
Four-Year Study Shows Long-Term Effectiveness Of Proscar In Treating Enlarged Prostates
...ryretention." "Another important outcome of this research
is that thebeneficial effects of this drug PROSCAR continued over the entirefour years of this study," he said. Patients treated with the drugshowed a 20 percent reduction in the size of their prostates.Prostates of those taking the placebo continued...
Deaths Related To Intrapartum Asphyxia - Is There A Problem With Prevention?
...torial in this week's BMJ, Spencer notes that more research
needs to be conducted into recognition by fetal heart monitoring of problems with fetal oxygen supply, in an effort to ascertain whether the causes of fetal death around the time of delivery present themselves differently during the night. Contact: J...
Most Comprehensive Study Of Its Kind Shows Common Asthma Medications Don't Cause Behavioral Problems In Children, According To The Journal Pediatrics
...s forcausing behavioral problems in children, this research
shows this isn't true inthe age group examined. "No one has really looked at the potentialpsychological side effects of inhaled steroids before," Bender said. "Therehave been a couple of case reports thatstated children developed serious behavior p...
Personality, Thought To Be Stable Over Time, Changes In Healthy People Who Take A Widely Used Anti-Depressant
...sue of the American Journal ofPsychiatry by a UCSF research
team led by Victor Reus, MD, and Owen Wolkowitz,MD...levels. The UCSF investigators tracked changes in research
subjects by takingmeasurements at the beginning of the study, after one week, and after fourweeks. ...
Study Finds Aspirin Does Not Prevent High-Risk Cases Of Preeclampsia
...rnal-Fetal Medicine Units, a network of 13clinical research
centers studying various aspects of maternal-fetal medicine. "Women at high risk of preeclampsia should not be given aspirin therapyto prevent the condition, as our study shows it doesn't work." said Dr. DonaldMcNellis, the NICHD project offi...
X-ray Microscope Designed To Study Jet Engine Components Now Probes Tooth Dentin
...F professor of restorative dentistry, led the UCSF research
team workingwith John H. Kinney, PhD, senior research
scientist at Lawrence LivermoreNational Laboratory. The team of researchers recently reported ...
Tighter Chemical Binding = Better Meds
...enerated 3-D renderings of molecularorbitals. His research
at Yale is supported by the National Institutes ofHealth and the National Science Foundation. For interviews, contact himat (203) 432-6278. A color slide of an FKBP protein molecule binding with a drug thatstimulates nerve growth is available from t...
Cost, Use Of Health Services Is Not Affected By Physician Compensation: A StudyOf Washington State Medical Groups/Managed Care Organizations
... consistent with national statistical findings.The research
was supported by a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson FoundationHealth Care Financing and Organization Initiative....
Exercise, Classroom Instruction Cut Kids' Cholesterol, Study Finds
...or of physical education; Dr. Shrikant Bangdiwala, research
associate professor of biostatistics; Dr. Amy Levi... nursing; and project director Chyrise B. Bradley, research
assistant professor of nursing. The study is part of the larger continuing Cardiovascular He...
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