Tag: "researchers" at medical news
It Matters Where, In America, You Suffer A Heart Attack
...ed further hospitalization in the next few months, researchers
said Tuesday (Nov. 12) at the annual meeting of th...art Association. Duke University Medical Center researchers
used detailed medical, economic, and quality-of-life information for more than 2,300 patients across...
Postmature Infants Not As Easily Calmed As Other Newborns
...n of Hopkins. In a previous paper, Smith and other researchers
showed thatnormal-term infants stopped crying when...ke infants born to heroin-addicted mothers,but the researchers
emphasized that they do not yet have evidencelinking the behavior of postmature and drug-addicted in...
Premature Birth Sometimes Can Adversely Affect Infant's Ties To Mother
...ce that a secure bond will form with the children, researchers
report. The findings provide new insight on how m...e student in psychology; and Universityof Michigan researchers
James Plunkett, Cynthia Dedrick, Meryl Berlin, SamuelMeisels and Margo Dicthellmiller. Previous stud...
Benefits Of New Diet Drug Don't Outweigh Risks
... lose weight. In the past several years, however, researchers
and clinicians have observed that body weight retu...usion, hypertension and nausea. Nevertheless, some researchers
argue that even though d-fenfluramine has an increased health risk associated with it, the risks ass...
Hospital Noise Disrupts Sleep For Patients, In The Critical Care Setting
...ot counting interruptions by nurses ordoctors, the researchers
found 29 peak sound levels were associated with 28sleep arousals in one patient during a one-hour period. In another patient, 34sound peaks were correlated with 42 arousals in one hour. Medical personnel aren't sure how disrupted sleep affects elde...
Childhood Sex Abuse Impacts Adult Relationships
...frey Haugaard, associate professor. Although other researchers
have looked at the impact of sexual abuse on behav... problems and adjustment difficulties, the Cornell researchers
believe their study is one of the first to explore the long-term effects of sexual abuse on attachme...
NIAID Stops AIDS Study Prematurely Because Drug 'Cocktail' Boosts Survival
... stopped an AIDS drug clinical trial early because researchers
have found a three-drug "cocktail" including the p... and research clinician Janet Groves. Nationwide, researchers
found 63 "disease progression events" -- including AIDS-related illnesses and deaths among patients ...
Drug And Radiation Treatment May Shrink Pancreatic And Gastric Tumors
...tion Therapy OncologyGroup, a collection of cancer researchers
from across the country....
Study Shows Gum Disease Increases Risk Of Future Heart Disease
...he future, particularly if they also are diabetic, researchers
in the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine have found. Results of the study, conducted among Native Americans from the Gila River Indian community in Mesa, Ariz., 40 percent of whom have diabetes, showed that periodontal disease was ...
Routine Dental X-ray May Be A Valuable Tool In Stroke Prevention
...nse in the battle to prevent stroke. Dental researchers
in the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine are the first to show, in a general population, that a standard dental X-ray taken on new patients to establish a baseline picture of dental health also can detect potentially dangerous calcium d...
Common Carbohydrates May Prove To Be Substitute For Dietary Fiber
...ght foods? In a turnaround from previous beliefs, researchers
are finding a growinglist of benefits to human and...January issue of the Journalof Nutrition, U. of I. researchers
documented how fructooligosaccharidesand xylooligosaccharides enhance digestion. Fahey found that i...
UNC-CH Study Shows State Protects HMO Clients Poorly
...ctor for health policy analysis at the center. The researchers
closely analyzed laws governing HMOs in North Carolina and looked specifically at the state's six largest HMOs. Compared to other states or model acts proposed by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, North Carolina has less ex...
Kids Near Airports Don't Read As Well
...l as children in quiet schools, Cornell University researchers
have confirmed. And they have discovered one majo...were tested in quiet conditions. By doing so, the researchers
showed that the link between chronic noise and reading scores is the chronic noise exposure -- not n...
Substance from Grapefruit Juice May Make Medications Safer
...ion of a number of commonly used oral medications, researchers
have found. These drugs include nearly all calciu...rapefruit juice to mask the taste of a medication, researchers
did not know how the effect worked. Now, Dr. Paul Watkins, Dr. Kenneth Lown, and their colleagues a...
Antimicrobial "Bug Spray" Found In Human Lung Cells
...teria. The "spray", an antimicrobial compound researchers
call hTAP(human tracheal antimicrobial peptide), a...easing their vulnerability to lung infections. If researchers
can mass-produce hTAP or similar compounds, they may help fight lung infections in both CF patients ...
Study Injects New Interest In How Vaccines Work
...tish scientific journal Vaccine. During the 1930s, researchers
discovered that using aluminum hydroxide to carry antigens into the body resulted in a greater production of antibodies than could be produced by the antigen alone. Antibodies are proteins made by the immune system to fight off foreign substances. An...
New Drug For Parkinson's Disease Proves Effective, Study Finds
...patients at 20 hospitals around the nation, led by researchers
at the University of Rochester, is published in theJuly 9 Journal of the American Medical Association . "Pramipexole dihydrochloride is the first of the nextgeneration of an established class of anti-Parkinson's drugs tobe launched," says the s...
Milk Extract May Heal Wounds And Smooth Wrinkles
...commissioned at Werribee in Victoria. The Adelaide researchers
areworking closely on the project with dairy company Bonlac, and with the HighettLaboratory of the CSIRO's Division of Food Science and Technology in Victoria. Project leader Dr David Belford, from the CSIRO Division of Human Nutrition,says the whey...
Mother's Milk: Nutrition And Nurture For Infants -- And The Best Defense Against Disease
...tmakes it so protective for infants. "What researchers
have discovered is that breast milk is much more thanjust food," says Charles V. Clevenger, MD, PhD, an assistant professor ofpathology and laboratory medicine. "It's also a bioactive compound containingantibodies that defend against infection and ho...
Training Urged For Mothers Of Children With Cancer
are urging special training in problem-solving ski... in problem-solving skills may be mosthelpful, the researchers
say. The Journal is published bi-monthly by the Society of Developmental andBehavioral Pedia...
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