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Bone-marrow cell transplantation could save limbs

...erial disease and can result in severe leg pain at rest and walking, as well as non-healing ulcers on the leg and foot. Certain cells from bone marrow (bone marrow-mononuclear cells), when injected into a patient's leg, can start the growth of new blood vessels in the area, in a process called angiogenes...

Researchers find gene that causes leukemia in children with Down syndrome

...is a crucial early step that should lead us to the rest of the pathway." The authors suspect that it requires several gene abnormalities working in tandem to cause full-fledged acute megakaryoblastic leukemia and they are searching for the other genes that combine with GATA1 to trigger this disease....

Fogarty International Center announces new research program in stigma and global health

...differences between an individual or group and the rest of society result in an unfavorable labeling of that person or group. The consequences of stigma can be disapproval, rejection, exclusion, and ultimately discrimination. The current combined financial commitment of the Stigma and Global Health Rese...

OSU faculty design drug education web program for NCAA

...cision-making, motivation, coaching, adaptability, rest and nutrition, injury management, learning from experience, use of intelligence, and positive use of educational experiences. "If athletes evaluate themselves honestly, they can see areas where they need to work," Tricker said. "Success isn't all abo...

What is the best way to fund the NHS?

...hange contend that Britain is out of step with the rest of the world. Yet other countries in Europe rely largely on taxation and no western European country has changed from a tax based to an insurance based funding system, argue Martin McKee and colleagues. Retaining the ability to raise taxes from vari...

New delivery system may change the age-old method of insulin delivery

...ing under-dosing. InnoLet ® is designed to rest securely against the skin, to help minimize tremor or movement at the needle tip, and to help prevent the person from injecting too deeply. "I believe InnoLet ® may help my patients be more compliant with their treatment because it is easy and...

New procedure kills liver tumors without surgery

...s is a small bandage on the skin and a half-day of rest before leaving the hospital. Side effects tend to be minimal but include pain, malaise, fever, nausea and the potential for infection, although all patients receive a course of antibiotics to decrease the risk. "The procedure is better tolerated tha...

Study finds outbreak of Cipro web sites followed anthrax outbreak

...ercent) were based in foreign countries, while the rest were registered to U.S. addresses. "The sale of prescription drugs on the Internet is both a federal and state issue, but neither has the resources or adequate legal authority to act quickly enough," said Lurie. "The problem is that feds have largel...

Operating on a beating heart shows benefit in elderly

...during the operation but keep blood flowing to the rest of the body. In off-pump bypass surgery, surgeons operate on a beating heart rather than shifting the heart's work to a mechanical pump. Patients over age 80 are at high-risk for complications after bypass surgery. Some physicians have suggested t...

Engineers model blood flow

...k of some types of heart disease. Every minute at rest the heart pumps out about five liters, or more than a gallon, of blood. The swirls and eddies of that blood could help determine where fatty plaques build up, damaging blood vessels and eventually leading to heart disease. Mechanical engineers Abdul ...

Caesarean rates unaffected by level of nursing care

...in techniques to ease labour pain and anxiety. The rest received usual care in which a nurse checked their progress periodically and offered advice but was not present on a continual basis. Researchers found caesarean rates were almost identical between the two groups (12.5 per cent in the continuous care...

International experts take aim at global reduction of Hib disease

...ducing of Hib disease in the United States and the rest of the world." Hib is a bacterium that can, once in the bloodstream, affect many organs and cause serious complications. Before the widespread use of the vaccine, Hib disease was the leading cause of bacterial meningitis among U.S. children under the...

Hormone replacement therapy reviewing the evidence

...ge of five years, with a similar proportion in the rest of Europe. The impact of HRT on health outcomes has been widely debated, with suggestions that HRT use may increase the risk of certain cancers--notably breast cancer--while also being protective against osteoporosis and coronary heart disease. Vale...

People are unlikely to withdraw consent for genetic research

...nd give consent for, each new genetic project. The rest gave general consent to genetic research as long as it was approved by an ethics committee. 2.5% of the participants did not give consent for their blood to be used for commercial research. The authors conclude that people's readiness to contribute t...

Disabled seniors formerly on SSDI hit hardest by drug costs

...scription use and higher medication bills than the rest of the Medicare population. The study found that ...ly on prescription drugs, 40 percent more than the rest of the Medicare population in 1998. Disabled aged beneficiaries spent almost $1300 on drugs that ye...

Brain shrinkage in ADHD not caused by medications

...the validity of the diagnosis by helping to put to rest criticism that structural brain abnormalities seen in ADHD might be drug-induced. "There is no evidence that medication harms the brain," said Castellanos, who conducted the study at NIMH before joining New York University. "It's possible that medi...

Atorvastatin shown to decrease heart disease and stroke (more follows)

...y authorities about the newly emerged results. The rest of the trial, which compares different blood pressure treatment strategies, will continue unchanged. "The trial shows that patients with high blood pressure but low cholesterol benefit clearly from taking a statin. It is too early to quantify the pre...

Wake Forest pediatric heart surgeon to repair heart defect on live Webcast

... the lungs which aren't being used and go to the rest of the body. After birth, when the baby must use the lungs to take in oxygen, the channel normally closes. In many premature infants, the channel remains open and causes excess fluid in the lungs. "If the channel is large, it allows excessive blood f...

Landmark study shows coenzyme Q10 slows progressive decline in Parkinsons disease

...is study, which ended in May 2001. They, like the rest of the participants nationwide, were randomly selected to receive high doses of coenzyme Q10 (300, 600 or 1200 mg/day) or a placebo four times a day. Participants had to be in the early stages of the disease (one to three years following diagnosis)...

MRI can predict risk of heart attacks

... Someone whose damaged heart wall moves better at rest than when stressed also has an elevated risk; and The location in the heart of reduced blood flow or muscle damage apparently influences risk. Reduced blood flow in the apex of the left ventricle indicates a higher risk. "These findings have inte...

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