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Comprehensive pituitary center at Cedars-Sinai brings together under one roof
medical, surgical, research and other components
...tto get the most recent hormonal profile. It's all right
there," said Dr.Shahinian. MEDICAL MANAGEMENT AND RESEARCH Because Cedars-Sinai is one of the nation's premier facilities when it comes topituitary disease research and treatment, the Pituitary Center offers the mostadvanced treatment options -- su...
Study shows benefit of pioneering U-M program for newborns at risk of hearing impairment
...t is100 percent accurate, and no one moment is the right
time to catch all problemsearly enough to correct them completely. It's up to all of us to keep vigil overchildren's hearing as they grow, and to act quickly if we suspect a problem."...
Many Virginians would increase taxes for K-12 education, study finds
...gree (46 percent of them, strongly) with a woman's right
to havean abortion. Many Virginians responding to the survey have family members with littleor no insurance; 48 percent often or sometimes worry that a family member willhave an uninsured illness. Half of respondents often or sometimes wor...
Are the signs of dyslexia in a newborn baby?
...rents. Nevertheless, he believes Molfese is on the right
track. He says astudy in which the children are grouped at birth on the basis of their brainwaves, rather than later after reading problems develop, would be a bettermeasure of the technique's usefulness. "What is needed now is a prospectivestudy of ...
A leading cause of blindness may be controlled by simple course of oral
...en cases developed, but we didn't seem to have the right
drugdelivery method to control the infection over time. Now we know that we do, andwe are very excited at the promise of these results," says Julius Schachter,Ph.D., professor of laboratory medicine at the University of California at SanFrancisco (U...
A leading cause of preventable blindness may be controlled by simple course of oral antibiotic
...en cases developed, but we didn't seem to have the right
drugdelivery method to control the bug over time. Now we know that we do, and weare very excited at the promise of these results," said Julius Schachter, PhD,professor of laboratory medicine at the University of California San Franciscoand lead inve...
Double transplant frees patient from need for immunosuppressive drugs
...rsus-host disease. While she receivedcyclosporine right
after the transplant, the immunosuppressant was tapered offand discontinued on the 73rd day after the procedures. Two post-transplantdonor-white-blood-cell infusions were also given in an attempt to suppress hermyeloma, which remains at a nearly und...
12-year-old Oregon girl is first child to receive new bone growth material in her skull
...October 1998 Emily had BMP applied to a gap in the right
side of her skull.Now, 70 percent of that gap is filled with new bone. In this next surgery, BMPwill be applied to several of the gaps in her forehead. Emily is the first childto ever have BMP applied to existing bone and have it successfully grow. B...
Study suggests why estrogen not helpful against heart disease
...inall the samples. In the right
atrium of the heart, theextent of methylation seemed to increase with the age of thatpatient. A similar finding showed up in samples of the plaques, compared to normal tissue....
UCSF to attack HIV at molecular level with new center and $7 million in state funds
...ls already of vaccines in the field. What we need right
now aremore and better vaccine concepts, and we need to be testing as many of themsimultaneously as possible. We still haven't found the 'magic bullet,' and we're probably not going to find it soon. The vaccines being tested now may ormay not prove...
Analysis suggests women treated for breast cancer do better with axillary node dissection
...ilar. Ijust don't think we have enough information right
now to make the leap and saythat we can omit doing dissections." The next step in the dissection debate is to study sentinel node biopsies,Scott-Conner said. This investigation is under way and should be completed in acouple of years. The sentinel no...
You have to break a few (hundred) eggs to make a good crystal
...eto the left and got a D or F; and few were to the right
and got a B or an A. That's basically how the bell...the microgravity of space toshift the curve to the right
to grow the large, nearly perfect crystals theyneed for molecular lock-picking, the first step in de...
Infants of depressed mothers show atypical brain activity
...tal electroencephalogram (EEG)activity relative to right
frontal EEG activity. "Our results suggest that ma...mothers showed less left frontal EEG activity than right
frontal EEG activity,compared to infants of the nondepressed mothers....
Hit on the head? Hit the bench!-- New concussion guidelines urge caution for athletes, coaches, doctors
... she 'feels fine' doesn't mean he or sheshould get right
back in the game. Concussion has already cut short too manyprofessional athletic careers, and left too many amateurs with lastingproblems," says Wojtys, an orthopaedic surgeon and associate team physician forthe U-M Athletics Department. "As we disco...
UI study indicates physicians' questions are often not pursued
...t. "Doctors are constantly told we need to ask the right
questions before we canget the right
answers," Ely said. "But maybe textbook authors need to make theinformation they put in their books ...
MGH researchers identify angiogenesis inhibitor in gallbladder cancer
...umor depended on the primarytumor's growing in the right
environment," says Rakesh Jain, PhD, director ofth...in higher concentrations by the orthotopic [in the right
place]tumors," says Jain. "This factor is what we call a pluripotent cytokine - itcan have many dif...
Cedars-Sinai part of study published in Sept. 30 New England Journal of Medicine
on laser procedure to relieve severe angina in cardiac patients
...m fishing. "For most patients, there's improvement right
away and this continues over thenext few months," Dr. Fontana explained. "By three to six months, the resultsare typically as good as they will get. Most patients can assume a higher levelof function and become more active." Dr. Frischling whole-hea...
It's high time we registered all clinical trials say editors of Lancet and BMJ
... to register randomised trials The public has a right
to know what medical research is being funded, argue the editors of the Lancet and the BMJ in a joint editorial published in this week's issues. What's more, researchers and their financial backers don't want to waste resources running trials that a...
UCSF researchers unravel mystery of TB infection; findings significant for future development of vaccine
...rculosis, combines good survivaltechnique with the right
timing, said senior investigator Joel Ernst, MD, a UCSFprofessor of medicine, who specializes in infectious disease and also treatspatients at San Francisco General Hospital Medical Center. From their previous studies, the researchers knew that the o...
Scientists grow heart tissue in Bioreactor
...he other half is in a separate dewar). In the right
background are two incubators, one holding cells in conventional dishes (top) and one holding short bioreactors (bottom). Photo credit: Dennis Olive, NASA.Marshall. He is conducting experiments that will determine if 3-di...
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