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Study of energy and health in Africa focuses spotlight on charcoal and forest management
Berkeley and Boston -- A new study
by researchers at the University of California, Be...d by 66 percent in a rapid transition case. "This study
shows that choosing energy technologies with an eye toward improving health and quality of life in o...
Charcoal and forest management could reduce greenhouse gas levels & save lives in Africa
Berkeley, CA & Boston, MA A study
by researchers at the University of California, Be...eases caused by the pollution from such fires. The study
finds that smoke from wood fires used for cooking will cause about 10 million premature deaths among...
Not enough evidence that multivitamins prevent infections in the elderly
...ents prevent infections in elderly people, finds a study
published online by the BMJ today. Ageing is associated with an increased risk of infection. So, as the number of elderly people in developed nations continues to rise, there has been great interest in the use of supplements to help prevent infection...
Study shows promise in identifying kidney failure
...of kidney failure," Dr. Devarajan said. The Lancet study
used as its model children undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass surgery, 10-40 percent of these children will experience kidney failure. Earlier studies in animal models by Dr. Devarajan and colleagues found evidence confirming the NGAL gene and protein...
Strategy effective against drug resistant tuberculosis
...he drug resistant form of the disease, concludes a study
published in this week's issue of THE LANCET. The ...g susceptible TB. Our prospective population based study
shows that implementing DOTS in a health jurisdiction that had a moderate rate of drug resistant tub...
Sexual lifestyles vary among ethnic groups in Britain
... among ethnic groups in Great Britain, concludes a study
in this week's issue of THE LANCET. Kevin Fenton (... compared to white, Indian and Pakistani men. The study
found that the main factor influencing an individual's risk of reporting STIs was the number of sex ...
First head-to-head study to compare lidoderm patch and Celebrex in treating pain
...sed by shingles. "The results of this exploratory study
examining Lidoderm and Celebrex suggest that Lidod... Inc., voluntarily elected to prematurely halt the study
prior to reaching the original enrollment target. However an analysis of data after six weeks of tr...
Study shows patch therapy may be as effective as oral medications
...th osteoarthritis (OA) knee pain. The exploratory study
involved a head to head comparison of applying the...an, Altoona Arthritis and Osteoporosis Center, and study
author. "With medication safety being on the minds of many people, it's promising for patients and ...
UMaine study looks at infants and chronic nighttime crying
...director of Tokyo Kita Shakai Hoken Hospital. The study
involved interviews with the parents of 500 infant...rienting and contribute to night-time anxiety. The study
also found that toddlers with frequent sleep-related night-time crying (SRNC) were more likely to ha...
Exercise-induced shortness of breath not always caused by asthma
... respiratory and cardiac monitoring used in the UI study
takes longer than a simple exercise test, and requ... UI Children's Hospital of Iowa at the time of the study
and who now works as a pediatrician in the Washington, D.C. area....
Study shows soy is well accepted in school lunches
...hanced ravioli and a meat version prepared for the study
were not as well liked, but there was no difference between the amounts consumed of each. "Children ate less of the meatless nuggets, because the students had strong preconceived notions of the flavor, shape, and size of chicken nuggets," Klein sai...
Hormonal treatment improves survival in high-risk prostate cancer patients
...ncer can improve survival rate, according to a new study
published in the April 1, 2005, issue of the Inter...rcent for the observation arm. "The results of the study
firmly establish the role of adjuvant hormonal management in high-risk carcinoma of the prostate tre...
Chronic pain treatments more effective when taken together, new study shows
...ther drug administered individually, a new Queen's study
funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Resear...f the body which appear uninjured." Results of the study
will be published in the March 31 edition of the New England Journal of Medicine. Also on the team ...
UNC study: Most N.C. family practitioners engage in unrecognized community service
...ue new University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill study
concludes. Often, that unpaid service has no conne...ine at the UNC School of Medicine. "We undertook a study
of what our colleagues in North Carolina did because despite a tradition of community service and a ...
The trust game: Measuring social interaction
...fore the latest interaction was completed. "This study
has implications beyond economics or even interact...cal even go across geographical boundaries. The study
was made possible by hyperscanning or hyperscan-fMRI, a breakthrough that allowed Montague and his c...
New study in 'Nature' demonstrates protection against cell death during heart attack
...diovascular Biology at Cincinnati Children's. "Our study
suggests that these drugs should be re-evaluated f...of blood flow," says Dr. Molkentin. "Although our study
was in a mouse model and looked at the heart, studies in cell culture indicate similar benefits when...
UCSF study offers insight into human circadian rhythms
... of neurology at University of Utah. In 1999, in a study
of three families with the unusual sleep pattern, ...breadth of the knowledge coming out of the current study
is somewhat unique, says Ptaceck. "I'm not aware of another study
that has gone from the human to th...
International breast cancer prevention study launches in the United States and Canada
...inical Trials Group (NCIC CTG), the ExCel research study
will examine the potential benefit of exemestane a...s disease," says Dr. Paul Goss, the ExCel research study
chair. "Thousands of women have already beat breast cancer thanks to recent research on aromatase...
HIV testing should be routine part of primary health care for sexually active
...t Atlanta's Grady Memorial Hospital and one of the study
authors. "We are missing opportunities to diagnose HIV infection before individuals develop AIDS, when we can offer counseling about secondary prevention and risky behaviors, begin antiretroviral therapy and help prevent opportunistic infections." ...
Geodon effective in psychiatric emergencies; Sharply reduces time in restraints
STONY BROOK, NY, March 30, 2005 ---- A study
conducted under real-world, Emergency Department c...e or alcohol abusing patients. This observational study
tracked the clinical outcome of 110 severely agitated patients who received Geodon IM (intramuscular...
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