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Digital Speech Analysis Tests Sobriety

... comprehensivestudy, but Cummings said they form a sufficient database to makegeneralizations. "If you see consistently the same trend between sober andintoxicated speech for four different speakers, that's actually a lot,"she said. Also, Cummings plans to continue her research on the other fivespeakers in th...

Study Demonstrates Safety & Effectiveness Of Asthma Drug

...d asthma from fiveparticipating medical centers is sufficient for the conclusions drawn fromthe data. He said the data are of the highest quality, due to extremelyrigorous research methods employed in all aspects of the 26-week randomized,double-blind, placebo-controlled study. Clinical coordinators at each of...

Psychiatric Symptoms May Signal Brain Damage From Diet Pills

...expected to occur in almost everyone taking a dose sufficient to achieve weight loss." "I think there is cause for concern that people who take fenfluramines are at risk for a host of problems," said McCann, chief of anxiety disorders research in the NIMH Biological Psychiatry Branch, Bethesda, MD. "A dose co...

Duke Obtains FDA Designation For Pompe Disease Therapy

... source. Patientssuffering from Pompe disease lack sufficient enzyme for that chemical conversion.As a result, glycogen accumulates and destroys skeletal, heart, and lungmuscles. Pompe disease is rare, affecting approximately one child out of every100,000. If symptoms appear during infancy, death usually occur...

A Helping Hand Could Save An Ailing Heart

...ied. Both groups thatfelt they were not receiving sufficient help also showed declining physicalfunction. While the researchers allow that a person's perceived needs maysometimes be based upon their degree of illness, they suggest that determining apatient's or friend's prognosis may be as simple as as...

Heart Laser Surgery: An Alternative To Transplantation

... According to Dr. Jeevanandam, "Due to the lack of sufficient numbers of donor hearts, TMR offers a cost-effective alternative to heart transplantation without the side effects of immunosuppression therapy." Based upon scientific registry data from the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), there are currentl...

Chemical Society's Highest Award Goes To Ronald Breslow

... part of a massive effort tomake sure science gets sufficient funding," he said. "We can fight over how itgets divided up later." Breslow admitted he was a chemistry-set kid. "I had a laboratory in thebasement of our house, right near the air duct next to our furnace," he said."My father was a physician...

Earliest Warning Sign Indicates Need To Test For Condition Associated With Fetal Deaths

...resence of only one of the known clinical signs is sufficient reason to conduct a diagnostic test for the condition, which they found present in nearly one-third of perinatal deaths recorded at a regional perinatal center during an eight-year period. Results of the research were reported here today (May 11...

National Office Of Drug Safety Is Needed, Experts Say In JAMA

..."Merely recording adverse effects is not by itself sufficient toprotect the public. "Each year, prescription drugs injure approximately 1.5 million peopleso severely they require hospitalization, and 100,000 die." One major job of thenew national office, the authors say, should be first to develop "reli...

New Treatment Targets Most Malignant Brain Tumors

... up to 100 millicuries of theradioactive iodine -- sufficient for effective treatment -- before they saw anyevidence of neurological toxicity. The new radioactive antibody therapy will become an important element ofa multi-treatment strategy for bringing to bay the aggressive cancer, whichstrikes some 1...

Brain Regions Identified That Influence What We Remember Or Forget

...ecently has the temporal resolutionof imaging been sufficient to allow brain activity to be measured separately foreach picture or word.) Previous studies had indicated more neural activity whenvolunteers were presented with novel photos than when they were presentedrepeatedly with the same ones, but the earlie...

Cedars-Sinai Surgeons Present TeleSurgery

...e side ofthe chest." This large incision provided sufficient space for the surgical team to see andmaneuver inside, but the development of miniaturized lenses and tools allowssurgeons to accomplish the same results through smaller incisions. Dr. McKennasaid thoracic surgeons started doing chest operations usin...

Clinical Trial Demonstrates Experimental Growth Factor Increases Eligibility For Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation

.... However, the drug often is unable tostimulate a sufficient number of cells to migrate into the blood. In the...ddsof stem cells migrating into the bloodstream in sufficient numbers to stimulatere-growth of blood cells. The majority of patients in the study had breast canc...

NHLBI Clinical Trial Stopped Early: Successful Ventilator Strategy Found For Intensive Care Patients On Life Support

... small breaths from the ventilator mightnot remove sufficient carbon-dioxide and that large breaths might damage lungtissue. Several small clinical trials had failed to show clearly which approachwas superior. The NHLBI ARDS Clinical Network, a consortium of 10 clinical centersincluding 24 hospitals,...

Improved Fitness Lowers Mortality Risk Of Male Heart-Attack Survivors

...esults indicate that exercise performed at a level sufficient to increasephysical work capacity as measured by our testing method may have long-termsurvival benefits for heart-attack survivors." The follow-up study was supported by a First Independent ResearchSupport in Transition Award from the Nationa...

Debilitating Body Image Disorder Often Begins In Teens; Likely To Be Missed

... unhappy about?" Concerns about appearance are not sufficient fordiagnosis unless they cause significant distress or impairment in functioning. "The problem is that adolescenceis when this usually begins and it's not being picked up... people see it and trivialize it," said Phillips."This is not jus...

The Whole Truth From Five-Year-Olds

...7% of 6-year-olds) were able toprovide a minimally sufficient description of thedifference between truth and lies, and only abouthalf (46%) of the 7-year-olds were able to do so. "We expected to find that children perform betteron an identification task than on tasks thatinvolve defining words or explaining the...

IOM Report Offers New Look At U.S. Vaccine Priorities

...ghercost. The report also emphasizes that stable, sufficient funding of basicresearch by the federal government is crucial to developing vaccines Robert S. Lawrence, M.D., associate dean for professional education and programsand professor of healthy policy and management at The Johns Hopkins School ofH...

New Model Shows How To Eradicate World's Leading Infectious Cause Of Blindness

...iminate the disease in mostregions, it will not be sufficient to do so in the areas where trachoma amongchildren is most prevalent, according to computer projections developed byresearchers at the University of California San Francisco. They report theirfindings in the May, 1999 issue of Nature Medicine. "Our m...

Retrospective Statistical Analysis Corroborates Early Results Of Randomized Breast Cancer Trials

...tistician in the CALGB. "It is difficult toenroll sufficient numbers of patients, the trials are difficult to run, they areexpensive, and they take many years to yield results." While the right circumstances exist to evaluate high dose chemotherapy and bonemarrow transplant in non-randomized metastatic breast ...

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(Date:8/1/2014)... 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national ... injured by defective medical devices and drugs reports that ... Ethicon surgical power morcellator devices used for the removal ... the spread of cancer associated with power morcellators, according ... 2014. , Johnson & Johnson had previously ceased ...
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(Date:8/1/2014)... DC (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 ... Thompson (D-CA), Gregg Harper (R-MS), and Peter Welch ... 5380, the Medicare Telehealth Parity Act of 2014, ... fully support this effort to improve healthcare access ... chief executive officer of ATA. "These cost-saving provisions ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 On Monday, ... California NextGen User Symposium in San Francisco, CA. Now ... at the JW Marriott Union Square hotel. , “We ... get up to speed with ACA compliance issues,” Quirk ... month. The symposium provides attendees guidance with NextGen implementation ...
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