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Suicidal behaviour caused by antidepressants 'cannot be ruled out'

...ession and other clinical conditions. The research team found no evidence that SSRIs increased the risk of suicide. They found weak evidence of an increased risk of self harm, but no evidence of an increased risk of suicidal thoughts. Increased risks of suicide and self harm caused by SSRIs cannot be rule...

HIV patients may be at risk of heart problems when taking protease inhibitor drugs

...at's the good news." Collaborations The research team also included Blake Anson, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin; Joel G.R. Weaver, M.D., Mayo Clinic and the University of Ottawa; Omobosola Akinsete, M.D., and Keith Henry, M.D., University of Minnesota and HIV Program of Hennepin County Medical Center, M...

Immediate access to antibiotics stems spread of sexually transmitted diseases

...oup receiving expedited treatment, the health care team offered free packets of medication, a written prescription or directly mailed medication for up to three partners. Patients and partners in both treatment groups were retested and interviewed three months later to determine who had received treatmen...

Researchers track program's success in curbing aggressive behavior

...try to adopt the program. In the meantime, the USF team continues to develop advanced statistical methods to evaluate the long-term effects of other community-based prevention programs. Known as the Prevention Science and Methodology Group (PSMG), the researchers are currently testing several different ap...

Faster, less expensive test proven more effective in detecting bladder cancer

...re predicted to die of the disease. Grossman led a team of researchers at M. D. Anderson and 23 academic, private practice, and veterans' facilities in 10 states who enrolled patients into the clinical trial that examined the effectiveness of these different diagnostic tests. Patients enrolled in the tria...

Small increases or 'blips' in HIV levels do not signal mutations leading to drug-resistant HIV

...anti-viral drugs being taken. Instead, the Hopkins team has shown that these so-called blips are mathemati... or when blips mean possible mutation, the Hopkins team conducted a detailed genetic analysis of multiple blood samples from 10 HIV-positive patients, takin...

Johns Hopkins scientists receive presidential medals

...quasars. More than 40 years ago, Giacconi led the team that discovered the faint, uniform phenomenon known as the cosmic X-ray background. Since then, his work has helped define that background and determine its origin. A long-time leader in astrophysics, Giacconi has been responsible -- in a series of a...

Breast cancer treatment reduces risk of heart disease

...tive affects, Brian D. Bradbury, D.Sc., M.A. and a team of investigators from Boston University's Schools of Medicine and Public Health reviewed the records of 3030 breast cancer patients treated with tamoxifen and 4233 patients with other cancers not treated with tamoxifen. Women treated with tamoxifen w...

Bacteria collection sheds light on urinary tract infections

... urinary tract infections in women, according to a team of bacteriologists. "We found out that UTIs may ...matched well with the E.coli found in humans. The team also found that the E.coli causing the infections is resistant to antibiotics. The possibility that ...

Wine keeps women's hearts beating healthily

... to be good for heart health. The Swedish research team studied 102 women under the age of 75, all of whom had survived a heart attack or heart surgery for blocked arteries. All participants were asked to record their alcohol intake for one week after a year.. And after at least a year, a heart tracing (E...

COX-2 product offers good and bad news in 'test tube' strokes

...ective at protecting neurons." Because the Hopkins team found that PGD2's positive effects generally outweigh its negative ones, the group speculates that PGD2 may provide a potential target for medicines to combat conditions involving brain damage, including stroke, Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's di...

New highly active agents against sandfly fever

...aniasis activity in natural quinolines, a research team of IRD, Pasteur Institute and CNRS scientists(1) carried out investigations on this chemical family. Some of the many quinolines synthesized in the laboratory have antiparasitic properties, especially against leishmaniases, others have antiretroviral...

Northwestern Memorial Hospital receives $10 million commitment to support preeminent heart program

...iac surgeries. That speaks volumes about what the team at the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute has accompli...d," says Mr. Bluhm. "I am proud to help support a team of elite specialists, enabling them to further advance a destination, highly specialized heart care ...

Striking a chord with concertgoers to reduce hearing loss

...them. To identify attendees' beliefs, the research team distributed questionnaires at four rock concerts in Toronto; the 204 questionnaires that were completed represented a 75 percent response rate. Bogoch, who is now in his final year of medical studies, notes the study's recommendations allow concert a...

U of T researchers describe 'Joe Canadian' tongue

...ngue defects resulting from cancer surgery, says a team of researchers at the University of Toronto. Tim Bressmann, a professor in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology, and his colleague Jonathan Irish, a professor in the Department of Otolaryngology and a head and neck cancer surgeon at Princess...

Rutgers College of Nursing faculty member is funded to develop an interactive computer system

...e of Nursing faculty member, Rachel Jones, and her team a three-year $398,000 grant to develop an interactive computerized decision support system (DSS) that delivers relevant video vignettes in an effort to reduce HIV sexual risk behavior among women in urban communities. Jones, assistant professor at th...

Researchers offer emergency workers a lifeline

...ly," says Regehr, who directed the crisis response team at Pearson Airport for 10 years. At such times, the police officer or firefighter loses the ability to focus on the task at hand, a skill that is a lifeline in a job where brushes with tragedy are the norm. "It's important in doing that kind of work ...

Mayo Clinic identifies key cellular process in prostate and other cancers

...to cancerous cells. In particular, the Mayo Clinic team wanted to find out what disables FOXO1 tumor suppr...rategy. The Experiment The Mayo Clinic research team knew from previous research: FOXO1 possesses tumor suppressor functions. Its tumor suppression wo...

Stem cell therapy for spinal injury

...nd sensation below the level of injury. A research team at Karolinska Institutet has now shown using rat models that the introduction of stem cells following such injury is effective, although a double-edged sword: while on the one hand the injection of stem cells into the damaged area of the spine improv...

Penn joins major NCI research initiative to advance breast cancer therapies

... of breast cancer. "It's truly a multidisciplinary team effort, bringing together biologists with radiologists, nuclear chemists, physicists, pathologists, and computational biologists," says Chodosh. "This type of endeavor requires a group of scientists with a tremendous breadth of knowledge and expertis...

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