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Effects Of Physical Activity On Preterm Birth
...income women according to a study byresearchers at the
Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. The study waspublished in the
April 1, 1998 issue of the
American Journal of Epidemiology.Conversely, leisure-time exercise was f...
Anti-Clotting Drug May Cause Potentially Fatal Platelet Disorder
...agnosis and treatment, themortality rate is now in the
range of 10 to 20 percent. However, a No...more frequently than in thegeneral population, and the
mortality rate may be as high as 33 percent. The Northwestern study also found that mortali...
Keeping Score On Doctors: Report Says Flaws In Counting Must Be Addressed To
...avis. In a critical analysis published in the
April 2 New England Journal ofMedicine, the
physicians warn that the
methods of data collection are notaccurate enough to make results trustwort...
Cardiac Arrests Outside Hospital - Survival Could Be Improved By Better Public Awareness Of Symptoms
...ted editorial in this week's BMJ, Evans reiterates the
recommendations made by Ruston and Norris and in p...ery disease. The author also draws attention to the
proposed use of "intelligent" defibrillators by policeman, fireman and other lay first responders, s...
New Research In Battling Alzheimer's Impact On Memory
... related issues will bepresented here this week at the
national meeting of the
American ChemicalSociety, world's largest scientific society. DESIGNING BETA-AMYLOID PLAQUE INHIBITO...
Adding Progestins May Negate Heart Protection From Estrogen Replacement Therapy
... study reported in today's Circulation: Journal of the
AmericanHeart Association. Estrogen replac...uterine cancer.But progestins may subtract some of the
heart protection from ERT, according toa study by Keld Sorensen, M.D., associate professor in cardio...
Increased Public Access To Defibrillation Could Prove Potentially Cost-Effective And Life-Saving
DALLAS, April 7 -- When the
heart stops, help is needed immediately. But in many states, legislative barriers that restrict the
use of medicaldevices to re-start the
heart may inadvertently lead to thousands of deaths eachyear, ...
Warfarin Continues To Be Underused As Stroke Preventive
Despite powerful evidence that the
blood-thinning drug warfarin can preventstrokes in...cribed, according to a study by twophysicians from the
Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). The report by RandallStafford, MD, and Daniel Singer, MD, app...
Need For HIV Guidelines For Health Workers In Developing Countries
risk of nosocomial HIV infection in British health...hool of Tropical Medicine and David Wilkinson from the
Medical Research Council in South Africa, examine the
issue of the
risk of occupational HIV infectio...
Higher Prices Won't Stop Teenage Smokers
... new Cornell University study finds. In fact, say the
researchers, higher taxes will have "a statistic...ay that a 20-cent a pack tax increase would reduce the
number of new teen-age smokers in grades 8-12 by less than one-half a percentage point. They estim...
Fat: It's Not For Breakfast Anymore; Study Finds Fat Linked To Clotting
...one more reason why you may bebetter off beginning the
morning with a breakfast of low-fat yogurt, cereal...erosis,Thrombosis and Vascular Biology: Journal of the
American Heart Association findsthat a fatty breakfast can cause elevations in a blood-clotting fact...
Acceptability Of Alternative Health Care Growing In U.S.
...is not quite as clear, however. Pressed by the
aging baby boom generation, an increasing number o...ofessor of geography Rena Gordon and colleagues in the
recently-released book, "Alternative Therapies: Expanding Options in Health Care." Biomedici...
Protecting Breast Feeding From Breast Milk Substitutes
...rial in this week's BMJ, Dr Anthony Costello, from the
Institute of Child Health, says that like the
tobacco companies, the
promotional activities of the
baby milk manufacturers will only be brought in...
Baby Milk Manufacturers Are Breaking The Rules
(Violation of the
international code of marketing of breast milk sub...hed in this week's BMJ, Anna Taylor, on behalf of the
Interagency Group on Breastfeeding Monitoring, reveals that baby milk manufacturers are breaking the...
Procter & Gamble Supports Yale University Collaboration For Public Health Training Throughout China
...pidemiology and Public Healthwill collaborate with the
new Union School of Public Health in Beijing. The collaboration will strengthen the
Union School's curriculum inpublic health law, health economics, health care systems and reform, smo...
Successful Cancer Therapy May Doom Later Treatments To Failure
Drugs that successfully carve away at cancers of the
lung, brain, breast, andother organs could be acti...l School researchers. The study, which appears in the
April 14 Proceedings of the
National Academy ofSciences, is the
first to measure the
size of the
Clot-Busters As Effective As Surgery To Clear Blockages In Legs
...ring a heartattack. Then doctors used them to save the
brain during a stroke.Now, physicians have shown that clot-busting drugs(thrombolytics) can save the
legs, too, as effectively asinvasive surgery. The study, the
largest to compare athrombolytic agent ...
Study Questions Common Practice Of Steroid Administration To Induce Lung Development In Premature Infants
A new study conducted by researchers in the
National Institute of Child Healthand Human Develo...fects. The study, which was published in the
April 16 issue of the
New EnglandJournal of Medicine, was an attempt to learn if earlier treatment o...
Heart Laser Surgery: An Alternative To Transplantation
... at Temple University Hospital are indicating that the
use of heart laser surgery may replace transplanta...o Valluvan Jeevanandam, M.D., Surgical Director of the
HeartTransplantation Program at Temple University Hospital, "this promising new therapy offers an al...
Randomised Controlled Trial Of Aminosidine (Paromomycin) v Sodium Stibogluconate For Treating Visceral Leishmaniasis In North Bihar, India
...ia) Bihar in north east India accounts for half the
annual worldwide cases of visceral leishmaniasis ...se transmitted by sandfly bites). Dr P Olliaro of the
World Health Organisation worked alongside a local medical team in Bihar to research the
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