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Challenges To Native American Health Care Even More Profound Than Those Facing The U.S. Health System In General
Looking for the
first time at the
management needs in the
NativeAmerican health care sector, author Jay Noren writes in the
Mammography Messages Need To Be Tailored For Older Women
... older. Yet older women, especially minorities,get the
fewest mammograms. A new study at Washington Unive...Skinner, Ph.D., assistant professor of radiologyat the
School of Medicine's Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology."It's important to first find out what a wo...
Cardiovascular Costs, Deaths Projected To Rise In 1998
...stroke and other cardiovascular diseases couldcost the
nation about $15 billion more in economic costs in...didin 1997, according to figures released today by the
American Heart Associationin its 1998 Heart and Stroke Statistical Update. The annual toll ...
Natural Estrogens May Help Protect Women From Brain Damage During Stroke
... to a study led by researchers at Johns Hopkinsand the
NationalInstitutes of Health. Results of the
study are published in the
January issue of the
journalStroke. They show that infemale rats, endoge...
Physicians' Opinions Influenced By Drug Industry
Researchers examining the
effect of financial conflicts of interesthave foun...g association with authors' published positions on the
safetyof a type of heart medication and their financial relationships withpharmaceutical manufacture...
Medicare Approves UM Medical Center For Lung Transplants
...center, which means that elderly patients who need the
surgery no longer have totravel outside the
mid-Atlantic region. The University of Maryland Medical Center becomes the
Penn Researchers Initiate Ground-Breaking New Trials To Treat
...ensive lungcancer and/or mesothelioma -- cancer of the
lining of the
lung --who will not benefit from surgical or other conventionaltreatments, typically because of the
Stress: It's Not Just All In Your Head; Scientists Map The Wear And Tear Of Daily Life
...ave deadly consequences. In a paper published in the
January 15 issue of the
New England Journalof Medicine , Bruce S. McEwen, PhD, of Rockefeller University, identifieseight p...
Rats Receiving Ginkgo Biloba Learn Quicker, Live 20 Percent Longer Than Controls, UB Study Finds
...memory in rats and prolongs their life, a study at the
University at Buffalo has shown. The unexpec... a certain point in our analysis, we realized that the
rats who were receiving ginkgo biloba were living substantially longer than those who were not recei...
Researchers Finding May Boost Effectiveness Of Anti-HIV Drugs
...lly occurring protein may provide a safe harbor to the
virusthat causes AIDS by acting as a barrier to prevent the
newest medications fromreaching the
virus, Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers have fou...
Scientific Foundations For Regulating Drug Product Quality
...s publication offers cutting-edge information from the
Scientific Foundations and Applications for the
Biopharmaceutics Classification System (BCS) and In Vitro/In Vivo Correlations Workshop held April...
Targon And Duke Cancer Center Sign $3.75 Million Agreement To Produce Advanced Anti-Cancer Drugs
CYTOGEN Corporation and the
Duke University Medical Center announce the
formation of a research collaboration between Targon Corporation and the
Duke Comprehensive Cancer C...
American Heart Association Comment: Lancet (Jan. 24, 1998) Report
...icoagulation with warfarin and low-dose aspirin in the
primaryprevention of ischaemic heart disease in me...- low-dose aspirin and low-dosewarfarin -- reduced the
risk of heart attack by 34 percent in a 13-year study involving 5,499 men. Valentin Fuster,...
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Enhances Short-Term Brain Plasticity
first time, scientists studying how the
brain reorganizes itselfhave shown that they can modify this process using a technique calledtranscr...
Should Drugs Be Used In The Treatment Of Obesity: A Point-Counterpoint
Two authoritative obesity experts debate whether the
benefitof anti-obesity drugs outweigh their potent...n of this article, please click here to view the
Chemists Closing In On Commercial Potential Of Alkanes
BERKELEY, CA -- The elusive goal of harnessing the
vast potential of one ofthe earth's most plentiful...ageswithin a trillionth of a second, scientists at the
U.S. Deparment of Energy'sLawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have obtained the
first detailed pic...
Organ Rejection Drug Also Shows Promise For The Treatment Of Kidney Disease
...vere symptoms ofkidney disease. After taking the
immunosuppressive drug mycophenolate mofetil (MMF)...ome patients showed dramatic improvement even when the
dosage of theirtraditionalsteroid medications was reduced. Others were able to discontinue steroids...
Bi-Monthly Boosts Of Aspirin Benefit Heart
...ute a higher booster dose twice amonth to increase the
drug's effectiveness, say researchers today reporting inCirculation: Journal of the
American Heart Association. According to recently issued recommendations from the
Researchers Study 'Natural' Screen For Cancer
...researchers from theUniversity of Kiev are testing the
illuminating qualities of an herbal extractcalled ...ncerous cells. Takenorally or applied topically to the
skin, hypericin shows up as a red spot when apatient is "illuminated," with blue filtered light. The...
Survey Finds Increasing Popularity Of Acute Stroke Teams In U.S. Hospitals
ORLANDO, FLA. -- In the
brain and heart have received differenttreatment, at least when it comes to emergencies. Wh...
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