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Study Finds Incidence Of Stroke Over 40 Percent Higher Than Previously Stated Figures
...cordingto a report in today's Stroke: A Journal of the
American Heart Association. The study, based on a population more representative of the
UnitedStates than the
groups traditionally investigated to gauge stroke's impact onthe nation, estim...
Survey Finds Acute Stroke Teams Gaining Prevalence
...m Group, based in Belle Mead, N.J., todayannounced the
results of its survey at the
American Heart Association's 23rdInternational Joint Conference on Stroke and Cerebral Circulation. ...
Addicted Doctors Need Special Service
...rtant element that was insufficiently addressed by the
otherwise excellent BMA report on the
subject last month. Doctors are at special risk of developing addiction problems, say the
Heart Attack Survivors Can Lower Stroke Risk By Taking Cholesterol-Lowering Drug, Study Says
...E) ORLANDO, Feb. 7 -- New data reveal that the
cholesterol-lowering drugpravastatin (Pravachol) can significantly reduce the
risk of a stroke orministroke in people who have previously suffered a heart attack. An an...
Oregon Health Sciences University Researcher Presents Results Of Clinical Trials Of Possible Stroke-Fighting Drug
...A stroke-fighting drug up for possible approval by the
U.S. Food and DrugAdministration showed mixed resu...arch being presented this Saturday, February 7, at the
annual American HeartAssociation Stroke and Circulation Conference in Orlando, Florida. Wayne Clark,...
American Heart Association Comments On Report: "Missed Opportunities In
Preventive Counseling For Cardiovascular Disease - United States 1995"
...Feb 13,1998) Results of a survey, published in the
Feb. 13 issue of the
Mortality andMorbidity Weekly Report (MMWR), indicate that few physicians counseled patientsabout ho...
Researchers Show That Stroke Awareness Programs Are Effective; Also Find That Women Are More Likely To Get The Message
... people's knowledge of strokewarning signs and, in the
process, found that women were more apt to listen ... Their research was presented here today at the
American HeartAssociation's 23rd International Joint Conference on Stroke and CerebralCirculation. ...
SOA Study Says Social Security Financing Would Be Relatively Unaffected By Largest Expected Mortality Improvements, But Uncertainty Persists
SCHAUMBURG, Ill. -- Social security financing in the
United States and Canada isrelatively immune from even the
largest increase in human life span predicted byexperts, a recent study concluded. However, while ex...
Are Deprived Areas A Greater Drain On Out Of Hours Workload?
...rvey) The extent to which deprivation influences the
demand for out of hours medical care is not fully ...ed in this week's BMJ, Carlisle et al investigate the
level of our of hours activity in six general practices and the
sole accident and emergency departme...
Cardiovascular Disease Epidemic Threatens Developing Countries, Global Economy
...earchers report in today's Circulation: Journal of the
American HeartAssociation. The lead author of the
study, K. Srinath Reddy, M.D., D.M, says, "Itwill impede economic expansion within the
Duke Researchers Identify New Pulmonary Syndrome Associated With Bone Marrow Transplantation For Breast Cancer
...e team followed 45 women and found side effects to the
lungs thatwere different and less severe than any reported previously in the
medicalliterature. The disorder, termed delayed pulmonary toxicity syndrome (DPTS) bythe Duke resear...
Radon, Especially In Combination With Smoking, Contributes To Lung Cancer Deaths
...o be at even greater risk for lung cancer, because the
effects of smoking and radon are more powerful when the
two factors are combined, says a new report by a committee of the
National Research Council. Indoor...
Enhancing Night Visibility Using UV Technology To Be Tested On Virginia Tech's Smart Road
...ven in a pouringrain or thick fog, uncertain where the
edge of your lane or the
road is? Haveyou ever barely missed a pedestrian on a dark night because you could not seethem? Res...
A Good Night's Sleep Is Possible At High Altitudes
... acute altitude sickness, accumulation of fluid on the
brain or heart or cause a lack of oxygen to be supplied to the
heart. In this week's BMJ Dubowitz reveals the
results of a study of the
effects of altitude on ele...
Unpasteurised Milk Is An Unacceptable Risk To Public Health
...57 (three samples). In total, samples from 128 of the
242 outlets contained either harmful bacteria or were of unacceptable hygienic quality which, the
authors conclude, poses a risk to public health. Contact: John de Louvois, Head of Environmental Sur...
Diuretic Drugs May Have Clot-Busting Effects
...cs, drugs that help lower blood pressure byhelping the
body to eliminate excess fluid, appear to have an ...to a study in this month'sHypertension: Journal of the
American Heart Association. New research has found that the
drug -- one of the
MIT Solution To Math Problem Could Lead To Better Dental Implants, More Resistance To Missiles
...sistant to missiles. It could also radicallychange the
way automotive companies inspect the
gears in car transmissions,saving time on the
factory floor. "It was so much fun playin...
Yale Medical Students Use Artwork To Sharpen Diagnostic Skills; Innovative Teaching Method Aims To Improve Observation Of Patients
...M. Braverman, M.D.,professor of dermatology and in the
Cancer Center at Yale, has introducedstudents to a method of learning that takes them out of the
traditionalclassroom and into the
museum. In a tutorial called the
British Museum Project, Dr. Brave...
Penn Researchers Create Drug To Help Target Attack On Cancerous Tumors
Philadelphia, PA -- Researchers at the
University of Pennsylvania Cancer Centerhave devel...rug, EF5, permits doctors to effectively determine the
oxygen content of a tumor--which subsequently dictates the
appropriate course of treatmentto be foll...
Hollywood Increases Film Portrayals Of People With Disabilities
...with disabilities has dramatically increased since the
AcademyAwards were first handed out in 1928. But often the
images on the
silver screendistort the
real lives of persons with physical impairments or mental ill...
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