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Cardiovascular Costs, Deaths Projected To Rise In 1998
...ut $15 billion more in economic costs in 1998 than they
didin 1997, according to figures released today by...likely to develop heart disease and stroke even if they
have no otherrisk factors. Excess weight is also linked to coronary heart disease mainlybecause it i...
Physicians' Opinions Influenced By Drug Industry
...ol of experts available todebate medical issues if they
were to exclude the publication of articles byphysicians with financial relationships with manufacturers," Detsky explains."Physicians and researchers simply need to disclose their financialrelationships." Detsky conducted the study togethe...
Stress: It's Not Just All In Your Head; Scientists Map The Wear And Tear Of Daily Life
...ow our bodies react in terms of the stresshormones they
produce." Stressful life events - whether the lo...epeatedly, or in excess,because of chronic stress, they
create a gradual and steady cascade ofharmful physiological changes." Higher levels of allostatic ...
Rats Receiving Ginkgo Biloba Learn Quicker, Live 20 Percent Longer Than Controls, UB Study Finds
...lowed by 200 mg/kg, interspersed with periods when they
performed tasks while receiving no extract. Results showed that at the highest dose, errors declined by 50 percent. "Despite the urgent need to discover drugs able to prevent, delay, ameliorate or cure age-related memory impairment and the ...
Researchers Finding May Boost Effectiveness Of Anti-HIV Drugs
...ensitivetechniques -- studies have shown that when they
stop taking the drugs, the viruscomes back. That m...rossing that barrier. They found that when they
injected protease inhibitors into mice thathad been genetically engineered not to express Pgp, brain...
American Heart Association Comment: Lancet (Jan. 24, 1998) Report
...oagulation treatment is abalancing act; it appears they
have found the right balance." Individuals with high blood pressure taking both drugs had the highest risk forbleeding in the brain. "We need to be more concerned about an increased risk ofadverse reactions, including hemorrhagic stroke, for indivi...
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Enhances Short-Term Brain Plasticity
...ng how the brain reorganizes itselfhave shown that they
can modify this process using a technique calledtr...o learn whether the changes in brain function that they
see afterinjury play a beneficial role by helping the brain to compensate, or if they
areharmful or ...
Researchers Study 'Natural' Screen For Cancer
...lities of an herbal extractcalled hypericin, which they
say is quickly absorbed by cancerous cells. Takeno... surgeons with improved knowledge of where and how they
aim laser surgical tools during eye surgery. CONTACT: Andrew Rawicz, 604-291-3819 ...
Survey Finds Increasing Popularity Of Acute Stroke Teams In U.S. Hospitals
...first, one of our goals is to get the wordout that they
can benefit from having these teams." One...l care for the same kinds ofpatients repetitively, they
will get better at treating them," he said....
Survey Finds Acute Stroke Teams Gaining Prevalence
... "While we do not have specific data that prove they
are cost-effective,stroke teams certainly do not s...sepeople will see the vast majority of strokes and they
will improve their strokecare." Gaining familiarity with stroke and the treatments a...
Addicted Doctors Need Special Service
...emselves isolated and carrying a stigma, such that they
feel that they
cannot seek treatment from colleagues'. Strang et al suggest that three components of care are esse...
Heart Attack Survivors Can Lower Stroke Risk By Taking Cholesterol-Lowering Drug, Study Says
...simvastatin's effectiveness in stroke, but in 1994 they
reported a retrospectiveanalysis that showed fewer...ooked athundreds of reported events to verify that they
had indeed been strokes and notmigraine headaches or something else that might appear to be strokes....
Researchers Show That Stroke Awareness Programs Are Effective; Also Find That Women Are More Likely To Get The Message
...onsisted of anopen-ended question asking people if they
could name any warning signs forstroke. Researchers found that 43 percent of those surveyed could not name onewarning sign. Slightly more than half (52.9 percent) of men were stumped, butonly 33.1 percent of women couldn't name a warning si...
SOA Study Says Social Security Financing Would Be Relatively Unaffected By Largest Expected Mortality Improvements, But Uncertainty Persists
...man life. If such speculations were tomaterialize, they
would add to the uncertainties that seem to grow every day. "So it is increasingly important for retirement planners to face theseuncertainties. Fortunately, mathematical processes exist that actuaries can useto identify, quantify and manage ...
Are Deprived Areas A Greater Drain On Out Of Hours Workload?
...practices, which should be supported in order that they
are able to provide good quality out of hours care. Contact: Robin Carlisle, Lecturer, Division of General Practice, University of Nottingham, University Hospital, Nottingham...
Cardiovascular Disease Epidemic Threatens Developing Countries, Global Economy
...xpensive heart surgeries orangioplasties, how will they
have the money to buy the global goods?" ... gone into a later stage of thetransition in which they
continue to have these diseases but at a later age, andthe overall burden is decreased." Red...
Duke Researchers Identify New Pulmonary Syndrome Associated With Bone Marrow Transplantation For Breast Cancer
...ed into the patient (autologous transplant), where they
grow and createa new immune system. In some cases, women receive bone marrow from donors(allogeneic transplant). "We have long known that the higher the dose of chemotherapy, the betterthe cancer kill rate is," Folz said. "In patients re...
Radon, Especially In Combination With Smoking, Contributes To Lung Cancer Deaths
...other atoms. When the resulting atoms are formed, they
are electrically charged and can attach themselves to tiny dust particles in the air. The radiation given off by inhaled particles cannot travel far enough to reach cells in organs other than the lung, so it is likely that lung cancer is the only si...
Enhancing Night Visibility Using UV Technology To Be Tested On Virginia Tech's Smart Road
...ials are stable and environmentallysound, how long they
will last, and where and under what conditions arefluorescent materials most useful. "For example, most highway markers have UV protection coating to keepthem from fading," Dingus points out. However, it will probably be possible tofilter out...
A Good Night's Sleep Is Possible At High Altitudes
... has been to avoid using sedatives at altitude, as they
might provoke 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 eleven people at the b...
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