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Remembering Your Medications: Older Are Wiser
...n younger adults, Parks found. Fully 47 percent of those
over the age of 55 made no mistakes, compared withonly 28 percent of those
between the ages of 34 and 54. What usually led to mistakes was being too busy, Park notes. Being s...
Beta-Blockers Underused In Older Patients After Heart Attacks, Major Study Of 45,000 Patients 65 Years Or Older Reveals
...kely to be discharged receiving beta-blockers than those
admitted bygeneral or other types of physicians, demonstrating that opportunities forimprovement are not equal among physician groups," the researchers reported. The use of beta-blockers varied throughout the country, with the NewEngland regi...
Study Captures Images Of Memories Being Formed Within The Human Brain
...g differs between experiences later remembered and those
laterforgotten," Wagner said. Wagner and c...le differences in the magnitude of activity within those
regions. "It's interesting that the people in our study ostensibly had verysimilar experienc...
Brain Regions Identified That Influence What We Remember Or Forget
...f the picture, butthe level of activity in most of those
regions does not predict whether thephotograph will be remembered or not," Brewer said. Activity in one region of the right prefrontal lobe and several areas on theright and left inner aspects of the temporal lobes -- called the medial temporallobe s...
New "Body-Friendly" Fat Substitute Can Help To Transform
...ir LDL cholesterol by 36%--reductions thatexceeded those
achieved in a control group in which the animals w...hich had more moisture and better consistency than those
prepared withunmodified oat bran. Dr. Warner said she also used Nu-Trim to produce non-dairy"milksh...
Sunlight Poses Universal Cataract Risk
...rrent finding shows that even the general public-- those
who work indoors and only get sunlight during leisure activities in theyard or on vacation -- may be at increased risk for cortical cataract ifprecautions aren't taken. The Hopkins study, conducted in Salisbury, Md., determined the amount of...
Guidelines Not Necessarily Guiding Physician Behavior, Study Says
...e guidelines were created tohelp physicians screen those
at high risk for heart attack and who may benefitf...erol-lowering drugs topatients. Frolkis says that those
measurements alone are not enough and thatNCEP guidelines rely on risk factor status as well in orde...
Health Promotion: Can Scare Tactics Work?
...een the women who received the fear literature and those
who didnot. But, when they looked more closely, t... HPV were more likely to change theirbehavior than those
who did not believe they could modify their risk. The findings, they say, suggest that sca...
University Of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) Study: Parents' Wishes, Uncertainty Determine Resuscitation Of Premature Infants
...ant done following delivery, doctors tend tofollow those
wishes. Resuscitation of such premature in... wereresuscitated; 59 percent died, Doron said. Of those
born at 24 weeks gestation,83 percent died, and of those
born at 26 weeks, 25 percent died. ...
Study Shows Potential For Quelling AIDS Nerve Pain
... helpsmaintain certain nerve cells. It also prods those
nerve cells to grow and to communicate with other cells. In the study, presented at this year's International AIDS Conference inGeneva, the patients got injections of either a moderate dose of lab-createdNGF, a higher dose or a placebo. Thro...
Jefferson Physician Warns Further Study Of DHEA's Safety Needed
...e risk of developing prostate cancer, particularly those
over 60, whose blood levels of IGF-1 were higher than normal. And Dr. Goldberg reports supplements of DHEA, even as small as 25 milligrams a day, significantly raise IGF-1 levels. Writing in the August issue of the journal Emergency Medicine , ...
Magnetic Hearing Aid Could Open New "Window" For Hearing Impaired
...ed with our magnetichearing device are very nearly those
of natural acoustic sound," said Spindel. The uniq...ce, for example, bygenerating sound waves matching those
of the voice as it reaches the ear. What ultimately reaches the brain and what the user actually hea...
New Data Show Evista Reduces Spinal Fractures
...es of newly diagnosed invasive breast cancers than those
women takingplacebo with approximately 33 months of follow-up. These effects will befollowed over the longer term. In addition, Lilly will partner with the NationalSurgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project and the National Cancer Institute tosupport...
Novel Therapy Significantly Reduces Spinal Fractures In Postmenopausal WomenWith Two Years Of Therapy
...nce of uterine bleeding and breast tenderness than those
whotook a placebo. The two-year analysis demonstra...ss likely to experience a new spinal fracture than those
women who receivedplacebo. The drug did not reduce the risk of other types of fractures, such as fr...
UCSF Study Shows For The First Time That A Drug May Reduce Risk Of Hip Fractures
By More Than Half In Women Who Have Never Had A Spine Fracture
...prevalence of "silent" spine fractures, defined as those
that increase awoman's risk of subsequent fracture...men at the highest risk for GI problems, including those
age 75 orolder, with a history of upper GI disease, or those
who used aspirin ornon-steroidal anti-i...
Study Shows Calcitonin-Salmon Nasal Spray Helps Prevent New Spinal Fractures In Women With Existing Osteoporosis
...rienced 36 percent fewer new spinal fractures than those
takingplacebo. All participants took supplemental calcium and vitamin D. There was noincrease in side effects overall compared with women receiving placebo. "The study results should provide encouragement to the millions of womenwho have suff...
DNA-Based Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise To Successfully Treat Melanoma In Mice
...ice, they found that the tumors were widespread in those
who had receivedthe mouse DNA and could not detect an immune response. However, the tumors had regressed by 86 percent in the mice injected withhuman DNA and the researchers found a marked immune response. In addition to inducing an immune attack ...
Study Pinpoints Effectiveness Of Prostate Cancer Therapies To Patient Populations
...g treated with the seed implanttherapy compared to those
who underwent either radicalprostectomy or externa...suggest that a particular population ofpatients -- those
we can pre-therapeutically determine to be"high risk" -- don't do as well with the seed therapy as j...
The Visible Humans: Coming Of Age
...lums and innovative clinical procedures, including those
with life-saving potential." Lindberg noted, "Next week, the public will see how the world's first 'computerized cadavers'--referred to as the Visible Human Project--are changing how anatomy is taught and medicine is practiced in the U.S. and through...
Some CFS Patients Benefit From Low-Dose Steroid, But Side Effects Too Risky
...3percent of placebo recipients and 66.7 percent of those
who received treatmentjudged their symptoms as improved. The hydrocortisone recipients experiencedsignificantly greater average improvement (6.3 vs. 1.7 points on a 100-pointscale), and more of them improved by at least 5, 10 or 15 points. Moreover...
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