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Infection in breast implants

...articularly timely in light of the recent call for tighter regulation of the private cosmetic surgery industry in the UK. Professor Brigitte Pittet (Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Unit, University of Geneva Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland) and colleagues provide a fascinating journey through the history o...

'Birth control pill may reduce knee injury': McGill researchers

...earch results suggest women on contraceptives have tighter knee joints and may be less susceptible to ligament tears or injuries. "Women are four to eight times more likely to sustain a serious knee injury than men," says Paul Martineau, MUHC chief resident in the division of orthopaedic surgery and principl...

Continuous insulin monitoring does not raise hospital costs

...mong surgical patients with diabetes if we provide tighter control of blood glucose just before, during and after surgery," said Robert A. Gabbay, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of medicine, Penn State College of Medicine, co-director, Penn State Diabetes Center. "Our study shows that continuous insulin mo...

Mad cow has confidence stirred, but not shaken

...nce in the beef supply, while about 1 in 10 wanted tighter controls on cattle feed. For others, time may be the best remedy; 16 percent of Americans said that their confidence in the beef supply would return if no new cases of mad cow disease surface. However, many Americans expect more cases to surface in ...

High blood-sugar levels indicate greater chance of death for critically ill patients

...e critical care unit. The team is studying whether tighter management of glucose levels in the intensive care unit will result in lower death rates and lower organ system dysfunction. Dr. Krinsley will be reporting those results soon. An editorial in the same issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, authored by...

Rush studying the role of intra abdominal fat in coronary artery disease risk in women

...menopause herself, noticed her pants were getting tighter that she realized she might have another health effect to study. "It felt as if my pants were getting tight so I asked several women who were enrolled in the SWAN study if they too, were experiencing this and I was surprised to learn this was very c...

Anesthesiologists' substance abuse constant despite efforts

...ng anesthesiologists have focused on education and tighter regulation of controlled substances, but it appears that these efforts have had little effect," said Duke anesthesiologist John Booth, M.D. "It is clear that new and more effective means of prevention are required if substance abuse among anesthesiol...

Behavior plays key role in disease development and control, according to 10-year prospective review

...he use of intensive treatment regimens to maintain tighter glucose control can delay or prevent the development of some of the devastating long-term complications of diabetes, and clinical health psychology plays a major role in developing these management programs. As for prevention, psychologists and behav...

Mice lacking fat-making enzyme are leaner, more sensitive to leptin and insulin

... more Americans are finding that their clothes fit tighter every day. And no effective medical therapies currently exist for people with morbid obesity. Whats the solution? Certainly not the miracle elixirs touted to melt away the pounds in a matter of weeks. The ultimate solution would be a way to stop the ...

Tricking diseases into synthesizing their own worst enemies

...est inhibitors thus formed will be those that bind tighter than the azides and acetylenes from which they are formed....

Novel antibiotic provides rapid relief from symptoms of tonsillitis/pharyngitis, study shows

...ssary for bacterial reproduction, binding 10 times tighter than macrolides at two different sites on bacterial ribosomes. In vitro data also suggest that Ketek has a low propensity to induce bacterial resistance. Please note that in vitro activity does not necessarily correlate to clinical response. Ketek...

AstraZeneca reaffirms belief in CHARM study

...stinguishable from other drugs in the class by its tighter receptor binding properties6 as well as exhibiting the slowest dissociation from the AT1-receptor compared to any other member of the class studied.7,8,9 The CHARM study programme started recruitment during spring 1999 and is expected to run until ...

Challenges To Native American Health Care Even More Profound Than Those Facing The U.S. Health System In General

...ity for thedelivery of services has coincided with tighter resource constraints. Fifty-sixpercent of Native Americans and Alaska Natives live in large metropolitan areasyet current funding of Urban Indian Health programs meet only an estimated 22%of this demand. Recent dramatic changes in the funding of Medi...

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(Date:4/18/2014)... School of Medicine researchers have been awarded two-year grants ... Nordisk announced this month. Of the 110 initial submissions ... Science Forum Program, only four projects were funded, three ... are Jonathan Powell, M.D., Ph.D.; G. William Wong, Ph.D.; ... a professor of oncology, will use his $500,000 proof ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... Fraser University psychologists have made a brain-related discovery ... attention-deficit disorders. , This discovery opens up the ... or suppress a specific brain activity that the ... , The Journal of Neuroscience has ... John McDonald, an associate professor of psychology and ...
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(Date:4/17/2014)... Scientists have identified the first genetic variant specifically ... sub-type accounting for around 10-15 per cent of ... study of the breast cancer sub-type, called invasive ... genetic causes of this particular kind of breast ... The research, published today (Thursday) in the journal ...
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