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Study shows promise in identifying kidney failure

...kidney failure - a diagnosis that now often occurs too late to treat kidney failure effectively. The rese...could help us make the diagnosis well before it is too late. We identified a candidate protein for the early and rapid diagnosis of acute renal injury that...

Exercise-induced shortness of breath not always caused by asthma

...cient, abnormal breathing patterns - they breathed too fast and too shallow to maximize their lung capacity. Weinberger noted that these physical abnormalities, which i...

OHSU scientists test medication to treat involuntary weight loss

...tense chemotherapy simply because their bodies are too frail to handle it. If we can prevent cachexia and keep these patients from deteriorating physically, it gives them a greater chance of surviving the disease they are fighting." This latest research breakthrough is based on earlier studies that demon...

Some brain cells 'change channels' to fine-tune the message

...), some muscle-controlling nerve cells die because too much of the brain chemical glutamate binds to the cells' AMPA receptors, and so too much calcium gets inside. If these threatened nerve cells can swap their calcium-allowing channels f...

Mental health service costs offset by savings in other public sectors

...livered via system of care have been criticized as too expensive compared to communities that don't adopt the approach. However, the Penn State study, the first of its type, shows that including spending in other service sectors in the analysis reduced the between-community cost difference from 81 perce...

ESC releases the first European Guidelines on Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (PCI)

...ven the best physician cannot help if the delay is too great. Summary of ESC PCI Guidelines These Guidelines aim to present all the relevant evidence on PCI in order to help physicians weigh the risks and benefits of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in their daily clinical decision-making. 30 pag...

New studies show mixed results on epilepsy drugs and birth defects

...tudy was large, the number of pregnancies is still too small to give us absolute answers," said neurologist Patricia Penovich, MD, of the Minnesota Epilepsy Group PA, who wrote an editorial accompanying the studies. "But the results can be somewhat reassuring to women. They also emphasize the importance ...

College alcohol problems exceed previous estimates

...s drove under the influence of alcohol in 2001, so too did 4.5 million college-aged persons who were not in college." Dr. Hingson and his colleagues propose data collection practices that they believe would improve future analyses of the consequences of college drinking. For example, they call for alcoh...

The European Society of Cardiology launches Women at Heart

... primary care physicians and cardiologists are all too frequently under-diagnosing and under-treating wom...s later, but it does strike. And then it is often too late, after years of unhealthy living, such as insufficient exercise and inappropriate diet. So wom...

Half-million cosmetic plastic surgery procedures for Hispanics in 2004 - up 49% from 2000

...ense of trust with the patient simply because they too speak Spanish. Little 'clnicas' and 'boutiques' are not the best places to have cosmetic surgery." To help ensure optimal results and to limit risks and complications, the ASPS offers the following tips to patients considering cosmetic surgery. ...

Compound may help prevent diabetes in fast-food fans

...ds. By contrast, fats that are taken into the body too quickly, as during a fast-food binge, tend to be rapidly shunted to non-adipose tissues such as the liver, heart and pancreas, where they can do extensive damage to cells. Pancreatic damage can lead to diabetes. HPMC, which is manufactured by Dow Che...

Cardiovascular health disparities must be eradicated

... barriers for non-English-speaking patients, or is too difficult to access due to insurance and/or financial limitations. "Significant cultural diversity exists in this country and cultural awareness, more precisely termed cultural competence, is at the core of any effort to fully address disparities in ...

Risk of cardiac death after radiotherapy for breast cancer has declined, study finds

...s modality appears to be emerging, but it is still too early to declare an absolute victory. We owe it to women with breast cancer to remain vigilant and continue follow-up of this and related cohorts for at least another decade."...

Balance and better interactions between primary-care and specialist physicians improve US health

...ecrease mortality rates. They also determined that too many specialists would negatively impact communiti...eases risks of complications or mortality. "Having too many physicians leads to unnecessary care and runs the risk of greater adverse effects. Simply train...

GlaxoSmithKline receives unanimous favorable recommendation by FDA Advisory Committee for Boostrix

...ontagious disease can be deadly in infants who are too young to be fully immunized. Up to 90 percent of non-vaccinated susceptible household members may develop the disease when exposed to people infected with pertussis. Pertussis, which is under-reported and under-recognized, is a common cause of pro...

SAM on the favorable recommendation by FDA Advisory Committee for Boostrix

...may be the source of infection for infants who are too young to be fully immunized," added Dr. Rickert. "If approved, BoostrixTM [Tetanus Toxoid, Reduced Diphtheria Toxoid and Acellular Pertussis Vaccine, Adsorbed (Tdap)] would add a pertussis component to the routine tetanus/diphtheria booster current...

Finances, not having a dentist are primary barriers to seniors receiving needed dental care

...the loss of driving ability increases with age, so too does the need for transportation assistance to the dentist. And in rural areas, the dentist may be more than an hour away. Distance, coupled with difficult winters, may make it even more difficult to get to the dentist." A breakdown of the data sh...

Failure to count Iraqi casualties is irresponsible, say experts

...e lives both now and in the future we have waited too long for this information."...

Student identifies electrical changes preceding heart failure

...st patients are diagnosed with heart failure, it's too late to really improve their condition," Akar said. "By defining the early electrical changes, we hope to identify new targets for therapy that can either reverse or, at the very least, hinder the progression of the vicious cycle of events that ultim...

Pet scanning better for heart disease diagnosis, management

...first-line test with patients," said Merhige. "All too often it is the last test. "Currently cardiologists conduct a range of tests, including stress tests and an imaging procedure called single photon emission computed topography, or SPECT," Merhige said. "False readings from SPECT often put patients t...

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(Date:4/23/2014)... frozen stool from healthy, unrelated donors was safe ... diarrhea caused by Clostridium difficile , according ... Clinical Infectious Diseases and available online. Known ... effective whether given via a colonoscope or a ... make this promising treatment more readily available to ...
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(Date:4/23/2014)... compound that targets an important brain receptor has a ... including relapse behavior, a University at Buffalo animal study ... this may be a novel lead compound for treating ... UB research was published as an online preview article ... study, the compound, RO5263397, severely blunted a broad range ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... (April 23, 2014) The American Gastroenterological Association ... 2014 AGA Research Scholars. The AGA Research Scholar ... to develop independent and productive research careers in ... Awards fund an additional year allowing for three ... to supporting junior faculty who are paving the ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... A team of scientists led by a researcher from ... the National University of Singapore has identified the cancer ... opens up the possibility of developing new drugs for ... cancers. , The research group, led by Dr Chan ... for the first time that a cancer-specific variant of ...
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