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Brain-scanning technologies need standards, according to Stanford researcher

...s type of analysis will alter clinical care. These unpublished results could help guide doctors considering the use of such technology in the future. Brain imaging is also making inroads in diagnosing fetal abnormalities. Women who have an unusual ultrasound can now receive follow-up MRI screening to confirm the...

Drugs aid weight loss among type 2 diabetes patients

... 18 of them and did not provide the reviewers with unpublished studies the companies had done on each of the included drugs, Norris says. Norris says there is only a small amount of data on other weight loss drugs and people with type 2 diabetes. For instance, the researchers did not find any good studies examin...

UCLA study: Nearly a third of drug ads in medical journals contain no references for medical claims

...a-on-file (19 percent), which is a reference to an unpublished company document. Other sources included books; prescribing information such as the Physician's Desk Reference -- which annually provides information on drug usage, warnings and drug interactions; government documents; or an internet site. Reviewer...

Truth in advertising

...and data-on-file (19%), which is a reference to an unpublished company document. Other sources included books; prescribing information such as the Physician's Desk Reference -- which annually provides information on drug usage, warnings and drug interactions; government documents; or an internet site. Reviewers...

Hospital admissions for asthma more likely for ethnic minorities in the UK

...eagues did a comprehensive search of published and unpublished data on UK asthma frequency and health service use, between January 1981 and March 2002. The investigators combined the results of 13 relevant studies and found that south Asian people had a lower frequency of asthma symptoms than white people, whi...

Leading tobacco manufacturer conceals links to tobacco research facility

...considerably from what was not. In particular, the unpublished reports provided evidence that second-hand smoke is even more harmful than mainstream smoke, a finding of particular relevance given the industry's continuing denial of the harmful effects of passive smoking. By contrast, much of its published work c...

Vioxx should have been withdrawn 4 years ago

...f adverse cardiovascular effects identified by the unpublished Adenomatous Polyp Prevention on Vioxx (APPROVe) study. An increased risk of heart attack had been observed in 2000 in the Vioxx Gastrointestinal Outcomes Research study (VIGOR), but was attributed to a protective effect of another non-steroidal anti-...

Certain types of schizophrenia may be linked to summer birth

...timore, Md., and colleagues analyzed published and unpublished data from the northern hemisphere on studies of season of birth with information on schizophrenia and its subtype- deficit or nondeficit. A total of 1,594 patients were included in the nine studies examined. "This pooled analysis of data from s...

Unpublished trials data suggest most SSRI antidepressants unsuitable for children

...riate. A systematic review including published and unpublished data shows that only one drug, fluoxetine (Prozac)...d colleagues to compare and contrast published and unpublished data on the risks and benefits of these drugs. The investigators reanalysed data from ...

1 in 3 injections given in developing countries is unsafe

...is week's BMJ. They reviewed published studies and unpublished reports to describe the frequency and safety of injection practices in 14 regions of the world. They found that up to 75% of injections were given with reused, unsterilised equipment. Reuse was highest in the South East Asia region, the Middle East, ...

Faster radiotherapy more effective in head and neck cancer, trial shows

...GFR) and a good differentiation of the tumour." An unpublished meta-analysis of trials[3] of modified fractionated radiotherapy in head and neck cancer, with about 8000 patients in all, also supports these findings, he said. "There are no shades of grey", said Professor Overgaard. These findings are unequivoca...

Do stroke therapies really work?

...tly faster," says Pascual-Leone, who presented the unpublished results at a meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping in Sendai, Japan, this month. Why this happens is unclear. Cognitive neurologist Marcel Mesulam of Northwestern University in Chicago says that transcranial magnetic stimulation is an ...

Prying eyes? Researchers can keep it confidential

...s out of lawyers hands, particularly if a study is unpublished or incomplete, Bruns said....

Safety claims of new arthritis drugs may be misleading

...rs must be performed to include both published and unpublished data. They also call for the wide dissemination of the misleading results of the trial has to be counterbalanced by the equally wide dissemination of the findings of the reanalysis according to the original protocol. "If this is not done, the pharmac...

Classroom management linked to lesser teen alienation from school

....; and Blum. It also incorporates findings from an unpublished paper by James Moody, of the department of sociology at Ohio State University, and Peter Bearman, of the department of sociology at Columbia University. The congressionally mandated, federally funded Add Health survey is a comprehensive, school-bas...

Yale study of hospital website ratings finds mixed results

...lity (one star), based on their mortality using an unpublished mathematical model. The Yale investigators compared HealthGrades.coms hospital ratings with detailed medical record information that was collected from hospitals as part of a federal project examining the quality of care provided to elderly patients ...

Cutting-edge research on hepatitis, liver transplants and liver disease to be revealed at national medical conference

...overingliver-related diseases featuring previously unpublished findings on such diversetopics as: Using alcohol to repair a damaged liver Prediction that Hepatitis C-related carcinoma will impact U.S. soon Prevalence and risk factors for hepatitis C infection in U.S. veterans Impact of race on response to ...

Each hour while they sleep, more than 26% of all Europeans stop breathing at least five times during ten seconds

...xfordRadcliffe Hospital (UK), reported some as yet unpublished results that point toa link between OSA and hypertension. To obtain these results, the British doctor and his colleagues measured theblood pressure of 37 patients suffering from sleep apnea over 24 hours. They reached the conclusion that blood pressu...

The Niemann Pick C Lesion and the role of intracellular lipid sorting in humandisease

...e very much encouraged toreveal and discuss recent unpublished findings. (4) Individual sessions willhave one keynote speaker who will review the field and act aschairperson/moderator for the additional speakers of the session. A veryconcerted effort at cross-disciplinary communication will be stressed. (5) Alat...

9th European Congress on Lung Disease

...ists in Europe. Presentations will be given of the unpublished results ofover 3000 studies covering the extremely...ng a range frombasic and applied research to still unpublished clinical trials. "This meeting offers a very attractive combination for a wide audience ofspecialist...

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