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First head-to-head study to compare lidoderm patch and Celebrex in treating pain

... of =7 on a scale of 0 to 24 prior to the baseline visit were randomized to 12 weeks of treatment with either one full Lidoderm patch on the front of the knee and one-third of a patch on the back of each affected knee (69 patients) once daily for 24 hours or Celebrex 200 mg once daily (74 patients). Effica...

International breast cancer prevention study launches in the United States and Canada

...at six and 12 months and then an annual follow-up visit during years two through five. Women will have a screening visit with a member of the study's clinical staff to see if they are eligible for the trial. If eligible,...

Patients newly diagnosed with HIV are more likely to enter outpatient care with case management

... with case managers were 40 percent more likely to visit an HIV clinician in the outpatient setting at least twice within the first year following diagnosis. The findings were published in the March 4 issue of the journal AIDS. The ARTAS study, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC...

Bullying among sixth graders a daily occurrence, UCLA study finds

...e reluctant to discuss bullying incidents, and may visit the school nurse instead, she said. "They want to withdraw; they don't want to go back to class. Frequent headaches and stomachaches are potential signs of bullying," said Juvonen, who has served as a consultant to the effective "Cool Tools" safe sch...

Specific test key to determine whether or not allergy symptoms are really allergy-related

...ly might equal the costs of an additional doctor's visit to a specialist for more than 20 million Americans. A typical charge for an office visit to an allergy specialist is around $100, about twice the cost of a visit to a family doctor. A new s...

Use of inhaled corticosteroid led to fewer hospitalizations for young children with asthma

...eceived nebulized ICS as an initial therapy had to visit an ED or stay in the hospital at least once during...s well as potential treatment options, parents can visit www.everydaykidz.com . About Childhood Asthma Asthma has become a serious problem in the United ...

Cavity prevention tips for pre-school age children

... that first trip to the dentist. The first dental visit should include an exam to determine if the child is at low, moderate or high risk for cavities and will help decide which oral hygiene program best suits them. The dentist will be able to explain to the parent how often the child should be brushing a...

Protecting human subjects focus of national FDA conference at UH

...nda, registration materials and hotel information, visit www.uh.edu/pharmacy/ohrp or call 713-795-8387....

Mountaineering doctors hike medicine to new heights with Xtreme Everest

...treme high altitude research. For more information visit http://www.xtreme-everest.co.uk/Events/main.html...

ESMO Scientific & Educational Conference (ESEC)

...ave access to all the scientific sessions. (Please visit www.esmo.org/ESEC/Budapest2005/Program.htm for the ESEC preliminary program.) Free Media Registration is granted to all bona fide media representatives. The Media Registration Form can be requested to the ESMO Communication Dept. ( media@esmo.org ...

Will your kids grow up to be fat?

... overweight or obese between their first childhood visit and the young adult follow-up. Compared with children with a BMI less than the 50th percentile, girls and boys between the 50th and 74th percentile were five times more likely to become overweight. Boys and girls with a BMI between the 75th and 84th ...

UCLA Medical Center becomes first hospital to introduce remote presence robots in ICU

..., Md., half the patients preferred a tele-rounding visit by their own doctor to a "real" visit by another physician. And 80 percent of the patients felt that the robot increased physician accessi...

Decreased levels of 'good' cholesterol in children with Progeria may cause premature heart disease

...eria. For more information about Progeria or PRF, visit www.ProgeriaResearch.org ....

Blood pressure treatment could cut risk of strokes and heart attacks

...ta up to and including the last individual patient visit have been collected and analysed. Investigators and patients will be informed of the final results of ASCOT when these data become available. The results will be published in the scientific press. Of over 19,000 patients randomised to the two differe...

Portable system offers dialysis patients 'liberating' changes

...was able to cruise the Caribbean with his wife and visit relatives in Virginia. At the end of each day during the trip, Skiles would set up the portable system and conduct his own dialysis. "There's no comparison to what I was doing before," Skiles notes of his previous dialysis regimen. "This approach def...

Medical technologies may hinder rather than help newborn survival

...sits increased as did the proportion whose initial visit was in their first trimester. 97% of all women had at least one ultrasound scan and 31% had three or more scans during pregnancy. Other antenatal procedures were less frequent: 23% (543 of 2373) of women had no vaginal examination and 68% (1189 of 17...

Pioneering nanosystems degree wins approval

...onal Nanotechnology Initiative and nanotechnology, visit http://nano.gov ....

Latest findings on genetic blood disorder 'Cooley's Anemia'

...stration or further information on the conference, visit www.nyas.org...

Advances in Uterine Leiomyoma Research: 2nd NIH International Congress

...MSHA). For more information or to register, please visit http://www4.od.nih.gov/orwh/ or call (301) 402-1770....

Impact of scientific advances on drug studies and membrane research to be explored

...omplete list of speakers, topics and the schedule, visit www.delange.rice.edu . The conference is free, but space for science writers and other members of the media is limited; to register, media should contact B.J. Almond in the Office of News and Media Relations at Rice at balmond@rice.edu or 713-348-...

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