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Wolfowitz is the wrong choice for the World Bank

...evelopment disaster sits uncomfortably with a job whose main role is multilateral international development, writes Kamran Abbasi, BMJ Deputy Editor. Many countries that Wolfowitz will be required to help are critical of America's war on Iraq and its motives. But is this to misjudge Wolfowitz? Does he fit...

Chronic pain treatments more effective when taken together, new study shows

...y, it is a critical research finding for Canadians whose chronic pain may be eased by this research. Dr. Gilron and his team are a shining example of CIHR-funded researchers taking research knowledge from the bench to the bedside." Although the research focused on two specific types of neuropathic pain d...

Late developers may run higher risk of infection than sexually mature younger teens

...icant impact on all three infections. Young women, whose breasts were more developed, more sexually mature (older gynaecological age), and who had infrequent menstrual cycles (oligomenorrhoea) were significantly less likely to have any of the infections. After taking account of age, number of sexual part...

Public morally obliged to take part in scientific research, says leading ethicist

...and do one's share." "Little can be said to those whose morality is so impoverished that they do not accept either of these two obligations," he says....

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

... of advanced breast cancer in postmenopausal women whose tumors have stopped responding to tamoxifen. Exem... of advanced breast cancer in postmenopausal women whose disease has progressed following tamoxifen therapy. Results of the Intergroup Exemestane Study, ...

Pitt marks 50th anniversary of its Salk polio vaccine with reunion, scientific symposium

... tribute to the people of the Pittsburgh community whose involvement was critical to the success of the end...in the Pitt lab; and polio survivor James Sarkett, whose strain of the virus, erroneously labeled as the "Saukett strain," was one of three used in the Salk ...

Mouse model reveals potential way to reduce cardiac deaths in kidney patients

...ein-7 (BMP-7) could prevent bone weakening in mice whose kidneys had been damaged or removed. For the new study, researchers worked with a mouse model of metabolic syndrome, a condition common among patients with chronic kidney disease that includes symptoms such as obesity, high blood pressure and insulin...

Advertising by academic medical centers may risk eroding public trust, says study

...l of the advertisements promoted tests or services whose health benefits are unclear, such as full body CT scans, and all but one of the ads for specific services neglected to note the potential harms or side effects of the treatments they were promoting. Several of the ads were for cosmetic procedures. "...

Economist: Cuba's state-run baseball doesn't go to bat for players

..., most recently that of outfielder Kendry Morales, whose six-year deal with the Angels came with a $3 million signing bonus. So Havana recently decided to allow foreign contracts again. Capitalist baseball has its own checkered past of player exploitation through rules that gave club owners near-total con...

Corrected metabolism leads to health benefits and weight loss

...also involves the client's own physician. A client whose blood tests reveal significant abnormalities is referred to his or her doctor. There are no medications or packaged foods in the eating program, only natural foods purchased in supermarkets and health food stores. More than 250,000 peop...

Hepatotoxicity and statins

... usage. This recommendation may concern physicians whose patients also have known liver conditions, includi...that they can be used safely," reports the author, whose own studies recently showed that hyperlipidemic patients with elevated baseline liver enzymes are no...

NHS target driven culture is failing patients

...ragmented care of an elderly woman at his hospital whose death from kidney failure (super-imposed on a malignancy) could have been avoided. "The hospital care was spread across three sites, delivered by six teams and by numerous members of within each team, while the information passed to her GP was patch...

NIH state-of-the-science panel calls for 'demedicalization' of menopause

...proaches that are known to carry serious risks, or whose safety is as yet unclear. However, many women, pa...s that greatly diminish quality of life. For women whose menopausal symptoms are severe and persistent, the panel found nothing as effective as estrogen ther...

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

...archers collected questionnaires from 577 patients whose medical and prescription records showed a diagnosis of allergic rhinitis. Participants were asked about the severity and type of allergy symptoms they had, and whether or not they had seen a physician for treatment. The researchers placed patient res...

New studies show mixed results on epilepsy drugs and birth defects

...udy monitored the rate of birth defects in infants whose mothers had taken valproic acid as their only epilepsy drug during the first trimester of pregnancy and were enrolled in the North American Antiepileptic Drug (AED) Pregnancy Registry. Of the 149 women in the study, there were 16 infants with birth d...

Pushy parents can be bad for their children's health

...been referred between 1997 and 2001. The children, whose average age was 14, had all been diagnosed with severe abdominal pain, with no obvious organic (physical) cause, which had greatly disrupted their lives. They had been given the normal battery of tests for severe abdominal pain, including blood sampl...

Cavity prevention tips for pre-school age children

...learly-usually five or six years of age." Children whose parents are prone to cavities and tooth decay need to be extra careful. "We know there's a genetic predisposition to tooth decay," says Dr. Soxman. Children at high risk for cavities should be discouraged from eating starchy snacks such as crackers...

NJIT taps into solar energy to power new campus center

...er. Inside the campus center lobby stands a kiosk whose computer screen displays the amount of energy saved by the panels. Since the system was installed last August, the monitor shows that enough energy has been saved to "to power 510 houses in one day," or "enough energy to make 500,000 cups of coffee."...

Cardiovascular health disparities must be eradicated

...logy at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, whose editorial on the topic appears in the same Circulation issue. "The reason for creating a meeting was not merely to discuss the problem, which has been done before, but to try to create a blueprint of the next steps that organizations, including the A...

Study shows acrylamide in baked and fried food does not increase risk of breast cancer in women

...nt increased risk of breast cancer among the women whose intake was higher. Additionally, the researchers did not find an increased risk of breast cancer among study participants who had greater intakes of specific foods known to contain acrylamide. Lorelei Mucci, lead author of the study and a researcher...

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