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Hepatitis C and health-related quality of life
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) have a significant decreas...logy and ALT levels, do not necessarily correspond with
HRQOL differences. A panel of experts convened to consider all the data focused on patient-reported ...
New evaluation tool reliably predicts recovery from coma
...nscious after a severe brain injury were evaluated with
the DOCS weekly, for up to six weeks. Investigators measured social knowledge, taste and swallowing, olfactory, proprioceptive (perception of one's body in space) and vestibular (balance), auditory, visual, tactile, and testing-readiness. Investigat...
Optical technique identifies vulnerable plaques in cardiac patients
...he characteristics of coronary plaques in patients with
various cardiac symptoms. The report from researc...dy to examine the structure of plaques in patients with
cardiac disease. The study enrolled patients scheduled to undergo cardiac catheterization for whom ...
Some brain cells 'change channels' to fine-tune the message
... replace channels that let charged calcium ions in with
another kind of channel that keeps calcium out. If...lly found at the synapse. If the cells are shocked with
an electric current, within minutes the channels are replaced by ones made of GluR2 and GluR3. After...
Researchers search for first sign of congestive heart failure
... also reduce the heart's ability to relax and fill with
blood, researchers says. If they are right, this m...ltrasound to study how the heart relaxes and fills with
blood in stressful and normal conditions. "By stimulating them with
the video games, we increase th...
Hopkins begins human trials with donor adult stem cells to repair muscle damaged from heart attack
.... The Phase I study is being conducted at Hopkins, with
support from Baltimore-based Osiris Therapeutics, ... therapy or placebo. The study is double blinded, with
neither researchers nor patients aware of who received stem cells until the Phase I study ends, six ...
Billions in cost estimated for firefighter injuries
...ed in labor costs of investigating injuries, along with
the hours required for data collection, report wri...ion reflects different cost estimation models--one with
a narrow approach to possible related firefighter injury costs, the others with
broader views of eco...
Vaccine against childhood pneumonia shows promise
..., or three doses of this tetravalent vaccine mixed with
a nine-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (8718), with
intervals of at least 25 days between doses. 333 of the 8189 children given the pneumococcal vaccine...
Benefits of lung cancer screening with CT questioned
OAK BROOK, Ill. Annual screening with
helical computed tomography (CT) can help radiolog...sue of the journal Radiology. "What we're finding with
CT screening are more early-stage cancers. That could be good news--finding cancers that we'd otherw...
New estimates for the causes of child deaths worldwide
...ependent group on child health epidemiology, along with
those from the World Health Organisation (WHO), an...n the neonatal period will confront health systems with
new challenges, especially in low-income countries they add. (See The Lancet Neonatal Survival Serie...
US attempting to flout ethical practice for patient trials abroad
...on to have been done in a manner consistent either with
the Declaration of Helsinki or any local laws, whi... an investigational new drug need no longer comply with
the Declaration and need comply only with
a document describing good clinical practices. The documen...
Improving access to healthy food has little effect on diet
... retail provision was not independently associated with
diet. Another in Leeds found positive changes in fruit and vegetable consumption, while a similar study in Glasgow found little evidence for an overall effect. Despite some study limitations, the authors suggest that overall, retail interventions may...
Study provides new estimates of the causes of child mortality worldwide
...f the causes of child mortality could be prevented with
existing and proven measures. Additional authors of the study include Jennifer Bryce, Cynthia Boschi-Pinto, Kenji Shibuya and the WHO Child Health Epidemiology Reference Group...
Research offers hope of new treatments for liver damage
...Centre for Inflammation Research, in collaboration with
colleagues from the University of Southampton and ...ilure is also rapidly increasing in younger people with
the deaths in the UK of 500 men and 300 women aged 25-44, in 2003." Professor John Iredale of the Un...
Child care may affect entire community's risks of infection
...oes one step further: it predicts that communities with
more children in child care for a longer period of time have higher carriage rates of pneumococcus among both child care attendees and non-attendees. The study suggests that child care attendance may account for large variations in total community pn...
The Gerontological Society of America announces Hartford Fellowship recipients
...erventions Relevant to Quality of Life for Persons with
Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia." Chou will...tive." And Bonifas is tackling "Factors Associated with
Effective Psychosocial Care in Washington State Skilled Nursing Facilities." Lubben, the Louise McMa...
NYU College of Dentistry study equates poor oral health with preterm birth risk
Pregnant women with
high levels of an oral bacterium associated with
tooth decay and caries (cavities) are at risk for delivering preterm low birth weight (PLBW) babies,...
NIH state-of-the-science panel calls for 'demedicalization' of menopause
... many women move through the menopausal transition with
few disabling symptoms, and that it is important t... unclear. However, many women, particularly those with
surgically induced menopause, do experience significant symptoms that greatly diminish quality of li...
Oral bacteria may predict pregnancy outcomes
...ii Genospecies2 (A. naeslundii gsp2) is associated with
low birth weight and preterm delivery, while highe...reduced birthweight and preterm delivery fits well with
the theory that oral bacteria and the molecules the body produces against them can enter the uterine...
First mouse model for multiple system atrophy points to new treatment targets for brain diseases
.... The mice also showed slowly progressive problems with
their motor skills associated with
the nerve-cell damage. Neurons are important in transmitting signals and in maintaining learning and...
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