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New colorectal cancer screening recommendations for African Americans
...the United States. African Americans are diagnosed with
colorectal cancer at a younger age than whites, and African Americans with
colorectal cancer have decreased survival compared with
whites. The article reviews the evidence wh...
WISE study starts in Toulouse: 60 days of bed-rest for terrestrial female astronauts
...iod they will undergo similar tests for comparison with
the baseline data. The WISE study is being conducted in two campaigns, with
12 volunteers in each. The second campaign starts in September. Volunteers can still apply. The data...
Use of inhaled corticosteroid led to fewer hospitalizations for young children with asthma
...budesonide inhalation suspension), were associated with
improved outcomes for children with
asthma. The trial evaluated a total of 11,407 patients aged 12 months to four years who were diagno...
Scientist works on innovative treatments for brain tumors
...ski developed a drug that combines a form of Il 13 with
a toxin that kills cancer cells. By targeting the ... normal tissues, something that cannot be achieved with
normal chemotherapy. "We want to examine opportunities to take full advantage of the unique presence...
Mailman School of Public Health receives Manhattan Tobacco Cessation Center grant
...eling of all tobacco users. Through partnerships with
leading healthcare providers we are implementing s...Dental and Oral Surgery. Additional collaborators with
the Mailman School, NewYork-Presbyterian, and CUMC include Bellevue, Harlem, Metropolitan, Lenox Hil...
Rural America vulnerable to bioterrorism and natural disaster threats
...r for Public Health Preparedness, in collaboration with
the Maine Department of Health and Human Services,...they are." "Rural areas in the United States bring with
them unique challenges that are much different than their urban counterparts," said Frances. "Though...
Pushy parents can be bad for their children's health
..., 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 th...
Aloe vera: Natural, home remedy treats canker and cold sores
...ra accelerates healing and reduces pain associated with
canker sores, which are blisters on the lips or mo...d L. Wynn, PhD, mentions a study done on a patient with
lichen planus, a disease affecting the skin and oral mucus membranes. The patient drank 2.0 ounces o...
Cavity prevention tips for pre-school age children
...their child is at risk for cavities? It all begins with
that first trip to the dentist. The first dental ...s after consumption. If the teeth are still filled with
food, the snack should be discontinued. "Regardless of what food is eaten, regular efforts have to b...
New generation contact lenses cut risk of severe eye infection
...ttending the Royal Eye Hospital in Manchester, UK, with
acute eye problems. All those wearing contact lens...ed below 8, 18 slept in their lenses. Among the 38 with
severe keratitis, 9 did so. Four types of lenses were studied - rigid, hydrogel daily disposable, hy...
Traffic fumes damage DNA
...xide, which indicates harmful oxidation associated with
traffic fumes. The operators worked in eight hour shifts, for four consecutive days, before taking a day off. During their shift, they took breaks of between 30 and 45 minutes every couple of hours. They regularly changed lane booth, working a rotat...
Hospitals may now be more willing to partner up with former adversaries
...izations (QIO). Focusing on patients hospitalized with
acute myocardial infarction, researchers found an ...dback they received points to the need for contact with
doctors and upper-level management. "While hospitals no longer view QIOs as adversaries their impac...
TB Alliance announces new drug discovery program with GlaxoSmithKline
...iance on status of TB drug pipeline and discussion with
GlaxoSmithKline, patient and public health groups....d on novel drugs. This shift will only be possible with
a robust and dynamic drug pipeline. The compounds from this discovery program may attack the bacillu...
Energy and sports drinks attack enamel
... three to 11 times greater than cola-based drinks, with
energy drinks and bottled lemonades causing the mo...fects, says Dr. von Fraunhofer. "The major problem with
any of these drinks is not chugging it down, it's sipping continuously over a long period," says Dr....
Strengths and failings of U.S. health care 'system' are driven by embedded vested interests
...me of the finest health care in the world, and yet with
more than 16 percent of Americans uninsured, mostly children, many do not have access to or cannot afford this health care. The JHSB articles shed historical and contemporary light on some of the reasons behind this inequality and explore the functio...
Alcohol relapse adversely affects 10-year liver transplant survival
...r. Follow-up periods ranged from 14 to 155 months, with
a mean of 99.2 months. After their transplants, 14...e authors. They note that alcoholism is associated with
an increased risk for several malignancies in the non-immunosuppressed population and that tobacco c...
Boston University team finds link between high cholesterol and better cognitive performance
...esterol from other well-known risk factors. Along with
high blood pressure, diabetes, and hypertension, h...two percent of the participants were being treated with
anti-cholesterol medication. Anti-cholesterol medications and diets as well as risk factors such as...
Donor age has no affect on long-term liver transplant survival
...osis due to hepatitis C are invariably re-infected with
the virus after transplantation. When the disease ...ults about whether a donor's age can be associated with
a poor outcome. The current study examined the impact of donor age, immunosuppression, and other fac...
Envisat enables first global check of regional methane emissions
...UP) at the University of Heidelberg in cooperation with
the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KM...03. "In general the observations agree very well with
the model," explains Christian Frankenberg of IUP. "For example, the measurements confirm the occurr...
Giant iceberg B-15A edges past floating ice pier
...d Antarctic iceberg is around 120 kilometres long, with
an area exceeding 2500 square kilometres, making i...m its temporary resting place, an event coinciding with
numerous fragments of ice seen breaking off from the centre of its coastward side as the iceberg was...
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