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Study shows promise in identifying kidney failure
...se reactions to medications. The kidneys will stop working
over a period of hours, days, or in some cases, weeks. Five percent of all patients admitted to the hospital and 30-50 percent of those in intensive care units will have kidney failure. In these cases, 50-80 percent of people will die. The current ...
Sexual lifestyles vary among ethnic groups in Britain
...ng differences. This study highlights the need for working
with communities to develop culturally appropriate approaches to the prevention of STIs that take into account the varied risk experienced by different groups." (Quote by e-mail; does not appear in published paper) In an accompanying comment Michael ...
UMaine study looks at infants and chronic nighttime crying
Two University of Maine researchers working
in conjunction with colleagues in Japan have found...y the father worked in Japan, but now both parents working
is very common," he says. "Yonaki or night-waking makes the parents especially the mother exhauste...
UNC study: Most N.C. family practitioners engage in unrecognized community service
...most 21 different volunteer activities while those working
outside academia reported almost 17 different ones...e giving talks on health-related and other topics, working
with community groups on local issues including health-related ones and participating in local healt...
International breast cancer prevention study launches in the United States and Canada
...ased at Queen's University in Kingston Ontario, is working
in cooperation with physicians in Canada, the U.S. and Spain to coordinate the ExCel research study. Founded in 1971 and funded by the Canadian Cancer Society, the NCIC CTG develops, conducts and analyzes national and international trials of cance...
Early onset of puberty the EU gets serious
...zzle from different angles. Most of the groups are working
on the theory that a greater intake of calories has a significant part to play, while others will also be looking at hormone-like substances in the environment. Researchers at KI's Department of Woman and Child Health, however, will for the most part...
Researchers search for first sign of congestive heart failure
...rt failure the heart for reasons such as years of working
against elevated pressures inside blood vessels becomes oversized, inflexible and incapable of properly pumping blood to the body. But pumping is not the real, or at least not the first problem, Dr. Kapuku says. Like loosening the belt to eat a big...
ESC releases the first European Guidelines on Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (PCI)
...s to thrombolysis or no signs that thrombolysis is working
within 4560 minutes after administration should be immediately transferred for PCI, as this might be their only option in order to ensure the swift opening up of the coronary artery. 8. In cardiogenic shock, emergency PCI for complete revascularisa...
Flu pandemic coming, US not prepared
...ies and clinicians throughout the country. IDSA is working
with congressional leaders to integrate these reco...w being considered on Capitol Hill. The Society is working
to achieve bipartisan support for this effort. "Even in a 'normal' year, 36,000 Americans die of inf...
Employment prospects good for most cancer survivors -- but not all
... study, 1433 men and women, ages 25 to 62 who were working
at the time of their cancer diagnosis, were interv...ound that similar numbers of men and women stopped working
during cancer treatment (41 percent of men and 39 percent of women) and most of those who returned t...
Traffic fumes damage DNA
...ouple of hours. They regularly changed lane booth, working
a rotation system. Smoking also increases the amount of urinary 8-OHdG, and there were more smokers among the office workers. But levels of urinary 8-OHdG were an average of 90% higher among the non-smoking toll booth operators than they were among ...
Envisat enables first global check of regional methane emissions
...onal Institute for Space Research (SRON) have been working
on the retrieval of methane and carbon dioxide from SCIAMACHY. This activity is supported by the European Union project EnVisat for Environmental Regulation of GREENhouse gases (EVERGREEN), using Envisat data as a first step towards monitoring green...
New thrust needed to tackle health inequalities globally says UCL scientist
...s the world. Professor Marmot believes that better working
conditions have a huge impact on mortality rates, ...conditions in childhood and adolescence, healthier working
life, and environment and products. These are in addition to health promoting medical care and the u...
The European Society of Cardiology launches Women at Heart
... steps Professor Priori says, "We look forward to working
with our National Societies and the appropriate European authorities in addressing this crucial topic. We urge European clinicians to readdress their thinking and take note of our Women at Heart initiative and its messages, in order to improve the d...
Benign separation process being advanced for pharmaceutical industry
...presentations. Taylor and other students have been working
with Pinkston for three years. Zheng recently joined the team and is studying how the additive allows the experiment to be successful. The company is providing her with a fellowship for spring and summer 2005....
Mountaineering doctors hike medicine to new heights with Xtreme Everest
at the edge of extreme are set to climb the world'...e how well their brains, lungs and metabolisms are working
at extreme altitude. The experiments alone entail a risk of thrombosis and other complications; comb...
Mechanism of RNA recoding: New twists in brain protein production
...py of the genetic code and the RNA as a "writable" working
copy that cells can edit extensively--adding, deleting, and modifying the molecular letters and words that guide protein assembly. Often, even simple editing such as changing one letter in an RNA molecule affects the resulting protein's function. The...
Brain imaging study may hold clues to onset of schizophrenia in people at high risk
... tasks requiring executive function, attention and working
memory, but the neurobiological bases of this remains unclear," said Dr. Aysenil Belger, the study's senior author. "In looking at the brain activity of high-risk people while they performed some of these tasks, we hoped to identify a neurobiologic...
Disfigured patients may be forced to forego surgery
...ciety of Maxillofacial Surgeons president. "We are working
to have better relationships with third-party payers to help them have a greater understanding of the difference between reconstructive and cosmetic procedures. Part of this is an education of third-party payers and the other part is educating the p...
New hand-held information system for emergency responders
... future enhancements to WISER. For example, NLM is working
with CapWIN, an integrated transportation and criminal justice information wireless network across Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. WISER has been added as a resource to this network, providing easy access to authoritative chemical i...
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