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Rockefeller University researchers are changing the face of drug addiction treatment

...tion at first from the staff, people who come from different therapeutic traditions," Kellogg says. "In general, we tend to punish people for doing things that are wrong, so it's not necessarily intuitive to reinforce positive behavior when it does occur in our patients. But once the patients began to respond ...

Asthma patients' immune systems respond differently with allergies

...y share this common etiological pathway, they show different expressions of their disease with a wide variety o...men's laboratory became interested in studying the different response of these cytokines in asthma patients when they were and were not experiencing allergies. T...

Urban neighborhoods affect how people think about health

...ey differ among races," Barnes said. This study is different than others because it considers the availability, accessibility and affordability of basic health care for residents in poor urban areas, including those who are regularly employed but whose income is below the nation's poverty level, Barnes said. "...

Largest NIH grant for NYU will create research network in dental practices

...er the next seven years, comparing the benefits of different dental procedures, dental materials, and prevention strategies under a range of patient and clinical conditions. The networks also will perform anonymous chart reviews, as allowed by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), to...

Pediatricians must confront community-based threats to health

...ipated in the program and have worked with over 40 different community organizations in Rochester since the program's inception. "Teaching hospitals must seize the opportunity to change the behavior of next generation of pediatricians," said Laura Jean Shipley, M.D., a pediatrician at URMC and Panorama Pediatr...

Consumers not getting accurate information about smokeless tobacco

...d. Different tobacco products are associated with different levels of health risks, and smokeless tobacco (the most popular form of which in Europe and North America is moist snuff, held between the lip and gum) is substantially less harmful when compared with cigarettes. Estimates typically put the risk of ...

It takes a village to improve the health of children

...h community and each residency training program is different in its resources and needs, the authors stress. "For residents and medical students, this training provides an important reconnection to interests and passions that may have led them to a career in medicine, advanced competencies in working with co...

Differential heart-attack risks among blacks, whites remain mystery

...creased levels of Lp(a) in the bloodstream lead to different risk factors for whites and African-Americans. That theory is based on earlier lab studies that showed Lp(a) had a tendency to stick to some of the tissues that line blood-vessel walls. Some researchers believe the adhesive property causes a chain re...

A probe, not an echo

...n over various frequency bands and they define the different sections of the tissue in the image," said Marmarelis. The two arrays, transmitter and receiver, are mounted on opposite sides of a drum that spins as it rises around the object (which is suspended in water), creating a stack of tomographic image sl...

Metabolic side effects of antipsychotics are known, but rarely monitored

...l tests as well as to analyze the drugs' impact on different circuitry involved in memory function. The early findings he's presenting in Savannah show a modest reduction in this circuitry with long-term use of risperidone or Risperdal. "What we are finding in this study is that risperidone actually decreases ...

Antioxidant may have adverse effects in head and neck cancer patients

...about 1 year into the trial because results from a different large trial found an increased incidence of lung cancer among smokers receiving beta-carotene.) Participants were followed for a median of 52 months. Compared with patients given a placebo, patients who received alpha-tocopherol supplements had a hig...

A possible new phase for rheumatoid arthritis treatment

...eumatoid arthritis had a cytokine profile that was different from that seen in patients in the early phases of other arthritic diseases, and also from that in longstanding rheumatoid arthritis - suggesting a distinct pathological process during the early phase of rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis is a...

Institute of Medicine news: Review of HIVNET 012 study

...s with lower rates of endemic diseases -- may have different thresholds for hospitalization and interpretations of what counts as "serious." Another concern about HIVNET 012 focused on whether cases of jaundice -- or hyperbilirubinemia -- among infants in the study were underreported. While the study investi...

OHSU scientist helping explain basis of psychotic behavior

...line, take-home message is that there are a lot of different things that all seem to converge on this system," Grandy said. "It's like all roads lead to Rome. The D2 system still seems to be very important in terms of psychosis and amphetamine-mediated disorders." To create dopamine supersensitivity in animal ...

About 70 percent of older adults use alternative medicine

... age may also send more older adults to search for different kinds of treatments. "Treatment of chronic pain is very difficult," she said. "People who are living with pain will try everything possible to alleviate it. Those taking a holistic approach toward life may try something else such as alternative medic...

Fifteen-year hunt uncovers gene behind 'pseudothalidomide' syndrome

...und important genetic changes in part by comparing different species' genetic sequences, most of which were published only within the last four years. "In 1989, we were collecting samples and characterizing the chromosome problem in cells from people with Roberts syndrome," Jabs remembers. "We knew it would be...

Tissue engineering experts discuss orthopaedics applications

...ng to use patients' own cells to grow more than 20 different tissue types. They harvest cells from humans and apply growth factors, to cause the cells to multiply outside the body. It can take years to develop and perfect these growth factors, which cause a group of cells about one centimeter in size to multip...

Restless legs syndrome has complex genetic involvement

...s of the syndrome in affected individuals from the different families to see if those differences correlated with the differences in linkage. They found that one feature, periodic leg movements during sleep, was significantly greater for affected individuals from the linked families than for affected individua...

Deep brain stimulation in Parkinson disease reduces uncontrolled movements

CHICAGO Deep brain stimulation of two different areas of the brain appears to improve problems wit...mber of studies have shown that stimulation of two different areas of the brain, the globus pallidus interna (GPi) and the subthalmic nucleus (STN), can be achie...

Exercise may not be good enough to reduce mild hypertension in older people, Hopkins experts say

...mostly younger men in whom high blood pressure has different characteristics and causes than are the case in ol... reduction, while important, was not statistically different between the two groups. Similarly, measures of artery stiffness did not improve significantly in ei...

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