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Advanced prostate cancer previously considered inoperable may be operable, curable
...ificant," he says. "In contrast, five-year data is less
meaningful." Dr. Zincke recommends that patients with cT3 prostate cancer seek a surgeon who performs at least one prostate surgery per week and has completed at least 300 prostate surgeries. He explains that currently only 3 to 4 percent of urologi...
Many parents fail to set rules to limit children's exposure to tobacco smoke, according to new study
... smoke-free section of restaurants and trains, and less
than half ask others not to smoke in the presence of their children. Families with low incomes and ethnic minorities were among the most likely not to have rules that limit children's exposure to secondhand smoke outside the home. Families with incom...
Top anti-arthritis drugs cause skin disease
... not undergoing TNF-alpha blocking therapy and had less
severe disease only 13% visited a dermatologist during the same period of time. The most frequent conditions that patients on therapy suffered from were: skin infections - 33 infections were recorded; eczema, which was diagnosed 20 times; and drug er...
Urban neighborhoods affect how people think about health
...ean that many people in poor urban communities are less
likely to seek preventive care that could help the...y level, Barnes said. "Interestingly, residents in less
poor neighborhoods were more likely to stay home ill from work than those who lived in more impoveri...
Study shows new antipsychotic drug prevents brain loss in schizophrenia
...previous studies that show patients who experience less
brain loss do better clinically. "This is a really big breakthrough," says the study's leader, Jeffrey Lieberman, M.D., director of the New York State Psychiatric Institute and chairman of psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center. "The drugs ...
More exhaust inhaled by kids inside school buses than by others in the area, says new UC study
...se, compared with adults, their immune systems are less
mature and they inhale more air per body weight per day. "For every metric ton of pollution emitted by a school bus, the cumulative mass of pollution inhaled by the 40 or so kids on that bus is comparable to, or in many cases larger than, the cumula...
Last call for Annual World of Children award nominations
...tional letters to make their household transitions less
threatening. HOW TO NOMINATE AN INDIVIDUAL: Nomination forms can be completed and submitted via World of Children's web site at http://www.worldofchildren.org ....
Largest NIH grant for NYU will create research network in dental practices
...n disease, treatment trends, and the prevalence of less
common oral conditions. NYU's PEARL Network draws its strength from a distinguished team of NYU senior scientists, the Bluestone Center for Clinical Research (the largest center of its kind in any dental school in the world), a world-class data coord...
Cognitive therapy works as well as antidepressants, but with lasting effect after therapy ends
...ame rate; however, cognitive therapy patients were less
likely to relapse in the two years following the end of treatment. According to the researchers, the return of symptoms might demonstrate that the medication may have blunted the appearance of depression but did not affect underlying disease process...
Teens believe oral sex is safer, more acceptable to peers
Young adolescents believe that oral sex is less
risky to their health and emotions than vaginal se...oung teens considered oral sex to be significantly less
risky to their health than vaginal sex. The adolescents believed that oral sex also was less
Consumers not getting accurate information about smokeless tobacco
...ff, held between the lip and gum) is substantially less
harmful when compared with cigarettes. Estimates typically put the risk of dying from snuff use in the range of 1% or 2% of that from cigarette smoking, though some experts put the estimate at or near zero since snuff use has not been definitively l...
Different antipsychotic medications may have different effects on brain volume
...ated with an atypical antipsychotic medication had less
change in brain volume compared with patients trea...l antipsychotic medication (olanzapine) would have less
reduction in gray matter volume than patients treated with a conventional antipsychotic medication (...
Pediatric use of complementary and alternative medicine
...rs found. "We found that CAM use was significantly less
likely for malesand more likely for children with cancer, children with low back pain, and children with adult family members who use CAM," the authors write. "Not surprisingly, the most significant factor that determined whether a pediatric patient ...
Early home environment and television watching influence bullying behavior
...e stimulation from their parents are significantly less
likely to become bullies in grade school, but the more television four-year-olds watch the more likely they are to bully later, according to an article in the April issue of the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives j...
Education program reduces incidents of shaken baby syndrome
...f abusive head injuries among infants and children less
than 36 months of age was tracked from December 19...ent education program. "This simple program costs less
than $10 per infant and was designed to require less
than 15 minutes," Dias said. "When compared to ...
ALLHAT findings are 'color blind' in showing diuretics work better for high blood pressure
...ension applied by race because black patients have less
success than non-black patients with the ACE inhibitors," said Davis, who also is director of the Coordinating Center for Clinical Trials at the UT School of Public Health. "However the results showed diuretics were as good or better than the newer d...
A probe, not an echo
...t kinds of tissue allow slightly more, or slightly less
of the pulse through -- the loss is called "attenuation," and varies according to the type of tissue, and the frequency of the pulse. "Typically the resulting images represent minute variations in relative attenuation over various frequency bands an...
Physicians, researchers to talk about new treatments for oral, head and neck cancers
...these cancers, and their survivors, have been much less
visible than advocates of other illnesses. At 10 a.m. EST on Friday, April 8 some of the nation's leading researchers and physicians will be available to talk about the state of disease diagnosis, prevention, and treatment. They will present break...
Exercise, stress management show physiological benefits for heart patients
... increased blood flow, while diseased arteries are less
responsive, the researchers said. In these tests of flow-mediated dilation, patients who received the behavioral treatments displayed nearly a 25 percent improvement when compared to those patients who only received usual medical care. "To our knowle...
ALLHAT study findings for racial sub-groups show diuretics work better for high blood pressure
... treating high blood pressure, ACE inhibitors work less
well than alternatives in black patients. "This analysis confirms and extends to all races ALLHAT's original conclusion that diuretics are the right first-line therapy for high blood pressure. While some other recent studies have evaluated newer ther...
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