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A 'broader' look at cardiac CTA images often finds diseases/disorders beyond the heart

...in this topic developed because we were performing many cardiac CTA examinations, including those for bypass grafting, and we wondered how often we would find unrelated but clinically significant findings in the heart and lungs, said Charles White, MD, senior author of the study. We wanted to know the eff...

Traditional Chinese exercises may increase efficacy of flu vaccine

...e the curriculum is holistic, it touches people on many fronts, he said. So its not surprising that you can feel the immune part, the strength part, the psychological part. Its what this art was designed for to target all these different aspects of life, from a preventative and nurturing point of view.An...

Adverse housing conditions contribute to diabetes risk

...abetes as a result of poor housing conditions, but many factors have already been ruled out. The current study was funded by the National Institutes of Health....

RAND finds cases of undiagnosed diabetes drop sharply

...el of glucose in the blood. The disease can cause many severe problems, including heart and kidney disease, circulatory ailments and vision problems. The illness was the sixth leading cause of death in the United States in 2002. ...

Grandparents, older adults encouraged to seek help for a sleep disorder

...ed about seven to eight hours of sleep each night, many often get less sleep, which may make them more sus...e more than 30 minutes to fall asleep. There are many other possible explanations for changes in older adults sleep patterns, says Dr. Krainson. Older ad...

Adverse housing conditions contribute to diabetes risk

...he development of diabetes." The study looked at many risk factors for diabetes including weight, smokin...n and of itself," Schootman says. "Think about how many middle-aged African-Americans live in a place like St. Louis, and if our sample is at all representa...

MRI finds breast cancer before it becomes dangerous

...CIS diagnosis. Instead, these DCIS are pervaded by many small blood vessels in which the contrast medium t...women with an increased risk of breast cancer. Yet many of the participants had taken part in the study as part of the perfectly normal cancer check-up. The...

New cause of tamoxifen resistance in breast cancer cells discovered at Lombardi

...ometimes even shrink. However according to Clarke, many cancers become insensitive to these treatments over time more than half of all recurring breast cancers lose sensitivity because they have found a way to keep growing in the absence of estrogen. Previously, Clarke and his team found that XBP1 is...

Test project of patient-centered medical home model endorsed by American College of Physicians

...r, said. The PCMH has great promise for overcoming many of the challenges including quality, patient satisfaction and overall cost of our healthcare system. We are pleased to have the opportunity to contribute toward solutions both immediately in Florida, and longer-term throughout the country. Unit...

Penn study finds pro-death proteins required to regulate healthy immune function

...he team thinks their findings will likely apply to many different cell types. When a cell receives signals to increase metabolism, it increases mitochondrial activity and energy production. That leads to the production of more energy than the cell can deal with, and consequently, the release of ROS. It is...

Nationwide data highlight encouraging trends, 'staggering' costs of ESRD

...dney disease (CKD)loss of kidney function that, in many patients, progresses to ESRD. "The interface between CKD and ESRD, which is very poorly understood, remains an unmet public health challenge," the authors write. Dr. Foley concludes, "If one accepts that healthcare resources are finite, prevention of...

New study counts the economic cost of persistent pain in Australia

...ars, yet it remains under-treated or untreated for many reasons. It is now possible to manage persistent pain in 70-80 per cent of patients yet fewer than 10 per cent actually obtain pain relief, he said. Federal and State Governments could save enormous amounts of tax-payers money by providing the r...

Stanford researchers find culprit in aging muscles that heal poorly

...ote maintenance and proliferation of stem cells in many tissues. But in this instance, Wnt appears to bloc...shed in the Aug. 10 issue of Science. Rando said many drugs can block Wnt signaling. "Theoretically, given the number of ways to block Wnt and Wnt signali...

Researchers suggest TB screening for all international adoptees

...ta and lead author of the study. Because of the many social and demographic circumstances in North Amer...nage or home, as well as the adoptive agency. As many international adoptees have no medical history documents, systematic screening for tuberculosis is i...

Bioengineering to prevent iron deficiency?

...monotonous plant-based diets with little meat ie. many developing countries. In an analysis of ten develo...the effects of disability). Iron deficiency has many reported consequences children deficient in iron have higher susceptibility to upper respiratory tr...

Hormone regulates fondness for food

...mistry, says: While body weight remains stable for many people over a long period of time, other people gain weight very easily. More studies are needed to find out how these brain responses vary in people with weight problems in general. Research is needed to find out how leptin triggers other chemicals ...

'Heroes of Chemistry' honored for medical, energy, environmental breakthroughs

...nt for improving our lives through chemistry in so many ways." The Heroes of Chemistry program, starte...ficacy and a favorable side-effect profile: Unlike many other atypical antipsychotics, Geodon does not cause weight gain on long-term therapy, which is a si...

Where's the beef? Not enough of it is on elders' plates, muscle-metabolism study suggests

...ining muscles. Since nutritional studies show that many elderly individuals eat less protein than the aver..., said Paddon-Jones, including cost, the fact that many foods may not taste as good to them as they once did, difficulty chewing, limited menus in nursing h...

Baby DVDs, videos may hinder, not help, infants' language development

... Parents of the 8 to 16 month olds were asked how many of a list of about 90 words their child understood... Parents of the 17 to 24 month olds were asked how many words on a similar list they had heard their child use. Typical words from this list were truck, co...

States taking action to insure nation's 13.3M uninsured young adults

...ility and access to coverage are real barriers for many young people who lack access to employer coverage. Even the cost of basic coverage on the individual insurance market can amount to a large share of a low or moderate income. States with laws requiring health plans to cover young adults on their ...

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