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Conventional prognostic factors fail to explain better prostate cancer survival in most Asian men
...iety, the study showed that compared to white men, most
Asian ethnic groups except South Asians paradoxica...ethnicities is poorly understood, in part, because most
studies have aggregated all Asians into a single racial category, ignoring the diverse ethnicities t...
Using coxibs and NSAIDs to treat osteoarthritis
...when making recommendations to patients. OA, the most
common form of arthritis, is a major medical probl... 2020. Controversy now exists as to the safest and most
efficacious way of treating the disease, particularly with respect to use of NSAIDs, both non-select...
Patient-centered approach can backfire
...in the Annals of Behavioral Medicine, patients are most
satisfied with care and most
likely to follow treatment plans -- like taking medication or making diet changes -- if they see a d...
Study, meta-analysis examine factors associated with death from heatstroke
...which were caused by heatstroke. Heatstroke is the most
severe heat-related illness and is defined by an e... exposure to high temperatures. During heat waves, most
victims are found dead at home, and 60 percent of those who reach the hospital are likely to die. ...
RAND finds cases of undiagnosed diabetes drop sharply
...r the rising rate of diabetes over time. The three most
important reasons by far were increases in excessive weight, the transmission of diabetes from parents to children as the disease spreads, and the decline in undiagnosed diabetes. In contrast, rising levels of education actually served to reduce the ...
Pot bellies linked to early signs of cardiovascular disease
...sistance and abnormal cholesterol levels. However, most
important is that other measures of obesity did no...l risk factors, whereas WHR did. The results are most
astonishing and may be influenced by the age distribution of the study, Dr. Erbel added. During life...
Study suggests loss of 2 types of neurons -- not just 1 -- triggers Parkinson's symptoms
...of movement; and postural instability. The disease most
often occurs in those over 50. "People don't st...shenker. "The lack of symptoms until the death of most
of the dopamine neurons suggested the existence of a system that can temporarily compensate for the ...
Grandparents, older adults encouraged to seek help for a sleep disorder
... can likewise play havoc with our sleep. In fact, most
all medical problems can disturb our sleep, and the older adults sleep is most
vulnerable. Many older adults often have more trouble falling asleep than persons in other age gro...
Even low levels of weekly exercise drive down blood pressure
...se recommendations, with lack of time cited as the most
common reason for failing to do so. The study authors invited 106 healthy but sedentary civil servants between the ages of 40 and 60 to take part in an exercise programme for 12 weeks. Some 44 people were randomly assigned to 30 minutes of brisk ...
Stomach cancer rate set to fall further 25 percent over next decade
...in the journal Gut. Stomach cancer is the fourth most
common cancer, and the second leading cause of cancer related death, in the world. The findings are based on the long term monitoring of the three types of cell changes indicative of subsequent stomach cancer. The authors tracked all new cases of...
Anemia and tropical diseases; Is pharmacogenomics ready for the clinic?
...on of several NTDs, it can be measured even in the most
remote areas, and it changes in a predictable fashion with alterations in the burden of NTDs. Citation: Bates I, McKew S, Sarkinfada F (2007) Anaemia: A useful indicator ofneglected disease burden and control. PLoS Med 4(8): e231. IN YOUR ARTICLE...
Disability payments may spur drug abuse
...the small subset of aid recipients who account for most
of the substance abuse hospitalizations and consider changing the bulk of their aid from cash payments to in-kind support such as food or housing assistance. ...
Investigators uncover intriguing clues to why persistent acid reflux sometimes turns into cancer
...sociated with Barretts esophagus, is currently the most
rapidly rising cancer in the U.S., with a sixfold increase in cases during the past 30 years, according to the National Cancer Institute. Understanding how and why the cells change in some cases and not others has been a major challenge for investi...
New cause of tamoxifen resistance in breast cancer cells discovered at Lombardi
...Center. Anti-hormonal therapies are some of the most
effective treatments for breast cancer because estrogen, a natural female sex hormone, can drive the growth of the tumor. Tamoxifen and other anti-hormonal therapies cut off the tumors access to estrogen, causing the tumor to stabilize and sometimes ...
New study shows promise in reducing surgical risks associated with surgical bleeding
... University, St. Louis (MO) School of Medicine. Im most
encouraged by the increasing evidence that recombinant technology is safe and effective because it means that we may be able to avoid using blood or blood products from other people or animals and automatically diminish the risk of infection and the ...
Reanalysis of controversial meta-analysis says writing off rosiglitazone may be premature
...art attacks and cardiovascular death. In addition, most
of the trials did not report occurrence of any heart attack or cardiovascular death. In this type of "sparse data" situation, the statistical model employed by Nissen and Wolski tends to overestimate risk, and some experts call for applying a "correc...
Nationwide data highlight encouraging trends, 'staggering' costs of ESRD
...Annual Data Report. The USRDS update assembles the most
recent nationwide data on the incidence, treatment...tices have been less than optimal." In 2004, the most
recent year for which complete data were available, 104,364 Americans (approximately 0.03 percent of...
Reductive stress linked to heart disease
...e in the animals. Glutathione, one of the bodys most
powerful antioxidants, is regulated at multiple steps principally by the G6PD enzyme. To establish the connection between reduced glutathione and heart failure, Benjamin mated mutant alpha B-Crystallin mice that carried too much G6PD with mice that h...
Some women benefit more from exercise when emphasis is on health, not appearance
... legs or other body parts. We want to design the most
beneficial exercise programs for different groups of people, and understanding how people respond to different approaches to exercise is key to doing so, Focht said. We chose a very specific sample of women that we thought would be sensitive to the c...
Women with migraines and visual symptoms may have higher stroke risk
... one percent of controls. Second, and probably the most
important finding, women who had probable migraine with visual symptoms who also smoked and used oral contraceptives had seven times the risk of stroke than women who had probable migraine with visual symptoms alone. Migraine and stroke share some co...
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