Tag: "researchers" at medical news
Community MRSA is re-emergence of 1950's pandemic
...reviously expected, warns an international team of researchers
who have been studying the bacteria. First isolate...meticillin was used to treat these infections. Now researchers
have shown that one of the key clones of community acquired MRSA (CA-MRSA) - infections picked up in...
Advanced prostate cancer previously considered inoperable may be operable, curable
... prostate cancer patients studied, the Mayo Clinic researchers
also found urinary incontinence rates and complications were akin to those for cT2 prostate cancer. Some of the patients studied with cT3 prostate cancer had additional, or adjuvant, therapy after surgery, such as hormone therapy or radiotherapy. Dr...
New approach to eye training may significantly improve performance
...inpoint targets in busy images," Dosher said. The researchers
tested six volunteers with normal vision. Half of ...ion, with accuracy measured every 180 trials. The researchers
found that those who first trained on the clear displays approximately doubled their efficiency and ...
Study finds radiation therapy for prostate cancer nearly doubles risk for rectal cancer
...olution of radiation delivery techniques. However, researchers
say that even with today's technology, some portions of the rectum still receive a high dose of radiation. Therefore, the risk of rectal cancer may still exist and thus, until proven otherwise, men treated with radiation for prostate cancer need moni...
American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for April 2005 (first issue)
...s had to take the regimen for 12 months. In 1956, researchers
in Madras, India, found that results from those wh... drug called pyrazinamide discovered in 1952, U.S. researchers
working with experimental tuberculosis in mice showed that as bacterial metabolism slowed down from ...
Radiation therapy for prostate cancer nearly doubles the risk of rectal cancer
...lution of radiation delivery techniques. However, researchers
say that even with today's technology, some portions of the rectum might still receive a high dose of radiation. Therefore, the risk of rectal cancer may still be substantial and thus, until proven otherwise, men treated with radiation for prostate ...
Statin simvastatin linked to protection against endothelial dysfunction in diabetic rats
... vascular complication, Medical College of Georgia researchers
set out to determine the effects of simvastatin on... the microvascular complications in diabetics. The researchers
found that in addition to lowering cholesterol levels, simvastatin also appeared to prevent or rever...
Many parents fail to set rules to limit children's exposure to tobacco smoke, according to new study
...dren," and "No smoking is allowed in my home." The researchers
also inquired about tobacco exposure rules outside the home, including "Do not allow smoking in the car," "Ask people not to smoke in their presence," and "Usually sit in the no-smoking sections of restaurants." Findings of the study are not encourag...
Autistic children's abnormal metabolic profile findings
...ow Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute researchers
report for the first time that children with autis...rointestinal tract, and the immune system, and the researchers
believe they may contribute to the neurological, gastrointestinal and immunologic pathology that occ...
Study shows new antipsychotic drug prevents brain loss in schizophrenia
...on in function, but only in the last 10 years have researchers
found that the brains of schizophrenics are also progressively deteriorating. "People used to think that the deterioration was inevitable, but now we're thinking that if you can prevent the acute episodes of psychosis in schizophrenia you can actual...
More exhaust inhaled by kids inside school buses than by others in the area, says new UC study
... city's population, according to a new analysis by researchers
at the University of California. The results high...school buses should be a very high priority." The researchers
noted that children are especially vulnerable to air pollution because, compared with adults, their ...
AACR establishes new lectureship in honor of Dr. Jane C. Wright
...ring cancer chemotherapy. She was among the first researchers
to test chemotherapeutic drugs in humans which pro... cancer chemotherapy and led delegations of cancer researchers
to Africa, China, Eastern Europe, and the Soviet Union. By 1967, she was the highest ranking Africa...
If you fill it, they will slurp, and slurp, and slurp ...
...besity Research, a leading nutrition journal. The researchers
served a free soup lunch to 54 adults, half of whom ate from normal 18-ounce soup bowls, while the other half ate from identical bowls that, unbeknownst to the participants, were slowly refilled through tubing connected to out-of-sight soup cauldrons...
Study shows light therapy to effectively treat mood disorders, including SAD
...s by which light therapy works remain unclear, the researchers
said. The studies selected by the authors for inclusion in their meta-analysis were grouped into four categories: bright light for SAD, bright light for non-seasonal depression, dawn simulation for SAD and bright light as an adjunct therapy combined ...
Carnegie Mellon researchers open window into the ability of humans to recognize faces
...between two faces when presented side by side. The researchers
also have discovered through functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) scans that, contrary to their expectations, the regions of the brain that are activated when normal individuals perceive and recognize faces also are activated in individuals w...
Bone SPECT superior to FDG PET for detecting bone metastases in breast cancer
... (metastasized) to a patient's bones, according to researchers
from Shizuoka Cancer Center Hospital in Japan. FDG...ter destruction by tumor cells. For the study, the researchers
analyzed the findings in a total of 900 bones in 15 patients with breast cancer who underwent both S...
BI-RADS lexicon for ultrasound useful for differentiating benign from malignant solid masses
...alignant solid masses, according to a new study by researchers
at Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, N...National Institutes of Health. For the study, the researchers
analyzed 403 sonograms of solid masses, 141 of which were found to be malignant at biopsy. Each lesi...
AACR awards scholarships for minority and underrepresented scientists
...asic scientists, epidemiologists and translational researchers
from around the world to discuss the latest findings and most significant information in laboratory, translational and clinical cancer research. More than 6,200 scientific abstracts will be presented this year. "The AACR maintains a strong commitmen...
Cognitive therapy works as well as antidepressants, but with lasting effect after therapy ends
...es of General Psychiatry. The study, conducted by researchers
at the University of Pennsylvania and Vanderbilt U...orked significantly better than a placebo, but the researchers
demonstrated that cognitive therapy was more effective than medication at preventing relapses after ...
Teens believe oral sex is safer, more acceptable to peers
...risk of STDs from oral sex would be zero. The UCSF researchers
noted other studies that show a general misperception that oral sex entails no risk at all or very little risk. When oral sex is more frequent, sexually transmitted infection rates could rise if those who engage in oral sex do not use barrier protect...
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