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Survival differences by race most apparent in advanced stages of breast cancer

...al within each stage. For example, survival at the same stage can vary by 40 percent depending on the numb...actors that prevent black women from receiving the same quality of care as white women may be exacerbated by the more complex treatment regimens used for mo...

Traditional Chinese exercises may increase efficacy of flu vaccine

...ected to continue their regular activities for the same time period. Each class consisted of equal parts Qigong and Taiji, which included movements emphasizing mobility skills such as weight shifting, range of motion and coordination, and sitting and standing meditation. Although the study had certain l...

Fluctuating eye pressure associated with visual field deterioration in glaucoma patients

...ghout the follow-up period, the two groups had the same average IOP, and their visual fields were the same after three months. However, after the last follow-up examination13 years laterthe visual field was ...

RAND finds cases of undiagnosed diabetes drop sharply

...gnosed diabetes essentially disappeared during the same period, a sign that diabetes programs targeting minority groups have encouraged more people to get tested, according to the study appearing in the August edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. While undiagnosed diabetes rem...

Study says COPD testing is not measuring up

...ood news is that women and men fared virtually the same when it came to spirometry testing, despite previous reports suggesting women were tested less often. COPD is currently the fourth leading cause of death in the United States, and the economic burden of this disease is measured in the billions of d...

Even low levels of weekly exercise drive down blood pressure

...ve days of the week. A further 42 were given the same programme, but for three days of the week. And the remainder were not asked to change their current lifestyle. Pedometers were used to help participants monitor their walking and every participant recorded how long they walked for. Blood pressure...

Waist-to-hip ratio may better predict cardiovascular risk than body mass index

...e and senior author of the study. The risk was the same for both men and women who develop abdominal fat. Prior studies examining the association between obesity and cardiovascular risk reported varied results for overweight subjects who eventually had clinical cardiovascular events. The patients often we...

New treatment effective in counteracting cocaine-induced symptoms

...nduced constriction of the coronary vessels to the same degree it does in skin vessels....

Draining away brain's toxic protein to stop Alzheimer's

...hree times as likely to be damaged compared to the same protein in healthy people. As a result, the Alzhei... vessel and cause problems with blood flow; in the same way, LRP-IV lowers amyloid-beta and indirectly lowers levels of amyloid-beta in the brain. It was ...

Hispanic drug use rises in US culture

...ed, Spanish-speaking Hispanics reported use in the same time period. Their percentage/general patterns of substance use are very similar to white patterns of use, which is what we would expect given an acculturation/assimilation model, Akins said. When Hispanics acculturate to dominant American society ...

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

...ponse to stimulation. We simply say they are the same thing, says Thompson, Director of the Abramson Cancer Center and Chairman and Professor of Cancer Biology and Medicine. The molecular basis of both findings is based on how Bax and Bak work on intracellular membranes. Specifically, the team found t...

Reanalysis of controversial meta-analysis says writing off rosiglitazone may be premature

...n as well. Only when different methods give us the same answers should we be confident in the results," say Diamond and Kaul. In their study, Nissen and Wolski pulled together data from wide-ranging clinical trials that were not necessarily designed to track heart attacks and cardiovascular death. In ad...

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

...ciated with the use of grafts or catheters. At the same time, there is continued concern about overaggress...se findings are grounds for cautious optimism, the same cannot be said for issues of cost," Drs. Foley and Collins write. With the continued growth of the E...

Some women benefit more from exercise when emphasis is on health, not appearance

...them how exercise will make them more fit. These same women were more likely to say that they would try ...n one of four 45-minute step-aerobics classes. The same instructor taught each class, although she emphasized health over appearance in two of the classes. ...

Stanford researchers find culprit in aging muscles that heal poorly

...just as slowly and poorly as old stem cells in the same surroundings. This confirmed their earlier researc...r of acute trauma to muscles, he suspects that the same sort of problem arises on a lesser scale in repairing damage that results from the normal wear and t...

NIH scientists target future pandemic strains of H5N1 avian influenza

...utralizing antibodies against them. Later, if that same person is naturally exposed to a flu virus, these same antibodies should help fight the infection. Influenza viruses constantly mutate, however, and vacc...

A woman who heard voices with her own speech impairments

...icits that, so far as we could establish, were the same as her own....

Hormone regulates fondness for food

...sing properties of food have strong effects on the same key brain regions responsible for rewarding emotions and desires. Using brain imaging technology, they show that these areas of the brain light up when individuals deficient in leptin are shown images of food. Hunger influences what and how much we...

Diet foods for children may lead to obesity

... that were also fed diet foods did not display the same tendency to overeat. The researchers believe the older rats did not overeat because they, unlike the younger rats, relied on a variety of taste-related cues to correctly assess the energy value of their food. "The use of diet food and drinks from ...

To gain muscle and lose fat, drink milk: study

...equivalent amount of energy, which was roughly the same as drinking 600 to 700 milliliters of a typical sp...nd of fat. Those drinking soy lost no fat. At the same time, the gain in muscle was much greater among the milk drinkers than either the soy or carbohydrat...

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