Tag: "white" at medical news
Conventional prognostic factors fail to explain better prostate cancer survival in most Asian men
... Cancer Society, the study showed that compared to white
men, most Asian ethnic groups except South Asians ...he data to date show that compared to non-Hispanic white
Americans, some Asian ethnicities, such as Japanese-Americans, have higher survival rates, despite w...
Survival differences by race most apparent in advanced stages of breast cancer
...ore advanced disease at the time of diagnosis than white
women. Whether these disparities are due to a diff...n American women have worse clinical outcomes than white
women. However, staging disease is complex, taking into account tumor size and regional or distant d...
DNA vaccine against multiple sclerosis appears safe, potentially beneficial
...mber of cytokine-producing CD4+ T cells (a type of white
blood cell) specifically targeting myelin proteins. This reduction was found in the blood as well as in the cerebrospinal fluid of three patients who voluntarily underwent lumbar puncture after completing the course of BHT-3009. Atorvastatin did not ...
Hispanic drug use rises in US culture
...e their traditional cultural beliefs with those of white
Americans, according to new research presented tod...eral 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...
Osteoporosis screening and treatment may be cost-effective for selected older men
...and serious health problem among elderly men, with white
men at age 60 years having a 29 percent chance of ...mputer simulation model for hypothetical groups of white
men age 65, 70, 75, 80, or 85 years, with or without prior clinical fracture. Data from several sour...
UQ researchers discover some of the oldest forms of life
... good research site as it has ancient forms of the white
smokers active at plate margins today and black sulfidic smokers found in sea floor vent systems in tectonically active sites, he said. These are the places where scientists believe life on Earth might have had its origins. Dr Glikson said the ...
Shining light on pancreatic cancer
..., fiber-optic system, a xenon lamp shines intense, white
light through a series of lenses and filters onto ... a spectrograph, a device that separates a beam of white
light into its component wavelengths and measures them. An image sensor captures the result for anal...
Environmental inequality study finds no direct links to segregation, income
...s in a more polluted part of town than the average white
person, the levels of inequality vary widely between cities and defy simple explanation. In a study of the 61 largest U.S. metropolitan areas, University of Colorado at Boulder Assistant Professor Liam Downey found that in some cities Hispanics li...
When minority patients have insurance and a medical home, their health care improves
...c patients are insured, they are just as likely as white
adults to receive reminders to schedule needed preventive care. Community Health Centers and Other Public Clinics Are Important Providers of Care to Vulnerable Patients. Although they care for a large proportion of uninsured, low-income, and mino...
Spuds that like you -- in your summer salad
...y also found that RPS pigs had decreased levels of white
blood cells, such as leucocytes and lymphocytes in their blood. White blood cells are produced as a result of inflammation or disease, generally when the body is challenged. The general down-regulation of leucocytes observed by the Spanish research...
Advocates ask fashion industry to support braille clothing tags; talking Web site
...ing the blind. The day is named for the familiar white
cane used by millions of people. If White Cane Day is the only single day that exists for them, then White Cane Label is pretty obvious, says Brill, who graduated in May from RIT with a bachelors degree in advertising and public relations. This i...
Split the difference: Pill-splitting study looks at cost-saving step that could be used by millions
...ey were also better educated and more likely to be white
and female than the general U.S. adult population. Two hundred eligible patients completed the initial survey regarding their perception on pill splitting, Of them, 111 patients agreed to participate in a 6-month trial of pill splitting in which ...
Simple test predicts 6-year risk of dementia
...illed cavities between brain tissue -- or diseased white
matter the nerve cells that transmit signals between grey matter; thickening of the internal carotid artery, which brings blood to the head and neck; and the presence of one or two copies of the e4 allele, or subtype, of APO-E, the gene that codes f...
Low-carb diets' effects linked to rise in newly identified 'starvation hormone'
... mice. FGF21 in turn stimulates lipid breakdown in white
adipose tissue and ketone body production in the liver. They unexpectedly also found that FGF21 led the animals to reduce their physical activity and made them more sensitive to entering torpor, a short-term, hibernation-like state. In addition to ...
Dating violence and sexual assault associated with suicide attempts among urban teens
...tudents and those who responded were primarily not white
(40.1 percent Hispanic, 36 percent black, 16 percent Asian/other and 7.9 percent white). Persistent sadness (feeling sad or hopeless daily for two weeks in a row during the past year) occurred in 40.2 percent of female students and 24.2 percent of ma...
Revlimid data presented at ASCO stands to change the way physicians treat multiple myeloma
... bone marrow that affects production of red cells, white
cells and stem cells. It is the second most prevalent of the blood cancers, affecting an estimated 750,000 people worldwide, and in industrialized countries it is being diagnosed in growing in numbers and in increasingly younger people. The Revlimid...
Study finds difference in survival rates among white and black women with advanced breast cancer
...oved and the difference in life expectancy between white
and black women continues to widen, according to r...mprovements in breast cancer survival only benefit white
women and that the disparity between black and white
breast cancer patients is widening. The study...
Study supports activity of GEMZAR in the treatment of early-stage breast cancer
...a in six patients (9%); neutropenia (a decrease in white
blood cells) in eight patients (12%), and; anemia (a decrease in red blood cells) in one (2%). Nausea (13%) and vomiting (15%) were the most frequent grade 3/4 non-hematological toxicities. Asymptomatic decrease in cardiac ejection fraction was obser...
Fat protein cuts blood vessel inflammation, may help heart, Jefferson scientists find
...in called adiponectin helps prevent immune system white
blood cells from binding to the inside of blood ve... so-called "adhesion" molecules and high levels of white
blood cells sticking to the inside of blood vessel walls, which are signs of inflammation. When they...
Study tests oral insulin to prevent type 1 diabetes
...he disease have type 1 diabetes, which occurs when white
blood cells vital to the bodys defenses against infectious diseases attack insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas. The insulin these cells produce regulates how the body uses and stores sugar and other food nutrients for energy. Research has ...
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