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Community MRSA is re-emergence of 1950's pandemic
... Australia, England and the USA, and compared them with
the same regions in genes from a clone of one of t...y acquired MRSA clone has a toxin and other traits with
a proven track record for causing serious diseases in healthier and younger age groups than those cu...
Advanced prostate cancer previously considered inoperable may be operable, curable
... 15 percent are referred for surgery." The problem with
radiation therapy as the first line of treatment f...ich is 79 percent at only five years. In contrast, with
radical prostatectomy, 79 percent of the patients lived at least 15 years. Says Dr. Zincke, "So, obv...
Rockefeller University researchers are changing the face of drug addiction treatment
...ments and interventions, often used in conjunction with
targeted specific pharmacotherapies such as methad...s first used in the addiction field in the mid-60s with
alcoholic patients. The treatment was partially based on the behaviorist B. F. Skinner's idea of ope...
Implanted medical device aims to lower blood pressure
...have not been able to control their blood pressure with
medications, and could conceivably reduce the need for pressure-lowering medications in patients with
lesser degrees of hypertension," Illig says. The Rheos system consists of a battery-powered implanta...
New approach to eye training may significantly improve performance
... in a monitor or visual display often quickly and with
pinpoint accuracy is a critical part of the job. ...osher said. The researchers tested six volunteers with
normal vision. Half of the volunteers trained first on clear, or low-clutter, displays, identifying ...
Sucampo submits new drug application for lubiprostone
... 31, 2005 to market lubiprostone, a novel compound with
a unique mechanism of action, for the treatment of...t after treatment discontinuation. "We are pleased with
this NDA submission by our partner Sucampo, as it surely will support the realization of our ongoing...
Study finds radiation therapy for prostate cancer nearly doubles risk for rectal cancer
...st study to quantify rectal cancer risk associated with
prostate radiation. The entire study will be publi... course of treatment and surveillance for patients with
prostate cancer," said Baxter. "Additionally, we recommend that men who have had prostate radiation...
American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for April 2005 (first issue)
...osis drugs has changed tuberculosis from a disease with
a 50 percent mortality rate, which was treated by ...those treated. The next big movement forward came with
the introduction of a combination of drugs, including streptomycin, to prevent the emergence of drug...
Radiation therapy for prostate cancer nearly doubles the risk of rectal cancer
...nt," said Nancy Baxter, MD, PhD, lead study author with
the University of Minnesota Cancer Center. "This is the first time rectal cancer risk associated with
prostate radiation has been quantified, and these findings may also have implications for patients t...
Statin simvastatin linked to protection against endothelial dysfunction in diabetic rats
...glucose levels. That is significant, since people with
diabetes are two to four times more likely than ot...ose in the general population. Since most patients with
diabetes die from some vascular complication, Medical College of Georgia researchers set out to dete...
Asthma patients' immune systems respond differently with allergies
...a in Mexico report that immune systems of patients with
asthma responded differently to a common laborator...and asthma, both worldwide diseases that interfere with
life quality and generate high economic burden. Asthma is a chronic obstructive inflammatory lung di...
Many parents fail to set rules to limit children's exposure to tobacco smoke, according to new study
...rea who were waiting for their child's appointment with
their pediatrician. The adults were asked to ident... smoke in the presence of their children. Families with
low incomes and ethnic minorities were among the most likely not to have rules that limit children's...
Autistic children's abnormal metabolic profile findings
...esearchers report for the first time that children with
autism have a severely abnormal metabolic profile ...ent of autism, no firm causal evidence exists. And with
no available physiological or biochemical markers, diagnosis currently is made entirely on a behavio...
Top anti-arthritis drugs cause skin disease
... halt the process of joint destruction in patients with
severe arthritis conditions. In the first study of...been undergoing treatment for rheumatoid arthritis with
TNF-alpha blocking drugs for a period of one to ten years. The drugs the patients had been taking in...
Study shows new antipsychotic drug prevents brain loss in schizophrenia
... one could argue that we should treat new patients with
atypical drugs like olanzapine rather than older c...s among the cells. Loss of gray matter in patients with
schizophrenia has been linked to social withdrawal and progressive deterioration in cognition and em...
More exhaust inhaled by kids inside school buses than by others in the area, says new UC study
...ally vulnerable to air pollution because, compared with
adults, their immune systems are less mature and t...geles Unified School District. Nine runs were made with
windows open and seven runs with
windows closed in April, May and June 2002. Five of the buses were...
AACR establishes new lectureship in honor of Dr. Jane C. Wright
...gaged in cancer research There are no restrictions with
regard to race or gender The Award will be present...er or nonmember, who is now or has been affiliated with
any institution involved in cancer research, cancer medicine, or cancer-related biomedical science. ...
Last call for Annual World of Children award nominations
...ldren volunteer program to provide foster children with
duffle bags, stuffed animals and inspirational letters to make their household transitions less threatening. HOW TO NOMINATE AN INDIVIDUAL: Nomination forms can be completed and submitted via World of Children's web site at http://www.worldofchi...
Study shows light therapy to effectively treat mood disorders, including SAD
...on." The use of bright artificial light for people with
SAD, a recurring depression that develops in the f...e day. "The logic here is that it might put people with
seasonal affective disorder into remission," Golden said. Still, the exact mechanisms by which light...
Study: obesity impairs immune response of mice, boosts chances of dying from influenza infection
... mice were 10 times as likely to die when infected with
the flu virus. Four percent of lean mice died during the experiments, compared with
40 percent of the extra fat ones. The study, presented in San Diego Saturday (April 2) at an America...
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