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Anti-malaria drug combination could help address treatment crisis in Africa

...ant to the anti-malaria drug chloroquine in nearly all the areas where the disease is rife. This, along w...days after treatment, failure rates were higher in all groups but the failure rate was only 3% in the children who received artemether-lumefantrine. The in...

Who needs health care the well or the sick?

...ne taking be appropriate in a population which, by all objective measures, is healthier than ever before? asks Dr Iona Heath. In a study of people living in Bihar (the poorest state in India) and the United States, rates of self reported illness were disturbingly low in Bihar and enormously high in the U...

Counting the human cost of international trade

...oping countries is nearly $100bn, twice as much as all overseas development assistance. "These losses only serve to inhibit development and perpetuate poverty," he argues. The government's response to global road safety crisis is to provide funding for the Global Road Safety Partnership, which involves c...

Adolescents not receiving health counseling, Stanford study shows

...unseled on diet and exercise: About one-quarter of all checkups included these health-promoting discussio...d the dangers of sun worship. About 5 percent of all checkups included counseling related to HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases. The rate for fa...

'Virtual colonoscopy' effective in finding most polyps but may miss small ones

... the invasive colonoscopy is the standard by which all other screening methods are measured but is not pe...ed States, screening colonoscopy is unavailable at all because there are not sufficient personnel to perform the test," the ECRI authors write. Guidelines ...

Nanoparticles offer new hope for detection and treatment

...hnology should work for most solid tumors, because all tumors must recruit new blood vessels to obtain nutrients as they grow. Nevertheless, melanoma has unique traits that make it especially interesting as a target for nanoparticle therapy. Melanoma has a horizontal phase, when it spreads across the ski...

Lessons to be learnt from life at the very limit

...ronment is it possible? For a molecule upon which all human life depends our understanding of oxygen and its physiological role is far from complete. This conference will explore extreme physiology and critical care, covering the history and future of extreme high altitude research. Expedition leader a...

Environmental factors, particularly air pollution, increases risk of myocardial infarction

...tes, which were then cross-referenced with data on all known sources of pollutant emission since 1960. According to the results of the study of the hardness of the drinking water, there is no evidence that the hardness of the water or its magnesium or calcium content has any effect on the risk of MI. The...

Monoclonal antibody cures West Nile virus-infected mice

...in that domain. "The big surprise for us was that all of the potently neutralizing antibodies appear to ...ibodies that bind this domain adhere to that area; all the non-neutralizing antibodies that bind this domain adhere to different areas." Fremont notes tha...

Promising new West Nile therapy cures disease in mice

...isease, so we will continue to aggressively pursue all promising leads for an effective treatment," says ...n their ability to fight the disease, and although all precautions are taken to purify the antibodies, the blood might harbor other potentially dangerous i...

Genetic screening for iron blood disorder feasible in the workplace

...teps to prevent or treat iron accumulation. Almost all the participants were pleased they had the test and there was no increase in anxiety in the individuals who had two copies of the gene. All individuals who had the gene mutation and sought insurance had their policies underwritten at normal standard ...

Significant fall in serious violence in England and Wales

...results represent a clear reduction in harm across all age groups and both genders." The installation of city centre CCTV was followed by an increase in police detection of violence and disorder, and a decrease in serious violence, according to injury data. Professor Shepherd said: "These findings i...

54 per cent of air passengers experience significant reduction in oxygen levels

...ates that there is a significant fall in levels in all age groups during both short and long haul flights."...

Relatively few US adults report having a healthy lifestyle

... A healthy lifestyle would be defined as following all four. Using data from more than 153,000 adults from all 50 states, the researchers found that only three percent of U.S. adults maintain a healthy lifestyle...

Increased risk associated with combining carotid artery, coronary artery surgeries

...sity of Calgary in Alberta. Between 1992 and 2001, all patients who underwent CABG at a Canadian hospital (excluding Quebec) were studied. Of the 131,762 patients who underwent CABG, 669 (0.51 percent) underwent combined CEA-CABG. The in-hospital death rate was 4.9 percent, and the post-operative stroke...

High risk of second cancers in survivors of childhood soft tissue sarcomas

... found that second cancer risks were increased for all subtypes of childhood soft tissue sarcoma, with estimates ranging from 6-fold elevations in risk for fibromatous neoplasms to nearly 8-fold risks for rhabdomyosarcoma. Children initially treated with radiation or those with radiation combined with ch...

Every birth and death must be counted

...at each person matters--it is the tenet from which all other human rights flow. Another is that those who...rm Governments, communities, and individuals are all responsible for promoting health and health opportunities...

American Academy of Neurology sums up scientific highlights from 57th annual meeting

...nson's disease account for only a small percent of all cases. At the meeting, researchers described the m... which may be responsible for up to one percent of all Parkinson's cases, and six percent or more of inherited forms. [S17.001] Dementia Donepezil is com...

Second consecutive UH win puts national spotlight on pharmacy student

...ntain control of the counseling session, providing all the information the patient needs and making them feel comfortable talking about their situation. "We are so proud of her," said Clinical Assistant Professor Lynn Simpson, vice-chair of the clinical sciences and administration department and ASP fa...

Abnormal liver tests in a Mediterranean population

...ust be stressed," say the authors, "that in almost all cases the medication was for one of the possible alterations related to the metabolic syndrome (i.e. anti-hypertensive, lipids lowering, antidiabetic)." Cittanova is involved in the epidemic of obesity, with nearly 17 percent of the population having...

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(Date:7/21/2014)... Jocelyn Millar , a professor of entomology ... of Chemistry at the University of California, Riverside, ... by the International Society of Chemical Ecology ( ISCE ... Silver Medal is the society,s highest honor. It ... contributions to chemical ecology, the study of chemicals that ...
(Date:7/21/2014)... tracking to monitor seals, every movement, researchers have shown ... drawn to offshore wind farms and pipelines. Those man-made ... grounds, according to a study published in the Cell ... , "I was shocked when I first saw ... Sheringham Shoal," an offshore wind farm in the United ...
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