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Community MRSA is re-emergence of 1950's pandemic
... isolates were identical to the CA-MRSA clone, and also
that they share the same highly-virulent toxin, ca...explains why 1950s pandemic was so successful, but also
shows why community acquired MRSA could pose such a serious public health challenge in coming years....
Advanced prostate cancer previously considered inoperable may be operable, curable
... does a better job for these patients." Dr. Zincke also
explains that when malignant prostate tumors are h...ncer patients studied, the Mayo Clinic researchers also
found urinary incontinence rates and complications were akin to those for cT2 prostate cancer. Some...
Rockefeller University researchers are changing the face of drug addiction treatment
...or the study included not only collected data, but also
letters from patients and videotaped interviews with staff and patients. Kellogg remembers one patient saying, "I felt like I was going down the drain with drug use, that I was going to die soon. This [intervention] got me connected, got me involved ...
Sucampo submits new drug application for lubiprostone
...gent to enter Phase III trials soon. Lubiprostone also
is being evaluated for other GI indications. About Constipation and Chronic Constipation Constipation, defined as infrequent and difficult passage of stool, is one of the most common disorders suffered by Americans. It affects between two to 27 per...
Radiation therapy for prostate cancer nearly doubles the risk of rectal cancer
...iation has been quantified, and these findings may also
have implications for patients treated with radiation for other pelvic cancers." Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed malignancy in the United States. Although there is a high rate of survival associated with prostate cancer, a large numb...
Statin simvastatin linked to protection against endothelial dysfunction in diabetic rats
...dition to lowering cholesterol levels, simvastatin also
appeared to prevent or reverse vascular injury by vasoprotective means. In a well-established rat model of diabetes, simvastatin protected against the development of diabetes-induced endothelial cell dysfunction in vessels of the heart, kidney, and e...
Asthma patients' immune systems respond differently with allergies
...temperature condition, and chemical irritants and also
by the same allergens that cause seasonal allergie...In fact, the vast majority of patients with asthma also
experience one or both of these forms of allergy, with the same symptoms of frequent sneezing, itchy...
Many parents fail to set rules to limit children's exposure to tobacco smoke, according to new study
...dren are exposed to secondhand smoke. The research also
finds that many parents consistently make no effor...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,"...
Autistic children's abnormal metabolic profile findings
...vulnerability to oxidative stress. The scientists also
identified a significant increase in the frequency...5 children without autism. Glutathione levels (and also
the ratio of reduced to oxidized glutathione or redox ratio) were significantly decreased in the aut...
Top anti-arthritis drugs cause skin disease
...nse to infections. Down regulating TNF-alpha might also
trigger another type of immune response, which increases susceptibility to eczema, a condition not usually associated with rheumatoid arthritis. More prospective studies need to be carried out to investigate the incidence of skin disease in patients...
Urban neighborhoods affect how people think about health
...uality of life." Additional health-care facilities also
should be a priority for impoverished urban areas ...about feeding and clothing their children." Barnes also
is chronicling the history of black churches. Her work is supported by Purdue's Department of Sociol...
Study shows new antipsychotic drug prevents brain loss in schizophrenia
...blished in today's Archives of General Psychiatry, also
confirmed previous studies that show patients who ...chiatry at the University of North Carolina, which also
coordinated the research. The study found that, on average, haloperidol-treated patients lost about ...
More exhaust inhaled by kids inside school buses than by others in the area, says new UC study
...to the cabin, particularly among older buses. This also
is the first study to specifically look at how much exhaust is breathed in on school buses. "Although environmental regulators focus on controlling the amount of exhaust emitted by vehicles and other sources, knowing how much of a pollutant is inhal...
AACR establishes new lectureship in honor of Dr. Jane C. Wright
...shington, D.C. (April 1-5, 2006). The winner will also
receive an honorarium and a commemorative plaque. Award Eligibility: Nominees need not be members of AACR Nominees need to be currently engaged in cancer research There are no restrictions with regard to race or gender The Award will be presented to ...
Last call for Annual World of Children award nominations
...0 people in rural villages and slums in Haiti. He also
sends 1,500 children to schools annually. Rona Martin, Harare, Zimbabwe, Africa has played a major role in developing and running programs for dying and bereaved children at Island Hospice and Bereavement Service, Africa's first hospice. Mar...
Study shows light therapy to effectively treat mood disorders, including SAD
...red April 1 in the American Journal of Psychiatry, also
finds that the effects of light therapy, also
known as phototherapy, are comparable to those found in many clinical studies of antidepressant drug...
Study: obesity impairs immune response of mice, boosts chances of dying from influenza infection
... fever, swelling, and recruitment of immune cells, also
were significantly lower in obese animals in the early days of infection when they were most needed. "There were no differences in cytokines important in T cell activation," Beck said. "However, there were differences in chemokine expression, which i...
Largest NIH grant for NYU will create research network in dental practices
...e of patient and clinical conditions. The networks also
will perform anonymous chart reviews, as allowed b...cted by a senior NYU dental faculty member, who is also
a co-investigator: The Recruitment, Retention, and Operations Core (Frederick A. Curro, DMD, PhD...
Carnegie Mellon researchers open window into the ability of humans to recognize faces
...at recognizing individuals they know, but they are also
poor at simply discriminating between two faces when presented side by side. The researchers also
have discovered through functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) scans that, contrary to their e...
Bone SPECT superior to FDG PET for detecting bone metastases in breast cancer
...nsitivity of only 17% and an accuracy of 85%. They also
found that PET was limited in its ability to revea...istant breast cancer have bone metastases. Bone is also
the most frequent recurrence site after treatment for primary breast cancer," said Takayoshi Uematsu...
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