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Late-breaking science presented at 57th AAN Annual Meeting
...by 33 percent, compared to 12 percent for placebo, and
was especially beneficial in patients with so-called tonic-atonic seizures. Sleepiness and
vomiting were important drug side effects. This study provides support for use of the drug in LGS pa...
Combination vaccine produces lower immune response than vaccines administered separately
...nger than 2 years. The advent of these efficacious and
safe vaccines has increased pressure on crowded in...ver 5 immunization encounters at ages 2, 4, 6, 12, and
18 months to protect against disease due to hepatitis B, diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, meas...
Rats with migraines provide Jefferson scientists insights to improved drug strategy
...cals "inflammatory mediators" such as bradykinins and
prostaglandins on the dura, the outside covering of the brain, causes local inflammation and
activates the sensory fibers that cause pain on the dura. Neurons in a brain region called the trige...
Adverse outcomes from blood clot therapy may be due to patient characteristics, not dosing errors
...everal studies have reported higher death, stroke, and
major hemorrhagic event rates in patients who rece... death, thereby limiting inference about the cause and
effect relationship of incorrect dosing and
adverse outcomes. It has been assumed that the adverse o...
Study shows statin use before or after stroke improves recovery
... not on statins. "These results are very exciting and
suggest that, unless contradicted, all patients at... of the University of Massachusetts Medical School and
director of the Stroke Prevention Clinic at UMass Memorial Medical Center. The study examined 1,618 ...
To boost efficiency, hospitals borrow principles from factory floor
... in major improvements in efficiency, cost savings and
patient care when hospitals borrow principles from...ording to researchers in the School of Engineering and
Applied Sciences at the University at Buffalo. At UB's Center of Excellence for Global Enterp...
The world's leading researchers in clinical immunology to gather for FOCIS 2005
...). FOCIS 2005 will serve as a forum for scientists and
practitioners from around the world to meet and
discuss a cross-disciplinary approach in the latest advancements in immune-mediated diseases. Topics...
Media interview opportunity
...ti-inflammatory medication daily WHO: The Asthma and
Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), a not-for-profit organization, and
is the leading patient organization for people with asthma and
allergies Spokesperson can discuss ...
'Nanoshells' simultaneously detect and destroy cancerous cells
... based on nanoscale particles that can both detect and
destroy cancerous cells. The report appears in th...o the study's lead authors, Rebekah Drezek, Ph.D., and
Jennifer West, Ph.D., both professors in the Department of Bioengineering at Rice. "You can look fo...
Too much water may be as dangerous as too little during long-distance athletic events
...ymptoms such as lethargy, disorientation, seizures and
even respiratory distress. In a perspectives artic... competitively tend to stop at every water station and
take a drink. Over the course of a long race, they can dilute themselves." In addition popular sport...
2005 Wistar Institute Science Journalism award winner announced
...an determine the outcome of a pregnancy. The award and
cash prize of $5,000 will be presented to Hall at ...ured the kinds of debate on which science thrives, and
illuminated some of the cultural and
political issues bearing on this line of research. The judges a...
Tamoxifen can reduce breast pain in prostate cancer patients
...than radiotherapy at preventing breast enlargement and
breast pain in men with prostate cancer, concludes...apy) for early prostate cancer. Breast enlargement and
breast pain are common side effects of bicalutamide therapy, and
can cause some patients to withdraw...
Being too clean could be hazardous to your health and the environment
...ave discovered that the use of antimicrobial soaps and
other products may unnecessarily be directly expos...orm. Peter Vikesland, assistant professor in civil and
environmental engineering, has shown in his research that when the chemical triclosan, present in ma...
University of Chicago receives grant to study connections between religious beliefs and health
...amine the relationship between religious attitudes and
health. Among the researchers' initial discoverie..., there was very little impact of religious belief and
reported depression. In order to determine why African Americans were more likely to have depressi...
Heart valve ring reverses damage from congestive heart failure, easing symptoms
...e disease's effects on heart structure in two ways and
easing their disabling symptoms, researchers repor...eft ventricle, helping its muscular walls contract and
pump blood better. All 25 patients had mitral valve regurgitation (leakage) as a result of distorte...
Will cancer vaccine get to all women?
...mmon. Half of all sexually active women between 18 and
22 in the US are infected. Most cases clear up, but sometimes infection persists and
can cause cancer decades later. Deaths in the west have plummeted thanks to widespread screening to...
Bugs in the gut could help doctors develop individualised healthcare
...nes report scientists from Imperial College London and
Astra Zeneca. Personalised medicine aims to provid...ut microbes, which influence both the biochemistry and
immune system of the host, could play a key role in modulating how medicines can affect the body. As...
Smoking doubles risk of degenerative eye condition
...he risk of macular degeneration increases with age and
is the most common cause of blindness in the UK, a...epresentative sample of over 4,000 people, aged 75 and
older, from 49 general practices across Britain. The participants all underwent a series of detailed...
British Asian women have lower risk of breast cancer than all other women
...lation. The research team tracked the health and
survival of almost 116,000 women who had been diag...sed with primary invasive breast cancer in England and
Wales between 1986 and
1990, using information supplied to the National Cancer Registry. Their progr...
Prenatal sonography has no effect on the intellectual capacity of the developing child
...jor epidemiological study at Karolinska Institutet and
Uppsala University have discovered that there is n...clear correlation between routine ultrasonic scans and
intellectual impairment. "Fears have been expressed that sonography can lead to diminished intelle...
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