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Women are receiving less aggressive treatment for chest pain and heart attacks than men, study finds

... disease." The paper raises more questions than it answers about the causes of these gender differences, Dr. ... bias. But women don't have to wait for definitive answers to put this knowledge to use. Those who are at risk for or who already have cardiovascular disease--...

Obesity measure should be redefined to accurately assess heart attack risk

...on and research. Dr. Yusuf's commitment to finding answers to important heart health questions that affect people around the world exemplifies the leadership we embrace at Hamilton Health Sciences."...

Focus on lung cancer: How to prevent and treat it

...preventive treatment options will help provide the answers necessary to reduce the incidence of this devastating disease."...

Fatherhood possible for many testicular cancer survivors, study finds

...ults of this study will help physicians to provide answers to testicular cancer patients who are concerned about their ability to father children, although some of the data may no longer be relevant because of improvements in treatments now available. "Clearly the impact of therapy on fertility, as well as o...

New study at UNC shows concussions promote dementias in retired professional football players

... limitation was that it was based on self-reported answers to the health questions, and the accuracy of remembering memory problems could not be verified completely. "Future prospective studies should implement genetic testing since genes are known to affect memory," Guskiewicz said. "Also, there needs to be...

Many pediatricians say they would not continue care for families who refuse vaccines

...issal in the face of parental vaccine refusal. The answers obtained may provide insight into the influence physician behavior has on the health and welfare of children and communities for many years to come." (Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2005; 159:929-934. Available pre-embargo to the media at www.jamamedia...

Database of cancer records now available for research

...x clinical queries in natural language and receive answers in plain English text or simple tables and graphs. Users no longer need to learn "computer-speak" to communicate with an electronic database. CLEF's future work includes extending its database and refining its use of knowledge resources to help both...

Children's receives one of only two national pediatric rheumatology training grants

...n a field desperate for like-minded scientists and answers to the most fundamental questions about juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) and other rheumatic diseases. Dr. Hirsch's NIH-funded laboratory is one of the few dedicated to finding what causes pediatric rheumatic diseases and how to cure them. Dr. Hi...

New research offers clues to prevent brain damage in premature babies

... which is supporting Dr. Back. "Until we find the answers to preventing prematurity, research such as this may lead us to new ways to prevent brain damage and has the potential to improve the lives of thousands of infants." Prematurity is the leading killer of America's newborns and has increased 29 percent...

BMJ highlights lack of international cooperation to investigate scientific fraud

...ts submitted by the same author. In the absence of answers from the author, Richard Smith, then editor of the BMJ, tried to find an authority in India that would investigate and resolve the doubts over Singh's work, but no institution would take on the task. A statistical analysis of one of Singh's papers, a...

New discovery may help doctors treat infertility

...plement each other nicely and provide more precise answers to the role that the estrogen receptor beta plays in ovulation," said lead author Judith Emmen, Ph.D. The estrogen receptor beta is also known to respond to environmental and dietary chemicals that can mimic the effects of estrogen and stimu...

Decline in performance of candidates taking a postgraduate medical examination between 1997 and 2001

...es who passed the examination in 2001 gave correct answers than had equivalents in 1996 and the candidates' mean score decreased from 69.4 in 1996 to 59.6 in 2001. "The 'dog-leg' in performance [in] 1997 was not an artefact of changed Examination Regulations, mix of UK and overseas candidates, or time from ...

Women report various symptoms after stopping hormone therapy

...I, these latest results bring some surprises, some answers to important clinical concerns, and some new questions for future investigation," Dr. Petitti concludes. (JAMA. 2005;294:245246. Available pre-embargo to the media at www.jamamedia.org .)...

Majority of ALS patients are not depressed

...ath were not more likely to be depressed, if their answers to questions about feeling they "would be better off dead" were excluded. "These findings suggest that the desire to die in end-stage disease may not simply be due to depression," said study author Steven M. Albert, PhD, MSc, of Columbia University i...

TV confuses children about which foods are healthy, new study finds

...d the children why they chose each food, and their answers were scored as representing either nutritional reasoning ornon-nutritional reasoning. Examples of nutritional reasoning were: "More juicy, has vitamins (referring to celery)" or "It has cheese, cheese is made from milk, and milk is good" (cottage che...

College students think favorably, but act timidly about organ donation

...s showed participants averaged 6 out of 9 correct answers on the knowledge questions. Attitude toward donation was highly positive -- 3.43 on a scale of 4 -- and moderately positive toward intentions to donate (2.67) and willingness to discuss donation with family (3.00). Only 57 (11 percent) of t...

Diabetes, hypertension and obesity negatively effect joint replacement outcomes

...is a very powerful tool that can give us real-life answers for patients and physicians facing major joint replacement surgery," Higgins said. "Past studies have included much smaller numbers of patients or were conducted at a single center. The NIS is a true reflection of what is happening across the country...

Study demonstrates longest reported survival rate for locally advanced lung cancer patients

...with people who volunteer to take part. Each study answers scientific questions and tries to find better ways to prevent, screen for, diagnose, or treat a disease. Most clinical research that involves the testing of a new drug progresses in a series of steps, called phases. Phase I trials evaluate how a new ...

Novel stem cell trial in heart failure patients to begin

... transplantation, and we're hopeful we'll find the answers to everyone's questions," noted Amit N. Patel, M.D., M.S., principal investigator of the clinical trial and director of UPMC's Center for Cardiac Cell Therapy. Dr. Patel also is director of the Center for Cardiovascular Cellular Therapy at the McGowa...

Earlier treatment of perinatal HIV associated with decreased HIV progression, better outcomes

...tally-infected children and adolescents still need answers to problems such as salvage therapy, long-term complications from the disease or from ART, neurodevelopmental complications, and the ongoing need for new and simplified treatments. It would be a mistake to reduce funding for clinical research on HIV-...

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