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Quality of treatment guidelines

Practising physicians are nowadays presented with official guidelines on the...ng scheme. They conclude that most recommendations are based on the results of well-conducted clinical trials. However, less than a third of the recommenda...

Green tea holds promise as new treatment for inflammatory skin diseases

...animal model for inflammatory skin diseases, which are often characterized by patches of dry, red, flaky ...nterrupted and the skin cells dont die before more are created and the resulting lesions form. Animal models treated with green tea also showed reduced...

World's largest respiratory health study launches next phase

...ross the State. In this next phase of the study we are hoping to contact all the brothers and sisters of ...61 then keep your eye out forour questionnaire. We are hoping that everyone will get on board and support this importantground breaking research. We are as...

Fat is the new normal, FSU researcher says

...ederal Reserve Bank of Boston Economist Mary Burke are the co-authors of a paper published in the academi... has changed. This is a social force that we are trying to document because the rise in obesity has occurred so rapidly over the past 30 years, said ...

It's time to look at health risks in a new light, authors say

...a new light. Authors Erik Rifkin and Edward Bouwer are not physicians; both are environmental scientists with decades of experience in analyzing health risks connected with air, wa...

UQ researchers discover some of the oldest forms of life

...from the School of Molecular & Microbial Sciences, are the first to conclusively confirm the nature and s...ms in tectonically active sites, he said. These are the places where scientists believe life on Earth might have had its origins. Dr Glikson said the...

U of M report says early-childhood intervention improves well-being through young adulthood

...have received the largest growth in public funding are preschool programs for mostly at-risk 3- and 4-yea...d taxpayers of early childhood prevention programs are considerable. Children who participated in this program had a greater recognition that more and h...

Happier hospitals means healthier patients

...ervice runs more efficiently and patient outcomes are improved. Frictions between doctors and managers...actual relationships right. Managers and doctors are always going to have different points of view about the way the NHS should be run. But the places wh...

RAND, Health Dialog form alliance to create tools to evaluate health-care quality and efficiency

...is alliance brings together two organizations that are leading efforts to improve the quality and efficie...corporate chair in health care quality at RAND. We are very pleased to be working with Health Dialog. According to Health Dialogs Chief Science & Product...

Why women get more migraines than men

For every man with a migraine, three women are struck by the severe headaches that often come wit... in females fluctuate with the menstrual cycle and are more frequent during the menstrual period, the study results appear to be independent of a specific ...

Statin drugs may delay progressive artery damage in children

... consider statin treatment for all FH children who are 8 or older. FH leads to severely elevated levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, commonly called bad cholesterol, beginning at birth. The result is an early thickening of the artery walls, premature cardiovascular disease (5 percent by...

Many heart attack patients still not getting emergency clot-busting treatment

...spitals around the nation, including U-M and Yale, are taking part in a national campaign to reduce this ...ioplasty, and studies have shown that patients who are treated within an hour or two of arrival at the hospital do better in the long term than those who w...

Scientists train nano-'building blocks' to take on new shapes, as reported in Science

... focus of the research was block copolymers, which are synthetic molecules that contain two or more chemi...fferent segments bonded together. Block copolymers are used to make a variety of materials such as plastics, rubber soles for shoes, and more recently, por...

The matrix of autism

Autistic children are doubly stigmatized. On the one hand, they are often dismissed as low functioning or mentally retarded, especially if they have poor speaking skill...

European heat waves double in length since 1880

...an average of around 1.5 days in 1880. The results are published 3 August in the Journal of Geophysical R...h as the devastating 2003 event in western Europe, are a likely sign of global warming; one that perhaps began as early as the 1950s, when their study show...

Electric fields have potential as a cancer treatment

...c charges. Therefore, parts of the mitotic spindle are greatly influenced, and apparently disrupted, by a...ng of the cells. The alternating electric fields are believed to have similar effects in the human glioblastomas. In contrast, the electric-field treatme...

New oxidation methods streamline synthesis of important compounds

...tionalized. Chemists at the University of Illinois are helping to meet this challenge by developing a class of carbon-hydrogen catalysts that are highly selective, reactive and tolerant of other functionality. The catalysts also offer a new str...

Heat-related deaths in middle, high school football players spikes in 2006

... has a history of heat-related illness; these kids are more susceptible to heat stroke. Overweight players are also at higher risk. Acclimatize players to the heat slowly; North Carolina mandates that the...

Study shows radiofrequency ablation highly effective in treating kidney tumors

... treating small renal malignancies in patients who are not good surgical candidates. RFA uses a ne...reatment of RCC. Renal cell carcinomas that are smaller than 3.7 cm in diameter can be reliably and safely eradicated with percutaneous RFA, Zagoria...

Shining light on pancreatic cancer

...ectly, so routine inspections for at-risk patients are usually not an option. The results build upon pr...ges throughout an entire organ. If similar results are found in other organs, the effect could have broad impact in the timely treatment of breast cancer, ...

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(Date:7/28/2014)... RENO Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen became the first ... 1911. More than 100 years later, an international team ... Research Institute (DRI) have proven that air pollution from ... 16 ice cores collected from widely spaced locations around ... created the most accurate and precise reconstruction to date ...
(Date:7/27/2014)... nicotine and cotinine, a metabolite of nicotine, can potentially ... smoke. , The carcinogen 4-(methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanone or NNK is produced ... up in the tobacco smoke. Once inhaled, it is ... activated by a variety of enzymes called Cytochrome P450 ... can partially interfere with the activation of NNK, and ...
(Date:7/27/2014)... wiped them out if it had taken place slightly ... fresh study using up-to-date fossil records and improved analytical ... of the prehistoric creatures, demise, some 66 million years ... years before a 10km-wide asteroid struck what is now ... volcanic activity, changing sea levels and varying temperatures. ...
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