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DNA vaccine against multiple sclerosis appears safe, potentially beneficial

...dividuals with multiple sclerosis, according to an article posted online today that will appear in the October 2007 print issue of Archives of Neurology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. In patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), the immune system attacks the myelin sheaths that protect nerve cells in the...

Fluctuating eye pressure associated with visual field deterioration in glaucoma patients

...ww.jamamedia.org .) Editors Note: Please see the article for additional information, including other authors, author contributions and affiliations, financial disclosures, funding and support, etc. Editorial: Pressure Modulation May Help Preserve VisionFluctuations in IOP have been pinpointed as a pot...

Reanalysis of controversial meta-analysis says writing off rosiglitazone may be premature

...tment of type 2 diabetes, came under fire after an article published online May 21 by the New England Journal...k of heart attack and cardiovascular death. That article was based on a meta-analysis conducted by Dr. Steven Nissen and Kathy Wolski of 42 clinical trials i...

Drug-eluting stent controversy explored in the American Heart Hospital Journal

...Gaithersburg, Maryland base the judgments in their article on the evidence obtained through pathologic studies of patients dying after stent implantation. These data indicate that DESs cause both substantial impairment in arterial healing characterized by lack of complete re-endothlialization (the re-healing...

Study reveals gaps in vaccine financing for underinsured children

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Early-childhood intervention may improve well-being through young adulthood

...Wisconsin, Madison Graduate School. Please see the article for additional information, including other author...ww.jamamedia.org .) Editors Note: Please see the article for additional information, including author contributions and affiliations, financial disclosures, ...

Quality of treatment guidelines

... treatments they should give their patients. In an article published in PLoS Medicine, researchers have attempted to grade the quality of evidence used in drawing up the recommendations contained in guidelines for the treatment of patients with diabetes, high blood pressure and dyslipidemia (abnormal levels ...

Electric fields have potential as a cancer treatment

..., 10152-10157, June 12, 2007). The Physics Today article explains these results in terms of the physical mechanisms that enable the electric fields to affect dividing cancer cells. In vitro, the electric fields were seen to have two effects on the tumor cells. First, they slowed down cell division. Cells...

Barrow scientists make headlines for their research on fixational eye movements

...on. Drs. Martinez-Conde and Macknik authored an article describing the history of fixational eye movement research and the investigations they have conducted at Barrow. For decades, researchers have debated the purpose of fixational eye movements and particularly of microsaccades, the largest and fastest ...

Threats to hope -- Desperation affects reasoning about product information

... brochure (a favorable source) or from a newspaper article (an objective source), which they could access by clicking on a computer screen. While both confident students and insecure students accessed the same number of pieces of information before making a judgment on the product, insecure students searc...

Case study: cross-cultural bioethics training program helps fight African 'brain drain'

...gram still faces challenges. The Academic Medicine article demonstrates the importance of maintaining regular contact with trainees upon their return, particularly as many of these trainees face many other professional demands when they return home; in four years, the program lost contact with only one train...

UCLA, Italian chemists move closer to solving Lou Gehrig's disease mystery

...been linked to superoxide dismutase (SOD), but the article didnt say which superoxide dismutase; I was hoping it was our enzyme. It took me all day to track down the scientists to find out which SOD it actually was. It was our SOD. It was a very exciting day. When we made the mutant proteins, each one seem...

Personal comments by physicians distract from patient needs

... said Susan H. McDaniel, Ph.D., lead author of the article and a professor of psychiatry and family medicine ..., said Howard B. Beckman, M.D., a co-author of the article and a clinical professor of medicine and family medicine at the School of Medicine and Dentistry. In...

A new direction: Integrating best-practices to improve food responses

...ming policy briefing paper from FIC, as well as an article in the journal Disasters, Maxwell outlines emerging best-practice standards for areas including information systems, analytical tools, and strategic targeting. Information systems are essential for converting program planning to an analysis-driven ...

Borderline personality disorder shows improvements with intensive psychotherapy

...mproving their social functioning, according to an article in the June issue of the American Journal of Psychiatry, a premier psychiatry journal. BPD, a chronic and disabling condition affecting about 1% of the United States population, has long defied psychologists and psychiatrists seeking to treat the i...

Folic acid supplements do not appear to reduce risk of colorectal tumors

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Benefits of school-based fitness programs fade after summer

...onsin Sports Medicine Classic Fund. Please see the article for additional information, including other author...y Schools Program and Health Corps. Please see the article for additional information, including other authors, author contributions and affiliations, financia...

Dating violence and sexual assault associated with suicide attempts among urban teens

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Antipsychotic drugs increase risk of death in older people with dementia

...le with Dementia (Article, p. 775). Note: This article is the subject of a video news release. Call for coordinates. A separate news release will be issued. Exercise Therapy Plus Advice Improved Low Back Pain at 6 Weeks But Not at One Year In a study of 259 people with subacute low back pain, a co...

Bias in statin trials, failure to control malaria, and more

...cholesterol has come under the spotlight in a new article published in PLoS Medicine. There are several stat... brands of statin head-to-head. The authors of the article looked at nearly 200 such trials, some were funded by governments, some by pharmaceutical companies,...

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(Date:4/15/2014)... The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) ... who have been awarded prestigious Heineken Prizes (one million ... the Heineken Prizes for their great merits to science. ... first Heineken Prize, awarded to the Austrian-American chemist Erwin ... this year,s Heineken Prizes to the following laureates: ...
(Date:4/15/2014)... that the genetic code is far more complex ... building blocks adenine, cytosine, guanine, and thymine, numerous ... assume that the newly discovered nucleic acid modifications ... extends and complements the genetic code. "The new ... standard alphabet," explained Professor Mark Helm of the ...
(Date:4/15/2014)... April 15, 2014 New research, partially funded by ... Federation, shows that consumers can improve their diets simply ... their daily meals. , In a ... and Nutrition Sciences , lead author Theresa Nicklas, DrPH, ... and Nutrition Examination Survey datasets from 2005-2010 and evaluated ...
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