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The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation invests in gastroenterology's future
...potential mechanism of oncogenesis of colon cancer associated
with ETBF Colleen Middleton St. Ignatius College Prepatory, Chicago, Illinois Research location: University of Illinois at Chicago Relationship between EPEC-induced barrier function disruption and host cell death We are most grateful t...
Cancer research summaries
...us donors. Since we found no increased cancer risk associated
with transfusions from an admittedly limited number of donors with a previous history of cancer, it would seem that long-term cancer survivors might be a fairly safe donor group, concluded the authors....
Nonsmall cell lung cancer -- chemotherapy before surgery appears better than surgery alone
...he benefits of the chemotherapy outweigh the risks associated
with the delay, says Burdett A project to collect complete data on all patients included in all trials is ongoing and will be able to fully assess the value of this treatment....
Lower mortality rates associated with hospitals that rank highest on quality of care indicators
...ermine whether performing well on HQA measures was associated
with lower risk-adjusted mortality rates for AMI, CHF and pneumonia. (By adjusting for risk, the researchers made sure that hospitals that took care of sicker patients werent penalized.) The researchers looked at HQA performance scores from 3,720 h...
6 out of 10 doctors aren't frustrated that patients can't lower cholesterol
... Although doctors appear to appreciate the risks associated
with cardiovascular disease which they identified as a greater cause of death than cancer - the importance of lowering cholesterol does not appear to be widely endorsed says co-author Professor Richard Hobbs from the University of Birmingham. Our ...
Program announced to improve care in developing areas for patients with blood disorders
...rs, from the many forms of anemia (including those associated
with malaria, pregnancy, iron deficiency, thalassemia, and sickle cell disease), to disorders that lead to abnormal bleeding and clotting, to malignant disorders such as leukemia and lymphoma. Methods designed to enhance the purity of the blood suppl...
Study finds HIV protease inhibitor drugs may adversely affect the scaffolding of the cell nucleus
...V protease inhibitors block ZMPSTE24 and have been associated
with side effects similar to those observed with a genetic deficiency in ZMPSTE24 is intriguing, said Loren Fong, Ph.D., study author and an associate professor of medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. The UCLA research team is k...
Sucampo Pharmaceuticals submits supplemental new drug application for Lubiprostone to treat IBS-C
...S-C symptoms include abdominal pain and discomfort associated
with defecation or a change in bowel habits with features of disordered defecation. The supplemental application is based on a clinical study program that included two Phase III, multi-center, double-blinded, randomized, placebo-controlled trials ...
Speeding up CT scans with cellphone technology, ultrasound warning signal for breast cancer
...nt because high amounts of dense breast tissue are associated
with increased breast cancer risk. Using ultrasound avoids the use of ionizing x-rays used in typical mammography. The researchers are part of a team that has been developing a new form of ultrasound tomography, one in which the patient is in the ...
Cancer on the agenda of the Portuguese EU Council Presidency
...cknowledged Prof. Mellstedt. ESMO is proud to be associated
with the Portuguese Presidency Workshop on Cancer and we are sure that it will contribute to the development of a framework for health benefits in Europe, Prof. Mellstedt continued. The interactive format of the meeting, and its connections with othe...
Studies show antidepressants not linked to birth defects
...study found that taking SSRIs during pregnancy was associated
with a small increase in the risk of certain rare birth defects but they were different birth defects. Dr. Michael Katz, acting Medical Director of the March of Dimes, said the studies show how important post-market surveillance is in assessing ...
Swing or take on 3-0?
...s Research methodology is used within baseball and associated
businesses and on how baseball inspires the expansion of the frontiers of Statistics and Operations Research as scientific fields. The Symposium will have a panel discussion moderated by Mike Siano of MLB.com's Baseball Channel in the morning, which ...
UCLA, Italian chemists move closer to solving Lou Gehrig's disease mystery
...s, Valentine said. There is evidence that ALS is associated
with this misfolding of the protein, which becomes...n and has properties similar to misfolded proteins associated
with other neurodegenerative disorders like Alzheimers and Parkinsons diseases, Valentine said. I...
Early-morning Friday classes may prevent students from getting sloppy on 'thirsty Thursdays'
...t Thursday, in addition to Friday and Saturday, is associated
with high prevalence and levels of alcohol consumption across all four years of college." Both Wood and Hingson suggested that requiring students to attend Friday classes might reduce their drinking, particularly early classes: those before 10 a.m....
Smoking may interfere with alcoholics' neurocognitive recovery during abstinence
...pulmonary ramifications. Given that the mortality associated
with cigarette smoking is nearly four times greate...hors note, the observed differences are not likely associated
with nicotine, per se. Rather, they are associated
with exposure to the many toxins in smoke. This...
Intensive-care patients with alcohol problems are more likely to require mechanical ventilation
...perimental Research . Mechanical ventilation is associated
with a high economic burden, costing a median $32,...patients with one of the six most common diagnoses associated
with admission to the intensive-care unit pneumonia, sepsis (severe infections), gastrointestinal h...
Students with symptoms of mental illness often don't seek help
... to quantify mental health service use and factors associated
with whether or not students seek help. A study lo... depression and anxiety disorders. Other factors associated
with not seeking treatment included lack of perceived need, being unaware of services or insurance c...
STAMP system can help professionals to identify potentially violent individuals
... Lack of eye contact was also an issue and was associated
with anger and passive resistance. However, it was...from other cases. Tone and volume of voice was associated
with 13 of the 16 violent episodes. Most of the cases involved raised voices and yelling but two inv...
Damon Runyon renews its $2.25 million investment to support young clinical cancer investigators
...n ATLL and identify the specific molecular markers associated
with response and prognosis. Ultimately, his studies will provide a framework to develop tests that distinguish patients who will benefit from interferon therapy from those who are unlikely to respond. Dr. Joel Rubenstein brings basic research...
Reduced greenhouse gas emissions required to avoid dangerous increases in heat stress
...etail," he said. "If we want to quantify the risks associated
with climate change, it is critical to understand the local and regional impacts as well as the global impacts." For the study's standard future scenario, the research group used a commonly accepted emissions scenario from the Intergovernmental Pan...
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