Tag: "authors" at medical news
Advanced prostate cancer previously considered inoperable may be operable, curable
... Medical Center, Portsmouth, Va. Other Mayo Clinic authors
include Jeffrey Slezak, Eric Bergstralh, and Michael Blute, M.D....
Rockefeller University researchers are changing the face of drug addiction treatment
...Behavioral Health at the HHC, who are contributing authors
to the paper. Their meeting produced one of the largest adoptions ever done of contingency management, which involved five addiction clinics in New York City. "The Health and Hospitals Corporation was already preparing to apply something similar to t...
Study shows light therapy to effectively treat mood disorders, including SAD
... only 12 percent of 173 published studies that the authors
had originally considered for review. "We found t... the researchers said. The studies selected by the authors
for inclusion in their meta-analysis were grouped into four categories: bright light for SAD, bright...
BI-RADS lexicon for ultrasound useful for differentiating benign from malignant solid masses
...umscribed mass," said Jay A. Baker, MD, one of the authors
of the study. According to the study authors, this information is valuable for counseling patients. "By evaluating the morphology of a particular mass, a radiologist can use the data from this study to either reassure a woman who has a mass with ben...
AACR awards scholarships for minority and underrepresented scientists
... Research who are scientists-in-training and first authors
of meritorious scientific papers selected for presentation at the AACR Annual Meeting. They are full-time graduate students, medical students, residents, clinical fellows or the equivalent, or postdoctoral fellows. The awards are named for Dr. Brigid...
Brain region recovery possible in former methamphetamine users
...enerated by the creation of new membranes and, the authors
write, "may be an ideal marker to track changes co...normally low in all the methamphetamine users, the authors
found. Levels were lower relative to the length of methamphetamine use, but did not change relative ...
Different antipsychotic medications may have different effects on brain volume
...c, and olanzapine, an atypical antipsychotic," the authors
report. "Specifically, olanzapine was associated w...l pathology of the illness may be associated," the authors
write. "Although these results must be confirmed, they suggest that a significant difference exists ...
Pediatric use of complementary and alternative medicine
...ildren with adult family members who use CAM," the authors
write. "Not surprisingly, the most significant fac...a small part of total insurance expenditures," the authors
conclude. "Future studies are warranted to determine the extent to which pediatric CAM use will expa...
Early home environment and television watching influence bullying behavior
...ted with televisionis clinically significant," the authors
write. " a one-standard deviation increase [3.9 ho...Our results have some important implications," the authors
conclude. "First, we have provided some empirical support to theories that suggest that bullying mig...
It takes a village to improve the health of children
...ogram is different in its resources and needs, the authors
stress. "For residents and medical students, thi... in both subspecialty and general pediatrics," the authors
observe. Rigorous training of young physicians in community health and child advocacy will help figh...
Endangered species: Who will teach anatomy in 2010?
...rs during their postdoctoral years," the article's authors
state. They attribute this loss of potential gross anatomy educators to faculty members' perceptions that research contributions are valued over teaching contributions, and to several changes in the structure of anatomy departments and programs that ...
Tip sheet Annals of Internal Medicine, April 5, 2005
...profen until 24 hours before surgery. However, the authors
say that more studies involving patients with many common underlying medical conditions are needed. 3. ACP Publishes Fifth Edition of Ethics Manual (Note to reporters: call for news release or copy of manual.)...
Education program reduces incidents of shaken baby syndrome
... of its present level." In addition to Dias, study authors
were: Kim Smith, R.N., Kathy deGuehery, R.N., Paula Mazur, M.D., F.A.A.P., Veetai Li, M.D., Departments of Neurosurgery and Pediatrics, Women's and Children's Hospital, Buffalo, N.Y., and Michele L. Shaffer, Ph.D., Department of Health Evaluation Sci...
Study shows that a kidney transplant can reverse heart failure
...Journal of the American College of Cardiology, the authors
underscore the complexity of heart-kidney interactions and point to the need for further study. "The clinical implications of the study lend credence to the notion that renal transplantation can be performed safely in patients with advanced stages of...
Golf-related head injuries in children increasing along with sport's popularity
...tionally to their growing bodies, he says. The MCG authors
suggest precautionary guidelines and safety training programs to reduce golf-related injuries, proper storage of golf equipment and adult supervision of golf club and golf cart use. Most states, including Georgia, require a driver's license to opera...
Injectable drug, combined with counseling, shows promise in treating alcohol dependence
...ics and tertiary-care medical centers. Other study authors
included researchers from the medical schools at the University of Connecticut, Yale University, and Harvard University, and from Alkermes Incorporated, a biotechnology company based in Cambridge, Mass., that manufactures the long-acting naltrexone f...
ALLHAT study findings for racial sub-groups show diuretics work better for high blood pressure
...troke in blacks. Based on this study finding, the authors
conclude that as the initial drug for treating high blood pressure, ACE inhibitors work less well than alternatives in black patients. "This analysis confirms and extends to all races ALLHAT's original conclusion that diuretics are the right first-li...
Patients with heart disease can lower cardiovascular risk factors with exercise, stress management
...dical management in patients with stable IHD," the authors
write. But the authors
add that "caution should be exercised in interpreting the clinical significance of improvements in i...
Once-a-month injectable medication helps treat alcohol dependence
...trategy for a variety of addictive disorders," the authors
Study examines effectiveness of anti-anemia drug in treatment of cancer patients
...ase overall survival outside clinical trials," the authors
write. "Erythropoietin may be used routinely outside of clinical trials to increase hemoglobin levels and to reduce the need for transfusion in patients with falling hemoglobin levels approaching 10 g/dL. Adverse events such as thromboembolic complic...
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