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First trimester use of ACE inhibitors implicated in birth defects

...use of ACE inhibitors as soon as possible once she becomes pregnant. Cooper and his co-authors performed this research within the Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit at the Children's Hospital. The study was jointly funded by the FDA and Vanderbilt's Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics, w...

Researcher develops better way to detect shock

...hter, to be a plug and play type thing, so that it becomes an integral part of the other medical monitors that are available, particularly in emergency vehicles during transport of the casualty." Convertino said early tests of the system at the Institute of Surgical Research have gone well. Earlier this year...

How cow warts, clergy sex surveys moved along cancer vaccine

... say the vaccine needs to be given before a person becomes sexually active to do the most good. HPV causes about 9,700 new cases of cervical cancer in women in the United States annually, and about 3,900 women in the nation die of the disease every year. The toll is much worse in other parts of the world, wh...

Study elicits 'child's eye' view of methamphetamine abuse and its effects

...actively socialized into a rural drug culture. "It becomes a huge blockage" to intervention in some cases, Ostler said. For children raised from an early age with their parents using methamphetamine, even routine aspects of family life, like regular meal and bed times, may represent "culture shock," the auth...

Patients with history of cancer at increased risk for acquiring and dying from sepsis

...intended protective and reparative immune response becomes exaggerated and causes problems throughout the body, such as acute renal failure and lung failure. Previous Emory studies have concluded that sepsis is an increasingly common and life-threatening condition across the United States, having risen to th...

DNA repair in mammal embryos is a matter of timing

...e pathway called non-homologous end joining (NHEJ) becomes an important repair mechanism midway through development, when cells begin to assume their final form and take on specific roles. HR and NHEJ repair a type of DNA damage called a double-strand break (DSB), which cuts completely through the DNA. DNA e...

Sticky surfaces turn slippery with the flip of a molecular light switch

...In switching from non-polar to polar, the material becomes less attractive to proteins that might stick to its surface, according to Belfort. Exposing the material to UV light is like flipping a molecular switch, causing sticky proteins to detach from the surface and wash away in the liquid, the researchers ...

Tip sheet, Annals of Internal Medicine, April 20, 2006

...batacept carefully until the drug's safety profile becomes clearer with longer time on treatment. 2. Hospital Care of Patients with COPD Varies Widely and Needs Improvement Overall In a study of nearly 70,000 patients hospitalized for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), only 33 percent of the ...

New test detects prostate cancer spread at the earliest time

...med to be due to killing of occult tumor before it becomes clinically evident. Therefore, the ability to detect occult metastasis is pivotal to identification of patients who would most benefit from systemic therapy and also identify patients who may be spared from unnecessary therapy."...

Mechanism identified for promising neurological drug

...rst is that PARP-1, a protein found in every cell, becomes activated whenever a cell's DNA is damaged. Depending on the nature and extent of the damage, PARP-1 can trigger either DNA repair, an inflammatory response, or apoptosis so-called cell suicide. "In stroke or neurodegenerative diseases, inflammatio...

Early puberty may mean anxiety, abnormal eating behaviors later

...ge, re-emerges in full force. The onset of puberty becomes official when gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) is secreted and sets off a chain reaction of chemical messages. Inside the hypothalamus, nerve cells release GnRH in a 'round-the-clock,' pulsatile fashion. With each secretion, the pituitary gland ...

Media availability: Drug found to help scleroderma patients

...en tissue in the lungs hardens or scars, breathing becomes difficult. In the study, participants who received treatment had small but statistically significant improvement in lung function (about 3 percent) and less shortness of breath (dyspnea) compared to those who were not treated. The drug also decreased...

Our grip on reality is slim, says UCL scientist

...ou have in separating reality from imagined events becomes exaggerated so some people have hallucinations and hear voices that simply aren't there." These results indicate a link between the brain areas implicated in schizophrenia and the regions that support the ability to discriminate between perceived and...

Getting answers

...here is indeed much debate on this question which becomes even more complex in the setting of combined traumatic brain injury and hemorrhagic shock," he said. Currently, Kochanek and his research team are working on optimizing their models to test the fluids, which link antioxidants to the blood components...

New UF tool measures heart implant patients' anxiety

...Burns said. "You learn to live with the ICD and it becomes part of your body." Sandra Dunbar, D.S.N., the Charles Howard Candler professor of nursing and cardiology at Emory University and an international expert on quality of life after ICD, said that research has shown a wide variety of patient responses...

Study finds hydration lacking in older adults

...ients? Do you know that the body's thirst response becomes blunted with age? It's true, and as a consequence, many of your patients may be dehydrated a condition that leads to severe consequences if not identified and treated. This newest article in the American Journal of Nursing New Look at the Old se...

U of M study examines kidney stone prevention in astronauts

...o maintain their pre-flight fitness levels. "This becomes a real health concern, as the time astronauts spend in space and living in the space station is extended," said Manoj Monga, M.D., professor of urologic surgery and lead investigator. The study will be published in the July 2006 print issue of the Jo...

Obesity in prostate cancer patients predicts cancer recurrence and progression

...nt increased risk of having a tumor that recurs or becomes metastatic than did non-obese patients. This finding mirrors results from a parallel study by M. D. Anderson researchers, reported last year in Clinical Cancer Research, that found that a history of weight gain or obesity at the time of diagnosis als...

Most effective antipsychotic drug has serious health consequences

...utilized. "With any increased use of clozapine, it becomes even more important to point out the need to closely monitor and treat patients who take the drug for metabolic syndrome and its consequences," Lamberti said....

Disfiguring facial infection in young children can be prevented

...th unsafe drinking water and poor sanitation. Noma becomes established very rapidly leaving patients little time to seek medical attention, so prevention is key. In their Seminar Cyril Enwonwu (University of Maryland at Baltimore, MD, USA) and colleagues list six factors for the prevention of noma. They s...

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