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Physical pain aggravates majority of Americans, according to poll

...e clinical care to improve, but for the science to catch up and for us to make some dramatic breakthroughs in pain treatment." Pollsters queried 1,204 adults by phone, April 13-19, 2005. The results have a three-point error margin. Poll results and analysis are available at abcnews.com....

Marijuana withdrawal reported by teens seeking treatment

... rise, but, researchers have discovered, there's a catch withdrawal symptoms, much like those experienced by people quitting cigarettes, cocaine or other drugs, may make abstinence more difficult to achieve. A new study in today's edition of the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence shows that teens that us...

Researchers demonstrate use of gold nanoparticles for cancer detection

...ends to recur. Our best chance to save lives is to catch it early, and this method might allow that." He added that this technique could be used to detect a number of cancers, including stomach, colon and skin cancers. "Our findings also have strong implications for this technique's value to cancer researc...

4D proton therapy, radiation-resistant tumors, interpreting medical images

...rovement over traditional mammography that aims to catch breast cancer earlier while eliminating patient di...@ucdavis.edu ), the technique has the potential to catch tumors that are the size of a pea, as opposed to the garbanzo-sized tumors that can be caught with s...

Study shows how sleep improves memory

...ing the week purging, if you will only to try to catch up by "binging" on sleep on the weekends. "This is especially troubling considering it is happening not just among adults, but also among teenagers and children," he adds. "Our research is demonstrating that sleep is critical for improving and conso...

Catchers mitts don't provide enough protection

...es are located. Pitchers and field players tend to catch the ball in the webbing itself, away from the hand. Catchers were more likely than any other position to have hand weakness, with 44 percent reporting this symptom. Catchers reported more symptoms of weakness, numbness, tingling and pain in their glo...

New proton therapy, breast CT clinical trials, radiation-resistant tumors

...rovement over traditional mammography that aims to catch breast cancer earlier while eliminating patient di...rding to Boone, the technique has the potential to catch tumors that are the size of a pea, as opposed to the garbanzo-sized tumors that can be caught with s...

Breast cancer screening trial shows digital mammogram benefits

.... "Neither film nor digital mammography is able to catch every cancer," Gatsonis said. "So this study data can be used to develop and improve mammography in the coming years. And that is good news for women's health." The primary aim of the trial, dubbed the Digital Mammographic Imaging Screening Trial (DM...

How can physicians assist in the investigation of bioterrorism or other biocrimes?

...s advised them how to respond if they wish to help catch the criminal. But now a team of scientists has published the first major guidance aimed at physicians who wish to assist law enforcement in the investigation of a biocrime. The guidance is published in the open access international medical journal ...

NCI/Fox Chase Cancer Center Science Writers' Seminar

...D.C., both arrive into 30th St. Station in time to catch the 10:08 a.m. SEPTA R8 train to Fox Chase. A shuttle will be available for free roundtrip transport between the Fox Chase SEPTA station and the Cancer Center. How: To register for the press briefing, please contact Dorie Hightower or Ann Benner...

New use of 64-slice CT scan to be studied at HUP to help diagnose coronary artery disease in the ED

...tilization of multi-slice CT in the ED may help us catch the patients who we might have initially thought were safe to go home, but they're not. They need further treatment and observation for heart disease." Dr. Baxt further explains, "On the other side, this potentially could save society vast amounts of...

Gold nanoparticles show potential for noninvasive cancer treatment

...his patients. "Our best chance to save lives is to catch cancer and treat it early. Our work with gold nanoparticles may result in a valuable tool in fighting not only oral cancers, but also a number of other types, including stomach, colon and skin cancers." The research was supported by a grant from the ...

The 2nd WADA Symposium On Gene Doping

...ill enable us to detect gene doping so that we can catch the cheaters, level the playing field and ensure the safety of athletes. The 2nd WADA Symposium on Gene Doping promises to help advance these efforts." One of the most important messages of the symposium is that anti-doping scientists are working vi...

Johns Hopkins flu expert calls for mandatory vaccination of health care workers

...f staff, more than 30 percent, believed they could catch influenza from the vaccine itself, which is false. Perl also notes from surveys that relying on people's self-awareness is not sufficient to prevent the flu from spreading. "One-half of infected health care workers have no idea when they are infec...

Chilling can cause colds

Were you ever tell you to "wrap up warm or you'll catch a cold?" If so, scientists at Cardiff University's Common Cold Centre have proved this right. For the first time, new research, published November 14 in the medical journal Family Practice, (Oxford Journals) by Claire Johnson and Professor Ron E...

'Doctor Franklin's Medicine' explores founding father's vast medical legacy

...sed to wet conditions. Observing that people often catch colds while confined in close quarters, he concluded that people spread colds, and that they probably have something to do with the transmission of microscopic particles. Medical inventions: Bifocal lenses and a "long arm" that extended the user's ...

Abdominal chemo boosts survival in ovarian cancer patients

...the intravenous round of chemotherapy is needed to catch cancer cells that may have spread outside the abdomen. Overall survival for 205 patients receiving abdominal (or intraperitoneal) chemotherapy in the study was an average of 65.6 months, a 25 percent improvement over the intravenous-only group (49.7 ...

Patient safety monitoring at Hopkins Hospital finds law of unintended consequences at work

... in the screw-top mechanism that could potentially catch blood or other fluids and act as a source of infection. An opaque plastic cover did not allow hospital staff to see through it to ensure that fluids were effectively flushed through and cleaned out between procedures. "Guarding against bloodstream...

The science of tickling (ourselves) is no laughing matter, Queen's psychologist says

...stdictive" mechanisms, the researchers say. In the catch trials, the brain predicts that a tap will occur a...r the tap, we would not expect cancellation in the catch trials," he explains. "The brain is constantly predicting the sensory feedback it's going to receive...

Alzheimer's drugs offer modest improvements, equal effectiveness

...s later, even as little as six months later, never catch up with those who were on drug from the outset," of their diagnosis, Grossberg said. Although the review of Aricept showed that the drug can be effective even 52 weeks after the start of treatment, Birks says more long term studies of the medicines a...

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