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Community MRSA is re-emergence of 1950's pandemic

...in and other traits with a proven track record for causing serious diseases in healthier and younger age groups than those currently regarded as at risk. The increased resistance to antibiotics of the community acquired MRSA clone over its 80/81 ancestor mean that there could also be other factors which comp...

'Promiscuous' area of brain could explain role of antidepressants

... the brain occasionally get their signals crossed, causing delays in stabilizing mood. "This study provides a new site for drug discovery in one of the biggest market for drugs those that treat symptoms of depression," said Dr. John Dani, professor of neuroscience at BCM and lead author of the study. Dani'...

Certain weight control behaviors may precipitate obesity among adolescent girls

...rticular high-risk behaviors to understand what is causing the rise in obesity and to hopefully facilitate the design of effective preventative programs to stop this public health epidemic, said Stice....

Breakthrough findings by Ume researchers link obesity to diabetes

...y obesity is epidemic in the industrialized world, causing disturbances in blood levels of insulin, sugar, and blood fats that lead to high blood pressure, type-2 (adult onset) diabetes, and fatty liver, which in turn conspire to cause cardiovascular disorders, the leading cause of premature death in the Wes...

Columbia research suggests need to rethink causes of heart failure

...d with drugs to target specific disorders that are causing the heart failure - e.g. anemia, obesity, hypertension and diabetes - rather than the treatments currently prescribed specifically for heart failure. Heart failure is the currently the number one reason for hospital admission in patients over the age...

Adverse outcomes from blood clot therapy may be due to patient characteristics, not dosing errors

...able to hypothesize that if the incorrect dose was causing adverse outcomes, the association between incorrect dosing of active fibrinolytic and adverse outcome would be much stronger than the association between incorrect dosing of placebo. The study included 16,949 patients with heart attacks who were enr...

Heart valve ring reverses damage from congestive heart failure, easing symptoms

...lve's flap-like leaflets from properly closing and causing blood to flow backward through the heart. Failure to adequately reverse the onset of this condition, known as mitral valve regurgitation, can further lead to even greater mitral valve regurgitation and an increased likelihood of heart failure, acco...

Study challenges current treatment for mild asthma

...ional use of beta agonists to relieve symptoms but causing few emergency department visits or hospitalizations. Opinion has been divided among experts as to how best to treat these conditions. In 1997, an expert NIH panel recommended daily use of inhaled steroids to prevent attacks, and theoretically, to cou...

Delay in Alzheimer's disease onset seen for first time

...he is enthusiastic about the underlying concept -- causing any amount of postponement in the heretofore unstoppable progression of Alzheimer's disease. "This study may be the front-runner in shifting our sights toward earlier treatment of the Alzheimer's process, laying the groundwork for testing other drugs...

Essential tremor associated with increased risk of dementia

...ntia is due to the same underlying problem that is causing the essential tremor or whether it is caused by another problem." The study involved a door-to-door survey of elderly people in central Spain. The study followed 202 people with essential tremor and 3,541 people with no dementia or movement disorders...

New treatment for hereditary breast cancer

...kill tumour cells, which have a defect in the gene causing hereditary breast cancer. This new treatment targets only the tumour cells and is not likely to affect other healthy cells in the body. The discovery could also lead to a prophylactic treatment for hereditary breast cancer. In most women, the BRCA1...

Melbourne researchers develop safer and more effective 'aspirin'

...rmation of the problem-causing blood clots without causing excessive bleeding. "Aspirin is the most widely used anti-clotting drug , however it is only effective at preventing fatal heart attack and stroke for about one in four patients," Dr Jackson said. "There is a major need for safer and more effective a...

Patients' lives at risk from substandard drugs say heart specialists

... restoring blood flow to the heart and the risk of causing major bleeds. Strict calibration of the activity was mandatory and must be stated on the manufacturer's label. "I found it astonishing that only three of the 21 formulations tested 14.3% were reported to meet the minimum requirements of the Europea...

Researchers identify marker of heart disease in low-birthweight babies

.... If the cap is weakened, the plaque can rupture, causing a heart attack. "Our hypothesis is that infants with elevated apo C-1 levels at birth will have higher apo C-1 levels in childhood and adulthood" Kwiterovich said. "Many people associate HDL as being the 'good' cholesterol, and indeed, higher levels...

Study shows antibiotic treatment does not reduce risk of secondary cardiac events

...not designed to study the role of C. pneumoniae in causing coronary heart disease, the ACES results do not tell us anything about a possible role of C. pneumoniae in the early development or acceleration of disease in the coronary arteries," said the study's principal investigator, Dr. J. Thomas Grayston, pr...

New research pinpoints best treatment for stroke

...CI (corkscrew) procedure. In MERCI, the blood clot causing the stroke is removed by threading a corkscrew-like device through a catheter fed through the groin. While MRIs are considered the gold standard for post stroke analysis, they are rarely performed and generally impractical because: they take 30 minut...

Reducing malarial transmission in Africa

... 300 million cases of malaria each year worldwide, causing one million deaths. Around 90% of these deaths occur in Africa, mostly in young children. One of the greatest challenges facing Africa in the fight against malaria is drug resistance; resistance to chloroquine (CQ), the cheapest and most widely used ...

Access to mammography may worsen

...urnal Radiology. "If we do not address the issues causing the staffing shortage, more facilities will close and screening will become more centralized, perhaps making screening and diagnostic mammography impossible for some women," said the study's lead author, Carl D'Orsi, M.D., professor of radiology and ...

Patients with pituitary gland tumors are often misdiagnosed

... "If misdiagnosed or untreated, they may progress, causing blindness, heart disease or in the worst cases, premature death." Because the disease is complex, Rosseau saw the need for a patient education association in the Chicagoland area. The Greater Chicago Pituitary Education Association was found...

Social connections: Could heartwarming be heart-saving?

...Studies indicate that inflammation plays a role in causing atherosclerosis. "It seems to allow white blood c...be deposited in the blood vessel wall more easily, causing atherosclerosis." Researchers say IL-6 -- and by extension, inflammation -- may be elevated for two ...

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