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Wearing compression stockings reduces risk of DVT on long-haul flights

...to those who do not wear compression stockings. So concludes a systematic review of medical research to be published in The Cochrane Library, Issue 2, on April 18th 2006 at 7:01 PM Eastern. "This review shows that airline passengers travelling for long distances can expect a substantial reduction in the incide...

Uncertainty over give antibiotics in exacerbations of COPD

...blished in The Cochrane Library, Issue 2, 2006 now concludes that they should be used. The researchers found that antibiotics reduce the risk of dying from the attack by 77%, decreases the risk of treatment failure by 53% and decrease the risk of developing pussy sputum by 44%. There is, however, a small incre...

Directly observed therapy does not help fight tuberculosis

...ople receiving treatment for tuberculosis (TB). So concludes a systematic review of randomized controlled trials conducted in low-, middle, and high-income countries. The review is to be published in Issue 2, 2006 of The Cochrane Library. To fight TB people need to take medication regularly for at least six mo...

Urgent changes needed for authorisation of phase I trials

... serious adverse events. The MHRA's interim report concludes that there was no evidence of a fault with the quality of the test drug, no contamination, no dosing error, and "it was run according to the agreed protocol". However, as The Lancet comments: "Despite the recognised risk of massive release of cytokin...

Yellow Fever

...ve into areas once protected by colder weather. He concludes with a discussion of current precautionary efforts based on interviews with experts and analysis of available studies. Both absorbing history and a timely wake-up call for the present, Yellow Fever is fascinating and important reading. Author James L...

Europe slow to add infant pneumococcal vaccine to national programmes despite strong US results

...iss people who could develop pneumococcal disease" concludes Dr Fletcher. "US studies carried out since the introduction of universal vaccination show that IPD has fallen among vaccinated groups and has also led to a decrease in non-vaccinated groups. "For example, studies published in 2005 show that three yea...

Seniors look on the bright side

...time-limited future that comes with advancing age, concludes a Brandeis study in the journal Psychology and Aging. In fact, the research suggests that old age itself motivates adults to keep negative information out of the "spotlight" of attention and to focus instead on positive information. "The study sugges...

Researchers find why prostate drug increases likelihood of heart failure

...pha blockers could potentially be a direct cause," concludes Simpson, who is also a professor of medicine at th...irst we want to know which receptors to activate," concludes Simpson. "And then we have to figure out how to do that in humans." Co-authors of the paper are Timo...

M-rated video games contain unlabeled violence, sexual themes, substances, and profanity

...n Children Eat What They Watch, lead author Wiecha concludes that increases in television viewing are associated with increased caloric intake among children. In Richs study, Is Television Viewing Associated With Social Isolation? the researchers find that the more time children spend viewing violent programs,...

Premature baby ventilation trial cleared of causing long-term harm to participants

...mpared with those who received standard treatment, concludes a study in this week's issue of The Lancet. CNEP is a treatment where pressure is applied to a child's chest to assist breathing. In the early 1990s, David Southall and colleagues did a randomised controlled trial comparing CNEP with standard ventila...

Children who sleep less are three times more likely to be overweight

...move more and to make sure they get enough sleep," concludes Tremblay....

Women suffer from anxiety and stress after birth, not only depression

...ed today in the open access journal BMC Psychiatry concludes that symptoms of anxiety and stress should be assessed in women in the early postnatal period. A scale that measures anxiety and stress independently of depression enabled researchers to detect 61 women who had symptoms of depression, and a further 3...

Chemistry as a life science

...akfast followed by opening remarks at 8:30 a.m. It concludes with a reception from 5-6 p.m. The symposium is free and open to the public. Advanced registration is required. All registration must be completed at the following website: http://njacs.org . The CAALS biennial, one-day symposia are held under the ...

Only four percent of Americans with bladder problems seek medical help

...ld be the result of a treatable medical condition" concludes Dr Kim. "This common misunderstanding could explain why many people are reluctant to seek professional health for OAB, despite the fact that it can have great social and emotional impact on their lives. "The unmet medical need identified by our stud...

New test to detect rare proteins in blood

...ng advanced tumors is very complex and difficult," concludes Greene...

Falling blood pressure not down to drugs, say experts

... many countries in the mid-1980s to the mid-1990s, concludes a study published online by the BMJ today. Blood pressure is a key risk factor for coronary heart disease. Levels are declining in many industrialised countries, but the mechanism is not known. There are two possible patterns of blood pressure fall ...

Predictive risk factors by gender will help diagnose and treat CVD in women

...ls.org/papbyrecent.dtl . (1) The Policy Conference concludes that predictive value by gender should be encouraged and the higher mortality rate in women with acute coronary syndromes should be taken into account in clinical management. Additionally, because age plays such a significant role in women's CVD, it ...

Screening may over-diagnose 1 in 10 breast cancers

...MJ discusses the UK breast screening programme and concludes that, although breast screening by mammography is far from perfect, it does save lives....

Acupuncture is as effective as standard drug treatments for migraine

...e mechanism of action of this particular therapy", concludes Diener. "The decision whether acupuncture should be used in migraine prevention remains with the treating physician."...

Animal models show that anabolic steroids flip the adolescent brain's switch for aggression

...e right time, you make permanent changes," Melloni concludes from the converging evidence. He hopes that adolescents don't take the ultimate recovery of the vasopressin system to mean it's OK to use the drugs. "It's our hope that people considering the use of these drugs weigh the long-term health risks and ...

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