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'Surprising' findings reported about iron overload

...opean descent. In fact, a health-screening program conducted by Barton and Acton at an Alabama forest products mill detected the disorder in 0.39 percent of all white participants, and 0.53 percent of white men. Acton and Barton said they hope that results of the study will prompt more primary care physicians...

Exclusive breastfeeding reduces risk of mother-to-child HIV transmission

...hers has been an urgent research priority. A study conducted by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public He...of HIV and death for their infants." The study was conducted among 14,000 pairs of mothers and newborns who were part of the ZVITAMBO project, which examined the...

Actor-patients' requests for medications boost prescribing for depression

... and the University of California at San Francisco conducted the study, which appears in the April 27, 2005, issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association . "The use of direct marketing for treatment of depression may boost familiarity with potential treatments of the disorder," said Thomas R. Ins...

Guava and AHF Global Immunity bring low cost AIDS diagnosis to resource-limited countries

...inical studies suggest that CD4 T cell enumeration conducted on the Guava EasyCD4 TM represents a good, significantly lower cost alternative to approved "gold-standard" flow cytometry methods. The Guava assays offer comparable accuracy and reproducibility to flow cytometry-based tests, but are much simpler an...

Study finds moderate hypothermia a safe treatment for traumatic brain injury in kids

...volving children underway in theUnited States, was conducted to determine whether moderate hypothermia (3233 degrees Celsius) begun in the early period after severe TBI and maintained for 48 hours is safe compared with normal body temperature (36.537.5 degrees Celsius). By inducing hypothermia in pediatric pat...

Study of iron overload yields surprising results

...hese important questions. The HEIRS study is being conducted at five field centers in the United States and Canada: Howard University (Washington, D.C.), Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Northwest and Hawaii (Portland, Ore., and Honolulu, Hawaii), London Health Sciences Centre (London and Toronto,...

Lower vaccination rates put children at risk

...fety of vaccines. Results of the study, which was conducted with the University of Toronto, McMaster University and the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, are published in the March, 2005 issue of Pediatrics. "Parents must be encouraged to tell their physician about any alternative treatment, and heal...

Enrollment progress for European approval trial

... Officer, Colin Sutton PhD, said two implants were conducted at The Alfred hospital in Melbourne and one at Royal Perth. Dr Sutton said 20 patients had now been implanted with the VentrAssist TM left ventricular assist system 11 as part of the current CE Mark Trial which is gathering data to support an appl...

Breast-cancer risk linked to exposure to traffic emissions at menarche, first birth

... University at Buffalo has found. Their study was conducted among women who lived in Erie and Niagara counties...county of residence. Researchers in the WEB study conducted in-depth personal interviews with study participants to collect data on potential breast-cancer risk...

Tools for diagnosing heart attack could be inaccurate in some populations

...y a role in symptoms." Results from the research, conducted at Wake Forest and eight other medical centers, are reported in the May issue of Academic Emergency Medicine . The researchers studied a computerized risk stratification tool, called the Acute Coronary Ischemia-Time Insensitive Predictive Instrument...

A common bacterium leads to serious blood infection in many seniors, new study finds

...ly to prevent E. coli bacteremia. Jackson's study, conducted among 46,000 Group Health members, also identified risk factors for E. Coli bacteremia. In men, they include urinary catheterization and incontinence. In women, risk factors are linked to incontinence, congestive heart failure, and coronary artery di...

Giving children access to drug clinical trials is crucial, clofarabine approval shows

...ells from the bone marrow. This Phase II trial was conducted based on the activity noted in an initial pediatric Phase I clofarabine trial that Jeha published last year in the journal Blood . Multi-institutional Phase II studies of clofarabine in combination with other agents will soon be offered to pediatri...

Mayo Clinic researchers discover genetic glitch in the heart's electrical system

...roceedings . In the newest study, Mayo researchers conducted sleuthlike molecular autopsies or postmortem genetic testing on coroners' cases of unexplained and unexpected drownings that were referred to the Sudden Death Genomics Laboratory at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. "Harnessing the power from the Human...

3 questions may provide good clues to smoke exposure

...lege of Medicine and Public Health. The study was conducted at Columbus Children's Hospital where 291 mothers or primary caregivers, both self-reported smokers (120) and nonsmokers (171), completed questionnaires that provided answers on demographics and smoking habits. If applicable, the surveys also indicat...

Attention full-time workers: Get off the computer and out to exercise in your free time!

...l Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) conducted by the National Center for Health Statistics, one of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The survey asked the 4,498 adults if they participated in 48 different leisure-time physical activities, including walking, basketball, swimming and...

MRI study shows hormone leptin alters brains, may ease cravings of people with obesity gene

...e UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute. The imaging was conducted by Dr. London and John Matochik of the National Institute on Drug Abuse. ...

CONRAD receives $24 million from Gates Foundation and USAID for HIV microbicide trials

...company. One trial, implemented by CONRAD, will be conducted in India and four African countries. This trials will be funded equally by the Gates Foundation and USAID. The other trial, initiated in late 2004 in Nigeria in collaboration with Family Health International (FHI), is entirely supported by USAID. Pr...

Drug-releasing stents showing higher complication rate than clinical trials indicated

...follow-up in an observational study. The study was conducted at 3 hospitals in Germany and Italy. A total of 2,229 patients underwent successful implantation of sirolimus-eluting (1,062 patients, 2,272 stents) or the drug paclitaxel-eluting (1,167 patients, 2,223 stents) stents between April 2002 and January 2...

Other highlights in the May 4 JNCI

...tie Hospital Manchester in England, and colleagues conducted a phase III randomized trial to determine whether doubling the dose density of ifosfamide, carboplatin, and etoposide (ICE) chemotherapy with blood-progenitor-cell support improved survival compared with standard ICE chemotherapy in patients with SCL...

Long-term outcomes promising for patients with localized, low-grade prostate cancer

...t Health Center, Farmington, Conn., and colleagues conducted a study to determine whether prostate cancer death rates declined, remained constant, or increased after 15 years. The researchers used data from the Connecticut Tumor Registry, supplemented by hospital record and histology review of 767 men aged 55 ...

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