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Study examines influence of celebrity endorsements of cancer screening

...n, Vt., and colleagues at Dartmouth Medical School conducted a telephone survey of American adults from December 2001 through July 2002. Almost three-quarters (73%) of women age 40 and older (the age group potentially eligible for breast cancer screening) reported that they had seen or heard celebrities talk ...

Molecular change occurring during brain tumor progression also evident in breast cancer

...also occurs in breast cancer, according to a study conducted at Cedars-Sinai's Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute. The shift appears to be part of a process that enables tumors to develop the new blood vessels they need to grow rapidly, migrate and invade other tissue. Although the switch is evident even i...

Medication combined with behavior therapy works best for ADHD children, study finds

...ith ADHD, ages 6 to 12, participated in the study, conducted at the University at Buffalo's Summer Treatment Pr...ys Pelham, who helped develop Concerta and who has conducted many other trials involving other stimulant drugs. Significantly, the study also found that with ...

Stroke drug still meets resistance from doctors wary of its risks

...wly published survey of 1,105 emergency physicians conducted by University of Michigan Stroke Program researchers and published early online in the Annals of Emergency Medicine. The authors say it shows there's still controversy over the use of tPA, or tissue plasminogen activator -- and a long way to go to im...

Treat depression and chronic pain separately, U-M researchers say

...bnails using a hard rubber probe. Researchers also conducted interviews and had the subjects fill out questionn...sitivity and symptoms of depression. The study was conducted at the Georgetown University Medical Center before Clauw and several colleagues moved to U-M. Clauw...

A candidate biomarker to improve treatment of lupus patients

...ter for Lupus Research, and the NIH, the study was conducted by a team of researchers with the Kirkland Center, Hospital for Special Surgery, and Weill Medical College of Cornell University in New York City. Led by Kyriakos A. Kirou, M.D. and Mary K. Crow, M.D., the team set out to test the hypothesis that ac...

Two studies document rise of superbugs in the environment

... College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital conducted a three-year study of S. aureus infections in children. They found that among S. aureus isolates acquired in the community, the proportion of isolates that were MRSA had reached 76 percent in 2003. Over the preceding three years, the number of MRSA i...

Girl juvenile offenders exhibit more problems, risks than boys

... in mind and not for work with families." Gavazzi conducted the study with Courtney Yarcheck, director of the Global Risk Assessment Device Project at Ohio State , and Meda Chesney-Lind of the University of Hawaii at Manoa. The study will be published in the journal Criminal Justice and Behavior. The study i...

Fear of falling: It's not only grandpa's phobia

...ool of Medicine and the principal investigator who conducted the research. "This is strange because this fear of falling exists in people who have never fallen before. It's an illogical fear. Yet they're so afraid of falling that they avoid activities. It becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy. They become weak an...

Study backs effectiveness of thrombolysis after stroke

... (CASES), a national prospective cohort study, was conducted to determine the safety and effectiveness of thrombolysis with alteplase in the real-world treatment of acute ischemic stroke. The study registry collected data for 1135 patients enrolled at 60 centres across Canada between 1999 and 2001. More than ...

US Latinos may develop Alzheimer's disease symptoms at earlier age than white, non-Latinos

...ters (three east coast and two west coast centers) conducted a two phase study to compare the age of onset of Alzheimer's disease symptoms of U.S. mainland Latino individuals with age of symptom onset in Anglo individuals. The first phase of the study, a retrospective database analysis, found that the mean (av...

New blood test for ovarian cancer screening

...s also affiliated with the Yale Cancer Center. Mor conducted the research with David Ward, deputy director of the Nevada Cancer Institute. They developed and tested a new blood test for ovarian cancer based on four proteins: leptin, prolactin, osteopontin and insulin-like growth factor-II. If the level of two ...

Green laser pointer can cause eye damage

...nnis Robertson, M.D., Mayo Clinic ophthalmologist, conducted investigations with a green laser pointer directed...t details of structures in daylight Dr. Robertson conducted the eye exposure test with a consenting patient two weeks before eye removal due to ring melanoma. T...

Misunderstanding real cost a barrier to mammography

...rviews with 897 women age 40 or older. Researchers conducted the interviews to find out the women's attitudes toward mammography and to find whether they had the exams. The interviews included questions about the cost of mammography and details about the women's insurance coverage. Researchers later compared w...

Low-fat dairy foods may help reduce risk of type 2 diabetes

..., a precursor of type 2 diabetes. The researchers conducted the current study to directly examine the relationship between dairy consumption and diabetes. Initiated in 1986, the Health Professionals Follow-up Study has gathered information regarding the relationship between dietary factors and several illnes...

Liverpool placenta study could save lives

...art of such a worthwhile study." The study will be conducted in sites across the UK and Uganda over three years and is being funded by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and Wellbeing of Women - the research arm of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and the only UK charity funding research ...

Earlier treatment of perinatal HIV associated with decreased HIV progression, better outcomes

...hool of Medicine, Stanford, Calif., and colleagues conducted a study to determine the progression of HIV, survival, and distribution of category C (the most severe of three categories, dependent on symptomatic conditions) diagnoses in a perinatal population-based sample during different eras in prevention and ...

Sex, gender and heart diseaseMUHC researcher leads Canada-wide team

... will help focus long-term research projects to be conducted over the following five years. Cardiovascular Disease--also known as heart disease--is a degenerative ailment of the cardiovascular system, resulting in blood vessel blockage and ultimately in heart attack. Once considered a predominantly male afflic...

OHSU study says national injury prevention program working

...ols in which the program was offered. A 2000 study conducted at the University of Toronto identified ThinkFirst as an example of a best practice among comprehensive, community-based prevention strategies. And in 2002, the California Department of Education added the ThinkFirst for Kids program to its Healthy K...

Active vaccine prevents mice from developing prion disease

...ther organs in the body." Because the research was conducted in normal mice, the NYU researchers say it will be easier to apply in animals in the wild, which are at risk for developing prion disease. Prion disease is contracted when an animal eats the body parts of other animals contaminated with prions....

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