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Sucampo submits new drug application for lubiprostone

...ing to the development of constipation include not enough fiber in the diet, lack of exercise, irritable bowel syndrome, neurological and systemic disorders and problems with the colon and rectum or intestinal function. Other contributing factors include side effects from medication, particularly pain medic...

Top anti-arthritis drugs cause skin disease

... the beginning of the treatment and were important enough for 7 patients to stop therapy. In addition, 12 patients were diagnosed with skin tumour and 9 with an ulcer. In total, 26% of the patients who developed a dermatological condition ceased their treatment due to the condition. "Dermatological conditio...

Urban neighborhoods affect how people think about health

...ing poor - people who are employed but do not earn enough money to purchase health care or make too much to qualify for Medicaid," Barnes said. "If not, we will see higher mortality rates and a decrease in people's quality of life." Additional health-care facilities also should be a priority for impoverishe...

Endangered species: Who will teach anatomy in 2010?

Are there too many, too few, or just enough future anatomists in the training pipeline to meet...cades. The article notes, however, that there are enough qualified persons in the pipeline to reverse this shortage as long as the academic community provide...

Study shows that a kidney transplant can reverse heart failure

...e patient was on dialysis. The study was not large enough to determine how long a person can remain on dialysis and still receive a cardiac benefit from a kidney transplant. "Our conclusion," says Dr. Wali, "is that your best chance of survival, if you have both kidney failure and heart failure, is to rece...

Scientists discover way to control allergic reactions

...e body produces too many T-helper 2 cells, and not enough T-regulatory cells. This can result in asthma, hayfever and allergic eczema. The researchers discovered that by increasing the levels of CD4+ T-regulatory cells they were able to control the extent of the allergic inflammation. They injected cat alle...

Insomnia, falls in elderly linked

...greater risk of falls. "One study by itself isn't enough to eliminate current concerns about hypnotics and falls, but many previous studies that raised these concerns did not look to see whether insomnia, rather than the drugs themselves, might be the problem," says senior author Ronald Chervin, M.D., M.S....

Dr. Gutin selected as Fulbright Senior Specialist

...d to hunt him down to get him to stop playing long enough to come inside and eat a home-cooked meal. He's excited about helping another country learn from the mistakes and experience of his own and keep it from following in the tracks toward obesity and inactivity. Dr. Gutin came to MCG in 1991 from Columbi...

Fifteen-year hunt uncovers gene behind 'pseudothalidomide' syndrome

...rmation, and the computer analysis become powerful enough to find the genetic mutations behind a disease as rare as Roberts." Some of the techniques they used -- such as that to make many copies of DNA from a small sample -- have been around in some form for more than a decade. But others are much more rece...

Exercise may not be good enough to reduce mild hypertension in older people, Hopkins experts say

Moderate levels of exercise may not be enough to control mild hypertension in men and women over...to guidelines without fail, it does not seem to be enough for full blood pressure control in older people. "Alternatively, older persons may need to get sta...

Early stage breast-cancer rates are rising as incidence of invasive cases are leveling

... United States, it has not been possible to gather enough cases to conduct randomized clinical trials to determine whether women would benefit from treatment. "Some small studies do indicate that women with LCIS are equally likely to develop cancer in one or both breasts, so oftentimes it is considered a no...

Columbia research suggests need to rethink causes of heart failure

...ade it exceedingly difficult for them to fill with enough blood. The Columbia study showed, however, that many patients with heart failure and normal ejection fractions had hearts that were bigger than average. Unique 3-D Imaging System Allows Unprecedented Accuracy Previous studies failed to account for...

Too much water may be as dangerous as too little during long-distance athletic events

...ddition popular sports drinks don't always include enough sodium to offset the body's loss of the mineral during exercise. The drinks often carry more water with smaller concentrations of salts than are normally found in the human body; therefore, they do not replace salts adequately, said Dr. Levine, medic...

Clinical diagnosis of Alzheimer's may be delayed, says major clinical trial

...this research, involves memory problems not severe enough to be classified as dementia. Previous studies have shown that approximately eight in 10 people who meet criteria for amnestic MCI progress to AD within 6 years of diagnosis and that people with the APOE-e4 gene progress to AD more rapidly. In this t...

Jefferson researchers find timing of post-epilepsy surgery seizures predicts outcome

...better." The findings make sense, he says. "If not enough tissue was taken out, it is going to happen sooner rather than later." There is also a known "running down" phenomenon in which in some cases the epileptic brain eventually loses the ability to have seizures. These results, if confirmed, "May help p...

NCI's Patient Navigator Research Program: Questions and answers

... a cancer death. If navigators get involved early enough after a person has received a cancer diagnosis, they can help steer patients and their families to appropriate care and treatment that could dramatically improve patients' chances of getting the best care and have an opportunity to live with cancer a...

More evidence suggests statins help cut risk for advanced prostate cancer

...e researchers caution that data are not conclusive enough to warrant prescribing the drug to reduce cancer risk alone because many questions still linger, such as how they might contribute to delaying the cancer process more effectively than non-statins. "Additional large studies may help confirm these resu...

U of T research examines nursing home quality of care

... drawing the same conclusions in Canada, since not enough study has been done on the Canadian situation....

The Cochrane Library newsletter, 2005, issue 2

...ndard treatment involves making sure the child has enough oxygen, fluid and food, and possibly using bronchi...ce cognitive deterioration, the effect was not big enough to be apparent to the doctors treating the patients, and was possibly more short-lived than in Alzhe...

Hospitalized babies with severe breathing problems may benefit from lying on their stomachs

...s to upper respiratory infections. There were not enough data among the studies to determine whether any of the other sleeping positions could relieve breathing problems, the Cochrane reviewers found. In healthy children without severe breathing problems, back sleeping remains the recommended position. Ac...

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