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Size of brain structure could signal vulnerability to anxiety disorders

...example, it would not be unusual for a soldier who experienced a traumatic battlefield situation to become distressed when hearing noises that bring back those memories, such as the sound of a helicopter. Most commonly, repeated exposure to such sounds without additional trauma reduces or extinguishes the fearf...

Nearly two million eye injuries in the US each year

...n estimated 1,990,872 individuals (6.98 per 1,000) experienced an eye injury in the U.S. Most of the eye injuries were treated in emergency departments (50.7 percent); 38.7 percent were treated in private physicians' offices, 8.1 percent in outpatient facilities, and 2.5 percent in inpatient facilities. Overall,...

Ability, not disability, at heart of yacht trek

... the B'Quest has competed in many races, crewed by experienced sailors overcoming such obstacles as quadriplegia, paraplegia, neuromuscular disease, blindness and cancer. The crew worked directly with the students to test and evaluate a number of devices that will be used not only in the Transpac, but will idea...

Strong magnetic fields aid severe depression

...s gradually recede, but understandably it is often experienced by patients as annoying,' Bonn lecturer Dr. Michae...re roughly equally effective: every second patient experienced a marked alleviation of their depression a week after their stint of therapy. 'Admittedly, the divis...

New report shows female lung cancer death rates in Europe still rising

...women in Europe will probably not reach the levels experienced in the USA, where it is the leading cause of cancer death among women. However, Europe will still have to implement effective ways of controlling smoking if it is to avoid a major female lung cancer epidemic. Lead author Dr Cristina Bosetti, a senior...

Women report various symptoms after stopping hormone therapy

...etermine symptoms the WHI E + P trial participants experienced when they ceased hormone therapy. The study included a survey of 8,405 women at 40 clinical centers who were still taking study pills (conjugated equine estrogens and medroxyprogesterone [CEE + MPA] or placebo) when the estrogen plus progestin interv...

Neural cell transplants fight immune attack in mice with multiple sclerosis

...set started to recover between 30 and 60 days, and experienced a twofold reduction in relapses compared with untreated mice. Mice injected at the first relapse started to recover later, but showed a threefold reduction of the relapse rate between 60 and 90 days, compared with untreated mice. Both groups showed a...

Discovery of T-cell 'traffic control' boosts new drug promise

... of drugs, a number of patients have tired easily, experienced lower blood flow and a tendency for airways to constrict as muscle walls develop abnormally, Goetzl says. "Fully exploiting this approach for treatment of autoimmune diseases and transplant rejection will depend on developing new drugs that block onl...

Are some medicines so good they should be free? In diabetes, the answer may be yes

...wn to slow the damage to the kidneys that is often experienced by people with diabetes, and prevent them from entering end-stage renal failure (ESRD) in which the kidneys essentially shut down and patients need dialysis. ACE inhibitors have also been shown to cut the extra-high risk of heart attacks and strokes ...

Surgery is favored treatment for severe hemorrhoids

...arge intestine. About half the U.S. population has experienced hemorrhoids by age 50. Men are more frequently afflicted than women, and the peak incidence of the disease occurs between the ages of 45 and 65. Although patients undergoing RBL spent significantly fewer days away from work than patients subject to s...

Golfers with low-back pain may be helped by University of Pittsburgh research

...stone, Colo. "More than 30 percent of golfers have experienced issues related to low-back pain or injury that have affected their ability to continue enjoying the game of golf," said principal investigator Yung-Shen Tsai, Ph.D., P.T., of the University of Pittsburgh Neuromuscular Research Laboratory (NMRL), wher...

UT Southwestern professor supports development of report cards on hospital infection rates

...ed professionals dedicated to infection prevention experienced a 32 percent reduction in infection rates. The authors of the Perspective article suggest including health-care epidemiologists and infection- control professionals early in the formation of standards and phasing in reporting requirements to give hos...

The Cochrane Library newsletter, 2005, issue 3

...he Cochrane Review Authors set out to see if women experienced any differences when taking COC's in the standard pattern versus continuously. Their conclusion was that the two dosing regimens have similar participant satisfaction and similar discontinuation rates. They also found evidence suggesting that menstru...

Spousal violence affects one in three Albanian wives

...so collected. More than a third (37%) of women had experienced violence. Risk was greatest among women aged 25-34, women with more than 12 years of education, women in white collar jobs, women with least educated husbands, and women married to men raised in rural areas. Women were also at higher risk if they wer...

New UC study shows 'stop and go' traffic increases infant wheezing

...American infants living near "stop and go" traffic experienced the highest wheezing rate--25 percent. "Our study illustrates that living within a football field's distance of 'stop and go' traffic puts infants at a higher risk for wheezing," said Ryan. "Traditional wisdom told us that highway traffic was to bla...

'Good' bacteria helps ease pain of colitis

...hose treated with probiotic bacteria mixture VSL#3 experienced relief of their mild to moderate ulcerative colitis. The mixture of eight lactic acid bacterial species is believed to be effective by mechanisms that include (1) reducing the number of "bad" bacteria, (2) reducing the amount of inflammation (3) incr...

Vitamin D supplements not effective in preserving bone mineral density in black women

...d bone density change in either group. Both groups experienced an increase in BMD in total body, hip, and mid-radius (forearm bone) at one year (between 1.1 and 1.3 percent). However, BMD declined at these sites over the full three years from 0.26 percent to 0.55 percent. Initial total hip BMD ranged from normal...

July/August 2005 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet

... et al A PHYSICIAN WRITER FINDS TIME TO WRITE An experienced physician writer ponders different strategies for finding time to write. As the author examines how busy people find the time to write, three types of writers are identified: deck clearers, wedgers and schedulers. Making Time to Write? By Lucy M. ...

Newest HIV drugs should be used with FUZEON(R)

...e the ultimate treatment goal for all triple-class experienced patients. FUZEON combined with the latest drugs no...se data must change the way we manage triple class experienced patients facing HIV resistance and failing to reach undetectable viral load." Studies presented this...

Acupuncture cuts tension headache rates by almost half

...6 less days of headaches. While the control group experienced 1.5 less days of headaches - a drop of just a tenth. Improvements to headache rates continued for months after the acupuncture treatment, though they began to rise slightly as time went on. Those in the 'no treatment' group were subsequently given ac...

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