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Australia's best health journalism recognised

...ught to light by Mr Thomas' and the Courier Mail's extensive coverage. Professor Peter Doherty told The National Press Club during a nationally televised address today that Australia's economic and scientific future lies in innovation, finding niche markets and fostering human capital to keep more talented Aus...

The burden of food related ill health in the UK

... The information gathered was then backed up by an extensive review of published studies on the financial and health costs of disease and deaths related to food consumption. The authors used a composite term to describe the impact of ill health and death, known as DALYs, or disability adjusted life years. They...

Multilateral initiative on malaria seeks international effort

...clinical trials in malaria-affected areas, without extensive knowledge of local social and cultural conditions, it can be very difficult to recruit patients and obtain informed consent in an ethically sound matter. "In our work in Mali we have developed our own procedures for obtaining informed consent that a...

Backyard treatment may yield leukemia treatment

...the increased activity of Bcr-Abl itself. Through extensive chemical and genetic tests conducted in collaboration with an international group of researchers, Perrotti determined that Bcr-Abl stimulates a protein called SET, which, in turn, inhibits the phosphatase PP2A. PP2A is important because it acts like ...

NHLBI research highlights at American Heart Association's scientific sessions

...onnaires, and angiography, the scientists obtained extensive information on such SES factors as ethnicity, marital status, highest level of education, retirement status, income, and health insurance coverage. During the 5 years of follow-up, there were 92 deaths or heart attacks. In general, women with the f...

Robotic surgery-stenting combo opens coronary arteries, speeds recovery

...ith stented angioplasty shows promise for treating extensive coronary artery disease, researchers reported at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2005. "The minimally invasive procedure effectively bypassed or opened blocked arteries in all 27 patients, an outcome as good or better than you woul...

Riding roller coasters may actually be 'death-defying' for people with heart disease

...re, while eight had a little experience and 17 had extensive experience. The roller coaster rides were performed on the "Expedition GeForce," at the Holiday Park in Hassioch, Germany. The ride involved a 120-second journey starting with a slow ascent to 62 meters (203.4 feet) above the ground, followed by a ...

Pain research using electronic diaries helps identify who responds to 'placebo effect'

...ic Pain and Fatigue Research Center are conducting extensive research into the causes and treatments of fibromyalgia. For more about the U-M Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center, go to www.med.umich.edu/painresearch . For more about other recent research at U-M related to pain and the placebo effect, go t...

IOF agencies receive global recognition of osteoporosis campaigns

... IOF's Committee of Corporate Advisors and provide extensive pro-bono service to IOF. Advertising "Mannequin"...of IOF. The award recognizes the team's work on an extensive IOF global communications campaign leveraged World Osteoporosis Day activities around the world, lau...

Animal research suggests perimenopause is a critical time for women's health

...comparative medicine, was invited to summarize his extensive research on how hormone levels affect health. His work has focused primarily on how stress during the younger years can interfere with ovulation and reduce estrogen levels, which can set the stage for heart disease later in life. "But, this isn't jus...

Bayer launches Phase III clinical study of Trasylol in elective spinal fusion surgery

...onic pain and neural injuries) as it requires more extensive dissection and longer operative time (3). "Blood loss can be a significant complication of spine surgery. Combined with the potential health risks associated with transfusions and the rising cost of blood products, there is a great need to reduce bl...

Researchers: More women physicians likely to choose pediatric subspecialties

...rried out the study. Their work involved analyzing extensive board certification data from the American Board of Pediatrics and dividing the doctors listed into older and younger groups as part of that analysis. According to information supplied by the board, the number of women choosing to become pediatrician...

Rein for pain lays mainly in the brain, Stanford researchers find

...r completely gone, but it was better." Mackey said extensive controls were used in the study to make sure the results reflected a direct correlation between brain imaging and pain control. "One of the questions that always comes up is, 'Did we just design the world's most expensive placebo?' " Mackey said. Res...

Take a deep breath: UVA health system opens clinical trial of emphysema treatment

...participate in this important study because of our extensive experience in treating patients with emphysema," said Dr. Jonathon Truwit, professor of internal medicine and head of pulmonary and critical care medicine at UVa. "This is a large patient population with a need for new treatment options. As one of ju...

Progress slow in improving hospitals' patient safety systems

...lity and subsequent reports ushered in a period of extensive research about the quality of the U.S. health care system, according to background information in the article. The IOM report, To Err Is Human, provided in-depth analyses of a wide range of patient safety problems and underscored the need for improve...

'Hospital at home' offers quality care at lower cost

...mmunity-based treatment plans in several respects: extensive physician involvement and one-on-one nursing care (for an average of nearly 17 hours per patient); intensive medical services, including providing oxygen and intravenous therapy, which were excluded in previous studies of in-home care; and in-depth a...

Improving coping skills benefits family caregivers of hospice patients with cancer

... illness or disability, including many who provide extensive care for relatives with cancer. Previous studies h...if we adequately prepare family members to provide extensive care for their loved ones at home." End-of-life care studies, primarily focused on cancer patients ...

Depression is not good for your heart

... developed CHD. By combining these records with an extensive registry of Swedish residents, risk estimates by age, gender, geographic region and socioeconomic status could be calculated. Across all age and gender groups, patients diagnosed with depression were about 1.5 times more likely to develop CHD than pa...

UCSD researchers state vitamin D needed to cut cancer risk

... to make Vitamin D. The findings are based upon an extensive systematic review of scientific papers on the relationship of blood serum levels or oral intake of vitamin D with risk of certain types of cancers published worldwide between January 1966 and December 2004. Sixty-three observational studies of vitami...

Reduced brain volume may predict dementia in healthy elderly people

...ich they asked about memory problems and performed extensive neuropsychological testing. The authors also monitored the medical records of all participants. During the follow-up, 35 participants developed dementia and 26 were diagnosed with AD. People with severe amygdalar or hippocampal atrophy had the high...

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