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Early drinking linked to higher lifetime alcoholism risk

...lation aged 18 years and older. NESARC involved face to face interviews with adults ages 18 and older. The survey used questions based on diagnostic criteria fo...

Aspirin and other NSAIDs may not reduce the risk of colorectal cancer in long-term smokers

...t may not extend to long-term smokers, who already face an increased risk of the disease, according to a study led by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. In a large, population-based study comparing risk factors in people with and without colorectal cancer, the researchers found the hi...

NIAID announces leadership for newly restructured HIV/AIDS clinical trials networks

...ss evolving scientific challenges and the changing face of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The new network leadership groups will direct, coordinate and conduct NIAID-funded HIV/AIDS clinical research worldwide in close collaboration with one another, NIAID's Division of AIDS, other partner NIH institutes as well ...

Study reveals high rate of diabetes in rural India

... new health problems that much of rural India will face in the coming decade. Associate Professor Bruce Neal, a Senior Director at The George Institute explained that "These results confirm the speed with which health transition is occurring in even quite rural areas of India. The growth of conditions l...

Anaesthetists need urgent guidance on patients who don't want to be resuscitated

UK anaesthetists could face accusations of euthanasia or assisted suicide if t...en overtaken" says Dr McBrien. "If we are not to face litigation in the future we must read, understand and implement what the law requires from us in thi...

Ultrasound may help regrow teeth

...ital syndrome where one side of the child's jaw or face is underdeveloped compared to the other, normal, side. These patients usually undergo many surgeries to improve their facial appearance. This work on human patients was presented at the World Federation of Orthodontics in Paris, September 2005. ...

For men with prostate cancer, treatment information fails to address fears

...ume a greater role in deciding on treatment in the face of disquieting statistics and risk-benefit information. To characterize the factors that influence men's treatment decisions, Thomas Denberg, M.D., Ph.D. of the University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center and colleagues interviewed 20...

New study shows the life and death importance of the doctor-patient relationship

...ying and their families," Dr Kelly said. "Doctors face many stresses in the care of dying patients, and their reactions to the patients' distress and the doctor's reactions to severe and incurable illnesses in their patients may inadvertently lead the doctor to support the patient in their interest of as...

Male sexual abuse survivors struggle in relations with health care providers -- study

...eals that male survivors of childhood sexual abuse face unique challenges that many health care practitioners do not recognize and understand as well as they should. Canadian researchers have found that although both male and female childhood sexual survivors have similar anxieties and fears about their...

University of Kentucky Gill Heart researchers study abdominal aortic aneurysms

... screening detects an abdominal aneurysm, patients face an expensive and unsure course of surgical of treatment. The aneurysm must be monitored, and physicians must use their best judgment to decide when and if surgery is warranted. Open surgery is a long term fix for this disease, but is associated with ...

'Nothing About Us Without Us'

...and emphasised that people with rheumatic diseases face particular barriers in their right to access essential services. Most difficult to tackle is the disparity between different countries as rules and laws differ accordingly, however this could be tackled head-on by joining forces across national bound...

Stanford doctors advance in bid to turn mice stem cells into blood vessels

...ss when transplanted into animal models, but still face a variety of limitations, Abilez said, key among them rejection by the immune system. By creating a tissue-engineered blood vessel grown from a patient's own stem cells, this rejection could potentially be eliminated, Abilez said. "Our goal is to der...

Very early signs of atherosclerosis and heart failure seen together on MRI

...iomyopathy. Decreased coronary flow reserve in the face of increased demand such as occurs during exercise or mental stress may lead to reduced heart function during stress and then eventually at rest. It would be interesting to find out whether exercise or mental stress challenge may bring out this abnor...

Helping children handle stress, emotions may help stuttering

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Children who stutter often face greater challenges managing their behavior and emotions than other children, researchers have found, offering new insight into how to help these children in a more holistic way. "Our findings indicate that young children who stutter are more apt to b...

Study elicits 'child's eye' view of methamphetamine abuse and its effects

...he children of methamphetamine users, many of whom face years in prison. The children often also carry a strong distrust of authority figures, passed on from their parents as a result of the criminal activity involved, sometimes reinforced by a meth-induced paranoia. Some have been actively socialized int...

Hope I die before I get old?

...This suggests an adaptability or resilience in the face of their medical problems. Ubel is the director of the Center for Behavioral and Decision Sciences in Medicine, an advisor to the RWJ Clinical Scholars Program, and author of You're Stronger Than You Think: Tapping the Secrets of Emotionally Resilien...

Womens skin tone influences perception of beauty, health, age, sociobiologists find

... skull where confounding variables such as overall face shape, lighting, camera angle, eye color/form and hairstyle were eliminated, leaving composite skin pigmentation (tone) as the only variable. These 169 standardized "stimuli" faces with skin color distribution as the only variable were then blind-r...

Georgetown research leads to first cancer vaccine

...the groundwork for something that could change the face of global medicine. Instead, he focused on the millions of people worldwide infected with the sexually transmitted disease, particularly those in developing countries where HPV strikes 400,000 women annually. Without access to routine preventative ...

Health risks continue well after the surgery is over

...howing the impact of even a small infection in the face of chronic inflammation. Using an animal model of sickle cell disease, a disease marked by systemic inflammation, he's studying the host's defense to microbial products such as lipopolysaccharide. He's found a resulting transformation of macrophages,...

New model makes diagnosing osteoporosis easier

... given the paucity of diagnostic options, millions face unknown threats of debilitating fractures, while o...aid. "Our goal is to identify people who genuinely face a high risk of fracture in addition to those who don't, so that treatment can be more optimally dire...

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