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A 'broader' look at cardiac CTA images often finds diseases/disorders beyond the heart

...ypass grafting, and we wondered how often we would find unrelated but clinically significant findings in the heart and lungs, said Charles White, MD, senior author of the study. We wanted to know the effect of using intravenous contrast and thinner slices on the prevalence of these findings, he added. ...

Patient-centered approach can backfire

...nd motivated to take on responsibility will likely find other ways to accomplish that, even when confronted with a provider who is reluctant to share control." The study was statistically adjusted to control for the effects of physicians' and patients' age and gender because past studies have shown that...

News briefs from the journal Chest, August 2007

... sleep apnea (OSA) and diastolic heart failure may find relief in the form of diuretics, according to a new study. Italian researchers treated 15 patients hospitalized with severe OSA, hypertension, and diastolic heart failure, with intravenous diuretics. Patients were treated twice daily for 3 days, and ...

Grandparents, older adults encouraged to seek help for a sleep disorder

...perform optimally the next day, older adults might find this harder to obtain, says Dr. Krainson, adding that they must be more aware of their sleep and maintain good sleep hygiene by following these tips: Establishing a routine sleep schedule Avoiding utilizing bed for activities other than sle...

Adverse housing conditions contribute to diabetes risk

... over time. I also think it's likely that we would find comparable results if we had done similar research in Detroit or Atlanta or New York City." Schootman says more studies will be needed to determine what specifically increased the risk of diabetes as a result of poor housing conditions, but many fa...

Langerhans cell histiocytosis

Frederic Geissmann and colleagues find that Langerhans cell accumulation in Langerhans cell histiocytosis results from survival rather than uncontrolled proliferation, and is associated with the expansion of regulatory T cells....

Hispanic drug use rises in US culture

...ffering effect for new residents. But we wanted to find out what was happening in Washington, a state with...da Las Vegas. Akins said the researchers hope to find new ways to maximize the protective effects of low-acculturation, such as the emphasis on family in ...

MRI finds breast cancer before it becomes dangerous

...ad via blood and lymph vessels in the body. 'If we find DCIS and remove it we can prevent the formation of...rstly, it was always said that MRT was not able to find early stages of breast cancer in the milk ducts. As our results show, the opposite is true. MRT is f...

Investigators uncover intriguing clues to why persistent acid reflux sometimes turns into cancer

...confirmed, the research might also help scientists find a way to prevent the bone-marrow cells from invading or to identify markers that would allow an earlier diagnosis for Barretts esophagus, which doesnt usually have symptoms. ...

New cause of tamoxifen resistance in breast cancer cells discovered at Lombardi

...rapies. Using this discovery, Clarke also hopes to find a way to reverse resistance to anti-hormonal therapies, making it possible for women to continue treatment with first line therapies for longer. However, Clarke said that the next step in this research will be to conduct a trial to test the predic...

Some women benefit more from exercise when emphasis is on health, not appearance

...ture. Focht and his colleagues were surprised to find that the presence of mirrors in the exercise room didn't influence how the women felt during class. We expected the mirrors to have some effect on these women, but that wasn't the case, he said. It was the instructor's leadership style that had a d...

Women with migraines and visual symptoms may have higher stroke risk

...oms and ischemic stroke, Kittner said. We did not find evidence that this was the case, but had limited data to address this question. Other investigators should confirm our findings of an increased risk of stroke associated with recent onset of probable migraine with visual symptoms....

UCLA researchers awarded $9M contract for study identifiying antibiotic treatment for MRSA

...arious off-patent antibiotics. Its important to find an optimal treatment in order to stop progression of serious infection or prevent recurrence, said Moran, clinical professor of medicine at the Geffen School of Medicine and in the department of emergency medicine and the division of infectious dise...

Hormone regulates fondness for food

...pe our patterns of eating. The authors sought to find a connection between the pathways in the brain tha...cially responsive to pictures of foods that people find more appetising. For example, its activity was higher in response to a picture of chocolate cake tha...

Galileo to support global search and rescue

...o rely on the beacon to use a navigation system to find its position and include it in the distress call. Emergency beacons need to have a direct line-of-sight to the geostationary satellites. There are some situations where this is impossible, such as near the Earth's poles, where the satellites are t...

Miniature implanted devices could treat epilepsy, glaucoma

...in "like a brush fire," Irazoqui said. "Once you find out where that focal area is, if you know the seizure is about to start you can suppress the seizure," he said. Rickus has developed a "living electrode" coated with specially engineered neurons that, when stimulated, releases the neurotransmitter ...

Theory of facial aging gets a facelift from UT Southwestern researchers

...hor. In our studies, however, we were surprised to find that this is not the case; the face is made up of individual fat compartments that gain and lose fat at different times and different rates as we age. The study involved injecting different types of dye into facial cavities of 30 cadavers. Despite ...

Old McDonald's has a hold on kids' taste buds, Stanford/Packard study finds

...have tremendous trust that the private sector will find a way to offer better products and still make a profit," said Robinson, "but we've seen a lot of promises go by the wayside over the years. No one is going to propose we totally stop industries from promoting their products. But there is a very good ...

Happier hospitals means healthier patients

...by changing management structures, said Becky. You find people fiddling about with structures when in fact...of it, said Becky. We want them each to ask Can we find a hospital which is doing something better than us or support one that isnt" And of course if its d...

RAND, Health Dialog form alliance to create tools to evaluate health-care quality and efficiency

...roducts to our clients. We looked long and hard to find the best strategic collaborator for this endeavor and our conclusion was theres only one RAND. This is an important step in taking the advances weve made through decades of research and applying that knowledge to day-to-day health care evaluatio...

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