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Community MRSA is re-emergence of 1950's pandemic
... toxin and other traits with a proven track record for
causing serious diseases in healthier and younger age groups than those currently regarded as at risk. The increased resistance to antibiotics of the community acquired MRSA clone over its 80/81 ancestor mean that there could also be other factors wh...
Advanced prostate cancer previously considered inoperable may be operable, curable
...Zincke. He explains that many patients come to him for
a second opinion after being told their cT3 prosta... prostate. Currently, only 15 percent are referred for
surgery." The problem with radiation therapy as the first line of treatment for
cT3 prostate cancer,...
Rockefeller University researchers are changing the face of drug addiction treatment
...eatment method in which patients are given rewards for
constructive actions taken towards their recovery, for
treating addiction. "This type of behavior research will help us understand what type of treatments...
Implanted medical device aims to lower blood pressure
...ion of Vascular Surgery, is principal investigator for
the Rochester trial site. Cardiologist John D. Bis...medications, and could conceivably reduce the need for
pressure-lowering medications in patients with lesser degrees of hypertension," Illig says. The Rheo...
New approach to eye training may significantly improve performance
...iologists, military pilots and other professionals for
whom identifying objects or patterns in a monitor ...cademy of Sciences . "This research demonstrates, for
the first time, the independence of these two learning mechanisms, and suggests new methods of train...
Sucampo submits new drug application for lubiprostone
... novel compound with a unique mechanism of action, for
the treatment of chronic idiopathic constipation (...ne could provide an important new treatment option for
the millions of people who suffer from chronic constipation and its difficult symptoms," said Sachik...
Study finds radiation therapy for prostate cancer nearly doubles risk for rectal cancer
...y indicates that men who undergo radiation therapy for
prostate cancer have nearly double the risk of dev...r. The study found that men who receive radiation for
prostate cancer have about 70 percent higher risk of developing rectal cancer than those who underwe...
American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for April 2005 (first issue)
...-term survivors and nonsurvivors. The median time for
the entire group in the transplant study was 240 m...rs. The research study appears in the first issue for
April 2005 of the American Thoracic Society's peer-reviewed American Journal of Respiratory and Cri...
Radiation therapy for prostate cancer nearly doubles the risk of rectal cancer
...ryland (April 1, 2005) Men who undergo radiation for
prostate cancer have nearly double the risk of dev...nal Gastroenterology . Men who receive radiation for
prostate cancer have a 70 percent higher risk of developing rectal cancer than those who underwent s...
Statin simvastatin linked to protection against endothelial dysfunction in diabetic rats
...at the scientific sessions of the American Society for
Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. Endothelial cells make up the inner lining of blood vessels. The stimulation of intact endothelial cells by neurotransmitters, hormones and other substances causes release of a substance that induces rela...
Asthma patients' immune systems respond differently with allergies
...n important first step to personalizing treatments for
allergy and asthma, both worldwide diseases that i...study involved 10 patients with clinical diagnosis for
allergic rhinitis, who also have or had had asthma. Peripheral blood leucocytes were obtained both d...
Many parents fail to set rules to limit children's exposure to tobacco smoke, according to new study
...York-New Jersey metropolitan area who were waiting for
their child's appointment with their pediatrician....urants." Findings of the study are not encouraging for
children's health, according to the authors. In 40 percent of homes and in more than 50 percent of f...
Autistic children's abnormal metabolic profile findings
...ny complex diseases but a possible metabolic basis for
autism has not been well explored. Now Arkansas Ch...n's Hospital Research Institute researchers report for
the first time that children with autism have a severely abnormal metabolic profile indicating incre...
Top anti-arthritis drugs cause skin disease
... attack and stroke. Similar findings were reported for
other cox-2 inhibitors, although they are still on... of 289 patients who had been undergoing treatment for
rheumatoid arthritis with TNF-alpha blocking drugs for
a period of one to ten years. The drugs the p...
Urban neighborhoods affect how people think about health
...at influence whether and how people seek treatment for
illnesses such as diabetes and high blood pressure...n neighborhoods. The problem is particularly acute for
urbanites who are women and for
racial/ethnic minorities. "Policy should be shaped to provide more h...
Study shows new antipsychotic drug prevents brain loss in schizophrenia
...cently diagnosed schizophrenia patients has found, for
the first time, that the loss of gray matter typic...mbia University Medical Center. "The drugs we have for
schizophrenia can't cure people who've been sick for
years, but this study shows that the newer atyp...
More exhaust inhaled by kids inside school buses than by others in the area, says new UC study
...ch of a pollutant is inhaled is a better indicator for
related health impacts," said Julian Marshall, a P...ural gas. Sensitive detectors on the buses tested for
sulfur hexafluoride, a gas used as a tracer because it can be picked up at levels as low as 10 parts...
AACR establishes new lectureship in honor of Dr. Jane C. Wright
...ement in cancer research, the American Association for
Cancer Research is pleased to announce the additio...ue culture response, and developing new techniques for
administering cancer chemotherapy. She was among the first researchers to test chemotherapeutic dru...
Last call for Annual World of Children award nominations
...on behalf of children. AWARD DETAILS: Deadline for
Submissions: APRIL 25, 2005. $100,000 Kellogg'...ed a major role in developing and running programs for
dying and bereaved children at Island Hospice and Bereavement Service, Africa's first hospice. M...
If you fill it, they will slurp, and slurp, and slurp ...
... restaurants and in their kitchens. He suggested, for
example, repackaging snacks and other bulk foods into small plastic bags. The visual cues from the filled bags can lead families, especially children, to think that a smaller-than-normal serving was a satisfying full serving. The paper, titled "Bott...
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