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Scientists discover way to control allergic reactions
...actions by topping up the immune cells responsible for
controlling them. According to research published ...wn about the role of these regulatory immune cells for
a number of years, this is the first time we have found a way to manipulate them to help control all...
Asthmatics naturally deficient in antiviral immunity, report scientists
...es could help in the development of new treatments for
asthma attacks. By giving interferons to asthma su... discovery could lead to a potential new treatment for
asthma attacks by using a device similar to an asthma inhaler to top up the levels of interferons in...
Insomnia, falls in elderly linked
...reating insomnia, the new finding has implications for
the way sleep problems are addressed -- or not addressed -- in nursing homes, and perhaps for
the prevention of falls that often trigger major health crises in the elderly. "Many physicians ass...
Children's hospital neurologist receives Young Investigator Award in spinal muscular atrophy
...ation into the cause, treatment and potential cure for
SMA. The award will provide Sahin with $85,000 each year for
three years, plus an allowance for
tuition and research expenses. In a novel approach, the award als...
Study reveals drinking alcohol reduces breast milk supply in women
...ess explaining why the folklore may have persisted for
centuries. "This information is important for
women," comments Julie Mennella, PhD. "If a mother is drinking alcohol just to improve the quality o...
Study finds that women with PCOS are at increased risk for cardiovascular disease
...n suffer from PCOS. While there is no actual cure for
PCOS, researchers are working to identify effective treatments as well as possible causes for
the condition "Our study highlights the relationship between PCOS, metabolic syndrome and cardiovas...
A possible new phase for rheumatoid arthritis treatment
...set of clinical symptoms, provides a new rationale for
the very early treatment of rheumatoid arthritis -...n the development of the microenvironment required for
chronic disease. The authors propose that there is now a strong biological rationale for
People can learn motor skills by watching
...ng a motor skill would engage their neural systems for
movement planning and control, and that the subjec... we activate the same neural circuitry responsible for
planning and executing our own actions." In their experiments, the researchers tested "the intriguin...
New health information resource from Tufts for Asian-language speakers
...y announces today an unprecedented health resource for
Asian Americans whose first language is not English. Dubbed SPIRAL for
"Selected Patient Information Resources in Asian Languages," it is a Web site ( http://spiral.tufts....
Money doesn't buy happiness - - except when disability strikes
...archers say the finding has important implications for
such things as personal savings, retirement planning and "safety net" government programs for
the seriously ill and disabled. The study will be published in an upcoming issue of Psychological S...
Bacterial infection associated with heart attack in young men
...ween 30 and 50 years old who had been hospitalized for
a previous heart attack, and 300 matched controls....ture heart attacks by getting antibiotic treatment for
the bacteria, said Dr. Arcari. Again, the reasoning is based on experts' relative lack of knowledge ...
Women with heart attacks benefit from stenting
...nterventions, an estimated 56 deaths are prevented for
women compared to 42 deaths prevented for
men. There is a larger absolute benefit for
women because of their higher risk profile." Lansky i...
Vigorously active adolescents are leaner, fitter
...s are the ones who have the most vigorous activity for
longer periods of time," says Dr. Bernard Gutin, e...ysical activity of 421 black and white adolescents for
five days. Cardiovascular fitness was measured by a treadmill test that went progressively faster at...
Dr. Gutin selected as Fulbright Senior Specialist
...t MCG's Georgia Prevention Institute, left April 1 for
Spain to spend six weeks helping health care provi...al and Cultural Affairs, matches countries looking for
expertise in certain areas with U.S. faculty and professionals who can provide it. Dr. Gutin has bee...
ISHLT updates guidelines for heart and lung transplants
The process for
prioritizing heart and lung transplant candidates ...rgans is under review by the International Society for
Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) during its Annual Meeting and Scientific Session this week in...
9th Annual Public Forum at AACR Annual Meeting
...revention of cancer provides a unique opportunity for
Southern California cancer patients, survivors and...nagawa, Community Director, Asian American Network for
Cancer Awareness, Research & Training, Spring Valley, Calif., "The Personal Perspectives of Cancer S...
PSA screening for prostate cancer to be debated at annual meeting forum
PHILADELPHIA -- Screening for
prostate cancer with a PSA (prostate specific anti...he 96th Annual Meeting of the American Association for
Cancer Research. The forum will feature two outspoken authorities in the field: Otis W. Brawley, M....
Once-a-month naltrexone successfully used to treat alcohol dependence
...y reduced heavy drinking in patients being treated for
alcohol dependence, according to a study in the Jo...tal Health Center at Yale. "This provides coverage for
an entire month." Acohol dependence ranks as the fourth leading cause of disability worldwide, as re...
Scientists to study actions of botanical oils
...ived a $7.5 million grant from the National Center for
Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) and...Center, is one of five centers nationwide selected for
funding. Research conducted by the funded centers will explore the safety, effectiveness, and mechan...
OHSU researchers demonstrate how Alzheimer's disease impacts important brain cell function
...ients, the disease's cellular function and methods for
disrupting thought and memory have not been well u...early in the disease process." One possible reason for
the reduction of synaptic proteins is mitochondrial dysfunction, a well-documented occurrence in Alz...
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