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Data show cyclosporine inhalation solution improves long-term survival in lung-transplant patients
Data presented for
the first time today at the 25th Annual Meeting and Scientific Session of the International Society for
Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) show that cyclosporine inhalation solution (CyIS) significant...
OHSU scientist helping explain basis of psychotic behavior
...opamine receptor with a particularly high affinity for
dopamine. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter found in ...ctivity of the dopamine D2 receptor in individuals for
whom dopamine sensitivity can be dangerous, such as prolonged drug abusers. "It does appear that whe...
Neurology Now magazine launches at AAN meeting
..., the American Academy of Neurology's new magazine for
patients and caregivers. It will officially launch...research and treatment. Articles will provide tips for
living and coping with disorders including Alzheimer's disease, epilepsy, migraine, multiple scleros...
Breakthrough in national diseases
...scientists at Karolinska Institutet and the Centre for
Molecular Medicine (CMM), Stockholm, Sweden. Up to... together shown that there is a common risk factor for
these conditions. It is the first identified gene to link autoimmune diseases with cardiovascular di...
About 70 percent of older adults use alternative medicine
...types of alternative medicine have not been tested for
safety and effectiveness, and yet a large majority... using them. This tells us there is a serious need for
more consumer education." Hong conducted the study with Catherine Montalto, associate professor, and...
Soy and fish oil may help prevent heart attacks
...ook the HRV of 58 elderly patients every other day for
two months to establish an HRV baseline for
each participant. For 11 weeks, half of the study participants took a daily 2 g supplement of fish ...
Certain weight control behaviors may precipitate obesity among adolescent girls
...t gain among adolescent girls. Besides the reasons for
overeating to comfort or distract one's self, this... an obese parent were more than four times at risk for
becoming obese themselves versus their peers who reported not having obese parents. This was the cas...
Higher education representatives advise chemistry faculty candidates on how to apply for positions
...Engineering News offers some concrete suggestions for
would-be faculty members on how best to apply for
chemistry jobs in higher education based on advice from a panel representing a broad spectrum of uni...
Children's Hospital, Oakland's Dr. Barbara Staggers wins prestigious award
...r life to increasing access to quality health care for
minorities, particularly adolescents. Dr. Staggers is the director of three health clinics serving adolescents. Last fall, Dr. Staggers and Children's Hospital at Oakland opened a school-based clinic at McClymond's High School in West Oakland that ...
Fifteen-year hunt uncovers gene behind 'pseudothalidomide' syndrome
...e has successfully completed a 15-year-plus search for
the genetic problems behind the very rare Roberts ...om a small sample -- have been around in some form for
more than a decade. But others are much more recent developments. For example, the researchers found...
Two drugs combined more cost-effective safer for managing arthritis in high-risk patients
... Angeles Healthcare System study demonstrates that for
arthritis sufferers at high risk for
gastrointestinal problems who traditionally may have used a drug like Vioxx, the most cost-effective...
Painless test using teardrops may speed diagnosis of Sjgren's syndrome
...developing a faster, more accurate diagnostic test for
Sjgrens (SHOW-grins) syndrome, an incurable autoim...in early clinical studies as the first simple test for
identifying the disease, the scientists say. Sjgrens affects between 1 million and 4 million America...
Case finds dental patients agreeable to tobacco interventions
...co: Attitudes Toward Tobacco Cessation Promotion" for
the International Association of Dental Research and the American Association for
Dental Research's annual meeting in Baltimore, Md. He is the lead investigator on the study with Kr...
Blood test can accurately diagnose heart failure in emergency patients
...rdiac muscle is under stress. The role of testing for
these proteins in several forms of cardiovascular ...was launched to determine the usefulness of a test for
NT-proBNP in evaluating emergency patients. At the time of its launch, the PRIDE study was the firs...
Tissue engineering experts discuss orthopaedics applications
...ng. These advances could provide better treatments for
sports injuries, cleft palate and osteoporosis, th... day help alleviate the shortage of donated organs for
transplantation. Atala has developed bioengineered urethras, the tube through which urine is excrete...
Nature provides inspiration for important new adhesive
...trying to identify a protein that could be adapted for
this purpose, Li had another inspiration at lunch ...e plywood we make with this adhesive can be boiled for
several hours and the adhesive holds as strong as ever," Li said. "Regular plywood bonded with urea-...
ACHRI study finds CellCept improves survival in pediatric heart transplant patients
...e 25th annual meeting of the International Society for
Heart and Lung Transplantation in Philadelphia. "W...rtment of Pediatrics in the University of Arkansas for
Medical Sciences College of Medicine, lead investigator of the study. "Our research shows that we c...
In years preceding medicare eligibility, many older adults at risk of being uninsured
... to use preventive services, to obtain timely care for
acute medical problems, and to take medications for
chronic illnesses," according to background information in the article. As a result, uninsured patie...
Controversy in dyslipidemia guidelines
In 2003 the Canadian recommendations for
the management and treatment of dyslipidemia were ...rescribed statin therapy, which will increase cost for
little overall benefit. Jacques Genest and colleagues, members of the Working Group on Hypercholest...
New recommendation encourages more activist approach to lung cancer screening
PROVIDENCE, RI Physicians caring for
people at high risk for
lung cancer should assume responsibility of informing their patients about options for
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