Tag: "found" at medical news
Community MRSA is re-emergence of 1950's pandemic
... of one of the most common CA MRSAs which has been found
in England and Scotland. They found
that these key regions in nearly all of the 80/81 isolates were identical to the CA-MRSA clone, and ...
Advanced prostate cancer previously considered inoperable may be operable, curable
...patients studied, the Mayo Clinic researchers also found
urinary incontinence rates and complications were ...er do not involve the lymph nodes. The study also found
that 25 percent of the patients were overstaged -- told that they had a cT3 prostate cancer, a more ...
Implanted medical device aims to lower blood pressure
...e body's own control mechanisms." "This device, if found
effective, would offer a way to lower blood pressure in patients who have not been able to control their blood pressure with medications, and could conceivably reduce the need for pressure-lowering medications in patients with lesser degrees of hyper...
New approach to eye training may significantly improve performance
...curacy measured every 180 trials. The researchers found
that those who first trained on the clear displays approximately doubled their efficiency and transferred their improved performance to the cluttered displays immediately. Those that first trained on the cluttered displays did not show any transferre...
Study finds radiation therapy for prostate cancer nearly doubles risk for rectal cancer
... have surgery to treat prostate cancer. The study found
that men who receive radiation for prostate cancer have about 70 percent higher risk of developing rectal cancer than those who underwent surgery, a risk similar to that posed by having a family history of the disease. This is the first study to quan...
American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for April 2005 (first issue)
...g to the authors, a cutoff time of 330 minutes was found
to best discriminate between long-term survivors a...12 months. In 1956, researchers in Madras, India, found
that results from those who were treated with tuberculosis drugs at home compared equally well with ...
Statin simvastatin linked to protection against endothelial dysfunction in diabetic rats
...ver study using a cholesterol-lowering medication, found
that diabetics who took a daily dose of the statin...scular complications in diabetics. The researchers found
that in addition to lowering cholesterol levels, simvastatin also appeared to prevent or reverse vas...
Autistic children's abnormal metabolic profile findings
...e, and the glutathione-S-transferase M1 gene) were found
to be significantly elevated in the autistic children. These genes are prevalent in the general population, says Dr. James, and clearly do not "cause" autism. However, she and her colleagues believe specific combinations of these and additional genet...
Urban neighborhoods affect how people think about health
...orm of expensive hospital emergency rooms." Barnes found
that difficulty in obtaining adequate, affordable,...erage, especially for some minority groups. Barnes found
that African-Americans in the study relied on hospital outpatient care at twice the rate - more than...
Study shows new antipsychotic drug prevents brain loss in schizophrenia
...na, which also coordinated the research. The study found
that, on average, haloperidol-treated patients los...on, but only in the last 10 years have researchers found
that the brains of schizophrenics are also progressively deteriorating. "People used to think that ...
More exhaust inhaled by kids inside school buses than by others in the area, says new UC study
...vealed that a significant amount of the pollutants found
inside the buses originated from the buses' own ex... intake fraction for individuals. The researchers found
that for every million grams of pollutants emitted by the bus, 27 grams would be inhaled by all 40 r...
Study shows light therapy to effectively treat mood disorders, including SAD
...rth Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine has found
that light therapy effectively treats mood disorde...lso known as phototherapy, are comparable to those found
in many clinical studies of antidepressant drug therapy for these disorders. The findings were base...
Carnegie Mellon researchers open window into the ability of humans to recognize faces
...rmann and postdoctoral associate Galia Avidan have found
that people with congenital prosopagnosia--in whic...unately, a cure for the disorder is unlikely to be found
anytime soon. "The work on CP is in its infancy and we still need to understand the psychological an...
Newer imaging techniques may lead to over-treatment
... and lead author of the study. However, "our study found
no significant difference in the outcomes of patie...gulant therapy," he said. In fact, "a recent study found
a 10 times higher risk of hemorrhagic stroke in patients receiving oral anticoagulant therapy when c...
Bone SPECT superior to FDG PET for detecting bone metastases in breast cancer
...east cancer who underwent both SPECT and PET. They found
that SPECT had a sensitivity of 85% and an accurac...vity of only 17% and an accuracy of 85%. They also found
that PET was limited in its ability to reveal certain types of cancer lesions. "Bone is the most com...
BI-RADS lexicon for ultrasound useful for differentiating benign from malignant solid masses
...d 403 sonograms of solid masses, 141 of which were found
to be malignant at biopsy. Each lesion was describ... compared to the biopsy findings. The researchers found
that the descriptors were highly predictive for both malignant and benign masses. For malignant lesi...
Pezcoller Foundation-AACR International Award for Cancer Research
...ssed from an unusual lipid kinase activity that we found
associated with oncogene products to the central player in a network that controls the growth and survival of cancer cells. There is now much optimism that the elucidation of this network is revealing effective targets for pharmaceutical interventio...
Consumers not getting accurate information about smokeless tobacco
...de information about smokeless tobacco and health, found
using a Google search. They found
that of the 316 sites that were suitable for inclusion in the review, "almost every website had stat...
Brain region recovery possible in former methamphetamine users
...hetamine users had been abstinent. The researchers found
elevated Cho levels in the methamphetamine users who had not used the drug in one to six months, but normalized levels in the longer abstainers. "In the early periods following methamphetamine exposure, the brain may undergo several processes leading...
Pediatric use of complementary and alternative medicine
...filled a broader role," the researchers found. "We found
that CAM use was significantly less likely for malesand more likely for children with cancer, children with low back pain, and children with adult family members who use CAM," the authors write. "Not surprisingly, the most significant factor that det...
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