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Angiogenesis factor may help tumors prepare the way for spread to lymph nodes
...els only, recent research at the MGH and elsewhere found
that it also induced proliferation of lymphatic ti...evated levels of VEGF-A. The transgenic mice were found
to develop both benign papillomas and malignant squamous cell carcinomas more rapidly and more exten...
Genetic link to cervical cancer
...in part for their ability to kill tumor cells, are found
in HPV-positive cervical lesions and might help de...irtually all cell types. Carrington and colleagues found
that individuals who have more inhibitory than activating KIRs had a decreased risk for cervical can...
Sex hormones hold key to higher rates of abdominal aortic aneurysms in males
...ce that the answer lies in male sex hormones. They found
that removing circulating androgens, including tes...in the females. In this new study, the researchers found
that giving male sex hormones to female mice at the time of the angiotensin infusion turns the femal...
Study shows that a kidney transplant can reverse heart failure
...e American College of Cardiology , the researchers found
that a majority of patients who had systolic heart...idney transplant." Dr. Wali adds, "Our study also found
that systolic heart failure was more likely to be reversed if patients received a transplant soon af...
Differential heart-attack risks among blacks, whites remain mystery
... Rice and the lead author of the paper. "Our study found
no independent relationship between plasma levels ... stickier than the Lp(a) in African-Americans. "We found
no evidence to support a relationship between the protein's size and related levels of atheroscleros...
A probe, not an echo
...nts the "holy grail" of medical imaging. The team found
it possible to identify various anatomical structures within the kidney based on their distinctive attenuation characteristics, so that computerized algorithms could display in color-coded fashion one tissue in red, another in green, and so forth -- ...
Metabolic side effects of antipsychotics are known, but rarely monitored
... Research April 2-6 in Savannah, Ga. "What we have found
is that metabolic problems often associated with these drugs are a substantial concern and that clinicians are slowly beginning to change their practice to reflect that concern," said Dr. Peter F. Buckley, lead investigator on the study and chair of ...
Onion compound may help fight osteoporosis
...the active chemical components of white onions and found
that the most likely compound responsible for the decreased bone loss was a peptide called GPCS. The researchers then obtained a group of isolated bone cells from newborn rats and exposed the cells to parathyroid hormone to stimulate bone loss, then ...
Injectable drug, combined with counseling, shows promise in treating alcohol dependence
...n conjunction with 23 other sites nationwide, have found
that long-acting injections of the drug naltrexone, when added to counseling, significantly reduced heavy drinking in patients being treated for alcohol dependence. Study results show that the median number of heavy-drinking days was reduced from 19...
Exercise, stress management show physiological benefits for heart patients
...patients with heart disease." The researchers also found
that patients who received exercise training or st...acity. For the psychosocial tests, the researchers found
that exercise and stress management had reduced general distress and depression compared to usual ca...
Patients with heart disease can lower cardiovascular risk factors with exercise, stress management
... management training for 16 weeks. The researchers found
that patients in the exercise and stress management training groups exhibited lower average depression scores and reduced distress scores compared with patients receiving usual care only. Exercise and stress management training were also associated w...
Once-a-month injectable medication helps treat alcohol dependence
...a daily oral dose of naltrexone, the effectiveness found
in treating alcohol dependence with a once-a-month...tensity psychosocial intervention. The researchers found
that compared with placebo, 380 mg. of long-acting naltrexone resulted in a 25 percent decrease in t...
Study examines effectiveness of anti-anemia drug in treatment of cancer patients
... was similar in both groups. The researchers also found
suggestive but inconclusive evidence that erythropoietin may improve overall survival. However, this contrasts with the results of two recently published randomized controlled trials--which were not included in this analysis because they were publish...
Antioxidant may have adverse effects in head and neck cancer patients
...al of the National Cancer Institute. Studies have found
an association between low dietary intake of antio...trial because results from a different large trial found
an increased incidence of lung cancer among smokers receiving beta-carotene.) Participants were foll...
Music improves sleep quality in older adults, researchers find
...y 2005 edition of The Journal of Advanced Nursing, found
that older people with sleep problems reported a 3... tape of Chinese folk music and five that had been found
effective for reducing postoperative pain in research conducted by Good. Good, one of the country's...
Risk of HIV transmission highest in early stage of infection
...ver the course of HIV infection. The investigators found
that the risk of transmission was highest early in...nths. From analysis of these data, the researchers found
that during early infection (the approximately two-and-a-half month period after HIV seroconversion)...
Hormonal birth control, bacterial infections in women linked to increased shedding of type-2 herpes
...of transmitting the virus to sexual partners. They found
that the use of oral or injectable hormonal contra...n suggested by one prior study. However, they also found
that two common types of bacterial infections, bacterial vaginosis (BV) and vaginal Group B streptoc...
Scientists discover way to control allergic reactions
... a number of years, this is the first time we have found
a way to manipulate them to help control allergic ... stimulate the growth of the regulatory cells, and found
the extent of the allergic reaction was reduced. At the same time, this discovery could also have im...
Asthmatics naturally deficient in antiviral immunity, report scientists
...rial College London and University of Southampton, found
that asthmatics produce lower levels of interferon...thma sufferers are more susceptible to them. They found
that the replication levels of rhinovirus-infected cells was increased 50-fold in the asthmatic grou...
Study finds that women with PCOS are at increased risk for cardiovascular disease
...stics of both PCOS and the metabolic syndrome were found
to also have more severe insulin resistance. The researchers concluded that the metabolic syndrome and its related conditions, are common in women with PCOS, putting these women at even greater increased risk for developing cardiovascular disease....
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