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Secret loves, hidden lives?
...artnership with Terrence Higgins Trust and REGARD, found
significant barriers were put in the way of people with learning difficulties exercising their human rights to consenting same sex relationships. The barriers included: Experiences of discrimination, harassment and bullying: Virtually every pers...
Bad outcomes related to, but not caused by, misdosing of clotbusters in heart attack patients
..., M.D. was the first author of the paper. "We have found
that there does not appear to be a cause-and-effec...A," Mehta said. "What is so fascinating is that we found
the nearly same excess risk of misdoses of placebo that we found
in misdosing t-PA. This suggests th...
Late-breaking science presented at 57th AAN Annual Meeting
...embranes fuse together and separate. The mutation, found
in several families from North America, Australia,...ion, neutropenia, a white blood cell disorder, was found
to be inherited along with the disease, which has not been seen in CMT families before. The same pro...
Rats with migraines provide Jefferson scientists insights to improved drug strategy
... effects of medication on the induced headache. He found
that pretreating with DHE, and treating with DHE at the beginning of the induced headache prevents the headache from progressing to the debilitating sensitization state. "Physicians have used intravenous DHE as a standard treatment for patients adm...
Adverse outcomes from blood clot therapy may be due to patient characteristics, not dosing errors
...usion, with tenecteplase placebo). The researchers found
that incorrect dosing occurred in 4.9 percent of patients who received active alteplase and in 4.6 percent of patients who received corresponding placebo. Patients receiving incorrect doses of alteplase or placebo were more likely to be older, female...
'Nanoshells' simultaneously detect and destroy cancerous cells
...nown for its biocompatibility, which is why it has found
use in a variety of medical applications in the past. "There is a prior history of the use of gold inside the body that makes the safety issues somewhat easier to address," Drezek says. Of course, any new technology requires extensive safety assessme...
Too much water may be as dangerous as too little during long-distance athletic events
... smaller concentrations of salts than are normally found
in the human body; therefore, they do not replace ...all competing athletes. "Researchers of the study found
a surprisingly large number of runners had actually gained weight during the race and their sodium c...
Tamoxifen can reduce breast pain in prostate cancer patients
...-up for an average of 25 months. The investigators found
that 35 of the 51 patients assigned to bicalutamide alone developed enlarged breasts, compared with four of the 50 assigned the bicalutamide and tamoxifen and with 17 of the 50 assigned bicaluatmide and radiotherapy. 29 of the 51 patients on the drug...
Being too clean could be hazardous to your health and the environment
...s broad-spectrum bacteria-fighting ability, it has found
increasingly popular use in personal care products...ve conducted research closely mimicking conditions found
when washing dishes in the home. The results show that it is possible that the chloroform produced w...
Heart valve ring reverses damage from congestive heart failure, easing symptoms
...ed in the New England Journal of Medicine , which found
that people who had severely leaky mitral heart valves but no symptoms were five times more likely to die of a heart problem, and six times more likely to have heart failure or some other serious cardiac problem. Lead researcher Maurice Enriquez-Sara...
Will cancer vaccine get to all women?
...itted infections is equated with promiscuity. "We found
that some Asian women in Britain are afraid even to get tested for HPV infection, because they say if it is positive they will be killed, never mind that their husbands probably gave it to them," says Szarewski. She feels that such attitudes may mean...
New LASIK research reveals unexpected finding: Key to better-than-20/20 vision is in the flap
...ome blade, to create the corneal flap. Doctors found
that in addition to fewer complications, more pati...ratome was used to make the corneal flap, surgeons found
a greater incidence of high and low spots and irregular hydration on the corneal surface, factors th...
Study challenges current treatment for mild asthma
...elves with short courses of therapy. Many patients found
that simply learning how to take care of themselves made a big difference in their ability to live with their asthma after the study ended, the researchers note. "One of the most important things we did during this study was to work closely with the ...
Clinical diagnosis of Alzheimer's may be delayed, says major clinical trial
...ug. Vitamin E was also tested in the study and was found
to have no effect at any time point in the study w...groups combined was 16 percent per year. The study found
that the group on donepezil's risk of progression to a diagnosis of AD was reduced by 58 percent one...
Jefferson researchers find timing of post-epilepsy surgery seizures predicts outcome
...ed by researchers at Jefferson Medical College has found
that patients who had an initial seizure within th... and break down the various types of seizures they found
grand mal or general tonic-clonic and partial tonic seizures to see if the kind of seizure matters...
Delay in Alzheimer's disease onset seen for first time
...'s disease over the course of the study. The study found
one subset of patients for whom the effect of the donepezil treatment lasted longer, up to two to three years: those possessing a particular genotype called Apolipoprotein E4. Previous studies have shown those with Apolipoprotein E4 genotype have a h...
Anxious and pessimistic personalities linked to Parkinson's disease later in life
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Mayo Clinic researchers have found
that people who score in the upper 25 percent in a...oping Parkinson's disease decades later. They also found
a similar link between pessimistic personalities and Parkinson's. "This is the first study that too...
Study shows symptom-driven therapy may be ok for some adults with mild persistent asthma
...Research Network, the one-year, multi-center study found
that participants who were treated with corticosteroids intermittently based on symptoms had about the same rate of severe exacerbations and of asthma-related lung function decline as those treated with the standard recommendation of daily long-term ...
Scientists identify protein that controls cancer cells
... protein that they thought might be involved, they found
only very low levels. Instead, they discovered tha...arn more about Fra-1's role in glioblastomas. They found
that it makes the cancer cells more elongated, which might make it easier for them to infiltrate nor...
Ovary removal elevates risk for Parkinson's disease and parkinsonism
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Mayo Clinic researchers have found
that surgical removal of both ovaries doubles a woman's risk of developing Parkinson's disease and parkinsonism many years later in life. They also discovered that the younger a woman is at the time of the surgery, the higher her risk. "The risk is ...
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