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MR spectroscopy may be superior for determining prostate cancer prognosis
...ral chemical components of the tissue samples were found
to correlate with the tumors' invasiveness and aggressiveness, supporting the potential of these metabolic profiles to provide valuable clinical information. Perhaps most significantly, even samples of apparently benign tissue had components that co...
Measuring enzymes at end of cancer pathway predicts outcome of Tarceva, Taxol
...K2 In the first study, M. D. Anderson researchers found
that loss of the CDK2 enzyme strongly correlated w...nd then measured activity of the CDK enzymes. They found
that tumor cell death was significantly dependent on whether CDK2 activity was repressed. They then ...
SKCC's Gennadi Glinsky addresses predicting risk in cancer treatment outcome
...es of Cancer." A research team led by Dr. Glinsky found
that the 11-gene signature expression in tumor cel...tastasis. Thus, when this signature expression is found
in tumors, there is a high probability of unfavorable therapy outcome, the researchers concluded. Ho...
Alternate view for pathology of AD
... appear to survive for decades. In fact, one study found
that neurons containing NFTs can survive for as lo...In support of this, previous work by Smith's group found
that cellular antioxidant induction and tau expression are opposing, suggesting that the reduced oxi...
Obesity adds risk of cardiovascular disease in siblings in families with a history of heart problems
... weight down. In these families, the Hopkins team found
that siblings who were obese or overweight had a 6...very one-unit increase in BMI. Indeed, obesity was found
to have the greatest impact on risk of heart disease in siblings who had multiple risk factors that ...
Columbia study shows women benefit from drug-eluting stents as much as men
... cases prevent subsequent heart attacks. The study found
that there is no difference in levels of restenosis with the use of drug eluting stents the angiographic measurement of how narrow the vessel becomes after treatment between women and men. And yet, contrary to previous reports, the study also show...
Tea may help prevent diabetes and cataracts
...p which did not get tea, they say. The researchers found
that both teas decreased glucose levels, which in turn affects other biochemical pathways that accelerate diabetic complications such as cataracts. "Most people, scientists included, believe that green tea has more health benefits than black tea," sa...
Research reveals emotional trauma parents face when a child is diagnosed with diabetes
...ss of control, freedom and spontaneity. They still found
some changes caused by the diagnosis irritating and intrusive" she says. They were also acutely aware of the risk of possible complications in later life and some expected their lives to be affected by the diagnosis for a long time. However, others f...
Sex, age and sun exposure linked to frequency of sunburns
... years (age range, 4 - 68 years). The researchers found
that most sunburn days occurred on a person's day off work (n = 91 percent), while partaking in risky sun behavior like sunbathing or exposing one's shoulders (n = 79 percent), in May, June, or July (n = 90 percent). On the days when sunburns occurre...
Newborn's first week may be critical period for developing obesity in adulthood
...r adjusting for other factors, Dr. Stettler's team found
that each additional 100 grams of weight gained du...ors focusing on rapid weight gain in infancy. They found
that rapid weight gain during the first four months increased the risk of being overweight at age se...
Surgery for children with sleep apnea improves quality of life
...s and PSG parameters," the researchers state. "We found
significantly larger QOL changes in children who underwent surgery compared with children without surgery. No strong association was identified between QOL scores and PSG parameters." "The improvements in QOL were seen six months after surgery and w...
Dermatologists use knowledge of patterns to recognize melanoma
...sis of MM. In this regard, the fact that an MM was found
in nine (1.68 percent) of the 535 nevi that were removed only to reassure the patient should lead physicians to listen carefully to patients who want a mole resected [removed], because patients may perceive subtle changes that they may be unable to c...
Anthrax treatments' cost effectiveness shown in Stanford study
...y School of Medicine and University of Toronto has found
that the timely use of both antibiotics and vaccin...fter reviewing several strategies, the researchers found
that the combination of vaccination and antibiotics was the most effective option for preventing dea...
Patients' lives at risk from substandard drugs say heart specialists
...reptokinase activity, using a validated assay, and found
that only three (including their own) matched the ...and must be stated on the manufacturer's label. "I found
it astonishing that only three of the 21 formulations tested 14.3% were reported to meet the minim...
Variant in gene associated with telomeres predicts longer survival of deadly brain tumor
...study of patients with glioblastoma multiforme has found
an association between a genetic variation and a d...ng of the American Association of Cancer Research, found
the differences in a common variant in a number of repeats (short or long) of the hTERT gene, which ...
Annals of Internal Medicine, tip sheet, April 19, 2005
...ght loss diet and exercise), or to a placebo pill, found
that in the group that did not have metabolic syndrome at the beginning of the study, both the drug and lifestyle intervention reduced development of the syndrome (Article, p. 611). Among those that already had metabolic syndrome, both lifestyle chan...
More evidence suggests statins help cut risk for advanced prostate cancer
...ssionals, researchers at Johns Hopkins and Harvard found
that the longer men take cholesterol-lowering drug... they are to develop advanced prostate cancer. "We found
that statin-takers cut their risk for advanced disease in half," says Elizabeth Platz, Sc.D., M.P.H....
Researchers identify marker of heart disease in low-birthweight babies
...ber 27, 2000. Nineteen percent of the babies were found
to have enriched levels of apolipoprotein C-1 bound up in the high density lipoproteins (HDL) circulating in their blood. These infants were born on average 1.3 pounds less and three weeks earlier than those who had normal HDL levels of the suspect ...
American Dietetic Association statement on new 'MyPyramid'
... including ADA's own 1997 nutrition trends survey, found
most people recognize the Food Guide Pyramid. The problem is that few people really understood the Pyramid and even fewer followed it. What is needed is what the USDA announced today: a Food Guidance System that includes a graphic symbol plus consume...
Obesity hits below the belt: Overweight Americans suffer higher rate of knee cartilage tears
... University of Utah School of Medicine researchers found
the likelihood of tearing the meniscus, the cartil... ratio--for the likelihood of meniscal surgery and found
that men with a BMI of 27.5 and higher and women with a BMI of 25 or higher were three times more li...
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