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Community MRSA is re-emergence of 1950's pandemic
...powerful meticillin antibiotics - may have evolved from
this earlier pandemic-causing strain. The researchers have sequenced key genes from
80/81 samples isolated between 1955 and 1969 in Australia, England and the USA, and compared them wi...
Advanced prostate cancer previously considered inoperable may be operable, curable
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- New findings from
Mayo Clinic indicate that cT3 prostate cancer, a disease in which the cancer has spread locally from
inside the prostate to immediately outside it, is operable and has 15-year cancer survival rates of ...
Rockefeller University researchers are changing the face of drug addiction treatment
...bes the experience of using contingency management from
the vantage point of each group of participants, w...einforced. In the mid-70's, Maxine Stitzer, Ph.D., from
Johns Hopkins University and a co-author of this paper, began to test the effectiveness of this theo...
Implanted medical device aims to lower blood pressure
...collarbone, and two carotid sinus leads, which run from
the generator to the left and right carotid sinus ...and generally will be followed for life. "Findings from
this study could have a significant impact on how we are able to treat hypertensive patients in the ...
New approach to eye training may significantly improve performance
... displays, identifying targets or patterns ranging from
dim to strong using the "amplification" or focusing in process. Then they trained on "noisy," or high-clutter, displays, exercising their filtering mechanism. The other three volunteers started with the noisy displays and then switched to clear. Over...
Sucampo submits new drug application for lubiprostone
...tment option for the millions of people who suffer from
chronic constipation and its difficult symptoms," ... For the NDA application, Sucampo provided results from
two Phase III pivotal efficacy studies, results of a randomized withdrawal (RW) study and three long...
Study finds radiation therapy for prostate cancer nearly doubles risk for rectal cancer
...s, regardless of their age. Researchers used data from
the National Cancer Institute's Surveillance, Epid...udy. These men were diagnosed with prostate cancer from
Jan. 1, 1973 to Dec. 31, 1994. A total of 30,552 men received radiation, of which 1,437 developed re...
American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for April 2005 (first issue)
... off quickly thereafter. During the study period, from
January 1987 to December 1998, patient survival at...f anti-tuberculosis drugs has changed tuberculosis from
a disease with a 50 percent mortality rate, which was treated by collapsing the affected lung and re...
Radiation therapy for prostate cancer nearly doubles the risk of rectal cancer
...he University of Minnesota Cancer Center used data from
the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) Registry to evaluate the effect of radiation on development of cancer in the rectum. More than 85,000 men, age 18 to 80, were included in this retrospective, population-based study. Radiation th...
Statin simvastatin linked to protection against endothelial dysfunction in diabetic rats
... population. Since most patients with diabetes die from
some vascular complication, Medical College of Georgia researchers set out to determine the effects of simvastatin on endothelial cell dysfunction, an early pivotal event in atherogenesis and a major cause of the microvascular complications in diabet...
Asthma patients' immune systems respond differently with allergies
the University of Chihuahua in Mexico report that ...en obtained during a time when they were suffering from
common season allergic rhinitis or when they were free of such allergic symptoms. The study was pr...
Many parents fail to set rules to limit children's exposure to tobacco smoke, according to new study
...sistently make no effort to protect their children from
secondhand smoke in public places. The findings ar...ir pediatrician. The adults were asked to identify from
a list of possible rules which family smoking restrictions were in place within their family. This i...
Top anti-arthritis drugs cause skin disease
... study of the kind Marcel Flendrie and colleagues, from
Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre in the ...tudy show that 25% of patients on therapy suffered from
a dermatological condition that led them to visit a skin specialist. In a control group of patients ...
Urban neighborhoods affect how people think about health
...or neighborhoods were more likely to stay home ill from
work than those who lived in more impoverished nei...ess likely to seek regular care or spend days home from
work or in the hospital. These results illustrate that, because of economic hardship, some poor peop...
Study shows new antipsychotic drug prevents brain loss in schizophrenia
...l drugs, if started early, can prevent the illness from
progressing. If our findings are confirmed, one could argue that we should treat new patients with atypical drugs like olanzapine rather than older conventional medications such as haloperidol and chlorpromazine." Gray matter contains the bulk of th...
More exhaust inhaled by kids inside school buses than by others in the area, says new UC study
...ollectively inhale as much or more exhaust emitted from
those buses as does the rest of the city's populat...hlight the problem of "self-pollution," or exhaust from
the vehicle leaking into the cabin, particularly among older buses. This also is the first study to ...
Last call for Annual World of Children award nominations
...Trust, and has protected more than 68,000 children from
blindness and trained more than 1.3 million women in nutrition and education to increase their children's well-being. Jeremiah J. Lowney, Jr., DDS, MS, MPH, Connecticut, USA , established The Haitian Health Foundation, and has provided medical se...
If you fill it, they will slurp, and slurp, and slurp ...
...d a free soup lunch to 54 adults, half of whom ate from
normal 18-ounce soup bowls, while the other half ate from
identical bowls that, unbeknownst to the participants, were slowly refilled through tubing connected...
Study shows light therapy to effectively treat mood disorders, including SAD
...r themselves. "And when you can separate the wheat from
the chaff, the findings are much more valid."...
Largest NIH grant for NYU will create research network in dental practices
...ge of Dentistry has received a $26.7 million award from
the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial ...search that directly involves dental practitioners from
study concept initiation through study completion." Traditionally there has been a void in clin...
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