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Data show cyclosporine inhalation solution improves long-term survival in lung-transplant patients
...d the two-year period of dosing. Analysis of data from
the initial study period showed a 79 percent decre... CyIS compared to patients receiving placebo. Data from
an additional 10 months of follow-up show that the survival duration for CyIS-treated patients remai...
OHSU scientist helping explain basis of psychotic behavior
...tem in such a way that we could drive the receptor from
high-to low-affinity or otherwise effect its ability to signal efficiently by some drug treatment." While supersensitivity is only determined by observing behavioral changes, and the high-affinity D2 is verified pharmacologically, "what we're showing...
About 70 percent of older adults use alternative medicine
...l on Consumer Interests. The researchers used data from
the 2000 Health and Retirement Survey, conducted b...lder adults used alternative medicine is not known from
this research and needs further study, Hong said. The fact that those who were less satisfied with t...
Soy and fish oil may help prevent heart attacks
...t function in as little as two weeks." Researchers from
Atlanta, GA, Boston, MA, and Cuernavaca, Mexico, t...tional approaches we can take to protect ourselves from
heart attacks," said Paul A. Kvale, MD, FCCP, President of the American College of Chest Physicians....
Certain weight control behaviors may precipitate obesity among adolescent girls
...the authors. Furthermore, said Dr. Stice, "we know from
tightly controlled experiments with humans and other animals that eating bad foods, eating sporadically and not exercising is associated with weight problems." These results suggest that prevention efforts should target those adolescents with these p...
Higher education representatives advise chemistry faculty candidates on how to apply for positions
...chemistry jobs in higher education based on advice from
a panel representing a broad spectrum of universit...al meeting in San Diego in March, where recruiters from
colleges and universities conducted interviews with faculty candidates. The goal of AEI is to broade...
Fifteen-year hunt uncovers gene behind 'pseudothalidomide' syndrome
A team of scientists from
Colombia, the United States and elsewhere has succ...he Roberts gene, called ESCO2, by studying samples from
just 15 Roberts syndrome families from
Colombia, Turkey, Canada and Italy and to provide insight int...
Two drugs combined more cost-effective safer for managing arthritis in high-risk patients
...ontroversy and confusion over serious side effects from
pain medications, a new UCLA and Veterans Affairs ...owing three therapies often used for treating pain from
chronic arthritis: 1) a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug alone, such as Naproxen or Ibuprofen; 2)...
Painless test using teardrops may speed diagnosis of Sjgren's syndrome
...tes analyzed the protein content of tears obtained from
31 patients diagnosed with Sjgrens syndrome (on th...d compared the results to protein markers obtained from
the tears of 57 subjects who did not have the syndrome. Using a new analytical technique called surf...
Case finds dental patients agreeable to tobacco interventions
... were visiting Case's dental clinic where students from
the dental school receive their clinical training. Lewis will present findings from
the study, "Dental Patients Who Use Tobacco: Attitudes Toward Tobacco Cessation Promotion" for the ...
Blood test can accurately diagnose heart failure in emergency patients
...ome to hospital emergency departments. The report from
researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH...tly, we also found that the very best results came from
combining the results of this very sensitive and specific blood test with the logic and wisdom of a ...
Tissue engineering experts discuss orthopaedics applications
...ty's annual conference. Tissue engineering experts from
Wake Forest Baptist, Children's Hospital of Pittsb...age, and the possibility of use stem cells derived from
muscle to improve bone healing. These advances could provide better treatments for sports injuries, ...
Nature provides inspiration for important new adhesive
CORVALLIS, Ore. - Researchers from
the College of Forestry at Oregon State University...tant professor, who was harvesting mussels one day from
their rocky home at the ocean's edge. Li observed mussels being pounded by ocean waves, and wondered...
ACHRI study finds CellCept improves survival in pediatric heart transplant patients
...ter than two weeks post-transplant, ranging in age from
one day to 17.9 years, with initial immunosuppress...pt or azathioprine (AZA). They found that freedom from
rejection after 12 months was 10 percent higher with those treated with CellCept (63% of CellCept pa...
In years preceding medicare eligibility, many older adults at risk of being uninsured
... of being uninsured. David W. Baker, M.D., M.P.H., from
Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medici...stern Reserve University, Cleveland, analyzed data from
the Health and Retirement Study (HRS) in order to assess the number of patients whose health is at r...
Controversy in dyslipidemia guidelines
...colleagues and question their approach. A rebuttal from
the challengers concludes the debate....
New recommendation encourages more activist approach to lung cancer screening
... lung cancer." The paper is authored by physicians from
Rhode Island Hospital, Georgetown University, Mayo...argely based upon the results of randomized trials from
the 1970s and early 1980s, which have been widely interpreted as showing that screening for lung can...
Aboriginal Canadians at high risk for severe trauma
...significantly increased risk of injuries resulting from
motor vehicle crashes (RR 4.8, 95% CI 3.5-6.5), assault (RR 11.1, 95% CI 6.2-18.6) and traumatic suicide (RR 3.1, 95% CI 1.4-6.1). The authors also report that the main cause of trauma resulting in severe injuries and death among Aboriginal Canadian...
Restless legs syndrome has complex genetic involvement
...c risk factors, the current study used information from
French Canadian families, where, according to the ...l features of the syndrome in affected individuals from
the different families to see if those differences correlated with the differences in linkage. They ...
Older children may benefit from treatment for lazy eye
...who had previously been thought too old to benefit from
treatment for amblyopia, commonly known as "lazy e...ieved that older children were unlikely to benefit from
treatment, according to background information in the article. The upper limit for successful treatm...
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