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Scientists report strong evidence of alterations in blood samples of children with autism

...parents, scientists, clinicians and educators. For further information, go to http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/mindinstitute...

Children with autism have distinctly different immune system reactions compared to typical children

...on is an intriguing area of research that warrants further investigation. "This study is part of a larger eff...parents, scientists, clinicians and educators. For further information, go to http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/mindinstitute...

Girl juvenile offenders exhibit more problems, risks than boys

... of questions to determine the risks they face for further problems in life. For example, GRAD asks how often they get into fights with adults in their homes, if they have friends who have been in trouble with the law, and how much trouble they have in controlling their anger. The researchers were not surpr...

Obese workers' pay lower due to health costs, Stanford study finds

...ed medical costs instead of outright prejudice. To further test this hypothesis, the researchers examined whether a wage gap existed between obese and non-obese workers receiving other kinds of benefits, such as retirement plans or life insurance. They found no wage difference in those instances, thus reinfo...

Diabetes medication pioglitazone HCl may significantly improve predictors of cardiovascular risk

...esting CRP levels in the blood may be a new way to further assess cardiovascular disease risk. For people with type 2 diabetes, the risk of cardiovascular disease is two to four times that of the general population, thus making this population a very high-risk group. Study Design This randomized, contr...

Two studies offer clues about how alcoholic behavior is 'switched' on

...drinkers into alcoholics. "We could speculate that further increases in D2, above this threshold, would resul...ol intake, Thanos said, "these two studies provide further insight into the complex roles of dopamine -- and may help us better understand the mechanism(s) of ...

Low-fat dairy may lower risk of type 2 diabetes in men

...e of the individual. The study by Choi et al is a further reminder of the potential importance of dairy intake and the continuing value of research in this area." (Arch Intern Med. 2005;165:975-976. Available post-embargo at www.archinternmed.com )...

Low-fat dairy foods may help reduce risk of type 2 diabetes

...es than did those consuming the lowest levels, and further analysis showed the risk reduction was almost exclusively associated with low-fat or non-fat dairy foods. In general, each serving-per-day increase in dairy intake resulted in a 9 percent reduction in the risk of developing the disorder. Controllin...

Innovative study finds way to 'bio-synthesize' an anti-cancer compound

...p found the sequence for Patellamide A, and after further examination Schmidt's group found the Patellamide C sequence adjacent to the patellamide A sequence in the same pre-peptides. After the gene cluster was annotated, Schmidt used the TIGR information to develop the likely mechanism for the biosynthesi...

Untreated low-grade ductal carcinoma in situ poses long-term risk

...thors conclude, "Even low-grade DCIS, left without further treatment, predicts for a regional risk and will eventuate in invasive carcinoma in the same site in the same breast in 30 percent of cases within 15 years." ...

Poor understanding of coverage deters breast cancer screening

...responses from 897 women who needed a mammogram to further characterize the cost barrier to screening. They found that a lack of accurate knowledge of coverage rather than actual costs deterred many women from screening. More than 50 percent of participating women identified cost as a screening barrier. Of t...

Study suggests antibiotic may limit or prevent vision problems caused by diabetes

...that this antibiotic may be a strong candidate for further consideration as a therapeutic drug in reducing th...inflammation of the nerves. This study goes a step further to show that in early diabetes elevated levels of cytokines activate microglia, which produce neurot...

University of Manchester launches new anti-MRSA product

...sy for hospital staff to keep clean and move, thus further preventing the harbouring of bacteria. Professor Stephen Bush, Director of The University of Manchester's Centre for Manufacture, who led the design and production team for the cabinet with Nigel Ball of Ergo Design, said: "As well as direct human co...

Earlier treatment of perinatal HIV associated with decreased HIV progression, better outcomes

...ission by 67 percent, prenatal combination ART has further reduced transmission to 2 percent or less. However, the impact of treatment on progression of perinatal HIV infection remains poorly characterized at the population level. Perinatal HIV infection may progress in 2 patterns: early, with a typical ons...

Hyperhidrosis and its treatment becoming better understood

...her potentially serious medical problems that need further workup from physicians. Treatment options are based on the severity of hyperhidrosis and the risks and benefits of therapy. They can range from antiperspirants to surgery, which involves disconnection of the sympathetic nerves that direct sweating in...

Mayo Clinic study determines surgery is best remedy for hammer hand

...me, he indicates. Dr. Johnson points to a need for further research into the origins of this syndrome....

Tamoxifen shows no benefit, risk for breast cancer survivors' heart health

...p to heart health, they note-and they caution that further research is needed before drawing conclusions on r...on between radiation and heart attack risk must be further explored, the researchers noted that women with a history of radiation therapy or other potentially ...

Two-thirds of patients brush off their dentist's advice, study suggests

...ences." The Newcastle researchers are carrying out further research into how advice is given in the dental chair, and whether this can be specially adapted for each individual receiving treatment. Co-researcher, Prof Peter Heasman, said: "I think that many dentists and dental hygienists are fully aware tha...

Molecular testing in patients with rare cancer predicts response to Gleevec

...e kinase. The purpose of this latest study was to further examine the relationship between the more common mutations and drug response in a much larger, dosage comparison Phase III study. "We are pleased that the findings in this study substantiate our earlier observations," said Christopher L. Corless,...

Mayo Clinic researchers report on effectiveness of treatments for hot flashes

...e safety of estrogen or combined hormonal therapy, further definitive data regarding a single MPA dose is not likely to become available in the foreseeable future," says Dr. Loprinzi. "Therefore, decisions regarding whether to use, or not use, MPA for hot flashes will need to be made with less than definitiv...

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