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Is there a link between childhood cancer and overhead power lines?

...hasise that these results may be due to chance and further research is needed to find out whether there really is a link. The authors will present their full findings at an embargoed press briefing on Thursday 2 June 2005 at 11.00am, BMA House, London, UK. About one child in 2000 develops leukaemia before th...

New insights into role of tumor necrosis factor on sex hormone production in rheumatoid arthritis

... deficiency in RA, this study affirms the need for further research into early anti-TNF antibody therapy in the treatment of this particular inflammatory disease....

Oslo press event launches 46664 Arctic and spearheads a four-day spotlight on Africa

...cert will be hosted by Nelson Mandela-in Norway to further his mass media campaign 46664. The Nelson Mandela Foundation is partnering with other organisations to use Mandela's presence to increase action on AIDS and to mobilise both the political leadership and the people of Scandinavia. 4:00 p.m., Sunday, ...

Increased Vitamin B consumption reduces women's risk of colorectal cancer

... in women who drink, researchers say findings need further confirmation in large prospective cohort or intervention studies. "These findings may have important implications for the prevention of colorectal cancer in women who consume alcohol because their vitamin B6 status can be easily improved through d...

OHSU researchers uncover cause, possible treatment for abdominal fat in postmenopausal women

...ociated disorders in some of these women." To further confirm the relationship between estrogen replacement and cortisol levels, researchers treated seven postmenopausal women not already undergoing hormone replacement therapy with a synthetic form of estrogen. After one month of therapy, these women, ...

Tercica presents pharmacokinetic and safety data from several studies at Endocrine Society Meeting

...dence of some endocrine cancers. Thesedata provide further insight into the long-term safety of rhIGF-1 treat...th of dataincluded in our New Drug Application and further strengthen our confidencein Increlex as a safe replacement therapy for children with short statureca...

Cancer killing virus shows early promise against colorectal cancer

...ing and promising in terms of giving the basis for further trials with genetic-modified tumoricidal viral constructs."...

A clinical return-to-work rule for patients with back pain

...efit from conservative management or might require further interventions. Use of the algorithm may help to reduce unnecessary clinical interventions and associated costs. In a related commentary, Maher points out that Dionne and colleagues' algorithm is much better at predicting a good outcome than a poor o...

Housing subsidies may help prevent children's undernutrition

...rican families, decreases in housing subsidies may further compromise the nutritional status of low-income children."...

Control of TB epidemic requires more effective drugs, better tests, and focus on latent infection

...eplace the tuberculin skin test also are needed to further enhance TB control (and subsequently TB eliminatio... and some preliminary results have been promising, further studies are needed to determine the ultimate utility of these newer diagnostic tests. "Control of ...

Goals for TB control reachable for most of world

...cent per year), this increase could be reversed by further reductions in transmission in high-burden countries," the authors write. They add that the difficulties of managing TB in Africa and Eastern Europe are closely linked to HIV/AIDS and drug resistance, and specific solutions will be needed for these pr...

Treatment helps in preventing TB among those at high risk

...r period, 0.68 [32 percent reduced incidence]). In further analysis adjusting for calendar period, age, and silicosis grade, the tuberculosis IRR for clinic enrollment was 0.62 (38 percent reduced incidence). In analysis excluding individuals with a history of tuberculosis (and, hence, ineligible for isoniaz...

Multi-drug resistant TB persists in California

...e that poor case management does not contribute to further cases of MDR within California. "Third, the highe...bal TB control strategies is needed to prevent the further development and spread of MDR TB," the researchers conclude....

Mayo Clinic case series illuminates connection between welding, brain damage

...inadequate fume-protective measures. This provides further evidence that unprotected welding leads to neurological damage. "An important finding from our case series analysis is that these patients were not only all welders, but all had a lack of ventilation," says Dr. Josephs. "They didn't have a mask or w...

Veterans of first Gulf War have more chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia

...tomach and skin rashes.Eisen and his coauthors are further analyzing the data they gathered on veterans and their family members....

Exercise, weight control may help reduce risk of breast cancer, Meharry-Vanderbilt study suggests

...a viable option for breast cancer prevention." She further points out that the anti-cancer effect of lowering caloric intake alone, demonstrated in animals, is not generally considered to be a feasible strategy for cancer prevention in humans. Indeed, her team's results show that greater energy intake alone ...

New memory drug works best in combination with older remedy

...h an already-popular memory-enhancing compound may further delay memory loss in patients with Alzheimer's dis...s given after the rats were exposed to information further supports that the drug is important for retaining information, and not just for obtaining it." Fundi...

Sildenafil (Viagra) approved for treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) as Revatio

...d the "Giessen Everest Experiment" with the aim to further investigate the therapeutic potential of sildenafil (Viagra) in humans: The changes observed in healthy mountaineers simulate disease processes in patients suffering from chronic lung diseases. This high altitude study clearly documented the selectiv...

Key to breast cancer prevention could hang in the balance

...a viable option for breast cancer prevention." She further points out that the anti-cancer effect of lowering caloric intake alone, demonstrated in animals, is not generally considered to be a feasible strategy for cancer prevention in humans. Indeed, her team's results show that greater energy intake alone...

Johns Hopkins AIDS expert says global strategy needed to combat 'feminization' of HIV/AIDS

...and mother-to-child transmission during childbirth further contributes to the spread of the disease. Women are particularly vulnerable to such cultural factors as their relative lack of power in sexual relationships, widespread poverty, policies that deny women an education and tolerance of violence against...

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