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Conventional prognostic factors fail to explain better prostate cancer survival in most Asian men

... and mortality, with African-American men being at greater risk than other races. Asian-American men as a single, ethnic group have the lowest incidence of disease and the lowest mortality rate. The reasons for these racial differences remain poorly studied. In particular, the risk among different Asian ...

Survival differences by race most apparent in advanced stages of breast cancer

...ikely than white women to be diagnosed with tumors greater than 2.0-cm and to have at least one lymph node with disease. However, racial differences in lymph node involvement were apparent only in tumors smaller than 3.0 cm. After adjusting for tumor size and lymph node status as well as other known facto...

Fluctuating eye pressure associated with visual field deterioration in glaucoma patients

...IOP, the eyes were split into two groups, one with greater fluctuation and one with less. Throughout the fo...al field was significantly worse in the group with greater fluctuation in IOP. The number of patients with progressive visual field loss was significantly larg...

Childhood obesity indicates greater risk of school absenteeism, Penn study reveals

...versity have found that overweight children are at greater risk of school absenteeism than their normal-weigh...es at Penn. However, they are missing school at a greater rate than their peers, setting themselves up for the negative fallout that accompanies absenteeism. ...

New study shows promise in reducing surgical risks associated with surgical bleeding

...ithout introducing foreign proteins that can carry greater risk of development of antibodies, said William C. Chapman, MD, FACS, Department of Surgery, Washington University, St. Louis (MO) School of Medicine. Im most encouraged by the increasing evidence that recombinant technology is safe and effective bec...

Reanalysis of controversial meta-analysis says writing off rosiglitazone may be premature

...ere no longer statistically significant. There was greater uncertainty about the risk associated with rosiglitazone than was originally reported, with neither increased nor decreased risk established conclusively," the authors say. Even with the re-analysis, Diamond and Kaul are concerned about the practic...

Pathway links inflammation, angiogenesis and breast cancer

...mors with TSC1 inactivated also were found to have greater blood vessel density - a measure of angiogenesis. The researchers tested the theory by analyzing breast cancer tumors from 116 patients. They found breast cancer patients whose tumors had the TSC1/TSC2 tumor suppressor complex blocked by phosphoryl...

Women with migraines and visual symptoms may have higher stroke risk

...h probable migraine with visual symptoms had a 1.5 greater risk of ischemic stroke. Young women with probable migraine with visual symptoms can reduce their risk of stroke by stopping smoking and finding alternatives to the use of estrogen-containing contraceptives, said Kittner, who is also professor of ne...

NIH scientists target future pandemic strains of H5N1 avian influenza

...and identify vaccine candidates that might provide greater efficacy against such a virus before it emerges. Our findings build on elegant studies of the influenza HA protein by structural biologists, notes Dr. Nabel. Insight into the structure of the avian flu virus has enabled us to target a critical regi...

To gain muscle and lose fat, drink milk: study

...at. At the same time, the gain in muscle was much greater among the milk drinkers than either the soy or carbohydrate beverage study participants. The loss of fat mass, while expected, was much larger than we thought it would be, says Phillips, associate professor of kinesiology at McMaster. I think the p...

Where's the beef? Not enough of it is on elders' plates, muscle-metabolism study suggests

.... That difference, he said, would probably be even greater in the general population. In other words, compared to a young adult, a typical elderly person lacks the advantages provided by more than 26 pounds of muscle a deficit that in some cases could lead an older person to being permanently bedridden by a...

Chemotherapy with bevacizumab increases risk of blood clots in arteries

...acizumab, an anticancer drug, is associated with a greater risk of blood clots in patients arteries compared with treatment with chemotherapy only, according to a study published online August 7 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute . The combination of chemotherapy and bevacizumab has been show...

Study suggests nonpharmaceutical interventions may be helpful in severe influenza outbreaks

...ented non-pharmaceutical interventions earlier had greater delays in reaching peak rates of death, lower peak rates of death, and lower total number of deaths. There was a statistically significant association between increased duration of nonpharmaceutical interventions and a reduced total number of deaths....

High blood pressure problems largely misunderstood by sufferers

...dy author Pam Schlomann, highlighting the need for greater cooperation in combating high blood pressure. ...

Early-childhood intervention may improve well-being through young adulthood

...oving intervention effectiveness and generate even greater policy support for quality preschool. Some will argue that the quasi-experimental evidence on quality components is so strong that we dont need randomized controlled trials to sort out these details; but with the quality of currently funded prescho...

ACC/AHA release revised UA/NSTEMI guidelines

...hown no benefit and possible harm. There is also a greater emphasis on smoking cessation. Also new in the guidelines is the call for more intense lipid and blood pressure control. More stringent LDL cholesterol-lowering therapy and blood pressure management is recommended for UA/NSTEMI patients. LDL (bad...

Fat is the new normal, FSU researcher says

...ption -- say, one more cookie each day -- leads to greater weight gain among an initially heavier person. The researchers focused this study on women partly because their weight gains have been so dramatic, Heiland said, citing a whopper of a statistic: 33.2 percent of American women over age 20 are classi...

U of M report says early-childhood intervention improves well-being through young adulthood

... Children who participated in this program had a greater recognition that more and higher quality schooling is the way out of poverty, Reynolds said. Children who were enrolled in the CPC program were generally more socially engaged and educationally adept, Reynolds said. These benefits derived from the ...

National quality agenda, payment reform, care integration keys to improving quality, patient safety

...reform is needed; and three-fourths (73%) say that greater organization and integration of provider care is necessary for improved quality and efficiency. Within these broad categories, the survey found consensus for specific strategiesmany that include government leadership: 90% of respondents sa...

Health reform bills could improve quality and efficiency, but fall short of national plan

..., significant improvements in quality will require greater federal involvement in health care, not only in financing insurance coverage but also in the enhancement of federal programs and policies aimed at improving health system performance. By focusing on quality improvement and efficiency, the government...

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(Date:10/15/2014)... spreading rapidly and to an unexpected extent. The outbreak ... and the virus shows a new disease dynamic in ... this reason, the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, ... and the Union of the German Academies of Sciences ... epidemic today. , In the statement the academies call ...
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