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MRI finds breast cancer before it becomes dangerous

...7319 women were investigated by Professor Kuhl and her colleagues in the last five years using both methods. In 167 of them they found early stages of breast cancer. 'Using mammography only 93 cases of DCIS could be seen, compared with 153 cases detected by MRT,' is how Professor Kuhl sums up the results...

New cause of tamoxifen resistance in breast cancer cells discovered at Lombardi

When a woman receives a breast cancer diagnosis her entire life may change in the blink of an eye. But... can pursue with a hope of cure and those to which her cancer is resistant. Scientists from the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center announced today the ...

Some women benefit more from exercise when emphasis is on health, not appearance

...onically worries that others are critiquing his or her body. Women who have this disorder usually are i...feels, particularly a woman who is concerned about her physical appearance, Focht said. In the classes that emphasized health over appearance, the instru...

A woman who heard voices with her own speech impairments

The unusual case of a woman who heard voices with her own speech impairments in her head after a bicycle accident is examined in a Case Report in this weeks edition of The Lancet. The ...

'Heroes of Chemistry' honored for medical, energy, environmental breakthroughs

...ith Morgan Lewis in Philadelphia, Pa. She received her Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Illinois in 1982. David Olson, Ph.D., has retired, having worked in ExxonMobil's Central Research Laboratory for more than 35 years. He received a Ph.D. in physical chemistry from Iowa State University in ...

Even older women at high risk have little interest in being tested for HIV, study finds

... partners. For this investigation, Dr. Akers and her colleagues analyzed data collected from 514 women ranging in age from 50 to 95. The women visited a general internal medicine clinic at a large, inner-city hospital in Atlanta over a period of 11 months in 2001 and 2002. To evaluate attitudes concern...

New research discovers independent brain networks control human walking

...g-edge technologies. Past studies by Bastian and her colleagues have found that certain types of brain damage interfere with walking ability, while others do not. For example, individuals with damage to the cerebral hemispheres can adapt while those with damage to the cerebellum are rarely able to. T...

Rutgers professor Bart Krekelberg is named 1 of 20 US Pew Scholars for 2007

...d then right again and you will clearly see his or her eyes moving back and forth. You know your eye is going to move before you move it, and the brain tells you, Its just your eye moving; its nothing to worry about; ignore it, explains Krekelberg. Its what allows us to see fixed objects as stationary ...

Postpartum hospital discharges -- when is the 'right time?'

...ests that the mother and the clinicians caring for her and her infant must make the postpartum discharge decision jointly. Hospital affiliates and offices of 45...

It's time to look at health risks in a new light, authors say

... this measure, the patient can be told that his or her chance of dying is cut in half by taking the drug, instead of being told that there was only a 1 percentage point difference in the treated group. Its as if, in hearing about a baseball game between the Orioles and the Yankees, youre told that the...

RAND, Health Dialog form alliance to create tools to evaluate health-care quality and efficiency

...blished in late 2003 by Dr. McGlynn and several of her RAND colleagues. The study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that adults in the United States receive only about half of the recommended, evidenced-based care for the leading causes of illness, disability and death....

Scientists train nano-'building blocks' to take on new shapes, as reported in Science

...y, but noticed under some solution conditions that her students could produce different shapes. Although their labs are located some 900 miles apart, the scientists say their research has been a great and synergistic collaboration. In the world of self-assembly for nanotechnology, it's challenging to...

New oxidation methods streamline synthesis of important compounds

...g the same purity and yield. White has also used her catalyst to streamline the synthesis of a peptidase inhibitor drug candidate, a nucleotide-sugar L-galactose, and is currently working on the antibiotic erythromycin A. ...

USC law professor battles schizophrenia

...renia and acute psychosis. After decades of hiding her illness, Saks has published a memoir about her struggles and successes in The Center Cannot Hold: My Journey Through Madness (Hyperion, 2007). Up...

W.M. Keck Foundation announces 2007 class of Distinguished Young Scholars in medical research

.... Each grant applicant must be nominated by his or her research institution and then evaluated by the Foundations Medical Research Board and a Scientific Advisory Committee and unanimously approved by the Foundations Board of Directors. Nominations are accepted on an invitation-only basis. The 2007 class...

Trials underway for 'essential' new TB vaccine

...also into HIV infected adults. Once Dr McShane and her team are fully confident of the safety of the vaccine, and the strength of the immune response induced by the vaccine, it will be given to infants to test its efficacy. This is important as one of the target populations for a new TB vaccine is infant...

From UF and IBM, a blueprint for 'smart' health care

...iration rate the minute a person steps into his or her house then transmit it immediately and automatically to doctors or family. That could eliminate the need for many doctors visits, which are often difficult for the elderly or sick. By enabling regular updates via text message or e-mail, the techno...

Barrow scientists make headlines for their research on fixational eye movements

...ecent research conducted by Dr. Martinez-Conde and her team at Barrow has shown that microsaccades produce visibility when a persons gaze is fixed on an object. Microsaccades may also help reveal a persons subliminal thoughts. Fixational eye movements are responsible for driving most of our visual experi...

Brief motivational interviews work best long term for college students sent to alcohol counseling

... the comparison group for this study." White and her colleagues tracked 348 mandated students (209 male...within the context of a BMI." White added that her study helps to illustrate that studies that do not follow students for a long time may miss importan...

Landmark study finds adult Delawareans with disabilities in only 'fair' to 'poor' health

...r Disabilities Studies, said. Riddle, who received her doctorate in human development and family studies at UD, coordinated the project, which involved several of the center's faculty and staff, as well as policy specialists at UD's Center for Applied Demography and Survey Research. "The results of thi...

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