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Course of bipolar disorder in youths described for the first time
...y and socio-economic status were evaluated using a host
of well-accepted clinical evaluation tools. Researchers found that participants were symptomatic with either manic or depressive moods 60 percent of the time. While two-thirds of the participants recovered from their initial episode, half had at leas...
Journal article validates the coming of age of hair replacement surgery
...further advancements in hair tranplantation as the host
of the first-ever International Society of Hair Replacement Surgery Regional Workshop. Physicians from around the world will gather in Denver on April 21-23 to participate in live surgery demonstrations and listen to lectures by leaders in the area o...
Painting a Clear Picture What Do The New Women's Health Initiative Findings Mean for Women?
... Endocrine Society and The Hormone Foundation will host
a teleconference to summarize new and existing research on the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) and what it all means. Leading endocrinologists will provide an overview of previous research and data from the WHI, update on current research and why it...
Protein level predicts who will develop deadly complication after marrow transplant
...own to be elevated in people who develop graft vs. host
disease, the most common serious side effect of a ... the new bone marrow, a condition called graft vs. host
disease, or GVHD. The transplanted immune cells can attack the patient's skin, liver and gastrointes...
Researchers find molecule that may hold key to learning and memory
...ses could turn out to be very important in a whole host
of diseases including neurodegenerative as well as...he MEF2 pathway, could lead to new therapies for a host
of diseases in which synapses either fail to form or run rampant. In fact, Greenberg is currently a ...
Scientists uncover genes for virulence in strain of community-acquired MRSA
...hese incorporated genes enable the strain to evade host
immune responses to survive and spread in host
tissue. The researchers also report that because these genes are unique markers of USA300 they have ...
Shift in feeding behavior of mosquitoes sheds light on West Nile virus outbreaks
...he DNA in the bloodmeal to identify the species of host
they had fed on." Their findings showed that from May to June, the American robin, which represented just 4.5% bird population at their sites, accounted for more than half of Culex pipiens' meals. As the summer wore on and robins left their breeding...
Legal and ethical questions about stem cell research
...ly in an Essay for PLoS Medicine, "it finds that a host
of ethical and legal questions still need to be answered." Some of these questions, says Greely, focus on ethical issues related to donors. For example, given the long life span of human embryonic stem cell lines, and their likely use in clinical p...
How nice, brown rice: Study shows rice bran lowers blood pressure in rats
...hypertensive activity to the picture, along with a host
of other biochemical markers that track blood glucose (implicated in diabetes), lipid profile, kidney function and the harmful effects of free radicals. For example, high levels of a marker called 8-OHdG indicate biological stress and genetic damage ...
SCAI scientific sessions attract world-renowned invasive/interventional cardiologists
...available medical record systems." SCAI will also host
an extensive Exposition, where many of the newest devices, drugs, equipment, and literature will be on display. Approximately 50 companies will be represented and on hand to answer questions and demonstrate their products and services. Exposition hou...
Tomorrow's medical researchers to be nurtured in Manchester
... has been 'outstandingly successful' in its bid to host
new Department of Health Academic Clinical Fellowships (ACFs), as part of a flagship scheme to train the medical researchers of the future. A report for the DH asserted last October that the country's future health and wellbeing depended on investing...
Study finds dentists in research network do not discriminate
...rt-giving with their patients. In April, Case will host
two educational sessions where every dentist and hygienist in the study will receive a written report about their preventive practices and see how they compare to the average of all professionals in the study....
Insulin levels in African American children worsen through puberty
...st one part of this picture; we need to consider a host
of factors that contribute to diabetes risk , but we now know that physiological changes during puberty may make an important contribution to the risk profile."...
Red wine components modulate tissue damage induced by bacteria in gum diseases
...omponents released by macrophages (a population of host
immune cells) in response to bacterial stimuli. Sp...scavenged and inhibited free-radical generation by host
immune cells by controlling intracellular proteins involved in their release. These anti-oxidant pro...
Mayo Clinic obesity researchers test 'classroom of the future'
...ess school -- complete with "standing" desks and a host
of sophisticated learning technologies. Most important to the equation are the children -- whom they find are eager to learn in a new way. How They Did It -- Collaboration "We assembled a team of business and organization leaders who all recognize ...
Salmonella caught red-handed
...ason for this is redundant enzymes, as well as the host
offering a wide range of nutrients, which means Salmonella does not depend on its own biosynthetic abilities. Only a few enzymes in certain metabolic pathways are really necessarily to keep Salmonella bacteria alive. Most of these essential enzymes ...
Bariatric surgery leads to long-term blood pressure changes in extremely obese patients
...f Surgery. Excess body weight is associated with a host
of health complications including diabetes, certain cancers and joint stress, with nearly two-thirds of very obese patients suffering from high blood pressure the primary risk factor for both stroke and heart disease. John Fernstrom, Ph.D., profess...
Jefferson neurosurgeons using innovative stent to open clogged brain arteries, prevent strokes
...at's so exciting here is that we'll begin seeing a host
of patients who were never able to be treated before," says Dr. Veznedaroglu. "This is really a revolution for the treatment of this disease and we expect the Wingspan stent to be used frequently." "The device will allow us to treat more patients up ...
Newt Gingrich to speak about saving lives and saving money now
...a student health policy education initiative, will host
former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, who will discuss cost effective quality improvement strategies for national healthcare. The event will be held at HMS in the Tosteson Medical Education Center on Thursday, March 30. Gingrich is working to ad...
Genes and environment interact to promote cancer
... any given time in the lifespan, contributing to a host
of human diseases, he said. But another, more subt...y set the stage for an adult's susceptibility to a host
of diseases and behavioral responses. Moreover, epigenetic changes so named because they sit on top...
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