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Neuroimaging confirms the greater vulnerability of women's brains to alcohol
...early diagnosis and early prevention are even more important
for women with alcohol problems than for men. Despite the fact that men, in general, drink more alcohol and are more likely to develop alcohol dependence, it is those women who consume alcohol who probably develop alcohol dependence and adverse cons...
Integrated chemical-dependency and mental-health treatment best for adolescents
...oblems and improving the odds of recovery are also important
because AOD disorders are often chronic conditions...ent, their families, and society at large." "It is important
for adolescents with drug and alcohol problems to also be assessed for mental health problems, such ...
Presence of high-risk prostate cancer can be predicted without a biopsy, new study says
...r scoring system and is considered one of the most important
prognostic indicators for prostate cancer. The score is based on tissue findings throughout the prostate that correlate with the aggressiveness of a tumor. High Gleason scores are indicative of aggressive cancers and are not associated with a favorab...
St. John's Wort only minimally effective in relieving major depression, review confirms
... products should be avoided if they do not provide important
content information, such as the amount of total extract contained, the extraction fluid used and the ratio of raw material to extract. They also call for more detailed studies of the constituent components of St. John's Wort. Dr. John Williams, a p...
Blocking the Odc gene is effective in preventing cancers
...-causing mutations will occur, which is especially important
in cells that already have a mutation. Our findin...the Odc gene, which indicates that this gene is an important
target of Myc in this cancer. Together, these findings suggest that DFMO would be effective in preve...
Minority youths self-esteem grows, not shrinks over time
...e" the authors explain. The results highlight the important
individual differences in self-esteem and challenge one of the most common assumptions about adolescent development....
While on trail of dioxin, scientists pinpoint cancer target of green tea
...cesses, or how much tea one needs to drink. "It's important
to find out the source of green tea's protective effects," says Gasiewicz, professor and chair of Environmental Medicine and director of Rochester's Environmental Health Science Center. "What is exciting here is that a completely new mechanism has be...
Babies' cries linked to their health
...is why a detailed analysis of the cry signal is an important
part of understanding the 'full message' of the cry," says LaGasse. The authors also note that parents tend to understand the nature of their babies' cries well, and stress the importance of parental reaction to cries. "Parents can usually tell the...
New preoperative chemotherapy and radiation regimen yields encouraging results for sarcoma
...mplete tumor death at the time of surgery. This is important
because preoperative tumor death may be a predicto...isciplinary care by an experienced sarcoma team is important
to successful treatment," said Ryan, also an assistant professor of medicine (hematology and medical...
Heart scan surprises: CT reveals many non-heart problems, too
...ter. The researchers say their data show just how important
it is for trained radiologists to view heart CT sc...s Patel's co-author Ella Kazerooni, M.D., makes it important
to study the rate at which non-heart problems are found. Kazerooni, a professor of radiology and ch...
Mayo researchers to announce new findings about promising early-stage breast cancer treatment
...th Central Cancer Treatment Group (NCCTG) provides important
new data about the effectiveness and safety of a b...sequentially) chemotherapy. These findings will be important
tools to help oncologists determine how to optimize trastuzumab's protective effect in the course of...
New methods offer alternatives for patients undergoing obesity surgery
...or from California Pacific Medical Center. "It is important
for us to know, especially as these surgeries become more prevalent, which operation is best for each patient."...
Changing medication packages could help patients follow prescriptions, study suggests
... retrieve it. The card also has more room to print important
information about the proper use of the medication...egimens is often poor." The findings may also have important
political ramifications. "As the federal government develops policies for the new prescription drug ...
The link between physical activity and ovarian cancer
... cancer has such a poor prognosis, it is even more important
to identify modifiable lifestyle factors that could prevent it. A new study, published online May 16, 2005 in the International Journal of Cancer, the official journal of the International Union Against Cancer (UICC), found that regular moderate recr...
Significant non-coronary findings found during heart CT scans
...ts of the body not targeted by for the scan, it is important
for radiologists, who are trained in all aspects of diagnostic radiology, to read the scans. "Physicians in other disciplines do not undergo the rigorous training and testing in diagnostic radiology that radiologists do, and could therefore miss abn...
Cancer like colonisation for Aboriginal women
...s. "Being at home with the community was far more important
than what could be offered in the health system for cancer," Dr Prior said. "It's not to say the Aboriginal women didn't want to have treatment, but they were reluctant because it separated them from their communities. "Aboriginal women perceived c...
Nutrition gene key in regulating immune system
... a living organism. "We know that IDO itself is an important
pathway. Evidence is emerging that IDO seems to contribute to several important
regulatory processes in the immune system," Dr. Munn says of findings from labs across the country. ...
Jefferson researcher's results show promise for metastatic eye melanoma
...umors in the body besides the liver a potentially important
finding, he says. Patients in the study lived on average about twice as long compared to those who received chemoembolization in an earlier study he and his team conducted.Dr. Sato heads one of the few programs in the nation treating metastatic uveal...
Leading patient safety advocates assess progress in reducing medical error
...und that the report had a positive impact in three important
areas of health care; how health care views the task of error prevention, enlisting support of stakeholders and changing practices. Prior to the publication of To Err is Human, blaming individuals for medical injury and error was the norm, but the au...
Zevalin safe and effective for non-Hogdkin's lymphoma patients with advanced disease
...f diagnosis. The type and grade of the disease are important
in helping physicians determine appropriate treatment for patients....
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