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Advanced prostate cancer previously considered inoperable may be operable, curable
... Center, Portsmouth, Va. Other Mayo Clinic authors include
Jeffrey Slezak, Eric Bergstralh, and Michael Blute, M.D....
Sucampo submits new drug application for lubiprostone
...rs contributing to the development of constipation include
not enough fiber in the diet, lack of exercise, ir...or intestinal function. Other contributing factors include
side effects from medication, particularly pain medications, antidepressants, antacids, antispasmodi...
Radiation therapy for prostate cancer nearly doubles the risk of rectal cancer
...viduals 50 years of age and older. Approved tests include
barium enema, FOBT, flexible sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy. However, flexible sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy are the best methods for accurately detecting rectal cancer. Each screening option has advantages and disadvantages. Patients undergoing ra...
AACR awards scholarships for minority and underrepresented scientists
...or junior faculty members. Criteria for candidacy include
the stipulation that the applicant fit the Nationa... Scholar Awards. The program has been expanded to include
predominantly Hispanic-Serving Institutions and Tribal Colleges and Universities, in order to extend...
Pediatricians must confront community-based threats to health
...lth require pediatricians to expand their roles to include
that of advocate, not just for the individual but for the population of children as a whole."...
Education program reduces incidents of shaken baby syndrome
... pilot program in western New York was expanded to include
a second brief education reminder for parents at the infant's first visit with pediatric care provider. "Although we may never be able to completely eliminate abusive head injury from shaken baby syndrome," Dias said, "we hope that a systematic appr...
Six organizations vie for INFORMS 'science of better' innovation prize
... at the electronics manufacturer. Previous winners include
Continental Airlines, Canadian Pacific Railroad, and Sabre Decision Technologies. The 2005 competition is being held at an INFORMS conference, "Applying Science to the Art of Business," which takes place at The Westin Mission Hills Resort in Rancho ...
Golf-related head injuries in children increasing along with sport's popularity
...l and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews. Co-authors include
Dr. Harshpal Singh, a 2004 MCG graduate; Dr. David J. Yeh, who completed his medical degree and neurosurgery residency at MCG; Dr. Ellen G. Shaver, neurosurgeon at MCG and the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Augusta; Dr. Ann Marie Flannery, former...
US service academies to collaborate with UNC, Andrews Air Force Base, Duke in knee injury study
..." Along with Marshall and Padua, UNC researchers include
Drs. Bing Yu, associate professor of allied health...ors at other institutions, in addition to Garrett, include
Dr. Barry Boden of the Orthopedics Center in Rockville, Md.; Dr. James Onate of Old Dominion Univers...
Fink receives National Pharmacy Leadership Award
... his Philadelphia alma mater. His scholarly works include
more than 260 publications in the fields of law pertaining to pharmacy, pharmacists and pharmaceuticals, food and drug law, and health care law. For more than 20 years he has been an editor of Pharmacy Law Digest, the most widely used pharmacy law te...
Insomnia, falls in elderly linked
..." Hypnotic drugs are sleep-aiding medications that include
many older, long-lasting drugs such as benzodiazep...s to help them sleep, such as morphine, nor did it include
patients taking anxiety drugs that also aid sleeping ability. Sleep-aiding medications, Chervin and ...
ISHLT updates guidelines for heart and lung transplants
...guity, will be presented to the membership. These include
guidelines on performance, interpretation and use of stress testing to guide patient listing, as well as when and how to useinvasive catheterization. The proposed guidelines also expand the limitations of previously established contraindications to ...
Belgium doctors treating critically ill infants favour legalising euthanasia
...was made in 143 cases (57%). End-of-life decisions include
withdrawing or withholding treatment, using drugs to alleviate pain that could potentially shorten life, or using drugs with the explicit intention of shortening the patient's life. The use of lethal drugs in minors is illegal in Belgium. However, th...
ACP releases 5th Edition of its respected ethics manual
...d care ethics, and research ethics. Its new topics include
sections on chaperones and privacy, gifts from pat... physician group in the United States. ACP members include
116,000 internal medicine physicians (internists), related subspecialists, medical students, residen...
Data show cyclosporine inhalation solution improves long-term survival in lung-transplant patients
...lant patients compared to placebo. The data, which include
10-month follow-up statistics on patients originally enrolled in the pivotal study of CyIS, show that, with a median total follow-up of 53.3 months, CyIS-treated patients demonstrated a continued survival advantage over placebo-treated patients. Trea...
Higher education representatives advise chemistry faculty candidates on how to apply for positions
...ss by which chemistry faculty members are hired to include
more women, minorities and more candidates from lesser known universities, C&EN says....
Fifteen-year hunt uncovers gene behind 'pseudothalidomide' syndrome
...erts syndrome, whose physical manifestations often include
cleft lip and palate and shortened limbs that resemble those of babies whose mothers took thalidomide during pregnancy. The discovery, which is reported in the April 10 advance online section of Nature Genetics , proves that genes behind very rare i...
Painless test using teardrops may speed diagnosis of Sjgren's syndrome
... disease symptoms and its complications, which can include
debilitating fatigue and joint pain. Although the disease has no cure, its symptoms can be minimized with a variety of medications, including anti-inflammatory drugs and special moisture replacement therapies for dryness. In the current study, Tomosu...
New recommendation encourages more activist approach to lung cancer screening
...options for lung cancer screening, which currently include
chest X-ray (or chest radiography) and computed tomography (CT). High-risk individuals should be informed that when lung cancer is diagnosed because of the presence of symptoms, the disease is usually in advanced stage and incurable. On the other ha...
Nanotechnology's miniature answers to developing world's biggest problems
...nes for livestock. Other agricultural developments include
nano-sensors to monitor the health of crops and fa...ater quality improvement. Other water applications include
systems (based on titanium dioxide and on magnetic nano-particles) that decompose organic pollutants...
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