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JCI table of contents -- May 17, 2007
... class switched to IgD are autoreactive in healthy individuals
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Chronic pain can drive you to distraction
...o clinical impairment due to pain. The sample of individuals
included in the study may be small, but the statistically significant findings are "robust", Dick and Rashiq said. "Prevalence studies indicate that as much as 44 per cent of the populationin Canada as well as in the U.S. and Europeexperience pain...
High-quality child care for poor children found to offset the risk of later depression
...environment, the greater the likelihood that these individuals
would show signs of depression. "The early interv...make a positive difference in the mental health of individuals
born into poverty underscores the importance of investing in high quality early childhood experience...
Implanting dopamine generators in brain cells obtains improvement in Parkinson's in monkeys
...rchers, given that, this was not observed in those individuals
receiving injections of saline serum instead of the cellular aggregates. The fact that the injection into the striate area of neurotrophic factors (those that favour cell growth), such as GDNF, also causes a significant increase in dopaminergic neu...
New book provides unprecedented look at role of religion over a lifetime
... because midlife is a time in the life course when individuals
tend to see their mortality as still far off," Dil...common assumption that religious involvement helps individuals
cope with adversity." ...
Violent sleep disorder linked to a form of dementia
... enter REM sleep. Mayo researchers following these individuals
over many years saw many of them develop symptoms of dementia. Postmortems showed they all had developed Lewy bodies but not the pathology of Alzheimers disease. Earlier studies by two of the co-authors on this paper (from the University of Minnesota...
American College of Physicians commends introduction of Bipartisan Health CARE Act
...ncentives for state, small employers, insurers and individuals
to make affordable coverage available to all Americans. Representatives Kaptur and LaTourette pointed out that it is not a "one size fits all" plan of government mandates and price controls. "ACP is confident that this framework can succeed where ...
Smokeless cannabis delivery device efficient and less toxic
...mbustion, which occurs at 230 degrees C. Eighteen individuals
were enrolled as inpatients for six days under supervision in the General Clinical Research Center at San Francisco General Hospital Medical Center. Under the study protocol, the participants received on different days three different strengths of...
Tobacco and alcohol use independently increase risk of head and neck cancer
...sible for a quarter of head and neck cancers among individuals
who do not drink alcohol. At least 75 percent of head and neck cancers are caused by a combination of cigarette smoking and drinking alcohol, but researchers have not known the individual contributions of these risk factors because people who smok...
Low-glycemic load diet may be more effective for dieters with certain insulin response patterns
who secrete insulin at a higher level may experien... affects weight loss and body fat loss among obese individuals
with different diets. This randomized controlled trial, conducted from September 2004 to December 20...
New update of international health system comparisons: US continues to lag on most measures
...ompared with $377. Nearly one-third (30.6%) of individuals
in the U.S. were obese in 2004, compared with 13 percent of the OECD median. The U.S. had about two and a half times the OECD median for years of potential life lost due to diabetes101 per 1,000 people compared with 39 per 1,000 (U.S. data is for...
ACP enthusiastically supports introduction of Bipartisan Health CARE Act
... caps. States that expand Medicaid coverage to all individuals
up to 100% of the federal poverty level would have their increased costs fully subsidized through an increase in the federal matching rate (Federal Medical Assistance Percentages or FMAP). States that guarantee S-CHIP coverage to all eligible childr...
Psychosocial support for cancer survivors needs strengthening
.... Owen concludes, "This study sheds light on which individuals
with cancer use these services." This study will help clinicians recognize the importance of support groups for cancer patients. "Assistance in identifying and accessing support groups, should be a standard of care for all patients receiving curative...
AGA Institute takes leadership role in exploring obesity and its complications
...lem, it is harder for government, institutions and individuals
to continue to consider obesity as a problem of pe...ppetite and weight by regulating when and how much individuals
eat for every meal. Obesity, Inflammation and Insulin Resistance - Steven E. Shoelson, MD, PhD, Josl...
Log-on to shape-up
... American adults were internet users. If sedentary individuals
are at least as likely as active individuals
to use the Internet, this means roughly 80 million under-active adults are online and might be reach...
Grain fiber and magnesium intake associated with lower risk for diabetes
...sk of diabetes. During the follow-up period, 844 individuals
in the study developed type 2 diabetes. Those who consumed more fiber through cereal, bread and other grain products (cereal fiber) were less likely to develop diabetes than those who ate less fiber. When the participants were split into five groups ...
Higher intake of fish and vitamin D levels linked to lower risk of age-related macular disease
...n the United States, affecting more than 7 million individuals
older than 40 years, according to background infor...ed Eye Disease Study Research Group assessed 4,519 individuals
who were age 60 to 80 when they enrolled in 1992 through 1998. At that time, photographs were taken ...
Annals of Internal Medicine Tip Sheet for May 15, 2007
...tiffness, have a lower pain threshold than healthy individuals
(Review, p. 726). The cause and treatment of the syndrome are not well understood. The review provides an overview of the mechanisms currently thought to be partly responsible for fibromyalgia pain. ...
Greenberg Prize awarded to Dr. Joseph G. Hayes
... way to identify and celebrate in perpetuity those individuals
who make NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell Medical College a pre-eminent partnership in academic medicine in New York City and beyond. ...
An aspirin a day keeps colorectal cancer away
..., the benefits are likely to outweigh the risks in individuals
at increased risk of colon cancer. The findings ar...ectal cancer) and that the effect was also seen in individuals
with a family history of colorectal cancer in a first degree family relative (which increases lifeti...
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