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Specific behaviors seen in infants can predict autism, new research shows
...tutes of Health Research (CIHR), it has mushroomed into
a global initiative involving leading autism researchers in 14 cities across Canada and the U.S. Chaired by Lonnie Zwaigenbaum, a developmental pediatrician with the Offord Centre and McMaster Children's Hospital and a lead investigator for the Canad...
New insights into HIV immunity suggest alternative approach to vaccines
...that when you inject the envelope of the HIV virus into
people or animals, no broadly neutralizing antibod...tion of the human immune system is broadly divided into
two categories. The first, innate B cell immunity, comprises fast-acting but weak antibodies that fi...
Risk of womb cancer varies according to the type of HRT used
... history of cancer and had not had a hysterectomy, into
the Million Women Study, between 1996 and 2001. The women filled in questionnaires about their use of HRT and other personal details and were followed up for an average of 3.4 years. Just under half of the women reported that they had used some form ...
No evidence that calcium and vitamin D prevent fractures
...rimary care clinics. The women were randomly split into
two groups. The treatment group received advice from a practice nurse on how to reduce the risk of fracture and were given calcium and vitamin D tablets to take daily. The control group received only a leaflet on diet and prevention of falls. All wom...
Health inequalities continue to widen, despite government rhetoric
...s and have been sustained throughout the 1990s and into
the 2000s, although encouragingly a fall in income inequalities in the most recent time period can be seen. However, income inequalities are such that the poorest 10% in society now receive 3% of the nation's total income, whereas the richest 10% rec...
Eliminating enzyme dramatically reduces cardiovascular disease
...ACAT1, ACAT2 and LCAT) that can change cholesterol into
a form that can be more easily carried in blood. Studies in both mice and monkeys show that cholesterol altered by ACAT2 is more likely to build up in blood vessel walls and cause atherosclerosis. In studies of genetically altered mice that do not pr...
Officials simulate bioterrorist attack to test APL-developed disease surveillance
...le to support a decision-making process that turns into
action, and to see if it's done in a coordinated manner" said Thomas J. Lockwood, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's director of the Office of National Capital Region Coordination. "This exercise is a key building block in protecting our citi...
Fiber supplements may lower cardiovascular risk in type 2 diabetics
...can't produce or properly use insulin to turn food into
energy. Supplements that increase dietary fiber reduce blood cholesterol levels in the general population, which prompted researchers at Unicity International in Orem, Utah, to study its effect in people with type 2 diabetes. "The remarkable observ...
Male combat veterans rank high in heart disease risk
... of packs smoked per day) and dividing the results into
quartiles. The researchers used the standard definition of obesity, a body mass index of 30 or higher, she said. "Consistent with younger veterans of more recent wars, older men with distant combat exposure had higher odds of heavy smoking, heavy d...
Tools for diagnosing heart attack could be inaccurate in some populations
...int to the importance of taking ethnic differences into
consideration when designing new tools. "Given the...ushing chest pain. But, this approach doesn't take into
the account the different ethnicities that might present differently." For the study, the researcher...
Nation's leading researchers, scientists reveal findings at occupational therapy conference
...ategies and resources to help reintegrate soldiers into
their home, work, and community environments. Emp... more difficulty walking, getting outside, getting into
and out of a bed or a chair, managing medication, and preparing meals, as well as isolation, depress...
Watching metals melt, nanometer-scale views inside cells
...ew (replicate themselves) or differentiate(develop into
more specialized cells). HIGHLIGHTS Following ar...TATES OF MATTER In what may provide deep insights into
what goes on inside planetsand stars, scientists have captured the first atomic-level view ofthe mel...
Excess oxygen worsens lung inflammation in mice
... published in 2001 by Dr. Sitkovsky and colleagues into
the role played by the molecule adenosine in regulating inflammation. Inflammatory chemicals produced by the immune system in response to infection or injury must eventually be switched off so that excessive tissue damage can be avoided. Dr. Sitkovsk...
UT Southwestern researchers show new drug may help treat certain forms of leukemia
...en working on shows considerable promise for going into
the clinic," said Dr. Robert Ilaria Jr., associate...is colleagues introduced the cancer-causing enzyme into
mouse bone-marrow cells to generate mice with a form of leukemia similar to human CML. The disease u...
Simple questions may determine children's exposure to smoke
... primary care clinic and the children were divided into
three groups based on level of cotinine: low, medium and high exposure. The child's level of exposure was then compared to caregiver's answers to questions about smoking factors in the home. The questions included whether the mother (or primary careg...
3 questions may provide good clues to smoke exposure
..."Do they smoke indoors?" can provide added insight into
the child's environment. The risk to children living in an environment with smokers is well documented. Tobacco smoke exposure is linked to an increased incidence of ear infections, pneumonia, asthma and other upper respiratory infections in childre...
Response of New York City public school children to September 11
...le mental disorders. Level of exposure was divided into
the following categories: attendance at a ground zero school; severe exposure, defined as having two or more direct or one or more family exposures; moderate exposure, one direct and no family exposure; mild exposure, no direct or family exposure; an...
Too many doctors fail to follow guidelines and to prescribe best treatments for heart patients
...hen they do know, they do not necessarily put them into
medical practice. Sometimes physicians feel they are flooded by too much information and a plethora of guidelines." He said there might be several reasons why doctors do not follow guidelines: economic constraints, lack of belief in the guidelines an...
American Thoracic Society journal news tips for May 2005 (first issue)
...ng the previous month. Their replies were divided into
"never users;" "occasional users" (1 to 5 times in the past month); "regular users" (6 to 29 times during the past month); and "daily users" (more than 29 times during the last month). According to the researchers, prior animal studies had shown tha...
Study is first to implicate dietary fat in 'fatty liver'
... fat, repackage it and send it on its way back out into
the blood. In obesity, fat builds up in the liver...the diet and also from sugars that the liver turns into
fat. As a result, the liver functions poorly. In healthy people, about half the fat from a meal is b...
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