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Conventional prognostic factors fail to explain better prostate cancer survival in most Asian men
...tes. For example, all Asian ethnicities were more likely
to have more advanced disease and use non-curative therapies. However, for all Asian ethnicities except South Asians, survival rates were equal to or better than whites. Japanese-Americans, for example, had significantly lower hazard ratio compared...
Survival differences by race most apparent in advanced stages of breast cancer
...can American women had larger tumors and were more likely
to have disease that had spread to nearby lymph no...-2003 showed that African American women were more likely
than white women to be diagnosed with tumors greater than 2.0-cm and to have at least one lymph node...
Spot on treatment for acne
...mulated as a stand-alone topical treatment or more likely
in combination with other existing treatments. The company has already been in talks with several interested companies, who are waiting to see whether the initial results can be repeated in a larger study group. ...
Patient-centered approach can backfire
...ody. In fact, some patients are significantly less likely
to follow doctors' orders and feel satisfied with ...ne, patients are most satisfied with care and most likely
to follow treatment plans -- like taking medication or making diet changes -- if they see a doctor w...
Study, meta-analysis examine factors associated with death from heatstroke
...ake medication to lower blood pressure appear more likely
to die during or following hospitalization for hea...and 60 percent of those who reach the hospital are likely
to die. Laurent Argaud, M.D., Ph.D., of Hospices Civils de Lyon and University Claude Bernard Lyon...
Smoking may strongly increase long-term risk of eye disease
... Current smokers were found to be four times more likely
to develop age-related macular degeneration and past smokers were three times as likely
to have geographic atrophy, an advanced form of the disease, than those who had never smoked. Joint ...
Adverse housing conditions contribute to diabetes risk
...rk City, Los Angeles and Atlanta, we believe it is likely
that the findings would be comparable in those cities as well. The researchers say that additional studies are needed to determine what specifically increased the risk of diabetes as a result of poor housing conditions, but many factors have alread...
RAND finds cases of undiagnosed diabetes drop sharply
...ith Hispanics and African-Americans no longer more likely
than whites to unknowingly have the disease, accor... levels. Less educated American males are now less likely
to have their diabetes diagnosed than those men with more schooling. If we only target disparities...
Pot bellies linked to early signs of cardiovascular disease
...t people with the largest WHR were nearly twice as likely
to have calcium deposits in their coronary arteries as those with the smallest WHR. The likelihood of atherosclerotic plaque in the aorta was three times as high in those with the largest WHR as compared to the smallest. The relationship between WH...
Grandparents, older adults encouraged to seek help for a sleep disorder
... common in the older population, who are also more likely
to be taking types of sedatives that have particul...lder adults who have poor nighttime sleep are more likely
to have a depressed mood, attention and memory problems, excessive daytime sleepiness, more nighttim...
Adverse housing conditions contribute to diabetes risk
...could explain why some African-Americans were more likely
to develop diabetes," explains Mario Schootman, Ph...ow that in some poorer housing conditions, there's likely
to be lead exposure. But it also could be related to other, unknown environmental contaminants." S...
Waist-to-hip ratio may better predict cardiovascular risk than body mass index
...d coronary artery calcium scans. Calcium was more likely
to be found in the arteries of patients with the greatest waist-to-hip ratio, the researchers discovered. People with the largest waist-to-hip ratio had a twofold increase in the incidence of calcium deposits a strong indicator of future cardiovascu...
Draining away brain's toxic protein to stop Alzheimer's
...he sLRP that was present was almost three times as likely
to be damaged compared to the same protein in heal...ting in their bloodstreams high levels that would likely
also be reflected in the brain. Zlokovics group decided to try to reduce amyloid-beta levels in th...
Hispanic drug use rises in US culture
... the Southwest. In these states Hispanics are more likely
to live in heavily concentrated ethnic communities...ng. Acculturated Hispanics were nearly 13 times as likely
to report using illegal drugs as non-acculturated Hispanics. Acculturation involves the adoption of ...
Investigators uncover intriguing clues to why persistent acid reflux sometimes turns into cancer
... make up for the loss. And those cells may be more likely
to generate the acid-resistance that makes them more likely
to turn cancerous. If the telomeres get short enough, maybe the cells cant regenerate any more and...
Childhood obesity indicates greater risk of school absenteeism, Penn study reveals
...ssarily experiencing the health problems that will likely
confront them later in life unless serious intervention takes place, said Andrew B. Geier, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Psychology in the School of Arts and Sciences at Penn. However, they are missing school at a greater rate than their...
Penn study finds pro-death proteins required to regulate healthy immune function
...ak in T cells, the team thinks their findings will likely
apply to many different cell types. When a cell receives signals to increase metabolism, it increases mitochondrial activity and energy production. That leads to the production of more energy than the cell can deal with, and consequently, the release...
New study counts the economic cost of persistent pain in Australia
...esults are expected by the end of the year and are likely
to recommend more government resources to deal with the issue of persistent pain and medical and public education programs to ensure better diagnosis and treatment, said Professor Cousins. MBF Chief Medical Officer and chair of the MBF Foundation S...
Some women benefit more from exercise when emphasis is on health, not appearance
...with chronic issues with their body-image are more likely
to benefit from an exercise class where the instru...l make them more fit. These same women were more likely
to say that they would try a similar class in the future, compared to the women who were taught by a...
Women with migraines and visual symptoms may have higher stroke risk
...ithin the prior year) were almost seven times more likely
to have a stroke compared to women with no history of migraine, said Steven Kittner, M.D., M.P.H., senior author of the study and staff physician at Baltimore Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center. Eight percent of stroke cases had onset of probable ...
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