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Using coxibs and NSAIDs to treat osteoarthritis
...tatement from the American Heart Association (AHA) made
recommendations with regard to the treatment of OA...ts. The Editorial questions the recommendation made
in the AHA statement which described a stepped care approach to pharmacologic therapy for musculoske...
MRI finds breast cancer before it becomes dangerous
...r use as a mass screening tool. 'Too little use is made
of the method in the field of breast imaging, so correspondingly there are too few radiologists who have been able to gain sufficient experience with this specific application,' she says. In order to evaluate the MRI scans, an experienced eye is need...
New cause of tamoxifen resistance in breast cancer cells discovered at Lombardi
...took sensitive cells and added spliced XBP1, which made
them resistant to the therapy, explained Clarke, who is interim director of Georgetowns Biomedical Graduate Research Organization and co-leader of the Breast Cancer Program at the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. Anti-hormonal therapies are s...
Some women benefit more from exercise when emphasis is on health, not appearance
...that we thought would be sensitive to the comments made
by instructors. The study's results appear in a ...ics attire in the appearance-oriented classes. She made
comments throughout the classes that drew attention to appearance, such as Stand tall, you'll look f...
Stanford researchers find culprit in aging muscles that heal poorly
...rmal cellular turnover. Rando and his colleagues made
the discovery while studying the effect of environment on muscle stem cell activity in mice. Rando had already discovered that old muscle stem cells, if placed in a youthful environment, had just as great a capacity for repairing acutely damaged tiss...
NIH scientists target future pandemic strains of H5N1 avian influenza
...e these viruses evolve naturally. This advance was made
possible by creating mutations in the region of th... against the highly specific strains that they are made
from. This makes it difficult to predict how effective a vaccine made
today will be against a virus ...
Most seniors now have drug coverage, U-M study shows
...ess, and whether they were confident that they had made
a good choice. Only about one in six people report...ed feeling very or somewhat confident about having made
the right decision, and 86 percent of them planned to sign up again the following year. While Levy...
Hormone regulates fondness for food
... weight, might be the key. The hormone leptin is made
by fat cells and circulates in the bloodstream to reach the brain where it acts to reduce hunger and increase fullness. The authors studied patients with a rare genetic disorder resulting in a complete lack of leptin. These patients eat excessively, ...
Galileo to support global search and rescue
... overall COSPAS-SARSAT system, plans are now being made
to fly search and rescue payloads on future navigation satellites. The various navigation satellite constellations will each have about 20 to 30 satellites in medium-Earth orbit, providing global coverage, including at the Earth's poles, and with mul...
Diet foods for children may lead to obesity
... "our research has shown that young animals can be made
to overeat when low-calorie foods and drinks are g...tem. "Parents and health professionals should be made
aware of this and know that the old-fashioned ways to keep children fit and healthyinsuring they eat...
Drug-eluting stent controversy explored in the American Heart Hospital Journal
...usiasm for drug-eluting stents, the great advances made
possible by their use, and explores the significance of the benefits and disadvantages revealed through their high-volume adoption. Dr. Ulrich Sigwart of University Hospital in Geneva, Switzerland, author of one of the studies, examines the soberi...
New research discovers independent brain networks control human walking
...rovide a glimpse into the rehabilitative potential made
possible through the pairing of our talented researchers and cutting-edge technologies. Past studies by Bastian and her colleagues have found that certain types of brain damage interfere with walking ability, while others do not. For example, indiv...
Miniature implanted devices could treat epilepsy, glaucoma
...ol of Medicine. The system's high performance is made
possible by simultaneously reducing power consumption and electronic interference. The researchers also calculated how well the signals are transmitted through tissue. "We looked at the equivalent of the amount of skin that you have on your scalp, ...
WPI wins $1M to develop system to locate and monitor emergency workers in buildings
...tandards and Technology (NIST), and the U.S. Navy, made
presentations and demonstrated technology. Accurately locating people inside buildings is a daunting technical task. GPS (global positioning system), able to pinpoint a person's location within a few meters outdoors, does not work well in buildings...
Electrical implant steadies balance disorder in animals
... of Medicine, this is the first implantable device made
with multiple sensors and channels of processing t...que of video-tracking adapted by researchers, were made
during a fixed set of head movements. Results confirmed profound loss of normal eye-stabilizing ref...
Theory of facial aging gets a facelift from UT Southwestern researchers
...sed to find that this is not the case; the face is made
up of individual fat compartments that gain and lose fat at different times and different rates as we age. The study involved injecting different types of dye into facial cavities of 30 cadavers. Despite at least 24 hours of settling time, the dye,...
ADHD appears to be associated with depressed dopamine activity in the brain
... the drug, if they liked or disliked it, and if it made
them feel high, tired, alert, anxious or restless. In individuals with ADHD, methylphenidate caused less of a decrease in the amount of [11C]raclopride that bound to dopamine receptors in areas of the brain associated with attention than it did in ...
Researchers link metal ions to neurodegenerative disease
...oid fibrils are toxic," says Dr. Lynn. "Amyloid is made
of proteins and proteins normally fold into beautiful structures. However, for whatever reason, some misfold and the resulting misfolded structures are also beautiful, but sticky. They stick to themselves and then propagate to form fibrils, but only ...
Quality of treatment guidelines
...ats in the blood). Finlay McAlister and colleagues made
use of the Canadian Hypertension Education Program (CHEP) grading scheme. They conclude that most recommendations are based on the results of well-conducted clinical trials. However, less than a third of the recommendations were found to be based on ...
RAND, Health Dialog form alliance to create tools to evaluate health-care quality and efficiency
...he largest and most comprehensive examination ever made
of the quality of American health care. Health Dia...s is an important step in taking the advances weve made
through decades of research and applying that knowledge to day-to-day health care evaluation and imp...
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