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Outcomes of patients in trials; Better blood pressure treatment; Snake bites, and more

... identified so survivors know what has happened to missing relatives. However, at the same time many people a...ical modelling framework to predict values for the missing data and thus allow evidence-based decision making and allocation of resources. Citation: Gething P...

Mayo Clinic pioneers new method of jaw reconstruction for oral cancer patients

...genesis after tumor removal surgery to restore the missing portion of a patient's jaw. With distraction osteogenesis, the surgeon made a cut at one of the remaining ends of the patient's jawbone. As the break healed, the first phase of growth, soft tissue, appeared. The surgeon then stretched the pliable sof...

Rutgers/EOHSI builds model to assess World Trade Center fallout

...ill the gaps in observations and crack a puzzle of missing pieces. To reconstruct the dispersion of contaminants, they first "down-scaled" the output from the best weather forecast model available, using the Regional Atmospheric Modeling System (RAMS) to obtain high-quality micrometeorological fields with a...

Could dental disease contribute to increased risk of stroke?

..., as determined by the number of teeth with decay, missing teeth, and the amount of bone loss around teeth, than the group without any radiographically detectable atheromas. The results of this study indicate that dental disease may play a role in the formation of carotid atheromas in patients already at ris...

Novel gene therapy may lead to cure in hemophilia A patients

...emophilia patients, infusion of FVIII replaces the missing clotting factor and enables normal cessation of bleeding. However, some 30 percent of patients see the FVIII as a foreign protein and mount antibodies to destroy it, rendering the FVIII treatment useless. Newer FVIII treatment products that bypass...

Research offers new hope for preterm babies

... using up until now, there was a high risk we were missing some of the minute fluctuations that can have serious implications for preterm babies. This is particularly the case for babies needing treatment of low blood pressure," said Dr Wong. "The fact we can carry out this work at the baby's bedside means...

New funding for research in primary health care

... That means mental healthpatients in Australia are missing out." Identifying the procedures and incentives required for more effective management of mental illness when associated with drug and alcohol disorders in primary health caresettings will be a focus of the project. The other projects funded in t...

Study examines usefulness of cardiac CT scan for detecting blockages in coronary arteries

...iography in 69 (37 percent) of 187 patients, while missing only 1 patient with single vessel obstructive disease (0.4 percent). "In summary, the results of our study indicate that use of MDCT coronary angiography performed with 16-row scanners is limited by a high number of nondiagnostic cases. Thus, routi...

Treating medically unexplained symptoms

...on was responsible for the patient's symptoms, the missing invitation, or the broken-down car. The patients with somatization syndrome overestimated the likelihood of medical causes for symptoms, particularly (and somewhat surprisingly) when the doctor's assessment had been unambiguous. By contrast, the othe...

Screening method can play role in disclosure of intimate partner violence

...3 criteria: (1) 12-month prevalence, (2) extent of missing data, and (3) participant preference. The study i... and the written format yielded significantly less missing data than the PVS and other methods. "The result of least missing data by written self-completed ...

Researchers find new learning strategy

... would be a pitcher correcting to the right, after missing home plate to the left with a pitch. "We show that learning does not necessarily scale with error," said Thoroughman. "I think we have uncovered a part of human adaptation that certainly doesn't do that. We are not claiming that all previous theo...

Montreal researchers make a major strategic breakthrough in controling the AIDS virus

...invincible. By combining our efforts, we found the missing link that may enable us to defeat the virus," noted Dr. Skaly. Discussions with partners are also underway to translate these research findings into clinical trials, which could start during the coming year. Thanks to the joint efforts of the Univ...

Metabolic disorder not well-suited for inclusion in newborn screening programs

...ot oxidize fatty acids because an enzyme is either missing or not functioning correctly. The clinical signs and symptoms of SCADD include developmental delay, hypoglycemia (low blood sugar levels), and epilepsy, according to background information in the article. It is an autosomal recessive disorder, whic...

New device may improve vision and mobility for people with tunnel vision

...verse binoculars, miniaturizing and pulling in the missing parts of their visual field, were suggested and tried in the past. "The minifying glasses make things so small that detailed visual information is sacrificed, so most patients have given up these spectacles, and the most used type was discontinued la...

Analysis of Spanish flu cases in 1918-1920 suggests transfusions might help in bird flu pandemic

...e blood materials in the midst of an outbreak, and missing information, such as whether people who recover from H5N1 infection actually develop high levels of an antibody or what is the most effective level of antibody or appropriate dose of plasma needed to achieve success in infected patients. "Although...

Muscle cells self-destruct rather than grow with use

... BAG3 isn't around, researchers have shown. Mice missing BAG3 seem fine at birth, but when they start using their muscles to breathe and stand, muscle cells rapidly degenerate and cannot regenerate, says Dr. Shinichi Takayama, cell and molecular biologist at the Medical College of Georgia. The finding il...

Binge-drinking teenagers at greater risk of violence

...le moment" represented by period immediately after missing school of injury because of drunkenness. Previous work by Professor Shepherd has shown drinkers may be more at risk of violence because of reduced physical co-ordination, poor decision-making in threatening situations and isolation while out late a...

Leptin has powerful effect on reward center in the brain

...s the brain of the metabolic state. If animals are missing leptin, or the leptin receptor, they eat too much and become severely obese....

Predictors of undergoing joint replacement surgery among patients with severe osteoarthritis

...ndergoing hip and knee replacement surgery, what's missing is why--a comprehensive, rigorous examination of the predisposing factors affecting TJA rates. Why do some arthritis sufferers agree to undergo TJA and others resist it? To examine the predictors of time to a first TJA, a team of Canadian researche...

Williams Syndrome, the brain and music

...e explains, "Understanding the connections between missing genes, the resulting changes in brain structure an...cs at UCLA, digs even deeper and studies the genes missing in people with Williams syndrome, whereas Debra Mills, an associate professor in the Department of P...

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