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AACR awards scholarships for minority and underrepresented scientists
...eting in the field. The AACR Annual Meeting draws more
than 15,000 clinical oncologists, basic scientists, epidemiologists and translational researchers from around the world to discuss the latest findings and most significant information in laboratory, translational and clinical cancer research. More t...
Pediatricians must confront community-based threats to health
...livery of health care. Pediatricians are becoming more
sensitive to the direct relationship between socio...ild health. Economically disadvantaged youths are more
susceptible to teen pregnancy, violence and injury, sexually transmitted diseases, and mental health...
Cognitive therapy works as well as antidepressants, but with lasting effect after therapy ends
...esearchers demonstrated that cognitive therapy was more
effective than medication at preventing relapses a...t. "We believe that cognitive therapy might have more
lasting effects because it equips patients with the tools they need to learn how to manage their pro...
Teens believe oral sex is safer, more acceptable to peers
...sky to their health and emotions than vaginal sex, more
prevalent among teens their age and more
acceptable among their peers. They are also more
likely to try oral sex, according to a UCSF study p...
Consumers not getting accurate information about smokeless tobacco
...hat actually encourages people to switch to a much more
dangerous product." Phillips and colleagues conducted a systematic review of popular sources of information available on the internet, by looking at the content of websites that provide information about smokeless tobacco and health, found using a Go...
Brain region recovery possible in former methamphetamine users
...ine users who have not used the drug for a year or more
suggest some recovery of neuronal structure and function, according to an article in the April issue of Archives of General Psychiatry, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Methamphetamine use has been shown to cause abnormalities in brain regions asso...
In treatment of depression, cognitive therapy and medication both effective
...-controlled trials, especially in individuals with more
severe depression. Cognitive therapy has also show...apy can be as effective as medications, even among more
severely depressed outpatients, at least when provided by experienced cognitive therapists."...
Pediatric use of complementary and alternative medicine
...mplementary and alternative medicine (CAM) but are more
likely to use these therapies if their adult famil...CAM use was significantly less likely for malesand more
likely for children with cancer, children with low back pain, and children with adult family members...
Early home environment and television watching influence bullying behavior
... likely to become bullies in grade school, but the more
television four-year-olds watch the more
likely they are to bully later, according to an article in the April issue of the Archives of Pediat...
Angiogenesis factor may help tumors prepare the way for spread to lymph nodes
... papillomas and malignant squamous cell carcinomas more
rapidly and more
extensively than did mice with normal VEGF-A expression. Both strains of mice had increased levels ...
It takes a village to improve the health of children
...APOLIS -- Optimum health care to youngsters is far more
than providing routine physical exams, making diagnoses, prescribing therapies, and charting appropriate treatment plans. The ever-evolving role of pediatric physicians requires a fuller understanding of children and adolescents' total environment. A...
Endangered species: Who will teach anatomy in 2010?
...l Biology, and Neurobiology Chairpersons (AACBNC), more
than 80% of medical school department chairs responsible for teaching anatomy acknowledged having difficulty recruiting faculty to teach this important subject. "Whereas an adequate number of students are receiving training in gross anatomy, most are...
Tip sheet Annals of Internal Medicine, April 5, 2005
...ours before surgery. However, the authors say that more
studies involving patients with many common underlying medical conditions are needed. 3. ACP Publishes Fifth Edition of Ethics Manual (Note to reporters: call for news release or copy of manual.)...
Genetic link to cervical cancer
...ton and colleagues found that individuals who have more
inhibitory than activating KIRs had a decreased risk for cervical cancer, suggesting that activation of NK cells contributes to cancer progression. NK cell activation may increase local inflammation, suggests Carrington, which has been associated wi...
Sex hormones hold key to higher rates of abdominal aortic aneurysms in males
...ion, the females given male sex hormones developed more
severe aneurysms compared to placebo treated female mice. The goal of the laboratory now is to find the target of the male sex hormones that mediates these differences, in the hopes of developing drugs that can be used to lower incidence of the life-...
Education program reduces incidents of shaken baby syndrome
...fically seek out fathers or father-figures who are more
often involved in shaken baby syndrome cases. The parents were then asked to sign commitment statements, which also gathered demographic and other information about the responders. The regional incidence of abusive head injuries among infants and c...
Study shows that a kidney transplant can reverse heart failure
...r study also found that systolic heart failure was more
likely to be reversed if patients received a trans...ejection fraction, the heart is capable of pumping more
than 55 percent of the blood volume in the ventricle. The researchers assessed the heart's pumping a...
Six organizations vie for INFORMS 'science of better' innovation prize
...rather than relying on past examples; and become a more
agile organization that evaluated alternative solu...e ALIMTA, despite observed anti-tumor activity and more
than $300 million invested. Operations research helped Eli Lilly resume testing. In addition to co...
ALLHAT findings are 'color blind' in showing diuretics work better for high blood pressure
...earlier findings that diuretics rather than newer, more
expensive drugs such as ACE inhibitors, calcium ch...s. When compared to ACE inhibitors, diuretics were more
effective in preventing cardiovascular disease, especially heart failure, for all participants and s...
A probe, not an echo
...cedures and appears likely, in clinical use, to be more
comfortable for patients than alternatives. "The HUTT imaging system is a novel and potentially very useful approach to diagnostic ultrasound," said Dr. Phillip W. Ralls, a professor and vice chair in the USC Keck School of Medicine department of ra...
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