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Study shows Diachrome improves blood sugar control in people with type 2 diabetes
... Nutrition 21, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXXI) today announced new
published results from a 447 subject, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical study that showed Diachrome, a patented combination of chromium picolinate and biotin, significantly improved glycemic control in patients with poorly control...
Research shows survival benefit for leukemia patients treated with arsenic trioxide
...e important role clinical trials play in unlocking new
or different combinations of therapies to fight cancer, not to mention the hope it gives patients and their families. Powell said the willingness of patients with leukemia and their physicians to participate in the clinical trial has markedly impro...
Researchers call for investigation into links between khat use and psychiatric disorders
...text, that researchers are planning to undertake a new
study to examine khat as a cause of poverty and a ...ections of the community such as the evolution of new
organised crime groups based on khat trafficking, and the perverse consequence of increased risk beh...
Old memory traces in brain may trigger chronic pain
... were fresh and cant forget it. With new
understanding of the pain source, Vania Apkarian, professor of physiology, and of anesthesiology, at Northwesterns Feinberg School of Medicine, has identified a drug that controls persistent nerve pain by targeting the part of the brain that experien...
Institute of Medicine Advisory: Public health physicians
.... TRAINING PHYSICIANS FOR PUBLIC HEALTH CAREERS, a new
report from the Institute of Medicine, looks at steps that should be taken to attract physicians to such jobs and to fully prepare them to make positive differences on the ground. The report will be released at a one-hour public briefing beginning at...
U-M study finds lymphoma drug effective over long term
...BOR, Mich. Eight years after being treated with a new
drug for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, 86 percent of patients were still alive and half had not had a relapse of their disease, according to researchers from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center. The patients had follicular lymphoma, a ...
Benefits of school-based fitness programs fade after summer
... which indicate a lower risk for diabetes. For the new
study, the same children (average age 12)all of whom remained at the same school and repeated the fitness classwere assessed again at the beginning and at the end of the next school year. Improvements seen during the nine-month school-year interven...
Blocking stress protein decreases Alzheimer's peptide in mice
...ptide slows the stress-induced increase, opening a new
door to treatment. Researchers from Washington Uni... may increase risk of Alzheimer's disease, but the new
research is among the first studies to elaborate the basic biomolecular mechanisms that may underlie...
Antipsychotic drugs increase risk of death in older people with dementia
PHILADELPHIA, June 5, 2007 - A new
study shows that use of antipsychotic drugs is ass...or typical antipsychotics. Investigators in the new
study linked four administrative health care databases to look at health and death records of more t...
Bias in statin trials, failure to control malaria, and more
...uce cholesterol has come under the spotlight in a new
article published in PLoS Medicine. There are several statins now on the market and many research trials have compared different brands of statin head-to-head. The authors of the article looked at nearly 200 such trials, some were funded by governmen...
AMPAKINE compounds a new potential treatment for respiratory depression
... Agreement with the University of Alberta for this new
respiratory application for the use of AMPAKINE ...nd high impact AMPAKINE compounds for a range of new
respiratory applications, such as, respiratory depression induced by opiates and barbiturates to s...
New study could bring relief to sweltering city slickers
... become more bearable in future years, thanks to a new
study probing the heat contributed by buildings, r...n area. Researchers are also aiming to create a new
heat and human comfort vulnerability index for typical buildings and their surroundings. This would ...
Aluminum foil lamps outshine incandescent lights
...sealed in polymeric packaging. These devices offer new
opportunities in lighting, in which lightweight arrays can be mounted onto curved surfaces on the insides of windshields, for example. The flexible arrays also could be used as photo-therapeutic bandages to treat certain diseases such as psoriasis ...
National Academies Advisory -- June 8 public briefing on LANL groundwater protection
National Research Council report reviews the groundwater protection program at Los Alamos National Laboratory and identifies technical issues the laboratory should address to enhance the program's effectiveness. Groundwater contaminants at the 36-squ...
New Orleans levee report finished by panel including University of Texas at Austin engineer
...mendment to Louisianas constitution has led to two new
levee boards in New Orleans, replacing roughly a dozen agencies who previously handled oversight. These boards involve engineers and others with flood control experience who oversee the maintenance and operations of the hurricane protection system. I...
Medicalizing the human condition
...ilding on more than three decades of research in a new
book, Brandeis University sociologist Peter Conrad explores the changing forces driving the medicalization of society through case studies of short stature, shyness, "male menopause," erectile dysfunction, adult ADHD, and sexual orientation. In Th...
Revlimid data presented at ASCO stands to change the way physicians treat multiple myeloma
...aluate novel treatment options. The development of new
therapeutic agents which are very effective combin... With the current knowledge of disease biology and new
effective therapy with a large safety margin, the myeloma community is able to reorganize the role o...
May/June Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...t attention to workflow redesign, which can create new
quality problems and adversely affect patient health. They assert that national policy makers and primary care practice owners should focus on maintaining and improving quality in primary care settings during and after EMR implementation.Electronic ...
New drug development facility helps move medicines to market
...xpertise and support through preclinical trials of new
drugs, which are required before human trials and ...cals Limited with the preclinical development of a new
pain killer made from venom of the Australian marine cone snail and Brisbane company Progen Industri...
Aussie research goes global through new grants
...ne in health care research. Its vital that we give new
researchers in this area an opportunity to develop their careers, he said. The successful applicants are: Dr Sarah Dennis, University of New South Wales: Will expand on work led by Professor Nicholas Zwar last year which looked at chronic dise...
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