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Reanalysis of controversial meta-analysis says writing off rosiglitazone may be premature

... may have resulted in inflated risk estimates. The new analysis, conducted by researchers at Cedars-Sinai...hearings, the panel recommended that Avandia carry new risk warnings but stopped short of calling for the drug to be removed from the market. "The origin...

Nationwide data highlight encouraging trends, 'staggering' costs of ESRD

...rapy" (dialysis or kidney transplantation). "The new update describes successes, failures, and challeng... progress. In contrast, ever-increasing numbers of new patients with ESRD tend to suggest that preventive care and health policy practices have been less t...

New study counts the economic cost of persistent pain in Australia

...fessor Cousins said the projects aim is to use the new data to identify priority actions to ease sufferin...is one of the three biggest health problems of the new millennium, along with diabetes and asthma, but its impact is still to be fully understood. Around...

Chromatin remodeling complex connected to DNA damage control

...y known as chromatin remodeling "opens an entirely new category of targets for potentially attacking cancer," says senior author Xuetong "Snow" Shen, Ph.D., an assistant professor in M. D. Anderson's Department of Carcinogenesis at the Science Park - Research Division in Smithville, Texas. If DNA damag...

Pathway links inflammation, angiogenesis and breast cancer

...ressing genes, ultimately triggering production of new blood vessels to nourish breast cancer cells, rese...ition of the journal Cell. "This is a completely new pathway for inflammation-induced cancer and may provide new targets for clinical intervention," seni...

Reductive stress linked to heart disease

...published in the Aug. 10 issue of Cell, indicate a new class of drugs can be developed to treat or even p...dy shows reductive stress can be addressed through new drugs that target the genetic pathway causing the problem, according to Benjamin. This field of me...

Some women benefit more from exercise when emphasis is on health, not appearance

COLUMBUS , Ohio A new study suggests that women with chronic issues with their body-image are more likely to benefit from an exercise class where the instructor emphasizes the health benefits of the workout over improved appearance, even if those women chose the class in ...

Stanford researchers find culprit in aging muscles that heal poorly

... stem cells, that knowledge could open the door to new therapies for injuries in a host of different tiss...cted stem cells - the ones that failed to generate new muscle cells in the old environment - were instead differentiating into scar-tissue-producing cells ...

NIH scientists target future pandemic strains of H5N1 avian influenza

... preemptively, to consider the design of potential new vaccines and therapeutic antibodies to treat peopl...eceptor specificity to create vaccines and isolate new antibodies that might be used therapeutically against human-adapted mutants. They vaccinated mice...

New contracts support clinical trials on antibiotic-resistant, community-acquired staph infections

NIAID today announced the award of two new five-year contracts to study whether selected oral, off-patent antibiotics can effectively treat uncomplicated cases of skin and soft tissue infections caused by community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) bacteria. If so...

Bioengineering to prevent iron deficiency?

... food), fortification of foods, and the relatively new approach of genetic engineering and plant breeding...eted supplementation in malaria-endemic countries, new strategies are urgently needed to provide additional dietary iron to susceptible infants and childre...

Diet foods for children may lead to obesity

...advertently lead to overeating and obesity, says a new report from the University of Alberta. A team of researchers contends that animals learn to connect the taste of food with the amount of caloric energy it provides, and children who consume low-calorie versions of foods that are normally high in c...

'Heroes of Chemistry' honored for medical, energy, environmental breakthroughs

...nmentally friendly polyester production process, a new treatment for patients with iron-overload from transfusions, a new method using corn instead of petrochemicals to create numerous products and a process that improves ...

Where's the beef? Not enough of it is on elders' plates, muscle-metabolism study suggests

...ones at turning protein-rich food into muscle. A new study published today suggests that a diet containing a moderate amount of protein-rich food such as beef, fish, pork, chicken, dairy or nuts may help slow the deterioration of elderly peoples muscles. Reducing the decline in muscle mass among the ...

Baby DVDs, videos may hinder, not help, infants' language development

...n it comes to acquiring vocabulary, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Washington and Seattle Childrens Hospital Research Institute. The scientists found that for every hour per day spent watching baby DVDs and videos, infants understood an average of six to eight fewer words t...

States taking action to insure nation's 13.3M uninsured young adults

...s health plans beyond age 18 or 19, according to a new report from The Commonwealth Fund. While Utah has had such a law since 1994, recent legislative activity reflects states rising concern about the steady loss of coverage among young adults under the age of 30. Because a majority of uninsured young...

Wireless technology shows promise in diagnosing pediatric intestinal disease

Parma, Italy August 07, 2007 - A new study in the American Journal of Gastroenterology suggests that wireless capsule endoscopy is a useful and safe technique to study small bowel health in children. While the technology has become widely used in adult treatment, this is the first study...

Even older women at high risk have little interest in being tested for HIV, study finds

...frican-American women, who represent 73 percent of new HIV cases in women over age 50. Older people largely have been overlooked in HIV prevention and testing programs, and consistently have lower HIV testing rates as compared with younger adults, said Aletha Akers, M.D., M.P.H., assistant professor of...

Stem cell transplantation procedure results in long-term survival for amyloidosis patients

...o organ failure and death. Between 1,200 and 3,200 new cases are reported each year in the United States, although researchers believe the disease is highly underdiagnosed. The researchers reviewed the records of 80 patients who received high-dose chemotherapy and blood stem cell transplantation from ...

New research discovers independent brain networks control human walking

...ight and left legs independently opens the door to new therapeutic approaches for correcting walking abil...nts with certain types of brain damage can store a new walking pattern in the short term. Based on these findings, Bastians goal is to learn how to make th...

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