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Clinical diagnosis of Alzheimer's may be delayed, says major clinical trial

...he effects of the drug measured in this study "did not provide support for a clear recommendation for the...g the risk of an AD diagnosis. The researchers did not recommend APOE-e4 genotyping for people with MCI, suggesting more research would be needed to unders...

Jefferson researchers find timing of post-epilepsy surgery seizures predicts outcome

...the better." The findings make sense, he says. "If not enough tissue was taken out, it is going to happen...further surgery. "Having seizures after surgery is not the end of the game," Mr. Parish adds. They plan to further analyze the results, and break down the...

Delay in Alzheimer's disease onset seen for first time

...than the general population. The investigators are not recommending genotyping, or administering tests to... cognitive impairment. In addition, while they are not recommending treatment with donepezil for all mild cognitive impairment patients, Dr. Petersen indic...

Anxious and pessimistic personalities linked to Parkinson's disease later in life

...personality types and Parkinson's, the findings do not provide the exact reason for these links; this wil...ssimistic personality types, the investigators did not find a huge increase in risk. "We found a significant and definite link between anxious and pessimi...

Study shows symptom-driven therapy may be ok for some adults with mild persistent asthma

...ng, or chest tightness more than twice a week, but not daily, or they have night-time awakenings due to a...he researchers caution that the new findings might not apply to people who have recently developed asthma. In addition, they do not apply to patients with ...

Scientists identify protein that controls cancer cells

...i. "We had to learn more about Fra-1 because it is not a widely-studied biological factor." What they lea...e more susceptible to treatment. "Even if Fra-1 it not the ideal treatment target, I believe we're on the right track to identify one," said Debinski. The ...

Essential tremor associated with increased risk of dementia

...ore likely to develop dementia than people who did not have the movement disorder. "This is the first study to suggest that essential tremor is associated with the development of dementia," said study author Julin Benito-Leon, MD, PhD, of Mostoles General Hospital in Madrid, Spain. "We don't yet know whe...

Ovary removal elevates risk for Parkinson's disease and parkinsonism

...ndicates that the design of the current study does not provide the data needed to address the question of...searchers selected a woman of the same age who did not undergo ovarian surgery. All the women studied were followed through the onset of parkinsonism or Pa...

NMDP welcomes IOM recommendation for fully integrated cord blood system

...ieves that a mechanism for searching all HPCs does not exist. NMDP has already developed such a mechanism...nately, due to these resource constraints, IOM was not able to visit NMDP to see that the 'one-stop shopping' approach, including the single-search algorit...

Scientists discover how Ebola virus infects cells

... fevers is a global public health priority because not only do these diseases occur naturally but they also have the potential to be unleashed by bioterrorists," says NIH Director Elias A. Zerhouni, M.D. "This new research sheds light on the mechanism Ebola virus uses to enter cells," notes NIAID Directo...

Stanford gut check shows diversity of intestinal ecosystem

...e data than had been generated in the past, we are not completely there yet. This is just the tip of the ... Eckburg. "Despite this large effort, we are still not approaching the point of complete coverage of the intestinal community in any one individual - much ...

Independent voice rises to help consumers navigate health care

...nt below the federal poverty level. The groups are not affiliated with any insurance companies or governm...ation that could occur if consumers' problems were not otherwise resolved." Interviewers surveyed 1,291 HCA users from 2000 to 2002. The surveys, done over...

Cost-effectiveness of drugs may vary across borders

...ta showed that the results seen in one country are not necessarily applicable in another and that decision makers need to interpret data from other countries very carefully. This research was conducted within and across multiple countries in Western Europe to assess the generalizability of the cost-effec...

Adolescent health ill-catered for in the NHS

...intained into adulthood. Yet current strategies do not target young people appropriately, and do not engage them with their own healthcare. Existing policies also ignore health inequalities - which hav...

Exercise variety - not intensity - appears to reduce some Alzheimer's disease risk

...eisure and physical activity one engages in -- and not its intensity in terms of calories expended - may ...ariety of activity and dementia risk, however, did not hold up in those with the so-called APOE-4 genetic predisposition to the disease found in about one-...

It's not all in your head

...se without. Thus, the study data suggest IELT may not be sufficient to diagnose PE, and that subjective ...edicine editor Irwin Goldstein, most physicians do not inquire about the existence of premature ejaculation when the patient has other sexual complaints or...

Steady rise in allergic diseases over quarter of a century

...0th century, and that the prevalence of atopy does not decline with increasing age, as previous studies have suggested, say the authors. The reason for the increase in atopy is unknown, but it is unlikely to be due to either an increased exposure to specific allergens or to declining childhood infection...

Can hospital data detect poor performing doctors?

...neral measures of clinical quality where death may not be the outcome. The authors investigated whether routinely collected data from hospital episode statistics could be used to identify the gynaecologist Rodney Ledward, who was suspended in 1996 and was the subject of the Ritchie inquiry into quality a...

Cancer research could lead to improved detection methods

...load of an overload of carcinogens and the cell is not killed, this leads to multiplication of damaged cells which may develop in into a cancer. Identification of such damage could thus serve as a very early warning signal of cancer." The team found that these mistakes (genomic instability at fragile sit...

New treatment for hereditary breast cancer

...new treatment targets only the tumour cells and is not likely to affect other healthy cells in the body. The discovery could also lead to a prophylactic treatment for hereditary breast cancer. In most women, the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes prevent breast tumours from forming, but some women have inherited mu...

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