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Nationwide data highlight encouraging trends, 'staggering' costs of ESRD
...ved a kidney transplant. This represented nearly a one
percent decline in renal replacement therapy, comp...couraging at a time when type 2 diabetes mellitus, one
of the major risk factors for kidney disease, has reached epidemic proportions. The data suggest tha...
New study counts the economic cost of persistent pain in Australia
...being funded by the MBF Foundation. An estimated one
in five Australians of working age suffers from re...tee, Dr Christine Bennett, said persistent pain is one
of the three biggest health problems of the new millennium, along with diabetes and asthma, but its ...
Chromatin remodeling complex connected to DNA damage control
...tability and fuel cancer growth. "We found that one
of the proteins phosphorylated was a unit of a chromatin remodeling complex we call INO80," Shen says. "We subsequently found that phosphoryllation of this subunit regulates checkpoint pathways, but not DNA repair pathways." A cell's DNA resides in...
Pathway links inflammation, angiogenesis and breast cancer
...suppressor and the oncogene, CBP will bind to only one
at a time. "You can think of them as a good guy...lying between them. Who gets the gun" And how does one
get it"" says Hung. Hung and colleagues showed that IKKa phosphorylates CBP in the nucleus, switch...
Reductive stress linked to heart disease
...of Utah researchers have found excessive levels of one
antioxidantreduced glutathioneactually may contrib...educed glutathione in the animals. Glutathione, one
of the bodys most powerful antioxidants, is regulated at multiple steps principally by the G6PD enzy...
Some women benefit more from exercise when emphasis is on health, not appearance
...bout 3.3 times a week. The women participated in one
of four 45-minute step-aerobics classes. The same instructor taught each class, although she emphasized health over appearance in two of the classes. In the other two classes, she emphasized appearance over health. One class in each scenario included...
Stanford researchers find culprit in aging muscles that heal poorly
...the number of ways to block Wnt and Wnt signaling, one
could envision this becoming a therapeutic," he said. "You could potentially enhance the healing of aged tissues by reducing this effect of Wnt signaling on the resident stem cells." In addition to helping the elderly heal faster and better from mu...
Women with migraines and visual symptoms may have higher stroke risk
...with visual symptoms in the prior year compared to one
percent of controls. Second, and probably the most important finding, women who had probable migraine with visual symptoms who also smoked and used oral contraceptives had seven times the risk of stroke than women who had probable migraine with visua...
NIH scientists target future pandemic strains of H5N1 avian influenza
...c. They focused specifically on genetic changes to one
portion of the H5 protein--a portion called the re... contain the mutant receptors, and they discovered one
broadly reactive antibody that could neutralize both the bird- and human-adapted forms of an H5N1 vi...
Warfarin better than aspirin at stroke prevention in elderly people with atrial fibrillation
...ed 21 strokes, two intracranial haemorrhages, and one
systemic embolus. In the aspirin group, there were 48 serious events 44 strokes, one
intracranial haemorrhage, and three systemic emboli. Thus patients taking warfarin were less than ha...
Bioengineering to prevent iron deficiency?
...g countries. The authors say: Iron deficiency is one
of the leading risk factors for disability and death worldwide, affecting an estimated 2 billion peoplethe high prevalence of iron deficiency in the developing world has substantial health and economic costs, including poor pregnancy outcome, impaire...
Most seniors now have drug coverage, U-M study shows
...ident that they had made a good choice. Only about one
in six people reported that their decision about whether to sign up for Part D was very or somewhat difficult. The vast majority said the decision was not very difficult or not difficult at all. The majority of Part D plan enrollees (69 percent) repo...
Hormone regulates fondness for food
Scientists have discovered that leptin, one
of the key hormones responsible for reducing hunge...esire and enjoy food. They postulated that leptin, one
of the major hormones controlling weight, might be the key. The hormone leptin is made by fat cell...
Galileo to support global search and rescue
...emergency and transmit it to a ground station once one
comes into in range, causing a further delay. Search and rescue transponders on geostationary satellites can constantly view a large, fixed area of the Earth, thereby eliminating the time delay in detecting distress signals. However, they are not ...
Diet foods for children may lead to obesity
...ling results" from other studies, such as a recent one
from researchers at the University of Massachusetts, who found links between diet soda consumption (among children") and a higher risk of obesity, diabetes and heart disease, but further research is necessary with older animals using a variety of tas...
To gain muscle and lose fat, drink milk: study
...ounds - while the carbohydrate beverage group lost one
pound of fat. Those drinking soy lost no fat. At the same time, the gain in muscle was much greater among the milk drinkers than either the soy or carbohydrate beverage study participants. The loss of fat mass, while expected, was much larger than...
Indiana University Imaging Center receives $6M grant for kidney research
...nter grant from the National Institutes of Health, one
of just six such centers funded in the United States. The grant recognizes the imaging technology and expertise that has beendeveloped at IU using advanced light microscopy systems to conductresearch in kidneys and other organs in vivo, said Bruce ...
Stress may leave your mouth a mess
...periodontal health; periodontal probing depths of one
to two millimeters with no bleeding are not a concern but probing depths of three and four millimeters may need a more in depth cleaning called scaling and root planing. Probing depths in excess of 5mm may require more advanced treatment and patient...
Drug-eluting stent controversy explored in the American Heart Hospital Journal
...ue of The American Heart Hospital Journal explores one
of the pivotal issues in cardiology today, the dru...versity Hospital in Geneva, Switzerland, author of one
of the studies, examines the sobering current appraisal of DES use, in contrast to the triumphs of t...
Where's the beef? Not enough of it is on elders' plates, muscle-metabolism study suggests
...fer a major injury never get out of bed again, and one
of the big reasons is that they rapidly lose so much muscle mass and strength that they become physically incapable of getting up, Paddon-Jones said. Sufficient muscle is fundamental for the activities of daily living, movement and independence its ...
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