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Conventional prognostic factors fail to explain better prostate cancer survival in most Asian men
...analyze by Asian ethnicity have typically analyzed only
a few ethnicities, missing significant Asian-American ethnic populations in the process. Interestingly, the data to date show that compared to non-Hispanic white Americans, some Asian ethnicities, such as Japanese-Americans, have higher survival rat...
Survival differences by race most apparent in advanced stages of breast cancer
...ifferences in lymph node involvement were apparent only
in tumors smaller than 3.0 cm. After adjusting for tumor size and lymph node status as well as other known factors, such as age, African American women were still more likely to die from their disease. The mortality rate among African American wom...
Fluctuating eye pressure associated with visual field deterioration in glaucoma patients
...matous visual field damage cannot be stabilized by only
lowering the postoperative IOP but also requires r...ppropriate treatment, he concludes. This would not only
lead to robust IOP reduction in patients with advancing disease but also establish the goal of reduc...
RAND finds cases of undiagnosed diabetes drop sharply
...gnosed than those men with more schooling. If we only
target disparities by race and ethnicity, we run t...rall from 6 percent to 9 percent -- an increase of only
50 percent. Diabetes is one of the major health challenges faced across the United States, but the...
Pot bellies linked to early signs of cardiovascular disease
...nter Essen. The WHR can be easily measured, taking only
a few moments and giving more precise information on the presence of coronary artery calcium than BMI or waist circumference, Dr. Erbel said. In addition, although BMI is used more often, it does not identify patients with central obesity, which seem...
Study says COPD testing is not measuring up
...ollege of Chest Physicians (ACCP) and reports that only
one-third of patients with a COPD diagnosis ever r... days. Of the 5,039 eligible patients identified, only
32% were found to have received spirometry testing. Furthermore, only
half of those patients receive...
Study suggests loss of 2 types of neurons -- not just 1 -- triggers Parkinson's symptoms
...isease. It was originally thought that the loss of only
dopamine neurons triggered symptoms. Dopamine is a...re available, but most target the dopamine neurons only
and are effective for only
a limited amount of time. In light of this study, it's quite possible tha...
Grandparents, older adults encouraged to seek help for a sleep disorder
...oom and engage in a quiet activity. Return to bed only
when you are tired. Keep your bedroom dark, quiet and a little cool. Dr. Krainson says that, although sleep patterns change as people age, disturbed sleep and waking up tired every day are not part of normal aging. Those who have tro...
1 of 2 pediatric kidney disease research centers in world established
...hrology at Childrens Research Institute. As one of only
two such Centers in the country, it will build on current groundbreaking research programs at the College and Childrens Research Institute, expediting new and exciting treatments for thousands of children with genetic, acquired or progressive kidney ...
Drug for cluster headaches may cause heart problems
... enough to warrant stopping the use of the drug in only
four cases. Goadsby noted that 217 people taking the drug were initially supposed to take part in the study, but 42 percent of them did not have the EKGs done to monitor their heart activity. Many of them said either they or their local services w...
Draining away brain's toxic protein to stop Alzheimer's
...the body. The team also found that sLRP is doing only
a fraction of the job in Alzheimers patients that it does in healthy people. Levels of sLRP in people with Alzheimers were about 30 percent lower than in healthy people, and the sLRP that was present was almost three times as likely to be damaged com...
MRI finds breast cancer before it becomes dangerous
...l carcinoma, which was one of the main reasons for only
using mammography for the early detection of breas... early stages of breast cancer. 'Using mammography only
93 cases of DCIS could be seen, compared with 153 cases detected by MRT,' is how Professor Kuhl sums...
New study shows promise in reducing surgical risks associated with surgical bleeding
...ovine thrombin (bThrombin), which is currently the only
commercially available stand-alone thrombin used to improve clotting during surgical procedures and stop bleeding. Each year, bThrombin is used to treat more than one million patients who undergo surgical procedures in the United States. However, ...
Reanalysis of controversial meta-analysis says writing off rosiglitazone may be premature
...ers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center,concludes "that only
prospective clinical trials designed for the speci...ve, the controversy over rosiglitazone's risk will only
be resolved when clinical trials focusing on all these issues are completed. ...
Pathway links inflammation, angiogenesis and breast cancer
...umor suppressor and the oncogene, CBP will bind to only
one at a time. "You can think of them as a good... you get a double-dip effect," Hung says. "You not only
activate p53, the good guy, you keep the bad guy out of the contest." IKKa and IKK together help N...
Researchers suggest TB screening for all international adoptees
...atic screening for tuberculosis is imperative, not only
to the child, but also the adoptive family and the surrounding community, says Long. ...
Using MRI for diagnosis could help prevent breast cancer progression
...gh grade DCIS, 87 (98%) were diagnosed by MRI, but only
46 (52%) by mammography. Accordingly, almost half ...dical Centre, Netherlands, say: These findings can only
lead to the conclusion that MRI outperforms mammography in tumour detection and diagnosis. MRI shoul...
Despite claims, not all probiotics can treat diarrhea say experts
...obiotic preparations in Italy, they were available only
in pharmacies and had a similar brand image and price. Duration of diarrhoea and daily number and consistency of stools were monitored as primary outcomes. Secondary outcomes were duration of vomiting and fever and rate of admission to hospital. Sa...
A woman who heard voices with her own speech impairments
...ysis, but the aphasia remained and the woman could only
speak and understand single words or short sentenc...tmas 2006, the patient had been discharged and was only
having AH once a week, but she returned to hospital in March 2007 again with serious AH and speech d...
Preventive treatments in elderly people needs rethinking
...n all cause mortality and morbidity. If we do, the only
ones to benefit will be drug companies, with increasing profits from an ageing population consumed by epidemics rather than enjoying their long life, they conclude....
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