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Hopkins study shows older children also benefit from 'lazy eye' treatment
...hildren's Center and a co-author of the study. "In our
opinion, age alone should not determine whether or not to treat." The findings are published in the April issue of the Archives of Ophthalmology. Amblyopia is the most common cause of visual loss in childhood, affecting as many as 3 percent of child...
Study finds no link between cell phone use and brain tumors
... heavy cell phone users in any of the studies. "In our
study, few people reported regular cell phone use for 10 years or more," he said. "We won't be able to make any firm conclusions until we can confirm these results with studies with more long-term and heavy cell phone users." The researchers also fou...
Nanotechnology's miniature answers to developing world's biggest problems
...es to solving significant development problems. In our
proposed initiative, a specific Grand Challenges i...e top 10 nanotechnology applications identified in our
current study are a good starting point for defining these grand challenges. "Our results can provid...
Few women at risk for breast cancer willing to use drug to prevent the disease
... Melnikow and colleagues conclude, "the results of our
study indicate that many high-risk women are unwilling to consider tamoxifen even with extensive education about its potential benefits and harms."...
Early stage breast-cancer rates are rising as incidence of invasive cases are leveling
...revention. "The results of this study suggest that our
public-health efforts to increase the use of breas...nited States, clinically useful tools that improve our
abilities to stratify these patients based on their risk of invasive cancer are needed," Li and coll...
Chemical library aids in developing drug system for nerve damage
...m, so we can control affinity and concentration to our
Breakthrough findings by Ume researchers link obesity to diabetes
...d at Ume University has achieved a breakthrough in our
understanding of how obesity causes increased leve...g in the journal Cell Metabolism a breakthrough in our
understanding of the role of obesity in this connection. Her associate at Ume University is post-do...
Bad outcomes related to, but not caused by, misdosing of clotbusters in heart attack patients
...thin 30 days of treatment. "Like previous studies, our
analysis showed that about five percent of the patients in ASSENT-2 received incorrect doses of t-PA," Mehta said. "What is so fascinating is that we found the nearly same excess risk of misdoses of placebo that we found in misdosing t-PA. This sugge...
To boost efficiency, hospitals borrow principles from factory floor
... "Hospital administrators were shocked to see our
data," said Lin, "because they revealed the variability among physicians for ordering different tests and the wide range of costs. "While the search for the ideal way to treat an illness, called the 'clinical pathway,' remains a significant c...
Smart plastics change shape with light
... long times even when heated to 50 degrees C." "In our
Nature paper, the basic principle of photo-induced shape-memory polymers is explained. We are currently developing medical and industrial applications using their photosensitivity," Lendlein said. The work was funded in part by a BioFuture Award fr...
Study challenges current treatment for mild asthma
...- for patients with moderate or severe asthma, but our
findings suggest that the NIH guidelines for treat... long run. What we can say is that the patients in our
study, who all had mild asthma, did not have many severe attacks, and did not seem to be losing pulm...
Delay in Alzheimer's disease onset seen for first time
...e. "This study may be the front-runner in shifting our
sights toward earlier treatment of the Alzheimer's process, laying the groundwork for testing other drugs," says Dr. Petersen. "Mild cognitive impairment patients are a great population of people to target, hopefully with other treatments as well." T...
Anxious and pessimistic personalities linked to Parkinson's disease later in life
...h. "I think it's important to understand that what our
study looked at is people with anxious personalities," says Dr. Bower. "These are the chronic worriers -- the people who worry about things that most people don't seem to worry about. Those are the people we're saying have an increased risk of develo...
Study shows symptom-driven therapy may be ok for some adults with mild persistent asthma
...d persistent asthma, the IMPACT study has added to our
understanding of possible treatment options for different levels of asthma severity." NAEPP is expected to release updated guidelines in 2006. An expert panel will consider the results of IMPACT and other studies to determine if changes in treatment ...
Pathological gambling associated with brain impairments
...rs made more errors. "We think that the results of our
study are important for two reasons," said Manes. "First, our
findings add more evidence to the possible role of the prefrontal cortex in the pathophysiology of t...
ACP and ACP Foundation launch 3-year effort to improve diabetes care
...re." "To tackle diabetes, we are looking beyond our
116,000 member internists to the health care team ...hcare providers, associations and others who share our
vision and plans to defeat diabetes. A clear example of this is our
partnership with ACP, as this hi...
NMDP welcomes IOM recommendation for fully integrated cord blood system
...asis of the best available evidence,' which is how our
single-search algorithm works." The NMDP is the largest registry of cord blood units in the country (more than 40,000 units), an international cord blood registry and the largest Registry of marrow donors in the world (more than 5.5 million adult do...
Stanford gut check shows diversity of intestinal ecosystem
...iation between individuals had been suspected, but our
data proved to be a dramatic confirmation of this belief." An interesting corollary of this finding is that the ability to create a comprehensive census of the microbes living inside a person could have implications for human forensics. Unlike people...
Independent voice rises to help consumers navigate health care
... that there is a need for assistance in navigating our
complicated health care system, and the establishm...istance is key to improving health care access for our
vulnerable populations," said Lori Miller Nascimento, M.P.H., the study's lead author and associate ...
Exercise variety - not intensity - appears to reduce some Alzheimer's disease risk
...findings, taken together with recent findings from our
colleagues at the University of Chicago studying physical activity and plaque buildup in the brains of mice with Alzheimer's (published this year in the journal Cell) provide a good picture from basic and clinical science of how activity and exercise...
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