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Community MRSA is re-emergence of 1950's pandemic
...e, developing resistance to meticillin antibiotics over
the last 30-40 years, possibly through several int...o antibiotics of the community acquired MRSA clone over
its 80/81 ancestor mean that there could also be other factors which complicate the treatment of the...
Advanced prostate cancer previously considered inoperable may be operable, curable
... prostate. Dr. Zincke points to following patients over
15 years post-treatment as a strength of the study. "The highest incidence of prostate cancer death is not reached until 11 years after treatment, so 15-year data is significant," he says. "In contrast, five-year data is less meaningful." Dr. Zincke...
Sucampo submits new drug application for lubiprostone
...significantly better than placebo in men and women over
age 18 for all constipation variables tested. Further, results from the RW study indicated no rebound effect after treatment discontinuation. "We are pleased with this NDA submission by our partner Sucampo, as it surely will support the realization o...
American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for April 2005 (first issue)
...ty of random clinical trials that were carried out over
the years, two drug regimens emerged as treatments of choice. The first was a 6-month regimen in which rifampin (a potent sterilizing agent) was given throughout the time period. Patients began treatment with 2 months of streptomycin, isoniazid, an...
Statin simvastatin linked to protection against endothelial dysfunction in diabetic rats
...o took a daily dose of the statin drug simvastatin over
five years reduced the risk of a first nonlethal heart attack by 37 percent and risk of a first nonfatal or fatal stroke by 24 percent, regardless of their cholesterol or glucose levels. That is significant, since people with diabetes are two to fou...
Many parents fail to set rules to limit children's exposure to tobacco smoke, according to new study
...dhand smoke outside the home. Families with income over
$41,000 per year were more likely to report having an entirely smoke-free home and to limit exposure outside the home. Exposure to all this secondhand smoke a Class A environmental carcinogen is especially harmful to children, according to the Wor...
Autistic children's abnormal metabolic profile findings
...ee, the disorder appears to have increased tenfold over
the last 15 years, now affecting more than 30 of every 10,000 children in the United States. Although both genetic and environmental factors are believed to contribute to the development of autism, no firm causal evidence exists. And with no availabl...
Study shows new antipsychotic drug prevents brain loss in schizophrenia
...renia patients and 58 non-schizophrenic volunteers over
a two-year period. Half of the patients received the atypical antipsychotic olanzapine and the other half took the conventional antipsychotic haloperidol. Dr. Lieberman initiated the study when he was professor of psychiatry at the University of Nort...
AACR establishes new lectureship in honor of Dr. Jane C. Wright
...9, and during her forty-year career she published over
100 research papers on cancer chemotherapy and led delegations of cancer researchers to Africa, China, Eastern Europe, and the Soviet Union. By 1967, she was the highest ranking African American woman in a United States medical institution. In 1971...
Last call for Annual World of Children award nominations
...y reintegration services in war-torn countries all over
the world. Philista Prudence Minjal Onyango, Nairobi Province, Kenya , is the Regional Director of ANPPCAN, where she works to stop child labor in Central Africa, East Africa, North Africa, Indian Ocean Islands, Southern Africa, and West Africa t...
Largest NIH grant for NYU will create research network in dental practices
... regional "practice-based" research network (PBRN) over
the next seven years. The innovative research appr... approximately 15 to 20 short-term clinical trials over
the next seven years, comparing the benefits of different dental procedures, dental materials, and p...
Pezcoller Foundation-AACR International Award for Cancer Research
... itself, resulting in a cancerous tumor. Research over
the past decade by numerous laboratories has supported this model and provided evidence that PI3K plays a critical role in many human cancers. In addition, research from Cantley's laboratory and others has revealed that PI3K also is a significant f...
Pediatricians must confront community-based threats to health
...e participated in the program and have worked with over
40 different community organizations in Rochester ...mately, says Kaczorowski, pediatricians must cross over
the line of being solely practitioners and also become advocates on the behalf of all the children i...
Cognitive therapy works as well as antidepressants, but with lasting effect after therapy ends
...cks, such as side effects or a diminished efficacy over
time," DeRubeis said. "Patients with depression are often overwhelmed by other factors in their life that pills simply cannot solve. In many cases, cognitive therapy succeeds because it teaches the skills that help people cope." The researchers a...
ACP guidelines to treat obesity cover diet, exercise, drugs and surgery
...rnal Medicine. People with a body mass index (BMI) over
30 might consider drug therapy after an appropriat...ercise has failed. Surgery is for those with a BMI over
40 who also have obesity-related health problems such as high blood pressure, diabetes, or sleep apn...
Endangered species: Who will teach anatomy in 2010?
...perceptions that research contributions are valued over
teaching contributions, and to several changes in ... of anatomy departments and programs that occurred over
the past few decades. The article notes, however, that there are enough qualified persons in the pi...
Tip sheet Annals of Internal Medicine, April 5, 2005
...es apply to patients with body mass indices (BMIs) over
30. Patients with BMIs over
30 might consider drug therapy. Surgery is reserved for those with BMIs over
40 who also have obesit...
Sex hormones hold key to higher rates of abdominal aortic aneurysms in males
...ed to be the cause of death in 4 percent of people over
the age of 65, but the mechanism for this higher incidence has remained unknown. Researchers at the University of Kentucky now report evidence that the answer lies in male sex hormones. They found that removing circulating androgens, including testo...
AACR celebrates 20th anniversary of minority scholar awards
PHILADELPHIA -- A little over
twenty years ago, members of the American Associat...stones in cancer research and minority populations over
the past 20 years; and emphasize the current status of minorities in cancer research and how minorit...
Six organizations vie for INFORMS 'science of better' innovation prize
...s signature benefits, greater efficiency, GM saved over
$800 million through improved productivity at 30 company plants in 10 countries. The savings were realized using novel, state-of-the-art algorithms and modeling systems developed for estimating throughput performance, identifying bottlenecks, and buf...
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