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Combined imaging approach may provide better identification of difficult-to-diagnose brain clots

...his was very difficult to diagnose correctly using previous techniques." "We dont fully understand why this happens, but being able to recognize the imaging characteristics of the condition earlier may help us explain patient symptomslike persistent headachethat otherwise cannot be explained," he adds. W...

Drug used to prevent HIV transmission from mother to child damages DNA

...us preventing the virus from duplicating. However, previous research has shown that NRTIs also incorporate into the DNA of host cells, causing damage that could have long-term health consequences for those exposed to the drugs. Two new animal studies have examined the cancer-causing effects of transplacent...

Jefferson immunology researchers show blood-brain barrier damage could affect MS severity

...model of MS," he says. According to Dr. Hooper, previous studies by his group and other researchers have shown that blood-brain barrier permeability is critical in the development of MS. To study this permeability, he and his co-workers looked at a range of mice lacking certain genes for various types of i...

'The eyes have it' -- Autism research yields surprising results

...te of others by looking at their eyes, contrary to previous research, a new University of Nottingham study has found. In findings that contradict previous studies, psychologists found that autistic children can read a strangers mental state based on that ...

Disease management programs improve long-term outcomes

... Interventions (Abstract 415-5) While data from previous smaller, mostly single center, trials has shown th... its field to date, do not support the findings of previous smaller studies which suggest additional education and counseling in a nurse-led heart failure clini...

Pairing medical therapy with coronary intervention fails to reduce heart disease deaths

...k, 71 percent had high cholesterol, 27 percent had previous PCI and 69 percent had multi-vessel coronary artery disease. Approximately half of the patients met criteria for metabolic syndrome. Patients in the study group underwent PCI to clear the affected artery or arteries. Dr. William Boden at Buffalo G...

Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder at risk for alcohol problems

...reported being drunk an average of 14 times in the previous year, versus only 1.8 times for 15-to-17-year olds in the study who did not have childhood ADHD. Whereas 14 percent of the 15-to-17-year olds with childhood ADHD were diagnosed with alcohol abuse or dependence, none of the 15-to-17-year olds without...

Computerized reminders boost mammography screening rates

...percent, with 86 percent having had one within the previous two years. Dr. Chaudhry said a redesign of the primary care practice to enable appointment secretaries to schedule preventive services was a key to the program's success. "In the old way, a woman had to remember that it was time for her yearly ma...

Embargoed March/April Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet

...red patient factors that may have been left out of previous analyses. The authors point out that this study confirms earlier studies that show patients with heart attack admitted to rural hospitals were significantly older and sicker than their counterparts admitted to urban hospitals, and that rural hospital...

Sutent achieves first line EAU approval for kidney cancer

...r progression free survival than was possible with previous standard ofcare therapy, interferon-alpha (IFNα). The 1st line recommendation of sunitinib malate inthe EAU Guidelines is an important step forward in ensuring that this exciting newtreatment option becomes a new standard of care in mRCC therapy...

Emergency responses greatly increase risk to firefighters of dying on duty from heart disease

...-emergency duties. "The present study confirms our previous results from a smaller study of deaths and an inve...alth programs. Kales' team has published a body of previous work documenting a high prevalence of obesity among firefighters and associating cardiovascular risk...

NSW Premier announces $15M for children's cancer research

...n to its previousgrant of $3.3 million and also to previous substantial Federal Government and community support.This means that the vision of a cure for childhood cancer through medical research is one stepcloser to being a reality. The building program will now be able to commence as early as Augustthis yea...

Headache-related work absences have a considerable socio-economic effect

... to three. Headache-related work absences in the previous year ranged from zero to 365 days, with an average of 57 days and a median of 12 days. Just under one in five patients had been absent from work for more than 60 days because of headaches and 10 per cent had been absent for a full year. Headaches...

Health disparities in prostate cancer stem from lack of care, not lack of knowledge

...s wasn't coming from some historical distrust from previous abuses but was coming from people's own experience with the health-care system," Godley said. "If you don't have a doctor and have to repeat your whole history to an emergency room physician every time you have a medical encounter, then it's harder t...

HIV in late childhood and adolescence a growing problem

...been stunted by undiagnosed HIV. "Because of the previous assumption that HIV-infected infants did not survive to adolescence, no concerted effort has been made to provide diagnostic or treatment programmes for this age-group, despite an epidemic that is becoming increasingly obvious to anyone providing rou...

Anxiety disorders surprisingly common yet often untreated

...s been unable to stop or control worrying over the previous two weeks. Bringing this information to the physicians attention is important because the doctor may be focused on the patients physical complaints and unless prompted by the patient or test results is unlikely to assess the patients mental status. ...

Research finds music training 'tunes' human auditory system

...lex processing. These findings are in line with previous studies by Wong and his group suggesting that musical experience can improve ones ability to learn tone languages in adulthood and level of musical experience plays a role in the degree of activation in the auditory cortex. Wong also is a faculty mem...

Study finds antibiotic resistance in poultry even when antibiotics were not used

...r now it's essentially unchanged," Lee said. In previous studies, Lee has tried to recreate experimentally conditions that should lead to the swapping of resistance genes among bacteria. Lee said these events known as the horizontal transfer of genes do occur, but they may not be as common as initially t...

Lung cancer risk reduced in female textile workers exposed to endotoxin

...be associated with reduced risk of lung cancer, no previous studies had quantified the relationship between endotoxin exposure and lung cancer risk. George Astrakianakis, Ph.D., of the University of Washington in Seattle, and his colleagues compared the endotoxin exposure of 628 female cotton textile workers ...

Red flag for repetitive stress injuries identified for first time in humans

...$20 billion a year in workers' compensation. In previous studies, the researchers pinpointed these early warning signals in a rat model of RMI. The current study is the first to identify the warning signals in humans. For the study, they recruited 22 participants who were suffering from repetitive-stress...

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