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Traditional Chinese exercises may increase efficacy of flu vaccine
...tically different from the control. Our results provide
proof-of-concept and suggest that there needs to be a larger dedicated intervention trial with Taiji to definitively determine whether this type of behavioral intervention can improve influenza vaccine efficacy in older adults. Qigong (chee-kung) a...
Study, meta-analysis examine factors associated with death from heatstroke
...of death. Although further studies are needed to provide
specific guidance on each intervention, such as fans and air-conditioning, these results could help formulate recommendations for the prevention of heat waverelated mortality and morbidity, the authors conclude....
DNA vaccine against multiple sclerosis appears safe, potentially beneficial
...course of BHT-3009. Atorvastatin did not appear to provide
additional benefit. There were no increases in clinical relapses, disability, drug-associated laboratory abnormalities, adverse events or the number and volume of contrast-enhancing [visible on MRI] lesions on brain MRI with BHT-3009 treatment comp...
Comparison of obstetric outcomes between on-call and patients' own obstetricians
...se attended by an on-call obstetrician who did not provide
antenatal care. They performed a cohort study of all live single term births between 1991 and 2001 at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Montral. In all, there were 28,332 eligible deliveries attended by 26 obstetricians; 21,779 (76.9%) of the women were...
1 of 2 pediatric kidney disease research centers in world established
...e Center at the Medical College, Our research will provide
physicians with new ways to treat patients and ass...s will help us learn more about kidney disease and provide
data that could spark new investigations. This fits in with NIHs focus on a bench-to-bedside approac...
Hispanic drug use rises in US culture
...aid. Although acculturation and assimilation will provide
some migrants with benefits such as wealth and job stability, immigration and acculturation can be a difficult process which has negative consequences as well. The study shows that 6.4 percent of whites reported using illicit drugs in the previous ...
Test project of patient-centered medical home model endorsed by American College of Physicians
...which internists want to practice. This pilot will provide
additional payment and other practice-level assist...capabilitiesin both infrastructure and personnelto provide
patient-centered care. Enhanced payment will be given to primary care doctors whose care is based on...
Reanalysis of controversial meta-analysis says writing off rosiglitazone may be premature
...njay Kaul, M.D., describe additional analyses that provide
different perspectives on rosiglitazone's safety issues. "Uncertain Effects of Rosiglitazone on the Risk of Myocardial Infarction and Cardiovascular Death" appeared online Aug. 7. Both physicians testified Monday, July 30, before a Food and Drug Ad...
Pathway links inflammation, angiogenesis and breast cancer
...ew pathway for inflammation-induced cancer and may provide
new targets for clinical intervention," senior author Mien-Chie Hung, Ph.D., professor and chair of M. D. Anderson's Department of Molecular and Cellular Oncology says of the chain of events described in the journal. Inflammation is linked to breas...
Stanford researchers find culprit in aging muscles that heal poorly
... exploring how inhibiting Wnt signaling might help provide
therapy for that disease. Wnt has also popped up unexpectedly in work by researchers at the National Institutes of Health, published in the same issue of Science, who were studying the effects of a deficiency of a hormone called klotho. Klotho defi...
NIH scientists target future pandemic strains of H5N1 avian influenza
...mutants and identify vaccine candidates that might provide
greater efficacy against such a virus before it emerges. Our findings build on elegant studies of the influenza HA protein by structural biologists, notes Dr. Nabel. Insight into the structure of the avian flu virus has enabled us to target a criti...
Bioengineering to prevent iron deficiency?
...tices and preferences is difficult, and foods that provide
highly bioavailable iron (such as meat) are expens...c countries, new strategies are urgently needed to provide
additional dietary iron to susceptible infants and children that might not be reached by universal f...
Hormone regulates fondness for food
...hormones that signal hunger and energy stores will provide
us with a more complete picture of factors controlling eating behaviour and will hopefully take us beyond some of the prevailing and simplistic assumptions about why some people have difficulties in controlling how much they eat. Such understandin...
Galileo to support global search and rescue
...g. The Galileo search and rescue component will provide
two services. The Forward Link Alert Service, fully backward compatible with the current operational COSPAS-SARSAT components and interoperable with all other planned MEOSAR elements, detects activated distress beacons and notifies the appropriate re...
Indiana University Imaging Center receives $6M grant for kidney research
...er researchers have several initiativesunderway to provide
more advanced microscopy: An emphasis ...end what we do to a numberof people on campus, and provide
outside users access to expertise thatis not available on their own campus." ...
Better mobility keeps seniors healthier
... interventions addressing mobility limitations may provide
significant health benefits to this population. Taken together with past research, which has demonstrated that loss of mobility predicts loss of independence, mortality, and nursing home admission, it is clear that interventions that can preserve or ...
States taking action to insure nation's 13.3M uninsured young adults
...acted legislation requiring insurance companies to provide
health insurance coverage to dependent young adults on their parents health plans beyond age 18 or 19, according to a new report from The Commonwealth Fund. While Utah has had such a law since 1994, recent legislative activity reflects states rising ...
New research discovers independent brain networks control human walking
...h from Kennedy Kriegers Motion Analysis Laboratory provide
a glimpse into the rehabilitative potential made possible through the pairing of our talented researchers and cutting-edge technologies. Past studies by Bastian and her colleagues have found that certain types of brain damage interfere with walking...
Parents' depression can weigh on children
...ling, they may have less energy and not be able to provide
the emotional support an overweight child needs or help organize play dates and exercise activities, Janicke said. Looking at how parents are doing themselves, how they are doing socially and emotionally and how they are coping with the stresses in...
Study reveals gaps in vaccine financing for underinsured children
...esearchers found that many states were not able to provide
state-purchased vaccines for underinsured children...n the private sector, 46 percent of states did not provide
publicly purchased varicella (chickenpox) vaccine to underinsured children and 70 percent of states ...
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