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JCI Table of Contents, April 3, 2006

...Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania, puts the work by Biswal and colleagues into the context of a pressing public health need, when he informs us that "despite decades of advances in antibiotic treatment, sepsis remains an elusive killer, with over 750,000 cases per year in North America, w...

Controlling blood sugar in hospitalized patients saves lives

...er than proactive. Sliding scale insulin treatment puts a patient on a blood sugar level roller coaster, and it's a dangerous ride." Under the new guidelines, nurses and physicians will follow detailed protocols based on a patient's condition and blood glucose level. For example, blood glucose levels in c...

Inadequate housing may contribute to poor health in immigrant farmworker families

... in North Carolina live in inadequate housing that puts them at higher risk of exposure to disease, toxins and overcrowding that can affect their psychological well-being, according to new research by Wake Forest University School of Medicine. "Our findings suggest that the health of farmworker families i...

Less antibiotic use in food animals leads to less drug resistance in people, study shows

...es, in food animals such as poultry. Such a policy puts Australia in a relatively unique position, since its animal and food production levels are comparable to those of other industrialized nations, but it has avoided using the antibiotics that have been standard in the other countries' food animal produ...

Researchers reveal lung's unique innate immune system

...e system's own enzymes activate the inhibitor that puts them back to sleep," said Kenji Takabayshi, Ph.D., first author of the study. Other contributors to this paper include Maripat Corr, Tomoko Hayashi, Vanessa Redecke, Lucinda Beck, and Donald Guiney of the Department of Medicine at UCSD School of Medi...

Seven UK cases of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease associated with transplanted human tissue

...nown, say the authors, but research from Australia puts the risk as high as 1 in 500 for those treated between 1973 and 2003. In Japan, where some 20,000 human mater dura grafts are performed every year, the risk is put at between 1 in 1000 and 1 in 2000. More stringent selection criteria and better disin...

JCI table of contents, April 20, 2006

...wide" suppression of the immune system in this way puts patients at risk for malignancies or reactivation of dormant viral infections, consequently dampening enthusiasm for this monotherapeutic approach. One of the critical questions that has remained is how do we prevent immune responses against only ins...

Dynamic duo: Combination therapy reverses type 1 diabetes

...wide" suppression of the immune system in this way puts patients at risk for malignancies or reactivation of dormant viral infections, consequently dampening enthusiasm for this monotherapeutic approach. One of the critical questions that has remained is how do we prevent immune responses against only ins...

New clinical team approach reduced cardiovascular risk

...ne to have polycystic ovarian syndrome, which also puts them at risk for fertility issues. In other words, your waistline now has a significant impact on your lifeline." Metabolic syndrome is a dangerous constellation of problems occurring in abdominally obese, insulin-resistant patients, with or without ...

Multiracial youth more likely to engage in violent behavior, substance abuse

...discrimination in school and in home neighborhoods puts adolescents at risk for these problems. However, the study suggests that a strong, positive ethnic identity can shield some multiracial youth from behavior problems. The study was published in the American Journal of Orthopsychiatry. Among the find...

Minimally invasive approach can take the pain out of herniated disks

...fy the best candidates, he may do a procedure that puts pressure on the disk to see if that causes pain or try the approach of locally injecting steroids and anesthetic to see if that relieves pain. He notes that some patients experience long-term relief from just the injections. In fact, a national study...

T cell 'brakes' lost during human evolution

...ession of Siglecs on chimpanzee T cells in essence puts the brakes on the cells during chronic HIV infection, preventing progression to AIDS in chimpanzees. In contrast, the onset of human AIDS occurs more rapidly due to the loss of T cells, which are essentially "unprotected" by the regulatory Siglecs. ...

Low estrogen levels in men linked to increased risk for hip fracture

...says Dr. Amin. "It's important for us to know what puts men at risk for hip fracture so that we can better determine how we may prevent these fractures." Currently, no tests are routinely performed in men to determine estrogen levels. A man known to have low estrogen levels, however, may potentially ben...

Large NCI grant will test the effect of Tibetan yoga on women with breast cancer

...eathing, physical movements and meditation, but it puts greater emphasis on meditation and visualization," he says. The program that Chaoul created to study in cancer patients has been closely supervised by his Tibetan teachers to make sure the yoga will be taught as much as possible in the original tradi...

Tobacco smoke linked to allergic rhinitis in infants

...ution Study (CCAAPS). "Environmental tobacco smoke puts harmful particulates in the air that--when inhaled regularly at such an early age--could lead to serious allergic conditions like asthma." CCAAPS, funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, is a five-year study examining the e...

Fraternity/sorority members who get drunk weekly at higher risk of injuries

...th anyone who gets drunk. Drunk isn't funny. Drunk puts you at risk for burns, falling out of windows, sexual assault, and car crashes. If you feel dizzy, you've already had too much." The researchers have previously shown that the single question about drinking could predict the risk of injury in colleg...

Studies determine patient risk from ICD replacement

...riously consider if device replacement potentially puts the patient at risk." Another study, "Impact of ICD Recall on Patients' Anxiety, Depression and Quality of Life," presented today at the meeting found that ICD recalls did not seem to cause feelings of unease or anger in patients. Researchers at Moun...

Young adults are fastest growing group of uninsured

...on-elderly population. The instability of coverage puts them at risk for poor health: More than half (57%) of young adults who lack health insurance reported they had gone without needed health care because of cost-- including failing to fill a prescription, not seeing a doctor or specialist when needed, ...

Exercise in childhood and adolescence may stave off osteoporosis

...rent theories that bone built up during ones youth puts one in good stead when older, Fernando Siqueira and colleagues from the Federal University of Pelotas, Brazil, reported that exercise in childhood and adolescence can reduce the risk for late life osteoporosis (see conference Abstract No. P260). Siqu...

Cancer drug extends cognitive function in patients with brain metastases

...harmacyclics (Sunnyvale, Calif., PCYC). "Radiation puts stress on the cells and the drug puts further stress on the cells. Add them together and the cells start to die." More than 500 patients f...

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