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Montefiore and Einstein receive $2-million grant from Donald W. Reynolds Foundation

...f Neurology at Einstein, who is active in research regarding aging, falls, and dementia, as well as in clinical care and training. "Also, by teaming Neurology with Geriatrics, we will work toward increasing awareness and recognition by medical students, residents, and physicians of such common neurogeriatric ...

Commonly recommended sedative does not improve infant sleep

...eep problems." More rigorous studies are needed regarding effective treatment for sleep problems in children, the authors conclude. "Important aspects of a young child's health care, such as proper food intake and sleep routine, often are based on assumptions," they write. "Our study results illustrate th...

Aspirin and other NSAIDs may not reduce the risk of colorectal cancer in long-term smokers

...ly selected to match the distribution of the cases regarding age and sex. Participants were interviewed by telephone about their smoking history and use of aspirin and other NSAID use, among other risk factors. Microsatellite instability was assessed in tumors from 1,202 cases. Smoking was more common in cance...

IADR and GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare announce winners of 2006 Innovation in Oral Care Awards

...ontitis." This research will evaluate the efficacy regarding the inhibition of periodontal biofilm and tissue inflammation via a bioengineered diabody specific to a virulence factor of Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans, a known periodontal pathogen. If successful, a next-generation drug could be developed f...

Research reinforces findings that Chinese exercises benefit older adults

...vels. Other positive statements by participants regarding how they generally felt better mentally and physically: "I have the sense that I'm not going to go downhill nearly as quickly as I might have. It's a very positive way to feel." "I feel more upbeat more optimistic more hopeful. I upped my ...

4x4 drivers more likely to flout mobile phone and seat belt laws

...wheel drive vehicles are more likely to flout laws regarding mobile phones and seat belts than drivers of other...ed out in February 2004, within the "grace" period regarding use of hand held mobile phones, during which police only cautioned offenders. Observations were repe...

Montreal researchers identify defects of immune cells

...andidiasis in the transgenic mice. "These findings regarding the specific immune defects which trigger candidiasis are very promising," explains Dr. de Repentigny. "This new knowledge will be instrumental in designing more powerful and effective treatments, which will directly improve the health status of HIV-...

Education improves understanding of risks of having twins -- but does this translate into action?

...longer duration of fertility and lack of knowledge regarding the risk of having twins. The team decided to evaluate whether improving education on these risks could improve understanding and have an effect on IVF patients' desire for multiple pregnancies. 110 couples took part and completed 2 questionnaires;...

Improving the standard of rheumatology care in Europe

... importance on the need to provide recommendations regarding management strategies for rheumatic diseases in order to encourage the best standard of care across the whole continent. The processes we require for endorsement are based on strict criteria and rely on the best available evidence". EULAR will consid...

Few young competitive athletes survive sudden cardiac arrest

... "The findings of this small cohort raise concerns regarding the effectiveness of early defibrillation in young athletes," said Jonathan A. Drezner, MD, Associate Director of the Sports Medicine Fellowship in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle and lead author of the st...

Hispanics and blacks with melanoma more likely to be diagnosed at a later stage

...e differences in health care use, public education regarding melanoma risk in black and Hispanic persons and delivery of skin cancer screening and examinations represent the main potential areas of intervention to improve the stage at diagnosis of melanoma in these populations. We hope that earlier diagnosis ...

Eighth International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant

...to vote to approve or reject individual statements regarding different aspects of mercury pollution. The resulting final declaration, a concise statement of scientific consensus, is expected to figure prominently in future discussions and debates around the world as governments, industries and citizens address...

Preparation may help patients cope with nausea

...further research can demonstrate that expectations regarding the development of nausea can control the unpleasantness of the symptoms that develop, there could be profound implications for the treatment of people whose illness or treatment involves nausea....

New ACC/AHA guidelines released for valvular heart disease

...artery disease, as well as more specialized issues regarding specific valve lesions. "These guidelines highlight major advances in noninvasive testing and surgery for patients with valvular heart disease," said Robert O. Bonow, M.D., lead author of the joint statement, chief of cardiology at Northwestern Memo...

A number of patients with slight cognitive deterioration will suffer from Alzheimers

...e impairment; 80 volunteered subjective complaints regarding memory; and 54 individuals were used as a control group, made up of volunteers from the Navarre Blood Donors' Association. All were tested neuropsychologically and with magnetic resonance and were subjected to various analyses and a genetic risk mark...

Different options produce similar results

...dable. Consumers receive messages on a daily basis regarding products to help them lose weight, change their skin's appearance, or improve the whiteness of their teeth. Tooth whitening in particular has seen a dramatic increase in popularity over the years, due to the reasonable price of the products and the i...

Study uncovers 'significant' functional differences of novel estrogen receptor

...ar receptors including hER-?66. However, questions regarding the functional significance of cell plasma membrane-initiated estrogen signaling in human breast cancer and in other estrogen responsive tissues remain largely unanswered. The significance of a cell plasma membrane-based estrogen receptor that trigg...

Race and income converge to shape women's experiences with advanced breast cancer

... interviews, these women also reported uncertainty regarding the goals of treatment, explaining that they did not know what to expect from treatment and did not feel as though their treatment goals were explained by the medical professionals overseeing their care. "One of the most striking findings is that ju...

Female nursing home residents at lesser risk of osteoporotic fractures

...omen in nursing homes get better preventative care regarding risk factors for falls, and that care translates to a small decrease in the risk of hip fracture." No similar trend was observed with respect to Swiss men, who are generally at lesser risk of osteoporosis and who therefore don't get the same level ...

Age-related structural change may contribute to fracture risk

... important than the current public health messages regarding preserving bone may reflect," said Milliken. For four years the researchers followed 167 post-menopausal women taking part in the Bone Estrogen Strength Training study. Correcting for other factors such as level of exercise, use of hormone replacemen...

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