Tag: "research" at medical news
Using coxibs and NSAIDs to treat osteoarthritis
...ca/ ), published by Elsevier, a panel of arthritis research
experts has recommended that coxibs and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) must remain a significant part of the tool kit used in treating osteoarthritis (OA). The Editorial summarizes the outcomes of an international workshop organized by...
Patient-centered approach can backfire
...er that style and respond very well to it. But new research
at the University of Iowa suggests that it doesn't...en't met at the appointment. "We know from other research
that, in general, when people's expectations aren't met, the psychological reaction can be to try to...
Traditional Chinese exercises may increase efficacy of flu vaccine
...ence has been largely anecdotal. Yangs overarching research
focus is to use Western scientific practices to validate centuries of anecdotal claims and reveal what he calls the essence of the tradition. We want to demystify it and make the average person go straight to the core of the secret, he said. Our ov...
Chinese children with hearing devices benefit from new speech test
...itute. The MESP is the House Ear Institutes first research
collaboration in China resulting in a license of intellectual property, and we are excited to be a part of this achievement. The MESP test will allow, for the first time, objective assessment of the benefits provided by the cochlear implant to childr...
Antioxidants show no clear benefit against cardiovascular events, death in high-risk women
... also found no evidence for harm. While additional research
into combinations of agents, particularly for stroke, may be of interest, widespread use of these individual agents for cardiovascular protection does not appear warranted....
New treatment boosts muscle function in myasthenia gravis
...this was an open label study. Argov says further research
is underway to look at the effects of this drug over a longer period of time. ...
Adverse housing conditions contribute to diabetes risk
... IU School of Medicine and a Regenstrief Institute research
scientist. However, it is clear that it wont be po... excellent This study is part of a larger health research
project involving African-Americans. In the original project, researchers looked at several factors ...
RAND finds cases of undiagnosed diabetes drop sharply
...arket and demographic studies at RAND, a nonprofit research
organization. On a less positive note, Smith found that while disparities in undiagnosed diabetes disappeared over the past 25 years, new disparities have developed based upon education levels. Less educated American males are now less likely to ha...
Pot bellies linked to early signs of cardiovascular disease
...be better to keep a tape measure at the ready. New research
shows that adding several inches to the waisteven if body weight still falls within a normal rangemarkedly increases the risk of unhealthy plaque build-up in the arteries of the heart and the rest of the body. The research, conducted at the Univers...
Study says COPD testing is not measuring up
...onic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), but new research
shows that it is not used nearly enough. The study appears in the August issue of CHEST, the peer-reviewed journal of the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) and reports that only one-third of patients with a COPD diagnosis ever received spir...
Study suggests loss of 2 types of neurons -- not just 1 -- triggers Parkinson's symptoms
...ug. 13-17 and in the Aug. 21 print edition. The research
was conducted by Karen Rommelfanger, graduate student in the laboratory of David Weinshenker, PhD, assistant professor of human genetics in Emory University School of Medicine and Gary Miller, PhD, associate professor in Emory's Rollins School of Pub...
Regulator of lipid metabolism ensures high quality breast milk
... going on in the mothers body, he adds. The Salk research
team led by Evans published their findings in the August issue of the journal Genes & Development. They hope that a better understanding of PPAR could help explain the role lipids and inflammation play in hair loss and other skin disorders and facil...
Adverse housing conditions contribute to diabetes risk
...fessor in Aging Research and Regenstrief Institute research
scientist at Indiana University School of Medicine...uld find comparable results if we had done similar research
in Detroit or Atlanta or New York City." Schootman says more studies will be needed to determine w...
Stomach cancer rate set to fall further 25 percent over next decade
...r cent in the West over the next decade, indicates research
published ahead of print in the journal Gut. Stomach cancer is the fourth most common cancer, and the second leading cause of cancer related death, in the world. The findings are based on the long term monitoring of the three types of cell change...
Anemia and tropical diseases; Is pharmacogenomics ready for the clinic?
...mics: challenges on the road to the clinic In a research
in translation paper, Jesse J. Swen and colleagues review the limited successes of pharmacogenomics (individualized drug dosing based on hereditary factors) and discuss the remaining challenges to its widespread clinical use. Citation: Swen JJ, Hui...
1 of 2 pediatric kidney disease research centers in world established
...e country, it will build on current groundbreaking research
programs at the College and Childrens Research Ins...enhance our ability to implement our translational research
program, where research
and clinical care are fully integrated, said Ellis D. Avner, M.D., principal...
Waist-to-hip ratio may better predict cardiovascular risk than body mass index
...io may be at increased risk for heart disease. The research
evaluates the association between different measures of obesity and the prevalence of arterial disease. Our study shows that people who develop fat around the middle have more atherosclerotic plaque than those who have smaller waist-to-hip ratios, sa...
New treatment effective in counteracting cocaine-induced symptoms
... to a more diverse, multiethnic population.Further research
is needed, study authors said, to determine whether the treatment would be effective for acute cocaine overdose in the emergency room and to gauge whether it would be effective in reversing cocaine-induced constriction of the coronary vessels to the ...
Disability payments may spur drug abuse
...se 22 percent at the beginning of the month. This research
was funded by the Substance Abuse Policy Research Program (SAPRP) of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The paper entitled The Effects of Government Transfers on Monthly Cycles in Drug Abuse, Hospitalization and Mortality is in press in the peer rev...
Hispanic drug use rises in US culture
...fs with those of white Americans, according to new research
presented today by Oregon State University assista...t of its kind in the Pacific Northwest. Previous research
on the effect of acculturation on drug use has been conducted in states with larger Hispanic enclave...
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