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Spot on treatment for acne

...ny side effects should be mild compared with those resulting from Roaccutane treatment, Blackburn commented. The company hopes to begin critical Phase 2 trials to assess the efficacy of the drug in acne sufferers next year. Depending on the results, the drug could either be formulated as a stand-alone topica...

Chinese children with hearing devices benefit from new speech test

...r 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 children in China using measures that c...

Reductive stress linked to heart disease

...levels that it harms the heart, Benjamin said. The resulting condition is called reductive stress. In a study...much G6PD with mice that had far lower levels. The resulting offspring had normal levels of reduced glutathione and did not develop heart failure. Lowering th...

Hormone regulates fondness for food

...hors studied patients with a rare genetic disorder resulting in a complete lack of leptin. These patients eat excessively, like all types of food (including really bland foods) and develop severe obesity. After treatment with leptin, their hunger is reduced, they become more choosey about food and they lose we...

Study suggests nonpharmaceutical interventions may be helpful in severe influenza outbreaks

...he most deadly contagious events in human history, resulting in approximately 40 million deaths worldwide, including 550,000 in the United States, according to background information in the article. The historical record demonstrates that when faced with a devastating pandemic, many nations, communities, and i...

Controlling prescription drug expenditures: a case report of success

...cal Center was able to maintain constant spending, resulting in savings of more than $6.6 million over three years. Four health plan interventions not only averted increases in prescription drug spending but also preserved members use of medications for chronic conditions, according to a manuscript published...

Electrical implant steadies balance disorder in animals

...mpletely inside the head beneath the skin. The resulting vestibular implant, they say, could ultimately serve as a safety net for people who need high-dose gentamicin therapy, for example, to combat severe abdominal infections after bowel surgery. People with profoundly impaired balance need better trea...

ACC/AHA release revised UA/NSTEMI guidelines

...etely blocked, cutting off blood flow to the heart resulting in death of heart muscle. The ability to detect and treat these conditions earlier has greatly improved over the last several years. New evidence from pivotal trials over the past five years has been gathered together in these guidelines to give p...

Researchers link metal ions to neurodegenerative disease

...However, for whatever reason, some misfold and the resulting misfolded structures are also beautiful, but sticky. They stick to themselves and then propagate to form fibrils, but only some of the fibrils turn out to be toxic." Those who suffer from Alzheimer's disease, for example, have an unusual amount of...

Green tea holds promise as new treatment for inflammatory skin diseases

...kin cells dont die before more are created and the resulting lesions form. Animal models treated with green tea also showed reduced levels of proliferating cell nuclear antigen, a gene expressed when skin cells multiply. In psoriasis, the gene is over-expressed and speeds production of skin cells. Before...

Study says normal but out-of-control enzyme may be culprit that signals some cells to become cancer

...ic material inside the cell nucleus, where changes resulting in uncontrolled growth--cancer--or some other cell behavior are made. It was thought that some form of an enzyme called MEK, which belongs to the family of signaling enzymes, was the culprit. But to cause cancer, an enzyme or other agent is expecte...

Cancer research summaries

...b-clinical malignancy at the time of donation. The resulting group of exposed individuals numbered 12 012; 342 082 people who received blood from non-precancerous donors were classed as unexposed. Recipients of blood from people with a known history of cancer were excluded from the analysis as were those for...

Speeding up CT scans with cellphone technology, ultrasound warning signal for breast cancer

...g sound waves into the breast from all sides. The resulting ultrasound detection captures both reflected and t...elves suffer from excessive instrumentation noise, resulting in poor image quality at the lower x-ray exposures required for fluoroscopy. Both detectors have lim...

Do people listen to heat warnings?

...e Center for Disease Control reported 3,442 deaths resulting from exposure to extreme heat. Heat is a stealth killer, says Dr. Scott Sheridan, Kent State associate professor in geography. Funded by the Environmental Protection Agency, Sheridan recently conducted a study on how effectively heat warning sy...

Hib vaccine: A critical ally in Asia's effort to reduce child deaths

... age and around 3 million cases of serious illness resulting in long term consequences such as deafness, learning disabilities, paralysis and mental retardation. This simple, life-saving vaccine can prevent Hib pneumonia and meningitis in children, often called the invisible cause of forgotten child killer...

Intensive-care patients with alcohol problems are more likely to require mechanical ventilation

... AUD are more likely to develop a critical illness resulting in the need for lifesaving mechanical ventilation, said de Wit. More specifically, of the 785,602 patients who were diagnosed with one of the six medical diagnoses examined, 65,071 (8.3%) required mechanical ventilation. Those with an AUD (26,577) ...

Extended duration work shifts risky to the safety, well-being of medical interns, patients

...nt more fatigue-related preventable adverse events resulting in the death of the patient. Moreover, interns who reported a medical error that resulted in an adverse patient outcome were more than three times as likely to report high stress in that month. "These results suggest that extended duration shifts ...

Report calls for new directions, innovative approaches in testing chemicals for toxicity to humans

...the current approach is time-consuming and costly, resulting in an overburdened system that leaves many chemicals untested, despite potential human exposure to them, the report observes. Recognizing these limitations, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency -- which oversees the testing of many agricultural,...

Night shift nurses more likely to have poor sleep habits

...leep predisposes individuals to sleep deprivation, resulting in poor psychomotor performance," said Johnson. "Nurses who work the night shift may be particularly subject to sleep deprivation because of irregularity of sleep hours and disruptions in the circadian cycle. Poor psychomotor performance has been a...

Avian influenza on people's minds

...he prices of alternative sources of animal protein resulting from higher consumer demands for substitutes for chicken products. As a result, the costs of feeding the average American family would likely rise....

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