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Conventional prognostic factors fail to explain better prostate cancer survival in most Asian men
...how that compared to non-Hispanic white Americans, some
Asian ethnicities, such as Japanese-Americans, have higher survival rates, despite worse clinical disease, whereas others, such as Filipino-Americans, have worse survival rates. However, South Asians e.g., Indians, Pakistanis Bangladesh, etc. who ...
Patient-centered approach can backfire
...gests that it doesn't work for everybody. In fact, some
patients are significantly less likely to follow d...-physician roles are in line with their own. But some
patients, especially older patients, prefer a doctor with a more traditional "doctor-centered" or "p...
Study suggests loss of 2 types of neurons -- not just 1 -- triggers Parkinson's symptoms
...dopamine neurons are gone, which is when you cross some
sort of threshold. Our study looked at what happen...though there are no cures for Parkinson's disease, some
moderately effective treatments are available, but most target the dopamine neurons only and are eff...
Regulator of lipid metabolism ensures high quality breast milk
... growing and lost their hair, says Wan. It took us some
time to figure out what was going on. If the pups were given anti-inflammatory drugs such as aspirin or ibuprofen, the symptoms reversed and their fur started to regrow. These observations suggested that the milk produced by the mutant mice may be ...
Grandparents, older adults encouraged to seek help for a sleep disorder
...blished in recent issues of the journal SLEEP have some
interesting findings about older persons and sleep...r from insomnia. According to Dr. Krainson, some
of the more common sleep disorders in older adults include: Insomnia affects almost half of a...
Adverse housing conditions contribute to diabetes risk
...eral risk factors to see if they could explain why some
African-Americans were more likely to develop diab...h the development of diabetes, and we know that in some
poorer housing conditions, there's likely to be lead exposure. But it also could be related to other...
New treatment effective in counteracting cocaine-induced symptoms
... with nitroglycerin, sedatives such as Valium, and some
blood-pressure medications such as calcium channel blockers and some
beta blockers, Dr. Vongpatanasin said. However, the standard treatments dont alleviate all of the ad...
Disability payments may spur drug abuse
...ments over several weeks could be a way to relieve some
of the stress on hospitals and health care workers...ver, the investigators found that contrary to what some
analysts have suggested monthly welfare payments, such as those administered through the federal Tem...
Drug for cluster headaches may cause heart problems
...ew for use in cluster headaches, its possible that some
health care providers are not aware of the problems that can come with its use....
Hispanic drug use rises in US culture
...though 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 month...
Investigators uncover intriguing clues to why persistent acid reflux sometimes turns into cancer
...e. Understanding how and why the cells change in some
cases and not others has been a major challenge fo...Spechler said. This hasnt been proven, but we have some
data that supports that. In research available online prior to printing this month in Diseases of ...
New cause of tamoxifen resistance in breast cancer cells discovered at Lombardi
... unrelated to breast cancer may be responsible for some
resistance to endocrine therapy. The gene, calle...sive Cancer Center. Anti-hormonal therapies are some
of the most effective treatments for breast cancer because estrogen, a natural female sex hormone, c...
New study shows promise in reducing surgical risks associated with surgical bleeding
...ty tool to stop moderate surgical bleeding without some
of the concerns associated with the current standard blood-clotting treatment. New research published in the August issue of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons shows that recombinant human thrombin (rhThrombin) reduces the risk of surgic...
Reanalysis of controversial meta-analysis says writing off rosiglitazone may be premature
... Nissen and Wolski tends to overestimate risk, and some
experts call for applying a "correction factor." When the "corrected" data were recomputed using a different model, risk estimates were found to be lower. "Although the risks were still elevated, they were no longer statistically significant. There...
Nationwide data highlight encouraging trends, 'staggering' costs of ESRD
... the dialysis population of 20 years ago. There is some
concern that the risk of death during the first year of dialysis has not shown any meaningful improvement since 1993. In contrast, the data show continued reductions in risk of death during the second through fifth years of dialysis. "While most of...
Chromatin remodeling complex connected to DNA damage control
.... "Modification of histones has been studied for some
time, now we are moving to understand the modification of something that modifies histones," Shen says of INO80. Shen's research is conducted in yeast, but the pathways involved are conserved in all forms of life with complex cellular organization,...
Some women benefit more from exercise when emphasis is on health, not appearance
...lt during class. We expected the mirrors to have some
effect on these women, but that wasn't the case, he said. It was the instructor's leadership style that had a direct effect on the students' attitudes. Focht also said that fitness instructors don't need to throw out every appearance-related commen...
Women with migraines and visual symptoms may have higher stroke risk
...h visual symptoms alone. Migraine and stroke share some
common risk factors, including high blood pressure and patent foramen ovale (PFO); both have a hereditary basis. While a baby grows in the womb, he or she has a normal opening between the hearts left and right atria (upper chambers). If this openin...
Hormone regulates fondness for food
...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 understanding will be a key step ...
Galileo to support global search and rescue
...f-sight to the geostationary satellites. There are some
situations where this is impossible, such as near the Earth's poles, where the satellites are too low in the sky to be usable, or when an accident happens on the 'wrong' side of a mountain or in a deep valley, and the surrounding terrain obscures the...
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