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Where's the beef? Not enough of it is on elders' plates, muscle-metabolism study suggests
...e protein in food. We wanted to know if there is some
reason your grandmothers body, for example, cant s...y more than 26 pounds of muscle a deficit that in some
cases could lead an older person to being permanently bedridden by an injury or illness. A high pe...
Baby DVDs, videos may hinder, not help, infants' language development
...efit coming from baby DVDs and videos and there is some
suggestion of harm, said Frederick Zimmerman, lead author of the study and a UW associate professor of health services. The bottom line is the more a child watches baby DVDs and videos the bigger the effect. The amount of viewing does matter. Co-a...
Diets high in choline may increase risk for colorectal polyps
... choline were associated with an increased risk of some
colorectal polyps, which canbut do not alwayslead to colorectal cancer, according to a study published online in the August 7 Journal of the National Cancer Institute . Major food sources of choline include red meat, eggs, poultry, and dairy produ...
Chemotherapy with bevacizumab increases risk of blood clots in arteries
...atic colorectal and nonsmall-cell lung cancer, but some
previous studies suggest these patients are at an increased risk for blood clots in their arteries. Frank Scappaticci, M.D., Ph.D., of Genentech, Inc. in South San Francisco, Calif., and colleagues analyzed data from five randomized controlled tri...
Rutgers professor Bart Krekelberg is named 1 of 20 US Pew Scholars for 2007
...e the world around us, the brain is able to ignore some
critical information, most specifically the movement of our own eyes. If the brain failed to suppress that movement, then seeing would be like looking through a video camera held by an unsteady hand jerking from spot to spot every few seconds. It als...
In women, caffeine may protect memory
...al Research, in Montpellier, France. While we have some
ideas as to how this works biologically, we need to have a better understanding of how caffeine affects the brain before we can start promoting caffeine intake as a way to reduce cognitive decline. But the results are interesting caffeine use is alr...
Maternal obesity prior to pregnancy associated with birth defects
Mothers of babies born with some
structural birth defectsincluding missing limbs, malformed hearts and underdeveloped spinal cordsappear more likely to be obese prior to becoming pregnant than mothers whose children are born without such defects, according to a report in the August ...
Backache sufferers who fear pain change movements
...ght out of 10 adults will suffer from back pain at some
point in their lives. While many of those aches go away on their own, about half of those people will experience a recurrence of pain within the following year. Medical expenses and work absenteeism due to back pain disability are estimated at $20 bi...
Inhaled nitric oxide safe for tiny preemie lungs, UCSF study finds
...known as pulmonary hypertension has been known for some
time, but the effect in preemies had not been clea...aled nitric oxide in very premature infants, while some
animal research has suggested that inhaled nitric oxide in preemies might interfere with the product...
Researchers link metal ions to neurodegenerative disease
...eautiful structures. However, for whatever reason, some
misfold and the resulting misfolded structures are...elves 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, hav...
Green tea holds promise as new treatment for inflammatory skin diseases
...basal layers. This research is important because some
treatments for psoriasis and dandruff can have dan...ive, he says. But scientists must work to overcome some
barriers with the treatment. The chemicals in green tea are so active that they are oxidized too q...
World's largest respiratory health study launches next phase
...n from the same family. Brothers and sisters share some
of their genes but they also share their childhood environments. Studying siblings is a very important way to identify how diseases group within families. It alsoallows us to dissect out influences of both genes and the environment in the development...
Postpartum hospital discharges -- when is the 'right time?'
.... While Bernstein says he understands the need for some
agreed upon minimum length of stay, he cautions against a one-size-fits-all approach to readiness. A customized reflection of both the mothers and her babys needs and concerns is required, Bernstein says. The length of postpartum stay is not the ac...
It's time to look at health risks in a new light, authors say
...hors learned that drugs companies, journalists and some
medical professionals often rely on a different me...erring to, Bouwer said. Were trying to give people some
new tools to help them make better informed decisions about health risks. Various chapters in th...
UQ researchers discover some of the oldest forms of life
...d researchers have identified microbial remains in some
of the oldest preserved organic matter on Earth, c...o hold in your hands rocks that contain remains of some
of the earliest forms of life on Earth. The Pilbara region is such a good research site as it has...
Happier hospitals means healthier patients
...w the centre hopes to use the good examples set by some
hospitals to improve relationships in the others. There has been a tendency to think that these problems can be changed simply by changing management structures, said Becky. You find people fiddling about with structures when in fact its more impo...
Why women get more migraines than men
...and appears to be a highly effective treatment for some
patients with frequent migraine. In the retrospective study, 54 patients who were treated with memantine for at least two months were asked to fill out a survey describing their experience with the medication. The majority, 36, reported a substantial...
Many heart attack patients still not getting emergency clot-busting treatment
...the opportunities to improve care and particularly some
of the at-risk subgroups still less likely to receive reperfusion therapy despite eligibility, so that we can focus our clinical efforts on them. Adds senior author Harlan Krumholz, M.D., S.M., This study has good and bad news. We have definitely m...
Scientists train nano-'building blocks' to take on new shapes, as reported in Science
... in drug delivery and radiology, but noticed under some
solution conditions that her students could produc...ifferent shapes. Although their labs are located some
900 miles apart, the scientists say their research has been a great and synergistic collaboration. ...
European heat waves double in length since 1880
... that heat waves last an average of 3 days nowwith some
lasting up to 4.5 dayscompared to an average of ar...gan as early as the 1950s, when their study showed some
of the highest trends in summer mean temperature and summer temperature variance. "These results a...
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