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Hormone therapy offers new hope for ovarian cancer patients
...f an anti-oestrogen drug could prolong the life of some
patients by up to three years, and delay the use of chemotherapy in others. Letrozole hormone therapy already used with great success in the treatment of breast tumours - attacks cancer by turning off its oestrogen supply. But scientists now belie...
How to market diet pills: Prescription and over-the-counter pills may increase unhealthy behavior
...ucts. Usually, they are positioned as effective as some
kind of easy, magic solution. This product is up front in educating consumers that the road to long term weight loss goals requires hard work and a long term commitment. Its effectiveness is maximized in conjunction with other behaviors. Bolton ca...
Future therapies for stroke may block cell death
... deacetylases can modulate gene expression, and in some
cases produce cellular proteins that are actually neuroprotective -- they are able to block cell death. "For the first time, we show which one of the 11 histone deacetylase enzymes might be the best target to achieve cellular neuroprotection," said...
Report calls for new directions, innovative approaches in testing chemicals for toxicity to humans
... interact to maintain normal cell function and how some
of these interactions can be perturbed in ways tha...tices are long established and deeply ingrained in some
sectors, the report observes. But it emphasizes that the proposed changes will generate better data...
Rising skin cancer rates are more likely to affect wealthy people, says 12-year review
...he most common form of skin cancer, which affected some
1,444 people a year in Northern Ireland during the...oliday. Although our research highlights that some
section of society face greater risks than others, the safe sun message is one that we all need to h...
Split the difference: Pill-splitting study looks at cost-saving step that could be used by millions
...ff of Americas prescription drug costs. While only some
types of pills can be split safely, the practice c... in part to see what the impact would be of having some
of the cost savings go back to the patient, says first author Hae Mi Choe, PharmD, CDE, clinical ass...
Oxygen trick could see organic costs tumble
...urrently UK shoppers have to pay twice as much for some
organic products. Organic apples, for example, are...cial chemicals are used during processing. With some
organic fruit and veg, there can be large losses [during storage], Claudia Ruane, spokes person for ...
FPG receives $8 million for autism research
... diagnosed with autism has sky-rocketed 20 fold by some
estimates. This rapid increase has placed great demand on early intervention and education agencies to provide effective educational and intervention services for children and their families. Research shows that if we intervene early, we can greatl...
Brightening prospects of using fluorescent nanotubes in medical applications
...e last five years, scientists have discovered that some
individual nanotubes are fluorescent. That is, they glow when they are bathed in light. Some glow brightly. Others glow dimly. Some glow in spots. Others glow all over. Until now, this property has been largely academic. But researchers from the Vand...
Colonoscopy up in NYC
... colonoscopy in the past ten years, an increase of some
350,000 tests compared with 2003. The announcement is being made at the 4th Annual Citywide Colon Cancer Control Coalition (C5) summit at the American Conference Centers (780 Third Avenue, between 48th & 49th Streets). In 2003, we set a five year g...
Researchers develop criteria to detect bone mass deficiencies in children with chronic diseases
...termine if certain conditions or treatments affect some
skeletal sites differently from others. The research was funded by and conducted under the auspices of the National Institute for Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) of the National Institutes of Health. The research report is published in the...
Rochester spreads knowledge of cancer-related fatigue
...tment. Virtually all cancer patients complain of some
degree of persistent fatigue. Coping with this cha...what causes fatigue and how it can be managed. For some
people, fatigue is so debilitating that they want to stop their cancer treatments, which is why it i...
Conference to investigate basis of parental behavior
...mber Robert S. Bridges, Ph.D., will bring together some
of the leading minds on maladaptive parental response to share state-of-the-art methods and compare findings on several species, including humans. Leading gender biologist David R. Rubinow, M.D., Chair of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolin...
Borderline personality disorder shows improvements with intensive psychotherapy
...ion of the study is that all three treatments show some
effect in alleviating the impact of BPD. The weight of the evidence in the study importantly suggests that TFP and supportive psychotherapy are both viable alternatives to DBT for the treatment of BPD. We hope to explore the results of the study fu...
Research probes seniors' plans for end-of-life care
...xy, the researchers found. People who had attained some
college or a college degree were more likely than high school graduates to have a DPAHC. So were those who believed they could confide in a family member. Personal beliefs also played a strong role. Conservative Protestants were only 65 percent as ...
Low libido in menopause linked to trouble sleeping
...o lower womens natural testosterone, which affects some
womens libido. Before starting any drug treatmen...sire can be a red flag that the relationship needs some
work, she said. Middle age is a great time for couples to check in with each other and work toward i...
UK scientists set their sights on cure for AMD
...aborative project launched today bringing together some
of the leading specialists in the field. Around 25 per cent of over-60s in the UK have some
degree of visual loss due to AMD, and some
14 million people in Europe currently suffer blindness th...
Smokers given more help to quit since GP performance pay introduced
...idence showing thatit improves quit rates, because some
found it too time-consuming,considered it to be in...help offered to smokers.However, they caution that some
of the improvements seen may haveoccurred without the introduction of financial incentives. Christ...
Folic acid supplements do not appear to reduce risk of colorectal tumors
...tal tumors, but may possibly increase the risk for some
types of colorectal tumors, according to a study i...ification of the U.S. food supply with folate, and some
suggestions that folate could conceivably increase the risk of neoplasia even outside the colorectum...
QBI scientist looks at why stroke causes vision problems
... spatial updating contribute to vision problems in some
stroke patients. Broadly speaking, our findings have implications for understanding a range of disorders of spatial perception associated with parietal damage, and point to promising new approaches to rehabilitation, Professor Mattingley said. ...
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