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Drinking 4 or more cups of coffee a day may help prevent gout
...n. Subjects were drawn from an ongoing study of some
50,000 male health professionals, 91 percent white, who were between 40 and 75 years of age in 1986 when the project was initiated. To assess coffee and total caffeine intake, Dr. Choi and his team used a food-frequency questionnaire, updated every ...
Experimental gene therapy 'abolishes' arthritis pain and lessens joint damage
...s, with the same genetic predisposition that makes some
more likely to develop the disease, the authors sa...o nerve cells. Strong pain relief resulted, but in some
cases the injections caused nerve damage. "Our publication represents the first proof that gene th...
Both alcohol and neighborhood characteristics can affect intimate partner violence
...mprehensive approach to IPV would not only include some
form of intervention at the individual or family level, but perhaps also at the neighborhood and community level. We need to understand what makes a given neighborhood or community more accepting of domestic violence and determine the best ways to r...
Binge drinking leads to neurocognitive deficits among college students
...t. We specifically targeted binge drinking, since some
animal studies suggest that it is deleterious for brain functioning." Researchers examined 200 participants in an ongoing student-health study at the University of Missouri-Columbia. They formed four subgroups (n=50, 50% male) according to estimat...
The appetite-regulating peptide leptin influences alcohol craving for some alcoholics
...se relapse rates. Most of them are not effective, some
of them increase relapse rates, some
of them are really effective in subgroups of alcohol-dependent patients, but there is no one method ...
Different type of iron supplement is better at boosting iron levels
...to eight years from four schools in Marafa, Kenya, some
10% of whom were suffering from anaemia. Anaemia...n theory induce zinc deficiency, although there is some
evidence it can actually improve the absorption of dietary zinc. The authors conclude: "With conti...
Limiting eligibility for medical studies can omit women and African-Americans
...exclude certain patients from participation. While some
exclusions are often necessary - to protect patien...ghty percent of patients with alcohol problems use some
sort of drug, so there is a strong case for including these patients in studies," he said. ...
Women with breast cancer do not get potentially life-saving information, survey reveals
...er treatment, so it is encouraging to see at least some
of the women surveyed fall into this category", said Ingrid Kssler, President of Europa Donna the European Breast Cancer Coalition. "All patients deserve the best available therapy for their individual situation. However, there is clearly a knowled...
Chinese space agency joins the International Charter 'Space and Major Disasters'
...al satellite scenes, the two companies will donate some
archived imagery and provide newly tasked imagery to USGS and the Charter. Most recently, the Charter was invoked on 8 May 2007 after the worst flooding to hit Uruguay for half a century caused the evacuation of 12 000 people in the provinces of D...
COX inhibitors may weaken protective qualities of estrogen hormone therapy
...y, explain the researchers. If estrogen is started some
years after the onset of menopause it may actually confer risk itself. "These provocative observations should not be regarded as a basis for clinical decisions," says FitzGerald. "However, they are mechanistically plausible and should stimulate fur...
Bronchial thermoplasty may allow severe asthma patients to wean off oral corticosteroids
...randomized, controlled, multi-center trial provide some
hope for patients with severe, refractory asthma people who despite taking state-of-the-art medications are still experiencing the disruptive and distressing symptoms of their asthma," states Glen French, CEO of Asthmatx, Inc. "We were particularly ...
Panel offers guidelines on skin reactions to new class of cancer drugs
...reactions more than half of treated patients have some
type of skin toxicity, most commonly an acne-like ...gn that EGFRI anti-cancer treatment is working in some
studies, patients with more severe skin reactions had better survival. The skin reactions are rarel...
NHLBI Asthma Clinical Research Networks and ALA ACRC Network to present at ATS 2007
...ir asthma. "Some children outgrow their asthma and some
maintain their asthma, and PEAK found that inhaled steroids didn't change that course. However, these high-risk children do respond to inhaled steroids, but if you take them off, they tend to do worse, says researcher Theresa Guilbert, M.D., Assistan...
Investigational nonstimulant Guanfacine XR significantly improved child, adolescent ADHD symptoms
...nce of syncopal events was less than 1 percent. In some
of the patients who did experience syncope, potent...tudy, potential contributing factors were noted in some
of the patients who did experience syncope. No clinically relevant trends in ECGs, hematologic or l...
Moderate drinking lowers women's risk of heart attack
...d what is too much depends on each individual. In some
women, one drink can cause intoxication." Moderat...ood; beverage preference -- wine, beer, liquor, or some
of each; and frequency of intoxication -- current drinkers who stated they drank enough to get drunk...
Daytrana provides significant effectiveness in both boys and girls with ADHD
...l-age children -- have been diagnosed with ADHD at some
point in their lives, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Studies estimated that 11.0 percent of boys have been diagnosed with ADHD in contrast to only 4.4 percent of girls. Experts believe that girls with ADHD a...
Botox: More than cosmetic
...treatments also are problematic because they carry some
risk of serious side effects, such as impotence. Our results are encouraging because they indicate that Botox could represent a simple, safe and effective treatment for enlarged prostate that has long-term benefits." The study participants, previou...
When it comes to preventing amputation in diabetics, site, not size, matters
...and promising in that, out of a whole lot of data, some
simple truths emerged," noted David G. Armstrong, DPM, PhD, Professor of Surgery at Scholl College and a principal investigator on the study. "The location of the ulcer (under the big toe) and the presence of poor blood flow were the key factors that...
'Supersize me' mice research offers grim warning for America's fast food consumers
...ructose corn syrup, a sweetener common in soda and some
fruit juices. The research is being presented at t...ay in a human diet, which is not far off with what some
people consume," says Tetri, a leading researcher in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, which can lea...
Small infants have greater survival rate in high level intensive care facilities
...s with breathing. Depending on the level of care, some
high-level NICUs provide major surgery. Very lo...t of infant deaths. The latest research indicates some
of these newborn deaths may be preventable. Based on their analyses of California birth records, t...
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