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Low libido in menopause linked to trouble sleeping
...6. All 341 of the women were chosen to be in the study
because they were age 45 to 55 and had hot flashes, night sweats, or both. Of them, 64 percent reported diminished sexual desire, 43 percent slept poorly, and 18 percent had major depression. It seems reasonable that night sweats can disturb sleep...
New study reports hotel guests at risk from carbon monoxide poisoning
...there is no federal mandate for CO detectors. In a study
published in the July issue of the American Journa...with Schirmer Engineering (Deerfield, Illinois) to study
CO risk in that industry. The AH&LA study
made no specific recommendations regarding prevention of C...
UGA study finds that violence costs nation $70 billion annually
Athens, Ga. The most comprehensive study
of its kind has found that violence costs the Unit...hurricane Katrina. Phaedra Corso, lead author of study
and associate professor of health policy at the University of Georgia College of Public Health and h...
Meningitis: effectiveness of preventive vaccination demonstrated
...ur. IRD researchers have been running a follow-up study
of the people of the Niakhar region (located 150 k...har region, the other in 1999, in the whole of the study
area, hit be a series of epidemics between 1998 and 2000. Using quarterly censuses carried out sin...
Smokers given more help to quit since GP performance pay introduced
... Christopher Millett, one of the authors from the study
from theDepartment of Primary Care and Social Medi...he health-campaigning charity ASH,commented: "This study
backs up what we've always known, that patientslisten to advice from their doctors. Unfortunately GP...
Dartmouth's alternative breast imaging techniques sort abnormal from normal tissue
...xamine breast abnormalities, including cancer. The study
finds that the new methods of electromagnetic imag...n healthy breast tissue and abnormal tissue. Their study
appears in the May 2007 issue of Radiology, the journal of the Radiological Society of North America...
GSK announces launch of largest ever Phase III trial in lung cancer treatment
... This Phase II double-blind, placebo-controlled study
is the first proof-of-concept trial for an ASCI in early NSCLC. The study
randomized 182 patients with completely resected stage IB or II NSCLC to receive either MAGE-A3 ASCI...
Folic acid supplements do not appear to reduce risk of colorectal tumors
...or some types of colorectal tumors, according to a study
in the June 6 issue of JAMA. Some previous studies...individuals, 4.3 percent). "In conclusion, our study
indicates that folate, when administered as folic acid for up to 6 years, does not decrease the risk...
Performance-related financial incentives for hospitals not linked with improved quality of care
...outcomes for heart attack patients, according to a study
in the June 6 issue of JAMA. "The concept of pro...ticipating in the quality-improvement program. The study
included an analysis of data for 105,383 patients with acute non-ST-segment elevation myocardial inf...
Born to lose: How birth weight affects adult health and success
... weight has significant and lasting effects, a new study
finds. Weighing less than 5.5 pounds at birth incr...ging, the analysis includes data from the original study
families, plus their descendants who have gone on to form families of their own. Because of the stud...
DFG approves 11 new Collaborative Research Centers
...ransregional Collaborative Research Centre 45 will study
the Periods, Moduli Spaces and Arithmetic of Algeb...the mechanisms of aging at the molecular level and study
their importance for the aging process of whole organs using models. In doing so, it may be possible...
Low-carb diets' effects linked to rise in newly identified 'starvation hormone'
...s and begin burning fat. Likewise, an accompanying study
led by Steven Kliewer of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center found that FGF21 mobilizes fat in food-restricted animals and those with chronically elevated concentrations of the liver hormone. Kliewers team further showed that the horm...
Extra pay does not improve hospital performance
...ospitals to improve the quality of their care. A study
recently conducted by Premier, Inc., a group that ...to better patient care and outcomes. However, that study
did not include a group of hospitals not receiving incentives as a comparison. So the Duke team comp...
Study identifies new regulator of fat metabolism
... Despite the high fat content of this diet, the study
animals maintained normal levels of circulating li...extreme increase in circulating lipids. A second study
by Maratos-Flier and colleagues published in the June 2007 issue of the American Journal of Physiolo...
USC researchers show that molecular markers predict tumor recurrence
...the University of Southern California (USC). The study
was presented Tuesday, June 5 at the 2007 annual m...urrence and die from the disease, he says. This study
is the very first to demonstrate that genes in the angiogenesis pathway play a critical role in tumo...
Benefits of trastuzumab are lasting, reducing both HER2 + breast cancer deaths and recurrence
...ionized the care of HER2 + breast cancer, and this study
clearly shows the statistical and clinical significance of the therapy, says Dr. Perez. The four-year data show a persistent benefit compared to what was seen at two years, according to Dr. Perez, with trastuzumab combined with chemotherapy continu...
What's the fat content? Whether or not you notice depends on how you think
...societies, considered more collectivistic" In a study
forthcoming in the June issue of the Journal of Consumer Research, the authors tested categorization tendencies through a series of experiments. In the first, participants were analyzed for collectivistic or individualistic tendencies before rating ...
New drug shows promise in treatment of advanced thyroid cancer
...ll have stable disease. "This is exciting," said study
presenter Ezra Cohen, MD, PhD, assistant professor... the tumor, a process called angiogenesis. The study
confirmed that the drug worked as predicted. Treatment significantly reduced the presence of solubl...
MU researchers find mechanisms that may unlock answers to Alzheimer's disease
...ons and other brain cells. The next phase of the study
includes three projects. Sun will study
mechanisms whereby A-beta affects phospholipases, a group of enzymes that, when activated, will dest...
Study shows Diachrome improves blood sugar control in people with type 2 diabetes
...domized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical study
that showed Diachrome, a patented combination of c...f nutritional management of type 2 diabetes. This study
shows that adding Diachrome to anti-diabetic medications can help patients reach their blood sugar g...
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