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Takeda responds to the FDA advisory committee recommendation
..., placebo-controlled outcomes trial. The PROactive study
included 5,238 patients with type 2 diabetes and a history of macrovascular disease, who were force titrated up to 45 mg daily of either ACTOS or placebo. In this study, there was no difference in the number of macrovascular events between standard ...
Science steps in to discover wonders of Toe-tankhamun
...dred years. Jacky Finch, who is carrying out the study
at Manchesters KNH Centre for Biomedical Egyptology, is recruiting volunteers whose right big toe has been lost in order to test an exact replica of the artificial toe. A model of a second false Egyptian big toe on display in the British Museum, al...
RAND presents first Victor Fuchs Research Award to economists at Carnegie Mellon University
... at www.bepress.com/fhep This paper is the first study
to demonstrate the benefits of generous drug cover...gs, which led to lower drug costs. However, the study
found that consumers increased their use of other types of medical care as a substitute for prescrip...
Brief motivational interviews work best long term for college students sent to alcohol counseling
...in the context of a BMI." White added that her study
helps to illustrate that studies that do not follow students for a long time may miss important effects of interventions. She used the term "sleeper effects" to describe clinical improvements that are not apparent right after treatment, but emerge s...
Landmark study finds adult Delawareans with disabilities in only 'fair' to 'poor' health
... is only "fair" to "poor," according to a landmark study
conducted by University of Delaware researchers. ...graphy and Survey Research. "The results of this study
show that the health of Delaware adults with disabilities is not in a good state, and there are serv...
Obese girls less likely to attend college
...end college as non-obese girls, according to a new study
from The University of Texas at Austin. The study
also shows obese girls are even less likely to enter college if they attend a high school where obes...
Medical students respond positively to simulated patient experience
...eloped the teaching scenario and conducted a pilot study
to determine the simulations success in a non-trad...ingly positive and the results will lead to future study
of program expansion, he said. Survey results showed that 98 percent of participants rated the corre...
Childhood sun exposure may lower risk of MS
...less sun exposure during childhood, according to a study
published in the July 24, 2007, issue of Neurology...he beach and playing team sports as a child. The study
found the twin with MS spent less time in the sun as a child than the twin who did not have MS. Dep...
Should adult male circumcision be recommended for HIV prevention in the US?
...ave sex with men (MSM). The African trials did not study
MSM. While some observational studies have suggested that circumcised MSM in the US may have a decreased risk of HIV infection, say the authors, it is impossible to draw firm conclusions from such observational research, which is prone to bias. Adu...
Investigating the causes of Parkinson's disease
...hool of Biomedical Sciences, will lead a five-year study
after receiving an award from the PDS under its Ca...s in the brains of people with Parkinsons. This study
is aimed at providing a platform for the development of drugs to stop nerve cell death. Dr Kieran ...
Cancer research summaries
...ancer, according to the results of a retrospective study
published in The Lancet last month. Before donat...cancer less than 5 years after giving blood. The study
population comprised all individuals with no history of malignant disease who had received at least ...
UGA study explains why anti-smoking ads backfire or succeed
...me are successful, and a new University of Georgia study
helps explain why. Hye-Jin Paek, assistant profe...ulating for the past five years. Paek and Gunthers study
adds to that evidence and helps explain how anti-smoking ads can be effective. The researchers su...
Low hospital staff levels increase infection rates
...infection rates. The authors concluded that this study
backs up findings from their earlier general study
on ICU infection risks, namely that employing more than two nurses per patient per day would prevent...
Children and young people show elevated leukaemia rates near nuclear facilities
...red France, two looked at Canada and there was one study
each from the USA, Japan, Spain, the former East Germany and the former West Germany. Although our meta-analysis found consistently elevated rates of leukaemia near nuclear facilities, it is important to note that there are still many questions to...
Lower mortality rates associated with hospitals that rank highest on quality of care indicators
Boston, MA -- A new study
from the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) sh...rformance for all three conditions, said Jha. This study
really provides an important validation of the HQA efforts and suggests that paying attention to the...
6 out of 10 doctors aren't frustrated that patients can't lower cholesterol
...ard Hobbs from the University of Birmingham. Our study
also highlighted discrepancies between what family doctors do when a patient has high cholesterol and what they are advised to do by national guidelines. Key findings included: Doctors in South Korea (80%) were most likely to be happy with ...
First of its kind report on how children with brain tumors perform at school
...e than boys in getting good grades, according to a study
published in the July 17, 2007, issue of Neurology... may need remedial help as early as possible, said study
author Pivi Lhteenmki, MD, PhD, with Turku University Hospital in Turku, Finland. For the study, r...
Study finds HIV protease inhibitor drugs may adversely affect the scaffolding of the cell nucleus
...the cell nucleus, said Catherine Coffinier, Ph.D., study
author and an assistant researcher at the David Ge...in ZMPSTE24 is intriguing, said Loren Fong, Ph.D., study
author and an associate professor of medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. The ...
Sucampo Pharmaceuticals submits supplemental new drug application for Lubiprostone to treat IBS-C
...he supplemental application is based on a clinical study
program that included two Phase III, multi-center, double-blinded, randomized, placebo-controlled trials involving 1,171 adults, followed by one long-term, open-label safety and efficacy extension trial involving 522 adults diagnosed with IBS-C. In ...
Threats to hope -- Desperation affects reasoning about product information
... bigger house but afraid you cant afford it" A new study
by researchers from University of Southern Califor...rm exams to participate in a purportedly unrelated study
conducted by the Office of Student Affairs, asking students to report on a variety of things, includ...
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