Tag: "study" at medical news
Fluorescence diffuse optical tomography provides high contrast, 3-D look at breast cancer
... from vasculature abnormalities. In the current study
using FDOT, the intravenous addition of an exogenous molecular agent, ICG, was used to enhance tumor contrast. The vasculature of tumors delays ICG washout from the body and thereby elevates its concentration in tumors relative to normal tissue. Pe...
Catastrophic events can affect a person's sleep
...er in New Orleans, divided the participants of the study
into four groups: (a) Jan. 1-Aug. 28, 2005; (b) Jan. 1-Aug. 31, 2006; (c) May 1-Aug. 28, 2005; and (d) Sept. 5-Dec. 31, 2005. The main complaints were divided across four categories: (1) Obstructive sleep apnea-related complaints such as snoring, br...
Physician-researchers often less successful in obtaining NIH funding
...e with both M.D. and Ph.D. degrees, according to a study
in the June 13 issue of JAMA. "Declines in the number of physician-scientist applicants and recipients of National Institutes of Health (NIH) research and training awards in the 1970s generated concerns that physician clinical investigators would ...
Rising skin cancer rates are more likely to affect wealthy people, says 12-year review
...hose living in more affluent areas, according to a study
just published in the June issue of British Journa...1,444 people a year in Northern Ireland during the study
period and accounted for 17 per cent of all reported cancers. And men were twice as likely to suff...
Avian influenza on people's minds
...rah C. Condry, the lead author of the study. The study
focused on what American consumers would likely do...r of the Food Policy Institute, The results of the study
suggest that much of the American public does not yet have the information they need to make informe...
News briefs from the journal Chest, June 2007
...ient temperature were obtained for each day of the study
period, and researchers defined ISP clusters as th...ax within 3 days of one another. By the end of the study
period, there were 294 ISP episodes, 84% of which occurred in 76 clusters. Results showed a signific...
Split the difference: Pill-splitting study looks at cost-saving step that could be used by millions
...wering drugs. Now, a new University of Michigan study
adds more evidence that splitting a high-dose pill...willingness to take the time to split pills. The study
is published in the June issue of the American Journal of Managed Care by a team from the U-M Health...
Simple test predicts 6-year risk of dementia
...six years with 87 percent accuracy, according to a study
led by researchers at San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC). The test, developed in the study
by the researchers, is a 14-point index combining medical history, cognitive testing, and physical e...
Alzheimer's disease to quadruple worldwide by 2050
...ng with Alzheimers disease in 2006, according to a study
led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The researchers also concluded the global prevalence of Alzheimers disease will grow to more than 106 million by 2050. By that time, 43 percent of those with Alzheimers diseas...
Oxygen trick could see organic costs tumble
...onal peppers(JSFA DOI: 10.1002/jsfa2966). A recent study
also revealed organic kiwifruit to be healthier than conventional (DOI 10.1002/jsfa.2820; C&I Issue 8 March 2007)....
International Workshop on Cities, Science and Sustainability
...institutes will be invited to prepare a full case study
based on the selection of abstracts made by the Advisory Board. Full case study
deadline is 28 August 2007. Those chosen to present a full case study
in the conference receive an e...
CAM-oriented primary care providers result in cost savings, high patient satisfaction
...ed by conventional medical doctors, according to a study
published in the Mayissue of the Journal of Manipu... are failing to achieve evenmediocre results, said study
coauthor James Winterstein, DC. This study
confirms that integration ofallopathic, chiropractic and ...
Experts call for urgent research into anti-epileptic drugs given to children
...riptions (257,663) were issued for AEDs during the study
period. Of these, 69 per cent were for conventiona...o our knowledge this is the first large paediatric study
to compare newer and conventional AED prescribing in the UK says Professor Wong, who as a result of...
Researchers develop criteria to detect bone mass deficiencies in children with chronic diseases
...osteoporosis as they get older, according to a new study
whose lead author is a researcher at Cincinnati Ch...earch focuses on identifying what is normal. The study
focused on gathering standardized data about accumulation of bone mass during childhood a critical ...
Loss of stem cells correlates with premature aging in animal study
...h new cells. Brown explains that in the current study
the mouse cells without ATR had an overwhelming amount of DNA damage and could not contribute to tissue renewal; nevertheless, the 10 to 20 percent of cells that escaped ATR deletion were able to reconstitute tissues in the engineered mice, at least ...
Metabolic syndrome points to heart health
...iac structural and functional abnormalities. Their study
also investigated whether the associations found were independent of coronary heart disease risk as predicted by the Framingham risk score, a standard tool to predict the probability of having heart disease in the future. The authors investigated a...
Rochester spreads knowledge of cancer-related fatigue
...that the scientific community continue to fund and study
UCLA researchers develop new nanomaterials to deliver anti-cancer drugs to cells
...r-insoluble drugs into human cancer cells. The study
is led by Fuyu Tamanoi, UCLA professor of microbiology, immunology and molecular genetics and director of the Jonsson Cancer Centers Signal Transduction and Therapeutics Program Area, and Jeffrey Zink, UCLA professor of chemistry and biochemistry. ...
Borderline personality disorder shows improvements with intensive psychotherapy
... of talk therapy, pioneered by Otto F. Kernberg, a study
co-author and professor of psychiatry at Weill-Cor...ms, yet also shows improvements in symptoms. The study
also included dialectical behavior therapy (or DBT), which is a cognitively based therapy. Supportiv...
Research probes seniors' plans for end-of-life care
...of Wisconsin-Madison sociologist Deborah Carr. A study
by Carr and her Rutgers University colleague Dmitr...ine their future state of health, says Carr. Her study
suggests instead that having people recall a loved one's death and their feelings about it may be mo...
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