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Inactive kids storing up illness for the future

...ehaviour, such as watching television, may predict subsequent adult overweight and obesity in children and adolescent. However, there is a lack of data on physical activity levels of South Asian children despite them having a higher cardiovascular risk profile. This study shows that overall the physical acti...

HIV and malaria combine to adversely affect pregnant women and their infants

...e particularly susceptible to PAM whereas women in subsequent pregnancies become protected against PAM. Having H...the first pregnancy as well as from women in their subsequent ones living in the Kenyan region where malaria is common. The researchers demonstrated that protecti...

Study reveals aspirin's colorectal cancer prevention mechanism

...olorectal cancer in the past is at higher risk for subsequent tumors, and that might be someone who should discuss the advisability of taking aspirin with his or her primary care physician. We hope that our future research will further clarify who would benefit most from regular aspirin therapy and that underst...

Long-term treatment with VYVANSE, first prodrug stimulant, demonstrates significant efficacy in ADHD

...e dosage by 20 mg at weekly intervals during three subsequent visits to achieve optimal efficacy and tolerability. Participants continued treatment for the remaining 11 months. The maximum daily dose was 70 mg. Safety was also evaluated during the study and VYVANSE was generally well tolerated. Most treatme...

MIT reports key pathway in synaptic plasticity

...or long-term synaptic strengthening in response to subsequent stimulation. "A mechanism like the BDNF/PSD-95 pathway could account for numerous observations at the cellular level in animal models, or during behavioral development in young children," explains Yoshii. "Namely, the development of particular neur...

UPMC begins study of heart support device as a bridge to transplantation

...f minimal interference with a patient's life. In a subsequent study with this pump, we will focus on support for transplant candidates as well as permanent use for those who do not qualify for heart transplantation, hopefully demonstrating its advantages over previous technology," said Robert Kormos, M.D., co-d...

New research supports early testing for prostate cancer

... likely to progress" What is the best predictor of subsequent intervention with treatment" To determine the best predictor of secondary treatment, researchers from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), examined demographic and clinical characteristics of men electing active surveillance. The re...

Eating apples and fish during pregnancy may protect against childhood asthma and allergies

... looked at specific foods during pregnancy and the subsequent development of childhood asthma and allergies, which is quite new," Willers says. "Foods contain mixtures of nutrients that may contribute more than the sum of their parts."...

GPs should lead chronic disease fight -- Top doctor

... role in the prevention of chronic disease and the subsequent savings to health systems. "General practice needs to stop complaining that nobody likes us. Rather, we should get on and take up a leadership role in reducing the potential for chronic illness to become a disastrous health issue. They'll be able ...

Why Lincoln fell gravely ill after delivering his Gettysburg Address

...due to smallpox would have undoubtedly changed the subsequent history of the country," Goldman noted. "At the least, the goals that were attained during the rest of Lincoln's presidency would have been obtained less rapidly and perhaps less completely." According to a physician's contemporary account reported...

High-quality child care for poor children found to offset the risk of later depression

...elationship between the early home environment and subsequent feelings of depression. In contrast, among the young adults who did not attend the early care program as young children, the more negative the early home environment, the greater the likelihood that these individuals would show signs of depression. ...

Chemotherapy more effective when given before breast cancer surgery

... by not waiting for the surgical procedure and the subsequent recovery a couple of months means one or two [cancer] cell divisions," Mieog said. He added, "The chemotherapy also increased the breast conservation rate; it is well known that conserving the breast as compared to mastectomy is associated with a...

An aspirin a day keeps colorectal cancer away

...wed that use of Aspirin for five years reduced the subsequent incidence of colorectal cancer by 37% overall, and by 74% during the period 10-15 years after treatment was started. In an accompanying analysis of observational studies, the risk of colorectal cancer also appeared to be reduced by between 50-70% ...

India's DBT and IAVI forge partnership to develop 'next generation' vaccine candidates

... and will discuss ways to build infrastructure for subsequent HIV/AIDS vaccine candidate evaluation. At a later stage, based on their initial research and vaccine design concepts, both partners expect to work with an Indian manufacturer to assist with high throughput synthesis, antigen chemical characterizat...

New research disproves belief that group psychotherapy extends the lives of cancer patients

...ften leads to claims that will not be validated in subsequent studies. Coyne notes, "If these studies had been testing medications, rather than psychotherapy, no one would have paid much attention to the redefined outcome of improved survival, and leading medical journals would probably not have accepted the...

Monthly interpersonal psychotherapy prevents relapse of depression in many women

...n with recurrent depression may be able to prevent subsequent depressive episodes with monthly maintenance inter... over the course of two years, or until they had a subsequent depressive episode. Of those who initially remitted with IPT alone, 74 completed the two-year main...

Molecular marker may help identify pancreatic cancer, and possibly predict survival time

...as well as from chronic pancreatitis specimens and subsequent miRNA was analyzed to identify associations with certain tissue types and prognosis. "We have identified-we believe for the first time-a global expression pattern of miRNAs that can differentiate ductal adenocarcinomas of the pancreas from normal p...

No data to support leaving small colon polyps in place

... show that it is possible to wait for 10 years for subsequent screening. There is no information on whether it is safe to wait 10 years between CT colonographies. Patients should not put off screening for colorectal cancer and polyps. All adults should discuss options with their physicians and be certain of...

Bovine tuberculosis could spread by human-human contact

...or human and bovine tuberculosis. Transmission and subsequent disease was probably due to a combination of host and environmental factors. Prospective surveillance and DNA fingerprinting identified the cluster, enabling health protection teams to set up control measures and prevent further transmission." In a...

Global burden of childhood deafness overlooked

... "The Global Burden of Disease Study" (GBDS) and subsequent Global Burden of Disease Initiative" (GBDI) which followed it. Among other things the GBDS report sets out cost-effective interventions for international resource mobilisation and allocation to the developing world. They found that although the f...

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