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Wireless technology shows promise in diagnosing pediatric intestinal disease
... the American Journal of Gastroenterology suggests that
wireless capsule endoscopy is a useful and safe te...helping us to identify signs of disease and damage that
would otherwise be impossible to view in children. The camera, encased in a capsule that
can be s...
Even older women at high risk have little interest in being tested for HIV, study finds
...omen were interested in being tested for the virus that
causes AIDS despite having significant risk factor...ifetime risk factors for the disease, but we found that
they tended to point to those people when talking about the danger of HIV rather than at themselves ...
Stem cell transplantation procedure results in long-term survival for amyloidosis patients
...Boston University Medical Center (BUMC) have found that
high-dose chemotherapy and blood stem cell transpl... when plasma cells in bone marrow produce proteins that
misfold and deposit in tissues, leading to organ failure and death. Between 1,200 and 3,200 new case...
New research discovers independent brain networks control human walking
...edy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, Maryland found that
there are separate adaptable networks controlling ...ings are contrary to the currently accepted theory that
leg movements and adaptations are directed by a single control circuit in the brain. The ability to ...
Metabolic study in mice could lead to 'good cholesterol' boosters
...layer in the control of so-called good cholesterol that
circulates in the bloodstream and reduces heart at...the new discovery could point the way to therapies that
protect against heart disease by boosting concentrations of the beneficial high-density lipoprotein ...
Parents' depression can weigh on children
...llying and childhood depression can propel a cycle that
makes it more difficult for children to adopt heal...urnal Obesity. Understanding more about factors that
affect an overweight childs well-being could help health-care professionals better treat these kids,...
Diets high in choline may increase risk for colorectal polyps
...known as one-carbon metabolism. Studies have shown that
people with increased intake of other nutrients re...n their diets. The researchers had hypothesized that
choline intake would decrease the risk of colorectal polyps like folate does. But the results sugges...
Chemotherapy with bevacizumab increases risk of blood clots in arteries
...alyzed data from five randomized controlled trials that
included 1,745 patients with metastatic colorectal, breast, or nonsmall-cell lung cancer. Among patients treated with the combination therapy, 3.8 percent experienced blood clots in their arteries, compared with 1.7 percent of patients on chemothe...
Study reveals gaps in vaccine financing for underinsured children
...r the current vaccine financing system, suggesting that
many underinsured children may not receive recomme...ts from state policy makers and clinicians suggest that
new gaps have arisen in financial coverage of vaccines for children who are underinsured (i.e., have...
Osteoporosis screening and treatment may be cost-effective for selected older men
...uch illness and increased risk of death than those that
occur in women. Despite the importance of the prob...d QALYs for each strategy. The researchers found that
the estimated prevalence of femoral neck osteoporosis among men with a prior fracture ranged from 14...
Study suggests nonpharmaceutical interventions may be helpful in severe influenza outbreaks
... interventions and reduced death rates, suggesting that
non-pharmaceutical interventions may play a role i...in the article. The historical record demonstrates that
when faced with a devastating pandemic, many nations, communities, and individuals adopt what they p...
Michigan-CDC study supports value of social restrictions during influenza pandemics
...us scourges, there has been no definitive evidence that
public health measures like quarantining the sick ...ral Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say that
social restrictions allowed 43 U.S. cities to save thousands of lives during the Spanish influenza p...
Miniature implanted devices could treat epilepsy, glaucoma
...articular part of the brain starts firing in a way that
is abnormal," Irazoqui said. "Being able to record...itical aspect of the research is creating a device that
transmits a large amount of data at low power. The transmitter consumes 8.8 milliwatts, or about one...
Controlling prescription drug expenditures: a case report of success
...urnal of Managed Care. Other studies have found that
single cost-control strategies such as increasing ... health plan. One reason for this success may be that
the plan was careful to avoid shifting costs to its members, said Miller. Whenever a drug was change...
Rutgers professor Bart Krekelberg is named 1 of 20 US Pew Scholars for 2007
...ays what we perceive but often also what we ignore that
allows us to function with ease. Take for example,...t of our own eyes. If the brain failed to suppress that
movement, then seeing would be like looking through a video camera held by an unsteady hand jerking ...
WPI wins $1M to develop system to locate and monitor emergency workers in buildings
...epartment of Homeland Security to develop a system that
can precisely locate and track the movement of eme...rchers are pursuing a number of other technologies that
may ultimately permit precision indoor location. They include radio frequency-based positioning (in ...
Electrical implant steadies balance disorder in animals
...cessful testing in animals of an electrical device that
partly restores a damaged or impaired sense of bal... ear function is well studied, is proof of concept that
we can restore three-dimensional sensation of head movement with a multichannel vestibular prosthesi...
Theory of facial aging gets a facelift from UT Southwestern researchers
DALLAS Aug. 6, 2007 The longstanding idea that
the entire human face ages uniformly is in need of...s at UT Southwestern Medical Center who have found that
multiple, distinct compartments of fat in the face age at different rates. The findings, published...
High blood pressure problems largely misunderstood by sufferers
...od pressure is a common but serious health problem that
affects nearly one-third of all adults in the Unit... the need for long-term treatment, it is essential that
patients and healthcare professionals work together to fight the disease. This synthesis of qualitat...
Sports concussion research using fMRI provides insight for safe return-to-play decisions
...letes but the underlying changes in brain function that
occur have been poorly understood. Now, a Universi... the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. We found that
abnormal brain activity in children and adolescents on functional MRI (fMRI) was clearly related to ...
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