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Novel candidate biomarker for heart failure also strongly predicts risk of death
... the Journal of the American College of Cardiology that
has received early online release, an international research team describes finding that
blood levels of a protein called ST2 both indicate the presence of heart failure among patient with ...
In women, caffeine may protect memory
... American Academy of Neurology. The study found that
women age 65 and older who drank more than three c... even after researchers adjusted for other factors that
could affect memory abilities, such as age, education, disability, depression, high blood pressure, ...
Maternal obesity prior to pregnancy associated with birth defects
...thout birth defects: Spina bifida, a condition that
occurs when part of the spinal cord is uncovered, ...aphragmatic hernia, or an opening in the diaphragm that
allows abdominal organs to move into the chest cavity and may cause lungs to be underdeveloped Omp...
Young children's taste preferences may be influenced by fast-food branding
...3 percent for carrots). A secondary analysis found that
children preferred the tastes of foods and drinks that
were thought to be from McDonalds for four out of five comparisons. Preschoolers with more televisio...
Early-childhood intervention may improve well-being through young adulthood
... information in the article. The types of programs that
have received the largest growth in public funding...ool programs for mostly at-risk 3- and 4-year-olds that
provide both educational and family services in a center-based environment. One such intervention, t...
Old McDonald's has a hold on kids' taste buds, Stanford/Packard study finds
...ile Packard Children's Hospital. The study shows that
even young children are swayed by brand preference... at the School of Medicine. "They actually believe that
the chicken nugget they think is from McDonald's tastes better than an identical, unbranded nugget."...
ADHD appears to be associated with depressed dopamine activity in the brain
..., one of the JAMA/Archives journals. This suggests that
dopamine dysfunction may be involved with ADHD symptoms and may contribute to substance abuse that
often occurs simultaneously. ADHD is the most prevalent psychiatric disorder among children, accor...
Backache sufferers who fear pain change movements
...er back pain. They split them into two groups: one that
confessed a high fear of aggravating the backache and another that
was less afraid of reinjury. The researchers next asked the participants to perform a series of t...
ACC/AHA release revised UA/NSTEMI guidelines
...es emphasize secondary prevention, recommendations that
should be continued after the UA/NSTEMI patient is... are emphasizing the use of ACE inhibitors---drugs that
protect the muscle--- and prescribing aldosterone receptor blockade, a new drug category that
Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for Aug. 7, 2007, issue
...azone (sold in the United States as Avandia) found that
the risk for heart attack and death from cardiovas... of modeling and weighting methods. Authors say that
the risk controversy will only be solved with prospective clinical trials designed for the specific ...
Inhaled nitric oxide safe for tiny preemie lungs, UCSF study finds
...study led by researchers at UCSF provides evidence that
inhaled nitric oxide is safe and effective for the... infants, while some animal research has suggested that
inhaled nitric oxide in preemies might interfere with the production of pulmonary surfactant, a subs...
Trial stops after stroke and mortality significantly reduced by blood
...by scientists from Imperial College London,suggest that
lowering blood pressure significantly reduces both...0s. A number of earlier trials had demonstrated that
reducing blood pressurein the under-80s reduces stroke and cardiovascular events. However,previous s...
Researchers link metal ions to neurodegenerative disease
...ions bind to amyloid fibrils in the brain in a way that
appears toxic to neurons. Amyloid fibrils are link...id in several specific ways, the researchers found that
only one way appears toxic. The findings will appear in the Proceedings of the National Academy o...
Monitoring influenza impact
Don Olson and colleagues report that
influenza-related morbidity in New York City from ...06 was highly age and strain-specific and conclude that
surveillance using electronic data can provide timely and representative information about the epide...
New research finds high prevalence of smoking among physicians in China
...In this first-of-its kind-study, researchers found that
23 percent of 3,552 hospital-based physicians surv...ase Control has instituted an antismoking campaign that
targets physicians and medical students and promotes smoke-free hospitals. ...
Quality of treatment guidelines
...ation Program (CHEP) grading scheme. They conclude that
most recommendations are based on the results of w... in guideline recommendations. The researchers say that
physicians should be aware that
official guidelines are not necessarily based on high-quality eviden...
Green tea holds promise as new treatment for inflammatory skin diseases
...er growth of skin cells and the presence of a gene that
regulates the cells life cycles. Psoriasis, an a...g the expression of Caspase-14, a protein in genes that
regulates the life cycle of a skin cell. That marker guides cells by telling them when to differen...
World's largest respiratory health study launches next phase
...p your eye out forour questionnaire. We are hoping that
everyone will get on board and support this import...naire to complete and return it. Its veryimportant that
as many people participate in this survey as possible, even if they dont haverespiratory problems. I...
Postpartum hospital discharges -- when is the 'right time?'
...t postpartum decision-making, with results showing that
17 percent of all mother-infant pairs were identif...t discharge is a subjective and contextual process that
must take into account the perspectives of each person involved in the mothers and infants health ca...
Fat is the new normal, FSU researcher says
...published in the academic journal Economic Inquiry that
the ballooning weight of the population has fed even more collective weight gain as our perception o...
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