Tag: "they" at medical news
Community MRSA is re-emergence of 1950's pandemic
...were identical to the CA-MRSA clone, and also that they
share the same highly-virulent toxin, called Panton-Valentine leucocidin. They believe that their findings suggest that this particular CA MRSA clone has evolved from the earlier 80/81 type, developing resistance to meticillin antibiotics over the la...
Advanced prostate cancer previously considered inoperable may be operable, curable
...0 percent. "These patients have a better chance if they
undergo surgery and are living longer than if they
undergo radiation therapy," says Horst Zincke, M.D., Ph.D., Mayo Clinic urologist and senior study i...
Rockefeller University researchers are changing the face of drug addiction treatment
...er drugs of abuse often fail to stay clean because they
won't go to or won't stay in treatment. Reporting ...hadone for opiate addiction, are effective and how they
can be translated into real life," says Kreek, Patrick E. and Beatrice M. Haggerty Professor and hea...
New approach to eye training may significantly improve performance
...ltaneously. This study, however, demonstrates that they
are in fact independent and best practiced in a sp...g the "amplification" or focusing in process. Then they
trained on "noisy," or high-clutter, displays, exercising their filtering mechanism. The other three...
Study finds radiation therapy for prostate cancer nearly doubles risk for rectal cancer
...ates this year more than 230,000 men will be told they
have prostate cancer; about 4,300 of them will be Minnesotans. Radiation therapy for prostate cancer has been associated with an increased rate of pelvic malignancies, particularly bladder cancer. Findings of this study suggest that direct radiation ...
American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for April 2005 (first issue)
...l with those treated at a sanitarium. Furthermore, they
discovered that family members who were in contact with the tuberculosis case daily were no more liable to develop the disease than were relatives of those who were treated at a sanitarium. Then, using a drug called pyrazinamide discovered in 1952, U...
Asthma patients' immune systems respond differently with allergies
...e blood cells had been obtained during a time when they
were suffering from common season allergic rhinitis or when they
were free of such allergic symptoms. The study was presented by Dr. Irene Leal-Berumen on Saturday...
Autistic children's abnormal metabolic profile findings
...he frequency of several genetic polymorphisms that they
believe may increase the risk of autism in specifi...and the immune system, and the researchers believe they
may contribute to the neurological, gastrointestinal and immunologic pathology that occurs in autist...
Top anti-arthritis drugs cause skin disease
...were reported for other cox-2 inhibitors, although they
are still on the market. This study shows that another family of anti-arthritis drugs, Tumour Necrosis Factor alpha (TNF-alpha) blocking agents, trigger skin conditions in 25% of patients undergoing treatment. TNF-alpha blocking agents are used to ha...
Urban neighborhoods affect how people think about health
... is influenced by neighborhood poverty and whether they
receive subsidized health care, such as Medicaid, ...state health insurance programs, such as Medicaid, they
need to better understand factors, both systemic and individual, that influence whether and how peop...
More exhaust inhaled by kids inside school buses than by others in the area, says new UC study
...h adults, their immune systems are less mature and they
inhale more air per body weight per day. "For eve... pollution that are flying below the radar because they
are not being picked up by our current air monitoring system," said William Nazaroff, a UC Berkeley ...
If you fill it, they will slurp, and slurp, and slurp ...
...al soup bowl during the 20-minute lunch. Although they
averaged 113 more calories than those eating from ...s, those eating from the bottomless bowls believed they
consumed the same number of calories as the other participants and rated themselves as being no more...
Study shows light therapy to effectively treat mood disorders, including SAD
...ts or toxicity, the authors reported. In addition, they
added, the responses of children, adolescents and the elderly to light therapy may differ, compared to non-geriatric adults. For example, at each end of the age spectrum, the requirements for light therapy dosing might differ. Also, children and adol...
Study: obesity impairs immune response of mice, boosts chances of dying from influenza infection
... obese animals in the early days of infection when they
were most needed. "There were no differences in cytokines important in T cell activation," Beck said. "However, there were differences in chemokine expression, which is important in T cell and monocyte recruitment to the infected tissue." Monocytes a...
Carnegie Mellon researchers open window into the ability of humans to recognize faces
...-are not just deficient at recognizing individuals they
know, but they
are also poor at simply discriminating between two faces when presented side by side. The researcher...
Pezcoller Foundation-AACR International Award for Cancer Research
...anifested in many, if not most human malignancies, they
also provide opportunities for drug targeting of PI3K or downstream effectors. "Indeed, many such drugs are in clinical trials for cancer and are expected to also find use in treatment of inflammatory and allergic diseases." As a graduate student...
AACR awards scholarships for minority and underrepresented scientists
...ticipate in the Annual Meeting. During the meeting they
will attend scientific sessions, participate in networking events, and 58 awardees will present meritorious scientific papers. The Minority Scholar Awards are supported generously by a grant from the Comprehensive Minority Biomedical Branch of the Na...
Cognitive therapy works as well as antidepressants, but with lasting effect after therapy ends
... effects because it equips patients with the tools they
need to learn how to manage their problems and emotions," said Robert DeRubeis, professor and chair of Penn's Department of Psychology. "Pharmaceuticals, while effective, offer no long term cure for the symptoms of depression. For many people, cogn...
Teens believe oral sex is safer, more acceptable to peers
...discuss more than one type of sexual practice when they
counsel teens," said Bonnie Halpern-Felsher, PhD, ...n the partners are dating each other and also when they
are not dating. The teens also expected that more of their peers will have oral sex than vaginal sex...
Consumers not getting accurate information about smokeless tobacco
...s tobacco, a strategy called 'harm reduction', but they
have little chance of learning this. Similarly, authoritative organizations are telling smokeless tobacco users, in effect, 'you might as well smoke,' a public health message that actually encourages people to switch to a much more dangerous product....
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