Tag: "they" at medical news
Brain region recovery possible in former methamphetamine users
...normalization of neuronal structure and function," they
write. "The understanding of how the human brain can recover or partially recover as a function of extended drug abstinence has important implications both for the neurobiology of addiction and substance abuse treatment," the authors conclude. "Addit...
Different antipsychotic medications may have different effects on brain volume
... write. "Although these results must be confirmed, they
suggest that a significant difference exists between a typical antipsychotic (haloperidol) and an atypical agent (olanzapine) that is due to either a safety or efficacy advantage and reflected by a differential pattern of brain volume change and clin...
Early home environment and television watching influence bullying behavior
...re television four-year-olds watch the more likely they
are to bully later, according to an article in the April issue of the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Bullying among school children is considered a serious public health problem, affecting an estimate...
Angiogenesis factor may help tumors prepare the way for spread to lymph nodes
...xpressed the green fluorescent protein, confirming they
originated in the skin tumors. The transgenic mic... "Our findings reveal that tumor cells, even after they
have metastasized to the lymph nodes, can very actively induce the growth of the very channels that ...
ACP guidelines to treat obesity cover diet, exercise, drugs and surgery
...rams at ACP. "Patients should know their BMIs like they
know their age, blood pressure and cholesterol num...and doctors should track their patients' BMIs like they
follow blood pressure." Weight-Loss Drugs ACP identifies six drugs that according to valid clinica...
Endangered species: Who will teach anatomy in 2010?
...ge new faculty members to teach gross anatomy when they
make the transition from postdoctoral fellows to junior faculty members....
Education program reduces incidents of shaken baby syndrome
...ments, agreements signed by parents that show that they
received and understood the educational materials. Nurses at the hospitals were trained by nurse educators to provide pamphlets, discuss them with parents and show a short video. Nurses were to specifically seek out fathers or father-figures who are...
Study shows that a kidney transplant can reverse heart failure
...ersed if patients received a transplant soon after they
began dialysis to treat their kidney failure." T...s prompting investigators to the laboratory, where they
can systematically seek to understand why kidney transplantation successfully treats heart failure."...
Six organizations vie for INFORMS 'science of better' innovation prize
...the most promising potential anticancer agents but they
carry varied risks of toxicity; although rarely oc...nd efficiency, adjust the size of new buildings so they
TM re not overbuilt, schedule classes to spare students and professors from commuting during rush ho...
Differential heart-attack risks among blacks, whites remain mystery
...old higher plasma levels of Lp(a) than whites, but they
do not have a correspondingly higher rate of heart attacks," said Rudy Guerra, professor of statistics at Rice and the lead author of the paper. "Our study found no independent relationship between plasma levels of Lp(a) and coronary calcium in eithe...
A probe, not an echo
...performed in a matter of a few minutes and because they
are ultrasonic, they
do not use potentially harmful ionizing radiation. *The system requires a minimum of special pre-sca...
Metabolic side effects of antipsychotics are known, but rarely monitored
...Georgia, Ohio and Iowa responding to a survey said they
considered metabolic side effects serious or very ... "These newer drugs are definitely more effective, they
are just not without their own side effects," Dr. Buckley says. "Some of those side effects fit unfo...
Physicians, researchers to talk about new treatments for oral, head and neck cancers
...sity, or to participate via conference call, where they
will be able to listen as well as to ask questions. The toll-free number is: 1-866-483-1080. The meeting ID # is 1130 and the passcode # is 67862. If you would like to participate by conference call, please RSVP to Leesa Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org...
Young scientists awarded for achievements in cancer research
...nts also will attend a networking reception, where they
can learn about job opportunities and summer internships in the Orange County area. The Special Program for High School Students will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday, April 18, 2005, at the Anaheim Marriott Hotel....
West Africa: meningitis epidemics driven by the wind
...these winds on the epidemics. In order to do this, they
used wind speed and atmospheric humidity data to develop synthetic atmospheric indices essential for building models of annual climate cycles. These indices were then correlated with epidemiological datasets coming from WHO (World Health Organization...
Exercise, stress management show physiological benefits for heart patients
...atients enrolled had stable heart disease, meaning they
did not experience chest pain while at rest, and exhibited evidence of myocardial ischemia, or reduced blood flow to the heart, during exercise. All participants underwent a battery of psychological and physiological testing before randomization, whi...
Study examines effectiveness of anti-anemia drug in treatment of cancer patients
...--which were not included in this analysis because they
were published after the cutoff point for inclusion in the systematic review--in which patients treated with erythropoietin had worse survival than untreated patients. "In view of the inconclusive evidence presently available, our results suggest t...
Antioxidant may have adverse effects in head and neck cancer patients
... area of research, yet many challenges are ahead," they
write. "Risk stratification factors must become more specific and scientific. This, in turn, will allow us to treat the patient in a more biomarker-integrated approach. Only then will we be able to discover that elusive 'golden apple' of chemoprevent...
Studies examine menopausal hormone therapy and risk of breast cancer recurrence
...fects of menopausal hormone therapy in women after they
had been diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer.... with an increased risk of breast cancer. However, they
write, "the lack of direct evidence for the effects of estrogen alone from these two trials, especia...
Less cognitive impairment seen in women taking drug for osteoporosis
...estrogen or an antiestrogen in the brain. However, they
wrote, given that other studies have shown that es...e significant short-term memory loss. For example, they
may experience trouble remembering the names of people they
meet or the flow of a conversation, or h...
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