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Report reveals need to improve physical health of people with schizophrenia

...e excess mortality of schizophrenia is preventable through lifestyle changes and the treatment of common diseases. Schizophrenia, its treatment and the lifestyle of sufferers contribute to high rates of illness and mortality. Sufferers often have poorer diets, lower rates of physical activity and smoke more ...

Direct-to-consumer advertising may influence physicians' prescribing decisions

... higher than the generic fluoxetine, and available through the participating health care organizations in all three cities. In the control scenario, the patients reported the same symptoms but made no request for medication. "Antidepressant prescribing rates were highest for visits in which standardized p...

'Fickle' enzyme helps protect, but also can promote heart failure, animal study shows

... or a heart attack, but also promote heart failure through overgrowth and enlargement of the muscle tissue, say animal researchers at Johns Hopkins. The Hopkins study, to be published in the May 2 edition of the Journal of Clinical Investigation, is believed to be the first to suggest future therapies for ...

ASGE Foundation to hold first Crystal Awards Dinner

...doctors' contributions to the education of fellows through endoscopy seminars, participation in national postgraduate courses and published scholarly reviews or educational materials, including videos. Distinguished Service Award Douglas Nelson, MD, VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN This award is gr...

Institute of Medicine news: Changes needed in WIC program

...st substantial changes to the mix of foods offered through WIC since the supplemental nutrition program for l... definitely time for a change in the foods offered through WIC," said Suzanne P. Murphy, chair of the committee that wrote the report and research professor, C...

Exclusive breastfeeding reduces risk of mother-to-child HIV transmission

...were at four times greater risk of contracting HIV through breastfeeding compared to those who were exclusively breastfed. The study is published in the April 29, 2005, issue of AIDS . "International guidelines currently recommend that HIV-infected mothers should avoid all breastfeeding, but only if replace...

Actor-patients' requests for medications boost prescribing for depression

... was from the study. Researchers collected results through a review of actor-patient written reports, audiotapes from the visits, medical charts, and written prescriptions or drug samples. People with major depression manifest several symptoms that, in combination, interfere with the ability to work, study, ...

Program for abdominal and pelvic health offered at Rush University Medical Center

... 942-7274. The program manager will guide patients through the program. Before the first appointment, she will discuss symptoms with the patients and determine which specialists are appropriate for each patient....

M. D. Anderson announces collaboration with India's largest yoga research institution

..., clinical delivery offers complementary therapies through Place . . . of wellness that are used in concert with mainstream care to manage symptoms, relieve stress, and enhance quality of life. Integrative Medicine Program faculty also conduct research into the biological and behavioral effects of mind/body-...

Burden of parasitic worm infection greater than previous estimates

...e in a person with schistosomiasis can be improved through intervention with specific treatment. Dr King comments: "Although in most cases schistosomiasis is unlikely to progress to a lethal outcome, it is a prominent, chronic, recurring infection in endemic areas, and its effect on health status of infected...

Eliminating enzyme dramatically reduces cardiovascular disease

...Cholesterol is made by the liver and also supplied through such foods as meat, fish and dairy products. According to the American Heart Association, cholesterol is needed to insulate nerves, make cell membranes and produce certain hormones. However, because the body makes enough cholesterol on its own, too m...

Facelift alternatives rid patients of neck 'wattle' without the downtime of surgery

...f the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), through targeted neck rejuvenation techniques. "Not every ...t is released from underlying muscle. Fat removal through an incision under the chin and behind the ears can be combined with muscle tightening and freeing th...

Fiber supplements may lower cardiovascular risk in type 2 diabetics

...ant functions. Lipoproteins transport cholesterol through the body. LDL escorts cholesterol through the circulatory system; HDL carries it to the liver where it it can be eliminated. Elevated cholest...

Perceived discrimination linked to coronary artery calcification

...tery calcification was measured on the fourth year through electron beam computed tomography. The questionnaire measured subtle rather than overt discrimination on a scale of one to four, with four points being the highest. Discrimination was measured by things such as feeling ignored or treated with a lac...

Nation's leading researchers, scientists reveal findings at occupational therapy conference

... at their 85th Annual Conference to be held May 12 through May 15. The Conference & Expo will feature almost...disease. Delaying Institutionalization of Elderly through Home Modifications With a growing population of older adults and those living with chronic health-...

Watching metals melt, nanometer-scale views inside cells

... describe how marrying microfluidics(fluids moving through tiny channels) to photonics produces athousandfold reduction in size, weight, and cost for performing oneof two core functions of flow cytometry: cell detection with veryhigh sensitivity. Instead of mainframe lasers and photodetectors,the UCSD devic...

Giving children access to drug clinical trials is crucial, clofarabine approval shows

...f offering children rapid access to new treatments through clinical trials, according to investigators at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Refractory or relapsed ALL is a disease that resists treatment. Clofarabine was approved for use in the treatment of pediatric patients 1 to 21 years old who have ...

Study reveals new data on how lyme disease is spread

...ew data on the spread of the Lyme disease bacteria through the blood stream. The ability to find the Lyme spi... spread from its entry point at the tick bite site through the blood to distant sites such as the brain, heart, and joints. This study answers questions that h...

Mayo Clinic researchers discover genetic glitch in the heart's electrical system

...earch team has solved these inexplicable tragedies through direct genetic evidence," says Michael Ackerman, M...the suspicion for it is high and the person is run through an exercise or adrenaline stress test. With respect to summer fun, swimming, and the tragedy of a d...

Parents who don't vaccinate their children may believe vaccines cause harm

...concerns identified among parents can be addressed through discussions with health care professionals and public vaccine information campaigns."...

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(Date:10/15/2014)... , Oct. 15, 2014   Neurotechnology , ... announced the availability of the VeriLook Surveillance ... 3.0 provides real-time biometric face identification using live ... surveillance cameras. The new version not only identifies ... people from objects while they are moving through ...
(Date:10/14/2014)... N.Y. – Scientists have sequenced the house fly genome ... one might expect from an insect that thrives in ... published Oct. 14 in the journal Genome Biology ... biology and of how flies quickly adapt to resist ... Adult house flies (Musca domestica) carry and transmit more ...
(Date:10/14/2014)... Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have been ... (NIH) to lead an investigation of Lassa fever virus, ... The study aims to understand how Lassa fever virus ... survive the inflection. , "The ultimate goal is ... Lassa fever virus causes disease and develop new treatments ...
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