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The relationship between clinical depression and chronic pain

...ity of chronic pain and depression in FM patients, through a combination of interviews, questionnaires, and measurement scales. The following day, all subjects, both FM patients and controls, participated in pressure-pain sensitivity experiments, involving the application of pressure to a thumbnail. To get...

Recombinant DNA technology may enable oral, rather than injectable, delivery of protein drugs

... compound that is capable of surviving the journey through the gastrointestinal (GI) tract and then able to c...he difficulty of getting these large protein drugs through the GI tract intact, pharmaceutical scientists have looked at other ways to deliver protein-based dr...

Obese workers' pay lower due to health costs, Stanford study finds

...es that obese workers are paying for it themselves through lower wages. Understanding who bears the cost of o...ealth insurance are, in fact, passed on to workers through lower wages. By implication, insured workers should be just as alarmed by rising health-care costs a...

Physical pain aggravates majority of Americans, according to poll

...lif. - More than half of all Americans are limping through life these days with the aggravation of on-again, off-again pain or the utter misery of hard-to-treat chronic pain. The result is less work, crankier mood and fewer activities, combined with a wide-ranging search for pain relief. Folks are clear on w...

Nutritional advice improves health of children in developing countries

...her a nutritional education intervention delivered through government primary health centres could improve the growth of the children in a shanty town in Trujillo, Peru. 12 government health facilities were recruited onto the study. The researchers randomly selected 6 centres and introduced several measures ...

New fat is needed to clear old fat from the system

... plays a key role in mediating cardiovascular risk through the secretion of multiple proteins associated with...ively activate PPAR-alpha and fat burning pathways through the liver....

End-of-life care involves a more holistic approach

... AMS supports a wide range of scholarly activities through various grants and awards in the areas of the Hist...ach students about patient care at the end of life through a clinical and networking model. "This initiative represents an exciting partnership amongst McMast...

US Latinos may develop Alzheimer's disease symptoms at earlier age than white, non-Latinos

...appear between Latino and Anglo subjects evaluated through the National Institute on Aging-sponsored Alzheimer's Disease Centers (ADC) program. Christopher M. Clark, M.D., of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, and colleagues at five Alzheimer's Disease Centers (three east coast and two west coast ...

Innovative study finds way to 'bio-synthesize' an anti-cancer compound

...e to produce sufficient quantities of patellamides through biosynthesis without having to destroy a large numbers of sea squirts in the process. The study was funded as part of a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant in the Emerging Frontiers program (Microbial Genome Sequencing). Because patellamides are ...

Sensor warns of gastrointestinal problems

...e membrane. Carbon dioxide flows from the stomach through the gas-permeable membrane into the electrolyte, where it initiates a reaction that lowers the pH-value. The pH-sensitive polymer tries to swell in response to this. However, because it is in a confined space it exerts a pressure which the pressure s...

Breast CT reaches clinical testing: May improve on mammography

...ded table. The table has a circular opening in it, through which the patient places one breast at a time. A ...reast preservation." A mammogram is an X-ray taken through all the layers of the breast at once. The resulting image may not detect a tumor hidden by other str...

Magnetic stimulation treatment for depression helping difficult-to-treat cases at UT Southwestern

...t her life. "There were times when I couldn't get through the day. I was in a pathetic state. When you're in major depression, you have no energy, no joy. You spiral down and can't concentrate or work." As a study participant, Mrs. Baas does not know if she's getting the actual treatment or a placebo versio...

Liverpool placenta study could save lives

...nique being evaluated is the injection of oxytocin through the umbilical cord directly into the placenta. Patients will receive either the active drug (oxytocin) or a placebo (sterile water). Both the injections look identical and neither the patient nor doctor will know which has been injected until after t...

Asymptomatic HIV-infected newborns may benefit from early drug treatment, Stanford study shows

...t age they developed AIDS and the rate of survival through their third birthday. As might be expected, infants born later in the study period were more likely to receive triple therapy and less likely to experience AIDS-related complications or death. In fact, none of the 23 children who received triple ther...

Researchers consider possible mechanistic links between obesity and asthma

...esity and asthma in the authors' labs is supported through grants from the National Institutes of Health and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences....

Kids at risk for lead poisoning don't get necessary testing

...o those identified with elevated blood lead levels through screening, were the least likely to get follow-up ...edicaid with elevated blood lead levels identified through screening got the necessary follow-up testing to prevent lead poisoning, and of those children, near...

Lag-time often occurs before new treatments for pediatric HIV infection are used

...e and dual NRTI regimens were used most frequently through 1997. In 1998, 2 years after protease inhibitors were approved for adult HIV infection and at the time pediatric guidelines were issued, regimens of highly active antiretroviral therapy including a protease inhibitor became most frequently used. From...

Earlier treatment of perinatal HIV associated with decreased HIV progression, better outcomes

...ry 1, 1988, and December 31, 2001, and followed up through age 3 years. The researchers found that of 205 children, 134 (65 percent) received ART and/or prophylactic treatment against Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia. By age 3 years, 81 (40 percent) progressed to a category C diagnosis, 41 (51 percent) of who...

Study: Physicians need to be more vocal about encouraging diabetic patients to exercise

...about being physically active and help them follow through with a concrete plan, they probably would talk about exercise during appointments." The physical environment in a patient's home town also appeared to influence whether or not a person with diabetes exercised, Deshpande found. Those who were physical...

American Urological Association honors Novartis Pharmaceuticals with annual health science award

... the highest standards of urological clinical care through education (including continuing medical education,...care policy. Many AUA activities are made possible through educational grants from companies such as Novartis. The recipient is selected by the AUA Awards Comm...

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