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Implanted medical device aims to lower blood pressure

...s inserted under the skin near the collarbone, and two carotid sinus leads, which run from the generator to the left and right carotid sinus in the neck. While implantation is slightly more involved, the general principle is quite similar to the implantation of cardiac pacemakers. Following the Phase II ...

New approach to eye training may significantly improve performance

...on a target. Previously, scientists believed these two perceptual skills intermixed and worked simultaneo...tes, for the first time, the independence of these two learning mechanisms, and suggests new methods of training for people who must pinpoint targets in bu...

Sucampo submits new drug application for lubiprostone

...the NDA application, Sucampo provided results from two Phase III pivotal efficacy studies, results of a r...tudy and three long-term safety studies, including two 12-month safety studies. These pivotal studies demonstrated that lubiprostone produced rapid and su...

American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for April 2005 (first issue)

...nical trials that were carried out over the years, two drug regimens emerged as treatments of choice. The first was a 6-month regimen in which rifampin (a potent sterilizing agent) was given throughout the time period. Patients began treatment with 2 months of streptomycin, isoniazid, and pyrazinamide,...

Statin simvastatin linked to protection against endothelial dysfunction in diabetic rats

Almost two years ago, the diabetes arm of the Heart Protectio...hat is significant, since people with diabetes are two to four times more likely than others to have a coronary event even though their low-density lipid (...

Top anti-arthritis drugs cause skin disease

...s. The drugs the patients had been taking included two anti-TNF-alpha antibodies, infliximab and adalimumab, and the TNF-alpha receptors etanercept and lenercept. The results of the study show that 25% of patients on therapy suffered from a dermatological condition that led them to visit a skin speciali...

Study shows new antipsychotic drug prevents brain loss in schizophrenia

...n average, haloperidol-treated patients lost about two percent of their gray matter, or about 12 cubic centimeters. No changes were detected in the olanzapine-treated patients and the normal volunteers. Patients who lost gray matter, particularly in the frontal lobe of the brain, also had greater problem...

More exhaust inhaled by kids inside school buses than by others in the area, says new UC study

...ghest levels of self-pollution were found with the two older buses, particularly when the windows were closed. The intake fraction for a 1975 model diesel bus measured 94 grams of pollution inhaled per million grams emitted, a level 3.4 times greater than average. The newer model diesel buses are more r...

Carnegie Mellon researchers open window into the ability of humans to recognize faces

...hey are also poor at simply discriminating between two faces when presented side by side. The researchers also have discovered through functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) scans that, contrary to their expectations, the regions of the brain that are activated when normal individuals perceive and ...

Cognitive therapy works as well as antidepressants, but with lasting effect after therapy ends

...herapy patients were less likely to relapse in the two years following the end of treatment. According t...fferences in the response to treatment between the two testing locations, with cognitive therapy performing better at Penn and medications performing bette...

Teens believe oral sex is safer, more acceptable to peers

...selves. Participants in the study were students at two California high schools, who completed a questionnaire during class after their parents consented to their participation. The mean age of the participants was 14.5 years; 58 percent were girls and 42 percent were boys. Their ethnic diversity was simi...

Pediatric use of complementary and alternative medicine

...lis, and colleagues analyzed 2002 claims data from two large private health insurers in Washington state. Because Washington state requires private insurers to cover claims for services from CAM-licensed professionals, insurance claims provide a database for investigating the frequency, predictors and ex...

AACR celebrates 20th anniversary of minority scholar awards

... Calif. The Special Session will be divided into two segments that will: highlight the milestones in cancer research and minority populations over the past 20 years; and emphasize the current status of minorities in cancer research and how minority investigators are shaping the future. Several awards...

Differential heart-attack risks among blacks, whites remain mystery

...vessels. Although African-Americans typically have two to four times the amount of Lp(a) in their blood as whites, the Lp(a) proteins in whites tend to be shorter and stickier than the Lp(a) in African-Americans. "We found no evidence to support a relationship between the protein's size and related level...

A probe, not an echo

...of the tissue in the image," said Marmarelis. The two arrays, transmitter and receiver, are mounted on opposite sides of a drum that spins as it rises around the object (which is suspended in water), creating a stack of tomographic image slices which visualization algorithms turn into 3D images. In the...

Golf-related head injuries in children increasing along with sport's popularity

...ncrease in these injuries. "At one time there were two children with golf-related injuries in the hospital," he says, although he suspected a review would find contact sports, such as football or basketball, as more common causes of childhood sports injuries. "Golf-related injuries constitute a common ty...

Randy 'Duke' Cunningham, Miss America 2005 Deidre Downs and Dan Haney receive public service awards

...he world's oldest and largest news service. After two decades as a science writer and medical editor of AP's Boston bureau, he was named an AP Special Correspondent, a title given to only a handful of AP reporters. Among his many honors, in 2000 Haney won the first Howard L. Lewis Achievement Award, gi...

Young scientists awarded for achievements in cancer research

...s of the award receive financial support to attend two consecutive Annual Meetings. His contributions are matched by the AACR. In addition, all undergraduate student Annual Meeting registrants are invited to participate in the Undergraduate Student Caucus taking place on Sunday, April 17, 2005, from 3:00...

Patients with heart disease can lower cardiovascular risk factors with exercise, stress management

...urham, N.C., and colleagues compared the impact of two behavioral intervention programs, aerobic exercise and stress management training, with routine medical care on psychosocial functioning and select markers of cardiovascular risk. The randomized controlled trial included 134 patients (92 male and 42...

Study examines effectiveness of anti-anemia drug in treatment of cancer patients

...vival. However, this contrasts with the results of two recently published randomized controlled trials--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...

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