Tag: "two" at medical news
Studies examine menopausal hormone therapy and risk of breast cancer recurrence
...ournal of the National Cancer Institute. In 1997, two
randomized trials, the Hormonal Replacement Therap... Center in Seattle, note that the results of these two
trials provide additional evidence that use of combined estrogen and progestin is associated with an...
US service academies to collaborate with UNC, Andrews Air Force Base, Duke in knee injury study
...erior cruciate ligament, or ACL. The ACL is one of two
ligaments that cross within the knee joint to prev...w Medical Center, coordinates activities involving two
of the three military sites in the study. Dr. Darin Padua, assistant professor in UNC's department o...
Hormonal birth control, bacterial infections in women linked to increased shedding of type-2 herpes
... by one prior study. However, they also found that two
common types of bacterial infections, bacterial vaginosis (BV) and vaginal Group B streptococcus (GBS), were related to an increased risk of HSV-2 shedding, an association that had not previously been made. Vaginal yeast infections were not associate...
Study finds that women with PCOS are at increased risk for cardiovascular disease
...The study revealed that women with PCOS are nearly two
times as likely to have the metabolic syndrome in comparison with women without PCOS in the general population. Women demonstrating characteristics of both PCOS and the metabolic syndrome were found to also have more severe insulin resistance. The...
Money doesn't buy happiness - - except when disability strikes
...The researchers then divided the participants into two
income groups: those with financial assets above the median level, and those below the median. Assets in the HRS are measured by adding together home equity, savings, stocks, bonds and other assets, and subtracting debts. The median net worth in the ...
PSA screening for prostate cancer to be debated at annual meeting forum
...iation for Cancer Research. The forum will feature two
outspoken authorities in the field: Otis W. Brawley, M.D., professor of Medicine, Hematology and Oncology at the Emory University School of Medicine and Professor of Epidemiology at the Emory Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Ga. Fritz H. Sc...
Scientists to study actions of botanical oils
...s and asthma. It is estimated that within the next two
decades, more than one in three people in the United States will suffer from an inflammatory disease. Floyd "Ski" Chilton, Ph.D., professor of physiology and pharmacology at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, will be the center director, over...
Study: Level I trauma centers boost head injury survival
...serving Oregon, including one in Boise, Idaho, and two
in southwest Wash., and seven serving Washington, including a hospital in Lewiston, Idaho. Level I trauma centers provide comprehensive trauma care and are required to have trauma surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses and all surgical subspecialties, i...
Exposed: Tobacco companies efforts to influence industry privatisation
... in this week's issue of THE LANCET highlights how two
tobacco companies attempted to influence plans to privatise the state-owned tobacco industry in Moldova. Moldova, a small, agriculturally dependent state of 4.3 million people is Europe's poorest country. In October 2000, after pressure from the Inte...
Unchaperoned examinations risk misconduct allegations
...n the survey during June and December 2003. Ninety two
percent (232) were offered a chaperone before an intimate examination, 22% (52) accepted, 12% (27) expressed no preference, and 66% (153) declined. Patients declined chaperones because they trusted the doctor, felt it unnecessary, wished privacy, fel...
UK approval procedures will drive research overseas
..., resulting in delays. Documentation was "lost" in two
trusts. Obtaining research governance approval for all 20 trusts required 103 days. With the addition of the 47 days taken to obtain ethical approval, this resulted in a total delay of 150 days. Research studies requiring multiple NHS sites should bu...
The right to live gives us a right to die
...s Professor Grayling. Any distinction between the two
is fictitious, he concludes....
Mediterranean diet leads to longer life
... was associated with a lower overall death rate. A two
point increase corresponded to an 8% reduction in mortality, while a three or four point increase was associated with a reduction of total mortality by 11% or 14% respectively. So, for example, a healthy man aged 60 who adheres well to the diet (diet...
Lack of vigorous activity linked to functional decline in older adults with arthritis
...ch subject's functional decline over the course of two
years.Over the two-year period, nearly 14 percent of the patients experienced a measurable decline in their ability to carry out daily activities. Functional ability deteriorated more frequently among women (15 percent) than men (11 percent), and su...
ACP releases 5th Edition of its respected ethics manual
...hics and human rights committee over the course of two
years. Sections were reviewed by more than 24 experts. The manual was approved by the ACP Board of Regents in July 2004. For further information about the ACP Ethics Manual, call Lois Snyder, JD, director of the ACP Center for Ethics and Professiona...
UPenn receives 2005 Templeton Research Lectures Grant
...and an annual distinguished lectureship. The other two
2005 recipients announced earlier this month are Frankfurt University in Germany and Vanderbilt University in Tennessee. Made possible by a generous grant from the John Templeton Foundation, the Templeton Research Lecture competition targets projects...
Data show cyclosporine inhalation solution improves long-term survival in lung-transplant patients
...ither the CyIS or placebo three times per week for two
years. Upon completion of dosing, all subjects were followed for efficacy, including chronic rejection and survival, until the last enrolled subject completed the two-year period of dosing. Analysis of data from the initial study period showed a 79 ...
Soy and fish oil may help prevent heart attacks
...wed improvements in heart function in as little as two
weeks." Researchers from Atlanta, GA, Boston, MA, ...the HRV of 58 elderly patients every other day for two
months to establish an HRV baseline for each participant. For 11 weeks, half of the study participa...
Fifteen-year hunt uncovers gene behind 'pseudothalidomide' syndrome
...actical at that time." A few years later, in 1995, two
Colombian geneticists started their quest to fully...acked down seven families with Roberts syndrome in two
villages outside Bogot. Four of the families share an 18th-century ancestor, he and Miriam Gordillo,...
Two drugs combined more cost-effective safer for managing arthritis in high-risk patients
...the cost-effectiveness of a popular combination of two
drugs and also included other factors that may aff...ut also demonstrated that a combination therapy of two
other drugs may prove more cost-effective and safer than Cox-2s. "The study is one of the first to ...
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