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Columbia dentists to improve oral health in sub-Saharan Africa

...ere the vast majority of chronic diseases are left undetected and untreated. The initiative is the result of an anonymous $1.5 million gift to support the Millennium Villages, which aims to fight extreme poverty and related challenges such as disease, hunger and lack of access to water and sanitation though sci...

Folic acid supplements do not appear to reduce risk of colorectal tumors

...ultiple adenomas in the intervention group is that undetected early precursor lesions were present in the mucosa [a type of membrane] of these patients (who are at increased adenoma risk), and that folic acid promoted growth of these lesions. This hypothesis is consistent with experimental studies showing incre...

Stress of deployment increases risk of child abuse, neglect in military families, UNC study shows

... Finally, Rentz notes, child maltreatment may go undetected for years, and it is likely that some cases are never reported and investigated. "Improved reporting and detection of child maltreatment in military families, rather than an increase in maltreatment, could also have caused the jump in maltreatment c...

Holographic images use shimmer to show cellular response to anticancer drug

...aks and valleys that offer information about depth undetected by the human eye. By shining a second laser directly on the CCD chip, bright and dark fringes occur corresponding to the relationship of these peaks and valleys. These fringes, or interference patterns, can be recorded directly onto the camera. "Th...

OHSU findings may improve how people with chronic heartburn, precancer of the esophagus are screened

...red by both approaches was equal and there were no undetected cases of cancer....

CHEST 2006 abstract briefs

...nclude that PTFs should be performed to screen for undetected pulmonary disease. Inmates Show Lack of Effort in PFTs (Wednesday, October 25, 2006, 2:30 PM EST) Incarcerated patients (ICP) are more likely to exhibit inadequate patient effort in pulmonary function tests (PFT), when compared with unincarcerat...

Tongue scrapers only slightly reduce bad breath

...uture research is necessary to determine what role undetected odorants may play in oral malodor, as well as more well designed, randomized clinical trials to compare the effectiveness of tongue scrapers, toothbrushes, and mouth rinses on reducing VSC levels. Despite the short-term reduction, Dr. Lee feels tha...

Study links asthma to increased risk for sleep apnea in young women

...structive sleep apnea--a condition that often goes undetected in women--compared with those who do not have asthma. The Cincinnati team found that about 21 percent of young adult women with asthma experienced habitual snoring, the primary symptom of obstructive sleep apnea. These findings, the researcher...

New method shows that neocortical nerve cells are not renewed

...or instance, newly formed nerve cells might remain undetected if they have made up less than one per cent of the total number of nerve cells a person has throughout his or her life. Another possibility, which has been indicated by research on apes, is that new cells can be born, but they are short-lived and die...

Malignant melanoma cells secrete protein required for embryo formation

...ility to migrate, invade and metastasize virtually undetected by the immune system. In this study, the researchers showed that aggressive tumor cells, particularly melanoma, are capable of responding to microenvironmental factors as well as influencing other cells via epigenetic (other than genetic) mechanisms...

Novel gene therapy may lead to cure in hemophilia A patients

...pproach cloaking FVIII in a platelet so that it is undetected by the antibodies and its clotting properties are preserved until the platelet sticks to a damaged blood vessel and releases its stored protein which now includes FVIII.," explains senior author Robert R. Montgomery, M.D., senior investigator at the ...

Increase in thyroid cancer in US attributed to improved early detection

...ed to improved diagnostic techniques of previously undetected disease, rather than a true increase in the occurrence of thyroid cancer, according to a study in the May 10 issue of JAMA. While the incidence of many head and neck cancers in the United States is decreasing, a number of registries have reported th...

Landmark trial shows carotid stenting beneficial for patients with disease but no symptoms

...also looked for complications that might have gone undetected in the ARCHeR trial, but did not find any. The CAPTURE trial found that carotid artery stenting had better outcomes in younger patients. Stroke, death or heart attack occurred in 8.9 percent of patients over the age of 80, compared to 4.8 percent of...

Researchers use embryonic model to reprogram malignant melanoma

...ility to migrate, invade and metastasize virtually undetected by the immune system. Also collaborating on this research were Jennifer C. Kasemeier and Jessica Teddy, Stowers Institute; and Naira V. Margaryan; Elisabeth A. Seftor; and Richard E. B. Seftor, Children's Memorial Research Center....

Strokes in children need to be recognized quickly

...inn's stroke may have been related to a previously undetected heart condition, but whatever the cause, the prompt recognition and treatment of his symptoms apparently contributed greatly to his recovery. Dr. Ichord will be working with other pediatric medical centers to broaden awareness of pediatric stroke. "W...

UCLA researches heart disease-glucose connection

...ge gender differences may have previously remained undetected because earlier studies looked either at men and women together or a younger, healthier group of men," said Port, whose study analyzed men and women with cardiovascular disease separately. "If you look at men and women combined, you get a highly dist...

First simultaneous cochlear implant operation for WA

...ted by deafness because their hearing loss is left undetected and untreated. It is important these people understand there are greater options available for individuals whose hearing aids are no longer enabling them to live a full life," Professor Atlas said....

Traditional risk-factor scoring misses one-third of women vulnerable to coronary heart disease

...l says, many women with cardiovascular problems go undetected despite use of the Framingham score. While the death rate for men from cardiovascular disease has steadily declined over the last 20 years, the rate has remained relatively the same for women, he says. In their latest report, the Hopkins researchers...

Uncontrolled high blood pressure means more cognitive problems in old age

...d older. However, this "silent killer" often goes undetected or inadequately treated, leaving nearly 40 percent of older hypertensive people with continued high readings -- even with treatment. As a result, the findings suggest that a substantial number of older people with uncontrolled hypertension will expe...

Aspirin may help the heart, but one in ten patients will also develop an ulcer, new research shows

...ux, nausea or bloating. In fact, their ulcers were undetected until the patients underwent an endoscopy. The study was led by gastroenterologist, Professor Neville Yeomans - the Dean of the University of Western Sydney's Medical School. The team also included researchers from the University of Sydney, Australia...

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