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Institute of Medicine news: Review of HIVNET 012 study
...lth University of California San Francisco Charles van
der Horst, M.D. Professor of Medicine and Associate Chief Division of Infectious Diseases School of Medicine University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, and Visiting Professor University of the Witwatersrand Johannesburg, South Africa INSTITUTE STAFF A...
Liver may be source of 'good' cholesterol
...ael Smith Foundation for Health Research, The Saal van
Zwangenberg foundation, the Netherlands Heart Foundation and the Heart and Stroke Foundation of British Columbia and the Yukon. Tangier disease is named for an island off the coast of Virginia where the disease was first discovered. The disease is ex...
Fifteen-year hunt uncovers gene behind 'pseudothalidomide' syndrome
...aduate School of Medicine; Quinten Waisfisz, Djoke van
Gosliga and Hans Joenje of VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Miriam Gordillo and Ethylin Jabs of the McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine at Johns Hopkins; Itaru Yanagihara and Minoru Yamada of the Osaka Medical Cent...
Breast cancer detector that uses electricity instead of X-rays under study
... the world, says Dr. Craft. "You could put it in a van
with a generator and go around and screen a lot of women." HEDA may exceed mammography's performance particularly in assessing the dense breasts of younger women. "As women age, breasts become more fatty; they lose the fibrous and glandular tissue th...
Obesity spreading out to all income levels
...weight, of 30 or above. Researchers used a mobile van
to reach the neighborhoods to measure individuals' heights and weights.Family income was adjusted to 2000 U.S. dollars and was divided into income quartiles of below $25,000, $25,000-$39,999, $40,000 to $60,000 and above $60,000. The same income cat...
International adoptees have fewer behavior problems than domestic adoptees
... orphanages." Femmie Juffer, Ph.D., and Marinus H. van
IJzendoorn, Ph.D., from Leiden University, Leiden,...with the Adoptie Driehoek Onderzoeks Centrum. Dr. van
IJzendoorn is supported by the NWO/Spinoza prize of the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Rese...
Benefits of continuous NSAID use in ankylosing spondylitis
...As noted by Professors Maxime Dougados and Desiree van
der Heijde, the study's leading authors and participating rheumatologists, the findings have implications for both the treatment of AS and the application of NSAIDs. On the strength of the data, inflammation and progression of joint damage may be tw...
10-year survival after minor stroke established
... Hospital, Australia) states: "The implications of van
Wijk and colleagues' study, which can confidently be generalised to other hospital-referred patients, are that patients with TIA and minor ischaemic stroke should be repeatedly assessed (because their risk can change), treated to prevent cerebrovascu...
UIC researchers show how cancer-preventing foods work
...ler's main collaborators in the study were Richard van
Breemen, professor of medicinal chemistry and pharmacognosy in the UIC College of Pharmacy, and Guowen Liu, a graduate student at UIC. John Pezzuto, professor of medicinal chemistry and molecular pharmacology at Purdue University, is also an author o...
Envisat monitoring China floods as part of Dragon Programme
...nd with enough significance," explained Dr. Ronald van
der A of the Royal Dutch Meteorological Institute (KMNI). "By combining the GOME and SCIAMACHY observations we obtained a data set of nearly ten years, which was enough for our trend study. Although we had expected a positive trend in NO2 in China du...
Treatment has demonstrated improvement in physical function and kept joint damage from progressing
...hibit the progression of joint damage," said Dsire van
der Heijde, M.D., professor of rheumatology, Unive...aphic endpoint was the change from baseline in the van
der Heijde-modified TSS at one year. Secondary radiographic endpoints included changes in total ero...
Experts call for re-focussing of COPD management to reduce hospital admissions and mortality
... and healthcare resources by COPD." Professor Thys van
der Molen, GP, Professor at the Department of General Practice at the University of Groningen, Professor of Primary Care Respiratory Medicine at the University of Aberdeen and Time to Live Report co-author adds: "When considering therapeutic options,...
International multi-center study confirms value of blood test to diagnose heart failure
...cht, The Netherlands, led by co-lead author Roland van
Kimmenade, MD. Their analysis consisted of information from 1,256 patients, of which 720 had acute heart failure. As in the earlier studies, NT-proBNP levels were significantly higher in patients found to have heart failure and highest in those wit...
Mayo Clinic discovers two key players in cancer prevention and how they work
...vents aneuploidy," says Mayo cancer researcher Jan van
Deursen, Ph.D., who led the research team. "It's a...ision the proper number of chromosomes occur." Dr. van
Deursen says the findings help set the stage for the development of a new generation of cancer treat...
Virtual reality could help diagnose heart conditions
...heart and see interior parts of theorgan. Annemien van
den Bosch and colleagues, from Erasmus MC University MedicalCenter Rotterdam in The Netherlands, projected ultrasound-generated 3D imagesof hearts (echocardiograms) in a specially designed four-walled room called theI-Space. In the I-Space, images ar...
Dietary intake of antioxidants associated with reduced risk of age-related macular degeneration
...tion in the 5-year progression to late AMD. Redmer van
Leeuwen, M.D., Ph.D., of Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and colleagues investigated whether antioxidants, as present in normal daily foods, play a role in the primary prevention of AMD. Dietary intake was assessed at baseline in ...
New Years Eve party tip
...te for its width." The study, by Wansink and Koert van
Ittersum, assistant professor of marketing at Georgia Institute of Technology, is published in the current issue of the British Medical Journal. In separate studies, the researchers asked 198 college students (43 percent female) of legal drinking ag...
Epidural injection does not reduce long-term pain for people with shingles
...cation of shingles. In their clinical trial Albert van
Wijck, Wim Opstelten (University Medical Center Ut... first week and did not last beyond one month. Dr van
Wijck comments: "We conclude that one epidural injection of methylprednisolone and bupivacaine, appl...
Mayo Clinic collaboration discovers protein amplifies DNA injury signals
...kun Lou, Ph.D.; Katherine Minter-Dykhouse; and Jan van
Deursen, Ph.D. Team members from Harvard Medical School include Sonia Franco, M.D., Ph.D.; Monica Gostissa, Ph.D.; John Manis, M.D.; and Frederick Alt, Ph.D. Team members from the University of Texas, Austin, include Tanya Paull, Ph.D. and Melissa Ri...
Heart therapy studies highlight advantages of keeping it simple
...ery serious impact on patients' lives," said Nynke van
Dijk, M.D., a clinical epidemiologist at Academic...ated fainting preceded by tell-tale symptoms. Dr. van
Dijk and colleagues randomly assigned patients to conventional therapy, consisting of education and ...
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