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Study shows antibiotic treatment does not reduce risk of secondary cardiac events
Taking antibiotics weekly
for a year does not reduce the risk of a heart attack or other cardiac event for patients with stable coronary artery disease, according to a University of Washington study. The study was published in the April 22 edition of the New England Journal o...
Ibuprofen may lower risk of Parkinson's disease
...ears. The risk seemed to decrease depending on the weekly
dosage. For people who took a daily ibuprofen tablet, the risk was 38 percent lower, compared to people who did not regularly take ibuprofen. The reason ibuprofen has an effect on the development of Parkinson's remains unclear. "The mechanisms as to ...
Higher education representatives advise chemistry faculty candidates on how to apply for positions
...niversities and colleges. According to C&EN , the weekly
newsmagazine published by the American Chemical Society, the worlds largest scientific society, college representatives tell candidates that: Universities are looking for candidates whose research fits into their themes. Cover letters should be ...
Patients with heart disease can lower cardiovascular risk factors with exercise, stress management
... 3 times per week for 16 weeks; or usual care plus weekly
1.5-hour stress management training for 16 weeks. The researchers found that patients in the exercise and stress management training groups exhibited lower average depression scores and reduced distress scores compared with patients receiving usual c...
Exercise, stress management show physiological benefits for heart patients
...ks. Those in the stress management arm received 16 weekly
1.5-hour classes designed to help patients recognize the sources of stress in their everyday lives and to teach them strategies to respond more adaptively to those stresses. Patients enrolled had stable heart disease, meaning they did not experience...
West Africa: meningitis epidemics driven by the wind
...tasets coming from WHO (World Health Organization) weekly
reports on Mali, between 1994 and 2002. For each of these nine years, a winter maximum for the Harmattan was established. This represents the week when the wind index was highest. On average, this maximum corresponds to the sixth week of the year, b...
In treatment of depression, cognitive therapy and medication both effective
...ve therapy group attended 50-minute sessions twice weekly
for the first four weeks, once or twice weekly
for the middle eight weeks, and then once weekly
for the final four weeks. At eight weeks of treatm...
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