Tag: "who" at medical news
Community MRSA is re-emergence of 1950's pandemic
...pected, warns an international team of researchers who
have been studying the bacteria. First isolated in...ology and Biochemistry the University of Bath (UK) who
is leading the research. "We have shown that 80/81 and its souped-up community acquired MRSA descend...
Advanced prostate cancer previously considered inoperable may be operable, curable
...t patients with cT3 prostate cancer seek a surgeon who
performs at least one prostate surgery per week an...ngle-institution, retrospective study of 5,652 men who
had radical prostatectomy at Mayo Clinic for confirmed prostate cancer. The title of the paper is "R...
Rockefeller University researchers are changing the face of drug addiction treatment
... a transformation within the system, says Kellogg, who
is a clinical psychologist in Kreek's laboratory "...study. At a conference sponsored by NIDA, Kellogg, who
is the scientific director for the contingency management intervention in New York, met Peter Colema...
Implanted medical device aims to lower blood pressure
...ano, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of Medicine, who
has been involved in development of this technolog...ld offer a way to lower blood pressure in patients who
have not been able to control their blood pressure with medications, and could conceivably reduce th...
New approach to eye training may significantly improve performance
...s, and suggests new methods of training for people who
must pinpoint targets in busy images," Dosher said...very 180 trials. The researchers found that those who
first trained on the clear displays approximately doubled their efficiency and transferred their imp...
Sucampo submits new drug application for lubiprostone
...nt new treatment option for the millions of people who
suffer from chronic constipation and its difficult symptoms," said Sachiko Kuno, Ph.D., president and chief executive officer of Sucampo. "Our studies suggest that lubiprostone's unique mechanism of action may offer a more targeted approach to manag...
Study finds radiation therapy for prostate cancer nearly doubles risk for rectal cancer
...f Minnesota Cancer Center study indicates that men who
undergo radiation therapy for prostate cancer have...k of developing rectal cancer when compared to men who
opt to have surgery to treat prostate cancer. The study found that men who
receive radiation for pr...
American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for April 2005 (first issue)
...LANTATION Based on a study of 752 French patients who
underwent either lung or heart-lung transplantatio...rs in Madras, India, found that results from those who
were treated with tuberculosis drugs at home compared equally well with those treated at a sanitariu...
Radiation therapy for prostate cancer nearly doubles the risk of rectal cancer
Bethesda, Maryland (April 1, 2005) Men who
undergo radiation for prostate cancer have nearly ...k of developing rectal cancer when compared to men who
opt to have surgery to treat prostate cancer, according to a study published today in the American G...
Statin simvastatin linked to protection against endothelial dysfunction in diabetic rats
...lesterol-lowering medication, found that diabetics who
took a daily dose of the statin drug simvastatin over five years reduced the risk of a first nonlethal heart attack by 37 percent and risk of a first nonfatal or fatal stroke by 24 percent, regardless of their cholesterol or glucose levels. That is ...
Asthma patients' immune systems respond differently with allergies
...nts with clinical diagnosis for allergic rhinitis, who
also have or had had asthma. Peripheral blood leucocytes were obtained both during rhinitis symptoms and during a period when the patients were not experiencing rhinitis symptoms, then cultured with a type of prostaglandin, a substance that causes in...
Many parents fail to set rules to limit children's exposure to tobacco smoke, according to new study
...grams in the New York-New Jersey metropolitan area who
were waiting for their child's appointment with their pediatrician. The adults were asked to identify from a list of possible rules which family smoking restrictions were in place within their family. This included such rules as "Only adults can smok...
Top anti-arthritis drugs cause skin disease
...Netherlands, followed a population of 289 patients who
had been undergoing treatment for rheumatoid arthr... a skin specialist. In a control group of patients who
were not undergoing TNF-alpha blocking therapy and had less severe disease only 13% visited a dermat...
Urban neighborhoods affect how people think about health
...s. The problem is particularly acute for urbanites who
are women and for racial/ethnic minorities. "Polic...alth-care assistance for the working poor - people who
are employed but do not earn enough money to purchase health care or make too much to qualify for Me...
Study shows new antipsychotic drug prevents brain loss in schizophrenia
...also confirmed previous studies that show patients who
experience less brain loss do better clinically. "...eated patients and the normal volunteers. Patients who
lost gray matter, particularly in the frontal lobe of the brain, also had greater problems with cogn...
More exhaust inhaled by kids inside school buses than by others in the area, says new UC study
...y professor of civil and environmental engineering who
was not part of the study. Diesel exhaust particulates are considered by public health officials to be a toxic air contaminant and a major source of cancer risk from outdoor air pollution. "Because so many children ride school buses, reducing the e...
AACR establishes new lectureship in honor of Dr. Jane C. Wright
...tureship will be given to an outstanding scientist who
has made meritorious contributions to the field of cancer research and who
has, through leadership or by example, furthered the advancement of minority investigators in cancer...
Last call for Annual World of Children award nominations
...ted to honor and recognize outstanding individuals who
have had a profoundly positive effect on the well-...ponsor Kellogg Company, acknowledges an individual who
has made a significant lifetime contribution to improving children's opportunities to learn and grow...
If you fill it, they will slurp, and slurp, and slurp ...
...ng connected to out-of-sight soup cauldrons. Those who
ate out of the refilling bowls consumed 73 percent more soup than did participants who
ate from the normal soup bowl during the 20-minute lunch. Although they averaged 113 more calories ...
Study shows light therapy to effectively treat mood disorders, including SAD
... groups were limited to adults ages 18 to 65 years who
met a criterion-based mood disorder diagnosis. The meta-analysis demonstrated statistically significant treatment effects for SAD, dawn simulation for SAD and bright light treatment of non-seasonal depression, the report said. "The effect size of t...
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