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Genetic link to cervical cancer
...e. Most cervical cancers (>95%) are associated with
human papillomavirus (HPV), which establishes chro...on, suggests Carrington, which has been associated with
the progression of other types of cancer including gastric and prostate cancer. Exactly how inflamm...
Sex hormones hold key to higher rates of abdominal aortic aneurysms in males
...herty. Currently no pharmacologic treatments exist with
proven efficacy to treat aneurysms. The only existing treatment is surgery when the risk of death due to possible rupture of the abdominal aortic aneurysm is judged to outweigh the risk of surgery....
Education program reduces incidents of shaken baby syndrome
... "Abusive head injuries among infants are serious, with
about one quarter of infants dying from their inju...nurse educators to provide pamphlets, discuss them with
parents and show a short video. Nurses were to specifically seek out fathers or father-figures who a...
AACR celebrates 20th anniversary of minority scholar awards
...ad the opportunity to meet formally and informally with
many of those scientists presenting at the meeting to discuss their research, a true example of both role modeling and mentoring. In recognition of the 20th anniversary of this meritorious award program, the AACR, AACR-Minorities in Cancer Research, ...
Study shows that a kidney transplant can reverse heart failure
...y improve the heart function of people on dialysis with
a serious form of heart failure. In a study publis...ay put additional strain on the hearts of patients with
systolic heart failure," says the lead author of the study, Ravinder K. Wali, M.D., a nephrologist a...
Six organizations vie for INFORMS 'science of better' innovation prize
...complex planning challenge, the Committee, working with
the Athens University of Economics and Business an... ALIMTA is the first and only drug approved - and, with
initial chemotherapy, for lung cancer after disease progression. ALIMTA is now under broad clinical ...
ALLHAT findings are 'color blind' in showing diuretics work better for high blood pressure
...ted under a National Institutes of Health contract with
The University of Texas Health Science Center at H..."There was question whether the diuretics' success with
hypertension applied by race because black patients have less success than non-black patients with
A probe, not an echo
... resolution, the system can locate tissue features with
extreme precision in a objective, fixed-coordinate... imaging systems is the use of multi-band analysis with
sub-millimeter ultrasonic transducers in transmission mode, rather than the commonly used echo mode,...
Metabolic side effects of antipsychotics are known, but rarely monitored
... found is that metabolic problems often associated with
these drugs are a substantial concern and that cli...says. Parkinson-like tremors have been associated with
older antipsychotics. "These newer drugs are definitely more effective, they are just not without th...
Golf-related head injuries in children increasing along with sport's popularity
... excellent outcomes, he says. The youngest patient with
a golf-related head injury was 10 months old. The ...ese injuries. "At one time there were two children with
golf-related injuries in the hospital," he says, although he suspected a review would find contact s...
Physicians, researchers to talk about new treatments for oral, head and neck cancers
...ents, in part because its survivors are often left with
no voice--literally. Patients, their family members and physicians often see this disease as "the cruelest cancer" because its effects are sometimes disfiguring and cannot be hidden. Many patients feel as if their sense of identity is permanently cha...
Randy 'Duke' Cunningham, Miss America 2005 Deidre Downs and Dan Haney receive public service awards
... Downs; and Daniel Q. Haney, former medical editor with
the Associated Press will be honored with
the 2005 AACR Public Service Award. The citation gives special recognition to each winner's unique ...
Young scientists awarded for achievements in cancer research
...vide a forum for undergraduate students to discuss with
early career scientists, the issues important to s... Mack, and have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with
leading scientists to ask questions about many areas of research. The students also will attend a ne...
West Africa: meningitis epidemics driven by the wind
...r of cases of meningitis thus appears in synchrony with
seasonal climate variations, epidemic onset coinciding with
the time when the winter winds are strongest. These results should be useful for the development of ...
Onion compound may help fight osteoporosis
...posed some of the treated cells to GPCS. Treatment with
GPCS significantly inhibited the loss of bone minerals, including calcium, when compared to cells that were not exposed to GPCS, according to the researchers. Additional studies are needed to determine whether GPCS will have a similar effect in peopl...
Injectable drug, combined with counseling, shows promise in treating alcohol dependence
...of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, in conjunction with
23 other sites nationwide, have found that long-ac... medication. Long-acting naltrexone was associated with
a reduction in heavy drinking within the first month of treatment, and this response was maintained ...
Exercise, stress management show physiological benefits for heart patients
...t training offer considerable promise for patients with
heart disease by not only improving psychosocial f...es," he said. The Duke trial enrolled 134 patients with
stable heart disease and randomized them to one of three groups exercise, stress management or stan...
ALLHAT study findings for racial sub-groups show diuretics work better for high blood pressure
... be preferred as a first therapy for most patients with
high blood pressure. Findings of the analysis by r...CE inhibitors as initial therapies in a population with
a substantial number of black participants. The study concludes that diuretics are either similar or...
Patients with heart disease can lower cardiovascular risk factors with exercise, stress management
...improve markers of cardiovascular risk in patients with
heart disease, according to a study in the April 6..., aerobic exercise and stress management training, with
routine medical care on psychosocial functioning and select markers of cardiovascular risk. The ran...
Once-a-month injectable medication helps treat alcohol dependence
Because of problems with
adherence to a daily oral dose of naltrexone, the ...effectiveness found in treating alcohol dependence with
a once-a-month injection of naltrexone could improve long-term treatment outcomes, according to a st...
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