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Study examines effectiveness of anti-anemia drug in treatment of cancer patients
...archers have hypothesized that reducing the anemia with
the use of recombinant human erythropoietin may be...those who did not. Erythropoietin-treated patients with
very low baseline hemoglobin levels were more likely to have a hematologic response than untreated p...
Antioxidant may have adverse effects in head and neck cancer patients
...ry cancers and on cancer-free survival in patients with
head and neck cancer, according to a new study in ...bo-controlled, randomized trial among 540 patients with
stage I or II head and neck cancer who had been treated with
radiation therapy between 1994 and 2000...
Maternal iron deficiency disrupts mother/child interaction
...amins -- are less emotionally available or in tune with
their babies, a Penn State study has shown. Dr. L...y experience post-partum depression and that women with
moderate iron deficiency have a slow down in thinking and memory. Our new results suggest that the ...
Diuretics best initial therapy for both black and nonblack patients in treating high blood pressure
...formation in the article. The population of blacks with
hypertension has the highest rate of illness and d...F), and stroke are increased in the black compared with
the white population in the United States. There is little cardiovascular outcome data for blacks w...
Studies examine menopausal hormone therapy and risk of breast cancer recurrence
...one therapy in women after they had been diagnosed with
early-stage breast cancer. The HABITS trial, which...t is tempting to speculate that treatment regimens with
estrogen and a minimum of progestogen may be safe, the management of menopausal symptoms and quality...
Less cognitive impairment seen in women taking drug for osteoporosis
...er. It reduces short-term memory and is associated with
a significantly increased risk of Alzheimer's dise... sites in 25 countries, 7,705 postmenopausal women with
osteoporosis were randomly assigned to take a daily dose of either 120 milligrams of raloxifene, 60 ...
Music improves sleep quality in older adults, researchers find
...urnal of Advanced Nursing, found that older people with
sleep problems reported a 35 percent improvement a...usic." Participants in the study were older adults with
sleep difficulties who lived in central Taiwan. Those with
certain medical conditions were excluded,...
Q Chip helps make cures more effective
...out at Cardiff University. Q Chip is collaborating with
Biocompatibles International, a medical device com...al scale and avoid high levels of waste associated with
other production techniques. Berry says that other production techniques involve "throwing away a ma...
US service academies to collaborate with UNC, Andrews Air Force Base, Duke in knee injury study
... useful marker of neuromuscular factors associated with
an increased risk for ACL injury." Maj. Anthony I... The force plate and a transmitter, in combination with
sensors worn by the participant, will provide data on kinematics (body motion) and kinetics (forces ...
Risk of HIV transmission highest in early stage of infection
...erosexual couples in whom one partner was infected with
HIV and the other partner was uninfected and monog...death, to 2.8 per 1000 coital acts. Among partners with
newly acquired HIV infection, more than 40 percent transmitted to their partners within approximatel...
Hormonal birth control, bacterial infections in women linked to increased shedding of type-2 herpes
Women who are infected with
herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) may have an in... Magee-Womens Research Institute studied 330 women with
HSV-2 infection to determine what factors heighten the risk of transmitting the virus to sexual part...
Nutritional supplement reduces need for traditional ulcerative colitis treatment
... a nutritionally complete oral supplement enriched with
fish oil, soluble fiber and antioxidants reduces reliance on traditional therapies for people with
ulcerative colitis. Moreover, people who took the oral supplement were less likely to start cortico...
2005 Potamkin Prize goes to neurologists for research in early detection of Alzheimer's disease
...enter approach incorporates informant observations with
patient evaluations and results in the accurate identification of the earliest symptomatic stage of the disease. Current efforts focus on detection of preclinical Alzheimer's, prior to the onset of symptoms, using imaging modalities and assays of bio...
Vaccine against cervical cancer and genital warts shows promise
... 70% of sexually active women will become infected with
human papillomavirus (HPV) during their lifetime. ...ss of a vaccine targeting the HPV types associated with
70% of cervical cancers (types 16 and 18) and 90% of genital warts (types 6 an 11). The investigator...
Scientists discover way to control allergic reactions
...ganise a much larger clinical trial in conjunction with
Circassia, a company spun out from Imperial....
Asthmatics naturally deficient in antiviral immunity, report scientists
...ng and preventing bad attacks of asthma associated with
the common cold.'" The team examined the interfero... increased 50-fold in the asthmatic group compared with
the healthy control group, who were almost completely protected from infection of their lung cells. ...
Insomnia, falls in elderly linked
...n nursing homes across the country, elderly people with
insomnia often go untreated, because of the percep...r than the medications used to treat it. Residents with
untreated, or partially treated, sleeplessness have a much higher risk of falls than those who take ...
Children's hospital neurologist receives Young Investigator Award in spinal muscular atrophy
...tential cure for SMA. The award will provide Sahin with
$85,000 each year for three years, plus an allowan...embryos. He will also identify the RNAs associated with
the SMN complex in axons. "Understanding the role of SMN protein in motor axons is a key to advancin...
Study reveals drinking alcohol reduces breast milk supply in women
... intervention breastfeeding mothers are now armed with
scientific data highlighting the health risks associated with
moderate alcohol consumption during lactation. For centuries, physicians and mid-wives around the wo...
Study finds that women with PCOS are at increased risk for cardiovascular disease
... the metabolic syndrome is more prevalent in women with
PCOS, and that women with
both conditions would exhibit more hormonal and menstrual cycle irregularity than women with
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