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A possible new phase for rheumatoid arthritis treatment
...uid samples from inflamed joints of these patients with
very early arthritis. Patients who eventually developed persistent rheumatoid arthritis had a cytokine profile that was different from that seen in patients in the early phases of other arthritic diseases, and also from that in longstanding rheumat...
People can learn motor skills by watching
...erful new idea in neuroscience links motor control with
action observation," wrote Mattar and Gribble. "When we observe the actions of others, we activate the same neural circuitry responsible for planning and executing our own actions." In their experiments, the researchers tested "the intriguing possibi...
New health information resource from Tufts for Asian-language speakers
...es," it is a Web site ( http://spiral.tufts.edu ), with
detailed health information in seven Asian languag...hysicians/caregivers. We've selected the Web sites with
the best medical information and we'll continue to provide access to more Web sites and more documen...
Money doesn't buy happiness - - except when disability strikes
...ss and well-being between wealthy people and those with
modest financial assets. Instead, the study finds that people with
relatively large financial assets before they became disabled reported substantially better well-bei...
Bacterial infection associated with heart attack in young men
Preliminary research suggests infection with
Chlamydia pneumoniae may increase the risk of hear... C. pneumoniae antibodies in blood were associated with
the occurrence of heart attack. This association was particularly strong in blood collected one to f...
Women with heart attacks benefit from stenting
...ned gender differences in outcomes after treatment with
angioplasty compared to stenting, with
and without the antiplatelet agent abciximab, when women and men arrive at the hospital after a hear...
Vigorously active adolescents are leaner, fitter
...f vigorous physical activity across the five days, with
black males having the highest average at 8.6 minu...ensure success, obese, unfit children should start with
moderate physical activity and an improved diet, then progress to more vigorous activity as they bec...
Dr. Gutin selected as Fulbright Senior Specialist
...d a Fulbright Senior Specialist to help Spain deal with
a growing childhood obesity problem. Dr. Gutin, an...s countries looking for expertise in certain areas with
U.S. faculty and professionals who can provide it. Dr. Gutin has been studying fitness and fatness s...
Hemodialysis causes antioxidant loss leading to long-term complications
...idative stress. This state is strongly associated with
long-term complications such as cardiovascular disease, malnutrition, poor outcome and low survival. "It is important to prevent reactive oxygen species production by improving the biocompatibility of the hemodialysis system," states Dr. Jean-Paul ...
ISHLT updates guidelines for heart and lung transplants
...plant medicine and the outlook for patients living with
heart or lung disease. "We urgently need to revisi...ample is that of the growing older population, and with
it, a greater number of patients who would benefit from a transplant. "There are now a lot of patien...
9th Annual Public Forum at AACR Annual Meeting
...arch, ask questions and discuss innovative science with
the experts. PANELISTS AVAILABLE FOR INTERVIEW: James L. Abbruzzese, M.D., M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, "The Impact of Cancer Research on Patient Care" Thomas A. Sellers, Ph.D., H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, T...
PSA screening for prostate cancer to be debated at annual meeting forum
PHILADELPHIA -- Screening for prostate cancer with
a PSA (prostate specific antigen) blood test, thou...mple, elevated PSA levels don't necessarily equate with
clinically significant prostate cancer. Some men faced with
high test results, however, may have und...
Once-a-month naltrexone successfully used to treat alcohol dependence
...acting injections of the drug naltrexone, combined with
psychotherapy, significantly reduced heavy drinkin... medication. Long-acting naltrexone was associated with
a reduction in heavy drinking within the first month of treatment, and this response was maintained ...
Scientists to study actions of botanical oils
...plements. The Wake Forest center is a partnership with
Harvard Medical Center and will be known as the Wa...lton. "By funding this center, NIH has provided us with
an incredible opportunity to determine the therapeutic potential of fatty acids found in several nat...
Study: Level I trauma centers boost head injury survival
...t mortality risk dropped 10 percent among patients with
head injury transferred from rural trauma centers ...1 and 1994. The study population included patients with
everything from simple concussions to fatal traumatic brain injury, and mortality was based on death...
'Promiscuous' area of brain could explain role of antidepressants
...ocess information." Depression is commonly treated with
selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) like Prozac to elevate and prolong the presence of the neurotransmitter serotonin in the brain. By blocking the uptake of serotonin after its initial release, conventional antidepressants provide the br...
Exposed: Tobacco companies efforts to influence industry privatisation
...funds in aid of flood relief and providing Moldova with
agricultural machinery. Despite hoping to establish a monopoly, BAT planned intensive marketing, as if in a competitive market, aiming to target young people in cities. In doing so it predicted that smoking uptake would increase, especially among wom...
People with peanut allergy at risk of allergic reaction to lupin flour
...e of THE LANCET concludes that adults and children with
an allergy to peanuts could also be allergic to lu...r way into the UK. The authors suggest that people with
a peanut allergy should avoid all products containing lupin flour until they can be specifically tes...
Belgium doctors treating critically ill infants favour legalising euthanasia
...of THE LANCET. Doctors are increasingly confronted with
end-of-life decisions in critically ill babies and...hat could potentially shorten life, or using drugs with
the explicit intention of shortening the patient's life. The use of lethal drugs in minors is illega...
Post-traumatic stress disorder common among refugees in western countries
...s reviewed psychiatric surveys based on interviews with
refugee populations in economically developed western countries published between January 1966 and December 2002. They found 20 eligible surveys that included data from 6743 adult refugees from seven countries (Australia, Canada, Italy, New Zealand, ...
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