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Fifteen-year hunt uncovers gene behind 'pseudothalidomide' syndrome
... and number of chromosomes were abnormal in people with
Roberts syndrome, but we hadn't been able to figur...rizing the chromosome problem in cells from people with
Roberts syndrome," Jabs remembers. "We knew it would be really important to find the gene, but it ju...
Two drugs combined more cost-effective safer for managing arthritis in high-risk patients
...treatment is actually a common painkiller combined with
an acid-reducing drug. Published in the April 15 ... 2) a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug combined with
an acid-reducing drug (proton pump inhibitor) such as Prevacid or Nexium; and 3) a Cox-2 inhibitor (...
Painless test using teardrops may speed diagnosis of Sjgren's syndrome
...disease has no cure, its symptoms can be minimized with
a variety of medications, including anti-inflammat...ntent of tears obtained from 31 patients diagnosed with
Sjgrens syndrome (on the basis of conventional tests) and compared the results to protein markers ob...
Case finds dental patients agreeable to tobacco interventions
...ore, Md. He is the lead investigator on the study with
Kristin Victoroff, D.D.S, Case assistant professor...ams, almost half (49%) had not discussed the issue with
their medical provider on their most recent visit. What surprised the investigators was that nearly ...
Blood test can accurately diagnose heart failure in emergency patients
...se or exclude congestive heart failure in patients with
shortness of breath who come to hospital emergency...rior to print publication. "We found that testing with
the NT-proBNP assay was an extremely accurate way to identify or exclude heart failure in patients w...
Tissue engineering experts discuss orthopaedics applications
... or tissue. The term is often used interchangeably with
regenerative medicine. In the field of orthopaedic...lly degrades as the new organ or tissue integrates with
the body. In addition to engineering tissues and organs, Atala and his team are also working to iden...
Nature provides inspiration for important new adhesive
...and other surfaces. The byssus thread is a protein with
a very unusual composition - an abundant level of ...ndated in water. "Clearly the mussels have evolved with
the ability to make this protein so they can cling to rocks despite wave forces," Li said. "It's qui...
ACHRI study finds CellCept improves survival in pediatric heart transplant patients
... leading causes of death in transplant recipients, with
only half of recipients living longer than nine ye...splant, ranging in age from one day to 17.9 years, with
initial immunosuppression of cyclosporine and either CellCept or azathioprine (AZA). They found tha...
In years preceding medicare eligibility, many older adults at risk of being uninsured
...of interviews in 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, and 2000, with
14.3 percent, 10.8 percent, 9.7 percent, 8.8 perce...rican American and Hispanic individuals, and those with
low family incomes and/or low educational attainment in 1992 were more likely to be uninsured at lea...
New recommendation encourages more activist approach to lung cancer screening
...quit smoking, and they recommend that people check with
their physician if they develop symptoms. "The problem with
this approach is that it requires many years for lung cancer risk to be substantially reduced follow...
Aboriginal Canadians at high risk for severe trauma
...anada's Aboriginal population; it can only be done with
Location of body fat associated with cardiovascular risk even at normal body weight
...n of body fat in older men and women is associated with
metabolic syndrome, a risk factor for cardiovascul...lograms divided by the square of height in meters) with
a BMI of less than 25.0 considered normal weight, overweight was defined as a BMI of 25.0-29.9 and o...
Restless legs syndrome has complex genetic involvement
...CAGO A new study confirmed that a gene associated with
restless legs syndrome (RLS) susceptibility is loc...A of 19 multigenerational French Canadian families with
four to nine individuals who were affected (or possibly affected) by restless legs syndrome. The res...
Older children may benefit from treatment for lazy eye
...a randomized treatment trial of 507 older children with
amblyopia at 49 clinical sites. All the patients were provided with
optimal optical correction (children who already had glasses were given new ones). Children were the...
Deep brain stimulation in Parkinson disease reduces uncontrolled movements
...ent areas of the brain appears to improve problems with
uncontrolled movements (dyskinesia) in patients with
Parkinson disease (PD), according to an article in the April issue of Archives of Neurology, one of ...
National trial shows older children benefit from treatment for childhood's most common eye disorder
...trial show that many children age seven through 17 with
lazy eye, or amblyopia, may benefit from treatment...roved the vision of many of the 507 older children with
amblyopia studied at 49 eye centers nationwide. Previously, many eye care professionals thought that...
News briefs from the journal CHEST, April 2005
...P In a new study, researchers found that patients with
community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), who are unable...ile in the hospital. In a study of 3,043 patients with
CAP admitted to six hospitals in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, researchers from the University of Alber...
Hopkins study shows older children also benefit from 'lazy eye' treatment
...rt that many children between the ages of 7 and 17 with
amblyopia, or "lazy eye," may benefit from treatme...e randomly divided into two groups. One was fitted with
new prescription eyeglasses only; the other was fitted with
a plain eye patch or an eye...
Study finds no link between cell phone use and brain tumors
... Neurology. The Danish study questioned 427 people with
brain tumors and 822 people without brain tumors a...number of years of use. "These results are in line with
other large studies on this question, including a recently published large-scale, population-based s...
Exercise may not be good enough to reduce mild hypertension in older people, Hopkins experts say
...erate weightlifting, three to five times per week, with
an expected reduction in blood pressure of 8 milli...and gender differences in the effects of exercise, with
nearly an equal number of men and women enrolled. Moreover, its participants were not taking any dr...
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