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Late-breaking science presented at 57th AAN Annual Meeting
...hood epilepsy that is often resistant to treatment with
conventional anti-seizure medications. In this trial, 138 patients with
treatment-resistant LGS received either the novel drug rufinamide or placebo for 12 weeks. Rufinamid...
Combination vaccine produces lower immune response than vaccines administered separately
...y 87 percent in the ages targeted for vaccination, with
estimated vaccine efficacy of 90 percent. Within 2...hy infants aged 7 to 11 weeks from 2 U.K. centers, with
home follow-up visits at ages 2, 3, 4, and 5 months. Infants received Pnc9-MenC (n = 120) or monoval...
Rats with migraines provide Jefferson scientists insights to improved drug strategy
...ts of migraine drugs. Dr. Oshinsky treated animals with
DHE before, during and after giving the animals a ...on the induced headache. He found that pretreating with
DHE, and treating with
DHE at the beginning of the induced headache prevents the headache from progr...
Adverse outcomes from blood clot therapy may be due to patient characteristics, not dosing errors
...rrect dosing occurs in about 5 percent of patients with
heart attack who receive a certain blood clot diss... to confounding factors, such that sicker patients with
an unstable early clinical course could be more likely to receive incorrect doses. Rajendra H. Mehta...
Study shows statin use before or after stroke improves recovery
...current ischemic stroke should probably be treated with
statins to reduce their LDL levels to 60-70mg/dl,"...luenced by the severity of the stroke which, along with
post-stroke complications and prior cerebrovascular disease, were independent predictors of an unfav...
To boost efficiency, hospitals borrow principles from factory floor
... "In today's competitive environment, especially with
the severe shortage of skilled nurses, the pressur...e their business. We can engineer medical services with
improved cost, quality and efficiency." Lin and his colleagues use animated computer simulati...
The world's leading researchers in clinical immunology to gather for FOCIS 2005
...ccurring at the 2005 Annual Meeting. A press room with
interview space, computers, modem lines, telephone and fax services will be available upon request. To download a FOCIS 2005 preliminary program and registration materials, visit www.focisnet.org/meetings/am05 or contact Gail Bast, FOCIS Executive ...
Media interview opportunity
...HAT: New asthma findings suggest that some adults with
mild persistent asthma may be able to adequately c...and is the leading patient organization for people with
asthma and allergies Spokesperson can discuss the following: Current guidelines recommend inhal...
'Nanoshells' simultaneously detect and destroy cancerous cells
...metal "nanoshells" - tiny spheres of silica coated with
a thin layer of gold. Nanoshells were invented by ... which then "light up" when they come into contact with
the nanoshells. In this study, the researchers designed the nanoshells to look for breast cancer bio...
Too much water may be as dangerous as too little during long-distance athletic events
...during exercise. The drinks often carry more water with
smaller concentrations of salts than are normally ...or individual athletes of different body types and with
varying degrees of training and heat acclimatization....
2005 Wistar Institute Science Journalism award winner announced
...eginnings of human life, especially life conceived with
artificial reproductive assistance. The committee ...arch as a key force for change in the world today, with
important economic and social implications for the future. Intelligent, perceptive journalism writte...
Tamoxifen can reduce breast pain in prostate cancer patients
...eventing breast enlargement and breast pain in men with
prostate cancer, concludes a randomised trial publ... Trials have suggested that preventative treatment with
anti-oestrogen drugs, such as tamoxifen, could also be effective. Giuseppe Di Lorenzo (University Fe...
Being too clean could be hazardous to your health and the environment
...losan, present in many antimicrobial soaps, reacts with
chlorine in tap water, chloroform is produced. Chl...t chloroform is produced when free chlorine reacts with
organic material. "This is the first work that we know of that suggests that consumer products, such...
University of Chicago receives grant to study connections between religious beliefs and health
... Americans who say they have a strong relationship with
God were significantly less likely to report depre... group is the target of cultural bias, connections with
one's countrymen may not be sufficient to reduce feelings of alienation. Reliance on a power that su...
Heart valve ring reverses damage from congestive heart failure, easing symptoms
...e surgery can be performed safely even in patients with
advanced heart failure, and that it results in ver...h is currently the standard treatment for patients with
severe congestive heart failure associated with
end-stage heart disease. According to the American H...
Will cancer vaccine get to all women?
...sed firm Merck announced similar results last week with
its vaccine, which contains the same two cancer-ca...prevent sexually transmitted infections is equated with
promiscuity. "We found that some Asian women in Britain are afraid even to get tested for HPV infec...
Bugs in the gut could help doctors develop individualised healthcare
... understanding of how microbes in the gut interact with
different medicines report scientists from Imperia...t gut microbes have a large number of interactions with
the body, and that changes to their composition could have significant effects, both good and bad, o...
Smoking doubles risk of degenerative eye condition
The risk of macular degeneration increases with
age and is the most common cause of blindness in the UK, affecting around 200,000 elderly people. The findings are based on a representative sample of over 4,000 people, aged 75 and older, from 49 general practices across Britain. The participants a...
British Asian women have lower risk of breast cancer than all other women
...val of almost 116,000 women who had been diagnosed with
primary invasive breast cancer in England and Wale... younger than other women when they were diagnosed with
breast cancer. They averaged just under 52 compared with
almost 63 for other women. And three times ...
Prenatal sonography has no effect on the intellectual capacity of the developing child
...researchers compared the boys who had been scanned with
those that had not, it transpired that intellectual capacity was lower in those who were exposed to ultrasound in during gestation. The differences, however, were small and other influences on the results could not be ruled out. To control for such ...
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