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Drinking farm milk reduces childhood asthma and allergies but raw consumption remains unsafe

...gies had been drinking farm milk since their first year of life." About half of the parents who told researchers that their child regularly drank farm milk said that they did not boil the milk before giving it to them. The protective results were the same, regardless of whether milk was boiled or not. ...

Childhood obesity intervention shows promising results

...close collaboration with the community. The first year results reflect efforts of children, parents, teachers, school food service providers, health care providers and policy makers, as well as city departments, before-and-after school programs, restaurants, and local media outlets to provide and promote...

Study finds decline in nursing faculty primary barrier to nursing program expansion

...ing faculty in North Carolina projects that by the year 2020, there may be fewer than half the faculty needed to train new nurses in that state.1 Although there is some evidence suggesting that the U.S. nursing shortage has eased somewhat, many experts believe this respite is temporary.2 Currently many ...

Study shows continued success for new HPV vaccine against virus responsible for cervical cancer

...e about 50 to 60 million pap smears performed each year in the US, and about seven percent are abnormal. We spend about 3 billion dollars each year to find and treat these pre-cancerous stages caused by some type of HPV." To date there is no vacc...

$10M grant to VCU to develop new cancer treatments

...ar Radiation Response," which is now in its eighth year under the leadership of Kristoffer Valerie, Ph.D. The IGART project will involve the contributions of dozens of researchers at VCU. In addition to Williamson, principal investigators include radiation oncology faculty members Jeffrey Siebers, Ph.D.; ...

Research reveals way to speed up treatment of deadly malignant hyperthermia

...Richmond, Va.; Heather Kartcher, RN, BSN, a second year graduate student in the Department of Nurse Anesthesia at VCU; and David Mirkes, RN, BSN, a second year graduate student in the Department of Nurse Anesthesia at VCU. The researchers discovered that by ...

No evidence older women generate new eggs

...blished in 2004 in Nature with a follow-up study a year later in Cell, challenged the biological dogma that mammals, including women, are born with a limited lifetime supply of eggs. Tilly reported the discovery of stem cells capable of migrating from bone marrow to mouse ovaries and generating new eggs t...

NIH funding UIC brain tumor research

.... Approximately 40,000 people are diagnosed each year with a new brain tumor, according to the National ...t 13,000 people die of malignant brain tumors each year in the United States. About 1,500 children in the U.S. are diagnosed with a brain tumor each year. ...

Off-label and untested use of drug-coated stents appears widespread

... cardiac events during the index admission and one year after the implantation of drug-eluting stents in patients with high-risk angiographic and clinical features. They analyzed data from 3,323 patients enrolled in the EVENT (Evaluation of Drug Eluting Stents and Ischemic Events) registry, who received ...

Baby aspirin better for your health, University of Kentucky study says

...07) " Nearly a quarter of a million Americans each year may be hospitalized with bleeding complications ca...tes, consume 10 to 20 billion aspirin tablets each year to protect their hearts from clots, which are the leading cause of heart attacks and strokes. "Patie...

UQ research heralds vaccine technology breakthrough

... Robert Tindle said RSV cost millions of dollars a year inhealth care in Australia and billions in the Uni... burden of worry on thousands of parents who every year gothrough all kinds of angst because their young children are going into hospital with veryworrying ...

Conception date affects baby's future academic achievement

INDIANAPOLIS- Does the time of year in which a child is conceived influence future academic achievement? Yes, according to research by neonatologist Paul Winchester, M.D., Indiana University School of Medicine professor of clinical pediatrics. Dr. Winchester, who studied 1,667,391 Ind...

RAND study finds alcohol advertising and marketing associated with adolescent drinking

...both beer drinking and their intentions to drink a year later, according to a RAND Corporation study issue...keting, and a second survey of the same children a year later about drinking intentions and behavior. More research is needed, Collins said. South Dakota...

For Iraq veterans, migraines may be sign of other problems

...stionnaire within 90 days after returning from one year of combat duty in Iraq. A total of 2,167 of the soldiers, or 60 percent, completed the questionnaire. Of those, 19 percent screened positive for migraine headaches, 32 percent screened positive for depression, 22 percent screened positive for post-tr...

Honor for University of Nottingham professor

...brain structure in very premature children. This year just 40 Fellows from around the UK were chosen fro...s. The seven sectional committees met earlier this year to consider potential Fellows for 2007 entry to the Academy. Three nominators from within the Fellow...

HCV patients survival after liver transplantation is not improving

...om study to study, from center to center, and from year to year." For future studies, she suggests that researchers use large databases to identify trends in liver transplantation, or that they perform studies comparing different management strategies. In the absence of effective antivirals, she conclud...

Study shows Botox decreases pain and intensity of spasticity following a stroke

...f botulinum toxin type A (BoNTA or Botox) over one year is well tolerated and results in a significant decrease in spasticity, pain frequency and average pain intensity in upper limbs following stroke, according to research from a neurologist at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. Significan...

Once-a-year drug reduces fractures from osteoporosis

A treatment for osteoporosis delivered once a year is as effective as current monthly or weekly osteo...omen could have the option of being treated once a year for osteoporosis, instead of having to remember to take a weekly pill," Black said. "Adherence to th...

Doctors ill equipped to confront parent smoking

...tens if not hundreds of thousands of children each year from a public health perspective, Collins said. Linking brief physician advice and follow-up with more intensive behavioral smoking treatment programs, like Philadelphia FRESH, would improve the impact of physician advice more dramatically, he adde...

Research demonstrates link between domestic violence and asthma

... who had experienced domestic violence in the past year had a 37 percent increased risk of asthma. For women who had not experienced domestic violence themselves but lived in a household where a woman had been beaten in the past year, there was a 21 percent increased risk of asthma than for women who did...

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