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Advanced prostate cancer previously considered inoperable may be operable, curable
... he encourages patients that "if someone tells you your
cT3 prostate cancer is inoperable, don't give up." With more common use of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing in the United States, more prostate cancers are now caught earlier, before the cancer spreads. Thus, the frequency of cT3 prostate canc...
Study shows that a kidney transplant can reverse heart failure
...splant. "Our conclusion," says Dr. Wali, "is that your
best chance of survival, if you have both kidney failure and heart failure, is to receive a kidney transplant as soon as possible." He says this group of patients should be encouraged to seek a living kidney donor since the national waiting time fo...
Onion compound may help fight osteoporosis
...adding flavor to food, onions also may be good for your
bones. Researchers at the University of Bern in Switzerland have identified a compound in the popular vegetable that appears to decrease bone loss in laboratory studies using rat bone cells. Although further studies are needed, the current study sugg...
Fink receives National Pharmacy Leadership Award
...as the committee reviewed the package submitted by your
supporters," said Mary L. Euler, Pharm.D., Executive Director of PLS. "He has impacted so many lives and for that we want to say thank you on behalf of the profession." At the UK College of Pharmacy, Fink focuses on pharmaceutical public policy and p...
Money doesn't buy happiness - - except when disability strikes
...t is better to save for a rainy day, than to spend your
savings on a house where it doesn't rain," he says. Ubel and Smith also note that their study does not demonstrate directly that having more money and more assets shields a person from a psychological downfall when disability strikes. There could be ...
'Promiscuous' area of brain could explain role of antidepressants
...p into the terminals for dopamine so that now when your
neurons fire to send a dopamine signal, they're actually also sending a little bit of a serotonin signal," Dani said. "This kind of interaction among neurotransmitter systems alters the timing of how these neurotransmitter systems act, and in that wa...
Higher education representatives advise chemistry faculty candidates on how to apply for positions
...dentifying yourself as a minority student can make your
application stand out in a positive way. The application information is based on an ACS Academic Employment Initiative (AEI) session held at the Societys national meeting in San Diego in March, where recruiters from colleges and universities conduc...
Too much water may be as dangerous as too little during long-distance athletic events
...Web sites available now that show how to customize your
fluid intake." He also added that taking along salty snacks to eat during the race is a good way of combating hyponatremia. Generally, athletes of all types are instructed prior to activities that water consumption is necessary to prevent illness fro...
Being too clean could be hazardous to your health and the environment
...s with chlorinated water could be absorbed through your
skin or inhaled. Vikesland's research is funded by the American Water Works Association Research Foundation (AWWARF) and by a National Science Foundation (NSF) graduate research fellowship to Krista Rule, the lead student on the project. Most of the ...
Bugs in the gut could help doctors develop individualised healthcare
..."For example, in the future it may be possible for your
doctor to provide you with a personalised treatment for virtually any illness through the analysis of a blood sample. Similarly, doctors could also spot potential illnesses before they become a problem and take preventative measures." Professor Ian W...
New LASIK research reveals unexpected finding: Key to better-than-20/20 vision is in the flap
.../20 outcome in LASIK surgery may depend on whether your
doctor uses a blade or a laser to create the corneal flap in the first step of the procedure. "It turns out that the flap that we make in LASIK is not an innocent bystander," says Roger F. Steinert, M.D., 2005 ASCRS president, professor of ophthalmol...
Anxious and pessimistic personalities linked to Parkinson's disease later in life
... for anxiety, the decision should be made based on your
level of anxiety and how it's impacting your
life, and not so much on any potential future risk of Parkinson's disease," says Dr. Bower. This st...
Stanford gut check shows diversity of intestinal ecosystem
...D, Calif. - The universe of microbes that lives in your
stomach may be nearly as unique as your
fingerprint, according to researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine who have embarke...
Execution by lethal injection is not humane or painless suggests study
...not on what you have done, but where you committed your
crime, what colour your
skin is, and how much money you have. The use of the death penalty not only varies from state to sta...
Research reveals emotional trauma parents face when a child is diagnosed with diabetes
...the night and it's the first thing that comes into your
head. You wake up in the morning and it's the first thing that comes into your
head." - Mother of a 13-year-old boy, 10 days after diagnosis. "The actual reality hit me when he ...
American Society of Travel Agents urges healthy travel for consumers
...e such as neomycin, yeast, or latex, please inform your
healthcare provider. About the American Society of Travel Agents The mission of the American Society of Travel Agents and its affiliated organizations is to enhance the professionalism and profitability of members worldwide through effective repres...
Feeling safe and secure? CUMC scientists find it's all in the caudoputamen
... hope for other types of treatment that can act on your
sense of safety and security." The new safety circuit may also lead to a better understanding of addiction since the circuit operates in the same part of the brain known to be involved in addiction. "There's a feeling of invulnerability that comes wi...
Propensity for obesity, diabetes, may occur in utero
...ou eat" should be rephrased to include "and so are your
children," based on metabolic research pioneered by researchers at the University at Buffalo. Previous studies by the UB scientists showed that rat pups raised artificially on a high-carbohydrate milk formula identical in calories to mother's milk ...
UT Southwestern sports medicine doctor pedals advice on gearing up for safe cycling season
...or knee can occur." Once you have proper fit with your
bike, it's important to know the best riding techn...e big chain ring and smaller cogs), you can strain your
quadriceps or knee. Pedaling fast with low resistance can cause increased pressure on the base of yo...
ARRS annual meeting on May 15-20, 2005, in New Orleans, LA: Abstract book available
...er at firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-858-4304 and include your
mailing address. In the upcoming weeks before the Annual Meeting, the ARRS will also be distributing and posting press releases on its Website ( www.arrs.org ) on some of the radiology research highlights, so look for those as well. Also, if you plan...
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