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Toxic effects common with AIDS treatments

..., the data may be useful as a reference for future analyses of adverse effects of different treatment regimens. // Dr Jacques Fellay from the University Hospital of Lausanne, and colleagues from the Swiss HIV Cohort Study, identified 1,160 HIV-positive patients receiving antiretroviral treatment for their c...

Novel computer model for breast cancer

...technique called image cytometry, where a computer analyses cell properties. It relies on looking at which cells have extra DNA, the patterns of DNA levels, the number of dividing cells, and the shape of the cell nuclei. The fully tested new system, the most advanced of its kind - could help doctors identify ...

Gene study links endometriosis, infertility

The results of genetic analyses of women with endometriosis may one day lead to new ways of diagnosing and treating the painful menstrual disorder, new research suggests. What's more, the researchers may have also pinpointed a reason why infertility is often an unfortunate conseque...

Arthritis and the Wnt Factor

...kamura et al., "Expression profiles and functional analyses of Wnt-related genes// in human joint disorders," will appear in the July issue of The American Journal of Pathology. The article revolves around the protein, Wnt. Wnt is a proto-oncogene since its disruption can lead to cancer in various organs. Bu...

Monitoring Drug Safety

...eliberations and decisions regarding risk/ benefit analyses and consumer safety by creating an independent Drug Safety Oversight Board (DSB). The DSBwill oversee the management of important drug safety issues within the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER). The board also will consult with other med...

Anti-tobacco Advertising Can Reduces smoking Among Teens

...anti-tobacco advertisements (26.7 percent). "Our analyses suggest that state-sponsored anti-tobacco media campaigns were associated with more favorable antismoking attitudes and beliefs among youth and reduced youth smoking. The strong associations between antismoking attitudes and beliefs, as well as reduc...

Pancreatic cancer risk

...than 23," Dr. Michaud's group found. Multivariable analyses revealed that an increment of 1 kg/m was associate... individuals in both cohorts. Multivariable pooled analyses indicated that men and women in the highest quintile of moderate physical activity had a significant...

Have You Ever Wondered Why Male And Female Voices Differ?

... auditory section of his brain is activated, which analyses the different sounds in order to `read′ the voice and determine the auditory face. When men hear a male voice the part of the brain that processes the information is towards the back of the brain and is colloquially known as the `mind’s eye′. This i...

Smokers Face The Risk Of Getting Diabetes

...r colleagues. The researchers found that when the analyses were adjusted to account for other diabetes risk factors, "smokers still exhibited significantly increased incidence of diabetes compared to people who had never smoked". --IANS...

The Exposure Of Cadmium And Its Effects On Kidneys

...pants who never smoked. Consequently, multivariate analyses were conducted on data from all participants as one group and from those who had never smoked as another group. The researchers speculate that effect levels might be even lower for people with diabetes, a disease carrying high risk of kidney damage...

Colas, Not Coffee, Linked To Hypertension In Women

...e of cups of coffee daily. The study was based on analyses of 12 years of data on 33,077 cases of high blood pressure among 155,594 women participating in the Nurses Health Study, which is jointly run by the hospital and the school. Wolfgang Winkelmayer of Brigham and Women's Hospital and the Harvard School...

Diagnostic Procedure For Tuberculosis Made Easy

... David Moore grows samples in a special liquid and analyses them with a sophisticated microscope. Not only does the new test enable the TB bacteria to be identified more quickly, it allows doctors to add various drugs to the liquid media in which the sample is grown to determine which would be most effective...

Clinical Renal Trails Do Not Have Sufficient Women Participants

... trials // more specifically renal trials. Through analyses of the recently conducted renal trials showed this shortcoming. It is theorized that this may be the reason why the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decided to withdraw many of these drugs from the market. It was found that over the last ten y...

Zebra fish Study To Explain Human Color

...arried a variant with just one mutation. Further analyses showed that among people with mixed European and West African ancestry, those carrying the European form of the gene tended to have a lighter skin. It suggested that this single gene controls up to 38% of the color range in this mixed population....

US Academy honors 15 for major contributions to science

...Rieke was chosen "for experimental and theoretical analyses of information coding in the central nervous system and its relation to perception." G.K. Warren Prize– a prize of $10,000 awarded every four years for notable contribution to fluviatile morphology and closely related aspects of the geological scie...

New fertility kit, analyzes the woman's ability to conceive

...one their pregnancy. The kit costs about £179. It analyses the number of eggs in a woman’s ovaries and compare it with the standard levels present in the normal woman of the similar age group. With this data it is possible to calculate the number of eggs the women can produce in the next two years. Hence w...

Parental Supervision Reduces Likelihood of Teenagers Having Sex in the Afternoon

...ends. "Perhaps the most important message from the analyses is the complexity of adolescent sexuality and adolescent sex," said Dr. Fortenberry. "Public health problems are most easily resolved when only a single risk factor is involved. The conflicts and issues in this research show the multifaceted issues o...

Drug Addiction Recovery Buffered by Spirituality

...ge representative sample, and relevant statistical analyses makes tremendous advances in the field....

Can Enforcing Bicycle Helmet Laws Avoid Head Injuries?

...ries after helmet legislation was enacted. Their analyses of the data from New South Wales show that, as the proportion of helmeted cyclists increases, the proportion of bicycle related head injuries decreases. They also question Robinson’s preference for time series studies, which address populations, as...

JRRD Focuses On Issues Such As Spinal Cord Injury and Prosthetics

...abilitation Research and Development (JRRD) mainly analyses articles related to spinal cord injury, bone mineral density, women's // sexuality, chronic pain and prosthetics research. Under the title that dealt with veterans who reported chronic pain associated with spinal cord injury the author of the study...

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