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Cancer Doctors Okays Controversial Prostate Therapy

...he general consensus at the time, though, was that data on brachytherapy for prostate cancer still needed to mature before doctors were willing to consider it in the guidelines....

Long-Term Survival can be Predicted by a Simple Lung Test

...Last year, after Twenty-nine, researchers gathered data to determine whether or not participants were still living and if not, they examined medical records to determine the cause of death. During the follow-up period, nearly 55 percent of the men and more than 43 percent of the women in the study died. ...

Kissing can cause Kaposi’s Sarcoma in AID

...y carry herpes virus 8. Since there is not enough data yet to support the new findings no new recommendation have been made that people with HIV avoid deep kissing. Dr. Anna Wald, a Washington researcher, noted that herpes virus 8 is closely related to the common Epstein Barr virus, which causes mononuc...

Inhaled Steroids Safe & Effective for Children with Asthma

... in people with frequent asthma symptoms, although data on their long term effects in children were limited. Said Lenfant, " CAMP provides scientific evidence regarding the long term effectiveness and safety of inhaled corticosteroids for children. Physicians, other health care professionals, and parents ...

Cancers of Colon & Rectum linked to Cigarette Smoking

...currently considered a smoking-related cancer, but data from the American Cancer Society study and other large studies suggest that colorectal cancer should be considered for classification as a smoking-related cancer". Among men, current smokers had a 34% higher risk of death from colon cancer than non-...

Sperm washing helps couples – Breakthrough in focu

...men with semen from men infected with HIV. Current data from programs in Europe would suggest sperm washing to be a safe risk-reduction option for heterosexual couples wishing to bear a child Through this breakthrough procedure it is possi...

Diabetes and Depression often go hand-in-hand

An analysis of 25 years of data has revealed that diabetes and depression go hand in hand for many people. People with Diabetes are twice as likely as non-diabetics to suffer from depression, researchers say. The June issue of Diabetes Care carries the report of this study. Dr. Pat...

Antibiotic induces liver damage in children with E.COLI infections.

...eloping a potentially deadly liver disorder. "Our data suggests that antibiotics are not only not helpful, but are potentially harmful in children with diarrhea caused by E. coli 0157," says study co-author, Dr. Phillip Tarr, of the Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center and the University of Wa...

Soluble IL-4 Receptor - A new boon for asthmatics

... boon in the treatment strategy of asthma. "These data demonstrate the critical role of IL-4 in the pathogenesis of asthma and the potential benefit of this approach to therapy," Dr. Borish and colleagues conclude....

New scalpel probes into cancer

...o a laptop computer. An algorithm translates the data into a graph that, changes moment by moment, and provides surgeons with easily readable peaks and valleys that clearly depict when blood pumped from the incision has been cleared of cancerous cells. In a surgical scalpel situation, an aspirator woul...

Thirty minutes of work up per day reduces the risk of Diabetes

...regular regimen of diet and exercise, according to data from the nation's first major clinical trial to compare the preventive effects of diet and exercise versus medication.// Study participants who used metformin without diet and exercise also reduced their risk, by 31%. Professor of medicine at Harvar...

Detecting anomalies in heart rythm

...atient's risk of cardiac death. ECG is the basic data with which patient's risk of cardiac death can be ...Comparisons were made with an earlier study of ECG data on 600 patients who had suffered a heart attaack, and the predicted risk was compared with the fate ...

Stuttering and brain anatomy

... and hand writing preference influenced PDS. " Our data indicated that sex and hand writing seemed to be related to some anatomic features. For example, the Pars Triangularis was significantly larger in left thatn right-handers, and the adjacent portions of the frontal lobe were larger in men than women...

Focus on DNA transcription

...instead of one will enable scientists to interpret data they collect much more accurately....

Breast milk is essential

...some effect on a baby's mental development. "Our data suggests that longer breast-feeding benefits cognitive development," they said. They added that the intimacy of breast-feeding may be important as well as the nutrients in breast milk. Their report said biologically active peptides in human milk may ...

Obesity a risk for pancreatic cancer

...ase.Researchers at Harvard Medical School have new data from the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study - involving nearly 47,000 men - and the Nurses' Health Study, which covers nearly 120,000 women.// They find that people who are obese have a 72 per cent higher risk of pancreatic cancer compared to tho...

Genetic influence in menopause

...t and Wageningen in the Netherlands have collected data from 243 non-twin sisters in 118 families already ...st cancer screening project.// They also collected data from twin sisters. They found that the age of reaching menopause is 85-87 per cent down to genetic f...

Link between Constipation and Parkinson's Disease

...Heart Program. Researchers are now studying health data from 6,790 male residents of the island of Oahu, Hawaii, aged 51 to 75 at the beginning of the study in the 1960's. Out fo which, 96 men eventually developed Parkinson's disease. Men who reported constipation were nearly three times as likely to deve...

A height problem

...ware of the need to allow for regression and these data demonstrate that doing so might substantially alter their interpretation of a child's growth pattern."...

Passive smoking affects respiratory system

...Center for Environmental Health in Atlanta studied data from 3,400 children aged 3 to 16 years. The researchers analysed the children's blood to determine the concentration of a substance called cotinine, produced when the body breaks down nicotine from tobacco. The researchers found that passive smokin...

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