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Epilepsy Increases Suicide Risks

...nomic factors are taken into account," "Our study identifies people with newly diagnosed epilepsy as a vulnerable group that require special attention." ``The effect on daily lives of patients, such as loss of job and driving license, is greatest shortly after diagnosis,'' the researchers said. While epileptic...

New Heart Disease Risk Score Will Help Minimise Health Inequalities

...-existing cardiovascular disease or diabetes QRISK identifies 3.2 million patients at high risk in 2005, compared with 4.7 million from Framingham and 5.1 million from ASSIGN. They suggest that QRISK should be further tested in other populations, but point out that this is the largest such study to have ever ...

An Accurate Score to Measure Heart Risk

...existing cardiovascular disease or diabetes, QRISK identifies 3.2 million patients at high risk in 2005, compared with 4.7 million from Framingham and 5.1 million from ASSIGN.They suggest that QRISK should be further tested in other populations, but point out that this is the largest such study to have ever bee...

Insights into Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia

...elopment of acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) and identifies promising new avenues to develop treatments for some of its variant forms. Results from two new studies provide key mechanistic insights into the complex molecular events that cause a deadly type of leukemia.APL is a cancer of the bone marrow that ...

New Cancer Therapy in Clinical Trial

...against a variety of human cancers. A new study identifies a combination therapy that may sensitize human cancer cells to a promising treatment currently being used in clinical trials. Potency and lack of toxicity to normal tissues make activation of TNF-a-related apoptosis-inducing ligand (TRAIL) death rec...

Simple Blood Test May Predict Alzheimers Disease

... can soon release the worlds first blood test that identifies the risk of Alzheimers . If so, the NHS Trust of UK will stand to save billions of pounds per year, as Alzheimers disease, one of the most common neurological diseases in the western world, costs the NHS up to 17 billion pounds per year. According ...

Drug Patent Compulsory Licensing

...ues should be more controlled. In his paper, Cahoy identifies three myths that have typically obscured workable ...n as the default policy for every country. He also identifies the adoption of a national exhaustion rule, which would limit importation into non-licensing countri...

Math Model Helps Identify Genes That Attack Hepatitis C Virus

...searchers have developed a mathematical model that identifies genes that battle the hepatitis C virus, which attacks the liver. Researchers conducted a joint study led Dr. Milton Taylor, of Indiana University and Dr. Leonid Brodsky, of the Institute of Evolution of the University of Haifa. The hepatitis C ...

Plan to Contain Drug Resistant TB Launched-WHO

...Director-General Margaret Chan. This response plan identifies costs, milestones and priorities for health services that will continue to have an impact beyond its two-year time line. The plan, called the Global MDR-TB and XDR-TB Response Plan 2007-2008, also jumpstarts efforts towards reaching a 2015 goal of p...

New Technique to Measure Xanthone in Mangosteen

...sis to create an analytical method that accurately identifies xanthones from the rind of the mangosteen fruit. According to Walker, an 80:20 acetone/water mixture was used to extract the xanthones from dried, ground whole mangosteen fruit rind. A total of six xanthones were purified by preparative HPLC, uti...

Ultrasound Better Than Biopsy for Breast Examination

...e breasts. However, screening with ultrasound also identifies a large number of breast lesions that are suspicious but may or may not be cancerous. Often, these masses are recommended for biopsy. ACS reports that 80 percent of breast lesions biopsied are found to be benign. According to recently introduced Br...

Blunders in Epilepsy Care Cost Lives, and Money UK Report

...Baroness Gould, chair of the APPG, says the report identifies a national scandal: "Perhaps the most shocking aspect of the report is the fact that better services would result in savings for the NHS ... and around 189m could be saved every year. This would more than cover the cost of improved services." Supp...

Infertility is Seen in Men With SLE

... the researchers state, adding that the study also identifies IV CYC treatment given after puberty as the major factor in permanent sperm damage. IV CYC induces long-lasting damage to developing sperm cells that leads to significant semen alterations. The researchers note that the striking reduction of testic...

Master Regulatory Gene of Epithelial Stem Cells Identified

...ol published in the May 4 issue of Cell, however, identifies a "master regulator" of this regeneration process not only for skin, but for many epithelial tissues including breast, prostate, and urogenital tract. This master regulator of epithelial stem cells turns out to be the p63 gene, a close relative to th...

Impact of Periodontal Health High With Smoking and Sleeping

... in the May issue of the Journal of Periodontology identifies lifestyle factors that have the most impact on periodontal health. As a part of the study researchers followed a group of 219 factory workers in Japan from 1999 to 2003 in an attempt to evaluate the effect of different lifestyle factors on the pro...

Policeman in Trouble for Seeking Oral Sex in Return for a Favour

... posted on her blog show her face but nothing that identifies the man as a trooper. Browning said he could not confirm whether Richert gave the Highway Patrol pictures or video, but he said Moss did have a video camera in his car. Cummings blames the officer for making trouble for himself."This police officer...

Researchers Find How the Brain Hears Shapes

... in the brain called LOtv that lights up when one identifies an objects shape. As part of their research, Amir Amedi and his team taught seven sighted volunteers to use a device called The vOICe, which converts visual details into sound, using pitch to represent up and down, and volume to reflect brightness....

Simple Tool Developed for Diabetics to Improve Compliance With Medications

... Act, Refine and Communicate) is a laboratory that identifies innovative and effective ways to improve health care. Dr. Montori is director of research and education at SPARC. This preliminary study focused on compliance with statins among diabetes patients. (Statins are used to lower cholesterol and thus, lo...

New Wireless System Developed to Detect Esophageal Reflux

...tested the new RFID device to see that it properly identifies simulated stomach acids in a test tube and that the transmitter can send the results through human tissue. The sensor is designed to detect stomach acid, gas and water so doctors can determine whether the presence of those substances coincides with f...

Natural Compound in Grapes, Tea and Cocoa Helps to Enhance Memory

... "This finding is an important advance because it identifies a single natural chemical with memory-enhancing effects, suggesting that it may be possible to optimize brain function by combining exercise and dietary supplementation," says Dr. Mark Mattson at the National Institute on Ageing. The researchers co...

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