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Women well informed about breast cancer, yet lacking knowledge about current treatments

...ast a fair amount about breast cancer, many remain unaware of the important recent progress made in treatment. Fewer than one out of four (23 percent) women ages 50-65 have heard of new therapies for breast cancer, revealing a gap between awareness and information that women can use toward better treatment....

Study finds mix of disease processes at work in brains of most people with dementia

... dementia. Upon death, a neuropathologist, who was unaware of the results of the clinical evaluation, analyzed each person’s brain. The autopsies showed that about 85 percent of the individuals had evidence of at least one chronic disease process, such as Alzheimer’s disease, strokes, Parkinson’s disease, he...

City ants take the heat

...er awareness of global warming, most people remain unaware of the more rapid warming that has occurred within major cities. In fact, large cities can be more than 10 degrees hotter than their surroundings. These metropolitan hot spots, which scientists refer to as urban heat islands, can stress the animals a...

Trusting your instincts leads you to the right answer

...ious decision ?even when it is correct ?leaving us unaware or distrustful of our instincts and at an immediat...just guessing where the odd one out was. They were unaware that their gazes had shifted to the target just before the image was hidden and their answers weren'...

Backache beaten by good vibrations?

...th both the volunteer and treating physiotherapist unaware of the treatment allocation. ...

Preliminary study finds holographic imaging system promising for cancer treatment planning

...ans were then reviewed by four physicians who were unaware of what planning device was used. All the reviewers felt that the Perspecta device allowed better appreciation of 3D relationships of anatomical and dose data than images from a flat screen display. According to the study, the location and size o...

New HIV statistics indicate increasing toll of AIDS on African American community

...,000 Americans ?many of them African American ?are unaware that they have HIV. These individuals are not receiving life-saving medical care and may unknowingly transmit HIV to sex- and needle-sharing partners. In addition, African-Americans are diagnosed at later stages in the disease more often than other...

Tuberculosis: The bacillus takes refuge in adipose cells

... about a quarter of these people, all of whom were unaware they were infected, in both Mexico and France. These results suggest that the bacillus responsible for tuberculosis can remain protected in the adipose tissue of the body in the absence of any sign of disease. This work has important implications f...

New study calculates millions of years saved in lives of AIDS patients

... with HIV in the United States are estimated to be unaware of their infection and little more than half of those who are aware of it are actually in care, Dr. Walensky and coworkers calculated that "…an additional 740,000 years of life might have been saved had all AIDS patients in the U.S. received appropri...

Can you hear me now? Scientists find previously unknown receptors on adult stem cells

...t most of their existence in a slumber-like state, unaware of -- and unaffected by -- the daily battles fought by the body's immune system. Not so. Scientists at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation have discovered that marrow stem cells -- undifferentiated cells that eventually give rise to the blood ...

Dogs keep dying: Many owners unaware of toxic dog food

...ibly in more than two dozen other countries remain unaware of the tainted food, and as a result, they continu...ver damage. Yet many dog and kennel owners remain unaware that some 19 brands of Diamond, Country Value and Professional dog foods have been recalled. "Abou...

Penguins waddle but they don't fall down, UH researchers say

...elegant movement strategy for stability that we're unaware of." Kurz hopes that learning about the penguin's distinctive waddle will help those with walking challenges, such as the elderly, those with leg or foot injuries and toddlers learning to walk. The research findings could even allow the development...

Study suggests that publicly available genome data may contain small but significant errors

...quences are imperfect, and many researchers may be unaware of potential errors lurking within the publicly available published, or "canonical" sequence. If an organism's genome is unstable, variable, and contains rearrangements within a population or between strains, there may be no single true linear struc...

New defibrillator signals doctor of patient's irregular heartbeat or device malfunction

...is automatically generated, even if the patient is unaware of any problems. The doctor can program the device to send an alert for specific reasons, such as a significant increase in the number of irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia) episodes, as well as the preferred alert method, i.e., via email, cell phone, ...

Boosting HIV screening can increase survival and is cost effective

...e result is that 280,000 Americans with HIV remain unaware of their infection. Efforts to promote and finance routine, population-based HIV screening should be pursued aggressively." Douglas K. Owens, M.D., of the VA Palo Alto Health Care System, and his team at the VA, Stanford and St. Michael's Hospital i...

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