Induced Labor May Improve Outcome in Risky Pregnancies
Delivery at 37 weeks helps women with hypertensive disorders, study finds
MONDAY, Aug. 3 (HealthDay News) -- Labor should be induced after 37 weeks in pregnant women with mild hypertension disorders such as high blood pressure and mild preeclampsia, according to a new study in The Lan...
Teens who believe they'll die young are more likely to engage in risky behavior, University of Minnesota research finds
MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (June 24, 2009) University of Minnesota Medical School researcher Iris Borowsky, M.D., Ph.D., and colleagues found that one in seven adolescents believe that it is highly likely that they will die before age 35, and this belief predicted that the adolescents' would engage i...
Plavix, Heartburn Drugs May Be Risky Combination
Patients with stents should discuss the use of these meds with their doctor, cardiac group says
WEDNESDAY, May 6 (HealthDay News) -- Anyone who takes the clot-preventing drug Plavix after receiving a stent in a coronary artery-opening procedure should avoid popular heartburn medication...
Teen drug education also helps curb risky sexual behavior, study finds
School-based drug education programs for adolescents can have a long-term positive impact on sexual behavior in addition to curbing substance abuse, according to a new RAND Corporation study.
Researchers found that young adults who had been exposed to a popular drug abuse prevention program as ...
Middle school youth as young as 12 engaging in risky sexual activity
HOUSTON (April 8, 2009) Middle school youth are engaging in sexual intercourse as early as age 12, according to a study by researchers at The University of Texas School of Public Health.
Results from this study are published in the April issue of Journal of School Health .
Blood Thinner, Heartburn Drugs May Be Risky After Heart Attack
Patients taking Plavix, PPIs have 25 percent increased chance of death, rehospitalization
TUESDAY, March 3 (HealthDay News) -- Heart attack patients given the blood thinner Plavix, plus a proton pump inhibitor such as Prilosec or Nexium, may be at increased risk of death or another hea...
Obesity Just as Risky for Teens as Heavy Smoking
Men who were overweight youths are far more apt to die early, study finds,,
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 25 (HealthDay News) -- Being obese at age 18 increases the risk of premature death in adulthood as much as smoking more than 10 cigarettes a day, according to Swedish researchers.
Cleaning House May Be Risky for Women With Asthma
Chemicals in products need more study for potential respiratory effects, study says
SATURDAY, Feb. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Housecleaning products may pose a threat to women with asthma, U.S. researchers say.
During a 12-week study, they compared cleaning-related health effects in wo...
UT Southwestern researchers find drug-coated stents less risky for heart bypass patients
DALLAS Jan. 22, 2009 Coronary bypass surgery may carry less risk of serious complications if stents coated with a drug that suppresses cell growth are used in the procedure rather than bare-metal stents, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers and colleagues have found.
The study, appearin...
Teens Divulge Risky Behavior on Social Networking Sites
But e-mail intervention may spur some adolescents to change, study finds,,
MONDAY, Jan. 5 (HealthDay News) -- More than half of teens who use the social networking site MySpace have posted information about sexual behavior, substance abuse or violence, new research shows.
The good ...
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New Study: Antidepressants Commonly Prescribed with Tamoxifen Put Women at Much Higher Risk for Recurrent Breast Cancer
...s also the first time that a comparative analysis has been done looking at various SSRIs and what's clear is that several of these drugs are extremely risky
for women to take with tamoxifen, while others don't present a problem."
This study advances prior research which has shown that the active for...
Octogenarians: Not Too Old for Joint Replacement
...ients in their 80s can benefit both physically and socially from knee replacement surgery, also called total knee arthroplasty (TKA), once thought too risky
for the very elderly.
"As patients are living longer, there is an upward trend in the demand for quality of life among the elderly population,"...
New Study Proves Multiple Births From IVF Can Be Avoided
...ge of fertility treatments were more widespread, more comprehensive, and less restrictive, everyone would win: Patients more likely would choose less risky
fertility treatments, insurance companies could avoid outlaying cash for extensive hospital care many multiples require, and society as a whole wouldn...
Heavy Marijuana Use May Damage Developing Brain in Teens, Young Adults
...uana use and white matter development," said Ashtari. "However, our work reinforces the idea that the adolescent brain may be especially vulnerable to risky
behaviors such as substance abuse, because of crucial neural development that occurs during those years."
The National Institute of Mental Health...
Wrist Access Safer, Easier for Many Patients Undergoing Minimally Invasive Treatment of Blocked Heart Arteries
...the risk, patients must lie down for two to six hours after treatment. Also, accessing the femoral artery in the groin is particularly challenging and risky
in obese people.
Accessing the blocked blood vessels through the wrist (radial) artery, rather than the femoral artery significantly reduces the ...
Epidemics of Both Type 1 Diabetes (Insulin Dependent) and Type 2 Diabetes (Obesity Related) Are Linked to Immunization
...mmation and autoimmunity caused by the vaccines. The current practice of vaccinating diabetics as well as their close family members is a particularly risky
practice" says Dr. Bart Classen.
Classen's research has become widely accepted. To view the published
papers and to find out the latest ...
More Than 300 New Medicines Being Developed for Mental Illnesses
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as psychopathic mobster Ralphie Cifaretto on The Sopranos. His lengthy
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Marshals, Bad Boys, Empire of the Sun, Running Scared and The Goonies. In
his most recent film, Canvas, Panto...
PLC Systems Announces Approval of First European Study to Evaluate RenalGuard(TM)
.... The CIN-prevention therapy of induced diuresis and matched
hydration therapy will be provided using RenalGuard.
"Contrast-Induced Nephropathy is a risky
complication resulting from
the use of contrast media for coronary and peripheral vascular diagnostic
and interventional procedures in at-risk patient...
Repligen Receives FDA Fast Track Designation for RG1068 for Pancreatic Imaging
...nd increase the diagnostic quality
of the MRI image of the pancreas. The use of MRI is attractive for patient
care as it can obviate the need for more risky
invasive procedures. There
are approximately 150,000 pancreatic MRIs conducted in the U.S. each year
that could benefit from enhancement with secretin...
Biomarkers May Reduce the Need for Biopsies and Offer Personalized Care for Heart and Lung Transplant Patients
...iomarkers could offer transplant patients
personalized care and medication and may replace the need for costly,
invasive biopsy procedures that can be risky
for patients. The meeting will
run through Saturday at the Boston Marriott Copley Place and Hynes
Personalized care is an integra...
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Road-crossing in chimpanzees: A risky business
In a finding that broadens our understanding of primate cooperation, researchers have found that chimpanzees evaluate risk when crossing roads and draw on an evolutionarily old principle--shared with at least some other primates--of protective "socio-spatial" organization that produces flexible, ad...
High construction cost for cycads
...mena are understood using a financial analogy where borrowing a modest amount of money for one investment strategy is much easier to pay back and less risky
than borrowing a substantial sum of money for a different investment strategy," said Marler. "The manufacture of food by the leaf is analogous to the ...
Women with endometriosis need special care during pregnancy to avoid risk of premature birth
... age and had fewer children. However, after adjusting for maternal age and other confounding factors, the strong association between endometriosis and risky
pregnancies still remained.
"Our research provides clinicians with important information in the search for the factors associated with prematur...
Reading the brain without poking it
...professor of bioengineering and coauthor of the study. "That lets neurosurgeons put this device under the skull but over brain areas where it would be risky
to place penetrating electrodes: areas that control speech, memory and other cognitive functions."
For example, the new array of microele...
Society for Prevention Research Meeting in Washington, D.C., May 27-29, 2009
...her-daughter relationships affect issues related to conflict, control, shared health beliefs and values, as well as specific health behaviors, such as risky
sexual activity, drug use, healthy eating and physical activity?
Other Newsworthy Story Ideas: There are many other newsworthy presentations at thi...
Voyages of discovery or necessity?
...storical migrations of Polynesians.
Why would historic populations of Cook Islanders take the chance of voyaging? A journey beyond the horizon was risky
and favorable landfalls were uncertain. It is known that this population was heavily reliant on fish as a source of protein, and the scientists sugges...
Mothers give interloper's offspring a head start in life
...e case, then placing extra-pair offspring early in the laying order may be the mother's strategy to promote their chances of survival through the most risky
period of their life".
Men are the weaker sex
...know about the male gender. Males are also associated with higher risk in the neonatal period after birth, and are more likely to expose themselves to risky
behavior later in life."
Good Reasons for Associated Risks
Boys may take more risks as the result of peer pressure, and the presence of testos...
Two innovative University of Texas at Austin biologists become HHMI Early Career Scientists
...eted award is funded by a different support program at HHMI that gives established faculty the funding and flexibility to tackle their most ambitious, risky
Human adult testes cells can become embryonic-like
...pushing fully mature cells, such as skin cells, back into a stem-like state requires use of cancer genes, and has therefore been viewed as potentially risky
for human treatment, he says.
The idea with this approach is that men with an incurable disorder or disease could have a biopsy of their testes, wh...
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NeoStem Obtains Exclusive License to Innovative Stem Cell Procedure Treating Musculoskeletal Diseases
...in an office procedure to assist in tissue healing and restoration of bone and cartilage. The Regenexx Procedure has helped many patients avoid more risky
and costly surgical intervention.
Additionally, Regenerative Sciences, through its founder and CEO, Christopher Centeno, M.D., will serve as a c...
Hovione Opens its New API Plant in Cork
...l ingredients (APIs) for a large range
of pharmaceutical companies both large and small worldwide. Many customers
find it more cost effective and less risky
to manufacture APIs externally by
a specialist, and see a contractor as a more flexible option that transforms
fixed into variable costs, reduces risk...
Managing Conflict of Interest Disclosures Simplified for Healthcare Organizations
...s the framework for a new process, eliminating cumbersome manual disclosure tracking.
"Most healthcare organizations today have a burdensome and risky
manual process for tracking COI disclosures," says Ben Diamond, President of HCCS. "This leads to large stacks of paperwork where disclosures can be l...
Biotechnology Value Fund, L.P. Announces Overwhelming Support to Remove the Board of Directors of Avigen, Inc. at Special Meeting of Stockholders
...in us by the majority of Avigen stockholders. We believe their resounding support was directly responsible for the Board's decision to discontinue its risky
merger discussions and to commence with a plan of liquidation. We are disappointed that Avigen did not offer downside protection sooner so that the s...
Sangamo BioSciences Initiates Phase 1 Trial of CCR5-ZFP Therapeutic to Treat HIV/AIDS
...logeneic bone marrow transplantation (bone marrow taken from a different person) is not widely applicable as a therapeutic approach for HIV as it is a risky
procedure requiring irradiation and ablation of the immune system and matched donors who also carry the CCR5-delta32 mutation are likely to be rare. S...
San Diego universities, government and industry rally around local Clean-Tech cluster
...nding to make that a reality. This so-called "Valley of Death" is created when federal funding runs out and venture capitalists see the science as too risky
to put money into.
"Many of these technologies are so early stage that many investors don't fund them," Ochoa said. "The importance of a program l...
Katrina Proven Certified Organic Toxic Mold Remedy Now Available for Mold Remediation Professionals and Homeowners
....effens.com/mold-magician.php available to mold remediation professionals. In an industry that is as litigious as mold, changing proven protocols is risky
business and takes a leap of faith. The ease of use and results has made that transition a confident one even for the most skeptical of individuals. ...
Stenum Hospital Does its 600th American Disc Replacement Surgery
...r. Additionally, it is quite likely that single level procedures are often performed when multi-level indications exist, resulting in poor results and risky
Stenum Hospital is now using the breakthrough Spinal Kinetics M6 implant. This implant achieves the ultimate goal of replicatin...
Risky Business: New Survey Suggests Many Americans Live Dangerously, Even When They Say They Aren't 'Risk Takers'
...Comparing Health Risks and Risks of Daily Living
Americans view a variety of routine activities associated with daily
living as moderately or highly risky
(i.e., having a moderate to high
likelihood of a negative consequence) including not wearing a seat belt (85
percent), throwing paperwork with persona...
Friends of the Earth Report on Biofuel Production Offers Incomplete, Outdated and Inaccurate Picture, According to Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association
...at what is being done here, and they go
away with a far different view from what they read in some of these
reports, so insisting on such tactics is a risky
proposition for NGOs that
wish to remain credible," concludes Jank.
A partial list of specific errors, unsubstantiated claims and
conclusions in the...