Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Drug Trial News Stories - January 2005

Date Title Comments Rating
2005-01-31 What causes puberty to begin? 1 4.7
2005-01-31 Important and previously unrecognized trigger for breast cancer 0 None
2005-01-31 Do genes play a role in determining whether a man is gay or heterosexual? 0 None
2005-01-31 You'll live longer if you drink wine instead of beer 0 None
2005-01-31 Superbowl molecule shows promise for precision drug delivery 0 None
2005-01-31 Nicotine may hold promise in the early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2005-01-31 Study shows that pilots who drink and drive are at higher risk to crash planes 0 None
2005-01-31 Nearly 10,000 preterm births could have been prevented in 2002 0 None
2005-01-27 Paracetamol effective for chronic pain and arthritis 0 None
2005-01-27 Contrary to popular belief, rural physician incomes on par with urban physicians 0 None
2005-01-26 Doctors under pressure to compromise good health care for athletes 0 None
2005-01-26 Young, male, and infected - the forgotten victims of Chlamydia 0 None
2005-01-26 US rates of early death and disability from sexual behaviour triple those of other wealthy nations 0 None
2005-01-26 Trial of Etanercept for Wegners's disease shows no benefit against the autoimmune condition 0 None
2005-01-26 Study explains reasons behind recent Medicaid spending growth 0 None
2005-01-26 Increasing trend in society to be more open about the use of sperm donors 0 None
2005-01-26 Exposure to infant siblings decreases multiple sclerosis risk 0 None
2005-01-26 Obesity and weight gain are associated with increased risk for developing kidney stones 0 None
2005-01-26 Drug reviparin reduces the risk of death after heart attack 0 None
2005-01-25 New method of delivery of gene therapy may lead to safer treatment for cancer 0 None
2005-01-25 Whole-body computed tomography (CT) is not a cost-effective screening method 0 None
2005-01-25 Blood clots in the lungs could be prevented with computed tomography (CT) scans of the legs 0 None
2005-01-25 Sociologists create a love map for an entire high school 0 None
2005-01-25 Younr black people experience the most pain 0 None
2005-01-24 Vioxx could have caused 140000 excess cases of coronary heart disease in the USA since 1999 0 None
2005-01-24 Dietary fat quality may be more important than fat quantity in reducing risk of cardiovascular deaths in middle-aged men 0 None
2005-01-24 Warfarin combined with NSAIDs or COX-2 inhibitors increased risk of upper gastrointentinal hemorrhage 0 None
2005-01-24 Study of patients on COX-2 inhibitors does not show increased cardiovascular risk 0 None
2005-01-24 More studies on risks and benefits of COX-2 inhibitors 0 None
2005-01-24 Living in a disadvantaged neighborhood may increase HIV risk 0 None
2005-01-24 Use of anti-inflammatory steroids for traumatic head injuries may actually increase the risk of death 0 None
2005-01-24 No association between neuroticism and extroversion – and cancer 0 None
2005-01-24 Obesity is linked to lower levels of prostate specific antigen (PSA) in men 0 None
2005-01-24 Are NSAIDS enough for cancer pain? 0 None
2005-01-24 Antioxidants do not prolong the survival of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s disease 0 None
2005-01-24 Severity of liver disease not a reliable indicator of quality of life 0 None
2005-01-20 Pharmacist review does not keep older people out of hospital 0 None
2005-01-20 Invasive procedures do not necessarily improve survival for heart patients 0 None
2005-01-20 Intellect linked to risk of suicide in young men 0 None
2005-01-20 South Asian and black people in the UK are more likely to be admitted to hospital for asthmarelated problems 0 None
2005-01-20 Fracture jaw, lose consciousness and suffer less than if you don't black out? 0 None
2005-01-20 Jeans too tight, then check your genes 0 None
2005-01-19 Consumption of alcohol the risk of several common cancers 0 None
2005-01-19 Low to moderate amounts of alcohol reduce cardiovascular risk, while larger quantities raise it 0 None
2005-01-19 More evidence that wine helps protect the heart 0 None
2005-01-19 Role of ethnicity in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease 0 None
2005-01-19 Sildenafil restores cognitive function in rats after liver failure 0 5
2005-01-19 Clopidogrel (Plavix®) responses appear normal in largest data set 0 None
2005-01-19 Medicine alone may not offer best quality of life for patients with moderate heart attack risk 0 None
2005-01-19 Two minutes of magnetic stimulation can change your brain for an hour 0 None
2005-01-19 Psychiatric disorders detected using blood test 0 None
2005-01-19 Survey finds that many recover from alcoholism 0 None
2005-01-19 Racial disparities in access to surgical evaluation 0 None
2005-01-19 Beneficial effects of essential fatty acids in children with autism and Asperger's syndrome 0 None
2005-01-19 New study finds that regular physical activity, mental stimulation, and a diet rich in antioxidants can help keep old dogs young 0 None
2005-01-19 Catheter ablation safe for patients 0 None
2005-01-19 Parental notification laws concerning contraception would affect teenagers 0 None
2005-01-19 Program aimed at improving the quality of treatment for depression is effective at reducing depression 0 None
2005-01-18 Over 75s who care for others and see grandchildren have a better quality of life 0 None
2005-01-17 Single gene mutation as the cause of around one in 25 cases of Parkinson’s disease worldwide 0 None
2005-01-17 Animal study on vascular effects of COX-2 inhibition 0 None
2005-01-17 Study provides insight into strategies for telomere-based molecular cancer therapeutics 0 None
2005-01-17 Few smokers make use of the help that is available 0 None
2005-01-17 Residents face increased safety risks when subjected to extended work hours 0 None
2005-01-17 Lifting weights can help people with multiple sclerosis 0 5
2005-01-17 Botox may help people with movement disorders 0 None
2005-01-17 People who prefer the couch to the track are more at risk for obesity, diabetes, cancer and heart disease 0 None
2005-01-13 High levels of homocysteine, an amino acid in the blood, may indicate an increased risk of stroke 0 None
2005-01-13 1 billion people with high blood pressure by 2025 0 None
2005-01-13 Tobacco industry involvement in p53 gene research impairs integrity of the scientific process 0 None
2005-01-13 Smoking marijuana is associated with increased risk of many of the same symptoms as smoking cigarettes 0 None
2005-01-12 Soy may reduce risk of cardiovascular disease 0 None
2005-01-12 Study identifies potentially valuable applications for new drug Nifrolidine 0 None
2005-01-12 Steady points to need for more rigorous evaluation of complementary & alternative medicine use 0 None
2005-01-12 Study links meat consumption to colon cancer 0 None
2005-01-12 Elevated glucose levels and diabetes associated with a greater risk for cancer 0 None
2005-01-12 High consumption of red meat increases risk for colorectal cancer 0 None
2005-01-12 Recent study correlates human cord blood cells with reduced animal heart attack damage 0 None
2005-01-10 Obese and overweight patients in a study group reported sleeping less 0 None
2005-01-10 Weight loss may be an early sign of dementia 0 None
2005-01-10 Modafinil may be a possible medicinal treatment for cocaine dependence 0 None
2005-01-10 Macular degeneration patients benefit from self-management training 0 None
2005-01-10 Depression intensifies from one generation to the next 0 None
2005-01-10 Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis study points to survival as key endpoint in future actimmune studies 0 None
2005-01-10 Seven percent of college students have used prescription stimulants for non-medical purposes 0 None
2005-01-10 Scientists reveal how we recognise the look of fear 0 None
2005-01-10 Girls' diets call for more calcium 0 None
2005-01-10 High rate of disability in extremely premature babies, new research results reveal 0 None
2005-01-10 Groundbreaking study will assist stroke and head injury victims rehabilitate their sight 0 None
2005-01-09 Smaller lymph nodes seen on abdominal CT scans in "healthy" people are not clinically significant 0 5
2005-01-07 Pegylated interferon alfa-2b offers the best treatment option for people with chronic hepatitis B infection 0 None
2005-01-07 Strong association between high levels of hyaluronic acid and severe osteoarthritis 0 None
2005-01-07 Potential cure for lymphoma in HIV patients 0 None
2005-01-07 Peginterferon alfa-2b produced sustained responses in patients with chronic hepatitis B 0 None
2005-01-06 Adults with pre-diabetes can lose up to 3 percent of their body weight using diet 0 None
2005-01-06 Scents and emotions linked by learning 0 4
2005-01-06 Reduced progression of atherosclerosis tied to statin drugs lowering fats, protein 0 None
2005-01-06 Herpes virus is everywhere and it's unavoidable 0 None
2005-01-06 CDC concern over contraceptive decline deserves second look 0 None
2005-01-05 Night-time splinting can effectively improve discomfort from early symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome 0 None
2005-01-05 Stem cells from umbilical cord blood effectively treated heart attacks 0 None
2005-01-05 Chamomile tea shown to boost the immune system and fight infections associated with colds 0 None
2005-01-05 Genetics may not be enough to explain the rates of high blood pressure in US African-American populations 0 None
2005-01-05 Easier access to emergency contraception would not increase the risk of STDs 0 None
2005-01-05 Sticking to one diet plan key to losing weight 0 None
2005-01-04 Study to compare traditional and spiritual post-heart attack recovery approaches 0 None
2005-01-04 Study is the first to track changes in the rate of ICD utilization among blacks and whites 0 None
2005-01-04 Angioplasty may replace bypass for more patients who are also receiving a new heart valve 0 None
2005-01-04 Patient safety measures work at children’s hospitals 0 None
2005-01-04 Genomics tools provide clues to what causes 400 million cases of gastrointestinal disease each year 0 None
2005-01-04 Chronic users NSAIDs have greater risk of bleeding and visible damage to their small intestine 1 None
2005-01-04 No link between immunizations and autism 0 None
2005-01-04 Exposure to the chemical BPA (Bisphenol A) stimulates prostate cancer cell growth 0 5
2005-01-03 Study shows women with invasive lobular carcinoma may not need chemotherapy before surgery 1 4.3


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