Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Drug Trial News Stories - October 2007

Date Title Comments Rating
2007-10-31 Vitamin A derivative associated with reduced growth in some lung cells 0 None
2007-10-31 Visual field loss increases the risk of falls in older adults 0 None
2007-10-31 Treadmill training helps Down syndrome babies walk months earlier 0 None
2007-10-31 Daily commute in car increases exposure to harmful air pollutants 0 None
2007-10-31 No link between vitamin D and overall cancer deaths 0 None
2007-10-31 Neural stem cells may help to restore memory after brain damage 0 None
2007-10-31 Timing repeat colonoscopy: disparity between guidelines and endoscopists' recommendations 0 None
2007-10-31 Quality of life most important for survival in advanced non-small cell lung patients 0 None
2007-10-31 Family ties determine who gets heart disease 0 None
2007-10-31 New brain marker predicts cognitive decline and the development of Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2007-10-31 Neurons in primate cortex associate numerical meaning with visual signs 0 None
2007-10-31 How tumors respond to EGFR inhibitors 0 None
2007-10-31 Key findings for all veterans seen in depression and suicide study 0 None
2007-10-31 Stereotactic radiation is effective as surgery against nerve tumor 0 None
2007-10-31 Alzheimer's may progress more rapidly in people with high blood pressure or atrial fibrillation 0 None
2007-10-31 Fibromyalgia pain caused by neuron mismatch 0 None
2007-10-31 Vitamin D protects against colorectal cancer 0 None
2007-10-31 Young white veterans more at risk of suicide 0 None
2007-10-31 Antisocial behaviour in kids key to alcohol trouble in teens 0 None
2007-10-31 One in seven Americans over the age of 70 suffers from dementia 0 None
2007-10-30 Pre-op antibiotics prevent infection for wisdom teeth surger 0 None
2007-10-30 Veterans' suicide study yields key findings 0 None
2007-10-30 Most people living longer except rheumatoid arthritis sufferers 0 5
2007-10-30 Government restrictions on weight loss surgeries limit access for poor, underinsured patients 0 None
2007-10-29 Visual field loss increases risk of falls in older adults 0 None
2007-10-29 Injected dextrose solution helps ease chronic Achilles tendon pain 1 None
2007-10-29 Comparison of mortality trends among rheumatoid arthritis subjects 0 None
2007-10-29 Computer-based test to measure optimal visual acuity in age-related macular degeneration 0 None
2007-10-29 Risk factors that may contribute to the onset of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis 0 None
2007-10-29 Does no TV mean increased physical activity in teens? 0 None
2007-10-29 Inhalant use and suicidality among incarcerated youth 0 None
2007-10-29 Relief for seasonal allergic rhinitis sufferers 0 None
2007-10-29 Ethnic differences in sleep quality and blood pressure 0 None
2007-10-29 Which lung volumes to use for radiotherapy planning of lung cancer 0 None
2007-10-29 Radiation plus chemo quadruples survival time for fatal brain cancer 0 None
2007-10-29 Study examines burden of epilepsy on quality of life 0 None
2007-10-29 Preventing lung scarring may extend lives of lung cancer patients 0 None
2007-10-29 Knowing risk can determine what kind of colon cancer screening is best 0 None
2007-10-29 New treatment option studied for bladder cancer 0 None
2007-10-29 Low-dose CT scanning detects cancers long before symptoms ever appear 0 None
2007-10-29 Do statins make radiation more effective at curing prostate cancer? 0 None
2007-10-29 Scientists use shared genome data to confirm SORL1 gene linked to Alzheimer's 0 None
2007-10-29 Deep brain stimulation to treat Parkinson's makes some act irrationally 0 None
2007-10-29 Organic food a far better health option 0 None
2007-10-28 What is a critical lab value? it depends, Hopkins researchers find 0 None
2007-10-28 Positioning pelvic cancer patients on stomachs for radiation yields better results 0 None
2007-10-28 PET scans track small tumors after stereotactic body radiotherapy 0 None
2007-10-28 Patient navigators help minority, low-income cancer patients get life-saving treatments 0 None
2007-10-28 Surgery, radiation gives early survival advantage in bile duct cancer 0 None
2007-10-28 Obesity-related hormone is higher in children with Down syndrome 0 None
2007-10-28 Advancement in radiation oncology treatment called IMRT improves care, avoids healthy tissue 0 5
2007-10-28 Men with bladder exstrophy report robust sex lives, but women fare worse 0 None
2007-10-28 Shire announces data from a 12-month study of Daytrana for ADHD 0 None
2007-10-28 Integrated approach to IMRT provides quality care for head and neck cancer patients 0 None
2007-10-28 Highly targeted radiation therapy for prostate cancer prevents damage to surrounding organs 0 None
2007-10-28 Education program leads to lasting improvement of cancer knowledge in African Americans 0 None
2007-10-28 Mindfulness-based stress reduction study 0 None
2007-10-28 Cancer patients not getting live-saving flu and pneumonia shots 0 None
2007-10-28 Attenuation of NASH by stimulation of free fatty acid metabolism 0 None
2007-10-25 Blood markers can help choose best dose for antiangiogenic drugs 0 None
2007-10-25 Psychiatrists, parents significantly differ in ADHD, psychiatric comorbidities perceptions 0 None
2007-10-25 Potential early warning system for lung cancer identified 0 None
2007-10-25 Medical College of Wisconsin receives grant to study infantile hemangiomas 0 None
2007-10-25 Lower frequency deep brain stimulation effective treatment for dystonia 0 None
2007-10-25 Infliximab scheduled treatment has proven to be an effective strategy in IBD patients 0 None
2007-10-25 Diffusion tensor imaging shows structural changes in mild traumatic brain injury 0 None
2007-10-25 HIV patients are actually sicker when they begin therapy 0 None
2007-10-25 Valsartan might help prevent Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2007-10-25 Human decision-making linked to an individuals' need to maintain a homeostatic balance 0 None
2007-10-25 Low-density lipoprotein may contribute to vascular diseases 0 None
2007-10-25 Why do some people solve problems more creatively than others? 0 None
2007-10-24 Test gives insight into prognosis in patients with plasma cell malignancies 0 None
2007-10-24 Optimism - how the brain generates the human tendency 0 None
2007-10-24 Grape seed supplement studied for cardiovascular health benefits 0 None
2007-10-24 Positive results for novel anti-cancer drug ECO-4601 0 None
2007-10-24 Nicotine reduces levodopa-induced dyskinesias 0 None
2007-10-24 Cannabis reduces pain only within a narrow dose range 0 None
2007-10-24 Oncolytics Biotech receives approval for UK clinical trial of of REOLYSIN 0 None
2007-10-24 Cognitive performance in long-term abstinent elderly alcoholics 0 None
2007-10-24 The financial burdens of overweight and obesity among elderly Americans 0 None
2007-10-24 Intergroup attitudes among youth addressed by leading development and social psychologists 0 None
2007-10-24 Traditional perception of alcoholism and impulsive behaviour may need to be reconsidered 0 5
2007-10-24 Anticoagulant bivalirudin following angioplasty in heart attack patients reduces adverse events and bleeding 0 None
2007-10-24 Novel and inexpensive tool for identifying early signs of schizophrenia 0 None
2007-10-24 Most parents ignorant to teenager's substance use 0 None
2007-10-24 Genetics of alcoholism 0 None
2007-10-24 Carbamazepine and valproate may cause sexual disorders 0 None
2007-10-24 Combination targets offer new hope in fight against cancer 0 None
2007-10-24 Safety of nebulized Formoterol in COPD 0 None
2007-10-24 Novel and accurate method for preoperative diagnosis of pancreatic solid pseudopapillary tumor 0 None
2007-10-24 Racial/ethnic disparities in alcohol treatment 0 None
2007-10-24 Simple blood test may accurately detect thoracic aneurysm disease 0 None
2007-10-24 Inequality has a negative impact on population health in both rich and poor nations 0 None
2007-10-24 75% of hospital patients suffer from malnutrition regardless of their pathology 0 None
2007-10-24 Simple technique helps retinal patients detect vision loss quickly and cheaply 0 None
2007-10-24 Synthetic form of THC is an effective anti-depressant at low doses 0 None
2007-10-24 New theory of how viruses may contribute to cancer 0 None
2007-10-24 Sexual knowledge and attitudes of men with intellectual disability who sexually offend 1 None
2007-10-24 Study looks at religion in health care 0 None
2007-10-24 Quantitative PET imaging finds early determination of effectiveness of cancer treatment 0 None
2007-10-24 Potent inhibitor of Kinesin CENP-E demonstrates tumor cell inhibition 0 None
2007-10-24 Combo therapy flavopiridol and cisplatin shows promise for recurrent ovarian cancer resistant to platinum therapy 0 None
2007-10-24 Pioneering study into older people’s expectations of dying 0 None
2007-10-24 Neighborhood safety and physical activity among public housing residents 0 None
2007-10-24 Physical therapy in ICU can reduce hospital stays 0 None
2007-10-24 Researchers pinpoint brain waves that distinguish false memories from real ones 0 None
2007-10-24 Diffusion-weighted MRI predicts liver fibrosis 0 None
2007-10-24 How body image is perceived across different ethnic backgrounds 0 None
2007-10-24 Dads often missing from their child's ADHD treatment program 0 None
2007-10-24 SPIRIT III trial shows fewer major adverse cardiac events 0 None
2007-10-24 Experimental cancer pharmaceuticals under trial 0 None
2007-10-24 Obesity goes global 0 None
2007-10-24 A better education means dementia comes later but when it does it's faster 0 None
2007-10-24 Can a lack of sleep drive you crazy? 0 5
2007-10-23 Low-dose aspirin for in vitro fertilisation 0 None
2007-10-23 Link between obesity and viral infections 0 None
2007-10-23 Age increases chance of success as two-timer 0 None
2007-10-23 75% of hospitalised patients suffer from malnutrition regardless of their pathology 0 None
2007-10-23 Two carotid stenting trials show results comparable to AHA guidelines 0 None
2007-10-23 One out of three patients with asthma or COPD use inhalers incorrectly 0 None
2007-10-23 When it comes to cancer 'mind over matter'...doesn't matter 0 None
2007-10-22 Zinc can help nursing home residents who are susceptible to pneumonia 0 None
2007-10-22 Stanford seeks volunteers for flu vaccine study 0 None
2007-10-22 Genetic influence on HIV/AIDS progression 0 None
2007-10-22 Study explains why physical activity is beneficial in preventing heart attack and stroke 0 None
2007-10-22 Stem cells from a person's own umbilical cord effectively treat blood and immune disorders, juvenile diabetes 0 None
2007-10-22 Spending more for lung cancer treatment did not substantially increase patients' lives 0 None
2007-10-22 Sleep-deprivation causes brain to overreact to negative experiences 0 None
2007-10-22 Severely restricting calories leads to a longer life 0 None
2007-10-22 Study looks at physician migration 0 None
2007-10-22 Heparanase shows potential as cancer drug 0 None
2007-10-22 Hispanics and African Americans are less likely to use commercial weight loss programs 0 None
2007-10-22 More fast food means greater body mass index 0 None
2007-10-22 More educated people who develop dementia lose their memory faster 0 None
2007-10-22 Electronic medical records improve continuity of care for osteoporosis 0 None
2007-10-22 Educating poor in India helps health and well-being 0 None
2007-10-22 Improvements in survival after dialysis in the elderly 0 None
2007-10-22 Hypnotherapy effective for smoking cessation after hospital discharge 0 None
2007-10-22 40 percent of men and 30 percent of women are overweight 0 None
2007-10-22 University at Buffalo receives three grants to tackle problem drinking 0 None
2007-10-22 Funding source a major determinant in findings regarding adverse effects in corticosteroid studies 0 None
2007-10-22 Endobronchial valve improves quality of life in emphysema patients 0 None
2007-10-22 Human cytomegalovirus may help doctors treat glioblastoma multiforme 0 None
2007-10-22 Emotional well-being not an independent factor affecting the prognosis of head and neck cancers 0 None
2007-10-22 Height may point to a biological basis for pedophilia 0 None
2007-10-22 Smoking cessation programs should be tailored to age 0 None
2007-10-22 Prevalence of acne in adults 20 years and older 0 None
2007-10-22 Impact of income inequality on health in both rich and poor nations 0 None
2007-10-22 Strong association between tattoos and hepatitis C virus infection 0 None
2007-10-22 Clinical trial evaluating brain cancer vaccine is underway at NYU 0 None
2007-10-22 Addicts renting their cars in exchange for drugs 0 None
2007-10-19 Smurfs a major cause of osteoarthritis 0 None
2007-10-19 Study examines effects of caregiving 0 None
2007-10-19 Random drug and alcohol testing does not reliably keep student-athletes from using 0 5
2007-10-19 Oral medication restores missing protein in boys with muscular dystrophy 0 None
2007-10-19 Mice offer clues to the roots of human resilience 0 None
2007-10-19 Study supports the theory of the seasonal flu 0 None
2007-10-19 New insight into mechanisms by which E. coli colonize the intestines 0 None
2007-10-19 Growth hormone use for diabetes healing 0 None
2007-10-19 Antibiotics for upper respiratory tract infection, sore throat, or ear infection 2 5
2007-10-19 Enzyme synergy shown to perpetuate sleeping sickness 0 None
2007-10-19 Early intervention dramatically improves outcomes for new dialysis patients 0 None
2007-10-19 Avastin and chemo combo may offer hope for glioblastoma multiforme patients 0 None
2007-10-19 Clinical trial to evaluate glioblastoma multiforme vaccine commences at NYU 0 5
2007-10-19 Heart attacks and suicide higher in those who have surgery for obesity 0 None
2007-10-18 Detection of biological and nonbiological motion 0 None
2007-10-18 HPV test beats Pap in detecting cervical cancer 0 None
2007-10-18 Study looks at sepsis and purpura in children 0 None
2007-10-18 Sex hormone signature indicates gender rather than just chromosomes 0 None
2007-10-18 Pine bark extract boosts nitric oxide production 0 None
2007-10-18 Massive microRNA scan uncovers leads to treating muscle degeneration 0 5
2007-10-18 Massage could put you at risk for nerve injury 0 None
2007-10-18 Intra-arterial combination chemotherapy induces long-term survival for hepatocellular carcinoma 0 None
2007-10-18 Insulin levels affect the brain's dopamine systems 2 5
2007-10-18 Study looks at inhaled corticosteroid use post 9/11 in NYC firefighters 0 None
2007-10-18 Infrared imaging for sleep apnea diagnosis shows promise 1 None
2007-10-18 HIV linked to increased risk of end-stage renal disease in African-Americans 0 None
2007-10-18 Height linked to how good a person thinks their health is 0 None
2007-10-18 Cardiac stents may cause tingling in some patients 0 None
2007-10-18 Benefit of exenatide has not yet been proven 0 None
2007-10-18 Aspirin may really be a man's drug 0 None
2007-10-17 Taxol-type drugs give slight boost to survival rates in early breast cancer 0 None
2007-10-17 Bypass surgery more likely than angioplasty to relieve coronary artery disease pain 0 None
2007-10-17 Existing drugs may be useful in treating brain tumors 0 None
2007-10-17 Study identifies pathway required for normal reproductive development 0 None
2007-10-17 Stretching out does not prevent soreness after exercise 0 None
2007-10-17 Strengthening the reporting of observational studies in epidemiology 0 None
2007-10-17 Simple low-cost interventions can reduce spread of respiratory viruses 0 None
2007-10-17 Self-management education for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 0 None
2007-10-17 Scientists reassess heart disease causes 0 None
2007-10-17 Prebiotics in infants for prevention of allergic disease and food hypersensitivity 0 None
2007-10-17 Training for walking after stroke 0 5
2007-10-17 Oral antibiotics effective to treat severe urinary tract infections 0 None
2007-10-17 Genetics play a key role in obesity 0 None
2007-10-17 Using insoles may not reduce back pain 0 None
2007-10-17 Medical school departments, department heads often have industry relationships 0 None
2007-10-17 Is the spleen able to prohibit tumor cell proliferation? 0 None
2007-10-17 In-vitro fertilization improved with 3-D/4-D-guided embryo transfer and new placement target 0 None
2007-10-17 Insulin signaling and amphetamines 0 None
2007-10-17 Long-term high-dose ibuprofen slows the rate of decline in lung function in children with cystic fibrosis 0 None
2007-10-17 Garlic boosts hydrogen sulfide to relax arteries 0 None
2007-10-17 Psychosocial and psychological interventions for treating postpartum depression 0 None
2007-10-17 Findings could lead to new therapy for spinal cord injury 0 None
2007-10-17 Water exercises for the treatment of knee and hip osteoarthritis 0 None
2007-10-17 Exercise for improving balance in older people 0 5
2007-10-17 Dietary advice for reducing cardiovascular risk 0 None
2007-10-17 Chinese medicine for menstrual cramps 0 None
2007-10-17 Brain cell growth diminishes long before old age strikes, animal study shows 0 None
2007-10-17 Strain of the bacteria Streptococcus pneumoniae that causes ear infections emerges; resistant to antibiotics, pneumococcal vaccine 0 None
2007-10-17 Insoles for prevention and treatment of back pain 0 None
2007-10-17 Anti-fibrinolytics reduce blood loss during cardiac surgery 0 None
2007-10-17 Acupuncture before and during surgery reduces the need for powerful painkillers 0 None
2007-10-17 Nanna naps prevent heart attacks 0 None
2007-10-17 Combo of exercise plus calorie cuts best for maintaining weight loss 0 None
2007-10-17 First colonoscopy a real lifesaver 0 None
2007-10-16 Low levels of vitamin D may exacerbate chronic pain 0 None
2007-10-16 Use of NSAIDs underreported 0 None
2007-10-16 Usage of complementary and alternative medicine therapies high among those with obstructive sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome 0 None
2007-10-16 Modafinil effective treatment for excessive sleepiness 0 None
2007-10-16 Surgical treatment of morbid obesity increases likelihood of patients returning to work 0 None
2007-10-16 Nutritional deficiencies after gastric bypass surgery 0 None
2007-10-16 African-Americans have a high overall incidence of colorectal cancer - study emphasizes importance of screening 0 5
2007-10-16 People overestimate sleep times 0 None
2007-10-16 Study evaluates safety, efficacy and tolerability of probiotics for irritable bowel syndrome 1 None
2007-10-16 Once-a-day epilepsy drug lamotrigine effective for partial seizures 0 None
2007-10-16 Knee buckling common in older adults 1 3.2
2007-10-16 The costly business of depression in the work place 0 None
2007-10-16 Chocoholics ....blame it on bacteria! 0 None
2007-10-16 New tool to assess excessive daytime sleepiness in adolescents 0 None
2007-10-16 New analyses of long-term LIALDA (mesalamine) data presented at ACG 0 None
2007-10-16 Mesalamine linked to cancer protection for high risk inflammatory bowel disease patients 0 None
2007-10-16 Continuous positive airway pressure improves symptoms of depression in obstructive sleep apnea patients 0 None
2007-10-16 Gastrointestinal disorders and work-related absenteeism 0 None
2007-10-16 Landmark stent trial to be presented at TCT 2007 0 None
2007-10-16 GERD can masquerade as persistent cough or even severe chest pain 0 None
2007-10-16 New insight into Herceptin resistance in breast cancer 0 None
2007-10-16 First colonoscopy with removal of polyps linked to reduction in colon cancer death 0 None
2007-10-16 Siestas and heart health 0 None
2007-10-16 Depression among patients with coronary artery disease 0 None
2007-10-16 Eating raw fish raises potential health concerns 0 None
2007-10-16 Colorectal cancer screening improves survival in seniors 0 None
2007-10-16 Capsule endoscopy finds undiagnosed Crohn's disease 0 None
2007-10-16 Cancer death rate decline doubling 0 None
2007-10-16 76% of teenagers aged 12-18 report being sexually violated 0 None
2007-10-16 A tumor marker Ca 19-9 in diabetics can lead to misdiagnosis of pancreatic cancer 0 None
2007-10-16 Health-care costs of NSAIDs injury 0 None
2007-10-16 20% of bariatric surgery candidates not psychologically cleared for surgery 0 None
2007-10-15 Statins appear to preserve lung function 0 None
2007-10-15 Short-term hemofiltration is cost-effective for severe acute pancreatitis 0 None
2007-10-15 Pregabalin decreases pain after knee replacement surgery 0 None
2007-10-15 Nicotine patch for prostate surgery relief? 0 1
2007-10-15 Familial multiple sclerosis appears more severe than non-familial 0 None
2007-10-15 Even low levels of weekly exercise can be beneficial 0 None
2007-10-15 Fearful eyes and happy faces - how we perceive certain cues 0 None
2007-10-15 Benefits of exercise on the aging brain 0 None
2007-10-15 Dopamine levels and appetite 0 None
2007-10-15 Enzyme TPPII may contribute to obesity 0 None
2007-10-15 Chili peppers and pain relief 0 None
2007-10-15 Pain medication use does not impair driving skills and reaction times according to new study 0 None
2007-10-15 Couples attending cancer counseling together better prepared to ease children's concerns 0 None
2007-10-15 Improving working memory by computerized strategy in ADHD 0 1
2007-10-15 Cigarette smoking may accelerate disability in multiple sclerosis 0 None
2007-10-15 Arsenic exposure during pregnancy linked to low-birth-weight infants 0 None
2007-10-15 Alcohol is most common 'spiking' drug 0 None
2007-10-15 Household spray cleaners bad for the health 0 5
2007-10-15 Simple blood test 90% accurate in predicting Alzheimer's 0 None
2007-10-12 Poor self-esteem can trigger the primal fight-or-flight response 0 None
2007-10-12 Professional welders risk losing their sense of smell 0 None
2007-10-12 Peripheral ehanolamine plasmalogen deficiency - likely factor in Alzheimer's and dementia 0 None
2007-10-12 Patients with mild cognitive impairment have difficulty making medical decisions 0 None
2007-10-12 Legal needs of cancer patients not being met 0 None
2007-10-12 Anticlotting drug found to be safe in sickle cell patients 0 None
2007-10-11 Benefits of statin drugs continue for years 0 None
2007-10-11 The highs and lows of drug cravings 0 None
2007-10-10 Study unravels some of the mystery surrounding the devastating 1918 pandemic 0 None
2007-10-10 Mouse mammary tumor virus might be involved in causing human breast cancer 0 None
2007-10-10 HER-2 status predicts success of chemotherapy in breast cancer treatment 0 None
2007-10-10 Trial of repeated antibiotic therapy for Lyme diseases 0 None
2007-10-10 Don't waste your money on expensive joggers! 0 None
2007-10-10 Efficiency and safety of endoscopic treatment of gastrointestinal smooth muscle tumors 0 None
2007-10-10 Electroacupuncture on the anterior forearm may help gastroesophageal reflux disease symptoms 0 None
2007-10-10 Can liver cirrhosis be partially cured? 0 None
2007-10-10 How clean are biometric devices? 0 5
2007-10-10 Trial results of lovaxin C in advanced cervical cancer patients 0 None
2007-10-10 18F-DG PET/CT can highly increase the detection of colorectal cancer 0 None
2007-10-10 Folic acid supplements dramatically lower blood arsenic levels in those exposed to contaminated water 0 4
2007-10-10 Heart drug perindopril helps seniors get active 0 None
2007-10-10 Antioxidants no use against degenerative eye disease 0 None
2007-10-10 Transcutaneous cervical esophageal ultrasound can not substitute for 24-h pH monitoring or manometry 0 None
2007-10-10 Tooth loss may predict the development of dementia 0 None
2007-10-10 Stress and disease likely linked 0 None
2007-10-10 Connection between substance abuse and violence examined 0 None
2007-10-10 Androgen deprivation therapy linked to increased risk of heart disease death 0 None
2007-10-10 Paving the way for future pan-European clinical trials 0 None
2007-10-10 Network approach finds potential breast cancer susceptibility gene 0 None
2007-10-10 Medicaid managed care enrollees appear to receive lower-quality 0 None
2007-10-10 Intensity modulated radiation therapy better for sparing bladder when treating prostate cancer 0 None
2007-10-10 Under HMOs, Medicaid patients fare worse than commercial HMO patients 0 None
2007-10-10 Decrease in the use of radiotherapy procedures for the treatment of cancer in hospitals 0 None
2007-10-10 Just one week of meditation helps 0 None
2007-10-10 Returning to stressful jobs puts heart attack victims at risk of another attack 0 None
2007-10-10 Migraine drug Topamax tested on alcoholics 0 None
2007-10-10 Antibody repairs myelin in lab study of multiple sclerosis and related disorders 0 None
2007-10-09 Relatives of Parkinson's disease victims more prone to dementia 0 None
2007-10-09 Soaring obesity rates in the UK 0 None
2007-10-09 Quick action after a minor stroke reduces the risk of a major stroke 0 None
2007-10-09 Bad marriage equals a bad heart 0 None
2007-10-09 Xeloda (capecitabine) better all round for cancer patients 0 1
2007-10-09 Surgery may offer best chance of long-term prostate cancer survival 0 None
2007-10-09 Study links chemical to inhibited milk synthesis, secretion in humans 0 None
2007-10-09 Smoking appears to have no effect on the progression of multiple sclerosis 0 None
2007-10-09 Relatives of patients with Parkinson's disease may have an increased risk of developing dementia 0 None
2007-10-09 Perindopril for improving physical function in elderly people 0 None
2007-10-09 Patients perceived cancer care unaffected by lower Medicare reimbursements 0 None
2007-10-09 One injection of gene therapy spreads through brain in animal study 0 None
2007-10-09 Negative aspects of close relationships linked to heart disease risk 0 None
2007-10-09 Study examines the safety of Tasers 0 4
2007-10-09 Eating fewer refined carbohydrates may slow the progression AMD 0 None
2007-10-09 How does THC work? 0 1.6
2007-10-09 Lower-calorie menus at fast-food restaurants help make us fat 0 None
2007-10-09 Peer influence can help young adults avoid drug use 0 None
2007-10-09 Folic acid supplements can dramatically lower blood arsenic levels 0 None
2007-10-09 HAART stops brain damage caused by HIV 0 None
2007-10-09 Depression in the elderly can act as a predictor of future intellectual decline 0 None
2007-10-09 Central nervous system infections after heart transplants 0 None
2007-10-09 Body-mind meditation helps reduce stress 0 None
2007-10-09 Taking antidepressants with painkillers dangerous 0 None
2007-10-08 Increase in ATV injuries triggers questions on their safety 0 None
2007-10-08 Study finds almost one-third of children take vitamins 0 None
2007-10-08 Small papillary thyroid cancers are NOT clinically insignificant 0 None
2007-10-08 Completion of first clinical trial of Apatone for cancer treatment 0 None
2007-10-08 Paramedics can provide an effective alternative to standard ambulance service in the community 0 None
2007-10-08 No strong evidence linking amateur boxing with long-term brain injury 0 None
2007-10-08 Clinical trial for lab-grown neo-bladder to help spinal cord injury patients 0 None
2007-10-08 Current food labeling leads to under-consumption of calcium 0 None
2007-10-08 AGA Institute statement on CT colonography study 0 None
2007-10-07 Professor says anti-carb hysteria is nonsense! 0 None
2007-10-07 Thalidomide therapy helps elderly myeloma patients live longer 0 2
2007-10-04 Adolescents and smokeless tobacco advertising 0 None
2007-10-04 Starting university may be hazardous to your health 0 None
2007-10-04 Disabled people smoke the most 0 None
2007-10-04 Negativity is contagious 0 None
2007-10-04 Medimmune announces phase 2 safety data for anti-RSV antibody 0 None
2007-10-04 A systematic review of mortality in schizophrenia 0 None
2007-10-04 Even mildly underactive thyroid doubles risk of heart conditions 1 None
2007-10-04 Donepezil no better than placebo to treat behavioural symptoms of Alzheimer's 0 None
2007-10-04 New findings on cholesterol metabolism in the brain and Alzheimer's disease 0 5
2007-10-04 Individually tailored herbal concoctions possibly harmful 0 None
2007-10-04 When it comes to treatment for heart attacks white men get a better deal 0 None
2007-10-04 Spouses often mirror each other's health habits 0 None
2007-10-04 Promising trial results show biologic therapy ustekinumab significantly improved psoriasis 0 None
2007-10-04 Flavonol-rich foods may help reduce the risk of pancreatic cancer 0 None
2007-10-04 Cancer trial combines multiple drugs to attack blood vessel formation in patients with kidney cancer 0 None
2007-10-04 Gene-chip studies provide new leads in treating abnormal lung development in premature newborns 0 None
2007-10-03 Big bucks for cooling therapy trial for children with brain injuries 0 None
2007-10-03 Low levels of good cholesterol risk for heart disease 0 None
2007-10-03 Ozone impairs the body's immune system 0 None
2007-10-03 Losing a little weight might help avoid drugs to reduce hypertension 0 None
2007-10-03 Bath emollients for allergic eczema of 'questionable' value 0 None
2007-10-03 On-screen smoking in movies linked to young adult smoking behavior 0 None
2007-10-03 Teasing teens about weight is no joke, especially when the teasing comes from family 0 None
2007-10-03 Major gender gap in use of life-saving heart device 0 None
2007-10-03 Increasing young adult smoking linked to smoking in movies 0 None
2007-10-03 Implantable cardioverter defibrillators underused in women, minorities with heart failure 0 None
2007-10-03 Inhalant use and suicidality among incarcerated youth 0 None
2007-10-03 HIV positive employees face job loss and workplace discrimination 0 None
2007-10-03 Discovery of genetic roadblock could lead to novel treatments for type 2 diabetes 0 None
2007-10-03 Distinctive patterns of behaviour found in dogs that bite children 0 None
2007-10-03 Creatine in addition to exercise enhances strength in older adults 0 None
2007-10-03 Cognitive deficits lead to 'loss of self' among cancer patients 0 None
2007-10-03 Avoiding sweets may spell a longer life 0 None
2007-10-03 Common chronic diseases cost U.S. economy $1 trillion 0 None
2007-10-03 ACE inhibitor perindopril may help improve cardiac complications from Marfan syndrome 0 None
2007-10-02 Binge drinkers who feel regret less likely to repeat behaviour 0 None
2007-10-02 Clean living conscientious types less prone to Alzheimer's 0 None
2007-10-02 Weight-based dosing of ribavirin improves outcomes for patients with hepatitis C 0 None
2007-10-02 Study looks at effects of sleep deprivation on metabolic and cardiovascular function 0 None
2007-10-02 Insights into colorectal cancer screening 0 None
2007-10-02 Mechanism behind nicotine dependency revealed 0 None
2007-10-02 People who don't finish high school are at a higher risk of developing dementia 0 2
2007-10-02 Noninvasive tests for cirrhosis may help to avoid liver biopsy 0 None
2007-10-02 Antibiotic Minocycline shows potential as stroke treatment 0 None
2007-10-02 More than half of U.S. adults have a mental or physical condition that impacts their work 0 None
2007-10-02 Mini-strokes linked to uric acid levels 0 None
2007-10-02 Lower metabolism, eating behavior possibly explain the cause of overweight in narcolepsy 0 None
2007-10-02 Conscientiousness and Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2007-10-02 Leptin plays a major role in islet cell growth and insulin secretion 0 None
2007-10-02 Better use of kidneys from deceased donors 0 None
2007-10-02 Nicotine dependence triggered by changes in brain chemistry that follow very first dose of nicotine 0 None
2007-10-02 Extended wakefulness and low-dose alcohol impairs driving performance 0 None
2007-10-02 Depressed adolescents respond best to psychotherapy and antidepressant medication 0 None
2007-10-02 Daytime sleepiness linked to chronic nasal obstruction 0 None
2007-10-02 Worm study sheds light on how the human body ages 0 None
2007-10-02 Rapamycin and Gleevec reverses effects of portal hypertension in rats 0 None
2007-10-02 Types of sleep and risk of mortality 0 4
2007-10-02 Botched production of insulin molecule may lead to diabetes 0 None
2007-10-02 Alcohol and sleep restriction can affect young men's alertness and driving performance 0 None
2007-10-01 The role of working for pay on adolescent tobacco use 0 None
2007-10-01 Best weight-loss plans for heart health 0 None
2007-10-01 Androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer may encourage spread of disease 0 None
2007-10-01 Schizophrenia candidate genes affect even healthy individuals 0 None
2007-10-01 Inhaled ozone impairs the body's first line of defense 0 None
2007-10-01 Job stress and work environment can contribute to depression 0 None
2007-10-01 Accurate prostate cancer diagnosis depends on biopsy location 0 None


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