Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Research News Stories - October 2009

Date Title Comments Rating
2009-10-31 Dialysis patients at increased risk of infections during travel: Study 0 None
2009-10-30 University of Iowa receives a $26.4M gift commitment from the Pappajohns 0 None
2009-10-29 Girls' ethnicity and weight linked to participation in risky sexual behaviors 0 None
2009-10-28 NIH awards DiscoveryBioMed grant to develop therapies for cystic fibrosis 0 None
2009-10-28 Propolis exhibits antioxidant and anti-microbial properties that are beneficial to human health 0 None
2009-10-26 Diabetics who are nearsighted may be less susceptible to diabetic retinopathy 0 None
2009-10-26 Internet training can improve brain activity in older adults 0 None
2009-10-24 SRI International researcher named Fellow of the International Speech Communication Association 0 None
2009-10-24 AFER and Pfizer Ophthalmics initiate awards recognizing the achievements of Dr. Carl B. Camras 0 None
2009-10-24 Low adiponectin levels may increase sepsis related complications 0 None
2009-10-23 Study: General anesthesia can cause brain injury in immature rats 0 None
2009-10-22 Drugs affecting the central nervous system effective against fibromyalgia, study finds 0 4.7
2009-10-22 Peripheral arterial disease linked to lifestyle changes 0 None
2009-10-22 Research in specific cells and circuitry affected by addiction may help guard against relapse 0 3
2009-10-22 InHealth awards Southern California, Northwestern and Stanford Universities $1.4M as research grants 0 None
2009-10-22 Gates Foundation awards Vanderbilt University $100,000 for developing a malaria diagnostic test 0 None
2009-10-21 University of Granada scientists develop a new forensic technique for identifying persons missing in armed conflicts 0 None
2009-10-21 Herrick Foundation's $3M grant for cancer research 0 None
2009-10-21 U.S. Pharmacopeial fellowships awarded to 6 students 0 None
2009-10-21 Research may facilitate improved understanding of music perception in human nervous system 0 None
2009-10-20 Clonality analyses may lead to further understanding of hepatocarcinogenesis 0 None
2009-10-20 Testicular cancer survivors at risk of effective treatment 0 None
2009-10-20 Scientists find mechanism that protects neurons from calcium overload 0 5
2009-10-20 Cumberland Pharmaceuticals publishes data on its Phase III intravenous ibuprofen study 0 None
2009-10-20 Multilingual capability has a positive impact on cognitive functions 0 5
2009-10-19 Study on the economic impact of antibiotic overuse and antibiotic-resistant infections 0 5
2009-10-19 Chrysanthemum indicum extract holds promise for treating human cancer 0 None
2009-10-19 DFG Research Centre to be funded for a further four-year period 0 None
2009-10-19 Research study on epileptic seizures in individuals with alcohol withdrawal syndrome 0 None
2009-10-19 Bedside coaching and exercising for ICU patients on ventilators 0 None
2009-10-19 Research study reveals SFSGD in EGD individuals with GRBWR below 0.8% 0 None
2009-10-19 BJUI: Testicular cancer survivors face an increased risk of long-term illness due to effective treatment 0 None
2009-10-15 Federal Circuit Court: Faculty inventors own their inventions, not universities 0 None
2009-10-15 NYU Langone Medical Center to establish a schizophrenia research center with $10M NIMH grant 0 None
2009-10-15 More than half RCTs do not report vital information about study populations race, says study 0 None
2009-10-14 Medtronic announces results of study comparing INFUSE Bone Graft to autogenous bone graft 0 None
2009-10-14 Blocking newly discovered second molecular pathway may prevent angiogenesis: UCLA researchers 0 None
2009-10-14 Harvard researchers unite in fight against antibiotic resistance 0 None
2009-10-14 Use of minimally invasive procedures for radical prostatectomy has advantages as well as complications 0 None
2009-10-14 NIH awards UNC researcher $507,000 for rotavirus vaccine study 0 None
2009-10-13 Breast tenderness indicates increased cancer risk among women on combination therapy 0 None
2009-10-13 Sixth annual Medical Student Research Forum highlights latest findings 0 None
2009-10-12 Wake Forest University School of Medicine honours researchers 0 None
2009-10-12 Study finds that stranger homicide by people with schizophrenia rare 0 None
2009-10-12 Breast cancer patients who achieve pathological complete response have better outcomes 0 None
2009-10-12 Data undermining Thai HIV vaccine trial not reported, AHF disappointed 0 None
2009-10-12 Sahlgrenska researchers identify special protein that defends against stomach ulcer bacterium 0 None
2009-10-12 M. D. Anderson Cancer Center researchers announce study results of treatment for rare pediatric brain cancer 0 None
2009-10-12 NIH awards Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center $38.2M in grants 0 None
2009-10-12 Women with deleterious gene mutation diagnosed with breast cancer earlier than their previous generation 0 None
2009-10-11 Three hundred participants sought for world-first study to determine shared biological basis for psychotic illnesses 0 None
2009-10-11 World’s first engineered T cell receptor trial opens with new cellular therapy for HIV 0 None
2009-10-09 NIH grant to the University of Central Florida to conduct research on aphasia 0 None
2009-10-08 Lions Eye Institute for Transplant & Research to study vision impairment and blindness 0 None
2009-10-08 Family and population based approaches sheds new light on the potential roles of common and rare forms of human genetic variation 0 1
2009-10-08 Coeliac disease patients at risk of osteoporosis 0 None
2009-10-08 Scientists make significant advance towards a solution for neuronal repair 0 None
2009-10-07 Peregrine Pharmaceuticals establishes a new Anti-Viral Research Group 0 None
2009-10-07 Physical activity during adolescence decreases risk of glioma 0 None
2009-10-07 Late-onset sepsis in very low birth-weight newborns may be prevented with supplemental milk protein 0 None
2009-10-07 Diuretics effective as second-line agents in treating high blood pressure 0 5
2009-10-07 Gene mutation linked to age-related hearing loss 0 None
2009-10-07 Liquorice consumption linked to shorter pregnancies and adverse affect on child's intelligence and behaviour 0 None
2009-10-06 pDCs promote growth and survival of malignant myeloma cells 0 None
2009-10-06 Triage NGAL Test allows early identification of AKI in ICU patients 0 None
2009-10-06 Framingham Heart Study receives $1M grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute 0 None
2009-10-06 High mortality rates may play a role in the evolution of human body size 1 None
2009-10-06 Pomegranate juice beneficial for patients with elevated cardiovascular disease risk factors: Study 0 5
2009-10-05 Uncontrolled maternal asthma during pregnancy increases the likelihood of the child developing asthma 0 None
2009-10-05 CSL Behring - Canada Research Chair to develop therapies for treating bleeding and immune system disorders 0 None
2009-10-05 Intensive care units not designed for end-of-life care 0 None
2009-10-05 Challenges in patient recruitment for clinical studies 2 None
2009-10-05 Patients suffering from allergic rhinitis experience escalated symptoms of stress and fatigue 0 None
2009-10-05 New study sheds light on memory formation 0 None
2009-10-05 Study examines roles of PCPs and hepatologists in post-transplant care 0 None
2009-10-04 Study reveals the increasing demand for alternative medical therapies to treat CRS 0 None
2009-10-03 New study reveals that perception of color depends on biological processes of the eye and brain 0 None
2009-10-03 Study finds that visual impairment in T1D patients may be decreasing 0 None
2009-10-03 Study finds an independent link between self-perceived psychological stress and stroke 0 None
2009-10-03 University of Florida to study whether exercise can prevent disability in older people 0 None
2009-10-03 Critical biochemical pathways linked to the aging of human muscle identified 0 5
2009-10-03 Preterm infants receiving leg movement training display feet-reaching behaviors, says study 0 None
2009-10-03 Strengthening the pelvic floor muscles effective for older women with urinary incontinence 0 4
2009-10-03 IRSF awards $2M for research into a cure for Rett syndrome 0 None
2009-10-03 Mothers must heal physically and psychologically from the first stillbirth before conceiving again 0 None
2009-10-01 Aspirin use in seniors study 1 5
2009-10-01 EPA reviews dioxin exposure study conducted by the University of Michigan 0 None
2009-10-01 Electronic medical records may help doctors spot or predict abuse 0 None
2009-10-01 Stress linked to ischemic strokes 0 None
2009-10-01 Intoxicated trauma patients have higher survial rates than sober patients: Study 0 5
2009-10-01 POWER study results support the need to re-evaluate depression treatment in Ontario 0 None
2009-10-01 Consumption of fish has no major role in protection against heart failure 0 None
2009-10-01 Patients with serious mental illness need to be treated for physical and mental health 0 None
2009-10-01 Incept BioSystems commences human clinical trial of its SMART Embryo Culture System 0 None


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