Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Research News Stories - February 2012

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2012-02-29 Health care costs after self-castration significantly greater than elective outpatient surgical castration 0 None
2012-02-29 Tenfold increase in OARnet network bandwidth speeds will boost medical research 0 None
2012-02-29 Scientists to speak on cultural issues pertinent to rehabilitation research 0 None
2012-02-29 Cold air can trigger coronary events 0 None
2012-02-29 Timing of educational attainment associated with health 0 None
2012-02-29 Examining link between 'power structures,' disease spread through study of incarceration, HIV treatment 0 None
2012-02-29 People with TBI show decline in financial management skills 0 4
2012-02-29 Research compares basis for social dysfunction between ASD, schizophrenia 0 None
2012-02-29 DKR Fund for Alzheimer's research launches today 0 None
2012-02-29 Obesity can decrease risk of mortality in people over 85 years of age 0 None
2012-02-28 Single dose of Ritalin may raise awareness of mistakes: Study 0 None
2012-02-28 Low levels of omega-3 in blood ‘ups’ risk of dementia and brain aging: Study 0 None
2012-02-28 Adolescents more sensitive to effects of sport-related concussions 0 None
2012-02-28 Study sheds light on why physicians mistakenly believe that poor people sue more often 0 None
2012-02-28 Heat-related deaths in football players triple to nearly three per year between 1994-2009 0 None
2012-02-28 Researchers discover connection between early humans and Neanderthals' genome 0 None
2012-02-28 Scientists demonstrate how immortal flatworm overcomes aging process 0 5
2012-02-28 AF strong predictor of cognitive and functional decline in older people at risk of heart disease 0 None
2012-02-28 Report identifies patterns in misuse of illicit and prescription drugs among young adults 0 None
2012-02-28 Study finds traces of bacteria listeria in ready-to-eat fish products in Vancouver 0 None
2012-02-27 Hearing loss may increase risk of falls 0 None
2012-02-27 Collaborative study of physical activity patterns, eating habits in colorectal cancer patients 0 None
2012-02-27 AB SCIEX granted ISO 13485 certification for quality management system. 0 None
2012-02-27 News briefs from featured presentations at Cardiology 2012 0 5
2012-02-27 Translational research in addiction conference to take place in Texas 0 None
2012-02-27 Researchers trace states with disparities in life expectancy 0 None
2012-02-26 Rosemary aroma may improve cognitive performance 0 None
2012-02-24 Helmholtz Association grant for research on diseases caused by protein misfolding 0 2
2012-02-24 Researchers uncover how phytoplankton release powerful toxins into environment 0 None
2012-02-24 Calorie listings on fast-food chain restaurant menus do not benefit consumers 0 None
2012-02-24 Bathtub refinishers may cause work-related death 0 None
2012-02-24 Study looks at link between family members' behaviours and hoarders 0 None
2012-02-24 Higher alcohol intake may increase risk of CRC among obese people 0 None
2012-02-24 Research!America shares findings about global health R&D in New Jersey 0 None
2012-02-24 Workshop increases pharmacy and medical students' empathy 0 5
2012-02-24 Study strengthens statistical link between BPA and heart disease 0 None
2012-02-24 PTSD more prevalent among firefighters in Israel 0 None
2012-02-24 MSU students analyze bones for clues into Nubians' diets, health histories and lifestyles 0 None
2012-02-24 Physical activity keeps workers mentally fit 0 1
2012-02-23 Circadian rhythm can influence a heart attack 0 None
2012-02-23 How treatment options are presented strongly impacts patients' decision-making 0 None
2012-02-23 Underreporting of alcohol's role in crime and accidents decreases public support for liquor laws 0 None
2012-02-23 Study examines views on money, coercion and undue influence in participation for research 0 None
2012-02-23 Older physicians have higher frequency of litigation 0 None
2012-02-23 DIRECT project to focus on stratification of patients with type 2 diabetes 0 None
2012-02-23 Assessing family medical history helps spot patients at high risk of heart disease 0 None
2012-02-23 More toxic aldehydes found in reheated sunflower and linseed oil 0 None
2012-02-23 Allergan's cell-based assay for botulinum toxin type A products receives positive opinions 0 None
2012-02-23 First-ever comparative analysis of antimalarial medicines at every step of the parasite's life cycle 0 None
2012-02-22 People with celiac disease are at risk for osteoporosis 0 None
2012-02-22 Some diets and diet pills may cause further kidney damage in overweight adults 0 None
2012-02-22 AAN announces recipients of 2012 scientific research awards 0 None
2012-02-22 WHO meeting decides to extend moratorium on bird flu research, delay full publication of two studies detailing lab-modified strains 0 None
2012-02-22 AAN, National MS Society to honor Cleveland Clinic researcher with John Dystel Prize 0 2.3
2012-02-22 Referees' stress tolerance does not depend on specific physical condition 0 1
2012-02-22 Fructose may not be to blame for obesity 0 None
2012-02-22 Sociologists develop a theory of moral self 0 None
2012-02-21 DPN similar in prediabetic patients and healthy people 0 None
2012-02-21 Drug 'addicted' newborn the latest hysteria driven absurdity 0 None
2012-02-21 CDRD, NGDI-UBC collaborate to combine existing approved drugs to better treat TB 0 None
2012-02-21 Sitting for long hours affects hips, spine, shoulders and the heart 0 None
2012-02-20 Fast once or twice a week to improve brain health and prolong life 2 4.7
2012-02-20 Indiana CTSI HUB offers open-source software to accelerate clinical and translational research 0 None
2012-02-19 Researchers discover class of proteins that detect 'painful touch' 0 None
2012-02-18 Quit-smoking drug Chantix effective in cocaine and alcohol addiction 3 5
2012-02-18 External cooling to achieve normothermia in patients with septic shock found safe 0 None
2012-02-18 Addiction to social networking leads to sleep deprivation 0 5
2012-02-18 CMS urged to limit definition of research for reporting under Physician Payment Sunshine Act 0 None
2012-02-18 Adherence rates for hypertension medications lower among African-American patients 0 None
2012-02-18 TRANSFUSION publishes positive results from CryoStor collaborative research 0 None
2012-02-18 New, under-recognized, much more potent variant of common bacterium 0 5
2012-02-18 Women with heart problems at higher cancer risk after Omega-3 and vitamin B supplementation 0 4
2012-02-18 Personality traits play an important role in military training 0 None
2012-02-18 MDC publishes latest research report on cardiovascular and metabolic diseases 0 None
2012-02-18 Even mild dehydration affects mood, energy level, and ability to think clearly 0 None
2012-02-18 Evolutionary biologist receives LRI grant for lupus research 0 None
2012-02-17 Scientists observe maturation of immune cells in live zebrafish embryos 0 None
2012-02-17 Reuters examines security measures taken at labs working with deadly pathogens 0 None
2012-02-17 Young Canadians report higher levels of emotional and behavioural problems 0 None
2012-02-17 Eliminating key part of health care reform would lower number of Americans newly insured 0 None
2012-02-17 Researchers obtain sequence of 168 complete genomes of fruit fly 0 None
2012-02-17 Augmented toys may help children with autism 0 None
2012-02-17 Long-term weight training may benefit Parkinson's disease patients 0 None
2012-02-17 Mechanical dose of load through muscle force may slow bone loss in SCI patients 0 None
2012-02-17 Study to quantify benefits of aerobic exercise in managing Parkinson's symptoms 0 None
2012-02-16 National Guard soldiers more likely to develop alcohol-related problems after deployment 0 None
2012-02-16 Drug companies forge joint ventures for smart pills 0 None
2012-02-16 Traumatic brain injury linked to PTSD: UCLA study 0 None
2012-02-16 Stress levels of unemployed people linked more to their surroundings 0 None
2012-02-16 Wolters Kluwer Health enters distribution agreement with NEJM 0 None
2012-02-16 Study identifies variations in non-pharmacological palliative care 0 None
2012-02-16 Study finds poor QOL in South Asians with coronary artery disease 0 None
2012-02-16 Obesity may increase symptom severity and decrease QOL in patients with fibromyalgia 0 None
2012-02-15 Air pollution raises risk of stroke and cognitive decline 0 None
2012-02-15 Mediterranean diet could prevent brain damage in the long term: Study 0 None
2012-02-15 Heart attack scars mended using stem cells 0 None
2012-02-15 Second chance may be the last chance for heart attack patients 0 None
2012-02-15 Ovarian cancer subtype may be susceptible to 'anti-angiogenic' drugs 0 None
2012-02-15 Ability of the brain to rehearse is critical to make newly acquired memory more permanent 0 None
2012-02-15 Greenest supercomputer to advance study of human disease 0 None
2012-02-15 People with rich fantasy lives may be susceptible to dissociative identity disorder 0 1
2012-02-15 Incidence of TBI likely greater than previously estimated 0 5
2012-02-15 Water-associated disease outbreaks more likely to occur in high population density areas 0 None
2012-02-15 First study to look at suicide ideation and self-harm in LGBT youths 0 None
2012-02-15 Mental health can also interfere with the heart 0 None
2012-02-15 Social influences can fuel weight loss 0 None
2012-02-15 Study: Short-term exposure to major air pollutants may increase risk of MI 0 None
2012-02-15 UPV/EHU biologist analyzes genetic and environmental causes of obesity in Romani families 0 None
2012-02-15 Study: ACL injury mechanism involves combination of factors 0 None
2012-02-14 Brain tissue created from human skin cells 0 None
2012-02-14 Aspirin-like drugs help prevent spread of tumors in the body 0 None
2012-02-14 Postoperative radiotherapy does not really help elderly lung cancer patients 0 2
2012-02-14 Gene sequencing could identify genetic variants of lung cancer and colorectal cancer 0 None
2012-02-14 Scientific conference on considerations for NBCD regulatory approval pathway 0 None
2012-02-14 Healthy, loving relationship is good for the heart 0 None
2012-02-14 Prevention and treatment options are improving long-term outcomes for heart failure 0 None
2012-02-14 Children living near coal-tar-sealed pavement likely to ingest PAHs 0 None
2012-02-14 E-cars in China could be more harmful to health than gasoline vehicles 0 None
2012-02-14 Study examines how motivation to exercise is linked to behavior 0 None
2012-02-14 Two research studies receive HSR Impact Award from AcademyHealth 0 None
2012-02-14 U of A professor receives $542,000 from NSERC for drinking water research 0 None
2012-02-14 Changes in sense of control may actively affect cognitive abilities 0 None
2012-02-14 Moderate air pollution increases risk of stroke by 34% 0 None
2012-02-14 Healthy older adults report less negative thinking, higher levels of life satisfaction 0 None
2012-02-14 Scientists identify more than 100 new cases of alkaptonuria 0 None
2012-02-13 Eating fructose does not lead to an increase in blood pressure 0 None
2012-02-13 Starving HIV virus could be the basis for future therapy: Study 0 None
2012-02-13 DARPA awards fourth milestone payment of $3.56M to Medicago 0 None
2012-02-13 Most pharmas concerned over ability to meet EMA EVMPD deadline 0 None
2012-02-13 Intervention programs can help teen girls achieve long-term success in managing weight 0 None
2012-02-13 EU-funded 4DCellFate project to kick off today 0 None
2012-02-13 Elton John AIDS Foundation awards over $3.2 million in new grants 0 None
2012-02-13 Evaluation in addition to screenings increases diagnosis rate of cognitive impairment 0 None
2012-02-13 Elbow position alone does not affect injury rates in baseball pitchers 0 None
2012-02-13 Study examines sleep and its impact on health and education 0 None
2012-02-13 Report addresses treatment preferences among depressed patients after heart attack 0 None
2012-02-13 WHO convening meeting in one week to explore opinions surrounding H5N1 bird flu research 1 None
2012-02-13 Researchers discover a connection of peroxisomal protein import and receptor export 1 None
2012-02-13 Overeating may increase risk of MCI among the elderly 0 None
2012-02-13 Cognitive impairment affects majority of non-demented Swedish elderly 0 None
2012-02-13 Study addresses role of personality in treatment response of PTSD 0 None
2012-02-13 Researchers explore how cognitive performance can decline after natural disasters 0 None
2012-02-13 First study to ever quantify effects of estrogen as a stimulant of pheromones 0 None
2012-02-12 Excessive consumption of phosphate damages health 0 5
2012-02-12 Y chromosome may be the link that passes heart disease risk from father to son 0 None
2012-02-12 Deep brain stimulation helps improve memory and cognitive skills in epilepsy patients 0 5
2012-02-12 Tai chi could benefit Parkinson’s disease patients 2 None
2012-02-12 Cancer drug bexarotene effective in mouse model of Alzheimer’s 0 None
2012-02-12 Human 'shock absorbers' discovered 0 None
2012-02-10 Study: Syncope results in unexplained cardiac arrests 0 None
2012-02-10 Most young Spaniards do not consume alcohol or illegal drugs 0 None
2012-02-10 One in four low-income cohabiting couples with children maintain romantic relationship 0 None
2012-02-10 Most disabled seniors rate their quality of life 'fair to very good' 0 None
2012-02-10 U-M research sheds light on aging process 0 None
2012-02-10 Eighth grader develops AnimalGrams to support pediatric cancer research at UCLA 0 None
2012-02-10 LFA seeks grant applications to address important areas of lupus research 0 None
2012-02-10 Cancer-related fatigue linked to muscle mass and strength 0 None
2012-02-09 Low-glycemic-index foods can improve dietary habits of people with Type 2 diabetes 0 None
2012-02-09 Two new cancer research laboratories at WEHI receive $2M ACRF funding 0 None
2012-02-09 Obama administration pledges $156 million for Alzheimer's research and care 0 None
2012-02-09 Examining debate over bird flu research 0 None
2012-02-09 Study reveals widening gap in suicide rates between Scotland and England & Wales 0 None
2012-02-09 First study to examine how changes in fitness and fatness affect heart health 0 None
2012-02-09 Mary Ann Liebert to launch BioResearch Open Access in March 0 None
2012-02-09 Physically active people more likely to report feelings of enthusiasm, excitement 0 None
2012-02-08 Exercise can reduce pain, improve physical function in individuals with OA 0 None
2012-02-08 Positive emotional experience induces people to visit social networking sites 0 5
2012-02-08 Ethical framework to guide coverage and reimbursement decisions for expensive orphan drugs 0 None
2012-02-08 EUSARNAD study focuses on anxiety disorders 0 3
2012-02-08 National Alzheimer's plan to include more research funding 0 None
2012-02-08 Research!America 2012 National Health Research Forum to be held on Mar. 14 0 None
2012-02-08 Communities with small, locally-owned businesses have healthier populations 0 None
2012-02-08 Scientists discover how individual MST neurons function 0 None
2012-02-08 Changes in economy affect orthopedic trauma volume 0 None
2012-02-08 Study describes molecular pathway that controls rest and activity rhythms 0 None
2012-02-08 Parents more likely to blame and doubt child sex abuse victims 0 None
2012-02-08 Comparing health problems can influence physical and emotional health 0 None
2012-02-08 Soft drink consumption associated with increased chance of asthma, COPD 0 None
2012-02-08 Increasing age associated with higher risk of death from breast cancer 0 None
2012-02-07 Forum for Collaborative HIV Research suggests new approach for conducting Phase 3 HIV clinical trials 0 None
2012-02-07 Study finds 77% of trauma patients with vitamin D deficiency 0 None
2012-02-07 Smoking leads to early cognitive decline: Study 0 None
2012-02-07 WHO publishes new standards for human participant research 0 None
2012-02-07 NYU Langone experts to present at American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons annual meeting 0 None
2012-02-07 ECNP expresses deep concern at withdrawal by AstraZeneca from neuroscience drug research 0 None
2012-02-07 Visual working memory not as specialized in the brain as visual encoding 0 None
2012-02-07 Five coping strategies can help people to overcome dental fear 0 None
2012-02-07 Queen's study aims to improve end of life decision making among elderly 1 None
2012-02-07 Exposure to manganese may increase risk of clumsiness in former welders 0 None
2012-02-06 CWRU/Cleveland Clinic consortium to focus on head, neck and spinal injuries 0 None
2012-02-06 Vigorous exercise triggers MSC accumulation in skeletal muscle 0 None
2012-02-06 Scientists search gene alterations in three-parent kids 0 None
2012-02-06 Panel discussion shows heated controversy over H5N1 research 0 None
2012-02-06 People seem to switch navigational strategies with age 0 None
2012-02-06 Environmental aspects rather than genes play a major role in MCI in non-demented elderly 0 None
2012-02-06 SDIX, BD enter collaboration for development of microbiology detection solution 0 None
2012-02-06 NIH, USDA and research facilities need to protect captive great apes 0 None
2012-02-06 Soligenix reports positive results from preclinical studies of vaccine thermostabilization technology 0 None
2012-02-06 McMaster receives $30M gift to accelerate innovations in health research, education and care 0 None
2012-02-06 Online dating surpasses all forms of matchmaking in the U.S. 0 None
2012-02-04 UCLA professor receives ASA's Feinberg Award for clinical stroke research 0 None
2012-02-04 Smoking cessation reduces coughing, other respiratory symptoms within weeks 0 None
2012-02-04 Brain may replace sensory experiences to help understand common metaphors 0 None
2012-02-04 AFER congratulates the first Genentech AMD Fellowship recipients 0 None
2012-02-04 Increased exposure to sunlight may prevent allergies and eczema 0 None
2012-02-03 Study to understand links between premature birth and maths disability in children 0 None
2012-02-03 Addiction could be a legacy from parents: Study 0 None
2012-02-03 Married men with stroke symptoms seek medical attention earlier than women 0 None
2012-02-03 Binge drinking and moderate drinking do not differ in risk for ischemic heart disease or mortality 0 None
2012-02-03 MD Anderson study defines value in health care 0 None
2012-02-03 Change in sickle cell anemia prevention strategies decreases racial disparities in stroke-related deaths 0 None
2012-02-03 Study examines link between blood pressure and risk of ESRD under 'real world' conditions 0 None
2012-02-03 Opinion pieces discuss bird flu research controversy 0 None
2012-02-03 Employing freedom-restraining measures correctly can prevent fatal consequences 0 None
2012-02-03 Exercise under hypoxic conditions provides improvements in glycemic control 0 None
2012-02-03 Cedars-Sinai experts to present research updates at International Stroke Conference 0 None
2012-02-03 Occasional erratic heart rhythms cause about one-fifth of unexplained strokes 0 None
2012-02-03 Concussions linked with number of hits received by football players 0 None
2012-02-03 Caffeine consumption reduces risk of advanced fibrosis in NAFLD patients 0 None
2012-02-03 Study to determine causes and impact of hyperkyphosis 0 None
2012-02-03 Anemia triples risk of dying within a year after having a stroke 0 None
2012-02-03 Heart failure associated with 30% increase in major fractures 0 None
2012-02-02 Skin cells converted to brain cells without intermediate stem cell stage 0 None
2012-02-02 Blood cell therapy works for nasopharyngeal cancer: Study 0 None
2012-02-02 National Science Advisory Board explains decision to censor bird flu research 0 None
2012-02-02 Memory impairment may increase risk of deadly stroke 0 None
2012-02-02 Link between poor neighbourhoods and risk of arthritis 0 None
2012-02-02 Researchers discover new biomarker for cyanide poisoning 0 None
2012-02-02 USF receives DOD grant for battlefield-related TBI research 0 None
2012-02-02 People with sleep apnea may have increased risk of brain lesions, silent strokes 0 None
2012-02-02 Study finds wide variation in rates of diabetes across developing countries 0 None
2012-02-01 Cooked tomatoes could help in prostate cancer: Study 0 None
2012-02-01 A mind-reading machine could be reality soon 0 3
2012-02-01 Omeros, BioMed sign new 15-year lease agreement 0 None
2012-02-01 Reference book on methods and approaches in injury research 0 None
2012-02-01 ASM to publish special commentaries on NSABB and H5N1 research 0 None
2012-02-01 Valence, arousal, and sex differences play a major role in brain activity 0 None
2012-02-01 Potential way to block second wave of death from pneumonia treatment 0 None
2012-02-01 Dana-Farber receives MLSC grant to expand cancer imaging research 0 None
2012-02-01 Adults with profound learning disability more likely to develop autism 0 None
2012-02-01 Scientists discover different brain regions cooperate during short-term memory 0 None
2012-02-01 Exercise training can combat depressive symptoms in patients with chronic illness 0 None
2012-02-01 Diet soft drink consumption may increase risk of vascular events 0 None
2012-02-01 Most young people do not receive emergency mental health assessment after deliberate self-harm 0 None

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