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2013-04-18 21:29:37

A certain number of patients hospitalized for cirrhosis complications soon develop a syndrome characterized by acute liver failure and/or the failure of other vital organs (ACLF). This syndrome had no specific diagnostic criteria hitherto. In this prospective study, led by Dr Richard Moreau, INSERM Research Director (Mixed Research Unit 773 “Centre de Recherche biomédicale Bichat-Beaujon”; INSERM/Université Paris Diderot) who is also a practitioner...

2013-04-12 23:02:10

MedActive announces its support for Sjögren´s Syndrome Awareness Month by sponsoring the 2013 Sjögren´s Syndrome National Patient Conference on April 12th and 13th. Spring Hill, FL (PRWEB) April 12, 2013 MedActive is honored to be a supporting sponsor of the 2013 Sjögren´s Syndrome National Patient Conference on April 12 and 13 at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda. April is Sjögren´s Syndrome Awareness Month. The Sjögren´s Conference is staged...

2013-02-22 12:24:36

Pre-war vulnerability is just as important as combat-related trauma in predicting whether veterans´ symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) will be long-lasting, according to new research published in Clinical Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. Researcher Bruce Dohrenwend and colleagues at Columbia´s Mailman School of Public Health and the New York State Psychiatric Institute found that traumatic experiences during combat...

2012-10-09 20:51:36

But an hour's walk every day makes no difference: Intensity rather than duration is what counts The findings indicate that it is the intensity, rather than the duration, of exercise that counts in combating the impact of metabolic syndrome - a combination of factors, including midriff bulge, high blood pressure, insulin resistance, higher than normal levels of blood glucose and abnormal blood fat levels - say the authors. Genes, diet, and lack of exercise are thought to be implicated in...

2012-10-08 15:22:32

CHICAGO, Oct. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Research Down Syndrome (RDS) has announced funding for six grants to support Down syndrome cognitive research. The grant total represents a fifty percent increase over grants awarded by RDS in 2011. RDS is committed to supporting the identification of the causes of the intellectual impairments associated with Down syndrome and to facilitating the development of pharmacological therapies to improve memory, learning and communication in persons...

2012-07-26 06:24:35

DENVER, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mile High Down Syndrome Association (MHDSA) announced that it will take over the ALIVE! (Ability, Life Skills, Independence, Vitality Education) continuing education program for adults with Down syndrome. The program was initiated and managed by the Denver Adult Down Syndrome Clinic (DADSC) for the past five years. As people with Down syndrome are living longer, it is important they have the life skills to be productive individuals. The...

2012-07-12 06:24:51

DENVER, July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Who: Mile High Down Syndrome Association (MHDSA), a Colorado non-profit organization, focused on raising awareness around Down syndrome and supporting families of children with Down syndrome with resources, tools and educational information. What: The Step Up for Down Syndrome annual...

2012-05-23 18:42:45

Researchers in the United Kingdom have determined that azithromycin, a broad-spectrum antibiotic that also has anti-inflammatory properties, can be an effective treatment option for patients suffering from bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome (BOS), a life-threatening complication that occurs in the majority of patients following lung transplantation. BOS is the leading cause of mortality after the first year following transplantation, and occurs in part when the body repeatedly rejects the...

2012-05-10 22:25:22

History, science and discovery come together to help family members C5ORF42 was identified as the gene that causes Joubert Syndrome in a number of families in the Lower St. Lawrence region of Quebec where the causal gene had remained unknown since the initial description of the syndrome in 1969. This is what a study in the April issue of The American Journal of Human Genetics reveals. The study was conducted by researchers from the Sainte-Justine University Hospital Research Center and the...

2012-04-30 10:25:55

More mothers using drugs like OxyContin, Vicodin, giving birth to babies in drug withdrawal, results of study published in JAMA ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- About one baby is born every hour addicted to opiate drugs in the United States, according to new research from University of Michigan physicians. In the research published April 30 in the Journal of the American Medical Association, U-M physicians found that diagnosis of neonatal abstinence syndrome,...


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2011-02-23 20:52:43

The SARS coronavirus is the virus that causes severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). In 2003 the World Health Organization issued a press release stating that the coronavirus identified by a number of laboratories was the official cause of SARS. It causes severe illness marked initially by systemic symptoms of muscle pain, headache, fever, followed in 2-10 days by the onset of respiratory symptoms, mainly cough, dyspnea, and pneumonia. SARS patients have a decrease in the number of...

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