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... federal officials reported Thursday. In all, 10,521 tuberculosis (TB) cases were reported in the United States in 2011, a 6.4 percent drop from 2010 -- to 3.4 cases per 100,000 people. Still, infection ...
... to be irreversible. The new meaning, this - which applies to maybe one percent of the population of brain death - is what one doctor called pretty dead. You're dead enough so they can legally take your ...
...  suggests. In the new study, laquinimod reduced the annual relapse rate by 23 percent, and disability progression by 36 percent. "We found that... WEDNESDAY, March 14 (HealthDay News) -- Yet another ...
... mission that lasted an average of 39 days. The study authors found that among those who experienced a lifetime total of more than 30 days of exposure to microgravity, 33 percent of the astronauts had ...
... with a 67 percent increased risk of cesarean section delivery, a 64 percent increased risk that an infant would require care in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), and a 44 percent increased risk ...
... the nerve, may help. Beware a doctor who tells you the first and only solution is to go under the knife: "Less than 10 percent of my patients require surgery," says Raj Rao, M.D., vice chairman of the ...
... might reduce the strain. Between the ages of 30 and 70, most adults experience a 20 percent to 30 percent decline in range of motion; after age 70, they may suffer up to a 50 percent decline in spinal ...
... and questionnaires, and underwent brain imaging and spinal fluid tests. Testing showed that 25 percent had preclinical indicators for Alzheimer's disease, and researchers found that those who slept "less ...
... which is used to treat the most common childhood cancer, acute lymphoblastic leukemia, or ALL. The drug, which cures up to 90 percent of children with ALL, has been in very short supply in recent weeks ...
... of Clinical Oncology. “We have worked very hard to take what was an incurable disease and make it curable for 90 percent of the cases. But if we can’t get this drug anymore, that sets us back decades.” ...
... (exemestane), has been shown to reduce the odds of breast cancer by 65 percent, but it also worsens bone density by about three times in... TUESDAY, Feb. 7 (HealthDay News) -- A drug used to prevent ...
... to turn into what's known as neural ectoderm, into neurons and these retinal cells so that we can actually get these cells in very large numbers, and in effect, we can get near 100 percent pure retinal ...
... by 80 percent, all from the actions of a few ounces of cells. The brown fat also kept its subjects warm. The more brown fat a man had, the colder he could get before he started to shiver. Brown ...
... company’s stock rose 3.4 cents, or 23 percent, to 18 cents on Monday. Dr. Schwartz conceded that it was “extremely unusual” for researchers to publish a study after treating only two patients ...
... (In a separate national study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 70 percent of women over age 65 did not have osteoporosis.) The researchers report that fewer than 1 percent ...
... cord. About 2.3 percent of the dogs admitted to veterinary teaching hospitals suffer from this type of injury. Most of these cases involve dachshunds, and one in five dachshunds will suffer such an injury ...
... (In a separate national study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 70 percent of women over age 65 did not have osteoporosis.) The researchers report that fewer than 1 percent ...
... and a range of other medical authorities, despite all those Sally Field ads, surprisingly few women over 65 get bone density tests at all. How few? A 2008 study using a 5 percent sample of all Medicare ...
... drugs. About 57 percent of those who met with chiropractors and 48 percent who did the exercises reported at least a 75 percent reduction in pain, compared to 33 percent of the people in the medication ...
... to improve movement in the neck area. Participants were instructed to do the exercises six to eight times per day. At the 12th week, 82 percent of people receiving spinal manipulation reported at least ...
... said her father, Mike Lake, 43, a truck driver who lives in Rexburg, north of Pocatello. The answer wasn't good. With treatment, the teen was told she had a 30 percent chance to make it two years, Lake ...
... that M.S. is becoming a manageable disease.” In M.S., the body’s immune system damages neurons in the brain and spinal cord, attacking the myelin sheath that insulates these nerves. About 85 percent ...
... the struggle to understand and beat Alzheimer's, which now afflicts more than 5 million Americans. Worldwide, a staggering 1 percent of all economic output is spent caring for and treating people with ...
... of a drug that blocks the calcium channel reversed the abnormalities in cultured neurons, reducing the proportion of catecholamine-secreting cells by 68 percent. The findings in Timothy Syndrome patient ...
... the U.S. agency has collected more than 186 lionfish from the waters around the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Of these, scientists have tested 74 fish to date, with 26 percent confirmed to contain ...
For more than a year, Medtronic has reported weaker sales of its two leading franchises — heart defibrillators and spinal implants, which account for about 40 percent of total sales. Tighter hospital ...
... analysis found a mild adverse event rate of nearly 12 percent in children. Mild events included bleeding, pain, crying, bruising and worsening of symptoms. Serious events occurred in 25 children. Twelve ...
... cord injury are seeking $25,000. Posting to IndieGoGo is free, but the site takes 4 percent of the money raised. (To encourage users to set reasonable goals, the site imposes a 9 percent fee if a campaign ...
... eight. Of more than 3,200 children in the study, 13 percent had asthma symptoms at that age. And there was no difference between children whose mothers had used folic acid during pregnancy and those whose ...
... better, van Deursen's team found. Senescent cells are limited in number, making only up to 15 percent of cells in an elderly person, for example. To eliminate them in the mice, the researchers focused ...
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