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Article ID: 11600

Newer vs. Older Antidepressant Drugs

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Newer categories of antidepressant drugs are equally as effective as older-generation antidepressants and roughly equal numbers of patients drop out of clinical trials for each type because of side effects, according to a new report.

Released:
19-Mar-1999 12:00 AM EST
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    19-Mar-1999 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 11535

Save by Eliminating Restricted Access to Dermatologists

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Health-maintenance organizations and medical consumers take note: For treatment of skin disease, you're better off medically and financially by going straight to a dermatologist.

Released:
19-Mar-1999 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 11589

Prenatal Program Pushes the Frontiers of Diagnosis

Cedars-Sinai

With 3-D ultrasound, genetic testing procedures that can now be done in the first trimester of pregnancy, and a medical staff that is nationally recognized, the prenatal diagnostics program at Cedars-Sinai gives women earlier access to the latest techniques.

Released:
18-Mar-1999 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 11587

Standardization of Revolutionary Cancer Treatment Offers Hope

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

A revolutionary new treatment for patients suffering from abdominal cancer will soon be available to doctors nationwide thanks to a partnership between Wake Forest University School of Medicine and IDT, Inc..

Released:
18-Mar-1999 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 11576

Tips from the American Thoracic Society for March

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

1. Breathing diesel exhaust causes acute inflammatory response in healthy young adults; 2. Rhinovirus in infants and respiratory syncytial virus in older children strongly associated with wheezing; 3. How human immunodeficiency virus affects treatment outcome in patients with pulmonary TB.

Released:
18-Mar-1999 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 376

Who Cares For You When You're Ill

University of Michigan

The presence of nurse practitioners and physician assistants, and the debate that surrounds it, is the subject of a new study by a U-Michigan researcher.

Released:
18-Mar-1999 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 11566

Higher Doses of Methadone May Do The Trick

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Research by Johns Hopkins scientists reported in this week's Journal of the American Medical Association show that larger than typical doses of methadone may work best in controlling addicted patients' drug use.

Released:
17-Mar-1999 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 11560

UCSD Alzheimer's Center Leads

University of California San Diego

The UCSD Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study Center is launching a $22 million research study to determine whether medical intervention in individuals with mild cognitive impairment, characterized primarily by memory problems, can help delay the onset of Alzheimer's disease

Released:
17-Mar-1999 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 11418

Breast-Feeding Hormone Lowers Nursing Moms' Blood Pressure

University of North Carolina Health Care System

A new study at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill links increased levels of the hormone oxytocin to lower blood pressure among mothers who nurse their babies. The findings help explain why many breast-feeding mothers report feeling mellow and relaxed after nursing.

Released:
17-Mar-1999 12:00 AM EST
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    17-Mar-1999 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 11413

Estrogen Replacement Lowers Blood Pressure of Older Women with Hypertension

University of North Carolina Health Care System

New research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ties estrogen replacement to reducing blood pressure in older women with hypertension.

Released:
17-Mar-1999 12:00 AM EST

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