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Article ID: 7808

U of Minnesota Researchers Find New form of Adult Muscular Dystrophy

University of Minnesota

Researchers at the University of Minnesota have located a gene that causes a second form of myotonic dystrophy --the most common form of muscular dystrophy in adults--on chromosome 3.

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2-Jun-1998 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 7784

Seroquel (Quetiapine Fumarate) Tablets Prove Successful in Treating Symptoms of Schizophrenia

Burson-Marsteller, NYC

After being institutionalized for more than 10 years, doctors worried that Claudette Jacobs Derk, who suffers from schizophrenia, would never gain control of her disease. However, after her doctor initiated therapy with Seroquel (quetiapine fumarate) tablets, Derkís hallucinations, delusions, and most of the other symptoms associated with her illness disappeared.

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30-May-1998 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 7771

Aphasia: Performance Influenced By Spatial Attention

Temple University Health System

Neurocognition specialists indicate that motor and language performance will be better facilitated when Aphasic individuals direct their attention to the appropriate location not controlled by the area of their parietal lesion.

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1-Jun-1998 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 7747

Evidence Grows on Link Between Childhood Obesity and Adult Cardiovascular Disease and Mortality

American Society for Nutrition (ASN)

Two newly published studies strengthen reports of a link between childhood obesity and the increase risk of adult cardiovascular disease, according to the June American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (AJCN).

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1-Jun-1998 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 7728

Abstracts of Research from the American Urological Association Meeting (3 of 6)

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Research from American Urological Association Meeting (6-1-98): 1) Mortality from Prostate Cancer after Non-Curative Treatment, 2) Grade, Stage, and Age Migration in the PSA Era, 3) Occupational Risk Factors for Prostate Cancer, 4) Recent Declines in Prostate Cancer Incidence and Mortality in Olmsted County, MN, 5) Duration of Pre-Clinical Prostate Cancer Based on Serial PSA Data, 6) Testicular Transposition for Treatment of Chronic Lymphedema Following Inguinal Node Dissection

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27-May-1998 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 7719

Obesity joins American Heart Association's list of major risk factors for heart attack

American Heart Association (AHA)

New York--The American Heart Association announced today that obesity has been added to the association's list of major risk factors that people can control to prevent death and disability from coronary heart disease, the cause of heart attacks.

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1-Jun-1998 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 7702

Strategic placement of automated external defibrillators may help save lives of people who go into cardiac arrest

American Heart Association (AHA)

It's not necessarily how many automated external defibrillators (AEDs) are available in a community, it's where they're located that may improve the success rate of restarting stalled hearts, according to a study.

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1-Jun-1998 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 7664

American Psychiatric Association June Tipsheet

American Psychiatric Association (APA)

1) Post-Partum Depression in Men ?, 2) Children of Holocaust Survivors Inherit Ptsd, 3) Earlier Onset, Tougher Battle for Elderly with Depression, 4) "Lassie Therapy" Puts Patients at Ease, 5) Inadequate Employment Programs Need Work

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21-May-1998 12:00 AM EDT
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    1-Jun-1998 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 7657

American Heart Association to make major announcement about obesity

American Heart Association (AHA)

News conference to announce addition of obesity to the American Heart Association's list of major, modifiable risk factors for coronary heart disease, the nation's number one killer. List also includes smoking, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure and sedentary lifestyle -which people can control to reduce their chances for disability and death from heart disease.

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1-Jun-1998 12:00 AM EDT
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    31-May-1998 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 7790

Relatives of People with Colorectal Polyps face Increased Risk for Colorectal Cancer

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Researchers at the Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons have discovered that close relatives of individuals who have colon polyps (non-cancerous growths, or adenomas) face as high a risk of developing colorectal cancer as do people who have relatives with colorectal cancer itself. The research is reported in the June 1 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine.

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31-May-1998 12:00 AM EDT

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