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News Archives for March 2009
 

March 31, 2009
     
  VIDEO: Bed Bugs Difficult to Eradicate, But Do Not Appear To Spread Disease (Interview with Dr. Jerome Goddard, PhD, Mississippi State University) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Bed Bugs An Increasing Problem in Developed World, But Scant Evidence They Spread Disease (Interview with Dr. Jerome Goddard, PhD, Mississippi State University) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: New Polypill May Cut Heart Disease Risk In Half, Overuse of Sleep Aids Can Lead to Driving Impairment, Pistachio Recall in the United States - Dr. Susan Sharma
March 30, 2009
     
  VIDEO: Playing High Action Video Games May Improve Vision (Interview with Dr. Walter Makous, PhD, University of Rochester) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Contrast Sensitivity May Be Improved By Playing High Action Video Games (Interview with Dr. Walter Makous, PhD, University of Rochester) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: CRESTOR Reduces Risk of Blood Clots, Childhood Obesity Linked to Rapid Infant Weight Gain, Exercise Useful in Preventing Heart Disease - Dr. Susan Sharma
March 27, 2009
     
  VIDEO: Eating Problems For Those With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Link Between Tuberculosis and HIV, New Guidelines for Patients Hospitalized With Heart Failure - Dr. Kelly Schweitzer
March 26, 2009
     
  VIDEO: Diabetes May Increase Alzheimer's Risk, Black Women More Likely to Have Triple-Negative Breast Cancer, Specific Gene Mutation Linked to Melanoma in Women - Dr. Kelly Schweitzer
March 25, 2009
     
  VIDEO: Tight Blood Sugar Control May Have Fatal Consequences in Critically Ill Patients - Dr. Christina Leung
  VIDEO: Intensive Glucose Control May Increase Mortality Rates Among Critically Ill Patients - Dr. Christina Leung
  VIDEO: Music May Improve Attention in Neuro Patients, Eating Fish May Protect Against Prostate Cancer, Repeat Anesthesia May Increase Risk of Learning Disabilities - Dr. Christina Leung
March 24, 2009
     
  VIDEO: High Intake of Red and Processed Meats Increases Risk of Death, White Meat Lowers Risk - Dr. Shirin Yazdanian
  VIDEO: High Red and Processed Meat Intake Associated with Increased Mortality, White Meat Linked to Lower Mortality - Dr. Shirin Yazdanian
  VIDEO: Physical Fitness Reduces Breast Cancer Death Risk, Companionship May Reduce Stroke Severity, Smoking Increases Pancreatitis Risk - Dr. Shirin Yazdanian
March 23, 2009
     
  VIDEO: Additional Biopsies May Direct Important Changes in Treatment of Breast Cancer (Interview with Dr. Mark Clemons, MD, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Second Biopsy May Direct Treatment Modifications for Breast Cancer (Interview with Dr. Mark Clemons, MD, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Garden Pea Protein May Treat Hypertension, Many Americans Delay Care for Financial Reasons, Cancer Drug Encourages Tumor Growth - Dr. Susan Sharma
March 20, 2009
     
  VIDEO: Patient Characteristics Must Be Considered When Choosing Heart Treatment (Interview with Dr. Mark Hlatky, MD, Stanford University) - Dr. Kelly Schweitzer
  VIDEO: Baseline Characteristics Should Be Considered When Choosing Between CABG and PCI (Interview with Dr. Mark Hlatky, MD, Stanford University) - Dr. Kelly Schweitzer
  VIDEO: Stun Guns Could Cause Seizures, Heavy Red Meat Consumption Linked to AMD, Spinal Cord Stimulation May Benefit Parkinson's Patients - Dr. Kelly Schweitzer
March 19, 2009
     
  VIDEO: Wet Combing Technique for Head Lice More Effective Than Visual Inspection - Dr. Kelly Schweitzer
  VIDEO: Wet Combing Technique for Active Infestations of Head Lice Superior to Visual Inspection - Dr. Kelly Schweitzer
  VIDEO: Early Detection for Second Case of Breast Cancer, Diagnostic Test for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Biopsies Should be Performed for Suspected Metastatic Breast Cancer - Dr. Kelly Schweitzer
March 18, 2009
     
  VIDEO: If I Had - An Enlarged Painless Lymph Node and In My Neck - Dr. Jonathan W. Friedberg, M.D, University of Rochester Medical Center - Dr. Jonathan Friedberg
  VIDEO: CMV Vaccine May Reduce Infection Among Pregnant Women and Infants - Dr. Christina Leung
  VIDEO: Cytomegalovirus Vaccine May Be Effective for Preventing Infection in Mothers and Newborns - Dr. Christina Leung
  VIDEO: Severe Obesity Can Shorten Lifespan by 10 Years, ICD May Not Be Beneficial in Older Patients, HIV and AIDS Rates in Washington Exceed UN Epidemic Threshold - Dr. Christina Leung
March 17, 2009
     
  VIDEO: Religious Patients More Likely to Request Aggressive End-of-Life Treatment (Interview with Dr. Andrea Phelps, MD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center) - Dr. Christina Leung
  VIDEO: Religious Cancer Patients More Likely to Request Intensive End-of-Life Treatment (Interview with Dr. Andrea Phelps, MD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center) - Dr. Christina Leung
  VIDEO: Consistent Exercise Recommended After Heart Attack, Obesity Increases Node-Positive Pancreatic Cancer Risk, Fewer Signs of Severe Asthma in Last Decade - Dr. Christina Leung
March 16, 2009
     
  VIDEO: If I Had - A Mastectomy - Dr. Lee G. Wilke, MD, Duke University School of Medicine - Dr. Lee Wilke
  VIDEO: Potential Treatment for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Successfully Used in Dogs (Exclusive Interview with Dr. Eric Hoffman, PhD, Children's National Medical Center) - Dr. Kelly Schweitzer
  VIDEO: Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Treatment Successfully Demonstrated in Dogs (Exclusive Interview with Dr. Eric Hoffman, PhD, Children's National Medical Center) - Dr. Kelly Schweitzer
  VIDEO: Oral Immunotherapy May Be Effective for Peanut Allergy, Gene Variants Indicate COPD Risk in Smokers, Sitting in Traffic Increases Heart Attack Risk - Dr. Kelly Schweitzer
March 13, 2009
     
  VIDEO: Research Highlights Problem of Errors with Injectable Medications in ICUs (Interview with Dr. Andreas Valentin, MD, Medical University of Vienna) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Research Examines Problem of Errors in Administration of Parenteral Medications (Interview with Dr. Andreas Valentin, MD, Medical University of Vienna) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: U.S. Unlikely to Meet Smoking Cessation Goals, Psoriasis Raises Heart Disease and Stroke Risk, Hyperbaric Therapy May Be Effective Against Autism - Dr. Susan Sharma
March 12, 2009
     
  VIDEO: If I Had - Supraventricular Tachycardia - Dr. Kenneth Ellenbogen, MD, Virginia Commonwealth University - Dr. Kenneth Ellenbogen
  VIDEO: Research Highlights Potential of Bioabsorbable Coronary Stents - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Study Highlights Safety and Efficacy of Bioabsorbable Everolimus-Eluting Coronary Stents - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Reduced Salt Intake Could Reduce Heart Disease and Death Rates, Health Impact of Climate Change, Short Sleep Duration Increases Diabetes Risk - Dr. Susan Sharma
March 11, 2009
     
  VIDEO: If I Had - Breast Cancer and Required Evaluation with Molecular Testing - Dr. Gretchen Kimmick, MD, MS, Duke University School of Medicine - Dr. Gretchen Kimmick
  VIDEO: Air Pollution Leads to Increased Mortality in Major American Cities - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Increased Fine Particulate Matter and Ozone Levels Linked to Higher Mortality Rates in American Cities - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Surgeons Remove Six Organs to Neutralize Tumor, Folic Acid Supplements May Increase Prostate Cancer Risk, Potential Screening Test for Ovarian Cancer - Dr. Susan Sharma
March 10, 2009
     
  VIDEO: If I Had - Polycythemia Rubra Vera - Dr. Josef Prchal, MD, FRCP, University of Utah School of Medicine - Dr. Josef Prchal
  VIDEO: Headache Onset May Be Linked to Changes in Weather, Eating Fish May Improve Cognitive Skills in Teens, Experimental Ointment Effective for Plaque Psoriasis - Dr. Susan Sharma
March 9, 2009
     
  VIDEO: If I Had - High Blood Pressure - Dr. Russell Luepker, MD, MS, University of Minnesota School of Public Health - Dr. Russell Luepker
  VIDEO: Insomnia Patients Likely to Experience Symptoms Over Long-Term Period (Interview with Dr. Charles Morin, PhD, Laval University) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Insomnia Can Be Chronic Condition, Particularly in Syndromal Stage (Interview with Dr. Charles Morin, PhD, Laval University) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Stem Cells Could Repair Stroke-Related Brain Damage, Abdominal Obesity Predicts Poor Lung Function, Blood Test Identifies Those at Risk for Dementia - Dr. Susan Sharma
March 6, 2009
     
  VIDEO: If I Had - A Family History of Breast Cancer - Dr. William Goodson, MD, California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute - Dr. William Goodson
  VIDEO: Taking Drugs to Delay Preterm Labor May Not Always Be Worth the Risks - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Research Highlights Uncertainty Regarding Relative Risks and Benefits of Tocolysis - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Obesity Increases Likelihood of Joint Replacement, Transdermal Patches Unsafe During MRI, Optimists Live Longer Than Pessimists - Dr. Susan Sharma
March 5, 2009
     
  VIDEO: If I Had - Breast Cancer and Required A PET Scan - Dr. Lee G. Wilke, MD, Duke University School of Medicine - Dr. Lee G. Wilke
  VIDEO: Television Viewing Among Preschoolers May Increase Asthma Risk (Interview with Dr. James Paton, MD, University of Glasgow) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Sedentary Behavior Among Preschoolers Leads to Increased Asthma Risk (Interview with Dr. James Paton, MD, University of Glasgow) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Older Adults More Impaired After Drinking Than They Realize, BMI Does Not Affect Osteoarthritis Progression, Depression Increases COPD Death Risk - Dr. Susan Sharma
March 4, 2009
     
  VIDEO: If I Had - A Non-STEMI Heart Attack and Was Being Discharged From the Hospital - Dr. Neica Goldberg, MD, NYU School of Medicine - Dr. Neica Goldberg
  VIDEO: Experimental Drug Targeting Lung Inflammation Reduces Asthma Attacks (Interview with Dr. Ian Pavord, DM, FRCP, Glenfield Hospital) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Monoclonal Antibody Mepolizumab Reduces Exacerbations of Severe Asthma (Interview with Dr. Ian Pavord, DM, FRCP, Glenfield Hospital) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Alcohol Raises Pancreatic Cancer Risk, High HIV Rates Among Older Adults, Alcohol Use in Movies and TV Ads Influences Drinking Behavior - Dr. Susan Sharma
March 3, 2009
     
  VIDEO: If I Had - A Newborn With A Heart Murmur - Dr. Dianne Atkins, MD, University of Iowa Children's Hospital - Dr. Dianne Atkins
  VIDEO: Flu Viruses Becoming Resistant to Antiviral Drug Tamiflu (Interview with Dr. Nila Dharan, MD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Resistance to Oseltamivir Increasing in Influenza A (H1N1) Strains (Interview with Dr. Nila Dharan, MD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: TV Viewing Not Linked to Cognitive Development, Bipolar Parents More Likely to Have Bipolar Children, Swimming Lessons for Toddlers Reduces Drowning Risk - Dr. Susan Sharma
March 2, 2009
     
  VIDEO: If I Had - Breast Cancer in One Breast and Had Concerns About the Other Breast - Dr. Gretchen Kimmick, MD, MS, Duke University School of Medicine - Dr. Gretchen Kimmick
  VIDEO: Impulsivity in Kindergarten May Predict Gambling Behaviour in Later Years (Interview with Dr. Linda Pagani, PhD, Université de Montréal) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Kindergarten Impulsivity Linked to Gambling Behaviour Among Sixth Graders (Interview with Dr. Linda Pagani, PhD, Université de Montréal) - Dr. Susan Sharma
  VIDEO: Vitamin D Deficiency May Increase Cold Risk, Moderate Wine Intake May Reduce Esophageal Cancer Risk, Lead Levels Significantly Lower Among Children - Dr. Susan Sharma