TITLE

The Year in Medicine: From A to Z

PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Time;
SOURCE TYPE
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article cites medical developments for the year 2008, including research on diabetes and Alzheimer's disease; findings on the contagious effect of quitting smoking; an ongoing study of Gardasil; worry about the health effect of bisphenol-A (BPA); research on age and male fertility; a study of gymnastics injuries; cancellation of an HIV vaccine trial; doubts about the efficacy of knee surgery for osteoarthritis; a study linking lung cancer to certain genes; and a global drop in malaria cases.
ACCESSION #
35392229

 

Related Articles

  • The Year in Medicine: From A to Z.  // Time International (South Pacific Edition); 

    The article cites medical developments for the year 2008 including: research on diabetes and Alzheimer's disease; findings on the contagious effect of quitting smoking; an ongoing study of Gardasil; worry about the health effect of bisphenol-A (BPA); research on age and male fertility; a study...

  • Liver the origin of Alzheimer's?  // McKnight's Long-Term Care News;Apr2011, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p3 

    The article presents the findings of a research published in "The Journal of Neuroscience Research," conducted by scientists at Scripps Research Institute, which states that Alzheimer's disease might originate in the liver.

  • Alzheimer's research needs you... Leipzig, Rosanne M. // Focus on Healthy Aging;Sep2014, Vol. 17 Issue 9, p2 

    The article invites readers to participate in Alzheimer's disease research. According to a report from the Alzheimer's Association, about 50,000 volunteers are required urgently to participate in clinical trials for AD as well as other forms of dementia. The article invites readers to contact...

  • Research Briefs: Alzheimer's detection.  // GP: General Practitioner;9/5/2012, p12 

    The article reports that a research team from Lancaster University has found that Alzheimer's disease could be detected earlier by using eye movement tests. Researchers compared eye-tracking among 18 people, who had probable Alzheimer's disease, with healthy older and younger people and patients...

  • Statement Announcing Funding for Research on the Prevention and Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease. Clinton, William J. // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;7/24/2000, Vol. 36 Issue 29, p1653 

    Presents the text of a speech delivered by U.S. President Bill Clinton on July 16, 2000, announcing the funding for research on the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer's Disease.

  • Surgeon/patient communication may impact racial disparity in TJR utilization. Beading, Lee // Orthopedics Today;Jun2008, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p16 

    This article focuses on a study which reveals that communication between patient and surgeon account for the racial disparity in the utilization of total joint replacement (TJR) in the U.S. The study relies on published data going back to 1993 which indicated that African American and Hispanic...

  • CORRECTIONS.  // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;1/21/2009, Vol. 301 Issue 3, p276 

    A correction to the article "Effect of Physical Activity on Cognitive Function in Older Adults at Risk for Alzheimer Disease: A Randomized Trial," that was published in the September 3, 2008 issue is presented. Corrections to the article "Oral Drug Therapy for Multiple Neglected Tropical...

  • DeKosky to discuss Alzheimer's.  // Fort Worth Business Press;10/8/2007, Vol. 20 Issue 41, p14 

    The article focuses on a presentation that will be held by Doctor Steven DeKosky on October 16, 2007 to discuss Alzheimer's research advances. The UNT Health Science Center will host the presentation, which would be the third 2007 Distinguished Speaker event at the Luibel Hall and Atrium in Fort...

  • Would you want to know? Public attitudes on early diagnostic testing for Alzheimer's disease. Wikler, Elizabeth M.; Blendon, Robert J.; Benson, John M. // Alzheimer's Research & Therapy;2013, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p1 

    Introduction: Research is underway to develop an early medical test for Alzheimer's disease (AD). Methods: To evaluate potential demand for such a test, we conducted a cross-sectional telephone survey of 2,678 randomly selected adults across the United States and four European countries....

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics