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Ph I/II of Vitamin D on Bone Mineral Density & Markers of Bone Resorption
Purpose: Aromatase inhibitors are potent suppressors of breast cancer growth, but side effects include bone loss, fractures, arthralgias, and myalgias. We hypothesize vitamin D administration might be beneficial in treating these symptoms and to protect bone.
Implantable Telescope Approved for AMD FDA approved the Implantable Miniature Telescope (IMT) to improve vision in some patients with end-stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD) last month. Surgically implanted in one eye, the IMT is a small telescope that replaces the natural lens and provides an image that has been magnified more than two times.
WASHINGTON, DC— Many American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/ANs) believe that it is inevitable that they will suffer from Type 2 diabetes, activists from Indian Country told a Senate committee.
BETHESDA, MD—A new center, dedicated to research, diagnosis, and treatment planning for military personnel suffering from Traumatic Brain Injury and psychological health issues is set to begin taking its first patients this year. Full Article
WASHINGTON, DC—A new CDC study reports an 18% national decrease in central line-associated bloodstream infections during the first six months of 2009, compared to the previous three years. Full Article
As a father of three daughters, I have a special sensitivity to women’s issues of equality, especially in the workplace. Full Article
WASHINGTON, DC—Although a recent CDC report shows that there has been a small decline in the preterm birth rate in the US, levels of preterm births remain higher than at any point in the 1980s and 1990s, Full Article
WASHINGTON, DC—A new mobile health information service is allowing pregnant women and new mothers to receive free health tips via text messages. Full Article
WASHINGTON, DC—For a civilian victim of sexual assault, the after-effects are devastating. There’s the physical, emotional, and psychological trauma to contend with, as well as having to navigate a world that seems more dangerous than it did before. Full Article
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