Vidyya Medical News Service
Volume 5 Issue 227 Published - 14:00 UTC 08:00 EST 15-Aug-2003 Next Update - 14:00 UTC 08:00 EST 16-Aug-2003
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West Nile Virus activity --- United States, August 7--13, 2003
This report summarizes West Nile virus (WNV) surveillance data reported to CDC through ArboNET as of 3 a.m., Mountain Daylight Time, August 13, 2003.  more

Rush studying the role of intra abdominal fat in coronary artery disease risk in women
Researchers at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center are following middle-aged women from the Southside of Chicago to determine if the location of the fat in their bodies affects their risk for coronary artery disease. more


Brain patterns the same whether doing or just watching
New findings from a Queen's behavioural expert in eye/hand movement provide the first direct evidence that our brain patterns are similar whether we are actually doing something or simply watching someone else do it.  more

Labeling changes for drug products that contain salmeterol
The products affected by these changes are Serevent Inhalation Aerosol, Serevent Diskus, and Advair Diskus. more

Interstitial Cystitis Study Finds Limited Benefit in Two Oral Drugs
An 18-month pilot study of two commonly available treatments has shown no significant benefit in patients with interstitial cystitis (IC). more

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