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Study of energy and health in Africa focuses spotlight on charcoal and forest management
...pment benefits. The African continent, as well as many
developing nations in Asia and Latin America, is d...loped world to invest in the African continent, as many
promised at the January meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, and as promoted b...
More evidence of cannabis-induced psychosis
...tions has boomed in the last few years, due to the many
therapeutic effects of THC. These drugs could be used to alleviate muscle spasticity in multiple sclerosis patients, restore appetite in AIDS patients and alleviate pain and nausea in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy. Such research has to be a...
British hospitals need clinical ethicists
...octors encounter in their daily work. In contrast, many
hospitals in North America have full time clinical ethicists as well as clinical ethics committees, who can be called on by staff or patients for help in medico-ethical matters. Studies have shown that ethics consultations are associated with reducti...
Study shows promise in identifying kidney failure
...ion, namely after cardiac surgery," he said. While many
conditions and diseases can lead to kidney failure, it is more often the result of decreased blood flow to the kidneys from major surgery or injury, stroke, sepsis, dehydration, or adverse reactions to medications. The kidneys will stop working over ...
Study shows patch therapy may be as effective as oral medications
...or. "With medication safety being on the minds of many
people, it's promising for patients and their physicians that there are non-systemic therapies being studied for OA pain which may provide future options." OA affects more than 20 million Americans annually and generates more than seven million phy...
Study shows soy is well accepted in school lunches
...besity is a national health concern and affects as many
as 20 percent of school children. As part of the battle against obesity, the Illinois Center for Soy Foods at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has recently completed a pilot program, called ISOY, to demonstrate the nutritional benefits ...
UNC study: Most N.C. family practitioners engage in unrecognized community service
...ervice are integral parts of American society, and many
say the hallmark of medicine as well is public service," said Dr. Adam O. Goldstein, associate professor of family medicine at the UNC School of Medicine. "We undertook a study of what our colleagues in North Carolina did because despite a tradition ...
New study in 'Nature' demonstrates protection against cell death during heart attack
... studies indicating they protect against stroke in many
different animal models, according to Dr. Molkentin, a scientist in the division of Molecular Cardiovascular Biology at Cincinnati Children's. "Our study suggests that these drugs should be re-evaluated for injury related to loss of blood flow," says...
First UK cases of previously rare disease reported in gay men
...lem has been present for some time in the UK, with many
cases going undiagnosed....
UCSF study offers insight into human circadian rhythms
...per. "As the enzyme produced by the gene modulates many
proteins, we may test for its impact on novelty se...human gene function by studying animals, given the many
genes that have been conserved through evolution, and both animals have been a key source of informa...
International breast cancer prevention study launches in the United States and Canada
... to reduce the incidence of primary breast cancer, many
women choose not to take this drug because of its ... current standard of care. Additionally, twice as many
women receiving tamoxifen developed second (or new) breast cancers than those treated with exemestan...
Hausman to give keynote address at 'Breastfeeding, Motherhood and Feminism' symposium
...ment patterns in recent decades have brought women many
new opportunities. But along with these gains come...cultural studies of medicine. She is the author of many
scholarly articles and the book Mother's Milk: Breastfeeding Controversies in American Culture (2003...
HIV testing should be routine part of primary health care for sexually active
...HIV testing is cost effective, and costs less than many
other diagnostic tests. This current recommendation reinforces the need for routine tests. "Now that we know that HIV testing is cost effective, even when the prevalence of HIV is low, we need a new approach," says Timothy P. Flanigan, MD, chief of ...
Patients newly diagnosed with HIV are more likely to enter outpatient care with case management
... they are HIV-infected are not receiving care, and many
delay beginning care for more than a year after diagnosis. Patients who delay seeking care are much sicker when they begin care and are more likely to infect others. The CDC has identified linking HIV patients to appropriate care, prevention servic...
Study finds that coordinating care of chronically ill patients does not increase liability
...Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. But many
doctors believe otherwise. "A representative nati... and taking steps to prevent future problems. But many
primary care doctors don't try to coordinate care beyond recommending that their patients see specia...
March/April 2005 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...ditions is a fundamental function of primary care, many
physicians are reluctant to take on expanded care coordination for fear of increased exposure to medical liability. In fact, a representative sample of 1,238 practicing physicians found that 49 percent listed legal liability as one of the two main ba...
Pitt marks 50th anniversary of its Salk polio vaccine with reunion, scientific symposium
...e) to be inoculated in local field trials; and the many
medical professionals, laboratory staff, caregivers and volunteers who during those years devoted their lives to the effort. Together, their involvement paved the way for the largest U.S. clinical trial ever to be conducted, with 1.8 million children...
Mouse model reveals potential way to reduce cardiac deaths in kidney patients
... failure when they go on dialysis, and it leads to many
dangerous cardiovascular complications," Hruska says. "This study shows us that by treating the skeleton or otherwise decreasing phosphorous levels, we have the potential to produce a decrease in vascular calcification and marked improvements in card...
Uric acid and heart disease
...acid has been suggested as a predictor of CHD. But many
of the studies on serum uric acid are epidemiologic studies and have come to different conclusions about how useful measurement of uric acid is. This study, along with a systematic review which combines their findings with those of 15 previously p...
Raw food vegetarians have low bone mass
... Current clinical measurements would indicate that many
in this group have osteoporosis or less severe bone loss called osteopenia. But with low levels of inflammation, normal bone turnover and high vitamin D, Fontana says the usual clinical parameters may not apply. "For example, post-menopausal, frail ...
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