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Study of energy and health in Africa focuses spotlight on charcoal and forest management
... The researchers' analysis shows that charcoal can provide
comparable health benefits of 1 to 2.8 million avoided deaths. However, scenarios that forecast large shifts to charcoal without improvements in harvesting and production would lead to severe increases in greenhouse gas emissions, they said, with ove...
Charcoal and forest management could reduce greenhouse gas levels & save lives in Africa
...an forests. Their analysis shows that charcoal can provide
comparable health benefits of between 1 and 2.8 million avoided deaths. Majid Ezzati, Assistant Professor of International Health at the Harvard School of Public Health and a co-author of the paper added "It's a lot easier to disseminate charcoal in ...
British hospitals need clinical ethicists
...y have a clinical ethics committee. Although these provide
a valuable service in drafting hospital policies and helping doctors resolve ethical dilemmas, most are ill suited to respond to the immediate problems that doctors encounter in their daily work. In contrast, many hospitals in North America have full...
Study shows patch therapy may be as effective as oral medications
...emic 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 physician visits per year. If left untreated, chronic pain conditions such as OA can have significant physical, psychological and financial c...
UCSF study offers insight into human circadian rhythms
...g postdoctoral fellow in the Fu lab. "These models provide
the opportunity to begin study of the similarities and differences between circadian clocks in model organisms and humans." While the internal clock of most people operates in just over a 24-hour time period, the clock of those with FASPS advances an...
International breast cancer prevention study launches in the United States and Canada
... of some types of breast cancer. Exemestane could provide
women with an alternative option to tamoxifen, the...rvard Medical School. "Results of this study will provide
women with important information about another potentially effective tool for breast cancer preventi...
Satellite survey enhances knowledge of Tuscan landslides
...wever a new service based on satellite imagery can provide
early warning of areas susceptible to landslides, ...in," explained Nicola Casagli of GNDCI. "They also provide
important information on the temporal evolution of slope movements, which is very difficult to obtai...
Hausman to give keynote address at 'Breastfeeding, Motherhood and Feminism' symposium
...-family dilemma -- the struggle to be employed and provide
for a family's health and well being at the same time. A woman's ability and willingness to breastfeed is strongly related to the social and labor structures of which she is a part. If it is not possible to incorporate the practice into her daily sch...
National Academies advisory: May 2 Symposium on International Science Policy
...d's science, health, and technology communities to provide
policy advice. At this public symposium, which wi...how the world's science academies can cooperate to provide
such advice. A roundtable discussion on the future of international science policy will follow. DE...
Physicians may not be accurate in their confidence levels of their diagnoses, says Pitt study
...nine cases. For each case, subjects were asked to provide
a diagnosis and a measure of their confidence in the diagnosis. "Focusing on the residents and faculty physicians, what we found was that correctness and confidence were not aligned in about 1/3 of the cases," Dr. Friedman said. "For those cases wher...
OHSU scientists test medication to treat involuntary weight loss
...btained in this collaborative study with OHSU will provide
an important proof-of-principle for Neurocrine's s...eight issues. Another key role of the center is to provide
a base of expertise for public (community) education, and serve as a source for continuing education...
Protecting children from industrial chemicals in the environment
...testing." Such testing uses animal experiments to provide
information on what happens to the fetal nervous s... the chemical manufacturer's trade association, to provide
basic toxicity screening tests for the high-production chemicals, this agreement is voluntary. T...
Organizational traits associated with quality patient care are essential to home care nursing
...its that support hospital-based nurses' efforts to provide
high quality patient care and enhance their job sa...with physicians, and access to resources needed to provide
quality care, are associated with higher nurse retention and lower in-patient mortality in hospitals...
Hepatotoxicity and statins
...ents with NAFLD are limited, but the existing data provide
some evidence that they can be used safely," reports the author, whose own studies recently showed that hyperlipidemic patients with elevated baseline liver enzymes are not at a higher risk for hepatotoxicity from statins compared with hyperlipidemic...
Novel therapy tested in mice could chase away cat allergies
...of cat-allergic Americans. Moreover, these results provide
proof-of-concept for using this approach to develop therapies to prevent deadly food allergy reactions as well," says NIAID Director Anthony S. Fauci, M.D. The injectable treatment puts a brake on the release of a key chemical from cells involved in ...
Optical technique identifies vulnerable plaques in cardiac patients
... how plaques develop and rupture. Someday OCT may provide
information that will guide treatments to prevent plaque rupture and its disastrous consequences." Jang is an associate professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Along with the study's senior author Bouma and Tearney, additional co-authors ...
Vaccine against childhood pneumonia shows promise
...ents: "The trial results are highly promising, and provide
us with a clearer picture of the pneumococcal disease burden in Africa. In the control group, 65% of invasive disease episodes were of serotypes contained in the nine-valent trial vaccine, and 48% were of serotypes in the licensed seven-valent vacci...
Cardiac deaths peak in sleep hours for patients with sleep apnea
...e should increase our efforts to identify them and provide
the appropriate advice and treatment."...
Specific test key to determine whether or not allergy symptoms are really allergy-related
...ests and if family and primary care physicians can provide
specific IgE blood testing," Szeinbach said. "For more severe cases, these doctors could refer patients to an allergist or other specialist." Family doctors need a better way to accurately diagnose allergic rhinitis, as the symptoms are often similar...
UNH launches 2nd spinout company with NIH grants
... procedure for lung health, so we're scrambling to provide
that." Hersman developed his technique for polariz...d probably not sell them, said Hersman, but rather provide
annual service agreements to provide
polarized xenon on site in hospitals and research institutions....
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