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Childhood Sex Abuse Impacts Adult Relationships

...family relationships, whereby the child's sense of self and personality organization are shaped by his or her earliest relationships, particularly the relationship with the primary caregiver," explained Feerick, who is from Mt. Kisco, N.Y. Haugaard and Feerick, who expects her Ph.D. in 1998, analyzed ques...

Communication Between Doctors And Asthma Patients Is Key

...heir disease day to day. With good instructionand self confidence, patients can take control of their disease. The key ishaving good instruction from the physician,'' she said. Physicians who participated in the training were more likely to addresspatients' fears about medicines and review written instr...

How Can Parents Treat Colic In Their Babies?

...cessive crying in healthy, thriving infants - is a self -limiting condition which is usually resolved by the time a baby reaches three or four months, however the condition can cause a great deal of distress for the family. The cause of colic is still far from clear, but several biological and social fact...

Immunex Advances CD40 Ligand To Phase II Clinical Trial In People With Metastatic Kidney Cancer

...signal for the tumor cell to either stop growingor self destruct (apoptose). The second way is by stimulating specific immuneresponses to the tumor. Immunex plans to conduct a second Phase II trial of CD40L in a separatesolid tumor type. Pre-clinical studies have also suggested potential for the...

Sniffing Out The Promise Of Anti-Angiogenesis Therapy

...hat must be given by injection, this peptidecan be self administered by the patient as a nose drop," says Gill. Perhaps an intriguing thing about anti-angiogenesis drugs like IM862 is that itworks indirectly by altering the function of other cells. IM862, for instance,seems to interact with a number of d...

Organ Transplants Helped By Donor Bone Marrow, University Of Pittsburgh Researchers Report At National Transplant Meetings

...lls of the immune system are educated to recognize self and non-self. Thisstudy represents the first huma...om bone marrow are educated todistinguish cells of self from those that are foreign, is most active duringinfancy and childhood. Because of its location be...

Advances in 'On the Spot' tests have huge public health implications

... others after infection has been confirmed and the self administration of remedies. Prof Borriello also suggests that the development of kits will be market driven and this could create a tendency for kits to be developed by pharmaceutical companies to identify diseases and infections for which they also...

Combination immune therapy kills melanoma in mice

...e, appears to stop the immune system's response to self cells. "The body has elaborate controls that pre...ody. "The body is trying to balance recognition of self andrecognition of altered self, and when that fails in either direction you getautoimmunity or cance...

Physical exercise improves cancer patients' health

...n, as well as psychological factors, such as mood, self esteem, andsatisfaction with life. The researchers caution that the effects of exercise may not necessarily extendto other cancers that have not been studied in the research literature, such asprostate, lung, kidney, bladder, and uterine cancers....

Home blood pressure measurements are usually acceptable

...s of recording blood pressure may be preferable to self reported measurements....

Stereotypes of aging may have significant effect on gaits of older persons

...ound that stereotypes of aging also affect memory, self confidence, handwriting and even the will to live in older people. "Individuals tend to acquire negative stereotypes about aging as young as 3," Levy says. "When individuals become older, these stereotypes become relevant to themselves. Unlike stereo...

Dr. May L. Wykle to be honored with the Doris Schwartz Gerontological Nursing Research Award for her work with minority caregivers

...search interests include: geriatric mental health, self care behaviors among aged cohorts, family caregiving, stresses and strains in elderly physical health, and self-care and compliance of chronically ill aged....

One in four patients has been drinking before arrival at accident and emergency

...urning up at A&E. Ninety four per cent of cases of self harm tested positive for alcohol, so did one in two cases of assault, almost half of those suffering collapse, almost half of those injured in a public place and one in two of those who had to be admitted. A quarter of all "domestic incidents" involv...

Explosion in numbers of advice calls to hospital since introduction of NHS Direct

...fference in triage categories for patients who had self referred and those who had come through NHS Direct. This, say the authors, indicates that illness severity is equally well assessed by those who choose to ring 999 themselves. Patients who made 999 calls themselves tended to be admitted and followe...

Psychotherapy can help suicidal patients

Deliberate self poisoning is one of the commonest reasons for admission to hospital in the United Kingdom, but there are no effective treatments available. However, a study in this week's BMJ finds that psychotherapy may be a valuable treatment for these patients. T...

Meningitis in infancy linked to developmental problems

...its, improving academic performance, behaviour and self esteem," he concludes....

How 'negative emotionality' can make you feel sick

...that adolescents with alcohol use disorders (AUDs) self report more health problems than 'normal' adolesce.... A new study has found that adolescents with AUDs self report many more health problems than supported by laboratory and physical exam findings. These repo...

Neuroscientists searching for roots of empathy find brain regions involved in learning by imitation

...rain areas that enable a person to distinguish the self from others. The research is part of a larger ef...le in whether a person attributes an action to the self or to another person. By imitation we may feel what another person felt, which is the very defini...

Chronically ill kids put up defenses to hide depression

...ut genuinely think of themselves as well adjusted, self controlled and content, and they organize their behavior to protect that self image, say the studys authors Sean Phipps, Ph.D., of St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital and Ric St...

Intensive training may not be as bad for young women as previously thought

...eir sport, and it may be thatgirls of this stature self select for these sports, rather than the sportitself stunting growth. This is supported by studies showing that theparents of gymnasts tend to be shorter than average. A restricted diet isalso likely to have an effect, say the authors. Recent resear...

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