Tag: "what" at medical news
UMaine study looks at infants and chronic nighttime crying
...toddlers possibly because infants are sensitive to what
a familiar environment, particularly during a long sleep period. An infant waking up in a different place than where it went to sleep, Hayes and Fukumizu suggest, may be disorienting and contribute to night-time anxiety. The study also found that tod...
Exercise-induced shortness of breath not always caused by asthma
...es definitive diagnoses. "We get answers, which is what
the patients and parents want," he said. In addition to Weinberger, who was senior author on the study, the research team included Mutasim Abu-Hasan, M.D., UI assistant professor (clinical) of pediatrics, and Beatrice Tannous, M.D., who was a pediatr...
UNC study: Most N.C. family practitioners engage in unrecognized community service
...e UNC School of Medicine. "We undertook a study of what
our colleagues in North Carolina did because despi...cal care," Goldstein said. "We were impressed with what
we found in part because it was over and beyond the care physicians give in their practices, as well...
UCSF study offers insight into human circadian rhythms
... most likely to reveal the relevant gene, based on what
was known about other genetic markers related to c...ded locomotor activity. The scientists do not know what
accounts for the difference. "The findings suggest that, although many individual parts of the circa...
Hausman to give keynote address at 'Breastfeeding, Motherhood and Feminism' symposium
...ature and Hausman's own experiences to demonstrate what
is at stake in mothers' infant feeding choices. "Social controversies around breastfeeding reveal social tensions concerning the meaning of women's bodies, the authority of science, and the value of maternity in American culture," Hausman said....
Study finds that coordinating care of chronically ill patients does not increase liability
... care. "Courts hold doctors responsible only for what
the doctor does, and not what
other doctors might do wrong," Hall explained. Instead of increasing liability, care coordination m...
March/April 2005 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
... aim of helping physicians and patients understand what
services acupuncturists provide. The Practice of Acupuncture: Who Are the Providers and What Do They Do? By Karen J. Sherman, Ph.D., et al Patient Earth: A Call for Physicians to Adopt a Broader Perspective on Health and Disease In a thoughtful e...
Physicians may not be accurate in their confidence levels of their diagnoses, says Pitt study
...rconfident may, in extreme cases, be talked out of what
was an accurate assessment," said Charles P. Fried...icians must seek medical information to supplement what
they already know, or if it is 'pushed' to them in the form of a computer-generated alert or reminde...
Pitt marks 50th anniversary of its Salk polio vaccine with reunion, scientific symposium
...lso have come forward, each providing a glimpse of what
it was like to participate in medical history. Remembering Polio: The History and Future of Vaccine Development Monday, April 11 and Tuesday, April 12, Alumni Hall Auditorium Speakers and topics for each day are as follows. (See www.polio.pitt.edu...
OHSU scientists test medication to treat involuntary weight loss
... very frail as their disease progresses -- this is what
we refer to as cachexia," explains Daniel Marks, M.D., Ph.D., a member of the OHSU Center for Weight Regulation and Associated Disorders and an assistant professor of pediatric endocrinology in the OHSU School of Medicine. "Cachexia is a very serious...
A marker for new blood vessel formation in tumors
...and connecting them with the extracellular matrix; what
happens when these interactions break down is one of the keys to determining how tumors metastasize. Haubner and colleagues' work, in a mouse with human melanoma and in a small study of patients with tumors including melanoma, suggests that the ma...
Protecting children from industrial chemicals in the environment
... uses animal experiments to provide information on what
happens to the fetal nervous system, and the newborn child's nervous system, when it is exposed to an industrial chemical during pregnancy or while breast feeding. Unfortunately, argue Lanphear and colleagues, the most basic toxicity tests in animal...
Professionalism and professional ethics in medicine
...ith professional attitudes and behaviors no matter what
the pressures we face. I believe strongly that we can address our share of the crisis in health care today by returning and holding fast to these long-held values." (Arch Intern Med. 2005; 165: 607 608. Available post-embargo at www.archinternmed...
Advertising by academic medical centers may risk eroding public trust, says study
...tising may help to address financial challenges in what
is becoming an increasingly competitive marketplace in healthcare, they recommend that the centers reexamine the process by which their advertisements are developed. "We hope that academic medical centers will view our findings as an opportunity for...
Raw food vegetarians have low bone mass
...tkines. That's a different biologic condition from what
we are seeing in the raw food vegans." So he is proposing the hypothesis that in spite of their low bone mass, those on raw food diets actually may have a good bone quality and, therefore, healthy bones. "I base that hypothesis on the fact that thei...
Bullying among sixth graders a daily occurrence, UCLA study finds
...you been picked on?" the UCLA study asked students what
happened today, she said. Sixty-six percent of students at one school, and 42 percent at the other, witnessed someone else getting bullied, Nishina and Juvonen report in Child Development. "A lot of kids are not only getting picked on, but also witne...
Some brain cells 'change channels' to fine-tune the message
...s to "change channels," a rare ability that tweaks what
can come into the cell. The findings, described in...sease. Much as turning the television dial changes what
comes into the living room, these brain cells are able to change what
they allow in by swapping one ...
Hopkins begins human trials with donor adult stem cells to repair muscle damaged from heart attack
Researchers at Johns Hopkins have begun what
is believed to be the first clinical trial in the ...em cells do not trigger an immune response, unlike what
would happen if more developed stem cells were used. "While the bone marrow adult stem cells do no...
Billions in cost estimated for firefighter injuries
...ST plans to use the study as an aid to determining what
new research might lead to a reduction in injury costs and to enhanced fire safety. The study stressed the importance of programs that minimize emergency calls, prevent accidental fires, and reduce the incidents of arson. It also calls for early det...
NHS target driven culture is failing patients
...al assessment." Although individual clinicians did what
they were asked, they did no more than what
was required. Biases towards qualitative measures (which are used to guard against litigation) can n...
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