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Protecting Breast Feeding From Breast Milk Substitutes
...tivities. The author believes that doctors should also
be warned that the baby milk manufacturers try to gain endorsement by association' by allying themselves with prestigious national bodies, such as by sponsoring a paediatric conference. Finally, Costello accepts that, as with antismoking campaigns, ...
Procter & Gamble Supports Yale University Collaboration For Public Health Training Throughout China
... and improve the lives of Chinese people." Pepper also
is amember of the Yale Corporation, which is the Y...-- suchas infectious and parasitic diseases -- but also
rising rates of diseasesassociated with lifestyle changes, including cancer, heart disease, and sexu...
Successful Cancer Therapy May Doom Later Treatments To Failure
...amixture of bigger and smaller openings. Pore size also
varied depending on wherethe cells grew. Breast tu...tthrough a variety of microscopic doors, they must also
think about aiming their drugs at a moving target -- blood vessel pores that change in size over th...
Study Questions Common Practice Of Steroid Administration To Induce Lung Development In Premature Infants
...assisted at an average of 36 days. The two groups also
had a similarfrequency of chronic lung disease: 66% in the babies treated with dexamethasoneat two weeks and 67% in the group treated at four weeks. More worrisome was the effect on infections and growth. The infants whowere treated with ...
International Study Raises Hopes For Heart Transplant Patients
...lemental steroids and antibody therapy, there were also
fewer infections in these heart transplant recipients," says Dr. Eisen. In addition, lower dosages of this immunosuppressive agent were needed during the initial four weeks after treatment to achieve therapeutic blood levels. Neoral is a new f...
"TRAMAH" Model Seeks To Improve Emergency Response Paper Uses Maryland As Test Region
...swould improve by 15.1%, to 85.4%. The researchers also
considered a different variation, holding in place theeight aeromedical depots of the existing system. Removal and optimal replacementof single trauma center sites increased coverage within 15 minutes by an averageof 4.2%. The optimal replacement of...
Most People Cant Identify Stroke Symptoms
...e that people know what these symptoms are. People also
need to learn about risk factors in order to preve...mbness, headaches, and weakness. The respondents also
demonstrated poor knowledge of risk factors for stroke, which include hypertension, cigarette smokin...
Widely Used Therapy May Not Be Effective In Treatment Of Acute Stroke
... older form of heparin. Still, these newer agents also
carry risks,primarily bleeding, especially in the area of the brain where the strokeoccurred. In the TOAST trial, patients receiving the LMW heparinoid had ahigher rate of bleeding than did patients who received conventional treatmentalone. The NIND...
New Stroke Treatment Likely To Decrease Health Care Costs And Increase Quality Of Life
...hando patients who do not receive t-PA. The study also
showed that t-PA-treatedstroke patients, because of their decreased disability, can expect to have animproved quality of life. These results, published in the April 1998 issue ofNeurology, were reported by Susan Fagan, Pharm. D., Associate Professo...
UF Psychiatrists Use Antidepressants To Treat Smoking Addiction
...ewards survival-enhancing behaviors. UF physicians also
offer patients strategies for attaining and mainta...e." Tom Benedict, 47, of Ponte Vedra Beach also
quit successfully by taking a combination of nicotine gum and buproprion for smoking cessation. Befo...
Research Offers New Tool In Fight Against Prostate Cancer
...h indicates the presence of prostate cancer. They also
havebeen used to gauge patients' response to cancer therapy, but that applicationhas been controversial because opinions differ on its validity and precisely howto interpret test results. The U-M researchers found that patients whose PSA levels decli...
Chemical Society's Highest Award Goes To Ronald Breslow
...onomical, and durable. The Priestley Medal also
recognizes service to the field of chemistryitself. As president of the American Chemical Society in 1996, Breslow said heemphasized education, federal science policy, and public awareness. He pointed out he has written a no-jargon book [Chem...
PITT Researchers Demonstrate Human Brain's Natural Mechanism For Guarding Against Errors
... activityand attributed to the ACC. However, they also
found that there was increasedACC activity during correct responses on trials where!! response competition occurred. This leads them to believe that the primarycontribution of the ACC to performance checking may be to detect response competition rat...
Neurotransmitter-Induced Electrical Activity Identified As Key Regulator Of Synaptogenesis
...te that adequate neuronal activity is also
a prerequisite for synapse formation. These similarities in the molecular events underlying learning and memory and those operating during synaptogenesis are consistent with studies showing that experience modifies neuronal ...
Health Workers May Experience Costly Dislocation As Health Spending Growth Slows
...and Minnesota. Declines in health employment will also
be strongly felt in areas where the smaller scale ...en 1990 and 2005 and growth in other sectors would also
occur due to continued demand. Bishop concludes that "the nation's need for a more efficient and ef...
Emerging Pathogens And Safety Of Fresh Produce Key Issues Facing Food IndustryAnd Scientists
...) that affects fish and possibly human health,will also
be discussed. Viruses and parasites may be transm...are among the most acid-resistant. This resistance also
enables pathogens to resist other stresses such as heat,radiation, and antimicrobials. "Mi...
Area of Research Outlined For Promising New Cancer Drugs
... Research and the Walther Cancer Center, which are also
atthe University. It was his antibody to plasminogen, a precurser of theclot-dissolving enzyme plasmin -- as well as a number of basic studies onplasminogen fragments -- that helped confirm angiostatin is a fragment of thisprotein. (Endostatin is d...
Cost-Effective Treatment Possible In Africa For HIV-Positive Pregnant Women If Drug Prices Lowered
...r-to-child HIVtransmission, which AIDS specialists also
call vertical transmission. "The goal in our rese...smission byabout half," he added. Glaxo Wellcome also
has announced its plan to reduce AZT prices for verticaltransmission prevention in low-income countr...
Does Europe Need The WHO?
...nly likely to have another 44 years). The WHO can also
become a source of tried and tested knowledge for countries as they reform their healthcare systems and provide a useful framework for implementing change. Finally the historical role of WHO as guardian of international public health should not be f...
Secondary Prevention Of Heart Disease Should Be Improved
...uch as prescribing Beta blockers or aspirin. They also
discovered that nearly two thirds of patients had ... up smoking or a eating a better diet. The authors also
found that practices which ran nurse led clinics to promote secondary prevention, had healthier pati...
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