Tag: "always" at medical news
Study of energy and health in Africa focuses spotlight on charcoal and forest management
... by one or two guys going out in the woods, almost always
without a permit and on somebody else's land, cutting down a tree or two, chopping it up, lighting it, covering it with dirt, and then hovering around it for two to four days while it becomes charcoal," Kammen said. "It's no surprise it's not general...
Charcoal and forest management could reduce greenhouse gas levels & save lives in Africa
... by one or two guys going out in the woods, almost always
without a permit and on somebody else's land, cutting down a tree or two, chopping it up, lighting it, covering it with dirt, and then hovering around it for 2-4 days while it becomes charcoal," Kammen said. "It's no surprise it's not generally a hig...
Study shows soy is well accepted in school lunches
...ked or disliked in a controlled situation does not always
translate into acceptance in normal eating conditions," Klein said. "In our study, we used plate waste or the percentage of a product that was consumed during the usual lunch programs as a proxy for acceptance. If students consumed the same amount or...
UCSF study offers insight into human circadian rhythms
... note. "We're going to follow the same approach we always
have," says Ptacek. "If we find something interesting in any of these domains, we'll pursue." Other co-authors of the study were Quasar S. Padiath, Susan C. Wu , Noriko Saigoh, of the UCSF Department of Neurology; Kazumasa Saigoh, formerly of the UCS...
Satellite survey enhances knowledge of Tuscan landslides
...y work, in support of decision making. This is not always
possible with such highly innovative projects." ...instability," Sulli added. "As an end user we have always
decided to compare the interpreted information derived from geological analysis with the initial d...
March/April 2005 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...comes While the discipline of family medicine has always
been predicated on a core assumption that interpersonal continuity of care the ongoing relationship between an individual doctor and patient is important, individual studies measuring its impact on health care outcomes and cost have yielded conflic...
Specific test key to determine whether or not allergy symptoms are really allergy-related
...inbach said.People who see an allergist are almost always
given a skin test. Small amounts of known allergens pollen from different plants in the case of allergic rhinitis are placed on the patient's skin. The skin is then pricked with a needle so the allergens can enter the blood stream. If the skin redd...
ESC releases the first European Guidelines on Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (PCI)
...idly evolving," explains Professor Silber, "We are always
waiting for the next study and development. Following each new study, we need to re-evaluate our thinking and clinical practice". With the wealth of recent landmark studies and developments in the field of PCI, the ESC feels that it is the appropri...
Cavity prevention tips for pre-school age children
...y cups." "Even if your child is not at risk, it is always
good to routine dental check-ups and to limit your child's intake of sugary foods," says Dr. Soxman. "Essentially all children are at risk to some extent or another," says Dr. Howley. "So the same basic principles apply-control of exposure of cavity-...
Storage time and temperature effects nutrients in spinach
...ought to alternatives, thinking that fresh food is always
more beneficial than canned or frozen foods. "There is also a fallacy that fresh spinach is always
better than canned," said LaBorde. This belief is not always
true because, despite the damage don...
New thrust needed to tackle health inequalities globally says UCL scientist
... solid understanding of why a richer country isn't always
a healthier one and what social policies might imp...ct on mortality rates, as does education. It isn't always
health policy that impacts on the health of a nation. Key facts set out in Professor Marmot's paper ...
Mechanism of RNA recoding: New twists in brain protein production
...he instructions for making protein but they aren't always
followed to the letter. Sometimes, the genetic recipe gets edited after cells copy DNA to RNA--a close chemical relative--during transcription. Think of DNA as an unalterable "read only" copy of the genetic code and the RNA as a "writable" working co...
Minorities, poor, uneducated bear the burden
...atment and care of heart disease and stroke. I am always
saddened to admit that many ethnic minorities, persons with low income, those with less than a high school education, women and millions of Americans without health insurance do not get the quality health care we are capable of delivering." In the st...
Dealing with conflict in caring for the dying patient
...intensive care unit suggest that physicians do not always
acknowledge nurses' points of view. In one large survey, nurses rated physician value and respect for nurse collaboration significantly lower than did physicians. When asked what the most important element of a good working relationship is between ph...
Orchestra pit no danger to hearing
...to account individual practice and measures should always
be taken to protect hearing. "Implementing a hearing conservation program, that includes musician earplugs, is an effective way to reduce any risk of hearing loss," he says....
Drug that hinders blood vessel growth under study in ovarian cancer
...motherapy, which may delay recurrence but does not always
translate to a longer life, Dr. Ghamande says. Also, the side effects of chemotherapy often mean well-intended patients never complete that second year. A6 may one day offer another option for these women. The current study explores the safe...
2005 Behavioral Sciences & Health Services Research Award
...l health centers in Finland. The reported work is always
measured, and invariably incorporates recent thinking into the analysis and discussion. Thanks to hi...
Panacea or Pandora's box
...llustrated so well, a blind faith in technology is always
misplaced. Koppel and his colleagues also call for an aggressive examination of the technology in use: in other words, hospitals should perform an in-depth review and analysis of the way technology is actually used by physicians and nurses, rather ...
Northwestern Memorial physicians encourage screenings during colon cancer awareness month
...colorectal cancer is discovered, surgery is almost always
the preferred treatment. However, Dr. Stryker want...manent colostomy as in years past. "Our goal is to always
preserve normal function as well as to perform a potentially life-saving surgery," says Dr. Stryker....
Gender a factor in who gets bypass surgery
...higher risk of mortality among women patients, but always
in comparison to men. "For purposes of women's decision making, mortality risk should be considered as it is assessed among and referenced to women with comparable medical profiles," advises the author. Contrary to the supposition that women are too...
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