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Understanding how vulnerabilities may keep women in abusive relationships
... found common experiences and cultural differences among
the women. Five sub-categories of relational vulnerability emerged: 1) external orientation or the degree to which the women see themselves as having value independent of others 2) socialization to violence 3) socialization to the abuse of power 4) ...
Opponents of needle-exchange programs should think about their message to drug users
...1) of AIDS cases in the United States had occurred among
IDUs, their sexual partners and their children, and these three categories of people accounted for half of all new HIV infections in the nation. In fact, 57 percent of children born with AIDS in the United States are the offspring of IDUs or their se...
Three-year cervical cancer screening recommendations may be applicable for certain women with HIV
... intraepithelial lesions (SILs) [abnormal lesions] among
HIV-seropositive (n= 855) and HIV-seronegative (n= 343) who were enrolled in the Women's Interagency HIV Study (WIHS) and had normal cervical cytology at the beginning of the study. The researchers sought to determine if a single initial HPV test re...
Study finds factors linked to substance use disorder relapse among health care professionals
...the likelihood of a substance use disorder relapse among
health care professionals, according to a study in...alence of chemical dependency (excluding nicotine) among
physicians has been estimated to be 10 percent to 15 percent, similar to that in the general populat...
Sudan surveys show high rates of death and malnutrition among displaced population
...ed in August and September 2004 in the three sites among
137,000 internally displaced persons to assess hea...h site, general household status, number of deaths among
adults and children, and nutritional and vaccination status of children aged 6 months to almost 5 ye...
Chronic fatigue patients show lower response to placebos
...sionals believed it could be as high as 50 percent among
CFS patients. The review, reported in the current ...urrounding CFS, a great deal of controversy exists among
both doctors and patients as to whether its origins are primarily psychological or physiological. Cu...
UW research shows risk factors for relapse among health care professionals who abuse drugs
...omino became interested in the problem of drug use among
health care professionals after surveying the cause of death among
physicians and noting that anesthesiologists, who can easily obtain potent pain-killers, were more l...
Abuse and HIV status linked to suicide risk
...ht about suicide. The researchers also found that, among
HIV-positive women, those recently diagnosed thought about suicide more frequently. In addition, one-half of the study participants reported problems with depression and 26 percent reported problems with anxiety. Twenty-four percent of non-abused, HI...
African-American women with endometrial cancer have more aggressive cancer than Caucasian women
...erformed a study evaluating global gene expression among
patients with advanced endometrial cancer using tu... in the manuscripts: "Racial disparity in survival among
patients with advanced/recurrent endometrial adenocarcinoma: a Gynecologic Oncology Group Study" ...
Recovered king of beasts returns to his home, thanks to unique operation
...toms that Samson suffered appear, although rarely, among
these animals. In all of the previous cases of this type, the animal died due to the disease, either because of the lack of proper medical treatment or because of imprecise diagnosis. In most of the cases, the nature of the problem was revealed with ...
Employment prospects good for most cancer survivors -- but not all
...quit than men. The highest rates of quitting were among
those with blood, central nervous system and head ...d neck cancers. The lowest rates of quitting were among
survivors of uterine, female breast, prostate and thyroid cancers. Short notes, "Today, most cance...
New colorectal cancer screening recommendations for African Americans
...ty and mortality associated with colorectal cancer among
African Americans continues to be a major healthca...tions. One important goal was to improve awareness among
primary care physicians and gastroenterologists of the important differences in colorectal cancer be...
Use of inhaled corticosteroid led to fewer hospitalizations for young children with asthma
...sthma is the most common chronic medical condition among
children under the age of 15 and the third leading...a serious problem in the United States, especially among
children. In the year 2000, asthma resulted in 728,000 ED visits and 214,000 hospitalizations in pa...
Mailman School of Public Health receives Manhattan Tobacco Cessation Center grant
...ty driven public health research and practice, and among
the leaders in developing and implementing replica...tral Harlem and determinants of smoking initiation among
post adolescent African American women. Most recently, CAPH has been studying the effect of a commu...
Traffic fumes damage DNA
...unt of urinary 8-OHdG, and there were more smokers among
the office workers. But levels of urinary 8-OHdG were an average of 90% higher among
the non-smoking toll booth operators than they were among
the office workers. Levels of nitric oxide...
TB Alliance announces new drug discovery program with GlaxoSmithKline
...r first-line drugs. TB is a leading cause of death among
people living with HIV/AIDS, but simultaneous TB-HIV treatment is complicated by drug-drug interactions between some anti-HIV and existing TB drugs. The TB Alliance has united leading researchers, industry actors, and public health advocates to rea...
Strengths and failings of U.S. health care 'system' are driven by embedded vested interests
... most inequitable, inefficient, and costly systems among
those of western industrialized nations. At the same time, the United States delivers some of the finest health care in the world, and yet with more than 16 percent of Americans uninsured, mostly children, many do not have access to or cannot afford ...
Envisat enables first global check of regional methane emissions
...de greenhouse gas after carbon dioxide. Methane is among
the six greenhouse gases addressed by the Kyoto Protocol that went into operation last month. Methane traps heat over 21 times more heat per molecule than CO2. The amount of methane in the atmosphere has more than doubled since pre-industrial times,...
Giant iceberg B-15A edges past floating ice pier
...apart. Mark Drinkwater of ESA's Ice/Oceans Unit is among
researchers keeping close watch on the situation: "The widest part of the iceberg would now appear to have successfully negotiated the narrow channel between the shallow seamount to its west where it was formerly grounded and Franklin Island to the...
College alcohol problems exceed previous estimates
The harm caused by alcohol consumption among
college students may exceed previous estimates of ...rom about 1,500 in 1998 to more than 1,700 in 2001 among
U.S. college students aged 18-24. Over the same period national surveys indicate the number of stud...
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