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MRSA: Political point-scoring over hospital cleanliness ignores the real issue
...he real failure in UK hospitals poor hand hygiene and
inadequate use of gloves, states an editorial in t... to give matrons the power to close unclean wards; and
health minister John Reid is now considering proposals to charge hospital bosses with corporate mans...
Study of energy and health in Africa focuses spotlight on charcoal and forest management
Boston -- A new study by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, and
the Harvard School of Public Health finds that promoting cleaner, more efficient technologies for pr...
Charcoal and forest management could reduce greenhouse gas levels & save lives in Africa
...archers at the University of California, Berkeley, and
the Harvard School of Public Health, finds that pr...cing charcoal in Africa can save millions of lives and
have significant climate change and
development benefits. The findings appear in the April 1, 2005 i...
More evidence of cannabis-induced psychosis
... Access journal BMC Psychiatry. Dr Bernard Favrat and
colleagues, from the Institut Universitaire de Med...ubjects experienced impaired psychomotor functions and
severe anxiety typical of cannabis-induced psychosis. When smoking cannabis, the effects of THC on ...
British hospitals need clinical ethicists
...e a valuable service in drafting hospital policies and
helping doctors resolve ethical dilemmas, most are...iated with reductions in time spent on ventilators and
days in hospital, and
that most doctors and
nurses who have used the service find it helpful. Clinic...
Not enough evidence that multivitamins prevent infections in the elderly
...y not enough evidence to suggest that multivitamin and
mineral supplements prevent infections in elderly ...eight trials evaluating the effect of multivitamin and
mineral supplements on infections in elderly people. Although three studies reported fewer days spen...
Wolfowitz is the wrong choice for the World Bank
...lfowitz to head the World Bank is the wrong choice and
should be rejected, says an editorial in this week...ired to help are critical of America's war on Iraq and
its motives. But is this to misjudge Wolfowitz? Does he fit in with the World Bank in a way that is ...
Study shows promise in identifying kidney failure
...r has identified a protein that allows for earlier and
quicker diagnosis of kidney failure - a diagnosis .... "Despite major achievements in treating children and
adults with kidney failure, little has changed in the last four decades to diagnose kidney failure e...
Strategy effective against drug resistant tuberculosis
...losis control- can rapidly reduce the transmission and
incidence of the drug resistant form of the diseas...line drugs. There is growing concern about current and
future rates of multidrug-resistant (MDR) tuberculosis in the world. Little data exists to guide pol...
Sexual lifestyles vary among ethnic groups in Britain
Patterns of sexual lifestyles and
sexually transmitted infections (STI) vary among e...NCET. Kevin Fenton (University College London, UK) and
colleagues used data from the second British National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and
New marker for early diagnosis of kidney failure identified
...found a novel protein marker that can give a rapid and
early diagnosis of kidney failure in children unde...ad Devarajan (Cincinnati Children's Hospital, USA) and
colleagues looked at whether high levels of a protein called neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipoca...
First head-to-head study to compare lidoderm patch and Celebrex in treating pain
... topical analgesic patch approved by the U.S. Food and
Drug Administration (FDA) in 1999 to treat the pai...sults of this exploratory study examining Lidoderm and
Celebrex suggest that Lidoderm can alleviate the pain associated with osteoarthritis of the knee," s...
Study shows patch therapy may be as effective as oral medications
...h 31, 2005 Researchers from the Altoona Arthritis and
Osteoporosis Center announced today that data pres... in the lidocaine patch 5% (Lidoderm) group (N=56) and
62 % of patients in the celecoxib (Celebrex) group (N=63) experienced a 30 % or greater improvement ...
UMaine study looks at infants and chronic nighttime crying
...olleagues in Japan have found links between infant and
child sleeping arrangements and
the phenomenon of "yonaki," or nighttime crying. The research suggests how parents, infants and
Exercise-induced shortness of breath not always caused by asthma
...f exercise-induced shortness of breath in children and
adolescents. While a diagnosis of asthma is often ...reath. "Asthma usually responds well to treatment, and
people with asthma who are well treated can have normal exercise tolerance," said Miles Weinberger, ...
Study shows soy is well accepted in school lunches
... -- Childhood obesity is a national health concern and
affects as many as 20 percent of school children. ...nt effort with the Illinois Soybean Checkoff Board and
Archer Daniels Midland. "Many school lunches currently exceed the recommended fat and
Hormonal treatment improves survival in high-risk prostate cancer patients
...RO, the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and
Oncology. The study, conducted between1987 and
1992, separated 977 patients into two groups: the adjuvant arm and
the observation arm. Those in the...
Chronic pain treatments more effective when taken together, new study shows
... a combination of the anti-seizure drug gabapentin and
the opioid morphine, patients with two different t.... As well, significantly lower doses of gabapentin and
morphine were required during combination treatment than during treatment with either drug alone. "W...
UNC study: Most N.C. family practitioners engage in unrecognized community service
...aid service has no connection with where they work and
receives no public support from their employers. "Philanthropy and
community service are integral parts of American society, and
many say the hallmark of medicine as w...
The trust game: Measuring social interaction
...mapped where in the brain that trust is formulated and
how the decision to trust shifts with experience. ...e of the journal Science, Dr. P. Read Montague Jr. and
colleagues at the BCM Human Neuroimaging Laboratory and
California Institute of Technology in Pasade...
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