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UIC professor receives international humanitarian award
...amuel Epstein, professor emeritus of environmental and
occupational medicine at the University of Illinoi... of Medicine, honors Epstein for his "longstanding and
pioneering international contributions to cancer prevention." Epstein is a leading authority and
New study in 'Nature' demonstrates protection against cell death during heart attack
...d at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and
published in the journal Nature , has uncovered a... to improved emergency treatments for heart attack and
stroke. The Cincinnati Children's researchers discovered that blocking a particular protein in mice ...
It's winning, not losing, that triggers violence at sports events
...ent for assault at the time of international rugby and
football matches in one capital city (Cardiff) in ...is the largest city in Wales. International rugby and
football matches are the most popular spectator sport in Wales, and
matches often attract in excess ...
First UK cases of previously rare disease reported in gay men
...en reported in Antwerp, Belgium, Hamburg, Germany, and
Paris, France. Cases have also been reported in Sweden, and
most recently in several US cities, including New York, San Francisco, and
Atlanta. Last year, one o...
Late developers may run higher risk of infection than sexually mature younger teens
...hin the preceding five years or were aged 17 years and
under. The young women were screened for genital ...lamydia, wart virus (human papillomavirus or HPV), and
bacterial vaginosis. Almost two thirds of the young women tested positive for HPV, half of which we...
Public morally obliged to take part in scientific research, says leading ethicist
The public has a moral obligation to support and
take part in scientific research, says a leading e...sor of Bioethics at the Institute of Medicine, Law and
Bioethics at the University of Manchester, does not advocate making it a legal requirement for peopl...
UCSF study offers insight into human circadian rhythms
Scientists have identified a gene and
mutation within it that causes a rare sleep behavi...biological clock, or circadian rhythms -- a waxing and
waning of genetic, biochemical and
physiological processes that occurs in a 24 hour period -- about ...
International breast cancer prevention study launches in the United States and Canada
...st cancer prevention launched in the United States and
Canada. Called the ExCel research study, this is ...y will examine the potential benefit of exemestane and
its ability to prevent breast cancer in women who are at increased risk for the disease. Exemestane...
Early onset of puberty the EU gets serious
Children in Europe and
other parts of the world are entering puberty at a...ver younger age. The reasons for this are unknown, and
the EU is now financing a major three-year project called PIONEER in a determined effort to get to t...
Satellite survey enhances knowledge of Tuscan landslides
...seaward through the tranquil countryside of Umbria and
Tuscany, but this tranquillity masks potential dan...hin Italy's Arno Basin at high risk of landslides, and
over 20 000 individual landslides have been recorded. Italy's combination of geography, geology and...
U of M researcher says Viagra may cause permanent vision loss in some men
...ut off to the optic nerve, which injures the nerve and
results in permanent vision loss. These cases wer...-ophthalmology . Seven patients, aged between 50 and
69 years, had typical features of NAION within 36 hours after ingestion of Viagra for erectile dysfu...
Hausman to give keynote address at 'Breastfeeding, Motherhood and Feminism' symposium
.... Bernice Hausman, associate professor of English and
director of the Women's Studies Program Virginia T...peaker at the symposium "Breastfeeding, Motherhood and
Feminism," that will bring together a panel of women who are mothers, feminist scholars, practitione...
HIV testing should be routine part of primary health care for sexually active
...iversity School of Medicine, Brown Medical School, and
the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. HIV testing... offered routinely in emergency departments, jails and
substance abuse centers, the researchers say. The proposal for routine testing, which was published ...
Geodon effective in psychiatric emergencies; Sharply reduces time in restraints
...ating the severe agitation associated with alcohol and
drug use as it was in treating non-substance or al...id Andrew Francis, M.D., Ph.D., study investigator and
director of inpatient psychiatry at Stony Brook University Hospital. "Using it is a last resort. We...
National Academies advisory: May 2 Symposium on International Science Policy
...l climate change, energy sources, human migration, and
the problems of megacities and
environmental sustainability -- are fundamentally international and
do not respect national borders....
Patients newly diagnosed with HIV are more likely to enter outpatient care with case management
...ian/researchers in Atlanta, Baltimore, Los Angeles and
Miami evaluated individuals recently diagnosed with HIV and
found that patients who worked with case managers were 40 percent more likely to visit an HIV clinic...
UW study shows blacks and Latinos are more satisfied with physicians of the same race
black patients who perceive racism in the health care system prefer and
are more satisfied with physicians from the same race or ethnicity, according to a new study publish...
Brain activity prior to treatment flags vulnerability to antidepressant side effects
...ogy, the study is the first to link brain function and
medication side effects, and
to show a relationship between brain function changes during brief placebo treatment and
later side ...
Study finds that coordinating care of chronically ill patients does not increase liability
...e of Annals of Family Medicine. In fact, Hall and
his colleagues found that care coordination by phy...premiums. Care coordination involves establishing and
monitoring a comprehensive treatment plan encompassing the recommendations of all specialists "and r...
March/April 2005 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...ng population-based data from U.S. National Health and
Nutrition Examination Surveys, Mainous and
colleagues found that people with elevated levels of serum transferrin saturation an indicator of i...
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