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Study provides new estimates of the causes of child mortality worldwide
...arrhea, malaria, neonatal sepsis, preterm delivery and
asphyxia at birth. Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and
the World Health Organization (WHO) have developed the most accurate estimates to date of the causes...
Research offers hope of new treatments for liver damage
There is currently no cure for liver cirrhosis and
a patient's only hope of survival is to receive a ...with colleagues from the University of Southampton and
Cincinnati, Ohio have, for the first time, identified two separate populations of immune cells --mac...
Child care may affect entire community's risks of infection
...ble online. S. pneumoniae often exists in the nose and
throat without causing problems, but if the bacter...o more serious diseases like sinusitis, pneumonia, and
meningitis. A childhood vaccine released in 2000 has decreased rates of illness due to S. pneumoniae...
The Gerontological Society of America announces Hartford Fellowship recipients
...nistered by The Gerontological Society of America, and
directed by Dr. James Lubben. Robin Bonifas of the...ersity of Wisconsin-Madison School of Social Work, and
Tara Nickle of the SUNY Albany School of Social Welfare will each receive a $50,000 dissertation gra...
NYU College of Dentistry study equates poor oral health with preterm birth risk
...s of an oral bacterium associated with tooth decay and
caries (cavities) are at risk for delivering prete...n at the New York University College of Dentistry, and
director of the College's Graduate Program in Clinical Research, hypothesizes that oral bacteria ass...
NIH state-of-the-science panel calls for 'demedicalization' of menopause
...menopausal transition with few disabling symptoms, and
that it is important that menopause not be viewed as a disease. The tendency among women and
their healthcare providers in the U.S. to medicalize menopause concerned the panel because the tende...
Oral bacteria may predict pregnancy outcomes
... from the mouth may be related to preterm delivery and
low birthweight according to a study in the Journ...eslundii gsp2) is associated with low birth weight and
preterm delivery, while higher levels of the bacteria Lactobacillus casei (L. casei) during pregnanc...
First mouse model for multiple system atrophy points to new treatment targets for brain diseases
...n's Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research, and
colleagues demonstrated that the mice showed sympt...ocytes, leading to a loss of the sheath on neurons and
eventually nerve-cell malfunction and
death. The mice also showed slowly progressive problems with t...
Cardiac deaths peak in sleep hours for patients with sleep apnea
... reasons is the most vulnerable time for the heart and
blood vessels." says Virend Somers, M.D.,PhD., th...the Mayo Clinic Sleep Disorder Center between 1987 and
who died suddenly of cardiac causes. More than half (54 percent) of the 78 OSA patients die...
Treatment of cardiac lesions without anaesthesic
...m (partition or wall separating the two (auricles) and
that allows blood clots or thrombi to pass from th... the right auricle (venous) to the left (arterial) and
give rise to a heart attack or to a transitory ischaemic attack. It is advisable, in those patients ...
Mental health service costs offset by savings in other public sectors
... juvenile justice system, the child welfare system and
the special education system offset the costs of t... Foster, professor of health policy administration and
demography who led the study, says, "Mental health services that keep youth out of the juvenile just...
Understanding how vulnerabilities may keep women in abusive relationships
... woman's experience in her abusive relationship(s) and
may aid her in determining her own relational and
situational vulnerabilities. Using self-reflection, i.e. narrative therapy, women may find the orig...
Can you read my mind? W.M. Keck Foundation funds innovative brain research at Carnegie Mellon
...treatment of neurological disorders such as autism and
dyslexia. This multidisciplinary research is bein...arcel Just, the D.O. Hebb Professor of Psychology, and
Tom Mitchell, the Edward Fredkin Professor of Artificial Intelligence and
Learning in the School of ...
Risky surgery not always necessary to treat cervical disease
...nclude nonsurgical options such as chemoprevention and
vaccines. A review of these methods is published ...uts patients at risk for reproductive consequences and
does not ensure that all infected tissue has been eliminated. New methods such as chemoprevention a...
RIT takes eye-tracking research to next level
... Technology studies the link between eye movements and
cognition. His latest research, in collaboration w...s to wear the technology outside of the laboratory and
even outdoors. "The system we've developed at RIT is unique in its ability to automatically monitor...
Stanford patient is first to test new treatment for peripheral arterial disease
... playing golf, her favorite pastime. An ultrasound and
CT scan early this year showed that an artery in E... to the arms, legs or internal organs are hardened and
narrowed or obstructed. This week at Stanford University Medical Center, Erickson became the first p...
Opponents of needle-exchange programs should think about their message to drug users
...rams (NEPs) can help reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS and
hepatitis, many legislators refuse to support such efforts and
instead write off death and
illness as "just deserts" for illegal behavior, said William Martin, sen...
New studies suggest airborne SARS transmission is possible
...icles are published in the journals' May 1 issues, and
are now available online. The Toronto research was conducted by Timothy F. Booth, PhD and
colleagues during the SARS outbreak there in March 2003. Their results mark the first experimental c...
Massive weight loss conference Dallas April 1-2
...by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and
the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery...g After Massive Weight Loss, is open to physicians and
the media. The ASPS/ASAPS meeting will address the status of obesity in the United States, advances ...
Yale technology translates to sonic golf training tool
...ert D. Grober , Yale professor of Applied Physics and
Physics , has combined his passion for golf and
his professional expertise to produce a unique and
effective realtime audio biofeedback device for t...
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