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Charcoal and forest management could reduce greenhouse gas levels & save lives in Africa

...mate change and development benefits. The findings appear in the April 1, 2005 issue of the journal Science. The African continent depends on wood and charcoal for cooking and heating homes. In 2000, nearly 470 million tons of wood were consumed in homes in sub-Saharan Africa in the form of firewood and ch...

Strategy effective against drug resistant tuberculosis

... type of tuberculosis." (Quote by e-mail; does not appear in published comment)...

Sexual lifestyles vary among ethnic groups in Britain

...d by different groups." (Quote by e-mail; does not appear in published paper) In an accompanying comment Michael Ross (University of Texas, USA) states: "Fenton and colleagues' study strongly suggests that gender roles and norms might influence the STI risk behaviour of men and women, and that they might ex...

New marker for early diagnosis of kidney failure identified

...owing cardiac surgery." (Quote by e-mail; does not appear in published paper) In an accompanying comment Stefan Herget-Rosenthal (University Duisburg-Essen, Germany) states: "As with any novel biomarker, it is advisable not to generalise these results. Although impressive, it should be noted that the data a...

Chronic pain treatments more effective when taken together, new study shows

...it is often experienced in areas of the body which appear uninjured." Results of the study will be published in the March 31 edition of the New England Journal of Medicine. Also on the team from Queen's are Joan Bailey (Anesthesiology), Dongsheng Tu (Mathematics and Statistics), Ronald Holden (Psychology,)...

HIV testing should be routine part of primary health care for sexually active

... was published electronically February 28 and will appear in the April 1 issue of the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases , is based on a review of surveillance reports from the CDC and recent research data. Current guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend that HIV te...

Study finds that coordinating care of chronically ill patients does not increase liability

...erts in medical liability, however, there does not appear to be any basis for physicians who perform care coordination to have serious concerns about liability," Hall and his colleagues concluded. Patients with chronic illness are not more likely to sue. Also, courts will not hold primary care physicians ...

Mouse model reveals potential way to reduce cardiac deaths in kidney patients

...entering initial clinical trials." The study will appear in the April issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. Hruska, who is director of nephrology at St. Louis Children's Hospital, has long been interested in the connections between kidney damage and bone weakening. He and other resear...

Professionalism and professional ethics in medicine

... experiences in situations of resource constraints appear to be more complex than the normative literature on health care rationing assumes," the authors conclude. "In addition, reasoning about justice in health care seems to play only a small part in clinical decision making. Bridging this gap could be an ...

Hepatotoxicity and statins

Statins appear to be safe for people with fatty liver disease who could benefit from their cholesterol-lowering capabilities, concludes a review paper published in the April 2005 issue of Hepatology, the official journal of the American Association for the Study of...

Optical technique identifies vulnerable plaques in cardiac patients

...chers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) will appear in the journal Circulation and has received early online release at http://www.circulationaha.org/ . "More than 1.2 million people die from coronary artery disease every year, a quarter of them before or soon after arriving at the hospital," says...

Vaccine against childhood pneumonia shows promise

...s extremely important." (Quote by e-mail; does not appear in published paper) In an accompanying commentary, Marilla Lucero and Gail Williams, write that studies on a seven-valent (7PCV) and a nine-valent pneumococcal conjugate-vaccine (9PCV) in California and South Africa, respectively found similar result...

ESC releases the first European Guidelines on Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (PCI)

...rdiac-event rates increase after thrombolysis, but appear to remain relatively stable after primary PCI. Within the first 3 hours after onset of chest pain or other symptoms, both reperfusion strategies seem equally effective in reducing infarct size and mortality. Therefore, thrombolysis is still a viabl...

Alcohol relapse adversely affects 10-year liver transplant survival

...lcohol-related diseases. The results of this study appear in the April 2005 issue of Liver Transplantation, the official journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) and the International Liver Transplantation Society (ILTS). The journal is published on behalf of the societies...

Donor age has no affect on long-term liver transplant survival

...had no long-term effect. The results of this study appear in the April 2005 issue of Liver Transplantation, ... transplantation. Survival rates of these patients appear to be worsening during the past few years, but recent studies have shown conflicting results about w...

Giant iceberg B-15A edges past floating ice pier

...tuation: "The widest part of the iceberg would now appear to have successfully negotiated the narrow channel...ki ice pier, so far without touching. It would now appear that any contact if at all between the drifting iceberg and the land-fast floating ice tongue is l...

College alcohol problems exceed previous estimates

...from 2.3 million to 2.8 million. The new findings appear in the 2005 issue of the Annual Review of Public Health, now online at http://arjournals.annualreviews.org/loi/publhealth . "This paper underscores what we had learned from another recent study that excessive alcohol use by college-aged individuals...

US life expectancy about to decline, researchers say

...of our prediction is that Social Security does not appear to be in nearly as bad a shape as we think," Olsha...stic assessment of where we are today and where we appear to be headed in the future. It is a problem that can be fixed. "One of the reasons that we've done t...

Brain imaging study may hold clues to onset of schizophrenia in people at high risk

...t Chapel Hill School of Medicine. The new findings appear in the March issue of the Archives of General Psychiatry, a journal of the American Medical Association. A decline in function in the prefrontal cortex, the "executive" or front part of the brain, is present in high-risk individuals experiencing ear...

Minorities, poor, uneducated bear the burden

...egardless of race or ethnicity. "These disparities appear to play a key role in the observed differences in ...ged, and disparities in the morbidity of major CVD appear to be increasing." Co-authors of the study are Ali H. Mokdad, Ph.D.; Earl S. Ford, M.D., MPH; Kurt J...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... One of the most popular vaccine brands for children ... may be overlooking some cost factors when choosing vaccines, ... expensive option, according to a new study by University ... administer can be driven by numerous factors," says Sheldon ... professor of computer science and of mathematics at the ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... of California, San Diego School of Medicine report that ... a recent major loss are more likely to be ... study is published in this month,s issue of the ... compassionate behaviors are associated with better health and well-being ... ways to improve the outcomes of individuals whose deficits ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Jon McCullers, MD, was recently invited to submit ... Nature Reviews Microbiology , one of the world,s ... infectious disease specialist, and chair of the Department ... Science Center, analyzed the epidemiology and microbiology of ... as well as more recent 2009 novel H1N1 ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... MAYWOOD, Il. (April 17, 2014) Doctors who ... disease called lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) can face an agonizing ... progression of the disease and help relieve shortness ... lung transplants, and sirolimus can cause potentially fatal ... said pulmonologist Dr. Daniel Dilling, medical director of ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... 17, 2014-- Colic affects about one in five infants ... pediatric visits during the first several months after birth. ... was showing promise; however, the April 1, 2014 issue ... Valerie) reported on a study, "Probiotics and Infant Colic," ... reuteri for infant colic did not reduce ...
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