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Detoxification in nation's jails falls short

...ns enrolled in methadone maintenance programs, are arrested annually in the U.S. Among heroin addicts not on methadone, the number may exceed 250,000 arrests per year. The New York State Academy of Family Practice funded the research....

Undertreatment spurs new arrests among drug ofenders diverted under California's Proposition 36

...ow SACPA clients were 48 percent more likely to be arrested for a drug offense within a year of admission than...for this, SACPA clients remained more likely to be arrested for a drug offense than clients referred to treatment under more traditional practices." Farabee no...

Vietnamese doctor to receive human rights award from NY Academy of Sciences

...rnment's health care policies and was subsequently arrested and imprisoned for 10 years without charge or tria...there is freedom of information in Vietnam, he was arrested once more in March 2003. "Repeated requests to visit Dr. Que of even just speak to him by telephone...

Pancreatic cancer linked to developmental cell signaling pathway

...rchers showed that pancreatic cancer growth can be arrested by chemically blocking a signaling pathway that previously had been known to be active in human embryonic development. Known as the Hedgehog pathway, this cascade of chemical steps allows proteins to pass along a signal that ultimately leads to chang...

Type 1 diabetes safely arrested with short-term use of new drug

...an those who do not. Although diabetes has been arrested in its early stages before, these previous successes have come at a cost. In the mid-1980s, protracted therapy with the immunosuppressive drugs cyclosporine and azathioprine were shown to preserve remaining beta cell function in newly diagnosed patie...

HIV/AIDS education for women in jail could reduce epidemic nationally

...istinct markers for women at greatest risk: Women arrested for misdemeanors and nonviolent crimes, such as dr...ection for vaginal and oral sex. "More women are arrested and jailed each year. We have found that these women are at great risk for HIV infection, and most w...

Despite the best available anti-aids drugs, Jefferson scientists detect active HIV in the bloodstream

...lood. But they thought that the drugs had at least arrested the virus from replicating. No one had been able to find active virus in the blood of patients still on the drugs. Until now. Roger J. Pomerantz, M.D., professor of medicine, biochemistry and molecular pharmacology, and chief of the d...

Research challenges conventional thinking on ways to treat prostate cancer

...of the tumor cells to go into a dormant, or growth arrested state, but that very few cells died. "Until now w...ep is to develop drugs that will target the growth arrested prostate cancer cells." Recent research conducted by Memorial Sloan-Kettering investigators may offe...

Parenting CD-ROM Helps Reduce Children's Behavioral Problems

...g:Nearly 3 million people under the age of 18 were arrested in 1996 in the UnitedStates, according to FBI statistics. As the nation turns greater attention to the problem of juvenile crime,more courts and legislative bodies are holding parents accountable for theillegal actions of their children. Citi...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... signs of chronic inflammation in non-cancerous prostate tissue may ... cancer than those with no inflammation, according to results ... Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. , The link between ... with so-called high-grade prostate cancer those with a ... presence of the most aggressive and rapidly growing prostate ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... a study published today in PLOS Pathogens , ... malaria is common can mount an immune response to ... avoid repeated bouts of high fever and illness and ... bloodstream. The findings may help researchers develop future interventions ... malaria parasite. , Each year, approximately 200 million cases ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... In a review published in the April issue of ... The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, says it,s time ... approach to treating sepsis, which kills millions ... Sepsis occurs when molecules released into the bloodstream to ... body. Inflammation is necessary for maintaining good health ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Doctors who treat patients with a severe and ... an agonizing treatment decision. , The drug sirolimus ... relieve shortness of breath. But some patients eventually ... potentially fatal complications following transplantation. , "It,s a ... director of Loyola University Medical Center,s LAM Clinic ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... By discovering a new mechanism that allows blood to ... UC Irvine and the Salk Institute have opened the ... stroke-induced brain damage. , A complex and devastating neurological ... primary reason for disability in the U.S. The blood-brain ... blood-borne material into the brain, causing the permanent deficits ...
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