Tag: "arrested" at medical news
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...