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Premature Birth Sometimes Can Adversely Affect Infant's Ties To Mother
...nt ofnormal full-term babies were rated as secure, but
attachment security forvery low birth-weight babie...stributions of the two groups were about the same, but
there was a shiftto insecurity at 19 months." Based on the mothers' self-report data on the impact ...
Benefits Of New Diet Drug Don't Outweigh Risks
...y with Redux (d-fenfluramine) than with a placebo, but
the advantage of taking the medication over a plac...dux not only produces a relative small weight loss but
also may carry health risks. "Although conclusive evidence of possible health risks from chronically...
Johns Hopkins To Announce AIDS Capitated Care Program
...tions is a dramatically new concept in capitation, but
it makessense in the case of AIDS," says Bartlett. "It represents a logical evolutionfor the Johns Hopkins AIDS Care Program, which was established in 1983. Unlikeother capitation programs, we use AIDS specialists as primary care providersand coordi...
Program Provides Treatment For Prison-Released HIV-Positive Women
...inforced by the doctorand other team members." All but
two of the 41 women in the program were incarcerated for drug orprostitution charges or both. Thirty-three of the women had been jailed morethan twice. "Success in the program is measured in changed behavior, which is reflectedby the reduced recidi...
ACTG 315 Preliminary Results: Drug Cocktail Restores Partial Immune Function
...ed at least three consecutive monthsof AZT therapy but
never have received 3TC or a protease inhibitor. A...ferent varieties in humans. Patientswith dramatic but
restricted patterns of V expansion experiencemore rapid progression of HIV disease than other patien...
Early Menopause Stress Related In Developing Countries
...rhea is characterized by low levels of LH and FSH but
may have normal levels of estrogen." Holman is looking at hormone data and reports of menses and breast-feeding for about 500 women from a survey of 3,000 Bangladeshi women who were asked if they were menopausal. These women supplied twice weekl...
NIAID Stops AIDS Study Prematurely Because Drug 'Cocktail' Boosts Survival
...pe, or outer coating, of the virus still develops, but
the core cannot, and therefore the resulting virus...e done something that will improve their own care, but
they have volunteered to do something that will clearly improve the care of many patients afterwards...
Laser Shown Effective In Patients Who Are Not Candidates For Bypass Surgery Or Angioplasty
...w passageways in heart muscle that is still alive, but
because of inadequatesupply of blood, is not functioning properly. "TMR is a promising therapy for a group of patients who have exhaustedall other revascularization therapies," Lowe said. "Most patientssaw a significant decrease in their angin...
Study Shows Gum Disease Increases Risk Of Future Heart Disease
...was a true risk factor for cardiovascular disease, but
our studies have been confounded by the presence of smoking," Genco said. "Smoking is rare in this community of Pima Indians, so it was not a factor," he added. "We found a powerful association between the existence of periodontal disease at ...
Routine Dental X-ray May Be A Valuable Tool In Stroke Prevention
...werful tool for detecting patients who are at risk but
don't know it." Of the 550,000 people who suf...ence of calcification confirms there is a problem, but
doesn't define the extent of the problem. "The calcification may be confined to the arterial walls ...
ACTG Protocol 185 Enrollment Halted
...ion, Pediatric ACTG Protocol 185, due to a welcome but
unexpectedly low rate of infant infection which ma...ectiveness of AZT in preventing such transmission, but
extend this effectiveness to women with more advanced disease and previous AZT use. In Pediatric AC...
Duke Study Uses Tiny Temperature Changes To Probe Water-Exclusion At Protein Binding Sites
...actions involving not only the proteinsand ligands but
also the water that those molecules interact with....rmsof the same atomic element -- have very similar but
not identical properties.So while hydrogen can link up with oxygen to form normal water, its heavier...
MRI-Guided Cancer Surgery
.... The sixth and most recent patient is doing well, but
it is still early. Duerk and Lewin are presenting their scientific methods and clinical results this week at the Fifth Scientific Meeting and Exhibition of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine in Vancouver, British Col...
Laser Offers Hope For Heart Patients With No Alternatives
...w passageways in heart muscle that is still alive, but
because of inadequatesupply of blood, is not functioning properly. "The patients we have treated with TMR have seen an average 80 percentdecrease in their angina score after three months," Lowe said. "Whenwe compare the scans of their heart...
UNC-CH Study Shows State Protects HMO Clients Poorly
...inancial information about operation of the plans, but
little information about satisfaction, adequacy of...if they consider the services medically necessary, but
they never explain the criteria they use in deciding what's necessary. As a result, an individual wi...
Kids Near Airports Don't Read As Well
...h as a second language, was in the same urban area but
in a quiet neighborhood. Only children for whom English was their first language were included in the study. Each child was first given an auditory screening test. They were subsequently tested for abilities to read, distinguish words with backgro...
Researchers Gain Insights Into Drugs Used For Manic-Depression
... was the best medication available for thedisease, but
because of undesirable side effects many people di...requently. "Lithium can be very effective but
it can cause gastrointestinaland kidney problems, weight gain and grogginess, making many people wan...
Guidelines Offer Ways To Curb Antibiotic-Resistant Infections
...ion guidelines for hospitals, Hoffmann said, but
the new N.C. statewide measures target facilities .... Twenty-one other states have guidelines, but
North Carolina's are the most up-to-date, she said. We're sending copies to all the health-c...
The Condom Conundrum--How Are We Going To Teach Safe Behavior If Parents Are Afraid To Talk To Their Children About Sex?
...al behavior. "Our society is saturated with sex, but
primarily the negative side of sex. The idea of se... to their children about the positive side of sex, but
they don't. Instead, children largely see only the seamy side of sex, and see it as something used ...
Study Injects New Interest In How Vaccines Work
...m. "There's been some interest in other materials, but
no one has proven them safe enough," Hem says. Tho...d nodules in the spot where people get vaccinated, but
there are very few reports of such nodules at the site of vaccination." Though these questions nagge...
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