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Disabilities Don't Raise Insurance Costs

...ms and that suchprograms really help the companies comply with ADA regulations; the best way to combat attitudinal stereotypes toward workers withdisabilities is through visible commitment to change by top management andthrough training; it isn't difficult to adapt training and working materials toaccommo...

'Silent' HIV Infection Lasts A Lifetime

...rome). "The good news is that patients who comply with their therapy are ableto keep the virus suppressed for long periods," says Joel Gallant, M.D., whodirects the Moore Clinic. "We have assumed that therapy for HIV patients wouldhave to be long-term or even lifelong. This study suggests that is st...

New computer model supports the importance of annual mammograms

...are to save the most lives possible, women need to comply with the generalrecommendation of a prompt yearly mammogram." Scientists have long known that rates of cancer growth and spread arefundamentally important. The computer model developed by Michaelson provides amathematical prediction of the growth a...

Behavioral program boosts antibody that fights breast cancer

...tervention group who didn't comply with their chemotherapy were about 10 times less likely to say it was because of nausea or vomiting.Overall, about twice as many non-participants refusedchemotherapy as did program ...

Drug combination shows potent punch against HIV in children

...nient regimen would make it easier for children to comply with the treatment, and said Dr. Starr, "we're still looking for an overall combination of drugs that is easier for children to take." Further studies by the Pediatric AIDS Clinical Trials Group will study long-term effectiveness of the drug combinat...

Patients' beliefs and behaviors about health lifestyle and medications may help tailor high blood pressure management method

...n, are likely to be obese and find it difficult to comply with lifestyle changes (except for very low rates of smoking and alcohol use). Group D members are least likely to take medication, most likely to change or stop medication without consulting their physician, most likely to smoke and least likely to...

Computerized prescription system reduces errors caused by bad handwriting

...rectives and other patient mandates hospitals must comply with. The POE system reminds physicians about these key items, facilitating important conversations with patients, Brill stressed. Physicians are also reminded about procedural issues, streamlining patient care. 4) Drug Interactions. POE will soon...

Personalized computer program increases smokers chances for successfully quitting by more than 50 percent

... testimonials from others who quit, and prompts to comply with the NRT medication. The calendar contained specific information such as their target-quit date, tailored health information and week-by-week advice for facing the challenges of quitting. Subsequent mailings also had personalized information ai...

Attachment helps young children inhale asthma medications, UF researcher says

...h a nebulizer, and there are children who will not comply with use of an MDI and (chamber attachment)." Hendeles says even high doses of either quick-relief medicine or preventive medicines, such as inhaled steroids, can be given by the MDI and chamber attachment simply by increasing the number of puffs. ...

New data shows rapid and sustained weight loss with Xenical

...ikely to experience these changes and consequently comply with treatment and succeed long-term on a weight management programme." A second presentation at NAASO also confirms that Xenical is successful in maintaining weight loss over a 2 year period 2 . The data presented by Professor Aila Rissanen, Helsink...

Drug regimen adherence key in keeping babies virus-free, study suggests

...9 percent of those who did not comply were hospitalized with a lower respiratory tract illness, compared to 8.3 percent of the compliant children. Palivizumab is given by injection. It gives an antibody to the child, whose syst...

Cigarette ads target youth, violating $250 billion 1998 settlement

...the tobacco companies had learned how to appear to comply with the MSA yet still reach young readers. The companies gradually reduced youth targeting in the closely monitored youth magazines. At the same time, they cut ads from magazines with few young readers. They shifted their ads, instead, to magaz...

Study finds drops work as well as patch for 'lazy eye'

...dults. Consequently, it is crucial for children to comply with treatment. The atropine eye drop works by temporarily blurring vision in theunaffected eye, thereby forcing the eye with amblyopia to be used. Thisstrengthens it and improves vision. The advantage of atropine treatment isthat the parent simply p...

Eye drops to treat childhood eye disorder work as well as patching the eye

...dults. Consequently, it is crucial for children to comply with treatment. The atropine eye drop works by temporarily blurring vision in the unaffected eye, thereby forcing the eye with amblyopia to be used. This strengthens it and improves vision. The advantage of atropine treatment is that the parent simpl...

Doctors need training courses in communication skills

...o treatment and care. Patients are more likely to comply with the treatment, there is better control of diabetes and hypertension, patients are more satisfied and both patient and doctor have a greater understanding of the symptoms and side-effects. Prof Fallowfield said that the results from this study pr...

Clinical depression may have negative effect on periodontal treatment

...erwhelming ordeal, and might be more likely to not comply with all treatment recommendations." "In addition, depressed persons are more likely to continue to smoke, which has been linked to poor response to periodontal therapy," said Elter. "Most importantly, it is possible that their immune system is impa...

Applied Biosystems introduces next generation production level DNA analysis systems

..." for such forward-looking statements. In order to comply with the terms of the safe harbor, Applera Corporation notes that a variety of factors could cause actual results and experience to differ materially from the anticipated results or other expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements. The...

Pop-up car bonnets will help reduce pedestrian deaths

...hat all new car types introduced after 2010 should comply with these pedestrian safety test requirements. If vehicles are required to comply with these recommendations, estimated reductions in pedestrian fatalities should exceed 20%, conclud...

Eisenhower Mem. 1st CA hospital to use Bridge barcode system to prevent medication errors

...in early 2003, Miller said the hospital expects to comply with a newly enacted provision of the California H... way ahead of schedule. MedPoint will also help us comply with many of the new JCAHO patient safety standards that take effect June 1 of this year as well. BP...

Survey reveals needs of glaucoma patients across Europe

...ported that at least some of their patients do not comply satisfactorily with their instructions regarding treatment. Nine of ten physicians agreed that effective once-daily dosing of glaucoma medication might lead to better compliance than eye drops taken twice or three-times daily. More than 90 percent a...

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