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Research explores why some internationally adopted children excel while others struggle

...reschoolers. This panel will also discuss new data concerning the performance of school-age children both from China (J. Roberts) and Eastern Europe (S. Glennen). The panel will aim to inform clinicians at the conference about the range of performance found with internationally adopted children, the factors tha...

Federal forum reports Americans aging well, but gaps remain

...e Forum's 2000 report, comprises 37 key indicators concerning lives of older Americans and their families. The indicators are divided into five subject areas: population, economics, health status, health risks and behaviors, and health care. The data are arrayed in charts and tables with accompanying narrati...

Scholarship to attract 'top students' for optometry

...l as releasing pertinent information to the public concerning vision needs and care. The organization also seeks to encourage and foster the study of human vision and related fields by providing resources for student scholarships and loans, research and state-of-the-art equipment. FERV functions as the non-pr...

VGTI researchers help uncover why aging reduces immune system function

...rtage like the one we are witnessing might be less concerning if elderly Americans were made less susceptible." ...

2004 Science-in-Society Award winners announced

...ses now wending their way through the legal system concerning assisted reproduction. As many as five individual players-the egg and sperm donors, the surrogate mother, and the prospective parents-can be involved in an in vitro fertilization procedure. What happens when the expecting parents divorce and decide t...

November/December 2004 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet

...ould result in persistent misconceptions and fears concerning familial risk. Health Care Seeking Among Urban Minority Adolescent Girls: The Crisis at Sexual Debut By M. Diane McKee, M.D., M.S., et al In-depth interviews revealed that urban adolescent black and Latina girls dramatically shift h...

Add an 'E' to the alphabet for identifying melanoma

...entially, a lesion that significantly changes is a concerning lesion." The incidence of melanoma continues to rise. This year it is expected to strike 55,100 people in the United States, and some 7,910 people with the disease are expected to die, according to the American Cancer Society. Exc...

Landmark survey reveals asthma in children remains significantly out of control in the United States

... The Children and Asthma in America survey shows a concerning difference between how parents perceive their chil...ing (40%) and breathing problems (37%). "It is concerning to see so many parents thinking their child's asthma is under control when many children are experie...

Certain high blood pressure combination therapies elevate risk for death from cardiovascular disease

... death. "The findings of this observational study concerning monotherapy are consistent with the comparative clinical trials published thus far and support the current guidelines set forth in the report of the JNC 7 [Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation and Treatment of High Blood Pres...

Safety of childbirth after C-section examined

...eat operation has been inadequate to counsel women concerning their options for childbirth following prior cesarean delivery." Researchers at 19 academic medical centers joined forces to complete the research, which included cases between 1999 and 2002. Of the approximately 46,000 women in the study with a prio...

New guidelines for treating pediatric migraine released

...e is insufficient evidence to make recommendations concerning use of preventive agents such as cyproheptadine, amitriptyline, divalproex sodium, topiramate, or levetiracetam. The guideline panel found conflicting outcomes regarding the use of propranalol or trazodone for prevention of migraine, and made no reco...

LA BioMed Medical/Research briefs January 2005

...rtant for making an informed risk-benefit decision concerning OTC statin availability. To contact the principal investigator of the study, Eric Brass, M.D., Ph.D, please call David Feuerherd at 310-215-0234 / 310-222-2820 or e-mail him at df@issuesmanagement.com . Psychiatric study for ca...

Florida Department of Citrus responds to URMC's release on grapefruit-drug interactions

...een grapefruit and certain drugs. "The conclusions concerning death and pregnancy made in the University of Rochester Medical Center's press release are not based on scientific evidence," comments Dr. Hartmut Derendorf, Distinguished Professor of the University of Florida's College of Pharmacy. "Many scientifi...

Male circumcision reduces risk of HIV transmission from women to men

...f the study the men were asked to give information concerning the number of sexual encounters with three different partner types--wives, casual partners, and prostitutes--and were screened for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. At the end of the study the probability of infection was calculated usin...

Rebuilding wounded veterans: Annual review of limb loss & prosthetics research

...e review points out considerable gaps in knowledge concerning the effects of prosthetic components on human functioning with a lower-limb prosthesis. Pg. 581 Greissinger Plus foot outperforms SACH foot for individuals with limb loss Investigators evaluate the SACH and the Greissinger Plus prosthetic feet dur...

More studies on risks and benefits of COX-2 inhibitors published in Archives of Internal Medicine

... manufacturer, Merck & Co., "raises many questions concerning drug policy, scientific evidence, and treatment alternatives. Several of these questions are raised by articles in this issue of the ARCHIVES." "Several lessons can be learned from the 5-year experience and eventual withdrawal of rofecoxib from the...

Privacy rule cuts research recruitment by more than half

... week. Inconsistencies among academic institutions concerning interpretation of HIPAA regulations remain a potent threat to a wide range of clinical and biomedical research studies, she said. The University of Pittsburgh's Institutional Review Board (IRB), for instance, at first disallowed waivers of the rule. ...

COX-2 inhibitor increases the risk of heart attack in elderly adults with no history of heart attack

... study contributes to the growing body of evidence concerning the cardiac safety of COX-2 inhibitors."...

HIV-infected parents report limiting physical contact with their children

...ot involve the potential exchange of saliva, it is concerning that more than one quarter of parents restricted interactions 'a lot' because of fears of contagion." (Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2005; 159: 173 179. Available post-embargo at www.archpediatrics.com ) Editor's Note: This work was supported by a gr...

Simpler blood thinning medication effective for preventing blood clots and stroke

...rns about hepatotoxicity. However, this precaution concerning the risk of hepatotoxicity from ximelagatran must be balanced against the serious risk of discouraging, if not foreclosing indefinitely, any improvement in oral anticoagulant therapy, which remains an important and growing therapeutic need." (JAMA. 2...

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