Tag: "counseling" at medical news
Program Provides Treatment For Prison-Released HIV-Positive Women
...ss and designafter-release plans. This pre-release counseling
focuses on medical care,housing, substance abuse treatment and family support. Team members alsoconduct follow-up on all participants three and six months after release fromprison. "The first 24 hours after the women are out determines whether they ...
American Heart Association Comments On Report: "Missed Opportunities In
Preventive Counseling For Cardiovascular Disease - United States 1995"
...hese can help spur changesin physician and patient counseling
practices that can help patients takegreater control of their health. Media contact: Brian Henry (214) 706-1135 or Carole Bullock (214) 706-1279....
Cost-Effective Treatment Possible In Africa For HIV-Positive Pregnant Women If Drug Prices Lowered
...economical if it is possible toreduce the costs of counseling
and testing pregnant women for HIV withoutcompromising the quality of these services. In previous studies in the U.S., the AIDS Clinical Trial Group of the NationalInstitutes of Health found treatment with AZT beginning at the 28th week ofpregnanc...
Athletes, Fraternity Men Are Top Drinkers
..., the Core Institute's co-director and director of counseling
and psychological services at Cornell University: 64 percent of male team leaders say they binge on alcohol, while 61 percent of their teammates report binging. By comparison, 45 percent of males not on intercollegiate sports teams reported that t...
Abstinence Reduces HIV For High-Risk Women - Even Those Who Relapse - Study
...research study about the value of HIVscreening and counseling
programs for women. "One is that relapses occur, e...termine whether they carry the AIDS virus andoffer counseling
on ways to reduce the chance of contracting or spreading HIV.The study looks at the programs' costs ...
Voluntary HIV Counseling And Testing Reduce Risk Behavior In Developing Countries
Geneva, Switzerland -- HIV counseling
and testing programs are very effectiveand relativ...viduals in developing nations do not haveaccess to counseling
and testing programs because limited funds cannot supportthem. "But this study shows that such servi...
UCSF Study Finds Drug Treatment Can Be Cost Effective In Tanzania And Thailand
For HIV-Positive Pregnant Women
...economical if it is possible toreduce the costs of counseling
and testing pregnant women for HIV withoutcompromising the quality of these services. Study co-investigators are James G. Kahn, MD, MPH, UCSF associate professor ofhealth policy and epidemiology, who presented the findings at the Genevameeting; an...
UNC-CH Researchers Learning Ways To Help Black Women Cope With HIV
...ectiveness of a program of home visits thatinvolve counseling
and teaching. She and her colleagues hope the program willprove successful enough that it can be adopted around the United States to helpthousands of women with HIV or other conditions. "Specifically, we are helping women gain an understandin...
Early Medical Abortion With Mifepristone (RU 486) And Misoprostol Is Highly Acceptable To American Women
...ptable.) "If misoprostol is used at home, specific counseling
about what to expect in thehours after self-administration and the availability of a 24-hour telephonesupport line may help allay women's concerns," Dr. Winikoff said. Those womenwho would prefer to have their medical abortions in the clinic ideally...
Guidelines Not Necessarily Guiding Physician Behavior, Study Says
...is not being performed, and when it is,appropriate counseling
isn't being done." In the study, race, sex, household income and type of medical insurance had noimpact on whether patients received cholesterol-lowering drugs."For a population as demographically diverse as ours, this negative finding wasreassuring,...
Prescription Counseling Necessary For Hospital Patients
... Providing a few minutes of counseling
might be allthat's necessary to inform patients about new drug plans, saidJon Schommer, associate professor of pharmacy at Ohio State University. "At many ho...
Hypertension: Getting Pharmacists Involved Can Help
...rs found that those who received diet and exercise counseling
andmedication advice from a pharmacist were more likely to achieve blood pressurecontrol than were patients who received medical care alone. "A team approach between physicians and pharmacists may have positiveeffects even in high-risk minor...
Doctors Missing Chance To Help Teens Who Smoke
...lic-health emphasis on theimportance of physicians counseling
patients about smoking, such physiciancounseling did not increase through the first half of this decade....
First Clinical Trial In Bay Area To Test Effect Of HIV Vaccine; SF Department Of Public Health And UCSF Recruiting Study Volunteers
...ual exposure. All volunteers willreceive extensive counseling
that will focus on reducing the chance of becoming...ne group or the placebo group--and forthis reason, counseling
is an integral part of the trial," he said. "Ifparticipants follow some of the risk-reduction advice...
Study Shows That Pediatricians Play Crucial Role In Violence Prevention
...cluded: educating the family about youth violence, counseling
the childdirectly, using the unique bond formed between doctor and patient, advocatinggun safety to either the parent or the patient, referring patients and familiesto community programs, and educating patients through impersonal means, such asbrochu...
Postpartum Help Needed To Keep Recent Mothers From Resuming Smoking Habit
... The researchers found that ongoing supportive counseling
is needed tokeep new moms off cigarettes because when the trial run of counseling
ended,many of the women in the test program started smoking again. "This is the first trial...
Newest Depression Medications Widely Prescribed For Children
...ork with psychiatrists and includepsychotherapy or counseling
in their management program."...
Stress Speeds Progression To AIDS
...avioral treatment,psychological support groups, or counseling
might be appropriate," she states."And we need to determine whether interventions that have been shown to reducestress and improve social support can alter the course of HIV infection." "It would also be important to determine if the study's findin...
Early warning signs of violence often overlooked, study finds
...ross thecountry, says Richard Hazler, professor of counseling
education at OhioUniversity and author of a new st...versity; and JoLynn Carney, assistant professor of counseling
atYoungstown State University. Hazler and Green hold appointments in the Collegeof Education at Ohio...
Tobacco chewers quit after "teachable moment" in dental chair
...bit. The workshop alsotrains them in step-by-step counseling
techniques for talking with patientsabout quitting tobacco. As part of the protocol, smokeless tobacco users aregiven a manual and a video for self-study. The scientists enrolled 633 smokeless tobacco users for their study from aninitial group of ab...
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