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New programme will train the next generation of health leaders

Public health educators in developing countries will have access to intensive leadership...egies. The course will address this by focusing on developing the teaching and learning skills of participants and applying these to critical public health manage...

New CAD system detects colon polyps in colons previously obscured by contrast-enhanced fluid

...er polyps will be missed and the patient's risk of developing colorectal cancer will be reduced, Dr. Summers said. For the study, the researchers analyzed 17 patients who each had at least one proven colon polyp that was submerged in contrast-enhanced fluid, for a total of 22 polyps. The CAD system was able to ...

Secondhand smoke linked to cervical cancer

...o secondhand cigarette smoke increases the risk of developing cervical tumors, according to researchers at the J...d with smokers had a 40 percent or greater risk of developing cervical neoplasia." The Hopkins researchers examined the personal cigarette smoking and household p...

Substance in urine predicts development of preeclampsia

..., including those in the placenta that support the developing fetus. The researchers believe that the high blood pressure and other symptoms characteristic of preeclampsia result from low levels of PlGF and VEGF. Researchers are making plans to refine the finding into an accurate clinical test. The study appe...

New findings on patient safety at children's hospitals

...velop specific approaches to prevent bedsores from developing in these types of young patients. "The bottom line is that the AHRQ patient safety indicators give us a good start toward assessing the safety of care at children's hospitals, allowing children's hospitals to pull specific charts to review cases, an...

Study finds heavy drinking linked to higher stroke risk

... men regarding alcohol consumption and the risk of developing diabetes and coronary heart disease. Among all three types of disease, the lowest risk seems to occur when consumption is limited to one or, at most, two drinks, approximately every other day, with little benefit shown above three to four drinking da...

Very shy children may process some facial expressions differently

... indexes of shyness-BI are at a heightened risk of developing anxiety disorders, in particular social phobia." Marco Battaglia, M.D., from the Istituto Scientifico San Raffaele, Milan, Italy, and colleagues analyzed the responses of 49 third- and fourth-grade schoolchildren (characterized as shy) to differen...

Exercise combats metabolic syndrome in older adults

... combined, they represent an even greater risk for developing heart disease, diabetes and stroke." To assess t...from exercise, especially to reduce their risk for developing metabolic syndrome," said Stewart. "Our results show that this population can be motivated to follo...

Study explores antibiotic misuse

... If it had not been for the fact that we have been developing more antibiotics in the last 50 years, we would be in big trouble right now. Even if you use antibiotics appropriately, bugs will still find a way to get around them, but we can delay the spread of resistance so we have more time to develop new antib...

Triple-drug therapy promising against African HIV subtype

...btype, known as subtype C, is rapidly spreading in developing countries, where TB and KS are major factors in AI...ay be similarly effective against the C subtype in developing countries as well. The authors, Edana Cassol and coworkers in Durban, South Africa and the United St...

McMaster researchers develop test for rare bleeding disorder

...families in Quebec, this tool is a step forward to developing a better way to assess bleeding problems in many other conditions. The McMaster researchers developed a detailed bleeding history questionnaire based on interviews with physicians and focus groups of patients who suffered a broad spectrum of bleeding...

HydroGlobe acquired by Graver Technologies

...Operations. Mr. Schroeder, who was instrumental in developing the patented technology into market-leading products, said, "With the resources of Graver Technologies and Marmon behind us we can now penetrate key markets while we continue to refine and improve our products and processes. We believe this technolog...

Overweight, boozy and depressed: Why we need healthy new year's resolutions

...rts say breast feeding helps protect children from developing allergies, which are now on the increase. The repo...nancy are at greater risk of becoming obese and of developing type Two diabetes. Twenty per cent of women born in 1970 said they suffered from depression or anxie...

Radon in the home responsible for 9% of lung cancer deaths across Europe

...e exposed to. Smokers were at much greater risk of developing lung cancer, as radon exposure multiplied the effects of smoking. Concentrations of radon in homes vary widely from house to house, and urban areas tend to have lower levels than rural areas. Action can however be taken to reduce radon exposure in t...

Women seeking treatment for even minimal 'male-type' hair growth need endocrine evaluation

...nd excess weight and they are at increased risk of developing Type II diabetes, hypertension and heart disease. Four of the study participants were diagnosed with non-classic adrenal hyperplasia (NCAH), an adrenal gland dysfunction that often leads to premature development of pubic hair, irregular menstrual per...

Animal studies show stem cells might make biological pacemaker

...ed, because expected risks include primitive cells developing into tumors or implanted cells being rejected. In the researchers' experiments, clusters of beating human heart cells derived from ES cells were injected into the heart muscle of six guinea pigs. A few days later, the researchers destroyed each...

Patients with abdominal trauma at risk for intra-abdominal infections following surgery

... firearm wounds or by blunt trauma are at risk for developing intra-abdominal infections, and several factors increase that risk, according to a study in the December issue of The Archives of Surgery, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. According to background information in the article, "Infection is responsib...

National Academies news: Gulf War and Health

...such exposures are linked to an increased risk for developing lung cancer," said committee chair Lynn Goldman, p...ic conclusions about Gulf War veterans' chances of developing lung cancer or any other health problems as a result of exposures. No systematic monitoring of air ...

Researchers report early success using saliva to detect oral cancer

...t only are measurable in saliva but can indicate a developing tumor. Messenger RNA (mRNA) is the molecular inter...f a healthy person compared with someone who has a developing cancer? St. John said pursuing this line of research was potentially important because previous stud...

Rutgers-Newark researchers link early movement, brain development

...mation may be provided to the sensory areas of the developing brain through an individual's own movements rather..."Early motor activity drives spindle bursts in the developing somatosensory cortex," the researchers describe how they examined the relationship between movement ...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... of chronic inflammation in non-cancerous prostate tissue may have ... than those with no inflammation, according to results of ... Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. , The link between persistent ... so-called high-grade prostate cancer those with a Gleason ... of the most aggressive and rapidly growing prostate cancers. ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Experimental Biology and Medicine a multidisciplinary research ... Kenis in the Institute of Genomic Biology (IGB) ... Urbana-Champaign describe their recent work on subcellular redox ... cell functions including energy metabolism, signaling, and transcriptional ... normal cellular behavior, redox status has been recognized ...
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