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March/April 2005 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet

...elds. They call for tailoring practice improvement efforts to the different cognitive styles of physicians. Opening the Black Box: Cognitive Strategies in Family Practice By Robert E. Christensen, M.D., et al...

Consumers with disabilities empowered by American Disabilities Act

...h life they are. "This indicates the value behind efforts designed to empower consumers with disabilities by offering services that assist them and by creating environments that enable them to experience full participation in society," the authors Carol Kaufman-Scarborough and Stacey Menzel Baker state. R...

Organizational traits associated with quality patient care are essential to home care nursing

...ational traits that support hospital-based nurses' efforts to provide high quality patient care and enhance their job satisfaction are also essential to home care nursing, according to a study conducted by a Rutgers College of Nursing faculty member. This is the first step towards researching the impact of ...

Billions in cost estimated for firefighter injuries

... in 2002 of addressing firefighter injuries and of efforts to prevent them to be $2.8 billion to $7.8 billion per year. The study, conducted by the TriData Division of System Planning Corporation, Arlington, Va., for NIST, considered workers' compensation payments and other insured medical expenses, includi...

New estimates for the causes of child deaths worldwide

...o-thirds from the 1990 rate will depend on renewed efforts to prevent and control pneumonia, diarrhoea, and undernutrition in all WHO regions, and malaria in the Africa region. In all regions, deaths in the neonatal period, primarily due to preterm delivery, sepsis or pneumonia, and birth asphyxia should als...

US attempting to flout ethical practice for patient trials abroad

...nts in several international ethics documents. Its efforts have been least successful with the Declaration of Helsinki, explaining the FDA's motivations, suggest the comment authors. Peter Lurie (Public Citizen's Health Research Group, Washington DC, USA) and Dirceu Greco (Federal University of Minas Gerais,...

Study provides new estimates of the causes of child mortality worldwide

...o-thirds from the 1990 rate will depend on renewed efforts to prevent and control pneumonia, diarrhea, and undernutrition in all regions, and malaria in the Africa region," said Robert Black, MD, MPH, professor and chair of the Department of International Health at the Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr....

Cardiac deaths peak in sleep hours for patients with sleep apnea

...se so many are undiagnosed, we should increase our efforts to identify them and provide the appropriate advice and treatment."...

Opponents of needle-exchange programs should think about their message to drug users

...hepatitis, many legislators refuse to support such efforts and instead write off death and illness as "just deserts" for illegal behavior, said William Martin, senior fellow in religion and public policy at the Baker Institute. In a research paper posted this month on the Baker Institute Web site, Martin pa...

NIAID initiates trial of experimental avian flu vaccine

...n of this vaccine trial marks a key advance in our efforts to prepare to respond to an avian flu pandemic," adds Dr. Fauci. Sanofi pasteur, Swiftwater, PA, manufactured the trial vaccine, which is an inactivated vaccine made from an H5N1 virus isolated in Southeast Asia in 2004. Sanofi pasteur, formerly Aven...

Sudan surveys show high rates of death and malnutrition among displaced population

...ssess health and nutritional status for the relief efforts in those area. At each site, general household ...d access to safe water and sanitation. "Additional efforts from humanitarian and governmental actors are urgently needed to guarantee acceptable living standar...

Cavity prevention tips for pre-school age children

...tinued. "Regardless of what food is eaten, regular efforts have to be made to clean the teeth before decay can begin," says AGD President Tom Howley, DDS, MAGD. "This means things like brushing, flossing, rinsing after snacks and using non-sugary beverages in bottles or sippy cups." "Even if your child is no...

College alcohol problems exceed previous estimates

...te both improved measurement of these problems and efforts to reduce them," added the report's lead author Ralph W. Hingson, Sc.D, Professor at the Boston University School of Public Health and Center to Prevent Alcohol Problems Among Young People. As a member of the NIAAA Task Force on College Drinking, Dr....

Patient with drug-resistant form of HIV identified

...e is isolated or not. Irrespective of the outcome, efforts to prevent HIV-1 transmission need to be intensifi...tive strategy to combat HIV, especially prevention efforts that target high-risk groups, such as men who have sex with men, intravenous drug users, and sex wor...

Epidemiologist Trichopoulos receives $5.8 million Department of Defense 'Innovator Award'

...ogress in the prevention of breast cancer, despite efforts in molecular, clinical, and epidemiological research, which have focused on adult life exposures and experiences," said Trichopoulos, Vincent L. Gregory Professor of Cancer Prevention in the Department of Epidemiology at HSPH. "A possible explanation...

HIV and ID doctors oppose ideologically driven STI prevention policies

...y of condoms in STI prevention, and, congressional efforts to challenge peer-reviewed federal research grants addressing issues of human sexuality. A large body of scientific evidence links correct and consistent condom use with prevention of HIV, syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, and herpes. A growing number...

Teenage highs and lows

...s) over the next year. Prevention and intervention efforts should focus on these areas of risk."...

Blacks less likely to get expensive, newer heart treatments

...ation." The investigators suggest future research efforts in this area should focus on a better understanding of why these disparities exist, what the long-term implications are for such disparities, and the best methods to implement evidence-based guidelines so that all clinicians have the blueprint for t...

Use of potentially inappropriate medications among elderly common in some European countries

...tervention, particularly in Eastern Europe. Future efforts should be targeted to modifiable correlates of inappropriate medication use and research should focus on outcomes and intervention strategies," the authors write. "Despite previous criticism of the expert panels' criteria for their simplicity, these...

Helping answer needs by developing specialists in autism

...reach activities including education and awareness efforts to a variety of community groups. "Ultimately, we want to expand the program to reach caregivers in communities throughout Indiana and to raise awareness about this disorder," adds Dr. Swiezy. Established in 2003, the CSATC actively treats more th...

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(Date:4/18/2014)... Three Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine researchers have ... treatments for diabetes, Novo Nordisk announced this month. Of ... Diabetes and Obesity Biologics Science Forum Program, only four ... Johns Hopkins researchers. They are Jonathan Powell, M.D., Ph.D.; ... , Jonathan Powell, a professor of oncology, will ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason (BRI) recently ... molecule in metastatic breast cancer reduces both the growth ... BRI scientists have found in models of the disease ... - 80 percent and can keep the tumor from ... five-year grant comes from the National Cancer Institute of ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... Diego, Calif. (April 18, 2014) ― A new study ... analyzing weekly patterns in health-related Google searches reveals a ... health strategies. , Investigators from San Diego ... and the Monday Campaigns, analyzed "healthy" Google searches (searches ... e.g., "healthy diet") originating in the U.S. from 2005 ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... lead to potential new treatments for breaking the cycle ... Fibrosis, or scarring, is a hallmark of the disease, ... lead to serious organ damage and, in some cases, ... on findings made by Swati Bhattacharyya, PhD, research assistant ... specific protein plays in promoting fibrosis. , "Our ...
(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. ...
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