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Award-winning book looks at responsibility for sick babies in hospitals

...e responsibility, according to the book. Parents, especially middle class parents, who know their rights and have the social skills to insist tactfully that they be honored tend to be treated better by hospital personnel, the book concludes. Operating successfully within the organizational structure of the ...

Baltimore researchers receive $40 million from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

...ld be much easier to administer than an injection, especially in the least developed areas of the world. A DNA vaccine would be made by placing genetic material from the measles virus inside weakened typhoid (Salmonella Typhi) bacteria or dysentery (Shigella) bacteria. The University of Maryland Center for Vacc...

Drug delivery system may help fight osteoporosis

...nge with bones is that fractures heal very slowly, especially in the elderly," he said. "And there are also between five to 10 per cent which don't heal at all. Doctors will often take bone grafts from other parts of the body and transfer them to the fractured parts. We are trying to eliminate the invasive work...

California labor market is strong, but workers in poor health don't benefit, UCSF study reports

... remain common among some of California's workers, especially among people with physical or mental health proble...h workers with less than a high school degree were especially prone to job loss (26 percent lost a job during this time). Just under ten percent of the state's w...

Oral formulation of antipsychotic offers 'user-friendly' alternative to injections for patients with acute psychosis

...exposure to diseases such as AIDS and hepatitis -- especially when health-care workers are interacting with agitated, sometimes violent patients. In an acute setting, intra-muscular injections of antipsychotics are sometimes considered for use to calm the patient. However, for a condition such as schizoph...

Fine-tuning naltrexone treatment for alcoholics

...gs may help resolve this mystery. "This paper is especially important on two fronts," said Volpicelli. "First, it begins to identify that, for at least blocking the pleasure associated with drinking, doses higher than 50 milligrams may be helpful for some people. There seems to be a huge individual variabil...

NIH awards grant to MetaPhore Pharmaceuticals to study novel pain treatments

...atients include those with acute, inflammatory and especially neuropathic pain which is generated by causes such as diabetes, AIDS, trauma and cancer chemotherapy. Dr. Salvemini received her Ph.D. under the mentorship of Sir John Vane (winner of the 1982 Nobel Prize in Medicine for his work in the field of pain...

Study compares efficacy and adherence to triple nucleoside therapy Ziagen + Combivir with protease inhibitor plus Combivir regimens in therapy-nave

...r has been associated with anemia and neutropenia, especially in patients with advanced disease, and with symptomatic myopathy after prolonged use. The most serious adverse event associated with Ziagen® is a hypersensitivity reaction that can be life threatening and has been fatal in some cases. In more t...

Graduate School of Public Health at University of Pittsburgh receives $1.6 million grant to train public health workers

...ic health infrastructure in Ohio and Pennsylvania, especially in areas where resources for recruiting highly skilled workers or for providing in-house training have been low," Ms. Potter said. "Together, all eight training centers will make a remarkable difference in public health services around the country."...

Breast reconstruction during mastectomy boosts well-being most, study finds

...ing of that reconstruction does make a difference, especially in the size of the psychological improvement. "Patients who were surveyed before their simultaneous mastectomy-reconstruction operation had much lower scores, most likely because they were more recently diagnosed," Wilkins says. "Meanwhile, those und...

Many uninsured adults do not receive needed medical care

...mpared to 8.2 percent of insured adults. This was especially true among those in poor or fair health. "Long-term uninsured adults in general were much more likely than short-term uninsured and insured adults not to have had a routine checkup in the last 2 years," the authors write. 42.8 percent of long-term...

Spain's top science award to UMBI's Gallo, Montagnier

... AIDS epidemic throughout the world. For this I am especially grateful," said Gallo at the ceremony. There are nearly 40 million people now with AIDS, 15,000 new infections every day, and eleven every minute. Since the epidemic began, AIDS has created some 12.1 million orphans in Africa alone. Gallo founded the...

New medical research shows protein jump signals who suffers arthritis before X-rays show damage

...ludes many black subjects. Previous research, especially at UNC-CH but also elsewhere, showed that higher l...ties that put heavy physical demands on joints and especially to lose any excess weight," Jordan said. "Also, evidence suggests it's important to keep thigh and o...

Impulsiveness, aggression, alcohol and adolescents

...ve found evidence of decreased serotonin function, especially those with Type II alcoholism (identified by antisocial behavior). Similarly, studies of impulsive-aggressive individuals, independent of alcohol use disorders, have found diminished serotonin function. "We looked at adolescents who already had...

Researchers identify new genetic risk factor for HIV infection

Two groups of people especially intrigue AIDS researchers: those who resist HIV infection despite repeated exposure to the virus and those who progress very slowly to AIDS after infection. Understanding what makes these individuals different could lead to new vaccines and treatmen...

Heart attack help: Program helps boost use of key therapies in hospitals

...ching institutions, and at community hospitals, is especially important to the project. The GAP project also includes hospitals with large and small numbers of heart attack patients, and hospitals whose patient populations are more predominantly non-white than the U-M's. The early GAP results suggest the U-M p...

Results of Yale study confirm aspirin helpful in preventing a first heart attack

...ated." Hebert said more randomized trial data, especially in women, is needed to help formulate a rational public health policy for individuals at usual risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke. In the meantime, she said, these data provide evidence for a significant benefit of aspirin therapy in the prim...

The CIS of New York receives grant to increase minority access to cancer information on the Web

...dered a significant and growing problem worldwide, especially in the field of health-care. Research shows that, while knowledge is not a guarantee of good health behavior, it contributes to good health-care decisions and behavior. According to the NCI, at least 50 million Americans -- about 20 percent of the...

Insulin precursor linked with increased stroke risk; may represent new risk factor

...had a sharply increased risk of first-time stroke especially women. "High proinsulin concentration more than tripled the overall risk for first-ever stroke after adjusting for such risk factors as total cholesterol, high blood pressure, smoking, body mass index and insulin levels. And the risk for women wa...

Who cares for the carers?

...t carers should be given the support they deserve, especially because they may be at risk of illness themselves. We believe that with that effective support, it may be possible to prevent the mental illnesses in carers."...

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