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Vanderbilt School of Nursing begins graduate program in correctional health
...duate from one of our nurse practitioner programs, find
employment inthe prison health care system, and would have to learn on the job about theunique practice needed for the correctional setting. "With the new program, we will educate nurse practitioners about the healthproblems of the incarcerated popul...
Are the signs of dyslexia in a newborn baby?
...time, children's minds are not soflexible and they find
it harder to master new skills," says Dennis Molfese, apsychologist at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. Molfese and his colleagues attached electrodes to the scalps of 186babies around 36 hours old. While playing recorded speech a...
Hypothyroidism during pregnancy linked to lower IQ for child
...nancies, and on average the remainingwomen did not find
out until 5 years after their pregnancies. Doctors can find
out if a woman has hypothyroidism by performing a blood test tomeasure levels of thyroid stimulating...
Bullying is not limited to unpopular loners, say researchers; many childrenbully each other especially in middle school
... feel uncomfortable with theirbehavior. And we did find
that teachers and parents can be a source of supportfor students who are being bullied." An effective intervention for bullying, said Dr. Espelage, "would be tochange the school climate, since it isn't just a few problem kids that arecausing this ...
Friends don't influence the prejudices and stereotypes of adolescents
...or her closeness to each. The researchers did not find
significant effects of friend's attitudes on an adolescent's prejudices or stereotypes, regardless of whether the focus is the attitude of the two closest friends, the closest friend, or two reciprocated friends. Moreover, these findings were not af...
Renowned researcher in prenatal diagnostics joins Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
...ibilityof the neck measurement. In addition, if we find
an increased fluid collectionor something that appears suspicious in two-dimensional ultrasound, we want tosee whether three-dimensional ultrasound can give us clues as to whether or notthere is actually a problem. "Especially for increased nuchal t...
American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology update guidelines for treatment of heart attack
... version on the Internet allows readers to quickly find
changes in theguidelines. Text that has been changed is identified by strikeout (strikeout)and new text by shading (shading). Some of the most significant highlights ofthe new guidelines are: The previous guidelines recognized that clot-dissolving...
Unprotected anal sex increasing in San Francisco
...r of the study. "It is apparent that many gay men find
it difficultto maintain safe sex practices over th... rates followsuit," said Ekstrand. "Unless we can find
ways to help gay men devise practicaland long-term HIV prevention strategies, ongoing HIV infection ...
Inflammatory pain may help deter inflammatory diseases like arthritis
...y to see if themechanism is disrupted there. If we find
that it is, we can try to fix it," shesaid. As neutrophils play a central role in inflammatory responses throughout thebody, the researchers' observation will likely apply to inflammation across theboard, said Strausbaugh, though, she added, painful ...
Light alcohol use may protect against sudden cardiac death
...ac death in men and the first prospective study to find
a reductionin sudden cardiac death from light drinking," says Christine M. Albert, M.D.,associate physician in the division of preventive medicine at Brigham andWomen's Hospital and instructor of medicine at Harvard Medical School in Boston. Albert i...
Scientists provide first detailed maps of wiring circuitry in the living human brain
...ng its ownlane. "We were surprised and excited to find
that the brain circuitry was wiredin such an orderly fashion," Conturo says....
New HIV drug intervention cheap and effective
...ional and lead author of the study. "We wanted to find
out how cost-effective nevirapine would be, given the remarkable transmission reduction observed in just one dose to mother and child."The researchers built a computer model to compare five short-course drug programs: HIVNET 012 universal, assuming t...
University of Pittsburgh study finds that simple test spots early signs of heart disease in women
...f Public Health. "With thistechnology, we can now find
arterial problems much earlier in women so that th...alcification after menopause, we were surprised to find
thatthe test also showed the same subclinical disease in some women who had no riskfactors premenopa...
'Revolutionary' treatment for birth defect improves survival of newborns
...ngs and accept moderate amounts of ventilation, we find
that the babies slowlyget better and do better in ...our goal to augment their ownrespiratory drive and find
a gentler ventilator strategy that is comfortable forthem." The cause of diaphragmatic hernia is unk...
Research shows low lead in body can cause spontaneous abortion
...already had lost theirbabies. "We did not find
many infections that could cause spontaneous abortions,but we did find
a dose response for lead," said Hertz-Picciotto, also a fellowat UNC-CH's Carolina Population Center...
Cancer tumors shown to consume large amounts of vitamin C
...ire large amounts of vitamin C in thesame way. To find
out, mice were injected with human cancer cells of thebreast, prostate and blood and, after tumors had developed, were injected withascorbic acid, dehydroascorbic acid, or sucrose (as a measure of blood volume). Alltumors were subsequently analyzed...
UCSF to attack HIV at molecular level with new center and $7 million in state funds
...ow are planning to takethe next step. "We need to find
out at this early stage whether or not thereis a l...he 'magic bullet,' and we're probably not going to find
it soon. The vaccines being tested now may ormay not prove to be useful against HIV. We need to ke...
Analysis suggests women treated for breast cancer do better with axillary node dissection
...edifference because you can't go back and actually find
out all the relevantfacts," said Carol Scott-Conner, M.D., Ph.D., UI professor and head of surgery."But, the data did show that the women who did not have the dissections hadworse survival rates than those who did." Breast-conserving surgery involve...
New links found between an 'iron' gene mutation and increased risk for heart attack and stroke
...the Netherlands. "This is the first large study to find
a significant association between womenwho are carriers of the gene and cardiovascular disease," he says. The studyalso offers additional support for the so-called iron hypothesis and how itmight explain why many women are protected from coronary he...
UI study suggests variable effects of fetal alcohol syndrome on brain
..."The findings could possiblyhelp other researchers find
ways for these children to learn more effectively." Miller will next investigate callosal projection neurons to understand thefactors that regulate the growth of these cells and how alcohol exposure affectsthem. Miller's co-investigators from the Uni...
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