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Study Shows Child Health Plus Eases Access, But Some Barriers Remain
...to the reportedease of use, such as the ability to get
an appointment." Among the study's key findings: ...ng Child Health Plus, minorities found itharder to get
an appointment, with Hispanic and Black twice aslikely as non-Hispanics and Whites to report a probl...
Communication Between Doctors And Asthma Patients Is Key
...italizations. "This project was designed to try to get
physicians to use what we know aboutasthma and pat...rly thatit requires communication and education to get
positive patient outcomes,'' shesaid. Asthma is the most common chronic respiratory condition in the...
Compound In Meat Prevents Diabetes, Study Suggests
... on overall health. "When rats are given TZD, they get
fatter. CLA makes them leaner, which has obvious advantages," she says. "In obese animals we saw a 10 percent reduction in body fat, and in lean animals we saw a 25 percent reduction in body fat." CLA is available as a dietary supplement at health st...
UCSF Hospitalists May Be Key To Shorter, Less Costly Hospital Stays
...ther specialists, who questioned whether theywould get
fewer referrals as a result of greater reliance on hospitalists,Wachter said. The findings, Wachter said, further support the increasingly popular idea ofusing hospitalists to improve the efficiency, and possibly the quality, ofinpatient care. The c...
Metrifonate, A New Alzheimer Drug, Helps Behavior Problems
...ter, demonstrate more initiative and are easier to get
alongwith in general," says John C. Morris, M.D., the Harvey A. and Dorismae HackerFriedman Professor of Neurology at Washington University School of Medicine inSt. Louis. "This is the first controlled study to document benefits for behavioras well a...
Prevalence Of Silicosis Studied In Surface Coal Miners
... layer, miners are exposed torock dust before they get
to the coal," says Stauffer. "Fortunately, most of theabnormalities detected on the chest x-rays were in the very early stages. But weare concerned about those surface miners who could face the risk of progressivedisease." Silicosis is a chr...
New Treatment Targets Most Malignant Brain Tumors
...otope, which could berapidly isolated. "We get
a yield about 10 times higher than with conventional methods,"Zalutsky said. "And now can produce enough Astatine-211 to treat severalpatients in just a few hours. "Combined with our methods for attaching Astatine-211 to antibodies thatcan be...
Brain Tumor Treatment In Multicenter Tests
...de the 'bar of soap' is protected; the water can't get
inand deactivate it." The polymer package for the chemotherapy wafer was initially developed inthe 1980s at M.I.T. by Dr. Robert Longer. Animal and human studies led by JohnsHopkins University neurosurgeon Dr. Henry Brem pioneered the wafer's d...
Health Risk To "Cigarette Babies" Is Neglected, Duke Scientist Charges
...the issue of maternalsmoking and children's health get
raised. And yet to me and to other people inthe field, this is potentially the most damaging event to our society caused bytobacco abuse." Slotkin hopes the media will give tobacco its proper attention as asubstance hazardous to children, bot...
UCSF Researchers Seeing Increased Rates Of Unprotected Sex Among San Francisco
...to substantial numbers of infected gay men as they get
older.Both presentations are based on an ongoing r...hat the war is not yet won. "We can't sit backand get
lulled into a sense of security," Ekstrand said. "Twenty-two percent ofgay men having unprotected a...
Many Gay Men Infected With HIV Are Opting To Delay Treatment, Despite
Availability Of Drugs
...who want drugtherapy for HIV are generally able to get
it, but not all of them areimmediately jumping on ...y. This tells me that even low-income gay men can get
drugsif they push the system." One significant finding was the link between individuals using combin...
Three INEEL Inventions Win International Recognition
...ooling and shorteningthe time it takes industry to get
products to market. "Malt-based Antimicrobial," b...stantially shortening the time it takesindustry to get
products to market. Unlike other alternative tooling approaches,RSP Tooling Technology makes it poss...
Mostly In The Mind
...e raised and with it their optimism that they will get
better.It's a self-fulfilling prophecy." On the basis of this study and one thatWessely participated in (British Journal of Psychiatry, vol 172, p 227), hebelieves that the advantage antidepressants offer over placebos is just 15 to 20per cent. ...
"Green Chemistry" Cleans Up Environment And Renders Synthetic Drugs
...the research. "You actually have to pay to get
rid of the waste," Hudlicky said. "Butifyou convert the waste into something with a high value attached to it ...then you're actually making money on the waste product itself." Gonzalez said some drugs extracted from plants can only be obtain...
UCSF To Establish Formal Hospitalists Training Program
...alists'jobs will be to make sure hospital patients get
quality care at a time whenmanaged care is forcing hospitals to cut costs. "We believe that hospitalistsnot only need to learn to be excellent and efficient clinicians, but they alsoneed to learn to be leaders in making the system work better," Wach...
Black Teen-Agers With Severe Asthma Are Three Times More Likely Than White Teens To Be Steroid Resistant
...heory is that with ongoing airway inflammation you get
worsening asthmaand diminished steroid sensitivity," Dr. Spahn said. This study of 164 teen-agers treated at National Jewish also showed that 25percent of the group was steroid resistant. Children with less than a 15 percentimprovement in lung functi...
Lack Of Data For New Heart Drugs Is Causing Concern
...eat high blood pressure, which have or are aboutto get
licences in Britain, are inadequate. Li Wan Po has been involved insafety testing of some of the drugs. They are all a new class of "centrallyacting antihypertensives", which target receptors in the brainstem thatorchestrate the dilation of blood ves...
Remembering Your Medications: Older Are Wiser
...ow often you have too many things to doeach day to get
them all done, how often you're so busy that you miss scheduledbreaks or rest periods, or stay up later than normal, and how often you followother regular routines, including eating meals at about the same time each day,or engaging in regular activit...
Need For Artery Operation Exceeds Treatment Rate
... half the people in need of the treatment actually get
it. Stroke is the third commonest cause of death in the UK and the commonest cause of physical disability. Ferris et al looked at all patients in the former Wessex Regional Health Authority who had had the carotid artery reconstruction and compared ...
Brain Regions Identified That Influence What We Remember Or Forget
...sease and see if they predict who will and willnot get
the disease." The research might be applied in other ways, he said. "This may give us a newtool to objectively measure what is memorable for the brain, and that couldinform everything from curriculum development in schools to advertising."...
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