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Mental health service costs offset by savings in other public sectors

...ed expenditures for inpatient hospitalization, the juvenile justice system, the child welfare system and the s..."Mental health services that keep youth out of the juvenile justice system, for example, not only save tax dollars that would have to be spent on that sector bu...

Clinical trial of Etanercept for Wegener's disease shows no benefit

...e effective in psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. To test the effectiveness of etanercept at preventing flare-ups for Wegener's patients, Stone and colleagues from seven other academic medical centers enrolled 180 patients with the disease into a randomized, placebo-controlled...

Estrogen-associated COX-2 pathways explain protection from heart disease in female mice

...ive inhibitors of COX-2 would be for patients with juvenile arthritis, which involves mostly long-term drug use in young, premenopausal women, says FitzGerald, also Director of the Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics. Although researchers extrapolate results from mice to humans with extreme ...

Mentally ill offender treatment and crime reduction act becomes law

...ove access to mental health services for adult and juvenile non-violent offenders, was signed into law by the ... improve collaboration among the criminal justice, juvenile justice, mental health and substance abuse treatment systems. It will ensure that both adult and juv...

University of Pittsburgh researcher gets CDC grant to study youth violence

...ce of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, juvenile violent crime arrests increased substantially thro...ecreased for eight consecutive years. In 2002, the juvenile arrest rate for violent crimes was 47 percent below its peak in 1994. Other collaborators on this st...

PITT, OHSU: When early life stress occurs determines its impact later

...e social group. Six months is the typical age when juvenile monkeys begin to gain independence from their mothers in the wild. The scientists noted that the infants separated from their mothers at one week of age displayed a series of atypical behaviors. Specifically, these animals spent significantly more ti...

Scientists reveal significant behavioral impacts of early life stress, study therapies

...e social group. Six months is the typical age when juvenile monkeys begin to gain independence from their mothers in the wild." The scientists noted that the infants separated from their mothers at 1 week of age displayed a series of atypical behaviors. Specifically, these animals spent significantly more tim...

Insulin pumps effective for children with diabetes

...ges also are needed." Type 1 diabetes, also called juvenile diabetes, is usually diagnosed in children and young adults. With type I diabetes, the body does not produce the insulin which is necessary for the body to be able to metabolize sugar....

Panel finds that scare tactics for violence prevention are harmful

...nursing, psychiatry, behavioral health, economics, juvenile justice, outcomes research, and a public representative. The panel reviewed an extensive collection of scientific literature related to youth violence prevention, including a systematic literature review prepared by the Southern California Evidence-B...

National Center for Children Exposed to Violence begins annual conference today

...onals representing mental health, law enforcement, juvenile justice, and the schools, who work with children and families on diminishing the effects of violence exposure. The newly designated NCCEV Southeast Regional Training Center in Charlotte, North Carolina has been instrumental in coordinating the acti...

FDA approves Enbrel to treat psoriasis

...moderately to severely active polyarticular-course juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) in patients who have had an inadequate response to one or more disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs). It is also the first biologic approved to treat the signs and symptoms in patients with active ankylosing spond...

Not guilty! Evidence exonerates 328, but many still falsely imprisoned

...in the research involved racial disparities in the juvenile justice system. Ninety percent of exonerated juvenile defendants are African-American or Hispanic. The U-M students participating in the research were Kri...

Rates of trauma and of posttraumatic stress disorder higher among incarcerated youth

CHICAGO Most young persons incarcerated in the juvenile justice system have experienced at least one traumatic event and have higher rates of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) than young persons living in the community, according to an article in the April issue of The Archives of General Psychiatry ,...

Compound shows promise as vaccine-like drug for preventing type 1 diabetes

...ey actually develop type 1 diabetes (also known as juvenile diabetes). More testing is needed before the compound is ready for human use, which could be several years, say Al-Abed and his associates, who hope to develop the compound into a long-acting oral drug. When ISO-1 was given via injection over a ten-d...

Salk news: Diabetes first steps

...orm of the disorder. The remaining 10 percent have juvenile diabetes, which has a powerful genetic component and may arise from different cellular processes. Diabetes is the fifth-deadliest disease in the United States and has no long-term cure....

Cholesterol drug could lead to new therapy for multiple sclerosis

...-immune diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis and juvenile diabetes, which occur when the same form of the immune system CD4+ T cell turns against the body. In fact, he says, it's possible that the drugs' anti-inflammatory properties actually contribute to the protective effects of statins in heart disease a...

Powerful burn-prevention video wins national award

...Participants can be referred to the program by the juvenile court system, a local fire department, school officials, or their parents. "After several years of development and evaluation at UMHS, Straight Talk is now ready to be implemented across the nation," says Pucci. "This program is now available for hos...

Girls with views of nature have better chance of success

... turn, can enhance academic achievement and reduce juvenile delinquency and teenage pregnancies. "This study is one of the first to examine the relationship between nature and concentration in children with normal attentional functioning," Kuo said. "And it is the first to link nature with impulse inhibition...

Type 1 diabetes safely arrested with short-term use of new drug

...le in the U.S. have Type 1 diabetes, also known as juvenile diabetes, in which the immune system destroys the bodys natural insulin-secreting islet cells. Another 15 million people have Type 2 diabetes in which obesity, inactivity and other conditions interfere with the bodys insulin control. The two-week ...

Scleroderma research receives a boost from multiple NIH grants

...ch Center on pediatric rheumatic diseases, such as juvenile scleroderma." Scleroderma, often referred to as a single disease, is actually a symptom of a group of diseases that involves the abnormal growth of connective tissue, which supports the skin and internal organs. In some forms of scleroderma...

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