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Voluntary HIV Counseling And Testing Reduce Risk Behavior In Developing Countries
...in six months of counselinginclude: Of the 429 married
couples completing testing and counseling, 78.8 percent hadthe same HIV status (seroconcordant), 72.3 percent were both negative, and 6.5percent were both positive. Of the 21.3 percent who were not of the same HIV status (serodiscordant), 11.3percen...
University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center Researchers Awarded Grant To Fight Leukemia Recurrence
...nnormal cells," Jordan said. "They are absolutely married
to the fact thatthey're going to make people sick, so anything we can do that represents a newapproach, we find appealing."...
Sexually Oriented Internet Sites Are Popular And Non-Problematic For Most People, But Pose Risks For Some
...h. In addition,most individuals (64%) were either married
(47%) or in a committed relationship(17%), and, of the single individuals (36%), half were dating and half were not. Time spent on line for sexual pursuits was a strong predictor of both sexualcompulsivity and distress. Although, on-line sexual c...
USC Historian Sifts World's Oldest Printed Medical Books For Clues To Riddle Of Gender
... gynecology -- under the name of fuke, from fu for married
woman-- emerged as a separate medical discipline. ...4), granddaughterof a well-known physician who had married
the daughter of another famous doctor.The young Tan later recalled reciting poems for her grandfathe...
Family Support A Factor In Cardiovascular Responses To Stress
...CH co-author, Dr. Sherry D.Broadwell, recruited 45 married
couples, 24 to 50 years old, all with a childstill in the home. Each of the partners completed two standardized tests , the Dyadic AdjustmentScale and the Brief Social Support Questionnaire, in which they rated how happythey were with their spouse a...
'La Opinion' series on heart disease by Cedars-Sinai internist wins media award from AHA Western States Affiliate
...tural Area Health Education Center. Dr.Lifshitz is married
to Carl Kravetz, and enjoys traveling, music, reading anddancing in her "limited" spare time....
UI study indicates many older adults still not receiving recommended vaccinations
... get thevaccinations, as were those who were still married
or did not live on their own.Study participants age 65 or older who were still working were more likely to beimmunized, as were people who had more contact with the medical system -- doctorvisits, prescription drug use or a number of underlying chron...
Well-adjusted moms have healthy births
...e associated with theirgreater likelihood of being married
and having higher income and moreeducation," said Rini. "Hispanics, on the other hand, had less positive viewsof themselves, their futures, and their ability to control events in theirlives. This may be caused by language barriers, financial proble...
Marriage rates differ only slightly in childhood cancer survivors
... percent of female cancer survivors were ever married
compared with 91.3 percen...percent of survivors were married
versus 86 percent in thegeneral population. "This...
Mayo Clinic study is first to scientifically document that bed partners lose an hour of sleep per night due to snoring spouse
...f Mayo ClinicProceedings. Investigators studied 10 married
couples in which the husband was beingevaluated for obstructive sleep apnea. Both the patients and their spousesunderwent simultaneous polysomnography, a sleep study that monitors heart, lungand brain activity, breathing patterns, arm and leg movemen...
Elderly less likely than other adults to have economic problems
...e said. Onereason is that married
couples tended to have higher household ...er, even when comparing a married
couple to a single, widowed or divorced person with the same income and the...
Seattle researchers uncover structure of blood-clotting protein involved in most common form of hemophilia
...anddaughter, Princess Alexandria. The princess was married
to Czar Nicholas of Russia, and their son, the Czarevitch, was also affected with the disease. The princess and the monk Rasputin, who treated the Czarevitch, had considerable political influence on Czar Nicholas, and this influence may have been res...
The silent time bomb: divorce, health care and the baby boom generation
... children give more time and money to parents than married
biological children and both give more than stepchildren, married
or not. Whatever funds the government pays for care generally is deducted from the amount the chil...
Bad neighborhoods can cause depression
...viduals with high income, and employed, older, and married
individuals. But Ross also found that disadvantaged neighborhoods exert their own impact on residents' mental health, above and beyond the characteristics of their residents -- through the breakdown of social control and order common in such neighbor...
Award-winning book looks at responsibility for sick babies in hospitals
... is unacceptable," said Heimer. "If a middle-class married
mother did that the staff would be horrified." Ine...and black, old and young, employed and unemployed, married
and unmarried and the better and the less educated affect both a parent's ability to take responsibi...
Frank family pledges $10 million to support education of physician-scientists at the University of Chicago
...o College of Commerce in 1938 -- the same year she married
Zollie Frank, who became a prominent Chicago businessman. She served on the Visiting Committee for the School of Social Service Administration for more than 20 years and has been a member of the Women's Board of the University since 1981. She has a...
Partner's presence associated with lower blood pressure
...ego, referring to previous studies that have shown married
men and women have less heart disease. In the study of 117 subjects monitored continuously over 6 days, Gump and colleagues found that systolic and diastolic blood pressure measurements were lower during periods of interaction with a significant ot...
Can poor growth explain link between marital status and health?
... death rates for heart disease and stroke of never married
and ever married
people before and after adjusting for early biological and social factors (birth weight, marital sta...
Study shows synthetic pheromone in womens perfume increases intimate contact with men
...were heterosexual, regularly menstruating, neither married
nor co-habiting with a man, not currently using an oral contraceptive and in good health. Women between the ages of 19 and 48 took part in the study. The ethnic backgrounds of the women were white, Filipina, Latina, Portugese, Chinese, Brazilian, Nat...
Non-traditional roles may boost risk of heart disease and death
...ted had almost twice the risk of death compared to married
men. As social roles and norms change with time, its hoped the harmful effects of having jobs or social roles that are considered outside the norm will be diminished, Eaker says....
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