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Hausman to give keynote address at 'Breastfeeding, Motherhood and Feminism' symposium
...olarship, anthropological literature and Hausman's own
experiences to demonstrate what is at stake in mothers' infant feeding choices. "Social controversies around breastfeeding reveal social tensions concerning the meaning of women's bodies, the authority of science, and the value of maternity in Americ...
Pitt marks 50th anniversary of its Salk polio vaccine with reunion, scientific symposium
...elebration on April 10 will recognize Pittsburgh's own
and the nation's first "Polio Pioneers" the polio victims, who, in 1953, were the first to receive the vaccine; the 15,000, mostly school children, who rolled up their sleeves (some with tearful reluctance) to be inoculated in local field trials; an...
Economist: Cuba's state-run baseball doesn't go to bat for players
...eign contracts again. Capitalist baseball has its own
checkered past of player exploitation through rules that gave club owners near-total control, but that has largely, but not completely, given way to an era of riches for the players who make it to the top. So fans of today may be more concerned with...
Indiana University researchers closer to helping hearing-impaired using stem cells
...closer to the day when a profoundly deaf patient's own
bone marrow cells could be used to let him or her ...rring to cell transplantation in which a patient's own
cells are used in treatment. The cells can be collected easily and kept alive in the laboratory unti...
Corrected metabolism leads to health benefits and weight loss
...said. The program also involves the client's own
physician. A client whose blood tests reveal significant abnormalities is referred to his or her doctor. There are no medications or packaged foods in the eating program, only natural foods purchased in supermarkets and health food stores. ...
Hepatotoxicity and statins
...hey can be used safely," reports the author, whose own
studies recently showed that hyperlipidemic patients with elevated baseline liver enzymes are not at a higher risk for hepatotoxicity from statins compared with hyperlipidemic patients with normal transaminases. The relationship between statins an...
Understanding how vulnerabilities may keep women in abusive relationships
...relationship(s) and may aid her in determining her own
relational and situational vulnerabilities. Using self-reflection, i.e. narrative therapy, women may find the origins of, their susceptibility to, and untapped resiliencies against violent relationships. An article published in the latest issue of F...
RIT takes eye-tracking research to next level
... technology has long been one of Pelz's goals. His own
research received a boost from the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory in 2002, which established a cooperative agreement with Pelz's lab to develop the device. One goal of that project has been to study how people locate difficult-to-find objects in natu...
Depression linked to insomnia in HIV patients
...cent studies rely on patients' reports about their own
sleep habits and disturbances, including whether they had difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, their frequency of nightmares, whether they were tired in the day or whether they used sleeping pills to help them rest. Those studies revealed a "...
Why asthma sufferers struggle with the common cold
...n-beta (IFN-beta and also failed to initiate their own
death--mechanisms used by healthy cells to limit virus replication and eliminate infected cells. These defects may be linked, as IFN-beta was recently shown to induce cell death in virus-infected cells. How might this enhanced viral replication lea...
Cavity prevention tips for pre-school age children
...ild is able to tie his or her shoes or write their own
name clearly-usually five or six years of age." Children whose parents are prone to cavities and tooth decay need to be extra careful. "We know there's a genetic predisposition to tooth decay," says Dr. Soxman. Children at high risk for cavities sh...
Mountaineering doctors hike medicine to new heights with Xtreme Everest
...nicians will measure the amount of oxygen in their own
blood along with running tests to see how well their brains, lungs and metabolisms are working at extreme altitude. The experiments alone entail a risk of thrombosis and other complications; combined with the harsh mountain conditions, only the tough...
Cardiologists underestimate racial and ethnic disparities in care
...2 percent agreed that disparities existed in their own
hospitals, and only 5 percent said their own
patients were treated differently depending on their race or ethnicity. "The most striking finding w...
Cardiovascular health disparities must be eradicated
...ican Heart Association, need to take both on their own
and in partnership with other groups," he said. T...believe that these problems are occurring in their own
offices. There is a clear need to educate healthcare providers as well as the public and legislator...
Most hospital executives have substantial concerns about mandatory error reporting systems
...ng of patient safety incidents to their hospital's own
internal reporting system (69 percent) and encoura...nt safety. Hospital leaders, of course, have their own
institutional biases, and there is some evidence that hospitals that become accustomed to transparen...
Community care tops medical care at preventing heart disease in black Americans
...s than the standard in which patients are on their own
to follow - or not follow - their doctors' orders....however, was taught how to measure and control her own
blood pressure, given one-on-one advice on how to quit smoking, and received follow-up calls from a ...
Prostate cancer screening practices examined
...ry. The PLCO protocol advises men to consult their own
physician if either the PSA or DRE tests given by ...e physicians would decide whether to conduct their own
screenings and whether to subsequently perform a biopsy, which is needed to confirm the presence of ...
Study of obese diabetics explains why low-carb diets produce fast results
...ins diet, subjects were at home and reported their own
diet and exercise, making it difficult to ensure accuracy. In addition to the calorie reduction and weight loss, subjects experienced markedly improved glucose levels and insulin sensitivity, as well as lower triglycerides and cholesterol. Treatmen...
Sleeping Through the Night: Children's sleep expert advises parents
...their baby or toddler to fall asleep on his or her own
- and stay asleep until morning. She provides tip... discusses strategies for parents to improve their own
sleep, highlighting common adult sleep disorders. This completely revised edition of Sleeping Throug...
UCLA Medical Center becomes first hospital to introduce remote presence robots in ICU
... patients preferred a tele-rounding visit by their own
doctor to a "real" visit by another physician. And 80 percent of the patients felt that the robot increased physician accessibility. Dr. Louis Kavoussi, vice chairman of urology at Johns Hopkins Hospital said, "Patients love it! I was very surprised ...
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