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TB, AIDS And State Prisons Subject Of Fresno Press Conference

...ng course for health care staff in Californiastate prisons and local health departments will be offered in Fresno on March 24and 25. In conjunction with this event, a press conference will be held to discuss howcorrectional health impacts the public health of the entire community and theconnection between HI...

Report: tuberculosis control programs inadequate in developing countries

...nd clinics, HIV testing andcounseling centers, and prisons will help identify the large, hidden number ofpeople with both active (symptomatic) and latent tuberculosis. (Most peoplecolonized by Mycobacterium tuberculosis never develop active infections, but arenonetheless routinely treated with prophylactic m...

Vanderbilt School of Nursing begins graduate program in correctional health

...for us and forthe students. "The federal bureau of prisons is looking for the best way to provide optimalheal...s in the Nashville area as well asselected federal prisons in the U.S. "There is excitement for this program," Norman says. "In the past, studentswould graduat...

Care of mentally ill prisoners well below NHS standards

... Prisons, conducted a semi-structured survey of 13 prisons with inpatient units in England and Wales as part of the routine prisons inspection programme during 1997-98. The 13 prisons had 348 beds, 20 per cent of all inpatient priso...

In prison, any sentence can be a death sentence

...ale prison inmates in either provincial or federal prisons in Ontario have a "significantly higher" rate of d...todial systems (federal penitentiaries, provincial prisons and police cells). The authors found that a total of 308 inmates died in custody between 1990 and 19...

Increasing MRSA in California jails

...conditions and high turnover rates. In contrast to prisons where inmates serve longer sentences, jails are locally maintained facilities where the average sentence is one year or less. This population flux increases the chances of MRSA being commuted into the jail or out to the community. This study, the fir...

Clean needles for drug injectors prevents HIV/AIDS

...a (Manipur), Australia, Russia (Moscow) and inside prisons in the European Union. Tim Rhodes, editor of the International Journal of Drug Policy said: 'These studies join a wealth of international evidence in support of syringe exchange as a method of HIV prevention. It also shows that they can operate in ...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... identified the first genetic variant specifically associated with ... for around 10-15 per cent of all breast ... the breast cancer sub-type, called invasive lobular carcinoma, ... of this particular kind of breast cancer, which ... published today (Thursday) in the journal PloS ...
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(Date:4/17/2014)... New Rochelle, NY, April 17, 2014U.S. military personnel ... "blast plus impact" concussive traumatic brain injury (TBI) ... were evacuated for other medical reasons. Differences in ... and depression 6-12 months after injury are reported ... , a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... 17, 2014 By discovering a new mechanism that ... stroke, researchers at UC Irvine and the Salk Institute ... limit or prevent stroke-induced brain damage. , A complex ... of death and primary reason for disability in the ... stroke and lets blood-borne material into the brain, causing ...
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