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JAMA Study Shows Jefferson Medical College Program Brings Family Physicians To Small Town America

...u can do in familymedicine." Dr. Turner put his training to work in a group medical practice in LockHaven, where he lives with his wife and two children. He provides comprehensivefamily medicine common to rural areas. This includes everything from treatingpatients for the cold and flu to del...

New Surgery At Cedars-Sinai Provides Hope For Epilepsy Patient Who Has Had A Lifetime Of Seizures

...,a Wada test, which utilizes sodium amobarbitol to put one side of the brain tosleep for testing, determined that Mary Kate's right hippocampus had thecapacity to "take over" the functions performed by the left side. Following the surgery, she spent four days recuperating before returning homeshortly bef...

Study Indicates That Medicare Costs Are Higher -- And Survival Rate Is Better --At Major Teaching Hospitals Survive Climate Change

...ngress, if they could figure out what to do, would put them inhistory as very effective public servants," Sloan noted....

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Ranked "Most Preferred Hospital" In L.A. And #1 In Six Other Key Categories

... freephysician referral service which can not only put you in touch with the type ofdoctor you need, but can also provide you with background information. To callthe Cedars-Sinai Physician Referral service, dial 1-800-CEDARS1(1-800-233-2771). 2. When appropriate, ask if the doctor is board certified or...

Far Few Drugs Are Tested On Children

...a Monica. "For years,doctors and parents have been put in the untenable position of [either] ignoringdrugs that are effective in adults or exposing children to drugs of unknownsafety." In 1997 in Britain, a House of Commons health committee on the needs ofyoung people expressed astonishment at th...

Temples Virtual Lab Helps Disabled Students

... "talk" to acomputer, he thought of IMITS. "I just put the two together," Butz recalls. "I had all the software to put avirtual laboratory together, so I applied to the NSF to get financial supportfor its development. ...

Stent Procedures May Be Unnecessary In Some Heart Cases

...e result afterballoon angioplasty, we should still put in a stent." Looking at the group of patients as a whole, of the 18 percent whoachieved stent-like results, 45 percent had all three of the favorablecharacteristics: gender, size and location of blockage. This represents about42,000 patients, or 8 t...

UF Researchers Cite Possible Link Between Autism, Schizophrenia And Diet

...etbeen published. When these children were put on a milk-free diet, at least eight out of10no longer had symptoms of autism or schizophrenia, says Cade, a professorof medicine and physiology at UF's College of Medicine and inventor of theGatorade sports drink. His research team includes research ...

Early Intervention Key To Repairing Hole In Heart Disease

... New England Journal ofMedicine, researchers have put an end to the ongoing debate about when to treatcongenital atrial septal defects (ASD) that cause the right chamber of the heartto enlarge. "Scientists have long said reparative surgery was unnecessary until the patientstarted showing symptoms, usual...

MRI Images Using Laser-Polarized Xenon

... ATLANTA---University of Michigan scientists have put a new spin on an oldtechnology by using xenon to generate the first high-resolution magneticresonance images of the heart and lung tissue in a living laboratory rat. Thekey to their success is a customized laser system---designed and built by U-Mphy...

New Chemicals Could Lead To First Bone Growth Pill

...ed arises. The new compounds should be able to be put intopillform. While no human tests have yet been conducted, Dr. Baindur says "thesecompounds are predicted to be useful in the clinical treatment of osteoporosisand relatedbone-deficit conditions, including bone fractures. As bone formation agents,...

Slowing Excess Weight Gain In Childhood Appears To Reduce Adult Heart Disease Risk

...AS, March 23 -- Slowing the pace at which children put on excesspounds may reduce their risk of heart dis...dhood, slowing the rate at which excess pounds are put on may help reducethe risk of heart disease later in life. "The findings from the study show...

Should Doctors Urge Patients To Take Breaks From Their Drugs?

... treatment holiday. He will study patients whowere put onto drug cocktails soon after infection, before they produceddetectable antibodies to HIV. If his trial is successful in tipping the balancein favour of the immune system, it may even be possible to cease drug treatment. Meanwhile, Bernard H...

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Physicians Perform First Known Pediatric Laser Surgery For Farsightedness

...hick one. "In fact,most adults can't do it. If you put glasses like that on an adult, they'd feellike they were on a boat." Dr. Salz served as principal investigator at Cedars-Sinai for the multi-centerstudy of laser surgery for the correction of farsightedness (hyperopia).Although the FDA's guidelines ...

Hardening Of The Aorta Increases The Risk Of Stroke

...rokes. "Our imaging technique allows us to put the ultrasound probe right ontothe vessel and look directly at the ascending aorta," says Barzilai. "It's easyto imagine that if plaques break loose, they can potentially travel downstreamtoward the blood vessels that feed the brain or kidneys or oth...

New Teacher Award Honors NSF Program Director

...oring. Forthe last three years, her students have put on Outdoor Adventure for hundreds ofelementary school children who come to learn about the urban naturalenvironment. Her current project, Our Place on Cherry Creek, involves allDenver Public Schools students in environmental experiences....

Laser Pointer Helps Parkinson's Patients Take Next Step

... roommore easily than a plain floor. Some patients put strips of tape on floors, thenstep toward the stripes. When freezing does happen, a few flip their cane, usingthe curved top as a guide to walk toward. "Using such cues is a way of trickingyour brain to tell your body, 'Step over there,'" says Counih...

USC Historian Sifts World's Oldest Printed Medical Books For Clues To Riddle Of Gender

...ly unfamiliar to most Westerners.As Thomas Laqueur put it, "This is the book to own for students of the historyof the body in other cultures who want to learn about Chinese thought on thisvast topic." Furth's research for "A Flourishing Yin" was funded in part by a grant from theNational Library of Medic...

Therapy Developed At Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Shows Promise In Preventing Rejection Of Transplanted Organs

...e, andcontending with more complications. "I can't put into words the emotional stress that the family went through, butparticularly her because she had dealt with not being well all of her life,"said Scarlett, who with her husband, Walter Small, Sr., has two other children,ages 27 and 19. "Instead of th...

$50 million from Bill and Melinda Gates will fund Columbia Public Health program to prevent maternal deaths in developing nations

...h are doing great work tobuild a program that will put in place permanently the resources to save thelives of hundreds of thousands of women each year." Every minute of every day, a woman in Asia, Africa or Latin America diesas a result of complications of pregnancy or childbirth. In some parts o...

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(Date:4/14/2014)... orphaned by HIV/AIDS in South Africa may provide insight ... behavior issues in other areas of the world, which ... that could lead to successful interventions. , A ... United Nations mentions that due to the HIV/AIDS pandemic, ... African, children are at an increased risk for mental ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... A new study shows that moderate to severe ... risk of stroke, cancer and death. , Results of ... to severe obstructive sleep apnea were four times more ... times more likely to have a stroke (HR = ... (HR = 3.4), and 2.5 times more likely to ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... Dallas study involving serious youth offenders, the answer to one ... seven years: "How long do you think you,ll live?", According ... offending over time., Author Dr. Alex Piquero said the study ... of them offend at very high rates and commit more ... much later in life offend much less., "In a lot ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... with symptoms increasing dramatically during some of the most important ... has found. , Depressive symptoms increased on average by 68 ... young men, who were around 25 years old when they ... their children. The results of the study were published April ... is the first to identify when young fathers are at ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... Lower weight babies and babies who aren,t breastfed ... risk of developing chronic inflammation and related health ... study. , "There were good reasons to hypothesize ... inflammation in adulthood," says Thomas McDade (Northwestern University), ... in the Child & Brain Development program. "It ...
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