Tag: "reporting" at medical news
Maternal Exposure To Crack Cocaine Produces Stressed Newborns
...onfidentiality, which exempted theresearchers from reporting
their drug use. All of the mothers received prenatalcare and all of the babies were normal birth weight. The study offers some encouraging news. In contrast to anecdotal reports,the babies are no more difficult to test than non-exposed infants and d...
Program Provides Treatment For Prison-Released HIV-Positive Women
...ivism rate, say BrownUniversity medical personnel, reporting
in the American Journal of PublicHealth. They say the program could serve as a model for other states tomeet the need for community follow-up for HIV-positive women released fromprison. During the first year of the program, 41 HIV-positive women we...
Duke Study Uses Tiny Temperature Changes To Probe Water-Exclusion At Protein Binding Sites
... In 1996, his team followed up this finding by reporting
that the waythe atoms are arranged in a molecule plays a crucial role in determininghow important water reorganization is to ligand binding. If removing water from the binding site were not important, he reasoned,then the net temperature change...
Affordable, Hand-Held Biosensor For Diagnostics
...linical laboratory, capable of sampling,analyzing, reporting
and otherwise diagnosing a patient's ailments. "In the original television show, Dr. McCoy would point the device at apatient and it would take a sample and read out all his problems," Sailorexplained. "Our device was inspired by that image--...
Some Good News In Treating Infection Common To HIV Patients
...ul at fighting the infection. Now, researchers are reporting
a breakthrough in helping those patients tolerate themedication. In the longest running trial of its kind, doctors from the University of Michigan Medical Center and Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston found that 86 percent of their HIV study pa...
Bi-Monthly Boosts Of Aspirin Benefit Heart
...se the drug's effectiveness, say researchers today reporting
inCirculation: Journal of the American Heart Association. According to recently issued recommendations from the American HeartAssociation (AHA), aspirin is advised for individuals who have had a heartattack or stroke or are at high risk due ...
Disagreements Between Clinical Trial Oversight Committees And Physicians Can Affect Drug Trial Results
...linical trials, we need to have asystematic way of reporting
heart attacks in these patients." In the 1980s, death was a common measurement for clinical trials, anendpoint that leaves no room for disagreement among physicians, the researcherssaid. "However, in the 1990s, we started using suc...
Keeping Score On Doctors: Report Says Flaws In Counting Must Be Addressed To
...d intermediate step, but we need bettersystems for reporting
outcomes before these type of rankings will be rea...ccurately, they should develop standardizedways of reporting
patient data. "As physicians, we already devote a large amount of time to documentingpatien...
National Office Of Drug Safety Is Needed, Experts Say In JAMA
...portantknown and expected risks and regular public reporting
on the response of thepublic and prescribing physicians." Operate an early warning system: The system would focus on themedical problems that are most commonly induced by drugs, such as birth defects,aplastic anemia, and certain irregular ...
ACE-Inhibitors Score High In Reducing Heart Attack Deaths
...of surviving after a heart attack, say researchers reporting
on astudy of nearly 100,000 heart attack patients that appears in today'sCirculation: Journal of the American Heart Association. The drugs, called an ACE (angiotensin-converting enzyme) inhibitors, interferewith the body's production of a chemical ca...
"Happy Hour" Is Unhappy For Many Cardiac Arrest Victims
..., as well as in the morning, according researchers reporting
in today'sCirculation: Journal of the American Heart Association. Leonard Cobb, M.D. and Alfred P. Hallstrom, Ph.D. at the department ofbiostatistics and the division of cardiology at the University of Washington,Seattle, used records from th...
Adverse Drug Reactions Are Under Reported
of suspected adverse drug reactions to newly marke...hors believe that under-reporting and this bias in reporting
needs to be addressed and that doctors should report all adverse reactions, however minor, that thei...
New Study Finds Anonymous HIV Testing Linked To Earlier Participation In Testing And Follow-Up Medical Care
... Individuals who test anonymouslyfor HIV in named reporting
states are not reported to the public healthdepart...man also noted that as more states adopt HIV named reporting
policies theinterest in the option of anonymous HIV testing may grow. Based on their studyresults, t...
First Drug Shown Effective For Treating Chronic Forms Of Major Depression
...es, of which Keller isthe lead or co-author, reporting
on the initial 12 weeks of chronic-depressiontreatment. To be published in the November issue of the Journal of ClinicalPsychiatry, the articles describe rapid improvement in the psychological and social behaviors among 635 depresse...
Despite Progress, More Action Needed To Protect Medical Students From Exposure
To Disease Through Accidental Needlesticks, UCSF Study Finds
...aises UCSF's creation of aconfidential hotline for reporting
needlestick exposures and obtainingpreventive treatment. Despite these efforts, the rate of possible exposureremained at more than 10 percent over the length of the study, a signal thatmedical students in schools across the country run the same or g...
MIT Microchip Releases Chemicals On Demand
...utpotential applications for the microchip they're reporting
in the January 28,1999 issue of Nature, and settle back for an enthusiastic tour of a future thatcould include jewelry that emits different scents depending on your mood, and"pharmacies" that could be swallowed or implanted under the skin and program...
An Ergonomically Redesigned Analgesia Delivery Device Proves Safer And More Efficient
...e of human error is likely undermined by the under reporting
of human error. Therefore, a second analysis was conducted of only the incidents in which the patient suffered serious injury or death. The rationale behind this analysis was that incidents that are more serious in nature are more likely to be report...
Dental Researchers Retract Statement Indicating Hydrogen Peroxide May Be Cancer
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Authors of an abstract reporting
preliminary resultsshowing hydrogen peroxide may be a cancer promoter have retracted theirpresentation of study findings. The study was conducted in the Department of Oral and MaxillofacialSurgery in the University at Buffalo School of Dental...
Mandatory Reporting Of Domestic Violence Cases To Police Has Mixed Support From California Physicians
...se to providingcare, many also note that mandatory reporting
requires physicians to violatepatient confidential...ew Mexico, and Rhode Island--with specific laws on reporting
suspected cases ofintimate partner violence. While most of these states have provisions for protec...
BioNumerik Reports Data On Two Novel Supercomputer Engineered Anticancer Agents At 90th Annual Meeting Of The AACR
...f anticancer compounds. In addition,BioNumerik is reporting
additional confirmatory laboratory evidence that BNP7787does not reduce the antitumor effects of taxanes, platinum or other cytotoxicdrugs in human cancer cell lines or in implanted tumors in animals. Taxane and platinum drugs are administered in the...
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