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Hopkins Researchers Develop Under-The-Skin Implant For Pain Treatment

...mer, which can be easily implanted before patients return to their villages. Villagers, many of whom cannot read or write and do not own clocks, will not need to store medicines or remember when and how to take them. The new drug delivery system is also appealing to Indian physicians because it reduces co...

Raising The Retirement Age In The United States Could Save Billions In Social Security Payments

...aves from careersin mid-life to be retrained or to return to college. "That may becomea necessity, if the rate of technological change is rapid enough,"he said. And the federal government may need to mandate other changes to keep olderpeople in the workforce longer. That might mean setting a fixed number o...

Stents Work Well, But Are Costly: Will Hospitals Continue To Use Them?

...it of stenting in reducing the needfor patients to return to the hospital will likely be recognized. Peterson said that the trade-off between new, but costly, improvementsin patient care and the ability of hospitals and other providers to absorbthe differences in reimbursements will become more and more o...

Scientists Track Effectiveness Of Migraine Drugs With Ultrasound

...medication could begiven until those blood vessels return to normal -- and the result is apreemptive strike against the headaches. This is a beginning study, Chung said. Further studies would includemore detail, such as measuring the medications against one another....

Procter & Gamble Supports Yale University Collaboration For Public Health Training Throughout China

... Procter &Gamble-funded project, Yale faculty will return to Beijing to refine the publichealth law curriculum and help to disseminate it to faculties at approximately30 other public health schools in China. In addition to curriculum development in other academic areas, the newgrant also will fully ...

UB Plants "Seeds" By Investing In Research Projects; Researchers Leverage Investment 14 Times Over

...994 during the program's first year. The financial return is only part of the story: Benefits will accrue lo...aid Landi, "so the university will be getting that return through 2003 for an initiative it took back in 1993."...

New Report Demonstrates That Following Guidelines Improves Clinical Practices, Reduces Liability Costs

...epatients are twice as likely to have an unplanned return to the emergencydepartment within 48 hours compared with all patients discharged from the ED. Furthermore, there is a statistically significant correlation between thesepatients and unplanned hospital admission or death within the same two-day timef...

Voluntary HIV Counseling And Testing Reduce Risk Behavior In Developing Countries

...y of condoms. All the participants were invited to return to the centers six and 12 monthslater to take part in counseling and testing. "There was concern about attracting a low-risk group of the 'worried well,' butwe were very successful at reaching a high-risk group," Coates said. "Thirtypercent of the wo...

UCSF AIDS Expert Warns Against Early Treatment For HIV Infection

...cannot be eliminated, the ultimate objective is to return allHIV-infected people to the state of long-term survivors who do not needtreatment even after 20 years of infection, Levy concludes....

University Of Kentucky One Of First To Use New Technique To Treat Atrial Flutter

...at Beavers, 45, a music teacher, should be able to return to his Matewan, W.Va., home today. It was the first time that microwave ablation -- approved by the FDA for study only in late August -- has been used outside California, where the first 10 or 12 procedures were performed. UK is one of five U.S. me...

Botox Treats Excessive Sweating, According To UCSF Study

... up at one week and one month. They were asked to return when theynoticed sweating had recurred. All patients reported decrease of underarm sweating within 48 hours of thetreatment. Patients remained dry in the underarms for periods ranging from fourmonths to seven months, the average being 5.2 months. P...

Setbacks To Health Progress In Central America

...rs, and as the watersrecede they are attempting to return to what remains of their homes," she said. "The third group involves the population of the cities, where our basic task isto reestablish basic services: transport, which facilitates the distribution ofaid; electricity, and the water systems, Dr. Rose...

Faster Relief From Influenza Symptoms For 'High Risk' And Otherwise Healthy Patients With Inhaled Zanamivir

...alth status, days incapacitated, and time taken to return to normalactivities. In patients with confirmed i..., a two-day reductionwas observed in time taken to return to normal activities (p<0.001) withzanamivir treatment. Compared with the placebo group, patien...

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

...ives," said Dr. Devlin. "I knew that I wanted to return to this smalltown atmosphere and practice medicine...ame way. The PSAP gave methe training I needed to return home and practice medicine." Through the PSAP, Dr. Devlin was able to take his family medici...

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

...ded periods withoutseizures, they always seemed to return and typically with greater intensity. Theepilepsy that began during infancy seemed to abruptly end at age five, thenresumed during her freshman year of high school. Mary Kate remembers a "ringingsound" then that would herald her seizures, which have ...

Management Academy To Boost Training For Local, State Public Health Departments

...es originating from Chapel Hill. Participants will return tocampus for a wrap-up session. At UNC-CH, Dr. Janet E. Porter, clinical associate professor of health policyand administration, is the project director. Dr. James H. Johnson, director ofthe Urban Investment Strategies Center at the Frank Hawkins Ke...

New Cancer Procedure At Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Offers Hope

...eatments," he said. "And the best part is kids can return to the playgroundthe very next day."...

Brain Resolves Sensory Contradictions By Creating Its Own Reality

...ng astronauts regaintheir sense of balance after a return from space. This research also points the way towards research into other conflictsbetween different senses. "We're confident this kind of neural processingapplies to other sensory systems, such as sight and hearing," said Merfeld. ...

To Drive Or Not To Drive? New Criteria For Those With Epilepsy

...th of time people go without a seizure before they return to driving:the shorter the interval, the greater the likelihood of an accident. Those whodidn't drive for a year or longer had a 93 percent reduced risk compared withpeople behind the wheel after shorter intervals. An interval of six months ormore m...

Postpartum Help Needed To Keep Recent Mothers From Resuming Smoking Habit

...evaluating factors that influence pregnant women's return tosmoking. Motivation for stopping is one of them. "It's likely if women stopjust for the baby they'll resume as soon as they deliver," she said. Another factor might be coping mechanisms. McBride said that during pregnancy awoman may simply avoid...

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