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Medically supervised drug injection facilities safer for users

Facilities that provide medical supervision for illicit drug injections could reduce syringe s...ipment, inject preobtained illicit drugs under the supervision of nurses, and access nursing care and addictions counselling. Although such facilities exist in sev...

Employees with diabetes are not more tired

...s from Weijman's research will help to improve the supervision of employees with diabetes by professionals in the health care and employment sectors, such as internists, occupational physicians and reintegration advisers. People who suffer from diabetes and several chronic complaints have a higher risk of fatig...

New 'ITN Scholars Program' provides junior faculty opportunity to develop clinical trials expertise

...offices of the ITN Clinical Trials Group under the supervision of ITN Clinical Directors, the fellow will also interact closely with regulatory personnel at the National Institutes of Health and with biostatistical and laboratory personnel at the ITN's Tolerance Assay Group in Bethesda Maryland. Upon complet...

Novel antibiotic shows promise in shortening treatment duration of tuberculosis

...ing their cocktail of medicines each day under the supervision of a healthcare worker. R207910 Study Findings "Our findings suggest that at least in mice, R207910 seems to have the desired properties of simplifying and shortening the treatment duration, and perhaps, more," says Andries. In bacterial cell cu...

Beyond supervision

...almologist who pioneered customized LASIK surgery supervision now aims to further improve patients' eyesight an...d medical director of Strong Vision. The field of supervision or "customized ablation" had its genesis in laboratory work in the early 1990s at the University of ...

Subanalysis finds patient-controlled, transdermal pain management system may be comparable

...ls and surgical centers, by patients under medical supervision and direction. IONSYS TM contains fentanyl, an opioid agonist and a Schedule II controlled substance with high potential for abuse similar to hydromorphone, methadone, morphine and oxycodone. Fentanyl can be abused in a manner similar to other op...

'Outgrown' a peanut allergy? Eat more peanuts!

...ed as long as the challenge is performed under the supervision of an experienced clinician. They also report that no foods were more or less likely than others to cause a severe reaction; for example, severe reactions to egg were just as common as they were to peanut. Without a definitive diagnosis from a food c...

Injury from epileptic seizures relatively rare, Mayo Clinic study find

...onditioned and 6) have an appropriate companion or supervision for activities that may pose high risk of serious injury if a seizure occurs (e.g., swimming)....

Teacher-training for hospital residents improves medical students' education, UCI study shows

...rns at a hospital receivesignificant mentoring and supervision from resident physicians, who arethemselves still undergoing medical training. Study results appear inthe Aug. 17 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine. "This study objectively evaluated the impact of teaching instruction onimproving residents' perfor...

Novel 'delivery' method for nutrients wins Kaye Innovation Award for Hebrew university students

...Spernath and Yuli-Amar have been working under the supervision of Prof. Nissim Garti and Dr. Abraham Aserin at the Hebrew University's Casali Institute of Applied Chemistry in developing nanodroplets and tiny liquid crystals that are effective in binding with, dissolving, stabilizing and retaining food or medici...

Licensed alcohol establishments continue to sell to intoxicated patrons

...en fail to provide even the most basic training or supervision of these workers. Given these conditions, the higher rates of violation among younger servers are predictable." Mosher had several suggestions regarding what measures could encourage compliance with the law. "First," he said, " increase enforcement...

New UNC study shows Hurricane Floyd boosted abuse and non-abuse brain injuries in children

...disaster-related environmental hazards, less adult supervision of infants and dangers associated with living away from home in temporary housing. "While our study can't prove specific causes, Hurricane Floyd was likely to have produced both an increase in psychiatric symptoms as seen after other large-scale disa...

Continuous insulin monitoring does not raise hospital costs

...cemic control by continuous insulin infusion under supervision of an endocrinologist does not increase costs in patients with diabetes," was published in the April issue of the journal Endocrine Practice. Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery is a standard treatment for advanced coronary disease in people ...

Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for Jan. 20, 2004

...icipants in the activity group exercised under the supervision of physical therapists who insisted that they complete exercises despite pain, graphed progress to provide positive reinforcement and set their own return-to-work dates. An editorial writer commends the program, particularly for its philosophy that p...

Fashionable, nonprescription contact lenses may pose a danger to your eyesight

...rage member of the family use these lenses without supervision is like giving them the car keys without a license and without an adult in the front seat," Dr. Cavanagh said. "Remember, a lot of permanent damage can be done after only a few hours of wear." Cosmetic contact lenses that change eye color or appearan...

Florida study shows surgical mishaps more likely in physician offices than surgery centers

...atients. You could determine, for instance, if the supervision of anesthesia impacted safety depending on where t...in the year since Florida tightened its anesthesia supervision requirement for offices. Dr. Vila will present an update of the study Oct. 15 at the annual American...

Tight rules, police presence may limit use of Vancouvers new drug injection facility

...nject illicit drugs they bring with them under the supervision of medical staff, is slated to open in Vancouver Sept. 15. It will be operated by the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority. The study was conducted to estimate user interest and to evaluate the potential impact of newly established guidelines and polic...

Appreciation of humor doesn't change with age

...e for Geriatric Care, conducted the study with the supervision of Dr. Donald Stuss, psychologist and Director of The Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest. The research was part of Dr. Shammi's doctoral thesis at the University of Toronto. Shammi and Stuss captured world attention in 1999 for their landmark stud...

UCLA researchers release profile of proposition 36-eligible drug offenders

...tration; coordination of assessment, treatment and supervision of offenders; staff training; and problem solving," Longshore said. "Despite the challenges and ongoing concerns over funding, most county representatives offered favorable reports on local implementation." Among the findings: The court found 53,6...

New method for manufacturing compound has potential for cancer treatment

...inylphosphonate as his doctoral research under the supervision of Prof. Morris Srebnik. Born in Beit Jala near Jerusalem, Al-Quntar received his B.A. at Bethlehem University and his master of science degree at the Hebrew University. His Ph.D. was awarded to him this year. He is married and the father of three so...

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