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Study Shows Major Savings In Supervising TB Care
"Health policies that seek only to save money in the
short term ultimately may be both inferior toand m...ch..." Researchers at Johns Hopkins have shown for the
first time that spending more time and money up front to keep tuberculosis patients on strict drug r...
Raising The Retirement Age In The United States Could Save Billions In Social Security Payments
DURHAM, N.C. -- Raising the
normal retirement age in the
United States to70 could save the
federal government billions of dollars each year and helpshore up ...
Fertilization Protein Structure To AID in Leukemia Treatment
...of a protein recently discovered by C. D. Stout at the
Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, California, is providing insights into the
details of the
interaction between sperm and egg. Remarkably, the
same structure may hold a key to ...
A Surgical Semiconductor Laser With More Precision And Power
...archers hasdevised a way to make them perform with the
power and precision that laser surgeons routinely ... , was presented last week at theannual meeting of the
Optical Society of America in Rochester. Most laser surgery today is done using more powerful...
Means To Predict Which HIV+ Infants Will Rapidly Develop AIDS Outlined By Emory University Researchers
... single out those HIV+ infants at highest risk for the
rapid and aggressive development of AIDS means tha...ymptoms develop quickly and aggressively -- within the
first one to two years of life -- and those in whom symptoms may not appear for a number of years. ...
Rape Victims Find Relief From Posttraumatic Stress Using The Antidepressant Zoloft.
...ictims Find Relief From Posttraumatic Stress Using the
Antidepressant Zoloft <BODY BGCOLOR="#FFFFFF"...depression, anxiety, insomnia and reexperiencingof the
trauma in rape victims with chronic posttraumatic stress disorder(PTSD) participating in the
Stents Work Well, But Are Costly: Will Hospitals Continue To Use Them?
...luded in a study presented atthe annual meeting of the
American Heart Association. And if that happens,... luxury they can't afford." Cardiologists insert the
mesh-like structures to keep arteries openafter clogs have been cleared by balloon angioplasty. Beca...
KUMC Researchers Announce Breakthrough Method For Predicting Epileptic Seizures
KANSAS CITY, Kan. --Through the
application of mathematics, digital signal processing and computer technology, researchers at the
University of Kansas Medical Center believe they have unlocked the
complicated secret of predicting ...
UW, Siemens Unveil New Panoramic Ultrasound Imaging Application Using Programmable Technology
... that allowsultrasound medical imaging systems for the
first time to be programmed formultiple diagnostic...collaboratingengineers from Siemens Ultrasound and the
University of Washington. Thebreakthrough, a programmable image processor, adds the
power of asuperc...
It Matters Where, In America, You Suffer A Heart Attack
...tor treats your heart attack, how long you stay in the
hospital, and whether you are likely to need further hospitalization in the
next few months, researchers said Tuesday (Nov. 12) at the
annual meeting of the
American Heart Asso...
Postmature Infants Not As Easily Calmed As Other Newborns
Psychologists are gaining new insights into the
behavior ofinfants who remain in the
uterus after they should have beenborn. The babies generally do not behave normally, although theyus...
Premature Birth Sometimes Can Adversely Affect Infant's Ties To Mother
...re, very low birth-weight babiesthat began life in the
sterile confines of a neonatal intensive care unit...50 percentchance that a secure bond will form with the
children, researchers report. The findings provide new insight on how medical technology's ability ...
Benefits Of New Diet Drug Don't Outweigh Risks
ITHACA, N.Y. -- Don't bother with the
hot new diet pill Redux -- the
benefits don't outweigh the
risks, according to a Cornell University nutritionist who has examined t...
Johns Hopkins To Announce AIDS Capitated Care Program
Johns Hopkins has established the
region's first AIDS care capitation programfor patients covered by Medicaid, the
state-supported health insurance plan.Also one of the
first in the
program will use Hopk...
Hospital Noise Disrupts Sleep For Patients, In The Critical Care Setting
...new study shows a very strong relationship between the
number of loudsounds--80 decibels or greater--and ... a.m., we found that loudnoises markedly disrupted the
sleep of patients," said Richard Millman, M.D.,one of the
study's authors. Millman is professor of m...
Program Provides Treatment For Prison-Released HIV-Positive Women
...on,resulting in a more than 50-percent decrease in the
recidivism rate, say BrownUniversity medical personnel, reporting in the
American Journal of PublicHealth. They say the
program could serve as a model for other states tom...
ACTG 315 Preliminary Results: Drug Cocktail Restores Partial Immune Function
...AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG)315, supported by the
National Institute of Allergy and InfectiousDiseas... consistsof zidovudine (AZT), lamivudine (3TC) and the
protease inhibitorritonavir. Protocol chair Michael M. Lederman,M.D., plans to discuss these interim...
Childhood Sex Abuse Impacts Adult Relationships
...cts overall mental health in later life depends on the
quality of the
abused girl's childhood attachment. Girls with a secure, responsive relationship in childhood with ...
Early Menopause Stress Related In Developing Countries
...ies who reach menopause early may be experiencing the
same condition as anorexics and runners, rather than the
natural progression of aging, according to a Penn State researcher. "Rural women in developing c...
NIAID Stops AIDS Study Prematurely Because Drug 'Cocktail' Boosts Survival
...chers have found a three-drug "cocktail" including the
protease inhibitor indinavir significantly reduced.... Known as AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG) 320, the
study was being conducted with 1,156 people at 40 sites across the
nation. An independent National I...
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