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MRSA: Political point-scoring over hospital cleanliness ignores the real issue
...in US and Japanese hospitals--which are prized for their
cleanliness--MRSA thrives. The Lancet comments: "This tit-for-tat political posturing has certainly helped keep health in the public eye. But none of these policies reflect the real failure in UK hospitals: non-adherence to basic infection control. "...
More evidence of cannabis-induced psychosis
...C), the active ingredient in cannabis, when two of their
male subjects experienced impaired psychomotor fun... doses of THC and had much lower concentrations in their
blood. However the two male subjects experienced their
reactions with blood concentrations of 4.7ng/...
British hospitals need clinical ethicists
...o the immediate problems that doctors encounter in their
daily work. In contrast, many hospitals in North A...al with all the ethical problems they encounter in their
professional lives, nor can they be expected to analyse complex ethical issues, and to know how simi...
New marker for early diagnosis of kidney failure identified
...re in children undergoing heart surgery, reporting their
results in this week's issue of THE LANCET. Kidney failure can result after major surgery, stroke, severe infection, dehydration or adverse reactions to medicines. The incidence varies from 5% of hospitalised patients to 30-50% of patients in intens...
Study shows patch therapy may be as effective as oral medications
...ds of many people, it's promising for patients and their
physicians that there are non-systemic therapies being studied for OA pain which may provide future options." OA affects more than 20 million Americans annually and generates more than seven million physician visits per year. If left untreated, ch...
UMaine study looks at infants and chronic nighttime crying
...waken in distress during the night. The results of their
research were published in an article, "Sleep-Rela...pan for parents to bring infants and toddlers into their
sleeping quarters typically a mattress on the floor (tatami) to nurse and fall asleep. Later, most ...
Exercise-induced shortness of breath not always caused by asthma
...ised on a treadmill vigorously enough to reproduce their
usual symptoms. Sophisticated equipment allowed br...patients were shown to have asthma as the cause of their
exercise-induced symptoms. For the majority of the other patients, not only did the testing definiti...
Chronic pain treatments more effective when taken together, new study shows
...ce a constant, burning pain, often in the soles of their
feet, that isn't associated with obvious tissue injury. It is sometimes accompanied by electrical shooting pains up the foot and into the lower leg. Postherpetic neuralgia results from a re-activation of the virus that causes chicken pox, and usually...
UNC study: Most N.C. family practitioners engage in unrecognized community service
...here they work and receives no public support from their
employers. "Philanthropy and community service are...it was over and beyond the care physicians give in their
practices, as well as charity and free professional care. "Our study shows that nearly all family ph...
The trust game: Measuring social interaction
...tee that correlated with the intention to increase their
trust or investment on the next move. By later rounds, the timing of that response changed so that his or her intention to trust occurred before the completion of the previous round. The technique holds promise for understanding diseases such as aut...
It's winning, not losing, that triggers violence at sports events
...earch in Injury Prevention . The researchers base their
findings on the numbers of people requiring emergency medical treatment for assault at the time of international rugby and football matches in one capital city (Cardiff) in Wales. With a population of 300,000, Cardiff is the largest city in Wales. I...
Late developers may run higher risk of infection than sexually mature younger teens
...k. The authors say that early maturers, who start their
periods before the age of 12, have high oestrogen ... faster than late developers. This could help cut their
infection risk. They conclude: "We suggest that a sexually active 18 year old with late [periods] m...
UCSF study offers insight into human circadian rhythms
...man cases of FASPS, as measured in the decrease in their
wheel-running activity. Unexpectedly, however, the result was the opposite in the transgenic flies, as displayed by its extended locomotor activity. The scientists do not know what accounts for the difference. "The findings suggest that, although man...
International breast cancer prevention study launches in the United States and Canada
... research study and participating study centers in their
community can visit www.excelstudy.com or call t...ed that 32 percent fewer women had a recurrence in their
breast cancer when they switched to exemestane after two to three years of tamoxifen compared to tho...
Early onset of puberty the EU gets serious
...e affected in a way that can have consequences for their
future, both socially and financially. It's also conceivable that early puberty is the outcome of external factors in the environment. It's therefore important to identify these factors so that we can take whatever action is necessary."...
U of M researcher says Viagra may cause permanent vision loss in some men
... Viagra will experience temporary color changes in their
vision and see things as blue or green," said Howard Pomeranz, M.D., associate professor of ophthalmology at the University of Minnesota Medical School. "NAION is a much more serious condition because it can lead to permanent vision loss." All of the...
HIV testing should be routine part of primary health care for sexually active
...o not have access to estimates about prevalence in their
particular area, and often it is difficult to dete...ho engage in risky behaviors are reluctant to tell their
healthcare providers and may not request HIV testing," says del Rio. "People infected through heter...
Geodon effective in psychiatric emergencies; Sharply reduces time in restraints
...ts were psychotic, or had abused alcohol or drugs, their
agitation scores dropped to a normal range. In addition to quickly relieving agitation, the results of the new study showed a reduction in physical restraints. The time period severely agitated patients treated with Geodon IM were held in restraints...
UW study shows blacks and Latinos are more satisfied with physicians of the same race
...nt of blacks and 33 percent of Latinos prefer that their
personal physician be of their
same race or ethnicity. In turn, those patients who have racial preferences for their
Study finds that coordinating care of chronically ill patients does not increase liability
...g: primary care doctors who coordinate the care of their
patients by specialists may actually have lower li...'t try to coordinate care beyond recommending that their
patients see specialists. "Persons with multiple chronic conditions often encounter a complex and ...
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