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MRSA: Political point-scoring over hospital cleanliness ignores the real issue
...d inadequate use of gloves, states an editorial in this
week's issue of THE LANCET. With a general electi...e of gloves and hand hygiene--are prioritised. But this
is rarely the case."...
Study of energy and health in Africa focuses spotlight on charcoal and forest management
...base of current fuel use in African nations. Using this
as a baseline, they defined multiple scenarios for future fuel use by varying the mix of wood, charcoal and petroleum-based fuels used in households and improving the sustainability of wood harvesting and charcoal production techniques. The best sit...
Charcoal and forest management could reduce greenhouse gas levels & save lives in Africa
...base of current fuel use in African nations. Using this
as a baseline, they defined multiple scenarios for future fuel use by varying the mix of wood, charcoal and petroleum-based fuels used in households and improving the sustainability of wood harvesting and charcoal production techniques. Robert Baili...
British hospitals need clinical ethicists
...d Kingdom," says a researcher in medical ethics in this
week's BMJ. A sound knowledge of medical ethics is essential to the good practice of medicine, yet conclusive evidence exists that doctors need help with ethical problems, writes Daniel Sokol of Imperial College London. About a fifth of NHS acute tru...
Not enough evidence that multivitamins prevent infections in the elderly
...g to warrant further and more expansive studies in this
area of considerable public health importance....
Wolfowitz is the wrong choice for the World Bank
...hoice and should be rejected, says an editorial in this
week's BMJ. Wolfowitz's reputation as the chief mo...l of America's war on Iraq and its motives. But is this
to misjudge Wolfowitz? Does he fit in with the World Bank in a way that is not immediately obvious? ...
Study shows promise in identifying kidney failure
...s with acute renal disease. The protein product of this
gene showed up in urine samples very early after k...six fold two hours after surgery. "Statistically, this
is an outstanding biomarker, which led us to believe that urine and blood-based NGAL are novel, sens...
Strategy effective against drug resistant tuberculosis
...orm of the disease, concludes a study published in this
week's issue of THE LANCET. The DOTS strategy for ...event the high mortality rate among those carrying this
type of tuberculosis." (Quote by e-mail; does not appear in published comment)...
Sexual lifestyles vary among ethnic groups in Britain
...hnic groups in Great Britain, concludes a study in this
week's issue of THE LANCET. Kevin Fenton (Universi...ting STIs was the number of sex partners. However, this
factor by itself did not fully explain the variations in STI incidence in different ethnic groups. ...
New marker for early diagnosis of kidney failure identified
...dergoing 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 intensive care units. ...
First head-to-head study to compare lidoderm patch and Celebrex in treating pain
... nerve damage caused by shingles. "The results of this
exploratory study examining Lidoderm and Celebrex ... is a critical need for new approaches to managing this
type of pain." OA affects more than 20 million Americans annually and generates more than seven m...
Study shows patch therapy may be as effective as oral medications
... or taking celecoxib (Celebrex) 200 mg per day. In this
study, results showed that at six weeks 54 % of pa... patch 5% and the celecoxib groups at week 12. In this
study, 71 percent of patients in the lidocaine patch 5% group (N=24) and 72 percent of patients in t...
UMaine study looks at infants and chronic nighttime crying
...-sleeping are increasingly common in the U.S. For this
reason, these results have general implications for recommendations to parents and for describing the development of consolidated, full-night sleeping in infants and toddlers. ...
Exercise-induced shortness of breath not always caused by asthma
...cardiovascular conditioning for the 74 patients in this
group, each patient had interpreted their normal p...tachycardia. UI pediatric cardiologists identified this
exercise-induced cardiac arrhythmia from the patient's electrocardiogram recorded during exercise te...
Study shows soy is well accepted in school lunches
... school lunch programs inadvertently contribute to this
problem by offering high-fat lunches. Working together on this
and other projects, we hope to become part of the solution for overcoming this
Chronic pain treatments more effective when taken together, new study shows
...g for Canadians whose chronic pain may be eased by this
research. Dr. Gilron and his team are a shining ex...hy and postherpetic neuralgia the methods used in this
trial could be employed in studying other chronic conditions such as cancer, spinal disk disease, an...
UNC study: Most N.C. family practitioners engage in unrecognized community service
...n their professional careers," he said. "For most, this
was an ongoing activity, suggesting it is a core aspect of their professional lives and of the discipline." A report on the study appeared recently in the Journal of American Board of Family Practice. Besides Goldstein, UNC authors are Drs. Diane Cal...
The trust game: Measuring social interaction
...on to trust shifts with experience. In a report in this
week's issue of the journal Science, Dr. P. Read M...lications beyond economics or even interactions of this
kind," said Montague, a professor of neuroscience at BCM. "We hope it can be used to better understa...
New study in 'Nature' demonstrates protection against cell death during heart attack
... attack. Moreover, drugs already exist that block this
protein cyclophilin D but they have never been u...re-establish blood flow," says Dr. Molkentin. "At this
point, cells have not yet died. But when flow is re-established there is a huge burst of reactive o...
It's winning, not losing, that triggers violence at sports events
... is about a mile from the national stadium. During this
time, 106 home and away matches took place:74 rugby matches and 32 football matches. And almost 27,000 assault cases required emergency treatment. On average, 30 cases of assault required medical attention on the day of the match and the day after. ...
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