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Abstinence Reduces HIV For High-Risk Women - Even Those Who Relapse - Study Shows

...s." Nevertheless, the authors caution, " Our study underscores the criticalimportance of developing behavioral interventions that produce sustainedreductions in risk behavior. Although the break-even levels of risk behaviorreduction are still relatively low for screening directed to women IDUs, thebenefit of eve...

Extreme Prematurity Brings Two-Fold Increase In Risk Of Repeating A Grade, Needing Special Education

...study group, their data showed. "This finding underscores the importance of addressing both social and medical factors in dealing with school underachievement," Buck said. Additional researchers on the study were Michael E. Msall, M.D., now at Brown University; Enrique Schisterman, doctoral candidate ...

New Elementary School Program Lowers Cardiovascular Risks In Children

...e that heart disease can begin in childhood, which underscores the critical importance of reaching children early to instill healthy habits, said Patricia A. Grady, PhD, RN, Director of the NINR. Furthermore, risk factors developed at an early age tend to remain throughout adulthood, where they can cause heart ...

Women Who Have Invasive Cervical Cancer Benefit From Addition Of Chemotherapy To Radiation Treatment

...l advantage by adding atherapeutic treatment. This underscores the importance of people participatingin clinical trials." Mutch and Grigsby also participated in the other two national trialswhose results will be reported in the New England Journal on April 15. The twostudies compared treatment options th...

Wake Up To Stroke -- Night Strokes Linked To Long Delays In Care

...n severe headache with no known cause. "This study underscores the importance of seeking help when symptoms firststart," he says. "We need to educate people to recognize the symptoms ofstroke, to appropriately interpret the symptoms as a stroke and to call 911immediately when they occur." Co-authors are Dexter ...

Rebound of HIV and reappearance of HIV reservoirs in patients treated with IL-2& combination antiretroviral drugs following cessation of therapy

... Dr. Fauci. "Ourresearch and that of other groups underscores the importance of developing morepotent anti-HIV therapies, treatment strategies that specifically target thehiding places of HIV, as well as therapies that preserve and enhanceHIV-specific immunity." In the current report, the authors discuss two pa...

University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University to share $10 million NIH grant to study mind-body relationships

...ellor Mark A. Nordenberg. "The selection decision underscores two very significant facts. The first is that this region's international reputation for pioneering medical research continues to grow. The second is that Pitt and Carnegie Mellon have a record of effective partnering that is virtually unique in Am...

Drug-psychotherapy combo found highly effective in depression study

... depression," Keller said. "The study also underscores the importance of treating patients with combination therapy. These patients are often considered poorly responsive to treatment. That's why they rarely receive a complete course of either medication or psychotherapy. But the ...

Injured children have higher survival rates at pediatric trauma centers than at adult trauma centers

...phia, and a co-author of the study. "This research underscores the importance of the having standards of care that are geared to the special needs of injured children." Using information collected by the Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation, an accrediting agency for trauma centers, the researchers analyzed re...

Studies: delay in seeking stroke treatment can lead to death, permanent impairment

...roke patients as quickly as possible. "This work underscores the need for a multi-faceted approach to acute stroke care involving public health agencies, EMS personnel, emergency room physicians and nurses and neurologists," Schroeder said. "Clearly, one group working independently won't be able to deliver thr...

Global Nursing Partnerships conference addresses international nursing shortage

... to build a common strategy to improve health that underscores the importance of outreach and alliance building at all levelslocal, national and international," said Dr. Naeema Al-Gasseer, senior scientist for nursing and midwifery, World Health Organization."Given the present nursing workforce crisis globally, ...

Anxiety over breast self-examination may lead to low compliance, UCLA researchers find

...ld not know what I am feeling, Wellisch said. This underscores the importance of the role health providers play in working on compliance for this screening procedure and suggests that care should be taken to provide education and support to patients, especially patients whose anxiety may interfere with their abi...

JDRF launches multimillion-dollar Center for Islet Transplantation at Emory University

...ppression. "The launch of this new Center at Emory underscores JDRFs determination to keep research on a fast track to find a cure for a disease which affects more than 16 million Americans," said Charles J. Queenan III, Chair of Research for JDRF. "JDRF has been in the forefront worldwide with islet transplanta...

Nicotine patches and gum may pose health hazards

...oratory setting calls into question its safety and underscores the need to avoid tobacco products containing nicotine, the researchers said. Those who want to quit smoking may wish to consider treatments that dont involve nicotine, he added. Unfortunately, although some nicotine-free treatments are currently un...

People suffering from epilepsy continue to lack a good quality of life

...l with currently available medications, this study underscores the Epilepsy Foundation's view that people with epilepsy, especially those whose seizures are hard to control, need to have access to current information about all appropriate treatment options," said Eric R. Hargis, president and CEO of the Epilepsy...

Study highlights need for hepatitis C vaccine

...high rate of HCV infection in injecting-drug users underscores the importance of preventing HCV infection. Since it appears that immunity can be acquired to protect against viral persistence, vaccines should be tested to reduce the medical consequences of HCV infection among people at highest risk. In an accomp...

HIV vaccine research is 'best hope' for controlling AIDS pandemic

...s and the challenges of the HIV/AIDS pandemic, and underscores why developing preventive HIV vaccines offers the best hope for controlling the AIDS pandemic. Thousands of volunteers worldwide who have participated in studies to test candidate HIV vaccines will be recognized. The National Institute of Allergy a...

Insulin sensitizer has anti-inflammatory effect in diabetics

...betes. This study in people with diabetes further underscores rosiglitazone's potential to have a cardio-protective effect." Analysis of blood samples showed that at six weeks, free radical generation had dropped about 34 percent from baseline. Concentration of the inflammatory markers plasma monocyte chemoatt...

Few women regret sterilization procedures

...Director of the NICHD. "However, the finding also underscores the importance of the health care professional in providing thorough counseling for those considering sterilization as a means of family planning." The researchers, Denise J. Jamieson, M.D. and her colleagues, analyzed data from The U.S. Collaborati...

Feeding tubes may not help in severe dementia, yet use varies widely

...h DNRs, so don't recommend further treatment. This underscores the need for greater discussion about decisions to use feeding tubes. That use shouldn't be just an automatic process. A careful discussion is especially important for patients who are severely demented, since medical evidence questions whether feedi...

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