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ISSIR launches The Journal of Sexual Medicine with Blackwell

...r more information on Blackwell Publishing, please visit www.blackwellpublishing.com or www.blackwell-synergy.com ....

ACP guidelines: Many diabetics should be taking statins

...iabetes is the seventh most common reason patients visit their internists and the second most common diagnosis made by internists, according to 2001 data from the National Center for Health Statistics. ACP says that to control cholesterol in people with diabetes: All adults with type 2 diabetes and...

Still time to apply for the $10,000 Maxwell A. Pollack Award!

...to obtain a nomination form for this award, please visit The Gerontological Society of America's Web Site at http://www.geron.org/awards.htm or contact Christina Leone, Awards Coordinator, at cleone@geron.org ....

UCLA study shows Medicaid costs can shrink

...linic visits. Using $200 as the average cost for a visit to a hospital's emergency room and $30 for a clinic visit, researchers at UCLA estimate that the savings could reach many millions per year if funds were available to provide health-literacy training for the nearly 1 million families served by Head S...

Online tool estimates long-term chance of surviving prostate cancer

...t prostatecalculator.org. Patients and doctors who visit the site can obtain a personalized 10-year survival estimate based on age, race, a few clinical measures, and the kind of treatment being pursued. Once data have been entered, a simple mouse-click provides the prognosis. Dr. Ashutosh Tewari, with t...

Preventing another Columbine: Youth violence prevention conference

...org/shows/lopate/episodes/03112003 For more info, visit http://www.nyas.org/events/eventDetail.asp?eventID=160&date=4/24/2004 . The proceedings of this conference will be published in the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences....

Immediate mammogram reading may decrease stress associated with abnormal results

...en with a video and a pamphlet during their office visit that explained breast cancer risk, the reasons for abnormal mammograms, and coping strategies for dealing with the results. The second intervention involved the immediate reading of the mammograms by a radiologist so that any follow-up tests needed (...

Better predictors are needed for posttraumatic stress disorder in children

...ple risk factors are present, schedule a follow-up visit to monitor the child's reactions more closely and consider referral to a mental health professional for further evaluation and support....

Injuries to children show definite patterns

...is a 21 per cent chance that a child under 10 will visit a doctor due to an injury. The results come from a database of more than 96,000 children--about 80 per cent of all children born in Alberta between 1985 and 1988. "That 84 per cent of all children will see a doctor for an injury before the age of 10...

National Academies advisory: Meeting on therapeutic vaccines

...enter the building. For a program and registration visit http://www4.nationalacademies.org/nas/nashome.nsf REPORTERS who wish to attend please contact the office of News and Public Information, 202-334-2138 or Miriam Glaser Heston, Sackler Colloquium Series, 202-334-1229....

When it comes to allergies, Americans don't make the grade

...nformation on the National Allergy Awareness Test, visit www.allergyactionplan.com ....

Enrollment begins for osteoarthritis initiative

...of Health. For information on the OAI, visit The OAI: A Knee Health Study at http://www.oai.ucsf.edu/clinics.asp . For general questions, visit http://www.niams.nih.gov/ne/press/2001/07_17qa.htm . The NIAMS Office of Communications and Public ...

National study: Health care access for poor children improves, but gap in care for uninsured grows

...of uninsured children who made at least one office visit (to a physician or other health care practitioner) dropped from 52 percent in 1987 to 43 percent in 1999." The report was published today in the March-April issue of the journal Ambulatory Pediatrics. It draws on two national databases to detail tren...

Light to moderate drinking during pregnancy may lead to learning and memory deficits in adolescents

...ation before pregnancy recognition and their first visit to an obstetrician so that they may make better choices about drinking if they are planning to become, or think that they may be, pregnant."...

NEJM breast cancer study shows increased disease - free survival

...onsumer brands. For more information on AROMASIN, visit http://www.pfizeroncology.com . SOURCE Pfizer Inc. 03/10/2004...

UNC to become regional center for research on health workforce

...east Regional Center for Health Workforce Studies, visit http://www.healthworkforce.unc.edu beginning March 10, or contact the center at 725 Airport Road, Chapel Hill, N.C. 27516 or 919-966-9985....

'White coat hypertension' common among sleep apnea patients

...ncrease in blood pressure during a doctor's office visit and normal blood press during all other situations. The study also found that patients with sleep apnea and WCH had a more difficult time falling asleep and had longer periods of wakefulness after falling asleep than sleep apnea patients with normal...

Alcohol-related emergency department visits higher than previously thought

...patients aged 15 through 29, or 50 and older. The visit rate for males with diagnoses 100 percent attribut...l was three times higher than for females, and the visit rate for blacks with such diagnoses was approximately two times that for whites. "Although U.S. publ...

Robert Wood Johnson Medical School researcher receives fellowship for work in Canavan Disease

...For more information about the Canavan Foundation, visit www.canavanfoundation.org . McPhee plans to examine the development and genetic regulation of myelinating cells called oligodendrocytes, which form the white matter in the brain. "I am very grateful that I have been honored with this grant, and I pl...

Racial, economic gaps in kids' eye care seen in four new studies

...more likely than Hispanic or non-white children to visit an eye specialist or be prescribed corrective lens...d for children who had not had a well-child doctor visit in the last year. Overall, Kemper says, the evidence points to a wide variety of economic and socia...

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