Tag: "vulnerabilities" at medical news
Understanding how vulnerabilities may keep women in abusive relationships
...e of Family Relations discusses this model and the vulnerabilities
that emerged from interviews with seven Black and ...rs. "Rather than victim-blaming, studying women's vulnerabilities
provides a theoretical basis for understanding why women stay in and perhaps re-enter abusive relati...
Lab study defines and blocks mechanism that lets brain tumors sidetrack immune response
...egrated to boost immune response and capitalize on vulnerabilities
of cancer cells....
Highlights of June Journal of the American Dietetic Association
...DC) that women have specific nutritional needs and vulnerabilities
and, as such, are at unique risk for various nutrition-related diseases and conditions. Therefore, the ADA and the DC strongly support research, health promotion activities, health services and advocacy efforts that will enable women to adopt desirab...
Researchers find weaknesses in Arkansas public health system
...nces, Little Rock, and colleagues examined whether vulnerabilities
in the public health infrastructure existed during... either naturally or of bioterrorist origin, these vulnerabilities
could become critical. Natural outbreaks serve as excellent experiences on which to recognize and c...
OHSU researchers study recent monkeypox outbreak
...the disease process, we can identify weaknesses or vulnerabilities
of the disease upon which we can base new vaccines or therapies,' Wong said....
HFES Annual Meeting papers feature work on critical health and safety issues
... subsequently used to identify, analyze, and solve vulnerabilities
and was employed in conjunction with a technical security audit, which detects whether hackers can break into a system or misuse it. The results of the study reveal ways in which HFVA can be improved to help prevent loss of data, service, and money....
Secret documents reveal how tobacco industry targeted gay men
...ves are essential. "The gay community's particular vulnerabilities
to the tobacco industry make development of gay tobacco control programs crucial to reducing gay smoking prevalence and tobacco industry presence in the gay community," she said. This conclusion and others by the UCSF researchers were drawn after the...
Path from chronic stress to heart disease clarified
...demands of caregiving, coupled with the biological vulnerabilities
of aging, put spouse caregivers at increased risk for [coronary heart disease], making them an ideal population for studying the relationship between heart disease and chronic stress, Vitaliano explains. The other 72 adults, none of them caregivers,...
Team studies use of Sandia technology to ensure 'farm-to-fork' safety of the nation's food supply
...nd has developed systems to detect and correct the vulnerabilities
of water supplies. In the future, Drayer anticipates that other Sandia technologies will be transferred to agriculture. Already, one Sandia researcher is applying Sandias physical protection expertise to sensitive biological research facilities. The ...
NPSF workshop builds community to improve pharmaceutical safety
...corporate the group consensus on the strengths and vulnerabilities
of thesystem, the roles and responsibilities of the major players in thepharmaceutical chain, the existing tools and resources, and the gaps that needto be filled to responsibly address medication safety issues. It will serve asan action agenda for t...
Caring For The Aging Holocaust Survivor
...t almost half of Baycrest's client population. The vulnerabilities
ofold age, and the somewhat regimented daily routines of a geriatric institution,can trigger anxieties and painful memories for survivors of the death camps. Several conference workshops will take place during the day, May 5-7 atBaycrest. Two public ...