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Traditional Chinese exercises may increase efficacy of flu vaccine

...Yang Yang, an adjunct professor of kinesiology and community health, and a Taiji master with 30-plus years of e... I. professor of psychology and of kinesiology and community health, and Jeffrey A. Woods, a kinesiology and community health professor who researches the effect...

Anemia and tropical diseases; Is pharmacogenomics ready for the clinic?

... colleagues say that the prevalence of anemia in a community might be a good indicator of the burden of NTDs in that community since anemia prevalence is objective and quantifiable, anaemia is a major complication of several NT...

Unemployment cuts

...tatus, measured here by unemployment rates, of the community changes, so do the demographics and mortality rate...high-risk groups should be stressed when designing community trauma outreach programs, especially during times of economic hardships. ...

Study suggests nonpharmaceutical interventions may be helpful in severe influenza outbreaks

...that the 1918 pandemic rapidly spread through each community killing everyone in its path. Although these urban communities had neither effective vaccines nor antivirals, cities that were able to organize and execute a suite of classic public health interventions before the pandemic swept fully through the cit...

World's largest respiratory health study launches next phase

... respiratory healthand one of the most significant community and family studies on respiratory diseases such asasthma, Prof. Walters said. The TAHS started in 1968 by surveying all 8,500 children born in Tasmania in 1961 throughschools across the State. In this next phase of the study we are hoping to contact ...

AASM to school-bound: Sleep is the right ingredient for academic success

...attributed, in part, to a lack of awareness in the community concerning sleep need in children and how the amount of sleep a child should get each night is dependent on ones age. The Sleep-Side Rule is found to be an effective classroom tool that improves childrens understanding of the relationship between ag...

Medical residents score poorly in diagnosing and managing tuberculosis

...more training in the outpatient setting and in the community in addition to the hospital wards, to recognize and treat this infection early and before it spreads, Karakousis says. ...

American Cancer Society to hold third annual Virtual Relay For Life in Second Life

...in 2005 when Society volunteers in the Second Life community contacted Society staff to discuss the idea of cre...cipants during this years Relay. The Second Life community continues to show unwavering support, dedication and inexhaustible creativity as we draw close to an...

Landmark study finds adult Delawareans with disabilities in only 'fair' to 'poor' health

...serve as a tool for state agencies, policy makers, community organizations, health-care providers and families to improve the welfare of the state's adults with disabilities. "For the first time, we have an understanding of the health status of adults with disabilities in Delaware," Ilka Riddle, a researcher...

New book guides boomers through retirement maze

...re and play golf. They want to be engaged in their community and to actively manage their legal and financial affairs. Alive and Kicking is a departure from most legal prose, which is rarely fun to read, as its accessible to the layperson with no legal background. Hegland believes that family members, especi...

Wesley Research Institute study targets pharmacists to help diabetes sufferers

...r people to manager their Type 2 Diabetes by using community pharmacists. There are more than one million Australians with Type 2 Diabetes who are at an increased risk of developing serious health problems including heart disease, stroke, kidney disease and blindness. Chief investigator of the project, Mr ...

IOF Bone Apptit campaign wins prestigious communications award

...lity Programme for Bone Health, with workplace and community events were held in more than 30 countries. Participating companies included Fonterra Brands, Tetra Pak, Interpublic Group, Novartis, Roche, Lilly and GSK. ...

When minority patients have insurance and a medical home, their health care improves

...-income, and minority adults, patients report that community health centers (CHCs) or other public clinics are less likely to have all four characteristics that comprise what the survey defined as a medical home. Twenty-one percent of CHCs or public clinics have all four indicators of a medical home, compared ...

Shoulder tapping -- Young males are most willing to purchase alcohol for underage youth

...rties, in public settings, at sporting events, and community events. Yet what may seem innocuous can lead to many problems, including traffic crashes, assaults, sexually transmitted diseases, and unplanned pregnancies. Although they drink less frequently, added Joel Grube, director and senior research scien...

Award winning book co-edited by Rutgers College of Nursing Dean updated with new information

...ate University of New Jersey. We live in a global community in which the health of developed and developing nations is intertwined. In this worldwide community, infectious diseases can spread rapidly around the world, making international surveillance and control of emerging infections vital to world health....

STAMP system can help professionals to identify potentially violent individuals

...tal serving a large rural, remote and metropolitan community in Australia. It serves a multi-cultural community, which includes a high number of tourists and seasonal workers as well as a large metropolitan population. Luck carried out 290 hours of observation and interviewed 20 Registered Nurses who agr...

A new direction: Integrating best-practices to improve food responses

...best-practice standards will help the humanitarian community to link food aid programs to broader interventions and policy changes, thus increasing the likelihood they will benefit individuals and communities in both the immediate circumstances of crisis, but also in the longer term. ...

Columbia dentists to improve oral health in sub-Saharan Africa

...ng or upgrading clinics, and expanding the pool of community or village health workers. The participating villa... prevention program in the schools and the overall community by working with local teachers to develop a curriculum that is appropriate and sustainable for the i...

Advocates ask fashion industry to support braille clothing tags; talking Web site

...ology want to give the blind and visually impaired community more independence in choosing their wardrobe and m...gur plan to extend the Web site to become a global community resource for the blind and visually impaired. Proceeds made by White Cane Label will go back into th...

ACP supports improved access to information on relative strengths and weaknesses

...dicare and all stakeholders within the health care community with improved access to information about the relative strengths and weaknesses of various clinical products, procedures and services," David C. Dale, MD, FACP, president of the ACP, told the House Committee on Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health t...

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(Date:11/4/2014)... Temple University School of Medicine announced today that ... initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates ... Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences; and Vice Chair ... School of Medicine will pursue an innovative global ... Biomarkers to Assess Fetal Neurodevelopment.", Grand Challenges Explorations ...
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