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NIDA announces recommendations to treat drug abusers, save money and reduce crime

...l justice populations, NIDA's publication includes answers to frequently asked questions about addiction as a chronic disease, co-occurring mental, emotional and environmental conditions that make relapse likely upon return to society, recommendations for the components of adequate treatment programs, cost-e...

Thousands find connection and inspiration at nation's largest autism conference

...tors, and teachers are on a never-ending quest for answers to the latest rumors, to information on the latest finding to emotional support. When Penn State held its first autism conference in 1998, about 100 people were expected to attend. To the great surprise of the event's planners, 300 showed up, forcin...

New funding for research in primary health care

...ve begun some fascinating work that will result in answers to important policy questions plaguing governments. We decided it wasimportant to extend some of the work that was already being done and take it to the next level," he said. "We congratulate this contingent of successful teams and look forward to...

Link between income and happiness is mainly an illusion

...d how many dates they had in the past month, their answers showed little correlation. But when the order of the questions was reversed for another group, the link between their love lives and general happiness became much greater. To test whether this illusion applied to income, Krueger, Kahneman and their...

New fruit fly protein illuminates circadian response to light

... has prolonged jetlag," notes Sehgal. In search of answers to the mutant's defective circadian response to light, Sehgal and colleagues looked to the molecular details of the clock cells in the jetlag flies. When a fruit fly is exposed to light, a photoreceptor called cryptochrome (CRY) transduces the lig...

Studies to date say erectile dysfunction drugs affect other systems, mostly for the better

...nafil) and Cialis (tadalafil), many men have found answers to a once-unmentionable condition. "As more and more patients seek therapy for sexual dysfunction, it is increasingly important for clinicians in a wide range of specialties to become proficient in the mechanisms and systemic effects of these medicat...

Drug attacks prostate cancer in mouse model by destroying its blood supply

...umor-related blood vessels. This week's JNCI paper answers that question: it kills the blood vessels first. "Here, we attack the soil. The seeds can be resistant. Kill the endothelial cell, you kill the soil," Fidler said. Imatinib had an effect by itself, but the best result came from the pairing with pacl...

Establishing trust between physicians and patients with rheumatic diseases

...periences (recall bias) or may have responded with answers they thought were socially acceptable, it has several strengths. It evaluated specific components of the patient-doctor encounter in an ethnically diverse group of patients, and it had nearly complete data for most of the questions. The authors sugge...

Penn researchers start new clinical trial to examine ways to improve treatment of uterine fibroids

...ine fibroids - a discovery that could lead to more answers about the durability of a procedure called Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE). It's already been established throughout the medical community that, after a decade, UFE works to relieve the symptoms of fibroids. Now, in this new study, investigators w...

For patients with severe lung injury, less is more

...ubject of intense debate for decades. We now have answers to two important questions to help guide critical care specialists on the best ways to support patients with severe lung injury." FACTT was designed to clarify: Is it better to give ALI/ARDS patients more fluids (liberal fluid management) or smaller...

Rapid diagnosis of mini-strokes saves time and money with no harm to patients

...hospital keeps more beds open, and the doctor gets answers more quickly."...

Call for countries tackling HIV epidemics to learn from one another on 25th anniversary

... tackling HIV and which less so, and hope that the answers will make it easier for countries to learn from one other and attempt to use, where appropriate, approaches which have been shown to be effective towards controlling the HIV epidemics in countries. The twenty-eight countries were selected to provide...

Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for May 16, 2006

...nary incontinence in women, a new study shows that answers to three simple questions can reliably determine whether a woman has stress incontinence or urge incontinence (Article, p. 715). This issue is important because many older women have urinary incontinence, and the treatment of urge incontinence is di...

Inhaled steroids help young children breathe but do not prevent chronic asthma

...006, issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, answers a question that pediatricians and researchers have been asking for years: Can medicine that treats the inflammation of asthma be used to prevent the disease if given early enough in at-risk patients? "Asthma is an enormous public health problem, and ...

What is the sound of one person talking? New speech collection tells all, syllable by syllable

... this done?' The corpus will help researchers find answers to that question and many others." Other members of this large research team include Eric Fosler-Lussier, assistant professor of computer science and engineering, and Elizabeth Hume, professor of linguistics, both at Ohio State. The corpus, availab...

Stroke-associated damage to brain structure may lead to heart attack

...it has great potential for helping us get unbiased answers to many other questions regarding localized effects in the brain."...

No link between estrogen-only therapy, breast cancer in postmenopausal women

...ength we felt like we weren't going to get all the answers that we wanted," she said. "That's my one regret - that we didn't take the trial to its planned end." Since the end of both trials, Stefanick and the other WHI investigators have continued to analyze the data for a more detailed understanding of how ...

OHSU brings relief to 'suicide disease' sufferers

... "People who have this condition are desperate for answers for what they have, so now, anywhere in world, somebody can log onto our Web site and basically diagnose themselves and go to the right resources," Burchiel said. "And we put the resources right there on the Web site."...

Mom's nutrition during pregnancy related to child's behavior at age three

...o questionnaires about their child's behavior. The answers to the questionnaires indicated that the children of the women who were iron deficient early in their pregnancies had lower activity levels and were slower at responding to their environment than children of iron sufficient mothers. Murray-Kolb notes...

Age, sex, racial disparities in heart attack hospital transfer patterns

...logistical or systemic in nature than medical. The answers likely reside in a combination of factors, including patient preferences, decisions made by health care workers, and institutional issues....

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