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Global Fund must fund salaries of health workers to deliver HIV, TB and malaria treatments

.... Their health workforce challenges are too big to consider a gradual replacement of international funding with domestic resources." Ooms and colleagues use the examples of two countries -- Mozambique and Malawi -- trying to fight against a full-blown AIDS epidemic with a fragile health system t...

USC study identifies factors attributed to later stage cancer diagnosis

... "Community leaders and health advocates should consider making more of an effort to target non-English speaking communities regarding the importance of cancer screenings and preventive measures to ensure cancer is caught at an earlier stage," adds Hamilton. "In addition, people with busy schedules need to...

Medical students should be taught about rape

...o common and traumatic, all medical schools should consider teaching in this area. Victims of rape deserve a better response, and teaching future doctors how to respond would be a good start."...

Carnegie Mellon professors question advice for nuclear attacks

...ch illustrates how relatively simple analyses that consider citizens' circumstances can help make the best of a bad situation," said Fischhoff, a professor in Carnegie Mellon's social and decision sciences and the engineering and public policy department...

Eye diseases gave great painters different vision of their work, Stanford ophthalmologist says

...rable value to the art historical community." "I consider him one of the most thoughtful commentators from the scientific community on questions of eyesight among French 19th-century artists,'' said Kendall, who is curator-at-large at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Mass. To...

International study finds ways to maximize effective responses after terrorism incidents

... took time to recall staff and that they needed to consider how to maintain medical systems for hours and days.... In considering evacuation, it was important to consider that many terrorist bombings occur in remote tourist communities in developing countries such as Tur...

Implant device effectively maintains heart function for transplant-listed patients

...more focused target of future trials. We may also consider combining this therapy with other interventions to provide a greater benefit to patients suffering from heart failure." Dr. Udelson will present his study on Tuesday, March 27, at 11:45 a.m. in Hall H....

Long-term aspirin use associated with reduced risk of dying in women

..." Dr. Baron writes. "At the same time, one has to consider that the observational NHS may not have been able to deal with the differences between aspirin users and non-users." "Therefore, these new findings by Chan et al cannot overcome the accumulated evidence that aspirin is not particularly effective fo...

Most first-time offenders for driving while intoxicated need help for more than just alcohol

...ose seeking treatment for multiple disorders might consider investigating the extent to which treatments address issues beyond the cessation of alcohol use alone, and also the extent to which follow-up care is available and easily accessible to meet their needs," she said. "Also, moving these programs into t...

Scientists re-grow dental enamel from cultured cells

...age, and decay. For this reason, it is exciting to consider the prospect of artificially growing enamel, or even whole teeth, using culturing and transplantation techniques. In the emergent field of tooth-tissue engineering, several groups have developed their own approaches. Although there has been some succ...

Health insurance fails to protect Americans from financial risk

... be judged on more than premiumsit is necessary to consider the costs that people will face should they get sick. The findings in The Illusion of Coverage are consonant with other national research and reports. "The national research data consistently point to the same disturbing trend: more and more insu...

ACP hosts 'Internal Medicine 2007' in San Diego

...nic diseases. More than half of the nations adults consider an internist as their primary care physician. Internal Medicine 2007 course topics range from vital clinical issues such as diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, obesity, avian flu, and community-acquired MRSA infections; to important social and ...

Colon cancer survival linked to number of lymph nodes examined

...edical professional societies and expert panels to consider a minimum number of lymph nodes be extracted and examined during the surgery, continues Chang. For example, the research team reports that one of the 17 studies examined, a national clinical trial enrolling more than 3,200 patients to look at the...

Lymph node evaluation linked to improved survival for colon cancer patients

...al Cancer Institute . Health care providers should consider the number of lymph nodes that were removed and evaluated when examining the quality of care that colon cancer patients receive, according to the papers authors. Lymph node evaluation is important for determining the prognosis and future treatment...

Where should I have my outpatient surgery?

...nsibility of both the patient and the physician to consider the medical history and type of procedure before deciding what is best to ensure a healthy outcome." Medical procedure restrictions are being lifted and more and more procedures are being done on an outpatient basis. Some of these facilities are far...

Survey reveals misperceptions about Alzheimer's among African-American and Hispanic caregivers

...ntly more likely than caregivers of other races to consider the disease a normal part of the aging process and... Carolina. "My deep concern is that caregivers who consider the disease normal and don't know how to recognize its symptoms are not going to be able to make the...

US businesses not prepared for aging workforce

...hem," said Pitt-Catsouphes. "Employers who fail to consider flexible work options may be missing important opportunities to enhance both their business performance and their employees' engagement." The Boston College researchers recommend that employers and organizations that have not yet done so begin aski...

New Washington study shows OB anesthesia equally safe when provided by CRNAs or anesthesiologists

...strators and anesthesiology groups can comfortably consider variables other than provider safety or qualitysuch as provider availability, cost, and the percentage of Medicaid patients cared for at their facilitywhen staffing for obstetrical anesthesia," Simonson added. The study involved 134,806 patients, i...

Obesity surgery can lead to memory loss, other problems

... in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. "Doctors should consider vitamin B1 deficiency and Wernicke encephalopathy when they see patients with these types of neurological complications after weight loss surgery. If treated promptly, the outlook is usually good." For treatment, patients are given vitamin B1 th...

Empathy skills must be given a high priority in medical education, says Jefferson author

... influence how a patient fares. "It's important to consider the potential role of empathic ability in clinical outcome," he says. "When the patient feels the physician can understand him or her, that in itself seems to have a therapeutic effect." In 2001, Dr. Hojat and his colleagues developed the Jefferso...

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