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Will cancer vaccine get to all women?

...S show parents overwhelmingly favour getting their daughters vaccinated. "Doctors tend to fear the worst," he says. But some problems have already surfaced. India is planning to do its own clinical trials, but will not test the vaccine in young girls. "This is not possible until around the age of marriage in ...

Red and Charline McCombs contribute $30 million to M. D. Anderson research effort

...ion/College Hall of Fame. The McCombses have three daughters and eight grandchildren, who reside in San Antonio....

Evidence of a new hereditary joint disorder

...rs for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. Both daughters have had total hip replacement surgery. To the research team, this suggested a terribly destructive joint disease with a strong hereditary component. To gain a clearer sense of this syndrome's distinctive signs, the researchers examined blood...

Moderate alcohol consumption can act as a 'blood thinner'

...k factors for cardiovascular disease the sons and daughters of participants in the original Framingham Heart Study. Participants have been examined and interviewed every four years since 1971, except for an eight-year interval between the first and second visits. This study uses data collected from 3,798 of...

$50 mil. gift from the Simmons to expand cancer care, clinical research programs at UT Southwestern

..., for which he serves as chairman, with two of his daughters as co-trustees. His commitment of $41 million to UT Southwestern in 1988 ranked as the largest philanthropic gift in Dallas history at the time and was one of the largest gifts ever made for medical research in the United States. Annette Simmons, a ...

FSU study finds body image stereotypes may begin in the high chair

... 3-year-olds worried that their sons but not their daughters were underweight - even though the weights and bod...y were nearly identical. They also said that their daughters ate enough food, but their sons did not. The findings suggest that parents may be buying into gender...

Teen daughters of parents with HIV have higher childbearing rate

Adolescent daughters of parents with HIV in New York City have a high c...ercent for females age 15. In the current study of daughters of parents with HIV, the pregnancy rate ranged from 38 percent to 67 percent, depending on participa...

HIV risks reduced when mothers teach daughters about disease

...work assignments and encouraged mothers to request daughters to sign agreements to practice sexual abstinence. ...weeks of intensive training, mothers brought their daughters to the group and shared with them what they learned about HIV. "We wanted to teach the mothers sepa...

Karen Duff receives prestigious prize for Alzheimer's research

...r's researchers. She is also a mother of two young daughters under the age of 3. "There couldn't be a more worthy winner of the Potamkin Prize, nor a better role model for women in science," says Hardy....

Parents need to be educated about HPV vaccinations for daughters

... may soon be offered the opportunity to have their daughters immunised against a sexually transmitted virus that is the major cause of cervical cancer, the 4th International Conference on Teenage and Young Adult Cancer Medicine heard today (Thursday 30 March). Professor Henry Kitchener told the conference, org...

Daughters of Indian immigrants continue trend of giving birth to small babies

...nds when planning their care. "Now we see that the daughters of foreign-born women have similar issues," said P...me whether this pattern persisted in the U.S.-born daughters of these immigrants. They surveyed more than 6 million births that occurred in 11 states between 199...

Perfectionist fathers can reinforce tendencies

... 424 college students revealed that, with sons and daughters alike, the father, not the mother, is more likely to create pressures leading college-age children to indulge in erratic eating habits that in turn can lead to anorexia, bulimia and other clinical illnesses, says Dr. Michelle Miller-Day, associate pr...

Identifying medical proxy should be part of routine medical care

...g or child, they prefer their mothers, sisters and daughters to serve as medical proxies over their fathers, brothers and sons. These are among the results of a study on advance care planning conducted by Northwestern University researcher K. Michael Lipkin, M.D., available in the online early edition of the ...

'My life sucks!' The 10 most common causes of childhood unhappiness

...arents can be proactive and protect their sons and daughters from entering a state of unhappiness that places them at risk for becoming depressed and possibly developing into depressed adults. ...

New study shows teenage girls' use of diet pills doubles over five-year span

... tell us we need to do a better job of helping our daughters feel better about themselves and avoid unhealthy weight control behaviors," U of M professor and study researcher Dianne Neumark-Sztainer said. Other results from the study include: 62.7 percent of teenage females use "unhealthy weight control ...

November/December 2006 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet

...ent girls have a low awareness of their adolescent daughters sexual activity but are strongly committed to protecting their daughters reproductive outcomes. Many mothers believe that confidential care promotes risky behavior and unde...

Men with no sons more at risk for prostate cancer, according to Mailman School of PH Study

...niversity of Jerusalem found that men who had only daughters had a higher risk of prostate cancer than men who ..., in men with exactly two offspring, those with no daughters had an 11% increase in the incidence of prostate cancer, and those with no sons had a 47% increase, ...

Fixed versus growth intelligence mindsets: Its all in your head, Dweck says

...forming students, parents concerned with why their daughters get turned off math and science, and even sports coaches and human-resources managers intent on helping clients reach higher levels of achievement. The journal Child Development released a paper Feb. 7 co-authored by Dweck titled "Implicit Theories o...

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