Tag: "domestic" at medical news
Researchers suggest TB screening for all international adoptees
...hic circumstances in North America, the option for domestic
adoption is limited so the number of people seeking to adopt children from other parts of the world has increased, says Long. Specifically, Long reminds that all international adoptees be screened upon arrival in North America for latent tuberculos...
Bioengineering to prevent iron deficiency?
...cy was around US $0.32 per head, or 0.57% of gross domestic
product (GDP) for those nations. In the WHO Africa subregion, it is estimated that if iron fortification reached 50% of the population, it would avert 570,000 disability adjusted life years (DALYs- an international standard for measuring the effects ...
Early-childhood intervention may improve well-being through young adulthood
...e systems comprise roughly 20 percent of the gross domestic
product, the potential cost savings to governments and taxpayers of early childhood prevention programs are considerable, they write.(Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2007;161(8):730-739. Available pre-embargo to the media at www.jamamedia.org .) Editor...
U of M report says early-childhood intervention improves well-being through young adulthood
...e systems comprise roughly 20 percent of the gross domestic
product, the potential cost savings to governments and taxpayers of early childhood prevention programs are considerable. Children who participated in this program had a greater recognition that more and higher quality schooling is the way out of ...
Health reform bills could improve quality and efficiency, but fall short of national plan
...on. At a time when health care is dominating the domestic
policy agenda, and as presidential candidates put forward their health care plans, the Commonwealth Fund analysis offers insights and recommendations for elements needed to improve the current health care system. There is no question that the leadin...
Avian influenza on people's minds
...ical symptoms makes it relatively easy to identify domestic
poultry infected with avian influenza, few America...lion pounds a year in total. A substantial drop in domestic
consumer demand would result in significant economic losses. According to Hallman, the social and...
UGA study finds that violence costs nation $70 billion annually
...related injuries and often attribute injuries from domestic
violence and suicide attempts to accidents. She added that economic costs provide, at best, an incomplete measure of the toll of violence. Victims of violence are more likely to experience post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety and a ...
Veterinarians at increased risk of avian influenza virus infection
...s that have occasionally circulated among wild and domestic
birds in the United States, according to the resea... the United States like the H5N1 strains infecting domestic
birds in Asia," Gray said. "As federal officials continue to plan for a pandemic event, it is increa...
Both alcohol and neighborhood characteristics can affect intimate partner violence
... given neighborhood or community more accepting of domestic
violence and determine the best ways to reduce it."...
Vacuum cleaning ineffective in allergy avoidance
...strated that carpets after several years of use in domestic
conditions not only contain large amounts of Der p 1 allergen but that this allergen occurs throughout the depth of carpets with no consistent pattern. The Woolcock Institute conducted the study in an attempt to better understand how allergen avoi...
Food and drink, and what it says about us
...our, agriculture, trade patterns, architecture and domestic
contexts. Researchers at the University say the... chance to dip into the remains of late Bronze Age domestic
tips, learn about exotic Roman food, Dutch prehistoric agriculture and the Viking diet. Delegates wi...
Research says boiling broccoli ruins its anti-cancer properties
... of the vegetables at ambient temperature and in a domestic
refrigerator showed no significant difference with only minor loss of glucosinolate levels over 7 days. However the researchers found that storage of fresh vegetables at much lower temperatures such as −85 C (much higher than for storage in ...
Is the UK prepared for pandemic flu?
...ut the governments strategic approach to limit the domestic
spread of a pandemic and minimise harms to health, the economy, and society. It deals with several previously neglected areas, such as transport and international policy, education and social mixing, drug interventions, and communications. It also...
Research demonstrates link between domestic violence and asthma
...c Health (HSPH) finds a strong association between domestic
violence and asthma. The study, in the upcoming J...Development and Health at HSPH. The risk posed by domestic
violence - and perhaps other psychosocial factors - could be as high as some well known environmenta...
Review finds ways of helping children of drug and alcohol misusers
... The findings highlight the risk factors such as domestic
violence, both parents being substance misusers, exposure to criminal activity and witnessing someone injecting drugs - that place family members at greater risk of negative outcomes. It also shows the factors and processes such as improving paren...
Costs of treating arthritis on the rise nationwide, study finds
...rthritis were approximately 1 percent of the gross domestic
product of the United States, which is equivalent to a low-grade, chronic recession," Murphy said. "However, the growing economic toll is a result of the increase in numbers of people affected, rather than an increase in mean expenditures and earning...
Global Fund must fund salaries of health workers to deliver HIV, TB and malaria treatments
...hould gradually replace international funding with domestic
resources, whereas the Global Fund has been promis... gradual replacement of international funding with domestic
resources." Ooms and colleagues use the examples of two countries -- Mozambique and Ma...
UCSF policy expert presents recommendation for health coverage
... United States spends a greater share of its gross domestic
product on health care than other nations, yet more than 15.9 percent of its population lacks health insurance coverage," he writes. Lufts plan ensures that everyone has coverage for catastrophic illness or injury and chronic conditions, while giving...
Panel presents Agricultural Biosecurity & Sustainability Strategies at 2007 AAAS Meeting
...anel of experts will discuss the status of current domestic
and international agricultural biosecurity measures and needs for their enhancement at the "Agricultural Biosecurity: Toward a Secure Global Economy and Public Health" symposium to be held during the 2007 American Association for the Advancement of S...
Two-thirds of nursing students believe it's wrong to lie to patients, twice as many as in 1983
...ows that they are also more likely to have greater domestic
and family responsibilities. "Older nursing stu...live on site in residences and more likely to have domestic
responsibilities to juggle." The 2005 survey was carried out on a voluntary basis and all students...
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