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Study: Level I trauma centers boost head injury survival
...enters in both states. Researchers from the Center for
Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine and the ...d a small but significant improvement in mortality for
head-injured patients transferred to level I centers when compared to those transferred to level II ...
'Promiscuous' area of brain could explain role of antidepressants
... stabilizing mood. "This study provides a new site for
drug discovery in one of the biggest market for
drugs those that treat symptoms of depression," said Dr. John Dani, professor of neuroscience at BC...
Exposed: Tobacco companies efforts to influence industry privatisation
...cuments suggest that although a competitive tender for
the state owned monopoly was later announced, British American Tobacco (BAT) and the German manufacturer Reemtsma each initially sought to secure a closed deal. BAT sought to acquire a monopoly position, bolstered by excise rules developed by the com...
People with peanut allergy at risk of allergic reaction to lupin flour
...some European countries as a potential replacement for
soya flour. Food manufacturers in these countries are using it in certain specialty breads, bakery goods and catering foods, and a small number of these are finding their way into the UK. The authors suggest that people with a peanut allergy should a...
Belgium doctors treating critically ill infants favour legalising euthanasia
...se patients, and the attitudes of doctors who care for
these patients. Luc Deliens (Vrije Universiteit Br...m) and colleagues looked at the death certificates for
all neonates and infants in the whole of Flanders who died between August 1999 and July 2000. 292 ch...
Post-traumatic stress disorder common among refugees in western countries
... and emotional numbing that might be a risk factor for
substance abuse and suicide. About 13 million people are classified as refugees worldwide. Refugees could be at excess risk of psychiatric morbidity because of forced migration, traumatic events, and resettlement in unfamiliar environments. However, ...
Unchaperoned examinations risk misconduct allegations
...hors carried out a survey on patients' preferences for
chaperones at genitourinary medicine (GUM) clinics...rs than from female doctors. "Chaperones are there for
the protection of both parties," say the authors. "Perhaps further guidance will arise for
UK approval procedures will drive research overseas
Approval procedures for
UK research will "accelerate the migration of clin...two trusts. Obtaining research governance approval for
all 20 trusts required 103 days. With the addition of the 47 days taken to obtain ethical approval, ...
Depression overtakes back pain for incapacity benefit claims
...rders, such as depression and anxiety, now account for
more incapacity benefit claims than musculoskeleta...ntirely in primary care, but with limited capacity for
psychological therapies, waiting times are often long. The United Kingdom also has very poor provisi...
The right to live gives us a right to die
...hose who draw up living wills - advance directives for
doctors should a patient become incapacitated...fe prolonging treatment falls to a third party - for
instance when the patient is incapacitated and there is no living will. If there is disagreement am...
Lupus and the role of Epstein-Barr virus
...the immune system called B cells, where it remains for
life, mostly dormant, with occasional bouts of rea...nt women and 60 percent African-American. Matched for
age and sex, controls were recruited from state driver's license registries. 30 percent of the enro...
Mediterranean diet leads to longer life
...of total mortality by 11% or 14% respectively. So, for
example, a healthy man aged 60 who adheres well to...fe expectancy, and may be particularly appropriate for
elderly people, who represent a rapidly increasing group in Europe, they conclude....
Lack of vigorous activity linked to functional decline in older adults with arthritis
...nce.wiley.com/journal/arthritis ), offer good news for
guiding effective prevention efforts. Among the s...ion. The research team evaluated all participants for
a wide range of risk factors, including age, education, income level, and the toll of other adverse ...
Competition in health care may not result in better quality
... solve price and quality-of-care problems as hoped for
by legislators, regulators and employers. "Our fin...ty of Michigan; James Bost, University of Arkansas for
Medical Sciences; and John Shevock, Penn State, analyzed data from 341 HMO plans operating across va...
Institute of Medicine news: Review of HIVNET 012 study
...ies about the trial's results, suggesting the need for
a definitive, objective review. The IOM focused o...medical records and other primary source documents for
a subset of 49 infants involved in the trial. In addition, the committee reviewed information provi...
ACP releases 5th Edition of its respected ethics manual
...care. The ACP Ethics Manual is written primarily for
doctors of internal medicine but has been widely u...says Lois Snyder, JD, director of the ACP's Center for
Ethics and Professionalism and staff author of the manual. "Medical practice and the context in whic...
OHSU develops instant, computerized notification system to communicate patients' end-of-life wishes
...atient's doctor has filled out a Physicians Orders for
Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) form or the pati...aid Susan Tolle, M.D., director of the OHSU Center for
Ethics in Health Care. "They are pleased to learn that their advance directive or POLST form can be ...
UPenn receives 2005 Templeton Research Lectures Grant
... Such scholarly pursuits hold critical importance for
many fields including cognitive neuroscience, theo...ious studies. There are also broader implications for
research in the health sciences, psychology, and biology. Dr Newberg stated, "This Lectureship Progr...
...h Professor of Biology, the Director of the Center for
Cancer Research at MIT, and investigator with the ...General Hospital Cancer Center and genetics editor for
the New England Journal of Medicine. Dr. Haber is a leader in the discovery of the genetic abnormali...
Liver may be source of 'good' cholesterol
... it is manufactured in the walls of blood vessels, for
example. "These results profoundly alter our conce...s of Health Research, the Michael Smith Foundation for
Health Research, The Saal van Zwangenberg foundation, the Netherlands Heart Foundation and the Heart...
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