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Doctor voices concerns over new NHS IT system

... that is rigorous in terms of clinical governance, friendly in its user interface, fast, and relevant to the needs of clinicians and patients, he concludes....

Breast CT reaches clinical testing: May improve on mammography

...king on the development of this new tool, and this friendly competition keeps us all working that much harder to produce results," Boone said. For now, women should continue to get mammograms as recommended by their physicians. "Although the breast CT images are interesting, mammography is the currently accep...

Tulane pioneers novel ovarian cancer treatment

...e cells instead of killing the tumor. So it's like friendly fire -- soldiers, instead of going out and shooting the enemy, shoot their own soldiers instead." In the journal Nature Medicine, Tulane scientists reported how Tregs impede the body's ability to fight ovarian cancer. The Tulane research team showed...

Fathers more involved when paternity is established in the hospital

...ce paternity is established. These programs are a friendly way to aid non-traditional families. "We believe that increasing fathers' involvement very early in the lives of their nonmarital children may prove to be beneficial for their children's long-term well-being, and we plan to examine these relationshi...

'Heroes of Chemistry' honored for improving health, environment

...gs or other products and inventing environmentally friendly and more effective technologies. The awards specifically honor "chemical innovators whose work has led to the welfare and progress of humanity" in a significant way in the past decade. Multidisciplinary teams from Colgate-Palmolive Co., ExxonMobil ...

A friendly reminder for HIV patients

...loss from the disease, benefit highly from Jerry's friendly reminders, according to a study published in the Sept. 15 issue of the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases. Like an alarm clock, Jerry, more properly known as Disease Management Assistance System (DMAS), flashes a light and verbally tells the patien...

Aussie blokes dying for a health policy, say UWS men's health experts

...ds, abuse their partners, refuse to seek help from friendly health services, and die young." "This allows governments, bureaucracies and local services to avoid taking responsibility for men's poor health," adds Mr Woods. "However this view ignores factors such as early life experience and education, social s...

Household cleaners effectively remove lead-laden dust

... trisodium phosphate (TSP), a less environmentally friendly substance. Lead-specific cleaners or TSP have long been recommended for lead removal. Of the approximately 100 million housing units in the United States, about 24 million have significant levels of lead in dust, soil and paint, according to the U...

Tufts University receives federal grant to address occupational risks among immigrants

...ractices and the benefits of using environmentally friendly cleaning products," said Monica Chianelli, coordinator, Brazilian Women's Group. Leveraging existing resources to build grass-roots capacity All grant activities will benefit from relationships with area organizations and people active in occupati...

Hearts hurt when spouses spat

...given a code indicating the extent to which it was friendly versus hostile, and submissive versus dominant or controlling. For example, comments like, "You can be so stupid sometimes" or "you're too negative all the time," were coded as hostile and dominant. Another dominant or controlling comment would be,...

New breast cancer dictionary for doctors

...e the first bilingual (French and English) patient friendly terminology for breast cancer....

Novel device shows potential in better detecting oral cancer

...signing a hand-held device that also would be user friendly in the dentist's office. Starting with a crude, light-emitting box and a pair of goggles that their group had previously cobbled together to visualize skin cancer, Lane and MacAulay gradually progressed to the one-step device reported today. "We ess...

Men infer sexual interest before women do

...er, men were more likely to interpret ambiguous or friendly behavior as indicating sexual interest. "The findings suggest that men generally think in more sexual terms than women," the authors explain. Within their brief conversation, partners introduced themselves and talked about college experiences. Th...

Gut microbes' partnership helps body extract energy from food, store it as fat

...eractions between members of our vast community of friendly gut microorganisms have shown that two common orga...sts. Gordon's lab models the interactions between friendly gut microbes and their hosts using gnotobiotic mice. These mice are raised in a manner that keeps th...

What leads to obesity in rural communities?

...g the neighborhood environment to be more activity friendly may result in higher levels of physical activity and the reduced prevalence of obesity on a population level." Researchers conducted telephone interviews with about 2,500 residents of 13 rural communities in Missouri, Tennessee and Arkansas. Particip...

Researchers identify antibiotic protein that defends the intestine against microbial invaders

...ow the intestine fends off pathogens and maintains friendly relations with symbiotic microbes. The study, p...ammatory bowel disease. Most healthy people have a friendly relationship with their gut microbes, but in patients with inflammatory bowel disease this tolerant ...

'Heroes of Chemistry' honored for medical, green chemistry breakthroughs

...gs or other products and inventing environmentally friendly and more effective technologies. The awards specifically honor "chemical innovators whose work has led to the welfare and progress of humanity" in a significant way in the past decade. The scientists were part of multidisciplinary teams representin...

Katie Lee Joel joins Kidney Friendly Comfort Foods program

...mory. I want patients to know that cooking kidney friendly foods is not a sentence to boring food, it just means being creative," said Katie Lee Joel. The 2006 edition of the Kidney Friendly Comfort Foods cookbook focuses on preparing meals low in phosphorus, while offering healthy tips, and delicious and ea...

BC catalyst discovery promises faster, cheaper drug production

...ns no metals and is therefore more environmentally friendly than many other catalysts. "The new catalyst is easy to prepare, requires little or no solvent and therefore minimizes waste, and can be used in air and can be recycled several times," Prof. Snapper added. "Together, these properties make our disco...

Where should I have my outpatient surgery?

...oximity to the surrounding community, more patient friendly services, such as parking and in some cases a more procedure specific focus are all plusses of the outpatient setting. However, ambulatory settings don't have nearly the variety and expertise offered at a hospital. "We know about 1 in 200 patients ge...

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