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Roy Meadow should not be found guilty of serious professional misconduct

...mand that Professor Roy Meadow should not be found guilty of serious professional misconduct, states a comme...peals, it is clear that Meadow should not be found guilty of serious professional misconductInstead of concentrating on the actions of one individual, who ine...

WA team uses baby tooth to solve death mystery

...lth deteriorated. "On top of that, her father felt guilty about the circumstance of a fall she'd had at 17 months."So to know, after such a long time, what had caused their daughter's illness was a tremendous relief to them."Professor Ravine said that the mother's search for an explanation, even after her d...

Smokers misinformed about smoking's link to cancer

...smoking. They are worried about their health, feel guilty about not quitting, and believe that cigarettes ar...ng inhaled." More women than men reported feeling guilty about their smoking habit, 77.2 percent vs 61.7 percent, respectively. In regard to quitting smoking...

Mayo Clinic researchers find hole in heart does not make stroke inevitable

..."Our findings show that the hole is not always the guilty party in a stroke; it may be an innocent bystander. If someone says you have a tiny hole in your heart, it's not doom and gloom. After following patients in our study with small holes in the heart for five years, their risk for stroke was no differen...

'Super Bowls' lead to super appetites

...u want to have fun this Super Bowl without feeling guilty about all the super-snacking, use smaller serving bowls. We use the size of the bowls on a table as a rule-of-thumb as to how much we should take. Researchers at the Cornell University Food and Brand Lab invited forty graduate students to a Super Bo...

Women who drink alcohol during pregnancy

...her once they find out they are pregnant, not feel guilty or become over-concerned about the risk of FAS." Caetano and his coauthors examined data taken from the 2001-2002 National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions that was conducted by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoh...

Does psychological treatment for adult sex offenders work?

...ed group therapy with no group therapy for 231 men guilty of child abuse, exhibitionism, or sexual assault. During the subsequent 10 years, a greater proportion of those allocated to group therapy were re-arrested, but this did not reach statistical significance. However, evidence from these types of tri...

Jefferson scientists show 'miracle' cancer drug Gleevec can be toxic to the heart

...ell," he says. The team proved that ABL was the guilty target by using viruses that coded for normal ABL and a Gleevec-resistant mutant. Gleevec inhibited the normal enzyme but not the mutant, and the mutant ABL "rescued" the heart cells from the toxic effects of Gleevec, proving that ABL is the relevant...

UGA researchers find high rates of off-label prescriptions

...tical company Pfizer paid $430 million and pleaded guilty to a lawsuit that charged its representatives illegally marketed Neurontin for unapproved uses. Last year, the FDA asked the company to review its data to assess whether Neurontin is linked to suicide attempts. "There have been some horror stories ...

Hopkins-led study finds that chronic form of depression runs in families

...loss of interest or ability to enjoy life, feeling guilty or down, fatigue, lack of concentration, loss of appetite or weight, and thoughts of death. Study subjects were recruited to GenRED by the University of Iowa College of Medicine, Rush University Medical College, Columbia University Medical Center,...

For crying out loud -- pick up your baby

... baby would spoil them. "One parent said 'I feel guilty for not picking him up when he cries'," Ms Halle said. "Another said 'frequent and sudden changes in baby's behaviour make it hard to judge...too much attention may spoil them'." But Professor Thorpe said in the first three month's of a baby's life...

Do low-fat foods make us fat?

...his is because "people believe they will feel less guilty eating the low-fat foods, so they tend to overindulge, says Pierre Chandon, co-author and marketing professor at INSEAD in France. Fat is often replaced with sugar. The complete set of research studies, published in the November issue of the Journ...

Eastern philosophy promises hope for Western women with eating disorders

...ding the evidence of their binges and some feel so guilty afterwards they also induce vomiting, overuse laxatives or exercise excessively to counteract the effects of the binge," she said. "Binge eating is largely a distraction a temporary escape from events and emotions that nevertheless can cause long-...

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

...e of their loved one (85%) or said they would feel guilty (60%). RELIGION/SPIRITUALITY HAVE SIGNIFICANT IMPACT ON DECISION-MAKING, SUPPORT Religion and spirituality tend to play an important role in the lives of caregivers, from seeking support to making healthcare decisions. The survey found that res...

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