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The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation invests in gastroenterology's future
...als who have contributed significantly to societys health
and welfare. ...
From UF and IBM, a blueprint for 'smart' health care
...for people to share real-time information on their health
or well-being with absent loved ones. And it could...that impede innovation in critical industries like health
care and open a broader device market thats fueled by uninterrupted networking. Helal has devoted ...
Landmark study finds adult Delawareans with disabilities in only 'fair' to 'poor' health
...reans has at least one disability, and the general health
of these residents with disabilities is only "fair...The two-year study, one of the first to assess the health
of Delaware adults with all types of disabilities, including physical, sensory, cognitive, and learn...
Obese girls less likely to attend college
... "Obesity has been identified as a serious public health
issue, but these results indicate the harmful effe...university. Crosnoe suggests a number of mental health
and behavioral issues seem to play a significant role in keeping obese girls from enrolling in colle...
Should adult male circumcision be recommended for HIV prevention in the US?
...ith an HIV-infected woman in the US." Until public health
recommendations are available for the US, they say...do so only in consultation with their physician or health
care provider, and with a clear understanding of the costs and risks of circumcision and the need to...
Investigating the causes of Parkinson's disease
...es funded use basic and applied science as well as health
and social care projects to investigate the causes, treatment, prevention and cure for Parkinsons....
Cancer research summaries
...se transfusions were traced through population and health
registers and donors who were subsequently diagnosed with a malignancy within 5 years of the blood donation were deemed to harbour a sub-clinical malignancy at the time of donation. The resulting group of exposed individuals numbered 12 012; 342 082 ...
UGA study explains why anti-smoking ads backfire or succeed
...ink your friends are responding. Paek said many health
campaigns assume that anti-smoking messages have a...nding the indirect route that messages often take, health
communicators can design more effective ads. Her results suggest that campaigns dont work by convi...
Home health care devices focus of FDA Conference at UH
...nitially approved for use in a clinical setting by health
care professionals. As the U.S. population ages, home health
care will grow by leaps and bounds. The technology, entertainment, communication and finance sector...
New book guides boomers through retirement maze
...aby boomers, including retirement income, housing, health
care, estate planning, elder abuse, living wills a...by boomers planning to retire are to: create a health
care power of attorney that communicates his or her wishes in case of severe illness or injury. cre...
'SCHIP funding levels too low' ACP tells Senate Finance Committee Leaders
... to take action to assure continued access to good health
care, said Dr. Levine. We appreciate the efforts t... their courage in taking on big tobacco to provide health
care to kids. At the same time, we will continue to urge lawmakers to provide sufficient funding to...
New study examines effectiveness of tailored health messages
...es, which highlight the risks in not engaging in a health
behavior, are more effective in promoting health
behavior change for avoidance-oriented people, or those who avoid negative outcomes. Conversely, gai...
SMS your ECG to ER
...ans there are more and more patients whose cardiac health
has to be monitored so that follow-up treatment can be given if problems arise. Available methods of heart monitoring usually restrict the mobility of patients to a hospital or a single room. Thulasi Bai and S.K. Srivatsa of the Sathyabama Universi...
6 out of 10 doctors aren't frustrated that patients can't lower cholesterol
...hat lowering cholesterol significantly reduces ill health
and death due to cardiovascular disease concludes co-author Professor Leif Erhardt from Lund University, Sweden. Despite the existence of well-defined guidelines and the proven benefits of lowering cholesterol levels, many patients with cardiovasc...
Program announced to improve care in developing areas for patients with blood disorders
...ly effect in the developing countries, the general health
in these countries will be improved as will the ov... HVO training programs focus on local diseases and health
conditions, and the procedures and skills taught are relevant, realistic, and sustainable, with the ...
Screening for behavioral health first step to getting treatment
...m require screening for substance abuse and mental health
in primary care even though it can improve detecti...cy and Management at Brandeis, says that requiring health
plans to screen patients for mental health
and substance abuse problems could help identify more peo...
Physician and congressional leaders convene on Capitol Hill
...are program and, ultimately, decreased accesses to health
care for beneficiaries. We are not nave in believing that accomplishing our goal will be easy. We recognize that this is a complicated and expensive issue. However, the complexity and cost of a solution should not be obstacles to reform, said John ...
Global warming's threat to New York region and how to avoid severe consequences
... press conference on global warming to address the health
effects of climate and land use changes. Dr. Kinn...umerous epidemiologic studies addressing the human health
effects of air pollution. He also leads the New York Climate and Health Project, which is developin...
Patients with soft tissue sarcomas should be treated at high volume centers
...issue sarcomas] are rare. This paucity leaves most health
care institutions with low case volumes and outdat... 2 cases per year were managed at an additional 79 health
care institutions, reported the authors. Patients at high volume centres were generally younger, w...
Polish journalist scoops first prize in prestigious European award
9 July 2007 - Pawel Walewski, health
editor with Polands biggest selling weekly magazin...It is good to know that this kind of investigative health
reporting is still valued and rewarded. I hope I have helped to raise awareness of the desperation s...
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