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Seat belt injuries could signal more serious trauma in children

... his colleagues reviewed 10 years worth of medical literature on motor vehicle accidents and children. They found that children involved in car accidents who were inappropriately seatbelted were at higher risk for seat-belt syndrome, a complex of injuries to the spine and abdomen. Consequently, when healthcare ...

Bioengineering to prevent iron deficiency?

...gy, Zurich, and colleagues have reviewed published literature worldwide, mainly from the last five years, to prepare the Seminar, which looks at the issue of nutritional iron deficiency in both industrialised and developing countries. The authors say: Iron deficiency is one of the leading risk factors for dis...

Stress may leave your mouth a mess

CHICAGO A literature review published in the August issue of the Journal of Periodontology (JOP) saw a strong relationship between stress and periodontal diseases; 57% of the studies included in the review showed a positive relationship between periodontal diseases and p...

Controlling prescription drug expenditures: a case report of success

...ysicians and pharmacists, was formed to review the literature and ensure that proposed strategies wouldnt have a negative impact on health care quality. According to co-author Curt D. Furberg, M.D., Ph.D., professor of public health sciences, The study demonstrated that much of what we spend on prescription ...

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...ess conferences, simulated medical procedures, and literature reviews of the hottest pulmonary/critical care studies from the past year. Advance review of over 900 new, cutting-edge clinical research abstracts and case reports in the areas of pulmonology, critical care, sleep medicine, and cardiology. ...

The future of biofuels is not in corn

...oFuels are Equal, is a comprehensive review of the literature on the environmental and economic implications of pinning our hopes on corn ethanol to reduce dependency on fossil fuels. Report findings include the following: Not all biofuels are equal. Corn now used to produce 95 percent of U.S. ethanol ...

Organic farming can feed the world, U-M study shows

...esearchers set about compiling data from published literature to investigate the two chief objections to organic farming: low yields and lack of organically acceptable nitrogen sources. Their findings refute those key arguments, Perfecto said, and confirm that organic farming is less environmentally harmful ...

Emergency department guidelines enhance quality patient care

...iedasthma. They took existing guidelines, reviewed literature to update the guidelines with new knowledge, and c...l guidelines. The guidelines and summary of the literature review were then presented during a monthly, evidence-based meeting in the UC emergency medicine dep...

Smoking may interfere with alcoholics' neurocognitive recovery during abstinence

...dy was almost exclusively male. Given the growing literature regarding female smokers, additional studies including women should be conducted. Finally, as the authors note, the observed differences are not likely associated with nicotine, per se. Rather, they are associated with exposure to the many toxins i...

ACP supports improved access to information on relative strengths and weaknesses

...esis of evidence already available in the clinical literature and the initiation of new research in priority areas where such evidence does not already exist. it should have established processes that ensures that the comparative effectiveness findings developed are accessible in a comprehensive form to all...

Dating violence and sexual assault associated with suicide attempts among urban teens

...ority Teens The study adds to a growing body of literature noting associations between the largely tolerated pandemic of violence victimization and adverse mental health in adolescents, write Amy E. Bonomi, Ph.D., M.P.H., and Kelly Kelleher, M.D., M.P.H., of The Ohio State University, Columbus, in an accompa...

Wide range of sleep-related disorders associated with abnormal sexual behaviors, experiences

...e June 1st issue of the journal SLEEP is the first literature review and formal classification of a wide range o... Schenck and his colleagues conducted computerized literature searches of peer-reviewed journal articles and looked through textbooks and other sources for inform...

JRRD releases single-topic issue on pain and pain management

..., pg. 167 This study contributes to the growing literature on the co-occurrence of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and chronic severe pain. We found moderate rates of PTSD (46%) and chronic severe pain (40%) in a sample of psychiatric outpatients. In addition, 24% of the sample had both disorders. We fo...

Article outlines current recommendations for treating malaria in the US

...anta, and colleagues conducted a review of medical literature from 1966 to 2006 to provide clinicians with recommendations for diagnosing and treating malaria in the U.S. With an increasing number of U.S. residents traveling to regions in the world with high levels of malaria, there continues to be a need for t...

Could statins be a new option for hepatitis C patients?

...e the highest SVR reported to date in the medical literature for a VA-based population. Having a high SVR rate means a cure is 95 percent of the time based upon long-term follow up that is greater than six months after treatment. The SVR rate for patients taking triple therapy, PI+R plus a statin, was 63 per...

Annals of Internal Medicine Tip Sheet for May 15, 2007

...ain Differently From Norm A review of published literature on fibromyalgia finds that patients with the condition, which is characterized by chronic muscle pain and stiffness, have a lower pain threshold than healthy individuals (Review, p. 726). The cause and treatment of the syndrome are not well understoo...

Elsevier announces launch of Brain Stimulation

...s in active investigation," said Dr. George. "The literature concerning these new technologies is rapidly expanding and does not have a single home. With the launch of this journal, we hope to encourage cross-disciplinary thinking, and help guide and form this new field."...

Literature review shows spinal manipulation beneficial for neck pain

A new literature review finds evidence that patients with chronic n...hD, the review's chief author, "The results of the literature review confirm the common clinical experience of doctors of chiropractic: neck manipulation is benef...

Iyengar yoga can promote well-being in women breast cancer survivors

...rivors. This study is an important addition to the literature on the effectiveness of yoga intervention on the quality of life for female breast cancer survivors and that these changes may be associated with cell signaling regulating lymphocyte function....

More research needed to involve families in psychosocial interventions

...l-being of the patient and family member. A second literature review of 12 studies that compared patient-oriented psychosocial interventions to family-oriented interventions showed varying results, according to a number of factors, including disease, gender and type of intervention. The University of Pittsb...

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