Tag: "literature" at medical news
Mayo Clinic leaders offer health reform vision, prescriptions
...s; best practices with links to the latest medical literature
and disease management strategies for the patient's condition; the individual's unique genetic profile to individualize treatment; and clinical trials for which the patient may be eligible. Unfortunately, only 15 percent to 20 percent of U.S. physici...
Weekly religious attendance nearly as effective as statins and exercise in extending life
...dings contribute to the growing body of scientific literature
examining the associations between religious attendance and health," he said....
Scent of fear impacts cognitive performance
...al Senses. "It is well-documented in the research literature
that animals experiencing stress and fear produce chemical warning signals that can lead to behavioral, endocrinological and immunological changes in their fellow animals of the same species, but we wanted to see if this applies to humans as well," s...
Life or death can depend on teenage cancer patients taking their treatments properly
...for Sick Children in Toronto, reviewed the medical literature
concerning how and why some teenagers tended to gi...nosis than those of younger children. Although the literature
we reviewed cited studies carried out mainly in the 1980s and 1990s, we believe from our own experie...
Panel finds insufficient evidence to recommend for or against maternal-request Caesarean delivery
...l considered pertinent research from the published literature
and the results of a systematic review of the literature
commissioned by the NIH Office of Medical Applications of Research (OMAR). The systematic review was...
SAGE partners with NCCHC to publish the Journal of Correctional Health Care
...riginal research, case studies, best practices and literature
reviews, the Journal addresses areas such as: clinical health care, health services and support, staffing, ethical issues, medical records, risk management and medical-legal issues. Each issue also has a self-study exam by which professionals may ear...
Prostate treatment decisions based on perception more than fact
...er make treatment decisions. The review of current literature
shows that cancer eradication or control was the f...degree of their respective influence varies in the literature
and is often poorly measured, according to the review. Notably, physicians tended to present therapi...
Powerful new tool for studying brain development
...of the drudgery of digging up information from the literature
or from other databases." The BGEM already contains detailed information and images of the expression of hundreds of genes that play key roles directing brain development, controlling the expression of other genes, guiding protein production and tran...
Vol. 42, No. 5 JRRD tipsheet: Focus on spinal cord injury and prosthetics
... experts in the Netherlands conducted a systematic literature
review, a survey of national clinical practice on prosthesis prescription, and interviews with experts. These activities resulted in 45 postulates about prosthesis prescription. The postulates were categorized according to amputation level and partit...
Environmental chemicals implicated in cancer, say experts
...sted of systematic reviewing of recent studies and literature
concerning the environment and cancer, and was supported by the Cancer Prevention and Education Society. Professor Vyvyan Howard and John Newby, from the University's Department of Human Anatomy and Cell Biology, also found that genetic variations, ...
Getting patients to swallow their medicine
...impact, because it will significantly increase the literature
on compliance of adherence strategies and complements our push for greater transparency in all areas of health care," said Neil Minkoff, MD, a medical director for Harvard Pilgrim Health Care....
Tip sheet Annals of Internal Medicine, March 7, 2006, issue
... fraud and outline steps for correcting scientific literature
polluted by fraudulent research. They show how the key responsibilities -- investigating the misconduct, correcting the scientific literature, and preventing misconduct -- can be shared by the offending scientist's institution, their co-authors, and ...
SCAI scientific sessions attract world-renowned invasive/interventional cardiologists
... many of the newest devices, drugs, equipment, and literature
will be on display. Approximately 50 companies will be represented and on hand to answer questions and demonstrate their products and services. Exposition hours are Wed., May 10, noon 6 p.m.; Thurs., May 11, 9 a.m. 7:30 p.m.; and Fri., May 12, 9 a.m...
Hearts hurt when spouses spat
...certainly is consistent with a large body of prior literature
on emotions, relationships and health," he adds. "What's novel about this study is taking a snapshot of how couples talk to each other and relating that to a silent, progressive and potentially deadly disease." Smith also offers another caution abo...
Women's high heart-surgery death rate may be due to infection
...ed gender differences, Rogers explored the medical literature
-- and found little. So, she embarked on the study with her colleagues, using Medicare data from a project led by Ken Langa, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of general medicine and a member of the U-M Institute for Social Research....
Free access to a digital library for developing countries
...l have free access to the peer-reviewed scientific literature
of Springer and other leading international publishing houses. Springer's Environmental Online Library covers a range of publications in topics spanning the uncharted depths of the oceans to the outer reaches of our atmosphere. Springer, one of the ...
New study says heart health and lifestyle are associated with maintaining brain health as we age
..."Our charge was to analyze the existing scientific literature
about factors involved in maintaining cognitive and emotional health in adults as they age," Hendrie said. "We chose to review 36 very large, ongoing epidemiological studies in North America and Europe."...
Experts question prevalent stereotypes about autism
... ago, becoming a seemingly undisputed tenet in the literature
since then, says Gernsbacher. When the psychologis...cines potentially cause autism. Recent large-scale literature
reviews, he says, fail to support that link. Finally, Laurent Mottron, an autism researcher and phy...
Children in the South face higher health risks
...formation, and adds unique information to our vast literature
demonstrating shameful disparities in our children's health," says Michael Weitzman, M.D., chairman of pediatrics at New York University's School of Medicine. "Why there are disparities and what to do about them are our society's responsibility to ou...
Counseling children about skin cancer important, but rarely done
...rsity Baptist Medical Center. A review of research literature
confirmed that prevention should begin in childhoo...s the risk." The researchers reviewed the research literature
on ultraviolet (UV) light and skin cancer in order to familiarize pediatricians with the magnitude o...
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