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The Society of Hospital Medicine and Wiley to launch InfoPOEMs for hospitalists

... assistants (PDAs). We see great potential in this marriage of hospital medicine and evidence-based content in print plus digital formats." "The Society of Hospital Medicine is committed to providing our members with the most useful, relevant medical information to support effective clinical decisions a...

Repetitive motion speeds nanoparticle uptake

...in the lab of Rice chemist Andrew Barron. Baa is a marriage of buckyballs and phenylalanine, one of the 20 essential amino acids that are the building blocks of all proteins. "The findings were a bit surprising because the Bucky amino acids tend to form spherical clusters that are up to 12 times larger in d...

Risk factors linked to pain after breast cancer surgery

... woman's quality of life by leading to job loss or marriage stress, even if the cancer is successfully treated. Dworkin's group evaluated and interviewed 95 women scheduled for a simple lumpectomy, a lumpectomy with axillary lymph node dissection or a mastectomy. Researchers asked the women to rate their p...

Childless women risk poorer health in later life

...study confirms other research which indicates that marriage provides more health gains for men than women. For men, spending a long time in a stable marriage and avoiding multiple marriages and divorce contributes to long-term health. For women, too, marr...

Don't rely on cold reason - trust your intuition as well

...we also have to take serious decisions about jobs, marriage or buying a car without enough information and certainty to make a rational choice," says Dr. Jens Zinn, from University of Kent, who has been studying the way in which people draw on emotion, intuition, trust or rules of thumb when making decisions....

Nanowire arrays can detect signals along individual neurons

...st Charles M. Lieber and colleagues report on this marriage of nanowires and neurons this week in the journal Science. "We describe the first artificial synapses between nanoelectronic devices and individual mammalian neurons, and also the first linking of a solid-state device -- a nanowire transistor -- to...

Never marrieds run highest risk of early death

...ngest predictors of death by 1997, but a surviving marriage was also strongly associated with a longer life. ...e and were less overweight. The authors say that marriage is a rough proxy for social connectedness, and suggest that never having married may be associated w...

Challenges to improving adolescent nutrition in Bangladesh and Tanzania

...ge age of pregnancy and marriage. "The mean age of marriage was delayed approximately five months in project areas," said Levinson, "while the mean age of pregnancy was delayed by more than seven months." Highlighting the results, the writers report that "the evaluation found that adolescent girls in project ...

Abstinence messages not enough for HIV prevention in Zambia

... ORLEANS - Teaching young women to delay sex until marriage is a good start but is not enough to prevent the spread of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases, says Tulane international health researcher Sohail Agha. In fact, Agha's research showed that years of education was a stronger predictor of both ...

New lifestyles, new data planners need a modern definition of the 'family'

...m 26.5 to 28. "This difference between postponing marriage and motherhood immediately suggests that more women must be having their first child outside of marriage. However, it is not actually possible to confirm this inference by examining registration statistics alone. The problem is that official data co...

Public education key to reducing genetic diseases linked to close-kin marriage

...mation on the genetic problems linked to close-kin marriage and the preventive measures available should be in...more closely related. In the Middle East close-kin marriage is commonplace, promoted by social factors, such as preservation of wealth and tribal traditions. Ho...

Hearts hurt when spouses spat

... the psychology graduate students to refer them to marriage counseling. The researchers assumed that a couple's behavior during the discussion reflected their long-term pattern of behavior, although a marital spat in front of researchers likely "is a muted version of what goes on at home," Smith adds. Two d...

Whites more likely than blacks to die soon after spouse's death

...dentify several possible reasons for this enduring marriage benefit among blacks. Almost twice as likely to li...d efforts to promote marriage, tend to assume that marriage exerts a uniform effect on everybody," says Christakis, professor of sociology in Harvard's Faculty ...

Civil partnerships likely to boost health of gay and lesbian people

Gay marriage could boost the mental and physical health of gay ...considered a violation of 1977 state law, defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman. The Vatican also equates same sex unions with "deviant behavio...

Can snoring ruin a marriage?

... occurrence that may have more of an impact on the marriage than most couples think. The Sleep Disorders Cente...apnea. After completing surveys about sleepiness, marriage satisfaction, and quality of life, the couple spends the night in the sleep lab where technicians de...

Abstinence is healthy goal for teenagers but research critiques abstinence-only educational policies

While few Americans remain abstinent until marriage and most initiate sexual intercourse as adolescent...s that promote abstinence-only or abstinence until marriage as the only prevention message for teenagers. According to the report, abstinence as the sole optio...

Hazardous alcohol use by young adults goes far beyond college campuses

... lack of adult roles and responsibilities such as marriage and parenting that might moderate alcohol use." It would be incorrect, therefore, to assume that non-college-attending young adults are at a lower alcohol-related risk than college undergraduates, he added. To further explore patterns of alcohol u...

SLU research on teen moms refutes conventional wisdom: Early motherhood may not ruin their lives

... their early 30s found great meaning in parenting, marriage and their work. Others were also devoted parents but they lacked fulfillment in marriage or a career. A third group of mothers found much less meaning in parenting and felt powerless to cop...

Assessing the impact of breast cancer

...iagnosed so they do not become depressed, so their marriage doesn't break down and so the impact on their children is minimised." To date, more than 700 women have joined the Health and Wellbeing After Breast Cancer Study, making it the largest study of its kind ever undertaken. Cancer survivor Dr Kim Paleg w...

Wife influences husband's marijuana use during first year of marriage

...). Results showed that in the first year of marriage for 20-somethings, husbands are more likely to sta...e has studied couples recruited while applying for marriage licenses at Buffalo City Hall. Gregory G. Homish, Ph.D., RIA research associate, is Leonard'...

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