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Knowledge of Tuskegee study doesn't increase medical mistrust

... African-American men who had the disease, causing needless pain and suffering. The study participants were not told the purpose of the study, nor were they told if they were infected with syphilis. The Hopkins researchers completed a telephone survey in the summer of 2003 of 277 African-American and 101 whit...

Reactions to last DTaP vaccine not prevented

...concern parents, leading to medical visits or even needless antibiotic treatment, so we'd like to make it rarer." Jackson and Group Health colleagues observed 372 children from 4 to 6 years old who were due for their fifth DTaP dose after getting 4 doses of this vaccine since age 2 months. Four in 10 children...

Experts call for balance in addressing under treated pain and drug abuse

...l community for fear of retribution has led to the needless suffering of countless people in pain. The Department of Justice must "stop the abuse and diversion of prescription medicines without harming access to these medicines for people affected by pain," states Will Rowe, Executive Director, American Pain ...

Understanding cell death may bring new life to kidney treatment

...stand the process so it can be manipulated to stop needless cell death or, in the case of cancer, enhance self-destruction. In related research, Dr. Dong's lab is studying kidney damage caused by the common chemotherapeutic agent, Cisplatin, used for testicular, ovarian and small cell lung cancer, head and ne...

New long-distance wireless networking developed at UC Berkeley brings eye care to India

...stablished in 1976 with the mission of eradicating needless blindness in Tamil Nadu. Relying on its financially sustainable model of high volume and low cost, the organization has grown in the state into a network of five eye hospitals that provide care for anyone with eye problems. In an effort to reach the...

Pre-scan warnings would have caused extra distress say women with problem fetuses

...tensive details of what could go wrong would cause needless anxiety for a lot of women" she points out. "This view is shared by the majority of the women in our study. Despite the fact that they received very bad news during their second scan, they still told us that they felt that pre-scan warnings were inad...

Vitamin D supplements should be given to Asian children for two years from birth

...ities have deemed the cost of primary prevention a needless expense, given that the overall levels of vitamin D deficiency in the population are low, say the authors. Vitamin D supplementation has declined nationwide, with only 4% of babies given the supplement in 2000, compared with 12% so treated in 1995....

Bias in statin trials, failure to control malaria, and more

...nd international health agencies is leading to the needless deaths of too many African children from malaria, says a team of health researchers from Burkina Faso and the University of Heidelberg. Bocar Kouyat (Centre National de Recherche et de la Formation au Paludisme, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso) and colle...

Hib vaccine: A critical ally in Asia's effort to reduce child deaths

... Sri Lanka and Bhutan for moving quickly to reduce needless Hib related child deaths...

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