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When minority patients have insurance and a medical home, their health care improves
...rities and promote more health care equity, says a new
report from The Commonwealth Fund. The report, based on a 2006 survey of more than 2,830 adults, shows that linking minority patients with a health care setting that offers timely, well-organized care where they can routinely seek physicians and medi...
UCLA, Italian chemists move closer to solving Lou Gehrig's disease mystery
... all. They present evidence for this hypothesis in new
research published in Proceedings of the National ...smutase in yeast, a model organism, using the then new
tools of molecular biology to redesign the protein and make new
mutant forms of the protein that wou...
New research spares children the pain of the needle
...e spared the pain of the doctors needle, thanks to new
research funded by the British Lung Foundation. The study, a world-first carried out by researchers at The University of Nottingham, discovered that children given oral treatment recovered as quickly, suffered less pain, required less oxygen therap...
Nepalese researchers identify cost-effective treatment for drug-resistant typhoid
...rried out by researchers in Nepal has shown that a new
and affordable drug, Gatifloxacin, may be more eff...he results of the study show that a cost-effective new
fluoroquinolone drug, Gatifloxacin, may be a better treatment for enteric fever than Cefixime, which...
Early-morning Friday classes may prevent students from getting sloppy on 'thirsty Thursdays'
...ampuses across the United States is well known. A new
study has found that alcohol consumption on thirsty Thursdays is influenced by the presence and timing of Friday class schedules. Results are published in the July issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research . "Roughly 78 percent of ...
Emergency department guidelines enhance quality patient care
... reviewed literature to update the guidelines with new
knowledge, and consulted with pulmonologists to in...delines can be very helpful for all physiciansfrom new
residents to those with years of experience, says Wright. Anyone can overlook a step in treating a c...
Shoulder tapping -- Young males are most willing to purchase alcohol for underage youth
...h obtain their alcohol through social sources. A new
study examines shoulder tapping, where an underage person approaches a stranger outside of an alcohol establishment and asks this person to purchase alcohol for him or her. A high percentage of young males appear willing to purchase alcohol for under...
AstraZeneca announces SYMBICORT is now available in the US
...YMBICORT, millions of asthma sufferers will have a new
choice of fixed combination therapy to help achiev...ments, and provides patients and physicians with a new
treatment option to improve and maintain lung health. SYMBICORT was approved by the U.S. Food and ...
Students with symptoms of mental illness often don't seek help
...ental illness on college campuses is rising, and a new
survey of 2,785 college students indicates that more than half of students with significant symptoms of anxiety or depression do not seek help. This is despite the fact that resources are available at no cost on campus, said Daniel Eisenberg, assis...
Spuds that like you -- in your summer salad
...that eating potatoes is good for bowel health, but new
research suggests that they may also have a beneficial effect on the whole immune system. Especially if eaten cold or in a potato salad, Anne Pichon reports in Chemistry & Industry, the magazine of the SCI. Spanish researchers found that growing pi...
Taking animals out of laboratory research
...eat diseases that affect millions of people. The new
FRAME Alternatives Laboratory, within the Universi...es around the world. The official opening of the new
FRAME Alternatives Laboratory will be performed by Ed Balls MP at 11.30am on Friday, July 6. The eve...
Smoking rate has plummeted in New York City
...paign aimed at prompting more smokers to quit. The new
report is available online at www.cdc.gov/mmwr/ . Beginning in 2002, and after a decade with no progress, New York City increased the tobacco tax, eliminated smoking in virtually all workplaces, and launched hard-hitting anti-tobacco ads. By all i...
Award winning book co-edited by Rutgers College of Nursing Dean updated with new information
...s been published in a second edition that provides new
and updated information on emerging, re-emerging a...includes material on the most recent and important new
emerging infectious diseases. Each chapter is illustrated with clinical case examples to demonstra...
University research wins royal accolade
...out for enhancing significantly the development of new
medicines. Sir Andrew will present the award dur...gham is enhancing significantly the development of new
medicines. This is an achievement of which we are all extremely proud. It acknowledges our excelle...
A new direction: Integrating best-practices to improve food responses
..., along with FIC researcher John Burns, will begin new
research on involving communities in targeting in complex emergencies. Maxwell acknowledges that implementing best-practice standards is a difficult process. Improving analysis and tying this analysis to improved program design, implementation and ...
Predicting danger of flu pandemic rests on differences in affected population, says O.R. Forum
... introduces operations researchers to the need for new
mathematical modeling of an influenza pandemic and its control. Operations research is the application of advanced analytical methods to help make better decisions. The paper also explores social distancing as a disease progression control method. So...
Damon Runyon renews its $2.25 million investment to support young clinical cancer investigators
...he Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation named 5 new
Damon Runyon Clinical Investigators at its May 200...s capable of translating scientific discovery into new
breakthroughs for cancer patients. In partnerships with founding sponsor Eli Lilly and Company, and...
New survey uncovers how insomnia affects job performance and safety
...2007 -- Alertness Solutions presented results of a new
survey this week at the annual SLEEP meeting showing the significant impact our 24/7 culture is having on healthcare professionals job performance and patient safety. The survey of 2,082 nurses found that more than one quarter of nurses (27.23%) suf...
Columbia dentists to improve oral health in sub-Saharan Africa
NEW YORK, June 15, 2007 A new
initiative from Columbia University Medical Center.... In addition to the oral health initiative, the new
funding will support Columbia-led interventions to address chronic cardiovascular and mental health ...
Hormone therapy offers new hope for ovarian cancer patients
...nd life in ovarian cancer patients, giving women a new
alternative to chemotherapy. The study, publishe...search over the past 20 years, there have been few new
leads in our understanding of how this disease operates. But this study suggests that the addition o...
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