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Chemical in brain acts like a fuel gauge
...n ongoing study suggest that norepinephrine is not only
sufficient but necessary for conveying hypoglycemia signals from the hindbrain, Khan added. The current study, funded by the National Institute of Mental Health and the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, was inspired by earlie...
LSUHSC awarded designation resulting in improved patient safety and outcomes
...the ACS Accredited Education Institutes. There are only
18 in the United States. The only
one in its part of the country, LSUHSCs Level 1 Accredited Education Institute will serve the entire...
Studies show antidepressants not linked to birth defects
...l, drugs are tested on relatively few subjects and only
side effects with a large frequency are detected. Once approved, many people take the medication and even very rare side effects surface. Most prescription drugs are not tested on pregnant women, said Dr. Katz. So we must start monitoring the effects...
Case study: cross-cultural bioethics training program helps fight African 'brain drain'
...home; in four years, the program lost contact with only
one trainee. The programs directors have also learned to require monthly progress reports and to finance each practicum in stages to ensure timely completion. Backgrounds of the 23 trainees who have gone through the program to date have varied; fo...
Do people listen to heat warnings?
... percent were aware a heat warning was issued, but only
half took action....
Hib vaccine: A critical ally in Asia's effort to reduce child deaths
...ram in 2008. Despite a growing body of evidence, only
26% of the worlds children live in countries with access to Hib vaccine. This means hundreds of thousands of children in Asian countries are currently not benefiting from this simple, life-saving vaccine. However, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Afghanistan,...
New study shows Rescue Remedy is an effective all-natural stress, anxiety reliever
...ss. The result of this independent study is not only
welcome news for those of us who encounter stressful situations every day, but particularly for the 40 million Americans who suffer from physician-diagnosed anxiety, said Ronald Stram, MD, who regularly prescribes Rescue Remedy to his anxious and str...
U of M researchers assess effectiveness of computerized physician order entry system
...rors experienced by hospitals has skyrocketed from only
5 percent in 1992 to nearly 25 percent today. The review found that of these hospitals, CPOE systems were most beneficial when the rate of medication errors was more than 12 percent. The Institute of Medicine has already identified medication errors...
Needle-stick injuries are common but unreported by surgeons in training
...ries in their first five years. Of these surgeons, only
49 percent reported injuries to an employee health service. Of those who reported, 53 percent had experienced an injury involving a patient with a history of intravenous drug use and/or infected with HIV, hepatitis B (HBV) or hepatitis C (HCV). We d...
When minority patients have insurance and a medical home, their health care improves
...me report getting the care they need compared with only
52 percent of those with a regular provider that i...Hispanics are least likely to have a medical home; only
15 percent of Hispanics report having a medical home compared with 28 percent of whites, 34 percent ...
UCLA, Italian chemists move closer to solving Lou Gehrig's disease mystery
...en mutant, ALS-causing enzymes, most of which have only
one wrong amino acid out of 153, to try to underst...r this enzyme. While the inherited form represents only
a fraction of all ALS cases, this marked the first time there was any indication of a cause for any ...
Early-morning Friday classes may prevent students from getting sloppy on 'thirsty Thursdays'
...ted binge drinking," he said. "Heavy drinkers not only
harm themselves, but others as well," said Ralph H...asses consumed at least one drink on Thursday, but only
a third of students did so if they had Friday classes which met at 10 a.m. or earlier. Approximatel...
Intensive-care patients with alcohol problems are more likely to require mechanical ventilation
... illnesses. So, excessive alcohol consumption not only
causes serious adverse events such as alcohol intoxication and accidents, but also increases the chances of developing life-threatening medical illnesses such as pneumonia, asthma, chronic obstructive lung disease, infections and respiratory failure....
Personal comments by physicians distract from patient needs
...care of me, Beckman said. Is taking care of me the only
way to deepen the relationship" There are other ways. We can have empathy. We can encourage our patients. We can praise them -- things that make a person feel valued. McDaniel hopes physicians use the article to examine the way they conduct their p...
Shoulder tapping -- Young males are most willing to purchase alcohol for underage youth
...the general adult population. However, given that only
eight percent of the general adult population agreed to purchase alcohol for our requesters, communities concerned about underage youth obtaining alcohol through shoulder tapping should probably target their resources towards young males rather than ...
Experts predict Tamiflu could halve the pandemic influenza death toll versus no intervention
... Tamiflu are limited and are targeted at treatment only
rather than treatment and prevention.2 However, so...n-existent. This is because vaccine production can only
start once the specific pandemic virus has been determined. The first doses of a matched vaccine are...
Taking animals out of laboratory research
... Nottingham unique as the location of the charitys only
research facility. The lab is run as a FRAME/University collaboration. FRAME advocates the use of alternative methods to animal testing, through the use of the Three Rs refinement, reduction and replacement. Refinement of procedures so that the su...
Parents of chronically ill kids are helped by better access to federal and employer leave
...is a major attempt at change and California is the only
state right now to have it, said Chung. However, what effects it will actually have on families and businesses are still very unclear. The RAND Health study recommends: Evaluating the potential impact of expanding eligibility for the Famil...
Smoking rate has plummeted in New York City
... Smoking rates on Staten Island have declined by only
0.4% since 2002, while the Bronx, Manhattan, and Queens have seen declines of more than 20% In spite of great progress, we have much farther to go, said Dr. Frieden. More than 1 million New Yorkers are still smoking, and nearly 9,000 are dying ...
Millennium development goals: Are we on track?
...ered through complementary partnerships. It is not only
about food, and it is not only
about cash in the pocket. Many different elements are needed to achieve the five goals, and many in...
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