Tag: "partner" at medical news
University of Rochester spin-off secures $2 million in funding
...development in the state." Jos Coronas, a general partner
with Trillium -- a venture capital fund targeting growth and expansion opportunities across New York -- said the investment would allow iCardiac to grow both its workforce and its business. "We are delighted to lead this investment," Coronas said. "...
Women worldwide more at risk of violence from an intimate partner than from other people
...men, are at most risk of violence from an intimate partner
than from other perpetrators, according to an Arti...han a quarter of women reported physical or sexual partner
violence, or both, at least once in their lives. In all but one setting women were at far greater ri...
Almost half of men who pay for sex already have a partner
...y Almost half (43%) said that they had a current partner
when they had paid for the sex. And more than half (56%) who said that they had had unprotected vaginal sex already had a partner. Unprotected vaginal sex was more common among those who paid for sex while abroad, but unprotected oral sex was twi...
Criminalizing HIV transmission is a threat to public health, say experts
... the country offer voluntary testing, confidential partner
notification, and education and support for affected individuals and their partners. Crucially, these measures rely on a relationship of trust and confidence between patients and healthcare professionals, but the sustainability and success of this a...
Science of Learning Center comes to UC San Diego
...n vision and learning. At UCSD and the relevant partner
institutions, the four networks of The Temporal Dynamics of Learning Center will collaborate to form a "network of networks" structure that could revolutionize the way in which collaborative scientific research is performed. The researchers are ask...
Violence in the home leads to higher rates of childhood bullying
...the association between child exposure to intimate partner
violence and involvement in bullying. It also is ...chool-age children. The study focused on intimate partner
violence, a somewhat broader term than domestic violence, for physical, emotional or sexual acts of ...
Parents describe their spiritual needs when facing a child's death
..., hospital-based chaplains and community clergy to partner
in caring for families in crisis. Clinicians and chaplains should be open to diversity of spiritual beliefs, avoid imposing their own "one size fits all" meaning to explain a child's death, and refrain from proselytizing. ...
Journal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice joins the curriculum at NYU College of Dentistry
...better journal for the future." "We are proud to partner
with the College in providing this valuable journal to their students and faculty, and to contribute to their mission of preparing the new generation of evidence-based dental clinicians," adds Jane Ryley, Publisher of JEBDP for Elsevier. The JEBDP e...
Depression, risky sex behavior linked in African-American youth
...chosocial context, those adolescents living with a partner
and reporting less pleasurable expectations about ...e expectations about condom use, and living with a partner
also heightened the risk of HIV," says Brown. As a result, the authors say that clinicians should a...
New findings could lead to vaccine for severe malaria
...hlgren, has been working with colleagues from KI's partner
university in Uganda to study in detail how the parasite infects the placenta. Their results, which are published in the American scientific journal PNAS, can enable the development of vaccines and therapies to combat severe malarial infections. Dur...
Analysis of Spanish flu cases in 1918-1920 suggests transfusions might help in bird flu pandemic
...anish flu" came from the fact that Spain was not a partner
in World War I and its press was freer to report details of the pandemic than press in combatant countries who did not want reveal information about deaths and sickness to enemies.) The authors call for convening a body of experts "to consider H5N1...
Brisbane teens receive first cancer vaccine shots
...ccine which Professor Frazer and his late research partner
Dr Jian Zhouhelped create. The vaccine prevents four of dozens of strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV) which cause genital warts and cervical cancer. The prescription-only vaccine is distributed in Australia and New Zealand by Melbourne base...
Adolescent condom use with 'casual' versus 'main' partners
...they were more likely to use condoms with a casual partner
than with someone with whom they considered a seri...ty of using condoms most of the time with a casual partner
and underestimate the risk of unprotected sex with a serious partner," says lead author Celia Lescan...
Prevalence of herpes simplex virus type 2 in US decreasing
...combination of unmeasured factors, such as careful partner
selection, condom use, and/or choosing oral sex over vaginal sex. Seroprevalence of HSV-1 decreased from 62.0 percent in 1988-1994 to 57.7 percent in 1999-2004, a relative decrease of 6.9 percent between the 2 surveys. Among persons infected with H...
U of M professor explores spooning, snoring and sheet stealing
...lt with suicidal possibilities. "To keep the other partner
alive, one man tied his wife's wrist to his wrist,...ecially women, felt a sense of security with their partner
sleeping next to them. "They feel that their partner
will be an ally for them in facing an intrud...
Going to church to lose weight
...r. Calvin Johnson. For this study, Temple will partner
with several African-American churches in North Philadelphia. These churches will act as computer sites where participants can access the study's Web site to update their weight loss progress as well as to access the site's moderated chat rooms, bul...
Two UCSF faculty named fellows of the American Academy of Nursing
...is a national and international expert on intimate partner
violence. Her work is recognized as helping to cha...rsing practice, education and research on intimate partner
violence. She has worked with national commissions on violence and on nursing education, helped the ...
As heart procedures increase, quality and cost controls are critical
...tems. Overall, Mukherjee says, "Physicians need to partner
with nurses, administrators, practice managers, insurers, and information technologists to improve quality of care while cutting costs. It is possible to improve and provide the highest quality of care while keeping costs down."...
Socially isolated children may become unhealthy adults
... 26 years. At that time, those who did not have a partner
or had not dated in the past year and those who said they had no one to provide emotional support were considered socially isolated adults. Twenty-six-year-olds who were socially isolated as children were significantly more likely to be unhealthy ...
Making heart surgery intervention safer
...channel analysis of biological signals. The German partner
was the Free University of Berlin's Institute for Medical Physics and Laser Medicine, which developed the equipment to measure fluorescence as an indicator of biochemical activity. The German Institute also worked closely with Dr Krisciukaitis' group...
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