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Intimate partner violence the hidden burden is common

...o 60% of reports, depending on the type of IPV. "A picture emerges of both physical and non-physical IPV as very common, chronic, intergenerational, and present in highly overlapping forms," according to Thompson, senior investigator at Group Health Center for Health Studies. He and his coauthors conclude: ...

Millions squandered in unnecessary tests ordered in routine doctor visits

...s then extrapolated their findings into a national picture of use, and estimated that annual direct medical costs for the three "D" category tests those whose use the panel recommended against -- ranged from $47 million to $194 million. Adding the other two tests, those in the "C'' category urinalysis and b...

Beyond the hype and the scare stories, how safe are nanoparticles?

...s been exposure to a high enough dose. The current picture of how nanomaterials might be released and dispersed in the environment is described in the article, as well as ways of measuring exposure. "Not only is it necessary to consider the potential for engineered nanomaterials to be released in a form tha...

Virtual colon screenings examined

...are transferred to a computer, creating a detailed picture of the inside of the colon, so that a doctor can search for polyps or other abnormalities that may need to be removed. A Prospective Evaluation and Classification of Extra-Colonic Abnormalities Identified with Computed Tomographic Colonography Scre...

WPI team receives $1.8 million to study atherosclerotic plaque progression and rupture

...rteries to develop, for the first time, a detailed picture of the physical and biological conditions inside arteries that promote the initial formation of a plaque, and then favor its continued growth. The work will also reveal, in unprecedented detail, the factors that cause plaques to rupture, leading dire...

New MRI technique shows emphysema in asymptomatic smokers

...ases to study lung diseases will provide a clearer picture of the underlying mechanisms of poorly understood conditions like asthma and chronic pulmonary obstructive disease, leading to better treatments....

Vaccinate or not? Treat or not? Study looks at tricky health decisions

... groups to get it. "It's very hard to see the big picture when faced with a tough medical decision," says lead author Brian Zikmund-Fisher, Ph.D. "We get wrapped up in our own situation, and that perspective makes us focus on certain aspects of problem and ignore others." It's also human nature to avoid an ...

New understanding of Ewing's sarcoma suggests novel treatment strategy

...rgetown University Medical Center have refined the picture of how a cancer-promoting protein associated with Ewing's sarcoma functions. And in the process, they have hit upon a possible strategy for treatment of the cancer, which is a rare and highly malignant cancer that most often strikes teens and young a...

OHSU Cancer Institute study points to future of personalized medicine

...s a study about GIST," Heinrich said, "but the big picture story is that in the future, when you are diagnosed with cancer, your physician will make sure the tumor is tested for specific gene mutations, and we will select your therapy based on what's wrong." Henrich will also co-chair a satellite symposiu...

Age-related structural change may contribute to fracture risk

... scanner (CAT scan) to develop a three-dimensional picture of the bone. They found that in older women, the s...ner allows researchers to get a much more detailed picture of bone density than is allowed by traditionally dual X-ray absorption (DXA) scanners, which are rou...

Define diabetes differently, says U-M expert in speech for national award

...d post-glucose load glucose levels, to give a true picture of glucose tolerance," Herman says. "These tests are inconvenient and time-consuming, but they are preferable to the A1C test." In his talk, Herman presented data from studies showing that African-American and Hispanic people may have higher A1C lev...

Erotic images elicit strong response from brain

...a person is conscious of whether they are seeing a picture that is pleasant, unpleasant or neutral. But when the picture is erotic, ERPs begin firing within 160 milliseconds, about 20 percent faster than occurred with any...

Older women have far fewer mammograms than they report

...ry two years, the new study paints a far less rosy picture -- with just 61.1 percent of women in this age group overall receiving regular screening, and even lower rates seen among older African-American, Asian-American and Hispanic women. The study was not designed to illuminate the reasons for the gap be...

Where do new therapies work best?

...ood treatment options and helps to build a greater picture of how they work across the different rheumatology disease areas. Whilst many of the anti-TNFs were originally used in RA, it is most interesting to note that they could actually work for a comparatively larger proportion of patients with an AS diagn...

Kids who blow bubbles find language is child's play

... to a new word or a funny sound and work out which picture it went with also distinguished between children with advanced and not so strong abilities. Dr Alcock said: "We have found links between non-language and language skills in children at a time of very rapid development. We plan to follow-up this study...

Telemedicine initiative for sub-Saharan Africa

...ub-Saharan Africa, it was declared that a complete picture of the telemedicine opportunities offered by feasible and affordable applications in sub-Saharan Africa is very much needed. To achieve this goal, a task force, named Telemedicine Task Force (TTF) for sub-Saharan Africa and composed of the relevan...

Study details why listeriosis rates are 20-fold higher during pregnancy

...mbers 24 hours after injection.After 48 hours, the picture changed. At that point, Bakardjiev found a mixture of both strains in the placenta. In the liver and spleen, however, the numbers were now strongly skewed toward whichever strain had originally infected the placenta. "We reasoned that this meant that...

Lung diseases represent major costs for society

...e for this reason not been able to give a complete picture of the effects on health economics. A new thesis from Karolinska Institutet presents calculations of the costs to society of the two diseases based on a representative selection of the general population in Sweden. The study was not based on patien...

Rutgers-Newark researcher discovers new motor protein mechanism linked to heart disease and strokes

...adio waves with matter to give scientists a moving picture of molecular structures within the body. The methodology used in Kalodimos group provides researchers with detailed, moving pictures rather than static images produced by other technologies such as X-ray crystallography.Kalodimos likens the motor pro...

Penn researchers calculate how much the eye tells the brain

...nt movements and then work together to send a full picture to the brain. The study estimated the amount of information that is carried to the brain by seven of these ganglion cell types. The guinea pig retina was placed in a dish and then presented with movies containing four types of biological motion, ...

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