Tag: "prevention" at medical news
Mental illnesses appear common among veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan
...ults signal a need for improvements in the primary prevention
of military service-related mental health disorder...ealth and primary care settings is critical in the prevention
of chronic mental illness, which threatens to bring the war back home as a costly personal and publi...
Many Americans at high risk of vision loss do not have access to eye care
...clinical and public health recommendations for the prevention
Undergrad: Mothers in African study undereducated on diarrhea
...l be important in suggesting interventions for the prevention
of childhood diarrhea in this population." Mediratta, who graduated from Portage Central High School and Kalamazoo Area Math and Science Center in 2004, hopes to continue his involvement in that cause. "I am strongly committed to this research b...
US child health system needs total overhaul, UCLA researchers say
... and includes health promotion, as well as disease prevention
services; and that coverage addresses the whole child, including physical, mental, behavioral and developmental needs. The authors warn that transforming the child health care system is not only an ethical and social imperative but an economic ...
Study takes next step -- Why women suffer more knee injuries
...lop more successful and personalized treatment and prevention
programs for at-risk individuals," Calabrese said....
Both minor and major ECG abnormalities linked with increased risk of cardiovascular events in women
...ns, or both on modifiable risk factors for primary prevention
of cardiovascular events."...
Red flag for repetitive stress injuries identified for first time in humans
...findings could someday lead to early detection and prevention
of debilitating conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome and tendonitis. The new study from Temple University senior researchers Ann Barr and Mary Barbe and their doctoral student, Stephen Carp, in the March issue of Clinical Science, found that t...
Sunny days pose risk of 'flicker illness' for a few airlifted patients
...ntaneous seizures, as the paper states. This makes prevention
even more difficult, especially since routine EEG tests are not always carried out properly in the lab and too often, false negative results occur." Cushman and co-author Douglas Floccare, M.D., M.P.H., of the Maryland State Police Aviation Comman...
Cancer vaccine innovator honored with prestigious Florey Medal
...Zhou. The study will also guide cervical cancer prevention
strategies in resource poor settings and test the ... develop break-through approaches to treatment and prevention
of Herpes and Hepatitis C. Professor Rick McLean, Chair of the Tall Poppy Campaign and member of t...
Chronic disease management quality improvement efforts yield better care delivery
...processes of care related to screening and disease prevention
and a 5 percent improvement in processes related to disease monitoring and treatment. However, even though processes were improved, the researchers found no improvement in intermediate outcomes, including: Control of glycated hemoglobin fo...
Smoking increases risk of TB infection, says new study
...eating them - are barely holding ground. Effective prevention
measures are needed to help in the battle." The researchers said that reducing smoking could be an important element in efforts to control TB. "Currently, smoking cessation is not a part of TB control programs," said Bates. "The evidence from this ...
CIHR-funded research: Antidepressants help men decrease alcohol consumption, but not women
...ifferences into consideration in the treatment and prevention
of many health conditions," said Dr. Miriam Stewart, Scientific Director for CIHR Institute of Gender and Health. "This type of research reporting significant sex differences helps identify important clues for tailoring interventions." The scientis...
What do we know about asthma in Africa?
...rmany +498931874565 email@example.com Buruli ulcer prevention
by insect saliva Saliva from aquatic insects in areas where Buruli ulcer is endemic can protect mice against the disease's characteristic skin lesion and might play a role in natural immunity in humans. Citation: Marsollier L, Deniaux E, Brodin ...
Do Internet cafs facilitate unsafe sex?
... may be an effective means for delivering low-cost prevention
messages to a great number of people, especially those who are not being reached using more traditional methods." ...
Updated guidelines advise focusing on women's lifetime heart risk
...nd mineral supplements in heart disease and stroke prevention
in women. "The updated guidelines emphasize the l...lines. "We took a long-term view of heart disease prevention
because the lifetime risk of dying of cardiovascular disease (CVD) is nearly one in three for women....
Health professionals would prioritize spending on the young over the old
... care professionals and policy makers believe that prevention
and targeting the young is an important principle for health spending priorities, then health care funders should examine the cost effectiveness evidence for intervening early in life."...
M.D. Anderson collaborates with Federal Ministry of Health in Nigeria
... to discuss cancer management, early detection and prevention
of common cancers, and public education and awaren...ia, hosting local events to share important cancer prevention
information. "Cancer as a public health issue facing Nigerians has certainly been addressed befor...
Public health and pandemic flu preparedness to headline Preventive Medicine 2007
...sional society for physicians dedicated to disease prevention
and health promotion. An all-star panel of exp...eventive medicine, healthcare quality improvement, prevention
policy, and teaching preventive medicine. Detailed information about Preventive Medicine 2007 can ...
Preventive Medicine 2007 to feature research and practice findings to improve public health
...ader in shaping national policy focused on disease prevention
and health promotion. Carolyn Clancy, MD AHRQ ...break management, delivery of preventive services, prevention
and management of indoor air pollutants, and use of other Preventive Medicine tools. Task Force...
Preclinical results of Geovax's AIDS vaccines demonstrate potential to protect against disease
...eoVax's vaccines for the therapeutic treatment and prevention
of Acquired Immunodeficiency Disease Syndrome ("AIDS") in non-human primates. The data demonstrate the effectiveness of GeoVax's DNA/MVA vaccines in controlling the Simian ("SIV") AIDS virus through immune responses raised by the vaccines. These pr...
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