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Study shows aggressive students often lack psychological evaluations and effective treatment

...ved any kind of treatment for it. These findings reflect the need for health care professionals, caregivers, and teachers to be able to identify potentially dangerous behavior patterns in aggressive students so that proper evaluations and diagnoses can be provided and subsequent treatments be made accessib...

Three cancer researchers win awards from ASTRO

... Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. "These results reflect the level of top-notch science presented at ASTRO's Annual Meeting." The ASTRO Poster Recognition Award helps promote excellence in research in the field of radiation oncology. It recognizes the top 1 percent of posters accepted for viewing at ASTRO...

Mapping the neural landscape of hunger

...nveyed by these phase-specific neurons in order to reflect the animal's motivational state," wrote the researchers. By isolating and comparing signals from particular neurons in the various regions at various times in the cycle, the researchers gained insight into the roles neurons in those regions played ...

100 percent plus increase in illegal blood alcohol levels in emergency care patients over five years

...rise in lab tests for blood alcohol is unlikely to reflect greater enthusiasm on the part of emergency care s...ff for the procedure; rather, it is more likely to reflect need, they say.. ...

JCI table of contents: August 10, 2006

...D4+CD25- T cells to CD4+CD25+ Tregs. These results reflect the critical role that interferon-gamma plays in maintaining a balanced immune response: in the event of overt inflammation as a result of injury or infection, interferon-gamma acts as part of a self-regulatory mechanism to help keep the immune respo...

Puerto Rican and African-American children show different patterns of asthma care

...e time in the hospital for asthma. The finding may reflect cultural differences in perceptions of medical care and how it is used, says lead investigator Robyn Cohen, MD, a pulmonary attending physician at Children's Hospital Boston. Cohen, who does research in Children's Division of Respiratory Diseases a...

Deployment to Iraq war associated with increased risk for adverse neuropsychological effects

...l focus and learn and remember new information may reflect subtle neural dysfunction, lead to problems in day-to-day life, and negatively affect performance in high-pressure contexts such as subsequent war-zone participation," the authors write. (JAMA. 2006;296:519-529. Available pre-embargo to the media at ...

Treating medically unexplained symptoms

...s. Some of these characteristics could, of course, reflect the patients' previous experiences with medical professionals, and the study will need to be repeated with additional taped situations and more patients before firm recommendations can be made to help people with somatization syndrome. Nevertheles...

ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- July 26, 2006

...s on in the presence of lead with intensities that reflect the amount of lead present in living cells. Those levels of lead might rise with exposure to lead in the environment, for instance, or decline with successful treatment of lead poisoning. Doctors and patients would benefit from the ability to monit...

ACP tells Congress: Pilot test patient-centered medical home

...hysicians," Dr. Kirk emphasized. "Payments should reflect the value of services involved in coordinating care. This should include payment for care coordination that falls outside of an office visit. Payments should be sufficient to support practices in acquiring the needed information technologies. Physi...

Combination therapy may improve survival for pancreatic cancer

...esults of our study are promising because they may reflect not only longer survival of these patients, but also an improved local-regional control of the disease. In addition, because lower doses of gemcitabine were used, it proved to be a less toxic approach to treatment," said Blackstock. ...

Recently released prisoners in England and Wales at high risk of suicide

...e Lancet comments: "Suicides in released prisoners reflect not only the shortcomings in agencies involved, but ultimately society's attitudes to rehabilitation and re-integration." ...

Poorest children face highest risk of death from injury

...ample, the higher risk of dying in house fires may reflect the quality and type of housing, with the greatest fire risks for those in temporary and poor housing. At the beginning of the 21st century, there is evidence that the economic exclusion of the poorest families is reflected in significantly increas...

Higher levels of obesity associated with greater health risks

...ngs in earlier population samples, which tended to reflect lower degrees of obesity, may underestimate the risks for extremely obese individuals and overestimate the risks for mildly obese individuals in diverse groups," the researchers write. "More accurately assessing weight-related health risk may both im...

Mild sadness provokes depressive thinking in some recovered patients

...im to help prevent relapse by teaching patients to reflect on the factors that influence their thinking, the authors suggest. "Such treatments may include components that first help patients deliberately monitor and observe their thinking patterns when they feel sad, and then help patients respond to these ...

Shire's DAYTRANA, first patch medication for ADHD in children, now available in pharmacies

...eportment (SKAMP-D) scale, in which higher ratings reflect greater impairment, was improved with DAYTRANA overall (mean score 3.2 for DAYTRANA versus 8.0 for placebo) and at all time points assessed throughout the day (P In the phase III naturalistic trial with 270 participants, investigators found that ...

Link between income and happiness is mainly an illusion

...gh income, they think they should be satisfied and reflect that in their answers," Krueger said. "Income, however, matters very little for moment-to-moment experience." Finally, the researchers examined data from a nationwide Bureau of Labor Statistics survey on how people with varying household income lev...

New insights into the impact of pregnancy on inflammatory arthritis

... "Whether the dynamic changes in fetal DNA reflect the potential for immune modulation of maternal arthritis, are a result of disease activity changes, or are not causally related cannot be determined from these studies," notes researcher J. Lee Nelson, M.D. "If the former, further studies could gen...

Promoting seat belt use among black motorists

...tates, Briggs et al. suggest that the findings may reflect concerns of blacks about the possibility of racial profiling, or differential enforcement, whereby law enforcement officers could selectively stop and cite minority motorists for seatbelt law violations. The authors note that "The issue of different...

DNA repair in mammal embryos is a matter of timing

... pathway was originally disrupted. These findings reflect the meticulous timing of an important aspect of embryo development and help to explain the origin of a variety of cancers from muscle tumors to brain tumors, researchers said. A report on these results appears in the online prepublication issue of Pr...

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