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How to build a better brain

...The gist of the paper is this: what kids need is a secure relationship with adults who adore them. "It's all about playing with your child," said Eric Knudsen, PhD, the Edward C. and Amy H. Sewall Professor in the Stanford University School of Medicine, succinctly summing up a paper coming out in the June...

'Nothing About Us Without Us'

...al justice for disabled people, which is aiming to secure a disability specific EU directive to prevent discrimination across all services. He concluded: "We must ensure that the needs and rights of people with rheumatic and musculoskeletal conditions are not overlooked. They should be allowed to participa...

'Food insecure' Appalachians more likely to be obese, diabetic, study finds

... overweight (48.1 percent) than subjects from food secure households (25.8 percent and 35.1 percent, respect...io University project, with 72.8 percent from food secure households and 27.2 percent from food insecure households that may or may not be experiencing hunger...

Challenge is in the eye of the beholder: A heavy burden can slant our world

... the hill to be greater than their counterparts on secure ground. The author concludes that "what one sees in the world is influenced not only by optical and ocular-motor information, but also by one's purposes, physiological state, and emotions."...

Telemedicine solutions to optimise healthcare

...send the results wirelessly to a specialist over a secure Public Key Infrastructure (PKI). "It normally takes a day or more for samples to be physically sent to a laboratory and the diagnosis returned to the patient's doctor. Telelaboratory provides results in 10 minutes," Dario says. By proving the benefit...

Inconsistent access to food in low-income households may contribute to weight gain

...f household food security, ranging from fully food secure to food insecure with hunger. With the exception of those living in households with the most severe level of food insecurity, women in food-insecure households were approximately 50 percent more likely to be obese and to gain at least 10 pounds in on...

Tunnell Consulting awarded contract to fight avian flu

...nd manufacturing cell-based vaccines Establishing secure egg supply for influenza vaccine manufacturing Expanding and enhancing the vaccine surge supply Developing pandemic vaccine candidates for clinical evaluation Tunnell has a long history of consulting in the life sciences field and strong experien...

Study finds parents rarely use baby gates, bath thermometers

...lve unprotected stairways, which can be blocked by secure baby gates. Nearly 24,000 children in the United States are treated in hospital emergency rooms every year for burns caused by scalding associated with hot liquids or steam. Scald burns are the number one cause of burns to children under age four. Y...

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Cleveland Clinic establish biomedical research collaboration

...nstitute will develop joint research proposals and secure funding from federal and non-federal funding sources, such as corporations, foundations and private philanthropists. The collaborating institutions will also establish a visiting scientist program and a summer internship program for undergraduate and...

Locked door psychiatric units have more disadvantages than advantages say staff

...e by 85 per cent of staff, providing patients with secure and efficient care by 73 per cent and protection against the outside world by 68 per cent" says lead author Kristina Haglund. "We know where the patients are" commented one member of staff, while another said that "it gives patients a sense of securi...

Condom use needs to be heavily promoted if Bush's emergency plan for AIDS relief is to work

...dent George W Bush launched PEPFAR, which hopes to secure US$15 billion in funding between 2004 and 2008, to combat HIV/AIDS in some of the poorest parts of the world. One of the aims of the Plan is to prevent 7 million new HIV infections by 2010. The cornerstone of this prevention strategy is the ABC appro...

Cincinnati surgeons report new treatment for often-fatal injury

...ing' that can guide the surgeon to more accurately secure the extender cuffs and create a strong seal." Once in place, the dual lining supports the weakened vessel walls and allows blood to continue flowing through the aorta without applying pressure to damaged area. "Our method gives emergency surgeons a ...

$10 million gift funds innovative predictive health study

...ization. The study will store these data in highly secure systems that also will support future research. Indiana residents rank high on national scales for risky behavior that are known to lead to cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes and other illnesses. Indiana ranks fourth in the nation for its rate ...

Minimally invasive approach can work for many thyroid patients

...calpel. "The harmonic scalpel allows us to safely secure blood vessels in small spaces without needing to tie the vessels," Dr. Terris says. "You reach up and ligate vessels through endoscope guidance." Slender instruments also enable surgeons to push aside muscles rather than cut through them. Video monit...

Beaming pain relief

...ld War to keep short-range military communications secure may someday provide relief from hard-to-treat conditions such as nerve pain, intense itching, and nausea caused by chemotherapy. And, with the support of a $4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, Temple University School of Medicine ...

'Visible Proofs' exhibition on forensic medicine opens at NIH

...he first investigation to use fingerprints to help secure a conviction for murder--the 1892 Francesca Rojas case Film clips of actual forensic autopsies Among the stories told in the exhibition are: How, in 1998, DNA evidence identified the Vietnam War's "Unknown Soldier" as Lt. Michael Blassie of St...

Successful medical outcomes? It's the relationship that counts

...s taken a decade for relationship-centered care to secure attention and that it will take another decade for it to be effectively studied. "What we have found repeatedly is that medical care succeeds when there are stable and enduring relationships," says Dr. Frankel. "Successful outcomes lie not simply in ...

Internal medicine organizations survey internists on maintenance of certification

...nowledge and practice performance in addition to a secure exam. To ease the burden on physicians, ABIM has collaborated with groups such as ACP and other medical organizations to offer credit for modules developed outside of ABIM. Such collaborations reduce the time needed to complete MOC and allow physici...

Food insecurity impairs academic development of children

...al skills suffer when families that have been food secure become food insecure while the child is in the early primary grades. "In addition, we found that kindergarten girls from food-insecure families tend to gain more weight than other girls, which may put them at risk for obesity as adults," he said. Fr...

CYPHER Sirolimus-eluting Coronary Stent benefits from clinical success, worldwide growth in 2005

...ls coupled with health economic analyses helped to secure important accomplishments in reimbursement in key markets globally. Recently, the French Ministry of Health expanded reimbursement for the CYPHER Stent and CYPHER SELECT TM Sirolimus-eluting Coronary Stent for certain complex patient cases A simil...

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