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Patient-centered approach can backfire

...hen confronted with a provider who is reluctant to share control." The study was statistically adjusted to control for the effects of physicians' and patients' age and gender because past studies have shown that symmetry in those characteristics may also improve satisfaction and treatment plan compliance...

Smoking may strongly increase long-term risk of eye disease

...icle. In addition to smoking, AMD is postulated to share other risk factors with cardiovascular disease, such as elevated cholesterol level and hypertension. Smoking may also interact with AMD gene susceptibility and other environmental risk factors. Jennifer S. L. Tan, M.B.B.S., B.E., University of Sydn...

Women with migraines and visual symptoms may have higher stroke risk

...ne with visual symptoms alone. Migraine and stroke share some common risk factors, including high blood pressure and patent foramen ovale (PFO); both have a hereditary basis. While a baby grows in the womb, he or she has a normal opening between the hearts left and right atria (upper chambers). If this o...

States taking action to insure nation's 13.3M uninsured young adults

... individual insurance market can amount to a large share of a low or moderate income. States with laws requiring health plans to cover young adults on their parents insurance until age 25 include Colorado, Idaho, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Mexico, Rhode Island, Texas, Washington, an...

Decision aid for diabetes

...betes Victor Montori (Mayo Clinic) and colleagues share lessons learned from their development of Statin Choice, a decision aid for patients with diabetes who are considering using cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins to reduce their cardiovascular risk. Citation: Montori VM, Breslin M, Maleska M, We...

World's largest respiratory health study launches next phase

...hildren from the same family. Brothers and sisters share some of their genes but they also share their childhood environments. Studying siblings is a very important way to identify how diseases gro...

International symposium on fruit, vegetables headed for Houston

...these scientists will meet in Houston Oct. 9-13 to share the latest findings. FAV Health 2007 - Fruits And Vegetables, that is will convene at the Omni Hotel Houston, Four Riverway, for the second international symposium on how produce affects human health, according to Dr. Bhimu Patil, director of the ...

Health reform bills could improve quality and efficiency, but fall short of national plan

...cords, along with patient information and tools to share in decision-making. According to Davis and co-author Sara Collins, assistant vice president at The Commonwealth Fund, significant improvements in quality will require greater federal involvement in health care, not only in financing insurance cov...

From UF and IBM, a blueprint for 'smart' health care

...e technology also could pave the way for people to share real-time information on their health or well-being with absent loved ones. And it could prove useful for doctors who need to keep tabs on many patients at one time by helping the doctors to prioritize whom to treat first. We call it quality-of-lif...

New algorithm matches any tumor cells to best possible anti-cancer treatments

...hat have activity against human bladder cancer. To share this exciting capability with the scientific community, Dr. Lee is leading the development of a web-based COXEN system ( www.coxen.org ) where investigators with genomic profiling data from cancer cells or patient tumors can obtain chemosensitivity p...

Study finds HIV protease inhibitor drugs may adversely affect the scaffolding of the cell nucleus

...on was a natural fit, as Hrycyna and the UCLA team share a common interest in ZMPSTE24 processing. ...

Case study: cross-cultural bioethics training program helps fight African 'brain drain'

...search. One trainee returned to Zimbabwe, eager to share his newfound expertise at more than 30 workshops in surrounding regions. Another returned to the Democratic Republic of Congo and established two Institutional Review Boards (IRBs). Another trainee helped design international guidelines for HVI vacci...

Millennium development goals: Are we on track?

... gap (between richest and poorest), increasing the share of income enjoyed by the poorest families, reducing the share of preschool children who are underweight, and lowering the share of each countrys population that h...

Award winning book co-edited by Rutgers College of Nursing Dean updated with new information

...tioner. She has created a Web page for nurses to share biopreparedness and emerging infectious diseases information and initiated an annual interdisciplinary conference on emerging infectious diseases. Lashley is certified as a PhD medical geneticist by the American Board of Medical Genetics, the first...

Conference to investigate basis of parental behavior

... leading minds on maladaptive parental response to share state-of-the-art methods and compare findings on several species, including humans. Leading gender biologist David R. Rubinow, M.D., Chair of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will deliver the conferences keynote lecture,...

CIRM awards $3.79 million to Burnham Institute

...olleagues and I at Burnham were among the first to share knowledge through training courses in stem cell biology, said Dr. Loring. Our efforts to date have been supported through private donations and, as permitted, public grants. This award from CIRM will significantly advance the Institutes standing as...

USC and Childrens Hospital Los Angeles both receive grants for stem cell facilities

...pment for multiple researchers and institutions to share for unrestricted stem cell research. USC's grant also includes funding to develop an educational course in current protocols in stem cell research. CIRM's advisory panel strongly recommended funding for USC's laboratory space. "We are very ple...

Aussie research goes global through new grants

... Kingdom, The Netherlands and the United States to share research results. These countries are common comparator countries for Australia in general practice and primary health care research. The travelling scholarships give researchers who were involved in an earlier program of work which examined menta...

When HIV and liver disease co-exist

... novel challenge, experts in the field convened to share information and opinions on the management of such patients. The conference discussions are summarized in June issue of Hepatology, a journal published by John Wiley & Sons on behalf of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)...

Second SPORT study shows surgery advantage for spinal stenosis and slipped vertebra

...ry important to me that I have evidence that I can share with my patients as they are trying to decide how to proceed with treatment," Weinstein said. "Up until now, we suspected surgery produced better results, but we had little objective data to support that. With the results of this study, we can now ...

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