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Polish journalist scoops first prize in prestigious European award
... have helped to raise awareness of the desperation some
cancer patients feel, and the need for their doctors to listen to them and help them make the right decisions for their health. Sainz flagged the important role that journalists play in educating the public about cancer and said I think that journ...
Environmental inequality study finds no direct links to segregation, income
...lder Assistant Professor Liam Downey found that in some
cities Hispanics live in the most polluted neighborhoods, but in other cities it is blacks and in still other cities it is whites. Moreover, the degree to which each of these groups is exposed to pollution varies greatly. The study was published ...
K-State researcher working on a way to make snack foods with extra fiber
...avi said. "We're hoping this process will increase some
of the properties of the flour. The foods might have a better physical quality." The researchers worked with the bakery science lab at K-State's department of grain science and industry to produce cookies and tortillas made with bran-enriched flour...
Studies show antidepressants not linked to birth defects
...women in the United States suffer from depression, some
of it undiagnosed. Previous studies have found that some
SSRIs may increase the risk for other problems for babies, including: Withdrawal symptoms in newbo...
Case study: cross-cultural bioethics training program helps fight African 'brain drain'
...dicine. For the first time, the case study reveals some
potent lessons in what it takes to deliver a succe...reness of the need to support research ethics. And some
trainees are not just doing these things in their home countries, but throughout the continent. In...
Anti-gay hate crimes widespread
...ndents had an average age of 39. Most had attended some
college. Two thirds were white, 16 percent black and 12.5 percent Hispanic....
Swing or take on 3-0?
...ll rosters. In this talk, Prof. Sokol will discuss some
of the major similarities, describe how current research is attempting to account for the differences, and show the opportunity that exists for a beneficial collaboration between baseball and operations research....
When minority patients have insurance and a medical home, their health care improves
...an one of four African Americans were uninsured at some
point during the year. In contrast, 21 percent of whites and 18 percent of Asian Americans lacked coverage. In addition to being the groups most likely to go without health insurance, African Americans and Hispanics are least likely to have a regular...
UCLA, Italian chemists move closer to solving Lou Gehrig's disease mystery
... who have the inherited form of ALS and found that some
of them have mutations in the gene that codes for ... misfolding of the protein, which becomes toxic in some
way that is not known and has properties similar to misfolded proteins associated with other neurode...
Early-morning Friday classes may prevent students from getting sloppy on 'thirsty Thursdays'
... Approximately two-thirds of students who consumed some
alcohol Thursday consumed a 'binge amount' if they... two issues. First, I was surprised to learn that some
faculty have a day of the week that they use for consultation or other research. I would think that...
Emergency department guidelines enhance quality patient care
...e on select disease conditions may be available in some
emergency departments, the UC researchers believe they are the first to develop a comprehensive, evidence-based online system that covers numerous conditions from triage and diagnosis to treatment and discharge. Weve been developing a system for th...
Smoking may interfere with alcoholics' neurocognitive recovery during abstinence
...others rewarding properties; nicotine may decrease some
of alcohols negative effects on cognition and motor incoordination; paired use of nicotine and alcohol may produce a strong association between the two substances such that the use of one leads to cravings for the other; and there may exist a genetic...
Personal comments by physicians distract from patient needs
...ll-intentioned efforts to establish relationships, some
physicians tell patients about their own family members, health problems, travel experiences and political beliefs. While such disclosures seem an important way to build a personal connection, a University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentis...
Shoulder tapping -- Young males are most willing to purchase alcohol for underage youth
... We had heard that this was a popular strategy in some
communities, but no systematic research had been conducted. Researchers conducted two waves of shoulder-tap requests outside of 219 randomly selected convenience or liquor stores in both urban and suburban areas. Requesters were young adults (4 f...
Students with symptoms of mental illness often don't seek help
...ed therapy, and the same percentage said they took some
type of psychotropic drug. "We can't assume that reducing financial barriers is enough," Eisenberg said. The study found that one of the biggest predictors of whether a student sought help was socioeconomic background---students who reported growin...
Experts predict Tamiflu could halve the pandemic influenza death toll versus no intervention
...ly rather than treatment and prevention.2 However, some
governments are now planning for sufficient antiviral stockpiles that will allow them to provide Tamiflu preventatively to close contacts of infected individuals. The disease modelling research analysed for the first time the cost-effectiveness of ...
Parents of chronically ill kids are helped by better access to federal and employer leave
...ss to paid leave. Most parents reported missing some
work in the past year to care for their ill childr...uld have missed work if they had received at least some
pay during their time off. Parents who were aware of their eligibility for Family and Medical Leav...
Damon Runyon renews its $2.25 million investment to support young clinical cancer investigators
...mphoma (ATLL), a deadly blood cancer that afflicts some
of the most underserved cancer patients. ATLL is caused by the human T-cell leukemia virus and a subset of ATLL patients respond to therapy with interferon, commonly used in the treatment of a number of cancers. Little is known about how or why int...
Diabetes professionals join forces to identify gaps in diabetes care and better self care
...nd the pharmaceutical industry. The following are some
of the identified barriers to, and strategies for, diabetes self-care: Barriers to Optimal Patient Care and Strategies to Overcome Them Difficulty navigating the health care system Provide information and support to help patients and use ...
Paying taxes, according to the brain, can bring satisfaction
...money. To do this, we needed a $3 million scanner, some
liquid helium and a few weeks of computer time, Harbaugh said. If a participant moved her head, Burghart added, we had to start all over. It will be a while before this is built into cell phones....
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