Tag: "study" at medical news
Scaling up HIV prevention programs is cost effective
...d thus prevent more HIV infections, according to a study
published in the online open access journal BMC Health Services Research. Each doubling of a programs scale can reduce costs by around a third, and some large programs are ten times more efficient than smaller ones - meaning that many more infections...
Screening for behavioral health first step to getting treatment
... detection, according to a new Brandeis University study
published in the July issue of the Journal of Gene...g requirements, according to the national Brandeis study
of private health plans. Horgan and her colleagues believe that requiring health plans to screen for...
Plants uptake antibiotics
...anure that contains antibiotics. Results from the study
are published in the July-August 2007 issue of the...06. Plant uptake was evaluated in a greenhouse study
involving three food crops: corn, lettuce, and potato. Plants were grown on soil modified with liqu...
Speeding up CT scans with cellphone technology, ultrasound warning signal for breast cancer
... scanners. This is the conclusion of a scientific study
that includes Web Stayman of Xoran Technologies, Inc. (email@example.com), the Ann Arbor, MI-based company that makes the MiniCAT scanner. Using MiniCAT may provide additional advantages to the patient and physician, as its designed specifically ...
Global warming's threat to New York region and how to avoid severe consequences
...ing scientists will release the most comprehensive study
to date of the effects global warming will have on New York and its residents. The report examines potential consequences for coastal areas, marine fisheries, forests, agriculture, winter recreation and human health. The scientists will describe how ...
Patients with soft tissue sarcomas should be treated at high volume centers
...s arrived at a total of 5564 unique cases. A final study
sample of 4205 cases was created by excluding individuals who had non-surgical treatments. Next, the researchers looked at the medical facilities where each persons treatment was done. A total of 256 institutions in Florida performed at least one ...
Environmental inequality study finds no direct links to segregation, income
A new study
examining two possible factors leading to "environ...etween cities and defy simple explanation. In a study
of the 61 largest U.S. metropolitan areas, University of Colorado at Boulder Assistant Professor Lia...
New heart disease risk score will help minimize health inequalities
... and will help minimise health inequalities. The study
comes as the governments drugs watchdog, the Natio...tions, but point out that this is the largest such study
to have ever been undertaken, and the first time routine data in a UK general practice population ha...
Wesley Research Institute study targets pharmacists to help diabetes sufferers
..., Mr David Brand of The Wesley Pharmacy, said this study
had the potential to benefit sufferers by enabling...dividual glucose meter uploads during the day. The study
will then determine whether lifestyle advice from pharmacists has a positive impact on participants'...
Chemical in brain acts like a fuel gauge
...dy is running on empty. Lunch, anyone" While the study
has few near-term clinical implications, except pe...a, Riverside. Additional results from an ongoing study
suggest that norepinephrine is not only sufficient but necessary for conveying hypoglycemia signals ...
UT study reveals inaccuracies in cardiac PET-CT imaging, finds fixes
... as many as 40 percent of patients, according to a study
published today on the cover page of the Journal o...e definitive perfusion images demonstrated in this study
and, as reported earlier, suitable for assessing severity of coronary artery disease, for following ...
Studies show antidepressants not linked to birth defects
...overall risk for most birth defects. However, each study
found that taking SSRIs during pregnancy was associated with a small increase in the risk of certain rare birth defects but they were different birth defects. Dr. Michael Katz, acting Medical Director of the March of Dimes, said the studies show...
Case study: cross-cultural bioethics training program helps fight African 'brain drain'
...ning Program is the subject of a sweeping new case study
published in the July 2007 issue of Academic Medicine. For the first time, the case study
reveals some potent lessons in what it takes to deliver a successful, cross-cultural ethics training...
Anti-gay hate crimes widespread
...se of their sexual orientation, according to a new study
by University of California, Davis, psychology pro...lf-identified gay men, lesbians and bisexuals. The study
will be published in the Journal of Interpersonal Violence. Overall, 21 percent of the people in t...
Do people listen to heat warnings?
...l Protection Agency, Sheridan recently conducted a study
on how effectively heat warning systems have been implemented in four cities, including Dayton, Ohio, Philadelphia, Phoenix, and Toronto, Ontario. Specifically targeting residents 65 and older, Sheridan found that almost 90 percent were aware a heat ...
Hib vaccine: A critical ally in Asia's effort to reduce child deaths
Dhaka, Bangladesh, 28 June 2007 A new study
from Bangladesh published online today in The Pedi...umed that Hib was not a major cause. This vaccine study
builds the evidence of the real burden of Hib pneumonia and meningitis as has been shown in other st...
New study shows Rescue Remedy is an effective all-natural stress, anxiety reliever
...N, MA JUNE 27, 2007 -- A just published scientific study
conducted by researchers at the University of Miam...everyday stress. The result of this independent study
is not only welcome news for those of us who encounter stressful situations every day, but particula...
'Cars' imaging reveals clues to myelin damage
...coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering, or CARS, to study
how the myelin sheath is degraded by a molecule ca...t it is used extensively in laboratory research to study
the deterioration of myelin, which insulates nerve fibers and enables them to properly conduct impul...
Needle-stick injuries are common but unreported by surgeons in training
...by U.S. health care workers. Furthermore, a recent study
of a general surgical service in an urban academic hospital revealed that 20 percent to 38 percent of all procedures involved patients with bloodborne pathogens....
New research spares children the pain of the needle
...oses of the medicine in the majority of cases. The study
has been published online in the medical journal T...he University of Nottinghams Medical School. The study
is the first in the developed world to compare oral treatment versus intravenous (IV) treatment for ...
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