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AASM to school-bound: Sleep is the right ingredient for academic success

...to the classroom after a three-month break signals that summer is drawing to a close. For children and te...ummer also means an end to the long daylight hours that allows them to stay out later, as well as the long lazy mornings of sleeping in. The American Acade...

Highlights from the August 2007 Journal of the American Dietetic Association

...s conclude the study provides preliminary evidence that moderate-intensity lifestyle intervention using an...ts, employers and society, effective interventions that are at least cost-neutral should be welcome additions to comprehensive medical care. Additional r...

Medical residents score poorly in diagnosing and managing tuberculosis

...ing lower, was just 55 percent. Results showed that the recent medical school graduates got three-fift...he poor results for trainees, people cannot assume that lack of comprehensive knowledge about tuberculosis leads to poor patient care, says lead study autho...

Medical residents unclear about TB guidelines

...ts with previously undiagnosed TB, it is important that they are properly trained in spotting and treating this infectious disease. We cannot be sure that lack of tuberculosis knowledge leads to poor management of patients, says Karakousis. Although train...

Why do people have sex?

...reveals hundreds of varied and complex motivations that range from the spiritual to the vengeful. After conducting one of the most comprehensive studies on why people have sex, psychology researchers David Buss and Cindy Meston uncovered 237 motivations, which appear in the August issue of Archives of S...

USC law professor battles schizophrenia

...nts. I hope this story will help implode the myths that surround mental illness. And, honestly, it will be...in her 40s before she was able to admit to herself that her illness was not going away, and that medication and psychoanalysis would be necessary for the re...

Study says normal but out-of-control enzyme may be culprit that signals some cells to become cancer

...d the potential culprit among a network of enzymes that relay signals inside cells to regulate such functi...pment and programmed cell death. The work suggests that drugs designed to disable the enzyme, known as TOPK, could have anti-cancer benefits. The study appe...

HealthGrades study: Bariatric surgery patients have fewer complications at high-volume hospitals

...n 19 states over the years 2003 to 2005 also found that five-star rated hospitals those with better-than-...e the number of procedures compared with hospitals that rated poorly. A clear trend away from traditional, more invasive gastric bypass to a less invasive...

W.M. Keck Foundation announces 2007 class of Distinguished Young Scholars in medical research

...cilitate the scientists ongoing study. It is hoped that the investment in the Keck Scholars will greatly b...ential to uncover defects in chromosome regulation that cause malignancy, which may lead to advances in combating cancerous cells in the body. Wallace M...

National quality agenda, payment reform, care integration keys to improving quality, patient safety

...ts and form a national quality agenda; 95% believe that fundamental payment reform is needed; and three-fourths (73%) say that greater organization and integration of provider care is necessary for improved quality and efficien...

Africa: International volunteer impact small, but significant

...ional volunteers as a last resort measure, judging that it is not very cost effective, as compared with investment in local capacity," says Laleman. "In countries in Southern and Eastern Africa hardest hit by HIV/AIDS, the reliance on international health volunteers, especially doctors, is likely to incre...

Takeda responds to the FDA advisory committee recommendation

...arch & Development (TGRD) underscores its position that ACTOS ; (pioglitazone HCl) offers a proven safety ...oth humans and animals, all have shown no evidence that ACTOS is associated with an increased risk of heart attack or stroke, said Mehmood Khan, M.D., TGRD ...

Science steps in to discover wonders of Toe-tankhamun

...at The University of Manchester is hoping to prove that the wood and leather artefact in the Cairo Museum ...te from between 1000 and 600BC, so if we can prove that one or both were functional then we will have pushed back prosthetic medicine by as much as 700 year...

Nottingham center to help UK to meet its carbon targets

Cutting-edge technology that captures polluting carbon dioxide and stores it pe...n Energy Technology, has won 1.1m for a new centre that is set to play a crucial role in the fight against climate change. The Centre for Innovation in Ca...

University hospitals wins multiple national IT awards for electronic patient data bank

...gy. Most Wired is a quarterly national publication that highlights information technology practices that help solve strategic problems in health care. UH also was selected to receive the CIO 100 Award f...

Floods and fires across Europe captured from space

...tries are battling blazes and searing temperatures that have surpassed 40 degrees Celsius, spawning fires in Greece, Italy and Macedonia. Fire fighters battled some 1500 blazes within a 24-hour period in parts of central and southern Italy over the weekend. On Tuesday in Italys southern region of Pugli...

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

...hey fall short of an overarching, coordinated plan that would create a better overall health care system f... proposals before Congress. The analysis indicates that bills seeking to change Medicares payment structure hold the most promise for health care savings an...

Trials underway for 'essential' new TB vaccine

...ir of TB Alert, said: "It is immensely important that a new, and potentially much more effective, vaccine against TB is going into second stage trials. The TB bacterium has for too long managed to stay a step ahead of human efforts as shown by the appearance, especially in HIV positive populations in So...

RAND presents first Victor Fuchs Research Award to economists at Carnegie Mellon University

...ms what we all expected but could not demonstrate that encouraging people to take their medicine prevents...on spending for other medical care. Results showed that increases in drug co-payments caused people to reduce their use of prescription drugs, which led to ...

Worcester Polytechnic Institute to host national forum on locating first responders inside buildings

...rom the National Fire Protection Association noted that getting lost, trapped, or disabled inside building...ecision personnel location and tracking technology that employs principles from orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM), which transmits high-spee...

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(Date:10/17/2014)... . To date, ... overdoses, doctors are often limited to supportive therapy such as ... combination of drugs involved. So what can be done if ... ETH professor Jean-Christophe Leroux from the Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences ... question. "The task was to develop an agent that could ...
(Date:10/16/2014)... efficiently, they are anything but sustainable: environmental damage ... is becoming increasingly evident. Despite their disadvantages, however, ... regarded as the sole possibility of achieving higher ... Bernhard Schmid, an ecology professor at the University ... agriculture and forestry. After all, a new study ...
(Date:10/15/2014)... As our ability to assess the pandemic risk from ... developments, we must not allow ourselves to become complacent ... an international consortium of scientists. , Influenza pandemics arise ... have yet to develop widespread immunity – spreads in ... in the past 100 years, the worst of which ...
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