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Patient-centered approach can backfire
...at the University of Iowa suggests that it doesn't work
for everybody. In fact, some patients are significantly less likely to follow doctors' orders and feel satisfied with their care when physicians take the patient-centered approach. According to the UI study, recently published in the Annals of Beha...
Traditional Chinese exercises may increase efficacy of flu vaccine
...ial and healing arts. Yang, who will discuss the work
as a featured speaker at a Sept. 21 clinical confe...ic. This is my dream. Recent research, including work
by Yang and Rosengren, has demonstrated improvements in quality of life, flexibility, strength, card...
Study says COPD testing is not measuring up
...e Medicine. This study shows that we have a lot of work
ahead of us in terms of raising awareness among both patients and physicians. Along with colleagues from Johns Hopkins University, the University of Washington, and the National Committee for Quality Assurance, Dr. Han identified patients with new...
Regulator of lipid metabolism ensures high quality breast milk
...Evans by examining the action of PPAR in vivo, our work
revealed an unexpected link between diet, inflamma...one of the true sustaining forces in life. Yihongs work
showed us that this does not simply happen but it is the product of an intricate genetic program tha...
1 of 2 pediatric kidney disease research centers in world established
...linical improvement at the patient's bedside. This work
is expected to translate ultimately to new diagnostic tests and new clinical trials for specific therapies in children with genetic and acquired kidney diseases which lead to progressive loss of kidney function. Michael Dunn, M.D., dean and executiv...
Test project of patient-centered medical home model endorsed by American College of Physicians
.... The additional payment recognizes the extensive work
that the physician does related to a patients care... and further facilitates the physicians ability to work
with other physicians and professionals to meet the patients needs and preferences. Further, UHG wi...
Penn study finds pro-death proteins required to regulate healthy immune function
...basis of both findings is based on how Bax and Bak work
on intracellular membranes. Specifically, the team found that when the T-cell receptor was stimulated on mutant cells lacking both proteins, proliferation was severely reduced relative to normal cells. Closer investigation showed that the amount an...
Chromatin remodeling complex connected to DNA damage control
...R, a necessary step for certain DNA checkpoints to work
properly. When Shen and colleagues used a mutant version of Ies4 to mimic constant phosphorylation, more cells were stuck in a checkpoint pause, blocking cell division. When phosphorylation was blocked, the cells' response to replication stress was...
Stanford researchers find culprit in aging muscles that heal poorly
...rchers have uncovered the conduit that conveys the work
orders to muscle stem cells, that knowledge could ...ction." Rando, who also does research and clinical work
at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, is senior author of the research that will be ...
Women with migraines and visual symptoms may have higher stroke risk
...minimize other stroke risk factors, he said. More work
is also needed regarding whether patent foramen ovale mediates the association between probable migraine with visual symptoms and ischemic stroke, Kittner said. We did not find evidence that this was the case, but had limited data to address this qu...
'Heroes of Chemistry' honored for medical, energy, environmental breakthroughs
...ards specifically honor "chemical innovators whose work
has led to the welfare and progress of humanity" i...hosen by an ACS panel in recognition of industrial work
that has lead to the successful development and commercial sale of a technological product. "Our H...
Wireless technology shows promise in diagnosing pediatric intestinal disease
...echnology is a very useful system for the clinical work
in suspected small-bowel diseases in infancy, he says. However, the high rate of positive examination is due to the very careful selection of the patients. ...
New research discovers independent brain networks control human walking
... the cerebellum are rarely able to. This body of work
sheds light on the specificity of walking adaptations and demonstrates that patients with certain types of brain damage can store a new walking pattern in the short term. Based on these findings, Bastians goal is to learn how to make that pattern las...
Metabolic study in mice could lead to 'good cholesterol' boosters
...nd increase good cholesterol have the potential to work
even better. Indeed, researchers believe that increasing HDL-C while lowering LDL-C might cut heart attack risk by as much as 70 percent, he explained. In the current study, the researchers found that treatments that partially block the activity of...
Miniature implanted devices could treat epilepsy, glaucoma
...kes this important," he said. A paper about that work
will be presented during the conference on Aug. 26...seizure is starting. The Purdue researchers will work
with Dr. Robert Worth, a neurosurgeon at the IU School of Medicine. The system's high performance ...
Rutgers professor Bart Krekelberg is named 1 of 20 US Pew Scholars for 2007
...0 grant from the Pew Charitable Trusts to fund his work
in vision and eye movements. The highly selective ...n visual perception and eye movements and how they work
in unison. Traditionally, such research has focused on the function of specific cells in individual ...
WPI wins $1M to develop system to locate and monitor emergency workers in buildings
...'s location within a few meters outdoors, does not work
well in buildings because the satellite signals are weak and because they bounce off walls, introducing errors. Academic, corporate, and government researchers are pursuing a number of other technologies that may ultimately permit precision indoor lo...
Electrical implant steadies balance disorder in animals
... them more like normal. In addition, they plan to work
on making the device smaller and hermetically sealed so that it can fit completely inside the head beneath the skin. The resulting vestibular implant, they say, could ultimately serve as a safety net for people who need high-dose gentamicin thera...
High blood pressure problems largely misunderstood by sufferers
...sential that patients and healthcare professionals work
together to fight the disease. This synthesis of qualitative studies provides valuable information that will assist healthcare providers to better understand and manage conflicts between healthcare provider and patient perspectives of this condition....
Sports concussion research using fMRI provides insight for safe return-to-play decisions
... fMRI reveals preliminary evidence and lays ground work
for future research In our study, using fMRI, we demonstrate that the functioning of a network of brain regions is significantly associated with both the severity of concussion symptoms and time to recover, said Jamie Pardini, Ph.D., a neuropsycho...
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