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Bali bomb lessons helped shape Australia's mental health response to terrorism and trauma

...xperienced mental health nurses who had previously worked with people affected by the Eyre Peninsula bushfir...ishment between the two incidents meant that staff worked together in a much more co-ordinated way to help the victims of the second bombing" he says. "They a...

Commonly used drug offers promise for premature babies

...neonatologist Praveen Ballabh, M.D. Ballabh's team worked with Rochester neuroscientists including Nedergaard, Steven Goldman, M.D., Ph.D., and Nanhong Lou, Ph.D. A research article describing the work appeared in the April issue of Nature Medicine, which included a cover photograph taken by the Rochester t...

Smoking and sleep top the list of lifestyle factors impacting oral health

...f sleep, nutritional balance, mental stress, hours worked and eating breakfast. The study found that the number one lifestyle factor that independently impacted the progression of periodontal disease was smoking; hours of sleep closely followed. Over 41% of study participants who showed periodontal disease...

Alzheimer's weight gain initiative also improved patients' intellectual abilities

...res were placed on the dining room walls and staff worked with patients to print new patterns on curtains and tablecloths. Patients' rooms were given name plates, they were encouraged to have more private items in their rooms and staff wore brightly coloured clothes. The prepared trays sent by the kitch...

San Francisco VA researcher receives top Veterans Affairs award

... chief of hemodialysis. In the same year, he first worked with nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) technology to obtain images of a kidney in a living rat one of the earliest biological applications of NMR. He went on to establish the magnetic resonance imaging program at SFVAMC, and has had a hand in the dev...

Log-on to shape-up

...r time. "We found that the online interventions worked just as well as the more expensive printed materials," says Marcus. All of the interventions, both print and Internet-based proved effective. The authors cite that overall, participants exhibited a 5.2 percent improvement in fitness from baseline t...

Heart-failure patients benefit from pharmacist care

...ure that patients understood how their medications worked and why taking them consistently was so important," said Young, a research pharmacist with Wishard Health Services in Indianapolis and a co-author of the study. The study investigators created special patient-specific materials designed to help pat...

Older patients with major depression live longer with appropriate treatment, Penn study shows

...tion, which involved a depression care manager who worked with the primary care provider to recommend treatment for depression according to standard guidelines. Patients were followed for two years, and approximately 3 years after the study, death certificates were reviewed to see whether the depression in...

Rx for heart failure: patient-centered care from a pharmacist

...them to refill their prescriptions. The pharmacist worked to ensure that patients understood how their medications worked and why taking them consistently was important. The pharmacist also tailored the drug regime to each...

Higher gas prices leave many workers running on empty

...lingness to participate at work. (Respondents, who worked in both blue- and white-collar occupations, reported paying an average of $2.83 a gallon during their previous visit to the gas station at the time they were surveyed earlier this year.) Sixty percent of employees confirmed that the price of gas ha...

Researchers discover how antibiotic inhibits bacterial growth

...xactly where the binding occurred and how the drug worked was not known. Until now. "Linezolid targets ribosomes, inhibits protein synthesis, and kills bacteria," said Alexander Mankin, professor and associate director of UIC's Center for Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and lead investigator of the study. "...

Childhood obesity intervention shows promising results

..., and coupons for healthy foods. The SUS team also worked with school and community officials to establish a...tion and physical activity education, but SUS also worked with individuals and community organizations that shape a childs environment, improving the chances ...

Stanford researchers identify immune dysfunction in melanoma patients

...e to interferon, sometimes helps. "Doctors knew it worked in some people but didn't know why," Lee said. This data suggests that treatment works by overcoming the immune system's inability to react properly to interferon. If Lee's suspicion turns out to be true, doctors may be able to screen melanoma pati...

Employers who recognize the impact of migraine may help to improve workplace productivity

...r employee due to migraine, while the average days worked while having a migraine was 8.9 days. Direct medic...m (hours absent from work) and presenteeism (hours worked with migraine with reduced efficiency), were $404,660 per 1,000 migraine sufferers. From a treatment...

Assessment model based on medical history gauges lung cancer risk

...current and former smokers. In contrast, hay fever worked as a protective agent against lung cancer in both groups. The study is not without limitations. One major drawback is that the model focuses only on Caucasians, due to the fact that there were not enough minority patients in the cohort to build and...

Exercise can cut coronary artery disease risk for some with MS

...lth status of those with MS, a team of researchers worked with individuals diagnosed with mild to moderate disability in an eight week aerobic cycling regimen. The investigators found that people with MS improved their aerobic fitness and reduced their level of CAD risk. These findings are drawn from a st...

Mice with a migraine show signs of brain damage

...the Center for Aging and Developmental Biology and worked closely with Takahiro Takano, Ph.D., research assistant professor, who is first author of the paper. By combining two recently developed imaging technologies, Nedergaards team was able to get an unprecedented look at the events that happen in the b...

Widowhood's economic consequences harshest on minority women

... white women. Women who have not had careers or worked in jobs in which they were able to vest a pension are almost totally dependent on their husband's income and limited community assets. Even if their absolute drop in income is less than that of more affluent non-Hispanic White women, minority widows ...

Review finds ways of helping children of drug and alcohol misusers

...nager and senior researcher at the MHRDU, who also worked on the review. "In practice this means working with family members who can help look after the children, teaching the child how to avoid problems, helping them learn how to disengage from negative, and embrace the positive aspects of their life, an...

Free weight training gets workers with rotator cuff injuries back on the job

...rch division of the Institute wanted. Nothing had worked for these patients, and the researchers figured that what would work for them also would work for employees with less severe injuries. The injured employees attended the Institute program four hours a day, five days a week, on average for six wee...

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