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Sex, age and sun exposure linked to frequency of sunburns

...verall, adolescents, "sun worshippers," and indoor workers had more sunburns than children, golfers, and gardeners. Despite applying sunscreen on more days, female participants had a median of one sunburn, more than male participants, due to more days with sun risk behavior. Number of sunburns peaked at age ...

Institute of Medicine news: Human resource crisis in HIV/AIDS

...the long run. The dearth of qualified health care workers in many low-income nations is often the biggest ro...tute of Medicine to study options for placing such workers in the 15 focus countries. "In addition to this proposed corps of highly skilled health and manage...

Paramedics need help to revive marriages: U of T study

...them. "The aftermath of the traumatic events these workers experience ripples out to encompass family members," says Regehr. "If you don't keep the family healthy, you don't keep the responders healthy and well." She says partners of paramedics cope with their distressed spouses in various ways. Some encoura...

New study shows simple actions wipe out huge higher heart risks for Asian diabetics

...age included the use of multi-lingual Asian health workers led by a community diabetes specialist nurse. The researchers found this approach provided a number of benefits but one of the most significant was an average drop in blood pressure of around 4mmHg in the Asian patients research has shown that such ...

Burden of parasitic worm infection greater than previous estimates

...ffect of infection is quite small. But many health workers believe the disabling effects of schistosomiasis have not been adequately quantified. Charles King and colleagues reviewed 135 published and unpublished reports from March 1921 to July 2002 on disability-associated outcomes for all forms of schistoso...

Attention full-time workers: Get off the computer and out to exercise in your free time!

...ON, D.C., May 2 Do you like millions of full-time workers surf TV channels, play video games or boot up the... nearly 4,500 men and women, a subset of full-time workers who spent more of their down time engaged in sedentary activities had significantly less exercise th...

Scalpel-free surgery could reduce risk of HIV and hepatitis exposure for health care workers

...me to prevent the spread of disease to health care workers in the operating room," said Martin A. Makary, M.D... high-risk settings to further protect health care workers from accidental transmission," added Makary. Sharpless surgical techniques include laparoscopy...

Two studies document rise of superbugs in the environment

...ns in Texas should raise red flags for health care workers everywhere. "There have been deaths related to this organism, although the vast number are skin and soft tissue infections," said Sheldon Kaplan, MD, lead author of the Texas study. He added that because of this "very dramatic increase" in MRSA infec...

Obese workers' pay lower due to health costs, Stanford study finds

...y people to attribute the gap to prejudice against workers based on their appearance. But new research from S...le to understanding these pay differentials: obese workers are paid less only when they have employer-sponsored health insurance. These findings, just publishe...

Nutritional advice improves health of children in developing countries

...hat did not have the intervention programme. Field workers visited the families as soon as possible after birth and at regular intervals up to the 18 months of age to assess growth, feeding practices, and dietary intake of energy, minerals and vitamins. Caregivers in intervention areas reported receiving nu...

Arabic translation of doctoral thesis on Yemeni health workers

...ic. The thesis about the position of female health workers in Yemen has been published by Dar Muhajirun publi...ctoral research into the position of female health workers in basic health-care projects in the harbour city of Hodeidah. In Yemen the paid employment of women...

Leprosy genome tells story of human migrations, French researchers report in Science

...on back to a certain region may help public health workers monitor the movement of the disease over time and determine the geographic source of new infections, said study author Stewart Cole of the Pasteur Institute. Historically, it's been thought that leprosy originated in the Indian subcontinent and was t...

Cancer like colonisation for Aboriginal women

...he disease, and also interviewed Aboriginal health workers and community leaders. "Being at home with the community was far more important than what could be offered in the health system for cancer," Dr Prior said. "It's not to say the Aboriginal women didn't want to have treatment, but they were reluctant...

New partnership launched to accelerate and evaluate national malaria control program in Africa

...s the copper mines' substantial efforts to protect workers and their families from the health and economic devastation of malaria." "We think that this partnership can establish the value of scaled-up, national malaria control as the gold standard in Africa," said Regina Rabinovich, director of the Bill & Me...

UK demand for overseas doctors severely affecting sub-Saharan Africa

...afford and should aim to train as many health-care workers as it needs. To poach and rely on highly skilled foreign workers from poor countries in the public sector is akin to the crime of theft."...

The Gerontological Society of America chooses 2005 Hartford faculty scholars

... Research focus: Beliefs and practices of social workers about the role of hospice care for individuals with end stage progressive dementia, and also the beliefs and practices of familial caregivers who have utilized hospice care for their care recipient with progressive dementia....

Day care settings are a significant source of indoor allergens

... home living rooms means children and the day care workers may be getting prolonged exposure to allergens," said Dr. Arbes. "More research needs to be conducted to determine the effects of allergen exposures outside of the home."...

Visual screening could prevent 37,000 deaths from mouth cancer worldwide

... rounds of oral visual screening by trained health workers at 3-year intervals and 6 clusters were assigned t...ve with no past history of oral cancer. The health workers referred anyone with one or more mouth lesions to a dentist or oncologist for clinical confirmation ...

Blood-based TB test matches up to old skin test in study among health workers in India

...ore personnel time because it requires health care workers to deal with a patient twice. "The new test may tu...esearchers analyzed the results of 726 health care workers from the Mahatma Gandhi Institute, a rural hospital in Sevagram, India, that treats about 300 tuberc...

Study shows importance of exposure age for Hanford nuclear workers' cancer risk

CHAPEL HILL -- The ages at which workers are exposed to low doses of ionizing radiation app...ll study. UNC scientists investigated deaths among workers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Hanford Site in Richland, Wash. The Hanford Site produced plutoni...

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