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Human Genome Project Achieves Technological Triumph

...hink this human scientific triumph is likely to be abused by the society....

Sexual abuse affect health for a lifetime

...t may improve the health of those who are sexually abused early and it needs further advance research....

Doctors at risk- the ugly side of the noble profession

... of workplace crime. They are often threatened and abused by relatives of patients who die during treatment. Without going into who is right and who is wrong the report says doctors are targeted and sometimes made to pay a very heavy price if things go wrong.Calling it the ugly side of the noble profession,...

Drug abuse leads to long standing changes in the brain

...nexpensive over-the-counter ingredients, is widely abused by diverse groups, including young adults who attend "raves" or private clubs, motorcycle gang members, male and female commercial sex workers, and bisexual and homosexual men. In one study, researchers led by Dr. Nora D. Volkow of Brookhaven Natio...

Psychiatric disorders among juveniles

... teens. Researchers found almost half of the teens abused drugs or suffered from drug addiction, and over 45 percent had oppositional defiant disorder and conduct disorder. After eliminating factors such as conduct disorders, nearly 55 percent of males and over two-thirds of females suffered from one or m...

Abuse of prescription drugs among youths on the rise

...ly pain relievers, at an increasing rate. Commonly abused prescription drugs include codeine, methadone, oxy... also found that pain relievers are among the most abused prescription drugs, while use of stimulants and tranquilizers were also rising. Researchers claim t...

Marijuana 'gateway' theory strengthened by study of twins

...the early marijuana users reported that they later abused or became dependent on marijuana, and 43 percent had become dependent on alcohol. The study also reported that among 48 per cent of the early marijuana users, the most commonly used harder drugs were cocaine and other stimulants as compared to 26 per...

Abuse in Childhood Could Result In Heart Disease in Adulthood

...heart disease as adults than children who were not abused or neglected //, according to a new study. Stressful childhoods could lead to self-destructive behaviors such as smoking, drug abuse, and inactivity. This may contribute to the increased risk for heart disease, according to the study. Results show a...

Pediatricians differ in their opinion of child abuse

...arding their opinion of whether the child had been abused or not. Conducting the first systematic examination of how the pediatricians report child abuse, the researchers for the study feel that medical professionals differ widely in their opinion about what constitutes "reasonable suspicion" that child ab...

Treating Dental Problems Of Abused Children Need Special Care

...ulate that dentists probably see patients who were abused “several times a week.” The JADA study notes that because dentists are likely to treat, “knowingly or unknowingly,” victims of childhood sex abuse, “it is important for the dental team to gain some insights about how they can work with these patien...

Sexually Abused Girls Develop Eating Disorders

Girls sexually abused before the age of 16 developed eating disorders an...shape or weight but the study showed that sexually abused girls were psychologically very disturbed and expressed negative fears about weight gain and change ...

Domestic Violence: The Silent Killer of Women Worldwide

...vaginal discharge, rape and fear. In addition, the abused women had a very low self-esteem, resulting in poor mental health status. The incidence of depression, anxiety and stress was twice as high among the abused, compared to their non-abused counterparts. There were also suicidal thoughts and attempts to...

Queensland Bans OTC Sales Of Cold And Flu Drugs

...eed and combination with cocaine. This is the most abused drug on the streets among the youth. It has also emerged that the Pharmacy Guild of Australia will monitor the sales of these cold and flu drugs so that amphetamine labs do not crop up all over the state. "We believe that more stringent point of sa...

Canada: Time up for Health Care revamp

...sought, that brought to light activities that have abused the healthcare system. An impending health care show down looms large if something is not done to salvage the system. ...

Protection Measures against Elder Abuse

...e or hospital. In the cases of the people who were abused at home, 65 cases involved a paid care worker. But the sad state is that out of the 639 cases taken to the police department only five resulted in a criminal prosecution. Action on Elder Abuse wants national data collection introduced, and reportin...

Using Herbal Products Heightens Substance Abuse Risk in Teens

... tried cocaine and 15 times more likely to have // abused anabolic steroids than teens who have never used herbal products. "The study points to the need for parents and health care providers to ask if teens are using herbal remedies and from there probe deeper for possible drug use," said study author,...

Fraudulent Dentist Jailed For Three Years

... welfare of the community.' He added that Semeniuk abused his position. 'You took the wrong course, you resorted to dishonesty and deceit and abused the trust. Your personal, family and professional life is disfigured,' he said. Semeniuk used to wor...

Meet The Nurse With A Killer Instinct

... who led the murder investigation, said: "Ben Geen abused this position of trust. We may never know what motivated him to select and poison his victims. It is clear that he wanted to be the centre of attention and in order to fuel this desire, brought some of his patients to the brink of death and coldly mu...

Research into Intimate Partner Violence

...5 years and in some cases more than 20 years. Most abused women experienced more than one type of IPV: for example, physical IPV and verbal threats. In addition, the severity of abuse was rated as moderately or extremely violent in 30% to 60% of reports, depending on the type of IPV. "A picture emerges of...

Growing Drug Addiction Rate among Elderly Population

...ted with old age. According to the survey the most abused substance among the elderly is alcohol followed by painkillers and anti-anxiety pills....

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(Date:10/15/2014)... the 44th Rosenstiel Award for Distinguished Work in Biomedical ... the mechanisms of genomic instability and its implications for ... second alumnus to win the Rosenstiel Award; the first, ... Alt is the Charles A. Janeway Professor of Pediatrics ... an investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at ...
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