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Reduction in Antidepressant Leads to Suicidal Risks

...toring to mitigate these risks but did not suggest avoiding the pediatric use of antidepressants. Benji T. Kurian, M.D., M.P.H., and colleagues at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tenn., examined monthly antidepressant prescription data among patients age 2 to 17 years covered by the Ten...

Radical Change in the Lifestyle Might Bring a Greener Future for Brits

...getarian meals, running battery- operated cars and avoiding affordable flights. Paul Allen, CAT's Development Director, was quoted by the Scotsman as saying that if these radical steps are taken, the United kingdom could be carbon neutral within the next two decades. CAT says achieving such a drastic cut...

Brits Need to Change Lifestyle to Have a Greener Future: Report

...getarian meals, running battery- operated cars and avoiding affordable flights. Paul Allen, CAT's Development Director, was quoted by the Scotsman as saying that if these radical steps are taken, the United kingdom could be carbon neutral within the next two decades. CAT says achieving such a drastic cut...

Electronic Health Records Shows No Improvement in Quality of Outpatient Care

...nseling for high-risk adults; screening tests; and avoiding potentially inappropriate prescriptions for elderl...ne tranquilizers for patients with depression, and avoiding routine urinalysis during general medical exams - doctors using electronic record systems fared bett...

Gallstone Gene Discovered by Research Team

... to be helped with drug treatments in future, thus avoiding the need for an operation." However, the genetic contribution to the common problem of gallstones has not been fully explained by this study: "We believe there are at least three or four other gene variants that increase gallstone risk," says the ...

EPA to Improve Nanotechnology

...technology that helps us achieve its promise while avoiding or greatly minimizing any possible dangers....

World's Oldest Man Says Sorry He's Still Alive

...anabe, a teetotaller who has repeatedly said that avoiding alcohol was a secret of his longevity, was given a certificate from the Guinness Book of World Records by the mayor of his local municipality. Tanabe, from Miyazaki prefecture on the southern island of Kyushu, was born on September 18, 1895 -- befo...

The Bottleneck in Neuroblastoma

...el can help oncologists design the best treatment, avoiding the twin pitfalls of undertreating or overtreating any given child. Better treatments may be on the horizon, but better understanding of neuroblastomas precise biology can guide physicians to the best choices among possible options. John Maris, M...

Poor Health Practices Plague Rajasthan Tribal Women

...nt firmly believe in using traditional methods for avoiding pregnancy. The study revealed that the main reason behind this was lack of easy availability of modern contraceptives, traditional myths and misconception, fear of side effects and opposition by husband and other family members, especially mother i...

Potentially Violent Individuals can Be Identified by STAMP System

...t was noted that there can be cultural reasons for avoiding eye contact and it was important to differentiate these from other cases. Tone and volume of voice was associated with 13 of the 16 violent episodes. Most of the cases involved raised voices and yelling but two involved sarcastic and caustic replie...

US Hospitals Increasingly Colonized by Drug-resistant Germs

...ean and covered with a clean bandage until healed, avoiding contact with other people's wounds and bandages and avoiding shared personal items such as towels and razors. Official figures published in the UK sometime sh...

Study of Bacterial Pathogen may Give Insight to Cancer Development

...on can be avoided by cooking all meats thoroughly, avoiding dairy products that are not pasteurised, and washing all fruits and vegetables thoroughly before consumption....

Chilean President's Cousin Successfully Tests Allergy 'Knockout' Technique on Mice

... targets CD300a only on the surface of mast cells, avoiding suppression of other immune cells. During the study, this antibody potently eliminated four different types of allergic diseases in mice. The researchers also noted that upon administration of the antibody in nose drops, mice suffering from sever ...

Impotence and Incontinence Greatly Reduced With New Prostate Cancer Treatment

...he dose to more accurately target the tumour while avoiding vulnerable areas. Results Just Published The outcome of the study featuring this new technology, comprising over 300 patients, was announced last week at the 12th International Conference on Optimal use of Advanced Radiotherapy on Multimodality ...

Vitamin C Helps Reduce Complications Linked to Type 1 Diabetes

... radicals and normalises free radical levels, thus avoiding their effects,' the BBC quoted him, as saying. High blood-sugar levels linked with type-1 diabetes can cause changes to the mitochondria which increases the amounts of free radicals produced. Even after blood-sugar levels are normalised in diabet...

Climate Talks Reach Consensus in Bangkok

... are hoping it will clearly state the low costs of avoiding a climatic catastrophe in the coming decades by using technologies currently available to prevent the world temperature from rising more than two degrees Celsius over pre-industrialised temperatures. "If you look at the technical summary, it says w...

Abnormal Face Processing in Toddlers With Autism

...e eyes. This is a surprising finding, given that avoiding eye contact is one of the classic hallmarks of autism, said Chawarska. The results are preliminary and will require further replication and extension, but they suggest that pictures of faces and eyes are, by themselves, neither inherently unattractiv...

WHO Launches Effort to Stop Spread of HIV, Other Infections from Hospitals

...controlling concentrated electrolyte solutions and avoiding catheter and tubing connection problems. "We were struck with the commonality of these problems around the world," Dennis O'Leary, head of the commission that evaluates and accredits U.S. hospitals and an author of the recommendations, said. Liam ...

Two-thirds of US Children Experience Trauma, but Recover Fast

... characterized by reliving the trauma in some way, avoiding places associated with the trauma and feelings of irritability and being on edge. About 13.4 percent of those who experienced a traumatic event developed some post-traumatic stress symptoms by age 16, but fewer than 0.5 percent met the criteria for...

Anemia Drug Overused and Could Hasten Death in Some, Say Experts

...giving it, prescribing it for shorter periods, and avoiding it altogether in patients with some cancers are all options the agency should consider, it said. Erythropoietin was first approved for use in 1988 in patients with kidney failure. It is a hormone the kidney normally releases to stimulate red blood ...

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