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Biologics valuable treatment option for patients with inflammatory bowel disease

...ts in determining treatment course, according to a consensus paper published in this month’s issue of Gastroenterology , the official journal of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Institute. IBD includes Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, both frequently disabling diseases that affect app...

Benefits From the Use of the Internet in Healthcare Applications Highlighted

...putation), is essential. Until there is widespread consensus on such issues, security concerns will continue to inhibit the use of the Internet in healthcare. The Role of the Internet in Healthcare is part of the Healthcare & Life Sciences IT Growth Partnership Service, which also includes research on patie...

India Plans Hospices for HIV Positive Women

...rnments were banning sex education and hoped for a consensus on the issue. She also revealed that a task force would be set up to review the educational module her organization had come up with. "There is no harm about taking a second opinion on our module. But we want the message to be loud and clear for ...

IVF Tourism Marred by Ethical Differences in EU

...ns womb also differ widely, despite the scientific consensus that the safest policy is to limit implants. Pro...uals: 'There is no unified European culture and no consensus on substantive human values', he said, adding that the implication would be that 'European decisions...

Why Humans Fail to Act on Climate Change

...ffort every six or seven years by the UN to gather consensus among thousands of world scientists. This year's series has already raised alarm bells with the direst projections yet that polar ice caps will melt, sea levels will rise and one-sixth of the world population - including 1 billion people in Asia - ...

Climate Talks Reach Consensus in Bangkok

...ing after five days of heated debate to reaching a consensus on the document. "The discussions ended at 3:30 ...fine-tune the report, which seeks an international consensus on how to reduce greenhouse gases and, perhaps more importantly, how much it would cost. Political...

Both Alcohol and Neighborhood Characteristics can Affect Intimate Partner Violence

...heir neighborhood." "Although there is a growing consensus that drinking and drug use increase the chance of IPV, this investigation drives home the point that we must understand the contextual factors that may influence how individuals may behave when they are intoxicated," said Fals-Stewart. "Thus, if the ...

UK Introduce New Health Warnings Against Alcohol

...ent and industry have finally been able to reach a consensus on the issue, the spokesman said....

The Long Wait ... Dying for Lack of Kidneys

...lth Comissioner Markos Kyprianou. Almost universal consensus has it that human organs not be for sale (though operations do come at a cost not all can afford). But failing a massive increase in supply, trafficking is bound to continue, with the poor selling parts of themselves to the rich. Medical journal Th...

Climate Talks Reach Consensus in Bangkok

...ing after five days of heated debate to reaching a consensus on the document. "The discussions ended at 3:30 ...fine-tune the report, which seeks an international consensus on how to reduce greenhouse gases and, perhaps more importantly, how much it would cost. Political...

Why Humans Fail to Act on Climate Change

...ffort every six or seven years by the UN to gather consensus among thousands of world scientists. This year's series has already raised alarm bells with the direst projections yet that polar ice caps will melt, sea levels will rise and one-sixth of the world population - including 1 billion people in Asia - ...

Priority Needs to Be Given to Maternal Health in Afghanistan

...ghanistan is trying to garner support and national consensus to encourage gender equity and women's empowerment and also promote the maternal and reproductive health of the women. Work is also needs to be done for HIV prevention. Enhancement of women's health will have an overall effect on the Afghan country...

Kenya to Implement National Food and Nutrition Policy

...ssed at the meeting were as follows: ? Forming a consensus on agricultural production and food trade issues ? Establishing a life-cycle approach to organize nutritional interventions, including a cross-generational approach for maternal-child nutrition issues ? Ensuring the new nutrition strategies are ph...

Hip Resurfacing Fever Catches on in US

...as a most viable alternative to replacement is the consensus among the medical community. GP...

COAG Gets It Mostly Right On National Registration

...o understand that decisions by Ministers are to be consensus decisions. COAG has also established an independent Advisory Council to provide policy advice to the Health Ministers. While the AMA has concerns about the role of this Council, we have been advised that there would be safeguards to ensure the Co...

Public Libraries Turning into Shelters for the Homeless in the US

...s, followed by experiments by local governments, a consensus has emerged that the most effective way to help chronically homeless people is to stabilize them in housing first and then offer treatment. Social scientists and policy-makers have concluded, logically enough, that it is hard to "get better" while...

Hospital Errors Rise 3 Percent -- HealthGrades Patient-safety Study

...s occurred since the IOM report there is a growing consensus that not much progress has been made leading to a visible national impact. Our findings support this consensus. However, our findings also support that progress continues to be made at the top. Distinguished Hospitals for Patient Safety continue to l...

Teens to Be Lined Up for Vaccination Shots

...dam Finn of the University of Bristol, says that a consensus on the matter would have to be reached after nation -wide debates and discussions involving the teenagers themselves, among other relevant authorities. Currently, teenagers are offered only a booster jab to the diphtheria, tetanus and polio vaccin...

Multiple Course of Steroids Protects Preterm Baby’s Lung

...t enhances the survival rate of the babies. "The consensus in recent years has been to no longer give women in preterm labor more than one course of steroids because of possible adverse effects, but it means more babies are born needing ventilation," said Sanjiv Amin, M.D., assistant professor of Pediatrics ...

HL7 Announces Industry’s First Electronic Health Record System (EHR-S

... subset of the Functional Model representing field consensus on which functions would be needed by clinicians u...ionality from the model will be refined, through a consensus process, into a Long-Term Care Functional Profile that reflects the unique mandates and practices of...

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