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Medicaid Data Analysis

...ty clinics and therapists offices. Although most intervention policies for co-occurring substance abuse and mental disorders are community-based, a significant number of people with co-occurring disorders never appear in these settings, said study co-author Robin E. Clark, Director of Research, Center for Healt...

Genetic Disease Causes hearing loss

... that is not related to tumor size, early surgical intervention may be warranted. While this study does not address the effectiveness of surgical resection, several small operative series indicate that complete resection of ELSTs can be curative, can alleviate vestibular symptomatology, and can be performed wit...

An Offbeat Suit With Electronic Monitor

...fe for as long as possible with a minimum level of intervention - and they can be monitored without having to learn to use a new device. The garments enable us to monitor peoples vital statistics and activity levels when they get up, walk around, make breakfast and dinner, or sleep - but more importantly, we c...

Autism Children can Be Diagnosed Within One Year of Age

...rlier than ever before, paving the way for earlier intervention and improved outcomes . In a study published tod...y to diagnose children with ASD very early on when intervention may have a great impact on development. The current study reveals that autism often involves a pro...

Smoking Linked to Lower Parkinson's Disease Risk

... the authors write. "Ultimately, only randomized intervention trials can confirm that some components in tobacco are truly neuroprotective, negating the possibility that a premorbid personality influences smoking behavior among those who later develop Parkinson's disease," they conclude. The report appears in...

Early Parkinsons Show Hallucination,sleepiness

...ay help guide treatment decisions, allow for early intervention and possibly reduce disability, said study author Kevin Biglan, MD, MPH, with University of Rochester School of Medicine in Rochester, NY, and member of the American Academy of Neurology. For the study, researchers reviewed the results of a four-yea...

Britains Free Fruit -And -Vegetable -Scheme Falls Flat

...s education. Says Cade: "To provide an effective intervention to increase young children's consumption of fruit requires measures not only to initiate a change of fruit intake but also to sustain changes that occur in the short term."The findings of this evaluation showed a short-term increase in fruit intake c...

New Data Reinforces Correlation Between Carbohydrate Quality and Loss of Vision

...ugh there is no effective therapy for AMD, dietary intervention may delay its progress. Identifying modifiable risk factors for AMD is becoming increasingly important as the population ages. As Taylor and colleagues point out, the number of people in the US with visually impairing AMD is expected to double and re...

Scientists Identified Obesity Control Switch

...besity preventive, the investigators say a similar intervention is theoretically possible in people. "You might not have to implant a large amount of engineered precursors in people who are at risk for being obese," said Spiegelman, who is also a professor of cell biology at Harvard Medical School. "In theory,...

Understanding HIV Interference With Infected Cell Division

...cell division may open new avenues for therapeutic intervention against HIV....

AIDS can Be Prevented by Using Diaphragm During Intercourse

...on from adding the diaphragm plus lubricant in the intervention arm, said the trials lead investigator, Nancy Padi... incidence rate of 4.0 percent: 4.1 percent in the intervention arm that included provision of diaphragm and lubricant and 3.9 percent in the control arm that inclu...

Too Much White Rice, Pasta and Bread may Increase Chances of AMD

...ugh there is no effective therapy for AMD, dietary intervention may delay its progress. Identifying modifiable risk factors for AMD is becoming increasingly important as the population ages. As Taylor and colleagues point out, the number of people in the US with visually impairing AMD is expected to double and re...

Modified Herpes Virus Keeps Arteries Free-flowing Following Procedures

...ant number of these cases end up requiring further intervention to address this complication. Researchers at the University of Chicago noted that in recent years, genetically engineered herpes simplex virus studied for its efficacy against malignant tumors of the central nervous system and the liver was blockin...

Psychiatric Patients Ill-treated in Emergency Rooms, US Officials Say

...h crisis is in my ER for four days not getting the intervention he needs -- it's a travesty in our healthcare system," he said....

Diaphragms offer no extra protection Against HIV

...e women in South Africa and Zimbabwe."Although the intervention seemed safe, our findings do not support addition of the diaphragm to current HIV-prevention strategies, the researchers write. This trial was part of the $37-million clinical trial funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in Africa. The ne...

New Target for Muscular Dystrophy Drug Therapy Discovered

...e Institute, says the removal of silencing by drug intervention may help increase utrophin expression, which in turn may substitute for dystrophin as a possible therapy for DMD. Experiments on mice have now shown that utrophin silencing is applied by a protein called Ets-2 repressor factor (ERF) sitting on a ...

Breast Cancer Risk is not Reduced by a Diet Rich in Fruit and Vegetables

... and 2000 and followed up through June 2006. The intervention group (n = 1,537) was randomly assigned to receive... From comparable dietary patterns at baseline, the intervention group achieved and maintained the following statistically significant differences vs. the comparison...

Indian Government Asks the Supreme Court to Keep Off Environmental Issues

...re concerned. This has been due to Supreme Court's intervention through the following cases: 1. The T. N. Godavarman Thirumulkpad vs Union of India and others, concerning the implementation of the Forest Conservation Act, 1980. 2. The Centre for Environmental Law (CEL), WWF vs Union of India and others, conce...

Self-harming Among Teens More Common Than Thought

...with emotional distress, she added. Accordingly, intervention efforts should be tailored to the individual and contribute to building alternative skills for positive coping, communication, stress management, and strong social support, the authors note. While there remains few proven treatments for NSSI, under...

Scientists Have Invented New Device to Reap Fresh Water from the Air

...aws inspiration from nature resulting in a minimal intervention with potentially a big impact," Discovery News quoted Frank Lawson, a senior engineer at Arup, as saying. Cory and Malka are now looking into modifications to WatAir that could help produce energy. They are currently investigating embedding photo...

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