Tag: "programs" at medical news
A new century of Alzheimer's disease research
... Research Center (ADRC), encompassing the research programs
in Jacksonville and Rochester. “We have moved a great distance forward in understanding what might be the key, or, in the least, an important aspect of this disease,” Dr. Petersen says. “And we are at the threshold of developing therapies that we h...
Bio-defense Lab Ordered Shut Down as Researchers Get Infected
...ome to roost? Those involved in biological weapons programs
should be logically liable to infection because of some slip or other. And it seems to have happened in US and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has ordered the biodefense research laboratory at Texas A&M University to stop all wo...
Nutrition Education Has Proved to Be Futile
... this year too. An independent study of 57 such programs
showed that only four demonstrated any real succes... with just a program in school. "Federal nutrition programs
aside, experts agree that parents have the greatest influence over what their children will eat. D...
Dietary Counseling Leads to Weight Loss
...ticipating in dietary counseling-based weight loss programs
and 5,467 people not involved in formal weight los... weight people lost on average through weight loss programs
or how long it took them to gain it back," said Michael L. Dansinger, MD, MS, one of the study autho...
Exercising Significantly Enhances Quality of Life Among Elders
...study also examined the secondary effects of these programs
on functional balance, daily activity, fear of fal...cial relationships and environment. Although all programs
appeared to lead to some improvement in quality of life, improvements were significantly greater in ...
Gadrasil Could Prove Effective in Men too
... with private insurance or hit-and-miss government programs
is creating an unconscionable Sophie's choice or roulette game in which certain young women would be left vulnerable to a preventable type of cancer and others are not. In Canada, the federal government announced in its March 2007 budget that $300 ...
Afro- American Women Have More Aggressive Breast Cancer
...chell, who is also associate director of diversity programs
at the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson. Such tumours lack estrogen and progesterone receptors, resulting in a lack of effectiveness of the commonly used breast cancer drug tamoxifen. The tumours also lack the HER2-neu receptor protein, rendering th...
Size and Position of Floral Anther Plays a Vital Role in Pollination
...nimals, wind, or the flowers themselves. Genetic programs
determine how the embryos will grow, when the frui...s of genes, called networks, which control complex programs
that determine an organisms final form. In addition, the parts of the genome that do not code for ...
Delay in Cancer Diagnosis for Children
...sis would be useful to form effective policies and programs
aimed at eliminating obstacles in the cancer care pathway for children with cancer....
Government Policies and Booming Economy Keep Indian Healthcare in Top Shape
... biggest healthcare projects. Healthcare-related programs
such as e-Health and the government's encouragemen... agencies. The various health and family welfare programs
must share credit with the country's economic and social transformation, for the improvements in bas...
Water Hyacinth is Used for Health Improvements in Africa
...ia and schistosomiasis vectors. Similar biocontrol programs
have been successfully applied throughout the trop...ang has also worked on other successful biocontrol programs
to eradicate pests of citrus, cabbage, and cassava. He credits the development of his interest in bi...
HIV Prevention Programs on a Massive Scale Turn Out Economical
HIV prevention programs
in low and middle-income countries can turn out ec...of researchers. They examined the large prevention programs
underway in countries like India, South Africa, Uganda, Russia and Mexico. They not only saw the uni...
Newborn Screening Tests for Babies
...ditions. Disparities in state newborn screening programs
mean some babies may die or develop brain damage o... be screened for all of the core conditions. Their programs
will be implemented next year. Other states overcame remarkable challenges in order to provide for...
Tobacco Industry Promotes Antismoking Campaigns
...wn ineffective campaigns in order to portray state programs
as duplicative and a waste of public dollars. Campaigns designed by the tobacco companies patronize youth in their early teen years, with messages like Think, Dont smoke, Ibrahim said. In contrast, Floridas truth anti-smoking campaign empowered the...
Larger HIV Prevention Programs in India are Cheaper, Increase Efficiency
A new study has found that larger HIV prevention programs
in low and middle-income countries, like India, ca...SF-led team of researchers examined HIV prevention programs
in India. Other low and middle-income countries like Uganda, South Africa, Mexico, Russia were also ...
All Babies in Massachusetts Should Be Screened for Life-Threatening Disorders
...ditions. "Disparities in state newborn screening programs
mean some babies may die or develop brain damage or other severe complications because they are not identified in time for effective treatment," said Dr. Howse. "All babies across America should receive the benefits of being screened for all of these...
Uninsured Adults Increase Medicare Costs
...llion elderly and disabled Americans. In 2006, the programs
cost of $374 billion accounted for 14 percent of the federal budget, and federal spending on Medicare is expected to grow to $524 billion by 2011. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, Medicare spending as a share of GDP is estimated to increase...
1 in 14 Young Adults Cant Solve Simple Math Sums
...ed learning and majority of parents said that kids programs
should contain some education....
Smokers may Be Motivated to Quit During Interventions in Hospital Stays
...ew was to evaluate how effective smoking cessation programs
are when directed to patients admitted to a hospit...their attention, the reviewers say, when cessation programs
might be more successful because they target a teachable moment when illness makes smokers feel vuln...
School-based Sexual Abuse Prevention Programs
...ew of studies,School-based sexual abuse prevention programs
can teach children to recognize mistreatment and ...increase self-protective behaviors. However, the programs
have a downside: they could heighten anxieties, making children more fearful of strangers, the revie...
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