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Online Education Program Better Source of Information for Patients

...e ready to make more active use of the information provided than other patients. Physicians are increasingly expected to provide education for patients with chronic cardiovascular diseases. Heart Profilers can serve as a powerful adjunct for physicians to recommend to their patients, as well."...

Sheep Offer Model for Undernourishment in Pregnant Teen Girls

...r pregnancies. Ewes in the experimental group were provided a diet that sustained their bodyweight at the time they became pregnant; as a result, their reserves of fat and other tissues were gradually depleted during the course of gestation. The researchers point to evidence that competition for nutrients b...

Delivering the Green Message to Children

...have a great potential to respond to the challenge provided the issues are made real to them. "We should talk about where the shoe pinches. We need to explain to the students that if the glaciers in the North Pole or the South Pole melt, there can be floods in Kolkata and Mumbai, where their relatives and fav...

Rapid Syphilis Could Prevent Congenital Disease and Stillbirths in Haiti

...d in Africa. 'If immediate syphilis testing were provided as part of HIV-testing programs for all pregnant women in Haiti who currently have access to prenatal care, over 1,000 cases would be avoided each year, along with over 1,000 stillbirths and neonatal deaths, at a very reasonable additional cost of sl...

Researchers Found Drug Effects of Deadly Prescription Well Before FDA

...companies, according to the study. RADAR's reports provided doctors with important medical insights as well as...hat may have saved thousands of lives. He has also provided guidance to help physicians more safely administer drugs. More than 100,000 people die each year fro...

Brain Activity Reflects Variation in Types of Anxiety

...he National Institutes of Health. Support also was provided by the Beckman Institute, the department of psychology and the Intercampus Research Initiative on Biotechnology at the U. of I....

Stop TB Partnership Has Provided Treatments for Ten Million People in Six Years

...its drug supply arm, the Global Drug Facility, has provided anti-TB drug treatments for 10 million people to 78 countries in the past six years. "This is an important milestone, because getting anti-TB drugs to people who need them and making sure they complete their treatment is the only way to break the b...

Pink Grapefruit Juice is Rich in Nutrients Than Other Juices

... Nutrient density was defined as either nutrients provided per calorie, or the ratio of the amount of a nutrient in foods to the energy provided by these same foods. Nutrients included proteins, fats, sugars, numerous vitamins and minerals and...

IDRI and Chembio to Develop Tests for Leishmaniasis and Leprosy

...e effects. Although combination antibiotic therapy provided during the early stages of the disease reduces disease progression and spread, poor diagnostics and lack of access to regular health care mean that many who develop leprosy are treated only late in the disease, after disfigurement and transmission to...

Individuals Distraction can Be Measured by a Computer Based Test

...that predicts a person's level of distractibility, provided that the subject answers honestly. "Relying on questionnaires to assess how easily distracted potential employees might be obviously has its downsides people are not always honest about their negative attributes during interviews," said Professor ...

Dentists Need More Training in Oral Cancer Detection

...rials, Kaste said. Oral cancer screenings are also provided to the underserved populations. The counties are located in northeast, central, western, and southwestern Illinois. LeHew said the findings of the study were similar to studies in other states. Illinois dentists are performing at levels similar to ...

Bush Announces Request for $30B, Five-Year Extension of PEPFAR

..., the Post reports. "With the energy and resources provided by PEPFAR and other programs, there has been impressive progress in the fight against HIV and AIDS worldwide, but the battle is far from won," Sen. Russell Feingold (D-Wis.), who chairs the Committee on Foreign Relation's Africa subcommittee, said, a...

Now, Natural Looking, Energy Efficient Robotic Ankles for Amputees

...eings aren't disabled. It's the technology that is provided to human beings that is disabled," Herr said. Herr and his group recently demonstrated their Active Ankle-Foot Prosthesis, part of a five-year research project funded by the Veteran's Administration. The goal, they said, is to create an entire leg ...

American Who Set Off TB Scare Apologizes, Lung Surgery an Option for Him

...was the source of Speaker's TB. Cooksey said he provided only "fatherly advice" to Speaker about traveling with the illness. "In my capacity as his future father-in-law, I told him to take care of my daughter," Cooksey said. Cooksey may have been involved in preparing one of the lab tests that determ...

Research Says Small Penis Syndrome Affects Men Than Women

...he results of various studies. The review also provided little evidence of racial differences, with the exception of one Korean study where the men had smaller than average-sized penises. The authors suggest this area needs further investigation. Evidence on the effectiveness of vacuum devices, penile ...

Red Cross Promotes Prevention, Control of TB Along U.S. - Mexican Border

...e border from Brownsville, Texas -- vital services provided by the Red Cross reach deep into the community to encourage care-seeking behaviors, reduce the stigma associated with TB, and most importantly, get people into treatment and see treatment through to a successful cure. Since its inception in June 20...

New Platform for Regulating Expression of Therapeutic Genes Unveiled

...veloped a new platform. Dr. Naldini and colleagues provided a striking demonstration that their new design can enable delivered genes to become highly responsive to a cells identity. This is particularly relevant for the emerging field of stem cell gene therapy, in which genes are delivered into a cell that c...

New Drug to Help Kick Smoking Habit Cleared in UK

...n-only drug, which costs 54.60 per pack, should be provided in conjunction with counselling and support. The d...lso recommends that varenicline should normally be provided in conjunction with counselling and support, but if such support is not available, this should not s...

Astrazeneca's Investigational Cancer Therapies Revealed at ASCO

...h its medicines, and over the past five years, has provided over $3 billion in savings to more than 1 million patients throughout the US and Puerto Rico. AstraZeneca has been named one of the "100 Best Companies for Working Mothers" by Working Mother magazine and is the only large pharmaceutical company named...

Change in Course of Treatment: Exploring Better Ways

...f 4.5 months. The measurement of CTCs consistently provided prognostic information even when tested at 6-12 weeks. Another key finding was the predictive value of a change in CTC. Among patients with unfavorable CTC at baseline, those whose numbers decreased after treatment to fewer than 3 had improved prog...

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(Date:10/16/2014)... the bowel lining develops and, in the process, suggested ... The researchers produced evidence that stem cells are responsible ... feature of the bowel lining, and believe these stem ... finding as scientists are still divided on the stem ... Wee Tan and Professor Tony Burgess from the Walter ...
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