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FDA Nanotechnology Task Force takes positive step forward

...hnology “to do” list outlined in the report should remind Congress, as it considers FDA’s 2008 budget, that it needs to fix the problem of FDA’s chronic underfunding. The agency urgently needs more resources to do what needs to be done on nanotechnology—and do it urgently—along with the many other challenge...

US Health Insurance Firms Suspend Sales, Promise to End Fraudulent Practices

...s certain guidelines. Sales materials will have to remind beneficiaries that not all providers may accept the plan. Insurers must make information easily available to medical providers, and beneficiaries interested in enrolling must be contacted to make sure they understand the plan's rules. The changes...

Help is Hard to Find for Child Sex Abuse Victims in India

...dren and teenagers who come to them. "We want to remind them there is a second opportunity," said Prayas director Rajib Haldar. "It helps them unlearn some things and learn some new things." But, like Gupta, Haldar warned that many billing themselves as counsellors do not have the skills to help those t...

Limiting Eligibility for Medical Studies can Omit Women and African-Americans

...archer who led the effort said the findings should remind all scientists that strict study eligibility criteria can have unintended, negative consequences. In reviewing data from a pool of 100,000 alcohol treatment patients, Keith Humphreys, PhD, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, determine...

TB Patients in Marginalised Groups Need Social Support for Effective Medical Treatment

...aking their medicine and 30 per cent had no-one to remind them, suggesting a lack of social support. * 48 per cent were admitted to hospital during their treatment, with hospital admissions for homeless people being longer and costing two and a half times more than admissions for non-homeless people. * ...

New AMA Survey Finds Medicare Cuts Will Hurt Seniors

...ublishing a full-page ad in Capitol Hill papers to remind lawmakers of the urgent need for action. The AMA ad features a Medicare patient with high blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels with the headline, "This patient thinks she's healthy. A doctor would tell her she's not. Too bad she may not...

Insomnia Affects Job Performance A New Survey

...6%, p Only a minority of nurses ( These findings remind us that sleep is not a luxury it is an absolute necessity; and that insomnia significantly affects peoples lives, work performance and safety; more than most of us realize, said Dr. Rosekind. Also, effective treatments exist for insomnia. We need to...

Dining Out is Risky for Food-allergic Consumers

...communication with the people making the food, and remind the staff about problems with cross contact.” He also recommends carrying emergency medications, avoiding dishes or restaurant situations that are likely to be problematic (such as buffets and sauces) and suggests allergic diners have a written “Ch...

Alzheimer’s Patients Plead for Greater Understanding and Suppor

...s. So I have to slow down and adapt. And I have to remind myself that she still has feelings and perceptions. She still has an emotional life.” Mr. Hebert, once an official at the General Services Administration, is 67 and retains his short-term memory, but his speech and motor skills are deteriorating fi...

Interactive Digital Television to Monitor Health

...und signal and a nurse appears on the TV screen to remind the patient of what has to be taken and a complete description or written recommendation from the doctor on how it should be taken. The system also enables communication between the patient and the doctor through interactive messages or by electron...

Program Helps Reduce Binge Drinking

...w to sober up, for example, program administrators remind students that their blood alcohol levels will not decline if they have a bowl of hot menudo, a Mexican tripe stew seasoned with chili peppers. “Many of the behaviors and perceptions associated with drinking are the same across the board, but we wa...

Kidney Disease In Children: Common but Treatable

...nth. On March 8, World Kidney Day, doctors want to remind parents that timely detection of kidney problems in early childhood and adolescence is the best way to curb kidney damage and even reverse some of it. These telltale signs of early kidney disease should prompt a visit to the doctor. · Swelling (...

Circumcision May Lift HIV Risk for Women

...ntial to prevent HIV infection, these new findings remind us that we must proceed with thought and care in developing strategies to expand male circumcision in Africa," said Dr. Kevin De Cock, director of WHO's AIDS department. "Circumcision is an additional prevention strategy rather than a replacement for...

Study Sheds Light on Value of Newer Antipsychotic Drugs for Schizophrenia

...rent from each other,” said Stroup. “These results remind us of the considerable variability in clinical circumstances and of our need to be responsive to an individual’s needs and preferences.” Source-Newswse SRM...

Spring is Time for Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness

... The American Academy of Ophthalmology wants to remind people that although AMD is incurable, there are new treatments that can usually recover lost vision and prevent further vision loss from the disease. The Academy encourages those older than 50 to see an ophthalmologist for a comprehensive, dilated...

Health Care in America-Not a Rosy Picture

...nic medical records and computerized systems which remind patients about follow-up care, prompt physicians t... than the others in use of computerized systems to remind patients to get follow-up care or to remind doctors to give patients test results. Although most po...

New Flat Keyboard To Tackle Hospital Super Bug

...keyboard, which has an automatic reminder light to remind staff to clean them, is just one of a number of ideas NHS officials have been considering, including silver-coated catheters and a system of cleaning wards using hydrogen peroxide vapour to reduce the infection. Peter Wilson, the consultant microbi...

Australian PM’s Brush with Cance

...oward went on to urge the people gathered there to remind every friend and relative the mammoth responsibility of the message behind the Pink Ribbon-to tackle the issue of breast cancer. Focussing on the report that was released on the same day she asked the gathering to note that the annual breast cancer...

Botulism cases trigger warning to keep carrot juice chilled

... is such a potentially serious illness, we want to remind consumers that it is critical to refrigerate carrot juice for safety. Consumers should not keep carrot juice unrefrigerated.""Consumers should look be aware and look for the terms "keep refrigerated" or "refrigerate after opening" on all labels to kn...

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Can Afflict Those Battling Heart Disease

...art beat faster. Some stop taking medications that remind them of the heart attack. Four questions can hel...o you avoid situations, thoughts, or feelings that remind you of it? ? Do you feel constantly on alert? ? Are you feeling detached from family and friends? Th...

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