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Use of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators Canada Lags Behind U.S

...s and bedside rationing, access problems, cultural values and reduced rates of death, and advocates for increased availability of this device....

New Clues About Multiple Sclerosis

...rs for Caucasians. However, Rinker says the higher values of antibodies in African Americans did not predict an earlier need for help walking. Media Contacts:Angela Babb, ababb@aan.com, (651) 695-2789Robin Stinnett, rstinnett@aan.com, (651) 695-2763...

Gays and Lesbians can Obtain asylum in US on Grounds of Harassment and Abuse

...that in Kosovo, pressure to conform to traditional values is so strong that most gay people marry and have c...that has been repressed for hundreds of years. Its values are deeply traditional, and the war made people even more intolerant," Zuka said during a recent int...

Analysis of Hemoglobin Level Control in Dialysis Patients

...ifficult to adjust perfectly to correct hemoglobin values to the desired range." The results are especiall...ossibility of reducing the variation in hemoglobin values and/or stabilizing the dose regimens is a contribution to both of these issues."...

Large Geographic Differences in EpiPen Prescriptions in the U. S.

...mber of prescriptions. New England had the highest values with 8 to 12 EpiPen prescriptions per 1000 persons, and southern states had only 3 prescriptions per 1000 persons. These findings persisted even after adjusting for differences in population characteristics, healthcare data and other factors. The e...

Dangers Lurking in the Garden in Britain

... Many of these dangerous plants have medicinal values and are useful in keeping away predators. Vinca, for example, was the original source of the anticancer drug vincristine, and foxglove gave us the valuable heart stimulant digitalis. Many toxic plants are beautiful and colorful, prompting people ...

The Queen Of All Contraceptives Released

...- periods and their mood swings are bad for family values (cranky mothers), bad for womens health, bad for the fashion industry and bad for the economy (leave taken on grounds of period pain). In a presentation by Lybrels maker, Wyeth, to investors and analysts last October, Dr. Ginger D. Constantine, the...

Australia is Shamed by an Inquiry Report on Child Sexual Abuse in Aboriginal Communities

...agers no longer saw themselves as bound by the old values and many viewed the modern world as lawless,'' the report cited as the crux of the problem. Similarly, it also reported that the victims often became the perpetrators in future. ``It is shocking but not surprising,'' said Warren Mundine, who has wo...

Studies Identify Interactions Between Heart Disease, Kidney Disease

...imum of 47.5 months, 5,504 (14.8 percent) had eGFR values of less than 60 milliliters per minute per 1.73 square meters, which were considered abnormal and signs of declining kidney function. In addition, 4,588 (13.1 percent) had anemia; and 15,959 (49.5 percent) had microalbuminuria. A total of 1,835 (4.9 ...

Gay Pride Attracts Tens of Thousands in Rome

...amily under attack. He also upheld the traditional values of fidelity in marriage and chastity for priests. Top Italian Archbishop Angelo Bagnasco recently received a bullet and his photograph stamped with a swastika in the mail, apparently for his opposition to civil unions. Bagnasco, who is archbishop o...

Studies Identify Interactions Between Heart Disease, Kidney Disease

...imum of 47.5 months, 5,504 (14.8 percent) had eGFR values of less than 60 milliliters per minute per 1.73 square meters, which were considered abnormal and signs of declining kidney function. In addition, 4,588 (13.1 percent) had anemia; and 15,959 (49.5 percent) had microalbuminuria. A total of 1,835 (4.9 ...

Rural Work Ethic Curbs Elderly Heart Care

...heart failure manage their illness , in that these values may delay them from seeking help at critical times. Elders in our study tend to view their work as a lifelong endeavour, and there is an ethic of stoicism with an attitude of I can wait it out or not go to the hospital, said Alex Clark, lead resear...

Civic Authorities in US Seek to Stem Urban Decay

...at way parks may grow, crime may drop and property values may rise. If Youngstown becomes more livable, job and population numbers may stabilize or grow. The city estimates that it has lost more than 40,000 manufacturing jobs. The population is about 82,000, about half of what it was some 40 years ago. ...

New Definition Helps Identify Children at Risk of Metabolic Syndrome

... main component. Percentiles, rather than absolute values of waist circumference have been used to compensat...finitive data, the criteria adhere to the absolute values in IDF's adult definition. The exception is that one (rather than a sex-specific) cut-off is used fo...

Motion Analysis Helps Teen With Cerebral Palsy Regain Ability to Walk

...th his gait that we saw qualitatively. Dr. Scher values motion analysis as both a diagnostic as well as a monitoring tool since it allows clinicians to objectively measure the gains that are achieved following proper medical or surgical intervention. With the help of gait analysis, Dr. Scher determined ...

Sex Advice to Teens by Parents Focuses More on the Negative Aspects

...ided by each group differed in the types of sexual values expressed. A total of 286 male undergraduates aged 18-24 were asked to recollect who had had the maximum influence on their sexual education and, more particularly, who had discussed or been responsible for which aspects. In line with previous...

WHO Launches Yellow Fever Initiative for West Africa

...rams. Childhood immunisation is one of the best values in health care, providing tremendous benefit at very low cost. A child can be immunised for only $30. It is a near-perfect intervention, preventing disease before it is allowed to take root, protecting children when they are most vulnerable and provi...

Adolescents Brains Fully Develop Between 10-12 Years

... follow provides a comprehensive set of benchmark values that clinicians and scientists studying brain development can reference for many years to come,said NIH Director Elias A.Zerhouni, MD. Once enrolled, the children underwent MRI scans of the brain and completed a battery of behavioural and cognitive...

Research Suggests Breast Cancer Fatigue Begins Before Chemo

...e. The study was undertaken to further establish values for sleep, wake, activity, rest, circadian rhythms and fatigue and how they interrelate in women before and during the first year after chemotherapy....

Work Less to Sustain Planet Earth, Say Activists

...s 32 vacation days per yearIt's just those kind of values Schmidt has tried to encourage in his Work Less Party. Schmidt, a former computer programmer, started by getting rid of his car and cycling to work, then took advantage of the savings by reducing his workweek, which allowed him enough time to write...

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