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Researchers: Program discourages HIV transmission in Russia

(Boston)-Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Boston Medical Center (BMC) found that sexual behavior counseling during drug addiction treatment should be considered an important component among Russian substance-dependent individuals, in order to decrease risky sexual b...

Kerr Discourages Transfusion Hepatitis Inquiry

Medical specialists have expressed their disappointment over the inadequate monitoring of all patients who may have received transfusions of blood infected with hepatitis C // during 1970 and 1980. A blood test for this condition became available only in 1991, which led many campaigners, mostly hem...

AcelRx Announces Perfect Performance of Handheld Component of ARX-01 Sufentanil NanoTab PCA System in a Phase 2 Study

...ilar number in the E.U. Despite its widespread use, the IV PCA architecture has several limitations. The IV line tethering the patient to the PCA pump discourages mobility, which is a critical factor in preventing post-operative complications and advancing recovery. Furthermore, the invasive nature of the IV del...

Spa Chefs Prepare You for a Healthy Summer

...s and thickeners," said Senior Manager, Food & Beverage Britwin Dias. Ste. Anne's a Haldimand Hills Spa , Grafton, ON - "Deprivation only discourages - with that in mind, we tempt our guests with well-balanced meals that please the eye and palate. We use fresh ingredients to enhance flavors with her...

EBRI Policy Forum: Consumer/Patient Engagement in Health Care - 30 Years On

...rvice against its cost. Value-based design encourages consumers to use health services when the clinical benefits exceed the cost and at the same time discourages the use of services when the benefits do not justify the cost. Value-based design seeks to influence consumer behavior by linking co-payments to ...

Global War on Drugs Takes Devastating Toll on Human Lives, Advocates Say

...ractices violate human rights and undermine HIV prevention efforts. In Mexico and India, evidence shows that fear of police abuse or incarceration discourages drug users from carrying sterile injection equipment, and leads to unsafe injection practices. In Indonesia , where 42.5 percent of injection drug us...

Education may improve hospital prescription rate of emergency contraception to teens

...ow-up after receiving the first dose; time constraints during the hospital visit to properly discuss ECP use; lack of clinical resources; a belief ECP discourages regular contraceptive use, and concerns about birth defects, according to the study. Almost 20 percent of the doctors surveyed incorrectly answered...

Research Says Better Physician Education Would Improve Hospital Prescription of Emergency Birth Control to Teens

...ow-up after receiving the first dose; time constraints during the hospital visit to properly discuss ECP use; lack of clinical resources; a belief ECP discourages regular contraceptive use, and concerns about birth defects, according to the study. Almost 20 percent of the doctors surveyed incorrectly answer...

Community-based Internet forums are great for new mothers, but could marginalize fathers

...'t need to be included in the discussions. Supporting mothers is very important but it is also vital that fathers are not sidelined in a way that discourages them from being active parents." The authors conclude that local online support groups can play an important role in helping to support women in wh...

American Association for Homecare Criticizes Release of Controversial Medicare Bidding Rule in Final Hours of Bush Administration

...this service, patients will dial 911 when problems arise. -- Reduced access to commonly prescribed products. For example, the bidding initiative discourages use of the most commonly prescribed testing strips for diabetes patients. -- Reduced access to diabetes patient call centers, which answer key me...
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AcelRx Announces Positive Phase 2 Results from a Study of ARX-01 Sufentanil NanoTabs in Treating Post-Operative Pain

...ilar number in the E.U. Despite its widespread use, the IV PCA architecture has several limitations. The IV line tethering the patient to the PCA pump discourages mobility, which is a critical factor in preventing post-operative complications and advancing recovery. Furthermore, the invasive nature of the IV del...

AcelRx Initiates a Phase 2 Study to Evaluate Functionality of Its ARX-01 Sufentanil NanoTab PCA System

...lar number in the E.U. Despite its widespread use, the IV PCA architecture has several limitations. The IV line tethering the patient to the PCA pump discourages mobility, which is a critical factor in preventing post-operative complications and advancing recovery. Furthermore, the invasive nature of the IV de...
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ATS SIMULUS™ Annuloplasty Ring/Band

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Marine debris will likely worsen in the 21st century

... be exempted from landfill fees. Moreover, the high costs and difficulty in providing adequate reception facilities, particularly in remote areas, discourages proper disposal of used fishing gear and can also be a disincentive to retrieval. Therefore, EPA, NOAA, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers should h...

Improving industry efficiency through environmental innovations

...keholders if harmed interests obtain legal instruments to assure that their demands be enforced. The European Union's present environmental policy discourages innovations because it promotes available technologies that have been used in the past. Analyses of technology databases used in EU policy-making reve...

Sandia work launched on space shuttle shows live cells influence growth of nanostructures

...y, building the cells into a coating with a high enough density might elicit from them a defensive, multi-cellular signal of an unpleasant nature that discourages unwanted biofilm formation on the coated surface - important for avoiding infections that could be carried by implants and catheters. The cell's a...

Chernobyl: The true scale of the accident

...ment outside of agriculture is limited. Many skilled and educated workers, especially younger workers, left the region. Also, the business environment discourages entrepreneurial ventures and private investment is low. What impact did Chernobyl and the aftermath have on local communities? More than 350,000...

Placenta Is A Rich Source Of Blood Stem Cells

... in number without giving rise to mature, specialized cells. ''There must be something unique about the placenta that nurtures blood stem cells and discourages them from differentiating,'' says Dr. Stuart Orkin, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator at Children's and DFCI, and a senior investigator o...
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A Perfect Storm Threatens Patient Access to Specialty Medical Care

...rtage of physicians in general, and bone and joint specialists in particular. This shortage is likely to be worsened by declining reimbursement, which discourages physicians from focusing on specialty treatment such as joint replacement surgery for bone and joint disease. Among the most common joint diseases, ...

Governors Growth Council hopes to go light on paperwork and heavy on ideas

....7 million in 15 high-growth companies in biotechnology, medical device, semiconductors and communications. Repeal of a unique Wisconsin law that discourages investment in Wisconsin start-ups and which encourages state entrepreneurs to incorporate their businesses elsewhere. The courts have interpreted subs...

Tech leaders call for more creativity

...." Wisconsin has assets, such as a high quality of life and excellent academic institutions. But the state is beset with a Midwestern attitude that discourages brash, bold thinking. "We've got to have a swagger," Hendee said. Ross Devol, director of regional economics at the Santa Monica, Calif.-based Mil...

Economic collaboration in Denver sets tall goal for Wisconsin

... Commerce. It helps bind about 60 communities in seven counties and is the keeper of the development ethics code, which markets Denver as a region and discourages border wars pitting Aurora against Denver, or Thornton against Westminster. Thou shalt not steal from thy neighbor is Denvers economic development mot...

Sir Ken Robinson: Companies, kids "get" innovation, but K-12 doesn't nurture it

...n a way, organizations are trying to promote creative thinking among people who are coming through an education system that, actually, almost actively discourages it," he said. "So it's an issue for companies, but it's also an issue for local government and for state government." Getting the picture Aske...
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