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Healthy Advice Networks Announces the Launch of PracticeWire; Technology to Deliver Real-time Healthcare Content to Physicians

...rah Schnell, President, Sales and Strategic Planning at Healthy Advice Networks , stated, "As leaders of in-office health education we understand the dichotomy between the health information physicians need versus the constant pressures on their time. They work in a constantly changing environment and requir...

Unmet medical needs are most common among vulnerable children

... study period. Publicly insured children have two times the odds of reporting an unmet medical need compared with the privately insured, revealing a dichotomy that warrants attention on how to address this continuing disparity, Hoilette says. ...

Common Genes Link Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia

... that schizophrenia and bipolar disorder partly share a common genetic cause. These results challenge the current nosological (disease classification) dichotomy between schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, and are consistent with a reappraisal of these disorders as distinct diagnostic entities," the authors wro...

Doctors' and Nurses' Wellness Checklist: Healthy Diet, Exercise, Dietary Supplements

...et and 89 percent taking supplements. But nurses seem to exercise slightly less than doctors, with only 67 percent saying they exercise regularly. The dichotomy doesn't end there -- nurses are also more likely to seek out advice from other healthcare professionals (81 percent say they visit their own healthcar...

Uninsured More Likely to Die From Cancer Following Diagnosis

... of dying from cancer than if you were insured and diagnosed with cancer," said Dr. Otis Brawley, chief medical officer at the cancer society. This dichotomy is true for all of the 18 cancers the researchers looked at, Brawley said. "There is not a cohort of insured and a cohort of uninsured cancer patients...

Despite overeating, morbidly obese mice gain protection against diabetes

... DALLAS Aug. 23, 2007 The worlds fattest mice can overeat without developing insulin resistance or diabetes thanks to a glut of a key hormone, a dichotomy that helps explain why not all obese people are diabetic, a UT Southwestern Medical Center researcher has found. Consuming excess calories usually ...

Prions Capacity can Be Aggrevated by Solid Particles

...ut the new Wisconsin study may help to resolve one puzzle: Oral transmission of prions, says Aiken, tends not to be very efficient. "This is a dichotomy in our field, and maybe (the new research) is part of the answer." In their studies, the Wisconsin researchers looked at the ability of prions...

New Analysis Puts Cot Death Under Scrutiny Once Again

...bably resulted from homicide. Bacon and Hey stress that their purpose is not to second guess the original authors, but they argue that using a dichotomy of natural or unnatural is unhelpful and more likely to be erroneous. They acknowledge the papers value in helping to avert unjustified suspicion of p...

Cause of Gender Differences in Blood Pressure, Kidney Damage Under Study

...in blood pressure occurs more rapidly than it does in women, until they hit menopause. I look at our spontaneously hypertensive rats and see the same dichotomy in blood pressure, Dr. Sullivan says of the animal model she studies. There are also differences in development of renal injury in the human popula...
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Neuropsychiatry

...ve (neuropathology, genetics ) whereas psychiatry looks at ‘outside-the-skin’ causation (personal, interpersonal, cultural) (Kendler, 2005). This dichotomy is argued not to be instructive and authors have argued that it is better conceptualised as two ends of a causal continuum (e.g. Kendler, 2005). The b...
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Isotope analysis reveals foraging area dichotomy for Atlantic leatherback turtles

The beaches of French Guiana constitute a major reproduction site for leatherback turtles. This sea turtle, although a protected species, is threatened by human activity: it ingests plastics, get accidentally caught in fishing nets, sees its egg-laying sites destroyed and its adults hunted illegal...

A dichotomy in migration patterns found for sea turtles in east Atlantic

Studying members of a large population of loggerhead sea turtles that nest on the Cape Verde islands off of West Africa, researchers have found an unexpected dichotomy in turtle behavior: While some turtles leave the nesting grounds to feed on bottom-dwelling sea life in shallow coastal waters, oth...

NASA study says climate adds fuel to Asian wildfire emissions

... 1998, emissions from the fires had reached 40 percent of the global carbon emissions for the period. "In this region, decision makers are facing a dichotomy of demands, as expanding commercial crop production is competing with efforts to ease the environmental impact of fires," said Jim Collatz, an Earth s...

Great Ape Trust graduate student's paper sheds light on bonobo language

...man language," he said. "Traditionally, repetition in ape communicative behaviors is assumed to be proof that they don't have language. It's a kind of dichotomy or unfairness." Fields said Pedersen, who has a master's degree in philosophy from the University of Aarhus, Denmark, and is working toward a Ph.D....

Crowning glory

...owth around the implant, so it is not necessarily incorporated into the implant site as well as it might be. Researchers have tried to address this dichotomy of the retaining the benefits and avoiding the disadvantages of biological inertness in implant materials. One approach involved the development of va...

There is powerful evidence of evolution in human DNA

...ustralia, and the Americas. In conclusion, Fairbanks confronts the supposed dichotomy between evolution and religion, arguing that both science and religion are ...e of Creationists and Intelligent Design advocates and to abandon the false dichotomy between religion and real science. This concise, very readable presentat...

Testosterone turns male juncos into blustery hunks -- and bad dads

...osterone and parental behavior. The latter needs much more study." Diversity in the behavior of male dark-eyed junco is more of a continuum than a dichotomy of Don Juans and Mr. Moms. "One of the interesting things is that all males stick around and help," Ketterson said. "If they have higher testoster...

Despite their heft, many dinosaurs had surprisingly tiny genomes

...those of living lizards and crocodilians. We aren't sure about the genomes of the long-necked sauropods yet." Organ and Edwards say the clear-cut dichotomy in dinosaur genomes is likely due to different amounts of repetitive and non-coding DNA in the two groups' genetic material, a factor largely responsi...

Random gene expression may drive HIV into hiding

...f itself, he found that these progeny did not all show the same behavior: some turned their viral expression on high and others turned it off. This dichotomy in cell fate from genetically identical cells is consistent with the idea that random fluctuations in gene expression control what happens to the cell...
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State campaign seeks to reverse negative perception of manufacturing work

... the opinions of influencers, including high school guidance counselors, parents and teachers, but didn't trust most advertisements. "That's where the dichotomy of work and play came together," said Holmes, of the campaign's theme. "I am Wisconsin Manufacturing" adopted the slogans: Earn More: Play More and...

Barriers will not stop convergence of medical technologies

...ties. The official name of my medical school alma mater - the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons - exemplifies this traditional dichotomy between medicine and surgery. The Food and Drug Administration also is structured along these lines. For example, the Center for Drug Evaluati...

Research explains why women lack equal access to angel capital

...elle Angels Fund. Women simply don't have the same access to the angel capital market. More confirmations The report is the latest to note the dichotomy in wealth held by women and their willingness to invest. Mirroring a 2006 report from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation , the New Hampshire study ...
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