Survival instincts propel 'difficult patient' to insist on quality care
CHAPEL HILL Michelle Mayer had to become a "difficult patient" before she could get her physicians to accurately diagnose the disease that was destroying her health.
And once the diagnosis was made, she had to continue to be what many physicians describe as "difficult" before she could get the...
UK too Will Insist on Folic Acid in Bread
The UK is moving towards making addition of folic acid to flour or bread mandatory in order to reduce the number of babies born with severe disabilities.
After lengthy public consultations the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has said that it would approach the Government with its recommendations ...
Extend Cervical Smears to Younger Women, Insist Specialists
Two scientists have come out strongly against the NHS's decision to restrict screening for cervical cancer to those in the age group 25 to 29, leaving// out women in their early twenties.
According to the doctors, Consultant cytopathologists Amanda Herbert, from Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foun...
Experts Insist That Neonatal Herpes Be Reported Regularly
Experts are of the opinion that infection of newborns with herpes type 1 and 2 should be routinely reported to the authorities. Currently this is not an established procedure in most cases.
In a commentary published in the September issue of the // journal Sexually Transmitted Diseases, resear...
Study: Being active as a preschooler pays off later in childhood
... -- rather than continuous activities, like jogging. So what can parents do?
"Avoid long periods -- more than 60 minutes -- of sedentary activity, insist
that schools provide morning and afternoon recesses and whenever possible get kids outside. Kids who meet the CDC activity recommendations tend to be ...
With Autism, Diet Restrictions May Do More Harm Than Good
... what the researchers called neurobehavioral issues connected with autism, such as the ritualistic practices, they said.
"Many patients with autism insist
on eating the same thing and might not consume enough fiber," said the study's lead author, Dr. Samar H. Ibrahim, a fellow in gastroenterology and ins...
Pelosi Remarks at Press Conference Today on Health Care Reform and Medical Costs
...n we will be talking about a MedPAC, IPac-like initiative that is appealing to a broad section of our Caucus about how we bend the cost curve, that we insist
on bending the curve, but we want to do it in a way that respects the prerogatives of the Congress of the United States as well as the President of th...
IHPA Launches Consumer Awareness Campaign for Hurricane Protection
...ld the manufacturers' of storm and hurricane protection feet to the fire to insist
that consumers are getting proper protection." Agreeing that, "it may be p...inds and pressures."
Johnston sites these simple steps:
on the approval number - Do not accept or be fooled by a slick contractor...
PALNET Solves the Pallet Buyer's Dilemma
...ent, nailing patterns, special requirements, board spacing, inspection and safety. Those are a few of the important factors every pallet buyer should insist
are consistent with their original purchase agreement.
Smith believes reining in the bottom line is so important today. Every penny is bein...
Calcium Isn't the Secret to Healthy Bones, Says Natural Solutions Magazine
... BOULDER, Colo., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's leading health experts insist
that we drink plenty of milk and eat dairy foods to protect our bones. Unfortunately, this advice may actually increase a person's risk for the pervas...
insist in Medical Definition
...moker, has a history of deep venous thrombosis or clotting disorders along with a high BMI and other medical risk factors, the surgeon will probably insist
on doing several short procedures in a hospital setting to insure maximum safety for the patient.
The following are the individual components of...
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2 genes influence social behavior, visual-spatial performance in people with Williams syndrome
...inanimate objects. Despite myriad health problems and generally low IQs, these patients are extremely gregarious, irresistibly drawn to strangers, and insist
on making eye contact. The children are confounded by the visual world around them, however: Asked to draw a bicycle, they will show all the parts, bu...
A re-review of peer review: Leading journal looks to end the 'review nightmare'
... work in this manner, even with the enhancements that the Internet has bought.
The primary source of frustration for authors is peer reviewers who insist
on time-consuming and sometimes iterative re-review that makes little difference to the eventual validity or quality of the final research paper. For ...
ESA to feature wide range of UW-Madison presentations
... of the fastest-growing features of the home landscape. But as their popularity has risen, so have opinions about the plants they should contain. Some insist
that prairie species are needed to penetrate compacted soil and allow stormwater to permeate the ground. Others claim that typical urban plants, such ...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- May 28, 2008
...st that low-level exposure to the chemical can cause cancer, obesity, and other health problems, the plastics industry and federal regulatory agencies insist
that the chemical is safe, the article states. Erickson described how Congress entered the fray by launching an investigation into the use of BPA in b...
Did 'ABCs' cause Uganda's fall in HIV rates?
...d the promotion of ABC messages was "exceptionally successful." They acknowledge, however, that in some parts of the world women are not empowered to insist
on abstinence or fidelity, which leaves them at risk of infection.
Nevertheless, they say, many women in Uganda had little power at the outset of...
UCLA study of community health project shows how group dynamics affect fitness, eating habits
... Imagine break-room vending machines featuring fruit juice and vegetables instead of cookies and soda pop. Consider colleagues who insist
on mid-morning group exercise breaks and applaud a lunchtime workout rather than criticizing the cut of the sweat suit. Ponder an organizational cultu...
Sperm trading can resolve hermaphrodite mating conflicts
... the bizarre reproductive conflicts encountered by hermaphroditic animals. In some hermaphroditic species, such as C. hirundinina, mating partners may insist
on copulating as a "male," "female," or both, resulting in unique biological conflicts over gender.
Sexual interactions in so-called cross-fertilizi...
Researchers offer proof-of-concept for Altered Nuclear Transfer
..., and they can also form any type of tissue in the human body. However, to cull these stem cells, the blastocyst must be destroyed, which some critics insist
is tantamount to destroying a human life.
The procedure theorized by Hurlbut is similar to SCNT, but with one crucial twist: Before the donor nucl...
Medical whistleblowers speak out
... FDA, said Graham, had told him, "industry is our client."
"The pharma-FDA complex has to be dismantled," he said, "and the American people have to insist
on that, otherwise we're going to have disasters like Vioxx that happen in the future."
Another lesson, says Lenzer, is that "the race to approve n...
MetaChip provides quick, efficient toxicity screening of potential drugs
...ing with HIV worldwide. "The majority of new cases of HIV infection in women result from heterosexual intercourse, but women may not always be able to insist
that their male partners use measures to prevent HIV transmission," notes NIAID Director Anthony S. Fauci, M.D. "If effective, microbicides would be a...
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Controversial Study to Test Link Between Insomnia and Sleep Apnea
...onship between Insomnia and Sleep Apnea," said David P. White, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Philips Respironics. "We know there are many skeptics who insist
Chronic Insomnia is largely a psychological problem, but recent studies on certain patients have already shown that continuous positive airway pressur...
GM crops protect neighbors from pests
...rs, however, acknowledge that a major challenge to the success of Bt cotton is the potential for insects to evolve resistance to the insecticide. They insist
that despite its considerable value, Bt cotton should still be considered only one component in the overall management of pests.
Friends of the Earth Report on Biofuel Production Offers Incomplete, Outdated and Inaccurate Picture, According to Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association
...e not necessarily destined for the Netherlands.
Europe's top importer of Brazilian ethanol is Sweden.
Marcos Jank points out that when organizations insist
incomplete and out-of-context information, it is their own credibility that
is at stake. "The Brazilian ethanol experience is the lon...
"For Angels Only...When to say No...
...et hit the hardest.
As an angel, you should determine the minimum investment you want the company to receive. If you wont be providing that amount, insist
on escrowing your money until the minimum is met. Requesting an anti-dilution clause is great, but if the next round financier wants to negate that cl...
Device Computing: The Wave Is Building
...nd integrated into the fabric of business life. These demands go far, far beyond maintaining system uptime and supporting desktop users. These demands insist
that the enterprise computing environment extends to include people and processes beyond the comfortable confines of the corporate campus. These deman...
We Need Techo-Savy Leaders - Dont just blame government and education for economic problems
...s have had to become increasingly more techno-savvy to keep their jobs. There has been a marked shift in what directors value (what they look for and insist
on) in their executive leadership. It is no longer sufficient for a CEO to rely on subordinates to deal with the complex, technical issues facing the...
WTN interview: Dr. Jeffrey Grossman, CEO UW Medical Foundation
... terms of current technology. I think there has been a peculiar lack of functional off-the-shelf software that can do the sorts of things that we all insist
need to be done. This industry has not progressed very quickly, it has been an industry that has flourished by putting together pieces and hardware an...
Learning how far your message reaches by Googling yourself
...ed to you with which you might not prefer to be affiliated. If theyre linking to you on something else beside your homepage, you have legal grounds to insist
that they remove the link (its a copyright issue).
I wrote an article earlier this year in 30,000-foot detail about marketing legal rights and trad...
insist in Biological Definition
...nd joy for many people. Ecotourism in particular, is a growing outdoor recreational activity.
Ecologists and environmentalists were the first to insist
on the economic aspect of biological diversity protection. Thus, Edward O. Wilson wrote in 1992, that : The biodiversity is the one of the bigger w...
...other words cladists argue that the classification system should be reformed to eliminate all non-clades. In contrast, other evolutionary taxonomists insist
that groups reflect phylogenies and often make use of cladistic techniques, but allow both monophyletic and paraphyletic groups as taxa .