New Study Shows That One-Third of Shelter Youth Have Been Institutionalized; Almost One-Half Suffered Violence in the Home
NEW YORK, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- In one of the largest-ever studies of homeless youth in New York City history, researchers at Columbia University's Center for Homelessness Prevention, in partnership with Covenant House -- the City's largest agency serving street youth, offer a stark portrait of...
New Online Support Site Offers Hope, Information, and Help for Patients Who Have Suffered a Catastrophic Injury
Catstrophicinjury.com is a new premier one-stop resource center dedicated to providing information and support for patients, families, and professionals wanting to learn more about the devastating impact of spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, and amputation.
Unusual case of a woman who suffered stroke during sex
MAYWOOD, Ill. -- Minutes after having sexual intercourse with her boyfriend, a 35-year-old woman suddenly felt her left arm go weak. Her speech became slurred and she lost feeling on the left side of her face.
She was having a stroke. Doctors later concluded the stroke probably was due to sever...
Study: 9/11 Dogs Suffered Few Health Effects
SCHAUMBURG, Ill., July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study in the Journal of
the American Veterinary Medical Association reveals that New York Police
Department dogs deployed to the World Trade Center after the terrorist
attacks of September 11, 2001, have not experienced any long-term health
Women who suffered child abuse spend more on health care
COLUMBUS, Ohio Middle-aged women who suffered
physical or sexual abuse as children spend up to one-third more than average in health-care costs, according to a long-term study of more than 3,000 women.
Even decades after the abuse ended, these women used health services at significantly higher...
Many Katrina Survivors Suffered Psychological Symptoms
Mood, anxiety disorders hit almost half of New Orleans residents in months after the disaster, study found
TUESDAY, Dec. 4 (HealthDay News) -- About half the people living in New Orleans and about one-quarter of those living in other areas hit by Hurricane Katrina showed signs of a mood or anxie...
Paris Suffered from 'life-threatening' Psychiatric Condition, Says LA Sheriff
Sheriff Lee Baca, who placed hotel heiress Paris Hilton under house arrest, has defended his decision and said that the socialite was suffering from a 'life-threatening' psychiatric condition called decompensating.
'Decompensating' is a condition is the deterioration of one's mental state ...
Benoits Son Suffered from Fragile X Syndrome, a Rare Mental Disability
Late wrestler Chris Benoits son suffered
from a rare mental disability called Fragile X Syndrome.
He had had a tempestuous argument with his wife Nancy on who should take care of their mentally challenged son only days before he killed them and went on to commit suicide.
An attorney for ...
Study Finds That Lincoln Suffered from Smallpox During Gettysburg Speech
US President Abraham Lincoln delivered his famous Gettysburg Address, he was in the early stages of a deadly form of smallpox, a new study by two University of Texas researchers, has revealed.
Some historians, who recognized that Lincoln was ill, following his Gettysburg speech, asserted t...
Settlers Suffered from Nightmares, Hypersensitivity in Eve of Disengagement
Harsh figures regarding the mental state of the evacuated settlers from Gaza Strip, eve of the disengagement plan led by the Israeli government, were exposed// in a new study conducted by the National Security Center in the University of Haifa. 54% of the respondents reported difficulty in concentr...
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GAA Calls on Secretary Clinton to Speak Out Against Gender-Based Violence During Her Africa Trip
...nd violence against children (VAC) are issues in each of the countries she is visiting; for example:
Tens of thousands of women and girls have suffered
systematic rape and torture in Democratic Republic of the Congo since conflict there began in 1998.
Liberia has a culture of sexual violence th...
Study Results Show That Minimally Invasive Therapy is Successful for Over Two-Thirds of Stroke Patients Treated Outside the Standard Eight-Hour Window
...outcomes (meaning patients could be functionally independent) and 123 (62 percent) patients reflected acceptable outcomes. Approximately nine percent suffered
a symptomatic brain hemorrhage and the overall mortality rate was 22 percent. When analyzing what factors were most closely associated with favorable...
Economy is Driving Many Osteoporotic Women to Retire Later - But Their Ability to Work May Be Undermined by Sub-Optimal Management of Their Disease
...nefits of medications, she is able to live a happy and functioning lifestyle.
"I really didn't think osteoporosis was a serious disease until I suffered
a rib fracture while opening my classroom door. As a result, I had to take time off from work and lived the reality of the true physical, emotional a...
World's First Cardiac Adult Stem Cell Patient Receives Infusion
... of the Heart Transplant and Mechanical Assist Device Program at Jewish Hospital, performed coronary artery bypass surgery on Jones on March 23. Jones suffered
from congestive heart failure due to multiple blocked arteries that had resulted in permanent scarring of his heart muscle. During the procedure, Jone...
Inspiration for 'My Sister's Keeper' Speaks Out
...idn't carry the genetic abnormality that would cause Fanconi Anemia (FA), an often-fatal genetic disease, and it was a tissue match for Molly Nash who suffered
from FA. The selected embryo would later develop to be Molly's little brother Adam. The cord blood from Adam's placenta would be used for a blood tran...
Scottsdale Facility to Be First in U.S. to Showcase True REST Technology
...o-called "floating," is effective for chronic stress-related pain, according to a study at Karlstad University, Sweden. Patients treated with floating suffered
from long-term health problems. Several had been diagnosed with "burnout." After a seven-week treatment period, 22 percent of the participants in the ...
Lack of Food Variety Puts Kids With Autism at Risk for Poor Nutrition
...en in the food study had much lower food variety scores in their diets than typically developing children. A majority of the children with autism also suffered
from nutritional deficiencies. The researchers concluded children with autism and low food variety scores are at risk for mild and serious nutritional...
Clinician Reports Fast Healing of Intractable Wounds Using MEDIHONEY(R)
...irmatory case series following a positive large 108-patient randomized controlled study published in 2008 on a similar patient population, all of whom suffered
from non-healing VLUs, a particularly painful and difficult-to-heal chronic wound. In the recent case series, 11 patients were enrolled with VLUs tha...
Increased Mortality Associated With Nocturia
...ssociation (AUA) showing that there was a significantly increased mortality rate in elderly patients living in a Japanese assisted-living facility who suffered
from nocturia relative to other residents.
Researchers conducted a comprehensive geriatric assessment of 788 residents 70 years old or older to ...
EAU Position Statement on Screening for Prostate Cancer
...ished in the same issue of the NEJM (Andriole et al,
NEJM 2009) and to date show no significant effect of screening on mortality
from the disease, but suffered
from a significant level of contamination in
the control arm. The study continues.
The EAU adopts the conclusions of the ERSPC study and recogn...
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Watchlet Resident Bracelet
Description:...from leaving a facility undetected and becoming lost or injured. Such residents typically have been diagnosed with dementia, Alzheimer's etc., or have suffered
a head injury.
At-risk residents wear a small Watchlet™ bracelet on their wrist or ankle, and points of exit are discreetly secured by WatchMa...
FoamWrap™ ThumDuction Strap
Description:... Control of thumb motion can be difficult for persons who have suffered
a stroke, for persons with spinal cord injuries and for children with poor hand control due to cerebral palsy or other motor or coordination problems....
Kinetik Great Toe Implant
The implant is made from the same materials used in advanced hip and knee replacements. The system was created for patients who have suffered
degenerative joint disease or trauma to the great toe joint and wish to restore a pain-free gait....
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Family history (medicine)
... In medicine , a family history consists of information about disorders that a patient's direct blood relatives have suffered
from. Genealogy typically includes very little of the medical history of the family , but the medical history could be considered a specific subs...
...wn. The physician's expertise comes from his knowledge of what is healthy and normal contrasted with knowledge and experience of other people who have suffered
similar symptoms (unhealthy and abnormal), and the proven ability to relieve it with medicines ( pharmacology ) or other therapies about which the pat...
...ctive at the neuropsychiatric hospitals later known by the names of two disciples of Christfried Jakob , Drs. Borda and Moyano. In 1937 Ramon Carrillo suffered
an acute illness, the sequel of whose fever was hypertension and progressively severe headaches. He barely saved his life through the devoted efforts ...
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Holding breath for several minutes elevates marker for brain damage
... in the blood can increase by several hundred percent.
In addition, the elevation of S100B was more transient in the divers, compared to people who suffered
brain injury. The divers had a quick return to normal, while S100B levels peak in 24 hours in brain-injured patients.
The transient nature of the i...
Scripps-led study shows ocean health plays vital role in coral reef recovery
...he time before and after a major bleaching event in 1998.
"It is clear that Mesoamerican corals really fell off a cliff in 1998 -- nearly everybody suffered
mass bleaching," said Dick Norris, Scripps professor of paleooceanography and co-author of the study. "There are no pristine reefs in the region, but...
Nursery programs for corals receive TLC from NOAA this Independence Day
...significant coral reef ecosystems. Once abundant and productive marine habitat builders in Florida and the Caribbean, staghorn coral and elkhorn coral suffered
severe population declines due to coral bleaching, diseases, hurricane damage, and other threats. Both corals were designated as threatened species u...
Ovarian transplantation: First baby is born after a new technique
...d for periarteritis nodosa, an inflammation of medium-sized arteries, which become swollen and damaged from attack by rogue immune cells.
menopause for eight and a half years before transplantation," said Dr. Piver. "But after transplanting half of the frozen ovary, she recovered spontan...
Study characterizes eczema patients most at risk for dangerous viral infections
...to carefully characterize eczema patients who have suffered
widespread herpes simplex viral infections of thei...ity by studying a large cohort of patients who had suffered
eczema herpeticum, the herpes simplex viral skin i... characteristics in 901 subjects, 138 of whom had suffered
They found that eczema patie...
Study highlights massive imbalances in global fertilizer use
...ilizer per acre (7 kilograms per hectare)--little more than 1 percent of the total used by Chinese farmers. And unlike China, cultivated soil in Kenya suffered
an annual net loss of 46 pounds of nitrogen per acre (52 kilograms per hectare) removed from the field by harvests.
"Africa is a totally diff...
U of Minnesota-led study finds that hunters are depleting lion and cougar populations
... with its impact on black bear populations because male black bears do not routinely kill infants of other males.
Lion and cougar populations have suffered
the greatest decline in African countries and U.S. states where sport hunting has been most intense over the past 25 years, the researchers found. Leo...
Bullies have harassed 14 percent of workers over past 6 months
...en threatened with violence or physical abuse".
From the data obtained, the researchers tell SINC that 14% of the respondents have confirmed having suffered
situations of psychological abuse over the past six months, with 5.8% suffering frequently and the rest, 8.2%, occasionally. In 2000, the Internationa...
The coming of biofuels: Study shows reducing gasoline emissions will benefit human health
...ld expect, is concentrated in urban populations with the highest impact in the Los Angeles, New York and Chicago regions."
Large urban regions also suffered
disproportionate health damage as a result of benzene emissions at service stations and during the transporting by truck of gasoline to service statio...
A genetic link to premature ejaculation
...all pairs of male twins and their older or younger brothers - about the first time they had sex. Many participants in the study reported that they had suffered
from erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation at their first sexual encounter. These common problems are often attributed to external factors, s...
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The Law Offices of Brian D. Witzer Wins 6+ Million Dollar Verdict
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A jury in Pasadena, California awarded over $6 million to an 82 year-old Chinese female immigrant who suffered
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome/Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis after taking the drug Allopurinol. She alleged that the Defendant, an osteopathic physician and r...
A Swiss Team Uses Transcranial MR-Guided Focused Ultrasound to Treat Patients With Functional Brain Disorders
...ut of treatment options or are unwilling to undergo invasive brain surgery because of the risks associated with it."
One patient in the study suffered
nerve damage from a spinal tumor that led to severe pain and cramps in his right arm. The pain persisted for years and the patient ultimately reported...
Poxel SAS Set up to Find Innovative Solutions for Metabolic Diseases Management
...own as non-insulin-dependent diabetes. 90% of diabetic
patients in the world suffer from type 2 diabetes.
In 2007, more than 220 million people suffered
from Type 2 diabetes
worldwide, including over 65 million patients in the US and Europe. It is
predicted that more than 300 million patients will have...
Amgen Exercises Option for Exclusive License to Cytokinetics' Cardiac Contractility Program That Includes CK-1827452
...ilure translates into significant hospitalization rates and associated societal costs. It is estimated that in 2006, 5.5 million patients in the U.S. suffered
from chronic heart failure. In 2007, approximately 4.5 million patients in the U.S. had a hospital discharge diagnosis of heart failure. Over 2.4 mi...
Amylin Co-Founder Announces Plans to Vote for Eastbourne Slate
...Amylin's talented employee team has created one of the best product and technology platforms in the diabetes and obesity area. But, shareholders have suffered
because sales results have not reflected the commercial potential of that platform.
I commend our present management team, under Dan Bradbury's l...
NeoStem Obtains Exclusive Worldwide License for Innovative Stem Cell Technology and Applications to Heal Chronic Wounds
...the U.S. Department of Defense appropriated $800,000 in funds for NeoStem to evaluate the potential use of adult stem cell therapy for treating wounds suffered
by members of the U.S. military and first responders. We hope this effort will lead to groundbreaking medical findings that ultimately save troops fr...
BG Medicine Signs Collaborative Research Agreement with the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), and Boston University
... women between the ages of 30 and 62 from the town of Framingham, Massachusetts, who had not yet developed overt symptoms of cardiovascular disease or suffered
a heart attack or stroke. Today, more than 9,000 participants spanning three generations are enrolled in the community-based study.
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Cordex Pharma Forms Heart Failure Medical Advisory Board
... a condition characterized by the inability of the heart to effectively pump blood as well as by fluid accumulation in the lungs and other tissues, is suffered
by an estimated five million Americans and is responsible for 300,000 deaths in the U.S. annually, according to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Ins...
Soliris(R) Reduced Measures of Thrombosis and Inflammation, and Decreased Indicators of Pulmonary Hypertension, in Studies of Patients with PNH
...ic oxide depletion and subsequent cardiovascular
morbidities in patients with PNH. This analysis found that 47 percent of
patients with PNH (34 of 73) suffered
from pulmonary hypertension before
starting the trial. In this study, PAH was measured by an elevated blood level
of NT-proBNP, which has been shown t...
deCODE Study Expands Clinical Utility of deCODE AF(TM) for Improving the Diagnosis of Atrial Fibrillation and Preventing Stroke
...more extensive cardiac monitoring than is feasible
on all patients who have suffered
stroke or transient ischemic attack
deCODE's newly presented data ...ions for the prevention of recurrent
stroke, because most patients who have suffered
a cryptogenic or large
vessel event are discharged and put on Plavix or asp...
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...ted from insect bites. For the rest of his life he suffered
recurring episodes of illness and disability.
A...lp, Darwin's health suffered. On 20 September he suffered
"palpitations of the heart" and left for a month o...nd work continued in London over the autumn and he suffered
repeated bouts of illness, then on 11 November h...
...11 , 1922 , Leonard Thompson , a fourteen year old diabetic was given the first injection of insulin. Unfortunately the extract was so impure that he suffered
a severe allergic reaction and further injections were cancelled. Over the next 12 days Collip worked day and night to improve the extract, and a se...
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