Monthly Archives: July 2009

HAART Is 'Optimal Treatment' for Reducing Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission

Effectiveness Should Outweigh Economics in Future Studies of HIV Prevention in Poor Countries, Reports JAIDS Philadelphia, PA. (July 29, 2009) – Highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) should be the new standard treatment for prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in … Continue reading

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New System May Allow Xenon Use to Protect Brain in Critically Ill Newborns

‘Closed Circuit’ System Could Make Xenon Safe and Affordable for Widespread Use San Francisco, CA. (July 24, 2009) – Breathing xenon gas can help protect the infant brain from damage caused by oxygen deprivation, but the xenon’s high cost and … Continue reading

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Neostigmine Reduces Dose of Epidural Anesthestic Needed During Labor

Could Avoid Use of Morphine-Like Drugs for Pain in Laboring Women San Francisco, CA. (July 24, 2009) -Adding a drug called neostigmine to epidural analgesia during labor can reduce the amount of anesthetic drug required, while avoiding potential complications caused … Continue reading

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7/22/2009 Meet LWW Author Laura Bryan at the AHDI 2009 Meeting!

Visit LWW booth #607 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. and 2:00-3:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 30th and Friday, July 31st from 9:00-10:00 a.m. About the Author: Laura Bryan is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, having earned a bachelor’s … Continue reading

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Extends Relationship with American Heart Association

Publishing Agreement with AHA Journals Will Continue Through 2015 Philadelphia, PA (July 21, 2009) – Lippincott Williams & Wilkins announced today that it has reached an agreement with the American Heart Association (AHA) to continue as publisher of the AHA’s … Continue reading

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Electronic Health Records Aren't Ready for Genetic Information, Says New Study in Genetics in Medicine

Improvements Needed to Handle Even Basic Genetic Data, Experts Say Philadelphia, PA (July 21, 2009) – Current electronic health records (EHRs) have a long way to go to meet the challenges of genetic/genomic medicine, reports a study in the July … Continue reading

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For Different Types of Work Site Exercise, Benefits 'Transfer'

Strength Training and Aerobic Exercise Both Lower Cardiovascular Risks, Reduce Pain Philadelphia, PA (July 21, 2009) – Different types of work site exercise programs have multiple benefits, including reduced neck and shoulder pain for employees who do all-around exercise and … Continue reading

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Launches HealthJobsPlus, a Single Portal for Healthcare Jobs

Health professionals can quickly search relevant jobs, while advertisers can reach thousands of health professionals through the LWW journal network Philadelphia, PA (July 15, 2009) – Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW), part of Wolters Kluwer Health, announces the launch of … Continue reading

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Swearing Can Make You Feel Better

New Research Reveals That Swearing Can Actually Increase Pain Tolerance London, UK. (July 12, 2009) – Researchers from Keele University’s School of Psychology have determined that swearing can have a ‘pain-lessening effect,’ according to new study published in NeuroReport. The … Continue reading

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'Provocative' New Evidence Links Vitamin D and Other Nutrients to Heart Disease

Findings Appear in July Issue of The American Journal of the Medical Sciences Philadelphia, PA (July 10, 2009) – Emerging research suggests that nutritional factors-including vitamin D, magnesium, and others-may influence the risk and progression of cardiovascular disease. The new … Continue reading

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