Monthly Archives: August 2011

Strength and Power Increase Over College Football Career

But ‘Limited Ability’ to Increase Speed and Agility, Follow-Up Study Finds Philadelphia, Pa. (August 31, 2011) – During the course of a college football career, players show substantial gains in size, strength, and power—but less so in speed or agility, … Continue reading

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New Statement Addresses Abuse, Harassment and Bullying in Sport

Canadian Sport Medicine Group Issues Recommendations on Dealing with Reported or Suspected Abuse of Athletes Philadelphia, Pa. (August 30, 2011) – Sport and exercise medicine professionals have an important responsibility to protect the athletes under their care against abuse, harassment, … Continue reading

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Symptom-Based Screening May Improve Detection of HIV in High-Risk Men

Testing When Flu-Like Illness Develops Detects More Infections at Acceptable Cost Philadelphia, Pa. (August 30, 2011) – Testing for HIV when flu-like symptoms develop may offer a cost-effective alternative for early detection of HIV infection in men who have sex … Continue reading

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Correcting Peripheral Vision May Help Slow Progression of Myopia

Scientific Discoveries Are Leading to New Vision Correction Strategies for Nearsighted Children Philadelphia, Pa. (August 29, 2011) – New scientific evidence on how feedback from the eye affects visual development may lead to more effective approaches to treating myopia (nearsightedness) … Continue reading

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Journal of Addiction Medicine Selected for Indexing in MEDLINE®

Philadelphia, Pa. (August 29, 2011) – The Journal of Addiction Medicine, the official journal of the American Society of Addiction Medicine, has been selected for indexing in MEDLINE, the U.S. National Library of Medicine’s (NLM) premier bibliographic database. The journal … Continue reading

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On Tenth Anniversary of September 11, Remember the Needs of Children Dealing with Loss, Reports Special Article in the Journal of Development & Behavioral Pediatrics

Dr. David Schonfeld Calls for Doctors, Teachers & Other Professionals to Improve their Capacity to Provide Support for Grieving Children National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement, New York Life Foundation, Support Important Message to Educate and Inform Philadelphia, Pa. … Continue reading

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Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome Caused by Pneumococcal Infection Leads to Severe Illness in Young Children

New Pneumococcal Vaccine Will Prevent More Cases of Childhood HUS Philadelphia, Pa. (August 29, 2011) – Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) caused by infection with pneumococcal bacteria leads to severe illness—with a high rate of irreversible kidney damage—in infants and young … Continue reading

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Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease Commences Series of Historical Papers

1878 Call for Asylum Reform Still Has Echoes for Psychiatry Today Philadelphia, Pa. (August 29, 2011) – In the late nineteenth century, reform of insane asylums was a hotly debated topic that pitted two emerging medical specialties—psychiatry and neurology—against each … Continue reading

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Breast Reduction and Bariatric Surgery—Which Should Be Done First?

 Final Results May Be Better When Weight Loss Comes First ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (August 26, 2011) – For very obese women considering both bariatric procedures and breast reduction surgery, optimal results are achieved when weight loss is achieved first, … Continue reading

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Wins 11 Apex Awards for Excellence in Publishing

Emergency Medicine News Takes Apex Grand Award for Excellence in the Category of Magapapers & Newspapers New York, NY (August 25, 2011) – Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW), part of Wolters Kluwer Health, is pleased to announce that seven LWW … Continue reading

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