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Article ID: 1912

Training Improves Obstetricians' Ultrasound Skills

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Young physicians who undergo a rigorous formal training program in ultrasound testing on pregnant women are better skilled at this procedure than young physicians without such training, a Johns Hopkins study suggests.

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28-Feb-1997 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 1911

AHCPR AND PRIVATE GROUPS PARTNER ON PILOT EVIDENCE REPORTS

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

The Agency for Health Care Policy and Research has entered into partnerships with medical professional groups to develop two pilot evidence reports under its new evidence-based practice program, announced AHCPR Acting Administrator Lisa A. Simpson, M.B., B.Ch.

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28-Feb-1997 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 1910

RESEARCHERS: ALCOHOL PHYSICALLY INCREASES URGE TO SMOKE

Purdue University

Purdue University researchers have found evidence that may explain the phenomenon of the smoke-filled barroom. In a study of regular smokers, the researchers found that consuming alcohol increased the physical craving to smoke.

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28-Feb-1997 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 1908

Earthquakes Shake and Raise Blood Pressure

InterScience Communications

A natural disaster increases blood pressure in patients with high blood pressure, medical researchers confirmed in a landmark study published in the current issue of the American Journal of Hypertension.

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27-Feb-1997 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 1906

February Tips

Johns Hopkins Medicine

February Tips from Johns Hopkins Medical: 1- Academic medical centers may provide better prenatal care mothers, 2- Weight gain plays crucial role in twin pregnancies, 3- Pregnant women with pre-existing heart disease may deliver safely, 4- Hitting viral "homes" may help researchers stop infections, 5- Second trial of new ragweed allergy vaccine encouraging.

Released:
27-Feb-1997 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 1898

Lupus Gene Located on Chromosome 1

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

For the first time, scientists have zeroed in on the location of a gene that predisposes people to systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE or lupus), a chronic autoimmune rheumatic disease.

Released:
26-Feb-1997 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 1897

Key Molecule Found Critical To Surviving HIV

Stanford University School of Medicine

Researchers at Stanford have found that HIV patients with ample levels of a small, hardworking molecule normally found throughout the body are likely to outlive patients whose stores are low.

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25-Feb-1997 12:00 AM EST
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    23-Feb-1997 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 1894

Allergy, Asthma And Immunology Meetings Tipsheet

Johns Hopkins Medicine

1) Nasal allergy symptoms seen in almost all asthmatics; 2) Latex allergy linked to two different latex components; 3) Similar allergy proteins respond differently to drugs

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24-Feb-1997 12:00 AM EST
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    23-Feb-1997 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 1893

Asthma And Allergy--The Revenge Of The Viral Nerd?

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Johns Hopkins scientists have found the first hard evidence that viral infections can help cause asthma and allergies, a connection long suspected but never directly confirmed in the lab.

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24-Feb-1997 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 1891

March Tips from Ameican Psychiatric Assn.

American Psychiatric Association (APA)

1) Psychiatric Hospital Readmission In Managed Care Environment Not Linked to Poor Hospital Outcome; 2) Managed Care Criteria Can Restrict Patient Access To Acute Care Psychiatric Hospitalization; 3) Managed Care and Mental Health - New Brochure; 4) APA's 150th Annual Meeting, 5/17-5/22, in San Diego, CA; 5) 7/31/97 Deadline For 1998 Media Awards Entries; 6) Upcoming Mental Health/Illness Events/Observances - Use as news pegs for your stories!

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22-Feb-1997 12:00 AM EST

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