Archive: 01/25/2013

Support players needed to improve primary care delivery

(HealthDay)—Practice facilitators and care managers can play important roles in improving delivery of primary care, according to a study published in the January/February issue of the Annals of Family Me ...

Jan 25, 2013
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AAFP to Obama: Family docs key in violence prevention

(HealthDay)—Family physicians can play a role in addressing and preventing violence in the community, according to a Jan. 17 letter to President Obama from the American Association of Family Physicians ...

Jan 25, 2013
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An important LINC in human hearing

In this issue of the Journal of Clinical Investigation, Karen Avraham and colleagues at Tel Aviv University identified a genetic mutation in two families with hereditary high frequency hearing loss.

Jan 25, 2013
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Prostate cancer cells thrive on stress

Not surprisingly, a cancer diagnosis creates stress. And patients with prostate cancer show higher levels of anxiety compared to other cancer patients.

Jan 25, 2013
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Study may lead to new strategies against sepsis

Scientists at the Center for Translational Medicine at the Temple University School of Medicine are inching closer to solving a long-standing mystery in sepsis, a complex and often life-threatening condition that affects ...

Jan 25, 2013
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