Archive: 19/01/2010

Reasoning through the rationing of end-of-life care

Acknowledging that the idea of rationing health care, particularly at the end of life, may incite too much vitriol to get much rational consideration, a Johns Hopkins emeritus professor of neurology called for the start of ...

dateJan 19, 2010 in Other
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Rice responsible for Asians' alcohol flush reaction

The mutation responsible for the alcohol flush reaction, an unpleasant response to alcohol that is relatively common in people of Asian descent, may have occurred following the domestication of rice. Researchers writing in ...

dateJan 19, 2010 in Evolution
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HIV: Positive lessons from home-based care

Intensive home-based nursing in HIV/AIDS patients significantly improves self-reported knowledge of HIV, awareness of medications, and self-reported adherence to medication programmes, according to a new Cochrane Systematic ...

dateJan 19, 2010 in HIV & AIDS
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