Runner's World Essential Guides: Injury Prevention & Recovery

Runner’s World Essential Guides: Injury Prevention & Recovery

What Every Runner Needs to Know about Getting (and Staying) Healthy In an ideal runner’s world, every step of every mile would be 100 percent pain-free. No aches, no twinges, no lingering soreness from yesterday’s workout. The reality is that many runners constantly deal with a slight (or not so slight) disturbance-a tender foot, a […]

Conflict Management, Prevention, And Resolution in Medical Settings. (Conflict Management).

Conflict Management, Prevention, And Resolution in Medical Settings. (Conflict Management).

CONFLICT MANAGEMENT IS especially difficult for physicians to embrace, because most of us are highly confrontation adverse. This is not hard to understand if you look at “typical” personality traits of physicians. According to Vaillant (1) and Gabbard (2), physicians tend to be compulsive, perfectionistic, guilt-prone, with an exaggerated sense of responsibility, limited emotional expressiveness […]

The Impact of a Literature Consult Service on Geriatric Clinical Care and Training in Falls Prevention (Report)

The Impact of a Literature Consult Service on Geriatric Clinical Care and Training in Falls Prevention (Report)

INTRODUCTION The importance of developing effective health care programs and services for elderly persons in the United States is increasing at warp speed due to significant projected growth in the size of this demographic in the near future. According to the US Census Bureau, the number of persons aged 65 years and older is expected […]

A Pivotal Role for Pneumolysin in the Immunopathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention of Pneumococcal Disease (Original Articles)

A Pivotal Role for Pneumolysin in the Immunopathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention of Pneumococcal Disease (Original Articles)

The pneumococcus remains an extremely important cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. While the microorganism has a number of significant virulence mechanisms, many recent studies have focused on pneumolysin, which is recognised to be one of the most important virulence factors of the organism. The purpose of this manuscript is to review recent developments with […]

Facts and Ideas from Anywhere (Atherosclerosis: Its Clause and Is Prevention) (Human Accomplishments and Gifted Minds) (Global Warming) (Editorial)

Facts and Ideas from Anywhere (Atherosclerosis: Its Clause and Is Prevention) (Human Accomplishments and Gifted Minds) (Global Warming) (Editorial)

ATHEROSCLEROSIS: ITS CAUSE AND ITS PREVENTION * I recently spoke at a university hospital and began the presentation by asking the audience to name the atherosclerotic risk factors. Various members of the audience spoke up, and the following was the order in which the risk factors were announced. I wrote them on the flip chart […]

HIV Prevention Responsibilities in HIV Vaccine Trials: Complexities Facing South African Researchers (Original Articles)

HIV Prevention Responsibilities in HIV Vaccine Trials: Complexities Facing South African Researchers (Original Articles)

Background, aims and methodology Preventing new HIV infections is critical. However, less than one in five people has access to proven prevention methods, (1) and ‘for every person placed on antiretroviral treatment in 2006, another six people became newly infected with HIV’. (2) Efforts to utilise existing prevention strategies better, and to identify new ones, […]