The groups were also critical of Obama’s decision to freeze, discretionary spending for many domestic programs, while funding for funding for the military, intelligence agencies and other homeland security initiatives. ‘A domestic spending freeze in the wrong direction in the wrong direction,’Terry O’Neill, head of the National Organization for Women, and added: ‘It would, for example, finance decimate many shelters at a time when the recession caused increase in domestic violence rates'(Rosen, McClatchy / Kansas City Star..
Obama budget proposal would women Programs By spending freeze Protect$ 3800000000000 The draft budget funding for funding for family planning efforts around $ 10 million, bringing the total to $ 327th The proposal also includes $ 8100000000 in food aid for low-income pregnant women, infants and children up to the age of five years and $ 3, Head Start meals and child care. The budget includes a $ 177 million or 22 percent, increase subsidies for domestic violence survivors from a total of $ 535th. Continue reading
Study Design: In this community-based study, the researchers collected samples from 35 HIV-positive injection drug users and female sex workers in Tijuana and Ciudad Juarez. They were able to, DNA from 11 samples . What they found: The obtained samples were HIV subtype B, the most common strain in North America, Western Europe and Australia. They also found that two of the three samples of low-level sex workers had antiretroviral resistance mutations, although they have not taken antiretroviral drugs..
What’s Next: Further studies in the Mexican high-risk groups are necessary to determine the rate of primary drug resistance in humans along the border and throughout Mexico. Tests for HIV drug resistance will help physicians in selecting appropriate treatment for patients in whom antiretroviral therapy is not successful. Continue reading
The study, called ENHANCE is a controlled, multi-site, blinded study the safety and effectiveness the safety and effectiveness of DBS in patients with depression for whom currently available treatments are effective. ‘We are delighted to to be part of the first double-blind study of Deep Brain Stimulation for depression and remain hopeful that this therapy may prove useful for these seriously ill patient population,’said Anthony D’Agostino, 25, which isector of the Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital and the principal investigator on the study. ‘The study is an important contribution to the development of treatment options for severely depressed patients.
To be eligible for this study, participants must: be currently diagnosed with major depression–Be 21 to 70 years old, beginning with the first episode before the age of 45 – at least four treatments in their attempts current episode, as different drugs, different combinations of drugs or electroshock therapy -. Continue reading