Susan Kools, who created a culturally and developmentally appropriate HIV prevention intervention for youngsters ages 10 to 14 in rural Malawi, is among the three to be honored wit
New findings on Infant Sleep After Immunization published in Pediatrics. According to lead author Linda Franck, RN, PHD, acetaminophen does not significantly influence sleep duration post-vaccines, but the time of day when vaccines are given may be playing a role (or at least has an association) with the duration of sleep post vaccination.
The nation’s largest for-profit nursing homes deliver significantly lower quality of care because they typically have fewer staff nurses than non-profit and government-owned nursing homes.
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UCSF, the Oakland Unified School District, and an array of community-based partners are embarking on a quest to improve the lives of disadvantaged middle-school students, thanks to a $1.75 million grant from The Atlantic Philanthropies.
The three-year award to UCSF’s Elev8 Healthy Students and Families project will allow faculty and students from UCSF’s schools of nursing and dentistry to provide a new, integrated model for delivering primary health and dental care to children at five Oakland middle schools.
Playing computer-based physical therapy games can help people with Parkinson’s disease improve their gait and balance, according to a new pilot study led by the UCSF School of Nursing and Red Hill Studios, a California gaming software developer.
More than half the subjects in the three-month research project showed small improvements in walking speed, balance and stride length.