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Eating Lake Ontario Fish Linked To Shorter Menstrual Cycles; Consumption May Delay Pregnancy
... 10,518 male anglers, 918 female anglers and 6,651 spouses
or partners of male anglers, was formed in 1991 to provide a representative sample of fishing-license-holders between the ages of 18 and 40 from the 16 counties near Lake Ontario. The sample provides a population base for a variety of studies on the...
Family Ties To Sudden Cardiac Arrest; Study Finds Risk Goes Up 50 Percent
...erdose. Data were gathered via interviews with357 spouses
of cardiac arrest victims and 576 spouses
of healthy individuals. Individuals whose parent had a heart attack or sudden cardia...
Pet-Owning Couples Are Closer, Interact More Than Pet-Less Couples, UB Study Shows
...situation known to be a source of conflict between spouses
showed that systolic blood-pressure readings of co... To evaluate responses to stress, Allen hooked up spouses
to heart and blood- pressure monitors and introduced a topic identified through the questionnaires a...
UB Study Finds No Relationship Between Male Consumption Of Lake Ontario Fish And Conception Delay
...pulation-based cohortof licensed anglers and their spouses
or partners from 16 counties surroundingLake Ontario, involving 10,517 men and 7,477 women who were between the ages of18 and 40 when the study began. The sample for this investigation was composed of 785 women who had hada pregnancy between ...
Breast Milk Of Women Who Eat Lake Ontario Fish Contains High Levels Of PCBs, UB Study Finds
...er Cohort is composed of licensed anglers andtheir spouses
or partners from 16 counties surrounding Lake Ontario, a total of10,517 men and 7,477 women who were between the ages of 18 and 40 when the studybegan. The study was undertaken in 1991 to determine the health consequences ofeating fish from Lake Onta...
Asymmetric mating between native Americans and immigrants in Colombia
... Spanish males immigrated to the New World without spouses
and that, historically, few European women overall immigrated with them. Further analysis of the current Antioquian gene pool demonstrated that Europeans, who, as stated above were largely male, played a larger genetic role in establishing the curre...
Trans-NIH collaboration with NIOSH initiates studies of racial and ethnic disparities in health
...dy a cohort of individuals who are care givers for spouses
with Alzheimer's Disease to determine how the stress of being a care giver, along with other socially-related stressors can contribute to negative health behaviors. The investigators also hope to determine whether these stressors can contribute to th...
Researchers find large discrepancies in spouses' reports on birth control
...of education, the chances were better that the two spouses
would concur on the contraceptive method. Conversely, concurrence was lower if one or both spouses
reported other sex partners. Lead author Stan Becker, PhD, professor of population and family healt...
Noggin mutation causes rare congenital hearing loss
...member in the study who did not have the syndrome, spouses
of family members, and 100 DNA control samples all had the normal version of the noggin gene. "Seven members of this family were diagnosed with garden-variety otosclerosis by different physicians," Lesperance said. "The skeletal anomalies associated ...
Treatable psychiatric symptoms common with degenerative brain disease
...ses as the brain-diseased patients. Margolis says spouses
were chosen because one of the problems with studying psychiatric problems in patients with brain disease is determining whether a psychiatric problem is from the brain disease itself or is a psychological reaction to having a chronic, debilitating d...
Women who marry alcoholics
...al interviews with 327 women who were the original spouses
of 453 subjects of the 20-year-old San Diego Prosp...lism within the family context of influences where spouses
may not only select one another based on their patterns of alcohol abuse, but may also contribute to...
Family communication about hereditary disease vital to prevention
...mainly with their first degree relatives and their spouses
after learning a particular member has been found to carry a cancer-causing mutation. However, the discussion is less likely to occur among relatives who aren't within the immediate family even though they too may be at risk for the disease, accordin...
Testosterone levels and marriage: High is not all bad
...d visit. At the end of the first home visit, the spouses
were given instructions and materials to provide saliva samples on two mornings so that their testosterone levels could be measured. In the remaining two conversations, to assess social support, the couple was taped discussing a personal concern inv...
New study suggests that women eating PCB contaminated fish are less likely to give birth to boys
...es were taken from charter boat captains and their spouses
who reported the highest levels of fish consumption and selected members of the community. Comparing the levels of PCBs found in the blood samples of their volunteers with the gender of their children allowed the research team to establish the effect...