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Running not swimming or biking is best kind of loading exercise for childrens bone growth
...otential of exercise can be increased further when daily
exercise is divided into two shorter sessions separated by 8 hours."...
September/October 2004 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...atients are listed with one physician who receives daily
information on admissions and discharges from hospitals. Patients' Needs for Contact with Their GP at the Time of Hospital Admission and Other Life Events: A Quantitative and Qualitative Exploration By Henk Schers, M.D., M.Sc., et al OTHER STUDI...
Researchers find chemosignal that encourages women's sexual desire
...asked about their moods and were asked to complete daily
a survey with a scale indicating "the degree you f...t the substances operate "in the context of normal daily
interactions with breastfeeding women and their infants. Ideally, such a study would also demonstrat...
Experts present new research on hot topics in aging at GSA's annual meeting in Washington, DC
...ed of processing) improved cognitive abilities and daily
functioning in older, independent-living adults (n... were durable to two years. No training effects on daily
function were detected at 2 years, likely because of minimal functional decline across all groups. A...
Flies have morning and evening clocks
...he molecular components of the clock are "rewound" daily
by the effects of light and other stimuli. According to Rosbash, the central clue to the existence of dual circadian clocks in the fly was the observation that flies have two activity peaks. "It was always intriguing that flies had two peaks of acti...
Surgeon General's report underscores the importance of new thinking on bone health
...g Bones and the Strong Women book series. "Women's daily
calcium needs vary throughout life from 1000 to 15...that diet alone typically provides only (half) the daily
value needed. Fortunately, those who do not get enough calcium from food can easily and conveniently...
Genetics play role in response to most common asthma drug
...ound that over time, how participants responded to daily
doses of inhaled albuterol differed depending on w...e gene (the glycine genotype). Albuterol was used daily
(two puffs, four times a day) for 16 weeks, and placebo use followed the same timeframe. When partic...
Study demonstrates Cenestin reduces sleep disturbances/night sweats in post-menopausal women
... 0.625 mg of Cenestin (n=9) or placebo (n=10) once daily
for a six-week period. They were monitored at a sleep center at the start of the trial, and again during the final three days of treatment, using standard monitoring methods to track sleep stages, eye movement, total sleep time, wake time and the nu...
Early life stress harms mental function and immune system in later years
...s. Twenty-nine pregnant rats were exposed daily
to one of two stresses during the last third of their pregnancies; controls in this group were left alone. Adult female offspring were then given an intravenous injection of lipopolysaccharide, an immune challenger known to bring about stress and imm...
Study at Joslin shows ease of introducing technology to kids with diabetes
...ted to access DiaBetNet before taking their fourth daily
blood glucose reading. DiaBetNet integrated partic...nts checked their blood glucose four or more times daily
compared to only 68 percent of the Control Group participants. Game Group participants also had fewe...
Safer medical implants, more comfortable fabrics among research items at Rochester meeting
...e chemistry of comfort Many things we use in our daily
lives are designed with our comfort level in mind. And most of what provides comfort is of a chemical nature. This presentation will highlight breathable and thermal coatings, all of which respond to body temperature. The presentation also will inclu...
Darwin's greatest challenge tackled: the mystery of eye evolution
... brains today which detect light and influence our daily
rhythms of activity," explains Wittbrodt. "Quite possibly, the human eye has originated from light-sensitive cells in the brain. Only later in evolution would such brain cells have relocated into an eye and gained the potential to confer vision." The...
'Broken' gene reveals evolution of salt retention and possible ties to hypertension
...h salt has become the norm. Despite a recommended daily
allowance of less than six grams of salt, the average American consumes about 10 grams daily. Since 1972, a series of studies has attempted to connect excess salt intake to high blood pressure, but that connection remains uncertain. After three de...
Joslin Diabetes Center awards 1st Mary K. Iacocca Faculty Fellowship
...uce insulin. People with type 1 diabetes must take daily
insulin injections to survive. An estimated 18 million Americans have type 2 diabetes, in which the pancreas doesn't produce enough insulin and/or the body is unable to use insulin properly (insulin resistance). Poorly controlled diabetes can lead ...
Prominent physicist Freeman Dyson to speak at NJIT: Promises and perils of genetic engineering
...blic. Just as computer technology has transformed daily
life, Dyson says the proliferation of genetic engineering and biotechnology soon will circumvent the Darwinian principles that have governed evolution for three billion years. The result, he predicts, will be an explosion of biodiversity. Dyson will ...
U. Va. Health System to develop new approaches to treat type 1 diabetics with islet cell transplants
..., this transplant can offer hope of a life without daily
insulin injections. The procedure involves injecting millions of insulin-making islet cells from donated pancreases into the liver, where the cells begin manufacturing insulin again. However, some patients become insulin dependent several month...
November nutrition news from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts
...adolescents is near the maximum of the recommended daily
intake." Dietary practices at a young age may play a significant role in health and disease later in life, noted Huang, but few studies have evaluated the impact of nutrition labels, especially in younger populations. The study of more than 300 boys...
Concord grape juice increased HDL, lowered inflammatory marker linked to heart disease
...cardiovascular inflammation, even in subjects on a daily
aspirin regimen." The double blind, placebo-controlled study looked at 20 subjects, with a mean age of 63 years, who had previously been diagnosed with coronary artery disease and were on standard medications, including aspirin. "Because the patient...
Ground-level ozone linked to increased mortality
...ly ozone levels was associated with a 0.52 percent daily
increase in deaths the following week. The rate of daily
cardiovascular and respiratory deaths increased 0.64 percent with each 10 ppb increase of weekly ozo...
Study links ozone, mortality in urban areas
... day-to-day variations in ambient ozone levels and daily
number of deaths in each of the urban areas, and pooling the results across the 95 urban areas, this study provides strong evidence of short-term effects of ozone on mortality," said Francesca Dominici, senior author and associate professor of biosta...
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