Tag: "between" at medical news
Charcoal and forest management could reduce greenhouse gas levels & save lives in Africa
...kerosene and liquid propane gas, which can prevent between
1.3 and 3.7 million premature deaths, depending on...charcoal can provide comparable health benefits of between
1 and 2.8 million avoided deaths. Majid Ezzati, Assistant Professor of International Health at the H...
Strategy effective against drug resistant tuberculosis
...is patients from Southern Mexico treated with DOTS between
1995 and 2000. They found that the incidence of pr...by 84% from 9.4 to 1.5 per 100 000 people per year between
1996 and 2000. The incidence of patients presenting for retreatment dropped from 11.1 to 3.5 per 100...
Sexual lifestyles vary among ethnic groups in Britain
... number of sexual partnerships by ethnic group and between
men and women. Overall, Indian and Pakistani men a... clearer understanding of the complex relationship between
the sexual lifestyles of Britain's main ethnic groups and the risk of sexually transmitted infection...
UMaine study looks at infants and chronic nighttime crying
...junction with colleagues in Japan have found links between
infant and child sleeping arrangements and the phe...s, i.e. the site of sleep, are variable or changed between
sleep onset and later in the sleep period." In the research paper, Fukumizu and Hayes say, "We are a...
Study shows soy is well accepted in school lunches
...ere not as well liked, but there was no difference between
the amounts consumed of each. "Children ate less of the meatless nuggets, because the students had strong preconceived notions of the flavor, shape, and size of chicken nuggets," Klein said. "However, the percentage consumed was at least 75 percent...
Chronic pain treatments more effective when taken together, new study shows
...t we need to do clinically is to achieve a balance between
side effects and pain relief," says the Queen's anesthesiologist. "The purpose of this study was to evaluate two different drugs for chronic pain, and to carefully measure both the pain-relieving effects and the side effects." The clinical trial comp...
The trust game: Measuring social interaction
...a, Calif., describe where and when trust is formed between
two anonymous people interacting via functional magnetic resonance imaging in machines more than 1,500 miles apart. They found that as the interaction continued, the trust response occurred earlier and earlier in the subjects' interchanges until a d...
It's winning, not losing, that triggers violence at sports events
... the only emergency medicine department in Cardiff between
May 1995 and April 2002. The emergency medicine facility is about a mile from the national stadium. During this time, 106 home and away matches took place:74 rugby matches and 32 football matches. And almost 27,000 assault cases required emergency t...
UCSF study offers insight into human circadian rhythms
...to begin study of the similarities and differences between
circadian clocks in model organisms and humans." While the internal clock of most people operates in just over a 24-hour time period, the clock of those with FASPS advances an average of 45 minutes a day. If left unchecked, it would continue to speed...
Satellite survey enhances knowledge of Tuscan landslides
...o identify tiny changes in the landscape occurring between
acquisitions. More than a decade of archived satellite imagery has been used. "The SLAM products are currently used to verify issues related to slope instability," Sulli added. "As an end user we have always decided to compare the interpreted inform...
U of M researcher says Viagra may cause permanent vision loss in some men
...al of Neuro-ophthalmology . Seven patients, aged between
50 and 69 years, had typical features of NAION wit...n of Viagra in 14 patients supports an association between
the use of the drug and NAION. Based on the fact that 14 cases of NAION have now been reported soon...
Patients newly diagnosed with HIV are more likely to enter outpatient care with case management
...d to a case manager who met with them individually between
three and five times after the initial diagnosis. ...The meetings were intended to build a relationship between
patient and case manager, identify and address the needs of the patient and barriers to seeking trea...
Brain activity prior to treatment flags vulnerability to antidepressant side effects
...edication side effects, and to show a relationship between
brain function changes during brief placebo treatment and later side effects during treatment with medication. The study's unique design compares brain function changes in healthy research subjects with no history of depression while taking an antide...
March/April 2005 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...n the family configuration, the data indicate that between
4.5 and 26.1 percent of the variance in individual...sonal continuity of care the ongoing relationship between
an individual doctor and patient is important, individual studies measuring its impact on health ca...
Mouse model reveals potential way to reduce cardiac deaths in kidney patients
...05 -- Scientists have identified an important link between
kidney damage and cardiac problems, creating new p...pital, has long been interested in the connections between
kidney damage and bone weakening. He and other researchers have uncovered a complex network of links...
OHSU scientists test medication to treat involuntary weight loss
...ial to weight control, and the possible connection between
infant hormone exposure and lifelong weight issues. Another key role of the center is to provide a base of expertise for public (community) education, and serve as a source for continuing education in the treatment of weight-related disorders, such a...
Lack of clinical trial participation may contribute to lower survival rates
...25 years, the same has not been shown for patients between
15-45 years, among whom survival has improved litt...comas. For soft-tissue and bone sarcomas, patients between
15 and 45 years demonstrated the least improvement. In this group, the lowest clinical trial partici...
Professionalism and professional ethics in medicine
...d. "Although our respondents reported being pitted between
conflicting obligations, most of them found overt ways of negotiating solutions without resorting to covert rule breaking." "Physicians' experiences in situations of resource constraints appear to be more complex than the normative literature on heal...
Advertising by academic medical centers may risk eroding public trust, says study
...dures. "We were surprised by the apparent mismatch between
academic medical centers' status as prominent and trusted sources of information and their use of emotional appeals and promotion of unproven services to generate revenue," said co-author Dr. Steven Woloshin, associate professor of medicine and of co...
Economist: Cuba's state-run baseball doesn't go to bat for players
...ers, while offering its fans less-even competition between
teams than in the market-driven United States. "T... more concerned with the degree of competitiveness between
teams an area in which Baird's research found that Cuba comes up short. Fans generally prefer an ev...
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