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Bullying among sixth graders a daily occurrence, UCLA study finds
... illnesses, as well as psychological problems. "If your
child doesn't want to go to school and is complain...id. "Take their concerns seriously. Don't minimize your
child's concerns." In December 2003, Juvonen, Graham and Mark Schuster, associate professor of pedia...
Opponents of needle-exchange programs should think about their message to drug users
...g users (IDUs): "We know a way to dramatically cut your
chances of contracting a deadly disease, then spreading it to others, including your
unborn children. It would also dramatically cut the amount of money society is going to have to spen...
Chronic fatigue patients show lower response to placebos
... to people, 'I believe you, I will help you manage your
symptoms, I will advocate for you,' that hope and feeling of control over their disease could be considered placebo effect, but it's an important part of delivering medical care."...
Use of inhaled corticosteroid led to fewer hospitalizations for young children with asthma
...tion, stomachache, oral thrush and nosebleeds. If your
child is exposed to chicken pox or measles, consult your
child's health care professional. If your
child is switching to Pulmicort Respules from an oral (syr...
Cavity prevention tips for pre-school age children
...gary beverages in bottles or sippy cups." "Even if your
child is not at risk, it is always good to routine dental check-ups and to limit your
child's intake of sugary foods," says Dr. Soxman. "Essentially all children are at risk to some exte...
Energy and sports drinks attack enamel
...rinks throughout the day can do terrible things to your
teeth." The study continuously exposed enamel from cavity-free molars and premolars to a variety of popular sports beverages, including energy drinks, fitness water and sports drinks, as well as non-cola beverages such as lemonade and ice tea for a p...
Boston University team finds link between high cholesterol and better cognitive performance
(Boston) -- What's bad for your
ticker may be good for your
bean, according to research from a team of scientists at Boston University. The team looked at 18 y...
Storage time and temperature effects nutrients in spinach
That seven-day-old bag of spinach in your
refrigerator may not make you as strong as your
grandma told you, because, according to Penn State food scientists, spinach stored for a long time l...
Half-million cosmetic plastic surgery procedures for Hispanics in 2004 - up 49% from 2000
...ry procedures. Have Realistic Expectations: Ask your
plastic surgeon questions about how the surgery wi...me. Be Informed: Talk to patients who have had your
procedure so you know what to expect. Require a Medical Evaluation: Consult with your
Prostate cancer screening practices examined
..."It's a complex decision," Andriole explains. "Say your
father had an abnormal PSA test, and he's 76 and has a bad heart, diabetes, or recently had a stroke. Frankly, the patient and doctor have to base their decision on the probability that one of those factors may cause death before prostate cancer." Of...
Multi-center study shows direct link between residential radon exposure and lung cancer
...t, for more information about radon and to contact your
state radon office, visit: http://www.epa.gov/radon/ or call 1-800-SOS-RADON....
New study shows how very low-carb diets take off the pounds
... "If you want to lose weight, you have to decrease your
food intake or increase your
physical activity. It helps to know that carbohydrates make it more difficult to reduce food intake....
Medical molecules designed to respond to visible light that can penetrate tissue
... Va. -- If you have ever covered a flashlight with your
hand and seen the red light that still comes through, then you have seen light in the therapeutic window that magic wavelength that is not absorbed or reflected away by tissue. Scientists believe that they can use light at that wavelength to signal ...
Dartmouth researchers find where musical memories are stored in the brain
...ory cortex, the part that handles information from your
ears, holds on to musical memories. In a study titled "Sound of silence activates auditory cortex" published in the March 10 issue of Nature, the Dartmouth team found that if people are listening to music that is familiar, they mentally call upon au...
Is your job giving you a heart attack? Occupational health conference answers that, and more
...lar Diseases, March 9-11, Newport Beach, Calif. Is your
job giving you a heart attack? The International Commission of Occupational Health (ICOH) conference this week in Newport Beach, Calif., helps answer that question, and more. The UCI Center for Occupational and Environmental Health is hosting this co...
Simple question from your doctor can help identify your risk for breast cancer
March 8, 2005 Having your
doctor ask you about your
family breast health history can greatly increase the chances of identifying your
risk for breast ca...
Study: Eye contact triggers threat signals in autistic children's brains
...ce that looks at you as a threat, even the face of your
own mother," Davidson adds. Scientists have in the past speculated that the amygdala - which has been implicated in certain anxiety and mood disorders - plays a role in autism, but the study directly supports that idea for the first time. An increasi...
Meditation may reduce heart disease risk
...exercising and eating right have to become part of your
life, like brushing your
teeth." Long-term studies are needed to determine the long-term impact of meditation on the risk of ...
Molecule important in cell construction also critical in learning and memory
...en the neurons. "If you learn to do something new, your
neurons have to adapt and change to create a stronger, more direct pathway between neurons," Picciotto said. "The protein -adducin appears to be important for making those new connections." In this study, the mice that did not have the protein were n...
When the brain, not the ears, goes hard of hearing
...oud sounds, so the worst thing you can do is raise your
voice. What you need to do is look at the person a...lume on a cheap stereo it's only going to distort your
speech and add to the confusion." Six years ago the same team of researchers reported finding a clo...
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