Tag: "adult" at medical news
Smoking hurts wealth as well as health, study suggests
...aby boomer has spent more than $5,300 during their adult
life on this habit. This figure is roughly right between the amount net worth falls for light smokers vs. heavy smokers, he said. Zagorsky noted that the participants in this study were relatively young adults, with the oldest being 40 years old when...
Cell phone users drive like old folks
...e driving the simulator. Four accidents (one older adult
and three younger adults) happened while the parti...ants talked on cell phones. Two did not (one older adult
and one younger adult). There were too few collisions for statistical analysis. But Strayer notes ...
American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for February 2005 (first issue)
...he lungs.) Of the 243 patients who attended this adult
CF center, 176 had chronic P. aeruginosa. Patients who do not have P. aeruginosa infection attend outpatient clinic appointments on a different day than those who are infected. As inpatients, they are housed on the same CF ward, but in rooms with i...
Treatment for brain tumor does not always follow recommendations
...97 and July 2000. The enrollment criteria included adult
patients with primary grade III or IV glioma undergoing a first or second operation for diagnosis or treatment. The data collection instruments included questionnaire forms given at enrollment, during the perioperative period, and at follow-up interv...
News Tips from the Journal of Neuroscience
... multifaceted approach to optimize regeneration in adult
rats after spinal cord transection....
Smoking causes cognitive impairment in adolescents
...ry performance," Jacobsen said. Other studies show adult
non-smokers and smokers have comparable focused, sustained and selective attention, and improved working memory, suggesting enhancement of performance by nicotine. Male adolescents as a group begin smoking at an earlier age than female smokers and we...
Risk and intimate relationships: Can hope triumph over experience in an age of 'messy' lives?
...d employment? Precisely what those starting out on adult
life today are prepared to 'take a chance on', and what kind of security they seek, are to be investigated in new ESRC-funded research led by Professor Jane Lewis of the London School of Economics. Rebellious students in the late 1960s were contemptu...
Study sheds light on cross-species infection for BSE
...'Energie Atomique, France) and colleagues gave two adult
primates a 5g oral dose of ground brain tissue from a BSE-affected cow. One primate developed a neurological disease closely resembling vCJD 5 years after exposure, whereas the other remained free of disease. On the basis of these findings and data f...
Study says 43% of US adults at risk of heart disease are not utilizing aspirin therapy
...m a nationally representative survey of 1,299 U.S. adult
consumers (647 men, 652 women) age 40 and over and...re weighted to be representative of the total U.S. adult
population on the basis of region, age within gender, education, household income, race/ethnicity, a...
Calcium boost to youths' bones could reduce osteoporosis risk
...nts for about 37 percent of the gain in the entire adult
skeletal mass, meaning "inadequate calcium intake during this period compromises the bone mineral accumulation rate," Matkovic said. The seven-year length of the study allowed researchers to determine that calcium supplementation has the most signifi...
Communication between primary-care physicians and patients can reduce medication-related problems
...ic Health. The study involved 661 patients at four adult
primary-care practices in Boston. Researchers interviewed patients and reviewed their medical records to tally the number of ADEs reported over a three-month period. They also surveyed physicians whose patients experienced medication-related symptoms...
Researchers map the sexual network of an entire high school
...usly thought. The results showed that, unlike many adult
networks, there was no core group of very sexually...k line to individual houses. As a comparison, many adult
sexual networks are more like an airline hub system where many points are connected to a small numbe...
New method to fix cleft palate shows promise in Mayo Clinic lab study
... method of cleft palate repair was conducted on 10 adult
hounds, due to similarities to the human mouth. Two hounds served as study controls and had a surgically created cleft palate, but no subsequent repair. In the other eight hounds, the distraction osteogenesis device was used to close the cleft palate...
Severity of liver disease not a reliable indicator of quality of life
...School of Medicine at UCLA, the study included 150 adult
patients awaiting their first liver transplant at the University of California Los Angeles between July 2003 and May 2004. Liver disease severity was assessed using both the CTP classification and the MELD score. In addition, patients completed two s...
Researchers hope monkeys can provide new insights into depression
...population at greatest risk. The study involved 36 adult
female cynomolgus monkeys, who normally live in social groups in the wild. For most of the research, the animals lived in groups of four and their social interactions and behavior were observed. Depressive behavior included a slumped or collapsed bod...
Cord blood transplantation now a viable option for adult leukemia patients
...its from different donors for transplantation into adult
or adolescent leukemia patients. Their study is to...nits were used for each patient. "Currently, many adult
leukemia patients are not eligible for an umbilical cord blood transplant due to the inability to fi...
Most adverse events in hospitalized children are preventable
...earchers compared these data with information from adult
patients aged 21 to 65 years. Results showed tha...n adolescents aged 13 to 20 years. The rate in the adult
group was 1.5 percent. Of preventable adverse event types, the most common were birth-related (over...
CPR performance does not follow guidelines
...ing online defibrillators. The study included 176 adult
patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest treated by paramedics and nurse anesthetists in Stockholm, Sweden, London, and Akershus, Norway, between March 2002 and October 2003. The defibrillators were modified to measure chest compressions and vent...
Spinal repair pioneer to speak in NY on 20th Jan
...res are in a state of continuous growth throughout adult
life. Working at the National Institute for Medici...res are in a state of continuous growth throughout adult
life. This is the part of the nervous system concerned with the sense of smell. It is located in t...
Program effective at reducing depression in teens
...ng school dropout, pregnancy, substance abuse, and adult
depression. Few depressed adolescents receive eff...utcomes from quality improvement interventions for adult
and late-life depression, our results indicate that this approach can be adapted successfully for yo...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10