Tag: "affirms" at medical news
High cholesterol elevates women's risk of stroke death
...essels causes an ischemic stroke. This study also affirms
the value of stroke prevention efforts aimed at other controllable risk factors, such as high blood pressure, diabetes and smoking, adds Mosca, who is also director of preventive cardiology at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Moreover, the results em...
AAS praises President's Commission for emphasizing suicide prevention
...the past several decades and the Commission Report affirms
the need to provide financial support for the cause of suicide prevention."...
Mouse antibodies thwart SARS virus
...tional Institutes of Health (NIH). This discovery affirms
that researchers developing vaccines that trigger antibodies to the SARS virus are heading in the right direction. Vaccines can stimulate the immune system to produce antibodies or specialized cells or both to stop invading viruses. "Since SARS emer...
University of Pittsburgh finds that people would trade longevity for quality end-of-life care
...ng rated as unimportant." Dr. Bryce said the study affirms
that end-of-life care is important and that good end-of-life care includes both medical and non-medical considerations, including pain control and support for family members. "We need to develop the right kind of measurement tools because it's not e...
Center refutes finding that added sugars displace vitamins and minerals
...micronutrient intake. "Our re-analysis of the data affirms
that individuals need to consume a balanced and varied diet that meets their nutritional needs and allows them to maintain a healthy weight. What our paper really shows is that the more calories (energy) that people consume, the more likely they are ...
The impact of body weight on the progression of knee osteoarthritis
...uch greater for limbs with moderate malalignment," affirms
the study's author, David T. Felson, M.D. Why would the impact of body weight on knee OA be restricted to legs where malalignment was moderate? Dr. Felson offers possible reasons. In patients with severe malalignment, the extreme stress already ...