Tag: "among" at medical news
Study of energy and health in Africa focuses spotlight on charcoal and forest management
...oking will cause about 10 million premature deaths among
women and children in Africa. By 2050, according t... significantly reduce premature deaths, especially among
women and children," said Ezzati....
Charcoal and forest management could reduce greenhouse gas levels & save lives in Africa
...oking will cause about 10 million premature deaths among
women and children by 2030 in Africa and release a...he United Nation's "millennium development goals," among
them reducing child mortality, and ensuring gender equity and environmental sustainability, and to i...
Strategy effective against drug resistant tuberculosis
...-TB (DOTS-Plus) to prevent the high mortality rate among
those carrying this type of tuberculosis." (Quote by e-mail; does not appear in published comment)...
Sexual lifestyles vary among ethnic groups in Britain
...les and sexually transmitted infections (STI) vary among
ethnic groups in Great Britain, concludes a study ...xual behaviours and adverse sexual health outcomes among
white, black Caribbean, black African, Indian and Pakistani groups. They found variations in the num...
International breast cancer prevention study launches in the United States and Canada
...thirds reduction in the incidence of breast cancer among
women in the treatment group. Aromatase inhibitors are currently being used to treat breast cancer in women around the world and results from a study published in a March 2004 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine demonstrated that exemes...
Study finds that coordinating care of chronically ill patients does not increase liability
...ations of all specialists "and resolving conflicts among
specialists regarding medication, treatment or patient behaviors," he said. These primary care doctors review the overall management of the patient's multiple conditions, encouraging compliance with recommendations of the specialists and taking step...
Mouse model reveals potential way to reduce cardiac deaths in kidney patients
...se model of metabolic syndrome, a condition common among
patients with chronic kidney disease that includes symptoms such as obesity, high blood pressure and insulin resistance. The condition, which is rapidly increasing in both adults and children, is also associated with higher risks of diabetes and hear...
Lack of clinical trial participation may contribute to lower survival rates
A new study finds poor survival rates among
young adults and older adolescents with some cance...r Society, found that age-dependent survival rates among
patients with sarcomas - except Kaposi Sarcoma (KS) - correlated with clinical trial participation r...
Professionalism and professional ethics in medicine
...ial harmsAdvertising to attract patients is common among
top academic medical centers but is not subjected to the oversight standard for clinical research," the authors conclude. (Arch Intern Med. 2005; 165: 645 651. Available post-embargo at www.archinternmed.com .)...
Advertising by academic medical centers may risk eroding public trust, says study
...ompanies may invoke a healthy degree of skepticism among
viewers of their advertisements, academic medical centers may be viewed as more trustworthy sources of information. "We are concerned that when potential patients read these ads, they may not realize that the underlying motivation may be to attract ...
Economist: Cuba's state-run baseball doesn't go to bat for players
...opulation. In both cases, the result is imbalance among
the teams in their ability to win games." Balance in Cuban baseball did improve in the last decade, Baird found, as top stars of the dominant Havana Industriales flocked to U.S. teams Rey Ordez to the New York Mets, Livan Hernndez to the Florida Ma...
Bullying among sixth graders a daily occurrence, UCLA study finds
...ing to bullying. School policies often distinguish among
different types of harassment, punishing physical aggression and certain forms of name-calling, such as sexual harassment or racial slurs, while tolerating other insults, Juvonen said. She advocates policies that target all forms of harassment as in...
Hepatitis C and health-related quality of life
...ccess can mitigate this negative effect. These are among
the findings of a systematic review of relevant literature published in the April 2005 issue of Hepatology, the official journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD). Published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., the journal is...
Researchers search for first sign of congestive heart failure
... finish filling the left ventricle. Dr. Kapuku was among
the first to demonstrate this abnormal filling is one of the earliest expressions of heart malfunction and that this phenomenon may occur behind the faade of normal pump function and cardiac structure. Many risk factors for cardiovascular disease, s...
Hospital acquired infections present major problem for infants in developing countries
...veloping countries on rates of neonatal infections among
hospital-born babies. They found that bacteria such as Klebsiella pneumoniae and Staphylococcus aureus are the major causes of neonatal infections and deaths in hospital settings. Unhygienic conditions prevailing in hospitals of developing countries ...
Benefits of lung cancer screening with CT questioned
...ing, false-positive rates ranged from 92.4 percent among
nodules 4 millimeters or larger to 96.0 percent among
all nodules. "Currently, half of lung nodules suspected of being cancerous that go to surgery outs...
Child care may affect entire community's risks of infection
...of time have higher carriage rates of pneumococcus among
both child care attendees and non-attendees. The s... cleaned regularly to reduce the risk of infection among
playmates. Calling the pneumococcal model "a highly simplified version of life," Dr. Huang emphasize...
NYU College of Dentistry study equates poor oral health with preterm birth risk
...n general, and the major cause of infant mortality among
African-American infants. Using bacterial samples of 297 predominantly African-American women in Birmingham, Alabama, Dr. Dasanayake's team examined the effect of cariogenic and other bacteria on pregnancy, and found that high levels of Actinomyce...
NIH state-of-the-science panel calls for 'demedicalization' of menopause
...menopause not be viewed as a disease. The tendency among
women and their healthcare providers in the U.S. to medicalize menopause concerned the panel because the tendency can lead to overuse of treatment approaches that are known to carry serious risks, or whose safety is as yet unclear. However, many wom...
Cardiac deaths peak in sleep hours for patients with sleep apnea
This increased risk among
patients with OSA is even more striking because it...m., while only 24 percent of the 34 cardiac deaths among
non-OSA patients occurred during that period. OSA is a collapse like a wet paper straw of the air...
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