Tag: "among" at medical news
Antiretroviral therapy may prevent excess risk of some cancers in people with HIV
... and pharynx, no cases of these cancers were found among
nonsmokers. "In conclusion, HAART treatment may pr...verity of cancers that will appear in coming years among
patients on HAART, who have less severe but prolonged immunosuppression. "Controlling the epidemic a...
Other highlights in the March 16 JNCI
...breast cancer incidence than white women. However, among
women with breast cancer, African American women a...hite women. Breast cancer mortality is also higher among
African American women than in white women. However, all these differences have remained largely une...
American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for March 2005 (second issue)
...ddition, researchers found that the mortality rate among
the less severely ill ICU patients who developed a...severely ill patients. The researchers found that among
2,783 ICU adult patients, 269 developed a unit-associated bloodstream infection over approximately a...
Community care tops medical care at preventing heart disease in black Americans
...percent of deaths before age 65, while blacks have among
the highest, at 31.5 percent. According to the la..., 8 percent quit smoking; 4 percent is the average among
black Americans. Overall, community care group participants were twice as likely to reach cholester...
Study shows acrylamide in baked and fried food does not increase risk of breast cancer in women
...rylamide intake in foods and risk of breast cancer among
Swedish women. The findings appear in the March 16..., cereals, breads, biscuits, coffee and meatballs, among
others. The researchers found that the amount of acrylamide eaten in the diet did not pose an increa...
GlaxoSmithKline receives unanimous favorable recommendation by FDA Advisory Committee for Boostrix
...ure and paralysis. Most cases of diphtheria occur among
unvaccinated or inadequately vaccinated persons. Tetanus (lockjaw) is a severe, often fatal disease. The bacteria that cause tetanus are widely found in soil and the manure of many animals. Almost all reported cases of tetanus are in persons who ...
New hand-held information system for emergency responders
... along with reported symptoms and observable signs among
victims, WISER can help the user narrow the range of substances that may be involved in a specific incident. As the emergency responder selects observed properties and symptoms, WISER looks in its database for chemical substances that have these char...
SAM on the favorable recommendation by FDA Advisory Committee for Boostrix
...t, with outbreaks occurring nationwide. Pertussis among
teens may cause severe coughing fits, which may last up to 100 days and significantly impact the teen's life at home and school." "Currently, there is no pertussis vaccine approved for use in the United States for children seven years of age or ol...
Researchers say breast cancer in Africa may provide clues to the disease in African-Americans
... likely to get breast cancer at a younger age, and among
women in the U.S. under the age of 45, African Ame... Europe and North America. The mortality rate seen among
women in sub-Saharan Africa is disproportionately high compared to the incident rate, as in African ...
Genetics important in age-related macular degeneration
...ne of the leading causes of irreversible blindness among
older individuals, according to an article in the ...opulation based twin registry in the United States among
elderly individuals, we quantified substantial genetic influences on AMD, contributed new informatio...
Malt liquor beers, and the people who drink them, are different
...d drink outdoors. 'The drinking levels we observed among
MLB consumers were on average higher than the amou...ly to result in underestimates of alcohol consumed among
MLB drinkers as well as the consequences of this consumption." "Future research should focus on malt...
Medicaid enrollment at late stages may partly explain poor outcomes for cancer
...ican Cancer Society, says the poorest outcomes are among
cancer patients who enroll in Medicaid after diagnosis. These individuals were likely uninsured prior to diagnosis and as such had been on the margins of the health care system for some time. Medicaid requires that individuals have both a disabling c...
Postmenopausal breast cancer survivors at increased risk for bone fractures
...Previous small studies have found low bone density among
postmenopausal breast cancer survivors and acceler... cancer suggesting an increased risk for fractures among
breast cancer survivors, according to background information in the article. Previous studies on the...
Mountain life spells longer life
...eece, deaths from heart disease and all causes are among
the lowest of any developed country. One of the vi... women died. Of these, 67 deaths, 34 of which were among
the men, were attributable to coronary heart disease. But after taking account of all the cardiovas...
Depression may explain higher risk of heart attack associated with antidepressants
... increased risks of a heart attack were much lower among
patients who took antidepressants for longer than a month. These risks disappeared after taking account of the extent of existing cardiovascular disease and depression, which was gleaned from looking at the prescription data before and after the hear...
AACC and The Endocrine Society partner to promote patient education
... on a common interest in promoting health literacy among
patients. "We created Lab Tests Online because of...ion." As the product of an editorial collaboration among
AACC and 13 other laboratory associations in the United States and Canada, Lab Tests Online reflects...
HIV-1 spread through six transmission lines in the UK
...pite a very recent increase in high-risk behaviour among
men having sex with men, a significant increase in condom use has been reported since 1990, which could explain the equilibrium reached for the number of infections. "Antiretroviral therapy may also have impacted on transmission rates, but our evide...
Neurobehavioral function during coma, stroke rehabilitation effective for elderly
...ntify pictures of angry faces randomly distributed among
neutral faces. Patients with TBI showed significan...reatments in all three participants. This study is among
the first to suggest that aprosodia may be responsive to behavioral treatments. 12-minute Walk Tes...
Chemicals in tattoo inks need closer scrutiny
...the study. "With the growing popularity of tattoos among
young people, it is vital that we develop a better understanding of this form of self expression." The new research a joint effort between Finley-Jones and Leslie Wagner as part of an undergraduate research project directed by Jani Ingram, a profess...
Finances, not having a dentist are primary barriers to seniors receiving needed dental care
...going to the dentist and not having transportation among
the several barriers to receiving dental care that seniors face. The study provides a snapshot of dental care to the elderly that could be relevant anywhere there are high concentrations of low-income older citizens. Results of the study were p...
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