Tag: "area" at medical news
Not enough evidence that multivitamins prevent infections in the elderly
...warrant further and more expansive studies in this area
of considerable public health importance....
The trust game: Measuring social interaction
... magnetic resonance imaging, the blood flow in the area
of the brain where this intention-to-trust mechanism occurs. Blood flow to this area
was measured by functional magnetic resonance imaging machines in each site of the experiment. This ...
Satellite survey enhances knowledge of Tuscan landslides
... Province of Benevento (Campania), another Italian area
covered by the SLAM project. Funded by ESA's Data...ve the advantage of uniform coverage of the entire area
of the river basin," explained Nicola Casagli of GNDCI. "They also provide important information on ...
Economist: Cuba's state-run baseball doesn't go to bat for players
...th the degree of competitiveness between teams an area
in which Baird's research found that Cuba comes up short. Fans generally prefer an even distribution of talent. Despite complaints about New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner's domineering deals, Baird found that the Cuban League is less balance...
Hopkins begins human trials with donor adult stem cells to repair muscle damaged from heart attack
...nce imaging (MRI) studies, to show the size of the area
of heart muscle scarred by the infarct and gauge the organ's ability to pump, will be conducted at the beginning and end of the study as a measure of heart function. Conclusive results will only be available when and if Phase II and Phase III clinic...
NIH state-of-the-science panel calls for 'demedicalization' of menopause
...atment approaches. "One of the challenges in this area
of research is teasing out which symptoms are associated with menopause and which are simply the result of aging," noted the panel chair, Dr. Carol Mangione, Professor of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California...
New generation contact lenses cut risk of severe eye infection
...he UK, around 55,000 of whom live in the catchment area
served by the hospital, including 30,000 hydrogel lens wearers and 1700 silicone hydrogel lens wearers. But those wearing hydrogel lenses while they slept were five times more likely to develop severe keratitis than those wearing silicone hydrogel le...
Giant iceberg B-15A edges past floating ice pier
...tic iceberg is around 120 kilometres long, with an area
exceeding 2500 square kilometres, making it about ...Equivalent in size to Jamaica, B-15 had an initial area
of 11 655 square kilometres but subsequently broke up into smaller pieces. Since then, B-15A has fo...
Single mothers at higher risk for depression
...scales. Results support previous research in this area
that low- income single mothers reported a high level of depressive symptoms including negative thinking and chronic stressors. The resulting depression could interfere with their ability to parent, seek education and employment as well as significa...
Benign separation process being advanced for pharmaceutical industry
... chemistry professor Larry Taylor. "It opens up an area
of drug development to the use of nonpolluting carbon dioxide." Jun (Sally) Zheng of Wuhan, China, a graduate student in chemistry at Virginia Tech, Taylor, and J. David Pinkston of Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals Health Care Research Center in Maso...
Liverpool to lead 20M Department of Health initiative to develop medicines for children
...s. The UK has been pushing hard for change in this area
and negotiations are currently underway in Europe on proposed regulation of medicines for paediatric use. The Research Network has been developed in collaboration with Imperial College, London, the Liverpool Women's Hospital, the National Perinatal ...
Brain imaging study may hold clues to onset of schizophrenia in people at high risk
...y are diagnosed and treated. It suggests that this area
of the brain that's important for executive decision-making processes is already altered before disease onset." The preliminary study represents a "first pass" at determining feasibility of the tool to map tiny differences between patients and contro...
Community-based care beats standard clinic in lowering heart
...earby. The apartment living room held a reception area
and a small play area
for children and appointments were not necessary. It also had a treatment room and a small exercise...
Blacks less likely to get expensive, newer heart treatments
...estigators suggest future research efforts in this area
should focus on a better understanding of why these disparities exist, what the long-term implications are for such disparities, and the best methods to implement evidence-based guidelines so that all clinicians have the blueprint for treatment of n...
Balance and better interactions between primary-care and specialist physicians improve US health
...ists may treat patients for ailments outside their area
of expertise, thus putting patients at a higher risk of death. In addition, more specialists decrease the number of procedures performed per physician, which further increases risks of complications or mortality. "Having too many physicians leads to ...
Simple blood test may help to predict cardiovascular risk in older women
...lar risk assessment in asymptomatic patients is an area
of ongoing intense interest. Improvement of the pr...iomarkers or using combinations of tests is a ripe area
for investigation. The latter will probably require pooled data from multiple studies to achieve pre...
Mountain life spells longer life
...y. One of the villages is located in a mountainous area
almost 1000 metres above sea level; the other two are located on the plains. But the principal livelihoods in all three villages are similar - farming and animal husbandry for the men and home making for the women. Information on risk factors, includ...
Obesity among African-American stroke survivors increases risk factors for recurrent stroke
...n African-Americans should make this an increasing area
of public health concern."...
Philanthropist Paul F. Glenn launches labs for aging research at Harvard Medical School
... the Glenn Foundation for their leadership in this area
of science." Research into extending lifespan is not new. For more than 70 years, a calorie restricted diet has been known to increase the lifespan of mice and rats 40 percent by preventing them from getting diseases of aging such as cancer, heart d...
Gene for age-related macular degeneration discovered by Yale researchers
... United States. It destroys vision by attacking an area
of the retina called the macula, particularly in people age 60 or older. The macula is the most sensitive region of the retina, enabling fine-detail vision, reading, driving and leisure tasks such as playing sports and watching movies and television....
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