Tag: "bars" at medical news
Older people get the big picture faster, and they are less inhibited
... information about the direction in which a set of bars
moved. When the bars
were small, or when the bars
were low in contrast (light gray vs. dark gray), younger subjects took ...
Homes need more protection against falls
...devices like stair railings, window locks and grab bars
in the bathroom to prevent dangerous falls. Falls ...ly a quarter of the households reported using grab bars
or handrails in bathrooms, while 64 percent said they used bath mats or anti-skid strips in the tub....
Tobacco-company-sponsored parties with free cigarettes may encourage students to start smoking
...ributing cigarettes and sponsoring these events in bars
and on college campuses, the tobacco industry prom...ities another good reason to adopt smoking bans in bars
and nightclubs," says Rigotti. "Tobacco-free bars
and nightclubs are likely to be less attractive a...
'Deep and crisp and eaten': The Scottish deep-fried Mars bar
...g them for the past 3 years. Average sales were 23 bars
per week, although 10 outlets sold between 50 and 200 bars
a week. The average price per bar was 60 pence, and perhaps unsurprisingly, the younger generation w...
Licensed alcohol establishments continue to sell to intoxicated patrons
... community. Those who live near liquor stores and bars
know from experience that these establishments contribute to the problem of alcohol-related violence and injury by serving patrons who are already intoxicated. What many people may not know is that serving intoxicated patrons is illegal." "Little ...
Successful therapy for head and neck cancer may lead to long-term circulatory problems
...isories, younger Americans continue to light up in bars
and restaurants. What many do not realize is that tobacco and alcohol combined contributes to head and neck cancer. While this is not one of the more common cancers, it is among the deadliest. Malignancies in this region of the body are among the ...
Alcohol use and victimization among college women
... earlier studies of women who reported drinking in bars
regularly (two or more times per month), rates of sexual and nonsexual victimization were substantially higher than in general population studies." Parks reiterated that women are never responsible for being victimized. "It is the perpetrator who ...
Bar characteristics, women's behavior in bars tied to their risk for bar-related aggression
...that "women who tend to frequent certain kinds of bars
and engage in certain kinds of behavior while at these bars
are more likely to experience bar-related aggression." A former postdoctoral fellow with RIA, Buddie...
Cocoa froths with cancer-preventing compounds
...he paper, the researchers discuss eating chocolate bars
instead of drinking cocoa. "Although a bar of chocolate exhibits strong antioxidant activity, the health benefits are still controversial because of the saturated fats present," the researchers write. They explain that cocoa has about one-third of a...
National enforcement program galvanizes action at the state and local levels to reduce teen drinking
...cery stores, convenience stores, liquor stores and bars
to prevent teens from buying alcohol. Cracking down on adult social providers of alcohol -- places where teens drink, such as at parties and at fraternities and sororities. Efforts aimed at teens themselves. In addition, law enforcement ag...
Researcher invents new graphing method
...two-dimensional page. Because of perspective, some bars
appear to be of greater or lesser value when they ... present overlapping data. In some cases, parallel bars
with higher values may obscure those with lower values making the graph useless. "The inaccuracies o...
Freshman eating binge is real, with national implications
...as a recruiting technique for colleges, these food bars
may be responsible for much of the weight gain we see in freshmen," Levitsky says. He notes that various studies show that humans tend to eat the amount of food they are served, and when students take large portions, they are apt to consume them. Ea...
Are growing portion sizes leading to expanding waistlines?
...n Dietetic Association "The fact that chocolate bars
have grown more than 10 times since they were first introduced means that consumers need to pay even closer attention to how much of a food they are eating," says Ayoob. "Larger portions mean more calories." The study's authors recommend dietetics pr...
Rising cost of cigarettes may help smokers honor new years resolution to quit
...y won approval, prohibiting smoking in workplaces, bars
and restaurants could save a 1,000 lives a year. Overall, public health advocates and physicians agree that these aggressive state and city anti-tobacco initiatives may provide just the incentive smokers need to resolve to quit once and for all. "T...
Community building reduces young gay men's HIV risk behavior
...job. You need to establish places that are not gay bars
or cruising areas where young gay men can create a...use, from gay men ages 18 to 28 recruited from gay bars
and social networks and through advertising in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Austin, Texas, and Phoenix, ...
American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for July (first issue)
... place. They found four homelessshelters and five bars
that were frequented significantly more often by patients infected with specific TB strains. In Tarrant County, there are approximately 1,963 bars. In the final analysis, one homeless shelter and one bar were shown to be independent predictors of c...
Vaccination delays onset of prion brain disease in mice
...e mice walked around on a series of small parallel bars
in their cages. Normal mice have no problem walkin...ice get their fore and hind paws stuck between the bars
and trip. Diseased animals also become lethargic. The onset of symptoms was delayed, on avera...
'Power nap' prevents burnout; morning sleep perfects a skill
...rizontal or vertical orientation of three diagonal bars
against a background of horizontal bars
in the lower left corner of a computer screen. Their scores on the task worsened over the course of...
Landmark study demonstrates potential for nerve regeneration treatment of stroke
...eriment, animals were trained to reach through the bars
of a cage to grasp food pellets placed just outside. By the 4th week of the study, with their unaffected paw restrained, half of the Inosine-treated rats used their stroke-affected paws to reach for food, compared to none of the untreated rats with ...
Cancer center study shows state's workplace smoking laws are effective
...or workplaces were first enacted in 1994, although bars
and restaurant bar areas were not included in the ...d while patronizing restaurants (13.4 percent) and bars
(8.1 percent). These findings led the researchers to recommend increased enforcement efforts for th...