Tag: "could" at medical news
Countywide forecasts of water use available for Illinois, Midwest
...llons per person in 2025. "Some of the projections could
be reduced by implementing water-conservation prog...s, Dziegielewski said. "Regional or local planners could
allocate county-level projections into smaller areas (townships and cities) by pro-rating county tot...
Yale authors raise concerns regarding regionalized heart attack care
...als so they might receive interventional therapies could
reduce mortality, Krumholz writes. "The health ca....S. health care. "Assuming that regionalizing care could
be done with perfect clinical accuracy, we estimate that you would need to transfer more than 500,00...
Single mothers at higher risk for depression
...g and chronic stressors. The resulting depression could
interfere with their ability to parent, seek educa...te at which these at-risk women develop depression could
be decreased. Depression is the number one mental illness in the United States costing an estimated...
Virginity pledges do not reduce STD risk: May encourage high risk sexual behavior
... that they were less likely to use condoms earlier could
be why their STD rates remain high since they are less likely to be diagnosed. "Putting a condom on after getting an infection does not make the infection go away," said Brckner. Pledging may lead some young adults to engage in alternative sexual beh...
US life expectancy about to decline, researchers say
...also believe the life-shortening effect of obesity could
rise so rapidly in the United States -- from two to five years in the next 50 years -- that it may eventually exceed the current life-shortening effects of cancer or ischemic heart disease. The findings are contrary to what some scientists predict ab...
Benign separation process being advanced for pharmaceutical industry
...tion of compounds. Carbon dioxide is not polar, so could
not be used to separate polar drugs, or ionic analytes. "We discovered you can add a small amount of polar solvent that contains an ionic component that will allow carbon dioxide to separate ionic analytes," said Virginia Tech chemistry professor La...
University seeks recruits for arthritis study
...us research has indicated that depression and pain could
impair cognitive performance, for example, performance on tasks that require attention and concentration." The team, based at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital in Edinburgh, seeks 25 people over the age of 55, fluent in English, to take part in the study....
Explosion of child obesity predicted to shorten us life expectancy
...escent obesity continues unabated, life expectancy could
be shortened by two to five years in the coming de...-life lost from obesity. A reduced life expectancy could
have implications for such programs as Social Security and Medicare, they suggest. Current trends ...
Mechanism of RNA recoding: New twists in brain protein production
...n. Producing different proteins in a cell at once could
let organisms fine tune biological processes with extreme precision--a level of flexibility the DNA code doesn't afford. "Genetics is digital," says Reenan, adding "Editing changes digital to analog," letting cells "dial up" the exact amounts of alt...
Brain imaging study may hold clues to onset of schizophrenia in people at high risk
...id. "If such a tool became established, perhaps we could
intervene early on in some way to improve whatever pathology it showed." Belger is an associate professor of psychiatry in UNC's School of Medicine and of psychology in UNC's College of Arts and Sciences. The study involved functional magnetic resona...
Disfigured patients may be forced to forego surgery
... on a lack of medical necessity; however, patients could
appeal the denial and with proper scientific literature and evidence-based studies the denial could
be overturned. The new exclusion tactic simply eliminates coverage of specific procedures due to con...
Aspirin's potential ability to prevent colon polyps may not apply equally to all
...1990 many participants provided blood samples that could
be analyzed for genetic factors. The current stu...aspirin so it may linger in the body longer. This could
explain why aspirin may have a stronger effect in preventing polyps for these slow-metabolizers," sa...
Research suggests possible blood test for multiple sclerosis
...sts the potential for developing a blood test that could
allow us to identify the earliest changes that represent MS and help in its diagnosis." Currently the disease is diagnosed through a combination of patient history, physical examination, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and laboratory testing, such a...
'Chemistry and Flavor of Hispanic Foods' one-day symposium, March 15
...sis of Hispanic-style cheeses, a development which could
lead to improved quality and marketability of thes...nts than common American bean varieties. The study could
lead to the production of healthier varieties of beans, which previous studies have suggested may fi...
Compound may help prevent diabetes in fast-food fans
SAN DIEGO, March 15 A new finding could
soon benefit people who regularly eat fast-foods t...ingredient. HPMC, which is tasteless and odorless, could
one day be added to hamburgers, pizza, hot dogs and other high-fat foods as a novel line of defense ...
Community-based care beats standard clinic in lowering heart
...r. The community clinic and the primary physicians could
distribute prescription cards that allowed patients to receive free medication related to the treatment of coronary risk factors. Patients at both facilities had access to free exercise facilities at the neighborhood YMCA and to free smoking cessati...
Chemists identify immune system mechanism for methamphetamine binges
...ism. Their finding, if confirmed in human studies, could
help explain why chronic users go on long binges w...h the illicit drug, also known as speed. The study could
lead to new treatments for the drug's addiction, they say. Recent studies by others have documented ...
Cardiovascular health disparities must be eradicated
...alth care disparities, but also social issues that could
impede access to care, knowledge and research." For example, the group cited evidence for disparities in cardiovascular disease from a Kaiser Family Foundation/American College of Cardiology Foundation report that showed thrombolytic therapy (clot-bu...
Use of potentially inappropriate medications among elderly common in some European countries
...armonize prescribing guidelines). These strategies could
help ensure that prescribing for older patients in Europe is improved and consistent across countries," the researchers conclude....
Other highlights in the March 16 JNCI
...ty and high-grade cancer in African American women could
explain some of the mortality difference. Contact: David Feuerherd, LA BioMed, 310-222-2820, firstname.lastname@example.org Variant Polymorphism May Affect Aspirin Chemoprevention of Colorectal Cancer A new study has found that, among women with a commo...
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