Tag: "different" at medical news
Sexual lifestyles vary among ethnic groups in Britain
...t fully explain the variations in STI incidence in different
ethnic groups. In addition to cultural and demogr...partners, the background level of untreated STI in different
communities and the speed and completeness of treatment. Dr Fenton comments: ""For the first time w...
UMaine study looks at infants and chronic nighttime crying
...ring a long sleep period. An infant waking up in a different
place than where it went to sleep, Hayes and Fukumizu suggest, may be disorienting and contribute to night-time anxiety. The study also found that toddlers with frequent sleep-related night-time crying (SRNC) were more likely to have irregular bedtim...
Exercise-induced shortness of breath not always caused by asthma
...r the other patients, the testing revealed several different
physical causes of the EID. Fifteen patients had mild physical conditions that caused inefficient, abnormal breathing patterns - they breathed too fast and too shallow to maximize their lung capacity. Weinberger noted that these physical abnormalitie...
Study shows soy is well accepted in school lunches
...t in four school districts. The test included four different
entrees: spaghetti with sauce; chili; ravioli; and nuggets. The results showed that the percentage consumed of the soy products versus the meat versions was the same for the chili and spaghetti dishes used in the study. "Equal amounts of these foods...
Chronic pain treatments more effective when taken together, new study shows
...apentin and the opioid morphine, patients with two different
types of neuropathic pain experienced lower pain i...st. "The purpose of this study was to evaluate two different
drugs for chronic pain, and to carefully measure both the pain-relieving effects and the side effect...
UNC study: Most N.C. family practitioners engage in unrecognized community service
...s, the former reported being involved in almost 21 different
volunteer activities while those working outside academia reported almost 17 different
ones. Fewer than half of either group said that their practice or program publicly supported their v...
New study in 'Nature' demonstrates protection against cell death during heart attack
...ies indicating they protect against stroke in many different
animal models, according to Dr. Molkentin, a scientist in the division of Molecular Cardiovascular Biology at Cincinnati Children's. "Our study suggests that these drugs should be re-evaluated for injury related to loss of blood flow," says Dr. Molke...
Early onset of puberty the EU gets serious
...ups, all of which will be tackling the puzzle from different
angles. Most of the groups are working on the theory that a greater intake of calories has a significant part to play, while others will also be looking at hormone-like substances in the environment. Researchers at KI's Department of Woman and Child ...
March/April 2005 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
... for tailoring practice improvement efforts to the different
cognitive styles of physicians. Opening the Black Box: Cognitive Strategies in Family Practice By Robert E. Christensen, M.D., et al...
Uric acid and heart disease
...ic acid are epidemiologic studies and have come to different
conclusions about how useful measurement of uric acid is. This study, along with a systematic review which combines their findings with those of 15 previously published prospective studies of serum uric acid - 9,458 cases of CHD and 155,084 contro...
Professionalism and professional ethics in medicine
... both (38.1 percent). The researchers compared six different
communication styles to determine how physicians m...ng the physician-patient relationship. "Of the six different
disclosure strategies, 'addressing emotions' and 'negotiation' were associated with the best outcome...
Economist: Cuba's state-run baseball doesn't go to bat for players
...rs to stay in Cuba, Baird said, exploits them in a different
way it prevents them from making money in foreign baseball leagues that are keen to hire Cuban talent. "In this sense," she said, "many Cuban players can be thought of as exploited by their government." The clampdown on foreign contracts led, of c...
Raw food vegetarians have low bone mass
... inflammatory molecules called cyotkines. That's a different
biologic condition from what we are seeing in the raw food vegans." So he is proposing the hypothesis that in spite of their low bone mass, those on raw food diets actually may have a good bone quality and, therefore, healthy bones. "I base that hyp...
Bullying among sixth graders a daily occurrence, UCLA study finds
... 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 inappropriat...
Hepatotoxicity and statins
...ically relevant changes in the pharmacokinetics of different
statins at various doses. Finally, the author suggests a reexamination of the product labeling on statins, which currently calls for monitoring of liver biochemistries before and during usage. "It is now evident that elevated aminotransferases are i...
Novel therapy tested in mice could chase away cat allergies
...rface of the cell. The human end of GFD links to a different
cell surface protein (called FcRIIB) that interrup...iva and dander." The researchers tested GFD in two different
types of allergic mice. One set was genetically engineered to have human cat-allergy cell receptors....
Hopkins begins human trials with donor adult stem cells to repair muscle damaged from heart attack
...lls do not have the same potential to develop into different
organ tissues as do embryonic stem cells, the use of adult stem cells in this study shows their tremendous potential in developing effective therapies for heart disease, and avoids the controversy surrounding destruction of embryos to obtain the embr...
Billions in cost estimated for firefighter injuries
... between the $2.8 billion to $7.8 billion reflects different
cost estimation models--one with a narrow approach to possible related firefighter injury costs, the others with broader views of economic impacts. Fire departments can use the information to plan their fire prevention and firefighting strategies. NI...
Vaccine against childhood pneumonia shows promise
...inty about the comparability of results because of different
methods used in reading radiographs. The Gambian trial had a higher reduction of incidence of radiological pneumonia and is the first to show a reduction in hospital admissions and overall child mortality....
Mental health service costs offset by savings in other public sectors
...s in an integrated manner. Since communities have different
needs, the system of care varies from location to location. Nearly 100 communities have received support to adopt the system of care approach through a federal initiative funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse a...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10