Tag: "earlier" at medical news
Postpartum home nurse visits improve infant health, reduce costs
...ter hospital discharge could, in theory, result in earlier
recognition of problems like jaundice and dehydration. Although home nurse visits are available in the United States, they are not routinely scheduled even when insurance covers the cost. In most states, insurance carriers are required to pay for a h...
Teenage smoking still 'worryingly high': Girls twice as likely as boys to puff away
...wn ability to say 'no' was included at each of the earlier
visits. According to the report, this appeared to ...g the previous term, and as many as 83 per cent in earlier
sessions. Researchers also found that pupils who knew they were having a breath or saliva test as we...
Rice bioengineer named to Technology Review's TR100
...e technologies allow detection of cancer at a much earlier
stage than conventional imaging methods by probing early molecular signals of disease. Her laboratory also creates the computational tools and mathematical algorithms that doctors need in order to make a diagnosis based on optical imaging data. TR100...
New grant addresses minority nurse shortage
...ver White Paper on the nursing work force released earlier
this month, the Pennsylvania Department of Health encouraged health care systems to employ a work force that reflects area demographics. The health department began exploring this issue in 2002 by conducting a series of focus and discussion groups t...
Fox Chase Cancer Center researchers identify novel target for detecting ovarian cancer in blood
...eful in ovarian cancer diagnosis," said Cairns. In earlier
research, Cairns and his colleagues have demonstrated the ability to detect prostate and kidney cancer by targeting hypermethylation....
Study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings finds risk of ADHD greater in boys
...sk of having ADHD and provide them with help at an earlier
age. "Given the frequent occurrence of ADHD and potential adverse outcomes associated with this disorder, early identification of children at risk for ADHD is necessary to ensure that they receive prompt and appropriate treatment," says William Ba...
Left and right ears not created equal as newborns process sound, finds UCLA/UA research
...ch supports the team's new findings. For example, earlier
research shows that children with impairment in the right ear encounter more trouble learning in school than children with hearing loss in the left ear. "If a person is completely deaf, our findings may offer guidelines to surgeons for ...
NYU Child Study Center to launch Healthy Kids, Happy Futures
...ize warning signs in their patients and to provide earlier
intervention and treatment." Healthy Kids, Happy Futures will provide a series of public education sessions for pediatricians. These sessions will focus on a variety of topics including: short-term psychological responses to trauma, anxiety, depress...
Study supports aggressive treatment of heart patients with cholesterol-lowering medication
...LAS Aug. 30, 2004 Treating heart-attack patients earlier
with a more aggressive regimen of cholesterol-lowe...owing a heart attack. Patients given statin drugs earlier
showed modest improvement in the rate of subsequent death, congestive heart failure, heart attack an...
Blueberry compound shows promise of lowering cholesterol as effectively as drug
... blueberries, says Rimando. She and her associates earlier
showed that this compound may help fight cancer. Pterostilbene has been reported previously by others to have anti-diabetic properties as well. In this new laboratory study using rat liver cells, Rimando and her collaborators, Rangaswami Nagmani and ...
UK university's research throws light on early infant mortality
... of these feature of asphyxia also had evidence of earlier
damage." Professor McIntosh praised the families who helped with the major research project. He said, "We are indebted to the parents who, despite the turmoil surrounding the deaths of their infants and knowing that the results would not personally h...
Personality tests could predict doctors' burnout
...ors found that approaches to work are predicted by earlier
measures of study habits and learning styles. Doctors' perceptions of their work environment, and their feelings of stress and burnout, are predicted mainly by personality. 1,668 doctors currently working as Senior House Officers, Specialist Registra...
Siberian forest fires partly to blame for Seattle area violating EPA ozone limit
...er during the spring and summer, with snow melting earlier
in the year and creating an earlier
and more prolonged fire season. The new research, Jaffe said, suggests a link between climate chang...
Women who early in life care for elderly parents are at higher risk of poverty later
...- (Aug. 14, 2004) Taking on the role of caregiver earlier
in life can worsen women's economic well-being later in life, according to a study by sociologists at Rice University in Houston. Using data from the 1992 and 2000 Health and Retirement Study, the researchers analyzed the long-term financial effects...
Study indicates why hospitalists improve hospital efficiency
...rge and are more comfortable sending patients home earlier
if they live close to the hospital for appropriate follow-up care," said Kaboli, who is one of five hospitalists now at UI Hospitals and Clinics. The researchers also found a significant reduction in laboratory testing costs, but no reduction in the ...
Children walk nearly as much as their grandparents did
...interviewed had dealt with risk, and compared to earlier
generations they have not had the opportunity to learn to negotiate and to deal with challenges. While the children who were aged 10/11 when interviewed said they were nervous of being abducted or run over, respondents who were the same age in the...
Many drugs prescribed for elderly Americans are risky
...f Beers list drugs. The results mirror those of an earlier
study of prescriptions to the elderly in 1987, whi...re of the Beers list drugs, Curtis added. "Despite earlier
warnings, we're not getting any better in the use of these drugs," she said. The findings suggest th...
Isolated soy protein shown to benefit type 2 diabetics, study indicates
...ndings confirmed those of a study published a year earlier
using mice, said Teixeira, now a researcher focusi... a reduction in protein in the diet. In Teixeira's earlier
study of type 2 diabetic mice, casein consumption had increased protein levels in the urine, while s...
Different subgroups of alcoholics respond differently to serotonin-acting medication
...e two types of alcoholism separately was rooted in earlier
research that suggested there were differences in ...nteresting about the results that were obtained in earlier
work by these authors is that the group found to have more abnormalities in serotonin metabolism th...
Tobacco sponsorship of Formula One must stop, say health experts
...exacerbated by the FIA's recent abandonment of its earlier
commitment to become tobacco-free in 2006. This is arguably detrimental to the future of the sport, but is certainly damaging to global health. Drivers like Michael Schumacher and Jenson Button look set to continue in their role as the world's leadi...
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