Tag: "erosion" at medical news
...ry's (AGD) clinical, peer-reviewed journal. Dental erosion
is the break down of tooth structure caused by the...lity of soft drinks increase so does the amount of erosion
in our population," says Dr. Shipley. "The primary action patients can take to decrease their likeli...
States find alternate routes to health coverage
... reasons for private-sector cost increases and the erosion
of private health insurance coverage. Strategies focused on making insurance affordable, whether through legislation to allow insurers to sell scaled-back benefit plans, or by revisiting the concept of state-sponsored reinsurance. ...
Risk and intimate relationships: Can hope triumph over experience in an age of 'messy' lives?
...ge family and labour market changes have meant the erosion
of traditional roles and relationships between men...makes life more tricky for the individual. And the erosion
of the traditional family means more material and emotional issues that must be coped with - somethi...
Tracing the life cycle of a manmade disease
...otal hip replacement led to an unexpected problem, erosion
of bone adjacent to the implant, and how his team ...onse at the site of the implant, which resulted in erosion
of the bone. Looking further into the complication, Harris and colleagues found that, when the meta...
Assessing the season: LSU hurricane experts learned lessons during Hurricane Season 2004
... and Alabama coasts experienced little to no beach erosion
for a decade and a half prior to the landfall of Opal," he said. Studies conducted by institute researchers have monitored some of the worst-impacted areas for more than 10 years and captured the full effects of Ivan and Opal. Their work detailed the...
Space sentinels track desertification on Mediterranean shores
...d," added Duzgun. "The total area affected by soil erosion
mainly due to water but also wind is 57.6 million hectares more than two thirds of the country. And our climate is such that large parts of the country are sensitive to wild fires." As a densely populated dryland zone, Mediterranean Europe would b...
Vioxx should have been withdrawn 4 years ago
... important legacy of this episode is the continued erosion
of trust that public-health institutions will suffer. Failure to act decisively on signals of risk might minimise short-term political criticism for regulators, or shareholder unrest for company chief executives. But the long-term consequence of prev...
Super-sizing Asian Americans
...epartment of Health Services. "Efforts to stop the erosion
of the healthy traditional Asian and Pacific Islander dietary and activity patterns are urgently needed to stop the sharp increases we're seeing in overweight people, especially children." As a first step, Foerster and her colleagues at DHS, worki...
Adding menthol to topical creams for osteoarthritis provides significant pain relief
...nd lost wages. This condition is characterized by erosion
of articular cartilage, caused by enzymatic and mechanical breakdown of the extracellular matrix. The most common symptoms are pain, stiffness, reduced joint range of motion, and limitations to normal activities of daily living such as getting up fr...
How to sedate? That is the question!
...However, the past two decades have seen a dramatic erosion
in this heritage, due to dwindling training programs for dental anesthesiologists, a failure to develop an evidentiary basis for the safety of outpatient anesthesia procedures by dentists, and professional rivalries over who can best provide these se...
Dont ask, dont tell: Medical students shifting attitudes about permission to examine
...ining event in this erosion, as opposed to gradual erosion
throughout students' many clerkships or rotations." The study looked at questionnaires that were distributed in 1995 to all 4,511 medical students at five Philadelphia area medical schools. Students were asked how important it would be for a patient ...
Should people with dementia be electronically tagged?
...of the seriousness with which we should regard the erosion
of a person's liberty and privacy, especially when he or she has dementia, they conclude....
Practice makes perfect, if you sleep on it
...l night's sleep. You could say that modern life's erosion
of sleep time is seriously short changing your brain of valuable learning potential." A full night of normal sleep is characterized by a progression through an orderly succession of sleep states and stages. In a healthy adult, the first cycle is alwa...
'Power nap' prevents burnout; morning sleep perfects a skill
...al two hours of stage 2 NREM sleep, "life's modern erosion
of sleep time could shortchange your brain of some learning potential," added Walker. The findings also underscore why sleep may be important to the learning involved in recovering function following insults to the brain's motor system, as in stoke...
Hurricane tip sheet
...same area is suffering the highest rate of coastal erosion
and wetland loss in the nation. 70 percent of Lou... also studies the effects of hurricanes on coastal erosion
and coastal build-up. Sometimes land masses are built up by hurricane-force winds. -- Oscar Huh, ...
LSU hurricane experts
...h also studies the effect of hurricanes on coastal erosion
and build-up. -- Gregory Stone, associate professor, 225-388-6188, email@example.com . Stone recently obtained funding for four weather buoys to be placed in the Gulf off Louisiana's coast ( http://erin.csi.lsu.edu ). He has designed the devices t...
New Strategy May Succeed At Extending The Life Of Transplanted Kidneys
...ed inall kidney transplant patients who experience erosion
of their kidney function.The study was funded in part by Hoffman-La Roche, Inc., which makes CellCept. The University of Maryland Medical Center has the second busiest kidneytransplant program in the U.S....
Drug Treatments For Asthma May Cause Erosive Tooth Damage
...me drug treatments for asthma may be causing tooth erosion
in children. In their letter published in this we...hope that such procedures will help prevent dental erosion
and the wider psychological and financial implicaitons that may ensue. Contact: Elizabeth O'Sulliv...
Addicted Doctors Need Special Service
... authors, owing to the strain of medical practice, erosion
of the taboo against injecting and opiates and access to supplies. Once addicted, doctors face a major problem in accessing effective treatment, finding themselves isolated and carrying a stigma, such that they feel that they cannot seek treatment f...