Tag: "factors" at medical news
Quality Parenting Helps Kids Cope With Inner-City Stress
...ditions, over and above the effects of influential factors
such as familysocioeconomic level and parent menta...sing a structuredinterview designed to elicit such factors
as the child's temperament, theparents' attitudes and approach toward parenting, and the support the...
Stress Patterns In Adolescence Differ Between Boys And Girls
...re likely to emerge from troublein school or other factors
outside their relationships with others. "Because adolescent girls may be more invested than boys in their relationshipsas a source of emotional support and, perhaps, personal identity, interpersonalstress may be more salient and may act as a strong...
Cellular Implants Explored For Brain Trauma
...e than one spot around an injury, andinfuse growth factors
along with the transplanted cells....
Children More Likely To Have Abdominal Pain During Termtime Than School Holidays
... et al conclude that psychological and behavioural factors
may be involved in the genesis and presentation of the condition....
Mayo Clinic study reveals new information about incidence of Parkinsonism
...sonism as women. "This may be a hint that hormonal factors
protect women from the illness," saysDr. Bower. "Alternatively, maybe occupational exposures put men at increasedrisk."...
A simulator for space fitness
...void a collision with an oncoming car. The various factors
that affect drivingability differ greatly for teenagers and the elderly. Someone suffering fromParkinson's Disease may have sound vision and judgment but impaired motorcontrol. Someone with early Alzheimer's may be a good driver but become confusedab...
Older, disabled women have trouble managing pain
...or lack of contact withphysicians may be important factors
in the use of low doses, and they cited datain their study showing that the people taking little or no medication had lowerincome and had not seen a doctor in the past six months. However, they pointedout, other factors, not monitored in the study, ...
NIH study to evaluate role of MRI in emergency diagnosis of heart attack & stroke
...nt. The NINDS research team will investigate the factors
that cause brain damage instroke as well as study promising new treatment approaches to see if braindamage can be reduced. Currently, there is only one proven medicine to help victims of acute stroke,t-PA, a clot-dissolving drug that must be delivere...
PSA testing alone cannot fully explain drop in deaths from prostate cancer
...re are, most likely, other things going on." Other factors
thatmay contribute to the drop include changing pa...apparent," she says. "It is likely that some other factors
are playing a role in these declines, suchas treatment innovations for advanced disease. The results...
Risk factors for women remain high one year after heart surgery
...of them continued to have the same significantrisk factors
that brought them to the operating room in the fir... factorinformation, "women showed substantial risk factors
a year after their surgery,making them vulnerable to further heart disease," according to Jerilyn Al...
Coffee: a cause of neonatal seizures?
...ivity. Itis therefore the combination of these two factors
that induces fits. Schematically, the caffeine molecule binds to adenosine receptors, therebyblocking the action of adenosine, the endogenous neuromediator, which plays animportant role in handling stress. During stressful episodes such as oxygenstar...
Faculty research contributes to new cervical cancer treatment
...te smoking. However, many women without these risk factors
developcervical cancer, and most women who carry Human Papilloma never develop cervicalcancer. The other four studies were coordinated by researchers at ChristianaHospital in Newark, Delaware; the University of Texas M.D. Anderson CancerCente...
Stress, coping and biology intertwine for diabetes control
...reflects not only the interplay among psychosocial factors
but alsothe way in which they combine and interact with biological factors
in diabetescontrol," said Mark Peyrot, PhD, of Loyola College Center for Social andCommunity Researc...
Early to rise: Research offers clues to older people's sleep habits
... and Neuropsychology of Aging Program."A number of factors
may all serve to shift the circadian phase. These...tonin at high levelsduring the night. A number of factors
can affect melatonin secretion,especially many common medications and light. For example, a lamp tu...
Surgery for severely obese improves more than just weight
...ions. Physical andemotional factors
dealt with how obesity affected what the subject needed to do on a day-to-day basis. Each subject filled out a questionnaire one week priorto surgery and again three to 12 months a...
Sound of silence: "Quiet Curtains" combine audio privacy and aesthetics for
nursing homes, hospitals, hotels and offices
...the RehabR&D Center began to examine environmental factors
affecting patients' rest --namely noise -- which led to Ahuja's involvement and invention. "Sleep for these people is very disrupted to begin with," explainedOuslander, who is also professor at Emory University's School of Medicine,director of its D...
Medication prescribing patterns vary widely between, within states and therapy classes
...eferences,and/or still-to-be-determined underlying factors
other than age or copaymentlevels....
Effects of nicotine influenced by housing and gender
...inants of human behavior, and examination of these factors
inrats might illuminate some of the individual human differences in human smokingbehavior. If we better understood how social influences affect smoking, we alsomight be able to develop more effective smoking cessation and smoking preventionprograms,...
New study finds African-Americans less likely to receive stroke-saving surgery
...racial discrepancies. In other words,the clinical factors
explained a lot, but they didn't tell us the whole story." Oddone adds that the clinical differences do not explain why theAfrican-American patients in the study were also less likely to receive carotidultrasound or carotid angiography -- two importa...
Research links fathers' job stress, other risk factors to parents' knowledge
about children's daily experiences
...l withdrawal on thefamily, and suggests other risk factors
that seem to hamper parents' knowledgeabout their children's activities, including the indirect effect of a sibling onoverall awareness. "We found that fathers' work demands were related to lower levels ofparental knowledge, under certain...
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