Tag: "fair" at medical news
New book aims to keep elderly drivers on the road
... of the remaining two million, there is probably a fair
number that are legal to drive, depending on what state they are in," Dr. Peli explains. "Regulations vary according to state a driver may be legal in one and not in another." The book explains the various types of equipment that can aid drivers an...
Statisticians seek clues to what causes disease clusters
...isticians, Sherman emphasized, is to be honest and fair
in their evaluation of data. "Statisticians should use proper and creative methods to tease out what we can learn from the data," Sherman said. "We cannot be influenced by what other people may want to see in the data; we are interested in finding ou...
Human brain has unsuspected oxygen reserve, challenging previous theories
...ved to be the critical factor. It turns out that a fair
amount of oxygen does go back and forth, creating a dynamic buffer. So when the brain needs more oxygen, it simply taps into this reserve. The researchers also found that the human brain has far more capillaries than it needs. The extra capillaries m...
Beer, in moderation, cuts risk of cataracts and heart disease
...gnificant effect," he noted. "Beer has a fair
amount of antioxidants compared to other beverages," Vinson said. "There is a definite benefit from the antioxidants in the beer." Previous research by others has shown similar health benefits from antioxidants in wine. Likewise, the alcoh...
Many uninsured adults do not receive needed medical care
.... This was especially true among those in poor or fair
health. "Long-term uninsured adults in general w...oportions of long-term uninsured adults in poor or fair
health reported forgoing needed care, including about two thirds of those in poor health and half of...
California labor market is strong, but workers in poor health don't benefit, UCSF study reports
...abor market, according to Yelin. People who report fair
or poor health are more than twice as likely as th... job in the past year, he said. People who report fair
or poor health are more likely to have jobs with high demands and low autonomy and work in environme...
Acupuncture is promising treatment for cocaine addiction, Yale researchers find
...nduct tests of alternative therapies that are both fair
and rigorous," said Margolin. "In addition, controlled clinical research of acupuncture is in its infancy, and while our positive findings are gratifying, further research is needed to replicate the results and to better understand how to combine acu...
Drug trends among American teens
... in 1999," Johnston says, "but we think there is a fair
chance that it simply reflects a pause in a longer-term decline." For the most part, beliefs about the dangers associated with the use of these drugs---which have been harbingers of change in the past---remained fairly stable in 1999. Disapproval o...
Poor health is a major factor for early retirement, according to UCSF researchers
...ans who retired early are more likelyto experience fair
or poor health and are two and a half times more likely tolive in poverty than those who retired after age 50. "For boomers who are retiring early, lack of health coverage until age 65 whenthey become eligible for Medicare, is a major concern and a p...
Many Virginians would increase taxes for K-12 education, study finds
... years, 30 percent rate Virginia's waterquality as fair
or poor, and 29 percent give the same rating to air quality.More than three-fourths of residents report that the state's parks and outdoorrecreation areas are excellent or good, with urban residents giving the highestratings. Consistent wit...
Follow-up care can reduce hospital readmission rate, cost
...ation 30 days prior their involvement in thestudy; fair
or poor self-rating of their health; or a history of non-adherence to their medical therapy. Within 48 hours of their hospital admission, the patients were enrolled in the study. An advanced practice nurse visited thepatient every 48 hours during the...
Testosterone Is Mixed Blessing To Men's Health
...rate their health as excellent or good rather than fair
or poor. Studies showself ratings of health correl... and 45 percent less likely torate their health as fair
or poor. On the negative side, men at the higher level were 25 percent morelikely to report...
British Adolescents Need Government Support To Help Clean Up Their Act
... He speculates that the reasons British teenagers fair
so badly in the league may be down to poor education amongst those teenagers in lower socio-economic groups; more families in the UK living in poverty than in the rest of the European Union and the lack of time British families spend together, due to...
Duke Physicians: Clinicians Have Ethical Obligation To Consider Alternative Medicine
...ciple of justice that dictatespatients should have fair
access to alternative therapies, as well asconventional treatments, that are known to be safe, effective and appropriatefor their particular condition. The authors did not call for physicians to learn all alternativetherapies. "But they do ...
Milk Extract May Heal Wounds And Smooth Wrinkles
...cosmetics - although suchapplications were still a fair
way down the track, and depend on the successof human trials. Dr Belford says the main ingredients which make the extract work as ahealing agent are a cocktail of different "growth factors", purifiedfrom the whey. Growth factors are naturally occur...
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