Tag: "healthy" at medical news
Artery Temperatures Identify Hot Spots On Plaque That May Rupture And Trigger Heart Attack
...re readings were taken at sites along a section of healthy
arterywall. In people with atherosclerotic arteri...ently higher than the uniformtemperatures of their healthy
artery walls. The temperature differences between healthy
and atherosclerotic arteriesincreased with...
NHLBI Urges Americans To Take Control Of Their Hypertension
...iew of the plan and a week of DASH menus. Heart healthy
recipes from the NHLBI Stay Young At Heart Program...actical information on weight loss, includingheart healthy
recipes, and tips on how to make behavior changes, choose a weightloss program, and shop for low cal...
'Silent' HIV Infection Lasts A Lifetime
...sts that HIV-infected patients can still livelong, healthy
lives without symptoms, provided they are rigorous...most patients.The immune system remains relatively healthy
and the collection of diseases thatsignal AIDS is staved off. But the latent form of HIV can...
Study Confirms Girls' Belief: More Fat Means Fewer Dates
... one hand, you can argue that it's psychologically healthy
forblack girls to be comfortable with their bodies... life. Ideally, we need to encourage girls to use healthy
weight controlpractices that minimize obesity, but also avoid contributing to weight concernsthat co...
Heart Experts Call For Action Against Missed Opportunities To Prevent Heart Disease In Women
...art disease. "Thetypical woman who takes HRT has a healthy
lifestyle, which may confound theclinical trial results and make them uncertain." The panel also noted that current national recommendations might not beaggressive enough in treating elevated blood cholesterol in women. It suggeststhat clini...
Growth-Hormone Deficient Babies Are Normal Length At Birth, UB Study Finds
... fetalgrowth is good nutrition, which depends on a healthy
placenta and a healthymother." Additional researchers on the study were Susan Pena-Almazan, M.D.,fellow in pediatric endocrinology/diabetes; John G. Buchlis, M.D., UB assistantprofessor of pediatrics; Susan Miller, a UB medical student, and B...
Biochemical Marker Targets Brain Injury Leading To Movement Problems After Stroke
... were calculated for the 18 patients as well as 10 healthy
individuals ofsimilar average age who served as controls. The average internal capsule NAA level was 40 for the patient group comparedwith 51 for the control group, and the NAA loss was associated with loss ofmovement. "Since NAA loss is associated w...
Areca (Betel) Nuts Could Damage Your Health
...h which suggeststhat eating nuts may be a safe and healthy
habit should have specified safe nutsand considered the potentially damaging effects of others, such as areca....
Community Plays Key Role In Preventing Teen Suicide, UF Scientist Says
...dentity. Weathering this transition and becoming a healthy
young adultrequires a sense of future, which families and schools develop, he said. "The interesting thing about the research is that it shows there aremultiple factors, not just one," Perkins said. "Previously, we didn't knowthe importance that scho...
Semiconductor Plants May Be A Danger To The Health Of Employees
...s of any cancers. "We are committed to providing a healthy
and safe workingenvironment," says a spokesman. In the US, an initial reluctance by the semiconductor industry to accepta cancer study seems to have been overcome, thanks to the women in Scotland whoare taking on National Semiconductor. After...
Second Annual AIDS Vaccine Day Honors Volunteers Nationwide
...ofIllinois at Chicago. Since 1987, more than 3,000 healthy
volunteers have enrolled in 52 (50 Phase Iand 2 Phase II) NIAID-supported studies involving 27 vaccines. The trials havebeen conducted at university-based sites in the AIDS Vaccine Evaluation Group(AVEG), a network of clinical trials funded by NIAID...
Sex Differences Found In Proportions Of Gray And White Matter In The Brain: Links To Differences In Cognitive Performance Seen
...ose modes." Forty men and forty women, all healthy
adults, volunteered toparticipate in the study. Gray and white matter percentages and overall cranialvolumes were assessed using three-dimensional MRI imaging techniques. Cognitiveperformance was measured using tasks designed to examine different typ...
New book on osteoporosis covers preventing and treating 'The Aging Disease' in consumer language
...e. Women who fracture their hips tend to be less healthy
than those who do not,according to Lane, and pneumonia is often a complication that proves fatal. "Prevention of osteoporosis means prevention of low bone mass, and lifestylefactors are important. Our decisions on diet, medication, vitamin suppl...
Treating Depression Makes A Healthier Heart
...eople, they found, were 41 per cent higher than in healthy
volunteers. Now the team has shown that anti-depressant drugs can cut down thenumbers of sticky platelets in the blood of depressed patients. They monitored15 patients taking a drug from a class of antidepressants known as selectiveserotonin ...
Ordinary Touches Multiply Into Severe Pain For Fibromyalgia Patients
...lation tests on people with thesyndrome as well as healthy
research participants. The tests involvedrepeatedl...hugedifference" between her severe fatigue and the healthy
person's occasionaltiredness. "When this fatigue would come about, it's almost like a weight being d...
National Survey: Leg Crossing Is Taboo But Women Indulge Anyway
... upper body and leg strength. Keeping legs healthy
is important at a time when more women are workingin physically demanding jobs and an increasing number are returning to workafter pregnancy, which is the single biggest cause of poor leg vein health. Ifleg health is not maintained, women may experie...
Cellular Implants Explored For Brain Trauma
...h studies. In one study, 83 percent of the ratshad healthy
grafts two weeks after the injury. In the second study, 92 percenthad healthy
grafts at four weeks. Both studies also showed that there was not anenhanced response to the hNT cel...
American Heart Association Media Advisory: Cholesterol Lowering Margarines
...ring plan prescribed by aphysician that includes a healthy
diet, physical activity, and in someindividuals, medication," says Lichtenstein....
American Heart Association media advisory: long-term intake of dietary fiber and decreased risk of coronary heart disease among women
...asing dietary fiber is just onemore component of a healthy
dietary regimen that can help reduce your risk forheart disease, as well as other diseases such as cancer and diabetes." The AHArecommends that individuals consume both soluble fiber, found in foods such asoatmeal, oat bran, rice bran, beans, barley...
False recall in older adults and Alzheimer's linked to attention, not memory, breakdown
...59 individuals who were divided into five groups: healthy
older adults about age 70, healthy
old-old adults about age85; and two groups of older adults with e...
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