Tag: "jumps" at medical news

Views from space help oil prospectors see deep underground

...can't work on surface basalt the baseplate simply jumps back but there are optimal design geometries we can use for buried basalt layers using selected angles of incidence for the seismic waves to ensure that not all the signal is reflected and that some goes through." WesternGeco has so ...

Mental health crisis looming for tsunami survivors, warns psychologist just back from Indonesia

...d that's just in the province of Aceh. The number jumps into the millions when you consider the scope of the disaster in all of the countries involved." Kyes has ongoing ties to Indonesia, where he has done work for 15 years. He heads a collaborative program between the UW and Bogor Agricultural Universi...

Malnutrition in early years leads to low IQ and later antisocial behavior, USC study finds

...oddlers suffer from iron deficiency, a number that jumps to between 9 percent and 16 percent in adolescent and female groups. Iron deficiency is between 19 percent and 22 percent in black and Mexican American females, he said. "This is a problem in America. It's not just a problem in the far-away Indian O...

New research shows reasons for smoking vary

... With medication and counseling, the success rate jumps to 20-30 percent. The ultimate goal is a significantly higher success rate. The WISDM-68 was developed using multiple dependence theories and tested using 775 participants in Madison and Milwaukee, Wis. Participants were at least 18 years old and had...

Botox injections restore voices, confidence to voice disorder patients

...e patients' expectations might explain the smaller jumps in V-RQOL scores after the second through sixth injections. "After the initial treatment, patients may begin to think about their vocal capabilities relative to normal voices around them, and may come for their subsequent injections before the situa...

Gene that is crucial for antibody-producing cell development is key to blood cell cancer

...Xue, Ph.D., the article's lead author. "When Bcl10 jumps to a new location in a chromosome due to a genetic abnormality known as a rearrangement, it lands next to a section of DNA that forces the gene to be continually active," Xue said. "Bcl10 then continually activates the NF-B proteins, driving the marg...

Marked improvement in heart attack care seen in 33-hospital study

...stem was put in place, the study shows, there were jumps in the use of individual treatments that ranged in size from 5.6 percentage points to 34.8 percentage points. The new results come from the latest phase of a study sponsored by the American College of Cardiology and led by members of the Michigan ACC...

Why do doctors lie to insurers?

... If the appeal was estimated to take 60 minutes it jumps up to 14 percent. In the case of severity, 16 percent would lie if the case was more severe as opposed to only 7 percent if the case was less severe. "It's important not to see this as an us-versus-them issue," says Ubel. "We ought to see it as how...

Increased use of prescription drugs - especially new ones - outpaces price hikes as source of cost increase

HMOs and other managed care plans see sharper cost jumps than traditional insurance ANN ARBOR, MI - A d... health care costs are actually seeing the biggest jumps in prescription drug costs, as much as 35 percent in two years, due to their members' rush on prescr...

Insulin precursor linked with increased stroke risk; may represent new risk factor

...e highest levels of proinsulin, the risk of stroke jumps to nearly 20 times that of women in the studys lowest groups in both these categories, Lindahl adds. "In the study, the diastolic blood pressure seems to be a stronger risk factor than the systolic blood pressure the higher number that represents...

Study: passengers with young drivers boost accidents, graduated licensing might cut toll

...rs. For 17-year-old drivers, comparable percentage jumps in risk were 48, 158 and 207, respectively. Chen, research associate at Hopkins' Center for Injury Research and Policy, is first author of a report appearing in the March 22 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. Dr. Robert D. Fo...

Higher Doses Of Methadone May Do The Trick, New Study Says

... less than 30 mg, while in others the average dose jumps to 60 mg,Strain says. "Thisprobably stems from uncertainty brought about by clinical trials' long historyof controversial orconflicting results." To avoid the earlier problems, the Hopkins researchers conducted the studyat a singlelocation an...

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