Tag: "lifestyle" at medical news
Aspirin use associated with reduced risk of breast cancer
... focused on the identification and modification of lifestyle
factors that may increase or decrease the risk of various cancers, much recent attention has been centered on chemoprevention, the use of chemical agents to prevent or inhibit the carcinogenic process, according to background information in the artic...
Moderate exercise and simple dietary supplements significantly reduce risk of atherosclerosis
...e," Ignarro said. Ignarro recommends making simple lifestyle
changes that include moderate exercise, eating a low-fat diet, and taking dietary supplements that are commercially available anywhere, which together can make a difference in one's vascular health. "I would say just do it," he said. "It works in mic...
OTC statins: A bad decision for public health
...ore exercise, or will they substitute drug use for lifestyle
modification? Will pharmacists have the time to de...t disease before selling the drug and also to give lifestyle
advice? All these are unknowns, which is unfortunate for the UK public, who will be the guineapigs i...
Research hones in on therapies and diagnosis of bowel diseases
...tory bowel diseases collectively cause significant lifestyle
sacrifices and suffering and millions of dollars in related health care costs every year, partially due to a lack of effective diagnostic procedures and therapies. In new studies presented today at Digestive Disease Week in New Orleans, researchers ...
Jefferson researchers announce recommendations on when to test blood pressure in young children
.... Initially, the guidelines recommend therapeutic lifestyle
changes such as dietary modifications, weight reduction, regular physical activity and restriction of sedentary activity to help prevent increases in blood pressure in children and adolescents over time. Dr. Falkner also recommends that physicians ta...
GI health affected by consumption of coffee and carbonated drinks
...his important area. It is even more apparent that lifestyle
and dietary choices made during youth can have a significant impact on health later in life." Coffee and Caffeine Consumption Protect Against Liver Injury in the United States Population (Abstract 100766*) Researchers from the National Institute of...
Studies indicate healthy eating may affect cancer development, improve digestive system
...pital. "Incorporating a healthy diet into a sound lifestyle
can help prevent some of the most common GI-related conditions today." Mechanism of Cell Growth Inhibition by Green Tea Extract in Barrett's Associated Esophageal Adenocarcinoma (Abstract 103982*) Previous studies have found that the major polyphen...
Women's health research registry aims to improve women's health for future generations
... a questionnaire that includes a brief medical and lifestyle
history that is used to evaluate their current medical condition (if any) and to match their information for ongoing and future research studies. Personal information, such as a woman's name, is removed from the medical information and kept separate...
ESC highlights need for screening and global risk management as statins move over the counter in UK
...tion. However, it is by no means a substitute for lifestyle
factor improvements and should only be taken in pa... This should be coupled with increased emphases on lifestyle
factor improvements, healthy living campaigns and specific targets for individuals to strive for". P...
Parents' heart attack or stroke raises risk in their middle-aged children
...ood pressure at which treatment guidelines suggest lifestyle
modification and/or drug treatment to lower cholesterol or blood pressure. Patients and their physicians ought to be concerned if there is a bona fide parental history of cardiovascular disease, even if there are also just borderline elevations o...
Weight loss and exercise effective arthritis treatment
...sured, participated in both programs. The healthy lifestyle
group attended classes on weight loss and exercise, but did not participate in the programs. "We suggest that the combination of diet plus exercise produces consistently better and clinically relevant improvements in physical function compared with...
Adult marijuana abuse, dependence increased during 1990s
...rt. Numerous cultural, psychosocial, economic, and lifestyle
factors likely play roles....
Average blood pressure levels on rise among American children/teenagers
...od pressure tables and updated recommendations for lifestyle
and drug therapies. "The obesity-related rise in ...9-2000, compared with 1988-94. This suggests that lifestyle
factors other than overweight, such as physical activity and specific dietary nutrients, were also i...
Caffeine consumption associated with increases in blood pressure in adolescents
... drink consumption may be a marker for dietary and lifestyle
practices that together influence blood pressure. ...ension and/or coexisting 'unhealthful' dietary and lifestyle
habits (low fruit, vegetable, and dairy consumption and lack of exercise) among the African American...
Link between caffeine consumption, high blood pressure found in adolescents
...at, identify kids on the extreme and look at their lifestyle
behaviors, their dietary behaviors, their understanding of hypertension. We also are going to look at their mothers to see if we can find a family link between behaviors. The focus will not be caffeine but really the overall understanding of what see...
Physicians have mixed opinions about consumer-targeted pharmaceutical ads
...e prescribed another medication or test, suggested lifestyle
changes or taken no action. The most frequently cited reason for not prescribing the DTCA drug was that another drug was either more effective or equally effective and less expensive. The conditions discussed at DTCA visits included many considered ...
Northwestern Memorial tests 'pacemaker' for stomach
...ntended to be used at the exclusion of well-guided lifestyle
changes," said Julie Roth, M.D., a physician with ...relationships with exercise are unique. A staff of lifestyle
medicine experts form a partnership with patients to help set and achieve specific goals. About Nor...
HHS launches diabetes prevention campaign
...s on empowering people at high risk to make modest lifestyle
changes that can prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes. Campaign materials include motivational tip sheets for consumers as well as print and radio public service ads. Each set of materials is specifically tailored for one of the high risk gr...
Expert nurse paves the way with in-demand treatment option; Century-old brachytherapy rejuvenated
...ake an informed choice best designed to suit their lifestyle
and be apart of the treatment process." Briola is among the staff of Fox Chase nurses who, in 2000, were recognized for excellence with the Magnet Award. At Fox Chase, nurses not only specialize in oncology, but further concentrate within a particul...
Research study profiles indoor tanners
...zations who also want to impose radical dietary or lifestyle
restrictions on the public. However, our survey demonstrated that indoor tanners are individualists who understand that some medical associations and physicians have their own conflict of interests with the tanning industry," Stepp said. A...
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