Tag: "low" at medical news
More evidence of cannabis-induced psychosis
...l should have been safe as the subjects were given low
doses of THC and had much lower concentrations in their blood. However the two male subjects experienced their reactions with blood concentrations of 4.7ng/ml and 6.2 ng/ml, respectively. Favrat and colleagues found that both subjects reported severe...
International breast cancer prevention study launches in the United States and Canada
...n of estrogen, exemestane has been associated with low
instances of mild nausea and hot flashes....
U of M researcher says Viagra may cause permanent vision loss in some men
...or hyperlipidemia. All of the patients also had a low
cup to disk ratio, which is a way doctors measure ...where the optic nerve connects to the eyeball. The low
cup to disk ratio means that the blood vessels and nerves are tightly bundled together into the smal...
Geodon effective in psychiatric emergencies; Sharply reduces time in restraints
...6.9 on a scale that ranges from a high of 7.0 to a low
of zero. Within 30 minutes, whether the patients were psychotic, or had abused alcohol or drugs, their agitation scores dropped to a normal range. In addition to quickly relieving agitation, the results of the new study showed a reduction in physica...
March/April 2005 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...ve normal transferrin saturation levels and report low
dietary iron intake. Having high transferrin saturation with a normal diet did not carry increased risk. The authors point out that a substantial proportion of adults in the United States approximately 7 percent of the adult U.S. population has tra...
Raw food vegetarians have low bone mass
...etarians who don't cook their food have abnormally low
bone mass, usually a sign of osteoporosis and incr...ions such as the hip and lumbar spine, sites where low
bone mass often means osteoporosis and fracture risk. But they didn't have other biological markers ...
Fat may promote inflammation, new study suggests
... following: abdominal obesity, high triglycerides, low
levels of high-density liprorotein ("good") choles...who didn't have the disorder. "This suggests that low
production of adiponectin in subcutaneous fat is linked with an elevated risk of heart disease," sai...
Acupuncture found to lower elevations in blood pressure
...f., March 28, 2005 -- Acupuncture treatments using low
levels of electrical stimulation can lower elevati...frequencies of stimulation also had no effect, but low
frequencies lowered increased blood pressure by as much as 40 to 50 percent. Overall, the researcher...
Corrected metabolism leads to health benefits and weight loss
...el is high, the prescribed diet is directed toward low
purine foods and reducing fats, particularly high-saturated fats from a non-vegetarian source. If a person's blood work indicates abnormalities, such as elevated cholesterol or blood sugar readings, follow-up tests are administered six to twelve ...
Bullying among sixth graders a daily occurrence, UCLA study finds
...pression or social anxiety, and do not suffer from low
Child care may affect entire community's risks of infection
...s one hypothesis as to why some communities have a low
percent of carriage in young children and other communities have a high percent of carriage," Dr. Huang said....
NYU College of Dentistry study equates poor oral health with preterm birth risk
...ries (cavities) are at risk for delivering preterm low
birth weight (PLBW) babies, according to a study t...es to rupture and preterm birth to occur. Preterm low
birth weight is generally defined as delivery before 37 complete weeks of pregnancy with a birth wei...
Oral bacteria may predict pregnancy outcomes
...m the mouth may be related to preterm delivery and low
birthweight according to a study in the Journal o...sease may be a factor in the occurrence of preterm low
birthweight babies. Now it is believed that bacteria commonly found in dental plaque biofilms may al...
Cardiac deaths peak in sleep hours for patients with sleep apnea
...diac deaths in the general population are at their low
point. "The cardiac death peak for the general population comes just after waking, from six to noon, which for several reasons is the most vulnerable time for the heart and blood vessels." says Virend Somers, M.D.,PhD., the Mayo Clinic cardiologist...
Yale technology translates to sonic golf training tool
...fer that represents the speed of the club--a soft, low
pitch when the club is moving slowly, scaling to a loud, high pitch when the club is moving quickly. Data is also collected by a computer allowing further analysis of elements of the swing, including the duration of the backswing and downswing, the f...
Three-year cervical cancer screening recommendations may be applicable for certain women with HIV
...ive test results for HPV at baseline had a similar low
cumulative incidence of any SIL for 3 years or more," the researchers report. In conclusion the authors write: "Consideration will also need to be given to the psychosocial costs of a positive HPV test in HIV-seropositive women, many of whom will n...
Chronic fatigue patients show lower response to placebos
...several possible explanations for the surprisingly low
placebo response revealed in the analysis. Perhaps patients have low
expectations due to the reality that CFS is very difficult to treat and often persists for many year...
Frequently consuming foods with a low
pH value, such as soft drinks, fruit juices, pickl...cture and shape while protecting it from decay. "A low
pH environment in the mouth helps contribute to dental erosion," says Samantha Shipley, DDS, and lea...
New studies show mixed results on epilepsy drugs and birth defects
...oic acid during pregnancy were more likely to have low
verbal IQ scores (average of 84) compared to other groups in the study, such as those exposed only to the drug phenytoin (average score of 99) or those not exposed to any epilepsy drug during pregnancy (average score of 92). Those exposed to valproic...
Simple intervention encourages sun protection behaviors
...use significantly reduced these [previous] already low
sunbathing rates" the authors report. "However, the intervention significantly increased use of sun protection during incidental sun exposure." Thirty-seven percent of those who received the sunless tanner reported using it. Sixty one percent of the...
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