Tag: "may" at medical news
Multi-center study shows direct link between residential radon exposure and lung cancer
... risk estimates from this pooled analyses actually may
slightly underestimate the true risk posed by prolonged residential radon exposure," Field said, noting potential exposure misclassification resulting from the pooling techniques. Investigators are currently pooling the results from the North America...
Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for March 15, 2005
...at different times in their efforts to lose weight may
be the most effective way a clinician can use the available diets." (This article is the subject of a video news release. Please call for coordinates.) 2. Borderline Risk Factors Account for Only a Small Proportion of CHD Deaths A new study of da...
Researchers say breast cancer in Africa may provide clues to the disease in African-Americans
...African-Americans, suggesting that genetic factors may
play a significant role in the racial differences ... prompting many scientists to speculate that there may
also be a genetic component contributing to breast cancer in African Americans. Alero Fregene, M.D....
Malt liquor beers, and the people who drink them, are different
...or consumption across racial/ethnic groups, how it may
vary, and how it may
contribute to disparities in alcohol-related problems among these groups," said Jones-Webb. "For th...
Effects of education level on rates of obesity differ by race
..., evidence from previous studies suggests that SES may
influence overweight and obesity for women of different racial groups. Ten T. Lewis, Ph.D., of Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, and colleagues examined the interactive effects of race and three levels of education: low, high school or less; m...
Medicaid enrollment at late stages may partly explain poor outcomes for cancer
...y of health insurance prior to Medicaid enrollment may
contribute to poor outcomes in the Medicaid-insure... stage disease. Care provided to these individuals may
Simple blood test may help to predict cardiovascular risk in older women
CHICAGO White blood cell (WBC) count may
predict cardiovascular events and risk of death in... by inflammatory markers, including the WBC count, may
identify high-risk individuals who are not currently identified by traditional risk factors; further...
Postmenopausal breast cancer survivors at increased risk for bone fractures
CHICAGO Postmenopausal breast cancer survivors may
be at increased risk for fractures (except for the... reference group. Overall, breast cancer survivors may
sustain 68.6 excess fractures per 10,000 person-years compared with other women in the same age grou...
Obesity among African-American stroke survivors increases risk factors for recurrent stroke
CHICAGO Obesity may
put African-Americans who have survived one stroke at risk for a second stroke by increasing their risk of hypertension (high blood pressure), diabetes and high cholesterol, according to an article in the March issue of Archives of Neurology, one of ...
Depression may explain higher risk of heart attack associated with antidepressants
..., rather than the effects of the drugs themselves, may
explain the increased risk of heart attack associated with taking antidepressants, suggests research in Heart. More than one in 10 older people are prescribed antidepressants. The findings are based on anonymous prescribing supplied from 644 general ...
New study shows how very low-carb diets take off the pounds
...at different times in their efforts to lose weight may
be the most effective way a clinician can use the available diets. (I) am not yet convinced that one diet has any more value than another -- they all have value." Annals of Internal Medicine is published in Philadelphia by the American College of P...
HIV-1 spread through six transmission lines in the UK
...infections amongst homosexual men in the UK, which may
partly have come through this chain. Dr Deenan Pil...the number of infections. "Antiretroviral therapy may
also have impacted on transmission rates, but our evidence does not demonstrate this. You would exp...
Treating depression helps slow physical decline in older adults, study shows
...collaborative stepped-care program in primary care may
interrupt this downward spiral." In an accompanying editorial, Duke University's Dan Blazer, M.D., Ph.D., noted the bench-to-bedside practicality of this research. "The findings of the IMPACT study are prime for translation into clinical practice ...
Sleeping Through the Night: Children's sleep expert advises parents
...y need. Getting a child to sleep through the night may
seem like an impossible task, but it can be achieved. Families can now rest easier. Help is here! Jodi Mindell's new book, Sleeping Through the Night (HarperResource; March 2005; $14.95), pinpoints causes of sleep problems and offers parents advi...
Neurobehavioral function during coma, stroke rehabilitation effective for elderly
...abilitation management. Brain wave abnormalities may
help explain interpersonal challenges faced by peo... The finding of impaired facial emotion processing may
be one of the reasons why patients with TBI are at risk for crossing social boundaries in interperso...
Orchestra pit no danger to hearing
...the clang of cymbals and the blare of the trombone may
startle, orchestra musicians at the Canadian Opera...Standards Association. While the orchestra players may
not be in danger of hearing loss in the pit, Behar cautions that the study did not take into account...
Brain imaging studies investigate pain reduction by hypnosis
...ulate that increased activity in these two regions may
be part of an inhibition pathway that blocks the pain signal from reaching the higher cortical structures responsible for pain perception. However, Schulz-Stubner noted that more detailed fMRI images are needed to definitively identify the exact area...
Binge drinking can impair both mood and cognitive performance
...s. Previous research suggests that binge drinking may
have implications for the development of alcohol d...d. Previous research suggests that binge drinking may
have implications for the development of alcohol dependence. Research published in the March issue ...
Short-term effects of spit tobacco suggest long-term health risks
...blished heart disease, who use spit tobacco, there may
be reason to expect adverse consequences," Dr. Wol...cco users are relatively young and the bad effects may
not be apparent unless use continues for prolonged periods. Blunting a Protective Mechanism By p...
Chemicals in tattoo inks need closer scrutiny
...gest that closer regulation of the tattoo industry may
be warranted, according to the researchers. Although inks used in tattoos are subject to regulation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as cosmetics and color additives, the agency has not traditionally regulated them, letting the task fall to l...
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