Tag: "men" at medical news
Sexual lifestyles vary among ethnic groups in Britain
... Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles, involving 12,110 men
and women aged 16-44 years resident in Great Brita...of sexual partnerships by ethnic group and between men
and women. Overall, Indian and Pakistani men
and women reported fewer sexual partnerships, later fir...
First UK cases of previously rare disease reported in gay men
...l 2003, when around 100 cases were reported in gay men
in Rotterdam in the Netherlands, most of whom were also HIV positive or had other sexually transmitted infections, including hepatitis C. Since then outbreaks have been reported in Antwerp, Belgium, Hamburg, Germany, and Paris, France. Cases have als...
U of M researcher says Viagra may cause permanent vision loss in some men
...vision loss has been diagnosed in a small group of men
who have taken the erectile dysfunction drug Viagr...sly reported. "For years, we've known that some men
who take Viagra will experience temporary color changes in their vision and see things as blue or gr...
Do minorities survive hospitalization better than others?
...Women were 19% more likely to have DNR orders than men
and non-Hispanic whites were 43% more likely to have DNR orders than other ethnicities. Those with a DNR were more likely to die during their hospital stay. Writing in the article, S. Claiborne Johnston, MD, PhD, writes, "Non-Whites were less likely ...
Cultural and social factors influence prostate cancer treatment
...ence, and bowel urgency. It is widely assumed that men
make treatment decisions based on medical consider...om 27,920 Hispanic, non-Hispanic, white, and black men
without underlying conditions who were registered in the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results...
Benefits of lung cancer screening with CT questioned
...ancer is the leading cause of cancer death in both men
and women in the United States, killing more peopl...k for lung cancer. The patient group contained 788 men
and 732 women, age 50 or older (median age 59). All patients received an initial low-dose, helical C...
Research offers hope of new treatments for liver damage
...here has been a fourfold increase in the number of men
aged 45-54 dying of cirrhosis since 1970 and a thr...in younger people with the deaths in the UK of 500 men
and 300 women aged 25-44, in 2003." Professor John Iredale of the University of Southampton said: "W...
Understanding how vulnerabilities may keep women in abusive relationships
...nsciousness that compelled them to stay with Black men
citing a desire to maintain their relationship in the face of the negativity and dysfunctional reputation of Black relationships. "Attempting to understand how women become victims of chronic abuse is an attempt to learn more about what fosters resi...
Employment prospects good for most cancer survivors -- but not all
...th System, Detroit, Michigan. In the study, 1433 men
and women, ages 25 to 62 who were working at the t...ge. The researchers found that similar numbers of men
and women stopped working during cancer treatment (41 percent of men
and 39 percent of women) and mo...
New technique shows promise for improved straightening of crooked nose
...s of rhinoplasty (plastic surgery of the nose), 26 men
and 15 women, in which he used a high density porous polyethylene (HDPP) graft to structurally reinforce the nose. Twenty of the cases were repeat surgeries, the crookedness resulting from previous rhinoplasty. The graft material provides increased s...
New colorectal cancer screening recommendations for African Americans
...uring 19752000 colorectal incidence rates in White men
and women peaked in 1985 and have declined since. In 2000 the incidence rates in White men
and women were 2025 percent lower than peak rates in 1985 and 1015 percent lower than the rates in 1...
Patient with drug-resistant form of HIV identified
...tion efforts that target high-risk groups, such as men
who have sex with men, intravenous drug users, and sex workers and their clients."...
Men with severe sleep breathing disorder have higher risk of heart problems
...oea-hypopnoea affects four per cent of middle-aged men
and two per cent of middle-aged women. It is cause...ervet, Spain) and colleagues recruited 264 healthy men
matched for age and body mass index, 377 simple snorers, 403 with untreated severe disease and 372 w...
The European Society of Cardiology launches Women at Heart
...lling a higher percentage of women (55%) even than men
(43%) and more than all cancers combined. However...s comparisons of the differences between women and men
in specific disease and treatment areas across Europe, to offer better understanding of women's CVD ...
Waist size linked to diabetes risk in adult men
... Nutrition, is based on data collected from 27,270 men
tracked over 13 years who participated in the Harv...mended waist circumference cutoff of 40 inches for men
may need to be lowered. "Many of the men
who developed type 2 diabetes had measurements lower than t...
Single mothers at higher risk for depression
... most costly illness. Women are twice as likely as men
to suffer from depression....
Stroke awareness low among women, especially minorities
...recurrent stroke and nearly 40,000 more women than men
die of a stroke, according to American Heart Association/American Stroke Association statistics. "Yet only one-third of women surveyed in 2003 said that they felt very well or well informed about stroke," said Anjanette Ferris, M.D., lead author of ...
Minorities, poor, uneducated bear the burden
... care we are capable of delivering." In the study, men
and blacks had more premature death due to cardiov...2 years. Life expectancy was higher in women than men
by 5.4 years and higher in whites than blacks by 5.5 years. Men lost 1708.3 years of potential life...
Other highlights in the March 16 JNCI
...ity from prostate cancer by comparing one group of men
who receive screening with a control group of men
undergoing routine medical care. In a new study, Gerald L. Andriole, M.D., of the Washington Univers...
Community care tops medical care at preventing heart disease in black Americans
... heart disease, which affects 7.4 percent of black men
and 7.5 percent of black women, roughly five times the rates in the general population. According to Becker, the study's results challenge conventional wisdom that resource inequities, such as limited access to medical services, or lack of affordab...
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