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'Temp doctors' choose career for flexibility, easier lifestyle

...he number of hours they work and are on call." For men surveyed, the top reason for being a locum tenens was the ability to work part-time (mentioned by 38 percent). Many of these were older physicians who were transitioning into retirement, he said. Some doctors may want schedule flexibility to spend mo...

Weight loss may be an early sign of dementia in the elderly

...y, London, and colleagues analyzed data from 1,890 men (aged 77-98 years) who were participants in The Ho... This population-based study of Japanese American men included 112 men with incident [new onset] dementia and 1,778 without dementia. The study particip...

A biomarker to predict osteoarthritis

...ly of the knees and hips, among ethnically diverse men and women. Led by Drs. Alan L. Elliott and Joann... higher serum HA levels than African Americans and men had higher serum HA levels than women. The most compelling differences in HA levels, however, were ...

More precise radiation therapy lets prostate cancer patients avoid erectile dysfunction

...r are using innovative planning techniques to help men with prostate cancer avoid erectile dysfunction af... Radiation Oncology Biology Physics . Some 230,000 men were diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2004. While it's more common in older men, a growing number o...

Research offers hope of new treatments for liver damage 'plague'

...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...

Scents and emotions linked by learning, Brown study shows

...was similar, but it included 36 participants, both men and women, and tested two new scents. One was slightly floral. The other had a clean, watery smell. All participants rated these scents as well as rose, vanilla, lemon and peppermint in a pretest. Participants rated the new scents as both unfamilia...

Tip sheet Annals of Internal Medicine, Jan. 4, 2005

...dy of the nutrition habits and illnesses of 38,156 men found that heavy alcohol drinking was associated with increased risk for ischemic stroke (Article, p. 11). Light and moderate average alcohol use was generally not associated with an increased risk for stroke. Heavy drinking was defined as consumi...

Study finds heavy drinking linked to higher stroke risk

...lic Health (HSPH) has found that heavy drinkers -- men who consume an average of three or more alcoholic ...ipants who were at lowest risk for stroke were the men who consumed one or two drinks on three to four days of the week," says lead author Kenneth Mukamal,...

Social development program in childhood aids in positive functioning as an adult

...a and fewer suicidal thoughts. The arrest rate for men in the full-intervention group was significantly lower than men in the control group (14 percent vs. 23 percent). The full-intervention group was also less likely t...

Frequent fast food meals increase weight, diabetes risk, NHLBI study says

...olis, MN, and Oakland, CA. According to the study, men visited fast-food restaurants more frequently than...men and blacks more frequently than whites. Black men reported an average frequency of 2.3 visits per week in 2000-01. White women had the lowest frequen...

Exercise combats metabolic syndrome in older adults

...e importance of physical exercise in treating both men and women with the metabolic syndrome, a clustering of three or more risk factors that make it more likely for a person to develop heart disease, diabetes and stroke - including high blood pressure, elevated blood glucose levels, excess abdominal fat...

Getting pregnant while on the pill: Yet another health hazard of being overweight

...nization divides BMI into four categories for both men and women: underweight (18.5 or lower), normal (18.5 to 24.9), overweight (25 to 29.9) and obese (30 or greater). A BMI calculator is available on the National Institutes of Health Web site at http://nhlbisupport.com/bmi/bmicalc.htm "We found litt...

Veterans in better health than other residents of nursing homes, new test for evaluating tinnitus

... leg cycling patterns on cycling performance. Five men with spinal cord injury (SCI) performed several cycling sessions on a computer-controlled cycle ergometer using different electrical stimulation patterns. The experimental stimulation patterns did not significantly improve cycling performance compare...

Combining hormones with external, internal radiation helps high risk prostate cancer patients

...l rates. In this study, doctors studied nearly 200 men with high risk prostate cancer over eight years to...urvival rates. Of the participating patients, 107 men were treated with external beam radiation therapy combined with seed implants. Another 69 patients r...

Study suggests obesity has lesser financial impact on African-Americans

...eight-related health care spending was similar for men and women but varied substantially according to age and race. The strongest associations between obesity and spending were found among whites and older adults, while BMI was not associated with health care spending among black adults and people under...

UT Southwestern researchers find calcium intake contributing factor in formation of kidney stones

...have a kidney stone some time in their lives, with men typically affected more frequently than women. Kidney stones are solid deposits that form in the kidneys from substances excreted in urine. When waste materials in urine do not dissolve completely, microscopic particles begin to form and over tim...

Maintaining physical activity linked to less cognitive decline in older men

... they age, according to a 10-year study of elderly men published in the December 28, 2004 issue of Neurol...showed that over 10 years the cognitive decline in men who had reduced their daily physical activity by an hour or more was 2.6 times greater than the decl...

Research finds people with migraine headaches report more angina, but not more heart disease

... analyzing health data from 12,409 black and white men and women, who participated in the Atherosclerosis...ours or more. Overall, women were more likely than men to suffer migraine headaches, Rose said. Whites got them more often than blacks did. After adjusting...

New test possible aid to overcoming barriers to colon cancer screening

...r is the third leading cause of cancer death among men and women in the United States....

Holidays, birthdays and postponement of cancer deaths

...e, in separate studies over a decade ago of Jewish men and elderly Chinese women in California, death rates appeared to drop significantly right before important religious and cultural celebrations and then increased dramatically immediately afterwards. But Young points out those studies cover...

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(Date:10/22/2014)... With the Affordable Care Act (ACA) open ... American Institutes for Research (AIR) finds that three out of ... insurance, but 42 percent say they are not likely or ... up for coverage. , The AIR survey found wide gaps ... to calculate correctly how much they owe for a routine ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... Losing Weight Your Body’s Way , In a ... the face, it certainly can be difficult to choose the ... extra favor by doing it the healthy way? Set aside ... to your body, exercise regularly, and choose foods with the ... weight; you need to exercise more and eat less. Despite ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... Akeso Biomedical, Inc. , a ... of bacterial infections, microbial biofilms, and chronic wounds, announced ... of directors. , Dr. Sinskey is ... Massachusetts Institute of Technology, or MIT. He has been ... Sinskey also holds positions as Co-Director of the Malaysia-MIT ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... Haelle HealthDay Reporter , TUESDAY, ... adult men may lead to increased blood pressure, according to ... similar rise in blood pressure for young adult women or ... adult women drank lightly or moderately, their risk of high ... "This finding parallels studies in older adult men and women," ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter ... who was diagnosed with Ebola while working for NBC News ... can leave the special isolation unit at Nebraska Medical Center in ... the hospital said Tuesday. A blood test confirmed by the ... 33, can head home to Providence, R.I., NBC News ...
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