Tag: "mens" at medical news
Mayo Clinic study finds heart disease burden shifting toward women, elderly
... century ago heart disease was seen as primarily a mens
disease," says Veronique Roger, M.D., a Mayo Clinic cardiologist and lead author of the study. "Given the trends observed in this study, that is clearly not the case now. The burden of heart disease is shifting toward women and older persons." Many f...
Young women at greater risk of death than men after bypass surgery
... group has shown that womens mortality compared to mens
is particularly high among patients younger than 60. The researchers wondered if the same pattern held true for women undergoing bypass surgery. The researchers reviewed records of 51,187 patients in the National Cardiovascular Network database who ...
Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet Feb. 5, 2002
... for developing type 2 diabetes A large study of mens
health habits found that men who eat a prudent diet (more fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grains, fish and poultry) were significantly less likely to develop type 2 diabetes than men who ate a Western diet (fewer fruits and vegetables, more red meat,...
Study: mouthguards work in protecting athletes from expensive injuries to teeth
...changes that. By studying players on 50 Division I mens
college basketball teams, the researchers have fou...hat mouthguards protect against dental injuries in mens
basketball, too. The plastic or rubber devices, which act as cushions for teeth to absorb shock wave...
The gender effect: fatherhood spurs men to work longer hours -- especially if it's a boy!
... ground by documenting the effect of parenthood on mens
work life and the significant difference between fathers of boys and girls. The researchers used data from the U.S. Panel Study of Income Dynamics on more than 1,200 men, from 1968 through 1993. They found that the birth of a first son generated a...