Tag: "relationship" at medical news
A biomarker to predict osteoarthritis
...ley.com/journal/arthritis ), strongly supports the relationship
between increased production of HA and increased r... Only one condition showed a sustained independent relationship
with elevated HA after statistical adjustment: gout, which, like OA, is marked by joint inflammatio...
Faces must be seen to be recognized
...ssing. "In summary, our findings establish a close relationship
between configural face adaptation and visual awareness," wrote the scientists. "If you don't see a face, you will not adapt to its identity, even though you may adapt to other aspects of the face, such as orientation or color. "It appears paradoxica...
Good parent-doctor relationships may improve the advice parents receive
...atrics, researchers asked such parents about their relationship
with their children's pediatrician and whether the...ell-child visits to really get to establish a good relationship
with a family. "The medical community recognizes that the clinician-parent relationship
is the cent...
Depression tied to higher risk of heart disease death
...ck patients. The two research teams found that the relationship
between depression and a higher risk of death and disease stayed consistent despite a variety of ways to measure depression. The finding "may have important clinical implications for the identification of post-heart attack patients with poor prognosi...
Very shy children may process some facial expressions differently
..."Neuroimaging studies are beginning to clarify the relationship
between the brain's cortical and subcortical activity in regulating the emotional and cognitive functions of behavior." "A temperamental disposition toward the avoidance of novel and uncertain situations together with a set of behaviors that indicat...
Heart failure patients treated for diabetes with insulin have increase in mortality
...physicians and patients of this previously unknown relationship
between insulin use and increased mortality in advanced heart failure patients. More research is needed to explore the mechanisms of how insulin use may be contributing to the higher mortality rate. AUTHORS: Dr. Gregg Fonarow, senior study author;...
Veterans in better health than other residents of nursing homes, new test for evaluating tinnitus
...he molecular level to better understand the unique relationship
of a titanium implant to living bone in a rodent femur model. Osseointegration is a surgical and material science technique that allows for direct attachment of prosthetic limbs to bone. In orthopedics, the technique of osseointegration is focused on...
Study suggests obesity has lesser financial impact on African-Americans
...examine how patient demographic factors affect the relationship
between body mass index (BMI) and health care cost...edical School. The study also found no significant relationship
between body weight and healthcare spending among Hispanics. Wee says further study is needed, but ...
Research finds people with migraine headaches report more angina, but not more heart disease
... of Medicine wrote an accompanying editorial. "The relationship
between headaches in general and migraine in particular with the risk of coronary heart disease has been debated for many years," they wrote. "In this issue of Neurology, Rose et al. offer an important new chapter in this evolving story."...
Arsenic ingestion from well water associated with increased risk of lung cancer
...s conducted a study to determine the dose-response relationship
between ingested arsenic and lung cancer risk and the added effect of cigarette smoking on this risk. The study included 2,503 residents in southwestern and 8,088 in northeastern arsenic-endemic areas in Taiwan, who were followed up for an average p...
Medicare HMOs fail to control costs of colon surgery in elderly patients
...l Medicare group. The researchers assumed a direct relationship
between hospital charges, available from the Agency for Health Care Administration's Florida database, and actual costs, which are difficult to obtain from hospital executives. "The Medicare HMO model failed as a cost-saving measure in this particul...
Rutgers-Newark researchers link early movement, brain development
...x," the researchers describe how they examined the relationship
between movement and electrical activity in the so... similar to human fetal movements. By studying the relationship
between these movements and neuronal activity in the sensory part of the cerebral cortex, the resear...
Drinking without food may set you up for high blood pressure
...lso confirmed previous findings showing a positive relationship
between heavy alcohol use and high blood pressure....t 30 days played a much more important role in the relationship
between drinking and high blood pressure than how often a person drank." There was no differ...
NHLBI statement on oral contraceptive study
... older women and in smokers. The abstractbears no relationship
to the findings from the WHI clinical trials of ho...led for age and other factors and could not find a relationship
between OC use and cardiovascular disease. The statisticians also doubt the validity of a separate ...
Drinking and spousal abuse by male US Army soldiers
...ll. "We were able to examine the stability of the relationship
between drinking and perpetration of spousal abuse over a relatively long follow-up time. Furthermore, unlike some other studies of perpetrators that have examined populations with criminal backgrounds or those in treatment programs, this study popu...
Prevalence of obesity among immigrants increases with longer residency in US
...n University, Chicago, and colleagues examined the relationship
between prevalence of obesity and years of U.S. residence among immigrants nationally, and explored whether counseling about diet and exercise may differ between immigrants and U.S.-born adults. The researchers used data from the 2000 National Healt...
Other highlights in the December 15 JNCI
...ability has not been explained. To investigate the relationship
between radiologists' characteristics and actual p...tmenopausal women, few studies have examined their relationship
with tumor receptor status or invasive versus in situ status. Stacey A. Missmer, of Brigham and Wo...
To help your mind, take steps to help your heart, study says
...a, meanwhile, hopes to use ISR data to look at the relationship
between cardiovascular risk and dementia in an ongoing national study of older Americans. ...
Anger, negative emotions may trigger stroke
...meals were triggers for stroke, and no significant relationship
was found. Other studies have found that anger, negative emotions, sudden changes in body position, and heavy physical exertion may be potential triggers for heart attacks. "The main modifiable risk factors for stroke are high blood p...
Families inform roadmap to improve care for dying in nursing homes
...mily members shouldn't have to have an adversarial relationship
with staff members for basic care." Family members also made positive comments about care, praising attentive aides or compassionate gestures, despite the often inadequate supplies, wages and staffing. "Many people said that nursing homes were better...
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