Tag: "rise" at medical news
Early onset of puberty the EU gets serious
...a large number of children and can eventually give rise
to new reproductive patterns," says Professor Olle Sder, vice coordinator of PIONEER at KI. "It's also been shown that girls who reach puberty early are affected in a way that can have consequences for their future, both socially and financially. It'...
Hopkins begins human trials with donor adult stem cells to repair muscle damaged from heart attack
...enchymal bone marrrow stem cells are known to give rise
to a variety of cell types, including bone, cartil...tem cell is a special type of body cell that gives rise
to other types of specialized cells. "Using mesenchymal stem cells also avoids potential problems ...
Treatment of cardiac lesions without anaesthesic
...t auricle (venous) to the left (arterial) and give rise
to a heart attack or to a transitory ischaemic att...ct, they can be released the same day, thus giving rise
to considerable savings in health costs. Suitability There are a number of methods used in the per...
New self-help technology set to combat eating disorders
...young women affected by such conditions. Given the rise
in the number of sufferers and the under-provision of eating disorder services, a major challenge is to make treatment more accessible. Now, computer-based packages such as this are helping to bridge the treatment gap. The shame and secretiveness ...
Giant iceberg B-15A edges past floating ice pier
...of whether the kind of ice-shelf calving that gave rise
to B-15 and its descendants are a consequence of ice sheet dynamics or other factors. Together they will provide insight into whether such iceberg calving occurrences are becoming more common, as well as improving our understanding of the relationsh...
Costs of antidepressants could have funded effective alternatives
...ith cognitive behavioural therapy in 2002, had the rise
in prescribing not occurred and the associated costs been diverted to psychological treatment and therapists. Between 1991 and 2002, prescriptions per head for all antidepressants increased almost three-fold and the total cost (adjusted for inflation...
US life expectancy about to decline, researchers say
...y. That prediction, which is based on the dramatic rise
in obesity, especially among young people and mino...ealth. The researchers also predict that the rapid rise
in obesity among children and teenagers in the past 30 years will have life-shortening effects in th...
Explosion of child obesity predicted to shorten us life expectancy
It's been assumed that U.S. life expectancy would rise
indefinitely, but a new data analysis, published a...end is about to reverse itself -- due to the rapid rise
in obesity, especially among children. A review by obesity researcher David Ludwig of Children's Hos...
Compound may help prevent diabetes in fast-food fans
... line of defense against diabetes, which is on the rise
in this country, the researchers say. If the findings prove true in human studies, it could benefit young people, who tend to be frequent consumers of high-fat fast-foods. Although HPMC isn't likely to prevent obesity, the compound may reduce the cha...
Chemists identify immune system mechanism for methamphetamine binges
...volving immune system recognition and a consequent rise
in tolerance to the drug, Janda and his associates theorize. Tolerance refers to the capacity to have a decreased response to a drug after prolonged use. Increased drug tolerance raises the likelihood that a person will become addicted. "Right now, t...
Binge drinking can impair both mood and cognitive performance
Binge drinking by young people is on the rise
in several countries. Previous research suggests that binge drinking may have implications for the development of alcohol dependence. New findings demonstrate that binge drinking itself has negative behavioral consequences, affecting mood and cognit...
Drug that hinders blood vessel growth under study in ovarian cancer
...history of normal CA 125 levels that have begun to rise
but still have no evidence of cancer on physical exam or computerized tomography scan. Approximately 60 patients will be enrolled nationally; MCG hopes to enroll about five. ...
Allergen exposure in inner cities varies throughout the U.S.
... allergen levels were significantly higher in high rise
apartments. Dust mite levels were significantly higher in detached homes. In addition, researchers discovered cockroach allergen had a greater impact on asthma than dust mite allergen. The children whose asthma symptoms were triggered by exposur...
Gender gap for lung cancer rates narrowing
...the incidence of lung cancer in women continued to rise
to a peak with 33.1 per 100,000 women in 1991, and then remained relatively stable at 30.2 to 32.3 per 100,000 women from 1992 to 1999. These variations have resulted in a male/female incidence ratio change from 3.56:1 in 1975 to 1.5:1 in 1999. For...
Severe injuries on the rise among children and adolescents riding motorbikes
...mong children and adolescents is dangerous, on the rise
and leading to a greater number of injuries, according to a new Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center study. In addition, the study shows that children often ride motorbikes on public roads and, most of the time, without wearing helmets, lead...
Mayo Clinic study sets threshold for valve repair surgery
...licted by this condition and that this number will rise
to 3.8 to 4.8 million Americans by 2030. The Mayo Clinic researchers used Doppler echocardiography ultrasound images of the heart and its blood flow patterns to determine which physical characteristics predicted patient outcomes. Age and diabetic s...
Job satisfaction? Not much for Britain's hard slog 'robot' workers
... job loss was increasing, unsurprisingly given the rise
of unemployment throughout that period, and insecurity partly accounts for the decline in job satisfaction. But, says the study, when the whole period, 1984 to 1998 is analysed, job insecurity cannot explain the downward trend. Professor Green said: ...
Plant derivative attacks the roots of leukemia
...t the disease.) Investigating stem cells that give rise
to cancer is an urgent new initiative, as is identifying stem-cell treatments that might end the disease process. Jordan and Guzman are among only a handful of stem cell biologists nationwide who are specifically studying cancer stem cells. In recent...
Protein that promotes survival of stem cells might be key to poor leukemia prognosis
...steps by which hematopoietic stem cells (HSC) give rise
to all of the body's red and white blood cells and platelets has now been discovered to depend in large part on a single protein called Mcl-1. This finding, from an investigator at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, is published in the February 1...
Changing trends in herbal supplement use
CHICAGO After a rise
in the popularity of dietary supplements in the 19...e to individual herbal ingredients may continue to rise
as more of them are added to mainstream multivitamin products."...
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