Tag: "rise" at medical news
New Yorkers' health will be affected by climate change, new study shows
... involved downscaling climate change and sea-level rise
scenarios for the New York metropolitan region, researching impacts in many sectors (including infrastructure, health, water and energy), and devising adaptation and mitigation strategies. As Dr. Kinney explains, the climate and health grou...
Status syndrome: How your social standing directly affects your health and life expectancy
... carry out their orders? Why does life expectancy rise
by twenty years over the twelve-mile subway ride that divides poor black downtown Washington DC and rich white Montgomery County? Why does Japan have better health than other rich populations of the world and the province of Kerala in southern India...
Beneficiaries with chronic conditions still face high costs under new Medicare drug law
...ething of a "chasm." The $3,600 gap is expected to rise
to $6,400 in 2013--a 78 percent increase. In contrast, eligibility for low-income protection will increase at a much smaller rate, by only about half that amount. Near-Poor Will Face High Cost Burdens The low-income benefit provisions are substanti...
Uppsala scientists behind acclaimed health site
...ase) predicts that these problems will continue to rise
in coming decades. Above and beyond personal suffering, stress-related disorders cause economic distress for individuals, companies, and society in general. Today there is a large array of health-related services available on the Net, but quality-a...
Zengen reports positive phase I/II trial results of its peptide molecule for vaginal yeast infection
...terference with cell metabolism, all of which give rise
to a broad range of life-threatening diseases and disorders. In preclinical and clinical studies, CZEN 002 has been shown to directly kill pathological fungi, including Candida albicans, gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria, and to inhibit repli...
Largest study of its kind finds male breast cancer on the rise
HOUSTON - The rate of male breast cancer is on the rise
and the disease in men is usually detected when the tumors are bigger, have spread and may be more aggressive, compared to diagnosis of the disease in women, concludes the largest study ever conducted of male breast cancer. The findings, published t...
Moderate exercise and simple dietary supplements significantly reduce risk of atherosclerosis
...ereby stabilizing the nitric oxide, which can thus rise
to higher levels in the blood stream and produce a more beneficial effect. Sedentary mice fed with the supplements showed a 40 percent reduction in atherosclerosis lesions compared with the mice that were on a regular, high cholesterol diet but neith...
Women exposed to frustrating noise stress snack more afterwards
...a stress is stopped. "In daily life, people often rise
to the occasion to deal with stress," she adds. "The real window of vulnerability may be after the stress is over. For example, women exposed to a week of frustrating job stress could be especially vulnerable to overeating on the weekends." The re...
Approach of holidays has no effect on time of death
... the month before their birthdays and a 14 percent rise
in the month afterward. However, Skala and Freedla...nation. Another found a dip in deaths before and a rise
after Christmas, but no such pattern around Easter. Other researchers claimed a 20 percent rise
Big rise in hospital admissions for angina and chest pain
...ports from other countries, but contrasts with the rise
in rates for angina and chest pain, say the authors. The increase in hospitalisations for angina and chest pain has enormous implications for resources, finances, and services. For example, expansion of coronary intervention for increasing angina and...
Weekly cycles of once-daily anti-HIV drugs could reduce cost of HIV treatment
...ent "blips" during which bloodstream levels of HIV rise
above detectable levels, a finding they attribute to the persistence of efavirenz in the blood throughout the 7-day-off-therapy cycle in the current study. The authors note that strict adherence to the prescribed regimen in the 7-7 approach is necess...
Duke scientists identify new way to block blood vessels that feed cancer growth
...ave attempted to block specific proteins that give rise
to or protect tumor-feeding blood vessels. The mos...r any other therapies that causes oxygen levels to rise
Protein marker predicts possible heart damage after chemotherapy
...tive therapies that might limit or prevent the TNI rise
after chemotherapy, and heart treatments that interfere with TNI persistence could improve the future heart health of these patients. "The results of this study provide a rational need for doctors to use this marker to guide them in their cardiac e...
GI health affected by consumption of coffee and carbonated drinks
... India have found a strong correlation between the rise
in per capita consumption of carbonated soft drink...merican white males and continue to increase. The rise
in CSD consumption preceded the rise
in cases of ACE by 20 years. A 40 percent increase for each fi...
New global trials help to make FOSRENOL(R) the most extensively studied modern phosphate binder
...ar disease, and renal bone disease, which may give rise
to skeletal deformities, pain and fractures." Paradoxically, use of calcium-based phosphate binders the current mainstay of treatment for hyperphosphataemia can exacerbate vascular calcification by increasing blood calcium levels beyond acceptable ...
On the edge: Are we at risk of an ESRD pandemic?
...nce of diabetes in Europe (estimated by the WHO to rise
from 33 million in 2000 to over 48 million by 20303) grows to match that of the US, demand for renal replacement therapy in end stage renal disease (ESRD) could escalate sharply. "Patient demographic data from studies are extremely useful in helping ...
Research targets biologic profile of obesity
... of factors including increased technology and the rise
in consumption of prepared and preserved foods. Finding a solution has been a major challenge for researchers, but according to two studies presented today at Digestive Disease Week in New Orleans, significant progress has been made in finding the u...
Cardiac complications from smallpox vaccination higher than expected among military personnel
...x vaccinations has been limited. The numbers could rise
significantly if a more widespread civilian vaccination program was implemented. We need to better understand the potential complications with this small group so we are adequately prepared to address complications on a larger scale if that ever beco...
Early childhood ear infections linked to asthma
...ased significantly over the years, paralleling the rise
in asthma rates. Our study confirms the association between the two conditions, showing that ear infections in early childhood may lead to asthma later in life," said lead researcher Kamal Eldeirawi, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Schoo...
Adult marijuana abuse, dependence increased during 1990s
...t we need to develop ways to monitor the continued rise
in marijuana abuse and dependence and strengthen existing prevention and intervention efforts, particularly developing and implementing new programs that specifically target African-American and Hispanic young adults." Dr. Wilson Compton, Director of...
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