Tag: "say" at medical news
Cancer Rates In Children Of Nuclear Industry Employees No Higher Than General Population In England And Wales
...conclusions cannot be drawn. Further, the authors say
that in the industries studied, high preconceptual doses were found to be rare and, even if there were an association, it could only account for three at the most of the 22 leukaemias diagnosed in almost 40,000 children born to male workers....
Showing pictures of admired blacks or elderly can lower levels of unconscious prejudice
...licit beliefs andstatements by most Americans, who say
they favor equal treatment on the basis ofrace, ethnicity, gender and age. In the new experiments, Dasgupta and Greenwald measured unconsciousattitudes with the IAT after exposing college students to pictures anddescriptions of famous an...
'Super' aspirin and clot buster drug may help heart attack victims avoid surgery
... TIMI 14 trial, are so impressive, thatresearchers say
that many individuals with heart attacks who otherwise wouldrequire angioplasty or bypass surgery to restore blood flow to the heart may betreated instead with both drugs. Angioplasty involves using a narrow tube witha deflated balloon on its tip th...
Ratio of doctors to patients is good predictor of hospital death rates in England
...3.4 per cent of admissions to 13.6 per cent. They say
that the most powerful predictor of this variation is the percentage of emergency admissions (in this study 60 per cent of admissions were considered emergencies). However, after adjustments for the percentage of emergency cases and for age, sex and...
Success of plasma centers could hurt Red Cross, study finds
...ents," Anderson says. Anderson is quick to say
that his findings don't mean paid plasmadonation should be eliminated. Research suggests the world's demand for bloodand blood products cannot be met solely by relying on voluntary blood donations.Instead, Anderson says nonprofit and for-profit colle...
Report: tuberculosis control programs inadequate in developing countries
...r account forthe intertwining of the two diseases, say
Johns Hopkins researchers in a newreport. Tuberculosis in the HIV-infected presents a challenge much differentthan tuberculosis among the HIV-negative, they add, but current efforts by theWorld Health Organization and by individual countries do not a...
Wanted: Holistic approach to cancer treatment
...rapies for cancer.They say: It is misleading to say
there is no scientific basis toalternative/complementary cancer therapies. There is a great deal of suggestiveand anecdotal evidence in support of complementary and alternative therapies,but because many of the products are natural foods or herbs, th...
Study finds predictors for youth violence and drugs
...While it may not seem surprising that students who say
they identify with highrisk group like gang members should be found to be involved in drugs andviolence," commented Sussman, "the degree to which this is true, andparticularly, the degree to which violence can be predicted from thisidentification, ha...
Patient complaints may be harmful to GPs' health and practice
...er is leading to more defensive clinical practice, say
researchers in this week's BMJ. Dr Ashok Jain and...nced conflicts with their families and colleagues, say
the authors. This led to many doctors practicing defensively and for others it meant planning to le...
Health services and local authorities can work together to help prevent playground injuries
...ries and the making of improvements to facilities, say
researchers from Cardiff. Writing in this week's BMJ Professor Jo Sibert and colleagues from the University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff County Council and the University Hospital of Wales report the outcome of such an initiative undertaken...
No link between oral contraceptives and myocardial infarction
...eart attack) in women who use oral contraceptives, say
researchers in this week's BMJ. The team led by Dr Nicholas Dunn from the Drug Safety Research Unit in Southampton studied 2176 aged between 16 and 44 years of whom 448 had experienced a myocardial infarction. Of these women 87 per cent had not bee...
Major economic change can lead to an increase in deaths in car accidents
...ic increase in death rates of car occupants. They say
that sudden economic change and availability of ca...hout appropriate injury prevention measures. They say
that public health and medical communities must take the lead in ensuring that economic change does ...
Climate change will have detrimental effects on health in Europe
...ant and wide ranging impacts on health in Europe, say
a team of researchers in this week's BMJ. The tea... European Centre for Environment and Health. They say
that societies will need to adapt to climate change to minimise any adverse effects on health and to...
Universal antenatal HIV screening needed in areas of high prevalence
...gains in life years for both mothers and children, say
Postma et al. In high prevalence areas, screening...ely endorsed by most women. However, the authors say
that such an approach will not necessarily achieve a similar outcome in London, where there are more...
Information technology is key to decreasing surgery costs, UI researcher finds
...e busy. On the otherhand, you never need more than say
six people in line to keep the cashieroccupied. The cashier is analogous to an operating room planned for a surgeonevery other week. If the surgeon cares for two or three patients during his orher planned sessions, then with an average of six patient...
Walking cuts risk of heart attack in elderly men
...e cardiopulmonary division at thesame institution, say
that walking helps prevent heart disease by reducing therisk of atherosclerosis -- the buildup of fatty deposits that can clog heartarteries -- and of blood clots and irregular heartbeat, both of which cantrigger a heart attack. The study's findings ...
Allergy-producing cells are also 'do-gooders,' helping stave off infections
...m to destroy the bacteria. The researchers say
the discovery, which appears in the July 6 issue ofthe Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, may lead to new ways tofight infections, particularly in patients whose immune systems are compromisedduring an organ transplant or HIV infection. ...
Research links fathers' job stress, other risk factors to parents' knowledge
about children's daily experiences
... than harmonious marriage and an active young son, say
Penn Stateresearchers. On its own, work st...t be able to acquire the information ontheir own," say
researchers. "Parents' knowledge of their children's dailyactivities is not just a matter of trackin...
New book explores timely social issues of family relationships & raising of
...n rights-rights that are crucial to women having a say
inwhether and when to enter into a parental relationship with a child. In "Circumscribed Autonomy: Children, Care, and Custody," HughLaFollette distinguishes between questions about the intellectual and volitionalabilities of children and qu...
Food should be fortified with folic acid to ensure all mothers receive recommended daily requirements
...the recommended levels of this important nutrient, say
commentators in this week's BMJ. The authors, com... from the Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine say
that despite expensive and large scale health education campaigns to encourage mothers to take folic...
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