Tag: "soar" at medical news
NIH awards USC $8.7 million to study tobacco use in China
...ll is nearly 800,000, with the numbers expected to soar
as women, who traditionally smoked far less than men, take up the habit and as Chinese youth begin to experiment with tobacco at increasingly earlier ages. So the need for tobacco use research along the Pacific Rim is greater than ever." The new cent...
New study: Small, frequent doses of caffeine best strategy for staying awake
... at Harvard Medical School. "Their caffeine levels soar
only to fall as the day progresses in the face of rising sleepiness. They might be better off taking much smaller more frequent doses of caffeine, equivalent to a quarter of a cup of coffee, as the day wears on." Though many studies have measured caf...
Tai Chi class boosts shingles immunity
... class saw immunity factors that suppress shingles soar
50 percent. In addition, participants showed significant improvement in their physical health and ability to move through their day. Appearing in the September edition of the journal Psychosomatic Medicine, findings of the randomized, controlled clin...
Scientists formulate a heat wave survival guide
...solution to city dwellers' despair as temperatures soar
during summer heat waves. In a bid to cool down they have to learn how to ventilate and cool rooms by using windows and the building properly. Dr. Gary Hunt of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering who is leading research at Imperial ...
College freshmen more politically liberal than in the past, UCLA survey reveals
...ime studying, their high school grades continue to soar
with 44.1 percent of freshmen report earning A averages in high school, compared to 42.9 percent last year, and a low of 17.6 percent in 1968. The combination of academic disengagement and record grade inflation, Astin said, poses a real challenge fo...
Health Workers May Experience Costly Dislocation As Health Spending Growth Slows
...(GDP) devoted to health services, once expected to soar
to one-fifth or even higher by the end of this century, has now held steady at 13.6% for four years in a row. As recently as 1995, the Health Care Financing Administration predicted that health expenditures would reach 17.9% of GDP by the year 2005. ...