Tag: "study" at medical news
PillCam enables study of esophagus by swallowing a pill
... a day off from work. By contrast, the PillCam ESO study
takes 20 minutes, requires no sedation and provides immediate recovery, said Dr. Ulrich, who heads UT Southwestern's endoscopy services. Clinical trials already have shown that its accuracy is comparable to a traditional endoscopy. PillCam ESO is not...
Waist size linked to diabetes risk in adult men
...oping type 2 diabetes. The researchers grouped the study
participants into five groups according to their w...es and is subject to fewer measurement errors. The study
authors also urge that more research on this topic be conducted with cohorts that include women and ...
Invasive pneumonia and antibiotic resistance decreased after childhood vaccine introduced
...nce were not convincing, Dr. Stephens notes. "Our study
showed just how quickly vaccines can become effective in overcoming antibiotic resistance, but also just how quickly antibiotic resistance can spread when antibiotics are used inappropriately. It will be important to continue combining vaccines with...
Countywide forecasts of water use available for Illinois, Midwest
...g water systems. Project sponsors for the Illinois study
were the Illinois State Water Survey and the SIU-Carbondale department of geography and environmental resources, with funding from the Illinois Board of Higher Education. Sponsors for the regional report were the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency'...
Single mothers at higher risk for depression
March 17, 2005 - A recent study
showed that low-income single mothers have a very high prevalence of depressive symptoms. This research, led by Ann Peden, ARNP, BC, DSN at the University of Kentucky College of Nursing was focused on 205 volunteer women with children between the ag...
Virginity pledges do not reduce STD risk: May encourage high risk sexual behavior
...igher risk sexual behavior among young adults, say study
authors Hannah Brckner, assistant professor of sociology at Yale University and Peter Bearman, professor of sociology at Columbia University. "We were surprised by the findings," said Brckner. "Pledgers have fewer sex partners than non-pledgers, they...
US life expectancy about to decline, researchers say
... issue in the New England Journal of Medicine. The study
determines that obesity currently reduces life exp... of young adulthood." The authors expect that this study
will raise awareness of the importance of increased funding for obesity research and treatment, espe...
Mountaineering doctors hike medicine to new heights with Xtreme Everest
...emains a poorly understood process. Our goal is to study
life at the very limit." The core climbing group of seven, two of whom have yet to be recruited, include cardiovascular geneticist Dr Hugh Montgomery, GP Dr Sundeep Dhillon, high altitude clinician Dr Mike Grocott, clinician Dr Roger McMorrow and div...
University seeks recruits for arthritis study
...ticularly depression-- affects their symptoms. The study
will investigate the way depression and pain impact on the thinking processes of those with arthritis. Research psychologist Anthoula Lioni said: "Depression is common in people with arthritis, and arthritis patients are twice as likely to suffer fro...
Teenage highs and lows
...ne year period. Over half of the students in the study
who indicated use of marijuana in 1995 were still using it one year later. Twenty-one well-established risk factors of adolescent substance use/abuse, including personality, family variables and religion, were used to predict five stages of marijuana...
Specialist care gives better rate of survival
...edical Association Journal . The population-based study
followed 3,136 patients who were newly diagnosed w... by both a family physician and a specialist. The study
showed that compared with patients who received no follow-up care, patients who received regular car...
Mechanism of RNA recoding: New twists in brain protein production
... modify the information molecule inside cells. The study
may help explain the remarkable adaptability and e...e determined or how they may have evolved. His new study
does both. By comparing the same highly edited RNA from over 30 insects, Reenan uncovered some gener...
Brain imaging study may hold clues to onset of schizophrenia in people at high risk
...eople at high risk for the disease, according to a study
headed by psychiatry researchers at the University...that precede the onset of diagnosable illness, the study
indicates. Identifying such changes prior to disease onset also may prove useful in determining vuln...
Aspirin's potential ability to prevent colon polyps may not apply equally to all
...uld be analyzed for genetic factors. The current study
analyzed the blood samples from participants who r...H and is the longest-running, major women's health study
ever undertaken. The NHS has resulted in hundreds of journal articles, many containing groundbreakin...
Research suggests possible blood test for multiple sclerosis
...a, M.D., Ph.D., lead researcher, who completed the study
while at Wake Forest Baptist. "Identifying markers... building blocks of proteins. Participants in the study
had relapsing-remitting MS, the most common form, which is characterized by attacks interspersed wit...
'Chemistry and Flavor of Hispanic Foods' one-day symposium, March 15
...ioxidants than common American bean varieties. The study
could lead to the production of healthier varietie...e surveyed consumer snack preferences, the current study
is believed to be one of the first consumer surveys to include Hispanic-style snack foods. The study...
Compound may help prevent diabetes in fast-food fans
...ecursor to type 2 diabetes. The preliminary animal study
was described today at the 229th national meeting ...ure, but the researchers believe this is the first study
to demonstrate its potential as a functional food ingredient. HPMC, which is tasteless and odorless,...
Community-based care beats standard clinic in lowering heart
... be everyone's idea of a good neighbor. But a new study
shows that such a clinic can be much more effectiv...ing disparities in this population," she said. The study
included 364 people who had brothers or sisters with a history of premature coronary disease (before...
Chemists identify immune system mechanism for methamphetamine binges
...es with the illicit drug, also known as speed. The study
could lead to new treatments for the drug's addict...s more vulnerable to diseases such as HIV. The new study
is the first to suggest that the drug can engage the body's defense system to attack methamphetamine...
Stroke awareness low among women, especially minorities
... likely to die of a stroke than white women. "Our study
documents a knowledge gap between racial/ethnic minorities and whites regarding stroke warning signs," Ferris said. "It is paradoxical that racial and ethnic minorities at highest risk were least aware. As with heart attack, it is critical that wom...
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