Tag: "suggests" at medical news
Race may be factor in doctor-patient communication style
...he American Journal of Public Health . "Our study suggests
that a lack of patient engagement and participation during medical visits may contribute to health disparities," said Lisa A. Cooper, MD, MPH, senior author of the study and an associate professor in the Bloomberg School of Public Health's department...
Mayo Clinic researchers find PDAs okay with pacemakers
...on near the patient's implanted device." Dr. Hayes suggests
that a template for further study could be from the cellular telephone study he led which was published in 1997 in the New England Journal of Medicine. That study tested numerous implanted devices with the most commonly available cellular telephones ...
Tracing the life cycle of a manmade disease
...hip replacements in any patients, current evidence suggests
that the incidence of osteolysis is extraordinarily low with the new implants, making the procedure appropriate for a broader range of patients." Peter L. Slavin, MD, MGH president, recently said of this accomplishment, "The key beneficiaries of thi...
Fair decisions more important when hospitals face crisis like SARS
...nts should go into surgery. The study group suggests
a number of areas where the hospital could improve its priority setting procedures: Patients and families need better access to the reasons behind decisions, including the visitation policy and ramp up of clinical activities; A formal rev...
Risk of tuberculosis doubles in first year of HIV infection
...f California San Francisco said that this research suggests
a level of immunodeficiency in HIV infection that has not been readily appreciated. They speculated that the risk for developing tuberculosis may increase early in HIV infection because of profound immune dysregulation. Another possible explanation, ...
Surprise! Cells have second source of phosphate
... the researchers report. Their early evidence also suggests
IP7 might be most important in regulating the release of chemicals in the brain and in controlling the cellular machinery that builds proteins. While IP7's newly found role is likely to surprise many, Snyder has been expecting it. In the early 1990s,...
Magnetic bracelets reduce the pain of osteoarthritis
...re similar to those of the dummy magnets, and this suggests
that the magnetic strength of the bracelet is important. The authors emphasise that the benefits are in addition to existing treatments, which should not be suddenly stopped without discussion with their doctor. Also they note that high strength magn...
Infants, children prefer sounds over pictures and only slowly become visually oriented, studies find
...longer pay as much attention to the visuals. "This suggests
that children are automatically drawn to sounds over visuals," Sloutsky said. "It is not something they can control." ...
How platelets help cancer invade other tissues
...Integrilin fall into this category. The study also suggests
that drug-mediated inhibition of platelet-derived LPA and LPA receptors present on tumor cells may be another promising target for reducing or preventing bone metastasis....
Researchers describe how human blood stem cells transform themselves to repair injured animal hearts
...ar, ever since the experiment was conducted "which suggests
the beneficial nature of the stem cell treatment." The work is continuing, he says. Researchers are now using diagnostic tests to study cardiac function in treated experimental mice and they are planning to test the power of other human blood stem c...
New clue to nerve growth may help regeneration efforts
...uidance cues as CSPGs' key partners, but our study suggests
they just might be." When a nerve is damaged, larg...s growing in a dish can regenerate, a finding that suggests
blocking CSPGs might permit the same in animals. In experiments in laboratory dishes, Kantor simula...
Immigrants, beware: Living in the United States is fattening
...4 percent of U.S.-born respondents. This finding suggests
that clinicians may be paying less attention to diet and exercise among some immigrant groups, Goel said. With the growing immigrant population in the United States, early clinical intervention on diet and physical activity may represent an important...
Daily social/physical activity improves sleep and cognition in the elderly
...orthwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine suggests
that even short-term exposure to either morning or...ong older individuals," Benloucif said. "Evidence suggests
that maintenance of social engagement and avoidance of social isolation are important factors in mai...
To help your mind, take steps to help your heart, study says
...ion and thinking problems of dementia? A new study suggests
that for many people, the answer could be yes. And...specific populations. Taken together, the analysis suggests
that the cardiovascular system may have a lot more to do with mental function than many people reali...
Nearsighted children may benefit from rigid contact lenses
COLUMBUS, Ohio New research suggests
that rigid gas permeable contact lenses may help slow the progression of nearsightedness, or myopia, in young children. At the end of a three-year study of more than a hundred 8- to 11-year olds, researchers determined that wearing rigid gas permeabl...
Research by scientists affiliated with the Earth Institute at Columbia University
...he modeled data, compared with observational data, suggests
that extreme climate change should be considered a... linked to seasonal water table fluctuations. This suggests
that once an aquifer is found to be safe for drinking, it will stay safe throughout the year. R.K. D...
Where there's smoke, there's money
...pro-tobacco more often than Democrats." The study suggests
strategies that tobacco control groups can use when trying to influence Congress in setting health policy, he adds. "It is important for tobacco control advocates to work closely with political allies to ensure that tobacco industry political con...
New study shows early ritalin may cause long-term effects on the brain
...h (NIH) and McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School suggests
that the misdiagnosis of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) combined with prescription drug use in children may lead to a higher risk of developing depressive symptoms in adulthood. This work, released at the annual American College of...
New studies on Ritalin and Alzheimer's Disease highlight ACNP Annual Meeting
... Have Long-Term Effects on the Brain: Animal study suggests
that the misdiagnosis of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) combined with Ritalin use in children may lead to a higher risk of developing depressive symptoms in adulthood. Lemons, Lilac Among Top 10 Smells That Could Predict Alzh...
Increased suicide rate is possibly linked to chemicals released from nearby asphalt plants
...uicide rate in a North Carolina community, a study suggests
for the first time. In 2003, the suicide rate in t... the researchers said. In addition, Some research suggests
that highway workers exposed to asphalt-solvent fumes show an increase of suicide rates and brain ca...
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