Tag: "understanding" at medical news
Sexual lifestyles vary among ethnic groups in Britain
...n comments: ""For the first time we have a clearer understanding
of the complex relationship between the sexual lifestyles of Britain's main ethnic groups and the risk of sexually transmitted infections. He adds: "Sexual behaviour alone doesn't explain the differences in STIs among ethnic groups. Cultural factors,...
The trust game: Measuring social interaction
...e previous round. The technique holds promise for understanding
diseases such as autism in which the ability to f... other people is impaired. Or it might help in the understanding
of maladies such as schizophrenia....
Cultural and social factors influence prostate cancer treatment
...atory power to traditional biomedical variables in understanding
treatment patterns of early-stage prostate cancer."...
Oral bacteria may predict pregnancy outcomes
...t more studies need to be conducted to further our understanding
about the effects of periodontal treatment on preterm birth....
Understanding how vulnerabilities may keep women in abusive relationships
...s vulnerabilities provides a theoretical basis for understanding
why women stay in and perhaps re-enter abusive relationships with the same partner or different partners," the authors state. Focusing on relational vulnerability (one's beliefs about self and what is normal in an intimate relationship) and situati...
Can you read my mind? W.M. Keck Foundation funds innovative brain research at Carnegie Mellon
... result in a significant advance in the scientific understanding
of brain function during language processing. Such an understanding
will have a major impact on the study of brain disorders involving language comprehension," Just sai...
RIT takes eye-tracking research to next level
...esigners of those systems cannot be solved without understanding
how people move their attention, and therefore their eyes, when viewing fast-action sequences" says Pelz. In the newest incarnation of the wearable eye tracker, Pelz is using a binocular tracker that monitors both eyes to study how people move th...
Kandel pays tribute to Hubel's and Wiesel's 25-year partnership and work in neurobiology & vision
...to Hubel and Wiesel, scientists now have a greater understanding
of how the brain processes visual information. By identifying the precise layers of brain tissue that analyze sight messages and discerning individual cells of the brain, they recognized some of the brain's most intricate mechanisms. Their discover...
Targeting mutant B-Raf protein reduces melanoma development
... reduce melanoma development will lead to a better understanding
of the disease, and thus, the development of more effective long-term treatment options for patients." The study, titled "Mutant V599EB-Raf Regulates Growth and Vascular Development of Malignant Melanoma Tumors," appeared in the March 15, 2005, issue...
Giant iceberg B-15A edges past floating ice pier
...are becoming more common, as well as improving our understanding
of the relationship between the Earth's ice cover and the global climate....
Patient with drug-resistant form of HIV identified
...at despite all the advances that have been made in understanding
this virus and all the progress that has been made in developing new drugs, prevention remains the most effective strategy to combat HIV, especially prevention efforts that target high-risk groups, such as men who have sex with men, intravenous drug ...
New thrust needed to tackle health inequalities globally says UCL scientist
... governments worldwide and underlines the need for understanding
about how social policy affects health (the social...s of health) globally. There still isn't any solid understanding
of why a richer country isn't always a healthier one and what social policies might impact on health...
Genes for alcohol consumption identified
...our. It is being hailed as an important advance in understanding
why some of us drink more than others, and why some people might be more vulnerable to alcohol dependence....
The European Society of Cardiology launches Women at Heart
...ng. There is thus much to be done to increase the understanding
of women's CVD and improve the quality of treatmen... CVD is the primary cause of death in women Better understanding
of women's risk factors / presentation profiles by the medical profession Improved treatment of wome...
Red wine protects the heart
...tion, which can lead to blood clotting. "A better understanding
of the health benefits of red wine and perhaps the specific polyphenolic extracts with the described properties would be a great contribution to society," Sumpio said....
Protecting human subjects focus of national FDA conference at UH
...cipants can expect to demonstrate a better overall understanding
of the Code of Federal Regulations from the Office for Protection from Research Risks that govern research funded by Title 45 Part 46 on public welfare and the protection of human subjects. Additional benefits include the ability to apply ethical p...
Disfigured patients may be forced to forego surgery
...ith third-party payers to help them have a greater understanding
of the difference between reconstructive and cosmetic procedures. Part of this is an education of third-party payers and the other part is educating the public." ASPS offers the most reliable statistics on plastic surgery procedures to date. Sinc...
Cardiologists underestimate racial and ethnic disparities in care
..., health behaviors, attitudes towards doctors, and understanding
of treatment). Few respondents cited physician fa...re members of minority groups report more problems understanding
the advice they are given. When you ask physicians' about miscommunication with patients, or their ...
Blacks less likely to get expensive, newer heart treatments
...arch efforts in this area should focus on a better understanding
of why these disparities exist, what the long-term implications are for such disparities, and the best methods to implement evidence-based guidelines so that all clinicians have the blueprint for treatment of non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome...
Minorities, poor, uneducated bear the burden
...se data suggest the need for increased emphasis on understanding
the determinants of obesity in African-American women and investing in policies and programs to decrease obesity." Eliminating health disparities is the overarching goal of the Healthy People 2010 national public health agenda, Mensah said. In this ...
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