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Alcohol: Global burden on health similar to tobacco and high blood pressure
...op in cirrhosis mortality of 7% in men and 8.3% in women
and a fall of 28.8% in men and 37.4% in women
in deaths from explicitly alcohol-involved causes (alcohol dependence, poisoning etc.) Besides price...
HIV/AIDS conspiracy theories may hamper efforts to halt the disease
...f The Lancet, states: "It is unlikely that men and women
who believe the government has created HIV will listen to the government's health warnings, come in for testing, or take recommended treatments. To reach those at greatest risk, public-health officials need to recruit and train more black peer educat...
Poverty in Northern Ireland
...ies because of low levels of job opportunities for women
generally combined with low pay and lack of early years provisions. Among the themes to be explored are: The need for a comprehensive joined-up Northern Ireland anti-poverty strategy with clear definitions, policies, targets and outcome measures, ...
HIV vaccine trial breaks ground for future research
.... The volunteers were men who have sex with men or women
at high risk for heterosexual transmission. The vaccine and placebo were given by injection seven times over 30 months and the participants were assessed for risk. At each visit the participants were tested for HIV infection, and for those who were p...
New study finds kelp can reduce level of hormone related to breast cancer risk
...anese diet. Prior studies have shown that Japanese women
have longer menstrual cycles and lower serum estra...g encouraging results from earlier case studies of women
with highly irregular menstrual cycles. "The most profound thing I found was that two women
Clinical breast examination offers modest benefit to breast cancer screening program
...ing cancer, a new study shows. The study of 61,688 women
40 years and older (574 with invasive breast cancer) who participated in a breast cancer screening program at Group Health Cooperative in Seattle, WA, found that mammography plus clinical breast examination detected 470 (82%) of the cancers; mammogra...
State of the heart news conference
...news conference Learn the latest on the state of women
and heart disease in this country Hear the most s...information on consumer and physician awareness of women
and heart disease including: where we are; how far we've come and how far we still need to go Find ...
Phobic anxiety increases heart disease death risk among women
...e, are at higher risk for fatal heart disease than women
with fewer or no anxieties, according to a report ...1988, Nurses' Health Study authors surveyed 72,359 women
who had no history of heart disease about phobic anxieties. They measured phobic anxiety using the ...
AHA urges earlier diagnoses, referrals for PCI in women
...ould prevent many coronary heart disease deaths in women
each year, particularly in women
who arrive at the hospital having a heart attack, according to the Percutaneous Coronary Interventio...
Cardiac imaging is underused in women to diagnose disease
...SPECT) and stress echocardiography work as well in women
as in men to accurately diagnose coronary artery d... committee that wrote the new statement, said that women
should not be assessed with a "what's good for the goose is good for gander" approach to non-invasiv...
Cholesterol under-treated in high-risk women in managed care study
DALLAS, Feb. 1 Nearly two-thirds of women
at highest risk for a heart attack and death from ... Association. "Cholesterol management in high-risk women
has been proven to save lives and reduce risk of heart attacks. We wanted to determine what opportu...
Women's heart risk underestimated by doctors, resulting in less preventive care than in men
...ine survey to investigate whether physicians treat women
differently than men with respect to cardiovascula...ferences in preventive recommendations for men and women
with the same heart risks, and if physicians followed national guidelines. Last year the American H...
Neoadjuvant and adjuvant systemic therapy for breast cancer give equivalent survival, study finds
...o affect survival or disease progression. However, women
who receive systemic therapy and radiation therapy...erience a recurrence of their cancer compared with women
treated with chemotherapy later, according to a new study in the February 2 issue of the Journal of...
Yale researcher studying acupuncture to reduce back pain in pregnancy
...National Institutes of Health and will include 150 women
who are at least 24 weeks pregnant. The lead resea...." A subsequent survey of more than 1,000 pregnant women
in New Haven County showed that 65 percent suffered from low back pain and sciatica. The survey was ...
$10-million study explores men's role in transmitting HPV
...es are higher than in the United States. Hispanic women
in the United States have significantly elevated r... only a year or two away from having a vaccine for women
licensed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. We don't know if we need to vaccinate men." L...
Progesterone therapy could prevent thousands of preterm births
... could have been prevented in 2002 if all pregnant women
at high risk for a premature baby and eligible for... into the underlying causes of prematurity to help women
with other risk factors." Assumptions used to estimate the impact of 17P on recurrent preterm birt...
Privacy rule cuts research recruitment by more than half
...am Project (PEPP), an ongoing prospective study of women
followed throughout pregnancy at the Magee-Womens ...ntation from 1997 to 2001, with an average of 12.4 women
being recruited each week, writes Dr. Ness, who also is chair of the policy committee for the Americ...
Obesity and weight gain associated with poorer breast cancer survival
...fect was found to be particularly pronounced among women
who had never smoked. The study is to be published...of 5,204 breast cancer patients over 24 years. The women
were participants of the Nurses' Health Study (NHS), a prospective study of the health of 121,700 fe...
Screening for osteoporosis prevents hip fractures in older adults
...ermined that screening for osteoporosis in men and women
age 65 and older can prevent a large number of hip...f the prevalence of osteoporosis are 18 percent of women
and 6 percent of men, age 50 and older....
Women, drinking to their health
...tween men and women, although a small advantage of women
over men at the lowest amount of alcohol could be seen." This study is the first to compare men and women
in relation to alcohol effectiveness in lowering cardiovascular risk. The article states that the o...
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