Tag: "lifestyle" at medical news
RAND finds cases of undiagnosed diabetes drop sharply
...ng the complex regimes of medicines and making the lifestyle
changes needed to reduce the consequences of the illness, according to the study. Smith said one troubling finding from the study was that people who were obese were more likely to have undiagnosed diabetes, despite the fact that obesity is the sec...
Parents' depression can weigh on children
...rents is vital for children to be able to make the lifestyle
changes needed to lose weight. Often, children onl...id. Also, the behaviors a parent models affect the lifestyle
choices a child makes, too. When parents are struggling, they may have less energy and not be able...
High blood pressure problems largely misunderstood by sufferers
...s. It can be controlled, though not cured, through lifestyle
changes and the use of medications, which must be continued for life. Because of the need for long-term treatment, it is essential that patients and healthcare professionals work together to fight the disease. This synthesis of qualitative studies pr...
Statin drugs may delay progressive artery damage in children
...Heart Association recommends implementing diet and lifestyle
modifications for children with high cholesterol. If needed, a statin, started at the lowest dose, is recommended as the first line of treatment for children who meet criteria for starting lipid-lowering drug therapy. Currently, lovastatin, simvast...
Highlights from the August 2007 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
...ered Dietitians Reduce Health-Care Costs Adding a lifestyle
intervention led by a registered dietitian to the ...cine. In a study of nearly 150 people, comparing lifestyle
case management provided by a registered dietitian to the usual care given to obese adults with type...
6 out of 10 doctors aren't frustrated that patients can't lower cholesterol
...tins (cholesterol lowering drugs) and recommending lifestyle
changes was the most popular overall course of act...ecommended by 46% of doctors. This was followed by lifestyle
changes alone (43%) and statin therapy alone (10%). Only 1.5% recommended no course of action. ...
Wesley Research Institute study targets pharmacists to help diabetes sufferers
...tes management is the lack of understanding of how lifestyle
influences day to day variations in blood glucose ... is better understood, it may be corrected through lifestyle
changes. Funded by the MBF Foundation, the project is providing participants with education and ad...
UT study reveals inaccuracies in cardiac PET-CT imaging, finds fixes
... the basis for intense, lifelong pharmacologic and lifestyle
management, the publication states. PET-CT is a valuable tool in the detection and management of coronary artery disease, Gould said, and he hopes other cardiologists and their patients will insist that scanner manufacturers resolve problems with t...
New nutritional research: College students face obesity, high blood pressure, metabolic syndrome
...rell. Students completed questionnaires on their lifestyle
behaviors and dietary habits, chronicling their smoking, exercise, alcohol consumption, and consumption of fruits and vegetables. Their body mass index (BMI) was calculated from their height and weight, their waist circumference was measured, and the...
How to market diet pills: Prescription and over-the-counter pills may increase unhealthy behavior
... emphasis on its role as a supplement to a healthy lifestyle
the sort of remedy marketing, the researchers arg... marketing undermines motivation to live a healthy lifestyle
why bother eating low-fat foods when a drug exists to fight fat for me" Drugs also appear to weaken...
Researchers develop criteria to detect bone mass deficiencies in children with chronic diseases
...he importance of maintaining healthy nutrition and lifestyle
habits as teens approach adulthood and identifying children prone to bone deficiencies. Dr. Kalkwarf said most people continue to accumulate bone mass into their 20s, although this study did not evaluate patients beyond the age of 17. Another key fin...
'Energy Up' demonstrates success as obesity intervention program for inner-city girls
...ectiveness of the "Energy Up" program developed by lifestyle
and fitness leader Kathie Dolgin known to her stud...as expected for their age. The girls changed their lifestyle
by eating better, exercising more and building self-esteem. Unlike other obesity prevention progra...
New insights into chronic inflammation and atherosclerosis
...een these inflammatory infiltrates and established lifestyle
risk factors for heart disease was also assessed. In the adventitia, MCIs occurred more frequently in patients with inflammatory rheumatic disease -- 47 percent of this group, compared with 20 percent of the control group. Along with greater preva...
Disadvantaged TB patients urgently need social support to make medical treatment more effective
...of TB control in institutionalised populations and lifestyle
factors related to drug misuse have all played a role. "Models of care that can cater for both the social and medical needs of patients are an essential, but often neglected, aspect of TB management and one that needs to be urgently addressed if we...
'Supersize me' mice research offers grim warning for America's fast food consumers
...ined with high fructose corn syrup and a sedentary lifestyle
in other words, what may be becoming commonplace ...and sugar-sweetened diet compounded by a sedentary lifestyle
will have severe repercussions for your liver and other vital organs," he says. "Fatty liver disease...
Researchers investigate impact of lifestyle on GI health
...sented today at Digestive Disease Week 2007 (DDW), lifestyle
factors like choosing your diet regimen or orderin...nderstand the links between digestive diseases and lifestyle
most notably, diet." Life Long Vegetarian Diet Reduces the Risk of Colorectal Cancer (Abstract #...
NYP/Weill Cornell Urologists present at 2007 AUA Conference
...gical erectile dysfunction. The study explores how lifestyle
can affect the risk of other, previously unlinked, urological problems. Vasectomy Reversal More Effective Than Assisted Reproductive Techniques POD50, May 23, 10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m. Vasectomy reversal may be more successful than assisted -reprodu...
Parents and schools, major factors in China obesity boom
...t and obesity are widely acknowledged as heredity, lifestyle
and environmental factors. However, these factors..., with a parenting approach that fosters a healthy lifestyle
for children at the early stage of their life, to benefit them for the whole of their life. Dr L...
'Bigger the baby, the better' axiom is incorrect
...ventions that focus on getting individuals to make lifestyle
changes such as quitting smoking, exercising and eating sensibly would substantially lower the risk of heart disease and are more achievable than strategies aimed at increasing birth weight."...
Smoking and sleep top the list of lifestyle factors impacting oral health
CHICAGO There are many lifestyle
factors that can impact a person's health, such as... issue of the Journal of Periodontology identifies lifestyle
factors that have the most impact on periodontal health. The study followed a group of 219 factory w...
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