Tag: "three" at medical news
New approach to eye training may significantly improve performance
...s, exercising their filtering mechanism. The other three
volunteers started with the noisy displays and then switched to clear. Over five days, the volunteers made nearly 4,000 practice judgments in each condition, with accuracy measured every 180 trials. The researchers found that those who first trained...
Sucampo submits new drug application for lubiprostone
... results of a randomized withdrawal (RW) study and three
long-term safety studies, including two 12-month s...r of colonic motility that is present for at least three
months and results in infrequent bowel movements and demonstrated difficulty in evacuating stools....
Study shows new antipsychotic drug prevents brain loss in schizophrenia
...re psychosis even begins," Dr. Lieberman adds. "In three
to five years, we should have ways to identify which adolescents will become schizophrenic, and we can then begin to test the preventative power of treatments."...
Largest NIH grant for NYU will create research network in dental practices
...as effective as a prescription?" The NIDCR awarded three
seven-year grants, totaling $75 million, to create three
regional networks dedicated to expanding the evidence base in dentistry. The NYU College of Dentistr...
Newer imaging techniques may lead to over-treatment
... that had a single-detector CT examination, but at three
and six months, the outcomes were similar," he said. Seeing more can have drawbacks as well, Dr. Prologo said. "If we see the small clots, we're more likely to treat them; and there are risks to anticoagulant therapy," he said. In fact, "a recent ...
Early home environment and television watching influence bullying behavior
...on in the article. Previous research has suggested three
possible predictors of future bullying behavior: t... enrolled in a national longitudinal study for the three
potential predictors, parental emotional support, cognitive stimulation and amount of television wat...
Study shows that a kidney transplant can reverse heart failure
...for a deceased donor kidney transplant can average three
to five years, according to the United Network for Organ Sharing. Dr. Wali says it is not clear why prolonged dialysis reduces the benefits of kidney transplantation for the heart, but he says there are several toxins associated with end-stage renal...
Six organizations vie for INFORMS 'science of better' innovation prize
...rated system of 45 linear programming models using three
separate model formulations allows Swift & Company to dynamically schedule beef fabrication operations at five plants in real time as orders are received. This scheduling and capable-to-promise application has made Swift & Company a supplier of choi...
Randy 'Duke' Cunningham, Miss America 2005 Deidre Downs and Dan Haney receive public service awards
... would be on top of it. The award ceremony for all three
recipients will take place at 9:30 a.m., Monday, April 18th in Hall A of the Anaheim Convention Center....
Young scientists awarded for achievements in cancer research
...merican Association for Cancer Research is holding three
special programs for young scientists at this year's Annual Meeting: the AACR-Thomas J. Bardos Science Education Awards for Undergraduate Students, the Undergraduate Student Caucus and the AACR Special Program for High School Students. The meeting wi...
Injectable drug, combined with counseling, shows promise in treating alcohol dependence
...ed from 19 days in the month prior to the study to three
days per month over the six months of treatment. T... predominantly mild and decreased over time. (The three
most common side effects reported were nausea, headache and fatigue.) The study was one of the large...
Exercise, stress management show physiological benefits for heart patients
...stable heart disease and randomized them to one of three
groups exercise, stress management or standard me...35 minutes of supervised aerobic exercise training three
times a week for 16 weeks. Those in the stress management arm received 16 weekly 1.5-hour classes de...
Maternal iron deficiency disrupts mother/child interaction
...other mothers. At nine months, the babies of the three
groups of mothers also behaved differently. For example, the babies of the mildly iron-deficient women were less responsive and less involved with their mothers. When moving away from a mildly iron-deficient mother, the baby would depend less on mo...
Less cognitive impairment seen in women taking drug for osteoporosis
...ene, 60 milligrams of raloxifene, or a placebo for three
years. Participants at 161 sites -- 7,023 women -- were measured for cognitive impairment at the beginning of the study and every year thereafter; cognitively impaired women were kept in the study. Over the course of the trial, 1,637 women dropped ou...
US service academies to collaborate with UNC, Andrews Air Force Base, Duke in knee injury study
...enter, coordinates activities involving two of the three
military sites in the study. Dr. Darin Padua, assistant professor in UNC's department of exercise and sport science, designed and supervises the physical testing component of the baseline data collection protocol. Dr. William E. Garrett Jr., profess...
Insomnia, falls in elderly linked
... especially those living in nursing homes. "One in three
adults over 65 falls each year, and falls are the leading cause of injury-related deaths, nonfatal injuries and trauma-related hospital admissions in this group," he says. About one percent of all falls in the elderly cause a hip fracture, which oft...
Children's hospital neurologist receives Young Investigator Award in spinal muscular atrophy
...ward will provide Sahin with $85,000 each year for three
years, plus an allowance for tuition and research expenses. In a novel approach, the award also provides support for Sahin's mentor, Michael E. Greenberg, PhD, director of the Division of Neuroscience at Children's Hospital Boston and professor of ne...
Scientists to study actions of botanical oils
...that within the next two decades, more than one in three
people in the United States will suffer from an inflammatory disease. Floyd "Ski" Chilton, Ph.D., professor of physiology and pharmacology at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, will be the center director, overseeing four major projects of th...
Belgium doctors treating critically ill infants favour legalising euthanasia
...s. Professor Deliens states: "We found that about three
in four physicians who are confronted with critically ill neonates and infants are willing to participate in certain forms of life termination in these children. The main reasons for shortening of the neonate's life were the absence of real survival ...
Mediterranean diet leads to longer life
...responded to an 8% reduction in mortality, while a three
or four point increase was associated with a reduction of total mortality by 11% or 14% respectively. So, for example, a healthy man aged 60 who adheres well to the diet (dietary score of 6-9) can expect to live about one year longer than a man of th...
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