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New insight into potential cause of sexual dysfunction in women

...ne have found that female sexual dysfunction (FSD) affects 48.2 percent of women in a new study and that these women had decreased sensation in the clitoris, which increased the risk of sexual dysfunction. "There is a paucity of data available on FSD and this study brings attention to the possibility of a ...

NIEHS press conference for the environmental solutions to obesity in America's youth conference

... NIEHS is working to determine how the environment affects obesity rates and how it can build upon promising programs that create safe, healthy communities that help kids make better choices and have active lifestyles. In the last three decades, obesity has doubled among preschoolers and adolescents and trip...

Short on time, long on feeling: Study suggests deadlines intensify emotions

...ing research to see how a time-limited perspective affects decisions: Do people choose something different if they think they're choosing for the last time? In an experiment involving book and movie selections, young subjects faced with a hypothetical limit on the future tended to go for familiar materials ...

K-State researcher discovers compliments go a long way to improve body self-image in women

... by the media telling us how we should look and it affects our body image. Even cartoon characters are drawn a certain way, often sending an unrealistic message -- especially to women -- about the way they are supposed to look. It's enough to cause some women to suffer from anxiety, depression and to be asha...

Large survey suggests schizophrenia less prevalent than textbooks say

...often quoted statistic, namely that "schizophrenia affects about one in a hundred" most sensibly refers to lifetime morbid risk data. Here as well, the systematic analysis suggests that the reality is somewhat lower, and the authors suggest that "if we wish to provide the general public with a measure of the...

Tort reform associated with increase in physician supply

...es investigated whether and how liability pressure affects long-term trends in physician supply from state to state. The researchers used data from the American Medical Association's Physician Masterfile on the number of physicians in active practice in each state for each year from 1985 through 2001, and ma...

New complicated grief treatment holds promise for millions, Pitt researchers report

...e, cancer and cardiovascular illness. "Although it affects millions of Americans at any given time, complicated grief is under-recognized by the medical community and physicians are often at a loss to know what is best for their patients," explained Dr. Shear. "The medical profession has very much oriented i...

Stress may increase long-term success of vaccinations

...researchers at Ohio State that examines how stress affects the immune system. While Dhabhar and his team have focused on the effects of acute stressors, he and other researchers have found that chronic stress may substantively weaken the immune system. Some of the mice in the current study were restrained in...

Drug to block mother-to-child HIV transmission induces resistance more often than previously thought

...apine used to prevent mother-to-child transmission affects the chances of successful treatment later with nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, the class of drug to which nevirapine belongs. Two of the studies analyzed the incidence of nevirapine-associated resistance using laboratory tests more se...

International conference on bipolar disorder June 16-18 a forum for new research

...meeting focused exclusively on this disease, which affects both adults and children, devastates families and work relationships, accounts for nearly half of all suicides in the United States and costs billions in medical bills, missed work and lower productivity each year. The Sixth International Conference ...

NIEHS brings researchers and leaders together to find environmental solutions to childhood obesity

...leading the fight to determine how the environment affects obesity. Throughout the conference, researchers, policy makers, community and transportation planners, builders, architects, teachers and school administrators, industry, non-profit, medical and health care personnel, and national, state and local le...

High cost of malpractice insurance threatens supply of ob/gyns, especially in some urban areas

...malpractice insurance for some medical specialties affects not only how many doctors are entering the field of obstetrics and gynecology, but also where they offer their widely needed obstetric, prenatal and gynecological care, according to new University of Michigan Health System research. Their study, publ...

Knee injury causes decrease in lubrication, has implications for arthritis

...mmon condition that erodes cartilage and primarily affects people later in life, and that putting weight on an injured knee can result in increased friction and cause cartilage damage. But it is not known how changes in lubrication can positively or negatively impact cartilage damage. "If you injure a joint,...

Loyola employs high-tech software to target irregular heartbeat more accurately

...ria, or upper chambers of the heart. The condition affects more than two million people in the U.S. With atrial fibrillation, electrical signals are so chaotic and fast that the atria may beat more than 300 times per minute, in comparison with the typic...

Fitter by degress? Higher education no panacea for adult health

...rectly at education. Dr Chandola said: "Education affects health throughout our lifetime. For instance, chil...s grown-ups." He continued: "Higher education also affects a person's sense of control as well as their chances of getting a better, well paid job. This in tur...

Exposure to aircraft noise may affect children's reading and memory

...THE LANCET. Understanding the way the environment affects children's health is central to the prevention of ...ss is understood about the way environmental noise affects child health. In the largest study of its kind to date, Stephen Stansfeld (Barts and the London, Que...

Is there a link between childhood cancer and overhead power lines?

... only about 1% of the earth's magnetic field which affects all of us all the time so it would be surprising if they caused leukaemia. The increased risk closer to power lines may reflect some other factor that varies geographically." The study didn't measure the magnetic field from either the power lines or...

New insights into role of tumor necrosis factor on sex hormone production in rheumatoid arthritis

...tis (OA). To get a clear picture of how TNF affects hormone production and regulation, the research team analyzed samples of inflamed synovial tissue--obtained immediately after opening the knee joint capsules of 37 patients who underwent elective joint replacement surgery. 15 of the patients had a l...

Alcohol may lower risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

...on-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL)--a type of cancer that affects the lymphatic system, suggests a study published online today (Tuesday June 7, 2005) by THE LANCET ONCOLOGY. Scientists know that alcohol increases the risk of several cancers, including those of the oral cavity, oesophagus, and liver. But previous s...

Housing subsidies may help prevent children's undernutrition

...ability of enough food for an active healthy life, affects children's health and well-being. Poor families who receive housing subsidies may be protected from excessive pressure on their food budget compared to comparable poor families without subsidies, the authors suggest. The current study tested whether ...

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