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Mayo Clinic finds kidney disease associated with 'benign' prostate obstruction

...uction." The recent study surveyed 476 white men, ages 40-79, randomly selected from Olmsted County, Minn. Eventually, the researchers would like to see if similar findings are reproduced among general populations studied at other research centers. Dr. Jacobsen also suggests further research and testing ...

The promise of a tetracycline antibiotic for treating osteoarthritis

...he team recruited 431 overweight women between the ages of 45 and 64 with moderately advanced OA in one knee. The subjects were randomly assigned to receive either 100 milligrams of doxycycline or a placebo twice a day for 30 months. At baseline, the 2 treatment groups were roughly equal with respect to a...

Survey reveals women and doctors aren't talking about HPV

... Inc., was conducted among 1,000 women between the ages of 18 and 65 from February 11 - 16, 2005. A single-stage random-digit-dial sample representative of residential listed telephone numbers in the 50 United States was used....

Oregon study confirms health benefits of cobblestone walking for older adults

... "We visited China and noticed that adults of all ages spent about 30 minutes each day walking, standing, and sometimes dancing on these beautifully laid paths of river stones in the parks and gardens of large cities. They did this for their health every day of the week. We used manufactured mats that re...

Researchers confirm increasing risk for heart failure in aging US population

... was collected for 2548 adult men and women of all ages hospitalized for possible heart failure (HF) at all 11 greater Worcester medical centers during 2000. Demographic, medical history, laboratory and physiologic measures, and clinical characteristics of the study sample were determined through the revi...

Poly/mono balance important to cholesterol-lowering diet

...he researchers recruited 31 healthy men and women, ages 25 to 64, who had moderately elevated LDL cholesterol. The women's LDL cholesterol was in the 140 to 188 range and the men's was between 129 and 177. The participants each ate three different diets: an olive oil-based diet, a NuSun sunflower oil-ba...

American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for July 2005 (first issue)

...sociated with the development of asthma at varying ages between males and females. They found that factors predicting asthma and wheeze differed between the sexes and between childhood and adolescence. In their study, the authors revealed that males more often had childhood wheeze and that females were m...

NIMH study finds antipsychotic Risperidone safe, effective as intermediate term treatment for autism

...domly assigned 101 subjects 82 boys and 19 girls ages 5 to 17 to receive either placebo or risperidone. Subjects who improved substantially after eight weeks continued treatment for up to six months. Researchers observed a small sample of subjects at the end of the study during the withdrawal of the med...

Snoring now, hyperactive later?

...tive study of 229 children who are now between the ages of 6 and 17. The children were drawn from the group of 866 2- to 13-year-olds whose parents were originally surveyed in the late 1990s, in the waiting rooms of several community-based pediatrics clinics. The parents agreed to allow the researchers to...

TV has negative impact on very young children's learning abilities

...l of television watching before age three and from ages three to five. "This analysis has shown a consist... age three years and adverse cognitive outcomes at ages six and seven years," the authors report. "The inclusion of extensive controls for parental preferen...

Young children who watch less TV more likely to finish college

...t their television viewing habits was collected at ages five, seven, nine, 11, 13 and 15. Information on t...ted based on viewing hours per weekday reported at ages five to 11. Adolescent viewing was calculated based on weekday reported viewing at 13 and 15 years o...

UF study: Child raising toughest on young grandmothers

...mple representing 430,018 grandmothers between the ages of 32 and 71, which was collected by the Washington, D.C.-based Urban Institute. The older the grandmothers were, the study found, the less likely they were to experience symptoms of depression, the study found. "Skipped-generation families," a ter...

New study shows use of Lorenzo's oil prevents onset of pediatric neurological disorder

...pted research methods. The study followed 89 boys ages seven and younger who tested positive for an abnormal gene that identifies X-ALD. Over a period of seven years, researchers treated the boys with daily oral doses of Lorenzo's Oil, a combination of two fats extracted from olive oil and rapeseed oi...

Lorenzo's oil shows promise in reducing risk of debilitating disease in genetic disorder

...erebral ALD (CERALD) type typically begins between ages four and eight and progresses rapidly to total dis...e hypothesize that intensive LO therapy during the ages at which the risk for CERALD is greatest may protect against this phenotype until they reach the age...

Ability, not disability, at heart of yacht trek

...sign projects have helped some 1,200 people of all ages by providing devices as simple as a customized toy or as complex as an apartment wired as a voice-activated home. B'Quest is the flagship of San Diego-based Challenged America, an organization founded by disabled Vietnam veterans to provide free sail...

New report shows female lung cancer death rates in Europe still rising

...e world aged-standardised rates per 100,000 at all ages and for two (overlapping) age groups 20 to 44 and 35 to 64. In the 25 EU countries mortality rose by over a fifth (23.8%) between the early 1980s and the early 1990s up from 7.8 to 9.6 per 100,000. From the early 1990s it rose by a further 16% to r...

Hepatitis A in US drops substantially after implementation of vaccination program

...accine is given free of charge. A dose is given at ages 18 and 24 months. Immunization of older high-risk ... vaccination program of hepatitis A disease in all ages in the 5.5 years following initiation of the program. Overall vaccine coverage in Israel in 2001-20...

Decrease in exercise main reason for weight gain in US girls

...e girls' BMI and skinfold thickness each year from ages 9 or 10 to 18 or 19 years. The girls were given a questionnaire on physical activity and food intake at years 1, 3, 5 and 7-10 of the study. The researchers found that the girls had a pronounced decline in physical activity while their rate of overwe...

Experts report dental X-rays effectively identify stroke risk factors

... of General Dentistry, 63 percent of baby boomers, ages 45-64, with an oral symptom considered to be a key indicator of a more serious health condition were unaware of the symptom's link to the condition. In that same study, nearly half (49 percent) of baby boomers indicated that they do not visit the de...

Creating a new questionnaire to assess alcohol problems among college students

...-item RAPI was developed using younger adolescents ages 12 to 21, but also has been widely used in college populations," said Kahler. "Its items were based upon existing questionnaires used in adolescent and adult research on alcohol problems." While all three measures had clear strengths, said Kahler, ...

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