Tag: "between" at medical news
Survival differences by race most apparent in advanced stages of breast cancer
... Whether these disparities are due to a difference between
races in tumor biology or to socioeconomic factors...or size and the number of lymph nodes with disease between
the two race groups. Analysis of clinical and demographic characteristics from 256,174 women with ...
Patient-centered approach can backfire
... (CRIISP), said patients who experience a mismatch between
their own expectations and preferences for the medical encounter and what actually transpires during the clinical visit are less likely to follow treatment recommendations because their expectations weren't met at the appointment. "We know from oth...
Traditional Chinese exercises may increase efficacy of flu vaccine
... study will yield more substantive proof of a link between
Taiji and Qigong and immune function. And he said he was not surprised that this preliminary examination indicated a link. Because the curriculum is holistic, it touches people on many fronts, he said. So its not surprising that you can feel the im...
Chinese children with hearing devices benefit from new speech test
...ception (MESP) test was developed in collaboration between
Sigfrid D. Soli, Ph.D., of the House Ear Institute in Los Angeles and Yun Zheng, MD, of the West China Hospital of Sichuan University in Chengdu, and exclusively licensed to Cochlear Limited for use in evaluation of pediatric cochlear implant recipie...
Antioxidants show no clear benefit against cardiovascular events, death in high-risk women
...hors write. There were no significant interactions between
agents for the primary end point, but those randomized to both active ascorbic acid and vitamin E experienced fewer strokes. No additional adverse effects were observed for those taking active pills vs. placebo, with the exception of a small increa...
Study, meta-analysis examine factors associated with death from heatstroke
... All of the studies selected compared risk factors between
those who died during heat waves and a control group of those who did not. Being confined to bed, not leaving home daily and being unable to care for oneself were associated with the highest risk of death during heat waves, the authors write. Pre-e...
Smoking may strongly increase long-term risk of eye disease
...tralians age 49 and older to study the association between
smoking and the 10-year incidence of AMD, as well as the possible links between
smoking and other common risk factors. The participants answered a food frequency questionnaire and ...
Adverse housing conditions contribute to diabetes risk
...tely outside their homes. We found a strong link between
housing and diabetes risk but its not clear exactl...ican-Americans in the St. Louis area who were born between
1936 and 1950. When that project began, diabetes already was very common in this population. More t...
RAND finds cases of undiagnosed diabetes drop sharply
...ng family history. It may be that since the link between
obesity and diabetes has received wide attention only in recent years, it may take more time for physicians to routinely test the obese for the disease, Smith said. Diabetes is a serious illness that occurs when the body cannot properly produce or ...
Comparison of obstetric outcomes between on-call and patients' own obstetricians
...d to determine whether obstetric outcomes differed between
women whose babies were delivered by their own obs...rmed a cohort study of all live single term births between
1991 and 2001 at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Montral. In all, there were 28,332 eligible deliveri...
Pot bellies linked to early signs of cardiovascular disease
...orta. Researchers then examined the relationship between
body shape and early signs of arterial disease. Th...HR as compared to the smallest. The relationship between
WHR and arterial plaque remained strong even after other risk factors, such as blood pressure, diabe...
Study says COPD testing is not measuring up
...e contrast, Dr. Han suggests a possible difference between
what physicians say and what they actually do. Also of particular concern was that, according to this study, spirometry testing in those patients who were 75 years and older was performed less frequently, with only 28% of patients in this population ...
Study suggests loss of 2 types of neurons -- not just 1 -- triggers Parkinson's symptoms
... The evidence, based on mouse models, shows a link between
the loss of both norepinephrine and dopamine neurons and the delayed onset of symptoms associated with Parkinson's disease. It was originally thought that the loss of only dopamine neurons triggered symptoms. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter critical f...
Regulator of lipid metabolism ensures high quality breast milk
...PPAR in vivo, our work revealed an unexpected link between
diet, inflammation and the quality of breast milk....pure and nutritious nourishment. It forms the bond between
mother and infant and is one of the true sustaining forces in life. Yihongs work showed us that this...
Grandparents, older adults encouraged to seek help for a sleep disorder
...t in older and younger people. While associations between
insomnia and separated, divorced or widowed marital status were strongest in younger age groups, longer bouts with insomnia were more common in the older population, who are also more likely to be taking types of sedatives that have particular proble...
Adverse housing conditions contribute to diabetes risk
...function of where they live. There are known links between
stress and diabetes that could help explain the in...ican-Americans in the St. Louis area who were born between
1936 and 1950. When that study began, diabetes already was very common in this population. More t...
Even low levels of weekly exercise drive down blood pressure
...s invited 106 healthy but sedentary civil servants between
the ages of 40 and 60 to take part in an exercise programme for 12 weeks. Some 44 people were randomly assigned to 30 minutes of brisk walking on five days of the week. A further 42 were given the same programme, but for three days of the week. A...
Stomach cancer rate set to fall further 25 percent over next decade
...showed that the rate of new cases fell steadily by between
2.4 and 2.9% a year in women and men, respectively. Dysplasia, which was diagnosed in just over 8500 patients, and atrophic gastritis, which was diagnosed in just over 23,000, both fell by more than 8% a year. The fall in new cases of intestinal ...
Waist-to-hip ratio may better predict cardiovascular risk than body mass index
...rt disease. The research evaluates the association between
different measures of obesity and the prevalence o...minal fat. Prior studies examining the association between
obesity and cardiovascular risk reported varied results for overweight subjects who eventually had c...
Draining away brain's toxic protein to stop Alzheimer's
...rget to plummet. There is a dynamic equilibrium between
the levels of amyloid-beta in the blood and in the brain, said neuroscientist Berislav Zlokovic, M.D., Ph.D., the leader of the team. If we are able to lower the levels of amyloid-beta circulating in blood by sequestering more of it there, then the b...
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