Tag: "content" at medical news
Anemia and tropical diseases; Is pharmacogenomics ready for the clinic?
...ared with the colour of blood of known haemoglobin content
depicted on the scale in 2 g/dl increments from 4 g/dl to 14 g/dl. CONTACT: Imelda Bates Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine Disease Control Strategy Group Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine Liverpool, L3 5QA United Kingdom +44 151 705 3115 i...
Bioengineering to prevent iron deficiency?
...etic engineering can play a key role eg. The iron content
in rice can be increased two- to three-fold by int...reduction of bioavailable iron due to high phytate content
could also be solved by introducing genes which increase the activity of phytase enzymes to break d...
To gain muscle and lose fat, drink milk: study
... Phillips. Milk may be best known for its calcium content
in supporting bone health, but our research, and that of others, continually supports milks ability to aid in muscle growth and also promote body fat loss. To my mind with milk being a source of nine essential nutrients its a no brainer: milk is t...
Baby DVDs, videos may hinder, not help, infants' language development
...g in the first two years of life and examining the content
of what is being watched and its effects on young ...ment, Zimmerman said. The researchers believe the content
of baby DVDs and videos is different from the other types of programming because it tends to have li...
Diets high in choline may increase risk for colorectal polyps
...from 1984 to 2002. They then estimated the choline content
in their diets. The researchers had hypothesized that choline intake would decrease the risk of colorectal polyps like folate does. But the results suggest the oppositegreater amounts of choline in the diet were associated with an elevated risk of...
Personal comments by physicians distract from patient needs
...yzed 113 transcripts of patient visits, rating the content
for self-disclosure and its effect on the patient. Thirty-four percent of the visits contained at least one self-disclosure. None of the self-disclosures were patient focused, while 60 percent were physician focused, the investigators concluded. Eigh...
Researchers develop criteria to detect bone mass deficiencies in children with chronic diseases
...x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) to measure bone mineral content
(BMC) and density (BMD) in 1,500 healthy children between the ages of 6 and 17. The study is the first to include all criteria needed to serve as a pediatric reference database for normal bone density in children: 1) the most current measurement tech...
Study identifies new regulator of fat metabolism
... devoid of carbohydrates. Despite the high fat content
of this diet, the study animals maintained normal levels of circulating lipids, she explains. We wanted to learn what factors might be responsible for creating this state in which consumed calories were being burned off in the liver rather than being...
What's the fat content? Whether or not you notice depends on how you think
... section, collectivists paid more attention to fat content
than when the low-fat cookie was shelved taxonomic...ies. In contrast, individualists perceived the fat content
uniformly across contexts. Collectivists consider context information in their product categorizat...
E/Tablet technology may provide benefits to patients, researchers
...de information -- such as a library of educational content
tailored for the needs of cancer patients, or video clips of survivors telling their stories -- to patients as they sit in waiting rooms, kind of like personal laptop computers, Abernethy said. The researchers also expect the tablets to become usef...
Decision aid tool could cut the number of Caesarean sections by 4000 a year
...e a vaginal birth. They conclude: Although the content
was carefully designed to not favour one mode of delivery over another, even a small absolute change in decisions could have a substantial impact on national rates of caesarean section....
Doctors, engineers develop new wireless system to detect esophageal reflux
... reflux disease (GERD), which is caused by stomach content
moving upward from the stomach into the esophagus. The new system involves pinning a small, flexible RFID chip to the esophagus, where it remains until removed by a physician. The chip, about two square centimeters, or a little bigger than a dime,...
Elsevier partners with European Federation of Organizations for Medical Physics
...he medical physics community at large. The journal content
will be printed at a faster pace and will also be accessible electronically together with other Elsevier journals. In addition, the submission and the reviewing of all manuscripts will be web-based, supported by Elsevier. This new procedure, which wi...
Steps needed to reduce smoking in the US
...plan for gradually reducing the allowable nicotine content
of cigarettes. Cigarettes are a unique consume...developing a plan to gradually reduce the nicotine content
of cigarettes and thereby decrease their addictive power. The committee noted that this proposal re...
'Supersize me' mice research offers grim warning for America's fast food consumers
...of diet many Americans subsist on, so the high fat content
is about the same you'd find in a typical McDonald's meal, and the high fructose corn syrup translates to about eight cans of soda a day in a human diet, which is not far off with what some people consume," says Tetri, a leading researcher in nonalco...
Elsevier launches the Clinics on ScienceDirect
...researchers can quickly and easily link across all content
including more than 2,000 scientific, technical and medical journals, book series, handbook series and reference works and eBooks. Internal cross-referencing and external linking, enables users to follow their research path with greater ease and eff...
Research says boiling broccoli ruins its anti-cancer properties
...hasing. The effect of cooking on the glucosinolate content
of vegetables was then studied by investigating th...in the vegetables. The loss of total glucosinolate content
after boiling for 30 minutes was: broccoli 77%, Brussel sprouts 58%, cauliflower 75% and green cabba...
Chemotherapy more effective when given before breast cancer surgery
... about medical practice after considering both the content
and quality of existing trials on a topic. One reason for giving chemotherapy first is to shrink tumors before surgery, the researchers say. Moreover, preoperative chemotherapy allows doctors to see if a tumor is resistant to a particular drug a...
Difficulties of keeping the global food supply chain safe
... such imported products routinely measure nitrogen content
to estimate the amount of protein in foods, it is believed the Chinese suppliers may have added melamine to make their products appear to contain more protein. The adulteration was discovered after more than a dozen dogs and cats died after eating ...
UW study tests topical honey as a treatment for diabetic ulcers
...immune to resistance. Honey's acidic pH, low water content
(which effectively dehydrates bacteria), and the hydrogen peroxide secreted by its naturally-occurring enzymes make it ideal for combating organisms that have developed resistance to standard antibiotics. "This is a tremendously important issue fo...
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