Tag: "correlated" at medical news
Medical-errors gap widens between best and worst hospitals: Healthgrades study
...t safety incidents. Hospital-acquired infections correlated
most highly with overall performance and performance on the other 12 PSIs, suggesting that hospital-acquired infection rates could be possibly used as a proxy of overall hospital patient safety. Hospital-acquired infections rates worsened by approx...
Too many doctors fail to follow guidelines and to prescribe best treatments for heart patients
...reatment guidelines was independently and strongly correlated
to outcome measured by rate of CHF or CV hospitalization and time to CV hospitalization," said Prof Komajda. "We hope that these results will encourage cardiologists to ensure that they are familiar with, and adhere to, treatment guidelines. Integra...
Child sex abuse policy recommendations published in Science magazine
...s recall abuse, the truth of their memories is not correlated
with when they regained awareness of a past incident cognitive and neurological mechanisms that may underlie the forgetting of abuse have been scientifically identified Freyd's co-authors for the Science article include Frank Putnam , Cincinnati ...
Canadian youth 4th highest in international obesity study
... behaviour like watching television was strongly correlated
with being overweight, he adds. Along with this alarming finding is one that runs contrary to what the research team expected. Surprisingly, as consumption of candy and chocolate increased, the likelihood of being overweight decreased. "This does no...
Measuring enzymes at end of cancer pathway predicts outcome of Tarceva, Taxol
...rchers found that loss of the CDK2 enzyme strongly correlated
with a cancer's sensitivity to Tarceva. That means... recently reported that increased activity of CDK1 correlated
with a cell's sensitivity to Taxol. The CDK enzyme plays a role in cell division, and researchers be...
Restless legs syndrome has complex genetic involvement
...the different families to see if those differences correlated
with the differences in linkage. They found that one feature, periodic leg movements during sleep, was significantly greater for affected individuals from the linked families than for affected individuals from the unlinked families. "These results fu...
West Africa: meningitis epidemics driven by the wind
... of annual climate cycles. These indices were then correlated
with epidemiological datasets coming from WHO (World Health Organization) weekly reports on Mali, between 1994 and 2002. For each of these nine years, a winter maximum for the Harmattan was established. This represents the week when the wind index w...
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