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Study reveals high rate of diabetes in rural India

...nd stroke in regions that are not well equipped to deal with these diseases," he said. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide, accounting for more than 16 million deaths annually. The majority of these deaths now occur in developing countries. Because cardiovascular diseases occu...

University of Kentucky Gill Heart researchers study abdominal aortic aneurysms

...surgeons, support staff and facilities equipped to deal with the surgery will be outstripped by the need to treat the huge numbers of men who may learn they have an aneurysm threatening their lives. The research team at UK HealthCare's Jack and Linda Gill Heart Institute, led by Daugherty, will spend the ...

Manual vs device-assisted CPR

...er concluded it may be harmful. Lewis and Niemann deal with several questions raised by the research, including whether the true effectiveness of the device was different in the two settings, whether there was some methodological weakness in the design of the studies and whether anomalous outcome pattern...

The brain, hormones and behavior focus of briefings at international meeting June 19-22

... marital conflict. As of yet, there's no remedy to deal with the health consequences of chronic stress. But, animal studies are revealing new information about the brain mechanisms involved and how they differ from responses to acute stress. Participants: James P. Herman., Ph.D., University of Cincinnati...

Erotic images elicit strong response from brain

...o nothing other than look at the pictures. A great deal of past research has suggested that men are more visual creatures than women and get more aroused by erotic images than women. Anokhin says the fact that the women's brains in this study exhibited such a quick response to erotic pictures suggests tha...

The 'roulette wheel': A new tool to help patients make difficult treatment decisions

... they say, "and this is exacerbated when we try to deal in more extreme probabilities, such as 3 in 10,000." The researchers believe that the roulette wheel could be an important advance in shared decision making because patients are offered visual--rather than numerical--displays of the probability of be...

Study elicits 'child's eye' view of methamphetamine abuse and its effects

...erately to be with their families and feel a great deal of pain and grief over being separated from their parents." Another complication is that some of these children had taken on the role of caring for their parents, as well as younger siblings, when their parents were under the influence. One child ask...

Negative body image related to depression, anxiety and suicidality

...pying and distressing for teens, taking up a great deal of mental energy and detracting from their quality of life "Helping teens verbalize their negative feelings and concerns about their appearance is the first step in getting them to value themselves as individuals and recognize the importance of othe...

Rice wins $2.2M for undergrad global health program

...n just innovative technology, they require a great deal of thought about the cultural, economic and social realities that doctors face every day in the developing world," Richards-Kortum said. "For example, some African children with AIDS need anti-retroviral drugs that must be refrigerated, yet they live...

Findings on obesity among preschoolers, post partum depression among Hispanic women and more

...wscoverage ) May 31, 5:00 PM How do Hispanic women deal with postpartum depression? ( www.preventionresearch.org/2006postpartum ) May 31, 2:00 PM Can schools stop bullying? ( www.preventionresearch.org/2006bullying ) June 2; 4:00 PM How many teenagers are likely to become problem gamblers? ( www.preven...

Lowering blood pressure doesn't prevent cognitive impairment, dementia

...rhaps longer studies would be better, but when you deal with the elderly, there is excessive attrition from studies, which degrades the studies and makes interpretation more difficult. The problem is that the people who drop out are the sicker people, who might have been more likely to benefit from treatm...

HIV Medicine Association applauds crucial HIV/AIDS bill

... providers to prescribe drugs, monitor resistance, deal with adverse reactions, watch vital organ function, and otherwise manage this extremely complex disease. HIV practices are closing as physicians burn out, retire, or close their practices due to under-funding and budget cuts. And very few physicians ...

Conference to focus on healthcare systems' response to disasters and overloads

...t measure of disaster preparedness. Hospitals also deal with daily surge, a concept related to disaster surge, but with different characteristics. Both of these concepts are a mainstay of emergency medicine, but the creation or maintenance of surge capacity as related to health care and public health draw...

Diabetes research at UH 'crystalizes' with major finding

...uld significantly impact any number of fields that deal with crystals. It can help us understand all processes of crystal formation, including semiconductor and optical materials, geological crystallization, ice formation and the physiological and pathological crystallization of proteins and small molecu...

Neurobiology of dread gives scientists clues about human decision making

... standard economic models of decision-making don't deal with this issue. So, we decided to take a biological approach and see what happens in the brain that might cause people to make such rash decisions." The study was conducted using an fMRI scanner to look at the brains of the study participants while...

H5N1 threat puts human flu back in spotlight

... of influenza shows us that there is still a great deal more to learn about them." Influenza has occurred throughout history, but the world became aware of its deadly potential in 1918-19 when a pandemic--a worldwide epidemic--seemed to strike out of nowhere. It killed some 40 million people--many more th...

Suicide awareness, prevention programs needed in schools

...se schools don't have the resources to effectively deal with the at-risk youth they identify. And there ar...eges and treatment centers, as well as schools, to deal with suicide prevention and awareness across the life span. "There is a major need for assessment ...

AMITIZA (lubiprostone) launches in the United States

...ho suffer from chronic idiopathic constipation and deal with its daily consequences," said John Johanson, M.D., clinical associate professor, University of Illinois College of Medicine. "Unlike many treatments that may fail to control symptoms adequately or lose effectiveness with time, AMITIZA provides ...

JK Rowling and the MS Society Scotland fund a new MS Research Centre

...of the MS Society Scotland said: "It means a great deal to me to be able to provide support for this much needed research centre. It is an extremely exciting step forward in the on-going battle to try to unlock the mysteries of MS and which will hopefully, one day, lead to a cure." Sue Polson, who has MS,...

Marketing products as remedies can promote risky behavior

...il free card" makes going to jail seem like no big deal in Monopoly, a new study in the June issue of the Journal of Consumer Research shows that remedy marketing can undermine risk avoidance messages. In fact, consumers exposed to marketing for remedies including smoking cessation and debt consolidation...

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