Tag: "distance" at medical news
Too much water may be as dangerous as too little during long-distance athletic events
...t of fluid you consumed throughout. "All serious distance
athletes should find out what their rate of fluid ...is and individualize their fluid intake prior to a distance
event," Dr. Levine said. "It's also good to accept some mild dehydration during a long race. There a...
Golfers' yips may be movement disorder
...r strokes, noting the number of putts made and the distance
from the hole for missed putts. "None of the golfers had any abnormal movements in the rest position, outstretched arms position, or while writing or standing holding the putter," said study co-author Charles H. Adler, MD, PhD, of the Mayo Clinic in ...
NCI's Patient Navigator Research Program: Questions and answers
...thcare system within their communities; travel and distance
challenges that can lead to missed doctor appointments; and emotional barriers where irrational fears lead to cancellation or delay of medical services. The patient navigator offers disadvantaged cancer patients someone with whom they can feel comfor...
Number and quality of kidney transplants much greater if national matching program adopted
...ual patients can set their own priorities based on distance
they are willing to travel or on the quality of the kidney matched to them....
Autism conference reports advances in early diagnosis, role of immune system and more
...tists to see this progress, while also knowing the distance
we have yet to go to prevent and treat, and perhaps one day cure, autism." IMFAR is organized by the International Society for Autism Research, a new professional society that emerged as a result of the conference. Financial support comes from the A...
Ultrasound-guided biopsies are safe alternative to endoscopic biopsies of the pancreas
...ssues under ultrasound, so that the skin to target distance
is less. The entire procedure is performed under real-time ultrasound," said Dr. Chintapalli. A pathology resident or fellow was available when the FNA cases were performed to confirm that the sample was adequate. "Adequate samples were obtained by F...
Practice of defensive medicine widespread among physicians in specialties at high risk of lawsuits
...efensive medicine), reflect physicians' efforts to distance
themselves from sources of legal risk. Defensive medicine, particularly avoidance behavior, encompasses both day-to-day clinical decisions affecting individual patients and more systematic alterations of scope and style of practice. David M. Studdert...
Mayo Clinic Proceedings studies risk factors for blood clots
... institutions where patients are traveling a great distance
for surgery, physicians should consider it as an a...urred much earlier after surgery suggest that long distance
travel before surgery represents an increased risk for dangerous clots (DVT) and its severe complica...
Is there a link between childhood cancer and overhead power lines?
...ate of birth, and birth registration district. The distance
of each child's home address at birth from the nearest high voltage power line was calculated. Children who lived within 200m of high voltage power lines at birth appeared to have a 70% raised risk of leukaemia compared with those who lived beyond 60...
Research results from the 'Era of Hope' Department of Defense breast cancer research program meeting
...second three-month period. According to feedback, distance
from the university was a factor in the dropout ra...mens, they analyzed nearby tissue taken an unknown distance
from the tumor margin. With the aid of long-term follow-up data on these women, Mr. Heaphy and his ...
Exercise helps recovery from chemotherapy for breast cancer
...second three-month period. According to feedback, distance
from the campus was a factor in the dropout rate. Testing was conducted before the intervention, at three months, and at six months. Measurements for some immune functions improved, with exercisers showing more activated lymphocytes than non-exerci...
Children born prematurely at risk for poorer vision
...den, and colleagues compared the visual acuity for distance
and near vision of 10-year-old children born eithe...ryotherapy. Prematurely born children had reduced distance
and near visual acuities compared with full-term children, even when children who had retinopathy an...
'Hollow-face illusion' affects estimates of distance and reaching tasks
...ry of faces affects his or her ability to estimate distance
and complete visually guided reaching tasks accord...ce illusion," in which a hollow mask viewed from a distance
looks like a normal convex, occurs because prior knowledge of the shape of the face is sufficient to...
Georgetown cancer researchers develop high throughput method
...ease. The cores, however, must be spaced a certain distance
apart within the paraffin structure or else the cube will crack, Rui says. "This is both laborious and tricky." The CEMA technology uses a simple strategy of stacking "plates" of individual tissue, and bonding them with glue. The multiple stacks a...
4D proton therapy, radiation-resistant tumors, interpreting medical images
...y charged, subatomic protons only travel a limited distance
through the body; they never make it to the other lung, and they also are more likely to spare nearby organs such as the esophagus and heart. In any radiation treatment of the lung, it is a challenge to keep the radiation on target while the tumor ...
Sunshine mapping from space means brighter solar energy future
...it is influenced by much more than simply a site's distance
from the equator. Variations in cloud cover, humid...en more accurate than ground measurements once the distance
to the next ground station is greater than about 30 kilometres. Today, ENVISOLAR partners are devel...
Measures can help save frontal sinuses
... into the forehead." Researchers also measured the distance
between the nasal beak and the front of the nearby skull base as well as the widest front-to-back depth of the frontal sinuses. By their new measurements, four of the seven cadavers qualified for the sinus-saving modified Lothrop procedure. The resea...
American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for July 2005 (first issue)
...ing exercise training, improved their results by a distance
of 54 meters (about 48.6 yards). Also, the authors point out that improved health-related quality of life is also observed even in the absence of clinically significant improvements in exercise capacity. Although exercise reconditioning is the key t...
Speed and endurance are doled out by the pound
... differences between beefy sprinters and lithesome distance
runners are dictated by simple rules of form and f...ing performance. This idea was based on studies of distance
runners and studies of the limited running abilities of elephants and big dinosaurs. However, Weyand...
New UC study shows 'stop and go' traffic increases infant wheezing
...ur-year study suggest that the type of traffic and distance
from it-- not just traffic volume--are associated ... illustrates that living within a football field's distance
of 'stop and go' traffic puts infants at a higher risk for wheezing," said Ryan. "Traditional wisdom...
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