Tag: "dominates" at medical news
Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for Aug. 7, 2007, issue
...models of care that focus on a single disease that dominates
health care, or the care management model directed toward patients with multiple illnesses and disability, do not recognize the importance of geriatric conditions on quality of life and as markers for decline and disability. 3. Expert Group: Evi...
Study reveals Aussies' social obsession with mobile phones
...s' preliminary findings also show that texting now dominates
Australians' use of mobile phones. "People who did the survey used SMS almost three times as much as voice communication," she said. "The average respondent made 3.5 voice calls each day but sent nine text messages. They spent one hour on the pho...
Protein potentially links diet, obesity and asthma
...Investigation. The "hygiene hypothesis" currently dominates
thinking in the medical field about the underlying causes of asthma. The hypothesis proposes that childhood infection and environmental factors such as diet and airborne pollution contribute to a predisposition to this condition. Michael Rolph and co...
Scientists learn more about how viruses reproduce, spread
... shuts downs a cell's protein making-abilities and dominates
the process. "We always knew this happened, but the process was like a black box," said Connor. "Now, we know that the matrix protein is involved and is incredibly important in virus reproduction. This pushes forward our knowledge of how this virus ...
Negative body image: New treatment study
...rs each day thinking about it to the point that it dominates
their lives. This often occurs despite reassurance from friends, partners or family." Participants in the study will be asked to complete individual assessment interviews, a 12-week course of group therapy, and six months of follow-up correspondence...