Tag: "easy" at medical news

Poor neighborhood conditions triple risk for disabilities

...ly on aspects of their immediate surroundings--how easy it is to get to the doctor or the grocery store or go for a walk--much more than younger people do." "The U.S. currently is trying to reduce disparities in health status among subgroups in the population," Miller says. "Our work suggests that this ...

New survey shows cardiologists aware of life-saving diet, yet failing to recommend it

...ith work and family, and many familiar recipes are easy to adapt. At least four studies published in peer-reviewed journals show that patients give the low-fat vegetarian diet a high rating in terms of acceptability....

Technology helps disabled kids find their voice

... up with technology that is appealing to children, easy to learn and simple to operate. "We've actually brought in teams of young kids, posed a problem to them of a child who isn't able to walk and talk and set them loose to build an invention to help such a child," says the Penn State researcher. The f...

Professor's research with hand-held device brings speech to impaired and disabled individuals

...elpful than simple pictures. The barcode reader is easy to use - an adult can learn it in one session, and a child with Down's syndrome can become confident with it in six or seven, says Loncke, who has been working with the B.A. Bar for two years. He has partnered with the Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation C...

Diuretics reduce risk of death from congestive heart failure

...t and kidney disorders. "Diuretics are effective, easy to administer and inexpensive," said Clyde W. Yancy, M.D., with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. "Excessive use of diuretics provokes renal [kidney] insufficiency. Importantly, changes in renal function do impart an addi...

Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for Feb. 7, 2006

...d Geneva score" for PE is "clinically relevant, is easy to compute, and has sustained internal and external validation. It should now be tested for clinical usefulness in a formal outcome study." An editorial writer says that the first article shows that physicians and emergency departments follow accepte...

Periodontitis is associated with pregnancy complications

...egnancy-associated gingivitis is a preventable and easy to treat disease. It is still not known what is the precise mechanisms involved are in the association between periodontal infections and preterm birth. To date, no harmful damaging effect caused by periodontal intervention in pregnant women has be...

Home paper shredders pose serious injury risk to toddlers

... shredders ranged from 13 to 16.5 inches, allowing easy access to toddlers. Additionally, every machine tested by the CPSC was found to potentially allow a child's fingers to contact the cutting blades. Moreover, the control switches on many models did not have on/off switches. Some models even had "au...

Teens' healthy food choices foiled by early lunch, soft drink machine income and parents who cater

...gulated meals are available -- in order to make it easy and desirable for kids to make healthy choices."...

UNC nutrition researchers dispute claims that obesity problem is exaggerated

...o one would say that significant weight loss is an easy goal, that does not make it impractical, Stevens wrote. "...There is ample evidence to support that adoption of a lifestyle that reduces excess weight by means of a healthy diet and increased physical activity will improve health." Two keys points to...

Fluoride varnish helps prevent tooth decay in very young children

...th." "Fluoride varnish is relatively inexpensive, easy to brush onto a child's teeth, and can be part of a positive first dental visit to help prevent tooth decay," Weintraub said. "In contrast, when very young children get cavities, it is difficult for them to sit still for dental treatment. Often, youn...

University of Utah surgeon returns from Iraq to help start-up company fight cancer

...ementing the technology," said Grissom. "It's too easy to lose site of the inherent financial limitations of healthcare and to price life-saving technologies beyond the reach of the broadest population." The VIP program is a competitive grant program that is designed to enhance the potential success of...

University of Toronto-led ethics network to help guide Grand Challenges in Global Health initiative

...t only effective, but also inexpensive to produce, easy to distribute, and simple to use in developing countries. In 2005, the initiative announced grants totaling more than $436 million to support 43 groundbreaking research projects. "The inequities in global health are arguably the greatest ethical cha...

Researchers find effective, cheap treatment for cystic fibrosis lung disease

...g and Blood Institute, also appears to be safe and easy to take. By inhaling a saltwater aerosol solution almost twice as salty as the Atlantic Ocean for between 10 and 15 minutes at least twice a day, young patients should be able to avoid a significant part of the damage the disease causes to their lun...

Point-of-care test proves more effective for recurrent bladder cancer than conventional lab test

... A test like the NMP22 assay which is accurate and easy to administer, I believe, will help identify and treat patients earlier when they a have better chance for a good outcome." This study comes after an article last year in JAMA, also led by Grossman, found that the NMP22 assay was three times more eff...

Researchers develop portable 'vein finder' for faster, more accurate injections

...ou locate a vein at the skin's surface, it's still easy to miss when you try to insert a needle into the tissue below." The Doppler effect is a phenomenon that occurs when electromagnetic and sound waves interact with a moving object, altering wavelengths and frequency. For example, a police radar gun se...

Women's silent health problem: Study finds fecal incontinence is prevalent in US women

...is discussed so infrequently for reasons that are easy to understand that it may seem it isn't much of a problem. But new research shows that fecal incontinence is prevalent among U.S. women, especially those in older age groups, those who have had numerous babies, women whose deliveries were assisted b...

Monitoring system needed to prevent safety hazard of problem physicians

...d problems such as fatigue, stress, isolation, and easy access to drugs. While the rate of physical illness and alcohol dependence for physicians may be similar to the general population, there may be higher rates of mental illness. For example, the rate of suicide is 40 percent higher in male physicians ...

Screening combination for PTs with colorectal cancer could reduce need for more invasive procedures

...owever, although this test is cheap and relatively easy to do, it is not very accurate and has a low clinical sensitivity and specificity since cancer is not the only cause of a positive result. Nevertheless, individuals who are positive in this test are followed-up by colonoscopy, a more expensive proced...

Teen daughters of parents with HIV have higher childbearing rate

...iversity. "In generaleffective intervention is not easy and is costly. Many of the critical influences on the outcomes of concern -- access to quality education, health care, peer influences, exposure to substance abuse, and other community based exposure factors -- are difficult to address with programma...

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

(Date:10/18/2014)... Berlin, 19th October 2014 Psychological stress and stress-related ... for aging-related diseases, but the molecular mechanisms ... mechanisms may contribute to the development of ... treatments for these devastating diseases. This work ... Neuropsychopharmacology congress in Berlin., Now an international ...
(Date:10/18/2014)... suspected genetic conditions, a certain type of exome sequencing ... than traditional molecular diagnostic methods, according to a study ... released to coincide with the American Society of Human ... protein­coding region of the genome (the complete set of ... organism), has been rapidly applied in research settings and ...
(Date:10/17/2014)... German . ... in order to reproduce? And why are there two sexes ... latest issue of the research journal Molecular Human Reproduction ... Ramm from Bielefeld University Bielefeld has compiled this special issue ... a female to copulate with several males in quick succession ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Researchers find why depression and aging linked to increased disease risk 2Study examines type of exome sequencing and molecular diagnostic yield 2Study examines type of exome sequencing and molecular diagnostic yield 3Sperm wars 2
Other Tags
radicalsfragilitycarefullyovariestreatintegrinbeta1blockingspringinessvoyagewindsurferairbagaafpansariparticipantspaceflight