Tag: "five" at medical news
Traditional Chinese exercises may increase efficacy of flu vaccine
...ner and instructor. In this study, we found that five
months of an easily performed behavioral Taiji and Qigong intervention could improve the magnitude and duration of the HI anti-influenza antibody titer response in a small cohort of older adults, write the authors, who also include Karl S. Rosengren,...
DNA vaccine against multiple sclerosis appears safe, potentially beneficial
...ll may be periods of remission]. After one, three, five
and nine weeks, participants received intramuscular injections of placebo or BHT-3009 (in doses of .5 milligrams, 1.5 milligrams or 3 milligrams), with or without 80-milligram pills of atorvastatin calcium, a lipid-lowering drug previously shown to b...
Pot bellies linked to early signs of cardiovascular disease
...(WHR). In addition, when they divided the WHR into five
groups from smallest to largest, they found that people with the largest WHR were nearly twice as likely to have calcium deposits in their coronary arteries as those with the smallest WHR. The likelihood of atherosclerotic plaque in the aorta was thr...
Study says COPD testing is not measuring up
...s with newly diagnosed COPD by data collected from five
health plans. The study examined patients aged 40 years and older, and determined if patients with a new diagnosis of COPD had received spirometry in the preceeding 720 days. Of the 5,039 eligible patients identified, only 32% were found to have rec...
Even low levels of weekly exercise drive down blood pressure
...nutes of moderately strenuous exercise on at least five
days of the week. But few people meet these reco...andomly assigned to 30 minutes of brisk walking on five
days of the week. A further 42 were given the same programme, but for three days of the week. And ...
1 of 2 pediatric kidney disease research centers in world established
...ealth (NIH) has awarded $4.6 million over the next five
years to the Medical College of Wisconsin to establish a Research Center of Excellence in Pediatric Nephrology at Childrens Research Institute. As one of only two such Centers in the country, it will build on current groundbreaking research programs ...
Disability payments may spur drug abuse
...lated hospital admissions that occurs in the first five
days of any given month is driven largely by the arrival of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Income (DI) payments. In particular, hospital deaths among SSI recipients increase 22 percent at the beginning of the month....
MRI finds breast cancer before it becomes dangerous
... to a completely different conclusion. In the past five
years they examined more than 7000 women with both...d by Professor Kuhl and her colleagues in the last five
years using both methods. In 167 of them they found early stages of breast cancer. 'Using mammograph...
New study counts the economic cost of persistent pain in Australia
...unded by the MBF Foundation. An estimated one in five
Australians of working age suffers from relentless and often disabling pain but as few as 10 per cent of those affected are getting adequate treatment. The Foundation is backing a $115,000 research project led by pain management pioneer Professor M...
Some women benefit more from exercise when emphasis is on health, not appearance
...ion to appearance, such as Stand tall, you'll look five
pounds lighter or Work it, let's get your legs toned so they look good! About five
to 10 minutes after class each woman filled out the Exercise-Induced Feeling Inventory. This questio...
Researchers suggest TB screening for all international adoptees
...4-2006, 40 per cent of foreign-born children under five
years of age who were found to have tuberculosis w...es. Most international adoptees are younger than five
years of age and frequently come from resource-poor countries where tuberculosis is common and prena...
Bioengineering to prevent iron deficiency?
...blished literature worldwide, mainly from the last five
years, to prepare the Seminar, which looks at the ... (WHO) estimates that 39% of children younger than five
years, 48% of children between five
and 14 years, 42% of all women, and 52% of pregnant women in dev...
Despite claims, not all probiotics can treat diarrhea say experts
.... Researchers at the University of Naples tested five
different preparations in 571 children with acute ...to receive either a specific probiotic product for five
days (intervention groups) or oral rehydration solution (control group). At the time of the study,...
Where's the beef? Not enough of it is on elders' plates, muscle-metabolism study suggests
... individuals body built muscle protein. During the five
hours after the young and elderly volunteers ate the beef, both groups muscle protein synthesis increased by 50 percent. Weve done studies in the past with specialized drinks containing amino acids the chemical building blocks of proteins but thi...
Long heat waves boost hospital admissions
...charge records for patients aged 75 or over during five
heat waves which hit the Veneto Region in Northeas...oke rose by 16 percent, and breathing disorders by five
percent. Individual hot days cause fewer problems, suggesting that people can recover during coole...
Chemotherapy with bevacizumab increases risk of blood clots in arteries
...ancisco, Calif., and colleagues analyzed data from five
randomized controlled trials that included 1,745 patients with metastatic colorectal, breast, or nonsmall-cell lung cancer. Among patients treated with the combination therapy, 3.8 percent experienced blood clots in their arteries, compared with 1...
Electrical implant steadies balance disorder in animals
...ory at Hopkins. While everyone knows about the five
senses of sight, smell, taste, touch and hearing, few people think about a possible sixth sense - the sensation of head orientation and movement - until the system fails, says Della Santina, who has been working on this prosthesis since 2002. In t...
Young children's taste preferences may be influenced by fast-food branding
...ia, and colleagues, preschoolers age 3 to 5 tasted five
pairs of identical foods and beverages in basic Mc... were thought to be from McDonalds for four out of five
comparisons. Preschoolers with more television sets in their homes and children who ate McDonalds fo...
Old McDonald's has a hold on kids' taste buds, Stanford/Packard study finds
...s in San Mateo County, Calif. The children sampled five
foods: chicken nuggets, a hamburger, french fries,...asked to taste first one and then the other of the five
identical, differently packaged, pairs of food samples and indicate whether they tasted the same or ...
ACC/AHA release revised UA/NSTEMI guidelines
...rs. New evidence from pivotal trials over the past five
years has been gathered together in these guidelines to give physicians up-to-date and detailed information on which treatment options will provide the best possible outcomes for their patients, said Nanette K. Wenger, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.H.A., a mem...
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