Tag: "good" at medical news
Patient-centered approach can backfire
...already apply to patients. Christensen said it's a good
idea for patients to look for doctors who match th...s patients' attitudes and personalities. Finding a good
match can be very important in terms of how satisfied you are with the care you receive and, ultimat...
Adverse housing conditions contribute to diabetes risk
...hborhood conditions were classified as fair, poor, good
or excellent This study is part of a larger health research project involving African-Americans. In the original project, researchers looked at several factors responsible for the higher incidence of health problems experienced by later middle-aged...
Study says COPD testing is not measuring up
...that we have significant room for improvement. The good
news is that we have to know a problem exists befo...e can fix it, and now we know, said Dr. Han. Other good
news is that women and men fared virtually the same when it came to spirometry testing, despite prev...
Grandparents, older adults encouraged to seek help for a sleep disorder
...ny older adults have to overcome in order to get a good
nights sleep, Dr. Krainson says that it does not m...hey must be more aware of their sleep and maintain good
sleep hygiene by following these tips: Establishing a routine sleep schedule Avoiding util...
Adverse housing conditions contribute to diabetes risk
...ods and houses then were classified as fair, poor, good
or excellent. Housing included both apartments and single-family homes, and housing conditions rated as fair or poor were associated with increased risks for diabetes. "It's not clear exactly how housing conditions are exerting this influence," say...
Anemia and tropical diseases; Is pharmacogenomics ready for the clinic?
...esearchers argues that measuring anemia could be a good
way of monitoring the burden and control of neglec...the prevalence of anemia in a community might be a good
indicator of the burden of NTDs in that community since anemia prevalence is objective and quantifia...
Pathway links inflammation, angiogenesis and breast cancer
...only one at a time. "You can think of them as a good
guy, and a bad guy, with a gun lying between them....ffect," Hung says. "You not only activate p53, the good
guy, you keep the bad guy out of the contest." IKKa and IKK together help NF"B escape into the nuc...
Reductive stress linked to heart disease
...ontext of disease. This is a case of too much of a good
thing, Benjamin said. Our findings indicate reductive stress warrants a more thorough investigation. By lowering the levels of reduced glutathione without the altering mutant gene encoding thee alpha B-Crystallin, , the study shows reductive stress...
Most seniors now have drug coverage, U-M study shows
...uggest that older Americans have been able to make good
choices," said U-M economist David Weir, who direc...d whether they were confident that they had made a good
choice. Only about one in six people reported that their decision about whether to sign up for Part ...
Diet foods for children may lead to obesity
...lyare the best ways. Diet foods are probably not a good
idea for growing youngsters."...
Where's the beef? Not enough of it is on elders' plates, muscle-metabolism study suggests
...iversity of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have good
news for people who want to stay strong in their old age: older bodies are just as good
as young ones at turning protein-rich food into muscle. A new study published today suggests that ...
Penn researchers discover novel pathway for increasing 'good' cholesterol
...vertases (PCs) may be the key to raising levels of good
cholesterol (HDL-C). The pathway by which these pr...presents another target for ultimately controlling good
cholesterol. The study appears in the current issue of Cell Metabolism. Several PC enzymes, called...
Long heat waves boost hospital admissions
...online open access journal, BMC Public Health. The good
news for hospital staff is that scorching weather must last four or more days before admissions rise significantly. Giuseppe Mastrangelo and his team from the University of Padova, Italy, examined hospital discharge records for patients aged 75 or ...
Metabolic study in mice could lead to 'good cholesterol' boosters
...dentified a new player in the control of so-called good
cholesterol that circulates in the bloodstream and...dicine. There is a great need for methods to raise good
cholesterol levels. Our findings suggest there may be multiple places to interrupt the metabolism of...
Early-childhood intervention may improve well-being through young adulthood
...y also show that no single intervention is enough: good
early-childhood education needs to be accompanied by (among other things) adequate health care and needs to be followed by quality K-through-12 education. Such programs could, among other benefits, reduce the number of prisons and prisoners in the Un...
Old McDonald's has a hold on kids' taste buds, Stanford/Packard study finds
...from promoting their products. But there is a very good
argument for regulating and limiting marketing to children." ...
Inhaled nitric oxide safe for tiny preemie lungs, UCSF study finds
...ive effect on surfactant function. This is very good
news in terms of the safety profile for this promising new therapy, Ballard said. Prevention of BPD in very premature infants has included the use of vitamin A therapy, which has a small but positive effect, and dexamethasone, a corticosteroid, Ball...
World's largest respiratory health study launches next phase
...espiratory disease, and also in the maintenance of good
lung function and health into middle age. Questionnaires will be sent later this month to all the brothers and sisters of the original TAHSparticipants. So if you have a brother or sister who was born in 1961 then keep your eye out forour questionnai...
UQ researchers discover some of the oldest forms of life
... of life on Earth. The Pilbara region is such a good
research site as it has ancient forms of the white smokers active at plate margins today and black sulfidic smokers found in sea floor vent systems in tectonically active sites, he said. These are the places where scientists believe life on Earth ...
Happier hospitals means healthier patients
...can benefit. And now the centre hopes to use the good
examples set by some hospitals to improve relation...d in the patients. And we know that where theres a good
relationship, clinical outcomes for patients are better. Now the team plans to bring managers and ...
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