Tag: "husband" at medical news
Taking animals out of laboratory research
... Among the invited guests will be Brough Girling, husband
of the late Julia Girling, who raised more than 12,000 for FRAME during her life and left a 100,000 legacy to the charity when she died last year. Their daughter Sarah will also attend. This legacy forms part of FRAMEs contribution to the remodelled ...
Kennedy Krieger Institute launches first national online autism registry
... The Kennedy Krieger project is spearheaded by the husband
and wife research team of Drs. Paul and Kiely Law, physicians by training and parents of a 13-year-old son with autism. The IAN project will link researchers to parents, the people who know the most about their child, in two important ways: Data ...
Health insurance fails to protect Americans from financial risk
...cy related. "It is heartbreaking for me to see my husband
working so hard for his family, paying for our insurance because it is the right thing to do, only to be buried. It makes even honest, hardworking people like us wonder if it would have been better to not have had insurance in the first place." ...
Counseling Alzheimer's caregivers postpones the nursing home
...nd ongoing support for people who are caring for a husband
or wife with Alzheimer's disease has a major impact on how long they can keep their spouses at home with them. Alzheimer's disease and other dementias are a major reason why people are placed in nursing homes in the United States. According to ...
U of M professor explores spooning, snoring and sheet stealing
...he woman had a seizure with minor movement and the husband
woke up immediately and called 9-1-1," Rosenblatt said. "This couple felt like the woman might have died had they not been spooning." At least two of the couples interviewed by Rosenblatt dealt with suicidal possibilities. "To keep the other partn...
Mothers use evasive action to protect sick children from smoking fathers
...he most common actions taken by mothers when their husband
smoked were to open the windows (44 per cent), ask...ent). Only 29 per cent said they had asked their husband
to quit smoking in the previous week, 31 per cent had asked him to stop smoking at home and 32 per c...
Hearts hurt when spouses spat
...isease and were not taking medicine for it. Each husband
and wife was paid $150 to participate, and also received free of charge a $300 CT scan to look for calcification in their coronary arteries the arteries that supply the heart muscle and that can cause a heart attack when clogged. Smith says that in ...
Whites more likely than blacks to die soon after spouse's death
... drives the widowhood effect: Couples with a white husband
and a black wife experience a much lower widowhood effect than couples with a black husband
and a white wife, a finding that may reflect wives' more active role in shaping a couple's social ne...
Spouse's hospitalization increases partner's risk of death, new study shows
...alized with heart disease, the risk of death for a husband
is 12 percent higher compared to the wife not bein...ipal diagnosis of dementia, mortality risk for the husband
is 22 percent higher. Similar effects are seen in women whose husbands are hospitalized. The more a ...
Spousal illness can trigger partner death
...and's risk of death 53 percent, and the death of a husband
increased his wife's risk of death by 61 percent. Beginning in 1993 and continuing for nine years, the authors studied 518,240 couples--more than 1 million people--between the ages of 65 and 98 who were enrolled in Medicare. Over the nine years, 383...
Can snoring ruin a marriage?
snores. The wife nudges him to flip over. Both wak... to effective communication," said Cartwright. The husband
underwent two weeks of treatment at home using continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP). The noni...
Anxious fathers make caesarean ops more painful for mothers
...ps. Almost all of the women (61) had chosen their husband
or partner to be their birth partner, with just four deciding on a female birth partner. The women and their birth partners were questioned before, during and after the delivery about their fears, expectations and experiences. The women were also ass...
National statistics for 18 major birth defects released
... she gave birth to a healthy baby girl she and her husband
named Katherine. Because of his cleft palate and lip, Dakota Hitchcock "sounded like a little puppy" when he was born in 2002, said his grandmother, Lin Hitchcock of Oklahoma. "Your heart just broke and I just started praying," she said. Before he wa...
Stress substantially slows human body's ability to heal
...a two-month interval. During each visit, both the husband
and wife were fitted with a small suction device which created eight tiny uniform blisters on their arms. The skin was removed from each blister and another device placed directly over each small wound, forming a protective bubble, from which researc...
$50 mil. gift from the Simmons to expand cancer care, clinical research programs at UT Southwestern
...ociety Alliance's Champ Award in 2003. She and her husband
received Southwestern Medical Foundation's Charles Cameron Sprague Community Service Award in 1995 and the Annette G. Strauss Humanitarian Award in 2000. In addition to cancer programs, previous support from the Simmons family and foundation at UT So...
Researchers call for better recognition and pain management of endometriosis
...drome, raised the issue of endometriosis after her husband
recognised the symptoms in a magazine article he was reading in the doctor's surgery. "That's when we asked and he (the doctor) said oh yeah it could be" she told the researchers. "These women's stories were characterised by a determination to seek a...
I think, therefore I fall
... walking. The difficulties began shortly after her husband
died, when she tripped and fell, breaking a wrist and bruising her leg. Her inability to walk led her doctor to diagnose Parkinson's disease, and she was prescribed the Parkinson's medication levodopa to treat her symptoms. Despite treatment, she end...
Wife influences husband's marijuana use during first year of marriage
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- While it's the husband
among newlywed couples who has more influence on w...haracteristics in the primary relationship between husband
and wife, the couples' relationships with friends and their substance use. "Substance use tend...
UF study: Child raising toughest on young grandmothers
...ther than receive welfare, but for those without a husband
or partner who could help with child care, it might be difficult to manage," he said. He suggests that federal policies limiting welfare benefits and providing little assistance to skipped-generation grandparents should be revised to contribute more...
Changing sexual behaviour in the UK
... 1950s, the majority lost their virginity to their husband
or fianc, though only a minority of men lost their virginity to their wife or fiance. 39% of women and 14% of men born in the early 1930s married before having sexual intercourse and a further 14% of women and 6% of men were engaged to be married bef...