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American Dietetic Association statement on new 'MyPyramid'

...he Dietary Guidelines for Americans agree that the keys are: Take a personalized approach to dietary advice and weight management, recognizing one size does not fit all. Eat a variety of foods from every group in balance and in moderation. Pay attention to calorie consumption. Achieve a balance betwe...

Psychosocial aspects of genetic testing for hereditary cancers meeting at Jefferson June 9-10

... that increased public awareness and education are keys to better use of genetic information. Women who are identified at risk for a hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome can be evaluated at the Jefferson Hereditary Cancer Center, which offers risk assessment, genetic counseling and gene testing, ...

Survey reveals women and doctors aren't talking about HPV

... Wayne Shields, president & CEO, ARHP. "One of the keys to making prevention possible is broader education of both women and providers, focusing on informed, shared decision-making." Survey Methodology A survey, fielded by Greenberg, Quinlan, Rosner Research Inc., was conducted among 1,000 women between...

Study shows new imaging tracer clarifies cause of chest pain up to 30 hours after pain stops

...s its primary fuel to glucose. The new tracer test keys in on this metabolic disturbance and seemingly remembers the imprint of an episode of reduced blood flow long after the episode, a process that is called "ischemic memory." According to Dr. Dilsizian, "When you image the heart, you see lack of or red...

New technology could improve clinical trial recruitment

...stem works by scanning the information a physician keys into a patient's electronic chart. As the physician talks with patients about their medical history and enters information, the CTA system searches for key data that match up with current clinical trials. If a patient matches a critical portion of a ...

Doctors call for urgent review of cancer initiative

... "Education, screening and re-organisation are the keys to improving survival for cancer patients. But at present resources are consumed in the monitoring of a discredited two-week rule which has had the reverse effect of what was intended. "Where has all the cancer money gone? Not to the front line clini...

Sunflower seeds, pistachios among top nuts for lowering cholesterol

...-balanced diet and frequent exercise are important keys to good health, they stress. The American Chemical Society is a nonprofit organization, chartered by the U.S. Congress, with a multidisciplinary membership of more than 158,000 chemists and chemical engineers. It publishes numerous scientific journal...

Visual research seeks to cut through clutter

Think you have problems finding your car keys in a messy drawer? Just imagine the difficulty faced by airport baggage checkers search for weapons amid a jumbled clutter of different textures and colors. A researcher at Rutgers University--Camden has done just that, and offers insight on how t...

UNC nutrition researchers dispute claims that obesity problem is exaggerated

...reased physical activity will improve health." Two keys points to keep in mind, she said, were that the global population is getting heavier and that being obese causes serious health consequences. "...Obesity remains an exceptionally important preventable cause of disease and death," Stevens wrote. "Fina...

UCI researchers examine political participation and health issues facing Hispanics in coming decades

...ldren of Spanish-speaking immigrants are among the keys to America's future success. By 2030, they will number about 26 million and most will be in the labor force, the report notes. Underinvesting in their education would compromise the quality of their lives and, in all likelihood, U.S. competitiveness,...

UAB researchers and ONCE pioneer a new Braille keyboard

...ille keyboard to combine the function and movement keys of a conventional keyboard with eight Braille keys that allow the user to write in any language. Users can also select between a cumulative and a corre...

Numerical processing similar in children and adults, brain scans reveal

...ombined with the design of the experiment were the keys to comparing numerical skills in children and far more sophisticated adults," said Pelphrey. The experiment involved showing both children and adults a rapid display of objects, for example 32 circles over and over, he said. And when the subjects bec...

Binghamton University research focuses on heart health in rural women

..." Austin said. "I like the idea of giving them the keys they need to be well."...

Locked door psychiatric units have more disadvantages than advantages say staff

...ne member of staff expressed concern that rattling keys could "intensity the 'prison' atmosphere" and others worried that it added "to the feeling of illness", caused "agitation" or made patients "passive". Staff also talked about difficult issues relating to voluntary patients who didn't need to be locke...

How to cut energy waste in China, India, Brazil said crucial to forestalling climate change

...jects to identify and eliminate energy waste. The keys are fostering corporate awareness, supporting catalyst energy efficiency practitioners and enlightening commercial banks to ease access to local financing for such projects. "Improving energy efficiency for existing buildings and other infrastructure...

Amnesiac study offers insights into how working memory works

...erent episode of memory. "I can remember what my keys look like, and I can remember where the coffee tab...t of my memory is if I can remember that I left my keys on the coffee table," Olson said. To study the role of the hippocampus in forming short-term memor...

Smokers with chronic pain smoke more, but show desire to quit

...e a person feel worse in the short run, but may be keys to regaining enough vitality to live fully with significant pain," Hahn said. "People who have become used to feeling sick often do not see the importance of endeavors that do not provide pain relief. Placing formal tobacco dependence treatment pro...

Treatment for homeless youth pays off in long run, study finds

...their own situation," Slesnick said. One of the keys to the success of this program is that it was created specifically for homeless youth, she said. For example, many of the youth did not have scheduled appointments, but could stop at the drop-in center during open hours. If their counselor was availa...

U of M study identifies factors associated with successful weight loss in teens

...ng time in front of the television are some of the keys to successful weight loss in teens, according to researchers at the University of Minnesota Medical School. Research published in a recent issue of Obesity identified common factors among teens, ages 16 to 18, who successfully lost weight: Overwei...

Treating HIV in war zones -- Public health emergencies need rapid advice from WHO

...gs. "Our experience has shown us that one of the keys to successful provision of ART in conflict settings is preparation for disruption," say the authors. Some of the crucial contingency measures include: Providing patients with extra emergency drug supplies that can be taken in case of program in...

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