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Urban neighborhoods affect how people think about health

...not afford to become sick." Barnes attributes this largely to a lack of affordable services and health-care coverage, especially for some minority groups. Barnes found that African-Americans in the study relied on hospital outpatient care at twice the rate - more than 33 percent - of whites, Puerto Ricans an...

Study shows light therapy to effectively treat mood disorders, including SAD

... depressive mood disorders, Golden said this study largely answers the question: The treatment is effective. "The study also points to the importance of conducting systematic literature reviews in areas of controversy using well-defined standards of what constitutes good study design, and to follow this up ...

Cognitive therapy works as well as antidepressants, but with lasting effect after therapy ends

...n that antidepressant medication dosages are still largely a matter of physicians' discretion. "Clearly, cognitive therapy is not for everyone, and its success could depend on variables such as the expertise of the therapist and the patient's willingness or ability to take the therapy to heart," DeRubeis s...

Metabolic side effects of antipsychotics are known, but rarely monitored

... pressure, fasting blood glucose and lipid levels largely goes undone, researchers say of findings being presented during the 10th International Congress on Schizophrenia Research April 2-6 in Savannah, Ga. "What we have found is that metabolic problems often associated with these drugs are a substantial co...

Golf-related head injuries in children increasing along with sport's popularity

...on. The increase in frequency of these injuries is largely attributed to the increase in the popularity of golf and greater use of golf carts by children," Dr. Rahimi and his co-authors write, attributing the increasing popularity to the excitement generated by Tiger Woods and increasing media coverage of go...

US service academies to collaborate with UNC, Andrews Air Force Base, Duke in knee injury study

... the increased risk for ACL injury in women may be largely due to neuromuscular factors such as muscle streng...s," Marshall said. The study's feasibility is due largely to the opportunity to enroll a large number of very physically active men and women and to readily t...

New recommendation encourages more activist approach to lung cancer screening

...of this continuing risk." Current public policy is largely based upon the results of randomized trials from the 1970s and early 1980s, which have been widely interpreted as showing that screening for lung cancer is ineffective. In fact, these studies have been interpreted as indicating that screening frequen...

Adverse outcomes from blood clot therapy may be due to patient characteristics, not dosing errors

...tes of adverse outcomes with incorrect dosing were largely accounted for by adjusting for baseline characteristics. "Medical errors due to incorrect dosing of fibrinolytic therapy have been shown to be associated with increased risk of adverse events in STEMI [ST-segment elevation heart attack; a certain mea...

Study shows symptom-driven therapy may be ok for some adults with mild persistent asthma

...ol medication for mild persistent asthma was based largely on clinical trials that showed that anti-inflammatory therapy improves lung function and measures of asthma control. However, participants in these earlier studies had asthma that ranged in severity from mild to moderate, according to the IMPACT auth...

Gene expression pattern predicts multiple drug resistance, treatment failure in pediatric leukemia

... mechanisms responsible for de novo resistance are largely unknown. De novo resistance means that the resistance is "built into" the leukemic cells through a particular pattern of gene expression, rather than acquired through genetic mutation during treatment. Cross-resistance to multiple drugs suggests a po...

Reducing malarial transmission in Africa

... under consideration in several African countries, largely due to its low cost. Altogether, the six-dose regimen of co-artemether was highly effective at reducing whether and how long children had gametocytes - the infective form of the malarial parasite - in their blood. The numbers of gametocytes carrie...

Institute of Medicine news: Changes needed in WIC program

...ating grocery outlets. The packages have remained largely unchanged since the U.S. Department of Agriculture initiated the program 30 years ago. One of the most fundamental revisions proposed by the report is the inclusion of a wide choice of fruits and vegetables in the food packages for women and childre...

Tumor detection, data encryption to benefit from UH research

...products of his research, he maintains his work is largely fundamental and provides the basis for these potential uses rather than the actual technology itself. He estimates that his current quantum dots work will be put to practice in the nanoelectronics and medical arenas in the next five to 10 years. ...

Fracture risk lower for black women than white women at all bone mineral density levels

...black women in age-adjusted models, a relationship largely mitigated by other risk factors," the researchers write. "Our results suggest that low BMD is useful to identify blacks at risk of experiencing an osteoporotic fracture and those who may benefit from therapy and other preventive measures." (JAMA. 200...

Study agrees, just do it!

...ss active in their leisure time than boomer women, largely due to being tired from their jobs. "They have noticed their pot bellies growing forming as they sit and watch the action at the sports bar," Dr. Cousins said. But this group is also the most open to the message of 'Just do it', she added. "They are ...

WHO's HIV initiative at risk of failing

...ecommendations, where the necessary infrastructure largely exists, then the 3 million target would be more likely to be attained. Without South Africa on board, with its 837 000 people affected by HIV/AIDS and its leadership position within Africa, 3 by 5 is but a pipe dream."...

Decline in major heart disease offset by rise in diagnosed angina among British men

...n steadily since the late 1970s, but this has been largely offset by an increase in the rate of diagnosed angina, finds a study in this week's BMJ. These results emphasise the ongoing need for health service resources for angina, say the researchers. The study involved 7,735 men, aged 40-59 in 1978-80, who w...

CPR instructions should focus on continuous chest compressions, UT Southwestern physicians recommend

...form CPR. The council's recommendations were based largely on experimental data and a supportive clinical trial that found improved survival with a "compressions-only" approach. The council's recommendations were also based on the notion that simplifying the guidelines would increase the chances that CPR wi...

Mount Sinai study shows Hispanics have worse lung cancer survival rate

...the disparities between the two ethnic groups were largely explained by lower rates of surgical resection among the Hispanics and higher probability of diagnosis at the more advanced IB stage for lung cancer. "Lung cancer is the leading cause of death among Hispanic men and the second leading cause of death ...

American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for May 2005 (second issue)

...the disparities between the two ethnic groups were largely explained by lower rates of surgical removal of cancerous tissue (surgical resection) among the Hispanics and a higher probably of being diagnosed at the more advanced IB stage for lung cancer. According to the investigators, lung cancer is the leadi...

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