Tag: "lifetime" at medical news
Last call for Annual World of Children award nominations
...nowledges an individual who has made a significant lifetime
contribution to improving children's opportunities...ecognizes an individual who has made a significant lifetime
contribution to the health and well-being of children. $15,000 Founder's Award , underwritten by ...
Shape-altering genes linked to ovarian cancer
... woman's risk of getting ovarian cancer during her lifetime
is about 1 in 58, accounting for about 3 percent of all cancers in women. The ultimate goal of Naora's research is to develop a molecular profile or pattern that could be used to determine who is at greatest risk of ovarian cancer and to tailor treat...
Health inequalities continue to widen, despite government rhetoric
...th inequalities better reflect the accumulation of lifetime
(dis)advantage, and the growing inequalities in wealth seen in recent years do not bode well for future trends in health inequalities, say the authors. According to the 2002 British Social Attitudes Survey, 82% of people thought the gap between those...
Breast-cancer risk linked to exposure to traffic emissions at menarche, first birth
... to carcinogens in traffic emissions at particular lifetime
points may increase the risk of developing breast cancer in women who are lifetime
nonsmokers, a study by epidemiologists and geographers at the University at Buffalo has found. Thei...
Vascular structure and function improve with diet and exercise
...eart Association. "For both of these groups, their lifetime
risk of developing hypertension is high," Petrella said. "Anything we can do to reduce that is important."...
Scientists report strong evidence of alterations in blood samples of children with autism
...ally shortly after birth-could greatly improve the lifetime
outlook for children with autism, particularly those who now respond poorly to therapy initiated when they are three or older." The UC Davis M.I.N.D. (Medical Investigation of Neurodevelopmental Disorders) Institute is a unique collaborative center ...
An alternative to prevent UC-associated colon cancer
...nts in this group underwent a colectomy, and their lifetime
cost for care was $103,348. However, with surveill...atients required a colectomy. The average cost for lifetime
care for this group was $108,051. Even more promising, patients receiving statins and undergoing sur...
St. John's Wort only minimally effective in relieving major depression, review confirms
...lable over the counter in the United States, where lifetime
depression has an estimated prevalence of 16 percent. In Europe, St. John's Wort generally can be obtained only by prescription and is used to treat anxiety and sleep disorders as well as depression. St. John's Wort has been subject to more trials i...
Study helps doctors ID intimate partner violence abuse victims
...timating the predicted probability of 12-month and lifetime
IPV for a given patient based on whether she prese...ter Boston area. The probabilities of 12-month and lifetime
abuse by an intimate partner were estimated based on women's reports of their smoking and drinking b...
Data further examines Seroquel (quetiapine fumarate) treatment for bipolar depression
...propriate treatment, patients usually suffer for a lifetime
with periods of wellness and functioning punctuated by severe episodes of illness. 3 Both men and women are equally at risk for this illness, which most often emerges in adolescence or young adulthood and recurs throughout life. 3 IMPORTANT SAFET...
New data show the efficacy of EQUETRO in patients with Bipolar I Disorder
...h Bipolar I Disorder. Individual studies estimate lifetime
prevalence for Bipolar I Disorder at more than 2 m...American adults, or between 0.6 to 3.3 percent for lifetime
incidence. "Carbamazepine extended-release capsules are an effective treatment option for patients ...
Large survey suggests schizophrenia less prevalent than textbooks say
...ence during a period from 1 to 12 months), 4.0 for lifetime
prevalence (the proportion of individuals in the p...ase and who are alive on a given day), and 7.2 for lifetime
morbid risk (which attempts to include the entire lifetime
of a birth cohort, both past and future, ...
The link between passive and active smoking and breast cancer
...long-term information on the three major potential lifetime
sources of passive smoking exposure (childhood exp...ncrease in breast cancer risk among women who were lifetime
non-smokers. The quality of the second-hand smoke exposure history best differentiated those studies...
Tercica presents pharmacokinetic and safety data from several studies at Endocrine Society Meeting
...o evidence of immunotoxicity. A placebo-controlled lifetime
carcinogenicity study was performed in 900 ratstreated with placebo or four doses of rhIGF-1 for up to two years. Researchers observed that rhIGF-1 treatment resulted in dose-relatedreductions in the incidence of selected endocrine cancers. In additi...
Alcohol may lower risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
...nge with the age individuals began drinking, total lifetime
consumption, or beverage type. The risk did vary by NHL subtype, with the lowest risk recorded for Burkitt's lymphoma. Compared with non-drinkers, ever drinkers had about half the risk of developing Burkitt's lymphoma. Age, sex, family history of NHL...
UVa Health System doctors study surgery to stop epileptic seizures
...ife for epilepsy patients and rescuing some from a lifetime
of disability. UVa doctors hope to recruit at least ten patients from the mid-Atlantic region. They must be diagnosed with temporal lobe epilepsy (where seizures originate in the temple above the ear) and have had at least six seizures a year for no ...
Prevalence and severity of mental illness in the United States
...osis of a mental disorder over the course of their lifetime
(lifetime prevalence), with most mental illness be...percent; substance use disorders, 14.6 percent and lifetime
prevalence for any disorder, 46.4 percent. Median age of onset is much earlier for anxiety and impul...
Mental illness exacts heavy toll, beginning in youth
...f Mental Health (NIMH) have found that half of all lifetime
cases of mental illness begin by age 14, and that ...tal illness begins very early in life. Half of all lifetime
cases begin by age 14; three quarters have begun by age 24. Thus, mental disorders are really the c...
Women overestimate breast cancer risk, U-M study finds
...ted view of their risk. When asked to estimate the lifetime
risk of breast cancer, 89 percent of women overest...e women were asked to estimate the average woman's lifetime
risk of developing breast cancer, and half were not asked for an estimate. Both groups then received...
Study examines cost-effectiveness of HPV testing in four European countries
...1) cytology (i.e., Pap tests) throughout a woman's lifetime
with HPV DNA testing as a triage strategy for abnormal cytology results and (2) cytology until age 30 followed by HPV DNA testing in combination with cytology after age 30. Both HPV DNA testing strategies were more effective than each country's curre...
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