Tag: "men" at medical news
Oral wounds heal slower in women, older adults, study finds
...one of the few times in the field of healing where men
have an advantage over women. "This indicates that the healing process in skin and mouth tissues is different in some fundamental way not previously expected." ...
Men warned of osteoporosis problems by McMaster researcher
...07) - A McMaster University researcher is alerting men
and their doctors that osteoporosis isn't just a w...n how common the condition is in men. One in eight men
over 50 years of age has osteoporosis, compared to one in four women after menopause. In their pap...
Researchers: Few heart disease trials reporting sex-specific results
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Heart disease differences in men
and women continue to be poorly understood because...ting -- defined as reporting results for women and men
in a format that allows data to be specifically extracted for each sex. In addition, the authors fou...
MR angiography highly accurate in detecting blocked arteries
...el said. The researchers studied 80 patients (44 men
and 36 women) with suspected arterial occlusive disease to compare the performance of contrast-enhanced MR angiography to DSA and CT angiography. Two independent readers evaluated the images. Blockages were detected with MR angiography in 208 (reader...
New UWS study to shed light on women and recovery from alcoholism
...s from alcohol use to alcoholism more rapidly than men
in a process of acceleration known as 'telescoping.' Research has shown that alcoholism is becoming the third leading cause of death in women aged 35 to 55," Ms Withnall says. "There is little research internationally that specifically looks at mid...
Topical anaesthetic spray delays ejaculation by five times as long says new study
...Researchers from the UK and Netherlands studied 54 men
with premature ejaculation, randomly assigning the...ge of one minute after vaginal penetration. "The men
who were prescribed the TEMPE spray, which delivers a combination of lidocaine and prilocaine, manag...
Bioterrorism alerts induce anxiety and may pose health risk, Einstein study finds
...ts relation to anxiety. The 116 participants (26 men
and 90 women) randomly received one of two messages: either a potent bioterrorism message portraying a graphic account of a horrific case of bioterrorism, or a message more neutral in tone that presented bioterrorism as a risk that was minor relative...
Psychosocial factors associated with higher levels of inflammatory markers
...-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis, a study of 6,814 men
and women who were between the ages of 45 to 84 years (average age 62.2) when they enrolled, between 2000 and 2002. Participants filled out a questionnaire with demographic information, and several separate questionnaires that assessed the psychosoc...
Does endurance exercise promote life-threatening changes in athletes' hearts?
...es without VA. The athletes were Belgian and Dutch men
aged between 18 and 55. Using four methods for quantitative angiography (X-ray of the heart chambers) to study the RV, they measured the volume of blood in the relaxed RV (end-diastolic volume, EDV), the volume of blood left in the RV after the hea...
New amfAR research grants aim to advance understanding and prevention of rectal HIV transmission
...ese MSM: Little is known about the extent to which men
who have sex with men
(MSM) also engage in sex with women. Dr. Liu plans to study this phenomenon among Chinese MSM, espec...
States with higher levels of gun ownership have higher homicide rates
...homicide rates among children, and among women and men
of all ages, are higher in states where more households have guns. The study appears in the February 2007 issue of Social Science and Medicine. Matthew Miller, Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Injury Prevention at Harvard School of Public H...
Telomere length may predict risk of coronary heart disease in middle-aged men
...easured telomere length in white blood cell DNA of men
aged 45-64 years already enrolled in the West of S...OSCOPS). They compared the telomere lengths of 484 men
who went on to develop coronary heart disease with those of 1058 men
who remained disease free. They...
Resurgence and spread of syphilis in China is a rapidly increasing epidemic
...e of prostitution due to a substantial majority of men
and a large migrant population of male workers, the report says. Changing social practices such as people experimenting with sex at earlier ages and before marriage, as well as increasing costs of individual health care, also contribute. Syphilis w...
NOVA to air two-hour documentary on pioneering African American chemist
...spirational and motivational figure for many young men
and women. Although this was especially true for students and researchers of color, it was more generally true for all, no matter what their race, ethnicity or gender." Percy Lavon Julian was born in Montgomery, Ala., on April 11, 1899, the son of ...
Benefits of testosterone treatment unknown, research shows
...esearch. "We found that the evidence for whether men
are better off being treated with testosterone is ...y be prescribing testosterone to otherwise healthy men
who report poor quality of life, limited sex drive and fatigue and may have somewhat low testosteron...
UGA study finds that caffeine cuts post-workout pain by nearly 50 percent
...o get a definitive answer in at least one sex, but men
may respond differently to caffeine. And the small sample size of nine volunteers means that the study will have to be replicated with a larger study. O'Connor said that despite these limitations, caffeine appears to be more effective in relieving ...
Radiation therapy combo cures prostate cancer long-term
Seventy-four percent of men
treated with a combination of radiation seed impla... Over the course of 15 years, doctors followed 232 men
with early-stage prostate cancer who received a course of external beam radiation therapy followed b...
Binge drinking, gender and clinical depression
...e stronger for women than it is for men. However, men
and women do not differ in the relationship betwee...tudy underscores the important fact that women and men
differ in significant ways both biologically and socially that may impact how they drink, and the ...
Men with no sons more at risk for prostate cancer, according to Mailman School of PH Study
...ion with Hebrew University of Jerusalem found that men
who had only daughters had a higher risk of prostate cancer than men
who had at least one son, thus signifying a possible defect on the father's Y chromosome. The resul...
Minorities and colorectal cancer screening: Phone them and they will come
...h may help reduce CRC incidence and death in black men
and women, who are at significantly higher risk fo... cancer." From 1992-2001, CRC incidence for black men
was 13.2 percent higher than for white men
and 21.7 percent greater for black women than for white w...
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