Tag: "men" at medical news
Shoulder tapping -- Young males are most willing to purchase alcohol for underage youth
...e. Furthermore, added Toomey, one in five young men
entering alcohol establishments in this area would have been breaking the law if our requesters had actually been under age 21. There are serious implications for social provision of alcohol to a minor; in Minnesota it is a gross misdemeanor. If th...
Smoking rate has plummeted in New York City
...icut). Over the past year, smoking decreased among men
(from 22.5% to 19.9%) and among Hispanics (from 20...e fell faster among women (23% decline) than among men
(15% decline). Rates among young adults (ages 18-24) have declined twice as much as rates among...
New nutritional research: College students face obesity, high blood pressure, metabolic syndrome
...UNH students are overweight or obese, 8 percent of men
had metabolic syndrome, 60 percent of men
had high blood pressure, and more than two-thirds of women are not meeting their nutritional needs f...
Rising skin cancer rates are more likely to affect wealthy people, says 12-year review
...of malignant melanomas, which showed a decrease in men
aged 75 and over. And there was a link between m...three most common skin cancers. They found that men
were 30 per cent more likely to suffer from basal cell carcinoma, the most common form of skin cance...
Research probes seniors' plans for end-of-life care
... (WLS), a unique 50-year study of more than 10,000 men
and women, now in their mid-60s, who graduated from Wisconsin high schools in 1957. In 2003-04, a random subsample of more than 7,000 WLS participants completed phone interviews and mail questionnaires that probed their plans for end-of-life care. ...
Folic acid supplements do not appear to reduce risk of colorectal tumors
...ween July 1994 and October 2004 and included 1,021 men
and women with a recent history of colorectal adenomas but no previous large intestine cancerous tumor. Participants were randomly assigned to receive 1 mg/day of folic acid (n = 516) or placebo (n = 505), and were separately randomized to receive a...
Trial shows circulating tumor cells predict how prostate cancer patients do with chemotherapy
...n looked at circulating tumor cells (CTCs) in 240 men
with metastatic prostate cancer that failed hormon... to five weeks of treatment. They found that those men
with more than five tumor cells per blood sample had a worse prognosis than those who had fewer cell...
Genetic variations may predispose some men to suicidal thoughts during treatment for depression
Genetic variations may help explain why some men
with depression develop suicidal thoughts and beha... the beginning of the study. The participants were men
and women ages 18 to 75 years who had been diagnosed with non-psychotic major depressive disorder. T...
Gender impacts colorectal cancer progression
... June 5, 2007 -- Physiological differences between men
and women may contribute to differential tumor dev...on and overall survival. When we stratified for men
and women, different genes appear to be predictive for outcome, says Lenz. This is the very first st...
African-American men understimate risk of prostate cancer
Many African-American men
radically underestimate the likelihood that having...in Chicago, say this is alarming. African-American men
have a higher incidence rate, are diagnosed later, and have a higher mortality rate from prostate ca...
Treatment for early prostate cancer associated with type of specialist seen
Chicago, June 3, 2007 -- A new study analyzing men
with localized prostate cancer shows that the spec...inical Oncologists, reviewed the records of 85,088 men
aged 65 and older who were diagnosed with prostate cancer between 1994 and 2002 using information fr...
Nonhormonal drug reduces hot flashes in men treated for prostate cancer
...he intensity of hot flashes by up to 46 percent in men
receiving androgen deprivation therapy. The men
who received gabapentin reported fewer side effects than those receiving a placebo tablet, the resea...
Harboring hostility may be linked to unhealthy lungs
...marginally strong finding occurred among the White men
sampled. The authors speculate that people in lower status roles, Black women, White women, and Black men, who display hostility (and may be pushing against social expectations), elicit stronger social consequences than White men, resulting in higher...
Flaxseed stunts the growth of prostate tumors
...xamined the effects of flaxseed supplementation on men
who were scheduled to undergo prostatectomy -- surgery for the treatment of prostate cancer. The men
took 30 grams of flaxseed daily for an average of 30 days prior to surgery. Once the men's tumors we...
OHSU Cancer Institute shows findings of immunotherapy vaccine in prostate cancer patients
...r, PSA. After three months of hormone therapy, 117 men
received sipuleucel-T and 59 received placebo. S...y and effectiveness for the use of sipuleucel-T in men
with metastatic, androgen- independent prostate cancer (a different and more advanced patient popula...
OHSU Cancer Institute, VA researchers find way to identify which men need a second biopsy
...s Medical Center has found a way to identify which men
need a second prostate biopsy because they may be ...end further follow up or diagnostic procedures for men
who have a negative biopsy. We have derived a simple marker so urologists can identify who is at ris...
Getting the word out: Babies are born to be breastfed
...Soap TV. The campaign worked: Almost 69 percent of men
and 46 percent of women surveyed reported that they would be comfortable with having their child breastfed in public after the campaign, up from 54 and 35 percent, respectively, before the campaign. "I was amazed by the findings. The evaluation shows...
Journal Sleep: Longer CPAP use at night can normalize one's daytime functioning
...and concentration deficiencies. OSA can occur in men
and women of any age, but it is most common in obe...aged men. The AASM estimates that four percent of men
and two percent of women have OSA, and millions more remain undiagnosed. Safe and effective trea...
Study explains why patients with OSA are at higher risk for cardiovascular disease
... lining of the blood vessels." For the study, 14 men
with OSA were recruited from the Sleep Clinic at t...direct observation of patients during sleep. The men
were comparable in age, blood pressure and metabolic profiles, but the OSA patients had a higher bod...
OHSU Cancer Institute researcher identifies protein marker for prostate cancer survival
...protein that is a strong indicator of survival for men
with advanced prostate cancer. The C-reactive prot...et before this can become a routine blood test for men
with advanced prostate cancer, Beer said. ...
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