Tag: "men" at medical news
Transcendental meditation reduces congestive heart failure, new study shows
...sity of Pennsylvania evaluated 23 African American men
and women, average age 64, who were recently hospitalized with New York Heart Association class II or III congestive heart failure. Participants were randomized to either the Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique or health educationin addition to ...
The influence of the menstrual cycle on the female brain
...or better understanding of the differences between men
and women, particularly as observed in the prevale...ment was carried out on a male group. Result: when men
anticipate rewards, they mainly activate a region involved in motivation for obtaining rewards, the ...
Civic engagement keeps aging Americans mentally healthy after physical decline
...so found lesser hikes in depressive symptoms among men
steadily involved in recreational associations, such as hobby or discussion groups. Authors Emily Greenfield and Nadine Marks of the University of Wisconsin-Madison used survey data to track changes in respondents' physical, psychological, and soci...
The Natural Fat-Loss Pharmacy by Dr. Harry Preuss
...nal of Clinical Nutrition, 180 healthy, overweight men
and women were given either CLA or a placebo for one year. On average the CLA group lost 5 pounds of fat and gained 2 pounds of firming muscle without diet or exercise. Chromium: Twenty-five years of research shows that taking supplements of th...
Use of common pain relievers associated with increased risk of blood pressure in men
...id not have a history of high blood pressure. The men
were asked in 2000 and again in 2002 about whether...ypertension. Over four years of follow-up, 1,968 men
developed hypertension. Compared with men
who did not take analgesics, those who took acetaminophen...
CIHR-funded research: Antidepressants help men decrease alcohol consumption, but not women
...antly from rates found in male counterparts. While men
suffering from depression generally consume more a...is associated with lower alcohol consumption among men
suffering from depression," said Dr. Graham. "But this does not appear to be true for women." Over...
Do Internet cafs facilitate unsafe sex?
...may be facilitating unsafe sex, particularly among men
who have sex with men. Dr Walter Curioso (Unive...transmission and the high level of Internet use by men
who have sex with men
in Peru," say the authors, "cabinas pblicas are a logical place to deliver Web...
Alcohol interventions that teach practical skills work best with high-risk university students
...ion defined as AUDIT scores of eight or above for men
and four or above for women the BSTP appeared to be more effective. "The at-risk students those with a higher AUDIT score and in greater danger of having negative consequences from alcohol consumption in the brief skills-training program reduce...
Penn researchers find that chronic dizziness may be caused by psychiatric and neurologic illnesses
...rtment of Otorhinolaryngology at Penn, studied 345 men
and women age 15 to 89 (average age 43.5) who had dizziness for three months or longer due to unknown causes. From 1998 to 2004, the patients were tracked from their referral to Penns balance center through multiple specialty examinations until they...
Plant-derived omega-3s may aid in bone health
...o the 23 participants. Twenty of the subjects were men
and three were postmenopausal women not on hormone...articularly strong in men." So, while middle-aged men
are often overlooked in studies of bone health, incorporating plant sources of omega-3 PUFA into the...
Updated guidelines advise focusing on women's lifetime heart risk
...d for artery re-opening procedures less often than men
after a heart attack, this disparity in care doesn...ence have been that women are typically older than men
when they have heart attacks, they more frequently have other medical conditions in addition to hear...
Diabetes risk factors develop earlier in women than men
... that otherwise healthy women are more likely than men
to show elevated levels of endothelial factors and...ood vessels. Results showed that 52 women and 39 men
had progressed from normal blood glucose levels to pre-diabetic status during the previous six years...
New class of targeted cancer drugs shows promise in slowing progression of recurrent prostate cancer
...ther drugs such as docetaxel have shown to benefit men
with advanced prostate cancer, no other second-lin...nited States in 2007 and that approximately 27,050 men
will die of this disease....
Vasectomy may put men at risk for type of dementia
...orthwestern University researchers have discovered men
with an unusual form of dementia have a higher rate of vasectomy than men
the same age who are cognitively normal. The dementia is Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA), a neur...
Older adults face double whammy when it comes to body fat
... "It demonstrates that up until age 80, both older men
and women gained fat but lost lean mass each year. These age-related changes were compounded by the obesity epidemic." In addition to measuring the effects of aging on body composition, the researchers also looked at the effects of the obesity epid...
Aging population is causing major increase in the cancer burden warn experts
...e measure, to the rapid increase in the numbers of men
reaching older ages." Screening programmes need...e second most common cause of cancer death in both men
and women was colorectal cancer. "There remains hope that dietary modifications, increased physical ...
Emergency departments test chest pain patients differently, based on race, gender and insurance
...rcent of commercially insured non-African American men
received electrocardiography testing when presenti...31 percent higher proportion than African American men
covered by non-commercial forms of insurance....
Highlights from the February 2007 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
...The researchers analyzed data from more than 5,000 men
and more than 6,000 women who took part in the Min...llege of Medicine. Study participants were 1,266 men
and women between 20 and 38 years old living in a semirural setting in Louisiana and enrolled in the...
Prostate cancer patients see high survival rates with seed implants
More than ninety percent of men
who receive appropriate radiation dose levels with...he long-term results of permanent seed implants in men
with early stage prostate cancer. Nearly 2,700 men
were studied at 11 institutions in the United Sta...
Erectile dysfunction influenced by race and ethnicity
...stimate prevalence by race and ethnicity. White men
age 70 years and older, as well as those suffering...were shown to be ED related in black men. Hispanic men
over the age of 60, as well as those suffering from moderate lower urinary tract symptoms, hypertens...
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