Tag: "minutes" at medical news
Grandparents, older adults encouraged to seek help for a sleep disorder
...t of men and 36 percent of women take more than 30 minutes
to fall asleep. There are many other possible ex...such things as a warm bath, a light snack or a few minutes
of reading. Dont take your worries to bed. Bedtime is a time to relax, not to hash out the str...
Even low levels of weekly exercise drive down blood pressure
... adults are currently recommended to indulge in 30 minutes
of moderately strenuous exercise on at least five ...eks. Some 44 people were randomly assigned to 30 minutes
of brisk walking on five days of the week. A further 42 were given the same programme, but for thr...
New study shows promise in reducing surgical risks associated with surgical bleeding
... stop bleeding in 95 percent of patients within 10 minutes
and do so without introducing foreign proteins that can carry greater risk of development of antibodies, said William C. Chapman, MD, FACS, Department of Surgery, Washington University, St. Louis (MO) School of Medicine. Im most encouraged by the inc...
Some women benefit more from exercise when emphasis is on health, not appearance
...r legs toned so they look good! About five to 10 minutes
after class each woman filled out the Exercise-Induced Feeling Inventory. This questionnaire measures how someone feels after exercising, whether revitalized, physically exhausted, tranquil, etc. The women also answered questions on the Physical Acti...
Baby DVDs, videos may hinder, not help, infants' language development
...t of the telephone interviews, which took about 45 minutes
to complete, a standard inventory for measuring infant language development was used. Parents of the 8 to 16 month olds were asked how many of a list of about 90 words their child understood. Typical words on this list included choo choo, mommy and...
New research discovers independent brain networks control human walking
...in an abnormal limping pattern. However, within 15 minutes
subjects adapted and learned to walk smoothly with...hat resulted in a limp that lasted for five-to-ten minutes
as they unlearned the correction. Regardless of how hard subjects tried, they were unable to stop th...
Miniature implanted devices could treat epilepsy, glaucoma
...es, but you can't go to the doctor every couple of minutes
for the rest or your life. So what you need is a device that measures your eye pressure continuously." The research is sponsored by SOLX Inc. in Waltham, Mass. Collaborating on the research is Babak Ziaie, an associate professor of electrical and...
AstraZeneca announces SYMBICORT is now available in the US
...elivers improved lung function occurring within 15 minutes
of beginning treatment. SYMBICORT does not replac...or opening of the lung airways, occurred within 15 minutes
of beginning treatment with SYMBICORT. The safety profile of SYMBICORT is based on a robust U.S. d...
New nutritional research: College students face obesity, high blood pressure, metabolic syndrome
...d 34 percent of women participated in less than 30 minutes
of activity per day. The good news" We have very few smokers, says Reilly. Also, Morrell notes that UNH students may be slightly healthier than their peers; national rates of overweight and obesity in this group are close to 40 percent. The other...
Low doses of ecstasy associated with decline in verbal memory
... words and repeating them immediately and again 20 minutes
later. At the initial examination, there were no statistically significant differences in any of the neuropsychological test scores between persistent Ecstasy-nave subjects and future Ecstasy users, the authors write. However, at follow-up, change ...
Targeted initiatives can encourage people to walk more
People can be encouraged to walk for up to 30-60 minutes
more per week if they are given the right kind of ...reased walking in the target groups by up to 30-60 minutes
a week on average, at least in the short term. Given how little exercise most people take, this amou...
Research shows aerobic exercise helps maintain muscle in elderly
...ealthy volunteers in their late 60s showed that 45 minutes
of walking 20 hours before exposure to insulin res...t required six of their 13 subjects to walk for 45 minutes
on a treadmill quickly enough to keep their hearts beating at 70 percent of their maximum rate the s...
Focused ultrasound relieves fibroid symptoms in women
...Protocol A allowed a maximum treatment time of 120 minutes
and a maximum fibroid treatment volume of 100ccs (...Protocol B allowed a maximum treatment time of 180 minutes
and maximum fibroid treatment volume of 150ccs (about seven cm in diameter), or up to 33 percent of ...
Exercise may slightly boost 'good' cholesterol levels
...age of 3.7 sessions per week at an average of 40.5 minutes
each, burning an average of 1,019 calories per wee... appeared necessary to change HDL-C levels was 120 minutes
or 900 calories burned. The effect of exercise was greater in those who had a higher total cholester...
Indoor smoking bans: Are they creating unhealthy outdoor zones for secondhand smoke?
...bon monoxide every 30 seconds, and then every five minutes
they counted the number of cars, smokers and nonsmokers who passed by. They found that a rise in the pollutants was associated with an increase in the number of smokers, and not with motor vehicle traffic. This suggests that we can measure the incr...
News from American Psychiatric Association 2007 Annual Meeting
...eived ramelteon 8 mg, zolpidem 10 mg or placebo 30 minutes
before bedtime for one night each in a single-dose, three-period crossover study. Patients were awakened two hours after they were given medication to evaluate standing balance, turning speed and stability, memory and adverse events. The primary en...
Data showed improved quality of life and patient satisfaction with SYMBICORT
...t improvement in lung function occurring within 15 minutes
of beginning treatment. SYMBICORT has safety data in long-term studies of up to one year, and has a robust cardiac safety profile. "The studies presented at this year's ATS conference provided valuable data on asthma control and asthma-related qualit...
NYP/Weill Cornell Urologists present at 2007 AUA Conference
...rocedure that takes only an additional two to five minutes
to rebuild the anatomy of a prostatectomy patient to improve urinary continence. "We reconstruct the major anatomical players controlling urinary continence," says Dr. Tewari. "The technique entails no extra cost and very little added time in the ope...
Improving communication with families of dying patients reduces stress, anxiety and depression
...hat family members who engaged in an average of 30 minutes
of a family conference with the patients physician and received an in-depth bereavement booklet had a lower prevalence of post-traumatic stress syndrome after 90 days (44.6% compared with 69.2% for family members who went through a 20-minute family c...
UCLA imaging study reveals how pure oxygen harms the brain
...ir breathing and heart rates. After waiting eight minutes
for the youngsters' breathing to return to normal, the team added 5 percent carbon dioxide to the gas mixture and repeated the scan. A comparison of the two scans revealed dramatic differences. "When the children inhaled pure oxygen, their br...
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