Tag: "moderate" at medical news
Rare cell prevents rampant brain activity
...t responds by sending back inhibitory signals that moderate
surrounding pyramid cells. Gilad Silberberg, one of the researchers behind the study, believes that the mechanism is essential to understanding brain disorders like epilepsy. "A characteristic feature of epilepsy is the hyperactivation of corti...
Strenuous physical activity associated with lower breast cancer risk
...en were asked about their average participation in moderate
(such as brisk walking, golf or volleyball) and st...inutes of strenuous activity per week. "Long-term moderate
physical activity and strenuous and moderate
activity in the past three years were not associated wi...
USC-led study suggests exercise reduces risk of developing invasive breast cancer
... on the impact of strenuous activities, as well as moderate
activities, collecting information on the amount each woman exercised per week from high school through age 54 years (or the woman's current age if she was younger than 54). Women were followed through the end of 2002 using information from Californi...
Computer scientist reveals the math and science behind blockbuster movies
...n of the University of California-Los Angeles will moderate
the symposium. Science at the Oscars This year, two of the three movies nominated for a special effects Oscar--Poseidon and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, both made by Industrial Light & Magic (ILM)-- required heavy numerical simul...
Injection of 'skin filler' material appears to stimulate collagen production
... All participants were fair-skinned, and eight had moderate
sun damagevisible as brown spots, drooping skin, w...kles or uneven pigmentationwhile three had mild to moderate
damage. They received three injections of .7 milliliters of stabilized hyaluronic acid 2 to 5 centi...
Multislice CT speeds the diagnosis of chest pain in the emergency room
...images were not clear, or because there was only a moderate
amount of disease in the coronary arteriesalso had...helpful. Thats because it cant determine whether a moderate
blockage is substantial enough to interfere with blood flow to the heart, thereby causing chest pain...
Americans believe global warming is real, want action, but not as a priority
...ost Americans believe global warming is real but a moderate
and distant risk. While they strongly support policies like investing in renewable energy, higher fuel economy standards and international treaties, they strongly oppose carbon taxes on energy sources that put carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. Th...
Exercise has no effect on risk of knee osteoarthritis
...and valid study that supports recommending regular moderate
physical activity without undue fear that such activity may increase the risk for knee OA," the author states. Since physical activity does not appear to increase the risk of knee OA, the author wonders what variables may possibly play a role in its ...
Erectile dysfunction influenced by race and ethnicity
...ver the age of 60, as well as those suffering from moderate
lower urinary tract symptoms, hypertension and/or depression were increasingly likely to suffer from ED. Odds decreased in black men who exercised or had good partner relationships, and in Hispanic men with a high school or higher education. "Cons...
Study tests oral insulin to prevent type 1 diabetes
...tion (FDA) to treat specific forms of lymphoma and moderate
to severe rheumatoid arthritis. It is not approved for the prevention of type 1 diabetes. Also under way is a study testing whether mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) or MMF plus daclizumab (DZB), drugs approved by FDA to prevent rejection after an organ...
Simple classification can help define and predict limb-threatening diabetic infections
...at a simple system that labels infections as mild, moderate
or severe can have a dramatic impact on predicting hospitalization and amputation. This will go a long way toward helping us to most effectively guide therapy and communicate with our patients." ...
Temple University Hospital investigates treatment for cervical dysplasia
...men in the U.S. already infected with HPV who have moderate
to severe cervical dysplasia, a precancerous condi...omen, about 300,000-500,000 receive a diagnosis of moderate
to severe cervical dysplasia, caused by certain high-risk HPV strains. "The prophylactic vaccines, ...
Chronic pain up almost 40 percent among US workers in past decade
...lets, taken once daily, have been shown to relieve moderate
to moderately severe chronic pain in adults who need around-the-clock treatment for an extended period of time." Addressing Pain at Work There have been positive changes in the workplace in the last decade. More than two-thirds, or 66 percent...
JRRD releases single-topic issue focused on vision rehabilitation
...ination results showed significant correlation and moderate
agreement. Patients reported a high degree of satisfaction with teleretinal imaging. The imaging also improved diabetic retinopathy assessment rates. Framework for a national teleretinal imaging program to screen for diabetic retinopathy in Vetera...
UGA study finds that caffeine cuts post-workout pain by nearly 50 percent
...am of University of Georgia researchers finds that moderate
doses of caffeine, roughly equivalent to two cups ...and two days after an exercise session that caused moderate
muscle soreness, the volunteers took either caffeine or a placebo and performed two different quadri...
New Congress should focus on covering the uninsured, reducing health costs, according to new survey
...ge for the uninsured 1 (88%) Enact reforms to moderate
rising health care costs 2 (81%) Reform Medicare to ensure its long-run solvency 3* (80%) Increase use of IT to improve quality and safety ofmedical care 3* (80%) Expand SCHIP to reach all uninsured children 5 (76%) Ensure families d...
Men with hypertension who drink moderate amounts of alcohol may have a lower risk of heart attack
...(CVD) and total mortality. Studies have shown that moderate
consumption of alcohol, up to a limit of one to tw...pertension and CVD mortality showed a link between moderate
consumption and lower CVD mortality in individuals with hypertension. But no prior studies had exami...
Methamphetamine use increases risks of artery tears and stroke
...sk factors for stroke. Both recovered with mild to moderate
disabilities after acute stroke therapy....
Why are Danes the world's happiest nation?
...the Danes began well before 1992, albeit at a more moderate
level. The key factor that explains this, and that differentiates Danes from Swedes and Finns, seems to be that Danes have consistently low (and realistic) expectations for the year to come. So the key to happiness may lie in the fact that if you l...
Study compares LASIK and LASEK eye surgery
...ective and predictable for the treatment of low to moderate
myopia (near-sightedness)," Azar said....
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