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Baby DVDs, videos may hinder, not help, infants' language development
...tent of baby DVDs and videos is different from the other
types of programming because it tends to have litt...rents need to spend as much time monitoring TV and other
media viewing as they do in monitoring their childrens school activities. The researchers believe m...
Obesity linked to hyperparathyroidism in chronic kidney disease
...y weight was unaffected by age, race, diabetes, or other
factors. A further analysis was done to determin...is the main reason for hyperparathyroidism in CKD, other
factors can also affect PTH levels. Dr. Kovesdy explains, "Our current therapeutic practices aimed ...
Better mobility keeps seniors healthier
...ffer further deterioration that can interfere with other
daily living activities. As the U.S. population ages, it becomes increasingly important to identify and target interventions for those people who are at risk for further disabilities and illness. In a paper published in the September issue of the Ame...
Researchers find vitamin B1 deficiency key to vascular problems for diabetic patients
...thiamine concentrations in diabetic populations of other
countries independent of local diet; the evaluation of thiamine and thiamine derivatives to correct low plasma thiamine concentration in diabetes, reverse vascular dysfunction and prevent vascular complications; and investigation of the mechanism of ...
Even older women at high risk have little interest in being tested for HIV, study finds
... exposure to the virus based on sexual history and other
factors. Only 115, or 22 percent of participants, said they would be interested in HIV testing. Their most often cited reasons were curiosity and concern about a current or past sexual partners behaviors. About a third of women had already been teste...
New research discovers independent brain networks control human walking
...so walk easily with one leg moving forward and the other
backward, a pattern referred to as hybrid walking....O of the Kennedy Krieger Institute. This study and other
research from Kennedy Kriegers Motion Analysis Laboratory provide a glimpse into the rehabilitative ...
Diets high in choline may increase risk for colorectal polyps
...es have shown that people with increased intake of other
nutrients required for one-carbon metabolism, such... first study of choline and colorectal polyps, and other
components of diets high in choline may be responsible for the association, the finding needs to be ...
Study reveals gaps in vaccine financing for underinsured children
...plans that may or may not provide immunizations or other
preventive benefits before a high deductible has b... the article for additional information, including other
authors, author contributions and affiliations, financial disclosures, funding and support, etc. ...
Osteoporosis screening and treatment may be cost-effective for selected older men
...0 years or older regardless of fracture history or other
fracture risk factors is not cost-effective using current drug costs. However, this strategy may be cost-effective for men aged 65 years or older with a prior clinical fracture and for men aged 80 years or older without a prior fracture, assuming a s...
Miniature implanted devices could treat epilepsy, glaucoma
....8 milliwatts, or about one-third as much power as other
implantable transmitters while transmitting 10 tim...es. A commercial implantable device developed by other
researchers for epilepsy currently is in clinical trials at several sites, including the Indiana Uni...
Controlling prescription drug expenditures: a case report of success
...pending on prescription drugs rose faster than any other
segment of health care spending, the health plan a... spend on prescription drugs is wasteful, and that other
institutions, hospitals, health plans, state and federal governments can learn from our experience. ...
WPI wins $1M to develop system to locate and monitor emergency workers in buildings
...g of temperature, heart rate, respiration rate and other
physiological parameters. The enhanced system will...epartments, the military, the mining industry, and other
fields where people can become lost or trapped indoors in dangerous or life-threatening situations. ...
Electrical implant steadies balance disorder in animals
... are underway to reduce electrical interference to other
nerve branches and to refine the timing patterns of electrical stimulation to make them more like normal. In addition, they plan to work on making the device smaller and hermetically sealed so that it can fit completely inside the head beneath the s...
Theory of facial aging gets a facelift from UT Southwestern researchers
...s on aging and possibly hold clues to the study of other
diseases such as obesity, diabetes and cancer. ...
Sports concussion research using fMRI provides insight for safe return-to-play decisions
...ely researched by the University of Pittsburgh and other
academic institutions throughout the world. Drs. Lovell and Collins have a proprietary interest in the ImPACT test as does UPMC. ImPACT Applications, Inc., is a Pittsburgh-based company that owns and licenses the ImPACT tool. Recent years have ma...
UIC researchers to develop new drugs to fight bioterrorism
...onal funding sources to develop medicines to fight other
infectious and chronic diseases such as tuberculos...pment of antibiotics for the treatment of this and other
infectious diseases," said Jerry Bauman, dean of the College of Pharmacy. "This grant will allow us ...
Novel candidate biomarker for heart failure also strongly predicts risk of death
...owing year. Improved understanding of how ST2 and other
biomarkers reflect aspects of the hearts hormonal ...toms of heart failure are similar to those of many other
conditions. In recent years studies from several groups, including collaborators on the current rep...
In women, caffeine may protect memory
...esults held up even after researchers adjusted for other
factors that could affect memory abilities, such a...pressure, medications, cardiovascular disease, and other
chronic illnesses. Caffeine is a psychostimulant which appears to reduce cognitive decline in wome...
Maternal obesity prior to pregnancy associated with birth defects
...eir height and weight before pregnancy, along with other
demographic and medical information. These women w...eveloped Omphalocele, in which the intestines or other
abdominal organs protrude out through the navel Mothers of babies with gastroschisis, which is s...
Early-childhood intervention may improve well-being through young adulthood
... the article for additional information, including other
authors, author contributions and affiliations, fi...lthiest country. Early-childhood education, on the other
hand, is woefully under-funded. The findings from the Child-Parent Centers should not surprise us,...
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