Tag: "patterns" at medical news
Brain activity reflects differences in types of anxiety
... team has found compelling evidence that differing patterns
of brain activity are associated with each of two ...for treatment. To test whether neural activation patterns
supported the hypothesis that these two categories of anxiety are distinct, the researchers selected...
Most pediatric chemotherapy mistakes reach patients
...ilities and outpatient clinics to characterize the patterns
of errors and their causes for children receiving chemotherapy. Between 1999 and 2004, 829,492 errors were reported, of which 29,802 involved patients under 18 years old and 310 of these involved a chemotherapeutic drug. The authors of the study fo...
Aggressive treatment for whiplash does not promote faster recovery
... twice. In the current study, the authors examined patterns
of care for 1,693 patients with whiplash injuries ...-fault) can affect the association between certain patterns
of care and recovery because it may influence how patients perceive their medical needs, the pressur...
Both alcohol and neighborhood characteristics can affect intimate partner violence
...olence (IPV). New findings indicate that drinking patterns
as well as neighborhood characteristics can influe...ce (IPV), a new study has found that both drinking patterns
and neighborhood characteristics can contribute in different ways to mutual IPV among married/cohabi...
Clinical review -- A psychological approach to the management of irritable bowel syndrome
...suffer from depression and have abnormal behaviour patterns
including anxiety and somatisation (conversion of an emotional, mental, or psychosocial problem to a physical complaint). This has led to the idea that IBS has a psychological as well as a biological basis and a growing body of evidence supports the ...
Moderate drinking lowers women's risk of heart attack
...tudy compared alcohol drinking volume and drinking patterns
of women who had been hospitalized due to a heart ... Similar, but weaker, associations were found when patterns
and volume were analyzed among drinkers only. Among these women, drinking alcohol in moderation in ...
Studies show role of age, gender, race and weight on cancer risk and treatment
...ent for HCC and this study sought to determine the patterns
of use for this treatment. Researchers from the University of Michigan Health System in Ann Arbor, Mich., and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Md., reviewed data of all HCC patients submitted to the Surveillance, Epidem...
'Star Trek'-type scanning may reveal genetic activity of tumors, Stanford study shows
...D, in 2004. Chang had been using the gene activity patterns
of microarrays to predict cancer outcome. Segal de...asive images, there are lots and lots of different patterns
that had no known meaning," said Chang. "We thought that maybe we could come up with a way to system...
Fingerprint instead of blood sample
...gnificant amplification effect. Indeed, the ridge patterns
of smokers fingerprints fluoresce, while those of nonsmokers do not. The fingerprints are very highly resolved and can be lifted for comparison with known prints, just as in conventional procedures. When magnified, even the tiny sweat pores along the...
Alzheimer's weight gain initiative also improved patients' intellectual abilities
... walls and staff worked with patients to print new patterns
on curtains and tablecloths. Patients' rooms were given name plates, they were encouraged to have more private items in their rooms and staff wore brightly coloured clothes. The prepared trays sent by the kitchen were replaced with serving bowls ...
Low physical activity can improve fitness levels for sedentary, overweight postmenopausal women
...in its ability to provide direct answers for other patterns
of physical activity. Understandably, because of c...s, the trial mimicked only three physical activity patterns
that can occur; in real life, there are infinitely more." "Although current knowledge regarding th...
Food and drink, and what it says about us
...oduction, attention can now move to the intriguing patterns
of consumption. The conference Food & Drink in Archaeology 2007 will be held at The Department of Archaeology on May 1819. ...
Log-on to shape-up
... current trial. Physical inactivity and dietary patterns
are second only to tobacco use as a leading cause of preventable death in the United States. Despite the multiple health benefits that physical activity is associated with, less than half of Americans engage in the recommended physical activity level...
Annals of Internal Medicine Tip Sheet for May 15, 2007
...nizations Examination of physicians prescribing patterns
and accumulation and sale of this information by the health care information organization industry is not new and was not imposed upon the medical profession by the pharmaceutical industry, an author writes (History of Medicine, p. 742). Prescriber...
Mediterranean diet halves risk of progressive lung disease
... was assessed in detail every four years. Eating patterns
fell into two distinct categories: those who ate a diet rich in fruit, vegetables, whole grains and fish (Mediterranean diet); and those who ate a diet rich in processed foods, refined sugars, and cured and red meats (Western diet). Between 1986 an...
Elsevier announces launch of Brain Stimulation
...proaches, and the use of these techniques to study patterns
of neural connectivity. An equal emphasis will be placed on the therapeutic applications and adverse effects of stimulation techniquesnot just clinical trials, but also conceptual pieces, consideration of ethical issues, and other issues related to ...
Counseling, coping skills could reduce arthritis disability
...l therapy a treatment based on changing unhelpful patterns
of thinking for pain management. An important facet of this therapy was training in specific coping skills, such as using relaxation techniques and pacing daily activities. Other interventions included biofeedback, stress management, emotional d...
Patients with 'bleeding' strokes less likely to get prevention treatment
...se with SAH. "It is uncertain whether prescription patterns
were influenced by the known association between low cholesterol levels and an increased risk for ICH," said Eric E. Smith, M.D., M.P.H., lead author of the report and associate director of acute stroke services at Massachusetts General Hospital in B...
A frown or a smile? Children with autism can't discern
...and display restricted, repetitive and stereotyped patterns
of behavior. They dont pick up whats going on they miss the nuances, the body language and facial expressions and sometimes miss the big picture and instead focus on minor, less socially relevant details, Davies said. That, in turn, affects inter...
Employers who recognize the impact of migraine may help to improve workplace productivity
...igating migraine frequency and severity, treatment patterns
and total impact of migraine at work during a three-month period. Study results revealed that more than 50 percent of people with migraines experienced moderate to severe disability in the previous three months due to the condition. On average, on...
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