Tag: "patterns" at medical news
Finnish scientist to receive IADR Award in Geriatric Oral Research
...cades investigating the oral health care needs and patterns
of older adults in Scandinavia, and these findings have helped shape treatment guidelines for the oral health profession. Studies on healthy and older medically compromised dental and edentate older adults yielded greater understanding of the inter-r...
Increased nighttime blood pressure may be linked to higher risk for congestive heart failure
... BP measurement. "This indicates that nighttime BP patterns
may be important in development of CHF and that a traditional office BP measurement does not capture all of the increased risk that an increased nighttime BP conveys," the authors write. "Nighttime BP appears to convey additive risk information about...
Severe hot flashes associated with chronic insomnia
...sleep and overall dissatisfaction with their sleep patterns
on a regular basis (at least three nights a week for at least the past six months). Women with mild hot flashes did not report these problems any more frequently than did women with no hot flashes. Women were also more likely to have problems stayi...
New HIV study identifies high-risk subgroups of adolescents
...e subgroups within a high-risk population in which patterns
of risks like unprotected sex, mental health crise...lescents have the same risk behaviors and that the patterns
seem to be different between boys and girls. It's also important because it suggests that programs d...
Kids who blow bubbles find language is child's play
... abilities than others. They also showed different patterns
of relationships. For instance, there was no link when it came to easier movements, such as walking and running. To assess spontaneous speech in a familiar place, researchers recorded everything said by children, and the person looking after them, ...
A neural mosaic of tones
... loss, which also probably disrupts such organised patterns
of the brain. Now that many of these fields can be functionally identified, studies can focus on how the responses of these fields are changed by hearing loss and how to restore the functionality of these regions....
Tracking computer-based error reports improves patient safety, Hopkins study finds
...ta are valuable only if consistently monitored for patterns
and used to create safety checks that prevent common errors from happening again. "Error reporting is only as good as the actual changes that are made as a result of it," says co-author Christoph Lehmann, M.D., director of clinical information techn...
Children of diabetics show signs of atherosclerosis
...finding, the influence of dietary habits, exercise patterns
and perhaps environmental exposures cannot be discounted," Dr. Schmidt said. "Taken together, this fascinating study suggests that irrespective of family history, efforts to limit factors leading to insulin resistance may have frank benefits in enhan...
Eighth International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant
...ransfer; and global-scale transport and deposition patterns
of atmospheric mercury. Friday, Aug. 11: Press conference at 10 a.m. An advance copy of the declaration will be available for reporters early Friday morning. Sessions of special interest: understanding and controlling mercury emissions from coal-...
Manual vs device-assisted CPR
...esign of the studies and whether anomalous outcome patterns
occurred by chance. The editorial concludes that the degree of benefit or harm associated with use of the LBD-CPR device is influenced by the details of its use perhaps including selection of the patient population with respect to presenting rhythm...
Define diabetes differently, says U-M expert in speech for national award
...s real-world data to simulate and predict diabetes patterns
and costs. In all of these studies, he says, he has adhered to a common theme: using epidemiology, or the study of health issues in large populations, to guide clinical and public health practice. Such studies have shown that the level of high blood...
Health professionals must help tackle climate change
...icine is about saving lives, then working to alter patterns
of behaviour that contribute to climate change could arguably become a priority for clinicians - as an urgent preventative measure. Likewise, institutions of health care in particular the NHS have enormous power to do good or harm to the natural en...
News Tips from The Journal of Neuroscience
...entified cCx30 (also called cCx31). The expression patterns
of cCx26 and cCx30 were overlapping and encompassed gap junctions of sensory and iontransporting epithelial cells. Fluorescent recovery after photobleaching of organotypic cultures of basilar papilla and utricle revealed dye transfer through gap junc...
Diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis falls shortnon adherence compounds issue
...ues at the University of Lige studied prescription patterns
among nearly two thousand post-menopausal women wh...is study, one of the first to analyze prescription patterns
among women with and without osteoporosis, shows that both treatment and preventative measures among...
Farm kids almost twice as likely to die from injury as children overall
...ies to young children to determine rates, identify patterns
and devise prevention strategies on farms and ranches. They found that children 16 years old, particularly boys, when on farms are about twice as likely to die from accidental injury as young Canadian children altogether. Most of these mortal injurie...
Indigenous cancer patients in Australia fare worse than their non-indigenous counterparts
...mographic and cultural factors contributing to the patterns
of survival in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population of Australia. The interplay of access to care, differences in patient preferences for treatment and in patients' clinical understanding require a holistic and culturally respectful a...
Fatigue a lasting problem after liver transplantation
...bilitation programs focusing on improving activity patterns
and physical fitness," the authors state. They fo...ilitation programs, focusing on improving activity patterns
and physical fitness, may reduce complaints of fatigue after liver transplantation. However, the eff...
Inconsistent access to food in low-income households may contribute to weight gain
...rograms can be used to help discourage consumption patterns
that promote obesity. For example, he says, USDA'...sumption patterns, and that the cyclic consumption patterns
lead to gradual weight gain over time." Wilde proposes, "If we can identify economic factors that in...
Alcohol consumption habits may threaten GI health
... when managing a healthy lifestyle. In this case, patterns
of alcohol consumption may significantly affect di...variety of drinking methods to differentiate which patterns
are most harmful and which may have some beneficial protective effects." Artificially Sweetened, C...
More than just genetics: Lifestyle choices impact GI health
...T2071] Previous research has shown that breakfast patterns
can affect a person's weight and energy level, as those who skip breakfast or eat a breakfast rich in protein and fat may experience weight gain and altered energy balance. Researchers from the Universities of Verona and Parma in Italy further exami...
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