Tag: "poll" at medical news
TV ads may spur more stroke victims to get help sooner
... any symptoms. Researchers took a random telephone poll
of 1,000 Ontarians age 45 and older to monitor awareness of the ad campaigns. The phone surveys included open-ended questions about stroke warning signs until five responses were received. Researchers conducted the surveys just before, during and r...
MTAS will cause irreparable harm to 10,000 junior doctors
...disillusionment most doctors feel about MTAS. In a poll
of 3,255 consultants and junior doctors, only 10% thought the Modernising Medical Careers (MMC) process, of which MTAS is part, was an improvement over specialist registrar training. This figure was slightly higher 25% - for senior house officers. ...
Tobacco companies obstructed science, history professor says
...ective and fraudulent product." Proctor has used poll
results stretching back to the 1940s to show that in fact some people were ignorant of the risks. "Millions of people in the '60s, '70s and '80s didn't know that tobacco caused lung cancer or heart disease," Proctor said. "An increasing number knew, ...
Americans fear decline in US performance in math and science
...nce is very important (85%), according to a recent poll
commissioned by Research!America. Most (87%) rate ...opportunities for these careers are created. The poll
also found that Americans see the role of science as most important to our health and to eliminating...
Chronic pain up almost 40 percent among US workers in past decade
...as an update to the 1996 Louis Harris & Associates poll
on the subject, sponsored by Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical, Inc. "Chronic pain appears to be increasing in prevalence among U.S. workers as Americans age and lead more sedentary lifestyles," said Rollin Gallagher, M.D., M.P.H., editor-in-chief of th...
Australians support mandatory fitness testing to combat childhood obesity
...ildhood obesity, according to a new public opinion poll
by Research Australia. Support for mandatory fitn...unity's increased focus on healthy lifestyles, the poll
also found two thirds of those surveyed will seek information on exercise, nutrition and diet in the...
Public confidence in government drops as 5th anniversary of 9/11 approaches
...w Yorkers (34 percent) said they were ready. The poll
also showed that there are significant racial disparities in how Americans view the government and preparedness. African-Americans held far less favorable views on the topics covered, compared to Whites and Latinos. Just 36 percent had confidence i...
Making a healthy lunch a greater national priority
...-eating later in the day." A new ACNeilsen Omnibus poll
of 1400 Australians shows that while most people think that eating a substantial, healthy lunch is important, one in three skip this vital meal of the day at least once a week and one in 10 rarely or never have lunch. Nearly half (43%) of respondents...
New research reveals Australians too busy for lunch
...0 rarely or never have it. A new ACNeilsen Omnibus poll
of 1400 Australians shows that people engaged in h...ebabs and 17% sausage rolls. The ACNeilsen Omnibus poll
shows only 16% of Australians take between 45 minutes and an hour for lunch. One in three people hav...
Startling new facts about what Australians are eating for lunch
A new ACNeilsen Omnibus poll
of 1400 Australians reveals that almost two thirds of us are regularly choosing takeaways, with hot chips, hamburgers and meat pies the most popular menu items. As part of the inaugural Australian Lunch Week, Sanitarium Nutrition Service dietitians h...
The science of lost sleep in teens
Providence, RI -- A new poll
of teenagers across the US finds that many of them...e of the consequences for insufficient sleep. The poll
data support previous work by three Rhode Island researchers who are at the forefront of sleep resea...
There's more than meets the eye in judging the size of an object
... the image on the retina. I'm sure if one were to poll
scientists, 99 percent of them would say the 'large' moon and the 'small' moon occupy the same amount of space in the primary visual cortex , assuming they haven't read our paper!" Murray said such illusions are more than simple curiosities because t...
Report shows steep rise in support for health charities that don't fund animal tests
...s. The report compares results of a public opinion poll
conducted this summer with similar surveys completed in 1996 and in 2001. "Humane giving is a trend whose time has come," says report author Kristie Stoick, M.P.H , a PCRM research analyst. "Our report shows that most Americans object to animals bei...
Medical research poll cannot be ignored
...sources than tax cuts and border protection, a new poll
has found. It shows that Australians believe extra...ns set by government, this could be at risk. "This poll
shows very clearly what Australians are thinking. It is critical now that its findings are taken for...
Australians speak: Find us a cure for cancer - fast!
... Christine Bennett, said the message from the 2005 poll
is loud and clear Australians identify health and...s to also come to the party," said Dr Bennett. The poll
showed the overwhelming majority of Australians (84%) think Australians should have access to the l...
Despite conflicting studies on obesity, most Americans think the problem remains serious
...their impact on premature death. A new opinion poll
by the Harvard School of Public Health finds that ... Counting calories, carbohydrates, and fats The poll
also finds approximately the same number of Americans in 2005 as in 2004 reporting that they are kee...
Queen's poll - Ontarians don't want to close institutions for those with intellectual disabilities
A new Queen's University poll
measuring the public's attitude toward the provinc... the general population: yet, only 8.1 per cent of poll
respondents recognized that those with intellectual disabilities were more likely to become mentally...
UCLA researchers find common gastrointestinal condition keeps patients up at night
...d on the road." "NSF's recent Sleep in America poll
shows that sleep problems can cause a bed partner to lose sleep. Relationships, particularly intimate relationships, often suffer," Gelula added. Burning Desires Survey The survey questioned 1306 people with GERD in Europe (Germany, France, UK) a...
Journal study suggests many glaucoma patients don't take medication properly
... their therapy." Dr. Robin refers to a 2003 Harris poll
that illustrates this emerging health concern: One-third of patients surveyed took their medications less often than directed One-quarter delayed refilling prescriptions One-fifth failed to fill prescriptions One-fifth stopped taking a medicatio...