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'Binge drinkers': Folk devils of the binge economy
...blic order and health. But as Professor Dick Hobbs shows
in ESRC's new report Seven Deadly Sins, while 'binge drinking' youths dominate the headlines, it is older drinkers that are most likely to succumb to alcohol-related death. What's more, Professor Hobbs argues, it is the logic of the market and not th...
Street-level London air pollution warnings coming via mobile phones
... most often during the winter the animation above shows
citywide pollution patterns during the 24 hours of 15 November 2000, when such a high pollution event took place. "This animation was created by us for the Building Exploratory, an interactive exhibition in the London borough of Hackney," Kilbane-D...
Patients, caregivers to hear research on a potential treatment option for primary immune deficiency
...a patient-focused look at the latest research that shows
how changing the way in which immune-restoring immune globulin therapy is administered could offer patients a needed, safe and effective alternative to the current approach to administering this therapy. Dr. Berger, of Case Western Reserve Universi...
Young drug abusers suffer brain damage similar to early Alzheimer's, says new research
...he early stages of Alzheimer's disease. "Our study shows
evidence of an increased risk of brain damage asso... the nerve cell functions affected. "This study shows
that drug abuse can lead to a build up of proteins which cause severe nerve cell damage and death in...
'Hollow-face illusion' affects estimates of distance and reaching tasks
...t recognition even for very simple motor tasks and shows
that humans perform these actions in a more complex way than, for example, typical applications in robotics which do not take into account prior knowledge about objects."...
Revealed: The true cost to the nation of multiple pregnancies
...n regimen in other fertility treatments. "Research shows
that for healthy women, under the age of 40, who are ovulating normally, single embryo transfer, maybe over more than one cycle, achieves a similar pregnancy rate as transferring two or more embryos in one cycle and with far fewer risks to the mothe...
Conservative surgery preserves fertility in women with borderline ovarian tumours
...y to date on women with borderline ovarian tumours shows
that fertility can be preserved if conservative surgery is used, a scientist said at the 21st annual conference of the European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology. Dr. Christophe Poncelet, from the UFR SMBH Lonard de Vinci, Universit Par...
Brain's own marijuana-like chemicals play key role with stress-induced pain relief
...e June 23 issue of the journal Nature. "This study shows
for the first time that natural marijuana-likechemicals in the brain have a link to pain suppression," Piomelli said."Aside from identifying an important function of these compounds, itprovides a template for a new class of pain medications that canp...
Study sheds light on the developmental origins of polycystic ovarian syndrome
...nt studies have produced conflicting evidence that shows
that large babies grow to become heavier adults with polycystic ovaries, but that the most severe symptoms of PCOS are associated with growth restriction as a foetus." "Our research examines the relationship between symptoms of PCOS in adulthood and...
Vascular disease most common cause of male erectile dysfunction
...s a huge, groundbreaking advance in our field that shows
how multidisciplinary sexual medicine really is," states Irwin Goldstein MD, Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Sexual Medicine. "Coordinating care between the sexual medicine physician and the cardiologist has provided new evidence-based, prospectiv...
Tai Chi can reduce falls in older people, says new research
...with 57 per cent of the control group. "Our study shows
that low-intensity exercise such as Tai Chi has great potential for health promotion as it can help older people to avoid falls by developing their balance, muscle strength and confidence" says Professor Song. "We believe that regular exercise shoul...
Mental processing is continuous, not like a computer
...Spivey. "The degree of curvature of the trajectory shows
how much the other object is competing for their interpretation; the curve shows
continuous competition. They sort of partially heard the word both ways, and their resolution of the...
Diuretics effective for people with diabetes and high blood pressure
...erse cardiovascular outcomes. This latest analysis shows
that even among diabetics and those with mildly el...s (compared with the ACE-inhibitor). "This study shows
the advantage of diuretics for preventing congestive heart failure in most people with high blood pr...
Smoking and inflammation
...markers of inflammation in smokers and non-smokers shows
that it can take several years after smoking for changes in the blood to return to normal. The researchers, Arvind Bakhru and Thomas Erlinger, gathered data on 15,489 US adults between 1988 and 1994 in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examinat...
Polls finds many Americans believe cancer myths
...of the American Cancer Society. The authors say it shows
the American public is significantly ill-informed about cancer, and that most overestimate how much they know. The medical management of cancer and cancer-related complications, such as pain, has significantly improved over the last three decades, ...
Hormone replacement therapy safe for women with menopause & cancer survivors
June 28, 2005 - Research shows
that short-term hormone replacement therapy (HRT) ...symptoms associated with estrogen deficiency, data shows
that HRT can be beneficial. Although the WHI results only provided data from an oral continuous the...
Routine vaccination could eliminate Hib disease in children in developing countries
...shed in this week's issue of THE LANCET. The study shows
that disease caused by Haemophilus influenzae type... when vaccine supplies might be erratic. Our study shows
that despite an erratic vaccine supply, elimination of Hib disease is possible. We hope other countr...
Low birth weight of a baby entails risks for the baby's father
... a new report by Karolinska Institutet. The report shows
that genetic factors affect both birth weight and the risk of cardiovascular diseases. It is already known that poor foetal growth is associated with high blood pressure, type II diabetes (adult onset diabetes), and cardiovascular diseases in later ...
Does manganese inhaled from the shower represent a public health threat?
...tes are exposed to manganese levels that our study shows
may cause toxic effects." The study is the first to show the potential for permanent brain damage from breathing vaporized manganese during a shower. It was conducted by reviewing the medical literature and calculating, based on animal studies, the a...
Researchers discover novel pathway of inflammation that contributes to lung damage in CF patients
...sponse," said Dr. Kolls adding that "this research shows
us that with the newly identified pathway of inflammation, it may be possible to treat the patient earlier and more effectively, which could prevent lung disease or give patients a better quality of life and longer lifespan." Dr. Kolls added, "What's...
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