Tag: "similar" at medical news
Patient-centered approach can backfire
...s well as patients who saw a doctor with attitudes similar
to theirs. "A more passive patient who wants the...Christensen and other researchers are conducting a similar
study on a larger scale at the VA Medical Center in Iowa City and the Jesse Brown VA in Chicago. In ...
Adverse housing conditions contribute to diabetes risk
...lthough we did not have the opportunity to conduct similar
research in other cities with large numbers of urban African-Americans such as New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta, we believe it is likely that the findings would be comparable in those cities as well. The researchers say that additional studie...
Adverse housing conditions contribute to diabetes risk
...at we would find comparable results if we had done similar
research in Detroit or Atlanta or New York City." Schootman says more studies will be needed to determine what specifically increased the risk of diabetes as a result of poor housing conditions, but many factors have already been ruled out....
New treatment effective in counteracting cocaine-induced symptoms
...tance to blood flow in the skin. Microelectrodes, similar
to acupuncture needles, were used to record sympathetic nerve activity following doses of intranasal cocaine. Research subjects who were treated with dexmedetomidine had a decrease in sympathetic nerve activity as well as in all three cardiovascular ...
Hispanic drug use rises in US culture
...centage/general patterns of substance use are very similar
to white patterns of use, which is what we would expect given an acculturation/assimilation model, Akins said. When Hispanics acculturate to dominant American society their substance use behavior appears to mimic that of whites, the culture they are ...
New study shows promise in reducing surgical risks associated with surgical bleeding
...mostasis within 10 minutes. The two treatments had similar
safety profiles, although antibody development was significantly lower in patients treated with rhThrombin compared with bThrombin (1.5 percent versus 21.5 percent, respectively)....
Pathway links inflammation, angiogenesis and breast cancer
...heir new organs by suppressing mTOR. Rapamycin and similar
mTOR inhibitors are in early clinical trials for a number of cancers at M. D. Anderson and elsewhere. One drug, temsirolimus, has been approved to treat renal cell carcinoma. Hung's lab is exploring the possibility that this TNFa-driven activation ...
Some women benefit more from exercise when emphasis is on health, not appearance
...omen were more likely to say that they would try a similar
class in the future, compared to the women who wer...ass, and whether she would likely participate in a similar
class in the future. The results of both surveys suggested that the instructor's leadership style ...
Women with migraines and visual symptoms may have higher stroke risk
...-old with a first ischemic stroke and 614 women of similar
ages and ethnicities who had not had stroke. Based on their responses to a questionnaire, the women were classified into three categories: having no migraine; probable migraine without visual aura; or probable migraine with visual aura. Kittner and...
Despite claims, not all probiotics can treat diarrhea say experts
..., they were available only in pharmacies and had a similar
brand image and price. Duration of diarrhoea and...d no significant effect. Secondary outcomes were similar
in all groups and no side effects were recorded. These results suggest that not all commercially a...
Most seniors now have drug coverage, U-M study shows
... enrollment figures found in this study were quite similar
to those reported by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, with roughly a quarter of Medicare beneficiaries enrolled in stand-alone Part D coverage in 2006. But using data from the Health and Retirement Study, the researchers were able ...
Baby DVDs, videos may hinder, not help, infants' language development
...17 to 24 month olds were asked how many words on a similar
list they had heard their child use. Typical words from this list were truck, cookie and balloon. Parents also were asked about how often they read books or told stories to their children. Daily reading and storytelling were associated with slight...
New research discovers independent brain networks control human walking
...nd improve their walking patterns. These and other similar
studies are leading researchers down the path to more targeted, rational therapies for patients with brain injuries....
WPI wins $1M to develop system to locate and monitor emergency workers in buildings
...pler homing device (dubbed the Mantenna) that uses similar
technology. The precision personnel location and tracking technology is expected to be available as a commercial product within two years; the Mantenna device may be ready for sale to emergency departments sooner. Both technologies were demonstrated ...
Novel candidate biomarker for heart failure also strongly predicts risk of death
...challenge, since the symptoms of heart failure are similar
to those of many other conditions. In recent years studies from several groups, including collaborators on the current report, have identified a number of candidate biomarkers for diagnosis. In 2005, Januzzi and colleagues from the MGH published th...
Maternal obesity prior to pregnancy associated with birth defects
... Mothers of babies with gastroschisis, which is similar
to omphalocele but involves organs protruding thro... have diabetes prior to becoming pregnant. Thus, a similar
mechanism to that occurring in women with diabetes may be responsible for the associations observed ...
Old McDonald's has a hold on kids' taste buds, Stanford/Packard study finds
...er or placed in a McDonald's bag, and the other in similar
wrapping without the McDonald's logo. The children were randomly asked to taste first one and then the other of the five identical, differently packaged, pairs of food samples and indicate whether they tasted the same or which they thought tasted bet...
Green tea holds promise as new treatment for inflammatory skin diseases
...on of skin cells. Other autoimmune diseases with similar
side effects include lupus, which can lead to skin lesions, and dandruff. Green tea, already shown to suppress inflammation, helps by regulating the expression of Caspase-14, a protein in genes that regulates the life cycle of a skin cell. That m...
Fine as North Dakota wine
... Than We Think (Bantam 2006). To confirm this, a similar
study was conducted with 49 MBA students at a wine and cheese reception. Again, those given wine labeled from California rated the wine as 85% higher and the cheese as 50% higher. Small cues such as origin or a wine or whether the label or name c...
UQ researchers discover some of the oldest forms of life
...tive microbes found today in seafloor environments similar
to those existing 3.5 billion years ago. The mi... A comparison with organic matter from rocks of similar
age in South Africa also yielded microbial remains identical to those from the Pilbara, further conf...
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