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Mild maternal stress may actually help children mature

...ir pregnancy as more negative than positive showed slightly poorer emotional control and attention capacity. The researchers followed 137 women from mid-pregnancy though their child's second birthday. Self-reported anxiety, pregnancy-specific and nonspecific stress and depressive symptoms were collected from ...

Hysterectomy type makes little difference in later sexual function

...ssary to pelvic function. Total hysterectomy is a slightly more complex and lengthy operation, but the likelihood of ongoing menstrual bleeding after surgery is increased with subtotal hysterectomy. "Women considering surgery will have to balance the supposed advantages of a less complicated surgery with a r...

Online calculator and chemotherapy order systems reduce medication errors in children

...smatching medication orders to treatment plans was slightly higher with the use of the electronic chemo order system, probably because current versions do not allow users to match a specific drug order to a recommended one, and because new or experimental drugs do not appear on the system's dropdown menu. Thi...

UK grid helps fight avian flu

...st the same neuraminidase target but with various, slightly different structures. With the results from the computer screening, researchers can predict which compounds and chemical fragments are most effective for blocking the active neuraminidases in case of mutations. "With the help of the high-speed compu...

Results with newer bladeless LASIK equivalent to standard microkeratome LASIK

...d vision between the two types of LASIK, Dr. Patel slightly prefers bladeless LASIK due to its potential safety, which was not measured in his study. "I'd say the short-term outcomes are equal and the risks are, in theory, less with the bladeless technique, although our study was not designed to compare risks...

Ozone recovering, but unlikely to stabilize at pre-1980 levels, says study

...t by the end of the century, ozone levels could be slightly higher or slightly lower than before 1980 because of high natural variability and human caused changes like warming tem...

Early myocardial enhancement defects on multidetector CT predicts future myocardial viability

...an supply valuable additional information at no or slightly increased additional cost in terms of radiation exposure to patients, significantly amplifies the future use of cardiac multidector CT." The full results of this study will be presented on Wednesday, May 3, 2006 during the American Roentgen Ray Socie...

Children living near major roads face higher asthma risk

...en who lived at the same residence since age 2 had slightly higher rates of asthma than those who had moved to the residence later. "That is what you would expect if the asthma was being caused by traffic," McConnell says. Risk for wheeze also decreased the further away a home was from a major road, dropping...

Multiracial youth more likely to engage in violent behavior, substance abuse

... 12.7 years of age when surveyed and girls made up slightly more than half of the sample. Among the students who identified themselves as multiracial, there were 25 different combinations of racial or ethnic backgrounds including 10 combinations of three racial backgrounds and five combinations of four backg...

Little difference between human insulin and faster-acting drugs

...type 1 diabetes who injected an insulin analog had slightly lower--one-tenth of 1 percent --blood sugar levels than those who used regular insulin, according to the review of 49 studies. For type 2 diabetes patients, there was no real difference in blood sugar levels between those who used analog or regular ...

Agent protects Parkinson's neurons from rotenone toxicity

...e of onset is about 60. The disorder appears to be slightly more common in men than women. Additional authors on the paper are Qian Jiang, Ph.D., postdoctoral associate, and Zhen Yan, Ph.D., associate professor, both in the UB Department of Physiology and Biophysics. Feng and Yan are members of the Neurodege...

Studies evaluate health effects of dental amalgam in children

...malgam, informally known as "silver fillings," had slightly elevated levels of mercury in their urine. But af...ed that children who received amalgam fillings had slightly elevated levels of mercury in their urine, measuring on average 1.5 micrograms per liter of urine fo...

There's more than meets the eye to catching a fly ball in the outfield

...s like that of a regular fastball, but the ball is slightly off-speed and has that downward trajectory," he says. Good hitters track a pitched ball for a longer period than do non-accomplished hitters, but none can "keep their eye on the ball" for the entire length of a pitch, Fulds says it's physiologically...

New risks identified after early breast cancer

...nts were five times more likely to develop ILC and slightly less likely to develop invasive ductal carcinoma (IDC) compared to DCIS patients. The authors also found that LCIS patients had higher rates of ipsilateral invasive breast cancer, but similar rates of contralateral invasive breast cancer, compared to...

Postmenopausal hormone therapy appears to increase risk of blood clots in veins

...en and 86 were taking placebo. The risk of VT was slightly higher for women receiving estrogen therapy; was significantly increased for deep venous thrombosis, but not significantly increased for pulmonary embolism; and was highest in the first two years of therapy. Estrogen therapy appeared to affect risk ...

Hormone use linked to increased breast cancer risk among black women

...she was to develop breast cancer, and the risk was slightly higher for women taking estrogen with progestin than for those taking progestin alone. The association between hormone use and breast cancer was strongest for women who were lean, defined as having a BMI of less than 25. "Associations of exogenous ...

Despite medical advances, children receiving liver transplants wait longer than a decade ago

... pediatric patients on the waitlist increased only slightly in more recent years, but the average waiting time for a transplant increased significantly. These changes in waitlist characteristics and times for pediatric candidates were juxtaposed against those for adult candidates which have also increased eve...

Vitamin C depletion correlates with lower body fat, not weight loss during short-term diet

...ll participants. Although body fat mass decreased slightly more in the vitamin C group, approaching but not reaching statistical significance, both groups lost an average of nine pounds, indicating that vitamin C depletion did not appear to affect the ability to lose weight in the short term. But because the...

Bird-flu vaccine works at high doses; Focus turns to ways to stretch vaccine supply

... times larger than the traditional flu shot and in slightly more than half of people who received the largest dose, scientists said in results to appear March 30 in the New England Journal of Medicine. The results are from the largest bird flu vaccine study to date, of 451 healthy adults ages 18 to 64. The st...

New breast cancer dictionary for doctors

...tand doctors can make the breast cancer experience slightly easier." It is hoped that the complete French dictionary will be available next year. The French team then hope to work with the UMLS (Unified Medical Language System) in the Unites States to create the first bilingual (French and English) patient fr...

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