Tag: "sources" at medical news
Diets high in choline may increase risk for colorectal polyps
...al of the National Cancer Institute . Major food sources
of choline include red meat, eggs, poultry, and dairy products. Choline is involved in a biochemical process known as one-carbon metabolism. Studies have shown that people with increased intake of other nutrients required for one-carbon metabolism, s...
Osteoporosis screening and treatment may be cost-effective for selected older men
...without prior clinical fracture. Data from several sources
were used to estimate fracture costs and population-based age-specific fracture rates and associations among prior fractures, bone density and incident fractures. The authors estimated the costs per quality-adjusted life-years (QALYs) gained for the ...
Michigan-CDC study supports value of social restrictions during influenza pandemics
...n exhaustive review of 1,144 primary and secondary sources
that included U.S. census data, municipal records, newspapers and handbills covering a 24-week period Sept. 8, 1918 through Feb. 22, 1919 the researchers identified which NPIs were used in each city and when officials turned them on and off. Usi...
UIC researchers to develop new drugs to fight bioterrorism
...assist the college in obtaining additional funding sources
to develop medicines to fight other infectious and chronic diseases such as tuberculosis, cancer, neurodegenerative diseases and bipolar disorder. "Anthrax has been identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as one of the most ser...
Threats to hope -- Desperation affects reasoning about product information
...for information from product-favorable information sources
(including advertisements)- Regard favorable information as more credible- Be less discriminating about low-credibility message arguments- Be more likely to judge the product as effective In the August issue of the Journal of Consumer Research, USC...
Speeding up CT scans with cellphone technology, ultrasound warning signal for breast cancer
... pioneered a method that collects images from many sources
at once, instead of the current serial method of d...n. For the multiplexing CT scanner, multiple x-ray sources
fire simultaneously to capture images from multiple views at the same time. In general, a factor of ...
Shoulder tapping -- Young males are most willing to purchase alcohol for underage youth
... heavily. Most of them obtain alcohol from social sources
of alcohol, individuals who illegally provide alco...rcial sources. One of the first studies of social sources
of alcohol has found that a high percentage of young males were willing to purchase alcohol for unde...
Fluorescence diffuse optical tomography provides high contrast, 3-D look at breast cancer
... parallel-plane, transmission geometry using laser sources
at 786 nm and spectrally filtered CCD detection. ...
Avian influenza on people's minds
...y result in increases in the prices of alternative sources
of animal protein resulting from higher consumer demands for substitutes for chicken products. As a result, the costs of feeding the average American family would likely rise....
Wide range of sleep-related disorders associated with abnormal sexual behaviors, experiences
...al articles and looked through textbooks and other sources
for information on sexual activity during sleep or sexual behaviors associated with sleep disorders. The following is a listing of sleep-related disorders and abnormal sexual behaviors and experiences that Dr. Schenck and his colleagues developed f...
Soy nuts may improve blood pressure in postmenopausal women
Substituting soy nuts for other protein sources
in a healthy diet appears to lower blood pressure in postmenopausal women, and also may reduce cholesterol levels in women with high blood pressure, according to a report in the May 28 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives ...
Developments in tissue engineering offer new sources for stem cell treatments
...ogic conditions, and controversies surrounding the sources
of stem cells as well as their use have fueled inc...velopers from around the world are researching new sources
and applications of stem cells. A special session for media highlighting this research was held on M...
Vacuum cleaning ineffective in allergy avoidance
...furnishings such as beds contain more concentrated sources
of allergy-causing protein produced by house dust mites (known as Der p 1), the large size of carpet means it is likely to contain a larger total amount of allergen than other items in a home," said Mr Sercombe. "Allergen avoidance measures that r...
Why Lincoln fell gravely ill after delivering his Gettysburg Address
...eatures of Lincoln's illness as cited in a host of sources
with the manifestations of smallpox, of the milder form of smallpox that occurs in immunized people and of the most common diseases with symptoms that mimic smallpox. "The serious form of smallpox, known as variola major, was the only disease that...
Hexavalent chromium in drinking water causes cancer in lab animals
...ld consume from the most highly contaminated water sources
identified in California. The researchers report finding significant increases in tumors at sites where tumors are rarely seen in laboratory animals. Male and female rats had malignant tumors in the oral cavity. The studies conducted in mice fou...
Conference to focus on transfer of knowledge from research to practice in emergency medicine
...he conference will also identify potential funding sources
already known to be interested in this area. This years conference is supported in part by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). In addition nineteen agencies and organizations ...
Off-label and untested use of drug-coated stents appears widespread
...nicians must take advantage of all the information sources
available (RCTs [randomized controlled trials], observational studies, and clinical vigilance) in making clinical decisions," they write. "Moreover, it is essential to harness the power of this disparate information by working toward common data sta...
Transcontinental wildfire emissions monitored from space
...own to the Earth surface where the carbon monoxide sources
are located. "SCIAMACHY allows us to map the sources
of carbon monoxide and see where they are blown to," Gloudemans added. "We did this for all of the c...
Eggs promote weight loss and help close nutrient consumption gap
...mmend increased consumption of foods that are good sources
of choline to help close the gap on choline consum...hly half the recommended daily supply. (Other rich sources
of choline include beef liver and wheat germ.) Putting Egg Recommendations Into Perspective (Em...
Hawaiian treasure, macadamia nuts good for the heart
...riel. "We substituted the macadamia nuts for other sources
of fat and protein in the diet. For example, we could switch skim milk for 2 percent milk and add some macadamia nuts." Macadamia nuts are native to Australia, but were imported to Hawaii and thrived. The first commercials crop of Hawaiian macadami...
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