Tag: "sources" at medical news
Low vitamin E intake during pregnancy can lead to childhood asthma
...wheat germ, nuts and sunflower seeds as major food sources
of vitamin E for mothers in the U.K. In a prior report on this group of children, the researchers found that two-year-olds whose mothers' vitamin E intake during pregnancy had been relatively low were more likely to wheeze even when they had no co...
Orange juice is better than lemonade at keeping kidney stones away
...d the study's lead author. In those cases, dietary sources
of citrate such as orange juice may be considered as an alternative to pharmacological drugs. "Orange juice could potentially play an important role in the management of kidney stone disease and may be considered an option for patients who are in...
Rates of eczema and hay fever may be in decline
... they could also be attributable to changes in the sources
of allergic disease....
Penn researchers to get 7 Tesla whole-body MRI system
...ded through a combination of internal and external sources
including the NCRR grant. "We're moving technology forward with our expertise and knowledge here at Penn. This new high-field system will be used for research and development and eventually clinical applications," said Nick Bryan, MD, PhD, Chair ...
2006 Science-in-Society award winners announced
...orting, and its very thorough analysis of multiple sources
of information. The judges also awarded an honorable mention to Daniel Grossman for "Preserving the Magic of Madagascar," Living on Earth and Radio Netherlands. Web--Daniel Grossman, correspondent, Ken George, project manager, and Gavin MacCarthy, ...
New approach assesses risk of water-borne pathogen disease
...eria are present. More densely contaminated water sources
would be more likely to cause human disease than w...hes soil contaminated with animal urine into water sources
such as wells and streams. Recent outbreaks worldwide among adventure athletes, military personnel...
Researchers discover how acid reflux leads to esophageal cancer
...t role in the development of cancer. However, the sources
of ROS had not been defined. Researchers showed that the production of ROS begins with NOX5. When this enzyme was removed, acid-induced production of hydrogen peroxide was reduced, confirming that NOX5 is responsible. Also, when calcium was removed, ...
Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for Aug. 15, 2006, issue
...hts are not intended to substitute for articles as sources
of information. Kidney Function Blood Test Also Identifies Risk for Heart Disease and Stroke A blood test for cystatin C level, a measure of kidney function, identified a group of elderly people with "preclinical kidney disease" who were also a...
Carnegie Mellon, Ohio State get grant to study link between antidepressants and suicidality in teens
...depressants, the FDA was underestimating important sources
of variability that would make their results look ...searchers will use the grant to analyze other data sources
that might shed light on what relationship, if any, antidepressant use has with suicidal behavior. F...
Mercury pollution threatens health worldwide, scientists say
...t portion of the mercury deposited near industrial sources
comes from those sources
rather than from natural sources
and that evidence of mercury's health risks is strong enough that p...
New CD-ROM distills HIV/AIDS information for developing world
... widely respected as one of the most authoritative sources
of HIV information in the world. "We have chosen the chapters that are most broadly applicable to HIV care in a variety of settings around the world, including those with limited resources," says Paul Volberding, MD, chair of HIV InSite's editorial...
Columbia U receives $16.9M award to study origin and health effects of arsenic in ground water
...h concerning anthropogenic and naturally occurring sources
of human exposure to arsenic and manganese in New York, New Jersey, New Hampshire, and Maine. The award also allows for a continuation of the group's landmark work in Bangladesh, where tens of millions of people have been chronically exposed to natur...
ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- July 26, 2006
...g interference from biological molecules and other sources
that occurs with other sensors that respond to ult...g water supplies and make drinking water from some sources
unpalatable. "Safer Antifreeze Bill is Moving Fast: Congress is on the verge of mandating a bitte...
Low-glycemic index diet promotes weight loss, cardiovascular risk reduction
...-fat, high-carbohydrate plans; concerned that many sources
of protein are high in saturated fats, physicians and nutrition experts have called for more research into the benefits and risks of each diet. The theory behind lowglycemic index diets holds that rapidly digested, highglycemic index carbohydrates c...
Ultra low-dose estrogen shown safe for post-menopausal women
...ogen a mixture of estrogen from several different sources
in pill form. In contrast, the women studied by Yaffe and her associates received a daily dose of estradiol pure human estrogen that was over 44 times smaller and delivered through a skin patch. "The different between a patch and a pill is sign...
UCLA leads national effort to address New Orleans' mental health needs
...ntal health and emotional well-being, and referral sources
with information about the local mental health service providers. "I hope that the range of training programs that are organized in collaboration with local groups will result in mental health being considered a key element in the efforts to rebuil...
Highlights from the July 2006 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
...50, the researchers compared respondents' specific sources
of nutrition information with their education leve...d they rely on doctors and newspapers as their top sources
of nutrition information, followed by magazines and television. But the number of people with less t...
Patients' groups should declare pharmaceutical company funding
... transparency, patients' groups should declare all sources
of funding prominently, states an Editorial in thi... transparency, patients' groups should declare all sources
of funding as prominently as possible."...
Water fluoridation still a cost-effective preventive measure
...declining levels of dental decay and supplementary sources
of fluoride, water fluoridation continues to be a cost-effective preventive measure, with annual per person savings ranging from just over AUS$56 in the 1970s to just under AUS$18 in the 1990s. At each of the time points analyzed, however, the cost s...
Lessening the impact of climate change on health
...l fuels and increasing the use of renewable energy sources
can improve health by cutting air pollution and ad...vehicles powered by hydrogen from renewable energy sources
could save 3700-6400 lives a year in the US from reduced air pollution, as well as benefiting climat...
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