Tag: "study" at medical news
Osteoporosis screening and treatment may be cost-effective for selected older men
... if they have had a prior fracture, according to a study
in the August 8 issue of JAMA. Osteoporotic frac... Services, Minneapolis, and colleagues conducted a study
to estimate the lifetime costs and health benefits of bone densitometry (measurement of bone density...
Study suggests nonpharmaceutical interventions may be helpful in severe influenza outbreaks
...ing for future influenza pandemics, according to a study
in the August 8 issue of JAMA. The influenza pan...ted epidemic experience, the authors write. Our study
suggests that nonpharmaceutical interventions can play a critical role in mitigating the consequence...
Michigan-CDC study supports value of social restrictions during influenza pandemics
... during an influenza pandemic. Until now. In a study
published in the Aug. 8 Journal of the American Me... before the pandemic gained full force. The new study
finds that cities whose NPIs were sustained and layered with multiple tactics had the best outcomes....
Controlling prescription drug expenditures: a case report of success
...he manuscript describes a three-year observational study
conducted at the Medical Center, comprised of Wake...., Ph.D., professor of public health sciences, The study
demonstrated that much of what we spend on prescription drugs is wasteful, and that other institutio...
Theory of facial aging gets a facelift from UT Southwestern researchers
...fferent times and different rates as we age. The study
involved injecting different types of dye into fac...re studies on aging and possibly hold clues to the study
of other diseases such as obesity, diabetes and cancer. ...
High blood pressure problems largely misunderstood by sufferers
...mpedes effective treatment, as emphasized in a new study
published in Journal of the American Academy of Nu...sult in inadequate management of the disease, says study
author Pam Schlomann, highlighting the need for greater cooperation in combating high blood pressure...
Sports concussion research using fMRI provides insight for safe return-to-play decisions
...Now, a University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine study
is the first to link changes in brain function dir...ery process after sports-related concussions, said study
co-author Michael (Micky) Collins, Ph.D., assistant professor in the departments of orthopaedic surg...
Novel candidate biomarker for heart failure also strongly predicts risk of death
...eam analyzed data and blood samples from the PRIDE study
participants, almost 600 individuals who had come ...omarkers gave the most accurate prediction for all study
participants We have confirmed the potential importance of ST2 to predict risk. What we dont have ...
In women, caffeine may protect memory
...omen protect their thinking skills, according to a study
published in the August 7, 2007, issue of Neurolog...urnal of the American Academy of Neurology. The study
found that women age 65 and older who drank more than three cups of coffee (or the equivalent in tea...
Maternal obesity prior to pregnancy associated with birth defects
...onal diabetes may have affected the results. Our study
supports previous evidence as well as provides new evidence for the associations between maternal obesity and particular categories of birth defects, the authors conclude. Future inquiries are needed to unravel the underlying reasons for these associ...
Young children's taste preferences may be influenced by fast-food branding
...e brands and associate them with products. In a study
by Thomas N. Robinson, M.D., M.P.H., Stanford Univ...g habits. A total of 63 children completed the study
and performed a total of 304 individual tasting comparisons. On average, children preferred the tast...
Early-childhood intervention may improve well-being through young adulthood
...r Preschool The quasi-experimental design of the study
by Dr. Reynolds and colleagues makes it difficult to draw solid conclusions about the best preschool programs for low-income children, writes David Olds, Ph.D., of the University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center in an accompanying edi...
Old McDonald's has a hold on kids' taste buds, Stanford/Packard study finds
...cine and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital. The study
shows that even young children are swayed by brand... Robinson and his colleagues chose to specifically study
McDonald's because the company is the largest fast-food advertiser in the United States and most stu...
Backache sufferers who fear pain change movements
...ange the way they move to prevent more pain, a new study
finds. But doing so may set the stage for further injury, researchers warn. In a study
published in the journal Spine, Ohio University researchers Jim Thomas and Christopher France examin...
ACC/AHA release revised UA/NSTEMI guidelines
...ategy stress test, echocardiogram or radionuclide study
as a possible treatment option in stabilized UA/NSTEMI patients and low risk patients. Risk status is determined by risk scores. For clinical practitioners, the revised guidelines emphasize secondary prevention, recommendations that should be cont...
Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for Aug. 7, 2007, issue
...ic Conditions Are Common but Often Overlooked A study
of data from a large national survey found that geriatric conditions, such as cognitive impairment, falls, and incontinence, were common among adults age 65 years and older and increased in frequency with age (Article, p. 156). At aged 65, almost ...
Inhaled nitric oxide safe for tiny preemie lungs, UCSF study finds
A nationwide study
led by researchers at UCSF provides evidence that ...t it for years, said Philip Ballard, MD, PhD, lead study
author and professor of pediatrics at UCSF. The benefit of inhaled nitric oxide for infants born c...
Trial stops after stroke and mortality significantly reduced by blood
...ollege London, said: "It wasnot clear prior to our study
whether the over-80s would benefit fromblood pressure lowering medication in the same way as younger people.Our results are great news for people in this age group because theysuggest that where they have high blood pressure, such treatment can cutth...
Green tea holds promise as new treatment for inflammatory skin diseases
...G School of Dentistry and lead investigator on the study
published in the Aug. 18 edition of Experimental D... a non-toxic way to regulate them. We need further study
on humans to determine the full effects. ...
World's largest respiratory health study launches next phase
...ffect the respiratory health of the community. The study
is now the worlds largest and longest running research study
on respiratory healthand one of the most significant community and family studies on respiratory dis...
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