Tag: "study" at medical news
Fine as North Dakota wine
... 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 catches...
Postpartum hospital discharges -- when is the 'right time?'
...-infant pairs were identified as not ready. This study
also identified those factors most related to the ...ffice Settings (PROS) practices conducted the LAND study
nationwide. The aim was to address the lack of information regarding the postpartum decision-making ...
Fat is the new normal, FSU researcher says
...re to lose weight, Heiland said, citing a previous study
that 87 percent of Americans, including 48 percent...lly heavier person. The researchers focused this study
on women partly because their weight gains have been so dramatic, Heiland said, citing a whopper of ...
UQ researchers discover some of the oldest forms of life
... Dr Glikson said the UQ team had then taken the study
further by comparing the fossil microbial structures to primitive microbes found today in seafloor environments similar to those existing 3.5 billion years ago. The microbiologists on the team, led by Dr Sly, cultured currently existing primitive ...
U of M report says early-childhood intervention improves well-being through young adulthood
...ta professors Arthur Reynolds and Judy Temple. The study
is published today in the Journal of the American ... the Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs. This study
is the first to show that large-scale established programs run by schools can have enduring effects ...
Happier hospitals means healthier patients
... Management, which published the research. But our study
shows that where the two sides work together, everyone can benefit. And now the centre hopes to use the good examples set by some hospitals to improve relationships in the others. There has been a tendency to think that these problems can be cha...
RAND, Health Dialog form alliance to create tools to evaluate health-care quality and efficiency
...e RAND QAScoresTM were derived from RANDs landmark study
of the quality of health care in the United States...r. McGlynn and several of her RAND colleagues. The study
published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that adults in the United States receive only...
Why women get more migraines than men
...are more frequent during the menstrual period, the study
results appear to be independent of a specific phase of the cycle, according to Charles. We didnt monitor the estrous cycle in the female mice, so its likely we sampled from different estrous phases in different animals, Charles said. Yet we still ...
Statin drugs may delay progressive artery damage in children
...al hypercholesterolemia (FH), according to a Dutch study
reported in the Aug. 7th print issue of Circulatio...nter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study
at the Academic Medical Centre. Participants were admitted if they had one parent with a clinical o...
Many heart attack patients still not getting emergency clot-busting treatment
...ogged heart arteries than even a decade ago, a new study
finds. But 10 percent of patients who could ben...amage to the heart muscle dont get it at all, the study
shows. And the chance of missing out on lifesaving emergency treatment was highest among those pa...
European heat waves double in length since 1880
... summer temperatures since the 19th century. The study
adds evidence that heat waves, such as the devasta...at perhaps began as early as the 1950s, when their study
showed some of the highest trends in summer mean temperature and summer temperature variance. "The...
Vicente Fox Center and RAND launch joint program to find policies to combat poverty
...ng to establish a joint research program that will study
ways to fight poverty and aid vulnerable groups in...ality and strategies to fight poverty. The first study
arising out of the new collaboration is scheduled to be completed by fall 2008 and will be titled: F...
Study shows radiofrequency ablation highly effective in treating kidney tumors
... in eradicating small malignant kidney tumors in a study
of more than 100 patients, report researchers from...al anesthetic is used at the puncture site. In the study
being reported, 101 of the 104 patients went home the same day, and three were hospitalized after th...
Shining light on pancreatic cancer
...o has been supporting this research. Because the study
uses tissue samples taken from each patient's duod...couraging results with colon cancer detection in a study
of 500 patients. The new approach also predicted, with 100 percent accuracy, polyps in patients diag...
Method shows promise for early detection of pancreatic cancer
... Healthcare (ENH) to test the technique in a pilot study
of 51 patients. The researchers found they could d...the tumor can be removed surgically, which in this study
is defined as stage 1 or 2 tumors.) Some people were identified who did not have a tumor; it is unce...
Highlights from the August 2007 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
... University of Virginia School of Medicine. In a study
of nearly 150 people, comparing lifestyle case man...usual medical care. The researchers conclude the study
provides preliminary evidence that moderate-intensity lifestyle intervention using an RD as a lifest...
Medical residents score poorly in diagnosing and managing tuberculosis
...tuberculosis leads to poor patient care, says lead study
author Petros Karakousis, M.D. Medical residents may be quick to consult experts in infection control, infectious diseases, or in pulmonary medicine to assist in diagnosis, isolation and treatment. According to Karakousis, an assistant professor a...
Study says normal but out-of-control enzyme may be culprit that signals some cells to become cancer
...nown as TOPK, could have anti-cancer benefits. The study
appears in the July issue of the journal Gastroenterology. Colorectal [cancer] is the second leading cause of cancer mortality, and the molecular pathways [by which it develops] remain incompletely understood, said Dong, a McKnight Presidential Pro...
HealthGrades study: Bariatric surgery patients have fewer complications at high-volume hospitals
...with a one-star rated hospital, according to a new study
released today by HealthGrades, the healthcare ratings company. The study
of bariatric surgery outcomes at hospitals in 19 states over the years 2003 to 2005 also found that ...
W.M. Keck Foundation announces 2007 class of Distinguished Young Scholars in medical research
...dical School Dr. Dekker has developed a system to study
the complex way in which chromosomes are regulated...maging, and quantitative statistical analysis. Her study
of a fruit flys cell structure may be applied to other organisms cell structures, with the potential...
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