Tag: "study" at medical news
Nepalese researchers identify cost-effective treatment for drug-resistant typhoid
...Clinical Research Unit in Vietnam have completed a study
to see if they can improve the treatment for patie...tive and easy to administer." The results of the study
show that a cost-effective new fluoroquinolone drug, Gatifloxacin, may be a better treatment for ent...
Early-morning Friday classes may prevent students from getting sloppy on 'thirsty Thursdays'
...ses across the United States is well known. A new study
has found that alcohol consumption on thirsty Thur...ch . "Roughly 78 percent of the freshmen in our study
reported drinking alcohol in the previous three months," said Phillip K. Wood, lead author and profe...
Smoking may interfere with alcoholics' neurocognitive recovery during abstinence
... said Durazzo. Although smoking alcoholics in the study
improved significantly in auditory-verbal memory a...rticipation in a smoking-cessation program. This study
did not include a group of alcoholics who had quit smoking at the time of discontinuing alcohol use,...
Intensive-care patients with alcohol problems are more likely to require mechanical ventilation
...e respiratory distress syndrome, said de Wit, this study
supports and extends previous findings to a heterogeneous group of medical illnesses. So, excessive alcohol consumption not only causes serious adverse events such as alcohol intoxication and accidents, but also increases the chances of developing l...
Personal comments by physicians distract from patient needs
...evastated. The investigation is part of a larger study
of patient communication and health outcomes funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. One hundred primary care physicians in the Rochester region agreed to participate, consenting to two unannounced and secretly recorded visits by pe...
Shoulder tapping -- Young males are most willing to purchase alcohol for underage youth
...tain their alcohol through social sources. A new study
examines shoulder tapping, where an underage person approaches a stranger outside of an alcohol establishment and asks this person to purchase alcohol for him or her. A high percentage of young males appear willing to purchase alcohol for underage yo...
Women's mortality rates for cardiovascular disease differ widely among hospitals
...mes in U.S. Hospitals study, released today. The study
also found that, for women, the largest quality ga...thGrades Women's Health Outcomes in U.S. Hospitals study
provides women's health and maternity care quality ratings for 2,100 hospitals in the 19 states that...
Students with symptoms of mental illness often don't seek help
...sociated with whether or not students seek help. A study
looking at the same issues at 12-15 universities n...gin this fall, Eisenberg said. At U-M where the study
occurred, students have access to free mental health and counseling services. Yet, among those with ...
Spuds that like you -- in your summer salad
... were fed RPS over 14 weeks in what is the longest study
of it kind on the effect of starch on bowel health (Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture doi:10.1002/jsfa.2835). Study leader Jos Francisco Prez at the Universitat Autnoma de Barcelona, Spain, said: The use of raw potato starch in this expe...
Experts predict Tamiflu could halve the pandemic influenza death toll versus no intervention
...ation could cut deaths by approximately half. This study
was announced at the leading influenza conference,...iflu may help contain a pandemic outbreak.3 The study
also predicts that if the stockpile is increased so that there is an unlimited supply of Tamiflu for...
New mangosteen research establishes xanthone measurement standard
...sed on safety, standardization and efficacy. In a study
published in the June 2007 issue of the Journal of...ng xanthones. Preliminary results from a separate study
conducted on XanGo Juice, indicate usage of the whole mangosteen fruit as a delivery vehicle leads t...
Parents of chronically ill kids are helped by better access to federal and employer leave
...f from their jobs, according to a RAND Corporation study
issued today. We found that having the time and...ffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Children in our study
missed an average of four weeks of school or daycare a year, added Dr. Mark Schuster, senior author ...
STAMP system can help professionals to identify potentially violent individuals
...violent episodes aimed at staff taking part in the study
says Luck. Because I was on the spot I was able to...it. Many more episodes were observed during the study
period and I was keen to note how staff managed to defuse potentially violent episodes. Key findin...
New survey uncovers how insomnia affects job performance and safety
...oth symptoms. To our knowledge, this is the first study
looking at how insomnia in healthcare professional..., who conducted the survey. The results from this study
show that insomnia affects workplace productivity, performance and safety, regardless of the type of...
Reduced greenhouse gas emissions required to avoid dangerous increases in heat stress
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- A study
led by a Purdue University researcher projects a 2...nt rate of greenhouse gas emissions continues. The study
found France would be subjected to the largest projected increase of high-temperature extremes. Th...
Paying taxes, according to the brain, can bring satisfaction
...ng on inside the brain, and even measure it. The study
gives economists a novel look inside the brain during taxation, said co-author William T. Harbaugh, a UO professor of economics and member of the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Mass. To economists, the surprising thing about this ...
Hormone therapy offers new hope for ovarian cancer patients
...could slow the growth and spread of disease. The study
was funded by Cancer Research UK and involved 44 w...derstanding of how this disease operates. But this study
suggests that the addition of hormone therapy to our treatment strategy could extend and improve the...
How to market diet pills: Prescription and over-the-counter pills may increase unhealthy behavior
...al, multi-million dollar marketing campaign. A new study
by Wharton professors and doctors at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine provides applicable new insight into consumer thinking about health remedies. A fat absorption pill, Alli has labeled itself as an over the counter non-prescriptio...
Going to bed late may affect the health, academic performance of college students
...y of 399 college students in Korea. "The present study
shows that the greater one stayed up at night, the more maladjusted in college life, in terms of global mental health, sleep quality and academic performance," said Kim. "It seems important to give relevant information and helpful guidance on good s...
College students who pull 'all-nighters' and get no sleep more likely to have a lower GPA
...c performance worsens. The data collected in this study
indicate that the use of a single night of total sleep deprivation is not an effective practice for achieving academic goals," said Pamela Thacher, PhD, of St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York, who authored the study. The findings are based ...
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