Tag: "think" at medical news
Adverse housing conditions contribute to diabetes risk
... years another 10 percent developed diabetes. "I think
that's a huge finding in and of itself," Schootman...diabetes is growing very rapidly over time. I also think
it's likely that we would find comparable results if we had done similar research in Detroit or Atla...
Waist-to-hip ratio may better predict cardiovascular risk than body mass index
...rdiovascular disease at all, Dr. de Lemos said. We think
the key message for people is to prevent accumulation of central fat early on in their lives. To do so, they will need to develop lifelong dietary and exercise habits that prevent the development of the pot belly....
Draining away brain's toxic protein to stop Alzheimer's
... has long been a focus of scientists. We used to think
that Alzheimers disease was a problem with the production of too much amyloid-beta, but its become clear in recent years that the problem is with faulty clearance of amyloid-beta, said Zlokovic, professor of Neurosurgery and Neurology and director of...
Penn study finds pro-death proteins required to regulate healthy immune function
...ndria that actually generate the proliferation. We think
that is the basis of all cell proliferation, says Thompson....
Pathway links inflammation, angiogenesis and breast cancer
..., CBP will bind to only one at a time. "You can think
of them as a good guy, and a bad guy, with a gun lying between them. Who gets the gun" And how does one get it"" says Hung. Hung and colleagues showed that IKKa phosphorylates CBP in the nucleus, switching CBP's binding preference to the NF"B oncog...
To gain muscle and lose fat, drink milk: study
... associate professor of kinesiology at McMaster. I think
the practical implications of these results are ob... mass than the carbohydrate beverage drinkers. I think
the evidence is beginning to mount, says Phillips. Milk may be best known for its calcium content i...
Electrical implant steadies balance disorder in animals
...sight, smell, taste, touch and hearing, few people think
about a possible sixth sense - the sensation of head orientation and movement - until the system fails, says Della Santina, who has been working on this prosthesis since 2002. In their report in the June 2007 edition of the journal I.E.E.E. Transa...
Old McDonald's has a hold on kids' taste buds, Stanford/Packard study finds
...They actually believe that the chicken nugget they think
is from McDonald's tastes better than an identical, unbranded nugget." The degree of preference expressed by the children correlated with the number of television sets they had in their homes and the frequency with which they ate at McDonald's. N...
Fine as North Dakota wine
...rvations. It comes down to expectations. If you think
a wine will taste good, it will taste better than if you think
it will taste bad. People didnt believe North Dakota wine would taste good, so it had a double curs...
Happier hospitals means healthier patients
...ips in the others. There has been a tendency to think
that these problems can be changed simply by changing management structures, said Becky. You find people fiddling about with structures when in fact its more important to get the actual relationships right. Managers and doctors are always going to ...
Study shows radiofrequency ablation highly effective in treating kidney tumors
...ut 70, with a range of 30-89.) However, he said, I think
this is a big advance in treating renal tumors. The best candidates for RFA, he said, are patients with increased risk of complications from surgery and those with an hereditary condition that makes it likely they will require repeated treatmen...
Trials underway for 'essential' new TB vaccine
...very high levels of the type of immune response we think
we need to protect against TB. It is important for us to test whether or not this vaccine does work to stop people getting TB," says Dr McShane. Following successful safety trials in The Gambia, the drug has now entered phase II trials in The Weste...
Medical students respond positively to simulated patient experience
...vance of the subjects they are studying. What I think
is really great about the concept is to create a learning environment that engages the students actively as opposed to passively observing a lecture, he said....
UGA study explains why anti-smoking ads backfire or succeed
...on smoking attitudes and behavior when adolescents think
that their peers are listening to those messages, ...r how your friends respond to the ads, but how you think
your friends are responding. Paek said many health campaigns assume that anti-smoking messages ha...
New book guides boomers through retirement maze
... to realize that are so many complicated issues to think
about when approaching retirement, and baby boomer... to realize that are so many complicated issues to think
about when approaching retirement, and baby boomers would benefit from a resource tailored to them. ...
Extreme weather monitoring boosted by space sensor
...ty of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa. "I think
it is really a breakthrough. Envisat is the first satellite to provide us with the good temporal coverage that we needed for the algorithm and the methods to be successful," Wolfgang Wagner of the Vienna University of Technology said. "Chinese scient...
Screening for behavioral health first step to getting treatment
...al health conditions will help close this gap. I think
its time we made screening for behavioral health problems as routine as it is for cancer and other major illnesses, says Horgan. Detection is where treatment really starts. ...
Polish journalist scoops first prize in prestigious European award
...ay in educating the public about cancer and said I think
that journalists have an important social responsibility, even more so when talking about health and illnessI feel that we should show the human courage of all those who live and survive a tumour that's why I try to use a simple language, a human ton...
Environmental inequality study finds no direct links to segregation, income
... Scotland. "The results may surprise people who think
that environmental racial inequality is due solely to poverty and residential segregation," said Downey, a sociologist. "Instead, it seems likely that the role these factors play in shaping environmental inequality is highly contingent on local cond...
UCLA, Italian chemists move closer to solving Lou Gehrig's disease mystery
...irector of the European Magnetic Resonance Center, think
they know. In ALS patients, the proteins copper and zinc may not be there at all. They present evidence for this hypothesis in new research published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, currently online and available in the journals J...
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