Tag: "third" at medical news
Conventional prognostic factors fail to explain better prostate cancer survival in most Asian men
...ns, Pakistanis Bangladesh, etc. who represent the third
largest Asian subgroup in America, have never been studied for prostate cancer. Dr. Anthony Robbins of the California Cancer Registry in Sacramento, and co-investigators compared prognostic factors and survival rates of 116,916 men (108,076 whites ...
Disability payments may spur drug abuse
...n rising on the second while DI aid arrives on the third
of the month and the admissions surge begins on the fourth, says lead author, Carlos Dobkin, PhD, with the University of California, Santa Cruz. However, the investigators found that contrary to what some analysts have suggested monthly welfare paym...
MRI finds breast cancer before it becomes dangerous
...ent, compared to 55 per cent for mammography.' The third
point was that until now it was assumed that MRI was only necessary for early detection of breast cancer in women with an increased risk of breast cancer. Yet many of the participants had taken part in the study as part of the perfectly normal cancer...
Even older women at high risk have little interest in being tested for HIV, study finds
...current or past sexual partners behaviors. About a third
of women had already been tested. Previously teste...as not always accurate based on their histories. A third
of all the women who were not interested in HIV testing reported lifetime risk factors for the disea...
Early-childhood intervention may improve well-being through young adulthood
...am in Chicago, is available from preschool through third
grade and features instruction by qualified teachers, low child-to-staff ratios, health and nutrition services and an intensive parent program that includes classroom involvement, field trips and home visits. Arthur J. Reynolds, Ph.D., of the Unive...
Quality of treatment guidelines
...ll-conducted clinical trials. However, less than a third
of the recommendations were found to be based on high-quality evidence applicable to the populations, treatments and outcomes specified in guideline recommendations. The researchers say that physicians should be aware that official guidelines are not...
U of M report says early-childhood intervention improves well-being through young adulthood
...am in Chicago, is available from preschool through third
grade and features instruction by qualified teachers, low child-to-staff ratios, health and nutrition services and an intensive parent program that includes classroom involvement, field trips and home visits. Children who participated in the progra...
The matrix of autism
...e high intelligence range of the WISC, yet fully a third
did on the Ravens. Similarly, a third
of the autistics had WISC scores in the mentally retarded range, whereas only one in 20 scored that ...
Study shows radiofrequency ablation highly effective in treating kidney tumors
...r treatment of bruising around the puncture, and a third
for treatment of exacerbation of a heart condition. A total of eight patients experienced complications, including temporary air pockets in the chest cavity, mild to severe pain after the procedure, pneumonia, and problems with their ureters....
National quality agenda, payment reform, care integration keys to improving quality, patient safety
...th in a series from The Commonwealth Fund, and the third
conducted in partnership with the publication Modern Healthcare. Commentaries on the survey findings by two former Secretaries of Health and Human Services, Donna E. Shalala and Tommy G. Thompson, are posted on the Funds Web site. Shalala, who served...
Nottingham center to help UK to meet its carbon targets
... culprit in global warming and in the UK almost a third
of these emissions come from power stations. The storage method to be developed at CICCS could cut such CO2 releases to zero in a safe and reliable manner. The Centre will work on research at the interface of science and engineering, industry and ...
Worcester Polytechnic Institute to host national forum on locating first responders inside buildings
...lost, trapped, or disabled inside buildings is the third
leading cause of firefighter fatalities. There is also a critical need for indoor location and tracking technology by public safety departments, the military, the mining industry, and other fields where people can become lost or trapped indoors in da...
American Cancer Society to hold third annual Virtual Relay For Life in Second Life
...r the fight against cancer by holding the Societys third
annual virtual Relay For Life in the Second Life virtual world. This years event, supported by the Societys Futuring and Innovation Center, is expected to attract nearly 2,500 global participants. Volunteer organizers have already shattered their...
Landmark study finds adult Delawareans with disabilities in only 'fair' to 'poor' health
...are population. Perhaps most troubling, nearly a third
(31 percent) of the women responding to questions ...such as household chores and shopping, and about a third
require assistance with eating, bathing and dressing. Most caregivers are family members, and abou...
Anti-gay hate crimes widespread
...among gay men, lesbians and bisexuals. More than a third
of the gay men said they had experienced violence or property crime because of their sexual orientation, or about three times the proportion of lesbians and bisexuals. Gay men also reported the highest rates of harassment and verbal abuse. And gay me...
Early-morning Friday classes may prevent students from getting sloppy on 'thirsty Thursdays'
...rcent when most students attained legal age in the third
year of the study. It appears that this drinking,...onsumed at least one drink on Thursday, but only a third
of students did so if they had Friday classes which met at 10 a.m. or earlier. Approximately two-th...
Personal comments by physicians distract from patient needs
...gators found physician self-disclosures in about a third
of patient visits. The disclosures were often non sequiturs, unattached to any discussion in the visit and focused more on the physicians needs than the patients needs. The disclosures interrupted the flow of information exchange and valuable patient...
Columbia dentists to improve oral health in sub-Saharan Africa
...entifically sound and sustainable interventions. A third
of the gift will be devoted to supporting the oral health program. Chronic diseases will soon become the leading cause of health problems in the developing world, and oral health conditions are one of the most common chronic disorders, according to...
Children with sleep disorder symptoms are more likely to have trouble academically
...York, was focused on the parents of 218 second and third
graders, who completed Sleep Disorders Inventory f...p disorders and academic performance in second and third
graders, found that screening students at school with a validated school-based instrument may identi...
UK scientists set their sights on cure for AMD
...tly reduced. Given that AMD could affect up to one third
of the population by 2070, and that the bulk of these will have dry AMD, the potential to create a treatment strategy for this condition is critical and may have a major impact on vision loss in the community. Professor Ed Byrne, Dean of the UCL Fa...
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