Tag: "two" at medical news
All low-fat diets are not equal, Stanford study shows
...al Medicine, comes from a meticulous comparison of two
low-fat diets. One, the conventional diet, focused... The Stanford study breaks new ground by comparing two
patient groups eating different foods but identical amounts of total and saturated fat, protein, car...
Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for May 3, 2005
...eview, p. 765). A systematic review finds that the two
features of the most successful exercise therapy f...e, p. 725). In the four-week outpatient study, the two
diets were identical in total fat, saturated fat, protein, carbohydrate and cholesterol but one incl...
Attention full-time workers: Get off the computer and out to exercise in your free time!
... and that spent exercising. But when they compared two
subgroups, 1,573 full-time workers and 508 part-time workers, a different picture emerged for those who spent the most time in sedentary activities. Full-time workers with five or more hours of sedentary activity per day engaged in about 11 fewer min...
Diabetes and pizza: Slow and steady insulin delivery wins the race
...y, spacing out insulin given by an insulin pump in two
doses, one of which is over an eight-hour period, ... on the usual amount the person would eat, usually two
or three slices, but was weighed and consistent each night. Insulin amounts were based on the perso...
Monitoring program finds serious, unreported adverse drug reactions
...re than 1 million individuals have been prescribed two
of the drugs. Adverse drug reactions were classified as resulting in death, severe organ failure or requiring major therapeutic interventions, such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation, liver transplantation or placing an individual on a respirator. One...
CONRAD receives $24 million from Gates Foundation and USAID for HIV microbicide trials
... $24M. This grant plus the USAID award will allow two
multi-country Phase III clinical trials of a produ...ion. CONRAD plans to meet this goal by completing two
Phase III HIV prevention trials with a gel consisting of 6% cellulose sulfate (CS), also known as Us...
Fracture risk lower for black women than white women at all bone mineral density levels
... on bone health and osteoporosis noted that one in two
individuals older than 50 years will be at risk for fractures from osteoporosis," according to background information in the article. Despite lower fracture rates among black women, the report stressed that osteoporosis is a risk for any aging man or...
Other highlights in the May 4 JNCI
...l survival and 2-year survival were similar in the two
arms. The treatment duration was shorter in the dose-dense arm than in the standard arm, but this difference was not statistically significant. Contact: Alicia Custis, Communications Manager, Christie Hospital, firstname.lastname@example.org...
ASU researchers team with Kinetic Muscles, Inc. to develop robotic arm for stroke rehabilitation
...tion in stroke survivors on the market. There are two
key benefit phases for stroke victims in the proje... 5-foot females to over-6-foot males. In addition, two
stroke survivors completed a three-week course of therapy using the device. RUPERT II, a second gen...
Three NYU faculty named to the National Academy of Sciences
... the Department of Energy. She is the co-author of two
books, Practical Optimization and Numerical Linear Algebra and Optimization. Wright obtained her B.S. in mathematics, and M.S. and Ph.D. in computer science, from Stanford University....
New GP contract may not improve treatment for heart failure patients
...blockers. Around four fifths of doctors said two
of the indicators were achievable, but only 46% thought it would be easy to meet the target for echocardiography. Doctors spoke of concerns over the level of support provided by secondary care, particularly in relation to diagnostic resource...
Human eggs can develop from ovarian surface cells in vitro
...lls are bipotent; capable of differentiating along two
developmental pathways and becoming either egg or granulosa cells. The authors speculate that this bipotent differentiation may represent a sophisticated mechanism created during the evolution of female reproduction, and not seen in ovaries of femal...
Internet program launched to prevent blindness in diabetic patients
...z is medical director, and then will be offered to two
rural networks of Community Care of North Carolina...Charitable Trust will pay for the screening in the two
networks, and the North Carolina Rural Health Foundation will pay for evaluation. Velez said Medicai...
Routine procedure during childbirth provides no benefits, study review finds
...Health Research, has studied episiotomy for almost two
decades. "In most cases, episiotomy doesn't do any good, and it can harm women," Thorp said. "Why would one want a surgical procedure that's worthless?" The rationale used to justify routine episiotomy, Thorp added, is that performing an episiotom...
Medication combined with behavior therapy works best for ADHD children, study finds
...behavior of many ADHD children. In fact, when the two
are combined, the study showed, the amount of medication required to achieve the same results as use of medication alone can be reduced by two-thirds. "One of the major findings of the study is that when using behavior modification, you can get away...
Autism conference reports advances in early diagnosis, role of immune system and more
...autistic children are not diagnosed until they are two
to three years old, detection in infants would all...utistic group, and more than 100 proteins that the two
groups expressed differently. Behavior: Researchers identified a variety of behaviors, some ident...
Treat depression and chronic pain separately, U-M researchers say
...eople already suffering from chronic pain. But the two
conditions retain their independence from one anot...matism, notes that doctors often lump together the two
conditions when they treat patients experiencing both of them. Some 30 to 54 percent of people with ...
Early failure to pay attention to faces, speech may influence later development in autism
... a baby's brain waves register differences between two
speech sounds and between familiar and unfamiliar faces. Children with autism, however, do not show such differences at 3 and 4 years of age. Other research has shown that normal development of the brain systems involved in speech and face perceptio...
Scientists report strong evidence of alterations in blood samples of children with autism
...ntion to be initiated early in life. Over the last two
decades parents, educators, scientists and pediatricians have been alarmed by a dramatic and baffling rise in the prevalence of autism, which now affects as many as 1 in every 166 children. But diagnosing autism, a brain disorder that leaves children...
The relationship between clinical depression and chronic pain
...? Or does pain lead to depression? Because these two
conditions frequently co-exist--30 to 54 percent of patients with major depressive disorder also suffer persistent physical pain--there has been much speculation about whether one causes the other or whether a common underlying factor provokes both. ...
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