Tag: "very" at medical news
Patient-centered approach can backfire
...ons. Some patients prefer that style and respond very
well to it. But new research at the University of ...des and personalities. Finding a good match can be very
important in terms of how satisfied you are with the care you receive and, ultimately, whether or no...
Adverse housing conditions contribute to diabetes risk
...50. When that project began, diabetes already was very
common in this population. More than 25 percent had the disease at the time initial interviews were conducted. The new study found that over the next three years another 10 percent developed diabetes. The rate at which this African-American populat...
Grandparents, older adults encouraged to seek help for a sleep disorder
...gnitive problems. Snoring, a symptom of OSA, is a very
common condition affecting nearly 40 percent of adults, and is more common among older people. Restless legs syndrome, where one experiences uncomfortable feelings in the legs, affects more than 20 percent of people 80 years and older. Peri...
Adverse housing conditions contribute to diabetes risk
...50. When that study began, diabetes already was very
common in this population. More than 25 percent ha...that the number of people with diabetes is growing very
rapidly over time. I also think it's likely that we would find comparable results if we had done sim...
Disability payments may spur drug abuse
...emporary Aid for Needy Families (TANF) program, do very
little to exacerbate drug related hospitalizations and deaths. Most of the increase, they state, is driven by SSI and DI recipients. Our results suggest that full wallets can exacerbate impulse control problems, says author Steven L. Puller, PhD, wi...
Hispanic drug use rises in US culture
...r percentage/general patterns of substance use are very
similar to white patterns of use, which is what we would expect given an acculturation/assimilation model, Akins said. When Hispanics acculturate to dominant American society their substance use behavior appears to mimic that of whites, the culture t...
MRI finds breast cancer before it becomes dangerous
...ially more accurate than mammography in diagnosing very
early stages of breast cancer . Up to now MRI was ...arch team is that MRI can improve the diagnosis of very
early stages of breast cancer significantly, not simply with high-risk groups, but with all women. ...
Childhood obesity indicates greater risk of school absenteeism, Penn study reveals
.... Future research should explore this additional, very
damaging side effect of being overweight. The study builds on others that show that the medical and psychosocial consequences of being overweight are numerous and still being discovered. The disadvantages that arise from missing school such as inc...
Nationwide data highlight encouraging trends, 'staggering' costs of ESRD
...SRD. "The interface between CKD and ESRD, which is very
poorly understood, remains an unmet public health challenge," the authors write. Dr. Foley concludes, "If one accepts that healthcare resources are finite, prevention of ESRD has the potential to enhance the lives of people with CKD and without CKD."...
Some women benefit more from exercise when emphasis is on health, not appearance
...xercise is key to doing so, Focht said. We chose a very
specific sample of women that we thought would be sensitive to the comments made by instructors. The study's results appear in a recent issue of the journal Psychology of Sport and Exercise. Focht conducted the study with Thomas Raedeke and Donna S...
Stanford researchers find culprit in aging muscles that heal poorly
... extremely rapid aging in mice, which end up dying very
young compared with normal mice. In seeking to understand why that happens, the NIH researchers discovered that klotho inhibits Wnt activity. The hypothesis is that klotho production declines with age, and thus its effectiveness against Wnt decreases...
Women with migraines and visual symptoms may have higher stroke risk
...15-to-44-age group will have an ischemic stroke is very
low one-to-two for every 10,000 people each year, Kittner said. However, neurologists and other doctors should encourage their patients who have migraine with associated visual symptoms to minimize other stroke risk factors, he said. More work is...
Most seniors now have drug coverage, U-M study shows
...r decision about whether to sign up for Part D was very
or somewhat difficult. The vast majority said the decision was not very
difficult or not difficult at all. The majority of Part D plan enrollees (69 percent) reported feeli...
Hormone regulates fondness for food
...y determinant of our eating behaviour. Eating is a very
pleasant experience and the rewarding or appetisin...ce, when it is lacking, these brain regions remain very
sensitive to the presence and type of food pictures even following a meal. Dr Farooqi, University ...
'Heroes of Chemistry' honored for medical, energy, environmental breakthroughs
... "Our Heroes of Chemistry this year represent the very
best in scientific innovation," said ACS President Catherine T. Hunt, Ph.D. "We at ACS applaud them and their corporate management for improving our lives through chemistry in so many ways." The Heroes of Chemistry program, started in 1996 by the...
Drug-eluting stent controversy explored in the American Heart Hospital Journal
...matory responses, may, in part, be responsible for very
late thrombosis. Dr. Renu Virmani and colleagues at the CVPath Institute of Gaithersburg, Maryland base the judgments in their article on the evidence obtained through pathologic studies of patients dying after stent implantation. These data indica...
Baby DVDs, videos may hinder, not help, infants' language development
...ven swap for warm social human interaction at this very
young age. Old kids may be different, but the youngest babies seem to learn language best from people, Meltzoff said. In my clinical practice, I am frequently asked by parents what the value of these products is, said Christakis. The evidence is m...
Obesity linked to hyperparathyroidism in chronic kidney disease
.... "Since both obesity and hyperparathyroidism are very
complex problems in CKD, establishing an association between the two is important because of potential prognostic and therapeutic implications." The study was based on a database of 496 U.S. veterans with moderate to severe CKD who were not yet on ...
States taking action to insure nation's 13.3M uninsured young adults
...st-growing segments of the uninsured populationare very
important, and it is exciting to see the momentum in this area, said Commonwealth Fund President Karen Davis. However, most uninsured young adults do not have access to private coverage through their parents plans. For these young adults, extending M...
Geriatric health conditions have major effect on half of all seniors
...on conditions together, and we found that they are very
common and increase dramatically in prevalence with age, she says. To me, that says that clinicians need to ask patients about these issues. In many situations, they may be able to help manage the condition before it leads to disability. In the med...
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