Tag: "viewing" at medical news
Early home environment and television watching influence bullying behavior
...tial negative consequences of excessive television viewing
along with obesity, inattention, and other types of aggression. Third, our findings suggest some steps that can be taken with children to potentially help prevent bullying. Maximizing cognitive stimulation and limiting television watching in the earl...
Alternate view for pathology of AD
...creased cell survival. "After nearly a century of viewing
pathology as pathogenic, our accumulating data called for a paradigm shift where pathology is protective," said Lee. "If proven correct, this will not only change current dogma but, more importantly, reveal key insights to accelerate the development ...
Canadian youth 4th highest in international obesity study
...l activity participation and decreasing television viewing
should be the focus of strategies aimed at preventing and treating overweight and obesity in youth." The study is based on statistics gathered in 2001-2002 by the World Health Organization's Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children report, which surv...
Watching metals melt, nanometer-scale views inside cells
...sharp pictures butpreparing the specimen to enable viewing
necessarily kills thecell. Viewing separate cells at different phases of development canprovide a proper time sequence, but this involves much tediouslabor. A second method, using fluorescent probes coupled with lightmicroscopes, sometimes saves th...
Majority of parents don't actively limit children's media time
...ent with their children, and allow unlimited media viewing
in their home. Media was defined as TV, videos, co.... Twenty-three percent of parents used restrictive viewing
only, 11 percent used instructive styles only and 7 percent used unlimited media viewing
as their st...
Multiple views from CT scans may improve diagnosis
...t is one of a few centers in the country routinely viewing
pediatric CT scans in all three planes. Barnes's co-researchers are Evelyn Anthony, M.D., Michael Chen, M.D., Louise Milner, M.D., and Susan Lie-Nelson, M.D., all from Wake Forest Baptist....
Tobacco brands still common in PG-13 movies, despite '98 Master Settlement
...r Dartmouth Medical School studies have shown that viewing
smoking in movies is associated with smoking initiation among adolescents. If tobacco companies are not paying movie studios to feature their tobacco brands, they are not in violation of the MSA. However, Dr. Adachi-Mejia notes that, "the continued p...
Eight aspects of early life put UK children at risk of obesity
...ive may sleep longer at night. Finally, television viewing
may confer risk through a reduction in energy expenditure or an increase in dietary intake. "Our study provides evidence of the role of the early life environment in the later risk of obesity," say the authors. "Most interventions to prevent obesity...
TV confuses children about which foods are healthy, new study finds
...m grow up strong and healthy. Increased television viewing
had, in fact, a double-negative effect on the children in the study. Regardless of their initial nutritional knowledge, the more television they watched, the less able they also were "to provide sound nutritional reasons for their food choices," said...
'Hollow-face illusion' affects estimates of distance and reaching tasks
... gave a verbal estimate of the distance from their viewing
position to either the nose or the cheek of the faces. In the reaching task, participants touched either the nose or cheek of the face within a certain period of time. The time limit was imposed to ensure the response time was similar to that of the...
Watching more TV increases seniors' negative views of aging
...images of aging may be, but maintaining a diary of viewing
impressions increased their awareness of the negative stereotyping on television, researchers at Yale report in the Journal of Social Issues . "These findings suggest that the promotion of awareness could provide a means of helping elders confront a...
Kids with bedroom TV sets have lower standardized test scores, Stanford/Packard study shows
...dies showing that decreasing children's television viewing
reduces obesity, aggressive behavior and nagging for advertised toys The researchers can't conclusively say why television has such an effect on test scores. Surprisingly, the students who reported spending the most time watching television also clai...
Anti-tobacco ads associated with reduced smoking and increased anti-smoking attitudes among youth
...acco ad per four-month period for the general teen viewing
TV has negative impact on very young children's learning abilities
CHICAGO Television viewing
before the age of three may have adverse effects o...er than two and only high quality, age-appropriate viewing
thereafter, the authors suggest. Frederick J. Zimmerman, Ph.D., and Dimitri A Christakis, M.D., M.P....
Young children who watch less TV more likely to finish college
...s little consensus on whether childhood television viewing
has beneficial, harmful or negligible effects on e...us long-term follow-up studies measuring childhood viewing
and later educational achievement. Robert J. Hancox, M.D., of the University of Otago, Dunedin, New ...
Size of brain structure could signal vulnerability to anxiety disorders
...ts who appeared to have less anxiety response upon viewing
the blue lights the second day, as measured by skin conductance, also had a thicker vmPFC. "That was the only area of the brain that correlated with extinction memory," says Milad. "So, these results suggest that a bigger vmPFC may be protective ag...
Patients learn more facts from videos but need contact with doctor to soothe their anxiety
...er they have visited with their doctors than after viewing
the information on the educational video. "The stu... was developed by physicians at U-M and one after viewing
the video but before their melanoma clinic visit. The other group of patients received the same ques...
Television viewing of Katrina will have psychological effects on children around the country
...tly involved with the tragedy, repeated television viewing
of the disaster puts these children at high risk f...dy Center recommends that parents limit television viewing
of the disaster for children under 12 years of age, and eliminate all viewing
when possible. For te...
Enhanced imaging techniques could improve medical diagnosis
... MRI and positron emission tomography (PET) scans, viewing
cellular activity is also possible. But these viewing
techniques can be enhanced. Wyatt is specifically looking at improving imaging for virtual colonosco...
New radiation technique helps brain cancer patients keep their hair
...erience and Outcomes" will be available for poster viewing
starting at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, October 16, 2005. If you would like a copy of the abstract or you would like to speak to the lead author of the study, Todd Scarbrough, M.D., please call Beth Bukata or Nick Lashinsky October 16-20 in the ASTRO Press...
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