Tag: "wanting" at medical news
Alcohol magnifies the rewarding effects of smoking, even for light smokers
...eclining, so a person may be at increased risk for wanting
to smoke for hours after drinking alcohol." The researchers also found that smoking urges were greater for positive mood and stimulation (for example, "a cigarette would taste good now") than for relief from negative mood and/or withdrawal (for examp...
Nurses receive new tool to help patients quit smoking
...free national hotline (1-800-QUIT-NOW) for smokers wanting
to quit. The DHHS' Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality jointly developed the guide with Tobacco-Free Nurses, a national initiative funded by The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The project aims to enlist the aid of the country's 2.2 million...
Women rising to the challenge of weightlessness
...s, "to begin with I felt just like a little child, wanting
to know everything and people were really very nice, answering all our questions". According to Nadine, another French volunteer, who normally works for temping agencies, the effect of this very open approach was to make her all the more inquisitive ...
College students think favorably, but act timidly about organ donation
...he issue. Of the possible reasons for not wanting
to donate, the most frequent response, cited by 28...ut gave no reason. Other reasons for not wanting
to donate fell into the following groupings: emotional reasons, philosophical or religious reasons, ...
Conflicts pitting doctors vs. patients / kin is #1 issue in medical ethics, Canadian experts say
... by the patient, or accuse the health care team of wanting
to save money or to give the resources to another patient. Conflict ensues and communication often breaks down. At the root of such conflicts is often a clash of value systems in Canada and elsewhere as nations become more culturally diverse. JCB di...
Many body-conscious teens use supplements to improve physique
...t of both sexes reported thinking frequently about wanting
more toned or defined muscles; after adjustment fo...used at least one product in the past year. Boys wanting
to gain weight were three times more likely than their peers to use supplements at least weekly; in ...
Family environment is a significant predictor of adolescent obesity
...ety when the child leaves the home, or parents not wanting
to criticize their children's eating habits when they are young." Contrary to other reports, Crossman found no evidence that children who live in single parent or stepparent households are more likely than those who live with two biological or adopti...
Expert dispels bird flu paranoia
...etting three or four phone calls a day from people wanting
to know if they should sell their house because their neighbours have got birds. Some ways that bird owners can minimise risk are: Build pens to keep domesticated poultry away from wild birds. Stop domesticated poultry from accessing open ponds, ...
Johns Hopkins study suggests link between caffeine dependence and family history of alcoholism
...ations and are unable to quit caffeine in spite of wanting
to do so." Caffeine use during pregnancy has been associated with a variety of adverse consequences, including spontaneous abortion and reduced fetal growth. Government health agencies in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom have issued h...
Personal fulfillment may motivate adolescents to be physically active
... personal fulfillment motivation (e.g., enjoyment, wanting
to be fit), weight-based motivation (e.g., wanting
to lose weight), parent-influenced motivation (e.g., parents want them to), and peer-influenced moti...
Teen weight control behavior may reflect mothers' attitudes on weight
CHICAGO Teenagers are more likely to think about wanting
to be thin, and to be frequent dieters, if they ac...ls and 8 percent of boys thinking frequently about wanting
to be thinner. Approximately 54 percent of mothers reported that they thought about wanting
to be th...
Bullying keeps overweight kids off the field
...lead to depressed feelings that keep children from wanting
to take part in activities. "When you think about it, it makes intuitive sense, when you consider the hallmark signs of depression - sadness, fatigue, lack of interest in things you used to like," Storch said. "When kids are having a tough time with ...
Home testing kit could help identify 'hidden' caffeine in beverages
... would be of value to individuals and institutions wanting
to verify the absence of caffeine," says study leader Jack H. Ladenson, Ph.D., a chemist at the university. "This will greatly assist individuals who wish to avoid caffeine." Ladenson hopes to develop a simple caffeine test in which test strips that ...
Studies indicate medication can be an effective therapy for smoking cessation
...ing researchers and clinicians, as well as smokers wanting
to quit smoking, now have another product available that appears to help increase the probability of smoking cessation." (JAMA. 2006;296:94-95. Available pre-embargo to the media at www.jamamedia.org )...
Queen's expert challenges 'corporatization' of breast cancer research
... this case, well-intentioned members of the public wanting
to do their part in the fight against the disease," she says. ...
Violence in the home leads to higher rates of childhood bullying
...s and children will mimic the behavior of parents, wanting
to be like them. They may believe violence is OK and they can use it with peers. After all, they may think, 'If Daddy can do this, perhaps I can hit this kid to get my way.' When parents engage in violence, children may assume violence is the right...
Patients can report statins' adverse effects on new web site
...ts in the community experiencing side effects, and wanting
answers about what to expect. We developed this web site as a tool to gather information on side effects, and to help answer these questions," said Golomb. The site will provide access to a broad group of people, facilitating the opportunity for pa...
How low should we go? Researchers find no clear evidence for ultra-low cholesterol targets
...ies, have a natural and understandable interest in wanting
to sell their medications to as many people as possible, but the scientific community has a public and moral responsibility of guarding the scientific integrity of the evidence," Dr. Hayward notes. "In this instance, our analyses suggest that we shou...
Innovative surgery corrects vision in kids with neurological disorders
...eir daily lives. Having cerebral palsy herself and wanting
to help reverse the isolation that many of these children endure because of their poor vision, she approached pediatric ophthalmologist Lawrence Tychsen, M.D., to help devise some solutions. He did. Tychsen, professor of ophthalmology and visual sc...
Satellites help ensure safe sunning
... the sea water transparency is useful for tourists wanting
to dive in waters with good visibility in order to explore the marine environment. The UV protection service is currently available in Tuscany, Italy, for APT Versilia and Sardinia, Italy, for Baja Hotels. The APT Versilia website shows the temper...