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New study shows simple actions wipe out huge higher heart risks for Asian diabetics

...t the health care of UK Asian diabetics can almost wipe out the 40% higher risks of heart disease linked to diabetes in that community. Warwick Medical School researcher Dr Paul O'Hare will use the launch of the Clinical Sciences Research Institute to outline that diabetes is four times more common in the...

Politicians bury their heads in the sand while global flu threat mounts

... an influenza pandemic, says Dr Higson, which will wipe out "hundreds of millions" of lives if it is not prevented. A recent report in the BMJ showed that avian flu (called H5N1) is beginning to jump from human to human - as opposed to transmission from bird to human only, as happened initially. This vast...

Child early intervention programs make for healthier adults

...kline. We were thrilled that the program seemed to wipe out the health disparities that are found between urban and suburban youth under most current circumstances." Overall, residents of suburban Brookline had higher educational levels, higher rates of private insurance, and better health than the urban ...

'Hospital-at-home' concept does not save money or improve outcomes, study finds

... overall savings. The tendency to extend care can wipe out the cost savings, Shepperd says. And, she adds, hospital-at-home programs do not reduce the most expensive items on a hospital bill, items like surgery and intensive-care monitoring. "Most of the costs for a hospital stay are at admission and rig...

Polar explorer delivers rare snow-depth data to ESA for CryoSat validation

...ong period where prevailing winds and sea currents wipe away the sea ice and the ice itself seems to be thinning. It is a dangerous combination where natural variations in the regime of mechanical forces on the ice coincide with thermal forcing amplified by global warming. With steadily increasing emissio...

Modified home video game shows promise for stroke rehabilitation

...patients. In one exercise, a patient attempts to wipe clean four vertical bars of "dirty" pixels that obscure a pleasant image on a computer display. The bars are erased in proportion to each finger's flexing motion, giving the patient immediate feedback on his or her performance. And in an exercise to ...

Electrical implant steadies balance disorder in animals

... a high dose of gentamicin, an antibiotic known to wipe out the tiny hairlike projections on cells in the inner ear canals that are normally key to sensory balance function. Treated animals displayed unsteady walking and wobbly eye movements commonly seen in people with impaired balance. Precise measure...

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