Tag: "would" at medical news
Metabolic study in mice could lead to 'good cholesterol' boosters
...percent, Jin said. However, treatment methods that would
simultaneously lower bad cholesterol and increase good cholesterol have the potential to work even better. Indeed, researchers believe that increasing HDL-C while lowering LDL-C might cut heart attack risk by as much as 70 percent, he explained. In...
Parents' depression can weigh on children
...es a kid language to be able to talk about what it would
mean to them to be able to make lifestyle changes, she said, adding that Janickes research helps advance researchers understanding of factors that affect a childs quality of life. Addressing emotional and psychological issues is a key part of helpi...
Diets high in choline may increase risk for colorectal polyps
...e researchers had hypothesized that choline intake would
decrease the risk of colorectal polyps like folate does. But the results suggest the oppositegreater amounts of choline in the diet were associated with an elevated risk of colorectal polyps. Although our results were contrary to expectation based...
Michigan-CDC study supports value of social restrictions during influenza pandemics
... and isolating people after exposure to ill people would
save lives during an influenza pandemic. Until n...ing these measures in a layered, sustained fashion would
also provide a cushion of time for the development and distribution of effective vaccines and antivi...
Miniature implanted devices could treat epilepsy, glaucoma
...mitter does penetrate the thickness of tissue that would
be required for this application." The smaller the power consumption, the smaller the battery, which is critical for implantable devices. The battery in the Purdue device is about the size of a nickel. The signals are amplified, digitized and trans...
Rutgers professor Bart Krekelberg is named 1 of 20 US Pew Scholars for 2007
...rain failed to suppress that movement, then seeing would
be like looking through a video camera held by an ...rking from spot to spot every few seconds. It also would
lead to a barrage of information that would
prevent us from seeing anything at all. Recently named...
Novel candidate biomarker for heart failure also strongly predicts risk of death
... based on the organism causing the infection that would
be revolutionary. A condition in which the heart muscle is damaged and cannot pump blood efficiently, heart failure is a major cause of cardiac death. Diagnosis has been a challenge, since the symptoms of heart failure are similar to those of ma...
Old McDonald's has a hold on kids' taste buds, Stanford/Packard study finds
...tiser in the United States and most study subjects would
likely be familiar with the brand. Each food sample was divided into two identical portions, one wrapped in a McDonald's wrapper or placed in a McDonald's bag, and the other in similar wrapping without the McDonald's logo. The children were randoml...
Inhaled nitric oxide safe for tiny preemie lungs, UCSF study finds
... any therapy that inhibited the work of surfactant would
be harmful. In the study, half the infants were treated with nitric oxide and half received a placebo. Fluid from their lungs was then collected and examined for surfactant levels and properties. Findings showed that there were no significant diff...
Trial stops after stroke and mortality significantly reduced by blood
...snot clear prior to our study whether the over-80s would
benefit fromblood pressure lowering medication in the same way as younger people.Our results are great news for people in this age group because theysuggest that where they have high blood pressure, such treatment can cuttheir chances of dying as wel...
Quality of treatment guidelines
...me. If this were done, the researchers suggest, it would
help clinicians to apply guideline recommendations appropriately to their individual patients....
Fine as North Dakota wine
...taste bad. People didnt believe North Dakota wine would
taste good, so it had a double curse it hurt both the wine and the entire meal. Wine labels can throw both a halo or a shadow over the entire dining experience, according to Cornell Professor Brian Wansink (Ph.D.), author of the book Mindless Eating...
It's time to look at health risks in a new light, authors say
...ong 100 people who took medication, the death rate would
be 1 percent. If two people died among 100 people ...ot take medication, that death rate for that group would
be 2 percent. The difference between these death rates, found by subtracting 1 percent from 2 percen...
Happier hospitals means healthier patients
...entoring schemes to pair hospitals with others who would
benefit from their advice. These long-term relationships will spread the message that co-operation is key to making the NHS do the best possible job for its patients. Both parties will get something out of it, said Becky. We want them each to ask C...
Statin drugs may delay progressive artery damage in children
...earchers projected that the artery wall thickening would
increase 0.003 millimeters for each year that statin therapy was delayed. The results show that earlier initiation of statin treatment results in a smaller carotid IMT at a later age, said John J. P. Kastelein, M.D., Ph.D., co-author of the study and...
Many heart attack patients still not getting emergency clot-busting treatment
...ts condition that can be used to determine if they would
meet the criteria to receive emergency angioplasty or treatment with fibrinolytic (clot-busting) medications. But its those details that reveal the troubling gap between the number of patients who could have received the treatments, and those who ...
The matrix of autism
...nd test takers are required to choose the one that would
logically complete the series. The test demands a good memory, focused attention and other executive skills, butunlike the WISCit doesnt require much language. The idea was that the autistic kids true intelligence might shine through if they could ...
Mapping mountains from space with GOCE
...est point on Earth, a global unified height system would
iron out the main errors so that mountain ranges on one continent could be accurately measured against those on the other side of the world. Given the harsh and remote environments of many of the Earth's large mountain ranges such as the Himalayas or...
USC law professor battles schizophrenia
...going away, and that medication and psychoanalysis would
be necessary for the rest of her life. For 20 years I struggled with acceptance... Ironically, the more I accepted I had a mental illness, the less the illness defined me at which point the riptide set me free, said Saks....
National quality agenda, payment reform, care integration keys to improving quality, patient safety
...idential; and 73% support Medicare reform that would
pay medical homes defined as a health care setting... Nearly 8 of 10 (79%) said that physician autonomy would
be a challenge to care integration, and 69 percent said the lack of financial incentives would
be a ...
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