Tag: "young" at medical news
New treatment effective in counteracting cocaine-induced symptoms
...timated 7.3 million users, including 15 percent of young
adults ages 18 to 25, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Life-threatening emergencies related to cocaine use include sudden cardiac death, high blood pressure, stroke and acute myocardial infarctions. We also found that dexmedetomidin...
Childhood obesity indicates greater risk of school absenteeism, Penn study reveals
...ent more than their normal-weight peers. At this young
age, children are not necessarily experiencing the health problems that will likely confront them later in life unless serious intervention takes place, said Andrew B. Geier, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Psychology in the School of Arts ...
Stanford researchers find culprit in aging muscles that heal poorly
...apacity for repairing acutely damaged tissue as do young
cells. It was while the researchers were testing...pposite situation - how the repair capabilities of young
muscle stem cells were affected by being placed in an aged environment - that the Wnt pathway came t...
Bioengineering to prevent iron deficiency?
...dence of iron deficiency anaemia in adolescent and young
women in the USA might be at least partly due to consumption of iron-fortified wheat flour. Types of iron used for fortification vary depending on the situation, but in most cases cereal flour is fortified with ferrous sulphate, ferrous fumarate or s...
Despite claims, not all probiotics can treat diarrhea say experts
...use a previous trial showed it to be beneficial in young
children admitted to hospital for diarrhoea. They conclude: the efficacy of probiotic preparations for the treatment of acute diarrhoea in children is related to the individual strains of bacteria, and physicians should choose preparations based on...
Diet foods for children may lead to obesity
... foods and drinks led to overeating in a sample of young
rats, including ones that were lean and ones that ... point," Pierce said, "our research has shown that young
animals can be made to overeat when low-calorie foods and drinks are given to them on a daily basis,...
To gain muscle and lose fat, drink milk: study
...t Phillips. The researchers took three groups of young
men 18 to 30 years of age 56 in total and put them through a rigorous, five-day-per-week weightlifting program over a 12-week period. Following their workouts, study participants drank either two cups of skim milk, a soy beverage with equivalent am...
Where's the beef? Not enough of it is on elders' plates, muscle-metabolism study suggests
...in their old age: older bodies are just as good as young
ones at turning protein-rich food into muscle. A...compared changes in muscle protein synthesis in 10 young
and 10 elderly volunteers after eating a four-ounce serving of lean beef. By analyzing blood and mus...
Baby DVDs, videos may hinder, not help, infants' language development
...ontent of what is being watched and its effects on young
children. A paper published last spring by the sa...ense. There are only a fixed number of hours that young
babies are awake and alert. If the alert time is spent in front of DVDs and TV instead of with peop...
States taking action to insure nation's 13.3M uninsured young adults
... to provide health insurance coverage to dependent young
adults on their parents health plans beyond age 18...ng concern about the steady loss of coverage among young
adults under the age of 30. Because a majority of uninsured young
adults have low incomes, extend...
Sports concussion research using fMRI provides insight for safe return-to-play decisions
PITTSBURGH, Aug. 6 Concussions are common in young
athletes but the underlying changes in brain funct...r insight now for safe return-to-play decisions in young
athletes and may help shape guidelines in the future. The study helps define concussion and r...
Young children's taste preferences may be influenced by fast-food branding
...d beverages, or all marketing, that is directed to young
children, the authors write. Our findings also sug...taste preferences and food and beverage choices in young
children. Future research might examine the effects of less recognizable brands or contrast differ...
Early-childhood intervention may improve well-being through young adulthood
...er educationally, criminally and economically into young
adulthood, according to a report in the August issue of Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Early childhood interventions have demonstrated consistent positive effects on childrens health and well-being,...
Old McDonald's has a hold on kids' taste buds, Stanford/Packard study finds
...d Children's Hospital. The study shows that even young
children are swayed by brand preferences. The resu... at McDonald's. Numerous studies have shown that young
children are unable to understand that advertising, product placement and co-branding with popular t...
U of M report says early-childhood intervention improves well-being through young adulthood
...ally, socially and economically as they moved into young
adulthood, according to a report by University of Minnesota professors Arthur Reynolds and Judy Temple. The study is published today in the Journal of the American Medical Associations (JAMA) Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine. Reynolds is ...
Statin drugs may delay progressive artery damage in children
Starting statin therapy as young
as age 8 safely and effectively delays the early artery damage caused by familial hypercholesterolemia (FH), according to a Dutch study reported in the Aug. 7th print issue of Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. Our data support e...
To be or not to be a scientist
...m is one the few programs in the country to expose young
people to significant and complex scientific research. It is the only program of its kind to be continually funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Now in its 17th year, the program matches high school and college students with scientists...
Heat-related deaths in middle, high school football players spikes in 2006
... his head. Those kids could be alive today. Five young
athletes, from 11 to 17 years old, died of heat stroke in 2006. The trend was declining. The last time there were more than five was 1972, when there were seven. In five of the past 16 years there were none. But, Mueller said, there have been 31 sinc...
W.M. Keck Foundation announces 2007 class of Distinguished Young Scholars in medical research
...ram is designed to give the nations most promising young
scientists the resources they need to pursue potentially breakthrough research projects in biomedicine. We are very pleased to support this group of Young Scholars who clearly exhibit extraordinary promise for future research and academic leadership....
Nottingham center to help UK to meet its carbon targets
... the UK, Challenging Engineering aims to encourage young
researchers to develop and lead adventurous projects. It seeks to identify and support outstanding researchers at an early stage of their career, to achieve their potential faster through training in creativity and leadership, linking with industry...
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