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Most older long-term cancer survivors have poor health habits

... are interested in diet and exercise actually have poor health habits. The study also reveals that those ... cancer survivors to estimate the prevalence of poor health habits in this population. Participants ... and exercise intervention study, generally had poor health habits. For example, they reported an ...

22nd Congress of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Sept. 12-16, 2009, Turkey

... reduced job security, work intensification, and a poor work-life balance become more widespread, ... and permanent withdrawal from the labour market. poor mental health can account for more than 40% of ... claims. Premature retirement on the grounds of poor mental health is also increasing (McDaid, 2008). ...

New, less invasive genetic test greatly improves pregnancy rates in older women with poor prognosis

... which is exceptional considering the extremely poor prognosis of the women involved." she said. "This ... fertilised eggs generated by women with a very poor reproductive history and with an average age of ... chromosome errors. This could explain the poor reproductive history of these women, the ...

Changes in gene may stunt lung development in children

... March 26 Mutations in a gene may cause poor lung development in children, making them more ... SOD3 expression levels in strains of mice with poor lung function to one with more efficient airways ... exposure to environmental tobacco smoke and poor lung development," said Dr. Leikaf. In the future ...

New study 'pardons' the misunderstood egg

... Alternatively, lifestyle factors including poor diet, smoking, obesity and physical inactivity ... to modifiable lifestyle risk factors (smoking, poor diet, being overweight or obese, physical ... risk. Modifiable lifestyle risk factors smoking, poor diet, being overweight or obese and physical ...

Even plants benefit from outsourcing

... isolated and can be severely inbred resulting in poor seed crops or low quality seed." "This can lead to germination failure and poor seedling growth." Land and water degradation ... for revegetation will, in many cases, lead to poor restoration outcomes," says Dr Broadhurst. ...

Providing toilets, safe water is top route to reducing world poverty: UN University

... the twin global scourges of unsafe water and poor sanitation. Information gaps include such ... to health-related problems as a result of poor access to sanitation and safe water. UNU also ... among them the inter-related afflictions of poor health and chronic poverty," says Zafar Adeel, ...

CU-Boulder study suggests air quality regulations miss key pollutants

... pollutants that contribute to hazy skies and poor air quality over the Los Angeles region. ... formed particles contribute more significantly to poor air quality, even in very polluted urban regions. ... found to contribute significantly to the region's poor air quality. ...

Early cessation of breastfeeding by HIV+ women in poor countries and child survival

... preventing mother-to-child HIV transmission in poor countries. In these settings, HIV-infected ... this latest research it was believed that in many poor countries, mothers with HIV face a stark choice ... provided support for the study. "But in many poor countries, there are barriers to formula feeding. ...

Lost in the supermarket?

... Institute asks: "The Food Retail Revolution in poor Countries: Is It Coming or Is It Over?" Using the ... Minten shows that "cheap food" isn't so cheap for poor countries. Multi-national chains have turned ... low-priced goods to the poor. The problem is: the poor aren't coming. At the heart of the problem is ...

Biomarkers allow doctors to match therapy to patient

... Overexpression of ODC1 is associated with poor outcome in childhood neuroblastoma and represents ... copies of the MYCN oncogene, has a particularly poor prognosis and new therapies are urgently needed, ... all associated with highly aggressive disease and poor clinical outcomes. In a subsequent animal ...

Alcohol and malt liquor availability and promotion higher in African American inner cities

... PAUL (April 2, 2008) It appears that living in a poor neighborhood with a high concentration of African ... of Minnesota researchers. The study found that poor neighborhoods with high concentrations of African ... are more readily available and highly promoted in poor and minority neighborhoods, and how we can ...

Adolescent girls with ADHD are at increased risk for eating disorders, study shows

... girls. Symptoms include a short attention span, poor organization, excessive talking, disruptive and ... ADHD suffer through a range of problems, from poor grades to poor relations with parents and teachers, and more ...

Impoverished areas of Africa and Asia face severe crop losses from climate change in 20 years

... Science. The majority of the worlds 1 billion poor depend on agriculture for their livelihoods, said ... projections of climate change with data on what poor people eat, as well as past relationships between ... staples, including millet, maize and rice. For poor farmers on the margin of survival, these losses ...

Gates funding to help poor rice farmers

... past success in improving incomes for millions of poor farmers to reach its ultimate goal: more than 18 ... the capacity of researchers and seed producers in poor rice-dependent countries. The success of the ... are inevitably most exposedand most vulnerableto poor soils, too much or too little rain, and ...

Poor Americans in the United States suffer hidden burden of parasitic and other neglected diseases

... of the same parasitic infections that affect the poor in Africa, Asia, and Latin America, says the ... common in the United States, especially among poor and underrepresented minority populations living in inner cities and poor rural areas. Such infections are known as ...

Rising food prices threaten world's poor people

... threatening the livelihoods and nutrition of poor people in developing countries. The report, The ... production of bioenergy will adversely affect poor people in developing countries by increasing both ... are common, exacerbate the negative impact on poor households, as they implicitly act as a tax on ...

UCR researchers awarded nearly $1.7M to develop improved cowpea varieties

... will enable has potential to convert cowpea the poor mans meat in Africa into a better cash crop for ... work to develop improved cowpea varieties for poor farmers in Africa. Because it has been largely ... of cowpeas adaptation to drought, heat and poor soils. He also led the effort to establish the ...

200 journals join in theme issues on poverty and human development

... of those interventions varied based on how poor the targeted population of these programs were. ... of those interventions varied based on how poor the targeted population of these programs were. ... also looked at whether giving priority to the poor in nutrition and sanitation improvements had a ...

Leading experts cite poor health and nutrition as major barrier to education in developing world

... nutrition, which have reduced major diseases in poor communities, are replicated across the developing ... wed go a long way to enabling children in poor countries to achieve their educational potential. ... complex and costly to address, particularly in poor communities. By contrast, tackling many common ...

Reducing risk of hospitalization in the elderly

... Older adults who have less strength, poor physical function and low muscle density are at higher risk of being ... size. The relative risk for hospitizations was 50% higher for those with poor walking or less dense muscle mass "Our research suggests that we need ...

Policy transparency key to saving world's fisheries

... into policy. The mechanism for this pattern, however, was different. poor countries reportedly struggle with the effects of corruption while ... indicates that policy-making is strongly influenced by corruption in poor countries in Africa, Asia and Central and South America. "This study ...

Common fish species has 'human' ability to learn

... for the rich feeder observed other fish feeding but this time the rich and poor feeders were swapped round with the rich feeder either giving even more ... that the rich feeder, previously experienced first hand themselves as the poor feeder, gave them the better pay off. In comparison, significantly fewer ...

Tips from the American Journal of Pathology

... of metastasis, and caveolin-1 was not expressed in stroma of patients with poor clinical outcome. In addition, tumor onset in mice was accelerated in the ... of Stromal Caveolin-1 Expression Predicts Early Tumor Recurrence and poor Clinical Outcome in Human Breast Cancers. Am J Pathol 2009, 174: ...

Study finds link between individual stress and adolescent obesity

... adolescent or youth who's more stressed -- caused by such things as having poor grades, mental health problems, more aggressive behavior, or doing more ... were: Academic problems Consumption of drugs and alcohol Depression or poor mental health levels Acting out or aggressive behaviors Lack of future ...

Wind, salt and water are leading indicators of land degradation in Abu Dhabi

... Desert environments are characterized by poor vegetative cover, strong winds, dry, non-cohesive sandy soils, and ... problem in many of the agricultural farms. The causes of waterlogging are poor drainage conditions due to the presence of hardpans, excessive use of ...

Queen's researchers shine light on compact fluorescent bulb problems

... their energy efficiency is compromised because of a problem known as poor power factor. In effect, only part of the energy a CFL consumes is used to ... global market for compact fluorescents is estimated at $80 billion. The poor power factor already has had an impact on commercial users of CFLs, who ...

New tumor markers determine therapy intensity

... surgery, and existence of metastases at diagnosis. Patients with a poor prognosis can be treated more intensively Stefan Pfister and his ... "With these markers, we can reliably identify patients with a poor prognosis and treat them more intensely from the start," said Dr. Stefan ...

'Climate change: Global risks, challenges and decisions'

... are highly vulnerable to even modest levels of climate change, with poor nations and communities particularly at risk. Temperature rises above 2oC ... a common but differentiated mitigation strategy is needed to protect the poor and most vulnerable. Key Message 5: Inaction is Inexcusable There is ...

High-fat diets inflame fat tissue around blood vessels, contribute to heart disease

... nonetheless. "These new findings suggest a direct link between poor dietary habits and inflammation of blood vessels, mediated by the fat ... Weintraub says there is no real way to measure the effects of poor dietary habits on fat tissue surrounding blood vessels. "We don't know ...

Mass media often failing in its coverage of global warming, says climate researcher

... of global warming are going to fall on developing nations, along with the poor and the elderly in wealthier nations, according to Schneider, who added ... Schneider said that we also have to work to mitigate the impacts on poor and elderly people in developed countries. Although it is impossible to ...

Maternal health problems in Myanmar widespread

... in the December 2008 issue of PLoS Medicine . "Health indicators are poor and human rights violations are widespread in eastern Burma," said Luke ... with labor and delivery training. Many of these women displayed signs of poor nutrition and very few received vital iron supplements or utilized ...

Mayo Clinic research on tamoxifen leads to recommendation for CYP2D6 gene test

... context of the ABCSG-8 trial. "Among the patients randomized to tamoxifen, poor metabolizers had a 3.8-fold increase in risk of developing breast cancer ... there was no increased risk of breast cancer recurrence for CYP2D6 poor metabolizers in years three to five. The benefit of switching to ...

Siblings of mentally disabled face own lifelong challenges, according to researchers

... with a mental illness. This suggests genetics may not be the only link to poor mental health among siblings of the mentally ill, but the social ... also play a role in why these siblings may be at a greater risk for poor mental health," said Taylor. "The good news is we found having a mentally ...

Major conference on food Dec. 1-2, 2008

... 2008 to discuss the best approaches for meeting the food needs of the poor in Africa. Four crises have shaken the global food system to its ... these challenges, the livelihoods and food security of millions of poor people, as well as the economic, ecological and political situations of ...

Acoustical Meeting, Nov. 10-14, 2008 in Miami, Florida

... to begin correcting other acoustic factors that contribute to the poor quality and reduced intelligibility of EL speech. Ultimately, they intend ... education in schools." For example, her work has shown that some poor readers demonstrate a diminished neural transcription of those very sound ...

Genetic predictors of esophageal cancer identified

... of esophageal cancer patients are diagnosed at an advanced stage with poor prognosis. Understanding what places a person at high risk for esophageal ... the dramatic increase in incidence, difficulty of early diagnosis, the poor survival rate for esophageal cancer, and the limited knowledge of the ...

Flu shot protects kids -- even during years with a bad vaccine match

... 2003-2004 and 2004-2005. The study found that, even though those years had poor matches between the vaccine and the circulating flu strains, the shots ... year and possibly even during the 2003-04 year. "These years were poor matches and fully vaccinated children were still half as likely to get the ...

News from the November 2008 Journal of the American Dietetic Association

... obesity, low fitness and energy insufficiency levels among children from poor families. Nearly 75 percent of the participants lived in households with ... results elucidate the high levels of diabetes risk among children from poor South Texas families. Unless we invest in early age interventions and ...

Salmon smolt survival similar in Columbia and Fraser rivers

... the only variable sometimes fish from the same hatchery would range from poor to excellent in quality, possibly due to environmental factors such as ... predation especially by fish, birds and seals or it can be from disease, poor water quality, or lack of food. "One question that this study raises ...
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