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Race/ethnicity, family income and education associated with sugar consumption

... part of the National Institutes of Health. In men and women, intakes of added sugars were inversely ... according to racial/ethnic categories. Black men had the highest intake among men, although white and American Indian/Alaskan Native men were also high. Black women and American ...

Knee injuries may start with strain on the brain, not the muscles

... group again tested the single leg landings of 13 men and 13 women after working the legs to fatigue. While both men and women suffer an epidemic of ACL injuries, ... eight times likelier to tear this ligament than men while playing the same sport. However, the study ...

Green tea may affect prostate cancer progression

... of the American Association for Cancer Research, men with prostate cancer who consumed the active ... reduced the risk of developing prostate cancer in men with high-grade prostate intraepithelial ... change (better diet, taking vitamins, etc.) men undertook in preparation for surgery," added ...

Study finds colorectal cancer rates increasing worldwide

... cancer is the fourth most common cancer in men and the third most common cancer in women ... 1998-2002. The increases were more prominent for men than for women. Some of the increases were ... cancer incidence increased 70 percent among men and 28 percent among women. In Miyagi, Japan, ...

Single women gaze longer

... in their subjective ratings of photos of men when considering such measures as masculinity and ... the photos. No such difference was found between men who had sexual partners and those who did not. ... University in the US. For the study, 59 men and 56 women rated 510 photos of opposite-sex ...

Women faring well in hiring process for science faculty jobs at research universities

... universities fare compared with men at key transition points in their careers. Two ... areas: ACCESS TO INSTITUTIONAL RESOURCES: men and women reported comparable access to many ... and research assistants. And in general, men and women spent similar proportions of their time ...

Penn researchers discover genetic risk factor for testicular cancer

... and its incidence among non-Hispanic Caucasian men has doubled in the last 40 years -- it now affects seven out of 100,000 white men in the United States each year. The discovery, ... , is the first step toward understanding which men are at high risk of disease. "Despite being ...

Late motherhood boosts family lifespan

... the study involved the records of 11,604 Utah men who were born between 1800 and 1869 and who had ... least to age 50; and the records of 6,206 Quebec men who lived between 1670 and 1750, and had at least ... to die during any given year after age 50 than men without late-fertile sisters. In Quebec, ...

People of higher socioeconomic status choose better diets -- but pay more per calorie

... and behavioral questionnaires. For both men and women, higher dietary energy density was ... Daily diet cost ($/day) was slightly higher for men ($6.72/day) than women ($6.21/day), reflecting the fact that men ate more than women. However, the difference ...

Older men more likely than women to die after pneumonia

... biological response to infection between men and women may explain higher death rates among older men who are hospitalized with community-acquired ... in life expectancy. "Our study found that men with CAP were less likely to survive after an ...

Eating fatty fish once a week reduces men's risk of heart failure

... The researchers followed 39,367 Swedish men between the ages of 45 and 79 from 1998 to 2004. ... cause-of-death registers. During this period, 597 men in the study (with no previous history of heart ... or diabetes) developed heart failure. Thirty-four men died. Analysis of their numbers showed that ...

Smoke from cigarettes, cooking oil, wood, shift male cardiovascular system into overdrive

... wood smoke affected cardiovascular function of men and women who were exposed to small doses of the ... of smoke (tobacco, cooking oil and wood smoke) men respond to environmental tobacco smoke with a ... pressure. The study, Autonomic responses of men and women to particulate exposures, was conducted ...

Smoke from cigarettes, cooking oil, wood, shift male cardiovascular system into overdrive

... wood smoke affected cardiovascular function of men and women who were exposed to small doses of the ... of smoke (tobacco, cooking oil and wood smoke) men respond to environmental tobacco smoke with a ... pressure. The study, Autonomic responses of men and women to particulate exposures, was conducted ...

New drug shows promise in treating drug-resistant prostate cancer

... (PSA) levels a marker for tumor growth in men with CRPC. The new, small organic molecule ... NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) at UCLA. Of 30 men with anti-androgenresistant prostate cancer who ... resistance to drugs. Approximately 29,000 men in the United States die each year from the ...

New medications show promise in treating drug-resistant prostate cancer

... has become resistant to current drugs. Of 30 men who received low doses of one the drugs in a ... develops resistance to drugs. About 29,000 men in the United States die each year from the ... which began in 2007. In those initial studies, 30 men with antiandrogen-resistant prostate cancer ...

Gene discovery could lead to male contraceptive

... genetic abnormality that appears to prevent some men from conceiving children could be the key for ... Biology Unit in the United Kingdom, suggest that men would be willing to use a pharmacological ... Presently the only contraceptives available for men are condoms or a vasectomy. "We have ...

Molecular fingerprints point the way to earlier cancer diagnosis and more targeted treatment

... tailor optimal treatment. The search began in men at risk: those with elevated prostate specific ... screening so physicians typically do both in men age 50 and older. But PSA levels are actually ... always predictive of cancer, which means a lot of men get unnecessary biopsies. PSA measurements also ...

Freezing prostate cancer does a man's body good

... to 'map' the disease," said Onik. He studied 120 men who had focal cryoablation over the past 12 ... said Onik. He reported that 85 percent of the men retained sexual function. Of those who did not ... cancer. The results showed that 70 percent of the men would have their management changed by the new ...

Moderate alcohol intake associated with bone protection

... - (March 3, 2009) In an epidemiological study of men and post-menopausal women primarily over 60 years ... and, importantly, BMD was significantly lower in men drinking more than two servings of liquor per ... that moderate alcohol consumption in older men and post-menopausal women may protect against BMD ...

Cutting-edge amfAR grants fight HIV/AIDS in the lab and on the phone

... Dr. Nyoni will recruit a small number of men who have sex with men (MSM), who in turn will recruit other MSM, to ... POL HIV intervention program: men involved in transactional sex with ...

Y chromosome and surname study challenges infidelity 'myth'

... the Y chromosomes of over 1,600 unrelated men with forty surnames (including variations in ... one. Dr King and Professor Jobling found that men with rare surnames such as Grewcock, Wadsworth, ... ancestor within the past 700 years. However, men with common surnames, such as Smith, were no more ...

Unexplained chest pain can be due to stress

... of death. "The main difference between women and men with unexplained chest pain is that men were more likely to perceive their lives and jobs ... says Annika Janson Fagring. The patients, both men and women, experienced more symptoms of ...

Stress disrupts human thinking, but the brain can bounce back

... from one task to another than other healthy young men who were not under the gun. Previous ... to explore his hunch that the brains of rats and men have some basic processes in common that stress ... or not there are differences in how the brains of men and women respond to stress. "Stress is doing a ...

The Evolution of Human Aggression: Feb. 25-27 conference

... with inequality of incomes, and how young men "who are most likely to kill or be killed are ... Sell will discuss why physically stronger men are more prone to anger. 10:45 a.m. Friday, ... will discuss debate over the extent to which men view their partners "as an entity that they ...

Mayo: Variants in gene on X chromosome associated with increased susceptibility to Alzheimer's

... also had some increase in risk, as did men with the variant on their single X chromosome, ... had one copy and 29 percent had two. Since men have one X and one Y chromosome and women have ... variant occurred in only 46 percent of unaffected men where a single copy was present. "When we ...

Ancient African exodus mostly involved men, geneticists find

... today. Now, researchers have revealed that men and women weren't equal partners in that exodus. ... chromosomes, the researchers found evidence that men probably outnumbered women in that migration. The ... the researchers cannot say for sure why more men than women participated in the dispersion from ...

Boy or girl? It's in the father's genes

... scientist at the university, has shown that men inherit a tendency to have more sons or more ... a boy or a girl is inherited. We now know that men are more likely to have sons if they have more ... just can't predict it," Mr Gellatly explains. men determine the sex of a baby depending on whether ...

U of Minnesota researcher finds link between aggression, status and sex

... "It all boils down to the fact that status for men typically equals sex. Across different cultures and time, the higher status men have, the more sex or better-quality partners ... Additionally, unlike low-status women, low-status men are in serious danger of not reproducing, since ...

Men with wives, significant others more likely to be screened for prostate cancer

... and prostate cancer survival is well established, men are less likely to go for early screening unless ... the second leading cause of cancer deaths among men in the United States, and early detection is ... Wallner and colleagues identified 2,447 Caucasian men ages 40 years to 79 years from Olmstead County, ...

Myth about 'dirty old men' supported by science

... Middle-aged men want younger women, often touting their ... that studied 400 lonely hearts ads to see how men and women choose partners. Research in the ... includes a number of accepted theories about how men and women choose their partners. Among the more ...

Why the 'perfect' body isn't always perfect

... of chronic disease. Studies have also shown that men prefer a ratio of 0.7 or lower when looking for a ... women tend to be less economically independent, men place a higher value on a thin waist than men in Britain or Denmark, where there tends to be ...

Scientists find facial scars increase attractiveness

... men with facial scars are more attractive to women ... have found that Western women find scarring on men attractive and may associate it with health and ... how scarring might impact on mate choice for men and women seeking both long-term and short-term ...

Genetic risk factors may tailor prostate cancer screening approaches

... men with a family history of prostate cancer and African-American men are particularly susceptible to the disease, with ... Program, an early detection program for men with a high prostate cancer risk. More than 700 ...

Hypertension develops early, silently, in African-American men

... 2008) − Young and healthy African-American men have higher central blood pressure and their ... counterparts, signs that the African American men are developing hypertension early and with little ... developing undetected in young African-American men and that measuring central blood pressure may be ...

First at-home test for vasectomized men proves to be safe, accurate

... believes the product will make it easier for men to comply with post-vasectomy monitoring. ... vasectomies are not 100 percent successful, and men who have had them can experience recanalization, ... Child Health and Human Development, some 500,000 men undergo vasectomies in the U.S. each year, making ...

Men are better at detecting infidelities

... this constant vigilance, women may be better than men at concealing illicit liaisons. Paul Andrews at ... partner had strayed. In this, 29 per cent of men said they had cheated, compared with 18.5 per cent of women. The men were better than women at judging fidelity. ...

New cardiology research presented at CHEST 2008

... reduced risk of incident hypertension for men who were not African-American over a 6-year ... arrest. Out of these patients, only 16 (eight men and eight women) required repeated CPR after the ... #6700 CHEST COMPRESSIONS DIFFICULT FOR men AND WOMEN TO PERFORM (Wednesday, October 29, ...

UCSB study finds physical strength, fighting ability revealed in human faces

... with uncanny accuracy the fighting ability of men around them by honing in on their upper body ... of one to seven. When the photographs depicted men whose strength had been measured precisely on ... this result extended far beyond the gym. Both men and women accurately judge men's strength, ...

Researchers discover baldness gene: 1 in 7 men at risk

... Nature Genetics. About a third of all men are affected by male pattern baldness by age 45. ... genome-wide association study of 1,125 caucasian men who had been assessed for male pattern baldness. ... "What's startling is that one in seven men have both of those risk variants. That's 14 per ...

Important new hair-loss gene discovered

... which occurs clearly more frequently in bald men than in control persons. The results are to be ... maternal line, which explained why hair-loss in men often reflects that of their maternal ... their attention on the genomes of just under 300 men suffering from marked hair loss, investigating ...
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