... upon semantic knowledge. The point is that some people
do not believe that all episodic memories will ... ) seems to be different between young and older people
upon episodic memory retrieval, as shown by Maguire and Frith 2003 . Older people
tend to activate both left and right hippocampus ...
Healthy People 2010
... Healthy people
2010 was started in January 2000 by the ... , and access to health care . Healthy people
2010's two overarching goals are to increase the ... sexual orientation 
^ Health people
2010, 2nd ed.
... social and occupational structure of the group of people
formally trained and authorized to apply medical ... rejection of Ptolemy 's theories on astronomy). people
like Vesalius led the way in improving upon or ... contrasted with knowledge and experience of other people
who have suffered similar symptoms (unhealthy and ...
Sexual orientation and medicine
... LGBT Health
Pritzker School of Medicine LGBT people
Touro University Gay-Straight ... of Health and Human Services publishes Healthy people
2010 , with the goals of increasing the quality ... mental health and personal safety.
– Healthy people
New York Medical ...
Health Services Research
... institutional, community, and population level. HSR studies examine how people
get access to health care, how much care costs, and what happens to ... that can be applied by physicians , nurses , managers , and other people
who make decisions or deliver care in the health care system .
... of medical writing is to have a writing specialist work together with the people
who produce the scientific data in order to create documents that ... function in the pharmaceutical world, due to the fact that people
have begun to recognize that not everyone can write a well-structured ...
Unsolved problems in medicine
... to effectively control or eliminate this disease that kills one million people
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Current usage of term
There is controversy surrounding the applicability of the term "allopathy." Many people
use the term neutrally, simply as a name for orthodox medicine when necessary to distinguish it from other medicinal paradigms. Others have used the ...
Ambulatory blood pressure
According to American Heart Association 3 , it shows that an excessive morning blood pressure surge is a predictor of stroke in elderly people
with high blood pressure.
Based on American Heart Association D i p = 1 − f r a c ( s l e e p S B P )( A w a k e S B P ...
Artificial induction of immunity
... might be possible to artificially design antibodies to fit specific antigens, then produce them in large quantities to induce temporary immunity in people
in advance of exposure to a specific pathogen , such as a bacterium, a virus, or a prion. At present, the science to understand this process is ...
... The Beers Criteria (or Beers List ) provide a list of medications that are generally considered inappropriate when given to elderly people
because these medications may pose more risk than benefit. For a wide variety of individual reasons, the medications listed tend to cause side ...
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are becoming morbidly obese , a condition reached when a person’s Body Mass Index (BMI) reaches 40 or more. In addition, obesity negatively ...
Cryostasis (clathrate hydrates)
Cryostasis is not cryonics . Cryostasis is not hibernation . Unlike cryostasis, cryonics is a practice of cryopreservation of legally dead people
Cryostasis was a plot in many famous science fiction novels and movies. At present, there is no any effective reversible cryopreservation ...
Extracorporeal shockwave therapy
... foot, history of rupture of the plantar fascial ligament, open bone growth plates, pregnancy, implanted metal in the area (bone screws and pins) and people
on medication that interferes with blood clotting such as coumadin and prophylactic aspirin.
The procedure use to be performed in an out-patient ...
Family history (medicine)
... disorders), this will generally lead to a lower threshold for investigating symptoms.
In diseases with a known hereditary component, many healthy people
are now tested early to prevent the symptoms from developing. This has become accepted in cystic fibrosis , hemochromatosis and various other ...
... of Aristotle and Avicenna as a remedy with antiseptic and general stimulant properties used in Caucasus mountains . Most scientists agree that people
observed wounded animals frequenting caves with mumijo and so discovered the substance. Similar substances are used for medicinal purposes throughout ...
Positive predictive value
A worked example
the Fecal occult blood (FOB) screen test is used in 203 people
to look for bowel cancer:
Patients with bowel cancer
(as confirmed on endoscopy )
... Thickened fluids are often used for people
with dysphagia , a disorder of swallowing function. The thicker consistency makes it less likely that an individual with dysphagia will aspirate ...