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Government of Canada supports research to improve the health of future generations of Canadians

... of life of older Canadians." "The Canadian longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) will be one of the most ... impact on our health over time." The Canadian longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) is a large, national, ... as clinical and biological measures. More than 70 longitudinal studies have taken place worldwide and most ...

A Lesson for Parents: Arguing in Front of Your Teens Has Lasting Impact, Researchers Find

... of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. The longitudinal study, led by Simmons School of Social Work ... co-investigator Dr. Angela Paradis of the Simmons longitudinal Study, also shows that adolescents who reported ... served as principal investigator of the Simmons longitudinal Study, the nation's longest-running study of ...

Top U.S. Professional Cycling Team, Garmin-Slipstream, Partners With ADSI to Continue Anti-Doping Program

... related substances as well as continued focus on longitudinal profiling of blood and steroid levels. Detection ... blood and steroid profiles will be used to detect longitudinal abnormalities and remove a rider from competition ... This combines the best of traditional testing and longitudinal testing into one program. By participating in ...

Keck Futures Initiative awards $1M for 15 research projects

... Boston University HEALTH AND HEALTHSPAN IN longitudinal STUDIES OF AGING - $75,000 These researchers ... and modeling approaches. Using current longitudinal studies of aging, participants will compare the ... health information from new and ongoing longitudinal studies across disciplines. KENNETH MANTON, ...

Amarin Announces Completion of Comprehensive Data Analysis From Phase III Huntington's Disease Program

... in 2003. Positive Additional Analysis A longitudinal analysis, which is a widely accepted and ... review. TREND-HD Trial Outcome The longitudinal methodology was applied to both the 3 and ... Outcome In the earlier 135-patient study, the longitudinal analysis showed a statistically significant ...

eCardio Launches NEW Atrial Fibrillation Information System (AFIS(TM))

... Heart Rhythm Society. AFIS(TM) is an informatics solution that presents a longitudinal view of atrial fibrillation and tachyarrhythmic patients for teaching, ... clinic notes and patient history to provide clinicians with the most longitudinal data set on which to render treatment decisions. AFIS(TM) provides ...

Traumatic brain injury haunts children for years with variety of functional problems: Two studies

... Association. In one study, a team of psychologists used a longitudinal approach to gain a better idea of what to expect after traumatic brain ... normal developmental timetable. The authors noted that well-controlled longitudinal studies evaluating the same children over time are necessary to confirm ...

Children who view adult-targeted TV may become sexually active earlier in life

... to a new study released by Children's Hospital Boston. Based on a longitudinal study tracking children from age six to eighteen, researchers found that ... your children. They also suggest that--while the results demonstrate a longitudinal relationship--more research needs be done to understand how media ...

Ankle Blood Pressure Test May Spot Hidden Heart Risks

... This study doesn't yet fully prove that point, because "we don't have longitudinal follow-up," Murphy stressed. "We want to follow these people for 10 years ... "We also are collecting data on a new population, which we can follow in a longitudinal study." Meanwhile, the study "adds evidence that screening for the ...

New Study Reveals Swimming Can Cut Men's Risk of Dying in Half

... surveys from thousands of people who were enrolled in the Aerobics Center longitudinal Study (ACLS) over the last 32 years. The results were presented at the ... visit www.nspf.org . For more information about the Swimming longitudinal Study or to schedule an interview with Dr. Steven Blair, P.E.D. or Thomas ...

Study finds genetic link between sleep disorders and depression in young children

... issue of the journal SLEEP was the first to use twin data to examine the longitudinal link between sleep problems and depression. Results of this study ... abnormalities that are known to be influenced by genetic variations. A longitudinal twin study was used in order to distinguish shared and non-shared ...

National CTE Research Center Outlines Projects

... The currently funded projects include: A longitudinal Study of the South Carolina Personal Pathways to Success Initiative led by Clemson University A longitudinal Analysis of Programs of Study led by AED Rigorous Tests of ...

Smoking, teens and their parents: New research

... is predictive of adolescent smoking. The current study, however, used longitudinal data to identify more detailed information about parental smoking ... of use and persistence over time. The IU Smoking Survey, a 28-year longitudinal study of the natural history of cigarette smoking, is the longest running ...

Researchers: Ban on fast food TV advertising would reverse childhood obesity trends

... nearly 13,000 children using data from the 1979 Child-Young Adult National longitudinal Survey of Youth and the 1997 National longitudinal Survey of Youth, both issued by the U.S. Department of Labor. A 2006 ...

Wolters Kluwer Health's Unique Prescription Data Tapped by FDA in Effort to Advance Drug Safety

... a safer environment for patients and their decision to utilize our unique, longitudinal drug data fits right into this progression," said Mark Spiers, President ... is the Source(R) Lx Patient Studies Suite and Market Focus for capturing longitudinal patient-level data (describes outpatient prescription drug use in ...

Kaiser Permanente - Stanford Heart Research Center Funded to Study Treatment Outcomes

... for these diseases by leveraging Kaiser Permanente's large, detailed and longitudinal clinical databases, and by using the research expertise of both Kaiser ... combined with the large, diverse Kaiser population and clinically rich longitudinal databases, will help us answer critical questions about optimizing the ...

For children with sickle cell disease, lung disease is part of the package

... with sickle cell disease are either cross-sectional or have limited longitudinal follow-up, said Dr. MacLean. The strength of our study is that data was ... in overall mortality and morbidity for children with SCD, prospective longitudinal studies focusing on the identification and treatment of sickle cell ...

The Gerontological Society of america Announces 2008 Hartford Faculty Scholars

... of Social Work Research Focus: Job Satisfaction and Productive Aging: A longitudinal Study of Older Workers Based on a Nationally Representative Sample ... Impact of Retirement on Heart Problems: A Multilevel Dyadic Analysis of longitudinal Secondary Data Scott Wilks, PhD Louisiana State University School ...

Are teenage brains really different?

... emotion and behavior. Dr. Giedd reviews the results from the NIMH longitudinal Brain Imaging Project. This study and others indicate that gray matter ... we shall be able to diagnose and treat conditions earlier. The NIMH longitudinal Brain Imaging Project began in 1989. Participants visit the NIMH at ...

More religious women less likely to get an abortion

... to lead a sexually conservative lifestyle. Using data from the National longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health, researchers led by Amy Adamczyk, PhD, of John ... denominational affiliation. The study used multiple religion measures with longitudinal data to examine the influence of religion on abortion behavior. ...

Metabolic syndrome affects nearly 1 in 10 US teens

... and adult-internist at Golisano Childrens Hospital at Strong. Many longitudinal studies have shown that adults with this definition are at increased risk ... diabetes or have a heart attack in the next few years, but some of the longitudinal studies presented at this meeting showed they were at very high risk for ...

Massive study finds parenting practices don't suffer during divorce

... a diminished capacity to parent in the period following divorce. A large, longitudinal study conducted by University of Alberta sociology professor Lisa ... The study used data from the 1994 and 1996 cycles of the National longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth (NSLCY) to compare changes in parenting ...

Is there a developmental component to the risk for depression?

... process of refining the diagnostic system been informed by high quality longitudinal data. An important new study of this type was published in the December ... mental illnesses, statistical techniques for handling large quantities of longitudinal information and one of the longest running cohort studies in the world, ...

Girls will be girls longer when home life is stable

... their research (Family Environments, Adrenarche, and Sexual Maturation: A longitudinal Test of a Life History Model) in the November/December issue of Child ... of puberty, Ellis said. These results replicate and extend previous longitudinal research indicating that higher levels of positive investment and support ...

Success of 'Shape Up Somerville' childhood obesity intervention to be presented

... and the community spirit first." Dr. Economos also directs the Tufts longitudinal Health Study, which is researching the relationships between health ... among exercise, diet, body composition, and bone health through longitudinal studies and lifestyle interventions to prevent osteoporosis and obesity, ...

Success of 'Shape-Up Somerville' Childhood Obesity Intervention to be Presented at the Friedman School Symposium at Tufts, October 29-31, 2007 - Boston

... and the community spirit first." Dr. Economos also directs the Tufts longitudinal Health Study, which is researching the relationships between health ... among exercise, diet, body composition, and bone health through longitudinal studies and lifestyle interventions to prevent osteoporosis and obesity, ...

Story tips for journalists

... injuries such as low-back and neck pain, muscle aches, and fatigue. In a longitudinal assessment by researchers from the University of Pittsburg, 10 nondisabled ... for the thousands of American wheelchair users" For more information, read longitudinal assessment of vibrations during manual and power wheelchair driving over ...

The Cooper Institute Launches Nationwide Testing With Pearson VUE for Certified Personal Trainer (CI-CPT) Exam

... to become health and fitness leaders. CI's Personal Trainer Certification (CI-CPT) exam is nationally accredited by NCCA. The Cooper Center longitudinal Study (CCLS), made up of almost 100,000 patients' records is one the most highly-referenced databases in the world. You can help the world continue ...

Alzheimer's Disease is the Focus of TBSI Annual Neuroscience Symposium

... his Ph.D. in biochemistry and M.D. from the University of Iowa. Dr. Snowdon is best known for his key role as director of the Nun Study, a longitudinal study of aging and Alzheimer's Disease which is following 678 members of the School Sisters of Notre Dame aged over 75 years. Based on that study, ....

Abilify Has Made Strong Gains in Patient Share Across All Lines of Therapy Since Last Year's Analysis of Prescribing Trends in Schizophrenia

... About Treatment Algorithm Insight Series Decision Resources combines in-depth primary research with the most extensive claims-based longitudinal patient-level data from IMS Lifelink: Health Plans Claims database to provide exceptional insight into physicians' prescribing trends and the factors ...

Sleep Benefits From Tonsillectomy Peak at 6 Months

... hyperactivity and oppositional behavior. Only ADHD index scores had returned to where they were prior to surgery, the study authors noted. "Our longitudinal study demonstrates that improvements in sleep and behavior may not be exactly maintained over time, but at 2.5 years after the surgical intervention, ...

Econiche(TM) Vaccine Efficacy Summarized in July Issue of Foodborne Pathogens and Disease

... month's issue of Foodborne Pathogens and Disease (Vol. 6, Number 7, 2009), a peer-reviewed scientific journal. The article, entitled, "A Randomized longitudinal Trial to Test the Effect of Regional Vaccination Within a Cattle Feedyard on Escherichia coli O157:H7 Rectal Colonization, Fecal Shedding, and Hide ...

Fitness Might Limit Stroke's Impact

... the study results are also still preliminary, the researchers said. "Our findings should be seen as exploratory, requiring confirmation, ideally in a longitudinal study of exercise in an older population," they wrote. Whatever the effect of prior exercise might be on easing the effects of a stroke, there is ...

MedAptus Customers Capitalizing on P4P Incentives via Intelligent Charge Capture

... P4P, the group's clinician-users also enjoy seamless system integration between MedAptus and their electronic records system, the Partners HealthCare longitudinal Medical Record (LMR). A single sign-on and preserved patient context allow providers to complete charging and charting tasks expeditiously. ...

Six Scientists Receive Awards for Contributions to Alzheimer's Disease Research

... Queen Square, London. Dr Rossor's research includes studying familial Alzheimer's disease and familial frontotemporal lobar degeneration. longitudinal studies of at risk individuals from affected families has helped identify the first clinical and imaging changes that signal the onset of disease. ...

6 scientists receive awards for contributions to Alzheimer's disease research

... Queen Square, London. Dr Rossor's research includes studying familial Alzheimer's disease and familial frontotemporal lobar degeneration. longitudinal studies of at risk individuals from affected families has helped identify the first clinical and imaging changes that signal the onset of disease. ...

Overweight kids experience more loneliness, anxiety, MU study finds

... their situation. The experience of being stigmatized often leads to negative feelings, even in children." MU researchers used the Early Childhood longitudinal Study-Kindergarten Cohort (ECLS-K) to examine the social and behavioral development of 8,000 school-age children from kindergarten entry through ...

Metabolic factors may play a role in risk for breast cancer

... assessed whether women who met the criteria of having the metabolic syndrome were at greater risk for postmenopausal breast cancer. In this longitudinal study, the researchers used existing data from the Women's Health Initiative a large, national study designed to assess major causes of chronic ...

Teens who believe they'll die young are more likely to engage in risky behavior, University of Minnesota research finds

... and this belief predicted that the adolescents' would engage in risky behaviors. Borowsky and colleagues analyzed data collected by the National longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health, a nationally representative sample of more than 20,000 youth in grades 7 through 12 during three separate study years. In ...

Weight-Loss Surgery Safe, Effective Type 2 Diabetes Treatment

... for the long term. Researchers from Duke University Medical Center analyzed data from nearly 58,000 patients included in the Bariatric Outcomes longitudinal Database (BOLD), the largest repository of medical information on people who've undergone the weight-loss surgery. Only about 10 percent had ...
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