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M-rated Violent Video Games Most Popular Among Young Teens

... girls after 'The Sims', a game that simulates the activities of a virtual family. The study also noted that just six percent of the sample had not played any electronic games in the previous six months. Many children played the games to manage their feelings, including anger and stress. Children who played...

Too Much of Videogames Hampers Study Time in Children

...sample of children aged 10 to 19 who tracked their activities on a random weekday and a random weekend day. Of the 1,491 who participated, 534 or about 36 percent played video games. Eighty percent of those who played videogames were males, and they spent more time playing the games than their female counter...

Kids With Crohn's Disease are at Ease Now

...enters in the North America that conducts research activities and provides education and treatment all at one campus. Dubinsky explained that Cedars-Sinai wants to ensure that patients referred to the center have access to the most advanced technologies and therapies as soon as they are shown to be safe and e...

Experts Propose New Criteria for Alzheimer's Diagnosis

...e cognitive deterioration, together with declining activities of daily living and by neuropsychiatric symptoms or behavioural changes. It is the most common form of dementia. The existing criteria were published in 1984 by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke-Alzheimer Disease and Relat...

Food Safety Chief Executed for Bribery in China

...orted food. The five-year plan claims that illegal activities behind production and sale of fake and shoddy food...orted food. The five-year plan claims that illegal activities behind production and sale of fake and shoddy foods and pharmaceuticals will be effectively containe...

HIV Prevention Programs on a Massive Scale Turn Out Economical

...f the HIV/AIDS research, treatment, and prevention activities at UCSF. Combining the best basic science, bench-to-bedside research, behavioral studies, direct care services, and policy development, the ARI at UCSF is one of the premier HIV/AIDS medical, education, and research institutions in the world. UCSF i...

Late Nights may Make Preteens Antisocial and Aggressive

...root cause could be the tendency he or she has for activities in the evening rather than in the morning. The f...ers analysed the preference for morning or evening activities among a group of 111 boys and girls aged 8 to 13. They then collected cortisol readings from sali...

Lasik Device To Correct Bifocal Vision Approved

...for potential visual disturbances that could limit activities or worsen a patient's quality of life. According to Daniel Shultz, director of the FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health, the device will reduce the need for reading glasses for adults 40 and older, who have laser in-situ keratomileusis ...

Electronic Medical Records can Pay You Within 16 Months

...next five months. The study compared the cost of activities such as pulling charts, creating new charts, filin...ird quarter of 2005, versus the cost of those same activities performed manually in the third quarter of 2003. The University of Rochester Medical Center estima...

Arthroscopic Treatment of Tennis Elbow is Successful

...bow. People in their 40s and 50s who do repetitive activities are often afflicted. Such activities can range from repetitively lifting boxes to repetitive wrist extension during long-term keyboard us...

Poor Short Term Recovery from Knee Surgery in Women

... can return to optimal function levels in work and activities of daily living. Fabricant and colleagues suggest that severe osteoarthritis in the knee may be a contraindication to surgery. Arthritis may be a marker for a degenerated knee, which may not be able to recover as well as a healthy, non-arthritic kn...

Surgical Repair of Athletic Hernia Speeds Return to Play

...l players. Sprinting, kicking, and skating are the activities that appear to be most problematic, explains Dr. Brunt. The athletes we see have usually undergone an extensive period of conservative management and having failed that, should be considered for surgical repair. On average, athletes in our series h...

Complaining Girls Faces Higher Depression, Anxiety Risk

...at could be used to engage in other, more positive activities that could help distract youth from their problems. "This is especially true for problems that girls can't control, such as whether a particular boy likes them, or whether they get invited to a party that all of the popular kids are attending," she...

Manufacturer to Pay $20 Million for Improperly Promoting a Sleep Disorder Drug

... northern California) and is centered on the sales activities of Orphan Medical, a Minnesota company Jazz bought in 2005. As part of the settlement - which Jazz will pay over the next five years - Orphan executives pleaded guilty to illegally promoting their drug Xyrem. That medication has been approved by ...

Genes Influence the Ability to Listen Two Things at a Time

...dicating that differences in performance for those activities had a strong genetic component. Participants showed the widest range of abilities on those tests in which they were asked to identify competing words or nonsense syllables entering each earcalled dichotic listening ability. The tests in which dif...

Gardasil Could Be Effective, but Aggressive Marketing Raises Ethical Concerns

...ture young women and girls engaged in a variety of activities -- playing soccer, shooting baskets, skateboarding, drumming, and dancing -- saying that they want to be "one less statistic," "one less woman who will battle cervical cancer." Young women are shown writing "one less" on a gym shoe, and appliquing "o...

Texan Battles Flesh-eating Bacteria Contracted While Swimming

...infectious disease. "I wouldn't alter (swimming) activities based on this, if you're otherwise healthy," he said. "People who have chronic illnesses like diabetes or steroids or cancer or chronic liver disease, if they have open wounds or sores, shouldn't go wading in the Gulf during the summer." There also...

Indian Government Asks the Supreme Court to Keep Off Environmental Issues

...ing poverty, social unrest and a spurt in Naxalite activities in some states. Naxalites are a Communist fringe group that has taken to arms to fight the state and central governments in some parts of the country. Evidently the MoEEF is miffed that the court would not agree to its choice of experts to the FA...

Kids Ability to Describe Past Event Develops With Time

...e of day), or they anchored the events to familiar activities (such as when I returned from school). By helping forensic interviewers to recognize childrens capabilities and limitations, our findings may also encourage interviewers to seek essential temporal information using age-appropriate techniques, Orba...

African AIDS Epidemic Slows Down: World Bank

...h went against AIDS prevention, and rectify social activities and individual behaviour so as to prevent the spread of the disease more effectively....

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