Tag: "among" at medical news
The issue of urinary incontinence
... even by the smell. Urinary incontinence is common among
the very old, but it has not been a popular subject for medical research. Anyhow, much progress has been made and, in fact, an old people's ward need not smell at all. Professor Malone-Lee and his team helped introduce the incontinence pad and, aft...
Watching television linked to smoking
...thered data on television viewing in 1990 and 1993 among
youth ages 10 to 15 years. They also examined othe...hows television viewing is associated with smoking among
young people. They say this suggests that frequent positive portrayals of smoking on television coul...
Hyperflexible joints connected to chronic fatigue
...egrees and hyperextend the knee beyond 180 degrees among
several other feats. Of the participants with CFS, 75 percent showed joint hypermobility compared with 20 percent of the healthy children. Lead researcher Peter C. Rowe, M.D., says joint hypermobility alone is not a direct cause of CFS. He says, "We...
...wo cases of a rare flesh-eating bug were diagnosed among
drug users. They said the cases of necrotising fasciitis had come to light in the last week during routine checks of drug addicts.// Injecting drug users are more vulnerable to the potentially fatal illness, sometimes known as 'flesh-eating disease',...
Suicide might be inherited
...r own lives as well. The link is especially strong among
those who have been exposed// to sexual abuse and women who suffer from mood disorders themselves. Research has shown people with a family history of suicide are at increased risk of committing suicide, but few studies have looked at the factors tha...
Naltrexone effective for drinking problems
...s found that the treatment naltrexone is effective among
those with a 'Mediterranean' pattern of alcohol abuse. Researchers of alcohol often distinguish two patterns of drinking// - the Anglo-Saxon/Scandinavian pattern, where heavy bouts of drinking are saved up for the weekend and holidays, and the Medite...
Memory loss always goes hand with Depression
Depression, irritability and dullness are common among
people who have mild memory loss, and they can gain from prompt treatment.// The Cardiovascular Health Study is the largest ever investigation into heart disease and stroke in those over 60. It involves nearly 3,000 people in the US, some of who had ...
Cleanliness might lead to Asthma
...measures of allergic sensitization were also lower among
the children who were exposed to more dust. Exposu...creased the predisposition to allergies and asthma among
children. They write, these findings suggest that environmental exposure to microbial products, as m...
Back pain treated with Opioids
...cknowledge that there is a great deal of prejudice among
the medical community and the public against the widespread use of opioids, even for cancer. The drugs have an 'illicit' image and it's often believed their use will lead to addiction. Yet they are powerful relievers of suffering and deserve to be ma...
Useful device makes spinal surgery safer
...n, which opens the door to its more widespread use among
Reasons why men die earlier
...ow that male-biased parasitism is the general rule among
mammals, and that it is most extreme in those spec...on for the increased risk for parasitic infections among
males, however, may simply be that men are bigger than women and thus provide a larger target for pa...
Heart attack kills one in every 10 Indians
...s. It strikes fatally every 30 seconds. These were among
the facts and figures trotted out on Sunday at an event to spread awareness// on World Heart Day. Gathered in front of the Victoria Statue, Cubbon Park, were officials from the Wockhardt Hospital and Heart Institute (WHHI), the City Police, and the B...
Advanced STD programs required
...in regions of the world where STI and HIV are high among
heterosexual men and interventions require more rigorous evaluation before widespread implementation. Finally, studies should have the statistical power to demonstrate effectiveness and this should be calculated before being funded and implemented....
Regular exercise linked to extended menstrual cycles
...enstrual cycle length. But the effect was not seen among
significantly overweight women. In the other study, only daily vigorous exercise was tied to menstrual cycle length, and the add-on time was modest. The researchers estimate that, during a given menstrual cycle, an increase of 20 minutes per day of ...
Smoking risk precedes colon cancer
... or rectum that may precede cancer - to be greater among
current smokers than in ex-smokers and non-smokers. Moreover, the smokers were more likely to have more than two polyps, growths greater than one centimeter in diameter, or polyps that had a greater potential for turning cancerous. Current advice i...
Quitting the smoking habit
...oted better short term and intermittent quit rates among
smokers who took either sustained-release bupropio...ebo. But, they found, the best quit rates occurred among
those who took one of the stop smoking medications and also took part in a counseling program run by...
Women's stroke indications vary from men's
...st why there could be a delay in diagnosing stroke among
women. The traditional symptoms of stroke includ...d doctors should be aware that stroke - especially among
women - won't always present in the conventional way....
Caesarean may aid twins
...sed risks of death during labor and neonatal death among
second twins born at term. No deaths were recorded among
420 second twins delivered at term by planned caesarean section. The absolute risk of death for se...
Swelling increases stroke risk with high B.P.
... to inflammation could increase the risk of stroke among
men with high blood pressure. Although we know tha...lammation - are factors in determining stroke risk among
those who have high blood pressure....
Running delays disability in the aged
...lation at large. They found levels of disability among
those who ran, in both groups, to be far lower than among
those who did not run. Those who ran also lived longer. Overall, the people in community had a 3.3 t...
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