Tag: "authors" at medical news
Inability to Recognize Familiar Smells Could Signal Alzheimers
...ondition than those who scored above average," the authors
of the study wrote. "The findings suggest that o...inson's disease," further research was needed, the authors
Impaired Odour Identification Predicts Cognitive Decline for the Elderly
...ent development of mild cognitive impairment," the authors
conclude. "The findings suggest that olfactory dysfunction can be an early manifestation of Alzheimer's disease ... and that olfactory assessment may be useful for early disease identification," they write....
One-third of Adults Have Had Some Form of Alcohol Use Disorder During Their Lifetimes
...tes were highest among middle-aged Americans," the authors
write. The study revealed that alcohol abuse amo...d drug abuse, mood and personality disorders," the authors
write. It was also observed that alcohol abuse and dependence were strongly linked with other subs...
Pure Pomegranate Juice Helps Reverse Erectile Dysfunction Function
... not achieve overall statistical significance, the authors
conclude that additional studies with more patients and longer treatment periods may in fact reach statistical significance. The strong directional results of this pilot study are encouraging because almost half of the test subjects experienced a ben...
Alcohol Abuse, Addiction Hits 3 of 10 Americans
... adults and those with lower incomes," the study's authors
wrote in a summary of the study, which is published in the July issue of Archives of General Psychiatry....
UK Sports Clubs Failing to Run Comprehensive Health Checks on Professional Players
...ot carrying out health checks of athletes, but the authors
conclude that this is not a sustainable argument within professional sport....
UK Army Personnel Involved in Iraqi Invasion Not at Risk from Depleted Uranium
...etry, and a particular mathematical formula. The authors
tested depleted uranium levels in the urine of four different groups who would have been subject to different levels of exposure. These comprised 199 soldiers directly involved in fighting, 96 soldiers involved in other duties, 22 medical staff, an...
Drinking Problem Plagues 30% Americans
...endence remain highly prevalent and disabling, the authors
conclude. Persistent low treatment rates given the availability of effective treatments indicate the need for vigorous education efforts for the public and professionals....
Daily Dose of Dark Chocolate Helps the Heart: Study
...sk of coronary artery disease by five percent, the authors
wrote. The results of the trial were "intriguing... behavioral approach to lower blood pressure," the authors
wrote. The researchers said future studies should examine the effects of dark chocolate in other p...
Too Much of Videogames Hampers Study Time in Children
... Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. However the authors
added that video games did not appear to hamper the time spent with family and friends. "Gamers did spend less time reading and doing homework. But they didn't spend less time interacting with their parents or their friends, nor did they spend less...
Medicaid Data Analysis
...ings have higher rates of inpatient treatment, the authors
say. We need to provide treatment to people wher...hird of specialty substance abuse treatment. The authors
set out to understand where integrated psychiatric and substance abuse services may need to be provi...
Dark Chocolate Possible Medicine for Blood Pressure
...cent, and of all-cause mortality by 4 percent, the authors
wrote. The reduction of mortality by consuming flavanols-loaded dark chocolate is not just speculation of the German researchers. Through at least partially the blood lowering mechanism, the mortality from coronary heart disease and stroke may be...
Reduction in Antidepressant Leads to Suicidal Risks
...ressive disorders in children and adolescents, the authors
write. Shortly thereafter in 2004, the Food and ...12 months following the FDA black box warning, the authors
write. The study months were divided into two periods. The period before the regulatory warnings i...
Dietary Counseling Leads to Weight Loss
...ot involved in formal weight loss programs. The authors
analyzed 46 trials that included 6,386 people who ...aid Michael L. Dansinger, MD, MS, one of the study authors
and a physician at Tufts-New England Medical Center's Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabo...
Influenza Virus Samples of 1918
...arch into the cause of pandemic influenza, and the authors
detail the strange convergence of events that allowed them to recover and sequence the virus in the first place. Its genetic material is so fragile that it should not have survived for days, let alone decades. In a mass grave in a remote Inuit vill...
Skin Cancer can Be Triggered by P53 Mutation
...n p53 are more critical for SCC development. The authors
show that certain p53 mutations occurring in human SCCs demonstrate gain-of-function properties that accelerate the frequency and progression of malignant SCC. Future studies will hopefully discover ways to target these mutations for therapeutic purp...
New Asthma Gene Identified
...te, Imperial College, London, and one of the first authors
of the study. "These novel findings do not explain completely how asthma is caused, but they do provide a further part of the gene-environment jigsaw that makes up the disease. We and our colleagues are currently preparing even bigger studies to fi...
Genetic Disease Causes hearing loss
...aural pain and facial nerve weakness combined, the authors
write. Intralabyrinthine (inner ear) hemorrhage ...hemorrhage are warranted in patients with VHL, the authors
Overdose of Paracetamol was Dropped
...ing relatively large amounts of acetaminophen. The authors
suggest that lack of patient and physician awarene...ackets of acetaminophen to 16 x 500mg tablets. The authors
note the overdose rate in Calgary is about one fifth that reported in the UK, despite similar suicid...
Ban on Hookah Smoking Should Stay, Argue Doctors
...cco seems to be the same as in cigarettes, but the authors
warn that hookah smoking carries a greater risk of... July 2007 banning smoking in public places. The authors
believe that including the hookah in the legislation is appropriate since the exposure of non-smoker...
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