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Infertility Breakthrough With First Birth from Lab-matured Egg
... city. The trial group comprised 20 women, whose average
age was about 30, who had been diagnosed by ultrasound to have polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), a fertility-threatening hormonal disorder that affects around 10 percent of all women of child-bearing years. A total of 296 eggs were collected from...
M-rated Violent Video Games Most Popular Among Young Teens
...phic groups, so these findings might represent the average
middle-school child. The study found that most 7th and 8th graders (ages 12 to 14), including two-thirds of boys and more than one in four girls regularly played violent M-rated video games 'a lot in the past six months'. 'Grand Theft Auto', whic...
Inability to Recognize Familiar Smells Could Signal Alzheimers
...s of General Psychiatry. "Those who scored below average
on the odor identification test were 50 percent more likely to develop the condition than those who scored above average," the authors of the study wrote. "The findings suggest that olfactory dysfunction can be an early manifestation of Alzheimer's...
Impaired Odour Identification Predicts Cognitive Decline for the Elderly
...ve impairment in 1997. The participants, having an average
age of 79.9 years, were exposed to 12 familiar odo...cording to them, participants who had scored below average
on the odour identification test were 50 per cent more likely to develop the condition than those wh...
One-third of Adults Have Had Some Form of Alcohol Use Disorder During Their Lifetimes
...t alcohol abuse among participants developed at an average
age of 22.5, while dependence began at an average
age of 21.9. It also showed that alcohol dependence was associated with disability, and as the depen...
Electric Field Therapy to Zap Cancerous Tumours
...ith advanced glioblastomas could expect to live on average
six months or less. With the therapy, the average
reprieve was more than a year, and three of patients in the small trial were still alive, more than ...
Blood Protein may Hold Key to Why Healthy People Get Heart Attacks
...ples and froze it for future analysis. After an average
of eight years, 1,138 EPIC-Norfolk participants ha...and enrolment times. Researchers found that the average
blood levels of MPO were significantly higher in those who developed heart disease than in those who...
Rosehips may Be an Effective Alternative for Rheumatoid Arthritis
...s. A total of 89, mostly female patients with an average
age of 57 were recruited, all seriously affected by RA which they had suffered for more than 18 years. Of these, 74 stayed in the trial for the full six months. Thirty-three were randomly assigned to a group taking LitoZin on top of their regular m...
Alcohol Abuse, Addiction Hits 3 of 10 Americans
...ir lives. They found that alcohol abuse began on average
at the age of 22.5 years, and dependence on average
began earlier, at 21.9. But the average
age at which people first got treatment for dependence was...
Drinking Problem Plagues 30% Americans
... dependent on it. Alcohol abuse developed at an average
age of 22.5 years, but the average
age of first treatment received was 29.8 years- a lag of 8 years. In contrast, the average
age of al...
Daily Dose of Dark Chocolate Helps the Heart: Study
...o cocoa. For those who ate dark chocolate, their average
systolic blood pressure was lowered by 2.9 millimeters of mercury and diastolic blood pressure by 1.9 millimeters without a change in body weight, plasma levels of lipids or glucose, the study said. Systolic refers to the top reading for blood pressu...
Too Much of Videogames Hampers Study Time in Children
...es than their female counterparts. Boys spent an average
of 58 minutes per day during the week and one hour 37 minutes on weekends playing videogames, compared with girls who played for 44 minutes per day during the week and one hour and one minute on the weekends. The boys tended to spend less time read...
In China, Online Gamers Raking in the Cash
...70, the highest, costs 450 dollars -- more than an average
worker in Beijing can earn in a month. With an estimated online gaming population of more than 30 million last year and growing, there is no shortage of Chinese who are willing to play for profit. Estimates of the number of Chinese gold farmers v...
Nutrition Education Has Proved to Be Futile
...ams cost money. Children between 8 and 12 see an average
of 21 television ads each day for candy, snacks, cereal and fast food more than 7,600 a year, according to a recent Kaiser Family Foundation study. Not one of the 8,854 ads reviewed promoted fruits or vegetables. The study results come amid report...
A Drug That Helps Cut Alcohol Craving
...ents assigned to nalmefene treatment reported 15.5 average
heavy drinking days each month. During the first three months of treatment, the average
number of heavy drinking days reduced to 8.6 to 9.3 in the group. The drinkers assigned to the pla...
Reduction in Antidepressant Leads to Suicidal Risks
...nths from Jan. 1, 2004, through Sept. 30, 2005. An average
of 405,000 children and teens qualified for the st... rate of new antidepressant prescriptions, with an average
of 23 per 10,000 patients. By the end of the studya total of 21 months after the U.K. warningsthis p...
For Bangladeshis, a Nutritious Diet Would Cost 1,700 Pounds Per Week
...ries and then worked it out as a proportion of the average
national income. The ratios were multiplied by the average
British income to cast it in terms with which British consumers could identify. "What's new here i...
American Bests Japanese Hot Dog Eating Champion, Sets Record
...levision on the July 4 holiday, a day Americans on average
put away 150 million wieners across the country. For an average
summer season, Americans consume about seven billion hot dogs, or 818 wieners per second....
Dietary Counseling Leads to Weight Loss
... "We did not know how much weight people lost on average
through weight loss programs or how long it took them to gain it back," said 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 Metabolism and Assistant...
New Clues About Multiple Sclerosis
...e study found that African Americans had MS for an average
of nine years before needing a cane, walker, or wheelchair, compared to an average
of 17 years for Caucasians. However, Rinker says the higher values of antibodies in African American...
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