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Pure Pomegranate Juice Helps Reverse Erectile Dysfunction Function

...oving erections in 61 male subjects. Mild ED is defined as the mildly decreased ability to get and keep an erection, while moderate ED is the moderately decreased ability to get and keep an erection. The majority of men with ED have moderate ED. For the first four weeks of the study, the subjects were ...

Drinking Problem Plagues 30% Americans

...l and/or withdrawal symptoms. Alcohol abuse was defined as drinking tied to domestic violence, car crashes and fetal alcohol syndrome. Alcohol abuse is also characterized by failure to fulfill major role obligations at work, school, or home; interpersonal, social and legal problems; and/or drinking in haz...

SKorean Online Dogmeat Retailer Closes Site Amid Uproar

...stock to be examined before sale, but dogs are not defined as livestock. An animal rights protection law bans the brutal killing of dogs or other animals for food but does not directly ban dogmeat. Dog soup, or Boshintang, is a Korean delicacy usually served over the summer season....

BioCryst Receives Special Protocol Assessment for Fodosine

...point is to determine the objective response rate, defined as either complete response or partial cutaneous response, achieved with a once-daily oral regimen of Fodosine(TM). Secondary endpoints include assessing the safety and tolerability of extended daily treatment with oral Fodosine(TM), assessment of th...

FDAs Gesture for Firm Manufacturing Drug for Cushings Syndrome

...w concerning rare diseases ( or orphan diseases"), defined as diseases affecting fewer than 200,000 people in the United States, prevailing in less than 5 per 10,000 in the community. Because medical research and development of drugs to treat such diseases is financially disadvantageous, companies that d...

Clinicians Ordering Inappropriate Prostate Screenings

... from VHA databases. Inappropriate screening was defined as PSA testing in patients older than 75 or younger than 40 who had not been diagnosed with prostate cancer, were not taking prostate cancerspecific medications or had not undergone related procedures. Of the 232,302 PSA tests ordered during the st...

Electronic Health Records Shows No Improvement in Quality of Outpatient Care

...that occurred in 2003 and 2004. Using a previously defined set of 17 quality indicators for ambulatory care developed by the Stanford investigators, the researchers checked the database to determine whether an electronic health record system enhanced the quality of care. "In essence, we found little differ...

Milk and Dairy Products Protect Against metabolic Syndrome

... insulin, blood fats, body fat, and blood pressure defined the presence of the metabolic syndrome in the men studied. The mens health was tracked over 20 years, during which time data from food questionnaires and weekly food diaries were used to assess how much milk and dairy foods the men consumed. Arou...

U.S Shows Increased Obesity Rate

...rder to examine the disparities in obesity. They defined adult overweight and obesity using body mass index cutoffs of 25 and 30, respectively. Children at risk for overweight and overweight were classified as being in the 85th and 95th percentiles of body mass index, respectively. The key findings include...

New Data Reinforces Correlation Between Carbohydrate Quality and Loss of Vision

...shed by improving dietary carbohydrate quality, as defined by dietary glycemic index. This may be achieved by relatively simple dietary alterations, such as replacing white bread with whole grain bread. "However," Taylor cautions, "additional studies are needed before we can recommend dietary carbohydrate ma...

Targeted Food Tax to Improve Health

... insulin, blood fats, body fat, and blood pressure defined the presence of the metabolic syndrome in the men studied. The mens health was tracked over 20 years, during which time data from food questionnaires and weekly food diaries were used to assess how much milk and dairy foods the men consumed. Around...

Organic Farming can Feed the World, U-M Study Shows

...of biodiversity. For their analysis, researchers defined the term organic as: practices referred to as sustainable or ecological; that utilize non-synthetic nutrient cycling processes; that exclude or rarely use synthetic pesticides; and sustain or regenerate the soil quality. Perfecto said the idea that...

Soccer Players Face Groin Injuries

...y go on to require surgery. Chronic injuries are defined as lasting a month or longer. Avoiding acute injuries, which the studys preseason injury prevention program was able to reduce, can hopefully prevent them. If a simple 15- to 20-minute program can reduce the number of groin injuries that are occurr...

Too Much White Rice, Pasta and Bread may Increase Chances of AMD

...shed by improving dietary carbohydrate quality, as defined by dietary glycemic index. This may be achieved by relatively simple dietary alterations, such as replacing white bread with whole grain bread. "However, additional studies are needed before we can recommend dietary carbohydrate management as a pre...

Organic Farming Can Feed the World

...f biodiversity. For their analysis, researchers defined the term organic as: practices referred to as sustainable or ecological; that utilize non-synthetic nutrient cycling processes; that exclude or rarely use synthetic pesticides; and sustain or regenerate the soil quality. Perfecto said the idea tha...

Surgical Repair of Athletic Hernia Speeds Return to Play

...a is not a true hernia in a strict sense, which is defined as a protrusion through a hole or defect in underlying tissue or lining. People with athletic hernia have exertion-related pain in the lower abdominal and groin region that is associated with deterioration of the muscle layers. Without treatment, t...

Nasal Cannula Treatment for Sleep Apnea Patients

...de a balanced range of disease severity. Apnea was defined as complete cessation of airflow for more than 10 seconds. Hypopnea was defined as a greater than 30 percent reduction of airflow. After baseline data were established for each pa...

Food Cravings are Linked to Weight Managenemt

...ticipants reported having food cravings, which are defined as an intense desire to eat a specific food. Most people feel guilty about having food cravings, says Roberts, but the results of this study indicate that they are so normal that nobody needs to feel they are unusual in this respect. In addition, ...

Virginity Rules-Meant To Be Broken?

...oundation, that wrote the first bill that legally defined abstinence education. According to Rector, viewing abstinence primarily through the lens of public health distracts the focus from marriage. Once you understand that thats the principal issue, he says, you understand that handing out condoms to a 17...

Manic Depression Linked With Shrinking Brain

...in. Bipolar disorder is a psychiatric condition defined as recurrent episodes of significant disturbance in moods. The study was conducted by a team of researchers led by Dr. Andrew McIntosh at the University of Edinburgh. As part of the study, researchers examined the grey matter in the brain of peop...

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