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Epilepsy Increases Suicide Risks

... suicide, even if co-existing psychiatric disease, demographic differences and socio-economic factors are taken into account," "Our study identifies people with newly diagnosed epilepsy as a vulnerable group that require special attention." ``The effect on daily lives of patients, such as loss of job and drivin...

Afro- American Women Have More Aggressive Breast Cancer

... College. They compared clinical, molecular and demographic data from 2,230 African American and Caucasian women diagnosed with breast cancer at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital between 1995 and 2002 with similar data on slightly more than 197,000 women in the National Cancer Institute's Surveillance, Epi...

Battle Between Google and Microsoft Could Trigger Revolution in Healthcare

...hcare devices and services to the growing 40 to 59 demographic group - people who both take their health seriously and have started to use internet searches to identify early signs of disease. On the 25th of September Peter Kruger, of Wireless Healthcare, will Present research into new models for online health...

Clinicians Ordering Inappropriate Prostate Screenings

...esting rests with the clinician, it is likely that demographic and other characteristics of physicians, nurses and physician assistants may influence inappropriate screening behaviors. B. Price Kerfoot, M.D., Ed.M., of the Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System and Harvard Medical School, Boston, and colleag...

Breast Cancer Risk is not Reduced by a Diet Rich in Fruit and Vegetables

...verall among population subgroups characterized by demographic characteristics, baseline diet, or type of initial tumor or breast cancer treatment. 'In conclusion, during [an average] 7.3-year follow-up, we found no evidence that adoption of a dietary pattern very high in vegetables, fruit, and fiber and low i...

World's Oldest Man Says Sorry He's Still Alive

...as one of the lowest birthrates, spelling a future demographic crisis as a smaller pool of workers supports a mass of elderly....

Advanced Cancer Patients Have Sleep Disorders

...tients to have trouble sleeping and staying awake, demographic factors and the type of cancer may be contributing factors," says Dr. Parker, Emory Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing professor, co-director of the Emory Sleep Center and study principal investigator. Symptoms such as depression, pain and fat...

US Officials Urge Testing for HIV as Health Crisis Intensifies

...tionately affected with HIV when compared to other demographic groups in the United States. Meanwhile in Orangeburg, Bamberg and Calhoun counties in South Carolina, facing a health crisis, officials are urging people to get tested for HIV. Confidentiality will be maintained, they promise. According to the stat...

Smoke-free Workplace, Non-smoking Spouse Help Quitters Stay Off the Butt

...study unique because of its ability to examine the demographic and behavioural predictors of long-term success of quitting during young adulthood. The researchers looked at factors in four areas: smoking-related beliefs, such as the belief that smoking helps people relax or an understanding of personal health ...

Study Finds the Spread of Rabies in North American Raccoons

... these data offer a rare chance to examine how the demographic and spatial processes of spread and population expansion over 30 years have shaped viral evolution on a geographic scale. Landscape features, such as rivers and mountains, can have a pronounced effect on the rate of rabies' spread and may therefore a...

Hunger Awareness Day to Shed Light on Surprising Face of Hunger June 5

...the most comprehensive resource available offering demographic details around the many faces of hunger -- from working parents to young children and seniors in every state across the nation. It combines original data and research from America's Second Harvest with current statistics from government agencies incl...

Lack of Sleep can Lead Teens to Smoking, Boozing

...havioural and emotional problems, life stress, and demographic characteristics of the adolescent and family. The results showed that sleeping less than eight hours at night, frequent nightmares and difficulty initiating sleep were significantly associated with drinking. Further, smoking was related to sleep...

HIV Infection Associated With Increased Risk of Heart Attack

... the Research Patient Data Registry, a database of demographic and diagnostic information on more than 1.7 million patients treated at MGH and Brigham and Women's Hospital since 1993. They compared information on almost 4,000 HIV-infected patients with data from more than one million patients without HIV. Study ...

Expert Warn- Odds Still Stacked Against Hormone Replacement Therapy

...stionnaire about their lifestyle, their social and demographic background and their use of HRT. Three years later they were sent a second one, which 64 percent filled in. Every participant was followed up for death, emigration or cancer registration. Accordingly, the study shows that one woman in 2,500 will g...

Elderly Population on Rise in India, China

...rapple with the challenges posed by this long-term demographic change. They are shifting - albeit later than in developed states - from a comparatively young population where infectious diseases are prevalent to an older population where chronic diseases, such as heart disease, are more common. He cited Chin...

Male Child Birth Dropping in US and Japan

...l factors may have a role to play in the changing demographic pattern//, says a new study. Researchers have found that the male birth is on a steady decline for the last three decades. The decline is equivalent to 135,000 fewer white males in the last 30 years in the U.S. Interestingly the decline is confined...

More Aggressive Breast Cancer in Hispanics Independent of Health Care Utilization

...es Center and Kaiser Permanente Colorado, compared demographic and clinical characteristics of 139 Hispanic and 2118 non-Hispanic women diagnosed with breast cancer in an equal access healthcare system. The researchers found that even in the situation where utilization of healthcare services such as mammography ...

Parents Asked to Produce More Babies in Australia

...d to balance aging of the nation’s population. The demographic impact of the aging population has affected the economic growth of Australia. // An analysis conducted by many government agencies shows that the number of Australians in the age group of 65 or older will simply double by 2047; people aged 85 or ab...

'Triple Negative' Breast Cancers Seem to Affect the Young, Minority

...women, little is understood about other associated demographic risk factors. Katrina Bauer from the Public Health Institute in Sacramento, California and colleagues compared the demographic, clinical and survival characteristics of 6,370 women diagnosed with triple negative breast cancers with 44,704 women wit...

Eat Fruits- Keep Diseases at Bay

...4 and 8,910 adults from 1999 to 2002 with complete demographic and dietary data. Approximately 62% did not consume any whole fruit servings and 25% of participants reported eating no daily vegetable servings. There was no improvement in Americans?ˉ fruit consumption during this period and there was a small de...

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