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Children exposed to smoke show decreased levels of Vitamin C

... Vitamin C, ascorbic acid, is one of the strongest determinants of total antioxidant defense. Although the difference of ascorbate concentrations in the two groups was small, researchers say the overall effect may be substantial. Though researchers do not have sufficient data to recommend a required amount of vit...

HDL - Key to Longevity

...rough the blood. Previous studies suggest genetic determinants are highly heritable. This study's goal was to identify the specific biological or genetic factors that determine long life in individuals. They recruited more than 200 people over age 98 and their children. They found these families have significant...

Key to Long Life

...rough the blood. Previous studies suggest genetic determinants of exceptional longevity are highly heritable. This study’s goal was to identify the specific biological or genetic factors that determine long life in individuals. They recruited more than 200 people over age 98 and their children. They found these ...

Understanding Food Preferences in Kids

... race and ethnicity were found to be the strongest determinants in adults' sweet preferences , thus they say that the forces of experience and culture appear to have overridden the genetic effect....

Dark chocolate benefits the heart

... blood flow. “Aortic stiffness and elasticity are determinants of cardiovascular performance and are predictors of cardiovascular risk,” according to the study. "Improved nitric oxide bioavailability, prostacyclin increase, direct effect of chocolate in smooth muscle cells, or activation of central mechanisms,” ...

Journal Recommends How To Improve The Performance Of Health Workers

...hould be developed to generate knowledge about the determinants of performance and about the effectiveness of strategies to improve performance. Furthermore, they recommend that ministries of health and international organizations should actively help translate research findings into action to improve health-work...

Cortex Of Youth With Superior IQ Matures Fast

... on interactions with environmental events, so the determinants of intelligence will likely prove to be a very complex mix of nature and nurture. --Eurekalert...

Australian Kids High On Television And Low On Sleep

...ess of whether anyone is watching were three major determinants that influenced screen time. The results of the present study are consistent with another similar American study which confirmed that playing video games can increase children’s heart rates, and burn fat as well. As children engaged in television ...

A New Study Shows Social Well Being Plays An Important Part In Childs Health

...t is now important to think broadly about what the determinants of health were, and should be careful before labeling certain racial, ethnic, groups as having poorer health because reasons intrinsic in them. Stating that these studies show that’s it rather their other disadvantages they face in life, like lower i...

Location Influences Mortality Rate of Cardiovascular Diseases

...d that additional investments in understanding the determinants that are vital towards improving the cardiac health status of Canada s essential. Employment status and education levels play an important role in providing health benefits to Canadians across the country. Tu said that it was shocking to find that ca...

Socio-economically Excluded People, more affected by Tuberculosis

...f poverty and overcrowding, they add. If the major determinants of a disease are social, so must be the remedies. Tuberculosis cannot be controlled unless the disease is tackled effectively among socially excluded groups. This demands co-ordinated action beyond established control strategies that will require s...

Fewer numbers of neurons in autistic boys, study

... connection between emotional response and memory, determinants to learning, and its behavior in autistic people....

Thrombosis, a Serious Risk in Children with Leukemia

... thrombosis. Finally, the possible role of genetic determinants (especially the hereditary tendency for excessive blood coagulation, called thrombophilia) was explored. "The risk of these complications – says Maria Benedetta Donati, Scientific Projects Coordinator at the Research Laboratories of the Catholic Uni...

Heat Avoidance Advice Insufficient During Heat Waves

...s been carried out on the social and environmental determinants of heat-related mortality. The elderly, the socially isolated, and those with heart conditions, diabetes or mental illness are among those at greatest risk of death during a heat wave. Following the heat wave in 2003, public health measures imple...

Replacing Old Mattress, Adding Ventilation Reduces Mites

...according to a new study.// In “Distribution and determinants of house dust mite allergen in Europe: The Europea...y, and colleagues’ study, “Cat allergen level: Its determinants and relationship to specific IgE to cat across European Centers,” measured the quantity of cat aller...

HIV RNA Level Seen As Little Value In Predicting Treatment

...nic untreated HIV infection over 90 percent of the determinants of CD4 cell decline are not reflected in the amount of virus in blood at the time of initial medical evaluation. "Our findings confirm previous observations that the magnitude of HIV viremia [the presence of a virus in the blood stream], as defined ...

Risk Factors in childhood for early blood vessel damage

...search Grant in an investigation of the early life determinants of cardiovascular risk and disease. Dr Ayer's study - conducted in conjunction with the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research - involves more than 500 eight-year-old children.The study aims to determine what are the most important factors present ...

'Prevention, Cultural Changes Must Lead AIDS Battle'

...ommunity standards, and what he calls "the general determinants of health".But changing cultural norms is difficult, because each society has different norms that affect their view of prevention techniques - whether it's using condoms or reducing the number of sexual partners. "What we are trying to do is meet...

Clinical Factors of Tinnitus Influence Perceived Loudness and Annoyance

...rs conclude. “We need studies that investigate the determinants of tinnitus loudness and annoyance to understand more deeply how patients react to their tinnitus and which factors contribute to the long-term maintenance of distress.” Source-Newswise SRM...

Nicotine Dependence Gene Mapped to Chromosome 5

...orts the interpretation that at least some genetic determinants of nicotine dependence overlap between different, differently ascertained populations,” Gelernter said, comparing his results to previously published observations. “The chromosome 5 finding in African-Americans might be more specific to this sample, ...

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