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Detecting anomalies in heart rythm

... with which patient's risk of cardiac death can be determined and analysed by the computer.The time interval between successive heartbeats is the first variable to be calculated.// When the programme has completed its analysis, it outputs atleast three characteristic values describing the heart rythm to cardiol...

Humour inherited

...ted are believed to be at least partly genetically determined - so researchers presumed the same applied to our sense of humour. The team asked 71 pairs of identical twins and 56 pairs of fraternal twins, to go into separate rooms and rate five cartoons on a scale of 0 to 10.// A zero deemed the cartoon "a was...

Genesis of SUPAC

...ltimate success of a product, to a great extent is determined by how easily and cost-effectively it can be commercialised....

FDA approves first pocket-sized EKG machine

...iograph machines, the Food and Drug Administration determined - but is the size of a handheld computer. In fact, it's actually made from a Compaq hand-held personal digital assistant. Manufacturer MicroMedical Industries embedded that off-the-shelf PDA with miniaturized versions of the software and hardware t...

Osteoporosis associated with Childhood Cancer

...bilitating injuries as they age. The researchers determined that the effective drug combination used to treat childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (prednisone, vincristine, daunorubicin, L-asparginase, etoposide and cytarabine), combined with higher doses of cranial irradiation lead to increased bone loss. ...

Fossil teeth and human development

...iversity College, London and Penn State University determined that the relatively long 15 to 25 year development period of humans compared with 11 or 12 years for primates — came about more recently in the evolutionary process than previously thought. "Dental development is a good measure of overall growth and ...

Elevating Manganese Levels hold back HIV

...a virus-like component of yeast. Further research determined increasing manganese also lowers the activity of HIV's reverse transcriptase, which could block replication of the virus and help prevent it from causing acquired immune deficiency syndrome. According to Jef Boeke, professor of molecular biology at ...

Grapes, Melons Implicated in Outbreaks

...rted at the meeting, epidemiologists in California determined precut melons -- cantaloupes, watermelon and honeydew -- were the likely cause of another Salmonella outbreak, this one caused by the S. poona serotype. Kris Carter, a fellow with the California Epidemiologic Investigation Service, interviewed 23 pa...

Ulcer causing bug found in stored food

...conducted genetic-based testing on the chicken and determined that 50% of the chicken pieces tested positive for the presence of the H. pylori bacteria....

A new method to help smokers quit

... a placebo. Initial assessment of the lozenge was determined by 28-day continuous abstinence from smoking at 6 weeks. Results show those on the lower dose had twice the chance of being abstinent and those on the higher dose had nearly four times the chance of abstinence. Smokers receiving the active lozenge sh...

Heart may pull Cells from Body to Self-repair

...hromosome, which is found only in men, researchers determined that the female donor hearts had recruited cells from the male recipients in an effort to repair the organ. The findings, from 18 biopsies of 12 hearts given to male transplant patients, echo those of a group of researchers who published similar resu...

Attitude affects life's quality

...ing a personality test. Using a scale, researchers determined who was optimistic, pessimistic or a mixture of both. The same group of 400 patients were questioned 35 years later. This time the participants were questioned about their physical functioning, role limitations, bodily pain, general health perception...

Function of genes in heart failure

...e good, moderate or poor diastolic function may be determined by genes. We previously thought that diastolic heart failure was caused by hypertension and aging. It is now becoming clear that those two factors don't explain it all."...

Advanced STD programs required

... number of conclusions were reached. For one, they determined that few studies are conducted on men alone and fe...reduce the incidence of STI. Of those, researchers determined only five were successful. These five included on-site individual counseling and HIV testing, mass c...

Role of wives of Alcoholics

...d use illicit drugs. On the other hand, the study determined women married to alcoholics are no more likely than other women to have other major psychiatric disorders and did not report a higher rate of alcohol abuse themselves. Marc Schuckit and colleagues from the Healthcare System interviewed 250 women whos...

Identifying brain lesions with impaired consciousness

...ain lesions that impaired consciousness. They have determined individual factors but have not yielded any practicable results. Brain lesions are more common in coma patients with stroke, brain tumors, epilepsy or meningitis .The authors say, "Our study justifies the validity of systolic blood pressure for disc...

Drinking wine beneficial in dementia

...otective effect. Doctors studied 1,567 people and determined their drinking patterns from the 1975s. Then they looked for signs of dementia or Alzheimer's in the same group in the 1992s. They were able to document 75 people who developed dementia. Researchers then went back and compared alcohol intake of those...

Lead can be fatal

... over the past two decades. Previous studies have determined lead exposure to be a risk factor and potential// cause for cancer, kidney disease, cardiovascular problems, and fertility problems. However, there have only been a small number of studies to investigate the connection of lead exposure to mortality i...

Gene connected to Multi-System disorder discovered

...een in oculodentodigital dysplasia. They therefore determined the sequence of its building blocks in affected and unaffected members of the 17 families. The researchers reported that only people with the disorder had changes in connexin 43. The researchers also reported that though a different change, or mutati...

Energy intake directly related to portion size

...response to portion size differed depending on who determined the amount// of food on the plate. The study was carried out with 50 men and women who were served lunch one day a week for four weeks. While one group was given a specific portion size, the other was allowed to take what they wanted. The researcher...

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