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Advancement in Gene Associated With Colon Cancer

...pinpointed in the study, Gruber and his co-authors emphasize that genetic testing is available for other known genetic variations linked to colorectal cancer. People with a strong family history of colon cancer, especially cases that began when relatives were younger than age 50, should get genetic counselin...

Physical Activity can Be Increased by a Motivating Mail

...heory and the transtheoretical model both of which emphasize the importance of increasing motivational readiness for physical activity, balancing the pros vs. cons of activity, and developing strategies for becoming and remaining physically active, said Melissa Napolitano, Ph.D,. Both programs offer a cost-e...

Adopting Healthy Lifestyle in Middle Age Lowers Heart Disease Risk

...y short-term 4-year follow up period. The findings emphasize that making the necessary changes to adhere to a healthy lifestyle is extremely worthwhile, and that middle-age is not too late to act," lead author Dana E. King said. Starting in 1987 to 1989, 15,792 men and women ages 45 to 64 years participated ...

Healthy Lifestyle can Reduce Cardiovascular Risk

...hort-term 4-year follow up period. The findings emphasize that making the necessary changes to adhere to a healthy lifestyle is extremely worthwhile, and that middle-age is not too late to act. Starting in 1987 to 1989, 15,792 men and women ages 45 to 64 years participated in the Atherosclerosis Risk in C...

FDA Advisory Against Anti-depressants to Be Expanded to Cover Young Adults too

...oughts and behavior. The expanded warnings would emphasize that depression and certain other serious psychiatric disorders are themselves the most important causes of suicide. "Antidepressant medications benefit many patients, but it is important that doctors and patients are aware of the risks," said Dr. ...

Study Shows Continued Success for New HPV Vaccine Against Virus

...evelopment of the vaccine. "The two main things to emphasize are the vaccine efficacy and the safety. These clinical trials have consistent efficacy around 98 percent. And severe reactions to the vaccine appear to be rare." According to estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) more...

Risk of Diabetes is Reduced by Intake of Grain Fiber and Magnesium

...he associated illness, death and health care costs emphasize the need for effective prevention, the authors write. Fiber may help reduce the risk of diabetes by increasing the amount of nutrients absorbed by the body and reducing blood sugar spikes after eating, among other mechanisms. Current American Diabe...

Researchers Find Link Between Sleep Disorder and Dementia

...to their patients. I try to explain this, but also emphasize the positive -- that some people never show any symptoms and live a normal life. There are documented cases of patients who have had RBD for decades and die from heart disease, stroke or cancer, and never show any signs of dementia or parkinsonism." ...

Study Finds No Correlation Between Number of Pills and Adherence to It

... Outcomes Research Center, these new data can help emphasize to health care providers the importance of discussing various components of medication adherence with patients with chronic illnesses. "We know from past research that chronic illnesses like hypertension or ulcerative colitis worsen when patients f...

World Blood Donor Day

...at there is a steady flow of donors, but rather to emphasize the fact that voluntary non-remunerated blood donors are the foundation of a safe blood supply and to inspire the youth to provide safe blood and save lives. 'We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men...

FDA Advisory Against Anti-depressants to Be Expanded to Cover Young Adults too

...oughts and behavior. The expanded warnings would emphasize that depression and certain other serious psychiatric disorders are themselves the most important causes of suicide. "Antidepressant medications benefit many patients, but it is important that doctors and patients are aware of the risks," said Dr. ...

Most Heart Patients Do Not Need Antibiotics Before Dental Procedures

... teeth cleaning and extractions. The guidelines emphasize that maintaining optimal oral health and practicing daily oral hygiene are more important in reducing the risk of IE than taking preventive antibiotics before a dental visit. Source-Newswise...

Software System to Improve the Function of Retinal Implants

...et tested their system in patients. The scientists emphasize that in principle, the Retina Encoder could be integrated in implanted visual prostheses within a few months. In normally sighted humans, a kind of natural Retina Encoder is already integrated in the retina: specifically, four layers of nerve cells...

Stem Cell Therapy Shows Promise for Rescuing Deteriorating Vision

...relation ship' with retinal cells. Gamm and Lund emphasize that the new work is preliminary, and that much remains to be done before the cells can be tested in humans: 'The first thing is to show that something works, which we have done,' says Lund. 'Now we need to find out why, but this is a good jumping of...

Stem Cell Therapy Shows Promise for Rescuing Deteriorating Vision

...elation ship" with retinal cells." Gamm and Lund emphasize that the new work is preliminary, and that much remains to be done before the cells can be tested in humans: "The first thing is to show that something works, which we have done," says Lund. "Now we need to find out why, but this is a good jumping of...

TB Cases on the Rise

... in most parts of the UK”, he said. “ We need to emphasize to everyone that TB is a preventable and treatable condition. The key to reducing levels of TB is early diagnosis and appropriate treatment of the infection. This is where we must put our effort. Work on improving TB vaccines is also critical”, he op...

Black-white Life Expectancy Gap Reduces, Yet Remains Significant

...dening the gap," the authors write. The authors emphasize that further narrowing of the gap will require concerted efforts to address the major causes of the remaining gap. "Reducing social and individual risk factors for major causes of death and improving access and quality of care for blacks, particu...

Dialysis Trust Set Up in Bangalore by End-stage Kidney Patients

... The main objective of the World Kidney Day is to emphasize to the masses the importance of kidneys and to disseminate the message that kidney ailments are common and serious but certainly capable of treatment. Patients grappling with end-stage kidney disease have instituted the Dialysis Trust of Bangalore ...

Couple Therapists Plays Vital Role in Keeping Couples Bond Intact

...ay try different treatment approaches, or they may emphasize features that all approaches have in common. “Emotional problems arise between people as well as within them. Couples therapy addresses this fact, and therefore can help some relationships,” says Dr. Michael Miller, editor in chief of the Harvard ...

House of Lords to Consider New Mental Health Laws

...response from everyone. This law may also try to emphasize on the continued treatment of such patients even after they are released from hospitals. If enforced this law would be functional in England and Wales. The need to bring in such a law has come in the wake of increased cases of killing of people by ...

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