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One-third of Adults Have Had Some Form of Alcohol Use Disorder During Their Lifetimes

... or distress. These disorders lead to a variety of negative consequences, including car crashes, domestic violence, birth defects, and economic costs. Dr. Deborah S. Hasin and her colleagues analysed data from face-to-face interviews conducted between 2001 and 2002 with 43,093 adults selected to represent t...

Drinking Problem Plagues 30% Americans

...nking in hazardous situations. They also have a negative impact on the economy and cause enormous distress and impairment said the researchers who are from Columbia University in New York, New York State Psychiatric Institute, and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. Health officials ...

Lost Sleep can Never Be Compensated for

...eated sleep restriction conditions, there could be negative consequences when this pattern is maintained over a long period of time, said Turek. This brings us back to the idea that repeated partial sleep restriction in humans has been linked to metabolic dysfunction and cardiovascular disease, added the re...

Test-tube Babies: Mood Swings are Key to Fertility Choice

.... The investigators found a clear link between a negative mood and a greater willingness to take risk -- to go for the multiple embryo transfer. The research, headed by Christopher Newton, was unveiled at the annual conference of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE), taking pl...

Combination of Bronchoscopic Techniques is Very Effective for Lung Lesions

...d by tracking of complications. One of the primary negative outcomes in bronchoscopy is pneumothorax. In this study, the rate of pneumothorax using either ENB or EBUS alone was 5 percent, and in the combined procedures it was 8 percenta statistically insignificant difference. Another concern was that the e...

A Drug That Helps Cut Alcohol Craving

...large study population. Alcohol problems have huge negative impacts on the well-being of individuals and families and cause enormous costs to society due to lost working days, accidents, treatment of alcohol-related disease, etcetera, said researcher Sakari Karhuvaara. Before the study, patients assigned to...

New Strategy to Counter Problem Drinking

...cher Sakari Karhuvaara. Alcohol problems have huge negative impacts on the well-being of individuals and families and cause enormous costs to society due to lost working days, accidents, treatment of alcohol-related disease, etcetera. Before the study, patients assigned to nalmefene treatment reported 15.5 ...

Womens Mood Plays a Key Role in Infertility Treatment

...during IVF has found a strong relationship between negative mood and multiple embryo transfer.Dr Christopher N...regnancy as lower when they were experiencing more negative moods. When asked to choose between SET and 2ET, women with more negative moods also rated their ...

Afro- American Women Have More Aggressive Breast Cancer

...had tumours that were more often estrogen-receptor negative (48 percent versus 37 percent), had higher rates o...want to pursue further gene studies." The triple negative status of a tumour is particularly important, affecting the use of well known cancer drugs, notes Dr...

Completely Neutral Evolutionary Changes Helped Shape Our Genome

...art of our genome. If anything, they may be mildly negative since long repeat sequences can be unstable or get inserted inside genes and disrupt them," said Katsanis. The researchers believe they have uncovered a possible reason why these potentially damaging but mostly neutral bits of DNA accumulate over t...

Study Confirms No HRT Benefit for Older Women

...s the available randomised evidence shows that the negative outcomes outweigh the positive benefits....

Analysis of Hemoglobin Level Control in Dialysis Patients

...gested that hemoglobin levels were affected by the negative feedback control systems being attempted in clinical management. "This system can be conceived as an oscillation, like a pendulum, with the hemoglobin value swinging up and down over time," Dr. Will explains. "While these periodic effects may be seen...

Senior Church Leaders in Lesotho Pledge to Fight AIDS

...openly about HIV-AIDS and prevention and to reject negative statements that AIDS is a form of 'divine' punishment'. "This is the first time that the ecumenical society has spoken out with one powerful voice, and we are strategically placed to reach people from all walks of life and be catalysts for positive...

New Nano-power Could Make Biopsies Sensitive and Efficient

...be confusing and indefinite. Sometimes they can be negative simply because there are too few malignant cells in the sample to be detected. Now researchers have come up with a solution that harnesses the power of magnetic attraction. The idea is to use magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles enclosed in a biocomp...

Now a Polio Scare for Air Travellers

... be quarantined for at least 10 days and must test negative twice before being released. His five Melbourne flatmates have also been quarantined. The student had been in Pakistan for four months and began showing symptoms in June, he said. Pakistan is one of four countries not declared polio-free by the...

TB Traveler Underwent Surgery to Remove Infected Lung Tissue

...the tuberculosis until cultures taken from him are negative for tuberculosis bacteria for eight weeks. The diseased part of the lung is now off to microbiology and pathology, where it will be cut up for examination....

Wrestler Chris Benoits Son was Sedated - Says Investigators

...ticular insufficiency." The GBI said Benoit tested negative for blood alcohol. "There's no reliable scientific data that says elevated levels of testosterone lead to psychotic rage," Sperry said. So nothing decisive could be said about Chriss state of mind before his death. The investigation into the Benoi...

Avandia Improves Quality of Life in Diabetes Patients

...diabetic complications or death, they found a more negative picture. The pooled data revealed that patients taking rosiglitazone gained up to 11 pounds in body weight and that the chance of developing edema (swelling) doubled. These changes indicate that the drug causes fluid retention, which can lead to sh...

Tuberculosis Drug Increases OCD Therapy Progress

...e (e.g., craving to use an addictive substance) or negative (e.g., fear of some catastrophic outcome) from the cues that trigger these feelings and the drug might increase peoples ability to put out the various cues. As part of the research, investigators separated the people with OCD into two groups. One g...

Indian, Iraqi Medics may Face Terror Stigma Overseas

...ed in the past weeks will subconsciously have some negative effect on the minds of the public and the professionals we work with." Dr Maadh Aldouri, the president of the British Arab Medical Association, said that more checks might discourage overseas doctors from coming to work in the UK. But he thought i...

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