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Rheumatologists Underestimate the Patients Ability to Work

...tive scores were not shared. The rheumatologists overestimated the degree of functional disability in 154, or 69 percent, of the 223 the patients. However, they were significantly more accurate at determining the degree of physical limitations in patients with less severe disease. The reasons for the overestim...

Our Ancestors Possessed Much Smaller Brains Than It was Thought

...omy at the university. Simons said he originally overestimated Aegyptopithecus' likely brain size based on the original 1966 skull, which has a bigger snout and pronounced crests, features that he now attributes to its being male. Aegyptopithecus' brain is smaller than once thought. But other features in these...

Recurrence of SIDS Overestimated: Study

...ew study , the recurrence of the syndrome has been overestimated in studies so far. The authors studied eight population-based studies that have been reported since 1970, and which said the relative risks of cot death recurring ranged from 1.7 to 10.1 times that of the general population. The review checked to...

MDCT Compared to Digital Radiography in Orthopedic Patients

...bone healing, while in another eight patients they overestimated the degree of fusion. "Most cases were dealing with bonehealing after spondylodiscitis, fractures or arthrodesis," said Christian R. Krestan, MD, lead author of the study. "However no scientific data were available concerning the value of MDCT in bon...

Incidence Of Smoking Less, Obesity More, in Canada: StatsCan

... nine per cent. The survey also indicated that men overestimated their height, while women had a tendancy to underestimate their weight. Obesity rates, have however, remained relatively stable at 15.5 per cent. In the meanwhile, an increased number of non-smokers are victims of passive smoking despite bans on ...

MRI Scan Insufficient For Diagnosing Multiple Sclerosis

... the review, and studies with methodological flaws overestimated the diagnostic accuracy of MRI. Only two studies followed patients for more than 10 years, and these suggested that the role of magnetic resonance imaging either in ruling in or ruling out multiple sclerosis is limited. Patients with a first attack...

Temptation Yardstick: Out of sight - Out of mind - Out of mouth!

...ted their intake of the candies on their desks yet overestimated how much they ate when the candies were farther away,' The International Journal of Obesity is due to publish the findings in its February issue. The online edition is presently carrying an article on these findings. The researchers tested 40 uni...

Vitamin Abuse Syndrome In the UK

...uestioned by the research team said their patients overestimated the health benefits of taking vitamin supplement pills. Many people were using them as a substitute for balanced diet and lifestyle. Dr Tony Calland' Chairman of the British medical Association's Welsh Council said 'The general public have unrealis...

Breast Cancer Survivors Worry About Infertility

...ws more than half of young breast cancer survivors overestimated their risk for developing treatment-related infertility problems.// Nearly 700 members of the advocacy organization Young Survival Coalition Group who were 40 years old or younger were surveyed. More than half of the respondents, or 57 percent, sai...

Breast Cancer Survivors Worry About Infertility

...ws more than half of young breast cancer survivors overestimated their risk for developing treatment-related infertility problems.// Nearly 700 members of the advocacy organization Young Survival Coalition Group who were 40 years old or younger were surveyed. More than half of the respondents, or 57 percent, sai...

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