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

...s. The researchers say that during the 12 months prior to the survey, 8.5 per cent of adults had an alcohol use disorder, including 4.7 per cent with alcohol abuse and 3.8 per cent who were alcohol-dependent. "Alcohol dependence was significantly more prevalent among men, whites, Native Americans, youn...

Acute Mountain Sickness may Lead to Pulmonary or Cerebral Edema

...ated into practice. 92 percent had heard of AMS prior to their current trip. Overall, awareness of AMS among trekkers was good, particularly in regard to symptoms and modes of treatment. Almost 90 percent of the travellers were found to have basic knowledge of AMS and could recognize its symptoms (such ...

Alcohol Abuse, Addiction Hits 3 of 10 Americans

....8 percent who had had the problem during the year prior to the 2001-2002 survey. In addition, researchers led by Deborah Hasin of Columbia University Medical Center in New York found that 17.8 percent of all those questioned reported having experienced alcohol abuse during their lives. They found that...

UK Uneasy Over Involvement of Doctors in Terror Attacks, but Not Panicking Over Non European Medics

...n. The police are now working to unravel links and prior contacts within this far-flung expatriate medical circle. For the British public, the prospect of highly educated professionals as terror suspects is a chilling departure from the home-grown Muslim terrorists, many with family roots in Pakistan, wh...

Combination of Bronchoscopic Techniques is Very Effective for Lung Lesions

...eral lung lesions or solitary pulmonary lesions on prior CT scans who were randomly assigned to undergo bro...tem and requires the operator to maneuver based on prior radiological investigations, such as CT scans. ENB, on the other hand, has a highly specialized real...

Cat Exposure Increases Bronchial Responsiveness

...n exposure to house dust mite and cat allergen and prior allergic sensitization. Because the study included complete data on nearly 2,000 individuals across 20 centers in Europe, researchers were able to exclude potentially confounding effects. Our primary results showed no correlation between levels of ...

A Savage Murderer in Canada Gets Sentenced to Life

...nd scavenged by animals. While Sylvester had no prior criminal record and there was no evidence of previous acts of violence, his prospects for rehabilitation were "remote" because he had long rejected any professional help, Minden said. Ross's mother Sharon Fortis, who cried and wiped away tears dur...

Napo Obtains Special Protocol Assessment Agreement From FDA for Crofelemer

... us to address and mitigate regulatory uncertainty prior to the completion of our final Phase 3 trial in support of the Company's first NDA filing, targeted for early 2008." Dr. Scott Harris, Vice President, Clinical Affairs, and Chief Medical Officer, said: "Napo has taken every effort to design and exe...

Fat Horses Face Health Problems

...nly one documented study on equine obesity existed prior to this research, according to Thatcher. It was...he horses were studied between 6 a.m. and 12 noon, prior to any grain or concentrate consumption, which can alter glucose and insulin levels. Two independe...

Online Counterfeit Pills Kills Woman

...said Regional Coroner Rose Stanton. "In the days prior to her death, Bergeron complained in e-mails to a friend about suffering from nausea, diarrhea, aching joints and other ailments. She was also suffering from hair loss and vision problems and they are symptoms of poisoning," said Stanton. Police fou...

Smoking Linked to Lower Parkinson's Disease Risk

...ing," the authors write. "Our analyses confirmed prior reports of an inverse association between cigarett...erved in those who had quit smoking up to 25 years prior to Parkinson's disease diagnosis," the authors write Other tobacco products also appeared to be pr...

Autoimmune Response in Multiple Sclerosis

... cells, or clonotypes, soon after immunization and prior to disease onset: BV8S2/BJ2S7 and BV16/BJ2S5. The BV8S2/BJ2S7 clonotype was found in far greater excess, disappeared with disease recovery, and was found to transfer disease to other healthy mice. The second clonotype, BV16/BJ2S5, persisted follo...

Uninsured Adults Increase Medicare Costs

...ier care than those who had been privately insured prior to receiving Medicare. These findings, from researchers at Harvard Medical School (HMS), appear in the July 12 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. The implication is that expanding coverage to uninsured near-elderly adults may not cost as...

Mayo Clinic Physicians Have Adapted Real-time 3-D Ultrasound Imaging Devices

...block nerve function in selected areas of the body prior to surgery, an advance that may spare patients from use of general anesthesia and sends them home faster and with less need for pain medication. Mayo anesthesiologists have demonstrated the benefits of real-time 3-D ultrasound in nerve blockade in m...

Nodal Status is the Best Predictor in Esophageal Cancer

...ng chemotherapy and radiation to a treatment plan prior to surgery in individuals with oesophageal cancer. The authors say their finding is particularly important because the focus of recent pathological studies of response to neoadjuvant therapies has been on the primary tumour rather than nodal sites...

Determining the Sex of the Baby in Wild West Way

... found in a pregnant woman's blood could be from a prior pregnancy, Bianchi says. Bianchi and Kathy Hudson, director of the Genetics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C., note that no government agency regulates the tests, so there's no quality control. "These tests sort of shine a spotlight on...

Health Insurance- Play It Safe And Reap The Benefits

...ds, if the insured has a health condition existing prior to taking the policy and requiring medical treatment, the same gets automatically excluded in the policy. To ensure that in subsequent renewals medical conditions incepting since the policy was taken dont get excluded, it becomes a must to renew the ...

Brain Tumor Children Poor Performance in Schools

... age. These results are encouraging, considering a prior study in the United States showed brain tumor survivors were significantly less likely to finish high school compared to their siblings, said Lahteenmaki. Brain tumors are the second most common form of cancer occurring in childhood, and the leadin...

Memory Problem in Older Women Lead to Restless Nights

...s. Yaffe says their findings are consistent with prior studies that have found an association between sleep disturbances and poor cognitive function. But our study raises the possibility that cognitive decline may increase the risk of sleep problems, rather than vice versa. This study does not mean tha...

Wrestler Chris Benoits Son was Sedated - Says Investigators

... least within some reasonably short period of time prior to the time that he died." Although testosterone was found in Christopher Benoit's urine, there is no evidence of any other of the illegal types of steroids, or the whole laundry list of anabolic steroids that are out there to be used," Sperry said, ...

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