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How do babies understand language?

... isolated words. The researchers analyzed hours of recorded speech from eight mothers to their babies. They put a tape recorder in a fanny pack that the women wore in around their home, and then they listened to the tape and analyzed speech patterns on a computer.The study started when the babies were 9 month...

Oracle Corp. to help build world's first "Digital Hospital"

... at the hospital, every blood test and MRI will be recorded in a central patient record, and pharmacy visits will be tracked. All charting will be done at the patient's bedside, "getting the nurses' back to the patient's side" and making doctors more efficient.Oracle will provide the technology that will allo...

Ovarian cancer in relationship with Hormone therapy

...r users. A total of 944 ovarian cancer deaths were recorded in the 14 year study until December 1996. Researchers found the risk of death was approximately doubled in women who had used oestrogens for ten or more years within the 15 years prior to enrolment. Annual age-adjusted ovarian cancer death rates pe...

Love the sun

... sun. Of the 82 women screened, 66 (80 per cent) recorded vitamin D levels below the ideal level. Women who were both dark-skinned and consistently covered (including head, arms and neck at all times) were at particularly high risk, with 91 per cent under the safe level of vitamin D. When ultraviolet B lig...

Toxic effects common with AIDS treatments

...ed with antiretroviral treatment for HIV have been recorded and quantified by a group of Swiss researchers in a study published this week in The Lancet. If efficacy levels of drug combinations are similar, treatment choice will depend on the toxic effects of the drugs. Therefore, the data may be useful as a r...

Smoking can depreciate intellegence

...aged 65 and over. Smoking and drinking habits were recorded at the beginning of the study. The volunteers' intellectual powers were also assessed. After excluding those who had already had evidence of intellectual impairment//, everyone else was followed up a year later to see whether there was any evidence o...

Avoid stress to have strong babies

...perinatal psychobiology, said the size differences recorded were small - around 12%. But she said research had indicated that even small variations could have a potentially serious impact on health in later life. Small babies are more likely to develop coronary heart disease, diabetes and depression in late...

Hobbies prevent dementia

...ntellectual, social and sporting pursuits and then recorded who developed dementia over the next seven years. Those with a high degree of leisure activity were 20 per cent less likely to develop dementia. There was an additional eight per cent risk reduction for each leisure activity reported. Intellectual a...

A way to calm the heart rhythm

...tual. Researchers at the University of Cleavland, recorded breathing rates during normal talking and recitation of the Rosary in 15 healthy adults. They also carried out the exercise with yoga mantras and a controlled breathing exercise. All three practices slowed breathing and made it more regular than wi...

Baby Talk Better Than Adult Speech

... were felt to be very unique. Then 10 mothers were recorded saying the words "sock", "shoe", and "sheep" in two different ways. The first go around the moms were talking to an adult. The second time they spoke the words to their babies. After analyzing hundreds of spoken words, the computer was easily able ...

Unpredictable Premature Birth

...office where signs of unusual uterine activity are recorded and analysed, and can be passed on to healthcare professionals if required. A slightly higher frequency of contractions was observed in women who went on to give birth prematurely, but no threshold frequency could be defined in order to allow effect...

An aide to cold

...e winter when most colds occur, just 32 colds were recorded among those taking the supplement, compared to 75 amongst those taking the placebo. The study also predicated that those taking the supplement who did catch a cold were more likely to make a speedier recovery than those taking the placebo and the ch...

Lethal Heart Condition linked To Cocaine Use

...harts looking for cases of aortic dissection. They recorded information on cocaine use and coronary risk factors. Of the 38 cases found, 37 percent were related to cocaine use. Cocaine users were younger and all smoked cigarettes. Hypertension had been diagnosed in 80% of the cocaine users, 70% had document...

Drugs may fog memory

...term prospect of memory failed. The other thing we recorded was the number of errors they made when submitting the questionnaire. The research team suggest ecstasy targets the frontal lobes of the brain, which are related to memory and organising responses. People with frontal lobe damage caused by accidents ...

Pregnant women more prone to depression

...was born. The researchers found the average scores recorded were higher during pregnancy than after the births. Dr Mary Nolan of the National Childbirth Trust, an expert in antenatal care, told "It may be that it's in a way normal to have a low trough in pregnancy. It's the most enormous life-changing event...

Functional foods reduce cholesterol

...roup ate non-supplemented ground beef. Researchers recorded their cholesterol levels at the beginning and at the end of the four-week period. The study finds phytosterol-supplemented ground beef lowers total cholesterol and LDL levels in men. Researchers feel this food has the potential to become a functiona...

A closer look at Vitamins

... vitamins they used. Five years later, researchers recorded which of the men had died from cardiovascular disease and coronary heart disease. The study found 30 percent of the men took vitamins. After five years, there were 1,000 deaths including 500 deaths from coronary heart disease. After adjusting for oth...

Gingko languishs memory test

... of the trial, no significant differences had been recorded between the two groups. It looks as if gingko does not have any benefit on the mental performance of healthy people - although it may still be useful for those who are at risk of cognitive impairment....

Caesarean may aid twins

...th among second twins born at term. No deaths were recorded among 420 second twins delivered at term by planned caesarean section. The absolute risk of death for second twins was one in 320 due to lack of oxygen during birth and one in 420 for lack of oxygen due to mechanical problems. Researchers say these...

Spurt in hospital admissions following football shoot-outs

... game. England lost the game - and the researchers recorded a 27 per cent rise in heart attack admissions on that day and the following three days. Examinations of the admisssions around the same date in the previous and following years showed no excess hospital admissions for any other cause. The viewers ho...

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