Tag: "six" at medical news
Smokers may Be Motivated to Quit During Interventions in Hospital Stays
...dds of quitting smoking increased by 65 percent at six
months to 12 months after discharge from the hospital. Less intensive interventions did not produce any benefit. Just offering brief advice to quit, or even counseling someone for 30 minutes in the hospital is effective only if some continuing conta...
Apples and Lentils Could Help You to Shed Off Those Extra Pounds!
... high and low glycaemic index foods. They found six
randomised controlled trials that involved a total... States. The trials ran for between five weeks and six
months. Their conclusion was that people eating low glycaemic index diets lost a mean of one kilog...
New Coffee Brand to Hit the Market by This Year-end
... coffee variety that has zero-level caffeine after six
years of research. Traditional robusta coffee contains about five to six
per cent of caffeine and in the new variety the caffeine level is almost zero. The genetically modi...
Harmison Ruled Out Off Test Series Due to Hernia
...l have surgery Tuesday and will be out for four to six
weeks, reports BBC . England coach Peter Moores ...nto the squad as extra cover Monday, has played in six
one-day internationals without making a Test appearance. But in all likelihood the 6-foot 7-inch s...
Bird Flu Antibodies Found in Migrant Birds in Siberia
...rd flu cases had been registered this year. "About six
million poultry are currently in high risk areas. Nearly 4.6 million of them have been vaccinated and over 2.3 million revaccinated," he said....
Steroids may Reduce Recurrence of Asthma
... updated finding was drawn after reviewing data in six
trials that together involved 374 people. Between 12% and 16% of people who are discharged from hospital after having an asthma attack have a relapse within two weeks. There is considerable debate about the best way of treating people who have asthm...
Diet and Exercise Helps Reduce Weight After Pregnancy
... competing advice on offer. By studying data from six
different trials that involved a total of 245 wome...women who regain their pre-pregnancy weight within six
months have a lower risk of being overweight ten years later. As well as helping reduce body weight...
Less Information on Dietary Treatment in Type2 Diabetes
...e an improvement in their blood sugar levels after six
and twelve months. There is an urgent need for well-designed and well-reported studies which examine a range of interventions and see how they influence many of the features that are important in type 2 diabetes, says Lucie Nield. The researchers ...
Chemotherapy Better for Non Small Cell Lung cancer
...rgery increases the average chance of survival by six
percent when compared with surgery alone. The conclusion was drawn by the Cochrane Researchers from the MRC Clinical Trials Unit in London after they identified 12 eligible randomised controlled trials. Data from seven of these trials were availa...
Food Cravings are Linked to Weight Managenemt
... of the study participants reported cravings after six
months of dieting. However,Roberts says, participants who lost a greater percentage of body weight gave in to their cravings less frequently. Allowing yourself to have the foods you crave, but doing so less frequently may be one of the most importa...
Seven Children Ordered Removed from Squalid Home in Texas
...say. Anthony Moya, the 40-year-old father of the six
younger children, has been charged with seven coun... oldest child often was left to care for the other six
when Moya and Ramirez went out, court records state. After the children were removed, a city code ...
'Sweet Herb' may Be Green Gold for Paraguay
...its purity. Knowing that Paraguay, half of whose six
million inhabitants live in poverty, may be sitting on a gold mine, authorities are now launching a bid to win international recognition as the stevia plant's country of origin....
Doctors Puzzled Over Man's Normal Life With Unusually Tiny Brain
...atient's medical history showed that at the age of six
months, he suffered hydrocephalus, also called water on the brain, and needed an operation to drain this dangerous buildup of spinal fluid. Neuropsychological testing revealed the man had an IQ of 75, with a verbal IQ of 84 and performance IQ of 70...
Dog Fighting in the US: Bloody, Illegal and Booming
... If convicted, the football star faces a possible six
year prison sentence and 350,000 dollars in fines....fight can last anywhere from 15 minutes to five or six
hours, until one of the dogs locks his jaws around the neck of the other and refuses to let go. Th...
New Analysis Puts Cot Death Under Scrutiny Once Again
...egorise all 13 cases as undetermined. There were six
further cases that could not be reviewed because t...3% as probably natural (although this includes the six
cases they could not review) and 43% as undetermined. This contrasts with the original study that 87...
Katrina Evacuees Made To Remain In Toxic Air
...conference call about the death, 28 officials from six
agencies recommended that the circumstances be investigated and that trailer air quality be subjected to independent testing. But FEMA lawyers rejected the suggestions, with one cautioning that further investigation "could seriously undermine the age...
Steroids may Reduce Chances of Asthma Relapse
...As part of the study, researchers analysed data in six
trials that together involved 374 people. The study found that between 12 percent and 16 percent of people who were discharged from hospital after having asthma attack had a relapse within two weeks. There is considerable debate about the best wa...
Ayurvedic Doctor Sentenced to Five Years in Jail for Causing Death of Woman
...ital at Shahdara on March 10, 2005, where she died six
days later. The post-mortem report ascertained the cause of death to be multiple organ failure due to a drug reaction. Investigations indicted Kumar for causing the death of the woman. During the trial, he claimed he never practiced as a doctor....
Pregnant Women's Contest to Curb Infant Mortality
...omprising daily wagers. "A couple of years back, six
to seven out of 10 newborns in our slums used to d..." Agarwal, a doctor, told IANS. He said even now six
out of 10 childbirths in the country take place at home, with untrained people aiding most deliverie...
Chinese Eco-tourism Causing Infanticide Among Tibetan Monkeys
... Berman's team studied the Tibetan macaques for six
years before eco-tourism began in 1991. They also collected data while tourists visited the animals between 1992 and 2004, including a span in 2003 when tourism was suspended. Infant mortality was low prior to the advent of eco-tourism and was ...
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