Tag: "states" at medical news
M-rated Violent Video Games Most Popular Among Young Teens
...analysed a large sample of 1,254 children from two states
who came from various socio-economic, racial/ethnic and geographic groups, so these findings might represent the average middle-school child. The study found that most 7th and 8th graders (ages 12 to 14), including two-thirds of boys and more than ...
One-third of Adults Have Had Some Form of Alcohol Use Disorder During Their Lifetimes
...ral Psychiatry, one of the JAMA/Archives journals, states
that alcohol abuse and dependence are marked by patterns of alcohol consumption that contribute to significant impairment or distress. These disorders lead to a variety of negative consequences, including car crashes, domestic violence, birth defects...
Tamiflu 30 Mg and 45 Mg Capsules Approved by FDA
...filled orders from the U.S. federal government and states
for 43.7 million Tamiflu treatment courses. "Roche continues to take steps to facilitate the use of antivirals in pandemic preparedness and response," said Dominick Iacuzio, Ph.D, medical director at Roche. "These lower dose capsules not only provi...
Yawning Actually Helps You Keep Awake
...wning signals a transition between the behavioural states
of wakefulness and sleepiness, and boredom to alertness, Provine said....
Medicaid Data Analysis
...analysis of Medicaid data released today from five states
indicates that psychiatric and substance abuse services may be missing their mark if they are limited to community settings, such as community clinics and therapists offices. Although most intervention policies for co-occurring substance abuse and...
Arnold Schwarzenegger Blamed for Backtracking in the Fight Against Carbon Emission
...2 law on vehicle emissions cuts copied by 10 other states
2006 law AB32 demands cut in emissions to 1990 lev...d falling across the country. Nine north-eastern states
have committed to their own carbon trading scheme, and more than 400 mayors have pledged their citie...
Four Pakistan Children Abused Daily: SPARC Report
...s of child abuse are on the rise in Pakistan , and states
that around four children are sexually abused in the country everyday. Jahanzeb Khan, regional manager of SPARC speaking at the launch of the annual report titled The State of Pakistans Children-2006 at the Press Club here said people have failed t...
Dozens More H5N1 Bird Flu Cases in Germany
...ive. Saxony-Anhalt is the fourth of Germany's 16 states
to report cases of H5N1 bird flu since late last month, when it struck down six wild birds in the southern city of Nuremberg in Bavaria. On Tuesday, a bird found on the other side of the lake at Kelbra in the state of Thueringen was confirmed to ha...
New Drugs Show Promise in Fighting Drug-Resistant HIV
...nente serves more than 8.7 million members in nine states
and the District of Columbia. Today it encompasses the not-for-profit Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc., Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and their subsidiaries, and the for-profit Permanente Medical Groups. Nationwide, Kaiser Permanente includes approx...
An Inconvenient Truth-Coal to Liquid
...K is one of several universities most situated in states
with large coal reserves engaged in research to discover the best ways to convert coal to liquid. "One of the concerns coming out right now is CO2 emissions. When you convert carbon-rich coal into a more hydrogen-rich diesel fuel, you produce carb...
Womens Mood Plays a Key Role in Infertility Treatment
...sion-making could be influenced by particular mood states
and by the individual tendencies of some people to...ound a significant association between womens mood states
and their perceptions of the likelihood of a multiple pregnancy. Women estimated their chance of hav...
Traffic Control Boxes to Help Road Monitoring
... so are the bills," Coifman said. He wants to help states
leverage those detector stations and keep costs down. He and former graduate student Ramachandran Mallika wrote software that enabled the controller boxes to detect traffic incidents and get important messages back to the traffic control center usi...
Brain Pathway for Depression Revealed
.... In other words, in their model system, the two states
appear to funnel through a common pathway - despite very different cellular mechanisms. "The holy grail of psychiatry is to try to find final common pathways that can make sense of how genes and life experiences end up with the same result," said D...
European Commission Seeks To Dispel The Darkness Out Of Sunscreens
...ublicly available materials. The Commission also states
that those creams that claim to offer total protection from the suns harmful rays do no such thing, while brands that use the term sun block will have to find another description. Says Meglena Kuneva, the Consumer Affairs Commissioner: Consumers must...
Medical Science Strides-No Guarantee For Pre-Mature Babies
...n the next month or in the next 30 years, frankly, states
Spain Withdraws Contaminated Chinese Toothpaste
... body Tuesday said it was alerting other EU member states
to the hazard. Once a formal "notification" is m...y, there is a legal obligation for other EU member states
to take follow-up actions on their markets. The issue became prominent in late May, when Chinese to...
Teens Seems to Be Smoking Less
...ry five years. Declines in smoking rates fell as states
began cutting funding for anti-smoking campaigns to offset budget deficits. Most worrisome to anti-smoking advocates is an expected onslaught of tobacco advertising following a Supreme Court of Canada ruling that maintained limits on such ads. The ...
Indian Minister Laments Country's Lack of Sex Education
...ster on Wednesday lamented opposition from several states
to a government plan to introduce sex education fr...nt has been fighting with around a dozen out of 29 states
to introduce sex education in a bid to spread awareness of AIDS and condoms as well as family planni...
U.S Shows Increased Obesity Rate
...tates in the southeast have higher prevalence than states
on the West Coast, the Midwest and the Northeast. 16% of children and adolescents are overweight and 34% are at risk of becoming overweight in 2003-2004. White children and adolescents had the lowest prevalence of overweight and being at risk of o...
Newborn Screening Tests for Babies
... more than double the percentage in 2005 live in states
that require screening for at least 21 life-threat...years ago, only 38 percent of infants were born in states
that required screening for at least 21 of these 29 core conditions. As a result of four years of in...
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