Navigation Links

Tag: "statistics" at medical news

Four Pakistan Children Abused Daily: SPARC Report

...velihood. Khan analysing the overall report said statistics proved that Pakistan lagged behind in achieving its Millennium Development Goals, education for all targets and other international commitments....

An Offbeat Suit With Electronic Monitor

... The garments enable us to monitor peoples vital statistics and activity levels when they get up, walk around, make breakfast and dinner, or sleep - but more importantly, we can determine if they are missing meals, fall over or stop moving. The technology can distinguish between normal and abnormal events ...

An Electronic Shirt That Monitors Your Hearts Health

... The garments enable us to monitor peoples vital statistics and activity levels when they get up, walk around, make breakfast and dinner, or sleep - but more importantly, we can determine if they are missing meals, fall over or stop moving. The technology can distinguish between normal and abnormal events an...

Higher Rates of Trampoline Injuries

... occurred on home trampolines. The study compared statistics from 2000 through 2005 to a study from 1990 through 1995, when there was a total of 41,600 emergency room visits annually. The study, which was presented at the recent American Academy of Pediatrics annual meeting, shows a progressive increase each y...

Skin Cancer Rates Soar In Warmer Regions Of UK

...ecades to 2003, the latest year for which national statistics are held. Yet a conference of the British Association of Dermatology (BAD) will hear this week that since 2003 the rise in skin cancer cases has been even higher. The latest research shows that in Cornwall there has been an increase of 18 per cent ...

Americans Bloated On Happy Pills

...ing changes in their lives, he says. For Dworkin, statistics back his statements. According to a government stu...ween 1995 and 2002, the most recent year for which statistics are available, the use of these drugs rose 48 percent. Yet, for most psychiatrists, this statistic...

MEN as Partners to MEND Maternal Health A World Population Day Initiative

...he objectives. When men were presented with health statistics of women, they began to involve in the health issues of women. Therefore, instilling this sense of ownership is sacrosanct to the objectives of the United Nations Programme, this World Population Day. Towards this end, many UNFPA programmes will b...

Trial of VivaGel in Sexually Active Young Women Commences

...portance of topical microbicides is highlighted by statistics from UNAIDS and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that show 48 percent of the 39.5 million people living with HIV/AIDS are women, and among 15- to 24- year-olds with HIV, females account for 60 percent. In the U.S., 43 percent of AI...

'Sexually Active' Malawians Urged to Take HIV Tests

...authorities said in a statement issued Friday that statistics had shown that out of "six million sexually active Malawians, only 15 percent have gone for HIV testing and know their status." "This implies that the majority of Malawians do not know that they are carrying the virus because they have not gone for...

People Living Near Nuke Facilities at Higher Risk of Leukemia

... 1984 and 1999, focusing on research that provided statistics for individual sites on children and young people aged from zero to 25. Four studies covered the UK, with a further three covering just Scotland. Three covered France, two looked at Canada and there was one study each from the USA, Japan, Spain, th...

Child Car Seat Danger

... a major review of restraint legislation, accident statistics and parent surveys has found. Current Australian guidelines recommend that children graduate to an adult seatbelt without the use of a booster seat when they are approximately 145cm tall, or about 11 years old, and that children under 12 years of...

Eating Disorder Figures Among Children Soars

...ise of a third on the 486 admitted in 1996-97. The statistics also reveal there were 58 cases of children under ...h eating disorders and 36 admissions of girls. The statistics show that, in 2003, hospitals made 93 admissions of boys under 10 with eating problems, compared wit...

Hair Restoration Procedures Performed Worldwide Increased 34 Percent in 2006

...de in 2006, up 34 percent from 2004, according to statistics released today from a recent member survey conducted by the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) -- the world's leading medical authority on hair loss and hair restoration. This large increase in hair restoration procedures coin...

Go for Russia, Not China, Wine Experts Say

...-- are predicted to soar in 2007. Official Russian statistics estimate that in 2005 imports totalled 1.2 billion dollars, more than double the amount only two years before. Russian visitors to this year's Vinexpo show are estimated to be about 700 by Anastasia Prokhorova, editor of Russia's Wine News, up from 5...

Minister from MP Urges to Ban the Sale of Sex Toys

...ported from China," Vijayvargiya said. He quoted statistics to say that sex toys had an international market in the range of Rs.400 billion and China manufactured 70 percent of such toys. "It has found a new market in India, now officially since HLL is purchasing the product from it. "The sale of such toys ...

New York Records Decline in Smoking Rate

...n 2002, encouraging smokers to kick the habit. The statistics in the 2006 report shows a decline in the smoking rate by 20%, in comparison to 2002 figures. Over the past year, smoking decreased among men (from 22.5% to 19.9%) and among Hispanics (from 20.2% to 17.1%). These large declines followed a year-long...

US Observers Concerned Over Increasingly Permissive Atmosphere

...r screen. This is the first time we just looked at statistics for sexual behavior and drug use alone." There were no surprises, Porter said, but what researchers already know is troubling. "Among non-Hispanic blacks, 28 percent reported having first had sex before the age of 15," she said. The number was ...

Cuban Healthcare Delivers, Experts Say

...ted States is available for free in Cuba. On key statistics measured by the World Health Organization, Cuba is in line with the United States. The average life expectancy of a child born in Cuba is 77.2 years, compared with 77.9 years in the United States, according to the WHO. The number of children dyin...

West Told to Stop Blaming China for Pollution

...US management, design and construction firm, cited statistics showing that while countries belonging to the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) account for 11 per cent of the global output, they use 21 per cent of its energy. ASEAN includes Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia...

Italy's Divorce Rate Jumps 74 Percent in 10 Years

...between 1995 and 2005, a new study by the national statistics institute said Tuesday. The study said separations has also increased 57 percent during the same decade. There were 82,291 separations in 2005 and 47,036 divorces, the study said. Marital break-ups and separations were commoner in the more ind...

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Other Tags
(Date:4/17/2014)... Men who show signs of chronic inflammation in non-cancerous ... actually having prostate cancer than those with no inflammation, ... researchers from the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. , ... stronger for men with so-called high-grade prostate cancer ... indicating the presence of the most aggressive and ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... issue of Experimental Biology and Medicine ... Gaskins and Paul Kenis in the Institute of ... University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign describe their recent work ... a variety of cell functions including energy metabolism, ... roles in regulating normal cellular behavior, redox status ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... biology team has created a new technology for ... could travel the body and selectively target cancer ... biological devices that monitor and modify human physiology ... However, no existing technology enabled bioengineers to build ... and respond in a customized fashion. , "The ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... affects about one in five infants in the United ... the first several months after birth. Research into probiotic ... however, the April 1, 2014 issue of the ... a study, "Probiotics and Infant Colic," concluding that the ... infant colic did not reduce crying or fussing ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... potential to ward off depression among retirees, particularly among ... in The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: ... article " Internet Use and Depression Among Retired Older ... the authors report that Internet use reduced the probability ... study sample. , Late-life depression affects between 5 ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Chronic inflammation linked to 'high-grade' prostate cancer 2Health News:Chronic inflammation linked to 'high-grade' prostate cancer 3Health News:Live cell imaging reveals distinct alterations of subcellular glutathione potentials 2Health News:Building 'smart' cell-based therapies 2Health News:New study says probiotic use for infant colic is not effective in reducing symptoms 2Health News:Internet use may cut retirees' depression 2
(Date:4/17/2014)... and pathogens that devastate honeybees in Europe, Asia and ... do not appear to be impacting native honeybee populations ... researchers., The invasive pests include including Nosema microsporidia ... honeybees appear to be resilient to these invasive pests, ... control pests in Europe, Asia and the United States ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... many serious conditions such as heart disease, epilepsy and ... therapies. Unfortunately, there is still much scientists do not ... and unexpected insight into the structure of sodium channels ... - which are responsible for ,fine-tuning, the activity of ... recent edition of the Journal of Biological Chemistry ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... researchers have detected new early-warning signs of the potential ... have far-reaching implications for the diagnosis and treatment of ... million Americans. , "We had not expected to see ... stages," said Ann Elsner, professor and associate dean in ... the study. "We set out to study the early ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):East African honeybees are safe from invasive pests… for now 2East African honeybees are safe from invasive pests… for now 3Structure of sodium channels different than previously believed 2New technique detects microscopic diabetes-related eye damage 2New technique detects microscopic diabetes-related eye damage 3
Other Contents