Tag: "viewing" at medical news
Two doctors suspended for wrong brain surgery
...lt of Walsh’s CT scan being placed backward on the viewing
screen before the surgery. Both the suspended doctors had no recent record of professional mistakes. However an official communiqué from the hospital said that both the doctors were suspended on Feb. 21st a day after the surgery. While Dr. Kotzen p...
Watching television linked to smoking
...a national survey that gathered data on television viewing
in 1990 and 1993 among youth ages 10 to 15 years. ...searchers say their study clearly shows television viewing
is associated with smoking among young people. They say this suggests that frequent positive portray...
New virtual colonoscopy procedure for easier colon screening
...vailable involves inserting a flexible tube with a viewing
instrument into the rectum. It requires anaesthesia and there's a remote chance that the colon wall could be perforated by the tube. However, patients now have an easier option with the discovery of a procedure called 'Virtual Colonoscopy' that docto...
Helping Kids Attain a Healthy Weight
...to see the importance of a healthy weight, instead viewing
overweight problems in children more in terms of appearance and self-esteem.These results come //from an extensive set of surveys conducted by investigators from the International Food Information Council Foundation and published in this month’s Jour...
The Best Way To Get Your Childs Attention
... of rapid brain growth in children thus television viewing
at this early age may be over stimulating the children’s brains, which could lead to a shortened attention span. Hence limiting young children’s exposure to television as a medium during formative years of brain development ... may reduce children’...
Smokers may differ in their cravings for smoking
...an abstain from smoking for long hours, even after viewing
smoking related visuals, showed more stable brain responses than the other smokers who felt the urge to smoke on seeing the same visuals. The research suggests that people may differ in their tendencies to react to drugs, as their brain views the se...
Watching TV in the bedroom can lower children’s school performanc
...t the performance of children in school. While TV viewing
from bedroom tends to lower the performance level of children at school, children with access to a home computer may actually benefit from the exposure. Having a computer at home and using it time to time can improve the performance of children in sc...
Anti-tobacco Advertising Can Reduces smoking Among Teens
...acco ad per four-month period for the general teen viewing
audience," the authors concluded. The study published in the July issue of Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine. ...
Stop Watching TV: Toddler Development Affected
...a flood of TV channels, but how many are right for viewing
by children. Well, we can count that on our finger...es urging parents to avoid any television or video viewing
before age 2 years. It has previously been shown that parents are not able to follow this guideline,...
New form of ultrasonic vision
...n the practice of medicine, the standard method of viewing
an image is still to examine a film or screen rath...l space as the body part being imaged. Even if the viewing
angle changes, the combined images remain true. The effect relies on geometric relationships between...
Safe Neighborhood Means Less TV For Preschool Children
...fety and obesity, physical activity and television viewing
in preschool children. Television viewing
is associated with aggression and poorer academic performance in school-aged children, and TV-viewin...
The Science of Solar Eclipse
...film, medical X-ray films should never be used for viewing
the eclipse due to potential hazard from infra red rays. The fact that the Sun appears dark in a filter or that you feel no discomfort does not guarantee that your eyes are safe. It is generally said that pregnant women should relax in a bed if po...
Watching Violent, Churning Movie Scenes Affect Problem-Solving Ability
... men and six women and asked them to combine movie viewing
with problem-solving tasks to assess the effects of stress on cognitive flexibility. The researchers juxtaposed two very different movies - 'Saving Private Ryan' and 'Shrek' - to induce stress or set up a control condition before testing participant...
Is it ok to let kids watch too much of television?
...rrent trend of young children regarding television viewing
has provided some alarming results, with nearly 60...hores quickly, you are highly mistaken. Television viewing
has a lot of disadvantages than you can foresee. The research study has proved that kids tend to be ...
Smoking Related Scenes in Movies Increase Teenage Susceptibility To Smoke
...ial debate regarding the ill effects of television viewing
amongst advertisement agencies, parents and health care professionals. ...
Government Should Restrict Junk Food Marketing
...vertisements of junk food and increased Television viewing
both are responsible to increase in obesity in children’s. It is necessary for the congress to regulate the Television advertisements, as it is possible for the congress to restrict the Television broadcast. Instead of marketing Junk food the food in...
Early Cochlear Implants Prove To Be Effective
...a. It is impossible to hear the proper sound while viewing
the speaker's lips,” Dr Knudsen added. The study showed that those children who received the implant after they had crossed the 30 month age mark, relied solely on the movement of the lips, and reported that the sound they heard was the syllable be...
Mystery behind Brain activity during recalling events disentangled
...in activity of the participants during the initial viewing
and during the recalling event. It is seen that participants cue the memory for general image to recall the specific details. It all zeros down to how well the person cues the memory. In the future further research should be conducted to study in d...
Art Reduces Stress
...vels were tested after they spent their lunch hour viewing
art. It was very surprising to see that their saliva cortisol levels reduced by 32%. But usually it would take about five hours for the cortisol level to fall to this extent but this was possible in a short time period of 40 minutes. These people h...
Are pretty faces associated with positive trait?
... the good ones such as laughter or happiness after viewing
a pretty face. The researcher concluded by say...pond that well in identifying the good words after viewing
the image of a house. ...
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