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Bad News for Short People

...sease mortality, a 12% reduction in mortality from violence and accidents, the report indicates. For women, the reduction per 5-cm height increase was 14% for cardiovascular mortality. However, height did not predict cancer mortality for either men or women. Height was inversely associated with serum cholest...

Teens turning to Internet for medical queries

...diseases (STDs), diet, exercise, sexual behaviors, violence and alcohol use, among others. Boys were just as likely to turn on their computers in search of health-related answers as girls. Ethnicity, the mother's education, and the teen's own health status did not affect how often adolescents searched the Int...

The effect of heart rate in middle aged men

...iovascular diseases, 39% were from cancer, 5% from violence and 14% from other causes. For the remaining 4%, the cause of death was unknown. Upon calculating the hazard ratio ,for each heart rate increment of 20 beats per minute , they found that for all-cause mortality the hazard ratio was 1.52, for cardiov...

Sleep disorders can have anomalistic sexual acts

...ior during sleep, such as walking, eating and even violence in many people. But a series of case reports shows that sleep disorders// can also involve unconscious, sometimes aggressive, sexual behavior. In a study of 10 patients with "atypical sexual behavior during sleep," researchers found that the patient...

Troubled Childhood found to affect your Liver

... household dysfunction such as divorce or domestic violence during childhood. Overall, nearly 7 percent of patients reported liver disease. Researchers say, “An increased likelihood of reporting liver disease for each of 10 adverse childhood experiences was observed.” The prevalence of liver disease was mor...

Link Between Mothers Depression and Violence in Children

...th peers. Researchers say mothers depression and violence in children was associated with the child’s inabil...ession in their mothers and that the child’s later violence is entirely explained by pre-existing factors within the child.” ...

Troubled Childhood found to affect your Liver

... household dysfunction such as divorce or domestic violence during childhood. Overall, nearly 7 percent of patients reported liver disease. Researchers say, “An increased likelihood of reporting liver disease for each of 10 adverse childhood experiences was observed.” The prevalence of liver disease was more...

Teenagers may become violent after watching aggressive acts

Witnessing crime or violence may have a bad effect on the very impressionable//...order to find out what turns children to resort to violence or aggression as means of problem solving. These children were taken as a part of a follow up study ...

It is the old drinkers than binge drinkers who are at risk of ill health

...ften leads to noisy social interactions leading to violence and aggression. Rather than looking into the emotional psyche of these young drinkers, it is important for the authorities to place importance to the crimes that necessitate from these drunken brawls. Reference: ESRC report, UK Social Science Week 2...

Doctors Warned by IMA Against Treating Maoist from Nepal

...r other injuries as a result of some of the Maoist violence taking place in the neighboring country Nepal. D...rnment for more rights and there has been constant violence between the state police and them. As per the ethics code of doctors they cannot refuse treatment to...

Patients Suffering From Severe Mental Diseases Are At Risk Of Being Crime Victims

...ctimization and is associated with perpetration of violence among persons with SMI, just as in the general population. Source: Newswise Medindia on Severe Mental Illness: Further information Severe Mental Illness: This condition can disrupt the ability of the person to function normally and relate to his ...

Attitude Of Male Dominance May Affect Life Expectancy In Men

...ustralia, Asia, North and South America. Rates of violence against women are used to indicate the extent of societal male dominance over women, otherwise known as patriarchy. The wealth of a country, as indicated by the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per head of the population, was also taken into considerati...

Domestic Violence: The Silent Killer of Women Worldwide

...nization on the much-neglected subject of domestic violence has focused on alarming figures reflecting the phy...ring in silence. However, the continuous physical violence by an intimate partner is far less highlighted, compared to rapes and other forms of sexual and phys...

Developing Specific Skills Ensure Better Grades In US Kids

...esearch Group involved 600 children and found that violence in schools was also affecting grades in children. 'The implications are that prevention programs that address specific risk factors, curb antisocial behavior such as alcohol and cigarette use, stress a greater connection to school and promote social ...

Drink till you drop dead in English Pubs- Restriction on Timings Lifted

...es, have led to fears of increased alcohol-induced violence on the streets of England and Wales. Pubs used to...ent. "We are determined to tackle alcohol-related violence and anti-social behavior in all its forms and crack down on those who encourage it by irresponsible ...

'Good Samaritan Effect' Rises With Level of Threat

...ght revealed that in situations that might lead to violence and injury, people were more - not less - likely to step in. The study, conducted by the Ludwig-Maximilian University, Munich, included 54 women and 32 men who were told to monitor the interaction between a man and a woman they had never met. Thes...

Alcohol Intoxication Triggers Violent Behaviour

...rs found that that a 13.2-fold increase of risk of violence was found within 24 hours of alcohol consumption. ... the study said, adding that the risk for criminal violence was not increased if alcohol was combined with benzodiazepines. "Alcohol seems to have the largest...

Violent computer games spur aggression: study

... diminished brain responses to images of real-life violence such as gun attacks, they reacted normally to other emotionally disturbing pictures such as those relating to animals and young children. The study was conducted on 39 experienced gamers and measured brain activity in response to particular images ...

Junior Doctors Put An End To Strike

...d police recruits. This was the second round of violence on the KGMU campus in a fortnight. Last week, the ...death of a student in a mishap sparked large-scale violence and arson at Lucknow's 100-year-old KGMU campus. The Government had on 19 January 2006 said that the...

Home Based HIV counseling in African Countries

...of HIV and also helps in avoiding social stigma of violence against HIV positive person due to ignorance about the disease. The home based counseling and testing helps in maintaining the privacy and individual care while giving treatment and counseling and this plan in Uganda is funded from the President’s ...

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