Tag: "weekends" at medical news
Too Much of Videogames Hampers Study Time in Children
...per day during the week and one hour 37 minutes on weekends
playing videogames, compared with girls who played for 44 minutes per day during the week and one hour and one minute on the weekends. The boys tended to spend less time reading and girls tended to spend less time doing homework, the study said. ...
Severe Human Bite Wounds are 12 Times More Common in Men
...Injuries are most likely to occur during brawls at weekends
or public holidays and in most cases alcohol is involved. The researchers reviewed the 92 patients requiring assessment for human bite wounds by the plastic surgery service at St Jamess Hospital Dublin, Ireland, between January 2003 and December 20...
Women Binge- Drinkers Warned Of Possible Link To Breast Cancer
... "The impact of alcohol consumption in weekdays or weekends
has not been addressed in previous studies of risk of breast cancer. To minimize the risk of breast cancer our data imply that women should not do any binge drinking or drink larger amounts of alcohol." According to Mirch, it is possible that week...
School Playgrounds and Athletic Facilities Helps To Fight Childhood Obesity
...ut many are locked and inaccessible to children on weekends
– especially in poor and minority neighborhoods. The study is a new analysis of data from a national research study called the Trial of Activity for Adolescent Girls. The data deals with the physical activity of 1,556 girls in the sixth grade in si...
Weakened Hospital Care During Weekends
...rved that patients who come to the hospital during weekends
were about one third less likely to get PCI than p...noscopy and miscellaneous advanced services during weekends
are bound to help in this issue. Applying premiums to medicare reimbursement for weekend treatments ...
Are Oysters Really Aphrodisiacs?
...ins effective for up to 60 hours, perfect for long weekends
and romantic getaways. Even men that don't suffer from erectile dysfunction (ED) or lack of libido can enjoy the benefits of Veyron-S. To become a real Casanova was never so easy. Veyron-S proprietary formula also contains the herbs which have bee...
Does the Home Medicine Chest Warrant the Emergency Contraceptive Pill?
...in 72 hrs, especially if the drug is needed during weekends
or public holidays. Critics have not taken this suggestion very well. On the contrary they feel such a move would promote promiscuous behavior. Norman Wells, the director of the Family Education Trust, said: "This is a very irresponsible move. The...
Nepal Plans to Promote Health Tourism Based on Traditional Medicine
...events), wildlife, energizing, romantic and family weekends
with plenty of activities to choose from for the middle class and the young with lots of disposable income," Lahe-Thapa said. With packages ranging from Rs.10,000 to Rs.12,000 per head inclusive of airfare and hospitality, the official foresees a g...
The IPU Want Morning After Pills To Be Made Available Over The Counter
...laining that pharmacists were however available at weekends
and that they do already provide advice to patients on a wide range of sexual health issues, Mr Guckian referred to a that was study published in the British Medical Journal last year, which found that by having the morning after pill available direc...
Family, Books Best Stress-busters for Indian CEOs
... 11 percent either played golf, exercised or spent weekends
away from the city. Around one-third of the respondents revealed that meditation and pranayama, or breathing exercises, are their best bet for getting rid of stress. "Interestingly, the CEOs in India said that their peers in the US, Europe and Ch...
San Francisco Mayor Proposes An Alternate Plan For The Uninsured City Residents
... to increase the working hours in the evenings and weekends
to implement this plan are already in the pipeline. Patients are also required to make payments but it would be lower in case of preventive care, which would avoid the patient’s visit to the emergency room, where care is considerably more expensive. ...
Cell Phones and pagers are mixed blessing
...boss for instructions and work during evenings and weekends
//when they are with their family members which in...e mostly switch off their mobile phones during the weekends
or don’t give their cell phone numbers to their office to avoid disturbance of private life and extr...
Hospital Admissions Of Kids Plummet After Harry Porter Hit The Stores
... about the number of kids admitted over the summer weekends
in the emergency ward suffering from musculoskelet...<brThe time period under consideration was the weekends
of 2003-2005. The study included children aged between 7-15 years old. Author JK Rowling’s book Harr...
What's up Doc? You are wanted abroad.
...g one step further, they are flying out during the weekends
to perform surgeries. And returning with bulging pockets. "The demand is particularly high during Christmas, when many NHS (National Health Service) doctors are on leave,’’ says N C Kumar, a Delhi-based private practitioner, who has been travelling...
Sunshine Reduces MS Risk
... two to three hours or more a day in summer during weekends
and holidays. The associations remained the same a... two to three hours or more a day in summer during weekends
and holidays. Previous studies show multiple sclerosis is more common at higher latitudes, which ge...
Risk of early neonatal death high in infants born in the night
...e also shown that infants born at night and during weekends
and holidays have an increased risk of death at birth, urging the need for additional skilled and experienced staff for better obstetric and neonatal care during the night. Researchers conducted a population based study of 694,888 vaginal deliveries ...
Lung cancer gets better with new radiotherapy rule
...ntrolled with a higher dose of radiotherapy, with weekends
off to recover. Standard treatment for lung cancer... a higher dose of radiotherapy, over 18 days, with weekends
off to recover, would give patients a better chance. This was borne out in practice. In a related st...