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One-third of Adults Have Had Some Form of Alcohol Use Disorder During Their Lifetimes

...ore prevalent among men, whites, Native Americans, younger and unmarried adults and those with lower incomes....hol abuse was more prevalent among men, whites and younger and unmarried individuals while lifetime rates were highest among middle-aged Americans," the author...

Alcohol Abuse, Addiction Hits 3 of 10 Americans

...ore prevalent among men, whites, Native Americans, younger and unmarried adults and those with lower incomes," the study's authors wrote in a summary of the study, which is published in the July issue of Archives of General Psychiatry....

Accused 13yr Old Admits to Stabbing Her Brother

...to do it, she testified. She told the court her younger brother pleaded for his life, saying: "I'm scared. I'm too young to die." After she stabbed her brother, the girl said Steinke slit his throat while she looked away. "He was gurgling," she testified. The murders happened about one week after ...

Medicaid Data Analysis

...urths of patients with co-occurring disorders were younger than age 45. Racial and ethnic minorities made up a substantial proportion of the population, ranging from 20.8% in Indiana to 61.2% in New Jersey. Heavy inpatient and emergency department use were common among Medicaid beneficiaries with co-occurr...

Nutrition Education Has Proved to Be Futile

...intupled among kids ages six to eleven. Among even younger children, ages two to five, the rate has tripled. However, the review also holds out a promise. It says that there may be a solutions found in limited studies currently being tested around the country. In some situations, obese and overweight child...

New Blood Vessels can Be Created from Bone Marrow Stem Cells: Study

...erences between stem cells taken from older versus younger individuals....

Autism Children can Be Diagnosed Within One Year of Age

...s most effective and least costly when provided to younger children," said Dr. Gary Goldstein, President and CEO of the Kennedy Krieger Institute. "When a child goes undiagnosed until five or six years old, there is a tremendous loss of potential for intervention that can make a marked difference in that c...

British Woman Who Has inherited Breast Cancer Wants to Spread Awareness

...of the rest. She is particularly concerned to make younger women more proactive about protecting themselves from breast cancer because she knows how devastating it is for children to grow up without a mother. While the prospect of six hours on the operating table fills McQueen with trepidation, she is not ...

No Flu Outbreak Here , West Australians Told

...t. The successive deaths of three Perth children younger than five past week - all killed within 24 hours of developing flu-like symptoms had triggered off panic. The state communicable disease control Paul van Buynder had said tests had established that the three children had died from a combination o...

Imaginary Friends are Good for Kids

.... Ms Majors found that while girls tend to adopt younger companions, boys' imaginary friends are older, more heroic characters. She also noted that an only child or one with a large age gap from his or her siblings is most likely to create imaginary pals to keep him or her company. Imaginary friends ...

Delay in Cancer Diagnosis for Children

...s, include more apparent clinical presentations in younger children or different screening practices depending on age. Third, lower parental education status was also associated with longer delays, suggesting either socioeconomic or health care access barriers. Fourth, non-specific clinical presentations d...

Visual Impairment Linked to Greater Mortality Risk

...th all-cause mortality in all ages. mAmong persons younger than 75 years, however, ARMD predicted higher all-cause mortality." Among participants of all ages, having cataract also was associated with a higher risk of death from any cause," they added. It remains unclear whether there is a direct or indirec...

Advancement in Gene Associated With Colon Cancer

...r, especially cases that began when relatives were younger than age 50, should get genetic counseling and have colonoscopies or other screening tests starting earlier in life than age 50. Colon cancer is one of the most common cancers in the United States, and the good news is that its largely preventable ...

Clinicians Ordering Inappropriate Prostate Screenings

...ice do not recommend routine PSA screening for men younger than 40, older than 75 or who are expected to live...efined as PSA testing in patients older than 75 or younger than 40 who had not been diagnosed with prostate cancer, were not taking prostate cancerspecific med...

Study Confirms No HRT Benefit for Older Women

...e view that HRT is a safe short term treatment for younger women in early menopause to relieve symptoms and i...hat these results cannot necessarily be applied to younger menopausal women starting hormone replacement therapy to relieve symptoms such as hot flushes and ni...

40 Percent of Community Pharmacists Dispensed Off-label Drug

...edicines involved giving a drug to a child who was younger than the recommended minimum age for the drug or giving them higher than the recommended dose. Just under 500 community pharmacists, with wide-ranging experience and post-registration education, took part in the research, carried out by the Departme...

Gender Equality, the Key Factor to Curb Foeticide: Dr. Ramadoss

... by the Federation in creating awareness among the younger generation to the problem of declining sex ratio, the Minister said the answer lies in creating awareness about the true worth of women, the irrelevance and also the illegality of sex selection, and the need to question old and outdated rituals and...

Nodal Status is the Best Predictor in Esophageal Cancer

...filled a list of pre-set criteria, including being younger than 77 years, fit for surgery, and having a tumour of resectable size and location. The patients were given a standard protocol of radiation therapy and concurrent chemotherapy with fluorouracil and cisplatin before undergoing thoracotomy with lym...

Village Panchayat in Tamil Nadu Bans Tobacco Consumption

...yat decided to curb this tobacco culture among the younger generation, said V Nagarajan, President of Varanavasi Village Panchayat. To check their tobacco consuming habits, Nagarajan said that we have adopted a resolution to ban smoking and chewing in our panchayat villages. Varanavasi Village Panchayat ...

CT Scan Radiations may Lead to Cancer

...varies widely, with the risk greater for women and younger patients. Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the l...he highest organ LARs were for lung cancer and, in younger women, breast cancer. In this study, we observed a marked variation by age, sex, and scan protocol ...

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