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Does Facebook usage contribute to jealousy in relationships?

New Rochelle, NY, August 6, 2009The more time college students spend on Facebook, the more likely they are to feel jealous toward their romantic partners, leading to more time on Facebook searching for additional information that will further fuel their jealousy, in an escalating cycle that may be...

National Long Term Care Community Business Coalition Cautions Severe $16 Billion Medicare Cuts to Nursing Home Care Will Not Only Jeopardize Quality Care to Seniors but Deeply Impact Businesses that Support Sector, Contribute to Local Economies

Draconian Cuts to Medicare Compounded by Further Cuts Proposed in House Healthcare Reform Legislation and Inadequate Medicaid Funding from Weakened State Budgets WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Community Cares Coalition (CoCares) - a national coalition o...

As Medical Bills Contribute to 50% of U.S. Foreclosures, CreditFYI Shares 5 Tactics for Managing Medical Debt

Consumers can take action to minimize chances of being overbilled, double-billed or billed for expenses they didn't incur. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) July 29, 2009 -- ccording to a July 23, 2009, study by The Commonwealth Fund*, medical bills play a major role in fully half of...

Variants of 'umami' taste receptor contribute to our individualized flavor worlds

PHILADELPHIA (July 8, 2009) -- Using a combination of sensory, genetic, and in vitro approaches, researchers from the Monell Center confirm that the T1R1-T1R3 taste receptor plays a role in human umami (amino acid) taste. They further report that variations in the genes that code for this rec...

Heartburn Drugs May Contribute to the Problem

Study suggests proton pump inhibitors could aggravate acid trouble TUESDAY, July 7 (HealthDay News) -- Drugs commonly used to treat heartburn and acid reflux may actually cause heartburn. A new study in the July issue of Gastroenterology found that treatment with a proton pump inh...

Safety and Quality Contribute to Popularity of Assisted Living

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite the severe economic downturn, assisted living remains enormously popular among seniors and their families according to key benchmarks in a new national survey. The 2009 Overview of Assisted Living, a comprehensive measure of the st...

Institute for Aging Research finds modifiable hip fracture complications contribute to mortality

(Boston, Mass.)Potentially modifiable post-fracture complications, including pneumonia and pressure ulcers, are associated with an increased risk of death among nursing home residents who have suffered a hip fracture, according to a new study conducted by scientists at the Institute for Aging Rese...

Weight discrimination could contribute to the glass ceiling effect for women, study finds

EAST LANSING, Mich. Weight discrimination appears to add to the glass ceiling effect for women, finds a new study co-authored by a Michigan State University scholar. Overweight and obese women are significantly underrepresented among the top CEOs in the United States, according to the research...

Spectacular Ultra-Luxe Auction for Destination Fashion 2009, Presented by Stewart Rahr, Best of Bal Harbour's Brands Contribute More Than $250,000 Worth of Exclusive Items

Alluring Diamonds and Jewels ... Jet Set Getaways ... Exclusive Couture Creations and Packages All Benefiting The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis BAL HARBOUR, Fla., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- South Florida's prestigious Bal Harbour Shops, featuring fashion's top designers and the highest conc...

Aging Brain May Contribute to Some Hearing Loss

Reduction in size of auditory cortex might lead to problems, study suggests TUESDAY, Feb. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Difficulty recognizing words in loud settings is a common concern for older people, and new research suggests the problem may involve more than hearing loss, but rather age-...

Hospital Expansions in Buffalo, N.Y., and Baton Rouge, La., Contribute to Recession Resilience

While Building Boom Declines in Some Regions, These Markets Remain Stable, According to New Reports from HealthLeaders-InterStudy NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthLeaders-InterStudy, a leading provider of managed care market intelligence, reports that while expansion plans in...

Holiday Weight Gain May Contribute to Sleep Apnea Extra Pounds May Produce Severe Problems for Adults

A dentist who owns a successful dental practice and center for sound sleep in the Midwest is warning people that even slight weight gain during the holiday may contribute to a energy-robbing and dangerous disease known as sleep apnea. Weight added, especially in the neck region, can further comp...

Eligibility criteria contribute to racial disparities in hospice use

ATLANTA, Ga. -- A new study finds that hospice servicescare that is provided by physicians, visiting nurses, chaplains, home health aides, social workers and counselorshave restrictions that reduce usage by many patients who are most in-need, particularly African Americans. The research, published...

Families, friends, schools and neighborhoods contribute to adolescent alcohol misuse

Characteristics present in the four social environments in which young people livefamilies, peers, schools, and neighborhoodscontribute both positively and negatively to whether teens misuse alcohol, with risk from one area possibly being magnified or decreased by attributes of another. That's t...

McCulley/Cuppan Consultants Contribute Chapter to the Newly Published Book, Rhetoric of Healthcare: Essays Toward a New Disciplinary Inquiry

Gregory Cuppan, Managing Principal of McCulley/Cuppan and Senior Consultants, Philip Bernick and Stephen Bernhardt contributed as co-authors the chapter: "The Genre of the Clinical Study Report in Drug Development" to the newly published book: Rhetoric of Healthcare: Essays toward a New...

Service and Hardware Revenues Will Contribute $1.8 Billion to the U.S. Eldercare Industry by 2013

DALLAS, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital health technologies designed to monitor and care for the elderly population will bring in U.S. revenues in excess of $1.8 billion by 2013. Technological advances will drive this growth in service and hardware revenues, according to Parks Associates' Ta...

Preparing To Send Your Children Off To School? Healthy Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas From Cabot(R) Can Contribute to a Better, More Productive School Year

Studies Show Good Nutrition Improves Mental, Physical And Behavioral Performance In School-age Children CABOT, Vt., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Who out there hasn't been told you need to start your day off with a healthy breakfast? Apparently more folks than you might ever imag...

Overweight elderly Americans contribute to financial burdens of the US health care system

Atlanta, GA July 24, 2008 Being overweight or obese is not only a personal issue that affects one's health but is also a public health issue that impacts other people in society. A new study in the journal Health Services Research reveals that the extra Medicare cost associated with overweight...

Common Mechanisms May Contribute to Autism's Mutations

Inherited gene deletions affect developing brain's ability to make neural connections THURSDAY, July 10 (HealthDay News) -- Common underlying mechanisms that affect brain development may be shared by the many seemingly disparate gene mutations found in autistic people, a new report sho...

Gene Variant May Contribute to Alzheimer's Disease

The finding could open the door to improved treatments WEDNESDAY, June 25 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they've discovered a gene that may make it easier for people to develop Alzheimer's disease, and it could become a target for drug treatments. "This new work not only provi...

Family stress and child's temper extremes contribute to anxiety and depression in children

Small children who grow up in a family where the mother has psychological distress, the family is exposed to stress or is lacking social support, are at higher risk of developing anxious and depressive symptoms in early adolescence. Girls are more vulnerable than boys, and very timid or short-temp...

Fetal Gene May Contribute to Diabetes Risk

Study finds it plays key role in development of defective cells in type 2 diabetics THURSDAY, May 8 (HealthDay News) -- Reduced activity of an important gene during fetal development appears to increase vulnerability to type 2 diabetes later in life, new research suggests. Intraute...

Recipients in Mexico Favor Receiving US-Sent Remittances Through Companies that Contribute to Local Economic Development and Job Creation Projects

Finding that families in Mexico support innovations to extend the local productive impact of remittances shines spotlight on companies engaged in those efforts - Economic issues top concerns for Mexicans in Mexico and the US. - Broad support in communities of orig...

Waterpipe smoking on college campuses may contribute to growing public health problem

RICHMOND, Va. (May 6, 2008) More and more U.S. college students are smoking tobacco using waterpipes or hookahs and its becoming a growing public health issue, according to a new study led by a Virginia Commonwealth University researcher. The findings offer important insight into the prevale...

Top Music Artists Contribute to New CD for Moms to Benefit March of Dimes

Celine Dion, Dixie Chicks, Wynonna Judd Featured in Songs that Celebrate Motherhood and Assist Moms During Delivery WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., MAY 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stork Tunes, a new compilation CD consisting of soothing music by Norah Jones, Billy Joel and other top artists that ce...

The SCOOTER Store and Their Employees Contribute $43,000 in MS150 Bike Ride to Help Texans With Multiple Sclerosis

The SCOOTER Store Was a Platinum Sponsor of the Cycling Event for the 5th Consecutive Year NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas, April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Employees for The SCOOTER Store, America's leading supplier of power wheelchairs and scooters, raised $13,000 for the Lone Star Chapter of th...

Competing San Francisco Bay Area Hospitals Demonstrate That Collaborative Efforts Contribute to Reduced Hospital Errors and Saved Lives

Beacon Collaborative Hospitals Reduce Two Types of Infections That Would Have Resulted in 194 Deaths Over 21 Month Period Receives $6.0 Million From Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation to Continue Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Efforts WALNUT CREEK, Calif., April...

Social Problems in Youth Contribute to Anxiety, Depression

Those accepted early on by friends grow up healthier than those rejected, study says WEDNESDAY, March 26 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that a child's problems forming relationships and being accepted by friends are more likely to contribute to anxiety and depression than vi...

Youth's social problems contribute to anxiety and depression

Socially successful children tend to have fewer symptoms of anxiety or depression, while children with problems such as anxiety and depression tend to have difficulties forming relationships and being accepted by friends. However, it is difficult to determine whether the anxiety and depression le...

Cocaine's effects on brain metabolism may contribute to abuse

UPTON, NY - Many studies on cocaine addiction - and attempts to block its addictiveness - have focused on dopamine transporters, proteins that reabsorb the brain's "reward" chemical once its signal is sent. Since cocaine blocks dopamine transporters from doing their recycling job, it leaves the fe...

Sugar Substitutes May Contribute to Weight Gain

Saccharin tricked body, slowed down metabolism in rats MONDAY, Feb. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Surprising research suggests a popular artificial sweetener has the unexpected and unwelcome effect of packing on the pounds. Purdue researchers report that saccharin altered the ability of ra...

Co-Pays Contribute to Drop in Preventive Care

Even small co-pays made some women opt out of screening mammographies, study finds,,,, WEDNESDAY, Jan. 23 (HealthDay News) -- A co-pay as small as $10 can stand in the way of a woman getting a potentially lifesaving mammography, new research suggests. When women in Medicare managed-...

Pharmacists believe drive-through windows contribute to delays, errors

COLUMBUS, Ohio Consumers who pick up their prescription medications at a pharmacy drive-through window might be jeopardizing their own safety in the name of convenience. A new study indicates that pharmacists who work at locations with drive-through windows believe the extra distractions assoc...

Breast-Feeding Doesn't Contribute to Cavities

Toddler tooth troubles more likely linked to poverty, maternal smoking, study says MONDAY, Oct. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Breast-feeding will not ratchet up the risk of toddler tooth decay, new research claims. Cavities affect one in four young children, but the contributing factors are...

Adverse housing conditions contribute to diabetes risk

INDIANAPOLIS Fair or poor housing conditions are associated with the risk of developing diabetes in urban, middle-aged African-Americans according to a study published in the Aug. 15 issue of the American Journal of Epidemiology by a team of investigators from Indiana University School of Medicin...

Tea Tree Oil-containing Beauty Products may Contribute to MRSA Increase

Next time you reach for a cosmetic that contains tea tree oil, give a second thought. You may unwittingly // be giving a boost to ‘bad’ microorganisms- to evolve into stronger, tougher ones. So says a research published in the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy and led by professor David ...

Smog in Warm Weather may Contribute to Stroke Risks in Elderly: Study

Finnish scientists have come up with a study they believe to be the first to evaluate the contribution of fine particle pollution to stroke risks in the elderly.// Fine particle pollution is made up of tiny particles of dust and soot, less than 2.5 microns, about 1/30th the width of a human h...

A New Gene to Contribute in Insulin Metabolism

Chemists and biologists from the new interdisciplinary LIMES (Life and Medical Scientists) Center at University of Bonn have found a new gene //which might, if defect, contribute to the development of Type II diabetes. Flies in which this hereditary factor is defective are also significantly s...

Stereotypes Contribute to Older Men Seeking, Receiving Depression Care Less Frequently

A man’s stereotypical self-image as the “strong, silent type” and the stigma of depression are major reasons why older men //are less likely than women to be referred to studies of depression, to seek treatment for depression, and to recognize and express symptoms of depression, according to clinic...

Abnormal Glucose Metabolism May Contribute to Chronic Nerve Disorder

CHICAGO - Abnormal glucose metabolism, which occurs when the body has difficulty processing sugar (glucose) into energy, is twice as common among patients //with chronic nerve dysfunction of unknown cause than among the general population and may be a risk factor for the condition, according to a s...
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