Post-Workout Snack May Hamper Weight Loss
It's smart for athletes, not so smart for average gym-goer, studies show
FRIDAY, Nov. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Elite athletes are advised to "fill the tank" with an energy bar or sports drink soon after a workout.
But for mere mortals -- folks who are simply trying to keep their weigh...
Common Heart Drugs May Hamper Blood Thinner
Calcium channel blockers could inhibit Plavix action, study says
MONDAY, Oct. 27 (HealthDay News) -- Calcium channel blocker drugs, which are widely prescribed for coronary conditions, might reduce the effect of the clot-preventing drug Plavix, a new study says.
Calcium channel bloc...
Mental barriers hamper obese women's efforts to get exercise
For arachnophobes, it's difficult to kill a spider as it scurries across the floor. Those who are scared to fly might not ever set foot on a plane. While nothing physically stops people with these aversions, a mental barrier can keep them from the task at hand.
The same could be said for obes...
Personality can hamper a physician's assessment of depression
A physician's personality can affect practice behavior in inquiries about patient mood symptoms and the diagnosis of depression, according to a study led by University of Rochester Medical Center researchers.
"Some doctors, due to their personal preferences, traits or attitudes, are loathe to b...
U-M study: Work hassles hamper sleep
ANN ARBOR, Mich.---Common hassles at work are more likely than long hours, night shifts or job insecurity to follow workers home and interfere with their sleep.
That's the conclusion of a University of Michigan study presented April 17 at the annual meeting of the Population Association of Amer...
Report to Detail How Manor Care Buyout by The Carlyle Group Could Hamper Care for Florida Nursing Home Residents
New research to detail how $400 million in new interest expense from Carlyle deal could harm Florida nursing home residents
MIAMI, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ --
WHAT: On the day that the Manor Care nursing home chain tells the SEC that it expects to close its $6.6 billion buyout ...
Parents' Worries Hamper Kids' Asthma Treatment
Moms and dads withhold drugs because of side effect concerns, study finds
TUESDAY, Sept. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Parents' worries about the safety of asthma drugs may prevent asthmatic children from getting the relief they deserve, a new study suggests.
According to data released in the Septemb...
Parents' perceptions can hamper kids' asthma care, study finds
The next battle in the war on asthma symptom control could be a psychological one, a new study finds.
It turns out that Mom and Dads leeriness towards their childrens asthma medications simply thinking theyre not essential, or believing they pose health risks that outweigh the benefits might ...
Common Environmental Chemicals Hamper Ovary Development in Foetus
Researchers have found that exposing a developing female sheep foetus to low doses of commonly present environmental chemicals can disturb the development of the ovary.
The study was conducted by a team of researchers led by Dr. Paul Fowler at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK.
Moms to be, beware of meth - It can hamper growth and development in your babies
The many pregnant methamphetamine users who inevitably convey the poisonous toxic meth chemicals to their unborn fetus , has crossed //dangerous levels , reveals a novel Canadian Study.
Motherisk lab at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto conducted a study which examined hair samples of...
Childhood abuse may hamper sufferers’ adult relationship
According to a recent study published in the November issue of Personality and Social Psychology, abused children may portray difficulties carrying on associations and relationships with others // , as they grow up, especially when they associate their abusive parents with the many adults they meet...
HPV Could Hamper Success Rates of In Vitro Fertilization
A new study has indicated that the Human papillomavirus (HPV) could upset promising outcomes associated with In Vitro Fertilization (IVF). Human papillomavirus is// associated with the growth of warts, spread by the environment or by mere skin-to-skin contact.
Researchers from New York Hospi...
Tobacco Consumption By Youths Will Hamper India’s Economic Growt
Consumption of tobacco by youngsters will cost their dear lives and India by the year 2025 may lose about 2.5 million people a year, which will greatly affect the country’s economic growth//, warns experts.
India is home to over 250 million tobacco users and more than 900,000 people succumb to...
Limiting milk can hamper Babies’ Growt
Recent research has suggested that women who drink insufficient milk during pregnancy probably to limit weight gain or due to concerns about allergies may inhibit// their babies’ growth in the womb.
The results of the study were pubished in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. 300 women to...
A cup of coffee could hamper your diet
Coffee in its "purest" form has no fat and no calories whatsoever. However, the accompaniments with coffee like cream and flavoured syrup can add on to calories that pile up on your waistline. Those delicious chocolate or blended coffee drinks can add up to 500 calories or more. Here is a list of a...
Emotional callers hamper speedy ambulance dispatch
People's lives are being put at risk because emergency call-takers are not adequately trained to deal with emotional callers, according to a recent study. Callers unable to communicate properly because of their emotional state caused the most difficulties but problems were also caused by people usi...
CryoLife Reports Record Quarterly Revenues of $28.2 Million
...e, the lawsuit we filed against Medafor regarding our distribution agreement with Medafor may adversely impact our relationship with Medafor and could hamper
or prevent us from distributing HemoStase, rapid technological change could cause our services and products to become obsolete, extensive government r...
Healthy Diet, Exercise Keeps Mind Sharp As You Age
...of the seven-year study.
A third study found moderate long-term exercise helped cognitive skills later, but that strenuous long-term exercise might hamper
Mary Tierney, a professor of family and community medicine at the University of Toronto, evaluated 90 women, aged 50 to 63, taking into accou...
Cancer Endangers Some Wildlife Species
In addition, virus-induced cancers can affect reproduction in some wildlife species (such as genital tumors in California sea lions) or hamper
their feeding or eyesight, the news release noted.
The American Veterinary Medical Association discusses cancer in pets .
Pulse Oximetry Entrenched as Standard-of-Care in Patient Monitoring, States Frost & Sullivan
...te in smaller markets. The lack of competition in the major markets may limit technological innovation and product growth. This situation is likely to hamper
"Low replacement rates of hand-held and finger pulse oximetry units could magnify their restraining effect on the market," caut...
Pay Attention to Signs That Say You're Too Tired to Drive
...son can help keep lookout for warning signs of drowsiness in the driver.
Don't drink alcohol or take medication that could increase sleepiness or hamper
your driving ability.
If you do start to feel sleepy, pull over to a safe place and take a 15- to 20-minute nap. Remember that while caffeine can...
Anatomy Report Card: Public Gets an 'F'
... Ignorance could hamper
doctor-patient communication, expert says,,,,
FRIDAY, June 12 (HealthDay News) -- Despite access to the Internet and advances in health e...
Cornflakes, White Bread Could Boost Heart Risk
... 'High-glycemic' carbs like these hamper
blood vessel function, study shows
THURSDAY, June 11 (HealthDay... boost blood sugar levels -- foods such as cornflakes or white bread -- may hamper
the functioning of your blood vessels and raise your risk of developing car...
Cancer Survivors Can Still Be Fit, Study Asserts
... Therapies do not appear to hamper
THURSDAY, May 28 (HealthDay News) -- Treatment for cancer does not hamper
cardiovascular fitness, regardless of the type of cancer, treatment, age or...
Fingerprints May Vanish With Cancer Drug
... Travelers are warned of side effect that could hamper
WEDNESDAY, May 27 (HealthDay News) -- The widely used cancer drug capecitabine can cause people to lose their fingerpri...
Big boost for global health called for in IOM report
...er partners -- should lead efforts to build the health care work forces and facilities in resource-limited countries; many have critical deficits that hamper
delivery of care even when it is available. And public and private donors need to engage individuals and organizations in these nations as respected ...
Cenegenics Reveals Ways Obama Can Cut Healthcare Costs, Saving Nation Billions
...o the 70s and returns quality of life, so Americans can avoid the age-related health issues in their 80s that typically consume healthcare dollars and hamper
For more information about Cenegenics , visit them online. Register for quick access to the informative Guide to Healthy Aging...
Decentralization Hampers Effective Compliance Education and Training
...l function within academic health centers evolving to accommodate new regulatory demands. Findings also reveal significant infrastructure issues that hamper
effectiveness, including highly decentralized program development, dispersed leadership, variability in implementation and enforcement, limited standa...
Swine Flu Prevention: Information & Products from Allegro Medical
According to a swine flu report this morning on Bloomberg.com, "N95 respirator masks , when properly used, filter germs from the breath and hamper
the spread of flu." You can find all types of respirator masks at AllegroMedical.com , along with medical gloves, antibacterial sanitizers ...
MRI: Imaging technique of choice to exam pregnant patients with possible appendicitis
...we were approximately 94% accurate in correctly diagnosing the presence or absence of appendicitis using MRI," said Dr. Ho.
"A pregnant uterus can hamper
a physician's physical examination as the appendix can move into uncommon locations as pregnancy progresses, making the diagnosis of "classic" appendi...
Novavax Announces Closing of $11 Million Common Stock Sale to Subsidiary of Cadila Pharmaceuticals
...rcialization of any product that does achieve regulatory approval would be successful in India; and whether competitive products or technologies would hamper
the joint venture's ability to achieve its goals and be successful. Further information on the factors and risks that could affect Novavax's business,...
iJET Issues 2008 Review & Forecast Report on Avian Influenza and Pandemic Preparedness
...day. Despite these assessments, pandemic preparedness among governments and corporations continues to fall short and a declining economy could further hamper
"The news media is flooded with reports and statistics of avian influenza incidents, but few routinely unify this data and offer th...
Natural Alternatives International, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2009 Q2 Results
...lable under our working capital line of credit.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Mark LeDoux stated, "Current economic conditions continue to hamper
our operations and our customers' businesses. During this past quarter, we implemented a cost reduction program including the elimination of certain ...
Routine scans for low-back pain do not improve outcomes
...mpanying comment, Michael M. Kochen, Department of General Practice, University of Gttingen, Germany, and colleagues discuss how certain factors could hamper
doctors changing practice to avoid immediate imaging, "such as patients' expectations about diagnostic testing, reimbursement structures providing fin...
Cell transplantation and diabetes: New sites, new devices
...Islet transplantation into the portal vein is current clinical practice," said Van der Windt. "However, this site has several characteristics that can hamper
islet engraftment and survival."
According to Van der Windt, low oxygen tension and immune and inflammatory responses are among factors that can acc...
January 2009 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights Improved PSA Tests, Dry Eyes and Colds
...hese three components is out of balance.
For example, dry eyes occur when tear glands don't produce enough fluids or when problems with blinking hamper
tear distribution. Also, several commonly used medications, including diuretics, pain relievers, sleep medications and antidepressants, can cause dry ...
New drug development still takes 8 years despite faster FDA review, according to Tufts CSDD
... their presence in emerging markets.
Continued shortages of experienced personnel, especially among upper level managerial staff, will continue to hamper
the FDA's ability to fulfill its mandate, as will advisory committees vacancies depleted by new conflict of interests and public disclosure rules.
When It Comes to Prescription Drugs, Get Smart
...h a routine task, most people do it without thinking about it.
And that's potentially a big mistake, according to medical experts -- one that could hamper
your treatment or, in some cases, do real harm.
Pharmacists and health-care advocates are urging people to make themselves "medicine smart" by aski...
Maine Company/Startup Undaunted by Bear Market
...ewswire/ -- Putney, Inc., a pharmaceutical
company focused on the development of generic drugs for pets, reports that
the current Bear market will not hamper
its plans to roll out a line of pet
specific generic pharmaceuticals.
"Pet owners are committed to their pet's welfare and want the same
RNA engineering to combat series of illnesses wins Kaye Award for Hebrew University dean
... quantities of the required drugs, with the accompanying danger of unwanted side effects.
On the other hand, says Prof. Soreq, one doesn't want to hamper
the genes that are at the top of the "pyramid" of the process leading to the production of the proteins, because this could endanger the next generati...