- Quick reads. // Modern Medicine;Feb95, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p21
Presents news items on general health research findings as of February 1995. Strokes triggered by heavy drinking according to study findings at the Helsinki University in Finland; Use of turbinate reduction for stuffy nose by researchers in Dallas, Texas; Correlation between migraine and...
- Health watch: A paradigm of self-care empowerment. Schmidt, Robert M. // Generations;Fall93, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p60
Features Health Watch, a longitudinal prospective study of healthy aging. Founder; Use in primary healthcare; Employing person-specific and to identify interventions; Development of a health monitoring system; Findings.
- Healthbeat. // USA Today Magazine;Oct93, Vol. 122 Issue 2581, p1
Presents medical facts. Concept of women as better doctors; Increasing cancer patients' life expectancy through support groups; Breast cancer in men; Use of a blood test in detecting prostate cancer; Working up a sweat in the prevention of diabetes; Women's body shape and fertility.
- Who's the healthiest of them all? Gunsch, D.; Filipowski, D. // Personnel Journal;Nov91, Vol. 70 Issue 11, p26
Gives details on a study conducted by Minneapolis-based Northwestern National Life Insurance Co. that analyzed the relative healthiness of the population in all 50 states by combining 17 components that measure disease, lifestyle, access to health care, disability and mortality.
- Clinical research: What should you believe? Angell, Marcia; Kassirer, Jerome P. // Consumers' Research Magazine;Sep94, Vol. 77 Issue 9, p20
Discusses various aspects of clinical research. Americans' dependence on research's role in improving their health; Contradictory advice about research studies; Interpretation of research for the public.
- Almanac. Findlay, S.; Linnon, N. // U.S. News & World Report;6/18/90, Vol. 108 Issue 24, p76
Presents a listing of the top ten developments in health and medicine during the year including AIDS, fake fat, spinal-cord injuries and schizophrenia, among others. Also presents an A-Z guide to health, a compendium of major health and medical advances over the past year including the abortion...
- Medical breakthroughs. // American Fitness;Mar/Apr93, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p15
Cites reports from the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) that dispel some health fallacies. Adjusted values for normal body temperature; Drinking coffee not connected to heart disease; Increase in bone mass still possible for women until age 30; Abandonment of the term...
- Citings. // Vegetarian Times;May93, Issue 189, p16
Presents several health-related studies. Failure of physicians to check for cholesterol in patients; Lack of confidence in physicians regarding nutrition; Low levels of heart disease of Frenchmen; Phenol substances in red grapes.
- Overweight teens, unhealthy adults? // Current Health 1;Apr93, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p2
Presents results of a study conducted between 1925 and 1933 on people who were teenagers at the time. Scientists studied the same people who are now in their 70s; Study found people were twice as likely to have heart disease in their adult years, if they were 20 pounds or more overweight as teens.
- Health memo: Segell, Michael // Cosmopolitan;Feb96, Vol. 220 Issue 2, p44
Presents a variety of articles as they relate to the medical world and your body. Research findings on fidgeters; Dangers in piercing lips and cheeks; What stress can do to sperm; Benefits of breast-feeding; Menstruation and exercise.