Recursos de Sanidad, Biomedicina y Salud

Noticias Externas del Monday 26 de December de 2011

The New York Times
For Jack Robison and Kirsten Lindsmith, both of whom fall on the autism spectrum, being in a relationship together has created a unique set of comforts and challenges.
Other researchers were unable to confirm the findings of the 2010 study, which had lent support to an idea put forth in a 2009 paper that was retracted last week.
A change in your blood pressure during early middle age can significantly affect your lifetime risk for cardiovascular disease, according to a new study.
A new analysis suggests that martinis and beer may be just as effective as wine at extending life.
When a federal panel asked two journals last week to withhold details on bird flu experiments, it was only the latest example of an ages-old conflict often rooted in issues of war and advanced weaponry.
As toddlerhood fades, children experience an endocrinological event that propels them toward the ability to control impulses, to reason, to focus, to plan for the future.
After decades of research, a rapid rollout of sophisticated treatments is changing how the disease is managed.
A survey has found that girls ages 15 to 19 who are vaccinated against human papillomavirus, or HPV, are no more likely to be sexually active.
The biggest gains were made in Africa, where a vast majority of the deaths occur and where donor dollars have been concentrated.
New research helps explain why a person with face blindness may still have difficulty determining who a person is even after he or she has begun to speak.
Poisoning is now the leading cause of injury death, and 90 percent of poisonings were caused by drugs.
While a diet high in sodium — salt is the main source — increases heart disease risk, even more important is the ratio of sodium (harmful) to potassium (protective).
Amy Winehouse was 27 when she died. So were Kurt Cobain, Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin.
Imagine being unable to recognize your children or your closest friend. For those with a condition called faceblindness, recognizing anyone is a challenge.
What are your favorite quotes from books, television or movie that capture the angst and excitement of middle childhood?
Humble though they are, beans, lentils and greens conjure prosperity in many cultures. Add in fish, and you have a variety of appealing and healthful ways to set the table for good fortune.
For Jack Robison and Kirsten Lindsmith, both of whom fall on the autism spectrum, being in a relationship together has created a unique set of comforts and challenges.
The Atlanta Falcons have benefited from a new approach to fitness using some old-fashioned equipment that stresses flexibility.
Mead Johnson Nutrition said it tested the same batch of powdered baby formula as public health authorities, confirming the safety results.
Eureka Alert!
(Ohio State University) The quality of the emotional relationship between a mother and her young child could affect the potential for that child to be obese during adolescence, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed national data detailing relationship characteristics between mothers and their children during their toddler years. The lower the quality of the relationship in terms of the child's emotional security and the mother's sensitivity, the higher the risk that a child would be obese at age 15 years, according to the analysis.
(Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions) An advisory from two leading allergists, Robert Wood of the Johns Hopkins Children's Center and Scott Sicherer of Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York, urges clinicians to use caution when ordering allergy tests and to avoid making a diagnosis based solely on test results.
(University of California - Davis) This study of Pacific herring following the Cosco Busan oil spill suggests that even small spills can have a large impact on marine life, and that common chemical analyses of oil spills may be inadequate.
(Penn State) Women with celiac disease -- an autoimmune disorder associated with a negative reaction to eating gluten -- are more likely than the general population to report symptoms of depression and disordered eating, even when they adhere to a gluten-free diet, according to researchers at Penn State, Syracuse University and Drexel University.
(NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service) In a study published today in the scientific journal PNAS, NOAA scientists and their collaborators reported Pacific herring embryos in shallow waters died in unexpectedly high numbers following an oil spill in San Francisco Bay, and suggest an interaction between sunlight and the chemicals in oil might be responsible.
The New York Times
Dr. Ader’s findings, now widely accepted, contradicted a previous principle of biochemistry that the immune system was autonomous.
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