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  • cohort
  • There is a significant "statin treatment gap" for people living with HIV, with only 47% of people eligible for statins receiving them in 2013, according to an analysis of 86,535 people included in 15 North American cohort studies. (thebodypro.com)
  • study
  • Severe childhood trauma appears to have occurred in about half of people with bipolar disorder, according to a new study from the USA published in the February 2005 issue of the British Journal of Psychiatry. (rxpgnews.com)
  • Peter Ackerman of ViiV Healthcare, who are developing fostemsavir, presented 48-week results from the BRIGHTE study of fostemsavir in highly treatment-experienced people. (aidsmap.com)
  • Given these life-threatening CD4 counts, it is not that surprising that 20 people died during the study, eight in the randomised group and 12 in the immediate-treatment group. (aidsmap.com)
  • Black participants in the study did somewhat better, with 65% with a viral load below 40 copies/ml vs 50% of other people, as did women (61% below 40 copies/ml vs 51% men). (aidsmap.com)
  • Even in people with optimal blood pressure, blood sugar, and total cholesterol, we detected an independent association between the level of circulating LDL-C and the presence and extent of subclinical atherosclerosis,' said study co-author Javier Sanz of Spain's Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares Carlos III (CNIC). (ctvnews.ca)
  • The study, conducted during the flu vaccine shortage of 2004-2005, found that underestimating risk was common, particularly among people less than 65 years old, said Dr. Noel T. Brewer, UNC assistant professor of health behavior and health education. (infectioncontroltoday.com)
  • Brewer notes that the vaccine shortage apparently discouraged some high-risk people from being vaccinated -- about 24 percent -- but the majority of study participants - 73 percent - said the shortage did not affect their behavior. (infectioncontroltoday.com)
  • The study also examined whether the news of a vaccine shortage during that flu season changed behaviors -- either prodding more people to seek vaccination or fewer. (infectioncontroltoday.com)
  • This study helps us understand what messages will resonate with people, and encourage those most likely to get the flu to be vaccinated," Brewer said. (infectioncontroltoday.com)
  • A recent study found that one in five people surveyed reported having a food allergy, when only about one in 10 actually does. (popsci.com)
  • This new study, out last week in the journal JAMA Network Open , took a far broader approach, and focused solely on food allergies: Researchers based out of Northwestern University surveyed some 40,443 American adults and asked them a series of questions designed to figure out how many people actually had food allergies versus how many just thought they did. (popsci.com)
  • Throughout the study period, the majority of people eligible for statins did not receive them. (thebodypro.com)
  • According to the John Hancock study, about 75% of people with diabetes say this kind of life insurance is appealing. (insurance-forums.com)
  • But now, new Norwegian research suggests that more than half of the study participants are doing well. (sciencenordic.com)
  • The results of this study give hope not only to patients and their relatives, but also provide inspiration for everyone who treats young people with psychotic disorders,' she says. (sciencenordic.com)
  • A phase 3 study of fostemsavir, designed to lead to the licensing of the drug for use in treatment-experienced people, randomised participants to receive fostemsavir 600mg twice daily or placebo for 7 days in addition to their failing regimen, after which all participants received fostemsavir for 24 weeks together with a background regimen that had been optimised by resistance testing. (aidsark.org)
  • Treatment-experienced people were eligible for the randomised study arm if they were unable to assemble a regimen that was likely to be fully suppressive from currently available agents and only had sensitivity to drugs in one or two classes of antiretrovirals. (aidsark.org)
  • A new study by the UK's Overseas Development Institute (ODI) reports that the number of people globally living on less than $1.25 per day is likely to be far higher than the already staggering 1.2 billion estimated by the World Bank. (wsws.org)
  • The study found that well over half of hospital admissions and deaths occurred in previously healthy people. (healthcanal.com)
  • But in a nationwide study of more than 17,820 adults, only two people met all the criteria for top-notch cardiovascular health. (eastbaytimes.com)
  • Dr. Mary Cushman, the cardiovascular disease researcher at the University of Vermont who conducted the study, used a database of people ages to 45 and 84 who were enrolled in a nationwide study on the prevalence of stroke. (eastbaytimes.com)
  • fostemsavir
  • If people had one or two functioning drugs in at least two classes of ARVs that could be used to construct an OBR, then they were briefly randomised - just for eight days - to continue on their failing regimen and receive either fostemsavir or a placebo. (aidsmap.com)
  • If people had no functional antiretroviral drugs left, then they were immediately put on open-label fostemsavir plus an OBR in what Ackerman said was "as much of a compassionate release programme as a drug trial. (aidsmap.com)
  • During the eight days of randomisation, people on fostemsavir experienced an 0.8 log copies/ml drop (about a 6.5-fold drop) in viral load compared with an 0.2 log drop in those on placebo. (aidsmap.com)
  • Clinical trials of fostemsavir have tested the drug in people with HIV who have two or fewer active classes of antiretroviral drug available to them. (aidsark.org)
  • minority of people
  • A substantial minority of people living with HIV who began treatment in the mid-1990s have been exposed to sub-optimal regimens and have developed resistance to non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors and most protease inhibitors. (aidsark.org)
  • depression
  • The prevalence of severe childhood abuse found in around half of the sample is consistent with the findings of previous studies, and is only slightly higher than that found among patients with major depression. (rxpgnews.com)
  • Castello says: "Identifying new targets broadens our understanding about the cause of depression as well as the mechanism of action of antidepressants, which could lead to the formulation of new antidepressants that work more efficiently and faster for more people. (cuny.edu)
  • The first clinical trial to examine integrated low vision and mental health treatment has shown that the approach can reduce the incidence of depression by half among people with low vision due to age-related macular degeneration (AMD). (linkoph.com)
  • programme
  • The charity has been running a pilot programme in eight areas where Age UK groups were actively trying to identify lonely older people and offer them companionship. (medindia.net)
  • That's why the early results of our pilot programme into tackling loneliness in later life are so important: nine in 10 older people who were often lonely when they started the programme were less lonely six to 12 weeks later," she said. (medindia.net)
  • empower
  • It will take a concerted effort at all levels across our nation to empower all young people, especially young gay and bisexual youth, with the tools and resources they need to protect themselves from HIV infection. (cnn.com)
  • So much of our time is now spent on administrative tasks related to targets than compared to 10 years ago, even though we're the best people to empower patients to … change their behaviour. (spectator.co.uk)
  • 2016
  • In Scotland, among people who had injected drugs during the past 6 months, heroin was the most commonly injected drug, reported by over 90% of those surveyed at services providing injecting equipment between 2008 and 2016. (sdf.org.uk)
  • severe
  • Histories of severe childhood abuse were identified in about half of the sample and were associated with onset of illness at an early age, as well as with more severe manic symptoms, compared with patients without a history of abuse. (rxpgnews.com)
  • Lennox-Gastaut syndrome is a severe case of epilepsy that has multiple seizures - in particular, tonic (a person's muscles stiffen, and he/she loses consciousness) and atonic (a condition wherein a person loses muscle tone and falls limply to the ground). (naturalnews.com)
  • But almost half of them were not routinely using inhalers or taking oral steroids, which suggests they had mild, rather than severe, disease. (healthcanal.com)
  • deaths
  • AIDS deaths are also now close to half of what they were in 2005, according to the UN AIDS agency, although those figures are based on estimates and not actual counts from countries. (koreaherald.com)
  • Over half of all admissions (55%) and inpatient deaths (59%) occurred in people with no previous health problems. (healthcanal.com)
  • novel
  • Almost everything about Tayari Jones' new novel, Silver Sparrow, is cleaved into two halves. (npr.org)
  • afford
  • A newly-published report from UpWell Health found that nearly half of Americans with diabetes have skipped medical care at times because they couldn't afford it. (massdevice.com)
  • With economic activity increases in Pakistan, it means that better economy, and it leads to more people can afford cars. (mdolla.com)
  • among people
  • Public health surveillance of infectious diseases and associated high-risk behaviours among people who inject drugs can provide important information which can be used to understand the extent of these infections. (sdf.org.uk)
  • Hepatitis C remains the most common blood borne infection among people who inject drugs, and there are significant levels of transmission among this group in the UK. (sdf.org.uk)
  • However, HIV is often diagnosed at a late stage among people who inject drugs. (sdf.org.uk)
  • Among people who inject drugs, bacterial infections continue to occur and some have increased in incidence in recent years. (sdf.org.uk)
  • The level of needle and syringe sharing among people who inject drugs has fallen across the UK, but needle and syringe sharing remains a problem, with 1 in 6 reporting sharing of needles and syringes in the past month. (sdf.org.uk)
  • Health
  • About 36,000 people in the United States die each year from flu-related illnesses, so vaccinating the people who would be in the most danger if they got sick is a critical public health priority, he said. (infectioncontroltoday.com)
  • These data illustrate that with the right partnerships, it is possible to make an extraordinary impact on the health of hundreds of millions of people at minimal cost," said Dr. Mwele Malecela, PhD, Director of the Tanzania Lymphatic Filariasis Program and Chair of the Global Alliance to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis. (bio-medicine.org)
  • As well as lowering low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, statins may protect the heart health of people with HIV through their impact on inflammation and immune activation. (thebodypro.com)
  • The blog posts and videos consist of the people who run Julian Bakery interviewing each other as experts … so it's all roughly as believable as watching executives from Monsanto interviewing each other on the health benefits of semi-dwarf wheat. (fathead-movie.com)
  • The analysis showed how much each health factor mattered - for every additional one met, a person reduced his or her chance of dying in the next four years by 15 percent. (eastbaytimes.com)
  • adequate
  • WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Even though treatment for cholesterol disorders can reduce the risk of heart and blood vessel disease by about 30 percent over five years, many at-risk people aren't getting adequate treatment, according to researchers from Wake Forest University School of Medicine and colleagues reporting in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. (wakehealth.edu)
  • Meanwhile, 190 people in adequate housing suffered carbon monoxide poisoning. (cafebabel.co.uk)
  • viral load
  • At week 48, in a strict analysis that defined any change in OBR as a regimen failure, a viral load below 40 copies/ml on their regimen was achieved by 54% of people in the randomised group and 38% of those in the immediate-treatment group. (aidsmap.com)
  • respiratory
  • Data from The European Respiratory Society's (ERS) new European Lung White Book shows that the death rate from respiratory diseases in the UK is 105 per 100,000 people, which is twice the EU average. (news-medical.net)
  • currently infected
  • One-quarter of this population is currently infected with hepatitis C and approximately one-half of those infected are unaware of their HCV infection. (sdf.org.uk)
  • findings
  • In the report's introduction, Michel Sidibe, UNAIDS' executive director, said more and more countries are starting treatment as early as possible, in line with scientific findings that the approach keeps people healthy and helps prevent new infections. (koreaherald.com)
  • researchers
  • Half of middle-aged people who are normal weight and don't smoke or have diabetes may have clogged arteries, researchers said Thursday. (ctvnews.ca)
  • Half of middle-aged people who are normal weight and don't smoke or have diabetes may have clogged arteries, researchers said Thursday, urging stronger measures to lower cholesterol. (ctvnews.ca)
  • The researchers examined the number of people at high risk of getting the virus, as defined by the CDC, and assessed how many got vaccinations. (infectioncontroltoday.com)
  • diabetes
  • On the contrary, more than 90% of all the people with diabetes who sought life insurance from John Hancock in the past 18 months qualified, with 88% of them receiving a standard or better rate, according to the company. (insurance-forums.com)
  • Our survey confirmed a pervasive belief among many people with diabetes that they either won't qualify for life insurance or that it isn't affordable," said Brooks Tingle, senior vice president and interim head of John Hancock Insurance. (insurance-forums.com)
  • In fact, a new kind of life insurance allows people with diabetes to pay less for their annual premiums simply by making healthy choices like getting regular check-ups, eating well and staying active," Tingle said. (insurance-forums.com)
  • Yet almost 40% of people with diabetes who don't have a life insurance policy say they are unlikely to apply for one in the future. (insurance-forums.com)
  • Only 32% of people with diabetes consider themselves knowledgeable about life insurance. (insurance-forums.com)
  • With advancements in treatments and underwriting, most people living with diabetes can get the important life insurance coverage they need," Tingle said. (insurance-forums.com)
  • infections
  • People who inject drugs are vulnerable to a wide range of viral and bacterial infections, which can result in high levels of illness and death. (sdf.org.uk)
  • childhood
  • Multiple forms of abuse in childhood - which occurred in about a third of the people studied - showed a graded increase in risk for both suicide attempts and rapid recycling between manic and depressive mood in adulthood. (rxpgnews.com)
  • Significantly, 1,755 or 54% of people with moles diagnosed as either skin cancers or at risk of skin cancer reported either significant sunburn or sunbed use - with many sunburns occurring during childhood or as teenagers. (talkhealthpartnership.com)
  • body
  • But, what if you lost even more than 100 pounds or lost half your body weight? (isaproduct.com)
  • After the body was split down the middle, he used "plastic flesh" to seal the incision on both sides -- as a result, both still-living body halves could then function independently. (marvunapp.com)
  • by applying the "plastic flesh" to both body halves. (marvunapp.com)
  • hundreds of millions of people
  • The drugs used to eliminate LF are the same medications used to treat a number of intestinal worms and parasitic skin diseases, which infect hundreds of millions of people in developing countries and are major contributors to malnutrition, disability, delayed development, and problems during pregnancy. (bio-medicine.org)
  • We cannot continue to allow hundreds of millions of people to go hungry while resources that could be used to help them are sucked up by those at the top," Byanima added. (arabtimesonline.com)
  • older
  • Age UK, which commissioned the research, said the results highlighted a growing number of chronically lonely older people. (medindia.net)
  • The Age UK groups worked with local people such as hairdressers, shopkeepers and faith groups to help identify older people experiencing or at risk of loneliness. (medindia.net)
  • But I think the idea that everyone died young in the past doesn't hold true because I don't think our methods are really well-developed enough to pick out those people in the older age groups yet. (thenakedscientists.com)
  • Significantly
  • What actually surprised me about the graph is that France and Canada and Germany and Sweden have significantly slower spending growth than we do, even as they spend much less than we do -- in some cases, less than half as much per person. (washingtonpost.com)
  • report
  • The report was based on nearly 1,800 people who had no classical risk factors for heart disease or stroke. (ctvnews.ca)
  • Almost a quarter of new HIV cases are seen in young people, and more than half of them don't know they're infected, says a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. (cnn.com)
  • According to the report, more than 12,000 new cases occurred in young people aged 13 to 24 in 2010, and close to 60% of them did not know their HIV status. (cnn.com)
  • That so many young people become infected with HIV each year is a preventable tragedy,' wrote CDC Director Dr. Thomas Frieden in the report. (cnn.com)
  • The wealth of the richest 62 people has risen by 44 percent since 2010, while the wealth of the poorest 3.5 billion fell 41 percent, Oxfam said in a report released ahead of the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland. (arabtimesonline.com)
  • The proportion of people who inject drugs who report uptake of voluntary confidential testing for hepatitis C has increased across the UK in the last decade. (sdf.org.uk)
  • About three- quarters of people who inject drugs report being vaccinated against hepatitis B, but this level is no longer increasing, and is particularly low among younger age groups and in those who recently began injecting. (sdf.org.uk)
  • One half of people who inject drugs report having a recent symptom of a bacterial infection. (sdf.org.uk)
  • Find
  • Surely you can expect someone to work on his flaws, yet a phegmatic person will always find time to kick off his shoes and put his feet up, and the thinker's mind will drift. (blogspot.com)
  • Charlotte - Well we try not to saw femurs in half to find out age. (thenakedscientists.com)
  • the remorseful left-side of Alfred Kurt told his daughter that she was free to go, but he would remain on Hyades with the Half-People he was responsible for creating -- perhaps he could find a way to make them whole again. (marvunapp.com)
  • make
  • And besides, you know how people like to make up stories. (lrb.co.uk)
  • Kurt explained that he created the Half-People to build an army to attack first Earth, then all other planets, and he told Speed and Johnny he would make them into Half-People as well, to add to his forces. (marvunapp.com)
  • Feeling a bit isolated from people lately, but I need to make an effort to hang out with my friends. (fark.com)
  • almost half
  • Almost half the super-rich individuals are from the United States, 17 from Europe, and the rest from countries including China, Brazil, Mexico, Japan and Saudi Arabia. (arabtimesonline.com)
  • FARK.com: (8113530) Almost half the population of the state of Maine have cats. (fark.com)
  • kind
  • And we know that leaner-looking Jimmy picture is from 2009, because the Julian Bakery people said so, and they're not the kind of people who would lie for the purpose of selling their products. (fathead-movie.com)
  • Some of the people even look kind of cheerful. (pjmedia.com)
  • Sister Sun and Brother Moon wanted the kind of love siblings could not give to each other so they looked among the people for companions. (conncoll.edu)
  • Although he tried to be kind, the giant split the woman in half. (conncoll.edu)