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School-based program helps teens cope with asthma


December 8th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 08 (ANI): A new study has suggested that school-based intervention program designed for adolescents with asthma significantly improves asthma management and quality of life for the students who participate, and ... Read more...

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Multipronged intervention effective in breast cancer survivors


October 2nd, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): A programme catering to holistic, mind-body intervention was found to be doing wonders in treating constant fatigue and improving quality of life in breast cancer survivors, regardless of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lifestyle intervention program cuts risk of type 2 diabetes


October 2nd, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 02 (ANI): Four-year results of the Look AHEAD study have shown that an intensive lifestyle intervention program designed to achieve and maintain weight loss improves diabetes control and cardiovascular disease ... Read more...

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Diet, exercise intervention ‘benefits patients at heart disease risk’


September 14th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 14 (ANI): A new study has found that an intervention delivered in a primary care setting aimed at getting patients at risk for heart disease to increase their physical activity ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cost-effective intervention program cuts HIV risk in female sex workers


July 31st, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): A team of researchers has found that even a modest behavioural intervention program can measurably reduce the incidence of HIV among female sex workers in the U.S.-Mexico border ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Weight loss program improves hot flushes in obese menopausal women


July 13th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 13 (ANI): An intensive weight loss intervention program could bring improvements in bothersome hot flushes during menopause among overweight and obese women, according to a study.Alison J. Huang, M.D., ... Read more...

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Intervention effort reduces HIV incidence among female sex workers


July 1st, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): Even a modest behavioral intervention program averaging just 35 minutes can measurably reduce the incidence of HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among female sex workers in the ... Read more...

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Psychological intervention program could help those with bowel diseases


June 10th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): Psychologists at the University of Georgia have developed a new cognitive-behavioural, skills-based treatment intervention program that could help patients with bowel diseases.Teenagers with IBD, including Crohn's disease and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Motivation crucial for successful weight loss


April 27th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): When it comes to losing weight, a lot of factors matter: How much and what types of food you eat, the amount and intensity of exercise to burn ... Read more...

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Diabetes med ‘helps reduce BMI in obese teens’


February 2nd, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): A medication used to treat type 2 diabetes causes a small but significant decrease in body mass index (BMI) in non-diabetic obese adolescents when combined with a lifestyle ... Read more...

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18-month-old child accidently run over by vehicle


January 20th, 2010 - 3:09 am ICT by BNO News
CLACKAMAS, OREGON (BNO NEWS) – Police responded on Tuesday to an incident in Milwaukie, Oregon involving an 18-month-old child accidently run over by an automobile.Clackamas County police responded on the scene of ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Family-based intervention program can reduce anxiety risk in kids


October 11th, 2009 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 11 (ANI): Researchers from Johns Hopkins Children's Centre have found that a family-based program can reduce symptoms and the risk of developing an anxiety disorder among children.The study suggests that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Intervention program helps kids live healthier lives


September 27th, 2009 - 11:45 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 27 (ANI): Researchers have developed a program that offers a more comprehensive approach to tackle childhood obesity and encourage kids to live healthier lives.They found that a family, school and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

School-based program can prevent dating violence among teens


August 4th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 4 (ANI): A school-based program that talks about healthy relationships can significantly reduce adolescent dating violence, according to researchers.The program known as the 'Fourth R: Skills for Youth Relationships', for ... Read more...

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Workplace e-mail intervention program is an effective way to get healthy


May 19th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): A new study has suggested that an e-mail intervention program is an effective way to significantly improve diet and physical activity by helping people move more, sit less, ... Read more...

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Web-based self-help intervention can help problem drinkers kick the habit


May 13th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 13 (ANI): A web-based self-help intervention program can help problem drinkers give up alcohol in the privacy of their own homes, say researchers.An international team of researchers has developed a ... Read more...

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Diet, exercise slow cancer survivors’ functional decline


May 13th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Practicing healthy lifestyle behaviours can reduce the rate of functional decline among older, overweight long-term survivors of colorectal, breast and prostate cancer, a study has suggested.A home-based diet ... Read more...

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Intervention proves effective in increasing correct breast self-exams


April 30th, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30 (ANI): In a new study, researchers have found that a brief intervention program boosted the number of women correctly performing breast self- exams by tenfold.The Kaiser Permanente Center for ... Read more...

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Classroom-based intervention cuts kids’ viewing of violent TV


April 8th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 8 (ANI): Researchers from Oregon State University suggest a classroom-based intervention program that has been found to significantly reduce the amount of violent TV that children watch.The study showed that ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Targeting mosquito larvae can help control malaria


March 31st, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 31 (ANI): Killing mosquitoes in their water-borne larval stage of development can effectively control malaria in urban areas, according to a study.Governments and NGOs worldwide are making a concerted effort ... Read more...

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Aerobics can reduce migraine suffering


March 27th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 27 (ANI): While physical exercise has been shown to trigger migraine headaches among sufferers, a new study suggests that aerobics can significantly reduce the suffering.During the study, researchers examined a ... Read more...

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Children tutored in music have superior reading skills


March 17th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 17 (IANS) Children tutored in music involving progressively complex rhythmic, tonal and practical skills display superior reading skills than their peers, according to a new study. Joseph M. Piro and ... Read more...

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Music can enhance kids reading skills


March 17th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 17 (ANI): Music lessons can significantly improve childrens cognitive performance in reading skills, says a new study.The study led by researchers from Long Island University, USA has shown that ... Read more...

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Intervention program reduces conduct problems in youngsters


December 9th, 2008 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): A program designed at the University of Georgia to reduce alcoholism, drug use and risky sexual behaviour has also been found to reduce conduct problems in youngsters. According ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Remembering what you love about your job is key to workplace happiness


November 27th, 2008 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 27 (ANI): A study conducted by researchers at the University of Alberta suggests that absenteeism at offices can significantly reduce if employees simply rethink their jobs. The researchers said ... Read more...

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Low cost intervention program can reduce suicidal deaths in India


September 20th, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 20 (ANI): Increasing number of suicidal deaths in low to middle income countries like India, Brazil, Sri Lanka, can be reduced with a low cost intervention strategy to keep ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Exercise, psychological counselling combo may help depressed heart failure patients


May 3rd, 2008 - 2:35 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 3 (ANI): A combination of exercise and psychological counselling may help get rid of heart failure patients blues, says a new study.Researchers led by Rebecca Gary, Ph.D., at the ... Read more...

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Stress linked to cancer progression


February 28th, 2008 - 4:38 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): A new study from Tel Aviv University has found that stress plays a crucial role in cancer progression even if the primary tumour has been removed through operation.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Psychological intervention program improves breast cancer patients health


January 29th, 2008 - 3:07 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): A new study conducted by researchers at the Ohio State University has suggested that psychological interventions not only reduce emotional distress among cancer patients but also improve their ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New programme may curb alcohol abuse among college students


November 27th, 2007 - 7:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): A programme for helping college students curb their use of alcohol has been created by researchers from the University of Cincinnati.Principal investigator Giao Tran, UC associate professor of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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