Archive: 03/05/2012

More US teens postponing sex: study

More US teenagers are postponing sex than in 1995, and hormonal contraceptive use is up among those who are sexually active, said US health authorities on Thursday.

May 03, 2012
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Recent improvement in 3D ECHO accuracy for LV mass

(HealthDay) -- In the past decade there has been an improvement in the accuracy of three-dimensional echocardiography (3DE) for measurement of left ventricular (LV) mass, according to a meta-analysis published online April ...

May 03, 2012
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Perioperative interruptions lead to miscommunication

(HealthDay) -- The number of miscommunications that occur during surgery is inversely associated with the length of time a team has worked together, and positively associated with the number of interruptions during surgery, ...

May 03, 2012
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Waking embryos before they are born

Under some conditions, the brains of embryonic chicks appear to be awake well before those chicks are ready to hatch out of their eggs. That's according to an imaging study published online on May 3 in Current Biology, a ...

May 03, 2012
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Endotoxemia influenced by diet type

(HealthDay) -- A Western-style diet is associated with increased levels of endotoxin activity (endotoxemia), and a prudent-style diet (containing moderately greater amounts of omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin C, and vitamin E ...

May 03, 2012
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