Tag: "developmental" at medical news
Premature Birth Sometimes Can Adversely Affect Infant's Ties To Mother
...out child development may help parents enhance the developmental
outcomesof infants born at risk....
Learning From Experience: New Pattern Recognition & Detection Helps Radiologists Analyze Digital Mammograms
...ser to build the database, and thenuse some of our developmental
tools to generate a software/firmwareinterface allowing efficient searches to be performed," he noted. "Infact, our goal is to have a system that is entirely user driven, allpoint- and-click." In addition to other medical applications, the system ca...
UB Plants "Seeds" By Investing In Research Projects; Researchers Leverage Investment 14 Times Over
...the play of infants and toddlers with physical and developmental
disabilities. New York State is using the program as a model across the state and other states are developing programs based on it. Original UB investment: $20,000. o A $530,000 grant to Satpal Singh, Ph.D., associate professor of biochemical pharmac...
Scientists To Prepare Advisory Report On What's Been Learned About The Possible
Adverse Health Effects of Electric Fields
...a, brain tumors, breast cancer andreproductive and developmental
ills? Is there no risk, a possible risk, alikely risk or a certain health risk from exposure to the extremely lowfrequency electric and magnetic fields (EMF) that result from generating,transmitting and using electrical energy? BACKGROUND: S...
States Must Be Held Accountable For New Health Plans For Children
...ead tohearing loss or deafness. Language or other developmental
delays resulting fromuntreated neurological problems can inhibit normal development and socialinteractions. Uninsured and underinsured children presently receive a patchwork of care from"safety-net" providers at hospitals, clinics, public health depa...
A Concentration Killer: Study Shows Brain Chemistry Defect Is Key To Attention
Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder In Adults
... findingregarding the neural basis of ADHD and its developmental
progression," says ADHDexpert B.J. Casey, PhD, of ...he sameabnormalities present in adults, or whether developmental
changes in brainfunction influence the progression of the disorder," says Ernst. The researc...
Researchers Splice Severed Spinal Cords
...edbehavior," says Richard B. Borgens, professor of developmental
anatomy atPurdue. He and his colleague, assistant professor Dr. Riyi Shi, both of Purdue'sCenter for Paralysis Research in the School of Veterinary Medicine, will reporttheir findings Thursday (11/12) in Long Beach, Calif., at the 18th annualmeeting ...
Visual Environment Can Affect Even Healthy Eyes --- Nature Works With Nuture For Good Vision
...er year in treatment. Preventing myopia during the developmental
stage would enable more people to achieve accurate focus without wearing eyeglasses or having corrective surgery, the effects of which are not always permanent. Though the work was done in monkeys, the results have eventual clinical applicat...
Soy May Decrease Cancer Risks, Wake Forest Researcher Says
... effects, particularly asthey related to differing developmental
and functional stages of the breast,"Cline said. Cline also talked about the differences between people with apparentlysimilar genetic heritage, particularly Asians. "Asian diets typically containless fat and a higher proportion of vegetables...
UF Researchers Cite Possible Link Between Autism, Schizophrenia And Diet
...sm, according to theAutism Society of America. The developmental
disability typically appearsduring the first three years of life and is characterized by problemsinteracting and communicating with others. Many individuals exhibitrepeated body movements such as hand-flapping or rocking and may resistchanges in rout...
The Whole Truth From Five-Year-Olds
...hers in lying among children come from thefield of developmental
psychology and from a moretheoretical than applied perspective." Remarkably simple, the Lyon-Saywitz test consistsof two types of illustrations. The "reality story"shows two boys standing before a judge with aeasily identified object such as an apple...
Psychologist Detects Brain-Activity Changes In Maltreated Kids
...hen they're 2, 3 or 4 years oldhave such pervasive developmental
effects?" asks Pollak. "This study is one wayto find some of the underlying developmental
changes caused by traumaticevents." Pollak's study, which he presented to the Society for Psychophys...
How Little Is Too Little For A Baby's Safety? UT Southwestern Researchers Shed New Light On Size And Morbidity/Mortality In Newborns
...eater or whether thatthreshold varies at different developmental
stages," Bloom said. "We suspectthat the tenth percentile is too high a threshold because too many babiesnormally destined to have lower birth weights are included instead of just thosewho are small due to problems with the pregnancy." Because the se...
Scientific Trials Of So-Called 'Wonder' Hormone Treatment For Autism Will Be Conducted In Seattle, Denver
...lertness and use of language. Autism is a severe developmental
disorder that interferes with a child's ability t...chiatry and behavioral science and director of the developmental
neuropsychiatry clinic at the CHDD, and Geraldine Dawson, a University of Washington psychology prof...
Immune system rebounds for some children with AIDS, finds UF study
...e you are a teen-ager, it actuallyatrophies." This developmental
difference appears to help explain why many youngerpeople are able to produce significant numbers of new T cells in response totreatment, Sleasman said. Even some children whose viral load stayed high showed signs of rejuvenation in T cellnumbers. "T...
Study finds parental influence still important during adolescence
... for drug use. (Jang said developmental
patterns of drug use among adolescentsare different than those of other delinquent acts, so theywere excluded from the analysis. Jang is currentlyconducting a similar study on...
Immune system cells surprisingly high in HIV-infected adolescents, says researcher at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
...s. These differences may berelated to hormonal and developmental
changes that occur during adolescence.Future studies will explore how the immune system of adolescents functionsduring HIV infection. Blood samples were drawn from 243 HIV-positive and HIV-negative adolescents at16 clinical sites throughout the Unite...
Peering into the amazing mind behind those baby blue eyes
...rentsand leading figures in the new field of human developmental
science. Meltzoff,a UW psychology professor, has done pioneering research into how much infantsknow and how they learn. Kuhl, a professor of speech and hearing science, isone of the world's leading authorities on language and speech acquisition.Go...
Dyslexic children use nearly five times the brain area to perform an ordinary language task as normal children
...of children. The UW researchers, headed by developmental
neuropsychologist VirginiaBerninger and neurophysi...ght onbrain mechanisms involved with dyslexia at a developmental
stage when it isstill amenable to treatment. In addition, the functional differences betweendyslexic...
Baby walkers may impede child development
...e childrenwho used the newer-style walkers. On the developmental
tests, the infants who used newer-style walkers ha...anger factor is considered in conjunction with the developmental
datapresented by our study, the risks seem to outweigh any possible benefits ofearly walker exposure...
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