Tag: "early" at medical news
More evidence of cannabis-induced psychosis
...ght. In the UK, cannabis was downgraded to class C early
last year, but government officials have called for a review of the decision following a series of studies revealing that cannabis dramatically increases the risk of developing mental illnesses....
Study shows promise in identifying kidney failure
...n the last four decades to diagnose kidney failure early
enough before it progresses into a chronic or dead...oo late. We identified a candidate protein for the early
and rapid diagnosis of acute renal injury that occurs in a common clinical condition, namely after c...
New marker for early diagnosis of kidney failure identified
...d a novel protein marker that can give a rapid and early
diagnosis of kidney failure in children undergoing...latinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) could give an early
diagnosis of renal injury in a susceptible population. They took blood and urine samples from 71 chi...
UMaine study looks at infants and chronic nighttime crying
...s should avoid "musical" beds, particularly during early
infancy when night-feedings are common. We want to tell people that whatever they decide on for a sleeping arrangement, it must be kept the same." Changing sleeping arrangements is disruptive to sleep in infants and toddlers possibly because infants ...
The trust game: Measuring social interaction
...iness, the degree of betrayal and benevolence." In early
rounds, Montague and his colleagues were able to identify a physical response in the brain of the trustee that correlated with the intention to increase their trust or investment on the next move. By later rounds, the timing of that response changed ...
Late developers may run higher risk of infection than sexually mature younger teens
...predictor of infection risk. The authors say that early
maturers, who start their periods before the age o...infections than a sexually active 15 year old with early
Early onset of puberty the EU gets serious
...rtant to find out the cause of this problem as the early
onset of puberty affects a large number of childre..."It's also been shown that girls who reach puberty early
are affected in a way that can have consequences for their future, both socially and financially. It...
Satellite survey enhances knowledge of Tuscan landslides
...new service based on satellite imagery can provide early
warning of areas susceptible to landslides, by highlighting tiny millimetre-scale slope motion that occurs ahead of larger-scale movement. The ESA-funded Service for Landslide Monitoring (SLAM) is being applied to the densely populated Arno Basin. M...
Hausman to give keynote address at 'Breastfeeding, Motherhood and Feminism' symposium
...tional data show that most women introduce formula early
and do not breastfeed for very long, thereby decreasing the health benefits of the practice. Hausman's main research interests are sexed embodiment, feminist and gender theory, and cultural studies of medicine. She is the author of many scholarly art...
HIV testing should be routine part of primary health care for sexually active
...9 to 2002 were acquired heterosexually. Since the early
1980s, the proportion of people acquiring HIV infection through heterosexual transmission has continued to increase relative to other methods of transmission. Approximately 250,000 people in the United States infected with HIV do not know they are in...
March/April 2005 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...ts in some patients, a long-term health benefit of early
recognition and treatment of glaucoma in preventing severe vision loss and disability in asymptomatic patients was not found. Thus, the new statement represents no change from the Task Force's 1996 recommendation. In its recommendation, the Task Forc...
Unexpected benefit seen in treating HER-2 breast cancer with new preoperative drug combo
...bined with chemotherapy and used before surgery in early
stage breast cancer the drug proved so beneficial - eliminating 42 percent more tumors than chemotherapy alone - that the clinical trial testing of this new treatment plan was halted early, the researchers report in the Journal of Clinical Oncology ...
Suppressing the cells that trigger cat allergy
...and there is much debate about exposure to pets in early
life and later development of asthma and allergy. ...tually protects against later allergy - i.e., that early
exposure may somehow modify an individual's immune system to tolerate specific antigens. Various att...
Protecting children from industrial chemicals in the environment
...house dust, soil, and other dietary sources during early
childhood. The vast majority of these chemicals, say the researchers, have never been tested to ensure that they are safe for the developing fetus or child. While the exact consequences of exposing children to these chemicals are unknown, the res...
Optical technique identifies vulnerable plaques in cardiac patients
...appear in the journal Circulation and has received early
online release at http://www.circulationaha.org/ . "More than 1.2 million people die from coronary artery disease every year, a quarter of them before or soon after arriving at the hospital," says Ik-Kyung Jang, MD, PhD, director of cardiovascula...
Researchers search for first sign of congestive heart failure
...classic sign of congestive heart failure you have early
changes in the way the heart is functioning," says...ood to the body should fill with blood during the early
stage of relaxation. Scientists such as Dr. Kapuku say the true dysfunction of congestive heart fail...
Hopkins begins human trials with donor adult stem cells to repair muscle damaged from heart attack
...n itself," notes Hare. "Because they remain in an early
stage of development, mesenchymal stem cells do not trigger an immune response, unlike what would happen if more developed stem cells were used. "While the bone marrow adult stem cells do not have the same potential to develop into different organ ...
Billions in cost estimated for firefighter injuries
...d reduce the incidents of arson. It also calls for early
detection of fires using smoke detectors as well a...clude: robots for reconnaissance and firefighting; early
(remote) sensing of firefighter injuries/illnesses; computer modeling of deployment scenarios; early...
Benefits of lung cancer screening with CT questioned
...nd not from. Other cancers were so aggressive that early
detection with CT did not make a difference." Lung...ile recent studies have focused on the benefits of early
detection, the Mayo researchers looked more closely at the negative impact of CT screening, includin...
First mouse model for multiple system atrophy points to new treatment targets for brain diseases
...n's disease drugs and others are used to alleviate early
symptoms. "With this animal model, we now can plan tests of potential therapies for Multiple System Atrophy as part of our drug discovery program for Parkinson's disease, MSA, and related disorders," says Lee....
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