Tag: "another" at medical news
Breakthrough? Study Finds Dopamine Cannot Be Source Of Pleasure In Brain
...amine plays an early central role in pleasure, but another
chemical --possibly serotonin -- actually rings th...eurotransmitters such asdopamine interact with one another
in real time. They incorporated into the workexperiments pioneered by Canadian researchers in which ...
Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitors May Be Another Piece In Alzheimer's Jigsaw
...ues report the finding of the first large trial of another
acetylcholinesterase inhibitor used by patients su...e writes that the research by Rsler et al provides another
piece in the Alzheimer's jigsaw, but also reports some of the shortcomings of their study. Bayer sa...
National Pilot Study To Test Whether Soy Can Reduce Prostate Cancer Risk
...that will get a soy protein dietary supplement and another
that will get casein(milk) protein supplement. The study will be conducted through one of the major national cancerclinical trials cooperative groups, Cancer and Leukemia Group B, which iscomposed of 200 institutions from both academic medical center...
Stent Procedures May Be Unnecessary In Some Heart Cases
... of all patients whoreceived an angioplasty needed another
angioplasty or a bypass operation aftersix months because the artery would become blocked again, a process known asrestenosis. Since the introduction of stents in the United States less than 10years ago, the restenosis rate has been nearly cut in hal...
New U-M Analysis Of Brain At Work
...ying attention to one source of informationbut not another
as a way of dealing with conflicting information. "How the frontal cortex is organized is a question of tremendous interest," saysSmith, the Arthur W. Melton Collegiate Professor of Psychology and a researchscientist at both the U-M Mental Health Res...
NIA Launches National Study To Treat Mild Cognitive Impairment
...ntapproved by the Food and Drug Administration for another
use. Vitamin E(alpha-tocopherol) is thought to have antioxidant properties, and was shown in a1997 study to delay important dementia milestones, such as patients'institutionalization or progression to severe dementia, by about seven months. Partici...
MIT Touch Lab Research Explores The Hand
...ut 20muscles and 20 nerve types and is operated by another
20 muscles in the forearm.Indeed, the instrument is so complex that only recently have engineers developedaffordable machines with enough sensors, actuators, and computing power to studyit in detail. As a result, researchers still know relati...
Lo-Cal Diet Slows Prostate Cancer In Animals, New Research Finds
... fewer calories from fat, another
had fewer caloriesfrom carbohydrates, and a third had fewer calories in theoverall diet. After 16 weeks, the researchers removed, weighed, and measur...
'Motion Blindness,' Not Just Poor Memory, Causes Alzheimer's Patients To Lose Their Way
...amedirection _ to understand the patterns. In another
part of the experiment, research subjects wereesco...lp pinpoint that," says Duffy. He is nowsetting up another
laboratory to use with patients at theUniversity's main Alzheimer's treatment site at Monroe Communi...
You Don't Need To Make Sperm Or Even Be Alive To Be A Father
...al tests to show sperm developnormally if grown in another
species should have been completed first. "Youstill need to do the safety checks," says Mark Johnson of Imperial College,London....
The Whole Truth From Five-Year-Olds
...lity task" - theprosecutor shows the child witness another
simpledrawing, this time illustrating two childrenstanding before one of four female adults "whowant to know what happened": a doctor,grandmother, judge or a "lady who comes to see theboys at home" (a social worker). "The prosecutor tells the witness...
EBCT May Help To Detect Otherwise Hidden Heart Disease In Older Adults, Find University Of Pittsburgh Researchers
...ople we saw had highcoronary calcification scores; another
25 percent had low scores. Nevertheless,there were no dramatic differences between them in terms of their otherperipheral measures-carotid ultrasound or AAI. The only way heart disease wasdetectable in this population was by EBCT." EBCT is ...
News Tips Friday, March 26, 1999
...y artery disease. However, when scientists used a another
method --combining two different identifying antibodies instead of just one to measureblood levels of Lp(a) -- they found an association of Lp(a) with increased CADin both black and white men but not in the women in the study. The researcherscontend...
Tiny Tools Give New Meaning To 'Cutting Edge'
...on-based tools could solve those problems, and add another
major advantage,Lal said. The material allows the ...licon. How can a needle be painless? Lal said it's another
feature of ultrasonictechnology. With cutting tools, the vibrating motion cuts tissue with far lessf...
Disabilities Don't Raise Insurance Costs
... some benefits to employees withdisabilities, with another
13 percent of those surveyed unsure whether benefitshad ever been denied. While wrongful firing was cited as the claim most frequently filed againstemployers by people with disabilities, encouragingly 71 percent of therespondents reported that thei...
Inhibiting Growth Of New Blood Vessels Reduces Heart Disease Plaque In Mice
...ated animals of the same strain. Mice treatedwith another
inhibitor, TNP-470, averaged a 70 percent reductio...reatedfor 16 weeks. One group received endostatin, another
TNP-470, and the third wasinjected with saline solution and served as a control group. At age 36 we...
First Trial Comparing Adderall To Ritalin For ADHD Shows It To Be Longer-Lasting, Equally As Effective
...eficit/hyperactivity disorder(ADHD), and Adderall, another
drug used to treat ADHD, has shown that Adderalllasts longer than Ritalin and is at least as effective. In addition, staff supervising and observing the children during thetrial, who were blinded to the treatment regimen, preferred Adderallth...
Rice, Medical Center Institutions Join Forces On Health Initiative
... Baker III Institute for PublicPolicy. As another
component of this cooperative health policy initia...ice President Malcolm Gillis. "This represents yet another
important step inour plan to expand collaboration with several institutions of the Texas MedicalCent...
New Cancer Procedure At Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Offers Hope
...erapy orchemotherapy and this is an alternative -- another
weapon we have in ourarmory." Fortunately, size of the tumor does not matter, according to Zagoria. " For alarge tumor we will actually treat numerous sides of it so that we try to getthe entire tumor. At times, one 12-minute treatment is not enough....
Chessboard Pattern Mirrors Eye Defects
... a way that no blocks of the same colour touch one another
and that each group of 6 x 2 coloured blocks is unique. This allows the optician to localise an eye defect with great precision. Up to now, corneal topography has produced only limited results, partly because the surface of the eye cannot be immobil...
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