Tag: "attachment" at medical news
Premature Birth Sometimes Can Adversely Affect Infant's Ties To Mother
...d little differencein the quality of parent-infant attachment
between premature infants ofless risk and normal i...fnormal full-term babies were rated as secure, but attachment
security forvery low birth-weight babies was just under 50 percent. At 14 months, thedistributions o...
Childhood Sex Abuse Impacts Adult Relationships
...o explore the long-term effects of sexual abuse on attachment
in later life and to examine the role of childhood attachment
relationships in moderating the effects of sexual abuse. "We looked at attachment
UF Psychiatrists Use Antidepressants To Treat Smoking Addiction
...old says. "Who is left? People with a pathological attachment
to smoking, who are getting antidepressant effects from smoking. They love smoking; it's a source of pleasure. "The idea that you can treat all smokers with a nicotine patch or gum is not realistic," he adds. "It's like saying you've discove...
New Treatment Targets Most Malignant Brain Tumors
...he lack of efficient methods for its productionand attachment
to antibodies have prevented clinical investigations, said theDuke medical center researchers. However, recent advances by Zalutsky and his colleagues have now made itpossible to use Astatine-211 antibodies in patients. Working with t...
UB Oral Biologists Find Link Between Gum Disease And Passive Exposure To Tobacco Smoke
...n risk factors of gum disease. The risk of severe attachment
loss increased 11/2-2 fold, while the riskof severe gingival gum bleeding increased 11/2-21/2 fold in persons exposed tohousehold smoke. Passive smoking also was a risk factor for tooth loss, resultsshowed. Grossi said longitudinal studies are need...
First Evidence Found Of Link Between Gum Disease And High Alcohol Consumption, Low Dietary Antioxidants
... the subjects were divided into twogroups based on attachment
level, the amount of gum detachment from underlyin...gbone. Linking the data on alcohol consumption and attachment
level showed adirect dose-response relationship between the amount of alcohol consumed weeklyand sev...
Ph.D. Degree Research Results In Patent For Low-Cost Pharmaceutical Filters Made From Seafood Waste
...es over cellulose beads, including greater ease of attachment
ofligands. Todd was looking for a project for his Ph.D. "The chitosan bead project seemedinteresting, since it would allow me to combine elements of chemistry, chemicalengineering, and materials science in my research," he says. "Plus there wasfundin...
New outpatient surgery is helping women with stress incontinence
...permanently anchored aroundthe urethra, usually by attachment
to thepubic bone. "Often, that obstructs the bladder outlet, leading to voidingdifficulties, such as frequency or urgency," Klutke says. "And many patientsneed a catheter after surgery, at least for a short time." A sling made of a synthetic polymer...
Financial stress doubles periodontal disease risk
...rainand poor coping behaviors had higher levels of attachment
loss and alveolar boneloss (signs of periodontal disease) than those with low levels of financialstrain. "Financial strain is a long-term, constant pressure," said Dr. RobertGenco, chair of the Oral Biology Department at The State University ...
Study finds parental influence still important during adolescence
...ework and studying, their attachment
to teachers and school, and academic ...ommitmentto education and attachment
to teachers and school wereless likely to commit delinquent acts. ...
New study finds a mouthful of reasons to consider hormone replacement therapy
...ay lowergingival inflammation and the frequency of attachment
loss (destruction of thefibers and bone that support the teeth) in women with signs of osteoporosis,thus helping to protect the teeth. "For women at risk for osteoporosis, which likely makes them more vulnerable torapid periodontal bone loss, this m...
Parents want more communication when infants are being treated in hospital intensive care nursery
...o address the process of disease and the emotional attachment
between parent and infant. Medical factors and parental emotional attachment
influenced resuscitation decisions, while financial or religious concerns rarely did. In all countr...
First protein 'biochips' may deliver improved detection, diagnosis
...tions at the surface of these chips and verify the attachment
of the proteins. Bashir and his graduate students attached the two proteins to the chip by first applying an overlay onto the chips using a process known as photolithography, which is similar to lithography printing. This helped to define the channel...
Missing proteins in the uterus tied to infertility in women with endometriosis
... play an important role in the embryo's subsequent attachment
to the uterine lining. Lessey, a member of the department's reproductive endocrinology and infertility division, had previously identified alphav-beta 3 as one of a family of "cell adhesion" glycoproteins called integrins that may be vital to pregnan...
Attachment helps young children inhale asthma medications, UF researcher says
...physicians have been slow to recommend the chamber attachment
for young children. That's because of the common m...aled steroids, can be given by the MDI and chamber attachment
simply by increasing the number of puffs. In addition, some asthma-relief medications inhaled throu...
Science, engineering and technology news tips -- August 2001
... security." Borrowing from a theory about infants' attachment
behavior with their mother, the researchers showed that Jewish students felt more benevolent toward Arabs and Russian immigrants after feelings of security were triggered subconsciously. The subjects were presented subliminal words such as "love" an...
Chemical engineers suggest Alzheimer's onset tied To cholesterol, brain chemicals
... amount of cholesterol in the cells seems to block attachment
by almost all of the plaque. Good and her students used a well-known chemical engineering test called a diffusion study to understand how this process works. They also used analytical techniques such as image analysis and Mathematical modeling of mo...
New study confirms periodontal disease linked to heart disease
... are serious bacterial infections that destroy the attachment
fibers and supporting bone that hold your teeth in your mouth. When this happens, gums separate from the teeth, forming pockets that fill with plaque and even more infection. As the disease progresses, these pockets deepen even further, more gum tiss...
Intensity modulated radiation therapy at Fox Chase Cancer Center
...is the multi-leaf collimator, a specially designed attachment
built into the front of the linear accelerator (the radiation treatment machine), which is equipped with metal leaves or fingers that mold the beams to conform to the 3-dimensional shape of a prostate. These leaves move during delivery of the beam i...
Body piercing may not be so cool after all
...ses (serious bacterial infections that destroy the attachment
fibers and supporting bone that hold your teeth in your mouth) tongue piercing may cause other complications such as tongue swelling, difficulties with chewing, swallowing and speech, increase of saliva flow, localized tissue overgrowth and metal hyp...
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