Tag: "attention" at medical news
It's winning, not losing, that triggers violence at sports events
.... On average, 30 cases of assault required medical attention
on the day of the match and the day after. Attendance peaked just before midnight on the day of the match. On days when no match had been played, the average number of assault cases fell to 21. When the researchers took into account whether the match...
Physicians may not be accurate in their confidence levels of their diagnoses, says Pitt study
...oses that clinicians know when to seek help or pay attention
to help that is offered," he said, noting that this study is not about how often physicians are correct, but rather, when they are correct, whether they are aware of it. "Dr. Friedman, who is on leave from Pitt to work as a senior scholar and progra...
OHSU scientists test medication to treat involuntary weight loss
...inical testing later this year." "While a lot of attention
is paid to the country's obesity epidemic, researchers at OHSU also investigate the other side of weight regulation which is not as well-publicized -- extreme weight loss," said Roger Cone, Ph.D., director of the Center for the Study of Weight Regula...
Protecting children from industrial chemicals in the environment
... behavioral problems, such as conduct disorder and attention
deficit hyperactivity disorder." A crucial step towards protecting children would be to ensure that industrial chemicals undergo "developmental neurotoxicity testing." Such testing uses animal experiments to provide information on what happens t...
Bullying among sixth graders a daily occurrence, UCLA study finds
...r angry, Nishina and Juvonen found. "When kids pay attention
to their environment, witnessing bullying often ma... about bullying before it ever happens, and to pay attention
to changes in their children's behavior. Students who get bullied often have headaches, colds and o...
Treatment of cardiac lesions without anaesthesic
...risen with this level of PFO. In this sense, great attention
ahs to paid to those at particular risk, such as divers, given that the presence of this defect can cause serious problems for practicing this activity....
Can you read my mind? W.M. Keck Foundation funds innovative brain research at Carnegie Mellon
...ers had focused on nouns. They now will turn their attention
to nouns and verbs in combination to determine how different parts of the brain are activated to comprehend verb phrases and sentences....
RIT takes eye-tracking research to next level
...e movements support perception and what people pay attention
to in order to gather the information they need to...seeks to understand how deaf students divide their attention
between instructor, interpreter and a graphic display. Another study, conducted with a team includi...
Depression linked to insomnia in HIV patients
...the reviewers. Health care workers should pay more attention
to diagnosing and treating anxiety and depression in people with HIV as a way to prevent insomnia, "given that psychiatric disorders are often missed in general medical settings," Reid says. Reid and colleagues found little evidence suggesting that a...
Recovered king of beasts returns to his home, thanks to unique operation
... on him, said: "Samson's illness was brought to my attention
after symptoms of damage to his nervous system appeared. I was asked to carry out a neurological examination. I saw that he stood on his legs with difficulty. When he tried to walk, he fell after a few steps. He also had no appetite and appeared gene...
University seeks recruits for arthritis study
...ce, for example, performance on tasks that require attention
and concentration." The team, based at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital in Edinburgh, seeks 25 people over the age of 55, fluent in English, to take part in the study. Participants will be asked to complete questionnaires about their mood and carry out a...
Brain imaging study may hold clues to onset of schizophrenia in people at high risk
...performance in tasks requiring executive function, attention
and working memory, but the neurobiological bases ...ance on this test requires both the maintenance of attention
and vigilance, as well as the ability to rapidly discriminate between target events and other non-ta...
Violence exposure and traumatic stress reactions can lead to poor health in children
...ne-third of the children had allergies, asthma, or attention
deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Children who had one or more of these three health problems were significantly more likely to have been exposed to violence within the family and to have shown signs of traumatic stress. Children with asthma o...
Simple question from your doctor can help identify your risk for breast cancer
...not being identified. Overall, the need for more attention
to collecting this data is emphasized to benefit high-risk groups. Early identification can lead to receiving a mammography at an early stage or even genetic testing, and avoid discovering breast cancer at already advanced stages. The American Canc...
Even mild depression increases long-term mortality in heart failure
...s who care for heart failure patients to pay close attention
to their patients' psycho-social status, since these patients may be helped by aggressive heart failure and/or antidepressant therapy. Jiang presented the results of her study March 7, 2005, at the annual scientific sessions of the American College o...
English-speaking Hispanic youth more likely to have sex early
...residence, acculturation, and ethnicity. Specific attention
was given to the influence of their integration into U.S. culture among Hispanic teens. The primary language spoken by the respondents (English, Spanish, or both) was used as a proxy (substitute) measure for their integration into U.S. culture. "Alth...
Study: Two brain systems regulate how we call for help
...bility - and, in the animal world, may attract the attention
of predators - safety may depend on being careful ...dator lurking nearby, it's not a good idea to draw attention
to yourself by crying out for help." The situation may be very similar for humans, Kalin says, and m...
Serum sodium level is a major predictor of a poor prognosis for heart failure patients
...urrently, the medical community is not paying much attention
to serum sodium levels in heart failure patients. However, serum sodium appears to be a modifiable target that can be treated," says Dr. Gheorghiade. A paper authored by Dr. Gheorghiade and published in JAMA in April of 2004 found that the medicat...
Three out of the four million newborn babies who die each year could be saved
... needless deaths of women and children. Particular attention
needs to be given to the critical childbirth and early neonatal periods- when women and children in developing countries are most likely to die and a vital window of opportunity to save lives exists." Richard Horton, Editor of The Lancet, comments: "...
Potential treatment for Fragile X Syndrome demonstrated in fruit fly model
... autistic behavior, sleep problems, hyperactivity, attention
deficits, and susceptibility to seizures. In human...re to maintain proper day/night activity patterns; attention
deficits and hyperactivity, and defects in behavior-dependent learning and memory. "Our thinking wa...
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