Tag: "changes" at medical news
Opponents of needle-exchange programs should think about their message to drug users
...artin said some lawmakers are starting to consider changes
in policy as they learn more about studies confirming that NEPs can save lives and money without increasing drug abuse. Last year, for example, California became another state that allows pharmacy sales of up to 10 sterile syringes without a prescri...
Yale technology translates to sonic golf training tool
...ui Lunai. "Some fine tuned, and some made dramatic changes
that I would not previously have thought possible....lore the sound and data together and to make swing changes
by altering the soundscape. "This is a great example of the joy in practical application of basic sc...
Depression linked to insomnia in HIV patients
...rlier studies suggested that patients with HIV had changes
in periods of REM (rapid eye movement) and non-REM sleep, along with other sleep rhythm changes, that may have led to insomnia. When Reid and colleague reviewed those studies, however, they found that very small numbers of participants and inconsiste...
Infant vernier acuity is comparable to that of adults
...nt showed that under these conditions, infants see changes
contrast almost as well as adults. The vernier acuity of the infants and adults was then tested under the same conditions as the contrast discrimination had been tested. Under these conditions, infant vernier acuity (in degrees of spatial phase disp...
WISE study starts in Toulouse: 60 days of bed-rest for terrestrial female astronauts
...their feet. This position results in physiological changes
that also occur in astronauts during space flight....rdiovascular condition, coordination of movements, changes
in immune system, bone formation and psychological wellbeing. External experts reviewed all scientif...
Giant iceberg B-15A edges past floating ice pier
...rd Envisat becomes even more useful for monitoring changes
in polar ice and tracking icebergs. Its radar sig...d mosaicking of the whole of Antarctica to monitor changes
in sea ice extent, ice shelves and iceberg movement. Wide Swath Mode (WSM) possesses the same swath...
New thrust needed to tackle health inequalities globally says UCL scientist
...idelines for governments and policy-makers on what changes
can be made to reverse high mortality rates and ill-health in countries across the world. Professor Marmot believes that better working conditions have a huge impact on mortality rates, as does education. It isn't always health policy that impacts on...
PillCam enables study of esophagus by swallowing a pill
...h 17, 2005 Diagnosing inflammation, pre-cancerous changes
or dilated veins in the esophagus is now as easy a...the PillCam ESO right now is to find pre-cancerous changes
in the esophaguses of patients who had had acid reflux for more than five years," said Dr. Charles U...
US life expectancy about to decline, researchers say
... are major contributors to obesity. "These adverse changes
in diet have been driven by a multi-billion dollar marketing campaign by the food industry aimed at young children," said Ludwig. "Cutbacks in funding for regular, mandatory PE classes and limited insurance reimbursement for obesity prevention and tr...
Mountaineering doctors hike medicine to new heights with Xtreme Everest
...y pushed to its limits during critical illness and changes
that occur in extreme environments. Low levels of oxygen in the blood of high altitude climbers is similar to levels in critically ill patients on breathing machines with severe heart and lung conditions, "blue babies" and cystic fibrosis sufferers. ...
Mechanism of RNA recoding: New twists in brain protein production
... adopt a "mosquito-like" structure by making small changes
in the molecule--a procedure he dubbed "guided evo...Genetics is digital," says Reenan, adding "Editing changes
digital to analog," letting cells "dial up" the exact amounts of altered proteins required at any gi...
Brain imaging study may hold clues to onset of schizophrenia in people at high risk
...mptoms of schizophrenia and may reflect biological changes
that precede the onset of diagnosable illness, the study indicates. Identifying such changes
prior to disease onset also may prove useful in determining vulnerability to schizophrenia onset, pa...
Research suggests possible blood test for multiple sclerosis
... test that could allow us to identify the earliest changes
that represent MS and help in its diagnosis." Currently the disease is diagnosed through a combination of patient history, physical examination, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and laboratory testing, such as lumbar puncture. "MRI is an expensive to...
Compound may help prevent diabetes in fast-food fans
...ues, the investigative team also studied metabolic changes
in the test animals at the genetic level. They found significant differences in gene expression, as measured by messenger RNA changes, between animals that became insulin resistant and those that did not, they say. Although the exact mechanism by whi...
Blacks less likely to get expensive, newer heart treatments
... occur when there are no classic electrocardiogram changes
present yet the heart is still not receiving enough oxygen. American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology joint guidelines recommend that patients with this syndrome undergo early heart catheterization and, if indicated, either angio...
Cardiovascular health disparities must be eradicated
...can be a powerful force that can help to implement changes
through education, research and advocacy."Co-authors of the executive summary are Emelia J. Benjamin, M.D., Sc.M., and Rosalind P. Fabunmi, Ph.D....
Risk of cardiac death after radiotherapy for breast cancer has declined, study finds
...ast cancer and how this latest research shows that changes
in radiation administration have affected mortality. "Radiotherapy is now used for very-good-prognosis invasive tumors and even for in situ breast cancers, for which life expectancy is almost equal to that of the general population and will exceed 20...
News tips from the Journal of Neuroscience
... If the outcome or reward is reduced, the behavior changes
as well. However after many repetitions, reward-motivated actions become a matter of habit and essentially continue regardless of the outcome. This week, Faure et al. examine the turning point between actionoutcome and stimulusresponse associations i...
Community care tops medical care at preventing heart disease in black Americans
...eir physicians' advice by tracking regular visits, changes
in lifestyle routines, use of medications and heal...ed at the beginning and end of the study to assess changes
in each individual's risk factors. The researchers also used the Framingham Risk Score, an estimate...
Neuronal death and processing of Tau protein in Alzheimer's disease
... in cultured rat hippocampal neurons. Pathological changes
in the microtubule associated protein tau are a major hallmark of the human dementias collectively defined as tauopathies, including Alzheimer's disease (AD). In Fronto-Temporal Dementia with Parkinsonism linked to Chromosome 17 (FTDP-17), several mu...
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