Tag: "changes" at medical news
Activity not out of the question for people with chronic pain
...teries of fibromyalgia. The findings could lead to changes
in the treatment of patients with the chronic condition of pain in the muscles and soft tissue, says Dan Clauw, M.D., director of the U-M Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center and professor of rheumatology at the U-M Medical School. "When you ask ...
Study says 43% of US adults at risk of heart disease are not utilizing aspirin therapy
...d with those reporting implementation of lifestyle changes
(83%) and use of prescription medication (79%). "Although the survey did not quantify how often healthcare professionals recommended aspirin, or how many patients to whom they made this recommendation, the disparity in consumer and professional respo...
Communication between primary-care physicians and patients can reduce medication-related problems
...ported medication problems, they didn't order such changes
24 percent of the time. "For every symptom that patients experienced but failed to report, one in five resulted in an adverse drug event that could have been prevented or been made less severe," Weingart says. "For every symptom that patients did rep...
Get ready for next generation surround sound
...es alter sounds before they reach the eardrum. The changes
vary with direction and so supply the brain with the information it needs to work out where a sound is coming from. Tew's booth would record the spatial filter measurements on to a smart card, readable by next-generation sound systems. The result s...
Focus on our magnetic planet
...can damage power systems and pipelines, whilst the changes
in the magnetic field can mislead any navigational...mme. "And Swarm will also investigate the puzzling changes
in the Earth's core that are responsible for the present weakening of the magnetic field. That's alr...
Counseling encourages exercise; environment changes may help
...omotion2 suggests certain policy and environmental changes
can encourage physical activity as well. Small changes
such as workplace signs that encourage employees to use the stairs and larger interventions that pro...
Rebuilding wounded veterans: Annual review of limb loss & prosthetics research
...the knee prototype. Pg. 683 Most residual limb changes
occur within minutes of removing prosthesis Investigators determine how much a residual limb changes
volume and shape after prosthesis removal. Results showed that changes
in volume over a 35-minute in...
Antibody treatment partially reverses nerve damage in Alzheimer disease
...ta antibody treatment and monitored the structural changes
to nerves within the mouse brains. They observed that following treatment of the brain surface, there was a significant decrease in the amount of structural nerve damage after only 3 days. The study suggests that Abeta deposition leads to ongoing ner...
JCI table of contents, January 20 2005
...ta antibody treatment and monitored the structural changes
to nerves within the mouse brains. They observed t...TRX gene and show how mutations in this gene cause changes
within the brain resulting in the severe mental retardation observed in patients with alpha-thalasse...
Researchers hope monkeys can provide new insights into depression
...ons. In women, depression is often associated with changes
in reproduction, including the beginning of menstruation (premenstrual syndrome or PMS), pregnancy, the post-partum period and perimenopause. Monkeys have menstrual cycles that are very similar to those of women. "Further studies of monkeys may infor...
Yale cardiovascular researcher named Bayer Fellow 2004-05
...l studies function and metabolism in the heart and changes
associated with disease states, especially heart f...crinology. Caprio studies the underlying metabolic changes
associated with obesity and type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents....
Two minutes of magnetic stimulation can change your brain for an hour
...able to produce rapid, consistent and controllable changes
in the motor cortex area, lasting double the amount of time of conventional TMS. Initial tests performed to assess the safety of TMS showed that there were no long-lasting or side effects from these stimulations. Professor Rothwell says: "Now that we...
Lifestyle changes especially effective at preventing type 2 diabetes in adults aged 60 and older
...." encourages adults over 60 that modest lifestyle changes
can yield big rewards in preventing or delaying th...g in his or her community to demonstrate lifestyle changes
they have made to prevent or delay diabetes. "I adopted a healthy lifestyle and made the commitment ...
Simpler 'alphabet' guidelines for treating acute coronary syndrome reduce risk
...ials, and include risk-factor reduction, lifestyle changes
and drugs. To develop the guidelines, the researchers reviewed all of the relevant peer-reviewed medical publications from 1990 to 2004 in order to assess the most effective and safest practices. They conclude that once patients most likely to bene...
Diet, exercise, stimulating environment helps old dogs learn
...nments improve learning ability, induce beneficial changes
in cellular structure, may help the brain grow new neurons, and increase the resistance of neurons to injury. As the study progressed, researchers tested the dogs with a series of increasingly difficult learning problems, including a task in which t...
Other highlights in the January 19 JNCI
...iew the current literature on these two epigenetic changes
and their role in prostate cancer. They discuss interactions between the two classes of changes
and how they may be exploited to identify potential tumor biomarkers for early diagnosis and risk as...
American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for January 2005 (second issue)
...cumulative environmental exposure and/or lifestyle changes
after immigration could have influenced their risk of developing asthma....
Tip sheet Annals of Internal Medicine, Jan. 18, 2005
... HDL levels or the decreased LDL levels led to the changes
in artery disease....
Penn researchers add more evidence to demonstrate role of COX inhibitors in heart-disease risk
... effects of the TxA2 blocker, it caused disturbing changes
in the makeup of the atherosclerotic plaques. "We ...ates Egan. "Addition of the COX-2 inhibitor caused changes
that, if they occurred in humans, would result in a loss of stability of the plaque, making it more ...
New theory chalenges current view of how brain stores long-term memory
...nthesized proteins that subsequently stabilize the changes
underlying the memory. Thus, every new memory res...nal) synaptic protein modification that results in changes
to the shape, activity and/or location of existing synaptic proteins. In the Routtenberg-Rekart prop...
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