Tag: "chaos" at medical news
Remembering Your Medications: Older Are Wiser
...the "Busy Life Style Questionnaire," tomeasure the chaos
and unpredictability in the daily lives of participants. Among the items were questions asking how often you have too many things to doeach day to get them all done, how often you're so busy that you miss scheduledbreaks or rest periods, or stay up l...
'Chaos' theory empowers researchers to predict epileptic seizures
...red by an intriguing mathematical concept known as chaos
theory, researchers atthe University of Florida Br...egan to suspect in 1988 that the emerging field of chaos
science would be able toshed light on epilepsy. In a nutshell, chaos
theory offers a mathematical ap...
Study finds new target for development of anti-cancer drugs
...cell. As a result, a traffic jam occurs and causes chaos
in the cell. "So it seems that ''location, location, location'' is also critical for proteins that send signals in the cell!" Mulder said. The initiator of the journey, TGFbeta, has been the focus of Mulder''s research program since 1988. "TGFbeta ...
Chaos theory may help explain patterns of alcohol abuse, studies suggest
...archer at Ohio State University used techniques of chaos
theory to do a case study of the drinking patterns...e is very dynamic, it changes a lot over time, and chaos
theory may be able to help us understand it better. Warrens most recent study appears in the current...
Starve a tumor, or feed a tumor?
Within a tumor, chaos
reigns: Nutrients are scarce, and healthy tissue is muscled out by cancerous tissue so aggressive that the tumor even sacrifices parts of itself to continue its relentless expansion. It's in this rough-and-tumble environment, controlled by a dizzyin...
Childbirth and disasters discussed in July/Aug issue of Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health
...such as childbirth will continue regardless of the chaos
and women and newborns deserve the surety of safe, effective care in disaster situations, according to a special supplement this month of the Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health. Titled 'Low Tech, High Effect: Caring for Women and Infants During D...
Dealing with casualties from a terrorist attack
...ty seemed to prevail after the initial unavoidable chaos
and emotional trauma common to these situations. There was in fact an abundance of medical teams, nursing staff, and resources to treat the critically injured, and no critically injured patient had a delay in treatment."...
When the brain, not the ears, goes hard of hearing
...restaurant or a meeting or a party, it sounds like chaos
to them," Frisina says. "That's partly because the feedback system is failing." To get to the root of the feedback problem, Frisina's neuroscience team is investigating the possible role of a breakdown in calcium regulation in the brain stem, throwi...