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Postmature Infants Not As Easily Calmed As Other Newborns

...ed gestationcauses stresses that are manifested in difficulties associatedwith nursing. Give a normal-term infant ...ectsof the syndrome. The psychologists noticed the difficulties of the postmaturebabies while studying how infants develop early attachments totheir mothers. The mo...

UT Southwestern Receives FDA Grant To Continue Studies Of Cancer-Fighting Drug Not Used For Past 50 Years

...withdoctors because of concerns about toxicity and difficulties synthesizing it. Inrecent years, Dr. Barton Kamen, a professor of pediatrics and pharmacology at UTSouthwestern, has taken a new look at the drug to see if it might proveeffective in treating patients -- particularly children with leukemia -- whoseca...

Area of Research Outlined For Promising New Cancer Drugs

...gies besides tumors. Many such patientsexperience difficulties with clotting, bleeding, and vascular damage, forexample, and may require some level of neovascularization. "We have to be careful not to elevate expectations to unreasonablelevels prior to the results of clinical trials. However, on the ot...

Intervention can help reduce risky sexual behavior, according to results published in Science

...he race to defeat HIV; and Thailand'ssuccesses and difficulties in that nation's response to HIV. Please note: A related news conference will take place on Thursday, 18 June at 1p.m. on the main campus of NIH, Wilson Hall, Building 1, Bethesda, MD. For moreinformation, contact the NIMH Office of Scientific Infor...

Modafinil Improves The Quality Of Life Of Narcolepsy Patients

...improvements in theirenergy level. They had fewer difficulties in performing usual activities, weremuch more productive, had keener attention spans and, as a result, theirself-esteem dramatically improved. The study also found that when patients were taken off modafinil for two weeks,their symptoms reappeared an...

Brain Regions Identified That Influence What We Remember Or Forget

...JohnDesmond. Gabrieli said that people with memory difficulties as a result of brain injuriesor diseases like Alzh...mory is never formedin the first place -- or later difficulties of storing or using the memories," hesaid. In the Stanford study healthy volunteers were shown a gro...

Why Do We Make It Difficult For Students To Hear In Class?

...ng or learningdisabilities, are facing unnecessary difficulties hearing their teachers becauseof inferior classroom acoustics. An alarmingly large proportion of classroomssuffers from high amounts of reverberation and background noise, making itdifficult even for those students with healthy hearing to perceive s...

Setbacks To Health Progress In Central America

... to continue. The interruption of health services, difficulties of transportation and communication hamperingaccess to displaced populations, and desperation from the loss of lives and offamily members, having abandoned their houses and their lands, make thesituation more urgent." Today, Central America faces thr...

Now Is Time To Design Brain-Saving Drugs Specifically For Children, UCSF Neurologist Says

...Hammersmith Hospital, London, discussthe potential difficulties with treating perinatal asphyxia with the sametherapies that have proved successful for adult stroke. Ferriero says that it will take more basic science to translate the researchfrom labs like these into treatments that help children. It also might ...

New approach supercharges immunotherapy

...id progression of the cancer duringtherapy, or the difficulties of harvesting and growing T cells, only eightpatients have so far received their expanded T cells. Six of those eight patients have had what appear to be complete remissions, butit remains unclear how long they will last. After an average of 305 day...

In Battle For Attention, Left Side Of Brain Wins Over The Right, UF Researchers Find

...ational Neuropsychological Society. But itmay pose difficulties for those who have suffered a brain injury or who maybe impaired neurologically--by alcohol consumption, for example. "Several years ago, we met a patient who had had a stroke who told usone of her major concerns was that she veered when she drove," ...

UF Researcher Explores Complex Relationship Between Smoking And Fertility

...gto such problems as decreased production of eggs, difficulties becomingpregnant, higher rates of miscarriage and lower birth weights. Smoking during pregnancy is responsible for an estimated $1.4 to $2billion in health complications, according to the U.S. Centers for DiseaseControl. The good news, howeve...

How Little Is Too Little For A Baby's Safety? UT Southwestern Researchers Shed New Light On Size And Morbidity/Mortality In Newborns

... and seizures. Pre-term infants, who face special difficulties because of delivery beforedevelopment is complete, were monitored for respiratory failure, intracranialhemorrhaging and the necessity of intestinal surgery. "Normal"-sized babies were used for comparison to the two groups....

Federal agencies report on nation's children

...hildhood immunizations and are more likely to have difficulties inschool. There has been a growing income disparity reflecting a higher proportionof children in extreme poverty as well as in high-income families. Since 1980,the percentage of children living in families with medium income has fallen from4...

Dieters need intensive support during holidays

...icine, both Chicago-based, describe the tremendous difficulties dieters faceduring end-of-the-year festivities. Their research shows that counselors canhelp clients come through this risky period by contacting them daily. "Consistency of self-monitoring should become a routine focus in weight controltreatment," s...

UI study finds types of decision-making deficiencies depend on area of brain damage

...to another harm in the future. The decision-making difficulties for individuals with VMF cortex damage are abit more complex, Bechara said. These patients have no trouble learning simpleassociations with emotions like the patients with amygdala damage. The problemsfor the patients with VMF cortex damage arise whe...

Boys treated with Ritalin, other stimulants significantly less likely to abuse drugs later

...ance use disorder. ADHD, which is characterized by difficulties in paying attention, in keepingstill, and in suppressing impulsive behaviors, is usually treated withstimulants, such as methylphenidate (Ritalin) or dextroamphetamine (Dexedrine,Adderall) because these drugs reduce the behavioral and attentional pro...

Better psychiatric support needed for children who lose a parent

...their parent died rather than on the mental health difficulties they or their surviving parent, might be experienc... and the surviving parents showed more psychiatric difficulties than the team had expected. Their findings suggest that boys are more affected than girls; that ber...

Among Puerto Ricans, immigrant status overrated as barrier to adequate prenatal care

...of their problems, and only asmall percentage cite difficulties caused by lack of money or transportation.Neither does lack of education or imperfect English appear to create significantobstacles." Furthermore, Puerto Rican migrants to the United States, unlike mostother immigrants, enjoy the benefit of ...

Are the signs of dyslexia in a newborn baby?

... condition only after they have experiencedserious difficulties in school. "By this time, children's minds are not...a less riskysolution would be to check for hearing difficulties and to increase infants'exposure to speech....

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(Date:8/21/2014)... with advanced laryngeal cancer appear to have better ... nonsurgical chemoradiation. , Author: Uchechukwu C. Megwalu, M.D., ... Mount Sinai, New York, and colleagues. , Background: ... are diagnosed each year and squamous cell carcinoma ... Prior to 1991, total surgical removal of the ...
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