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Who wants to talk about premature ejaculation?

...and their sexual relationship, and may suffer more difficulties with sexual anxiety and arousal compared to non-sufferers (P In the study, men classified with probable premature ejaculation self-reported poor control over ejaculation (50%), low satisfaction with sexual intercourse (23%), low satisfaction wi...

Recent research finds boys have more literacy problems than girls

...London finds that boys really do have more reading difficulties than girls. The study into reading disabilities, p...ility that involves trouble with reading. Reading difficulties can also be due to poor vision, hearing problems, emotional problems and attention-deficit/hyperacti...

Full recovery after cell transplantation for treating leukemia or lymphoma can take 3-5 years

...r own interest in understanding which patients had difficulties in the long term and who did better," said Syrjala. "Now we can take what we learned and help people who are more likely to have a difficult time during recovery. We want everyone to have the best chance for a full life after treatment." The research...

New research reveals head injury in children has lasting impact

...n the past and who might have subtle but important difficulties relating to that head injury." To help identify children suffering from the lingering effects of a head injury, a research team is now working on a questionnaire that physicians could send to parents after children with head injury are sent home from...

Autistic children show outstanding musical skills

...ugh the children with autism had the communication difficulties associated with this disorder, a sub-group of them produced exceptional results. In one of the tests four children from the autism group achieved a score of 89 per cent compared to an average score of 30 per cent. "These findings were surprising, esp...

Read my lips: UCL launches centre for human communication

...roject is investigating how children with language difficulties learn mathematics, in particular skills like number processing and awareness of proportions. Another ongoing study is exploring the pragmatics of language, such as different interpretations of the sentence 'All doctors drink', and word-coining, where...

Childproof packaging new designs could save lives

...g frequent problems. The research showed that most difficulties were caused by lack of physical strength. These results underlined the need for an innovative design approach focusing on the end-user and on real-world situations. The team therefore set out to design packaging that was physically easy to open, e...

New research calls for schools to be more aware of head injuries

...t regardless of injury severity many children have difficulties in retrieving and retaining information, and these...age. A further two thirds of children with TBI had difficulties with schoolwork, with half having attention, concentration and memory problems. Traumatic brain ...

FDA approves Adderall XR (R) to treat ADHD in adults

...XR in the adult clinical trial included dry mouth, difficulties sleeping, dizziness, headache, loss of appetite, n...agnosing ADHD in adults can help put many of their difficulties into perspective and help them better understand the reasons behind many lifelong symptoms. Proper ...

Many who cut back on Rx drugs to cut costs don't tell doctors

...ctor before cutting back on drugs due to cost. But difficulties discussing medication cost problems were seen across all income levels, age groups and genders. Piette notes that this means health care providers should ask even their better-off patients if they're having trouble paying for their medicines or cutti...

Breathing problems during sleep may affect mental development in infants and young children

...tion to problems with school (or job) performance, difficulties with memory and concentration, increased risk of injuries, and trouble controlling impulses, emotions, and behavior, especially in children. "Unfortunately, the effects of poor sleep are often overlooked or misinterpreted in children. Rather than app...

Imaging studies clarify brain changes associated with language deficits in autism

...tered brain asymmetry might be related to language difficulties specifically, or to autism in general. The study enrolled 16 boys with autism, six of whom had normal language development; 9 boys with SLI; and 11 without any developmental disabilities. As in the earlier study, only boys participated because au...

MRI shows brain changes underlying language deficits in autism

... of communication and social interaction, language difficulties are among the core impairments of the disease. Researchers have noted that the set of language deficits in autism is very similar to that seen in SLI. Children with SLI have delayed language development, but their cognitive and social-emotional deve...

New study demonstrates co-administration

... the complexity of this dosing schedule can create difficulties for patients trying to comply with the treatment regimen," said Michael R. Jones, Ph.D., lead investigator of the study and Director, Phase IV Research, Sankyo Pharma Inc. "Although WelChol is a BAS, it offers a unique molecular approach different ...

Mothers have brains primed for care

...young primates--both in monkeys and humans--caused difficulties in the development of appropriate social skills and behavior that manifested in many ways, including increased anxiety, depression, "acting out," and substance abuse. In the current work, young monkeys were exposed to stress by having their birth mo...

Blood transplants may be more harmful than bone marrow transplants in pediatric leukemia patients

...ecent years, because it allows donors to avoid the difficulties of bone marrow collection, such as surgery and anesthesia. Since peripheral blood transplantation has been shown to be as safe and effective as bone marrow transplantation in adults, some doctors have begun recommending use of peripheral blood trans...

Esophageal capsule technology proves as effective as endoscopy

...nvestigators reported no side effects or ingestion difficulties in any of the 82 patients. The investigators conclude that the esophageal capsule is convenient, safe and sensitive for visualization of esophageal disorders. ...

The Gerontological Society of America confers 2004 M. Powell Lawton Award to Penn State's Zarit

...en credited with drawing national attention to the difficulties faced by families providing care to an older relative with dementia. His research and advocacy have been largely responsible for propelling caregiving issues into the national policy arena and mass media spotlight. The award is named in memory of M. ...

Elderly cancer patients are significantly under-represented in cancer clinical trials

...e costs, lack of social and home care support, and difficulties with access to care constitute significant barriers. These are not usually considered in the evaluation and treatment of younger patients," said Dr. Talarico. "Increasing life expectancy has led to a growth in the U.S. elderly population, making it...

Alcoholics can have deficits in visuoperception and frontal executive function despite sobriety

...ial and visuoperceptual deficits, characterized by difficulties completing tasks such as putting pieces of a puzzle together or map reading. A new study has found that, even with prolonged sobriety, alcoholics show deficits in visuoperception and frontal executive functioning of the brain. Furthermore, alcoholi...

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