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New system for the analysis of facial movement in three dimensions
...chniques are applied. These involve the implanting into
the face of a muscle from another part of the body. Normally the leg recto interno or the wide dorsal muscle is used as these have considerable contractile power and achieve a highly acceptable spreading movement at the mouth corners. The patient may...
Mouse gene shows new mechanism behind cardiac infarction in man
...seases. The new finding will spur further research into
the relationship between the protein and cardiac infarction. Hopefully it will offer a new therapeutic technique for the treatment of atherosclerosis and thus reduce the risk of cardiac infarction....
Emotional memory study reveals evidence for a self-reinforcing loop
...tense recall, in a continuous loop." Such insights into
the nature of emotional memory support a therapeut...re-encoded, or reconsolidated, but you also put it into
a labile state in which it can be transformed. While in such labile state, either the memory itself ...
Researchers close in on breast cancer vaccine
...earch team also transferred vaccine-primed T cells into
mice with growing tumors that had or didn't have mammaglobin-A antigens. Tumors with mammaglobin-A antigens stopped growing and shrunk in volume, while those without the antigens continued to grow at the usual pace. "The results demonstrated that the...
Cigarette smoke worsens respiratory infections in infants
...hildren were treated at the hospital and recruited into
the study, Castro and colleagues looked at medical records and measured the children's oxygen saturation levels during RSV infection. The lower the oxygen saturation, the more serious the infection. Later, they went to the children's homes and vacuum...
Combining PET and CT scans leads to more accurate radiation therapy for lung cancer patients
...t potential benefit of incorporating PET scan data into
radiotherapy planning, both to decrease side-effects and increase cure rates," said Dirk de Ruysscher, M.D., Ph.D., a radiation oncologist at University Hospital Maastricht in The Netherlands and co-author of the study. "Because of the smaller radiat...
Pet scanning better for heart disease diagnosis, management
...eg and injecting a special dye visible on an X-ray into
the circulatory system near the heart. Blood flow...liverio said. To help bring coronary PET scanning into
the clinical mainstream, Merhige, Oliverio and colleagues compared cost and outcome data of 102 pati...
Pregnant women should exercise to keep depression away
...er for some, these health problems can also extend into
postpartum. Women who reported insufficient money for food and housing, and lack of exercise, were most associated with poor health, before, after and during pregnancy. The article states that "depression is more common among disadvantaged and minor...
Even mild depression increases long-term mortality in heart failure
...or too busy to include, a psychological assessment into
their practice. However, she pointed out, tests like the BDI do not require special training and can be completed in 10 minutes. Patients respond to 21 sets of questions with a number ranging from 0 to three. For example, one such graded question set...
Implanted devices detect high-risk heart failure patients
...ents with heart failure have provided new insights into
which patients might be at higher risk of dying su... Second, the defibrillator "shocks" the heart back into
normal rhythm whenever the heart beats irregularly. In addition to maintaining the heart, the device...
Tobacco industry pays scientists to challenge secondhand smoke's link to infant death risk
...gested changes in his conclusions in order to call into
question the published studies showing links betwe...z says. In their paper, he and his co-authors call into
question the practice of accepting tobacco industry funds to support research. "The tobacco industry...
English-speaking Hispanic youth more likely to have sex early
...ic teenagers with lower acculturation (integration into
American society) who use Spanish as their primary...on was given to the influence of their integration into
U.S. culture among Hispanic teens. The primary language spoken by the respondents (English, Spanish,...
Beta-blockers may help broader group of patients with heart problems
...close well, blood can flow from the ventricle back into
the atrium-a condition called mitral regurgitation. That means blood flow to the rest of the body decreases, and the heart may have to work extra hard to compensate. Doctors can see how well the left ventricle works by measuring the ejection fraction...
University of Manchester awarded 826k for brain science and mental health research
... part of a 5.3m package, to fund research projects into
brain science and build increased capacity for cli...ity of Manchester are: Dr Shaheen Hamdy's study into
the ability of the brain to adapt to and compensate for conditions such as stroke Dr Nusrat Hussain...
Portable system offers dialysis patients 'liberating' changes
...ht shifts. I would leave work in the morning, come into
the hospital for dialysis three times a week, go home and rest and after that I would crawl into
work. "No pep, no get up and go whatsoever," says Bunch a postal worker who has been on dialysis sin...
Study shows faces are processed like words
...pieces" of our world, and our brain assembles them into
the perceptual objects that constitute our environment....
Curious female rats survive tumors longer
...ted to emerge from the bowl used to introduce them into
the environment were designated "cautious." The cautious and curious rats developed equal numbers of breast and pituitary tumors over their lifespan but those identified as more curious during infancy/early childhood lived longer than the cautious on...
Depression predicts heart rhythm abnormalities in heart attack patients
...igation led by Watkins that could provide insights into
the effects of depression and stress on heart rate variability. Patients whose hearts are unable to appropriately regulate their beating action in response to outside stimuli such as stress and anxiety are known to be at higher risk of suffering a ...
New treatment options for some difficult cancers improve survival and quality of life
... with inserting heated chemotherapy drugs directly into
the abdomen can improve survival rates and quality of life in patients with several cancers that historically have a poor prognosis. Results of four separate studies are being presented at the Society of Oncology Surgeons national meeting March 3-5 ...
Jefferson Lab medical imager spots breast cancer
...gar, called fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG), are injected into
the body, where they're absorbed by cancerous tumors. The PEM device pinpoints tumors in the breast by detecting the location of FDG uptake. "By detecting areas that have increased glucose metabolism, you can often distinguish a cancer between normal...
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