Tag: "looks" at medical news
Renowned researcher in prenatal diagnostics joins Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
...es it will allow us toreassure women that the baby looks
healthy." Born in Denekamp, the Netherlands, Dr. Snijders received her bachelor's degreein biology and a master's degree in human behavior/medical biology from theUniversity of Groningen. She earned her doctorate in medicine from theUniversity of Utr...
Bullying is not limited to unpopular loners, say researchers; many childrenbully each other especially in middle school
...ssue of the Journal of Early Adolescence. "It looks
like bullying is a continuum of behaviors. Rather than labeling akid a bully, a non-bully or a victim, it seems that many of the students engagein bullying behavior, although most reported low to moderate levels of thatbehavior," said the researchers...
New study from researchers at University of Georgia suggests condom use sends positive message to partner
...e and decide to have sex. At the point atwhich sex looks
likely, some role-playing booklets made it clear that theirpartner insisted on using a condoms (for male) or that one be used (for females)and others made it clear the partner proceeded with sex without use of a condom. Those in the study were then a...
Hormone involved in reproduction may have role in the maintenance of
...July issueof Psychiatry. "This is one of the first looks
into the biological basis for human attachmentand bonding," said Rebecca Turner, PhD, UCSF adjunct assistant professor ofpsychiatry and lead author of the study. "Our study indicates that oxytocin maybe mediating emotional experiences in close relat...
New book explores timely social issues of family relationships & raising of
...onal Families, Hard Choices, and the Social Good," looks
atfamilial relationships between parents and children and challenges a number ofimportant moral, social and political issues. Edited by Julia J. Bartkowiak and Uma Narayan, the book addresses topicssuch as the rights of unwed fathers, the nat...
National Survey: Leg Crossing Is Taboo But Women Indulge Anyway
...heir legs, with 70 percent saying they feela woman looks
sexy when she crosses her legs, the survey found. Women are lesslikely to view their leg-crossing sisters the same way, with only 47 percentsaying it makes a woman look sexy. Among persistent leg crossers, women cross their legs most often during ...
Measles Eradication Plan Approved
...idBrandling-Bennett, Deputy Director of PAHO. "CDC looks
forward to greater collaboration with PAHO in all areas, andspecifically to eradicate measled by the end of 2000. This initiative is goodfor the U.S. and CDC, good for all the countries of the Americas and PAHO, andmost importantly, it's good for th...
Revolutionary New Procedure That Creates 'Controlled' Heart Attack Performed For
First Time In Southern California At Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
...blood from the heart. Almost a month later,Armando looks
back with no regrets and newfound enthusiasm about the future. "I'm enjoying my life again," Armando stated emphatically. "I was practicallybed-ridden for six months, and now I'm looking forward to going back to work inMay." An estimated one in 500 p...
New Book Looks At Those Who Examine Our Sex Lives
...d University Press), sociologist Julia A. Ericksen looks
behindthe sensational answers to examine the questions, questioners, andquestionnaires. "Sexual behavior is a volatile and sensitive topic, and surveys designed toreveal it have both great power and great limits," writes Ericksen, an associateprofess...
Carnegie Mellon, Pitt Team Show That Adult Brains Compensate For Damage To Language Systems After Stroke Occurs
...tation in adultpatients," said Just. "While no one looks
forward to a stroke, there is somecomfort in knowing that we all carry around a set of thinking spare parts thatknow how to install themselves if the need arises." The results also indicate the organizational flexibility of thecortical sy...
Chessboard Pattern Mirrors Eye Defects
...the outside by eight neon lights. When the patient looks
into the tube, the illuminated pattern is reflected by the cornea and then recorded with a CCD camera. The pattern consists of black, yellow and blue blocks arranged in such a way that no blocks of the same colour touch one another and that each grou...
UF Researchers Cite Possible Link Between Autism, Schizophrenia And Diet
..."If we ring a bell beside a rat'scage, it normally looks
up to see where the noise is coming from. But therats after beta-casomorphin-7 didn't do that -- they were completelyoblivious to the bell-ringing above them. This struck us as interestingbecause many mothers of autistic children comment that they se...
Radically New Type Of Surgery Tested On First Patient
...ing through whatever lies en route. The MSS, which looks
like amagnetic resonance imager, directs a catheter to a predetermined part of thebrain along a pathway planned by the surgeon. Matthew A. Howard III, M.D., associate professor of neurosurgery at theUniversity of Iowa, and M. Sean Grady, M.D., profe...
How HIV Evades AZT
...horical pinkie. The structure shows that active RT looks
like a slightly clenched hand, with the thumb almost touching the finger nearest to it. Most drugs that target RT mimic nucleotides. When the drugs are incorporated into DNA strands in the place of normal nucleotides, the strands stop growing, and th...
Hospital Stays Longer Than Three Days For 'Simple' Heart Attacks May Not Be Cost Effective
...isenstein says that the study is novel because "it looks
at a hospitalday as medical therapy. It is one of the first attempts to quantify what is thereal clinical benefit of a day in the hospital." The research team studied detailed records of more than 40,000 patientswho had participated in th...
Commercial Scale Cultivation Of Pharmaceutical-Producing Tobacco Possible, Virginia Tech Scientists Find
...ormed well in protein production. "That means it looks
as though we have great flexibility in regard to varieties," she said. "That, in turn, means that we won't necessarily be limited to any particular growing region in Virginia. The results have shown that we can grow this tobacco at very high densitie...
Novel Therapy To Treat Lung Cancer Patients Enrolling Patients At UCSF Cancer
...usiasm about this drug because the preliminarydata looks
favorable and suggests that MMPs inhibitors (MMPIs) are effective inslowing tumor growth, said David Jablons, MD, UCSF assistant professor ofsurgery and principal investigator of the study. The inhibitors are also welltolerated because they are tak...
By Losing (Molecular) Weight, A Clot-Dissolving Drug May Be In Better Shape To
Help People Avoid A Repeat Heart Attack
...llebrand factor is released from blood vessels, it looks
for a placeto congregate. Heparin seeks out the protein and turns off the mechanism whichmakes the protein come together. Heparin helps keep blood flowing normallythrough the vessels by preventing proteins such as von Willebrand factor fromclogging...
New Report Demonstrates That Following Guidelines Improves Clinical Practices, Reduces Liability Costs
...outcomes and reduce claims expenses." MMI's report looks
at liability losses associated with closed claims inperinatal care (care delivered just before and after birth), perioperativeservices (surgery and anesthesia combined) and emergency services. Fullcompliance with MMI's core risk modification program...
Abstinence Reduces HIV For High-Risk Women - Even Those Who Relapse - Study
...e chance of contracting or spreading HIV.The study looks
at the programs' costs and benefits, both in preventing thespread of HIV and in dollar measures of medical bills and earnings. Inparticular, it helps policy makers who are devising programs determine abreak-even success rate, given that a percentage ...
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