Tag: "may" at medical news
New fingerprint visualization method uses X-rays to reveal missing clues
...Abnormally high levels of potassium, for instance, may
suggest the presence of potassium nitrate, a compo...of explosives. High levels of sulfur and potassium may
suggest gunpowder. Other elements could reveal environmental clues, such as soil type and food parti...
In solution, tiny magnetic wires scatter light
...ycerol. "Another advantage that 'magnetic fluids' may
have over other light-directing devices, such as mirrors, is that fluids can easily take various shapes," Bentley adds. Bentley calls her microscopic wires "nanowires" after nanotechnology, the booming, cutting-edge science of small. The "nano" in na...
Finances, not having a dentist are primary barriers to seniors receiving needed dental care
...nces between age groups, Zittel-Palamara said: "It may
be that younger seniors have more apprehension abo...t amount of money on dental treatment because they may
have retired recently and now are living on a fixed income. This generation of seniors also remembe...
Study finds direct association between cardiovascular disease and periodontal bacteria
...recent studies found that testing for this protein may
be predictive of developing heart disease. The scientists found that the higher the levels of the periodontal-disease-causing bacteria, the more likely people were to have thicker carotid arteries....
Forensic dentistry key in identifying victims of tsunamis, other disasters
... identification process. Modern disaster scenarios may
include more destruction, fragmentation, and mingl...entific methods. Since teeth and dental structures may
survive post mortem, personal identification by means of dental data is still one of the most reliab...
Radiography used to identify teens with sleep apnea
...gher RDI scores than those with low CRI scores, it may
be possible to use cephalometric radiographs to identify teenagers at risk for sleep-disordered breathing....
Age shouldn't be a factor in kidney transplantation
...iding elderly patients with scarce donated kidneys may
not represent a worthwhile investment." Stratta's ...lection, the kidneys from expanded criteria donors may
function for as long as kidneys donated under the standard criteria, about eight to 12 years. He cau...
Cornea transplants can be improved
... by the nation's eye banks to assess corneal cells may
help to select corneas with optimal health for tra...ornea's endothelial cells because those parameters may
help to determine the long-term (at least ten years) survival of a transplanted cornea. (Endothelial...
Philanthropist Paul F. Glenn launches labs for aging research at Harvard Medical School
... learn to control expression of specific genes, we may
be able to prolong healthy cell life without a complete understanding of the biochemical pathways involved." In addition to funding these important initiatives through the creation of the Paul F. Glenn Laboratories at Harvard Medical School, it is th...
Growth hormone treatment improves symptoms of metabolic disorder in postmenopausal women
...have discovered that growth hormone (GH) treatment may
result in the reduction of multiple metabolic diso...strate the important role growth hormone treatment may
play in reducing serious metabolic conditions, such as diabetes and heart disease. Typically, GH ...
Nursing mothers having surgery -- How long a wait to breastfeed safely?
...ation. They understandably want to know when they may
safely resume breastfeeding. Because there are few data regarding how much of these drugs is actually excreted in the milk, physicians err on the side of caution and advise the women to pump and discard their breast milk for 24 hours after t...
Rasagiline reduces disability for patients with advanced Parkinson's disease
...y data shows that the additional use of rasagiline may
be useful in the treatment of advanced Parkinson's disease. Olivier Rascol (University Hospital, Toulouse, France) and colleagues recruited 687 patients from 74 hospitals and centres in Israel, Argentina, and Europe. 231 individuals were assigned to ...
Tumor-targeted immune cells cure prostate cancer in mice without causing systemic immune suppression
...f tumor-reactive TGF-beta-insensitive CD8+ T cells may
warrant consideration for the treatment of advanced tumors, Lee said. Researchers from Northwestern University; the National Cancer Institute; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; and Peking University ...
Teen athletes continue tobacco use, despite severe consequences
...poor oral health behavior (e.g., alcohol use) that may
increase students' risk of developing oral lesions, and oral health care providers should perform routine oral screenings in this group; and students' attitudes toward tobacco use are affected by their perception of their coaches' attitudes, beliefs,...
Put culture in your life and reduce bad breath: Eat yogurt!
...he results suggest that eating traditional yoghurt may
reduce the components of oral malodor and harmful bacteria....
Will your kids grow up to be fat?
...n children who are in the high normal weight range may
have adverse outcomes later in life, and our challenge may
be even greater than we thought," said Matthew Gillman, senior author on the paper and associate pro...
Steady rise in HIV among heterosexuals in the UK
... country of infection was not established. Figures may
underestimate true numbers as voluntary surveillance systems are subject to under-reporting. The authors conclude that, as the number of heterosexuals living with HIV (diagnosed and undiagnosed) in the United Kingdom grows, the likelihood of heteros...
European folic acid policies are not effective enough
...ugh, say the authors. They explain that many women may
not receive or respond to health promotion message... to commence supplementation before conception, or may
remain unaware that changes in diet are unlikely to achieve sufficient folate intake, and a large pr...
New NHS payment system 'is no panacea'
...tricted, while there is also concern that "gaming" may
result, whereby providers reclassify patients into more complex and therefore more expensive HRGs to gain extra revenue. The research team examined hospital episode statistics to determine whether foundation hospitals showed a change in numbers of em...
UCLA Medical Center becomes first hospital to introduce remote presence robots in ICU
...e specialists are familiar with complications that may
occur and are therefore better able to minimize errors. UCLA will test the RP-6 robot as a way to extend the reach of the intensivist. The patient sees, hears and interacts with the doctor through the nearly 5-foot-6-inch tall robot, which displays a...
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