Tag: "negative" at medical news
NIDA sponsors frontiers in addiction research mini-convention
...of research, including motivationally positive and negative
aspects of nicotine, identifying the nicotine receptor in the human brain, and dopamine-based and nondopamine reward pathways. The NIDA co-chairs are Dr. William Corrigall and Dr. Paul Schnur. 10:30 a.m. to 12:35 p.m. - Creative Directions in Ima...
Epilepsy study shows memory loss after brain surgery
...ain tissue from resection and thus to minimize the negative
consequences of anterior temporal lobectomy, a more conventional surgical technique. Most often SAH is sufficient to eliminate recurrent seizures in patients. ...
Problematic behaviour of dementing patients exacerbated
... In this situation the patient-carer pairs exert a negative
influence on each other. The majority of dementing patients are cared for at home by either the partner or one of the children. Behavioural problems frequently occur during all stages of the dementing process and encompass a wide range of symptoms, s...
Smoking and the risk of rheumatoid arthritis
.... However, no risk was found for rheumatoid factor negative
RA in this study. Beyond strengthening the case against cigarette smoking as a health hazard, this study has important implications for ongoing research into the factors contributing to RA and other autoimmune diseases. "Our study also emphasizes the...
Acute decrease in testosterone level has few negative effects on healthy men
...esticular functioning. Hypogonadism may also have negative
effects on bone metabolism, muscle mass, and mood ...chers write, "Few subjects in this study developed negative
mood symptoms during an otherwise dramatic albeit brief (four-week) withdrawal and replacement of te...
Certain types of schizophrenia may be linked to summer birth
... deficit schizophrenia, defined by the presence of negative
symptoms, including inability to experience pleasure, lack of interest in socializing, speech deficits, blunted emotional response, poor eye contact, and more severe course of illness. Nondeficit schizophrenia is characterized by symptoms including ...
Prof: Local health campaigns not reaching adults with bad habits
...ting as normal and desirable without linking it to negative
consequences," he says. "A great example of a health campaign that is breaking from tradition is the anti-drug campaign. Instead of news stories, they use commercials that are catchy, stylish and offer a sense of thrill that targets the adolescent at...
Wealth does not create individual happiness and it doesn't build a strong country, either
... and meaning, optimism and trust, and positive and negative
emotions in specific areas such as work life and social relationships. The periodic assessment of a sample of the population would provide policymakers with a much stronger basis to gauge the well-being of the nation. It would allow them to refocus...
A glass of red wine a day may keep prostate cancer away
...leagues found no significant effects positive nor negative
associated with the consumption of beer or hard liquor and no consistent risk reduction with white wine, which suggests that there must be a beneficial compound in red wine that other types of alcohol lack. That compound, Stanford and colleagues bel...
Fox Chase Cancer Center researchers identify novel target for detecting ovarian cancer in blood
...that there were no false-positive results. A gene negative
for hypermethylation in the tumor DNA was always negative
in the matched serum or peritoneal fluid DNA. "There is no other obvious body fluid available for ov...
Privacy rule builds biomedical research bottleneck
...ston Park Plaza Hotel. "HIPAA has had substantial negative
effects on our ability to recruit individuals to participate in research," says Dr. Ness, whose expertise is in women's health-related research, including preeclampsia, ovarian cancer, vaginal microbiology, pelvic inflammatory disease and pregnancy o...
New class of compounds promises to revive failing hearts
...y improving its ability to relax, they also have a negative
flipside: they leave the heart with a diminished capacity for pumping. Hoping to improve on that formula, researchers at The Johns Hopkins University have developed a new class of NO-based compounds called nitroxyl (HNO) precursors that produce HNO. ...
ACPM to host web-based conference on low carbohydrate diets and adolescents
...at dietary patterns are appropriate for youth. The negative
effects of restricting carbohydrates and other essential components in an adolescent's diet may be cause for concern. "A great deal of misunderstanding surrounds low carbohydrate diets," states Dr. Robert Harmon, president of the American College of ...
Siblings help children get along with others in kindergarten
...is that larger families can have both positive and negative
impacts on children," he said....
AIDS toll in African heartland isn't always what people think
...t to be more effective in helping and we want less negative
consequences of the assistance," said Michael Webe...mics. "Policies and mitigation programs can have a negative
spill over on the rest of the households in these communities. We want to avoid rearranging the chai...
College students mandated to take alcohol interventions: what works
...anges to practices that minimize the likelihood of negative
consequences, such as moderating consumption and u...ivers. Obviously, the most effective way to avoid negative
consequences is not to drink. However, despite the minimum legal drinking age of 21, that's not the...
How brain gives special resonance to emotional memories
...llection of pictures that evoked both positive and negative
emotions and those that were neutral. Emotional pictures depicted such negative
events as aggressive acts or injured people and such positive events as romantic scenes or sporting ...
Some positive findings in new study on cocaine exposed children
... a relationship between fetal cocaine exposure and negative
child developmental outcomes in the first years of life, although others have not." In this study, Lynn T. Singer, Ph.D., from the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, and colleagues assessed the effects of prenatal cocaine exposure an...
Parkinson's caregivers at risk for deteriorating health
...o is at greatest risk of caregiver strain, and the negative
effect on health and depression. The study of more than 150 spouse-caregivers of early-stage Parkinson's patients found that physical and mental health declined and strain increased dramatically over 10 years. The investigators also found that there...
Study examines effects of prenatal cocaine exposure and influence of home environment on IQ scores
... a relationship between fetal cocaine exposure and negative
child developmental outcomes in the first years of life, although others have not." In this study, Lynn T. Singer, Ph.D., from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, and colleagues assessed the effects of prenatal cocaine exposure and the qualit...
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