Tag: "nighttime" at medical news
Four-Year Study Shows Long-Term Effectiveness Of Proscar In Treating Enlarged Prostates
...ry flow, frequent urination,urgency to urinate and nighttime
urination. The condition can progressto acute urinary retention or require surgery to prevent furthercomplications such as urinary- tract infections, bleeding and bladderstones. Almost 60 percent of men over the age of 50 experienceproblems due to pr...
Wake Up To Stroke -- Night Strokes Linked To Long Delays In Care
.... Without abetter way of pinpointing the onset of nighttime
strokes, we have limitedpotential to treat these patients with thrombolytic drugs." Just a few years ago, few treatments for stroke existed, but now clot-busters --or thrombolytics -- can dissolve the clots that cause most strokes and thusprevent bra...
Nighttime Asthma Squeezes School Attendance
Children suffering nighttime
asthma attacks, which can be as severe asdaytime a...utine daytime functioning." One reason for nighttime
asthma may be the environment, says Diette.Triggers like dust mites and cockroach antigens tend to b...
New Findings On Asthma And Breastfeeding, Obesity And Asthma And Snoring And Pre-eclampsia At ALA/ATS Meeting
...ction may be responsible for alarge portion of the nighttime
increase in blood pressure in pre-eclampsia, andth...treatment may minimize the obstruction and improve nighttime
blood pressurecontrol in these women. The study of 32 women with severe pre-eclampsia and...
Near-Sightedness In Children Linked To Light Exposure During Sleep Before Age Two
...or on the study."The study does not establish that nighttime
lighting during early childhood isa direct cause o...n, not noted before, between a daily dark period - nighttime
- duringinfancy and later near-sightedness in children may well have significantclinical ramificatio...
Stimulating growth hormone production in older adults can reduce body fat and increase hormone levels
...els. Compared to placebo, GHRH boosted the nighttime
secretion of growthhormone by approximately 35 percent, which in turn led to an increase of 50percent in blood IGF-I levels in men, and 20 percent in women. There was amoderate but significant reduction in body fat (about 5 percent) in both men andwo...
Sound of silence: "Quiet Curtains" combine audio privacy and aesthetics for
nursing homes, hospitals, hotels and offices
...t work for QuietCurtains. Last year while studying nighttime
incontinence management, the RehabR&D Center began to examine environmental factors affecting patients' rest --namely noise -- which led to Ahuja's involvement and invention. "Sleep for these people is very disrupted to begin with," explainedOusland...
Narcolepsy network issues national 'wake up' call
...acks,"regardless of the amount or quality of prior nighttime
sleep. Unfortunately,only a small percentage of p...ing asleep or upon awakening disruptions of normal nighttime
sleep "automatic behavior" - performing familiar or routine tasks without fullawareness or memory of...
Study casts doubt that melatonin goes down as age goes up: Older buyers take note
...ranging in age from 65 to 81, and found that their nighttime
melatonin levels did not differ significantly from...t find any statistically significant difference in nighttime
melatonin concentrations between the young and older subjects, although our study does not address w...
Sleepyheads, snorers face risk of stroke
...ith daytime sleepiness, average hours of sleep and nighttime
snoring, Qureshi says. The participants were also examined for the presence of carotid artery stenosis, a build-up of fatty material leading to narrowing of the principal arteries to the neck and head. Carotid artery stenosis is itself an indic...
NHLBI to launch sleep and children education campaign
...h care providers about the importance of adequate nighttime
sleep at least nine hours each night for children's health and optimal performance. Program includes a news conference; awards ceremony for three Garfield online sleep contest winners; and a sleep education activity with 80 elementary schoo...
NHLBI launches sleep & children education program with Garfield the Cat as "Spokescat"
...lth care providers with the message that adequate nighttime
sleep at least nine hours each night is important to their health, performance, and safety. At a press conference attended by Garfield the Cat, three Garfield sleep contest winners, 80 D.C. elementary school children, and others, NHLBI Director...
Study on teen licensing: N.C. crashes involving 16-year-olds drop dramatically
...pervisor, followed by prohibitions on unsupervised nighttime
driving and transporting of passengers, until the teen has accumulated at least six months of additional driving experience without an adult supervisor, the report stated....
Filatov Eye Institute contests validity of recent study
...ss occurred rarely, side effects such as dry eyes, nighttime
starbursts, and reduced contrast sensitivity occur... It is a known fact that some patients report more nighttime
difficulties with both LASIK and contact lenses than with glasses. This is because correcting visio...
Link found between kids sleep, behavior problems
...entifying and treating childrens snoring and other nighttime
breathing problems, we could help address some of the most common and challenging childhood behavioral issues. But more research will be necessary to show whether this is the case. Until then, he suggests, all parents should pay attention to their ch...
Two-drug therapy is best for symptomatic prostate enlargement
... Symptoms include urinary urgency, frequency, and nighttime
urination. "This is the kind of clear-cut result we all strive for when we launch a clinical trial," says Leroy M. Nyberg Jr., Ph.D., M.D., whose urology research program at the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK...
Hypertension is study focus of $10 million NIH grant to MCG
...nd have higher pressures. "That shift may occur at nighttime
when blood pressure should be dropping," Dr. Harshfield said. A third project relates to the kidneys and salt sensitivity as well as the natural balance of blood vessel constrictors and dilators that goes awry in hypertension. The collaboration of D...
New study: Sleep apnea linked to decreased libido
... "It is our hope that in the future, by correcting nighttime
breathing patterns we will be able to stimulate hormone production and thereby raise libidos."...
Higher nocturnal blood pressure predictive of kidney disease in diabetes
blood pressure is a simple, painless and noninvasi... developed microalbuminuria. This group also had nighttime
systolic blood pressure that was significantly higher than those in study participants with normal u...
Rensselaer research team sheds light on a good night's sleep for those with Alzheimer's
...eep more often during the day. The major result is nighttime
wandering, a top factor in why patients are institutionalized. Figueiro's team conducted the light study for 30 days at the Schuyler Ridge Residential and Adult Day Health Care Center in Clifton Park. The team chose blue LEDs (light-emitting diodes)...