Tag: "nose" at medical news
Alzheimers Disease Could Soon Be Treated With Nose Drops
...rodegenerative disorders could soon be treatedwith nose
drops. Researchers in Minnesota say that the nasal...rowth factor 1, a possible treatment forstroke, in nose
drops. Frey's team will report on its findings at a meeting of the AmericanAssociation of Ph...
Electronic Nose Inspects Cheese, Hints At Human Sense Of Smell
... have shown that an electronic nose
-- a computerized device th... "An electronic nose
is not a replacement for people -- it is a supplement," said Harper. "It allo...
Penn State Chemist Identifies New Lime Aroma Component
...to detect changesin the aroma. "The human nose
can detect odors at far lower levels than instruments,"she says. "The human nose
is the most sensitive detector on the market tomeasure aroma intensities. "We take very simp...
People With Brain Injury To Frontal Lobe Don't Get Punch Lines -- Prefer Slapstick Humor!
...unny choice - originalpunch line) "Hey boss, your nose
is too big for your face!" (slapstick ending - rightfrontal damaged patients are likely to choose)...
Women May React To General Anesthesia Differently Than Men
...r general surgery, gynecologic, urologic, ENT (ear nose
or throat), ororthopedic procedures. They were all given the same doses of an hypnotic drugcalled propofol, which affects consciousness, along with a painkiller calledalfentanil and nitrous oxide, which also mediates pain and awareness. Thesedrugs ar...
Sniffing Out The Promise Of Anti-Angiogenesis Therapy
...ients with anintranasal solution administered as a nose
drop of IM862. They found that 37percent of the pa...eptidecan be self administered by the patient as a nose
drop," says Gill. Perhaps an intriguing thing about anti-angiogenesis drugs like IM862 is that itwor...
Weizmann Institute scientists develop a potential future treatment for myasthenia gravis
... that the receptor fragments were giventhrough the nose
rather than injected. The nose
drops protected the rats againstthe myasthenia gravis-like disease. When the treatment was given to...
NYU researcher unveils the scientist in painter Chuck Close
...d forward and backward to find the point where the nose
emergesfrom the canvas. These "critical distances" were recorded for each observer.Pelli also measured the size of the blocks making up the painting, andcalculated the angle subtended at the observer's eye at the critical distance.To his surprise, th...
New nasal obstruction procedure offers cheaper, pain-free alternative to surgery
CHAPEL HILL -- An ear, nose
and throat doctor at the University of NorthCaroli...dure, I believe, is changing the way a lot of ear, nose
and throatdoctors address nasal obstruction. The only option before was the operatingroom. "...
Scientists find protein in Epstein-Barr virus causes B cell lymphoma in laboratory mice
...ncies asBurkett's lymphoma, Hodgkin's lymphoma and nose
and throat cancer. It isespecially hazardous to AIDS patients and other patients whose immune systemshave weakened. "We have shown for the first time that Epstein-Barr virus clearly cancause cancer," said Dr. Nancy Raab-Traub, professor of mi...
Duke team seeks novel vaccine strategy for HIV
...ody ischallenged -- for example, the lining of the nose
-- any S-IgA immune responsethat is generated may also appear in other mucosal surfaces, such as the mouth,upper respiratory tract, GI tract or reproductive organs. "One benefit of a nasally introduced vaccine is that it is non-invasive, sopresumably...
Cocaine acts on central nervous system, causing vessel constriction, rapid
... like the cocaine, has a bitter taste and numbsthe nose
but has no other physiological manifestations. ...the patients before, during and after theyreceived nose
drops of cocaine. The readings showed a two- to threefold increasein sympathetic nerve firing, demon...
Infectious disease researcher available to discuss new federal recommendations aimed at protecting college students from meningococcal meningitis
...arry it for days or weeks in the secretions of the nose
and throat without getting sick. Even so, meningococcal meningitis appears to be an opportunistic disease, infecting people who live in close proximity. In fact, the military began fighting the bacteria years ago, introducing the first vaccine in 197...
Cranfield technology noses ahead
...aduate Medical School have developed an artificial nose
that electronically identifies odours. It uses the same process human noses except odours are classified electronically, thereby avoiding human bias. The technology will dramatically reduce the diagnosis time for Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs). UTIs...
ORNL project seeks to pinpoint time since death
... scan technology. Her goal is to use an electronic nose
with 32 sensors and identify a unique signature that would look for changes over time. It is something that could be used by police officers in the field to help locate bodies. "Although our ultimate goal would be to develop an odor-sensitive instrum...
Can you have headaches without pain?
...dness of the eye, contraction of the pupil, stuffy nose
and drooping eyelid. About one in every 1,000 people suffer from cluster headache and the majority of sufferers are men....
Rise in non-communicable diseases commands pharmaceutical scientists attention
...at antibodies linger in the mucus membranes of the nose
and lungs binding the flu virus on contact. Researchers estimate that this new delivery system for the flu vaccine will be available in one year....
Other highlights in the November 5 issue of JNCI
...ormaldehyde has been associated with cancer of the nose
in rats and mice. The association between formaldehyde and risk of cancer in humans has been less clear. Michael Hauptmann, Ph.D., of the National Cancer Institute, and his colleagues followed 25,619 U.S. factory workers and found that the relative ...
New sensor upgrades artificial bomb sniffers
...to degrade over time, Walt says, just as the human nose
looses its ability to sense and remember certain o...labs are working to develop a practical artificial nose
technology, but acceptable accuracy still remains an elusive goal. Now about the size of a desktop c...
UT Southwestern researchers identify mechanisms by which cocaine elevates blood pressure
...stered a small, medically approved dose of cocaine nose
drops to 15 healthy cocaine-naive study participan...erve activity during administration of the cocaine nose
drops. The researchers found that when cocaine is given directly into the artery in the upper arm, i...
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