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Rhesus monkeys reason about perspectives of others in obtaining food
...ried from one person looking at the monkey and the other
with their back turned, to one person having their eyes covered with cardboard and the other
with only their mouth covered with cardboard. "What we are interested in is whether monkeys can rea...
Reducing hostility in young coronary artery disease patients is important piece of rehabilitation
...the study. "We believe that reducing hostility and other
distress, particularly in young coronary artery disease patients, should be emphasized in rehabilitation following a heart attack." Dr. Lavie and Richard Milani, M.D., also of the Ochsner Clinic Foundation, sought to determine the prevalence of hosti...
Neurobehavioral function during coma, stroke rehabilitation effective for elderly
...itively about themselves and work and differs from other
CBT programs in that it seeks to enhance social an...es. Rat study may aid in testing medications and other
treatments for urinary incontinence, pg 109 This study tests the short-term effects and functional ...
Teen tooth trauma prevalent in Ontario
...ty of Dentistry. Similar studies have been done in other
countries because tooth trauma is considered one of the most severe conditions children can experience. "Once you break an anterior tooth, you carry that with you for life," says Locker. "Although it can be treated, there's a likelihood you'll need t...
Brain imaging studies investigate pain reduction by hypnosis
...reas of the pain network and increased activity in other
areas of the brain under hypnosis," said Sebastian...ng studies also showed increased activation in two other
brain structures - the left anterior cingulate cortex and the basal ganglia. The researchers specula...
Binge drinking can impair both mood and cognitive performance
...drinking history and then assessing their mood and other
cognitive abilities is unique," added Fulton T. Crews, director of the Center for Alcohol Studies at the University of North Carolina. "These individuals are not seeking treatment or aware of alcohol induced changes in their psychological make up." ...
Chemicals in tattoo inks need closer scrutiny
...pose health threats in the form of heavy metals or other
potentially dangerous chemicals. Overall, the stud...ng the tattoo ink industry more closely. There are other
problems with unknown compositions of tattoo inks. For example, surgery to remove tattoos is becomin...
New fingerprint visualization method uses X-rays to reveal missing clues
...t in the future, the researchers hope to integrate other
spectroscopic methods besides MXRF that can detect...ore studies are planned, they say. Besides Worley, other
Los Alamos investigators involved in this study include Sara S. Wiltshire, Thomasin C. Miller, Georg...
In solution, tiny magnetic wires scatter light
...her 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 nanotechnology der...
Finances, not having a dentist are primary barriers to seniors receiving needed dental care
...eds by young seniors may be less frequent than the other
senior age groups because they still are able to drive. As the loss of driving ability increases with age, so too does the need for transportation assistance to the dentist. And in rural areas, the dentist may be more than an hour away. Distance, ...
Routine dental panoramic X-rays not necessary, study shows
...aluated the X-rays for evidence of bone lesions or other
abnormal appearances that would indicate trouble. The evaluators found a total of 352 lesions, and concluded that all but a few would have been picked up by full-mouth-series X-rays. The only lesions that would not have been picked up on a fu...
Study finds direct association between cardiovascular disease and periodontal bacteria
...e involved in causing periodontal disease, and the other
seven serving as controls. Then, for evaluation of their cardiovascular health, the participants received a carotid intima-media thickness (IMT) measurement and provided a blood sample to determine their C-reactive protein levels. C-reactive protein ...
Forensic dentistry key in identifying victims of tsunamis, other disasters
...ion for comparison with dental records. Therefore, other
diagnostic approaches have been developed. Traces of saliva and fragments of teeth and bone may be a valuable source of DNA evidence, offering new probes to solve unanswered questions and clarify unusual cases. Craniofacial reconstruction is another ...
Age shouldn't be a factor in kidney transplantation
...lants are age 50 or older. Wake Forest Baptist and other
centers are grappling with how to best use the limited number of kidneys that are available each year from deceased donors. "There is a critical shortage of kidneys for transplantation, which puts us in the difficult situation of rationing organs," s...
Philanthropist Paul F. Glenn launches labs for aging research at Harvard Medical School
... programs and through important relationships with other
institutions focused on understanding the molecular biology of aging and mechanisms that govern the pace at which normal individuals experience physiological decline and disease. "As we mark our 40th anniversary, we are very excited to establish thi...
Nursing mothers having surgery -- How long a wait to breastfeed safely?
... part of a conscious sedation technique along with other
intravenously administered agents, including a narcotic for pain and a benzodiazepine for amnesia. The Northwestern researchers found that less than 0.1 percent of the dose of propofol used to put the patient to sleep appeared in her breast milk wit...
ENDO 2005 - The Endocrine Society's 87th annual meeting
...he meeting.Information about press conferences and other
media events planned for ENDO 2005 will be available in The Society's Online Press Room in spring 2005. Check http://www.endo-society.org/media/pressroom.cfm for more information...
Rasagiline reduces disability for patients with advanced Parkinson's disease
...o use for both patient and the clinician than most other
Tumor-targeted immune cells cure prostate cancer in mice without causing systemic immune suppression
...as had been the case in earlier studies by Lee and other
researchers. "To the best of our knowledge, studies to test this concept have not been attempted before," Lee said. In summary, these CD8+ T cells were specifically reactive against tumor tissues. Second, they were insensitive to TGF-beta. The tw...
Teen athletes continue tobacco use, despite severe consequences
...rchers concluded that: tobacco use is a marker for other
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...
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