Tag: "pre" at medical news
UCLA neuroscientists pinpoint new function for mirror neurons
... edition of PLoS Biology, the UCLA team found that pre
motor mirror neuron areas of the brain -- areas active during the execution and the observation of an action -- ascribe intentions to actions when presented within a context. Previously, these neurons were thought to be involved only in action recogn...
Dairy Council of California program receives high marks from teachers & students
...ng foods into the correct groups improving between pre
and post test. In addition, among the first graders who reported eating breakfast the day of the survey, the consumption of each of the five food groups increased. Results from the second grade evaluations showed that after completing the Healthy C...
New overview adds more evidence for safety of third generation Pill
...ration Pill users and non-users. By comparison, in pre
1996 studies it was 13 per 100,000 women years in Pill users compared with 1.5 in non-Pill users. (The research team had also evaluated 22 studies published between 1965 and 1995). Said Professor Spitzer: "With respect to arterial adverse events in r...
Strategies allow for drug-free transplants, report researchers at international congress
...g donor kidney transplantation without any special pre
-treatment could not be weaned off cyclosporine, and weaning had to be discontinued in 16 percent of patients who received infusions of donor bone marrow stem cells into their marrow and blood stream but not the thymus. In the Stanford study, weeks b...
Hormone therapy for breast cancer - the treatments of the future
...How that is done depends on whether the patient is pre
or post-menopausal. In pre-menopausal women GnRH agonists* are used to block ovarian stimulation, but their disadvantage is that they initially stimulate the ovaries and also do not suppress oestrogen production by the ovary completely. So the challe...
Nutrition education with a food label focus helps diabetics over 65 meet treatment goals
...the week to identify patterns. Comparing data from pre
and post tests showed that the nutrition education improved blood sugar control to levels that reduce the risk for large blood vessel complications, a major risk factor for diabetics and a strong predictor of coronary heart disease. Significantly m...