Tag: "right" at medical news
How Ritalin Enhances Memory: Clues Provided By Brain Scans of ADHD Patients Using The Drug
...Schweitzer et al., 1997) a dysfunction in the same right
frontalmedial region in patients with ADHD when asked to perform a working memory task. Working memory is a fairly new term that replaces and expands upon theconcept of short-term memory. Researchers have theorized that working memoryserves n...
Pairing Two Drugs With Angioplasty May Offer Best Success In Treating Heart Attacks
...w (46 percentof patients), compared with using the right
dose of a clot-buster and a "superaspirin" (63 percent of patients in this study had full blood flow after anhour). Abciximab, known under the trade name Reopro, has been dubbed theultimate aspirin because it stops blood from clotting, and r...
This Week's Forecast May Be A Heart Attack
...pressure rose by 10 millibars above sea level [the right
sideof the "V"], there was an 11 percent increase of heart attack rates, and whenpressure dropped by 10 millibars [left side of the "V"], there was a 12 percentincrease," he says. "The V-like relationship was observed for fatal, nonfataland recurren...
Duke Physicians: Clinicians Have Ethical Obligation To Consider Alternative Medicine
..., he said, is respect for persons -- thepatients' right
to autonomy in choosing care. Clinicians must respect theirpatients' right
to be informed so patients can make the best decisions regardingtheir treatment. While clinicians' k...
Drip And Ship: Start Drug Early, Especially If Plan To Transfer Heart Patient To Larger Hospital
...entional capabilities, patients are given the drug right
away,and they do well," Greenbaum said. "The problem is that the majority of peoplein the U.S. and the world first come to hospitals that don't have thesecapabilities." To see if eptifibatide had additional benefit when administered beforetr...
Famous Faces Activate More Parts Of The Brain
...ch provides only nonverbal cues -- you useonly the right
side of the brain." Kelley will present his findin...liar faces activated a corresponding region on the right
sideof the brain. Namable objects activated both the right
and left regions. The researchers...
Faster Relief From Influenza Symptoms For 'High Risk' And Otherwise Healthy Patients With Inhaled Zanamivir
...a Holdings. This licence gives Glaxo Wellcome the right
to developand market zanamivir worldwide. The first application to market the product was made in Australia at the end ofMarch 1998. Regulatory submissions for zanamivir, to be marketed under thetradename Relenza have recently been made in the US, C...
Differences In Brain Function Found For Attention Deficit Disorder
... striatalcircuitry of the brain that is what's not right
with this disorder," Vaidyasaid. "That is why we imaged this part of the brain, and our study confirmedthat these structures are, indeed, important for ADD." Ritalin primarily, but not exclusively, influences dopamine neurotransmission.The opposite ...
Substance Discovered That Induces Hair Follicle Formation In The Mature Skin Cells Of Mice
...ormed. If we can induce those two partners at the right
time, new hair could be formed in places where it has been lost. The genetically engineered mice were exceptionally hairy. In some mice, most skin cells became hair follicles. Unlike in embryogenesis, however, the genetically engineered skin of ...
Medicare Policy Contradicts Preferred Treatment For Precancerous Skin Conditions, Westwood Squibb Center For Dermatology Research Reports
...immediately. Yet,Medicare policies give states the right
to induce doctors into using othertreatments first. "In states such as Florida, Medicare will not reimburse doctors whoremove lesions on the first visit, with a few exceptions," said Feldman, who isthe center's director, and associate profess...
Visual Environment Can Affect Even Healthy Eyes --- Nature Works With Nuture For Good Vision
...s is about a seven millimeter increase -- just the right
length for normal vision with no refractive error. Refraction refers to the deflection of a ray of light as it enters the eye. As it goes in the light is bent or refracted. With normal vision, the image of a distant target comes into focus ...
Campaign Targets Oral Complications Of Cancer Treatment
... dentists and patients,however, are unaware of the right
steps to take to prevent or manage thesepotentially serious side effects. Oral Health, Cancer Care, and You: Fitting the Pieces Together informs healthprofessionals and patients about what they can do to reduce the risk and impactof oral complicat...
New Surgery At Cedars-Sinai Provides Hope For Epilepsy Patient Who Has Had A Lifetime Of Seizures
...n tosleep for testing, determined that Mary Kate's right
hippocampus had thecapacity to "take over" the functions performed by the left side. Following the surgery, she spent four days recuperating before returning homeshortly before Christmas. "I'm so happy, but I feel like knocking on wood," MaryKate adm...
MIT Microchip Releases Chemicals On Demand
.... The chip could also be cheap. "We're making them right
now in a research lab forabout $20 each," Professo...reprogrammed torelease the proper chemicals at the right
times and in the right
order could befitted to the end of a probe, swirled in a vial of fluid at the...
Campaign Targets Oral Complications Of Cancer Treatment
...ists, and oncologists, however, are unaware of the right
steps to take to prevent or manage these potentially serious problems. Oral Health, Cancer Care and You: Fitting the Pieces Together informs health care providers and patients about what they can do to reduce the risk and impact of oral complicati...
Nurse Practitioners Reducing Costs, Expanding Care
...to $36,400 for an RN. The field isexpected to grow right
along with the demand for primary health care providers. Wilkerson says the field has a number of rewards in addition to highersalaries. "Advanced practice nurses have a lot more flexibility in terms of the kindof work they do and when they d...
Improved Medications Can Nip Allergy Season In The Bud
...start getting sinus problems, I take themedication right
away -- otherwise, the stuffiness can kill me." Too many people suffer needlessly with allergies, according to Zab Mohsenifar,M.D., director of the Division of Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine atCedars-Sinai Medical Center. In the Los Angeles area, ...
Early Dental Exams For Children Can Avert Problems Posed By Bottled Water And "Bottle Caries"
...gn of pus, they should follow upwith their dentist right
away. A root canal or extraction of the tooth maybecome necessary. For parents, the best way to ensure a healthy smile that lasts a lifetime isearly dental care for their child, Dr. Weintraub stated. "Ask your pediatricianto recommend a qualified ped...
In Battle For Attention, Left Side Of Brain Wins Over The Right, UF Researchers Find
...et up, images viewed on the left go directly tothe right
side of the brain for processing," Heilman said. I...de would really grab your attentionbecause it goes right
to the hemisphere that is dominant for attentionalfunctions." In an age when scientific research oft...
New U-M Analysis Of Brain At Work
...atial storage tasks activate specific areas of the right
cortex,and storage of information about objects, such as smiling vs. frowning faces,activates still different, more ventral, or lower, regions at the front of thecortex. Smith and Jonides also found that two of the fundamental executiveprocesses---pa...
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