Tag: "right" at medical news
Common Dental Bleaching Ingredient May Promote Growth Of Precancerous Oral Lesions, UB Dental Researchers Find
...n-peroxide solution to premalignant lesions in the right
cheekpouches of hamsters. Hydrogen peroxide was applied three times a week for 12weeks. Boyd said many dental practitioners use 3-percent hydrogen peroxide as arinse or to debride oral wounds. Lesions in the hamsters' left cheek pouc...
Dental Researchers Retract Statement Indicating Hydrogen Peroxide May Be Cancer
...were discontinued. After a period of one week, the right
cheek pouches were treated three timesweekly with ...e left cheekpouches and compared to those from the right
cheek pouches in each animal. Anydifferences in fluorescence cannot be interpreted as being due to ...
Early Intervention Key To Repairing Hole In Heart Disease
...genital atrial septal defects (ASD) that cause the right
chamber of the heartto enlarge. "Scientists have l... the blood to shunt, or flow, from the left to the right
chamber. Theright side of the heart eventually enlarges as it must work harder to keep theextra bloo...
Improved Ritalin Offers Smaller Doses And Fewer Side Effects
...ounds generally have mirror images, known as being right
and left handed,but often only one of the "hands" ...e taken," by only including the biologicallyactive right
hand of Ritalin. The most common reported side effects of Ritalinarenervousness and insomnia. ...
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Physicians Perform First Known Pediatric Laser Surgery For Farsightedness
...extremely farsighted. Kiley had20/20 vision in his right
eye but he was legally blind in his left. According toDr. Wright, when one eye is able to focus and the other remains extremely out offocus in childhood, the brain learns to "turn off" the blurred image. Glassesusually provide only minimal help becau...
Brain Activity Differs In Introverts And Extroverts, UI Study Shows
...lity trait -- introversion orextroversion -- isn't right
or wrong. These variations in brain activity suggestthat a lot of our individual differences have an underlying biological cause." The subjects, 10 men and eight women, first took personality tests to determinethe extent to which they were introverts...
People With Brain Injury To Frontal Lobe Don't Get Punch Lines -- Prefer Slapstick Humor!
...new study has found that people with damage to the right
frontal lobe of thebrain have trouble getting punc...d belly laugh. Previous studieshave implicated the right
hemisphere and frontal lobes in general. "We always thought of humor as a defining human attribute, ...
Hardening Of The Aorta Increases The Risk Of Stroke
...ng technique allows us to put the ultrasound probe right
ontothe vessel and look directly at the ascending aorta," says Barzilai. "It's easyto imagine that if plaques break loose, they can potentially travel downstreamtoward the blood vessels that feed the brain or kidneys or other organs. Butit's also lik...
Psychologist Detects Brain-Activity Changes In Maltreated Kids
...ggest thattraditional therapies may not stress the right
issues. An educational approachcould help people better decode emotional situations and make healthyadjustments to theirperception of comfortable or threatening environments.Having child-abuse victims focus on their reactions in real-world situations...
ENBREL (Etanercept) Patient And Physician Support Web Site Launched
...ferersand their doctors determine if ENBREL may be right
for them, and highlightsseveral patients' personal...ction while on ENBREL, you should tell your doctor right
away. Thelong-term effects of treatments like ENBREL on serious infection, malignancy, orautoimmune...
NICHD-Funded Researchers Show Estrogen Effects On Brain After Menopause
...ration of the stimuli, and increased activation in right
frontal regionsduring retrieval of the stimuli. This pattern has been observed in youngercompared to older participants in previous imaging studies. Shaywitz noted that whether on estrogen or the placebo, the womenreceived roughly the same ...
Neurobiologists Show How The Brain Processes Signals From Pheromones
...e, that the other one is female, that it is at the right
part of the cycleto mate and that it hasn't mated ...ccessory olfactory system, becausethe left and the right
accessory olfactory bulbs are not mirror images. Theneurons of the main and the accessory olfactory ...
Carnegie Mellon, Pitt Team Show That Adult Brains Compensate For Damage To Language Systems After Stroke Occurs
...network of mirrorimage brain areas in the left and right
side of the brain, with one side,usually the left, being dominant. The subordinate side, usually the right, mayspend most of its lifetime playing an understudy role, as well as developing itsown specializations. But if a stroke or some other neuro...
New Method Assesses Risk Of Advanced Cancer After Prostate Removal
... is back and they need to get treated aggressively right
away. But thatisn't always the case," says Mario Eisenberger, M.D., a Hopkins oncologist andstudy co-author. "Patients may live for years without having the cancer spread.This information will better equip doctors and their patients to decide who is ...
Clogged Neck Artery May Warn Of Heart Attack As Well As Stroke
...of the carotidarteries to search both the left and right
sides, and branches, forobstructions. Researchers...ad 50 percent or more obstruction of their left or right
carotid arteryand 88 percent had some degree of obstruction in their heart arteries. Heartdisease i...
Cure For Abnormal Heart Rhythm Available To More People
...with suspected rightatrial tachycardia because the right
atrium is the easiest heart chamber toaccess, Schmitt says. He and his colleagues expect it may ultimately proveeffective in mapping other kinds of abnormal heart rhythms. For example, itcould be used in patients with irregular heartbeat arising fr...
Semiconductor Plants May Be A Danger To The Health Of Employees
...s will be theunfortunate growth industry following right
behind. Ted Smith, executivedirector of the Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition, a campaign group in California,says: "The dirtier and more labour-intensive processes are increasingly beingshuffled to underdeveloped countries throughout the global South,...
Heart Drug Finds New Use In Patients With Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome
...help a lot of people who aren't adequately treated right
now." In a study presented at the 1998 American Heart Association meetings inNovember, the UCSF researchers showed for the first time that Ibutilide cansafely and effectively stop atrial fibrillation in patients with WPW. Atrialfibrillation was indu...
Keeping Electronic Patient Records Whilst Maintaining Privacy Is Feasible With Appropriate Systems In Place
...ign, appropriate organisational procedures and the right
cultural approach will all have to be adopted....
Sex Differences Found In Proportions Of Gray And White Matter In The Brain: Links To Differences In Cognitive Performance Seen
...um, a large body of nerve fibers that connects the right
and lefthemispheres of the brain. Those studies showed that women have a relativelylarger corpus callosum than men. The corpus callosum, however, is composed ofwhite matter, the tissue type seen in this study at lower overall proportions inwomen than...
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