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False recall in older adults and Alzheimer's linked to attention, not memory, breakdown
...rocesss and assimilate theinformation it initially set
out to retrieve. The increase in false memory susceptibility among healthy older adults andindividuals with Alzheimer's seems to indicate that the mind is somehowoverwhelmed by the flood of jumbled recollections still pouring in from anactive network...
Study finds predictors for youth violence and drugs
...persons or property in their first interview. In a set
of initial questionnaires, researchers asked questions about a widerange of behavior, attitudes and activities. In the follow-up interviews a yearlater, the same students were asked about their experience with violent episodessince the initial interv...
Learning with a digital brain
...croscopy. Williams is also producing a new set
of brain sections that will bedisplayed both as photographs and magnetic resonance images. It will givestudents side-by-side comparisons of the same structures visualized withdifferent methods, thanks to a collaboration with the department of radiolo...
WHO issues wake up call against microbial threats
...illers of Familiesand Workforce Press Conference set
at National Press Club June 17 at 9:30 to release Report WASHINGTON, D.C. The World Health Organization (WHO) today warned that the worldhas dangerously underestimated the threat bacteria and viruses are posing tonational security and economic growt...
Rosenbaum discovers "hidden clue" on cardiogram
...CG before a sudden cardiac arrest.Rosenbaum's team set
out to determine why this pattern was linked to fatal cardiac arrhythmias. They detected oscillations in the electrical impulse generated by individual heart cells, causing beat-to-beat alternations.Shortly after the process began, neighboring heart ...
Brain region used in face recognition is active in new object recognition
...e when humans become expert in recognizing a set
of unknown, novel objects, accordingto a new study by researchers at Yale University Medical School and Brown University. The findings indicate the mechanisms responsible for face perception maybe a learned skill rather than an inn...
Scientists at Children's Hospital and Brandeis use video games to unlock secrets of the brain's sense of direction
... to find their own waythrough a sometimes baffling set
of twists and turns. The key to success in thegame is remembering where you've been and how you got there. The teen navigators suffered from very severe epilepsy, a disorder in which somebrain waves go out of control. In their case, the epilepsy coul...
Help for women's urinary tract infections
...rch concludes, managed care insurance systems that set
a singleguideline for treating the painful but unc...th physicians and nurses, Saint and his colleagues set
a singlediagnosis and treatment standard for a nonprofit Washington state healthmaintenance organiza...
How the nose knows
...es. To that end, the immune systemproduces a large set
of antibodies capable of trapping differentinvaders. Now, in a new study reported in the May issue of Protein Science, graduatestudent Yitzhak Pilpel and Lancet have provided new evidence showing howthe "generalist" model works at the structural leve...
Depression-treating drugs lead record-setting pharmacy benefit cost rise -- Total increase lower when pharmacy benefit actively managed
...ayments." He noted that copay levels should notbe set
so high as to dissuade members from having essenti...ent admissions. The levels at which copayments are set
must take into account the family incomeof covered membership and the types of drugs that require hi...
Health professions accreditation system "obsolete" and needs to be changed,according to task force report
...ey serve. Each recommendation is accompanied by a set
of specific implementationstrategies for both educators and accreditors. James Kimmey, MD, MPH, Saint Louis University, is the chair of the task forceand Sherril Gelmon, DrPH, FACHE, Portland State University and UCSF Center forthe Health Professio...
MGH study shows mitral valve prolapse not a stroke risk factor
...rolapse. That assumption was incorporated into a set
of diagnostic criteria for mitralvalve prolapse, which also included the presence of clicks and murmurs audiblethrough a stethoscope. When researchers used those criteria to analyze theprevalence of mitral valve prolapse among the general population ...
One of the nation's top cardiologists available to discsuss findings of study
related to Medicare patients and high-volume hospitals
... it remains aprovocative sudy but not a conclusive set
New book explores timely social issues of family relationships & raising of
...ood" by Julia J. Bartkowiak deals with a different set
of tensions betweenreligious freedom, parental rights, and the social good. Bartkowiak examines thepossible consequence that some children might be raised with a very narrow andintolerant worldview because of parental influence....
Study suggests need for better pain management in newborns
...gpainful procedures. Specifically, Porter set
out to determine if newborns respond more asprocedures become more invasive and if prematurity affects how much theyrespond. She also wanted to know whether premature babies become more sensitiveto pain as they grow older. Porter and colleagu...
Hospital study shows more patients could qualify for free care coverage
...hanges, has prompted many hospitalsin the state to set
up programs to identify all uninsured patients who might beeligible for free care or for Medicaid programs." Massachusetts hospitals receive at least partial reimbursement for the care ofuninsured patients from the state's uncompensated care pool. ...
Cholesterol-lowering drugs provide double protection against heart disease
...d to confirm this idea. The Japanese team did not set
out to test the effectiveness of any particularcholesterol-lowering drug in improving blood flow to the heart muscle, andseveral drugs were used, often in combination. Yokoyama and his team studied 27 people with high cholesterol, 17 men and 10wome...
Vanderbilt University Medical Center designated as one of three Glaxo Wellcome Genetic Epidemiology Centers
...wo decades and askedhim to be a consultant when we set
up the Genetics Directorate," said Dr. AllenD. Roses, vice president and world-wide director for Genetics at Glaxo Wellcome."Jonathan is a talented and experienced genetic epidemiologist and has insightinto the analysis of susceptibility gene researc...
Synchronise clocks to find the real millennium baby!
...bour wards should ensure that all their clocks are set
accurately! Dr Jonathan Round and Dr Nigel Kennea report that in a study of their labour ward, where 2,600 babies are delivered each year, all six clocks in the delivery rooms were slow by a median of 93.6 seconds. The authors also surveyed the cl...
Comprehensive pituitary center at Cedars-Sinai brings together under one roof
medical, surgical, research and other components
... as well asseven clinical and research nurses. "We set
out with two goals," said Dr. Shahinian. "First, we wanted to create acenter that is patient-friendly and easy to access. Second, we believed that byeffectively integrating two highly respected programs - neuroendocrinology andskull base surgery - bo...
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