Tag: "spit" at medical news
Short-term effects of spit tobacco suggest long-term health risks
The study of 16 young men who were habitual spit
tobacco users measured their responses 30 minutes ...icant excitatory effect of substances contained in spit
tobacco on the part of the nervous system regulating the heart and blood vessels," says Virend Somer...
Glycerin may help skin disease, study finds
...n to eventually becoming mature surface cells that spit
out lipids to help form the skin's protective barrier before they die. The researchers' findings about the signaling function of glycerol means the readily available fluid, found in its pure state on grocery store shelves and as a component of many o...
New guidelines on unrelated marrow transplants: A roadmap for physicians
... higher degree of resolution and have the computer spit
out all the Mary Margaret Does." Dr. Hurley notes that due to cost considerations, the volunteer donors listed on the registry are labeled only to the Mary Doe specificity level. Donor selection specialists select from these individuals to determine...
Most definitive study of its kind shows that sleeping on the stomach increases infant SIDS risk
...eir backs might choke on vomit if they happened to spit
up during the night. In contrast, only 46 percent of those whose infants had died of SIDS said they had received advice from health care professionals on how to place their infants for sleep. For both the SIDS infants and controls, a greater propor...
For the first time, drug shows promise to help spit tobacco users quit
...idepressant known to help smokers quit, could help spit
tobacco users kick the habit too. Study participan...d with 9.7 pounds. "The results are good news for spit
tobacco users trying to quit," says Lowell Dale, M.D., a Mayo Clinic specialist in nicotine dependen...
Aerosol form of cyclosporine hits key cellular target in lung transplant patients, researchers report at international meetin
...ne can hinder the pumping mechanism a cell uses to spit
out anything deemed undesirable, including drugs. Understanding this mechanism could help researchers and clinicians identify ways to improve the concentrations of drugs within cells, making them more efficient and therapeutic, reported Vera Donnenb...
Early Dental Exams For Children Can Avert Problems Posed By Bottled Water And "Bottle Caries"
...igh fluoride content, since they may not beable to spit
it out properly." Sealants are another effective preventive measure that parents can pursue toavoid cavities in their children's teeth. This clear "coating" can be applied tothe permanent back teeth, beginning with the six-year molars, which mostchil...