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Binge drinking can impair both mood and cognitive performance
...ed by abstinence, induces more damage in the brain than
the same amount of alcohol taken uninterrupted in ...ied as binge drinkers reported less-positive moods than
did non-binge drinkers. In addition, female binge drinkers performed worse on the working-memory an...
Short-term effects of spit tobacco suggest long-term health risks
... of adrenalin in the bloodstream increased by more than
50 percent. "These results suggest a very signifi...uences," Dr. Wolk says. "Dipping" is Rising More than
five million adults and more than
750,000 adolescents use smokeless tobacco in the United States. ...
Chemicals in tattoo inks need closer scrutiny
... for a wide variety of chemical components, rather than
looking for a specific group of compounds. "At thi...gress, with a multidisciplinary membership of more than
159,000 chemists and chemical engineers. It publishes numerous scientific journals and databases, co...
New fingerprint visualization method uses X-rays to reveal missing clues
...ns fingerprints are often more difficult to detect than
adults. The new method could detect prints based on chemical markers left behind in the childs fingerprints due to the presence of food, soil or saliva that can be used to track down evidence of the childs movements, the scientists say. Traditional f...
In solution, tiny magnetic wires scatter light
...ow suspended nickel wires - each 200 times thinner than
a human hair - could one day serve as magneto-opti...d in fields such as photonics, where light, rather than
electricity, relays information. "In a broader sense, it is also helpful to study how these wires be...
Finances, not having a dentist are primary barriers to seniors receiving needed dental care
...ffalo's School of Dental Medicine, found that more than
half faced barriers to seeing a dentist. Not surpr...arrier named by early seniors, accounting for more than
half the barrier effect. However, as age increased, the impact of anxiety decreased and eventually d...
Dental practitioners can be instrumental in preventing their patients' eating disorders
...al, and case management. Results showed that fewer than
44% of practitioners currently assessed their patients for eating disorders, and fewer than
43% prescribed specific home dental-care instructions. Approximately 20% arranged a more frequent re...
Study finds direct association between cardiovascular disease and periodontal bacteria
...ears). They will re-examine the same group in less than
three years, to evaluate the progression of atherosclerosis (heart disease). They measured both diseased and healthy sites for the presence of 11 oral bacteria--four widely regarded to be involved in causing periodontal disease, and the other seven s...
Forensic dentistry key in identifying victims of tsunamis, other disasters
...n, fragmentation, and mingling of the human bodies than
ever before. This means that identification of the victims has become much more difficult. Forensic odontologists are responding to these new challenges with approaches to identification that embrace modern scientific methods. Since teeth and dental ...
Radiography used to identify teens with sleep apnea
...gh CRI scores exhibited somewhat higher RDI scores than
those with low CRI scores, it may be possible to use cephalometric radiographs to identify teenagers at risk for sleep-disordered breathing....
Age shouldn't be a factor in kidney transplantation
...Wake Forest Baptist. About 50 percent of the more than
60,000 people on the waiting list for kidney trans...oup was 65, and seven kidney recipients were older than
70. Most of the patients (62 percent) in the older group received kidneys from older donors that onc...
Cornea transplants can be improved
...eters used to assess the health of a cornea." More than
35,000 corneal transplants are performed annually ... "Often, the eye bank cell counts were off by more than
10 percent," Dr. Lass says. "We believe these data will trigger the development of new methods, impr...
Philanthropist Paul F. Glenn launches labs for aging research at Harvard Medical School
...arch into extending lifespan is not new. For more than
70 years, a calorie restricted diet has been known to increase the lifespan of mice and rats 40 percent by preventing them from getting diseases of aging such as cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and even cataracts. The hypothesis is that within each ...
Nursing mothers having surgery -- How long a wait to breastfeed safely?
...reast milk for 24 hours after the procedure rather than
risk giving their infant an unsafe amount of the d...sia. The Northwestern researchers found that less than
0.1 percent of the dose of propofol used to put the patient to sleep appeared in her breast milk wit...
ENDO 2005 - The Endocrine Society's 87th annual meeting
...ng of endocrinologists. This meeting features more than
2,500 abstract presentations of the latest research in all areas of endocrinology. During the meeting, the Society also hosts several press conferences to highlight some of the most exciting research of the meeting. ENDO 2005 will take place in San...
Rasagiline reduces disability for patients with advanced Parkinson's disease
...s easier to use for both patient and the clinician than
most other additional therapies."...
Tumor-targeted immune cells cure prostate cancer in mice without causing systemic immune suppression
...cells showed five-fold more tumor-killing activity than
that of TGF-beta-sensitive CD8+ T cells and 25-fold more tumor-killing activity over that of untreated CD8+ T cells. Mice that received adoptive transfer of tumor-reactive TGF-beta-insensitive CD8+ T cells following injection of tumor cells showed ...
Fractured leg bone not the end of Tutankhamen mystery
...ned the brain through the base of the skull rather than
removing it in the traditional way via the nose. "However, the bone was not caught in the resin that the priests used to preserve the body, suggesting that the bone was not broken during mummification. It is more likely that it was dislodged in ...
Teen athletes continue tobacco use, despite severe consequences
...more prevalent among male athletes. More Caucasian than
African-American athletes used tobacco, and tobacco use increased from zero in grade 6 to 22.7% in grade 12. While 91% of coaches were willing to tell athletes not to smoke, only 78% were willing to tell them not to use smokeless tobacco, and 88% of ...
Lip piercing can lead to receding gums
...y greater among subjects with lip piercing (41.4%) than
among controls (6.9%). The average recession depth was more than
double in subjects with piercing compared with controls. Length of time of wear was the only signifi...
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