Tag: "when" at medical news
Yale technology translates to sonic golf training tool
...epresents the speed of the club--a soft, low pitch when
the club is moving slowly, scaling to a loud, high pitch when
the club is moving quickly. Data is also collected by a computer allowing further analysis of elemen...
NIAID initiates trial of experimental avian flu vaccine
...or this deadly form of avian influenza, since 1997 when
the first cases in humans were reported. The initiation of this vaccine trial marks a key advance in our efforts to prepare to respond to an avian flu pandemic," adds Dr. Fauci. Sanofi pasteur, Swiftwater, PA, manufactured the trial vaccine, which is...
Extreme exertion, emotion can spark repeat heart attacks
... note, "It is likely that triggers are more potent when
acting in combination or when
they are present at particular times of day." Nevertheless, Strike and Steptoe also cautioned that r...
Chronic fatigue patients show lower response to placebos
...ion, helping patients retain physical conditioning when
possible and using psychological and psychiatric interventions to help patients adapt to living with chronic illness. She doesn't discount the placebo effect, however. "When you say to people, 'I believe you, I will help you manage your symptoms, I ...
Depression linked to insomnia in HIV patients
...insomnia until the very last stage of the disease, when
AIDS-related illnesses may have been a contributing factor to sleep disturbances. Although HIV patients taking antiretroviral therapy often describe insomnia as a side effect of the medication, the reviewers found few published studies that examined ...
ESC releases the first European Guidelines on Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (PCI)
...e of Cardiology and American Heart Association)(2) when
addressing issues of time and distance to catheter...es of practically-oriented recommendations address when
to perform PCI on the basis of currently available, peer-reviewed, published data, derived from rand...
Abuse and HIV status linked to suicide risk
... 12.5 times more likely to have attempted suicide, when
compared to HIV-negative, non-abused women. The researchers also note that abused, HIV-negative women were at an elevated risk for depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts and suicide attempts, indicating that the abuse is associated with the negative ...
Kandel pays tribute to Hubel's and Wiesel's 25-year partnership and work in neurobiology & vision
What happens when
two brilliant neuroscientists from Sweden and Cana...progressed from its beginnings in 1958 to its apex when
both shared the Nobel Prize in 1981. They will also discuss the importance of various mentors in th...
Targeting mutant B-Raf protein reduces melanoma development
...cell signaling. The protein is usually only active when
needed to relay signals. In contrast, mutant B-Raf is active all the time, which disrupts the chain's normal function. Previous studies have shown B-Raf is the most mutated gene in melanomas, present in about 60 percent of human melanomas, but the ro...
Flu pandemic coming, US not prepared
...associated with a therapy would become more common when
millions are treated. Health care workers and medical facilities administering emergency therapeutics, as well as the companies that make them, should be protected from lawsuits stemming from these adverse events so long as they follow standard medi...
Employment prospects good for most cancer survivors -- but not all
...tment should not hesitate to tell their physicians when
they have difficulty at work. " The study was supported by a grant from the National Cancer Institute....
...rtant and suggest that caution should be exercised when
consuming certain foods over long periods of time," says AGD spokesperson Cynthia E. Sherwood, DDS. Acids found in common foods: Soft drinks - Phosphoric acid Fruit and fruit products - Citric and malic acids Fermented products (yogurt) - Lactic ...
Why asthma sufferers struggle with the common cold
...ferers fail to invoke critical anti-viral defenses when
infected with the common cold virus, according to a study in the March 21 issue of The Journal of Experimental Medicine. These results could help explain why respiratory viral infections are often more severe in people with asthma and how infection ...
New colorectal cancer screening recommendations for African Americans
...asians, 9.5 percent higher in African American men when
compared to Caucasian men, and 17.5 percent higher in African American women when
compared to Caucasian women. The reasons for higher incidence rates in African Americans are uncle...
Use of inhaled corticosteroid led to fewer hospitalizations for young children with asthma
...lp prevent asthma exacerbations and control asthma when
taken regularly. Not all controllers are strictly...ntermittent; wheezing or a whistling sound audible when
your child exhales; shortness of breath or rapid breathing, which may or may not be associated with ...
Aloe vera: Natural, home remedy treats canker and cold sores
...outh. Aloe vera does not have a bad taste or sting when
applied. The journal article, written by Richard L...stores and nurseries. Place near a window. Water when
the soil is dry. Do not over water. To get the gel out of the plant, use scissors to snip off an i...
Cavity prevention tips for pre-school age children
...nstructions for the child. "Brushing should begin when
the first tooth erupts," says lead author of the report Jane Soxman, DDS. "Parents should be in charge of a child's brushing until the child is able to tie his or her shoes or write their own name clearly-usually five or six years of age." Children w...
New generation contact lenses cut risk of severe eye infection
...re keratitis between the different types of lenses when
they were worn during the day. But the risk of severe keratitis rose when
lenses were slept in, and there were some differences between lens types. Rates were 96 per 10,000 ...
Alcohol relapse adversely affects 10-year liver transplant survival
... in terms of graft evolution (i.e. liver function) when
compared to those who did not resume alcohol consumption. Survival rates for 1 and 5 years were similar between the two groups, but differed significantly at the ten year mark: 45.1 percent in the relapse group versus 85.5 percent in the abstinent gr...
NJIT taps into solar energy to power new campus center
...nd changed into an alternating current (AC), which when
connected to an electric panel, generates electrical power. Inside the campus center lobby stands a kiosk whose computer screen displays the amount of energy saved by the panels. Since the system was installed last August, the monitor shows that eno...
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