Tag: "when" at medical news
Sleeping Through the Night: Children's sleep expert advises parents
Sleep is essential, especially when
it comes to children! According to a recent National Sleep Foundation poll, nearly 70 percent of infants and toddlers experience sleep problems and 75 percent of all parents want to change something about their child's sleep habits. Research shows t...
Rhesus monkeys reason about perspectives of others in obtaining food
...ys consider whether someone can or cannot see them when
trying to steal food, indicating they have the abi...grapes. The 115 monkeys tested only took the grape when
they could tell that a person was not looking at them. The experiments varied from one person lookin...
Orchestra pit no danger to hearing
...ey were concerned about the noise level in the pit when
it came to renewing their contract," says the study's lead author, research associate Alberto Behar of U of T's Institute for Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering (IBBME). "We were requested by the union to study if there is a risk to their heari...
Brain imaging studies investigate pain reduction by hypnosis
...ly different pattern of brain activity compared to when
they were not hypnotized and experienced the painful heat. The changes in brain activity suggest that hypnosis somehow blocks the pain signal from getting to the parts of the brain that perceive pain. "The major finding from our study, which used fMR...
CAS science spotlight identifies most requested article
...products. A Real-Time Document Request is counted when
a user of a CAS search service accesses the electronic full text of a document identified in a search. Listings of the most requested documents appear in CAS Science Spotlight at http://www.cas.org/spotlight . "Scientists like to know what are the e...
Short-term effects of spit tobacco suggest long-term health risks
...neither the researchers nor the subjects were told when
they were taking the placebo and when
they were using the tobacco product. After snuff use, heart rate increased by about 15 beats per mi...
New fingerprint visualization method uses X-rays to reveal missing clues
...onstrated that they could even detect fingerprints when
lotion, soil, saliva or sunscreen was applied to the hands. Such prints might be difficult to detect using conventional screening methods. This process represents a valuable new tool for forensic investigators that could allow them to nondestructive...
In solution, tiny magnetic wires scatter light
...the light-directing phenomenon was most consistent when
she used "molasses-like" liquids such as glycerol. "Another advantage that 'magnetic fluids' may have over other light-directing devices, such as mirrors, is that fluids can easily take various shapes," Bentley adds. Bentley calls her microscopic wi...
Medical molecules designed to respond to visible light that can penetrate tissue
...signed supramolecular complexes that can hold and, when
signaled by light (photoinitiatied), will generate pharmaceutical compounds that can cleave DNA, such as in a tumor cell. "The challenge has been that tissue blocks light so we can't signal molecules deep within the body to deliver drug therapy," say...
Finances, not having a dentist are primary barriers to seniors receiving needed dental care
... This generation of seniors also remembers a time when
going to the dentist was associated with painful procedures without anesthesia, resulting in more anxiety about going to the dentist. "As wearing dentures increases with age," said Zittel-Palamara, "the likelihood of needing more complex procedure...
'Speaker's cramp', a new type of involuntary mouth-, lip-muscle movement
...nd termed "Speaker's Cramp". Symptoms were reduced when
the affected muscles were treated with Botox injections. Patients rated their speech difficulties on visual analogue scales, and video recordings for dystonia scores and neurological and odontological examinations were used for evaluation. Surface an...
Nursing mothers having surgery -- How long a wait to breastfeed safely?
...scious sedation. They understandably want to know when
they may safely resume breastfeeding. Because there are few data regarding how much of these drugs is actually excreted in the milk, physicians err on the side of caution and advise the women to pump and discard their breast milk for 24 hour...
Rasagiline reduces disability for patients with advanced Parkinson's disease
...pramipexole, ropinirole, entacapone and tolcapone) when
added to levodopa have been effective in the manag...ours for rasagiline and V1.2 hours for entacapone) when
compared with placebo. Rasagiline had a safety profile similar to that of the placebo and its once d...
Fractured leg bone not the end of Tutankhamen mystery
...possible that the vertebrae could have been broken when
Egyptian priests removed the brain. We believe there was a substantial delay between death and mummification, during which time the brain would have liquefied. The priests have almost certainly drained the brain through the base of the skull rather t...
Will your kids grow up to be fat?
..., from East Boston, MA, who were 8 to 15 years old when
their weight, height, and blood pressure were first recorded. They were again evaluated 8 to 12 years later. Results showed that nearly half of the male subjects (48.3 percent) and nearly a quarter of the female subjects (23.5 percent) became overwei...
Failure to count Iraqi casualties is irresponsible, say experts
...equacy of the current US/UK policy was highlighted when
the Lancet published research suggesting that Iraq had suffered around 100,000 excess deaths since the 2003 invasion, but the UK government rejected this survey as unreliable. The experts call for a large, scientifically independent study to "remove...
Drug companies and governments must act on fake drug problem
...es have sometimes voluntarily issued public alerts when
they have discovered that their drugs have been co... itself by not warning the public of fake products when
they arise." Dr. Akunyili, the Director-General of Nigeria's National Agency for Food and Drug Admi...
2005 Research in Dental Caries Award
...arch knowledge. She has contributed much regarding when
not to "drill and fill" caries lesions, how to determine whether carious tissue has been removed, an...
2005 Behavioral Sciences & Health Services Research Award
...ofessor of Community Dentistry in Finland in 1985, when
the chair was established at the University of Kuopio. His pioneering work in the field of Community Dentistry in Finland is based on years of practical experience as a school and public health dentist in Eastern Finland. Since 1975, he has worked in...
Dartmouth researchers find where musical memories are stored in the brain
...ldn't help continuing the song in their heads, and when
they did this, the auditory cortex remained active...ifferent auditory brain regions that are recruited when
musical memories are reconstructed. If the music went quiet during an instrumental song, like during...
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