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Teen tooth trauma prevalent in Ontario
...t severe conditions children can experience. "Once you
break an anterior tooth, you
carry that with you
for life," says Locker. "Although it can be treated, there's a likelihood you'll...
Medical molecules designed to respond to visible light that can penetrate tissue
Blacksburg, Va. -- If you
have ever covered a flashlight with your hand and seen the red light that still comes through, then you
have seen light in the therapeutic window that magic wavelength that is not absorbed or reflected a...
Finances, not having a dentist are primary barriers to seniors receiving needed dental care
...k this difference is due to lack of knowledge that you
need dental care, and by extension, dental insurance, even if you
wear dentures and have been wearing them for many years," she said. "Denture wearers need to be che...
Routine dental panoramic X-rays not necessary, study shows
...If a small X-ray isn't good enough for a condition you
see in a patient, then a panoramic X-ray can be done. But our results show it isn't necessary routinely for every single patient." As the name implies, panoramic X-rays provide a wide view of the teeth, jaws and surrounding structures and tissues. ...
Gene for age-related macular degeneration discovered by Yale researchers
...t in order to find genes responsible for diseases, you
have to use a totally different approach, instead of an educated guess. Our findings support greater use of this technique." Other authors on the study are Caroline Zeiss, Susan T. Mayne, Michael B. Bracken, Colin Barnstable and Shrikant M. Mane of...
Common anesthetics appear safe for developing fetal brain
...ies are very difficult to conduct in humans, since you
can't do the invasive type of monitoring you
can in animal models, and it is difficult to separate the effects of the anesthesia from the underly...
Is your job giving you a heart attack? Occupational health conference answers that, and more
...rch 9-11, Newport Beach, Calif. Is your job giving you
a heart attack? The International Commission of Occupational Health (ICOH) conference this week in Newport Beach, Calif., helps answer that question, and more. The UCI Center for Occupational and Environmental Health is hosting this conference, durin...
Emotional memory study reveals evidence for a self-reinforcing loop
...but at the same time by recollecting those events, you
would also remember the emotional response. It cou...aid Cabeza. "Some studies have suggested that when you
retrieve a memory it can not only be re-encoded, or reconsolidated, but you
also put it into a labil...
Student identifies electrical changes preceding heart failure
...r me," Hahn said of Akar. "Being an undergraduate, you
still have to have direction. He's given me guidance, freedom and credit." Tomaselli also praised Hahn for his persistence and devotion to the project. "I am often hesitant to take on undergraduate students, particularly during the most rigorous part...
Simple question from your doctor can help identify your risk for breast cancer
March 8, 2005 Having your doctor ask you
about your family breast health history can greatly increase the chances of identifying your risk for breast cancer. In a recent study published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine , researchers found that only 26% out of 1700 women in the ...
Even mild depression increases long-term mortality in heart failure
...gusted with myself 2;" or "I hate myself 3." "As you
can see, it would not be difficult to get a score of eight or greater, pointing out how important it is to identify patients with depressive symptoms early and provide the appropriate treatment or support," Jiang said. While this and other studies h...
Laughter helps blood vessels function better
...ercise," says Dr. Miller. "We don't recommend that you
laugh and not exercise, but we do recommend that you
try to laugh on a regular basis. Thirty minutes of exercise three times a week, and 15 minutes of la...
Implanted devices detect high-risk heart failure patients
...he American College of Cardiology in Orlando."When you
talk to heart failure patients, many times their p...nt is truly doing. It is an objective finding that you
can look at and easily understand." Gilliam pointed out that the cardiologists are "in uncharted wat...
Study: Two brain systems regulate how we call for help
...for help, at least under certain circumstances. If you
haven't been discovered by a predator lurking nearby, it's not a good idea to draw attention to yourself by crying out for help." The situation may be very similar for humans, Kalin says, and may provide a framework for understanding differences in e...
Study: Eye contact triggers threat signals in autistic children's brains
...he world and interpreting every face that looks at you
as a threat, even the face of your own mother," Davidson adds. Scientists have in the past speculated that the amygdala - which has been implicated in certain anxiety and mood disorders - plays a role in autism, but the study directly supports that i...
New trials for counseling caregivers and patients with Alzheimer's begin
...is stage is in many ways different from the person you
used to know. This is tough on their adult children," says Dr. Mittelman. All participants in this study will receive written self-teaching materials and the opportunity to contact an NYU counselor for further information. Half the participants will...
Jefferson Lab medical imager spots breast cancer
...ting areas that have increased glucose metabolism, you
can often distinguish a cancer between normal surrounding tissue, which in general has low uptake of FDG," Dr. Rosen says. For the study, Duke physicians recruited patients with suspicious mammograms who were scheduled for biopsies. "We recruited 23...
Mayo Clinic develops first genomic-based test to predict stroke from ruptured brain aneurysm
...ch. I think from a public health point of view, if you
consider the millions and millions of dollars that go to sorting out this lightning-like, catastrophic disease, every year in the United States alone there are potentially 30,000 people who could be affected by this." Background Biology Physicians ...
Molecule important in cell construction also critical in learning and memory
...connections, or synapses, between the neurons. "If you
learn to do something new, your neurons have to adapt and change to create a stronger, more direct pathway between neurons," Picciotto said. "The protein -adducin appears to be important for making those new connections." In this study, the mice that...
Cellular porthole connects odors to brain
...re odors are sensed all the way to the brain. When you
smell cookies baking, odor molecules bind to these...electrical signals to travel to the brain, telling you
that home-made cookies are nearby. Bradley and co-author Johannes Reisert, Ph.D., suspected NK...
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