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Rockefeller University researchers are changing the face of drug addiction treatment

...nd back into things. Now I'm clean and sober." "We did have some opposition at first from the staff, people who come from different therapeutic traditions," Kellogg says. "In general, we tend to punish people for doing things that are wrong, so it's not necessarily intuitive to reinforce positive behavio...

New approach to eye training may significantly improve performance

...Those that first trained on the cluttered displays did not show any transferred improvement when they tested on the clear displays. "We were surprised to find training the eyes in the one process would transfer so extensively to the other, but not vice versa," Dosher said. Dosher and Lu have been working...

If you fill it, they will slurp, and slurp, and slurp ...

...refilling bowls consumed 73 percent more soup than did participants who ate from the normal soup bowl during the 20-minute lunch. Although they averaged 113 more calories than those eating from normal bowls, those eating from the bottomless bowls believed they consumed the same number of calories as the...

Study shows light therapy to effectively treat mood disorders, including SAD

...g children and the elderly, Golden said. The study did not look at safety or adverse effects, as very few reports contain controlled, or comparison, data on side effects or toxicity, the authors reported. In addition, they added, the responses of children, adolescents and the elderly to light therapy may...

Study: obesity impairs immune response of mice, boosts chances of dying from influenza infection

...fluenza infection, which may lead in humans, as it did in the mice, to increased mortality," Beck said. "Influenza virus currently is responsible for 36,000 deaths and 114,000 hospitalizations in the United States each year." Mice are a common model in influenza virus infection studies, Beck said. In her...

Newer imaging techniques may lead to over-treatment

... examinations came back negative, and the patients did not undergo anticoagulant treatment. MDCT is now more widely used to examine patients with suspected pulmonary embolism. It allows radiologists to see more of the arteries throughout the lungs, and to detect small clots in those arteries, said J. Dav...

Pezcoller Foundation-AACR International Award for Cancer Research

...ical Chemistry from Cornell University in 1975. He did postdoctoral research at Harvard from 1975 till 1978 and joined the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology as an assistant professor in 1978. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the National Academy of Sciences,...

Cognitive therapy works as well as antidepressants, but with lasting effect after therapy ends

... may have blunted the appearance of depression but did not affect underlying disease processes. "Medication is often an appropriate treatment, but drugs have drawbacks, such as side effects or a diminished efficacy over time," DeRubeis said. "Patients with depression are often overwhelmed by other ...

Brain region recovery possible in former methamphetamine users

...relative to the length of methamphetamine use, but did not change relative to the amount of time that the methamphetamine users had been abstinent. The researchers found elevated Cho levels in the methamphetamine users who had not used the drug in one to six months, but normalized levels in the longer ab...

Angiogenesis factor may help tumors prepare the way for spread to lymph nodes

... carcinomas more rapidly and more extensively than did mice with normal VEGF-A expression. Both strains ...ce also had more and larger lymphatic vessels than did the normal mice. In addition, the new lymphatic vessels were shown to carry the receptor molecule kn...

Education program reduces incidents of shaken baby syndrome

...incidence of abusive head injuries in Pennsylvania did not change significantly from 1996 to 2002, suggesting that the reductions in New York state were specifically related to the patient education program. "This simple program costs less than $10 per infant and was designed to require less than 15 min...

Golf-related head injuries in children increasing along with sport's popularity

...rgery. Five of the six children who needed surgery did well and the remaining nine had excellent outcomes, he says. The youngest patient with a golf-related head injury was 10 months old. The popularity of the sport (Augusta is home to the Masters Golf Tournament) and MCG's designation as an adult and pe...

Exercise, stress management show physiological benefits for heart patients

...ts enrolled had stable heart disease, meaning they did not experience chest pain while at rest, and exhibited evidence of myocardial ischemia, or reduced blood flow to the heart, during exercise. All participants underwent a battery of psychological and physiological testing before randomization, which w...

Study examines effectiveness of anti-anemia drug in treatment of cancer patients

...eceived erythropoietin treatment than in those who did not. Erythropoietin-treated patients with very low baseline hemoglobin levels were more likely to have a hematologic response than untreated patients. The risk for thromboembolic events was similar in both groups. The researchers also found suggesti...

Maternal iron deficiency disrupts mother/child interaction

...omen, those who received supplements and those who did not, as well as the group of iron sufficient women, were videotaped interacting with their babies again. Analysis of the tapes showed that the mothering of the women who were iron sufficient and those who received supplements differed from those who...

Music improves sleep quality in older adults, researchers find

...eriod. The sleep quality of the control group, who did not use the music tapes, also was assessed over th... dysfunction during the day. The only element that did not improve after listening to music was sleep disturbance. "Music is pleasant and safe and the tech...

Insomnia, falls in elderly linked

...all in the next six months compared with those who did not have insomnia. In contrast, those who were tak...t many previous studies that raised these concerns did not look to see whether insomnia, rather than the drugs themselves, might be the problem," says seni...

People can learn motor skills by watching

...ask. Mattar and Gribble found that the distraction did not change the motor learning benefit from watching the video. And, when interviewed, the subjects did not show any conscious awareness of how the forces that they actually used compared to those that th...

Money doesn't buy happiness - - except when disability strikes

...uffered their disability. Although the researchers did not assess again whether the disability was still present, or whether it had lessened, they did find that the well-being of those with lower net worth had improved somewhat. The well-being of thos...

Vigorously active adolescents are leaner, fitter

...ool was related to how fat they were, although it did have some impact on cardiovascular fitness. The im...gs regarding the need for vigorous activity likely did not translate to sedentary adults whose waistlines and fitness levels would benefit from as little a...

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