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Harboring hostility may be linked to unhealthy lungs

... was measured while participants were standing and wearing a nose clip, blowing into a machine to measure their lung capacity, which can indicate upper airway obstruction. Recent research demonstrates that greater hostility predicts lung function decline in older men. This is the first study of young adul...

New device for stroke patients improves walking

...d decrease the effort required in walking while wearing the device. Generally, electrical stimulation has been demonstrated to improve motor control; future research will determine the specific long-term benefits of the NESS L300. "Our patients have been very enthusiastic about this remarkable devic...

Less sun better than using sunscreen

...and on beaches. But avoiding direct sunlight and wearing clothes which stop harmful UV rays from reaching the skin, rather than sunscreen, are the best ways of avoiding skin cancer and the aging effects of the sun. This timely advice forms part of a Review published early Online and in an upcoming edition ...

Johns Hopkins begins aggressive screening for 'superbugs' in children

...ipment and furniture with strong disinfectants and wearing disposable gloves, masks and gowns. "Children are more vulnerable to the problem of antibiotic resistance because their bodies are not fully developed to fight off illness and because fewer drugs are FDA approved for use in children," says Aaron ...

Listen to your heart: Researchers discover a physiological indicator of vulnerability to temptation

...curately reflect self regulation. So, will we be wearing a cardiac monitor in the near future to gauge whether we are vulnerable in our self regulating abilities? Its doubtful, say the authors. However, when considering special populations with more serious consequences of self regulatory failure (say, alc...

Study suggests wearing no-line bifocals slows myopia progression in some children

...parents, myopia progression was slower in children wearing progressive-addition lenses (PALs) when compared to those wearing single-vision lenses (SVLs). Knowing parental myopia may be helpful when deciding which myopic chil...

Novel brain areas associated with the recognition of gender, ethnicity and the identity of faces

...trast, small children barely notice if a person is wearing eyeglasses. We wanted to see what was happening in the brain." The experimenters relied on an adaptation technique. Over a period of three minutes subjects were adapted to a series of male Asian and female Caucasian face images. The researchers th...

Contact lenses a good choice for children 12 and younger

...old are just as adept as teenagers at handling and wearing contact lenses. "Optometrists traditionally don'...ey containing quality-of-life questions related to wearing contact lenses and glasses. The children and teens filled out the profile before they began to wear ...

Sleep problems -- real and perceived -- get in the way of alcoholism recovery

... area of the U-M General Clinical Research Center, wearing electrodes on their head and body that measured their brain waves during sleep, as well as their breathing, muscle activity and heart rhythm. The detailed measurements, which together make up a procedure called polysomnography, allowed the researcher...

Can the Stanley Cup playoffs harm your hearing?

... it is easier to communicate in a noisy place when wearing earplugs than without. It's hard for people to believe, but it's true." The two most common symptoms of excessive noise exposure are hearing loss and tinnitus, both of which can have a significant negative impact on quality of life....

CHEST 2006 abstract briefs

...rmed three exercises, a minimum of one week apart, wearing different clothing and gear for each test. When exercising with a chemical protective mask or the full protective suit, participants showed a significant decrease in oxygen uptake and oxygen pulse. Evacuation Processes During Hurricanes Katrina and...

Tipsheet: Focus on gait training, pain relief, pressure ulcers and hearing aid training

...ffness, and problems with activity they had before wearing the insoles and after wearing them for 4 weeks. The results of this study showed that the lateral-wedge insoles decreased pain and...

Vision and hearing loss often occur together in older age

...l impairment, meaning that their best vision while wearing glasses or contacts was worse than 20/40. In addition, 766 (40 percent) had hearing impairment, including 599 with mild impairment, 141 with moderate impairment and 26 with marked impairment. Hearing loss occurred in 116 patients (65.2 percent) of ...

Forget basal body temperature -- check out her clothes

...y photo. In another, the participant appears to be wearing the same black yoga pants in both photos. She also is wearing the same sort of shirt in both photos -- a tank top. But in the low fertility photo the top is a bas...

'Meth mouth' can leave users toothless

... leads to full-mouth extractions and a lifetime of wearing dentures, says Robert M. Brandjord, ADA president. "Meth mouth is characterized by rampant tooth decay and teeth described by meth users as blackened, stained, rotting, crumbling or falling apart." Dr. Brandjord explains, "The extensive tooth decay...

Pre-clinical study suggests how steroid can reverse post-traumatic stress

... a static electricity shock people experience when wearing socks on carpet and then touching metal. "Except that instead of a brief spark, it persists for two seconds," he said. "It's more than enough to scare you, makes you react briskly, and makes you hesitant to touch the door handle again." The mice wer...

JRRD tipsheet: Focus on stroke

... their hands and the lines on a video screen while wearing (1) no eye patch, (2) a right eye patch, or (3) a left eye patch. The feedback-dependent portion of subjects' line-bisection errors improved with eye patching. We conclude that patching one eye primarily affects the perceptual-attentional component o...

Canada high in ulcerative colitis and Crohn's cases: Is Canada too clean?

... American Journal of Gasteroenterology. IBD is a wearing away of the lining of the intestinal tract until it becomes red and raw and begins to bleeds, like a skinned knee. The difference between ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease is where they occur: ulcerative colitis occurs only in the large intestin...

Childhood sleep apnea linked to brain damage, lower IQ

...reatment is surgical removal. Another treatment is wearing a special mask at night to ensure smooth airflow and uninterrupted breathing during sleep....

Hearing loss and high-speed dental tools

...to long-term hearing loss." Malloy said he stopped wearing ear protection a decade ago when he joined the School of Dentistry and began seeing patients only one day a week, but the study is making him consider using ear protection again. "Ears are pretty nice!" said Malloy, with a chuckle. Rita Patterson, ...

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