Tag: "abnormalities" at medical news

A 'broader' look at cardiac CTA images often finds diseases/disorders beyond the heart

..., or pneumonia. There was a fairly high rate of abnormalities that are found incidentally outside the coronary arteries and bypass grafts, said Dr. White. The take home message is that these examinations require physician interpreters who are trained to read the entire CT, not just the coronary vessels, he said...

Obesity linked to hyperparathyroidism in chronic kidney disease

...athyroidism develops, it can lead not only to bone abnormalities but also to increased rates of cardiovascular dise...ed at correcting elevations in PTH focus mainly on abnormalities created by the decreased kidney function, and don't factor in these other mechanisms." The study i...

Sports concussion research using fMRI provides insight for safe return-to-play decisions

...earch suggesting that there are neurophysiological abnormalities that can be measured even after a seemingly mild concussion, she added. The study utilized a computer-based neuropsychological test called ImPACT (Immediate Post-Concussion and Cognitive Testing), which measures cognitive function such as attentio...

UT study reveals inaccuracies in cardiac PET-CT imaging, finds fixes

... Medical School at Houston, said he discovered the abnormalities upon his initial use of cardiac PET-CT scanners in... percent of those patients, it showed severe false abnormalities suggesting heart disease, which Gould said could have resulted in unwarranted, emergency heart proce...

Metabolic syndrome points to heart health

...ilure and severe cardiac structural and functional abnormalities rise progressively with increasing degree of metabolic syndrome, regardless of symptoms. This association was independent of the 10-year predicted risk of coronary heart disease by Framingham risk score for indirect indices of diastolic dysfunction, ...

Old memory traces in brain may trigger chronic pain

...sed by a single mechanism, Apkarian noted. Sensory abnormalities in people with chronic pain probably drive this memory abnormality. About 10 percent of the United States population suffers from chronic pain, of which the majority is back pain. One of Apkarians studies with rats tried to separately measure th...

Older motorists improve driving performance with physical conditioning

..., shoulders, hands and feet. Therapists noted gait abnormalities and made recommendations to correct unsafe or inefficient gait patterns. They encouraged walking for exercise. The control group received monthly in-home education that reviewed general safety issues about home safety, fall prevention and vehicle ...

Scripps Research awarded $17 million for adult stem cell use to treat eye diseases

..." (decreased blood flow and oxygen delivery due to abnormalities in small blood vessels as seen in diabetes and ROP) and inflammation (usually due to the abnormal deposition of angiogenic proteins and lipids as seen in ARMD). But, unlike in the heart or brain, where the extra blood vessels can have a benefit, in t...

Inactive kids storing up illness for the future

...se compared with the local population. Metabolic abnormalities precede the development of diabetes by some years and risk factors for cardiovascular disease in children often persist into adulthood. There is also evidence of increased risk of cardiovascular risk factors in children of South Asian origin compared...

Complications of type 2 diabetes in young people -- a ticking bomb

...early management of type 2 diabetes and associated abnormalities while designing long term studies to establish the value of early initiation of adjunctive treatments."...

Panel offers guidelines on skin reactions to new class of cancer drugs

...Vectibix) work by interfering with cell-signaling abnormalities that contribute to cancer development and growth. Unfortunately, the EGFRIs carry a substantial risk of skin reactions more than half of treated patients have some type of skin toxicity, most commonly an acne-like rash. The reactions most likely o...

GI screening: Racing time or wasting time?

...t with all of these available options in detecting abnormalities in patients, how does one choose which test to perform and whether it is worth the time to test on fast-acting ailments" Research presented today at Digestive Disease Week 2007 (DDW) provides guidance as to which tests are best for which patients. ...

News from American Psychiatric Association 2007 Annual Meeting

...dosage. An SOT protocol objectively identifies abnormalities in patients' use of the three sensory systems that contribute to postural control: somatosensory (perception of sensory stimuli from the skin and internal organs), visual and vestibular (balance system having to do with the auditory organ). The comp...

MIT reports key pathway in synaptic plasticity

...its during development, not least because synaptic abnormalities may partially underlie many developmental and neurodegenerative diseases. Several key molecules are involved in normal synaptic formation, but their interactions are not well understood. Now MIT neuroscientists have taken an important step toward s...

Transplanting human gut bugs into mice helps understanding of metabolic system

...erent types of gut microbes living inside them and abnormalities in some types have recently been linked to diseases such as diabetes and obesity. The scientists believe that transplanting the bugs found in humans into mice will enable better understanding of gut microbes effects, good and bad, and help them to de...

NIH study tracks brain development in some 500 children across US

...erstand what goes wrong in children who have brain abnormalities caused by genetic disease, prenatal exposure to alcohol or drugs, or other factors," said lead author Deborah Waber, Ph.D., an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Children's Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School. Some of the behavioral data v...

Testosterone may help men with multiple sclerosis

... did not report any adverse effects, there were no abnormalities in blood tests taken during the trial and the men's prostate examination results remained stable. "Overall, in this first trial of testosterone treatment in men with relapsing-remitting MS, the treatment was shown to be safe and well tolerated," th...

Study offers clues to 'Broken Heart Syndrome'

...nts, cardiac catheterization showed characteristic abnormalities in the motion of the heart. One patient died of acute heart failure. The good news is that most patients who survived the first 48 hours had a steady recovery. Thirty one, or 78 percent, of patients had follow-up echocardiography within a few week...

Bone marrow stem cells may cure eye disease

...In the laboratory, the researchers induced corneal abnormalities that mimicked genetic eye mutations and then injected bone marrow stem cells into the corneas to see if they altered the mutations. The study showed that after only one week, the abnormal corneas of animal models injected with bone marrow stem cell...

Secondhand smoke increases risk of dementia

...with cardiovascular disease but who had detectable abnormalities of their carotid arteries, based on carotid ultras...hose without these underlying abnormalities. These abnormalities included narrower carotid arteries and thicker carotid arterial walls, and serve as indicators of pr...

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