Tag: "after" at medical news
Brain inflammation may be friend, not foe, for Alzheimer's patients
Inflammation in the brain may not be so bad after
all when it comes to Alzheimers disease. In the... known villain when it comes to parsing out damage after
a stroke and other brain injuries, seems to do the opposite in Alzheimers disease, protecting the br...
Older motorists improve driving performance with physical conditioning
... the intervention increased their road test scores after
three months. Intervention drivers also committed 37 percent fewer critical errors. We found that this was a safe, well-tolerated intervention that maintained driving performance, said Marottoli, who is also Medical Director of the Dorothy Adler G...
Vaxfectin-formulated measles DNA vaccine elicits long-term protection in nonhuman primates
... protection following challenge more than one year after
vaccination, and sterilizing immunity as evidenced... clinical signs of disease and no detectable virus after
challenge. In a separate study, the same vaccine elicited protective levels of neutralizing antibodi...
More rib fractures, but better survival rates
...rcent, depending on how quickly it is administered after
a person's heart stops. "This is important because every minute lost in applying CPR results in a 10 percent decrease in successful resuscitation," Geddes said. "Time is the enemy. After 10 minutes, very few are resuscitated. The American Heart Assoc...
New mothers often not asked about depression, UNC survey finds
... be caused by changes in hormone levels that occur after
pregnancy, Gaynes said. Every woman has a risk of ...tpartum depression during the first several months after
childbirth, miscarriage or stillbirth. A woman is at greater risk if she has a history of depression...
TV ads may spur more stroke victims to get help sooner
...onducted the surveys just before, during and right after
the first campaign; during and in the weeks after
the second campaign; and eight months after
the second campaign. They surveyed different people eac...
New biodegradable magnesium stents for coronary arteries
...S-AMS clinical trial. The researchers found that after
12 months, the stents were safe, with no incidence... namely that they can cause thrombosis many months after
implantation and thus regular dual antiplatelet drug treatment such as aspirin and clopidogrel are ...
Doctors have key role in preventing and detecting child neglect and abuse
...ally medical responses to child maltreatment occur after
the event; but the Seminar advocates prevention where possible. Strong doctor-family relationships, parental education about disorders their children may have, screening for risk factors or even home visits by nurses can all improve family functionin...
Human stem cell treatment restores motor function in paralyzed rats
...urned to near normal ambulatory function six weeks after
receiving grafts of human spinal stem cells (hSSCs...were injected with human spinal stem cells 21 days after
paralysis. The other seven were injected with medium that contained no stem cells. The recovery of ...
Second SPORT study shows surgery advantage for spinal stenosis and slipped vertebra
...vertebra on the one below it. It generally occurs after
age 50. It is not clear why it occurs more often ...o years and 235 remained non-operative. Two years after
enrollment in the trial, while non-operative patients reported only modest improvement in their cond...
Study: Who claims to be a pediatrician?
...ediatrician available to handle patient care needs after
regular business hours" The pediatrician's schedule needs to be a good fit for your family's schedule in order for the relationship to be a success, Freed says. 3. Ability to care for children with chronic diseases. Is the pediatrician experienced ...
Research shows aerobic exercise helps maintain muscle in elderly
... concentration of insulin similar to that released after
a typical meal. They also took three small muscle tissue samples from each subject. Tracer techniques enabled the scientists to track amino acids (the building blocks of muscle proteins) and determine muscle-protein synthesis and breakdown rates fr...
Scripps Research awarded $17 million for adult stem cell use to treat eye diseases
..., and pharmacological properties of the stem cells after
injection into the eye, a necessary step to taking the therapy to the clinic. Importantly, some of the work supported by the grant will address the fundamental question of the underlying mechanisms of the proposed therapy. "We want to learn h...
JRRD releases single-topic issue on pain and pain management
...treatment said that their pain was less during and after
the PTSD treatment. However, this finding was based on a review of charts, so other reasons could also explain the improvement in pain symptoms. More research about treatment for veterans with pain and PTSD is needed. Prevalence and correlates of ...
Once-fatal metabolic disorders treatable, says Stanford/Packard researcher
...e in the cycle begin to show symptoms within hours after
birth but are often misdiagnosed. Older children or adults with less-severe mutations can lead normal lives until sickness or a change in diet overtax the body and bring on a life-threatening episode. Only a fraction of the many possible mutations ...
Better insight into brain anatomical structures
...stological examination. Magnetic resonance images after
injection of the manganese oxide nanoparticles gave a view into different areas of the mouse brainsin excellent resolution. "We have developed the first truly biocompatible MRI contrast agent for anatomical brain imaging," Lee and Hyeon point out. "W...
Limiting stroke damage is focus of study
Brain damage that occurs even days after
a stroke, increasing stroke size and devastation, ...-infarct depolarization and watches their recovery after
a short simulated stroke. He believes by finding a way to inhibit anoxic depolarization in a slice ...
Researchers use MRI to predict recovery after spinal cord injury
...he possibility and extent of neurological recovery after
SCI can be predicted within 48 hours after
injury by rigorous assessment of MR images," said co-author Michael G. Fehlings, M.D., Ph.D., F.R.C....
Study questions risks of anti-bleeding drug during heart surgery
...otinin had an increased risk of kidney dysfunction after
surgery. It was not clear whether the kidney problems were permanent or temporary. One reason for the conflicting results is that Hartford Hospital limited the use of aprotinin to patients undergoing particularly complex operations (and to patient...
Help for pediatricians in treating behavioral health problems only partially successful
...asionally" plummeted from 52 percent to 26 percent after
the FDA warning that use of the drugs might increase suicidal behavior. In the interviews, 88 percent of the pediatricians said they read the Pediatric Mental Health Connections, 79 percent used the resource guide, 31 percent participated in the in...
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