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How brain pacemakers erase diseased messages
...ns, the mechanisms by which deep brain stimulation alleviates
disease symptoms aren't well understood. Biomedical engineers at Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering have found that stimulation administered by rapid-fire electrical pulses deep in the brain produces what they call an "informational lesi...
Tipsheet: Focus on gait training, pain relief, pressure ulcers and hearing aid training
...report data indicate that THA surgery successfully alleviates
pain and improves function relative to presurgical levels. However, studies based on objective performancebased measures indicate that despite postoperative improvements, THA patients continue to exhibit deficits in strength, postural stability, and ...
Study links effects of withdrawal to compulsive drug use and craving
...re profound," Kenny said. "Taking more of the drug alleviates
withdrawal, but also makes the underlying condition worse. You set up a vicious cycle where you're taking more of the drug to relieve a progressively worsening withdrawal." Importantly, the researchers also identified a previously unknown source of d...
Drug compound restores youth to aging arterial cells in elderly hypertensives, Hopkins study shows
...auses of arterial stiffness in the artery wall and alleviates
the detrimental effects of AGE on other enzymes or related proteins, possibly nitric oxide and other chemicals causing vessel inflammation, which are essential to regulating heart and blood vessel function. "These results confirm that this drug does ...
Synthetic protein eases arthritis symptoms in mice
A lab-made version of a human protein alleviates
symptoms of both acute and chronic arthritis in mice and could be the basis for a new arthritis drug for people, report scientists from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)....
News tips from The Journal of Neuroscience
... or high-frequency stimulation of the STN (HFSSTN) alleviates
motor symptoms in parkinsonian patients. How does that work? In this week's Journal , Windels et al. approach the question by using microdialysis to monitor the effects of HFS-STN in hemiparkinsonian rats....