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Study shows new antipsychotic drug prevents brain loss in schizophrenia

...ncy, verbal learning and memory. Schizophrenia has always been known as a disease that causes progressive worsening of symptoms and deterioration in function, but only in the last 10 years have researchers found that the brains of schizophrenics are also progressively deteriorating. "People used to think t...

Carnegie Mellon researchers open window into the ability of humans to recognize faces

... whom we have had the opportunity to test: 'I have always been a rather extreme introvert, uncomfortable in groups of people and in social activities. I sort of tend to want to be a hermit. However, I find it relaxing to go window-shopping in a mall. A crowd of a hundred strangers is more relaxing than a do...

Pediatric use of complementary and alternative medicine

...lthough use of chiropractic and massage was almost always for musculoskeletal complaints, acupuncture and naturopathic medicine filled a broader role," the researchers found. "We found that CAM use was significantly less likely for malesand more likely for children with cancer, children with low back pain, ...

About 70 percent of older adults use alternative medicine

...ronic illnesses, and conventional medicine doesn't always solve their problems," Hong said. The aches and pains that often come with age may also send more older adults to search for different kinds of treatments. "Treatment of chronic pain is very difficult," she said. "People who are living with pain will...

Technology helps Stanford shed new light on coronary bypass surgery

...nserted in the arm or leg. The procedure is almost always performed after surgery, sometimes hours later or even the next day. Fitzgerald said an angiogram can be done during surgery, but it's time-consuming, cumbersome and exposes everyone in the operating room to X-rays. "It would be ideal if the...

To boost efficiency, hospitals borrow principles from factory floor

...t care. As industrial engineers, we are trained to always consider the human factors in any system." The simulations also are ideal, Lin says, for demonstrating to hospital boards of directors the necessity for new facilities or staff. "Modern medical technology needs modern management," says L...

Too much water may be as dangerous as too little during long-distance athletic events

...emselves." In addition popular sports drinks don't always include enough sodium to offset the body's loss of the mineral during exercise. The drinks often carry more water with smaller concentrations of salts than are normally found in the human body; therefore, they do not replace salts adequately, said Dr...

New LASIK research reveals unexpected finding: Key to better-than-20/20 vision is in the flap

...esults as well." RESEARCH SUMMATION LASIK has always been a two-step process. In the first step, the surgeon makes a thin flap and folds it back for the second step, where an excimer laser is used to ablate corneal tissue for vision correction. Until now, advancements like Custom LASIK and Wavefro...

Independent voice rises to help consumers navigate health care

...hrough the center. "Although the centers were not always able to resolve the consumers' problems, they almost always provided consumers with necessary information," said study co-author Michael R. Cousineau, Dr.P.H., ...

Pessimism and depression increase dementia risk

...to make based on our study," says Dr. Geda, "it is always a good idea to promote health and minimize disease by taking appropriate health measures. "We are reporting our findings in an era where there are empirically validated interventions to modify 'personality' toward emotional health; hence, we are opt...

Scottish health minister launches major new clinical trials project to boost business and health

...y have made a major contribution. Participants are always given advice on their condition and are given a real chance to tackle their illness in new ways. The University's outstanding research base in medicine ensures that the city attracts the best clinicians and biomedical scientists. Research not only ...

NCI's Patient Navigator Research Program: Questions and answers

...hnic minorities and underserved populations do not always receive timely, appropriate advice and care when confronted with a cancer diagnosis. Patient navigators can make the difference between someone from an underserved population becoming a cancer survivor or a cancer death. If navigators get involved ...

Mesotherapy not proven as a safe alternative to liposuction

...ired look; however, patients' health and safety is always foremost on our minds," said Dr. Matarasso. "There is no information on what happens to fatty acids once they leave the targeted area or how the various ingredients affect the body's organs and other tissues. There is simply too much we do not know a...

Patients' lives at risk from substandard drugs say heart specialists

...t arrangements were not fully adequate and did not always favour impartial decisions, she said, relying, for instance, on withdrawal by the same agency that approved the initial marketing, or on reports by the manufacturers. Also, current post-marketing control to curb the making and trading of substandard ...

Football is a pain in the neck

...ous injuries in ice hockey," says Dr. Delaney. "It always pays to play it safe."...

UT Southwestern sports medicine doctor pedals advice on gearing up for safe cycling season

...less, train during the cooler parts of the day and always hydrate. The athlete can then increase training load. In hot temperatures, take a drink every 10 to 15 minutes, even if not thirsty. Dr. Palacios who serves as a team physician for several local high schools and colleges is a member of the American...

Breast cancer detector that uses electricity instead of X-rays under study

...ography, Dr. Craft sees its potential. "Society is always trying to find something better, more accurate, more precise, that doesn't hurt, doesn't give any radiation and doesn't cost much." HEDA doesn't use radiation so it doesn't require lead-lined exam rooms and is highly portable, which enhances its usag...

Program for abdominal and pelvic health offered at Rush University Medical Center

...ak muscles to work properly. And of course there's always Kegel exercises - an effective way for any woman to build strength for pelvic floor muscles, when done correctly. " Dugan says other treatment options include oral and injectable medications, nerve blocks, pelvic floor physical therapy, nutrition and...

3 questions may provide good clues to smoke exposure

...second-hand smoke in their homes. But these don't always provide a clear enough picture of a young child's environment. Questions can be ambiguous or misunderstood by the child's caregiver, or the caregiver may be consciously or unconsciously less than accurate with their answers. A report, however, in t...

Different consultants mean different lengths of stay in hospitals

...e for gastroenterology consultants. These were not always re-admissions for procedures. The research argues that hospital grade physicians, when compared with specialists, can shorten length of stay and decrease inpatient costs while maintaining the quality of care. The authors conclude: 'Variations ...

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