Tag: "developmental" at medical news
Mayo Clinic Cancer Center receives SPORE grant for breast cancer research from NCI
...h projects, the SPORE grant provides funding for a developmental
research program to explore innovative research ideas and a career development program for the next generation of breast cancer scientists. Mayo Clinic Cancer Center is an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, a national recognition of excelle...
Rutgers College of Nursing faculty member to receive distinguished alumna award
... practice concerning persons with intellectual and developmental
disabilities (I/DD). Her research in I/DD includes the history of nursing in the field of I/DD, developmental
and health experiences of adults with neural tube defects and of adults with Down syndrome, children...
Myelin suppresses plasticity in the mature brain
... in the cortex of the brain only during a critical developmental
period, or 20 to 32 days postnatal in mice. Strittmatter's lab, working in collaboration with Nigel Daw, M.D., professor of ophthalmology and neuroscience, and his group, found that mutations in the Nogo-66 receptor (NgR) affect plasticity of ocular ...
Amoxicillin use during infancy may be linked to tooth enamel defects
...during enamel formation, is one of the most common developmental
enamel defects, according to background information in the article. The clinical signs range from barely noticeable white flecks, to pits and brown stains. Amoxicillin is one of the most common antibiotics used among pediatric patients, mainly for ...
Independent panel to evaluate a chemical used in some plastics for hazards to human health
...extent of published information on reproductive or developmental
toxicity. The NTP is an HHS program established in 1978 that is headquartered at the NIEHS, a part of the National Institutes of Health. The NIEHS Director, Dr. David A. Schwartz, serves as the NTP Director. Registration: No registration is requi...
Study provides guidelines for treatment of juvenile idiopathic arthritis
...en and if left untreated can result in significant developmental
damage to the bones, joints and muscles." The five most common types of JIA are oligoarthritis, which accounts for 50 per cent of cases and involves the swelling of less than five joints; polyarthritis, with swelling of more than five joints; systemi...
Study finds government advisories on fish consumption & mercury may do more harm than good
...rcury exposure, a neurotoxin that may cause subtle developmental
effects in utero, like the loss of a fraction of an IQ point, even at the modest exposure levels typical of the American population. As a result, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have issued advis...
Lipids play important role in nervous system development
... it can help axons grow, says Dr. Wen-Cheng Xiong, developmental
neurobiologist and corresponding author on the stu... and neuron survival, says Dr. David J. Kozlowski, developmental
geneticist and director of the MCG Transgenic Zebrafish Core Laboratory. They looked at different le...
Mayo Clinic researchers find math learning disorder is common
...ears," says William Barbaresi, M.D., a Mayo Clinic developmental
and behavioral pediatrician and an author of the study. "Our results support the notion that Math LD is an important problem that deserves attention from both researchers and educators." Despite the recognized importance of mathematics, the majority ...
Johns Hopkins celebrates its first century of neuroscience
...tful mouse. Scientists working in the area dubbed developmental
neuroscience might study the protein and molecular cues that control and direct nerves' growth during early development in species from frogs to mice or what the cues are that tell a cell to become a nerve cell in the first place. David Ginty, Alex K...
Medication shows promise in the treatment of hyperactivity associated with autism-related disorders
...toms in children with autism and related pervasive developmental
disorders, according to a study in the November is...journals. Children with autism and other pervasive developmental
disorders often also have symptoms of hyperactivity, distractibility and impulsiveness requiring tre...
Study finds low birth weight rates vary widely across US
...tant risk factor of infant mortality and childhood developmental
disorders, varies more than 3-fold in regions across the U.S., according to national research conducted at Dartmouth Medical School. The study offers promise for health care experts in an area of prenatal health where progress has been elusive. Publ...
MIT researcher presents new view of how the cortex forms
...a rich array of signals," an interwoven cascade of developmental
events, some internal and some external, according to co-authors Mriganka Sur, Sherman Fairchild Professor of Neuroscience at the Picower Institute for Learning and Memory and the MIT Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, and John L. R. Rubenst...
New RSV treatment for at-risk infants under study
...hing and not smoking around babies. Tara Garrison, developmental
specialist in the Section of Neonatology, is assisting with the study....
New 'eye movement' test may help treat fetal alcohol syndrome
...r cent of children in Canada and those with other developmental
disorders such as Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity ...n with fetal alcohol syndrome and those with other developmental
disorders such as ADHD. "Having access to this facility will have a huge impact on our research prog...
Positive study results for methylphenidate transdermal system
...ies, or while at home," explained Frank Lopez, MD, developmental
pediatrician at the Children's Developmental Center, Maitland, Florida. "While oral methylphenidate has long been a first-line treatment for patients with ADHD symptoms, if approved, this transdermal patch formulation would provide parents and health...
Fentanyl patch safe and effective alternative to oral opioids for pediatric pain patients
...cal disturbances that have immediate and long-term developmental
impact. However, children may not readily accept the methods of delivery of most opioids that is, injection or pill. Julia C. Finkel, M.D. of the Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. and international colleagues examined 173 childr...
Research reveals likely connection between early-life stress and teenage mental health problems
...t are very similar to young children, we can get a developmental
picture that is much clearer than in humans." Int...ameron lab is providing unique insights into these developmental
interactions in ways that can not be achieved in controlled studies in humans." The researchers stu...
Multiple-birth babies, boys have higher risk of defects
...ich occur very early in gestation, have to do with developmental
speed in males and females," Cronk said. "The assumption is that if (the baby) is further ahead in development, that would serve as protection against defects." Because older mothers naturally have an increased risk of giving birth to children with b...
Brain structure associated with fear inhibition also may influence personality
...egional brain function and hope to investigate how developmental
factors may govern the structure and function of the mOFC. The ability to modify mOFC activity may eventually prove to be of therapeutic value." Rauch is an associate professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School....
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