Tag: "disorders" at medical news
Debilitating jaw and neck pain targeted through $19 million NIH support, multidisciplinary center
...fatigue syndrome and several other chronic sensory disorders
that are also characterized by enhanced pain sensitivity and are frequently seen in patients with TMJD. "Currently, medications, muscle relaxation, physical therapy, biobehavioral intervention such as stress management techniques and orthotic devices...
Telephone-based care improves quality of life for those with anxiety disorders
...ter life for people with general anxiety and panic disorders
may only be a phone call away, according to a Univ...-based collaborative care intervention for anxiety disorders
in a primary care setting, garnering results that could have far-reaching impact on how patients in ...
Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for Dec. 6, 2005
... such as treating involuntary movements, ticks and disorders
in which "muscle spasms and abnormal postures are prominent" (Editorial, p. 838). Hospital Care at Home Is Feasible and Cost-Effective, Study Finds Sixty percent of patients who required hospitalization for one of four conditions chose to receive h...
European Science Foundation warns nanomedicine benefits will be lost without major investment
...ch as cancer, neurodegenerative and cardiovascular disorders
5- and 10-year plans to enable manufacturing industry to move to production of in vitro multi-analyte nanodiagnostics and in vivo nanosensors and devices Interdisciplinary education and training in nanomedicine, to ensure that Europe has sufficient...
Trust-building hormone short-circuits fear in humans
...alogue of oxytocin could have therapeutic value in disorders
characterized by social avoidance," added Insel. Inspired by Swiss scientists who last summer reported  that oxytocin increased trust in humans, Meyer-Lindenberg and colleagues quickly mounted a brain imaging study that would explore how this wor...
Digestive problems may impede overweight people from exercising
... whose research focuses on common gastrointestinal disorders
such as irritable bowel syndrome in adults. "Our main finding is that the amount of exercise people in a weight loss program do is related to gastrointestinal symptoms. In statistical terms, this means exercise is protective against gastrointestina...
How the neuron sprouts its branches
...this machinery has clinical relevance because many disorders
of brain development in children manifest abnormal...diseases, such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's, are disorders
of protein processing. But we know very little about how and where integral membrane proteins are sy...
Depression and anxiety improve after epilepsy surgery
...ogy, found that the rate of depression and anxiety disorders
decreased by more than 50 percent up to two years after the surgery. People who no longer experienced any seizures after surgery were even more likely to be free of depression and anxiety. "These results are important because depression and anxiety c...
FSU study finds body image stereotypes may begin in the high chair
...s about body image that could contribute to eating disorders
or behavioral problems later in life, according to...s for bulimia or the more general issues of eating disorders
and behavior problems," Joiner said. "The earlier you know about risk factors, the more likely you a...
Study shows complex link between abuse and eating disorders
...r to play an important role not only in how eating disorders
get started, but more importantly in how they keep...also have consequences for the treatment of eating disorders
and related behaviors on college campuses, she said. Many women on campuses engage in disordered eat...
Polio vaccination strategies assessed as eradication nears
... diseases; on the microbes that cause them; and on disorders
of host immune mechanisms. Articles in JID include research results from microbiology, immunology, epidemiology, and related disciplines. JID is published under the auspices of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA). Based in Alexandria, V...
UCI wins $2.4 million grant to study how brain understands language
...research that may one day help those with language disorders
caused by stroke, Alzheimer's disease and autism. ...degenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and from disorders
such as autism. Understanding the basic circuitry of how speech is processed could help in treating ...
Researchers develop new method for studying 'mental time travel'
... field of neuroscience, including studies of brain disorders
such as Alzheimer's disease. The researchers showed nine participants a series of pictures and then asked them to recall what they had seen. By applying a computerized pattern-recognition program to brain scanning data, the researchers were able to s...
Didgeridoo playing improves your sleep
...obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome are common sleep disorders
caused by the collapse of the upper airways. Continuous positive airway pressure therapy is effective, but is not suitable for many patients. Reports of didgeridoo players experiencing reduced daytime sleepiness and snoring after practising, led expe...
Perinatal complications linked to eating disorders
... are associated with the development of the eating disorders
anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa, according to...chiatry, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Eating disorders
are believed to be caused by a complex interaction of genetic and environmental factors, according t...
Mysterious condition still more prevalent among Persian Gulf vets
...n CMI risk and diagnosis of depression and anxiety disorders
prior to military service." Other findings from the study include: Having CMI doubles the risk of developing metabolic syndrome, which is associated with increased risk of coronary heart disease, diabetes and cirrhosis of the liver. Veterans with...
MCG gets technology to help optimize medicine dosage
...driana Foster, an expert in schizophrenia and mood disorders
who recently joined the MCG faculty from the University of Baylor. Dr. Foster will help Dr Wang lead the collaborative initiative. MCG psychiatrists will first use the technology, which has fairly broad applicability to drugs they most often prescrib...
Morning grogginess more debilitating than sleep deprivation, according to CU-Boulder study
...to the study, had no medical, psychiatric or sleep disorders
and were free of medication including alcohol, nicotine, recreational drugs and caffeine. The subjects also spent several hours each day during their six-day, in-patient stay practicing the math test used to quantify sleep inertia. "These were very...
Journal of Alzheimer's Disease is devoted to metal ions and neurodegenerative diseases
... important role to metal ions in neurodegenerative disorders
such as Alzheimer's (AD), Parkinson's, Huntingtons's, Menkes' and Wilson's diseases, as well as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, prion diseases and others." The issue contains 11 research and review papers, a conference report from the 3rd Internationa...
Drug cuts sleep apnea in heart failure patients
...long-term drug therapy, as sleep-related breathing disorders
improve, it may be reflected in an improvement in cardiac function that will further improve periodic breathing, resulting in a positive feedback cycle," said Dr. Javaheri. "Improvement in sleep apnea may assist cardiac function by a variety of mecha...
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