Tag: "disorders" at medical news
Beating the aging process naturally
... is significant, not only in the treatment of skin disorders
and removing fine lines and wrinkles but in the promotion of wound healing and reduction in scaring following surgical procedures, says Dr. Mark Redmond, president and CEO of Ceapro Inc, a spin-off company formed in the late 1980s to commercialize te...
Sharper picture of major depression and alcohol disorders
...y ever mounted on the co-occurrence of psychiatric disorders
among U.S. adults afford a sharper picture than pr...subgroups and of MDD's relationship to alcohol use disorders
(AUDs) ** and other mental health conditions. The new analysis of data from the 2001-2002 National ...
Emergency departments may often under-diagnose mental disorders in youth
...ongly associated with inpatient admission. "Mental disorders
were diagnosed in roughly one-half of emergency vi... reasons for problems with the detection of mental disorders
during emergency department evaluations of young people following self-harm. In the meantime, effort...
Physical inactivity worsens GI symptoms in obese people
...s for the treatment of both obesity and various GI disorders
and symptoms that are more prevalent in this population." Data collected from 1,801 men and women enrolled in a 24-month randomized trial evaluating telephone- and mail-based interventions for weight loss was used in this study. Participants were me...
Biomedical engineer shows how people learn motor skills
...tter diagnostic tools for people with neurological disorders
and could lead to better neuro-prosthetic devices Thoroughman and Taylor then modeled this adaptation using a neural network. They found that, to mimic human behavior, the modeled neuronal tuning of movement space needed to narrow and reduce gain wit...
Speakers and Youth World Information announced for first Neurology EXPO
...e to get the latest information about neurological disorders
which affect one in six persons. On Saturday, October 22, neurologists in Atlanta will explain treatment options and recent research for multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, stroke, Alzheimer's disease, epilepsy, ALS, vertigo, neuropathy, and com...
Study proves genetic variations influence cystic fibrosis' severity
...in asthma, the implications likely extend to other disorders
affecting the lungs as well." More than 50 hospitals and medical centers and scores of physicians across the United States and Canada participated in the investigation, which was actually two closely related studies with separate groups of patients. ...
EU benchmark study on mental disease in Elsevier ECNP journal
... critical gaps in the knowledge of specific mental disorders
and the reasons for the current under-treatment of mental disorders
within Europe. The principal investigator of the ECNP special report task force, Hans-Ulrich Wittche...
I think, therefore I fall
... and she was sent to Kurlan, an expert in movement disorders
like Parkinson's. A thorough physical exam turned ...sults can be pretty dramatic when psychogenic gait disorders
are treated appropriately," said Kurlan, professor of Neurology and a scientist in the Center for Ag...
Research Australia unveils top 12 issues threatening our children's health
...al health with depression, suicide and behavioural disorders
on the rise. Children from step, blended or sole parent families are more than twice as likely to have a mental health problem. 3. Obesity with type 2 diabetes increasingly affecting children, much of the blame is being laid on rising levels of over...
Study finds surprising links between depression, suicide, and epilepsy
...designed to see whether the co-occurrence of these disorders
is explained by shared genetic susceptibility, and with studies that examine possible common underlying neurotransmitter abnormalities," said Hesdorffer....
NIMH expands public health education effort
...ed to reducing the burden of mental and behavioral disorders
through research on mind, brain, and behavior. As ...arities in health care. "Depression and other mood disorders
cross all national, cultural, ethnic, and gender boundaries. NIMH developed Real Men Real Depression...
Alcoholics Anonymous and treatment seem to work best together
People with alcohol-use disorders
who want to change their drinking habits tend to choose self-help groups, such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), or treatment. New findings indicate that individuals who participate in professional treatment and AA together are most likely to achieve re...
Medicare elimination of essential drugs will affect elderly
...sorder, insomnia, and neurologic and rheumatologic disorders
(such as muscle spasms and epileptic seizures)....
NYU Child Study Center launches children's mental health public education campaign
...ess, and nearly 70% never receive treatment. These disorders
rob children of the ability to learn, make and kee...gn so kids with Tourette's and other mental health disorders
don't have to feel ashamed any more. With this campaign the Child Study Center hopes to raise awar...
The Cochrane Library newsletter, 2005, Issue 4
...apy can help children and adolescents with anxiety disorders
affect up to one in five children and adolescents, but cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) can help mo...
Keck School of Medicine pediatric endocrinologist elected to Institute of Medicine
...cles on types 1 and 2 diabetes and other metabolic disorders
in peer-reviewed journals, and presenting hundreds of abstracts at major meetings throughout the world, Kaufman is personally involved in unique grass-roots projects, such as camps for children with diabetes. She joins nine IOM members at USC and the...
Floyd E. Bloom wins 2005 Sarnat Prize in Mental Health
...ill lead to new understanding of neurodegenerative disorders
such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, Bloom co-founded a biotechnology firm called Neurome Inc. in 2000 that seeks new ways to diagnose and treat these diseases. In addition to his research pursuits, Bloom served five years as editor in chief of SCI...
Autism problems explained in new research
...helps to explain why children with autism spectrum disorders
(autism) have problem-solving difficulties. Using functional magnetic resonance imaging technology (fMRI) the Florey scientists have shown that children with autism have less activation in the deep parts of the brain responsible for executive functio...
Women, kids and Australia's mental health crisis
...ression and mental illness in pregnancy are unique disorders
which may affect the relationship between a mother...n addition, women are more likely to suffer eating disorders
and panic disorder. Men are more likely to suffer from antisocial personality disorder, to experienc...
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