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New approach to eye training may significantly improve performance

...udgments in each condition, with accuracy measured every 180 trials. The researchers found that those who first trained on the clear displays approximately doubled their efficiency and transferred their improved performance to the cluttered displays immediately. Those that first trained on the cluttered d...

Autistic children's abnormal metabolic profile findings

...r the last 15 years, now affecting more than 30 of every 10,000 children in the United States. Although both genetic and environmental factors are believed to contribute to the development of autism, no firm causal evidence exists. And with no available physiological or biochemical markers, diagnosis curre...

More exhaust inhaled by kids inside school buses than by others in the area, says new UC study

...hey inhale more air per body weight per day. "For every metric ton of pollution emitted by a school bus, t...n for individuals. The researchers found that for every million grams of pollutants emitted by the bus, 27 grams would be inhaled by all 40 riders, or 0.67 ...

Study: obesity impairs immune response of mice, boosts chances of dying from influenza infection

...e demonstrated significantly decreased capacity in every step of the inflammatory immune response in the lungs necessary to stop spread of the virus," Beck said. The immune response after infection with influenza virus begins with the production of cytokines whose function is to control the spread of infec...

Largest NIH grant for NYU will create research network in dental practices

..., MPH, PhD) provides training and certification to every practitioner-investigator. The Protocol Development Core (Van P. Thompson, DDS, PhD) will solicit ideas from practitioners and transform the ideas into protocols relevant to clinical practice. The Information Dissemination Core (Page W. Cau...

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

...ests a genetic basis, although that is not true in every case and Behrmann cautioned against calling the condition a genetic disorder. Unfortunately, a cure for the disorder is unlikely to be found anytime soon. "The work on CP is in its infancy and we still need to understand the psychological and neural ...

Newer imaging techniques may lead to over-treatment

...face new clinical questions such as whether or not every small clot diagnosed with CT warrants the risks of treatment," he said....

Consumers not getting accurate information about smokeless tobacco

...were suitable for inclusion in the review, "almost every website had statements that played up the health risks from smokeless tobacco without caveat". Furthermore, "a large portion of websites directly stated or implied that the risks from smokeless tobacco and cigarettes are similar". The websites of org...

West Africa: meningitis epidemics driven by the wind

A meningitis epidemic hits West Africa every year, affecting 25 000 to 200 000 people. It has l...e per year, particularly children. Outbreaks occur every year between February and May. Their geographical distribution is contained within what is called th...

Less cognitive impairment seen in women taking drug for osteoporosis

...itive impairment at the beginning of the study and every year thereafter; cognitively impaired women were kept in the study. Over the course of the trial, 1,637 women dropped out. At the end of the study, the remaining 5,386 were evaluated for dementia. In those women, the 120 milligram dose conferred a 33...

Vaccine against cervical cancer and genital warts shows promise

...emented, around 35, 000 women die from the disease every year in Europe and the USA. HPV infections are also responsible for genital warts in 1-2% of young adults. Genital warts can cause sexual dysfunction. Recurrence is common and treatment is painful and expensive. Luisa Villa (Ludwig Institute for Ca...

Insomnia, falls in elderly linked

...20 percent of teens and young adults. About one in every five adults over 65 has persistent insomnia, and many studies have linked common diseases of older adults with sleep problems, including heart and lung problems, arthritis and acid reflux. Incontinence, dementia and Parkinson's disease also affect sl...

Women with heart attacks benefit from stenting

..." said lead author Alexandra J. Lansky, M.D. "For every 1,000 patients treated with percutaneous coronary interventions, an estimated 56 deaths are prevented for women compared to 42 deaths prevented for men. There is a larger absolute benefit for women because of their higher risk profile." Lansky is ...

Depression overtakes back pain for incapacity benefit claims

...ion of occupational physicians (one specialist for every 43,000 workers) compared with the rest of Europe. Both employers and patients require a speedier response than is currently delivered, as the longer an individual remains off work, the more difficult a return becomes. If the government is serious ab...

About 70 percent of older adults use alternative medicine

COLUMBUS, Ohio Nearly three out of every four adults over age 50 use some kind of alternative medicine, such as acupuncture and herbal medicine, according to a new study. While previous research has been limited, this appears to be a higher rate than occurs within the general population, sa...

Soy and fish oil may help prevent heart attacks

...avaca, Mexico, took the HRV of 58 elderly patients every other day for two months to establish an HRV baseline for each participant. For 11 weeks, half of the study participants took a daily 2 g supplement of fish oil, which contains marine-derived omega-3 fatty acids, and the other half took a daily 2 g ...

Fifteen-year hunt uncovers gene behind 'pseudothalidomide' syndrome

...ome, Jabs speculates. During normal cell division, every chromosome is copied, and each of the "original" chromosomes is attached to its "new" copy. While there are attachment points along the entire chromosome, the bulk of the connection is at the centromere, a chromosome's functional hub. The chromosomes...

In years preceding medicare eligibility, many older adults at risk of being uninsured

...s aged 51 to 57 years (n = 6,065) were interviewed every two years from 1992 to 2000. At the time of interview, insurance coverage was determined and classified as private, public, or uninsured. Researchers found that at least 23.3 percent of participants were uninsured at least once during the eight-year...

Older children may benefit from treatment for lazy eye

...isual activities alone. Follow up visits occurred every six weeks for up to 24 weeks until the patients were classified as a responder or non-responder. A patient in the study was classified as a responder if the amblyopic eye acuity (sharpness of vision) was 10 or more letters (two lines on the eye chart...

Technology helps Stanford shed new light on coronary bypass surgery

...ore than 300,000 patients undergoing the procedure every year. The system, made by Novadaq Technologies, has been used successfully for several years in Asia, Europe and Canada, where Pelletier had used it on a number of occasions as a cardiac surgeon at the University of Toronto. Fitzgerald was instrument...

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