Tag: "experience" at medical news
Rockefeller University researchers are changing the face of drug addiction treatment
...ory "We are hoping this study, which describes the experience
of using contingency management from the vantage point of each group of participants, will inspire other people to think that this is something that they might want to bring into their clinic or their treatment system," he says. "To transform the fie...
Asthma patients' immune systems respond differently with allergies
...ct, the vast majority of patients with asthma also experience
one or both of these forms of allergy, with the same symptoms of frequent sneezing, itchy eyes, runny nose and nasal stuffiness. In people with and without asthma, the body's response to allergens is based in the leukocytes, or white blood cells, tha...
Study shows new antipsychotic drug prevents brain loss in schizophrenia
... confirmed previous studies that show patients who experience
less brain loss do better clinically. "This is a really big breakthrough," says the study's leader, Jeffrey Lieberman, M.D., director of the New York State Psychiatric Institute and chairman of psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center. "The d...
BI-RADS lexicon for ultrasound useful for differentiating benign from malignant solid masses
...y, and radiologists are only now beginning to gain experience
using this lexicon on a daily basis. "It is important for radiologists making decisions about biopsy recommendations to base those decisions on science rather than gestalt. For example, we are taught in general that margins that appear circumscribe...
Cognitive therapy works as well as antidepressants, but with lasting effect after therapy ends
...patients might have done better at Penn due to the experience
level of the therapists involved. Just as the experience
of therapists may be important in cognitive therapy, so, too, can the expertise of prescribing physi...
Teens believe oral sex is safer, more acceptable to peers
...agers are highly aware of risks, and that time and experience
lead to changes in their perception of the danger to themselves. Participants in the study were students at two California high schools, who completed a questionnaire during class after their parents consented to their participation. The mean age of ...
Physicians, researchers to talk about new treatments for oral, head and neck cancers
.... Patients will be on hand to talk about their experience
fighting the disease. Reporters are invited to attend the media availability in room 518 of the The James Cancer Hospital at The Ohio State University, or to participate via conference call, where they will be able to listen as well as to ask questi...
Exercise, stress management show physiological benefits for heart patients
...led had stable heart disease, meaning they did not experience
chest pain while at rest, and exhibited evidence of myocardial ischemia, or reduced blood flow to the heart, during exercise. All participants underwent a battery of psychological and physiological testing before randomization, which was repeated fou...
Maternal iron deficiency disrupts mother/child interaction
... "Earlier research had shown that anemic women may experience
post-partum depression and that women with moderate iron deficiency have a slow down in thinking and memory. Our new results suggest that the effects of mild iron deficiency -- which are easily correctable with supplements -- can disrupt the solid f...
Less cognitive impairment seen in women taking drug for osteoporosis
...retain critical thinking and reasoning skills, but experience
significant short-term memory loss. For example, they may experience
trouble remembering the names of people they meet or the flow of a conversation, or have an increase...
Dr. Gutin selected as Fulbright Senior Specialist
...elping another country learn from the mistakes and experience
of his own and keep it from following in the tracks toward obesity and inactivity. Dr. Gutin came to MCG in 1991 from Columbia University in New York. He earned a master's degree in physical education and a doctorate in higher education from New York...
'Promiscuous' area of brain could explain role of antidepressants
...se of disability worldwide. Over 14 million adults experience
depression each year in the United States alone. "Instead of taking serotonin up as they normally would into serotonin neurons, it is taken up into the terminals for dopamine so that now when your neurons fire to send a dopamine signal, they're actua...
Higher education representatives advise chemistry faculty candidates on how to apply for positions
...to the schools department. While post doctorate experience
is important to many universities, it is not essential to a community college. Identifying yourself as a minority student can make your application stand out in a positive way. The application information is based on an ACS Academic Employment I...
Breakthrough findings by Ume researchers link obesity to diabetes
...at a diet rich in calories gain weight quickly and experience
disturbances in their blood levels of insulin, sug...hat mice that lack GPR40 receptors are healthy and experience
normal weight gain on a calorie-rich diet. These mice are, however, protected from the complication...
Study challenges current treatment for mild asthma
...erol," Boushey explained. "Either because patients experience
no obvious, immediate benefit, or because they are...at patients who used the corticosteroids daily did experience
some benefits: "They had more symptom-free days and less bronchial inflammation. But daily use of th...
Anxious and pessimistic personalities linked to Parkinson's disease later in life
...ing muscle movement. People with Parkinson's often experience
trembling, muscle rigidity, difficulty walking, and problems with balance and coordination. These symptoms generally develop after age 50, although the disease affects a small percentage of younger people as well....
Researcher sheds light on ghostwriting in medical journals
...getown University School of Medicine, recounts her experience
of being asked to author a ghost-written article f...Berman declined, and penned a commentary about her experience
for JGIM instead. The pharmaceutical industry relies on ghost-written publications in peer-reviewed ...
Execution by lethal injection is not humane or painless suggests study
... cause death. Without anaesthesia the person would experience
suffocation and excruciating pain without being able to move. Leonidas Koniaris (University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, USA) and colleagues analysed protocol information from the states of Texas and Virginia, where around 45% of executions a...
Easing the anxiety of pregnancy after miscarriage
...ferent place. Most are emotionally guarded. Many experience
high anxiety and stress. There is a loss of innocence and a sense of skepticism." Studies by other researchers have shown that experiences such as this can influence the obstetrical outcome and can have a negative impact on mother-child bondin...
NIAID begins clinical trial of West Nile virus vaccine
...from mother to child during pregnancy. Most people experience
no symptoms or only mild symptoms, such as fever, ...l Trials Core Laboratory. Adds Dr. Graham, "In our experience
in clinical trials, DNA vaccines generally cause few side effects, making them a promising alternati...
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