Tag: "forearm" at medical news

Injection of 'skin filler' material appears to stimulate collagen production

...induce type 1 collagen production in photo-damaged forearm skin." Because there is currently no evidence that skin on different parts of the body behave differently, it is likely that hyaluronic acid has the same effect on facial skin. "Overall, our findings indicate that NASHA injections induce robust ...

Daily use of antidepressants associated with increased risk of fracture in older adults

...unding variables." These fractures occurred at the forearm (40 percent), ankle and foot (21 percent), hip (13 percent), rib (13 percent) femur (9 percent) and back (4 percent). Participants who used SSRIs at the beginning of the study had similar increased risks of fracture to those who used them at follow-...

'Beavertail' surgery helps tongue cancer patients

...technique of transplanting tissue from a patient's forearm to his tongue, surgeons can provide enough bulk to...ctive tissue along with the tissue and skin of the forearm to replace the diseased tongue tissue that is removed if a patient opts for surgical treatment of th...

Researchers warn milk eliminates cardiovascular health benefits of tea

...endothelial function of the brachial artery in the forearm was measured by high resolution ultrasound before and two hours after drinking, with measurements being taken every 15 seconds for up to two minutes a time. Said first author Dr Mario Lorenz, a molecular biologist: "We found that, whereas drinking t...

German researchers develop first non-invasive test to measure skin aging

... to patient, and even from one part of a patient's forearm to another. "In a healthy 35-year-old, some areas can appear like the skin of a 25-year-old, and others like that of someone who's 50," said Johannes Koehler, a dermatologist at Friedrich Schiller University and a coauthor of the Optics Letters paper...

'Magic formula' accurately predicts fracture risk in osteoporotic women

... low-trauma fracture of the hip, spine, humerus or forearm during a two-year period were recruited, as well as 448 elderly women who were selected randomly and had not sustained a fracture during the same two-year period. The equation was developed based on measurements obtained in this study population. ...

Forearm supports reduce upper body pain linked to computer use

Providing forearm support is an effective intervention to prevent mu... neck and shoulder pain as well as hand, wrist and forearm pain. "Based on these outcomes, employers should consider providing employees who use computers with...

Classic illusion sheds new light on the neural site of tactile perception

...he exact sector corresponding to the middle on the forearm (even though it was not actually stimulated during the illusion). The researchers confirmed this correspondence by separate somatotopic mapping of the skin sites' representation in each participant's brain when each site was stimulated (with no illus...

Awareness under anaesthesia-findings from research by University of Leicester professor

...ull Royal Infirmary) have made use of the isolated forearm technique to determine levels of consciousness dur...cation despite the muscle paralysis. The isolated forearm technique simply involves applying a tourniquet to the forearm just before the paralysing drug is ad...

Heart failure patients have impaired cooling response, UT Southwestern researchers find

...ated through exercise. Blood pressure, heart rate, forearm skin blood flow and sweat rate were collected while 93.2-degree Fahrenheit water perfused through the suit. After six minutes, whole-body heating began by elevating the skin temperature to 100.4 F, a temperature high enough to cause sweating and elev...

Arm lift surgery generally safe, minor risks need to be considered, Mayo Clinic finds

... one patient experienced prolonged numbness of one forearm and hand, and another patient developed pain in one forearm and hand. None of the patients required operative treatment for the complications. Of the 40 patien...

Golfers' yips may be movement disorder

... EMG evidence of co-contractions of muscles in the forearm just prior to the impact of the putter with the ball. The co-contractions were similar to those of task-specific dystonias--or movement disorders--such as writer's cramp and musician's cramp." None of the golfers without yips had evidence for co-cont...

Technology helps Stanford shed new light on coronary bypass surgery

... but surgeons now frequently use arteries from the forearm and thorax. "When the patient is open in the operating room and the surgeons have spent all this time and technical skill to restore blood flow for the patient, they look at the heart as it starts beating and see if all of the grafts look fine,...

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