Tag: "loss" at medical news
UC Irvine researchers reveal first images of brain changes associated with memory
...very that is already uncovering clues about memory loss
linked to cognitive disorders. Three decades of ...ve shown how LTP deficiencies accompany the memory loss
seen during the early stages of Huntingtons disease, an incurable neurodegenerative disease characte...
Alzheimer's weight gain initiative also improved patients' intellectual abilities
...played improved intellectual abilities. "Weight loss
is a common issue among people with dementia and i... "Meal environment, communication difficulties, loss
of independence and confusion are just some of the factors that appear to contribute to this problem...
Obesity increases risk of injury on the job
...ury Research and Policy. Employer-sponsored weight loss
and maintenance programs should be considered as part of a well-rounded workplace safety plan. The study was Advance Access published on May 7, 2007, by the American Journal of Epidemiology. BMI is a measure of body fat based on an adult's height a...
Low-glycemic load diet may be more effective for dieters with certain insulin response patterns
...in at a higher level may experience greater weight loss
by selecting a low-glycemic load diet, compared to...me suggesting that one diet is superior for weight loss
and others indicating no difference between diets," the authors write. They add that one explanation...
Genetic markers in surrounding tissues linked to breast cancer tumor grade, presence of metastases
... between compartment-specific, chromosome-specific loss
of heterozygosity [having dissimilar pairs of genes for any hereditary characteristic]/allelic [one of two or more alternative forms of a gene] imbalance [LOH/AI], and clinicopathological features. Although only two markers on chromosome 14 in the ep...
Exercise may lead to improvement in patients with Parkinson's
...fficulty in walking. The disease results from the loss
of dopamine-producing nerve cells in the brain. It...s effects between animal models with and without a loss
of certain cells that are similar to what a Parkinson's Patient might suffer. Given the importance ...
Research says boiling broccoli ruins its anti-cancer properties
...important glucosinolate within the vegetables. The loss
of total glucosinolate content after boiling for 3... for 05 min. All three methods gave no significant loss
of total glucosinolate analyte contents over these cooking periods. Domestic storage of the vegeta...
Calcium plus vitamin D supplements may help prevent weight gain in postmenopausal women
...y recommended amount of calcium. "Because weight loss
or prevention of weight gain is likely to have significant health benefits for middle-aged women, early to middle menopause may be a critical period of life in which to slow the trajectory of weight gain," the authors note as background information i...
Quick, innovative procedure helps men minimize incontinence after prostatectomy
...rostatectomy recovery, sparing men the significant loss
in quality of life that chronic urinary incontinence can bring." ...
Counseling, coping skills could reduce arthritis disability
...ipate in favorite activities. Limited mobility and loss
of fine-motor function can make hard it to perform everyday tasks, like cooking or getting dressed. Treatment early on aimed at psychosocial issues could make a big long-term difference for people with arthritis, the reviewers say. "This early-in...
Bone marrow stem cells may cure eye disease
...hem into human corneas, we can possibly repair the loss
of visual sharpness caused by mutations." Kao and his coworkers are now planning a clinical trial. If the trial succeeds, Kao said, the procedure could help prevent blindness in future generations who suffer from genetic corneal diseases. He adde...
VA should revise its methods for evaluating and rating PTSD in veterans
...up after being suppressed and undiagnosed. Aging, loss
of mental acuity, the death of friends or spouses, and other factors can trigger or exacerbate symptoms as well. Standardized tests can be a useful part of an assessment, but they are no substitute for a thorough clinical assessment by a trained pro...
Employers who recognize the impact of migraine may help to improve workplace productivity
...common side effects are tingling in arms and legs, loss
of appetite, nausea, diarrhea, taste change and weight loss. Tell your doctor about other medications you take....
Eggs promote weight loss and help close nutrient consumption gap
...egg consumption, including its promotion of weight loss
and its role in providing choline, an essential nu... an important control factor in satiety and weight loss
studies. Also of note, the study found no significant differences between the plasma total-, HDL- an...
Impact of a chemical component of diesel exhaust particles
...s), PQ abolished vasodilatation; following the loss
of estrogen, particularly at six months where a cardioprotective effect was previously observed, PQ exposure had obliterated vasodilation. Conclusion This study demonstrates that exposure to the diesel particle component PQ, can compromise the...
Early onset of poor bone mineralization revealed in children with cystic fibrosis
...t patients had a low fat-free mass score, a hidden loss
that has been previously reported in adults with CF." said Dr. Sermet-Gaudelus. "Our data demonstrate this can occur in early childhood, even in children with a normal nutritional status. This may be of critical importance in young children and adole...
Sleep deprivation can threaten competent decision-making
... risky activity that can potentially result in the loss
of a significant amount of money. A study published in the May 1st issue of the journal SLEEP finds that sleep deprivation can adversely affect a persons decision-making at a gambling table by elevating the expectation of gains and making light of o...
Green tea extract protects against brain damage in new mouse model of HIV-related dementia
...tients experience depression-like symptoms such as loss
of appetite and motivation. Tasks requiring complex thinking and high concentration become difficult, and motor skills gradually deteriorate over time. The highly active antiretroviral therapies used in developed nations appear to slow the develop...
Higher calcium and vitamin D intakes positively associated with brain lesions in older men and women
...orporated into bone-like deposits that can lead to loss
of elasticity and narrowing of the blood vessels. Vitamin D helps regulate calcium retention and activity, which may further enhance this arterial calcification. If blood vessels in the brain are affected, damage could lead to brain lesions. "At ...
Researchers identify new therapy for patients with Crohn's disease
...de abdominal pain, fever, nausea, vomiting, weight loss
and diarrhea. Crohns disease has no known medical cure. One common therapy is a series of intravenous infusions of infliximab, which blocks tumor necrosis factor, an important cause of inflammation in Crohns disease. "Approximately 50 percent of C...
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