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Dr. Gutin selected as Fulbright Senior Specialist

... the public also is taking an interest. "We hear a lot about putting physical education back in school. We are seeing legislation coming forth at the national and state level and I have the feeling we might be able to turn this around," says Dr. Gutin. But it's a tough fight, with societal trends includi...

ISHLT updates guidelines for heart and lung transplants

...r history. "There are many issues to consider. A lot has changed just in the past few years," Mehra say... would benefit from a transplant. "There are now a lot of patients who are viable transplant candidates who probably would not have been considered before ...

'Promiscuous' area of brain could explain role of antidepressants

...han be stimulated," Dani said. "That didn't make a lot of sense to us since desensitization is usually a rapid mechanism." Serotonin and dopamine neurotransmitter systems, which factor heavily in regulating mood, emotional balance, and psychosis, are released and reabsorbed in the striatum, an area of th...

OHSU scientist helping explain basis of psychotic behavior

...bottom-line, take-home message is that there are a lot of different things that all seem to converge on this system," Grandy said. "It's like all roads lead to Rome. The D2 system still seems to be very important in terms of psychosis and amphetamine-mediated disorders." To create dopamine supersensitivi...

Too much water may be as dangerous as too little during long-distance athletic events

...nish the race very fast don't have time to drink a lot of water along the way," Dr. Levine said. "Those who are not running the race competitively tend to stop at every water station and take a drink. Over the course of a long race, they can dilute themselves." In addition popular sports drinks don't alw...

Stanford gut check shows diversity of intestinal ecosystem

...diversity within the archaea, microbes that look a lot like bacteria but are genetically and biochemically as different from bacteria as bacteria are from humans. The team also used the samples to examine how microbial communities differ among locations within the intestine as well as among different peo...

College students likely drink much more alcohol than they think they do

...n three times as much alcohol as the former." "A lot of health information about alcohol is conveyed in terms of 'drinks,'" added Susan Tapert, assistant professor of psychiatry at the VA San Diego Healthcare System and the University of California at San Diego. "For example, cardiovascular benefits h...

Research urgently needed to treat blood clots in children

...that children develop blood clots, but there are a lot of other health professionals who still don't recognize the signs and symptoms." Further research is needed, exploring such options as smaller catheters for pediatric patients, as well as clinical trials in using blood-thinners as preventive therapy....

Mesotherapy not proven as a safe alternative to liposuction

...ually removes fat from the body. We need to know a lot more about this procedure before plastic surgeons can endorse mesotherapy and recommend it to patients."...

University of Nevada, Reno professor showcases 'mini' ion accelerator

...igh energy physicist's arsenal, but they take up a lot of space miles and miles of it. But at the University of Nevada, Reno, smaller is better. Cowan, director of the Nevada Terawatt Facility at the University, and his research partners have produced a proton beam that has 100 times higher quality than...

Alternate view for pathology of AD

...all brains with age although typically there are a lot more in the brains of people with AD. "However, the correlation between the presence of NFTs and incidence of disease does not necessarily dictate a causal relationship" said lead author, Hyoung-gon Lee, Ph.D., a research associate in the De...

Research reveals emotional trauma parents face when a child is diagnosed with diabetes

... 12-year-old boy, five days after diagnosis. "A lot of it, within the first few months, is just pure fearit's dealing with an illness that you know absolutely nothing aboutand the first month you're petrified, because you've got all this information coming at you, which you have to have, but you're th...

Virtual colonoscopy: Virtually promising

...ble for colorectal cancer screening. "I expect a lot from a screening test zero risk, high sensitivity...trief Institute research scientist. "That may be a lot to ask, but I think CT colonography (also known as virtual colonoscopy) has the potential to meet al...

Variant in gene associated with telomeres predicts longer survival of deadly brain tumor

...tion were taken into account. "We have looked at a lot of different genes associated with cancer, such as DNA repair genes and p53, but this is the first time we have found a genotype that has such a large effect on clinical outcome."...

Monoclonal antibody cures West Nile virus-infected mice

...0 million cases of dengue worldwide every year. "A lot of what we're learning from the West Nile virus antibody will be of consequence for the development of a pediatric dengue vaccine," says co-author Daved Fremont, Ph.D., associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics and of pathology an...

Breast cancer detector that uses electricity instead of X-rays under study

... a van with a generator and go around and screen a lot of women." HEDA may exceed mammography's performance particularly in assessing the dense breasts of younger women. "As women age, breasts become more fatty; they lose the fibrous and glandular tissue that are there for milk production," says Dr. Craf...

UT Southwestern lead site for study of a new multiple sclerosis drug

...rodegenerative disease."There really hasn't been a lot of research or treatment options for patients with this form of MS," said Dr. Kathleen Hawker, assistant professor of neurology, who is heading up the clinical investigation. UT Southwestern researchers are testing Rituxan a therapeutic monoclonal a...

Report reveals need to improve physical health of people with schizophrenia

... addressed. However in Glasgow there is already a lot of good work underway to tackle the problems of poor physical health - such as services which give advice on healthy lifestyles as well as mental health support and treatment; and much closer working between primary care and mental health professiona...

New guidelines recommend screening HIV-infected patients for kidney disease

...t from antiretroviral therapy, Dr. Gupta notes. "A lot of people say, 'Well, I have to tackle somebody's HIV first and then worry about the kidneys next.' Fortunately, you may be doing both at the same time." However, some anti-HIV drugs are themselves toxic to the kidneys, so the guidelines also provide...

Response of New York City public school children to September 11

...mily exposure; and media exposure, having spent "a lot of time" watching television coverage. Direct exposure consisted of witnessing the attack, being hurt in the attack, in or near the cloud of dust and smoke, evacuated to safety or being extremely worried about a loved one. Family exposure was having ...

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