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Hopkins scientists show hallucinogen in mushrooms creates universal 'mystical' experience

...experiences descriptively identical to spontaneous ones people have reported for centuries. The resulting experiences apparently prompt positive changes in behavior and attitude that last several months, at least. The agent, a plant alkaloid called psilocybin, mimics the effect of serotonin on brain...

Strategies that teach a caregiver to manage a loved one's illness also helps in coping with death

...ed symptoms of complicated grief after their loved ones died. Most of these did not receive the interventi...H) study followed 1,222 caregivers and their loved ones in Boston; Birmingham, Ala.; Memphis, Tenn.; Miami; Philadelphia; and Palo Alto, Calif., between 199...

Immune system police learn early and sometimes badly

...says Dr. Ignatowicz. "We probably need more of the ones that recognize autoantigens on the pancreas and we need the ones that recognize tumors to be less frequent." The fact that most regulatory T cells in the body come...

Quick diagnosis of flu strains possible with new microchip test

...human; learn how closely related a new virus is to ones that circulated previously; and detect genetic changes that may signal the virus is becoming more virulent. "The ability to quickly and accurately identify strains of influenza would be invaluable to international flu surveillance efforts," says NI...

Determining the state of the human arterial system

...er of variables and of locating the most important ones for the observation of the arterial system, Principal Components Analysis and Lineal Multiple Regression mechanisms were applied in order to determine the dependent and independent variables of the system. The initial figure of 50 independent variabl...

New Orleans 'toxic soup' a less serious problem than initially believed

...atest opportunity for transforming our coasts from ones that are vulnerable, like those impacted in 2005, to ones that are resilient," he said. ...

Mediterranean neurosciences in Albania

... the many reports presented at the conference, the ones attracting greater interest are those dedicated to cerebral paralysis in the pre-term infant. However, the researchers' attention is also drawn to the great progresses made in the field of neurogenetic syndromes and epilepsy, areas in which the Alban...

Survey: Caregivers of people with mental illness say treatment disruption has serious consequences

...ced relapse reported that as a result, their loved ones were unable to work, were hospitalized, tried tocommit suicide and/or were incarcerated. Many of these caregivers also said that their own health and financial situation deteriorated following therelapse. Among the 110 American caregivers whose famil...

Outpatient thyroid surgery safe for most patients, study shows

... their own bed with their own food and their loved ones around," he says. The shortened stay also reduces the risk of hospital-borne infections. Dr. Terris, a pioneer in minimally invasive and endoscopic thyroid surgery, now typically operates through a three-quarter-inch incision and doesn't use drains...

Doctors must debate hospital closures

...rics, obstetrics, and emergency services the very ones that patients particularly want to be near. This presents a dilemma for trusts seeking to maintain a lower level of service, for example by substituting a midwife led birth unit for a consultant led obstetric service. Such units only accept "low ris...

Blood transfusion-transmitted infections: A global perspective

... not static. As new agents continue to emerge, old ones change their properties and epidemiologic patterns, and new information and technology become available to change our understanding of that risk." The commentary by Blajchman and Vamvakas was written in relation to an article in the same issue of t...

Cancer drug may be remedy for rheumatoid arthritis, Stanford study finds

...S. Food and Drug Administration, considering which ones might modulate the immune system and thus be effective in combating an autoimmune condition, regardless of the drug's FDA-approved use. Paniagua chose several drugs to test, including an antihistamine, a platelet modulator and other approved drugs wi...

Black tea soothes away stress

...brain, but we cannot tell from this research which ones produced the differences. "Nevertheless, our study suggests that drinking black tea may speed up our recovery from the daily stresses in life. Although it does not appear to reduce the actual levels of stress we experience, tea does seem to have a ...

10 top Australian scientists predict major medical advances

...therapy attacks all cells in the body with healthy ones recovering first. One of the first smart drugs, Herceptin, binds to the surface of specific breast cancer cells and slows their ability to reproduce. With further research, more smart drugs with increasing power will be available for all manner of ca...

Small but substantial proportion of surgeons interested in part-time training

... upcoming generation is less willing than previous ones to sacrifice quality of life, academic medicine will lose both women and men if greater work balance is not achievable."...

Dragon training in China focuses on atmosphere

...aid. "Advanced training courses such as the Dragon ones are an important tool to adequately address this challenge at the beginning of the 21st century." "With the Dragon training, European atmospheric scientists and young Chinese researchers have an excellent opportunity to exchange their scientific conc...

Olive Leaf report documents promising therapeutic interventions for 9-11 workers

...ombusted when the twin towers collapsed. The major ones identified as being potentially toxic to humans were: asbestos, lead, mercury, dioxins and furans, diesel fuels and oils, benzenes and other volatile organic compounds. Project Olive ReLeaf found most individuals who were exposed had 8 or more serio...

Chemists make tiny molecular rings with big potential

... chains. But this new reaction solely makes rings, ones tailored to perform specific functions. In a recent issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the chemists report constructing polymer rings of a specific size and binding them to charged sodium atoms -- a first step in a long ...

Fast test for low blood flow in dogs detects early heart trouble

...blood vessels will adapt, while unhealthy, blocked ones will slow blood flow. These changes are not usually perceptible to the human eye from the scanned images but can be detected and quantified with CT imaging and computer analysis. Adenosine is commonly used in stress testing, Lardo says, to relax bl...

Counseling for spouses keeps Alzheimer's patients out of nursing homes

...isease patients are less likely to put their loved ones in a nursing home if they receive enhanced caregiver support and counseling. Researchers say their findings could potentially save millions of dollars in nursing home care costs, according to a study published in the November 14, 2006, issue of Neuro...

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