Tag: "physiological" at medical news
Hormone regulates fondness for food
...our therefore means that we must take into account physiological
and hormonal pathways and also the brain processes...the ways in which these two sets of processes the physiological
and the brain/neural interact to shape our patterns of eating. The authors sought to find a conne...
Indiana University Imaging Center receives $6M grant for kidney research
...image, we get animpressive image with quantitative physiological
data associated withit. Instead of just saying, it looks like the blood flow is lower, wehave developed methods so that we can quantify blood flow," Dr.Molitoris said. Development of techniques to get images from deeper in tissues.Curren...
WPI wins $1M to develop system to locate and monitor emergency workers in buildings
...inside buildings and also monitor their health and physiological
status. The announcement of the award came just ...emperature, heart rate, respiration rate and other physiological
parameters. The enhanced system will address two of what a 2005 report from the National Fire Protec...
Theory of facial aging gets a facelift from UT Southwestern researchers
...etter rejuvenate the face, but how people age as a physiological
process. This breakthrough could have tremendous implications in helping plastic surgeons target facial trouble areas and use injectible fillers to add volume to individual sections of the face. It could also aid in developing new and improved cos...
UCLA, Italian chemists move closer to solving Lou Gehrig's disease mystery
..., since even the normal protein forms aggregate at physiological
conditions when the metals are gone, Valentine sai...d zinc are inserted, the protein can misfold under physiological
conditions, Valentine said. There is evidence that ALS is associated with this misfolding of the p...
Oxygen trick could see organic costs tumble
... saved from the scald problem in addition to other physiological
diseases, after eight months of cold storage. (Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture DOI: 10.1002/jsfa2873). 100% of untreated apples were lost after eight months. Pesis says that the technique can be tweaked for use with avocados, tomato...
Low-carb diets' effects linked to rise in newly identified 'starvation hormone'
... underlying mechanism responsible for the profound physiological
changes that the diets induced wasnt fully underst...rol," Kliewer continued. The degree to which the physiological
effects of a ketogenic diet in humans mimic those seen in mice remains to be determined, Maratos-Fli...
Herb shows potential to reduce cancer-related fatigue
... from the psychological stress of diagnosis to the physiological
stresses of chemotherapy and radiation, if ginseng helps, the researchers think it would be a valuable addition to currently available therapies. With animal data indicating the possibilities of ginseng with respect to increased swimming endurance,...
Fat protein cuts blood vessel inflammation, may help heart, Jefferson scientists find
... system in isolated cells is relevant to an intact physiological
system. It's a necessary step before going to humans. These results suggest that perhaps restoring this protein could be important to preventing atherosclerosis and vascular disease." They used a technique, intravital microscopy, which permits rese...
Better insight into brain anatomical structures
...n help to make these images even clearer and allow physiological
processes to be followed in real time. Conventiona...iple should allow other disease-related changes or physiological
systems to be visualized by using the appropriate antibodies....
Dr. Eli Peli of Schepens Eye Research Institute elected SPIE fellow
...standing and perception, visual psychophysics, and physiological
optics for the visually impaired. Peli has done significant basic and applied research towards enhancing imagery for the visually impaired. His work has led to significant pioneering work in digital image processing of retinal images in the 1980s....
UCLA pediatrician honored with prestigious achievement award
...al Center in New York. He completed fellowships in physiological
chemistry at the University of Wisconsin and in medicine and pediatrics at the University of California Medical Center, San Francisco....
Research highlights from Thoracic Society Conference
...hma patients perception can be as important as the physiological
reality of their airways. A key to heading off an asthma attack is detecting it in its early stages and responding before it gets out of control. But National Jewish psychiatrist Frederick Wamboldt, M.D., and his colleagues found that asthma patients...
Drug eluting nanostructured coatings enable targeted drug therapy for orthopedic patients
... precisely control the dosage and deliver drugs at physiological
rates for desired duration of time. In the case o...ts bioavailability as well as deliver the drugs at physiological
rates for a desired duration of time." ...
Tests show healthy humans not harmed by Taser
...hape another piece of the puzzle by looking at the physiological
effects of a single Taser activation in human subjects," said study director Gary Vilke, M.D., professor of clinical medicine and director of Clinical Research for Emergency Medicine at UC San Diego. Vilke presented his findings at the 2007 Society f...
Testing the taser on human subjects -- preliminary physiological measurements
...hape another piece of the puzzle by looking at the physiological
effects of a single Taser activation in human subjects. The presentation is entitled Cardiovascular and Metabolic Effects of the Taser on Human Subjects by Gary M Vilke MD. This paper will be presented at the 2007 SAEM Annual Meeting, May 16-19, 2...
UC Irvine researchers reveal first images of brain changes associated with memory
...of work by neuroscientists have established that a physiological
effect known as long-term potentiation (LTP) encodes everyday forms of memory. In the Journal of Neuroscience today, a UC Irvine research team led by neuroscientists Christine M. Gall and Gary Lynch presents these unique images, which show that the s...
Low-glycemic load diet may be more effective for dieters with certain insulin response patterns
...inconsistent findings could relate to the inherent physiological
differences among study participants. "One physiological
mechanism that might relate weight loss to dietary composition is individual differences in insulin ...
Weill Cornell researchers use 'Virtual Iraq' simulation to study post-traumatic stress disorder
... The Weill Cornell researchers are testing whether physiological
arousal (heart rate, stress hormones) and anxiety ...-experiencing symptoms, like intrusive memories or physiological
reactivity to trauma reminders. By better understanding how PTSD symptoms develop, we hope to create...
Forensic pathologists tell physiologists what they know about death and what puzzles them
...f the restraint and force used and the individuals physiological
condition. Restraints include choke holds, carotid...her effects. More research could help identify the physiological
changes that could lead to a sudden death so that these deaths could be identified when they happen ...
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