Tag: "picture" at medical news

Lack of vigorous activity linked to functional decline in older adults with arthritis

...seline functional ability." To provide a clearer picture of the benefits of exercise for even elderly arthritis patients, the researchers estimated the expected two-year rates of functional decline if all the participants had regularly engaged in exercise or physical activity. According to their calculati...

Technology helps Stanford shed new light on coronary bypass surgery

...d. "Now for the first time the surgeons can take a picture with a direct way to assess how efficient their procedure has been." As a cardiac surgeon, Pelletier said he appreciated having the capability to see any imperfections in the grafts during surgery and make the necessary corrections. "Spendin...

Stanford gut check shows diversity of intestinal ecosystem

...e to which an individual determines the particular picture of microbial diversity that we see," said Relman. "Variation between individuals had been suspected, but our data proved to be a dramatic confirmation of this belief." An interesting corollary of this finding is that the ability to create a comprehen...

Exercise variety - not intensity - appears to reduce some Alzheimer's disease risk

...shed this year in the journal Cell) provide a good picture from basic and clinical science of how activity and exercise work to reduce the risk of dementia," says Lyketsos. According to the Alzheimer's Association, dementia is a group of diseases that all gradually destroy brain cells and lead to progressiv...

Feeling safe and secure? CUMC scientists find it's all in the caudoputamen

...portant in the disorders. "The missing part of our picture of anxiety is the good feelings associated with being safe and secure," Dr. Rogan says. "But positive emotions are harder to study in the lab than negative emotions like fear. How do you know when you've made a mouse feel safe and secure?" The experi...

The World Congress on Cornelia de Lange Syndrome in Italy

...the other hand, the complex aspect of the clinical picture requires a very close multi-disciplinary interacti.... All the most significant aspects of the clinical picture will be addressed by the world's major experts of the problem in both the part reserved for professi...

Prevalence of concussion effects linked to 'pot of gold' lawsuits, researcher says

...l and coauthors try to strip litigation out of the picture to uncover a clearer idea of the recovery times and pathology of postconcussional syndrome. The vast majority of postconcussional syndrome symptoms -- like headache, dizziness and memory loss -- are subjective, which makes it hard for doctors to dist...

3 questions may provide good clues to smoke exposure

...es. But these don't always provide a clear enough picture of a young child's environment. Questions can be ambiguous or misunderstood by the child's caregiver, or the caregiver may be consciously or unconsciously less than accurate with their answers. A report, however, in the May 2 issue of JAMA's Archiv...

Attention full-time workers: Get off the computer and out to exercise in your free time!

...ime workers and 508 part-time workers, a different picture emerged for those who spent the most time in sedentary activities. Full-time workers with five or more hours of sedentary activity per day engaged in about 11 fewer minutes of physical activity such as walking or cycling each day compared to full-tim...

The relationship between clinical depression and chronic pain

...cation of pressure to a thumbnail. To get a clear picture of the brain's response to painful stimuli, all subjects underwent magnetic resonance imagining (MRI) scans, before, during, and after the pressure-sensitivity sessions. FM patients were required to discontinue antidepressant medications 4 weeks pri...

Breast CT reaches clinical testing: May improve on mammography

...mammography. "It's the difference between taking a picture of a crowd from across the street, versus circling the crowd and shooting hundreds of separate photos along the way, each photo only two or three people deep. Your chances of finding a particular person in the crowd are going to be a lot better with ...

Study shows non-children's hospitals serve majority of US children

...t detailed look at this set of issues, providing a picture of different institutional burdens," said Wasserman, the study's lead investigator. "While our results do not assess quality of care, we hypothesize that non-children's hospitals may be under-resourced in pediatric expertise while providing an excess...

Testicular cancer gene in mice may offer clues to origins of cancer in men

...the researchers believe. "We haven't filled in the picture yet, but when dead end is lost or not expressed in germ cells, they don't die as they do in zebrafish, but they frequently survive and become transformed in a way that produces germ cell tumors," Matin says. Evidence exists in humans that these tumor...

Duke engineers develop new 3-D cardiac imaging probe

...Inserted inside the esophagus, the probe creates a picture of the whole heart in the time it takes for current ultrasound technology to image a single heart cross section. The new probe has considerable potential not only for evaluating the condition of the heart, but also for use in guiding therapeutic trea...

Queen's poll - Ontarians don't want to close institutions for those with intellectual disabilities

...southeastern Ontario respondents present a similar picture of perceptions about major obstacles faced by people with intellectual disabilities and family members or agencies trying to promote their inclusion in the community. Southeastern Ontario respondents reported that: 65 per cent perceive a lack of c...

Short on time, long on feeling: Study suggests deadlines intensify emotions

..., for example, half the participants were asked to picture an evening spent at a close colleague's home. The colleague is a very bad cook and burns the dinner. A dessert made and brought by the participant is not much better: It's dry and not at all what was planned. Nonetheless, the two have "a cheerful eve...

Richer nations at more risk of schizophrenia

...udy would help health care planners see the bigger picture for the illness. "Health budgets look at 'dollar per disability avoided. . . Health care planners need to know prevalence rates in order to allocate staff and funds," Professor McGrath said. Schizophrenia is a group of brain disorders with symptoms...

Loyola employs high-tech software to target irregular heartbeat more accurately

...lectro-anatomical maps to achieve a more realistic picture of the heart's anatomy and electrical activities. ...acy and reduce procedure time. In addition, the CT picture of the heart provides unparalleled details of anatomy. These detailed pictures can be used as a rea...

New insights into role of tumor necrosis factor on sex hormone production in rheumatoid arthritis

...sease: osteoarthritis (OA). To get a clear picture of how TNF affects hormone production and regulati...utely not in patients with OA." Providing the full picture of androgen deficiency in RA, this study affirms the need for further research into early anti-TNF a...

Newly published summer camp health guideline advises parents, camp directors

... that camps should provide parents with a complete picture of what their programs involve, whether it's strenuous sports, rough wilderness camping, horseback riding -- or intense music or computer practice. If an activity raises risk for kids with certain medical conditions, for instance scuba diving and ast...

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

(Date:4/22/2014)... in two Minnesota cities demonstrate how communities can ... a ten year program in New England and ... to local conditions. , "Our goal is to ... said program co-leader Latham Stack, of Syntectic International, ... worsened. We help communities move beyond feeling paralyzed ...
(Date:4/21/2014)... is commonly used as a farm soil fertilizer, contains ... from the cows, gut bacteria. The findings, reported in ... American Society for Microbiology, hints that cow manure is ... genes that transfer to bacteria in the soils where ... (AR) genes have already been identified, but the vast ...
(Date:4/21/2014)... are on the decline in the Galpagos. , A new ... indicates numbers of the iconic birds, known for their ... attract mates, have fallen more than 50 percent in less ... is probably due to an unexplained disappearance of sardines from ... at Wake Forest University and the study,s principal investigator. This ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Minnesota projects offer hope and practical help to communities facing more extreme storms 2Cow manure harbors diverse new antibiotic resistance genes 2Cow manure harbors diverse new antibiotic resistance genes 3Lack of breeding threatens blue-footed boobies' survival 2Lack of breeding threatens blue-footed boobies' survival 3
Other Tags
entomologistseshrematuredoccursperspectivetalksfleeinggapabc2idphuselessgeneratingengagemultiracialwinterelse