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Pedialyte and Gatorade equally effective in alleviating effects of viral gastroenteritis in children

...ue to rehydrate with oral rehydration solutions, a portion may continue to experience electrolyte imbalances, and additional treatment may be necessary." About Actue Viral Gastroenteritis Acute viral gastroenteritis, an inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract, is an illness of fever, diarrhea and/or vom...

New technology could improve clinical trial recruitment

...t clinical trials. If a patient matches a critical portion of a trial's eligibility requirements, the CTA sends an alert--like a pop-up--to the screen of the patient's electronic medical record. The physician is reminded about the study and can then ask if the patient is interested in being considered for it...

Three-year SAPPHIRE and US carotid feasibility trials demonstrate durability of carotid stenting

...UARD in CASCADE, USFS or in the treated randomized portion of SAPPHIRE had a major stroke. Approximately two-thirds of the minor ipsilateral strokes that occurred in these trials resolved with time....

Treatment regimen offers greater survival advantage for recurrent head and neck cancers

...cavity (27 percent). The oropharynx is the middle portion of the tube connecting the oral and nasal cavities to the voice box and esophagus. Patients were treated with split course hyperfractionated radiation therapy (twice a day for five days every two weeks for four cycles). They also received chemothera...

New study reveals attempted suicide often a snap decision fuelled by drugs and alcohol

...t many suicide attempts are unplanned, with a good portion of suicide survivors reporting they felt the urge to harm themselves less than ten minutes before acting on it. Dr Marianne Wyder, a PhD graduate from the UWS Social Justice Social Change Research Centre, studied 90 people aged between 17 to 65 years...

Fat rat enables studies of debilitating vascular disease

...ill you get it slower, or not at all or some mixed portion of it? If we can identify the root cause of the end-stage disease, we can design therapies to intervene early and develop better diagnostic tools," Dr. Stepp says. So he looks at what happens to exercise capacity when the sympathetic nervous system i...

Shift in brain's language-control site offers rehab hope

...ay explain why young children who have had a large portion of one side of the brain surgically removed often recover completely. "This knowledge may give new hope for rehabilitation of brain function in adults after stroke or traumatic brain injuries," said Dr. Szaflarski. "The fact that language adaptabilit...

Federal grant to expand MCG pipeline programs for minorities

...ch the Saturday sessions on their campus and pay a portion of the cost. Pre-med advisors at the colleges will serve as program coordinators. "This illustrates their commitment to their students," Ms. James said. Students are making quite a commitment as well. They will take two to three six-hour Saturday cla...

Study finds patients with melanoma are at increased risk for new tumors

...ew cases. This increasing incidence puts a greater portion of the population at risk not only for one primary melanoma but also for subsequent primary melanomas. The study's other co-authors were Leah Ben Porat, Katherine S. Panageas, DrPH, Marianne Berwick, and Ami Patel. The melanoma database used for the ...

Study identifies risk factors for multiple melanoma skin cancer

...4 percent. This increasing incidence puts a larger portion of the population at risk not only for one primary melanoma but also for subsequent primary melanomas. Cristina R. Ferrone, M.D., and colleagues from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, conducted a study to identify the incidence and c...

Mayo Clinic research collaboration discovers why some DNA repair fails

...ng place at the wrong time and bound to a specific portion of DNA (CAG-hairpin). This accident of binding at the CAG-hairpin altered the biochemical activity of Msh2-Msh3. This change in biochemical activity, in turn, promoted DNA expansion -- rather than repair -- and changed the function of Msh2-Msh3 from ...

Mayo Clinic receives $15 million to launch innovative neuroscience research program

... Mrs. Applebaum, Mayo will dedicate to this fund a portion of its own revenues, generated through the commercialization of Mayo-developed technologies, to further support this research. "Typically it takes many years for a discovery to move out of the lab and into the clinical setting," explains John Nosewor...

Mars breaks new ground in heart health with Cocoavia

...-healthy flavanols, you can eat a relatively small portion and still reap the benefits. That means less fat and fewer calories compared to a regular, larger-sized chocolate bar. A 0.78-ounce CocoaVia TM Original Chocolate Bar contains 100 calories, while a serving of the CocoaVia TM Chocolate-Covered Almon...

Study charts origins of fear

...receptors activated in the pre-frontal cortex, the portion of the brain believed to be involved with higher intellectual functions, play a critical role in the development of fear. Previous research had pointed to activation in the hippocampus, an area buried in the forebrain that regulates emotion and memor...

Robotic technique shows promise in weight-loss surgery, Stanford study finds

...nt of food intake, and also bypasses a significant portion of the small intestine, cutting down on nutrient absorption. As the obesity epidemic has grown in recent years, so too has the number of gastric bypass operations. In the United States alone, the number of surgeries increased from 29,000 procedures i...

Surgery gives fresh start to patients with thickened hearts

...al procedure (myectomy), which involves removing a portion of the thickened muscle wall, provides excellent symptom relief. "The improvement in symptoms for myectomy patients has been well documented," explains Steve Ommen, M.D., the Mayo Clinic cardiologist who led the retrospective study of 1,337 consecuti...

Neuroscientists identify how trauma triggers long-lasting memories in the brain

...s activate the brain's amygdala, the almond-shaped portion of the brain involved in emotional learning and memory, which then increases a protein called "Arc" in the neurons in the hippocampus, a part of the brain involved in processing and enabling the storage of lasting memories. The researchers believe th...

A new understanding of how immune system targets disease

...is discovery will bring immundominance and a major portion of the immune system under our control for the first time."...

M.D.-Ph.D. student wins Hertz fellowship

...rigorous," Hoben said. "In addition to the written portion of the competition, there were two board interviews. In winning this, I have proven that I can communicate about my research and sell it based on its scientific merits." The Hertz fellowship covers tuition and fees, and it can be renewed for up to fi...

Fun foods and exercise may reduce childhood obesity

... pointing specifically to the problem of excessive portion sizes in many packaged and restaurant foods. Anyone who has tried to maintain a healthy weight knows that sustaining lifestyle changes is the hardest part. The review authors say that not enough is known about the impact of factors such as food avail...

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