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Medications and cough syrups may cause cavities

... medicine is given at bedtime or without following proper oral health habits," says Carolina Covolo da Costa, DDS, MSc, author of the study. Since the flow of saliva, nature's buffer against cavities, decreases during the night, medicines given before bedtime can do a great deal of damage if a child does n...

Difficulty in treating older hepatitis C patients with combination therapy

...ew HCV infections occur each year in the U.S.; the proper treatment of older patients with chronic hepatitis C may therefore become an emerging problem in this country....

UCSD team creates model for genetic brain syndrome

... gestation. Then they must migrate to reach their proper position within the six-layered cortex. When this...ation is defective and neurons stop short of their proper destination, there is an absence of the normal grooves and ridges that characterize the brain in hig...

Intraperitoneal chemotherapy administration prolongs survival for women with advanced ovarian cancer

...n conjunction with IV chemotherapy. These include proper surgical insertion and maintenance of IP catheters, as well as management of adverse events such as catheter obstruction, infection and bowel complications. "IP chemotherapy's success is dependent upon appropriate surgical resection, patient select...

Perinatal complications linked to eating disorders

...ing a fetus of the oxygen and nutrients needed for proper neurodevelopment or by causing neonatal brain damage. "However, this observation should lead to a search for other more specific risk factors that interact with perinatal factors and are able to predict the development of one particular psychiatric ...

The American College of Cardiology calls on Congress to reject cuts to office-based imaging

...like appropriateness criteria will help assure the proper utilization of medical imaging services. Instead of eliminating the flawed sustainable growth rate formula and examining medical imaging in a thoughtful way, conferees, desperate for savings, simply took an axe to imaging without consideration of wha...

Mayo Clinic discovers two key players in cancer prevention and how they work

...98 that makes sure that in every cell division the proper number of chromosomes occur." Dr. van Deursen says the findings help set the stage for the development of a new generation of cancer treatments that are more effective and gentler than the current radiation and chemotherapy treatments used. "The reas...

Breakthrough in unravelling the causes of sudden cardiac death in young people

...ic approach which is hoped will eventually restore proper channel closure and may help prevent SCD in susceptible individuals....

Modified Atkins diet effectively treats childhood seizures

...all foods and liquids to ensure consumption of the proper ratio of fats, carbohydrates and protein necessary to produce ketones. The diet starts with a brief fast and hospital stay during which time families are trained in the rigors of the diet. Side effects can include kidney stones, constipation and slow...

Sooner is better with cochlear implants, Stanford scientist shows

... being heard as "ta." It is impossible to hear the proper sound while viewing the speaker's lips, noted Knudsen. Knudsen and Fox wondered if children born deaf would experience the McGurk effect after receiving cochlear implants. Funded by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders...

Less-invasive ultrafiltration device may be practical alternative to diuretics

...agnesium, and it can be difficult to determine the proper dose for each patient. A practical, safe and effective ultrafiltration device could be an attractive alternative to diuretics. "Ultrafiltration has been available for many years. In the past, it has been reserved for heart failure patients who fail a...

Obesity prevents injections from reaching muscle

...y of people, especially women, are not getting the proper dosage from injections to the buttocks," said lead...aceutical companies design medications so that the proper dosage is absorbed into the blood stream from the muscle. Because fat tissue has significantly fewer...

Drug may combat weight loss during radiation treatments

...nts to eat sufficient quantities of food and drink proper amounts of fluid during treatment," said Farmer. "It is a critical time to maintain adequate food intake and hydration, yet one of the most frequent complaints from patients during this type of therapy is a decreased appetite." Farmer said the expect...

Penn psychologists believe 'unit bias' determines the acceptable amount to eat

...ting a unit and the idea that a single unit is the proper amount to eat."The researchers believe a better understanding of unit bias will aid in studying the psychology of obesity. "When we talk about overeating and obesity, we talk calories consumed and grams of fat, but we rarely mention context and en...

Brain morphing technology simplifies the surgical treatment for movement disorders

...t difficult part of the operation: identifying the proper location to insert the electrodes. To work, the electrodes must pass through small nuclei deep in the brain that are about the size of a pea and are not visible in brain scans or to the naked eye. The researchers writing in a special issue of the jo...

New gene silencing therapy for cervical cancer

...development of materials for human trials to allow proper delivery of the drug to patients and to investigate whether other cancer types can be treated this way. A treatment using this technique is at least three years away....

Wide racial disparities found in heart device implantation

...iate electric impulse to bring the heart back into proper rhythm. ICDs have been proven effective in reducing sudden cardiac death in patients who have already suffered heart attacks. "As the technology for cardiac devices improves, it is imperative that all patients have equal access to these innovative an...

Alcohol biomarker test cuts care costs for chronically ill patients

... is especially helpful when a patient has received proper treatment and made lifestyle changes, but his or her condition is still not under control. A patient who is taking three medicines for hypertension might be able to control the condition with one drug, Miller said, after a CDT test confirms excessive...

RNA splicing occurs in nerve-cell dendrites

...ifetime. However, failure in protein regulation or proper expression in neurons may give rise to cognitive dysfunction. "Most neurodegenerative and psychiatric illnesses exhibit dendrite dysfunction, therefore, the inability to properly generate spliced RNAs in dendrites or proteins may underlie aspects of ...

Researchers find nine risk indicators for tooth loss

...ease severity and progression is essential for the proper allocation of preventive therapeutic measures to t...of patient compliance with maintenance therapy and proper oral hygiene measures....

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