Tag: "response" at medical news
Traditional Chinese exercises may increase efficacy of flu vaccine
...d that 20 weeks of Taiji can increase the antibody response
to influenza vaccine in older adults, said the stu...d duration of the HI anti-influenza antibody titer response
in a small cohort of older adults, write the authors, who also include Karl S. Rosengren, a U. of I....
Regulator of lipid metabolism ensures high quality breast milk
... of toxic fatty acids that set off an inflammatory response
in the skin of nursing pups. According to Evans by examining the action of PPAR in vivo, our work revealed an unexpected link between diet, inflammation and the quality of breast milk. Milk is considered a pure and nutritious nourishment. It forms...
New treatment effective in counteracting cocaine-induced symptoms
...thetic nerve activity, part of the bodys automatic response
system that becomes more active during times of stress. Participants experienced increases in several cardiovascular parameters including heart rate, blood pressure and resistance to blood flow in the skin. Microelectrodes, similar to acupuncture ne...
Draining away brain's toxic protein to stop Alzheimer's
... had 65 percent more blood flow in their brains in response
to brain stimulation a flick of their whiskers. The team is now working with a company created by Zlokovic, Socratech, to create a form of LRP-IV that could be tested in people. Zlokovic hopes to have such a product ready for testing within two ye...
New cause of tamoxifen resistance in breast cancer cells discovered at Lombardi
...y give us a much-needed clue for better predicting response
to anti-estrogen therapies like Tamoxifen, explained Clarke. The presence of the activated protein at high levels should predict estrogen independence and thus resistance to these therapies. In the future, Clarke also hopes to develop a new therape...
Penn study finds pro-death proteins required to regulate healthy immune function
...key proteins are unable to trigger a strong immune response
and do not proliferate as normal in response
to stimulation. We simply say they are the same thing, says Thompson, Director of the Abramson Can...
Chromatin remodeling complex connected to DNA damage control
...sion. When phosphorylation was blocked, the cells' response
to replication stress was impaired, greatly slowing down replication in the absence of another replication checkpoint factor called Tof1. Shen discovered the INO80 chromatin remodeling complex as a post-doctoral fellow at the National Institutes of...
Hormone regulates fondness for food
...ch parts of the brain are activated or light up in response
to different pictures. The pattern of brain activation in response
to pictures of food was compared to that seen with pictures of non-food items such as trees, cars, a...
Where's the beef? Not enough of it is on elders' plates, muscle-metabolism study suggests
...body, for example, cant stimulate muscle growth in response
to eating the same protein-rich meal that you eat, which might over time contribute to muscle loss, said Douglas Paddon-Jones, an associate professor in UTMBs departments of physical therapy and internal medicine. Paddon-Jones is the senior author of...
Long heat waves boost hospital admissions
...eventable with adequate warning and an appropriate response
to predicted heat waves, the authors conclude. "These results have important implications upon ongoing efforts to forecast health-related impacts in the heat watch/warning systems," says Mastrangelo. "The first part of a heat wave having only mino...
Researchers find vitamin B1 deficiency key to vascular problems for diabetic patients
...e increased levels of these proteins were a direct response
to there being a deficiency of thiamine in the body. The researchers found that the decreased availability of thiamine in vascular cells in diabetes was linked to a marker of microvascular and macrovascular complications. It likely reflects problem...
Stem cell transplantation procedure results in long-term survival for amyloidosis patients
... be directed upon achieving a complete hematologic response
in patients, she says. We are finding that the pr...tion of patients who ultimately achieve a complete response
have the highest rate of long-term survival, she adds. ...
Study suggests nonpharmaceutical interventions may be helpful in severe influenza outbreaks
...ndemic as well as those accompanying public health response
measures" the authors write. Howard Markel, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, and colleagues assessed the non-pharmaceutical interventions implemented in 43 cities in the continental United States from September ...
Sports concussion research using fMRI provides insight for safe return-to-play decisions
...changes, which parts of the brain are activated in response
to different cognitive activities. fMRI reveal...itive function such as attention, memory, speed of response
and decision making. ImPACT was developed by Dr. Lovell and colleagues over the past decade and has ...
Novel candidate biomarker for heart failure also strongly predicts risk of death
...re treatment and what that tells us about patients response
to therapy, Januzzi says. Its likely that patterns of multiple biomarkers will help us identify patients with heart failure who remain at a high risk for death, even though they appear to be symptomatically improving during treatment. There are stud...
Old McDonald's has a hold on kids' taste buds, Stanford/Packard study finds
...t falling on deaf ears. Last December, possibly in response
to threatened regulations and lawsuits, McDonald's and nine other top food companies announced the Children's Food and Beverage Advertising Initiative. Participants agree to devote at least half their advertising messages to promoting healthier choic...
ADHD appears to be associated with depressed dopamine activity in the brain
...ficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) show a blunted response
to the drug methylphenidate (Ritalin), which incre...sts that those with ADHD released less dopamine in response
to the drug than controls. This blunted response
was associated with symptoms of inattention. Explor...
Why women get more migraines than men
...ree times higher than that required to trigger the response
in females. A variety of factors may reduce the CSD threshold in both sexes, making them more susceptible to migraines these include genes, hormones and environmental triggers such as stress, diet, changes in sleep patterns and a host of others. ...
Many heart attack patients still not getting emergency clot-busting treatment
...udy results again point to the importance of rapid response
to heart-attack symptoms by individuals and their loved ones and the need to recognize that chest pain may not occur in everyone who has a heart attack. In the study, patients who came to the hospital with no chest pain but with other symptoms of...
Nottingham center to help UK to meet its carbon targets
... A spokesperson for the EPSRC said: Established in response
to recommendations in the 2004 international review of engineering research in the UK, Challenging Engineering aims to encourage young researchers to develop and lead adventurous projects. It seeks to identify and support outstanding researchers at...
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