Tag: "self" at medical news
From UF and IBM, a blueprint for 'smart' health care
...ir appeal. We decided to create a technology that self
integrates, Helal said. When you bring it in to the house and plug it in, it automatically provides its service and finds a path to the outside world. With $60,000 in research funding from IBM, Helal designed middleware, or software and hardware th...
Diabetes professionals join forces to identify gaps in diabetes care and better self care
...rs to, and strategies for, more effective diabetes self
management and reaffirmed the nurse's critical role to facilitate better patient self
care. These results are published in a special supplement to the June issue of AJN. "We as hea...
UGA study finds that violence costs nation $70 billion annually
...in medical costs. The average cost for a non-fatal self
inflicted injury was $9,726 in lost productivity and $7,234 in medical costs. Corso points out that society often foots the bill for the medical costs of violence through programs such as Medicare and Medicaid. Productivity losses, by definition,...
Why Good Things Happen to Good People
...ptures great new science, great stories, practical self
help, and even a carefully validated scale so readers can assess themselves in 10 different ways of doing unto others, he said. For more information on Why Good Things Happen to Good People, visit www.whygoodthingshappen.com...
JCI table of contents -- May 17, 2007
...port that Cdelta-CS B cells are highly reactive to self
antigens. Future studies will be important to determine the mechanism by which the majority of Cdelta-CS B cells are autoreactive and may provide insight into the enigmatic function of the IgD antibody, with the goal of understanding the action of au...
Papillomavirus vaccine could reduce rate of vulval and vaginal cancers
...s anxiety, depression, sexual dysfunction and poor self
image." They conclude: "In summary, these combined studies provide substantial evidence that a quadrivalent HPV L1 VLP vaccine is highly effective in preventing high-grade vulval and vaginal lesions associated with HPV16 or HPV18. The maximum effe...
Fine motor skills, social acceptance lower in children with 'lazy eye'
...udy evaluating the fine motor skills and perceived self
esteem of children with amblyopia (or "lazy eye") ...ciency to measure fine motor skills, and perceived self
esteem was assessed using the Harter Self Perception Profile for Children. Results shows that fine ...
Major discovery raises prospect of better patient care by improving platelet life span
...tosis." This term refers to the normal and healthy self
destruction of old, damaged and surplus cells. One protein (known as Bcl-xL) acts to preserve the life of the platelet, while the other protein (Bak) prepares the cell to self-destruct after its usual life span within the body - about a week. WEHI...
Listen to your heart: Researchers discover a physiological indicator of vulnerability to temptation
...art rate variability (HRV) appears to be linked to self
regulation according to the article published in t...ey were not, suggesting that HRV was mirroring the self
regulation taking place. In part two of the experiment, after resisting or giving into temptation,...
On a diet? You'll spend more on impulse purchases
People who exercise self
control in some way, such as dieting or trying not...ple, the researchers explore the effects of mental self
control in an experiment that asked a group of participants to write down all their thoughts for six...
Extra cortisol protects women's mood under stress
...r. Experimenters tracked participant mood through self
report, and measured their cortisol levels with a simple swab check of their saliva, before and after the psychosocial stress test. Participants were asked to give five-minute oral presentations as if interviewing for their dream job, focusing on...
Eastern philosophy promises hope for Western women with eating disorders
...ore in the moment, develop a healthy acceptance of self
and become aware of potentially destructive habitual responses. "Women who have been through the program report less dissatisfaction with their bodies, increased self-esteem and improved personal relationships," Ms Morgan said. "They learn that th...
Bullying can be reduced but many common approaches ineffective
...al, social and emotional problems, including lower self
esteem, that are the result of bullying," said Dr. Vreeman. Bullying includes punching, pushing and other physically aggressive actions, malicious teasing, ganging up on other children, as well as other malevolent actions toward others. For both se...
Study offers window into human behavior, brain disease
...se erodes aspects of social behavior and emotions self
awareness, moral reasoning and empathy that are highly developed in humans, the finding suggests that the cells may play a role in what makes humans "human," they say. The finding is reported in the December 22 on-line issue of Annals of Neurology...
Mayo Clinic Cancer Center -- individualizing treatment for multiple myeloma patients
...tor kappa B) pathways which keep cancer cells from self
destructing the first-discovered, or canonical, NF-B pathway. But through extensive genetic examination of 42 unique multiple myeloma cell lines and tumor samples taken from 68 patients, the investigators defined multiple genetic mutations in the ot...
Autoimmune disease triggered if T cells miss a single protein early on
...insulin-specific T cells will encounter insulin as self
and be filtered out." In the thymus, immature T...d shut down the autoimmune process targeting those self
-antigens." The team is collaborating with Jeffrey Bluestone, PhD, director of the UCSF Diabetes Ce...
Under-18s spell out what they need to enjoy quality of life on a ventilator
...ifestyles and have a good quality of life, but low self
esteem and social exclusion remain major problems. Professor Jane Noyes from the University of Wales, Bangor, carried out in-depth interviews with 35 ventilator-dependent children, together with 50 mothers and 17 fathers. A third of the 53 children...
Is psychiatry racist?
...alienation and mistrust of services. They create a self
fulfilling prophecy whereby ethnic minority patients are primed to expect services to be poor and racist, decline all offers of voluntary admission, are detained, and disengage with services over time. There is a serious risk to potential patient ca...
Stabbings are increasing
...a on forensic knife injuries (excluding deliberate self
harm) from a database of all trauma calls from July 2004 to June 2006. Overall there were 309 forensic knife injuries; 259 patients were admitted, 184 were operated on, and eight died. The chest was the most common area injured, most patients were me...
Mirrors in the mind: New studies elucidate how the brain reflects onto itself the actions of others
... all observed action (whether perpetrated by one's self
or by others) as essentially neutral in ownership. These findings inform our understanding of the motor system's role in social cognition, and support previous suggestions that the motor system may have strongly influenced developments in human socia...
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