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'Promiscuous' area of brain could explain role of antidepressants

...for dopamine so that now when your neurons fire to send a dopamine signal, they're actually also sending a little bit of a serotonin signal," Dani said. "This kind of interaction among neurotransmitter systems alters the timing of how these neurotransmitter systems act, and in that way, it certainly impac...

About 70 percent of older adults use alternative medicine

... aches and pains that often come with age may also send more older adults to search for different kinds of treatments. "Treatment of chronic pain is very difficult," she said. "People who are living with pain will try everything possible to alleviate it. Those taking a holistic approach toward life may tr...

NSAIDS okay for tonsillectomy, new study finds

...L. Wei of University of Kansas Medical Center. "We send everybody home with Tylenol combined with a narcotic like codeine for up to seven days." Dr. Todd G. Dray, chief of head and neck surgery at Kaiser Permanente's Santa Clara Medical Center in California, agrees that American doctors are generally not...

Study is first to implicate dietary fat in 'fatty liver'

...nger does it take in dietary fat, repackage it and send it on its way back out into the blood. In obesity, fat builds up in the liver. The fat comes both straight from the diet and also from sugars that the liver turns into fat. As a result, the liver functions poorly. In healthy people, about half the f...

Medication combined with behavior therapy works best for ADHD children, study finds

...cation." The study's results, Pelham says, should send a clear message to parents of children with ADHD. "You definitely should be using behavior modification," he says. "You'll be giving your children much lower doses of medication over their lifetimes if you combine behavior modification with medicati...

Two studies offer clues about how alcoholic behavior is 'switched' on

...eptor thus blocking dopamine's ability to bind and send its pleasure/reward signal. The two higher doses of the antagonist (10 and 30 milligrams per kilogram body weight) reduced drinking behavior in the alcohol-preferring rats; the highest dose decreased drinking (though less dramatically) in the non-pr...

Ultrasound images transmitted over phone allow real-time diagnosis of patients in poorer countries

...t study shows that it is possible to inexpensively send adequate images across telephone lines," said Dr. Harris. The next step is to use satellite in an effort to expand bandwidth and speed file transfer, he said. "Our objective is to use technological advances in places in the world, such as in Yugoslav...

Ultrasound images transmitted over the phone allow radiologists to diagnose patients in real time

...t study shows that it is possible to inexpensively send adequate images across telephone lines," said Harris, who directs the ultrasound program at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. "Our next step," said Popov, is to utilize satellite capability in an effort to expand bandwidth and speed file transfer, ...

Scientists observe infectious prion proteins invade and move within brain cells

...n the long projections that nerve cells develop to send signals to other nerve cells. "This was difficult from a technical aspect because the scrapie pathogen is largely a corrupted form of a host cell protein," Dr. Baron said. "It can be hard to detect the corrupted prion protein in living infected cells...

Medical privacy vs. health care quality?

...ally, callers find that a patient has forgotten to send the consent form back, has mislaid it, or thought ...ey can ask if the form has arrived and to offer to send another if it has not. If asked, they can explain what the study involves, and can encourage willing...

Breast cancer uses growth factors to lure stem cells

...e researchers say different kinds of tumors likely send out different growth factors to lure stem cells. In fact, they've already shown that melanoma also uses VEGF but not FGF2. "You don't want to treat every tumor alike," says Dr. Ritter. They believe knowing the factors that help lead stem cells astray...

New base for North American cancer screening pioneers

...e university, which would analyse their sample and send results back electronically or by post. Norman Kribs, GGUK Director of Operations, said: "GGUK is ready to offer the skin physical test this summer while the research arm of GGUK will work to provide an early indicator of skin cancer development by ...

Only transplant center that developed comprehensive protocol for liver transplants in kids with MSUD

...ve each day with the fear that a simple cold could send their child into metabolic crisis and be fatal." Jakob's amino acid levels now are normal, despite a normal protein intake, indicating that his new liver is properly metabolizing the amino acids that used to accumulate in his body. Susan Jasin said...

Chiropractors aim to slash waiting times

...o log on, view the image, write a report, and then send this information back to the chiropractor electronically so they can relay it to the patient. As well as major time savings, the improved process has a number of cost, health and patient management advantages for both patient and chiropractor. Anothe...

New approach to thyroid surgery reduces incision size

...we work off the video screen," says Dr. Terris. "I send many patients home the day of surgery because it's so much less invasive." To access the thyroid, most otolaryngologists make a horizontal incision at the base of neck, called a transverse cervical collar incision, move the muscles and dissect out th...

Benefits of nitric oxide vary in preemies, Stanford/Packard researchers say

...he elimination of carbon dioxide. It also helps to send blood to the most oxygenated areas of the lung and to decrease inflammatory responses that make the lungs less efficient. However, because research suggested it can also increase the already significant risk of brain hemorrhage in premature infants, ...

Swamped city: New Orleans and nature

... to force individuals and business to find ways to send their sewage out of the city by routing it into the river. These efforts led to the creation of a "metropolitan style" system of drainage and sewage. Organizations were also created to help tackle drainage and sewage problems. One such organization ...

SCAI news: Drug-eluting stents prove mettle in heart attack patients

...n interview with Dr. Waksman, call 202-877-8575 or send an email to ron.waksman@medstar.net . The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions provides news reports of clinical studies published in Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions: Journal of the Society for Cardiovascular Ang...

Alternating rise and fall of SCF - NIPA levels act as switch regulating cell division

...protein is ubiquinated, the tag alerts the cell to send the protein to the proteasome for destruction. NIPA is a so-called F-box-containing protein. F-box-containing proteins recruit specific target molecules to E3 ubiquitin ligases so that they can be tagged for destruction. In the case of SCFNIPA, the ...

AACR launches 'Saving the Science' initiatives

...e initiatives, please refer to the AACR website or send an email to: savingthescience@aacr.org ....

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