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Detecting cold, feeling pain: Study reveals why menthol feels fresh
...or would play a key role in sensing cold. However, some
subsequent papers questioned this theory. In the...capsaicin receptor, the main pungent ingredient in some
chili peppers (Nature, Oct. 23, 1997), and in 2000 reported that, in mice, the receptor triggers the...
Scripps Research awarded $17 million for adult stem cell use to treat eye diseases
...taking the therapy to the clinic. Importantly, some
of the work supported by the grant will address th...mplications not only for eye disease, but also for some
types of tumors. "We know that these particular stem cells like to target certain connective tissue ...
JRRD releases single-topic issue on pain and pain management
...and the effects of treatment. Finally, we identify some
of the challenges emerging from work with this population and recommend future research and practice priorities. Efficacy of selected complementary and alternative medicine interventions for chronic pain, pg. 195 We review published research on...
Once-fatal metabolic disorders treatable, says Stanford/Packard researcher
...uscle. Liver transplantation is also an option for some
patients. This study investigated whether drugs ...nfections. "Newborn screening is good at detecting some
urea cycle disorders, but we can't diagnose all of them this way," said Enns. "By the time the resul...
Leading prevention researchers meeting in Washington, D.C., May 30-June 1, 2007
...f violence prevention efforts to date will present some
of the early results of their work. One of the key questions is how to focus violence prevention on large groups of students as opposed to high risk students. The Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Act was signed into law on October 21, 2004 to prevent ...
Talking sex on the factory floor in China
...urban China are aware of contraceptive methods but some
may be too shy to ask for them, research published in the online open access journal BMC Health Services Research reveals. Young women want more information, but need private and anonymous family planning because of judgemental attitudes surrounding ...
Huge waves from 1 storm slam coasts some 6000 km apart
...nd were tracked across the entire Indian Ocean for some
10 000 kilometres over a nine-day period by ESA's ...a to Bali, killing at least one person and causing some
1200 people to flee their homes. Dr Bertrand Chapron of IFREMER, the French Research Institute for ...
Limiting stroke damage is focus of study
...nough oxygen and energy for neurons to survive for some
time, but not enough to function properly," says D...the normal electrical activity of neurons. We need some
energy to do that." He's using real-time microscopical imaging to monitor changes in neurons and the...
'Virtual autopsy' helps identify drowning as cause of death
... in the paranasal sinuses or stomach. There are some
advantages to virtual autopsy compared to conventional autopsy. In cases of suspicious death, the procedure does not damage or destroy key forensic evidence, as can happen during a conventional autopsy. In addition, MDCT can be used in situations whe...
Study questions risks of anti-bleeding drug during heart surgery
...in fact you didn't." This interaction may explain some
of the increased risks with aprotinin reported in previous studies. However, Dr White did not want to dismiss the importance of the previous studies showing harm. "Those studies were important, because they clearly showed that the way aprotinin was...
Doctors, engineers develop new wireless system to detect esophageal reflux
...inventory and in identification chips implanted in some
pets. Researchers combined that technology with another emerging applied science called impedance monitoring, which tracks reflux through electrical impulses. We always want to come up with something that improves what we do on a daily basis, said ...
Dentists need more training in oral cancer detection
...nant lesions and of proper examination techniques, some
dentists in Illinois "are not doing all they should be doing to detect oral cancers in their patients," said Charles LeHew of the UIC Cancer Center's Center for Population Health and Health Disparities and the Institute for Health Research and Policy...
New hope for severe heart disease patients
... intake of pain relief with marked improvements in some
patients," Professor Graham said. "This is an incredible result, especially when you consider that many of these patients had already undergone multiple surgeries to try and correct the defects causing their heart to malfunction and were on the ma...
Alien soundscapes, crackling jets, stalking volcanoes
...tion on meeting topics. The following text lists some
examples of lay-language papers and additional meeting topics. ASA WORLD WIDE PRESSROOM MAIN PAGE http://www.acoustics.org/press FULL LAYPAPER MENU http://www.acoustics.org/press/153rd/lay_lang.html SELECTED HIGHLIGHTS: Snap, Crackle, ...
OFT's value-based pricing scheme is well-founded, but could increase overall NHS drug spend
...or their products. But Claxton believes that while some
individual products may earn companies less, the overall spend will either remain fairly constant or could increase. An increase in overall costs would, however, worry the Treasury. Claxtons proposal is that there should be an agreement to monitor ...
Inactive kids storing up illness for the future
...normalities precede the development of diabetes by some
years and risk factors for cardiovascular disease in children often persist into adulthood. There is also evidence of increased risk of cardiovascular risk factors in children of South Asian origin compared to white children. The need to implement pr...
Personality changes may help detect form of dementia
... correct diagnosis is especially important because some
medications used to treat the mental health symptoms of Alzheimer's disease can be potentially dangerous for people with dementia with Lewy bodies. The study found that even before diagnosis, people with dementia with Lewy bodies displayed passiv...
Exercise may slightly boost 'good' cholesterol levels
...ength of at least eight weeks, and randomly assign some
participants to a group of exercisers and others to a control group of non-exercisers. The 25 articles analyzed included a total of 1,404 participants with an average age range of 23 to 75 years and an average study period of 27.4 weeks. The exerc...
Treating HIV in war zones -- Public health emergencies need rapid advice from WHO
...one pill left I had the courage to go out and seek some
more treatment. I went to see nurse who informed me that she would be able to distribute antiretrovirals; with that I had a months worth of treatment. If we have to give up this treatment we will return to how we were at the start, sick." The autho...
Syphilis screening, lithium fights neurodegeneration, monoclonal antibodies against avian flu
... this could be because the mutant SCA1 protein has some
deleterious effects outside the brain). Lithium al...xia, but the research suggests that is might be of some
help to patients who currently have no other treatments available, even if (as is usual), their cond...
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